Tag: Power Ballads

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 17

Once more unto the breach, dear friends! As we cracked open Disc Five of this 7-disc mammoth, releasing a faint mingled scent of Pop Rocks,...

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Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 16

A glimpse at the editing process for this column — stop that snickering, you at the back, this thing absolutely does get edited — as we...

Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

Death by Power Ballad: Extreme, “More Than Words”

"Death by Power Ballad" explores Extreme's "More Than Words."...

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Death by Power Ballad: Warrant, “Heaven”

This week's "Death by Power Ballad" pays tribute to ex-Warrant front man Jani Lane and his greatest power ballad, "Heaven."...

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Death by Power Ballad: Kenny Loggins, “Meet Me Half Way”

You realize you're in love, and the song that's playing is Kenny Loggins' "Meet Me Half Way." Rob Smith explores in "Death by Power...

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Death by Power Ballad: Nazareth, “Love Hurts”

When Scottish cock rockers Nazareth slowed things down to play "Love Hurts," the whole world slowed with them. Rob Smith pays tribute in...

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Death by Power Ballad: Sammy Hagar, “Halfway to Memphis”

Death by Power Ballad returns, with Rob Smith discussing Sammy Hagar's book, unheralded albums, and terrific power ballad "Halfway to...

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Death by Power Ballad: Def Leppard, “Bringin’ on the Heartbreak”

Rob Smith's "Death by Power Ballad" focuses on the late, great Steve Clark, and Def Leppard's "Bringin' on the Heartbreak."...

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Death by Power Ballad: Kenny Loggins, “Forever”

In this week's Death by Power Ballad, Rob Smith explores the Aristotelian undertones at play in Kenny Loggins' "Forever," only at Popdose....

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Jesus of Cool: We Wuz Robbed! Great #2 Hits of the ’80s

Jon Cummings' ongoing look at great #2 hits in Billboard history moves into the '80s this week, with hit tracks from the Bangles, Journey,...