Tag: Christopher Cross

Music

Influences: Bret Busch

How do steamy, tropical nights emerge from the Green Acres Theme?...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2015, Music

The Second Day of Mellowmas: Lost Mellowmas — Chalupamas

Enjoy the first of our lost "gems" from Mellowmas past, courtesy of C. Cross and T. Bell...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2014, Music

The Nineteenth Day of Mellowmas: Hot Ghetto Mess

A Very Reh Dogg Mellowmas...

Humor, Music

C(k)rossfire! Or, Who’s Better: Christopher Cross vs. Kris Kross

The contestants: Christopher Cross is the undisputed king of ultra laid-back, early 1980s soft rock with songs a working-class man’s...

Like Omigod!, Music

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 3

Still on Disc One of this compilation, and get a load of this line-up! This may, in fact, be the single Mellow Gold-iest article we’ve...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Hit Songs by Older Adults, Made for Older Adults

A new series in which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes,...

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1982

After a two-year hiatus, Kelly Stitzel's Soundtrack Saturday returns! This week, she takes a look at the Best Original Song Oscar nominees...

Milli Vanilli Grammy Award

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: Top Seven Vanishing Acts — Grammy Awards, Best New Artist

Winning the Grammy Award for Best New Artist isn't all it's cracked up to be. Just ask these seven acts....

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run” (1988)

Carly Simon's song from Working Girl was the first Oscar-winning song in a decade not to be a smash hit, and also it was by the iconic...

Music, Popdose Lists

Please Excuse Me While I Make Some Noise: 10 Rock Songs by Artists Who Do Not Rock

Sometimes it's just better to stay mellow....

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 18

Fandom: what does it mean, who inspires it, and where will you go in its name? We have some thoughts on the subject, and you'll hear 'em on...

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Music, Popdose, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Christopher Cross

He's gone sailing, ridden like the wind, and been caught between the moon and New York City. Now, Christopher Cross is back with a new...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Session Bass Legend Joe Chemay

After a few years of plundering my parents’ vinyl collection and taping songs off the radio, I finally got around to buying my first...

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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: Christmas Eve Edition

The Popdose Staff thought that the best way to celebrate the second to last day of Mellowmas was to set the DeLorean back to the glam year...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Ninth Day of Mellowmas: Growlymas

Chances are, we'll never hear Tom Waits doing an album of bluegrass carols -- but if that day never comes, here's the next best thing....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: George Benson, “Songs and Stories”

Four years ago GRP/Verve released Best of George Benson Live, recorded at a concert the veteran jazz guitarist and singer gave in Belfast,...

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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Sailing

This week’s Song-Off is dedicated to Zac Sunderland, a California teen who’s about to become the youngest person to sail around...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 20

I turned on the radio the other day for the first time in months and the first thing I heard was “more music, less talk,” so...