Tag: Peter Guralnick

Rufus Thomas

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rufus Thomas, “Walking the Dog”

“His music … brought a great deal of joy to the world, but his personality brought even more, conveying a message of grit,...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 20 Music Trends That Probably Weren’t Actually Trends

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to...

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...

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...

Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sam Cooke, “A Change Is Gonna Come” at 50

When Sam Cooke died in '64 he left behind his most important song...


Books, Music

The Popdose Book Club Presents: Our Favorite (And Least Favorite) Rock Books

Put down your iPod and pick up one of these Popdose Staff endorse books....



Happy Birthday to the King

Elvis Presley would have been 74 years old today. As famous as he was in life, he’s achieved immortality in death. He may be bigger...