Tag: Mike Douglas

The Diamonds

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Diamonds, “The Stroll”

Proving that soul knows no geographical bounds, this Canadian group raced up the charts in 1957....


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...


DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Motown: The DVD”

Let’s begin with the facts. Motown: The DVD contains 18 vintage clips of Motown artists performing some of their best known songs....


Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: There’s Always a Riot Goin’ On

The following piece originally appeared as an entry in Popdose’s Most Disturbing Halloween EVER! series. “Everyday...