Tag: Johnny Rivers

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #54: Watch the World Argue — Songs About Dancing

I’ve been sitting on this idea for about a year. It felt too obvious, but then I ran into a really busy stretch, and then suddenly...

Bobby Freeman

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Freeman, “Do You Want To Dance”

Bobby Freeman wrote and recorded one of the most covered songs in the history of rock and roll...

Willie Hutch

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Willie Hutch, “Love Power”

Willie Hutch was a producer, songwriter, arranger, and hit-maker with 1975's "Love Power"...

Wilson Pickett

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “In The Midnight Hour”

It's New Year's Eve! Everybody's waiting for The Midnight Hour...

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...

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...

Grand Hotel - Explorers Club

Music, News

New Music: The Explorers Club, “Grand Hotel”

I love new music. And I love old music. Therefore, by extension, there are very few things I love more than when new bands make old music....

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Music

Versionality: “Into the Mystic”

To celebrate St. Patrick's Day, Kelly Stitzel discusses her favorite Van Morrison song and its many cover versions....

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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...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 3)

Here are some fun facts about singer-songwriter Jules Shear: 1. He’s from Pittsburgh. So is actor Jeff Goldblum, who stars in the...