In which we list the 12 best albums to put you in the Christmas mood, which means you aren’t allowed to argue with us.
Tag Archives: Frank Sinatra
Holmes and Dunphy take on the revival of a true music icon in 1973.
Before We Was Fab checks in for the first time with the Chairman of the Board, circa 1955.
You can either nuzzle up in the bosom of St. Valentine this evening, kids, or you can stick your head in it and slowly suffocate. But wait. Tomorrow’s another date and it ain’t Valentine’s Day, sweetie.
It seems just about every musical style gets recycled whether it deserves it or not. Here are five genres that definitely do.
It’s been a rough summer for a lot of people out there, so let Popdose provide just a small pick-me-up for everyone.
The Chairman of the Board is not finished, by a long shot.
Dave Lifton fills in for Leslie Liberatore for this week’s Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date).
Join the Popdose Staff as they say “Thank You” to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives.
Can Jeff Giles break Dave’s genial spirit with a copy of Barbra Streisand’s new CD? There’s only one way to find out. Read on.
As our Time-Life “AM Gold” series rolls on with the next batch of tunes from 1964, let’s all take a moment to recognize the genius of the Bacharach/David team.
In which Bob Lefsetz tries to turn Five Guys’ success into a metaphor for the music industry and fails miserably.
Put your headphones on and your cares away, and come back with us once again to the world of Time-Life’s “AM Gold” — 1963 style!
Popdose soldiers on with our Digging for Gold series and looks at another six tracks from Time-Life Music’s AM Gold: 1962.
The Dean Martin Variety Show offered a little something for everyone. There was music (well, duh) and plenty of laughs, but there was also a lot of style. Everyone on stage who joined Dean carried with them a sense of class. Most important, everyone on the show seemed to be having a great time, often at the expense of Dean.
The second installment of Digging for Gold explores more of 1962′s hippest tunes. And Gene Pitney.
Dave Steed reviews the new Frank Sinatra metal tribute album and the eighth record from Amon Amarth.
Scott Malchus explores the paranoid delusions of “The Manchurian Candidate” in the latest Basement Songs.
What made Johnny Carson the late-night king? Scott Malchus takes a look in his review of a new box of Tonight Show episodes.
The Popdose Staff reminisces about 15 of its favorite sketches from the past 35 years of Saturday Night Live.
Kelly Stitzel closes out 2010 with one of her favorite Soundtrack Saturday columns ever about the classic romantic comedy, When Harry Met Sally. We hope you’ll have what she’s having.
In 1966 the legendary songwriter/producer Jerry Ragovoy found himself with a full orchestra and free studio time. He certainly made the most of it.
Rod Stewart has made another crappy standards album. “Rob Smith Can’t Say No,” but he CAN suggest some alternative listening.
Rob Smith Can’t Say No to finding the answer to the ages-old question: Do they play Josh Groban music in Hell?