Tag: Quincy Jones

Dennis Coffey

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dennis Coffey, “Scorpio”

Legendary studio guitarist Dennis Coffey had a hit of his own in '71...

Heatwave

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Heatwave, “Always And Forever” (RIP Rod Temperton)

Remembering the great songwriter Rod Temperton whose songs were the soundtrack of the '80s...

Rufus with Chaka Khan

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rufus & Chaka Khan, “Ain’t Nobody”

Rufus scored one last hit with this 1983 smash...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Carl Hall, “You Don’t Know Nothing About Love”

A new compilation from Omnivore shines a light on an unjustly forgotten soul singer...

Soul Serenade - Brothers Johnson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Brothers Johnson, “I’ll Be Good To You”

The Brothers Johnson ruled the funk world in the '70s...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: January 9, 2015

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 12, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community. ...

Soul Serenade - Ashford & Simpson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ashford & Simpson, “Solid”

The legendary songwriters had a smash of their own in '84...

Soul Serenade - Mel Carter

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Mel Carter, “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me”

One unforgettable song made Mel Carter immortal...

The Rockford Files (Mike Post and Pete Carpenter)

Popdose Lists, Television

Top 10 TV Themes of the ’70s

Get ready to get funky and then mellow with this list of the ten greatest TV theme songs from the 1970s. No drum machines need apply....

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Nightliners, “Love Fool”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Manchild, “Funky Situation”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday Special Edition! Best Original Song, 1986

Hop in the DeLorean and travel back to 1986 with Kelly Stitzel as she takes a look at the Best Original Song Oscar nominees from that year....

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: The Whispers, “Rock Steady”

Join Popdose for a look back at three decades of Babyface's wide-ranging influence as a singer, songwriter, and producer....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 43

The 43rd installment of Bottom Feeders, keeps up with the Jones's, ha. ...

Popblerd!

bLISTerd: The 100 Best R&B Songs of the ’90s (#90-#81)

The King of Pop is all over this installment of the Best R&B songs of the '90s, placing three songs here. Find out who else made the...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Average White Band, “If I Ever Lose This Heaven”

In the wake of Robbie McIntosh's death the previous year, AWB had a tough time making their third album. Fortunately they persevered and...

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 22

Perfect for your soul-crushing trip to the mall on this Black Friday: A rundown of a classic Top 10 from November 1983. It's the Popdose...

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Music, Television

Here’s Something Else!: Remember Must Hear Television? Celebrating classic prime-time themes

In many ways, television is a technological wonder these days, what with remote controls, digital signals and DVRs. But, for those who fell...

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Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 10: “Give Me the Night”

There's music in the air and lots of lovin' everywhere on this Jheri Curl Friday, thanks to George Benson....

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 7/22/11 (Shut Up and Play! – My favorite instrumentals)

Don't you just wish you could just enjoy your favorite bands without a singer getting in the way for once? Your wish is this week's Popdose...

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Music, Podcast

Popdose Podcast Extra: Michaels on Michael (Plus)

It's been two years since Michael Jackson died, and several of Popdose's Michaels paid tribute in this special Popdose Podcast extra....

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Film, The Composers

The Composers: John Williams

The Popdose Staff, along with noted film preservationist Michael Matessino, discuss the remarkable career of John Williams....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: A Soulful Thanksgiving

In the true spirit of what the holiday has become, Ken Shane serves up a musical feast full of Thanksgiving flavor....

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Michael Jackson, Part Four

On the one-year anniversary of Michael Jackson's death, Mike Heyliger concludes his four-part guide to Jackson's music....

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Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Michael Jackson, Part Three

Mike Heyliger's tribute to the King of Pop moves into the Jackson 5's post-Motown era -- and some of their greatest success....

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: George Benson, “Songs and Stories”

Four years ago GRP/Verve released Best of George Benson Live, recorded at a concert the veteran jazz guitarist and singer gave in Belfast,...

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Music, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Quincy Jones featuring Ray Charles and Chaka Khan, “I’ll Be Good to You”

David Medsker takes us back to the waning moments of the '80s this week, with a look at what happened when a bouncy pop hit from Q, Brother...

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Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: Michael Jackson Edition

Jason Hare takes a look at some of Michael Jackson's most (and least) memorable tracks to grace the Top 10 on this week's CHART ATTACK!...

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Current Events, Music

Remembering Michael

Stay tuned throughout the weekend as we continue our tribute to Michael Jackson, with reflections and remembrances from the Popdose staff....