Tag: Mary Wells

Jackie Ross

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Jackie Ross, “Selfish One”

When the world was waiting for another Mary Wells hit Jackie Ross stepped up...

Wilson Pickett

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “In The Midnight Hour”

It's New Year's Eve! Everybody's waiting for The Midnight Hour...

Soul Serenade - The Valentinos

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Valentinos, “It’s All Over Now”

Two new collections document the work of legendary artists on a legendary label...

Soul Serenade - Brenda Holloway

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Brenda Holloway, “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”

Brenda Holloway hit it big. A year later BS&T hit it bigger....

Alison Moyet

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Alison Moyet, “Invisible”

One of the great songs of the '80s has a classic pedigree...

Mary Wells

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Mary Wells, “My Guy”

Mary Wells was the First Lady of Motown...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: April 26, 2013

The Friday Five: sharing is caring. ...

Popblerd!

Mary Wells & Sly & The Family Stone Book Reviews: Big Money Goes To Soul School

If you're a fan of soul music, we've got reviews of two books you must add to your must-read list....

Book Reviews, Books, Music

Book Review: Mary Wells: The Tumultuous Life of Motown’s First Superstar

An interesting new book takes a look at the life, successes and troubles of Motown's first "First Lady," Mary Wells....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Brenda Holloway, “Every Little Bit Hurts”

Brenda Holloway isn't often included in the discussion of great female Motown vocalists. Ken Shane tells us why she deserves to be....

AM Gold: 1964

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 11

Another Wednesday, another batch of AM Gold for your listening pleasure. This week rolls on with the third installment from 1964....

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Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 1

Popdose breaks down the first five songs from Time-Life Music's AM Gold: 1962 compilation album, and takes time to enjoy a classic 1980s...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Holland, “Leaving Here”

Eddie Holland had moderate success as a recording artist, but his greatest contribution came as a member of one of the leading songwriting...

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Current Events, Music

Motown at 50

Today is a very important day in the history of popular music. It was on this day in 1959 that Motown was born. An auto worker by the name...