Tag: Rod Stewart

Lyn Collins

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Lyn Collins, “Think (About It)”

But let me tell you something The sisters are not going for that no more ‘Cause we realize two things That you aren’t doing...

Box Office Flashback, Film

Box Office Flashback: August 27, 1987

Let us return to a time when la vida seemed a little less loca....

Chart Attack!, Music

CHART ATTACK!: 2/1/86

Greetings and welcome to CHART ATTACK!, the long-defunct-but-now-resurrected series where we take a look back at a Billboard Top 10...

Sam Cooke

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sam Cooke, “Having A Party”

Saying goodbye to a dreadful year with the ultimate party anthem...

Luther Ingram

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Luther Ingram, “(If Loving You Is Wrong) I Don’t Want To Be Right”

Luther Ingram released his indelible soul classic in 1972...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Persuaders, “Thin Line Between Love And Hate”

The Persuaders recorded a big hit of their own and original versions of hits for others...

Etta James

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Etta James, “I’d Rather Go Blind”

"I'd Rather Go Blind" was a B-side that practically defined the R&B genre...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Susanna Hoffs

Susanna Hoffs drops by the Popdose lounge to talk about the latest Under The Covers album, her ongoing collaboration with Matthew Sweet....

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 86

Rod Stewart croons, the Spin Doctors bring the Kryptonite and Stevie B - well, he brings the jeri curl. ...

'Face Time, Music

‘Face Time: Eric Clapton, “Change the World”

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

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Rod Stewart, “Time”

Well, kick me in the head and call me Sally. What we have on offer here is Rod Stewart’s first LP of material “written entirely” by...

Popblerd!

The Popblerd New Release Report 10/30/12: Ho Ho Ho!

Let Rod Stewart put a little jingle in your bells...and other hot albums coming out this week, in our latest New Release Report!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: October 26, 2012

Shuffle. Rinse. Repeat. Kick off your weekend with this week's Friday Five!...

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Music, Popdose, World's Worst Songs

World’s Worst Songs: Rod Stewart’s “Hot Legs”

Lots of us—and I am a particularly big offender in this area—have praised Rod Stewart’s early solo work to the skies at...

Music

Julian Velard and the Audacity of Unhip

A couple of years ago I had an idea for a regular column here. It started as an attempt to figure out why so many critically acclaimed...

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Death by Power Ballad, Music, Power Ballads

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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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 49

Dave Steed finishes out the letter S this week as he looks at songs from Sting, Rod Stewart, Styx and more rockers from the '80s. ...

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: RevCo’s “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy” (1993)

In failing to make this a hit song, the Revolting Cocks (or RevCo, if you like) could have done two things better. 1) They should have...

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Greatest Un-Hits, Music

Greatest Un-Hits: Taylor Dayne’s “Original Sin” (1994)

A look at songs that aren’t necessarily good or bad, merely ones that, because of the climate of the music world during their release,...

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Mellowmas, Music

The Twenty-Second Day of Mellowmas: Total Eclipse of the Nog

Turn around, bright eyes -- Bonnie Tyler is here with a Mellowmas tune that has Jason scratching his head and Jeff holding out for a burst...

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Music, Rob Smith Can't Say No

Rob Smith Can’t Say No: Rod Stewart, “Fly Me to the Moon: The Great American Songbook, Volume V”

Rod Stewart has made another crappy standards album. "Rob Smith Can't Say No," but he CAN suggest some alternative listening. ...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 13

What happens when pop culture forces collide, and why do they almost always suck? Matt Wardlaw, Michael Parr, and Dave Lifton discuss it on...

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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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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Jeff Beck, “Truth”

Jeff Beck’s sister was responsible for a nice chunk of rock and roll history when she fortuitously introduced him to another young...

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: Rock ‘n’ Roll Disco Party!

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Whenever I fill in at Ted’s desk here at the Mix Six, I like to have a good time. Case in point, this week’s...

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Music, Redeeming Rod

Redeeming Rod: Once in a Blue Moon

A lost Rod Stewart album...from the '90s? It's gotta be awful, right? Not so fast, says Matthew Bolin....

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 6

Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Faces, “A Nod Is as Good as a Wink … to a Blind Horse”

More than anything else, A Nod Is as Good as a Wink … to a Blind Horse is an album that reminds us. It reminds us of the great...

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Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 85

Ssssssssssssstop the relentless surge of Bottom Feeders songs by artists whose names begin with the letter S, you say? Never! Here are more...

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Music, Redeeming Rod

Redeeming Rod: Soulbook, the Faces, and Further Nails in the Coffin

One minute, twenty-two seconds. That’s how long Rod Stewart’s new album, Soulbook, actually gave me some hope that it might be...