Tag: Philly soul

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Linda Creed, Songwriter

“Linda Creed was such a sweet young lady. She started out wanting to be a singer and she wasn’t a bad singer but she was a...

Benny Spellman

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Benny Spellman, “Lipstick Traces (on a Cigarette)”

Benny Spellman came from Florida but became a legend in New Orleans...

Soul Serenade - Soul Survivors

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Soul Survivors, “Expressway To Your Heart”

"Expressway" started it all for Gamble & Huff...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Holman, “Hey There Lonely Girl”

Eddie Holman is primarily remembered for one song, but what a song it was...

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Music, Popdose

Here’s Something Else!: Hall and Oates That Doesn’t, You Know, Suck

Hall and Oates are, of course, the poster boys for what happens when hair gel meets R&B. Funny thing is, they were originally anything...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Anniversary MegaMix 1

Ken Shane celebrates the six-month anniversary of his Soul Serenade column with an awesome mix that includes every song that has appeared...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Delfonics, “Didn’t I (Blow Your Mind This Time)

Working with producer Thom Bell, the Delfonics hit the charts with a string of unforgettable singles, including 1970's "Didn't I (Blow Your...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes, “Wake Up Everybody”

Last weekend I attended a Triple-A radio conference in Philadelphia. The event is called Non-Comm (as in noncommercial radio), and...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Daryl Hall & John Oates

The career-spanning, four-disc box set Do What You Want, Be What You Are: The Music of Daryl Hall & John Oates comes out October 13,...

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Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Bunny Sigler, “The Best of Bunny Sigler: Sweeter Than the Berry” (1996)

Note: My brother’s visiting from out of town this week, so I’ve got less time than I normally do for blog-type stuff;...