Tag: Kenny Rogers

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?...


Rock of Aging: 30 Years Later, the “We Are the World” Album Still Stinks

“We Are The World,” the charity single to end all charity singles (except it didn’t), was recorded 30 years ago this week. It was an...

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Richard Marx on Breaking Rules and His New Album, “Beautiful Goodbye”

Richard Marx joins us to talk about his new album Beautiful Goodbye, writing songs with Ringo Starr and why it's okay to break all of the...

Goin' Country

Goin’ Country: The 2013 CMA Awards

  The 47th annual Country Music Association Awards were broadcast on ABC this week and, as in the past, the show was a pleasant blend...

Kenny Rogers -- image courtesy of Warner Brothers

Music, Popdose Exclusives, Popdose Interviews

Kenny Rogers On His New Album And The George Jones Duet That Never Happened

Kenny Rogers talks to Popdose about his reunion with Dolly and a planned duet with George Jones that unfortunately didn't happen....

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...

Styx, Kilroy Was Here

Music, Podcast

Chart Attack!, Episode 2

Chart Attack! is back for episode 2, covering the Top 10 from March 19, 1983....

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Peter Beckett of Player

Remember the band Player? Sure you do…and even if you think you don’t, it’ll only take three words to remind you who they...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Hit Songs by Older Adults, Made for Older Adults

A new series in which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes,...

The Vinyl Diaries

The Vinyl Diaries: Juice Newton, “Juice”

Rob Smith takes the guilt out of guilty pleasures and proclaims his love for Juice Newton....

Music, Popdose, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: “Coward of the County” by Kenny Rogers

Kenny Rogers scored solo hits beginning in 1977, but many of his early singles seemed to exist out of time. They sure didn’t sound...

AM Gold: 1978

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 68

That's a wrap on AM Gold: 1978, friends. That means we have just one more year of Time-Life treasures to explore before our little...

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 22

Perfect for your soul-crushing trip to the mall on this Black Friday: A rundown of a classic Top 10 from November 1983. It's the Popdose...

Consumerism, Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Roundtable: Over-merchandised Artists

From chicken to coffee and Jimmy Buffett to Ryan Tedder, the Popdose staff recounts those musicians whose merchandising presences are...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Session Bass Legend Joe Chemay

After a few years of plundering my parents’ vinyl collection and taping songs off the radio, I finally got around to buying my first...


Mellowmas, Music

The Nineteenth Day of Mellowmas: Kenny’s Beard Strikes Back

Kenny Rogers takes a break from his busy plastic surgery schedule to record yet another Christmas album, and all of us are poorer for it....


Rob Smith Can't Say No, TV on DVD

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: “Christmas in Canaan”

It breaks Rob Smith's achy breaky heart that he Can't Say No to Billy Ray Cyrus' Hallmark holiday movie, "Christmas in Canaan."...


Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Josh Groban, “Hidden Away”

Rob Smith Can't Say No to finding the answer to the ages-old question: Do they play Josh Groban music in Hell?...


Mellowmas, Music

The Nineteenth Day of Mellowmas: Dollytoe’s Revenge

With Mellowmas Eve just a few short days away, it's time for Jason and Jeff to celebrate the return of Dolly Parton -- or is that Cesar...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 75

Hi, this is Popdose senior editor Robert Cass, and you’re listening to Bottom Feeders, a countdown of every song that charted below...


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?...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 67

Dave Steed's got, Steed's got, Steed's got what you need -- which is, of course, another incredible installment of Bottom Feeders. This...


Motion Picture Soundtrack

Motion Picture Soundtrack: “Just Checked In”

The first time I realized I was driving by one of the locations used in The Big Lebowski (1998)- Johnie’s Coffee Shop – I...


Mellowmas, Music

The Fifteenth Day of Mellowmas: Dollytoe!

Last year, on the Fifteenth Day of Mellowmas, we tortured ourselves by listening to Kenny Rogers and Dolly Parton sing “I Believe in...


Into the Ear of Madness, Music

Into the Ear of Madness: Week 19 — I Have a Style, But It’s Very Subtle

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...


Future Retro, Music

Future Retro: Sheena Easton, “Fabulous”

SHE’S A MODERN GIRL (na na na na na) Back in the neon-colored days of the ’80s, Sheena Easton ruled the Adult Contemporary...


Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 3/28/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/eLhpHjmxNw8" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: Lenny Kravitz,...



The Year in Rock: 1978

Although released in late 1977, the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack would be impossible to ignore for much of 1978, with the Bee...


Current Events, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: Parade (of Lies!)

I should start subscribing to the newspaper again on Sundays. But the only part of the paper I’m interested in is Parade...