Tag: Lou Rawls

Sam Cooke

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sam Cooke, “Having A Party”

Saying goodbye to a dreadful year with the ultimate party anthem...

Bobby Hebb

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Hebb, “Sunny”

Bobby Hebb wrote "Sunny" in response to personal and national tragedy...

McFadden & Whitehead

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: McFadden & Whitehead, “Ain’t No Stoppin’ Us Now”

In 1979 the songwriting and producing team stepped out for a smash of their own...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Paul, “Me and Mrs. Jones”

Billy Paul's career was not limited to one hit single...

Soul Serenade - Garland Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Garland Green, “Jealous Kind Of Fella”

Remembering a forgotten soul classic from '69...

Soul Serenade - Hall & Oates

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Hall & Oates, “She’s Gone”

It was the beginning of a Hall of Fame career for Hall & Oates...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: December 20, 2013

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lou Rawls, “Love Is a Hurtin’ Thing”

Lou Rawls is remembered as a great entertainer. He was an equally great soul singer....

Popblerd!

UnSung Announces Season 6 (Sort Of…)

TVOne's hit documentary series "UnSung" has just announced some of their subjects for Season 6. Click to find out who made the cut!...

AM Gold: 1976

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 58

Gasoline might have been in short supply in the '70s, but mellow tunes were not....

Music, Popdose, Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date) Tonight

Merry Christmas, baby. Songs for you and your baby his holiday date night. Make out under the mistletoe. Go....

Music

Versionality: “Season of the Witch”

In the latest installment of Versionality, Kelly Stitzel takes a look at some of the many covers of Donovan's "Season of the Witch."...

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Music, Popdose, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: 4/15/11 (Wedding Songs)

Yes, yes, June is the traditional month of the year associated with weddings, but your brother isn’t getting married this Sunday is...

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Television, TV Reviews

TV Review: “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over” American Masters (PBS)

Maybe it’s because I’ve read Peter Guralnick’s comprehensive 2005 Sam Cooke biography Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 72

Bottom Feeders reaches the letter R this week, which means plenty of rockin' with the likes of Rainbow, Bonnie Raitt, Ratt, and -- hey,...

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Jesus of Cool, Music

Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’70s

Continuing his decade-by-decade look of great second-place finishes in pop music, Jon Cummings moves on to the '70s, including #2 hits from...