Tag: Diana Ross

Supremes-Temptations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Diana Ross & the Supremes and the Temptations, “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”

In 1969 two of Motown's greatest groups teamed up for a smash single...

Donny Hathaway

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Donny Hathaway, “This Christmas”

Donny Hathaway's 1970 single has become a holiday standard...

The 5th Dimension

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Soul Serenade: The 5th Dimension, “One Less Bell To Answer”

The 5th Dimension had one of their biggest hits with a Bacharach-David classic...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Facing the Music

We've come to the end of the road....

Soul Serenade - Gerry Goffin

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Soul Serenade: Gerry Goffin, 1939-2014

Ken Shane pays tribute to the legendary Gerry Goffin...

Soul Serenade - Luther Vandross

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Soul Serenade: Luther Vandross, “Here And Now”

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

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: April 11, 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

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Soul Serenade: Ashford & Simpson, “Solid”

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

The Supremes

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Soul Serenade: Diana Ross And The Supremes, “Reflections”

Florence Ballard was part of one last hit before she was brutally dismissed from the Supremes...

Martha & the Vandellas

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Martha & The Vandellas, “Come And Get These Memories”

Martha & the Vandellas had their first hit with their second Gordy single...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: February 22, 2013

It's Friday, you know what to do ......

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...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: December 28, 2012

It's the last Friday Five of 2012! Join in with five random tracks of your own....

Popblerd!

Songs in the Key of Life 7: “I’m Coming Out”

In order to make things happen, you need to advertise. June discusses that subject, to the tune of a Diana Ross classic, in the latest...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Diana Ross and the Supremes’ Greatest Hits”

I quit buying 45s when I was 13 years old. After that, I considered myself an album consumer, but that sometimes created an economic...

AM Gold 1973

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 48

That's a wrap on AM Gold: 1973. This week may not offer a lot, but it does have David Foster!...

AM Gold: 1970

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 36

And just like that, the first chapter of AM Gold in the 1970s is over....

AM Gold: 1970

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 33

What better way to kick off a new decade of AM Gold than to sharpen our collective wit and come up with all the awful Bread jokes we can?...

AM Gold: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 30

Say what you want about the Guess Who and Three Dog Night... because you may be talking about the other band anyway....

AM Gold: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 29

1969 --The year Hair dominated the American airwaves. The first of several Hair cover songs debuts on AM Gold this week....

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 19

We're one week away from the end of AM Gold: 1966, and for the Popdose staff it seems it couldn't come fast enough....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Brenda Holloway, “Every Little Bit Hurts”

Brenda Holloway isn't often included in the discussion of great female Motown vocalists. Ken Shane tells us why she deserves to be....

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party: Special Labor Day Edition

You work hard for your money. So relax and dance this weekend! Kelly Stitzel brings you a special Labor Day Weekend '80s Dance Party....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 9

AM Gold: 1964 beckons! Enjoy the Supremes and the Zombies! Make it through Gene Pitney!...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 8

And just like that, 1963 is in our rear-view mirrors. But before we speed ahead to '64 let's fire up the old transistor radio and check out...

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 1

Popdose breaks down the first five songs from Time-Life Music's AM Gold: 1962 compilation album, and takes time to enjoy a classic 1980s...

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Consumerism

Consumerism: The Motown Tour

Berry Gordy, Jr. served in Korea, returned to Detroit, got a job at Ford, and started writing songs for his friend Jackie Wilson. Gordy...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Four Tops, “Ask the Lonely”

Levi Stubbs never left. While Diana Ross split from the Supremes, Smokey Robinson migrated from his Miracles, and David Ruffin took off...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 76

This week, Dave Steed sets off a chain reaction, goes crazy from the heat, rocks a tricky rhyme, and bangs on the drum all day with Tom...

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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...