Tag: Lionel Richie

The Commodores

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Commodores, “Brick House”

The Commodores scored hit after hit in the '70s and '80s...

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?...

Chart Attack!, Music


Greetings and welcome to CHART ATTACK!, the long-defunct-but-now-resurrected series where we take a look back at a Billboard Top 10...


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Heatwave, “Always And Forever” (RIP Rod Temperton)

Remembering the great songwriter Rod Temperton whose songs were the soundtrack of the '80s...

Natalie Cole

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Natalie Cole, “This Will Be”

Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right...


Was “Brick House” A Lionel Richie Song?

Courtesy flush not included....


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...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Facing the Music

We've come to the end of the road....

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....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1986

Hop in the DeLorean and travel back to 1986 with Kelly Stitzel as she takes a look at the Best Original Song Oscar nominees from that year....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1982

After a two-year hiatus, Kelly Stitzel's Soundtrack Saturday returns! This week, she takes a look at the Best Original Song Oscar nominees...


2012 In Review (Once And For All!) On The Charts: Adele Does It Again

The Billboard charts wrapping up 2012 have been released, and the big winners were Adele and Taylor Swift. Find out who else ranked amongst...

AM Gold: 1979

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 72

With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for...

am gold 1977

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 62

One song in this room just filled the expanse with methane. Can you guess which one? - Dw. Dunphy, on seeing the second batch of songs for...

Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Carly Simon’s “Let the River Run” (1988)

Carly Simon's song from Working Girl was the first Oscar-winning song in a decade not to be a smash hit, and also it was by the iconic...

Jheri Curl Fridays, Music, Popdose

Jheri Curl Fridays 30: “You Should Be Mine (The Woo Woo Song)”

Why does this man look so concerned? Well, if you could woo woo woo, you'd know the answer to this question. Find out more in this week's...

Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weekend ’80s Dance Party – Special New Year’s Eve Edition

Kelly Stitzel helps you ring in 2012 with a special New Year's Eve* edition of the Week(end) '80s Dance Party. *Garry Marshall was not...

Mellowmas, Music

The Fourth Day of Mellowmas: Inoperable Figglehorn Mandisa

On the fourth day of Mellowmas, Christmas makes the baby Mandisa cry...

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...


Music, Podcast, Popdose

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 19

Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton finally take the heat off of mothers and focus on fathers -- Jason's dad Gary joins us for Episode...


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...


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “The Sure Thing”

John Cusack goes on a cross-country journey with Daphne Zuniga to find The Sure Thing and Kelly Stitzel finally decides to go along...


Film, Random Play

Random Play: Alvin and the Chipmunks

When the 2007 live action-animation hybrid movie of Alvin and the Chipmunks made $60 million in its opening weekend, it took people by...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/20/76

A duck, a muskrat, and Rod Stewart in a bowtie -- the only thing that could save this Billboard Top 10 is a four-minute talkbox solo. It's...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 74

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders moves into its second week of the letter R, which means it's time for some not-so-classic '80s cuts from frozen...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 1

We've invaded your browser, your radio dial, and your pop culture fantasies -- and now, at long last, it's time for us to snuggle up to...



Awful/Awesome: “Neil Diamond … Hello Again”

Do you have about 45 minutes to spare? If so, you won’t want to spend it watching Neil Diamond … Hello Again, a television...


Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Michael Jackson

Seems Uncle Donnie has recently taken a shine to the King of Pop; this particular missive was near the top of the Skwatzenschitz...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/24/84

Hey everybody!  Just think: one week from now, you’ll probably be feeling full and somewhat nauseous from all the food...