Tag: Dionne Warwick

Aretha Franklin

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Aretha Franklin, “I Say a Little Prayer”

Saying goodbye to the Queen of Soul with a prayer from 1968...

Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Holy Trinity of Soul (Isaac Hayes Vinyl Reissues)

Craft Recordings has remastered and reissued three of the seminal albums in soul music history on vinyl. It's a veritable Holy Trinity of...

Lyn Collins

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lyn Collins, “Think (About It)”

But let me tell you something The sisters are not going for that no more ‘Cause we realize two things That you aren’t doing...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: “Songs, Bond Songs: The Music of 007”

Curry Cuts' third concept compilation ups its game to everything-or-nothing heights....

Judy Clay and William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Judy Clay & William Bell, “Private Number”

Judy Clay was known for her duet hits but she had much more to offer...

Film, Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: “Songs, Bond Songs” Executive Producer Andrew Curry

The classic Bond songs, shaken, stirred, and disrupted....

Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 2/1/86

Greetings and welcome to CHART ATTACK!, the long-defunct-but-now-resurrected series where we take a look back at a Billboard Top 10...

Dionne Warwicke and Spinners

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dionne Warwicke and Spinners, “Then Came You”

Yes, you’re reading that title correctly. For a few years in the ’70s, Dionne Warwick added that ‘e’ to the end of...

Film, Music

Excess and Perversity: The James Bond Theme Songs

Radiohead released their rejected James Bond theme song over the holidays. How did it stack up against the accepted songs of the series?...

The Zombies

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: The Colin Blunstone Interview

The Zombies were the second English group to have a #1 single in the US, trailing only the Beatles for that distinction, when their 1964...

Soul Serenade - Shirelles Tonight's the Night

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Shirelles, “Tonight’s The Night”

Tonight's the Night was a small hit at the beginning of a Hall of Fame career...

Soul Serenade - Madeline Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Madeline Bell, “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me”

A hit for Madeline Bell that was a bigger hit by a Motown supergroup...

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...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 99

Jody Watley, Warrant and John Waite this week - it's the start of the letter W!...

The Soul Is in the Bowl - Smokey Robinson

Music, Podcast

Chart Attack!, Episode 1

The first edition of the new Chart Attack! podcast kicks off with the Top 10 singles from the week ending February 15, 1986....

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 72

With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for...

Popblerd!

The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “I Say A Little Prayer”

Blerd & Gonzo debate the merits of various versions of "I Say It A Little Prayer," but ultimately it comes down to two legends-Dionne...

AM Gold: 1974

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 49

1973 didn't end on such a high note for our humble AM Gold series, so maybe 1974 will pick things up nicely. Maybe....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 4, 2012

It's the Friday Five! This shuffle's for you....

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: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 31

The third installment of our look at "AM Gold: 1969" is a grim one indeed. We can only imagine what it was like to hear these songs all the...

AM Gold: 1968

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 28

Ready to wrap up our discussion of Time-Life's "AM Gold: 1968"? Too bad, we're going to talk about "American Pie" instead....

AM Gold: 1968

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 26

We're back after a brief pause for the holiday season, and we've got a couple of stone classics for you....

AM Gold: 1967

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 22

We’ve got some familiar names to review this week. Smokey Robinson and the Miracles return, as of course we’ve got another...

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 18

All of this week's AM Gold tunes but one were Top 10 hits in 1966. But only one of them was covered and surpassed by one Mr. Phil Collins....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Doris Troy, “Just One Look”

Doris Troy may have had only big hit, the 1963 classic "Just One Look," but she had a long and successful career working with the biggest...

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 10

As our Time-Life "AM Gold" series rolls on with the next batch of tunes from 1964, let's all take a moment to recognize the genius of the...

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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Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1986

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Anniversary MegaMix 1

Ken Shane celebrates the six-month anniversary of his Soul Serenade column with an awesome mix that includes every song that has appeared...