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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Redding, “Merry Christmas, Baby”

Celebrating the joys of the season with Otis Redding...

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Jon Savage, “1966: The Year the Decade Exploded”

I’ve often thought Jon Savage is one of the finest journalists/writers to come out of England.  His depth and knowledge and...

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5 Artists Who Should Be On Season 7 of UnSung

Who should appear on the upcoming season of UnSung? We take a look....

Elton and Billy, like Peanut Butter & Jelly

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

All hail the piano men!...

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Guess What, JT? Robin Thicke is Coming for That Ass!

There's room for more than one blue-eyed soulman in this piece....

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

No list of the Seventies' best albums is complete without Pink Floyd, right? Well, we got two of their albums here!...

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John Legend Takes Us Back to “The Beginning” With New Single

John Legend is as smooth as ever. Check out his brand new single....

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

Git your Steely Dan on in the latest installment of our '70s list. Plus...so much more!...

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Justin Timberlake, The 20/20 Experience: Spin Cycle

OK, so how good is "The 20/20 Experience?" I mean, really?...

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New Release Report 3/19/13: Timberlake Tuesday

OMG!! People other than Justin Timberlake are releasing new music today!...

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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!...

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Beyonce Wants You to “Bow Down, Bitches” On New Single

Apparently, motherhood has not made Beyonce soft....

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

Who needs any stinkin' Crosby, Stills or Nash??...

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Popblerd’s Deep Cuts: “The Star of a Story”

There's always that one song on an album that doesn't get its just due. This column is devoted to those songs....

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

P-Funk. Uncut funk. The bomb. We can't have a best albums of the '70s list without 'em....

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Who The Hell Are…Eight Feet Tall?

Some new sounds for all you Bostonites....

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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!...

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Justin Timberlake on SNL: Must-See TV

Alright, Timberlake. I'm sold....

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Who The Hell is…Topher Mohr?

Mayer Hawthorne's homie stromie Topher Mohr has a similar retro-soul sound. Give this guy a shot!...

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Boz Scaggs Brings His Signature Cool to “Memphis”

Boz Scaggs pays tribute to a fine musical city with his latest album, "Memphis."...

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The Top 20 Prince Songs (Written/Composed for Others) of All Time Part 2

I wonder if Prince will sue us for this list....

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Blerd Radio 2013 Episode 4: Blerd Radio Plays the Hits!

Music geeks, have we got a podcast for you!...

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D’Angelo and ?uestlove Try a “New Position”

If the upcoming D'angelo comeback is as good as this......

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Will Fitz & The Tantrums Jump Into the Big “League” With Their New Song?

Rock 'N Soul...Part Two? Fitz & the Tantrums are back with a new jam....

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Frank Ocean’s “Eyes Like Sky”: An Orange B-Side?

Frank Ocean delivers a little extra from the "Channel: Orange" sessions. Check out "Eyes Like Sky."...

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“Fall In Love” with the Brand New Video from Bad Rabbits

Just fall in love with Bad Rabbits, already!...

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Mariah Takes Disney to the Streets with “Almost Home”

Mariah? Meet Disney....

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Miguel Gets Serious with “Candles in the Sun” Video

R&B singer Miguel continues his ascent to superstardom with a new video for "Candles in the Sun."...

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JT & Jay-Z Announce Stadium Tour: “Legends of the Summer”

Jay-Z and Justin Timberlake are bringing their "Suit & Tie" act on the road. Check out what cities this Dynamic Duo will be playing...