Working without a set list Los Lobos just let it rip in Fall River
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Martha & the Vandellas had their first hit with their second Gordy single
Wilson Pickett had a storied career with Atlantic Records in the ’60s.
Manfred Mann made it big, the Exciters made it first
Amy Helm and her first-rate band had a big night in Fall River
Clarence Carter kicked off his solo career with the classic “Slip Away”
The lineup for the 2013 Ponderosa Stomp has been announced
In the early ’70s Stevie Wonder unleashed a trio of classic albums
In 1974 William DeVaughn laid a massive slab of inspiration on the world
The scoreline for Ketty Lester reads one classic hit record and a respectable acting career
Bobby Womack has entered the twilight of his legendary career
William Bell was one of the pioneers of the Stax sound
Al Wilson is remembered for “Show and Tell” but his first classic came years earlier
War was one of the biggest bands on the planet in the ’70s
The Tams began in 1960 and live on as Carolina Beach Music legends
“Hello Stranger” was the first of several huge hits for Barbara Lewis
Even in an era of dance crazes not every one took off
Ken Shane sits down with newly rediscovered superstar Sixto Rodriguez
The Elgins revived a name at Motown that the Temptations had discarded
Ray Charles’ move from Atlantic to ABC-Paramount paid enormous dividends.
The Artistics hit it big with their 1966 single “I’m Gonna Miss You”
Peace on earth, and goodwill to all.
Ken Shane’s favorite albums of the year
Remembering Darlene Love’s second greatest Christmas song
Ken’s Shane annual gift guide
Booker T & The MG’s never equaled the success of their first record
In ’66 the Young Rascals hit big with Good Lovin’. A year later Groovin’ made them legends.
They often called him Speedo. Mr. Earl Carroll passed away this week.
Ken Shane counts his blessings with a little help from Sam & Dave
The Beatles stereo vinyl remasters are here