Tag: Gerry Goffin

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Monkees, “Good Times!”

So this obscure thing came out last week we're sure you know nothing about....

Aretha Franklin

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Aretha Franklin, “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)”

Happy New Year! In 1967, Aretha Franklin released “A Natural Woman (You Make Me Feel Like)” on Atlantic Records. The song was...

The Cookies

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Cookies, “Chains”

The Cookies had hits of their own, sang on others, and influenced the group that changed the world...

Soul Serenade - Shirelles Tonight's the Night

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Shirelles, “Tonight’s The Night”

Tonight's the Night was a small hit at the beginning of a Hall of Fame career...

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...

Soul Serenade - Gerry Goffin

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gerry Goffin, 1939-2014

Ken Shane pays tribute to the legendary Gerry Goffin...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Righteous Brothers, “Just Once In My Life”

In 1965 the Righteous Brothers had a year that has seldom been equaled in the annals of popular music....

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 6

Our look at AM Gold's 1963 entry tackles five very different tunes - from folk to soul to country....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Freddie Scott, “Hey, Girl”

Just when Freddie Scott decided to give up on recording and focus on songwriting, an opportunity came along to record a song that would...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Monkees, “Head” (Deluxe Edition)

Will Harris praises Rhino Handmade's reissue of the Head soundtrack and the Monkees songs contained therein, but the album as a...