Tag: Minnie Riperton

Fontella Bass

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Fontella Bass, “Rescue Me”

Fontella Bass scored big with the unfairly labeled "Aretha record that Aretha never made"...

Maurice White

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Keep Your Head To The Sky”

The world lost a musical giant when Maurice White died last week at 74...

Soul Serenade - Ohio Players

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ohio Players, “Love Rollercoaster”

Maximum funk from the pride of the Buckeye State...

AM Gold: 1975

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 56

As we will learn in this, the fourth and final installment in AM Gold: 1975, few things inspire passion and raw emotion in us like... Glen...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Average White Band, “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”

In the wake of Robbie McIntosh's death the previous year, AWB had a tough time making their third album. Fortunately they persevered and...

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/22/10 — Peace and Love

Peace and love - they were meant to be together. With that in mind, Michael Fortes brings together a mix of 20 songs with "peace" and...

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Music, One Day in Your Life

One Day in Your Life: July 15, 1979

July 15, 1979, was a Sunday. In the Soviet Union, it’s Metallurgist’s Day. With gasoline prices skyrocketing again and his...