Tag: Ray Charles

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Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Popdose Holiday Mixtape 2010

Last Christmas, we gave you our heart, but you were too busy doing real stuff. Hey, it’s perfectly understandable. We launched a...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Planes, Trains and Automobiles”

Before Zach Galifianakis was Between Two Ferns John Candy was "between two pillows." Kelly Stitzel explores the soundtrack to the...

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Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “The Sure Thing”

John Cusack goes on a cross-country journey with Daphne Zuniga to find The Sure Thing and Kelly Stitzel finally decides to go along...

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Theatre, Theatre Is Easy

Theatre Is Easy: Broadway 2010-’11 Preview

This past Broadway season felt off. The plays were quite good but the musicals were pretty disappointing, and the Tony Awards ceremony,...

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Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: For the Kiddies, Part 1

Popdose's Rob Smith Can't Say No to recent kid's music from Birdie and Milkshake. Watch him connect with his inner five-year-old at...

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Music, Whoops!

Whoops!: Ray Charles, “My World”

What happens when you try and turn an aging genius into a New Jack Swing artist? Welcome to hel -- er, Ray Charles' My World....

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DVD Reviews, Film

DVD Review: “Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live”

There seem to be two camps of people when it comes to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame: those who feel that rock and roll deserves a...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Bleu, “A Watched Pot”

Sometimes criticizing a recording is easy. It’s just like pulling a trigger. You’ve heard the songs, you dislike the songs and...

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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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Music, Song-Off

Song-Off Jr.: Gambling

One of the special treasures of living in Los Angeles or San Diego is knowing that the adult amusement park of Las Vegas is only a brief...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Michael Bolton, “Soul Provider”

In Bull Durham, Kevin Costner’s character Crash Davis chides Nuke LaLoosh (Tim Robbins) for his laziness and lack of focus on the...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Nilsson

One of my favorite pebbles of pop-culture minutiae is that Curtis Armstrong, the actor who played Herbert Viola on Moonlighting in the late...