Tag: disco

Music, What's THAT Supposed to Mean?

What’s THAT Supposed to Mean?: Blondie, “Long Time”

Some people get crankier when they get older. They drift off and sit in front of whatever TV shows best reinforce their stereotypes and...

Music, Popdose Exclusives

POPDOSE PREMIERE: Cali da la Rosa, “Summer Baby”

Every now and again, a track comes along that speaks to me personally. Cali de la Rosa’s “Summer Baby” is one of them,...

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bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part One

You'll be seeing a lot of these two men over the next few days-check out the beginning of our list of the top 100 albums of the Seventies!...

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5 Musical Genres Overdue for a Comeback

It seems just about every musical style gets recycled whether it deserves it or not. Here are five genres that definitely do....

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: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 70

Thanks to this week's "Digging for Gold," in which we look at the second batch of songs from AM Gold: 1979, you can now cross the words...

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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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 63

Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song....

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 59

There's only one way to truly appreciate this week's AM Gold: 1976 entries, and that's to listen once again to the famous Casey Kasem rant...

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 57

As America celebrated its 200th birthday in 1976, two of its biggest hits were the theme song to a show about the 1950s and a retro disco...

AM Gold: 1975

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 53

Disco, glam rock, and Leo Sayer are riding high on the charts, which can only mean one thing. It's time for AM Gold: 1975 baby!...

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 44: “Someone Like You”

Get your dancing shoes on and celebrate this week's Jheri Curl Friday with Sylvester and his hit "Someone Like You."...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Introduction and E.L.O., “Discovery”

Rob Smith's new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.'s disco record, "Discovery."...

The Popdose Guide to The Beach Boys

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The Popdose Guide to the Beach Boys

A look at the songs and the story behind 50 years of the Beach Boys, American's greatest pop band....

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Here’s Something Else!: Five Disco Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck

The 1970s weren't all shag carpeting and plaid pants. OK, they were. But not all of it sucked. Really....

Beyond the Wonder, Music

Beyond the Wonder: Kung Fu Fighting and Other Great Love Songs

Chris Holmes looks at the debut album from one-hit wonder Carl Douglas to decide if he has more to offer than "Kung Fu Fighting."...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco Party!

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Whenever I fill in at Ted’s desk here at the Mix Six, I like to have a good time. Case in point, this week’s...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: The Beach Boys in Uniondale, May ’79

The Beach Boys were old(er) and struggling to remain relevant in the late '70s. Luckily (or not) for them, the tape was rolling to capture...

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Future Retro, Music

Future Retro: Home of the Quick Serve

Obsessive fans know the sheer agony of waiting years, even decades, for their favorite oldies (ahem, classic) artist to finally release a...

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Future Retro, Music

Future Retro: The Weather Girls

TWO TONS O’ TALENT San Francisco’s Martha Wash and Izora Rhodes first rose to fame in 1977 as Two Tons O’ Fun, background...