Tag: Chaka Khan

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Superman Lover”

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson's influence extended well beyond his hit records...

Rufus with Chaka Khan

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rufus & Chaka Khan, “Ain’t Nobody”

Rufus scored one last hit with this 1983 smash...

Natalie Cole

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Natalie Cole, “This Will Be”

Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right...

Maurice White

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Keep Your Head To The Sky”

The world lost a musical giant when Maurice White died last week at 74...

Soul Serenade - Sly & the Family Stone

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sly & The Family Stone, “Thankful N’ Thoughtful”

There is much to be thankful for today...

Soul Serenade - Brothers Johnson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Brothers Johnson, “I’ll Be Good To You”

The Brothers Johnson ruled the funk world in the '70s...

Soul Serenade - Luther Vandross

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Luther Vandross, “Here And Now”

When Luther Vandross died in 2005 a storied career ended...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 2, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Soul Serenade - Ashford & Simpson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ashford & Simpson, “Solid”

The legendary songwriters had a smash of their own in '84...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: April 19, 2013

Turn off the television, turn on the tunes; join in this week's Friday Five....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 45

Kenny G puts you to sleep, Kid 'N Play wakes you up. It's another crazy mix on Bottom Feeders!...

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 48: “I Feel For You”

The latest installment of Jheri Curl Fridays pays tribute to CHAKAKHAN CHAKAKHAN's stunning rendition of Prince's "I Feel For You."...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party – Special New Year’s Eve Edition

Kelly Stitzel helps you ring in 2012 with a special New Year's Eve* edition of the Week(end) '80s Dance Party. *Garry Marshall was not...

Music

Let’s Argue About the 2012 Rock Hall Nominees

The staff looks at this year's list, pauses for reflection, and launches into a rock nerd debate....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/21/10

This week’s mix is one that I’ve been listening to a lot lately when getting ready to go out for a night of fun (and usually...

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Music, One Day in Your Life

One Day in Your Life: November 18, 1984

November 18, 1984, is a Sunday. By Congressional resolution, it’s the first day of National Family Week. The New York Times publishes...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar”

While you were mourning Patrick Swayze's death with a Ghost/Road House/Dirty Dancing marathon, Kelly Stitzel was doing...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Quincy Jones featuring Ray Charles and Chaka Khan, “I’ll Be Good to You”

David Medsker takes us back to the waning moments of the '80s this week, with a look at what happened when a bouncy pop hit from Q, Brother...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 48

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders series reaches the letter K in its journey through the ass end of the '80s, and this week that means plenty of...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 3/27/76

Happy Friday, everybody, and welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK! This week’s Top 10 is relatively diverse, with a bunch...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/24/84

Hey everybody!  Just think: one week from now, you’ll probably be feeling full and somewhat nauseous from all the food...