Tag: Donny Osmond

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 68.5

Andre 3000 and Big Boi mingle with Donny Osmond this week in Bottom Feeders. ...

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Michael Jackson, Part Two

Mike Heyliger continues his guide to Michael Jackson's discography with a look at the King of Pop's early solo years....

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 8

In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection -- pop culture style! It's all in Episode 8...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Alias, “More Than Words Can Say”

Rob Smith ponders the connection between reality TV and Alias' classic power ballad "More than Words Can Say" in this week's Death by Power...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: John Elefante, “O Come All Ye Faithful”

Ex-Kansas vocalist John Elefante offers his cover of "O Come All Ye Faithful," and Popdose's Death by Power Ballad is there to praise it,...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Whitney Houston

This recent missive to Clive Davis, major label majordomo and Svengali to the Adult Contemporary set, discusses Uncle Donnie’s ideas...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Journey, “Why Can’t This Night Go On Forever”

You blame it on Facebook. Had you not bowed to the entreaties of your more connected co-workers, you wouldn’t have seen her name,...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Steven Tyler

I suppose I shouldn’t be surprised about this, but Lev brought over this missive in which Uncle Donnie weighs in on the ongoing...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Whitesnake, “Here I Go Again”

We’re gathered together today at the Popdose dinner table to fill ourselves with the bounty of goodness from local farms and our...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: AC/DC, “Backtracks”

It’s rather pointless to review an AC/DC box set—you either love the band and have the thing already ordered or on your Christmas...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: ZZ Top, “Rough Boy”

What happens when three hairy Texans get sensitive? "Rough Boy." It may not have lived up to its title in any way, but Rob Smith has a soft...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Rush

This is a memo written in 1977 to the Canadian management of Rush. If pictures from this period are any indication, Uncle Donnie had taken...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Bonnie Tyler, “Lovers Again”

Back in her late-70s, “It’s a Heartache” period, gravelly voiced Bonnie Tyler was viewed chiefly as Rod Stewart with a...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Rick James

Just because you extol the virtues of super freaky girls...and you're dead...doesn't mean Uncle Donnie can't give you a little advice, does...

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Music, You Again?

You Again?: Michael Bolton, “One World, One Love”

Some albums defy the usual judgments of good or bad—they’re just wrong. I’m thinking of Liz Phair’s major label...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Bon Jovi, “Silent Night”

Had Bon Jovi been killed in a horrific, fiery airplane crash in 1985, we would remember them much differently than we do today. Had they...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Courtney Love

Yeah, sure, Courtney Love might seem like she has it all together -- but Rob Smith's Uncle Donnie Skwatzenschitz sees through that...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Built to Spill, “There Is No Enemy”

Built to Spill, There is No Enemy (2009, Warner Bros.) Purchase this album (Amazon) If Doug Martsch sang like Dave Grohl, Rivers Cuomo, or...

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Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for … Donny Osmond

It's time for more unsolicited career advice from Don Skwatzenschitz, and this week, he's trying to help a furloughed Soldier of Love....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 65

In this week's Bottom Feeders, Dave Steed takes us through a decade's worth of chart-scraping tracks from acts whose names start with the...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 5/20/78

If Jason Hare can't have you, he don't want nobody, baby. Join him for a look back at 1978, where, with a little luck, we'll shadow dance...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 5/13/89

Jason Hare takes us back to 1989, when 38 Special begged for forgiveness, Peter Cetera warbled with Cher, and a "mystery artist" made it...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 44

You may have noticed the lack of intros to my posts lately. While this series is all about the music, I do like to do one now and again,...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Cover Me”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Cheers to you, you scurvy knaves! That’s my belated St. Patty’s Day toast to you — and...