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Jon Batiste

Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Newport Folk Festival 2018

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Drake

A Fan's Notes, Music, Year-End Best-Of Lists

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2017

In early 2015 I published a list of my favorite albums of the previous year. In my story, I chastised writers who had rushed to get their...

Music

Prince: A Remembrance

On what would have been Prince's 58th birthday, Jeff Hall pays extended tribute to the great one's music, film and life....

CD Reviews, Music

CD REVIEW: The Staple Singers, “Freedom Highway Complete”

The Staple Singers' 1965 album, recorded shortly after the Selma marches, gets expanded and reissued....

Television

Why Stephen Colbert’s “We’ll Meet Again” Singalong Was the Greatest Send-Off in TV History

It’s been half a day since Stephen Colbert ended The Colbert Report and the way it went out is still circulating in my head. Not even...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2014

Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival....

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...

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Rewind: “National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation”

The Soundtrack Saturday reruns continue, this week with a Christmas movie everyone seems to love, National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation....

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A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2011

Ken Shane was back at the Newport Folk Festival this year -- but this time, he wasn't just there as a journalist....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Staple Singers, “I’ll Take You There”

Ken Shane will be covering the Newport Folk Festival for Popdose again this weekend. Among the artists he looks forward to seeing is soul...

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Music, News

Live Music: 2011 Newport Folk Festival Lineup Announced

Last night, the lineup for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival was announced at a live event in Cambridge, MA....

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Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Folk Festival 50, Newport, R.I. (Day One)

The Newport Folk Festival turned 50 over the weekend, and Popdose's Ken Shane was there. Read his recap of the festival's first day here....

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Music

Fall Music Preview: 21 New Releases to Listen For

Ah, the fourth quarter. It isn’t as much of an event as it used to be, but even as the music industry crumbles to dust before our...