Tag: James Brown

Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs With Chris Price

If you could only listen to five albums, which ones would you choose? In this edition of Desert Island Discs, singer/songwriter Chris Price...

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 42: “How Do You Stop?”

What do James Brown, Joni Mitchell and Dan Hartman have in common? Read this week's Jheri Curl Fridays column to find out....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Jackie Wilson, “Lonely Teardrops”

Jackie Wilson was a superstar in the '50s and '60s. His signature song was the the 1958 smash "Lonely Teardrops."...

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 17

The good ship AM Gold has arrived in 1966, and we're forced to confront an age-old question -- how do you separate art from the artist?...

AM Gold: 1963

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 7

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!...

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Music

Here’s Something Else!: Kicking It Old School, JB Horns Edition

James Brown got all of the headlines, be they for his fancy moves, his fancier suits or his brushes with the law. But the JB Horns, those...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Year One

Ken Shane reflects on the first birthday of his weekly Soul Serenade column and gifts another classic soul megamix to our readers....

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Elvis Costello and the Attractions, “Get Happy”

Whether he was atoning for racial intolerant comments or simply following his muse, Elvis Costello's 1980 album "Get Happy" remains among...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: James Brown and the Famous Flames, “I’ll Go Crazy”

To make up for the inexcusable absence of the King of Soul from his Soul Serenade column, Ken Shane offers up a double shot of James Brown....

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Brass Kiss”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Since musical styles come around again and again, I’m sure it’s only a matter of time before horn...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Magnificent Men, “Peace of Mind”

When I first encountered the legend of the Magnificent Men, it was like something out of a movie. According to the story, this group of...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “My Birth Year”

As his birthday approaches, Ted Asregadoo is inspired to put together a playlist of songs from the year he was born....

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: The T.A.M.I. Show

The famous story goes that T.A.M.I. Show (Shout Factory) Executive Producer Bill Sargent wanted the Rolling Stones to close the show. The...

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The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 2/26/10

Rob Smith provides some soulful sides to get us through winter's last throes, in this week's Popdose.com Friday Mixtape....

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over” American Masters (PBS)

Maybe it’s because I’ve read Peter Guralnick’s comprehensive 2005 Sam Cooke biography Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Eighteenth Day of Mellowmas: Air Supplymas Returns!

Do they know it's Christmastime at all? No, they don't -- and with the pudding-soft harmonies of Air Supply as their guide, they never...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The Cranberries in Munich, October ’94

Hey, the head man is out of town! This is such a freakin’ good idea. See, when our “public servants” walk into office...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: James Brown, 11/27/87

We did it! More specifically and much less modestly, I did it — I won Tuesday’s election! My victory even got some coverage...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Bo Diddley, “Drive By: Tales From the Funk Dimension”

One of the many things I love about Popdose is our collective freedom to write different kinds of posts: Sometimes you gets yourself a Cold...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: James Booker

Mojo Flucke is back, and this week, he's pouring us a Cold Shot of James Booker. Drink up!...

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Current Events, Music

Dr. Michael and Mr. Jackson

Stay tuned throughout the weekend as we continue our tribute to Michael Jackson, with reflections and remembrances from the Popdose staff....

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Terence Trent D’Arby, “Neither Fish Nor Flesh”

A couple years after 12 million buyers signed their name across his heart, Terence Trent D'Arby got sophomore jinxed but good -- and in...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: The Stone Roses, “The Stone Roses”

For this week's Popdose Flashback, Mojo Flucke talks about Madchester, the Stone Roses' much-loved debut, and one very special denim...

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DVD Reviews, Film, Music

DVD Review: Miles Davis, “That’s What Happened”

In my Cratedigger colum last Saturday, I got out my vinyl copy of the 1965 Miles Davis album, E.S.P. The journey from that classic album to...

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Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Ian McLagan

One of rock's most distinctive and respected keyboard players, Ian McLagan has appeared on a long list of hits by other artists -- and he's...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, “Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is”

Do you like those smooth soul ballads? Maybe you like to kick back with your lady, or man, and chill out with the lights low, and the...

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Freshly Unwrapped, Music

Freshly Unwrapped: New Music Releases, 6/30/08

Alkaline Trio, Agony & Irony (Epic) purchase this album (Amazon) These Chicago-bred emo pioneers have been gradually sanding down the...

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Bottom Feeders, Music, Popdose

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 11

If you’ve got nothing to do on a Tuesday from 8 PM to midnight Eastern time, you should head on over to Bastard Radio and listen to...

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Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Super Cyborg Sunday

I’ll get to the cyborgs in a second, but before I do, I need to mention one last thing in regard to Wesley Snipes — in my three...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “What Is Rock ‘n’ Roll?”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Hi, kids! Are you back for more? Okay then, let’s settle in for another weekly mix brought you by yours...