Tag: Robert Palmer

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #39: The Devil Take Your Stereo — “(This) and (That)” Songs, Vol. I

I am not afraid to admit that the themed shows are better because my friends' song suggestions are better than mine. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #30: Hayley Mills

When it takes an hour to come up with a follow-up track to a song...that's a sign. ...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #21: In the Snow We All Look Cold

Fair warning: this week's show was heavily influenced by "Mad World: An Oral History of New Wave Artists and Songs That Defined the 1980s."...

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

The Gap Band - Early in the Morning

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Gap Band, “Early In The Morning”

The Gap Band was one of the most influential funk bands of all time...

Like Omigod!, Music, Popdose

Like, Omigod! Digging Through the ’80s Pop Culture Box, Part 23

We’re well into the home stretch of Disc Six now, and I hope you’re all rested up — because this week, we’re BRINGIN’ THE...

The Meters - Cissy Strut

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Meters, “Cissy Strut”

The Meters were well known as sidemen, but had hits of their own as well...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Madonna, “Take a Bow”

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


Thank You for the Music!

Join the Popdose Staff as they say "Thank You" to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives....

Phill Brown, “Are We Still Rolling?”

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Phill Brown, “Are We Still Rolling?”

Engineer and producer Phill Brown reflects on more than four decades in the music business with "Are We Still Rolling?" Chris Holmes weighs...


Music, Weeknight '80s Dance Party

Weeknight ’80s Dance Party: 4/20/11

Put on your dancing shoes and strap on your guitar. It's time to rock a little and dance a little at the Weeknight '80s Dance Party....


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 37

Be sure to show your AARP card to get access to Bottom Feeders this week. Jimmy Page and Tom Petty bring along both Joe and Steve Perry to...


Friday Night Videos!, Music

Friday Night Videos!: The Hits of 1986

If you’re holding your breath for the day MTV starts playing music videos again, let it go. It’s never going to happen, not while...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Robert Palmer in Maryland, September ’80

You may have noticed that updates from Bootleg City have been erratic the past few weeks. Well, it’s all the mayor’s fault. It seems...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 9/24/88

What artist is currently being credited on the Internet as winning five Grammy Awards when, in fact, she's won zero? What song supposedly...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 66

Don't be alarmed, baby -- that tingling you're feeling isn't herpes. It's time for another installment of Bottom Feeders, and this time,...


Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 11/1/86

Howdy, everybody!  Happy Halloween!  Between Tina Turner’s hair and Eddie Money’s face, it’s quite a scary week...


Chartburn, Music

Chartburn: 9/12/08

kml_flashembed movie="http://www.youtube.com/v/uAzF8iJ0gMw" width="425" height="350" wmode="transparent" / Mainstream Rock: Robert Palmer,...


Music, Popdose, White Label

White Label Wednesday: Robert Palmer, “You Are in My System”

  Or, the very first 12” mix I ever heard and saw with my own eyes. My sister brought it home with her from college one Christmas....