Tag: Neil Diamond

Aaron Neville

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Aaron Neville, “Tell It Like It Is”

Aaron Neville has had an impressive career with his brothers and as a solo artist but his biggest hit came in 1966...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Monkees, “The Monkees 50”

Time and time again, compilations of certain artists are released that never seem to do that artist complete justice.  I can think of...

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...

Comedy, Popdose Flashback

Popdose Flashback: The Comedy Albums of Albert Brooks

Albert Brooks made two comedy albums in the '70s. Both have stood the test of time....

Billy Preston

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Preston, “Will It Go Round In Circles”

"Will It Go Round In Circles" was one of the biggest hits in a legendary career...

Music, News

Music News: The Jewbadours to Play “The Last Schmaltz” on December 23

Bring out your inner Jew at "The Last Schmaltz" at the Highline Ballroom....

Contests, Music

Popdose Giveaway: Neil Diamond T-Shirt & CD Bundle

Popdose gives away the greatest t-shirt ever, and a copy of Neil Diamond's new CD....

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

Music, Popular Culture, You're Dead to Us

You’re Dead to Us: Medleys

In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation...

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

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

Perhaps one of the sexiest duets recorded. Diamond and Streisand are the definition of all that is chemistry. ...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: July 20, 2012

All aboard the Friday Five! Next stop: the weekend!...

AM Gold: 1974

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 52

"This week certainly is no stunner, is it?"...

AM Gold: 1972

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 42

Wait, is that Neil Diamond on this week's AM Gold? Nope, it's just Gallery....


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...


Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Brian Wilson

As Brian Wilson hits the big 6-9, Popdose looks back at 15 occasions when the former Beach Boy has been The Very Guest Of various artists...


Music, Wandering the Aisles

Wandering the Aisles: Neil Diamond Turns on His Heartlight

Yesterday, Neil Diamond was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame’s Class of 2011. It was the ultimate recognition for the iconic...


Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Josh Groban, “Hidden Away”

Rob Smith Can't Say No to finding the answer to the ages-old question: Do they play Josh Groban music in Hell?...


Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 9

Join Jeff Giles, Jason Hare and Dave Lifton for a fantastic discussion about Drooling Fanaticism with special guest Steve Almond, author of...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Rock Gets Religion”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE When rock-and-roll reared its beautiful/ugly head, the backlash against it was pretty ferocious. The cultural...


Book Reviews, Books, How Bad Can It Be?

How Bad Can It Be?: “Neil Diamond Is Forever”

In the abstract, Neil Diamond seems like somebody I should dig. Smart dude; good work ethic, fairly self-aware, tries a lot of different...


Music, Rock Court

Rock Court, Small Claims Division: The Romantics vs. John Mellencamp

All rise. The rules of this courtroom are simple. You will be presented with two songs, one by the plaintiff and one by the defendant. It...


Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-Fifth Day of Mellowmas: The Mayor of Bethle-Phlegm

Oh, don't look so surprised -- you knew this Mellowmas would end up with Bob Dylan croaking under a Santa hat, didn't you?...


Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-Fourth Day of Mellowmas: ‘Twas the Night Before Mellowmas

Christmas is a time for jolly old fat men, but this is ridiculous. Who let Rush Limbaugh in here?...


Mellowmas, Music

The Third Day of Mellowmas: The Return of Diamondmas

Neil Diamond hates the holidays almost as much as he hates you, and Jason Hare and Jeff Giles have found the audio proof....



Versionality: “Stagger Lee”

In our new series, Kelly Stitzel and the Popdose staff bring you 27 -- count 'em! -- versions of the great blues-folk song "Stagger Lee."...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Earworm Attack!”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Let me get this out in the open: I work in a dangerous place.  No, I don’t work with nuclear...



Awful/Awesome: “Neil Diamond … Hello Again”

Do you have about 45 minutes to spare? If so, you won’t want to spend it watching Neil Diamond … Hello Again, a television...


Into the Ear of Madness, Music

Into the Ear of Madness, Week 42 (oops, 32) — Feel the Neil

Over the next year Terje Fjelde has agreed to listen to nothing but David Foster on his iPod. He’s loaded the thing with over 1,200...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/7/70

Why do I love today’s CHART ATTACK! author? Well, there are many reasons. First and foremost, of course, is his fantastic, thoughtful...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 25

The other day someone asked me what the “most valuable” record in my collection is. It’s a question I’ve always...