Tag: Percy Sledge

Shades of Blue

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Shades of Blue, “Oh How Happy”

Shades of Blue had an Edwin Starr-written hit in '66...

The Ovations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Ovations, “Touching Me”

A revived group of Ovations with a new lineup scored a hit in 1972...

Johnny Ace

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny Ace, “Pledging My Love”

Johnny Ace was one of the biggest stars of the '50s until one fateful Christmas Day in Houston...

James & Bobby Purify

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: James & Bobby Purify, “I’m Your Puppet”

James & Bobby Purify launched their career with a Muscle Shoals classic...

percy sledge

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Percy Sledge, “It Tears Me Up”

Ken Shane pays tribute to Percy Sledge, the great Southern soul singer who we lost this week...

Jimmy Hughes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Jimmy Hughes, “Steal Away”

"Steal Away" made the world aware of a small Alabama town...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: James Carr, “You’ve Got My Mind Messed Up”

James Carr was one of soul music's most brilliant talents, but his career was derailed by mental illness....

AM Gold: 1966

Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 19

We're one week away from the end of AM Gold: 1966, and for the Popdose staff it seems it couldn't come fast enough....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Percy Sledge, “The Atlantic Recordings” — Win It!

We've come to expect reissue brilliance from Rhino Handmade. Their new Percy Sledge release is no exception. One lucky reader has a chance...