Tag: Pete Seeger

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Cult of Dylan

Why did so many, when given the chance to speak, let Dylan speak for them?...

Music, Popdose Lists

The Popdose 100: The Greatest Protest Songs of All Time

Can a song change the world? Popular music has always been looked on as something of a disposable pleasure: reflective of its times, sure,...

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

Jason Isbell

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2015

Superstars, secret stars, rising stars, and a ghost from the past hovering over it all....

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....

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Reissue Reviews

A Fan’s Notes: Bob Dylan, “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11”

The legendary sessions finally get a complete release...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2014

Exhilarating. Emotional. Exhausting. The 2014 Newport Folk Festival....

Soul Serenade - The Staple Singers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Staple Singers, “Let’s Do It Again”

The Staple Singers let go of the past on this 1975 classic...


Remembering Pete Seeger

This isn’t a proper obituary of Pete Seeger. If that’s what you want, please read Popdose founder Jeff Giles’ beautifully written...


Popblerd New Release Report 9/25/12: Push & Shove Your Way Into Your Record Store

No Doubt will be competing with Mumford & Sons and Lupe Fiasco for the title of this week's biggest selling new release. Who will...

Books, Kirkus Reviews

Popdose at Kirkus Reviews: Sportin’ a Woody for Folk Music

For almost 80 years, Kirkus Reviews has served as the industry bible for bookstore buyers, librarians, and ordinary readers alike. Now...

Podcast, Songs of Freedom

Songs of Freedom: Episode Two

For the second episode of “Songs of Freedom”, Matthew Bolin and Lyana Fernandez focus on the Occupy movement, especially its beginning...


A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2011

Ken Shane was back at the Newport Folk Festival this year -- but this time, he wasn't just there as a journalist....


Digging for Gold, Music

Digging for Gold: The Time-Life “AM Gold” Series, Part 5

Our celebration of AM Gold's compilation series continues with the first batch of songs from 1963. Hello Beach Boys!...


50CCM50, Music

50CCM50, Part Five

Popdose.com presents the Top Ten CCM albums of all-time as determined by Dw. Dunphy....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Preservation Hall Jazz Band, “Preservation: An Album to Benefit Preservation Hall”

The Preservation Hall Jazz Band has always been rooted in tradition, and at this point, the group is a tradition itself — to the...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Pete Seeger, “Live in ’65”

Pete Seeger’s unlikely late-career resurgence continues with Live in ’65, Appleseed Recordings’ latest contribution to...


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Folk Festival 50, Newport, R.I. (Day Two)

To be honest, I had my doubts about Day Two of Folk Festival 50. First of all, I was still tired from the day one. Next, it appeared that...


Concert Reviews, Music

Live Music: Folk Festival 50, Newport, R.I. (Day One)

The Newport Folk Festival turned 50 over the weekend, and Popdose's Ken Shane was there. Read his recap of the festival's first day here....



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."...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Simon & Garfunkel, “Live 1969”

Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel gave the world something that has never been fully recognized, I think. Now, I enjoy folk music and several of...


Music, Television

Pete Seeger on “Late Night with David Letterman”

I’ve been waiting for this to show up on YouTube since the night it aired. Hallelujah: kml_flashembed...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: Pete Seeger, “The Power of Song”

Pete Seeger: The Power of Song purchase this DVD (Amazon) You need to see this movie. He’s happily existed on the outskirts of the...



Fall Music Preview: 21 New Releases to Listen For

Ah, the fourth quarter. It isn’t as much of an event as it used to be, but even as the music industry crumbles to dust before our...