Tag: Earth Wind & Fire

Dyke and the Blazers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dyke & the Blazers, “Funky Broadway”

The group responsible for the original version of "Funky Broadway" didn't stop there...

The Commodores

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Commodores, “Brick House”

The Commodores scored hit after hit in the '70s and '80s...

Fontella Bass

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Fontella Bass, “Rescue Me”

Fontella Bass scored big with the unfairly labeled "Aretha record that Aretha never made"...

Natalie Cole

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Natalie Cole, “This Will Be”

Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right...

Maurice White

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Keep Your Head To The Sky”

The world lost a musical giant when Maurice White died last week at 74...

Young-Holt Unlimited

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Young-Holt Unlimited, “Soulful Strut”

Young-Holt Unlimited scored with a '68 hit ... but was it them?...

Ramsey Lewis

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ramsey Lewis Trio, “The ‘In’ Crowd”

In 1965 the jazz pianist scored the first in a string of pop hits...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2014, Music

The First Day of Mellowmas: Earth, Wind & Reacharound

Never was a cloudy day (or an original thought)...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Midnight Special” (Collector’s Edition Box Set)

If you dig Seventies music, you'll dig the massive DVD box set celebrating "The Midnight Special." Rob Smith reviews....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: August 16, 2013

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Phil Collins

There are two kinds of people in this world: those that say Phil Collins is a doughy, ineffectual frontman who ruined the prog-rock outfit...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 11, 2013

Dust of those post-holiday blues with this week's Friday Five!...

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...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 21, 2012

Kick of the first day of Fall with the Friday Five! ...

AM Gold: 1975

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 55

This week's installment proves, once and for all, that we are not the cynical, cold-hearted bunch we seem to be sometimes. Witness the...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 24

Miss E, Eazy and E-40 bring you Bottom Feeders, gangsta style. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 18, 2012

Shuffle into the weekend with this week's Friday Five!...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Earth, Wind & Fire – “September”

Right in the middle of their epic hit making career, Earth, Wind & Fire delivered one of the most indelible singles of all time. Ken Shane...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band, “Express Yourself”

The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band featured an ever-shifting cast of musicians until Charles Wright solidified the lineup for the funk classic...

Placeholder

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 03: “Stand By Me”

This week's Jheri Curl Fridays looks at the ill-fated solo career of Earth Wind & Fire's Maurice White, specifically his remake of Ben E....

Placeholder

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs (and “Stories to Tell”) with Richard Marx

If you were stranded on a desert island with Richard Marx, here are the five things you would need to keep him happy....

Placeholder

Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#35-21)

We're counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all time! See who made the list as we look at numbers 35 through 21....

Placeholder

Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Brass Kiss”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Since musical styles come around again and again, I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before horn...

Placeholder

Music, Whoops!

Whoops!: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Heritage”

Even the greatest artists make mistakes -- including the mighty mighty Earth, Wind & Fire, as Jeff Giles discovers in this week's Whoops!...

Placeholder

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Mary J. Blige, “Stronger With Each Tear”

Mary J. Blige recently performed her new single, “I Am,” on the finale of Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance, surrounded by...

Placeholder

Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: There’s Always a Riot Goin’ On

The following piece originally appeared as an entry in Popdose’s Most Disturbing Halloween EVER! series. “Everyday...

Placeholder

Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: Beatles Edition

Beatles Week continues with CHART ATTACK!, where Jason Hare looks at ten Beatles covers that hovered around the Billboard Top 10. Prepare...

Placeholder

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 28

I’m a list man. I love making them, I love talking about them, I love everything about them. And if I accept a challenge to make a...

Placeholder

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...