Tag: Patti LaBelle

Bunny Sigler

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bunny Sigler, “Let The Good Times Roll & Feel So Good”

A leading figure in the rise of Philly Soul, Bunny Sigler scored his own hit in '67...

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....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Paul, “Me and Mrs. Jones”

Billy Paul's career was not limited to one hit single...

Donny Hathaway

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Donny Hathaway, “This Christmas”

Donny Hathaway's 1970 single has become a holiday standard...

Soul Serenade - Bobby Womack

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “If You Think You’re Lonely Now”

A great artist was lost last week when Bobby Womack died...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “Lookin’ For A Love”

Bobby Womack has entered the twilight of his legendary career...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 47

Bottom Feeders closes out 2012 with The Lady of Rage, L.A. Guns and some K7....

AM Gold: 1975

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 53

Disco, glam rock, and Leo Sayer are riding high on the charts, which can only mean one thing. It's time for AM Gold: 1975 baby!...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles, “I Sold My Heart To The Junkman”

Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles had a big hit in 1962 with "I Sold My Heart To the Junkman." Or did they?...

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Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 07: “Yo Mister”

Patti LaBelle's "Yo Mister" (with a little help from Prince) seizes the controls of the Jheri Curl Fridays ship for this 4th of July...

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Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 06: “Fishnet”

Morris Day scored the biggest hit of his solo career with "Fishnet," which reunited him with former bandmates Jam & Lewis....

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 100

Bottom Feeders continues with the letter W -- and reaches triple digits! -- with more would-be hits from the '80s....

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Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Interview: Sharon Robinson, The Leonard Cohen Collaborator Not Everybody Knows

Just what the hell is a famous blue raincoat, anyway? Maybe Jon Cummings finds out in his new Popdose Interview with Leonard Cohen...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 52

Dave Steed's Bottom Feeders celebrates its one-year anniversary this week -- and we're at the letter L, which means Lorenzo Lamas and Patti...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 3/27/76

Happy Friday, everybody, and welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK! This week’s Top 10 is relatively diverse, with a bunch...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: “The Essential O’Jays”; “The Essential Patti LaBelle”

The O’Jays – The Essential O’Jays (2008) purchase this album (Amazon) What, you thought you already bought The Essential...

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Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Various Artists, “Dragnet Original Soundtrack”

Various Artists – Dragnet Original Soundtrack (1987) purchase this album (Amazon) You know, writing about cutouts in the digital age...