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...

Popblerd!

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!...

Popblerd!

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...

Popblerd!

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....

Popblerd!

Aging Hip Replacement 2.0: Thank You

We appreciate you....

Popblerd!

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...

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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....

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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....

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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...

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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....

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Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Thanksgiving 2010”

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

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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....

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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...

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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...

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Music

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...

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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...