Tag: Sam Phillips

Rufus Thomas

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rufus Thomas, “Walking the Dog”

“His music … brought a great deal of joy to the world, but his personality brought even more, conveying a message of grit,...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: “Red Hot: A Memphis Celebration of Sun Records”

What an unbelievably stellar and exciting collection of vital American songs; written and originally recorded at the truly-legendary Sun...

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose 2015: 20 Music Trends That Probably Weren’t Actually Trends

After running down the best 2015 albums from classic rockers and taking a look at the rock/pop and country/rootsrecords you don’t want to...

Frank Sinatra

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2015

Ken Shane recommends some of the year's best music books...

BB King

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: B.B. King, ‘Worried Life”

All of the Kings of the blues guitar are gone now. We lost Freddie King back in 1976, and then Albert King in 1992. The most renowned...

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Barbara Barnes Sims, “The Next Elvis”

One thing Barbara Barnes Sims doesn’t do in “The Next Elvis” (LSU Press), the memoir of her time working at Sun Records in the...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: Jolie Holland, “Wine Dark Sea”

Second take? Such a treasure! On Wine Dark Sea, Jolie Holland’s sixth LP, the eclectic singer-songwriter doesn’t just sit at the...

Album Reviews, Music, Popdose

ALBUM REVIEW: Sam Phillips, “Push Any Button”

Sam Phillips has been at this for a long time; a singer-songwriter who knows the value of taking the time to craft her work to a fine...



Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...


50CCM50, Music

50CCM50, Part Four

Popdose.com's series devoted to 50 CCM albums worth your attention rolls on!...


Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Rock End of the ’80s, Part 38

We may have record amounts of snow and ice across the US but we still turn the heat up with more rock from Robert Plant, Pink Floyd and the...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 10/8/10 (John Lennon Edition)

In honor of John Lennon's 70th birthday October 9, Popdose presents a collection of Lennon covers in The Friday Mixtape....


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Sam Phillips

Perennial critics' favorite Sam Phillips discusses her long, personal artistic journey in a new Popdose interview....


Film, Soundtrack Saturday

Soundtrack Saturday: “Stealing Beauty”

I have a thing for films about a woman’s journey of self-discovery that take place against the backdrop of scenic Italy....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Songs of Love and Loss”

For his latest Mix Six, Ted Asregadoo gets all mushy and stuff. What is this, Valentine's Day?...


Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Mark Heard

Mark Heard was never famous, but an artist's influence isn't always reflected in his sales -- and Dw. Dunphy pays moving tribute to an...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Crazy Heart: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack”

Before we get too far into this, let’s address the main question right up front: can Jeff Bridges sing? The answer is yes, but he...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Elvis Presley, “Elvis 75: Good Rockin’ Tonight”

Elvis Presley died in 1977, but that doesn’t seem to have slowed him down very much. In fact, to celebrate what would have been his...


Lost in the '90s, Music

Lost in the ’90s: Sam Phillips

In 1988, Leslie Phillips turned her back on a successful career as a Christian Contemporary artist, changed her performing moniker to...


Music, The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 5/8/09

Brainiac – Kiss Me, You Jacked Up Jerk from Hissing Prigs in Static Couture (1996) Buck Dharma – Cold Wind from Flat Out (1982)...


Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kelly Jones

Her new album, SheBANG!, features appearances from Mike Viola and Fountains of Wayne's Adam Schlesinger. Clearly, it's a good time...