Tag: Stax

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Rare Soul Groove & Grind 1963-1973

A new compilation unearths obscure soul gems...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Shelby Lynne, “I Can’t Imagine”

Rob Smith reviews the new Shelby Lynne album, a slice of southern country/soul deserving of a large audience....

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Reviews: Big Star, “#1 Record” and “Radio City”

The way I’m going to approach this is to pretend that I’ve never heard #1 Record or Radio City.  I’m going to write...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: April 11, 2014

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

Concert Reviews, Music, Popdose

Concert Review: Booker T. Jones, City Winery, New York City, 2/18/14

It isn’t often you get to see a true musical giant up so close and personal.  Seeing Booker T. Jones, the man whose name is (to...

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… Beatles USA 50, and If We’ll See Such a Thing Again

Are moments like Beatles on Sullivan, The Elvis Comeback, Moonwalk on Motown and the Smells Like Teen Spirit music video doomed? Here's...

Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Robert Gordon, “Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion”

To me, the music of Stax Records, the seminal soul music label from Memphis, has always been sacred, from the time I was a child.  All...

CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Otis Redding, “The Complete Stax/Volt Singles Collection”

You got to, got to, got to, got to...!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 21, 2013

It's summer, summer, summertime! Hit shuffle and play along with this week's Friday Five....

Music, Popdose

Memphis: A Pilgrimage

Understand, I’m not a traveler by any means. It’s been – and this is no exaggeration – 16 years since I was last on a proper...

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Year One

Ken Shane reflects on the first birthday of his weekly Soul Serenade column and gifts another classic soul megamix to our readers....

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Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Anniversary MegaMix 1

Ken Shane celebrates the six-month anniversary of his Soul Serenade column with an awesome mix that includes every song that has appeared...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere, “Midnight Flyer”

You know these guys, at least you know their work. Between them, Steve Cropper and Felix Cavaliere were complicit in the creation of dozens...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, “I Learned the Hard Way”

Retro-soul is a musical style in which contemporary artists attempt to recapture the sound and feel of the great soul music of the...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Wilson Pickett, “Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978)”

Like a lot of his peers, Wilson Pickett was primarily known as a singles artist; most people, if they remember his work at all, know him...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: The Revelations featuring Tre Williams, “Deep Soul”

I love soul music in each and every one of its glorious permutations, so it’s been gratifying for me to listen as a new generation of...