Tag: Dr. John

Barbara Lynn

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Barbara Lynn, “You’ll Lose a Good Thing”

Barbara Lynn's debut single was a smash but she never managed to equal that success...

Shirley and Lee

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Shirley and Lee, “Let The Good Times Roll”

Shirley & Lee hit big in '56, Shirley scored again with an early disco hit in '74...

Robert Parker

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Robert Parker, “Barefootin'”

Robert Parker and the legendary Wardell Quezergue collaborated on a '65 smash...

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Columbia, Missouri’s Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival a Hidden Gem for Music Fans

We went to the Roots N Blues N BBQ Festival in Columbia, Missouri and had a lot of fun (and ate lots of BBQ!)....

Marquis Hill - Jon Faddis - Sean Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year's festival....

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “Bull Durham”

Scott Malchus revisits the soundtrack to that seminal film celebrating America's two favorite past times: Sex and baseball....

The Meters - Cissy Strut

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Meters, “Cissy Strut”

The Meters were well known as sidemen, but had hits of their own as well...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s Best Albums of 2012: The Master List

In case you were wondering what the Popblerd collective loved this year, here's our full list, ranked and compiled!...

Popblerd!

Popblerd’s Best of 2012: Gonzo’s Top 3 Albums / Shows

Dr. Gonzo's picks for best album and concert of 2012...

Charlie Haden & Hank Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Favorite Albums of 2012

Ken Shane's favorite albums of the year...

Popblerd!

Best Albums of 2012: The IrishJava Fave 12

Let the year-end lists begin! Mega-Springsteen fan Dennis lists his best Bruce-related and non Bruce-related moments of 2012. ...

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2012 — Opening Night

New Orleans came to Newport for opening night of this year's Jazz Festival...

Popblerd!

We Saw It!: Dr. John and the Lower 911 at the Flood City Music Festival

Back in the spotlight thanks to a new album produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, we caught Dr. John and the Lower 911's performance at...

Popblerd!

The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “Iko Iko”

You remember "Iko Iko" from "Rain Man," but I bet you didn't know how many versions of the song there were! Big Money and Dr. Gonzo take a...

Music, News

Dr. John Brings His “Revolution” to “Late Night with Jimmy Fallon”

The Night Tripper brings a taste of his excellent new album Locked Down to Jimmy Fallon. Also in attendance: the Doctor’s producer,...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Band (With Van Morrison), “Caravan”

On a Thanksgiving night 35 years ago tomorrow, the Band bid farewell at The Last Waltz. Among the show's many highlights was Van Morrison's...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Redding, Wardell Quezergue, Stax Reissues

Otis Redding would have turned 70 tomorrow. The great New Orleans musician Wardell Quezergue died this week. Ken Shane pays tribute to both...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Voormann & Friends, “A Sideman’s Journey” (Win the Super Deluxe Version!)

After decades as a renowned sideman, Klaus Voormann has released his first solo album, featuring many of his famous friends. Win the Super...

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Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Dr. John in New York, November 1978

Malcolm John “Mac” Rebennack has gone by many names over the course of his long career — Dr. John, the Night Tripper,...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “Treme: Music From the HBO Original Series, Season One” (Win a Copy!)

Earlier this year HBO aired the New Orleans-based series Treme, featuring remarkable music each week. Now it's been collected in a...

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Music

Versionality: “Stagger Lee”

In our new series, Kelly Stitzel and the Popdose staff bring you 27 -- count 'em! -- versions of the great blues-folk song "Stagger Lee."...

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Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Robin Zander, “Time Will Let You Know”

Wouldn’t it be cool to be Cheap Trick’s Robin “The Voice” Zander?  I mean, the guy’s, like, 85 years old...