Tag: Harry Nilsson

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Monkees, “The Monkees 50”

Time and time again, compilations of certain artists are released that never seem to do that artist complete justice.  I can think of...

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....

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...

Comedy, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback: The Comedy Albums of Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks made two comedy albums in the '70s. Both have stood the test of time....

EP Reviews, Music

EP Review: An American Underdog/Brandon Schott, “The A/B EP”

I’ve been unbelievably fortunate to have the opportunity to hear/be exposed to new artists who know how to craft great pop material...

Music, Popdose Lists

5-Plus Albums That Are Song-For-Song Covers of Other Albums

Every year, Record Store Day brings us new musical releases to surprise and delight. One of the most delightful surprises this year was a...

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 59

There's only one way to truly appreciate this week's AM Gold: 1976 entries, and that's to listen once again to the famous Casey Kasem rant...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones Ltd.” by the Monkees

In 1967, the album supplanted the single as rock’s preeminent art form. Yet the album that ended 1967 at #1 in Billboard sits astride...

AM Gold: 1969

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 30

Say what you want about the Guess Who and Three Dog Night... because you may be talking about the other band anyway....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Doris Troy, “Just One Look”

Doris Troy may have had only big hit, the 1963 classic "Just One Look," but she had a long and successful career working with the biggest...


Film, Film Reviews

Film Review: “Who Is Harry Nilsson (and Why Is Everybody Talkin’ About Him)?”

Fewer people are asking that question these days thanks to the 2006 documentary which, against all odds, John Scheinfeld spent several...


Music, The Composers

The Composers: John Barry

Popdose pays tribute to composer John Barry, who passed away at the end of January....


Mellowmas, Music

The First Day of Mellowmas: Fruitcayyyyke!

...Because what could be a better Mellowmas beginning than a soul-scarring song about everyone's least favorite holiday treat?...


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...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/29/10 — Fiendishly Yours

This week, The Friday Mixtape has been specially super-sized in order to provide you with 31 fiendishly good songs to keep you grim and...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 14

What's the easiest way for a record company to take your money every holiday season? Box sets! Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 8

In honor of Easter, join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton as they talk about resurrection -- pop culture style! It's all in Episode 8...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Blood, Sweat & Tears, “Child Is Father to the Man”

There had never been anything quite like them. They weren’t the cute mop-tops or acid-fueled freaks that had risen to fame in recent...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Where the Action Is! L.A. Nuggets 1965 – 1968”

Just a week or so after tackling Rhino’s massive Big Star release, Keep An Eye on the Sky, I’m back writing about another huge...


Film, No Concessions

No Concessions: The Film Four, or All You Need is YouTube

Bob Cashill helps bring Beatles Week to its spine-tingling conclusion with a look at the Fab Four at the movies -- after they broke...


Film, Revival House

Revival House: Nine Great Movies You’ve Probably Never Seen

Jeff Johnson is back to collect your tickets for another week of Revival House, and a discussion of nine great films you've probably never...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Nilsson

One of my favorite pebbles of pop-culture minutiae is that Curtis Armstrong, the actor who played Herbert Viola on Moonlighting in the late...