Tag: Sly & the Family Stone

Music, Popdose Interviews

Popdose Q&A: Tahiti 80’s Xavier Boyer

"That's what I like about pop music: the only truth is the three and a half minutes of music you're presenting to the audience."...

Graham Central Station

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Graham Central Station, “Your Love”

No one brought the funk to the '70s more than the originator of the "slap" bass, Larry Graham...

Soul Serenade - Sly & the Family Stone

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sly & The Family Stone, “Thankful N’ Thoughtful”

There is much to be thankful for today...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 6, 2014

It's the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community....

Soul Serenade - Bloodstone

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bloodstone, “Natural High”

Bloodstone was one of the key groups in soul music history...


bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part Five

There's a riot goin' on...in our list of the 100 best albums of the '70s. Find out where Sly places...and what else made the list!...


bLISTerd: The 100 Best Albums of the ’70s: Part One

You'll be seeing a lot of these two men over the next few days-check out the beginning of our list of the top 100 albums of the Seventies!...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “Lookin’ For A Love”

Bobby Womack has entered the twilight of his legendary career...

Music, Popdose, The #1 Albums

The #1 Albums: “Woodstock”

Years ago, I worked at a radio station in small-town Illinois. An on-air discussion about Woodstock prompted one of the sales reps to...


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....


Aging Hip Replacement 2.0: Thank You

We appreciate you....


Blerd Briefs: “UnSung” Nas & Maxwell

If you're watching TV tonight, make sure you're checking out the season premiere of "UnSung" on TvOne, which profiles Sly & The Family...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band, “Express Yourself”

The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band featured an ever-shifting cast of musicians until Charles Wright solidified the lineup for the funk classic...


Desert Island Discs, Music, Popdose

Desert Island Discs with Little Shalimar

On the heels of the release of a brand new EP, Little Shalimar stops by and gives Popdose his choices for five Desert Island Discs....

Desert Island Discs, Music

Desert Island Discs with Van Hunt

Singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Van Hunt has been one of the music industry’s best kept secrets for almost a decade now....


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....


Music, Popdose Guides

The Popdose Guide to Papas Fritas

The Boston-area band released only three albums before breaking up in 2000, but have reunited for a series of shows in Europe. Robert Cass...


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....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Thanksgiving 2010”

Gobble gobble, bitches! It's a Mix Six that'll have you begging for seconds. ...


The Weekly Mixtape

The Friday Mixtape: 2/26/10

Rob Smith provides some soulful sides to get us through winter's last throes, in this week's Popdose.com Friday Mixtape....


CD Reviews, Music

CD Reviews: Angie Stone, “Unexpected”; Tahiti 80, “Activity Center”

The first sound you hear on Angie Stone’s fifth album, Unexpected (Stax/Concord), is a sample of Sly & the Family Stone’s...


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...



Happy 40th, Woodstock!

Hippies, mud, and music! Woodstock celebrates its 40th anniversary this weekend, and we're celebrating with a day full of festival-themed...


DVD Reviews, Film, Music

DVD Review: “Woodstock: 3 Days of Peace and Music Director’s Cut”

There’s a well-known saying that if you think Woodstock was great, you weren’t there. The point is that the mud, drugs, lack of...