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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: R. Kelly, “R. Kelly” (1995)

Break out your umbrellas, ladies -- Matthew Bolin is back with a new column, and he's brought R. Kelly with him....

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Popdose Flashback, or When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Don Henley, “The End of the Innocence”

This week's Popdose Flashback doubles as the return of a much-missed series -- Matthew Bolin's When Good Albums Happen to Bad People -- and...

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Ted Nugent, “Cat Scratch Fever”

At least in the mind of the man himself, Cat Scratch Fever is the work of the baddest mofo alive. A dude who will take your little ones...

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Robbie Robertson, “Robbie Robertson”

Robbie Robertson’s recorded output with his legendary band — that is, The Band — and his solo career would seem like...

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Roger Waters, “Amused to Death”

You probably won’t be surprised when I tell you that this has been the hardest post for me to write since Popdose started. I mean,...

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Rick James, “Street Songs”

When thinking about Rick James nowadays, it seems easy to slip into one of two moods: One is the enjoyment of the way Dave Chappelle...

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Mötley Crüe, “Girls, Girls, Girls”

Note: Tom Werman, the producer discussed in this post, has disputed several elements of the story. To read his response, click here....

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Bobby Brown, “Don’t Be Cruel”

It seems almost mind-blowing to think this now, but at the end of the 1980s there was no bigger star in the pop sky than Bobby Brown:...

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When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Diana Ross, “Diana”

Berry Gordy is a powerful man. Not only did he found Motown Records, building a musical empire that allowed blacks to crossover into what...