Tag: Jeff Lynne

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

An Aging Hipster’s Top 50 Albums of 2019

With no offense to all those year-end lists filled with artists you've never heard of, this list should include lots of familiar names for...

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...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Thomas Walsh from Pugwash

Classic pop raconteur and all around nice guy is joined by Jason Falkner for the latest edition....

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Pugwash’s “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)” On Ruby Red Vinyl!

Enter to win Pugwash's “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)” on ruby red vinyl!...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Pugwash, “Play This Intimately (As If Among Friends)”

Pugwash is a band that jumped in the time machine in 1969 and, fortunately for us, arrived right on time now....

Music, Popdose Exclusives

Popdose Exclusive: Brady Harris Imagines an Americana Motorhead, Grace Jones, and Blondie

Many great Hollywood Westerns were shot in the San Fernando Valley, so it almost seems fitting that an Americana/Texas/Country Rock tour de...

Music, News

2012 Outlook: Jeff Lynne, Katatonia, And Reissues Galore

Hey there, Mr. Blue. Tell me, please, what else is new?...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Introduction and E.L.O., “Discovery”

Rob Smith's new vinyl column opens with E.L.O.'s disco record, "Discovery."...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Paul McCartney’s “Young Boy” (1997)

The Beatles are kind of always in the not-distant background, as they are the goddamn Beatles. But every five years or so, there’s a...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw Dunphy On…”Crying”

There is nobody singing today that can parallel the pain in Roy Orbison's voice....

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: Speaking With Shelby Lynne

Last week Ken Shane had the opportunity to speak with Shelby Lynne about her new record Revelation Road, the most personal album of her...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 09/16/2011

Fall is coming so get happy, dammit. Here's a mix to help you along....


Fixing a Hole, Music

Fixing A Hole: The Beatles’ Imaginary Post-1970 Albums, Part 14

Popdose concludes the ever-popular series that imagines a Beatles world without a breakup....


Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: “The Concert For George”

One year after his death, a group of George Harrison's friends got together to pay tribute to him. The stunning film of that event is now...


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, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: Traveling Wilburys, “Vol. 3”

The second (and seemingly final) Traveling Wilburys album turns 20 this week — and for Dw. Dunphy, the disappointment still stings a...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/15/10

The Popdose staff curates this mix to be a companion through the headlong rush to the winter solstice....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Paul Melancon, “Camera Obscura”

This review is late. Eight years late, to be exact but I do have an excuse. The only way I could have gotten it in on time would be to dust...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Silver Seas, “Château Revenge”

The Silver Seas are back with Château Revenge, which Michael Parr thinks might be the best record released so far this year....


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 9/18/09

Remember that mixtape from last week? One hundred Beatles covers? That thing was EPIC! It was freaking magnificent! Yup… That...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Regina Spektor, “far”

I have to admit that I am not one of the people who jumped on the bandwagon for Regina Spektor’s last album, the 2006 breakthrough...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 55

So it’s been at least nine months, if not more, since I stopped buying ’80s albums. I made a conscious effort to stop spending...


Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Tom Petty, “Full Moon Fever”

This week in Popdose Flashback, Scott Malchus takes us back to the birth of Tom Petty's first solo flight. Twenty years later, he still has...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Fakes!

So I had a great idea. An entire post about fake rock bands — groups made up for your cinematic pleasure that, in spite of not...



Being Tom Petty

As a musician, singer, and songwriter, I am often surprised by the similarities between myself and Tom Petty. We’ve both been...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: “Still Crazy”

If you’ve been dreading the return of this column ever since Popdose ended its holiday hiatus, then allow me to tell you who you have...


Lost in the '70s, Music

Lost in the ’70s: Jeff Lynne, “Doin’ That Crazy Thing”

Remember when the Hustle swept through discos everywhere?  People were taking Hustle classes, the nightly news reported on the fad,...


Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Bounce the Ocean, “Bounce the Ocean”

“I been in the right place, but it must have been the wrong time.” —Dr. John Boy, if that doesn’t sum up the...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Ben Folds

Instincts run hot and cold, depending on who is relying on them. Some artists go against the grain and it works out fantastically for them....