Tag: George Harrison

Brighter Side of Darkness

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Brighter Side of Darkness, “Love Jones”

The Brighter Side of Darkness hit inspired a parody song that did even better...

Concert for George

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “Concert for George” (Four-LP Box Set)

The sublime Concert for George has been released in a stunning new four-LP box set...


Popdose Sunday Brunch: Episode One

The turkey is on the platter, but you may not want to take a bite. This one is RARE....

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Ronnie Dyson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ronnie Dyson, “When You Get Right Down To It”

Ronnie Dyson was a star of stage, screen, and the music charts who was lost too soon...


Prince: A Remembrance

On what would have been Prince's 58th birthday, Jeff Hall pays extended tribute to the great one's music, film and life....

Bob Dylan

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Bob Dylan — The Poet at 75

Bob Dylan turns 75 today. Ken Shane celebrates....

Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “I Stand Accused”

Isaac Hayes' 1970 album was a key component in the Stax Records resurgence...


Producer George Martin Has Passed Away

Famed producer for The Beatles was 90....

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 12: Dan Baird

The great Dan Baird has been blasting out some of rock and roll's finest jams for more than 30 years. He joins us to talk about his new...

Music, News

What You Need to Know: The Streaming Beatles

At 12:01 AM this morning, the world was gifted by The Beatles' music appearing on virtually every available streaming service. But what...

CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD/CD Review: The Beatles, “1+”

Objectivity be damned; this is The Beatles we’re talking about.  The single, most important cultural entity to happen in my...

Billy Preston

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Preston, “Will It Go Round In Circles”

"Will It Go Round In Circles" was one of the biggest hits in a legendary career...

Music, Popdose Lists

5 Musicians Who Were Kicked In The Butt By Love

Here are five musicians who were kicked in the butt by love...or rather, three and one double-dipper....

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Alvin Lee Reissues

Popdose is giving away three new Alvin Lee reissues!...

Soul Serenade - The Chiffons

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Chiffons, “One Fine Day”

The Chiffons scored big with a "fine" series in '63...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: George Harrison, “The Apple Years 1968-75”

The perfect companion piece – the sensible companion piece to the earlier The Dark Horse Years 1976 – 1992.  This...


Popdose Giveaway: “The Beatles in Mono” Vinyl Box Set

Popdose is giving away "The Beatles in Mono" vinyl box set!...

Soul Serenade - Wilson Pickett, "Hey Jude"

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Hey Jude”

Liverpool and the American south came together in Muscle Shoals...

Soul Serenade - Betty Everett & Jerry Butler

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Betty Everett & Jerry Butler, “Let It Be Me”

Betty Everett & Jerry Butler scored with a cover of a beloved Everly Brothers hit...

Beatles Licorice Box

Consumerism, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 of the Strangest Officially Licensed Beatles Products Ever

Wherein we look at ten of the weirdest and most random products to be marketed using the Beatles name and image....

The Beatles - Help!

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: The Beatles, “Help!”

The Beatles second film has been released on Blu-ray...

Ike & Tina Turner

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ike & Tina Turner, “River Deep – Mountain High”

'River Deep - Mountain High" was the greatest record to ever be rejected by the American public...

Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs with Alexander Fairchild

Singer/songwriter Alexander Fairchild lists his five Desert Island Discs....

Styx, Kilroy Was Here

Music, Podcast

Chart Attack!, Episode 2

Chart Attack! is back for episode 2, covering the Top 10 from March 19, 1983....

Elton and Billy, like Peanut Butter & Jelly


bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Eight

All hail the piano men!...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Belinda Carlisle

For the whole of the 1980s, singer Belinda Carlisle was the symbol of success, first as the lead singer for the groundbreaking band The...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: March 1, 2013

It's 11:00 AM, do you know where your Friday Five is?...

The Stereos, "I Really Love You" vinyl single (Cub Records 1961)

Before We Was Fab, Music

Before We Was Fab: The Stereos, “I Really Love You”

In the late summer of 1961, a doo-wop group out of Steubenville, Ohio released one of the unheralded gems of group vocal harmony - "I...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: The Beatles, “Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band”

Rob Smith meditates on memory, music, and the Beatles in "The Vinyl Diaries."...