Tag: Paul Williams

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #50: Heat Beneath Your Winter — Dreams, Vol. I

The idea came, as a lot of my ideas do, from a Duran Duran song. Do I have enough songs to do a full show about dreams? As I quickly...

Dobie Gray

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dobie Gray, “Drift Away”

"Drift Away" was a smash in 1973 and then again 30 years later...

Temptations - Al Green

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: “I Can’t Get Next To You” – Which Version Gets Next To You?

The muscular Tempts or the slow-burning Al Green. Which version is your favorite?...

Soul Serenade - My Girl at 50

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “My Girl” at 50

An American classic turns 50 on Sunday...

Soul Serenade - Eddie Kendricks

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Kendricks, “Keep On Truckin'”

David Ruffin was not the only Temptation who went on to solo success...

Blu-ray Reviews, Film

Blu-ray Review: The Muppet Movie: the Original Classic- Nearly 35th Anniversary Edition

It doesn’t matter how many new Muppet movies get made, though; none can equal the charm and witty humor of the 1979 original....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “My Girl” (A Cappella)

The Temptations' hit "My Girl" is the very definition of a Motown standard. This week Ken Shane unearths a rare a cappella version of the...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1974

Kelly Stitzel brings back her special series taking a look at past Best Original Song Oscar nominees. This week, she discusses the nominees...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Temptations, “You’re My Everything”

It’s surprising to me that we’re now several months into Soul Serenade, and I have yet to feature a track by the Temptations....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: David Ruffin, “Walk Away From Love”

I have mixed feelings when it comes to telling people about some of the shows I’ve seen. After all, the Beatles in ’64, Dylan...

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: The Zombies, “Odessey & Oracle: The 40th Anniversary Concert”

In June of 1967, the Zombies entered EMI’s Abbey Road studios to record their masterpiece, Odessey & Oracle. Earlier that year,...

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Hooks 'N' You, Music, Popdose Interviews

Hooks ‘N’ You: Richard Barone, “Cool Blue Halo” and Other Works

Live albums have been a staple of the music business for ages, and even if you’re someone who loudly proclaims to have no interest in...

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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...