Tag: Johnny Cash

Billy Ward and His Dominoes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Ward And His Dominoes, “Sixty Minute Man”

Billy Ward launched a new era of frankness in lyrics and the careers of two future superstars...

In:Sound, Podcast

In:Sound, Ep. 3: Pop Quiz: Why Do Country Music Fans Hate Country Music?

In this episode of In:Sound we dare to ask the question: why don't country music fans like country music?...

Film, Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: “Songs, Bond Songs” Executive Producer Andrew Curry

The classic Bond songs, shaken, stirred, and disrupted....

Music, Way Out Junk

Way Out Junk: Wayout

Way back in 2009, back when President Obama still had that new car smell, I had started a column here called “Way Out...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Old Guys Rule

Rob Smith reviews recent music from elder statesmen Ian Hunter and Willie Nelson in "The Vinyl Diaries."...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

Billy Preston

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Preston, “Will It Go Round In Circles”

"Will It Go Round In Circles" was one of the biggest hits in a legendary career...

Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Best of 2014: The 2014 Music Notable Awards!

Yes, at WickedLocal.com I’ve already run down my picks for the year’s standout albums, my 2014 mixtape suggestions and my ratings for...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Reissue Reviews

A Fan’s Notes: Bob Dylan, “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11”

The legendary sessions finally get a complete release...

Album Reviews, CD Reviews, Music

REVIEW: Bonnie “Prince” Billy – Singer’s Grave A Sea of Tongues

Singer-songwriter Will Oldham, that old Palace ring-leader turned “Prince,” just has released a new collection of emotive acoustics...

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Barbara Barnes Sims, “The Next Elvis”

One thing Barbara Barnes Sims doesn’t do in “The Next Elvis” (LSU Press), the memoir of her time working at Sun Records in the...

Goin' Country, Music

Popdose Presents: Goin’ Country

Popdose is Goin' Country with a new weekly column...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Johnny Cash at San Quentin”

In 1953, Johnny Cash wrote “Folsom Prison Blues.” Fifteen years later, on a weekday morning in January, he played a legendary...

Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs With Hacienda

Rock band Hacienda's latest album is produced by Dan Auerbach. Their Desert Island Discs come from a variety of influences, as one would...

Podcast, Popdose Interviews, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 5: Steve Poltz Interview

Matt and Jeff welcome singer/songwriter Steve Poltz to discuss his new album Noineen Noiny Noin. Steve also plays several songs live during...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Beau Brummels, “Bradley’s Barn”

Popdose reviews the '60s cult favorite from the Beau Brummels....

Music, Spare Parts

Springsteen’s Spare Parts: “This Hard Land” (1984)

After much delay, Spare Parts finally returns with 1984's mega-blockbuster, "This Hard Land."...


Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Artists We Had To Warm Up To

In conjunction with Chris Holmes' fantastic Friday Mixtape, here are more Popdose musical turning points....



Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: The Charlie Daniels Band in Minnesota, May ’79

We had a small problem last week in Bootleg City when some guy named Guest tried to pull a fast one and disparage our happy home....


Music, Popdose Tribute

Popdose Tribute: Jim Marshall, Rock ‘n’ Roll Photographer (1936-2010)

Scott Malchus pens a bittersweet farewell to famed photographer Jim Marshall, who passed away this week....


Music, Ticket Stub

Ticket Stub: Steve Miller Band in New York City, May ’76

What’s in a name? When Norton Buffalo is the name in question, the answer is, quite a lot. While the name might not be immediately...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Johnny Cash, “American VI: Ain’t No Grave”

The sixth and final chapter in the American Recordings collaborations between Johnny Cash and Rick Rubin is a direct conversation between a...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live”

There seem to be two camps of people when it comes to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: those who feel that rock and roll deserves a...


Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for Barry Gibb

Long, flowing hair, a perfectly groomed beard, and millions of records sold doesn't mean you're too good for a little advice, does it?...


Music, Parlour to Parlour

Parlour to Parlour, Episode 2: Leopold and his Fiction

Michael Fortes drops in on Daniel James from the San Francisco-based trio Leopold and his Fiction as the Parlour to Parlour journey...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 2)

In part two of this flashback edition of Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch, singer-songwriter Jules Shear talks about the R&B...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Raul Malo

It’s nice to see Raul Malo back in the spotlight. The onetime Mavericks frontman hadn’t exactly gone quiet, but over the last...


Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Beyoncé

For someone who doesn’t know a lot about hip-hop (as we surmised from his memo to the late Tupac Shakur), Uncle Donnie does seem to...