Tag: Donna Summer

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #40: I Know That Dude — Songs About Famous People

In which I get absolutely owned by my Facebook friends, and an idea is born... *maniacal laugh*...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Heatwave, “Always And Forever” (RIP Rod Temperton)

Remembering the great songwriter Rod Temperton whose songs were the soundtrack of the '80s...

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...

Soul Serenade - Marvin Gaye (Give It Up)

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Marvin Gaye, “Got To Give It Up”

Marvin Gaye's '77 hit was huge, it's influence even greater...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 88

Keith Sweat may have the most songs this week but it's Matthew Sweet that steals the show. ...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Medleys

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

Download Now, Music, News

Download Now: Lauren Anatolia “Four Words”

Just about every make and model of record comes across the POPDOSE desk on any given day. Indie rock, ironic pop,...


Blerd Briefs: Rihanna & Nicki Lead The AMA Pack

The nominees for the 2012 American Music Awards were announced earlier today, and the 20 categories are dotted by the likes of Rihanna...


Let’s Argue About the 2012 Rock Hall Nominees

The staff looks at this year's list, pauses for reflection, and launches into a rock nerd debate....

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....


Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 05: “Unconditional Love”

The years immediately following the “Death of Disco” weren’t the easiest for Donna Summer, who had been the most...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 86

Here are even more songs by artists whose names begin with the letter S, as we continue looking at singles that charted below #40 on the...


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...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Vertical Tasting, 1959-2009”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Living where I do (the San Francisco Bay Area), the Napa Valley is quite close to my abode.  If you’ve...


Into the Ear of Madness, Music

Into the Ear of Madness: Week 14 — Goodbye To Those Lazy, Hazy, Crazy Days of…

Over the next year Terje Fjelde has agreed to listen to nothing but David Foster on his iPod. He’s loaded the thing with over 1,200...


Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: Donna Summer, “Sunset People”

In 1979, Donna Summer could do no wrong — she was, in fact, riding high with three Top Ten hits in a row. So no one blinked when...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “It’s Disco, Bitches!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE As Prince said, “I think I wanna dance!” Sometimes in the weekly Mix Six shuffle it’s easy to...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Up From the Underground”

Hey, Popsters! You’re back for more weekly mixing fun, eh? Good. I’m glad you’re here, and I hope this week’s mix...