Tag: Paul McCartney

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

2018’s 50 Best Albums: An Apocalypse Survival Guide

While it’s safe to say most of us want to forget all about 2018, there are hundreds of incredible albums by stellar artists across...

Concert for George

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: “Concert for George” (Four-LP Box Set)

The sublime Concert for George has been released in a stunning new four-LP box set...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Matt Mehlan, “The Mehlans”

There’s electronic buzzing, post-something refrains, borderline-tribal heat, and occasional Rhodes-and-bass grooves. There’s also,...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: The 75 Best Paul McCartney Songs

On June 18, Paul McCartney celebrated his 75th birthday. With enviable longevity and prodigious musical gifts, he’s amassed a legacy...

Podcast, Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross

Radio City With Jon Grayson & Rob Ross: Episode Six (A Magic Number)

The guys are back! Unfortunately, some of the great all-time rock tunes are back too in commercial form. ...

Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 2/1/86

Greetings and welcome to CHART ATTACK!, the long-defunct-but-now-resurrected series where we take a look back at a Billboard Top 10...

Notable books of 2016

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2016

2016 was a bad year for musicians, but a good year for music books...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Trouble With “Do They Know It’s Christmas?”

What happens when advocacy is divorced from its purpose? ...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Paul McCartney, “Pure McCartney”

  What can you really say that hasn’t already been said about Paul McCartney?  This isn’t some “rock...

Music

Producer George Martin Has Passed Away

Famed producer for The Beatles was 90....

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...

Film, Music

Excess and Perversity: The James Bond Theme Songs

Radiohead released their rejected James Bond theme song over the holidays. How did it stack up against the accepted songs of the series?...

Music, News

What You Need to Know: The Streaming Beatles

At 12:01 AM this morning, the world was gifted by The Beatles' music appearing on virtually every available streaming service. But what...

Mellowmas, Mellowmas 2015, Music

The Sixth Day of Mellowmas: Greatest Mellowmas Hits — Wonderful Christmas Hell

In which the cretinous Jeff Vrabel gets what he so richly deserves...

CD Reviews, DVD Reviews, Music

DVD & CD REVIEW: THE BEATLES, “1+”

Objectivity be damned; this is The Beatles we’re talking about.  The single, most important cultural entity to happen in my...

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: Paul McCartney, “Tug of War”

A few things to get right out there:  I love this album.  I love Paul McCartney – from McCartney until this one.  This...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 19, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 5, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

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, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Wings, “Venus and Mars” and “Wings at the Speed of Sound”

That much of Paul McCartney’s post-Beatles efforts have been unavailable for so long remains something of a mystery to me.  His...

Music, Popdose Giveaway

Popdose Giveaway: Win Vinyl From The Paul McCartney Archive Collection

You could win either Venus And Mars OR Wings At The Speed Of Sound On Brand-New Vinyl LP...

Contests

Popdose Giveaway: “The Beatles in Mono” Vinyl Box Set

Popdose is giving away "The Beatles in Mono" vinyl box set!...

Music

Spotify Playlist: Night Ranger Picks Their Favorite Tunes

Veteran rockers Night Ranger might be celebrating their 31st year as a band, but that doesn’t mean that they’re slowing things...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 9, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community. ...

Chris Stamey

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: March 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for March 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...

Music, Popdose

No More Yesterdays: A Beatles-Less Paul McCartney Concert

What if Macca didn't play anything by the you-know-whos?...

Soul Serenade - Wilson Pickett, "Hey Jude"

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Hey Jude”

Liverpool and the American south came together in Muscle Shoals...

AJOBO, Music

AJOBO: Why I Quit the Beatles

This upcoming weekend marks a milestone in music history; unless you live under a rock, you already know that it was 50 years ago Sunday...

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: January 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for January 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...