Tag: Don Was

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A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2018

Newport Jazz Festival 2018 set out to push boundaries and succeeded admirably...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Rolling Stones, “Blue & Lonesome”

They woke up this morning and their baby gone away....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Lucinda Williams, “Blessed”

The great American songwriter Lucinda Williams has returned with her 10th studio album. Ken Shane thinks it's one of the best of her...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Was (Not Was), “Pick of the Litter: 1980 – 2010”

Don Was (born Don Fagenson) and David Was (born David Weiss) grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, and met in junior high school in the 1960s....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Remembering Doug Fieger

The late Doug Fieger was the frontman for The Knack, but while many know him solely for "My Sharona," Will Harris reminds us how much more...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Ringo Starr, “Y Not”

I know that I have a tendency to dwell on the past, but it seems somehow sad to me that the release of a new album by a member of the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Maia Sharp, “Echo”

Maia Sharp, Echo (2009, Crooked Crown Records) Purchase this album (Amazon) I distinctly recall the first time I heard Maia Sharp sing. It...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Was (Not Was), “Boo!”

Don’t look now, but there appears to be something of a soul revival going on these days, and I’m not talking about that...