Tag: Jimmy Webb

Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Holy Trinity of Soul (Isaac Hayes Vinyl Reissues)

Craft Recordings has remastered and reissued three of the seminal albums in soul music history on vinyl. It's a veritable Holy Trinity of...

Hugh Masekela

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Hugh Masekela, “Grazing in the Grass”

Hugh Masekela topped the charts with his 1968 hit but had a life and career that reached far beyond that hit...

Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “I Stand Accused”

Isaac Hayes' 1970 album was a key component in the Stax Records resurgence...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Darlene Love, “Introducing Darlene Love”

It was a canny move on the part of producer Stevie Van Zandt — he of E Street Band and “Sopranos” fame — not to try...

Marquis Hill - Jon Faddis - Sean Jones

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Jazz Festival 2015

Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year's festival....

The 5th Dimension

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The 5th Dimension, “One Less Bell To Answer”

The 5th Dimension had one of their biggest hits with a Bacharach-David classic...

Soul Serenade - Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “Walk On By”

A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label...

Field of Poppies

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 11 Great Songs in Honor of Veterans Day

For Veterans Day, November 11, here are 11 great songs to help us remember and honor all those who have served in our military....

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Heavy Blinkers, “Health”

Following the releases of new albums by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Justin Timberlake, 2013 might go down as the year of the...

Al Wilson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Al Wilson, “Who Could Be Lovin’ You (Other Than Me)”

Al Wilson is remembered for "Show and Tell" but his first classic came years earlier...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: Glen Campbell’s “Wichita Lineman”

We reach the end of 1968 riding a wave of all-time rock classics, and we’ll see in 1969 with another, in next week’s...

AM Gold 1973

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 48

That's a wrap on AM Gold: 1973. This week may not offer a lot, but it does have David Foster!...

AM Gold: 1967

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 21

As we kick off our look at AM Gold: 1967, we begin with a discussion on the merits of Time-Life's track selection for the series....

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Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Nazareth, “Love Hurts”

When Scottish cock rockers Nazareth slowed things down to play "Love Hurts," the whole world slowed with them. Rob Smith pays tribute in...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “Do What You Gotta Do” (Three Covers)

On Tuesday, my review of the new Jimmy Webb album, Just Across the River, ran on Popdose. If you read it, you know that I am a huge fan of...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Jimmy Webb, “Just Across the River”

It's a rare but welcome event for Ken Shane when Jimmy Webb releases a new album....

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The 5th Dimension, “The Magic Garden”

The 5th Dimension had their first hit with Jimmy Webb's "Up, Up, and Away." When the time came for their second album, they turned to Webb...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/3/73

Join us for a trip back in time -- when Art Garfunkel shunned his first name, Cher sang on a horse, and Billy Preston's afro threatened to...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/22/09

Hat trick, mama!! Benny Hester – It’s Over Love from Through the Window (1987) Erik Norlander featuring Buck Dharma –...