Tag: Levon Helm

Howard Tate

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Howard Tate, “Ain’t Nobody Home”

Howard Tate teamed up with the legendary Jerry Ragovoy for a string of '60s hits...

Rick Barry

A Fan's Notes, Music, Video Premieres

A Fan’s Notes: Rick Barry, “Wanderlust” (Exclusive Video Premiere)

Popdose hosts the exclusive premiere of the new video from Rick Barry...

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Reissue Reviews

A Fan’s Notes: Bob Dylan, “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11”

The legendary sessions finally get a complete release...

Soul Serenade - The Staple Singers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Staple Singers, “Let’s Do It Again”

The Staple Singers let go of the past on this 1975 classic...

Amy Helm

A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Amy Helm, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA, 3/23/13

Amy Helm and her first-rate band had a big night in Fall River...

Music, SXSW 2013

SXSW Day Four: Feelin’ About Half Past Dead

The final official night of all the South by Southwest (SXSW) lunacy in Austin sparkled with stars that seemingly tumbled in from nowhere....

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2012

Newport Folk Festival 2012 was highly anticipated, and did not disappoint....


We’re Triple Trouble, Y’all

A word regarding Adam Yauch; probably the first of many....

Levon Helm

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 23 – Levon Helm

The Popdose Podcast pays tribute to the late Levon Helm....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Chuck Willis, “Hang Up My Rock And Roll Shoes”

Chuck Willis died while at the top of his game, but he left behind some classic records....

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Levon Helm

Ken Shane pays tribute to the great Levon Helm....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Howard Tate, “8 Days On The Road”

Howard Tate died on Saturday. After making stunning records with Jerry Ragavoy in the '60s, he spent years in the wilderness before making...

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Keith Richards

We couldn’t talk about Mick Jagger without talking of his dark twin, soulmate and nemesis … wait a minute, we’ve done this...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Garland Jeffreys Returns from “In Between”

“I’m on the 90-year-plan,” Garland Jeffreys cracks. When you’re helping to raise a 15-year-old daughter and your first...



Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...


Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#35-21)

We're counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all time! See who made the list as we look at numbers 35 through 21....


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk Festival 2010, Part Two

If anything, the final day of the 2010 Newport Folk Festival was even more beautiful than the day before, and Newport Harbor was at the...



Mountain Jamming Virtually

M.P. Costello enjoyed the 2010 Mountain Jam over the weekend -- without even leaving his home....


Contests, Television

Popdose Contest: Win a “Spectacle” Prize Pack

The second season of Spectacle: Elvis Costello With … is upon us. Year two of the acclaimed Sundance Channel music series debuted...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Band, “Music From Big Pink”

Ken Shane has re-emerged from those dusty crates again, and this time he's carrying a rock and roll classic: the Band's Music From Big...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: The Black Crowes, “Before the Frost … ” “Until the Freeze … “

As you may recall, last week I wrote about a very fine Black Crowes show that took place at the Stone Pony in Asbury Park. The show was...



Top of the First: Popdose’s Music Picks for 2009 (So Far)

With the first six months of 2009 on the books, the Popdose staff has once again huddled up, made a list of its favorite albums of the year...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Levon Helm, “Electric Dirt”

In the late 1990s, Levon Helm was diagnosed with throat cancer. The radiation treatments reduced his once powerful voice to a mere rasp....


Music, When Good Albums Happen to Bad People

When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Robbie Robertson, “Robbie Robertson”

Robbie Robertson’s recorded output with his legendary band — that is, The Band — and his solo career would seem like...


Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Various Artists, “Largo”

Various Artists – Largo (1998) purchase this album Before telling you how much I love this album, and how I’ve hung onto it...