Tag: Chic

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 2, 2015

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

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...

Soul Serenade - Marvin Gaye (Give It Up)

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Marvin Gaye, “Got To Give It Up”

Marvin Gaye's '77 hit was huge, it's influence even greater...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 17, 2014

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

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 1

Welcome to OMG!, our brand-new roundtable series, where a gathering of your favorite Popdose writers (and, um, Jack Feerick) come together...

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 71

One more. Just one more installment of Digging for Gold after this week's and our journey through Time-Life's AM Gold series is at an end....

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 67

This week's installment of AM Gold: 1978 features no Bee Gees songs, but two songs written by the Brothers Gibb....

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Music, Wandering the Aisles

Wandering the Aisles: Going Gaga for Madonna

When I set out to chronicle the musical offerings of America’s supermarkets, pharmacies and other not-quite-cutout bins in this...

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Listmania, Music

Popdose 2010: Mike Duquette’s Best Reissues

Even in a year where a lot of great new music was released, it’s still been a blast to revisit artists and albums of old through those...

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Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 20 Songs of Summer (#10-1)

With summer winding down, the Popdose staff is counting down its favorite songs of the season. Did your favorite "Summer Song" make the...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: The Vaughan Brothers, “Family Style”

On the 20th anniversary of Stevie Ray Vaughan's death, Michael Fortes revisits the Texas guitar master's swan song: a collaboration with...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 10/11/80

Diana Ross smacks Chic around, Kenny Loggins starts his soundtrack reign, and Olivia welcomes us to Xanadu -- all in Jason Hare's latest...

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Lost in the '80s, Music

Lost in the ’80s: Carly Simon, “Why”

Before singer/songwriter Carly Simon attempted to fully embrace the excess of the ’80s with a misguided stab at New Wave, she...

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Future Retro, Music

Future Retro: Jody Watley

A TOUCH OF SHALAMAR Singer, songwriter, and producer Jody Watley first boogied her way to fame at the age of 14 as a dancer on the...

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Bottom Feeders, Music, Popdose

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 17

Every now and then I like to talk about what I have deemed “inappropriate ghetto moments.” These moments occur when I have the...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “It’s Disco, Bitches!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE As Prince said, “I think I wanna dance!” Sometimes in the weekly Mix Six shuffle it’s easy to...

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Music, When Good Albums Happen to Bad People

When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Diana Ross, “Diana”

Berry Gordy is a powerful man. Not only did he found Motown Records, building a musical empire that allowed blacks to crossover into what...