Tag: Jimmy Witherspoon

Big Mama Thornton

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Big Mama Thornton, “Hound Dog”

Big Mama Thornton was a seminal figure in the development of rock and roll but she's never gotten her due...

Wynonie Harris

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wynonie Harris, “Good Rockin’ Tonight”

What was the first rock and roll song? It depends on who you talk to and to some extent how you define rock and roll. Some would say it was...

JJ Jackson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: J.J. Jackson, “But It’s Alright”

JJ Jackson scored big with his classic dance hit in 1966 and again in 1969...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 5, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....