Tag: Johnny Mathis

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Linda Creed, Songwriter

“Linda Creed was such a sweet young lady. She started out wanting to be a singer and she wasn’t a bad singer but she was a...

The New Birth

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The New Birth, “Wildflower”

The New Birth was an ever-shifting assemblage that scored a big hit in 1974...

Lenny Welch

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lenny Welch, “Darling Take Me Back”

Lenny Welch was on his way to a big career until fate intervened...

Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape Holiday Edition: December 23, 2016

We promised you stuff, right?...

Soul Serenade - A Christmas Gift For You

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Darlene Love, “Marshmallow World”

A Christmas Gift For You celebrates 50 years...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2013, Music

The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Enemy Mathis

Jason: Hey, did you see? Billy Joel is playing Brooklyn on New Year’s Eve! Jeff: Is he playing new material? Because otherwise, I...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Blockbuster Greatest-Hits Albums

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...


The Viewfinder: Old Navy’s Fabulous Commercials Starring Jordan Knight, Boyz II Men, And The 90210 Cast

These are not technically music videos, which is what you’d generally see in our Viewfinder posts, but they’re so good,...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Jeff Pescetto

You may not know him by name, but chances are you’ve heard Jeff Pescetto‘s work — not only has he written, produced, and...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Have You Had a Skin Orgasm Lately?

Music-derived chills, or "skin orgasms," are experienced by certain personality types, especially during the holidays. Robert Cass goes up...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Al Wilson, “Show and Tell”

“Show and Tell” is just one of those songs that thrills me whenever it comes on the radio. It’s been doing that since Al...


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Gremlins”

Here’s the thing — I love holiday-themed horror films. In fact, one of my favorite Christmas movies is the original Black...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 57

It's week 57 of Bottom Feeders, and Dave Steed is still going strong. He's reached the letter M in his journey through the ass end of...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 5/20/78

If Jason Hare can't have you, he don't want nobody, baby. Join him for a look back at 1978, where, with a little luck, we'll shadow dance...


Into the Ear of Madness, Music

Into the Ear of Madness: Week 12 — Say Hello to the New Foster

Over the next year Terje Fjelde has agreed to listen to nothing but David Foster on his iPod. He’s loaded the thing with over 1,200...