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Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, “If You Don’t Know Me by Now”

Alright, I admit it. There’s more Philly Soul covered in this column than music from any other soul capitol. There are a few reasons...

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

Television, TV on DVD

TV on DVD: “The Midnight Special” (Collector’s Edition Box Set)

If you dig Seventies music, you'll dig the massive DVD box set celebrating "The Midnight Special." Rob Smith reviews....

The Meters - Cissy Strut

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Meters, “Cissy Strut”

The Meters were well known as sidemen, but had hits of their own as well...

Popblerd!

Spin Cycle: Nona Hendryx, Mutatis Mutandis

Soul and rock Legend Nona Hendryx is back with her first album in nearly two decades-find out why "Mutatis Mutandis" is a must-listen....

AM Gold: 1975

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 53

Disco, glam rock, and Leo Sayer are riding high on the charts, which can only mean one thing. It's time for AM Gold: 1975 baby!...

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Music

Here’s Something Else!: Five Disco Songs That Don’t, You Know, Suck

The 1970s weren't all shag carpeting and plaid pants. OK, they were. But not all of it sucked. Really....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Originals, “The Bells”

Last week, as you will no doubt recall, Soul Serenade focused on the great Laura Nyro and her song “Timer.” This week’s...