Soul Serenade: The Orlons, “South Street”

This week I am seeking an answer to the age-old question — where do all the hippies meet? If you’re from Philadelphia, please don’t shout out the answer.

Audrey and the Teenettes got together in Philly in the late ’50s. The original ...

Popdose Rewind: Soundtrack Saturday: “Bull Durham”

“I see great things in baseball. It’s our game — the American game. It will take our people out-of-doors, fill them with oxygen, give them a larger physical stoicism. Tend to relieve us from being a nervous, dyspeptic set. Repair these losses, ...

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song 1983

Welcome back to another installment of Soundtrack Saturday’s look at Best Original Song nominees from days of old.

This week, the specific day of old we’re looking at is 1983 and the 55th Academy Awards, featuring the weirdest roster of hosts ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 15

With Bottom Feeders we take a look at the songs on the Billboard Hot 100 that Casey Kasem never got to announce.  It’s an A-Z look at songs that charted no higher than #41 in the decade.   Take a listen, ...

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date Tonight

Kiss ‘em with both eyes closed. Love ‘em with one eye open. There more to say? Take a roll with your date tonight. And hey, remember, the best love’s made in and out of ...

Greatest Un-Hits: Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run” (1988)

We’re deep into (Give Adele and that silent dog movie all of the) award(s) season, so this week I’m looking at an inadequately performing song that won a lot of major awards from the self-congratulatory entertainment industry. Boomers lionized their icons ...

Versionality: “Into the Mystic”

Welcome to another edition of Versionality!

I had originally intented to make this a monthly feature, but, well, you know what they say about good intentions. So, this will more likely become a bi-monthly feature — or just a “when I ...

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 10

This week we continue on with the letter C and visit some more tracks that hit the rock charts but never crossed over to the Billboard Hot 100 in the 1980s.

Tom Cochrane & Red Rider
“Lunatic Fringe” 1981, #11 ...

Nine Hills in Seven Short Days: Joe Cocker @ The Nokia Theatre

For the least two years, the area in front of the Staples Center has been the site of a massive construction project, the behemoth “LA Live” complex. Costing approximately $2.5 billion, the complex is home to the Nokia Theatre, a venue ...

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 19

You know, there are times when even I’ve had enough of ’80s music. It’s hard to believe that since I’m still acquiring “new” music all the time, but sometimes I need something more.

One of those times occurred this ...