Tag: Taj Mahal

Brook Benton - Dinah Washington

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dinah Washington & Brook Benton, “Baby (You’ve Got What It Takes)”

Dinah Washington and Brook Benton teamed up for two smash hits in 1960...

Inez and Charlie Foxx

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Inez Foxx, “Mockingbird”

Inez and Charlie Foxx scored a big hit in '63 but never fully broke out of the novelty box...

Otis Redding

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Otis Redding, “That’s How Strong My Love Is”

Otis Redding turned a B-side ballad into a soul classic...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: February 22, 2013

It's Friday, you know what to do ......

Contests

Win a Copy of “Wynton Marsalis & Eric Clapton Play the Blues”!

Free stuff in your mailbox! What more can you ask for?...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Otis Redding, “Live On the Sunset Strip”

By the time a 24 year-old Otis Redding arrived in Los Angeles in 1966 for appearances that included a Hollywood Bowl show with Donovan,...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Various Artists, “Where the Action Is! L.A. Nuggets 1965 – 1968”

Just a week or so after tackling Rhino’s massive Big Star release, Keep An Eye on the Sky, I’m back writing about another huge...

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Music

Versionality: “Stagger Lee”

In our new series, Kelly Stitzel and the Popdose staff bring you 27 -- count 'em! -- versions of the great blues-folk song "Stagger Lee."...

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Listening Booth, Music

Listening Booth: Taj Mahal, “Maestro”

Taj Mahal – Maestro (Heads Up, 2008) purchase this album (Amazon) Maestro celebrates Taj Mahal’s 40th anniversary as a...

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Music

Fall Music Preview: 21 New Releases to Listen For

Ah, the fourth quarter. It isn’t as much of an event as it used to be, but even as the music industry crumbles to dust before our...

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Cutouts Gone Wild!, Music

Cutouts Gone Wild!: Various Artists, “Largo”

Various Artists – Largo (1998) purchase this album Before telling you how much I love this album, and how I’ve hung onto it...