Tag: Epic Records

The Soul Children

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Soul Children, “The Sweeter He Is”

We’ve heard about one-hit wonders and even no-hit wonders but what about groups that had multiple hits and still manage to be...

Betty Wright

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Betty Wright, “Clean Up Woman”

Beginning at the tender age of two, Betty Wright has crafted a legendary career...

Barrett Strong

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Barrett Strong, “Money (That’s What I Want)”

Barrett Strong had an early hit but found real success as a Motown songwriter...

Rufus with Chaka Khan

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rufus & Chaka Khan, “Ain’t Nobody”

Rufus scored one last hit with this 1983 smash...

Soul Serenade - Dorothy Moore

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dorothy Moore, “Misty Blue”

Dorothy Moore delivered a big hit in 1976 and didn't stop there...

Bobby Vinton - "There! I've Said It Again"

Before We Was Fab, Music

Before We Was Fab: Bobby Vinton, “There! I’ve Said It Again”

There was musical life before the Beatles, and Before We Was Fab has the proof....

Ram Jam

Beyond the Wonder, Music

Beyond the Wonder: Ram Jam

Ram Jam's "Black Betty" is undoubtedly one of the catchiest rock tunes of the '70s. Too bad it didn't infect the rest of their 1977 debut...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 8

And just like that, 1963 is in our rear-view mirrors. But before we speed ahead to '64 let's fire up the old transistor radio and check out...


Music, Podcast

Popdose Podcast Extra: Michaels on Michael (Plus)

It's been two years since Michael Jackson died, and several of Popdose's Michaels paid tribute in this special Popdose Podcast extra....


Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Michael Jackson, Part Three

Mike Heyliger's tribute to the King of Pop moves into the Jackson 5's post-Motown era -- and some of their greatest success....


Current Events, Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: Michael Jackson’s Crossover Nightmare

Did Michael Jackson break the music industry? Jon Cummings examines the damage in this week's Jesus of Cool....