Tag: Sly Stone

The Whispers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Whispers, “Bingo”

The Whispers had an impressive three-decade long string of hits...

Bobby Freeman

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Freeman, “Do You Want To Dance”

Bobby Freeman wrote and recorded one of the most covered songs in the history of rock and roll...

Music, Popdose Interviews

The Popdose Interview: Kevin Eubanks

Kevin Eubanks is a guy that you’re probably most familiar with because of his 15 year stint as the bandleader for Jay Leno and the...


Mary Wells & Sly & The Family Stone Book Reviews: Big Money Goes To Soul School

If you're a fan of soul music, we've got reviews of two books you must add to your must-read list....


Jheri Curl Fridays, Music

Jheri Curl Fridays 09: Jesse Johnson and Sly Stone Get “Crazay”

Funk/rock legend Sly Stone made his only appearance in a music video back in 1986, when he appeared in Jesse Johnson's "Crazay" clip....


Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sly & the Family Stone, “Stand!”

Sly & the Family Stone released their breakthrough album in May 1969. This week Ken Shane fondly remembers the album's title track....


Music, Whoops!

Whoops!: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Heritage”

Even the greatest artists make mistakes -- including the mighty mighty Earth, Wind & Fire, as Jeff Giles discovers in this week's Whoops!...


Music, Sugar Water

Sugar Water: There’s Always a Riot Goin’ On

The following piece originally appeared as an entry in Popdose’s Most Disturbing Halloween EVER! series. “Everyday...


Music, Unsolicited Career Advice

Unsolicited Career Advice for… Tupac Shakur

Hip-hop music is not typically Uncle Donnie’s thing, nor is hip-hop slang, nor hip-hop fashion. Basically, Uncle Donnie doesn’t...


DVD Reviews

DVD Review: Parliament-Funkadelic, “1976 Live: The Mothership Connection”

The parallels between 1976 and 2008 are undeniable. Back then, the economy was in shambles, suffering through a wicked bout of inflation....


Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Geoffrey Williams, “Bare” (1992)

Note: This week’s Cutouts Gone Wild! comes to you courtesy of our friend Robert in Chicago, who thoughtfully volunteered to step in...