Tag: The Band

Dw. Dunphy On..., Music

Dw. Dunphy On… The Cult of Dylan

Why did so many, when given the chance to speak, let Dylan speak for them?...

Notable books of 2016

A Fan's Notes, Books, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Music Books of 2016

2016 was a bad year for musicians, but a good year for music books...

Allen Toussaint

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Allen Toussaint, “What Do You Want The Girl To Do?”

The world lost a musical giant when Allen Toussaint died this week...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: February 27, 2015

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

Music, News

Music News: The Jewbadours to Play “The Last Schmaltz” on December 23

Bring out your inner Jew at "The Last Schmaltz" at the Highline Ballroom....

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Reissue Reviews

A Fan’s Notes: Bob Dylan, “The Basement Tapes Complete: The Bootleg Series Vol. 11”

The legendary sessions finally get a complete release...

Soul Serenade - Dr. John

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dr. John, “Right Place Wrong Time”

Dr. John got the world on its feet with his 1973 classic...

A Fan's Notes

2013 Holiday Gift Guide, A Fan's Notes, Holiday Gift Guides, Music

A Fan’s Notes: 2013 Holiday Gift Ideas

Ken Shane's annual Holiday Gift Guide...

Amy Helm

A Fan's Notes, Concert Reviews, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Amy Helm, Narrows Center for the Arts, Fall River, MA, 3/23/13

Amy Helm and her first-rate band had a big night in Fall River...

Music, Podcast, The Matt 'N' Jeff Radio Hour

The Matt ‘N’ Jeff Radio Hour, Episode 11: Jay Nash

Jay Nash talks about his new album Letters From The Lost with Matt and Jeff....

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...


The Blerd & Gonzo Cover Convo: “Baby Don’t You Do It”

It's Marvin vs. The Who vs. The Faces vs. The Band in the latest Cover Convo. Will the power of Keith Moon put the British legends on top?...

Levon Helm

Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 23 – Levon Helm

The Popdose Podcast pays tribute to the late Levon Helm....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Band (With Van Morrison), “Caravan”

On a Thanksgiving night 35 years ago tomorrow, the Band bid farewell at The Last Waltz. Among the show's many highlights was Van Morrison's...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Marvin Gaye, “Baby Don’t You Do It”

The Holland-Dozier-Holland song "Baby Don't You Do It" had some great cover versions, but it's hard to to to the Marvin Gaye original....


Lefschmutz, Music

Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Has a Punctuation Monkey!

Is Conan O'Brien like Zach Galifianakis, Dr. Luke, Tila Tequila, Bob Dylan, or Derek Jeter. Can't he be all of them? Only one man and his...


CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Robbie Robertson, “How To Become Clairvoyant”

For his first album in more than ten years, Robbie Robertson recruited an all-star cast of musicians and created the most personal solo...



Turn-Ons: Levon Helm’s Midnight Ramble — Once You Get It, You Can’t Forget It

You have no idea what you're missing. That's what Judd Marcello's here for. He says Levon Helm's Midnight Ramble is a rare musical...


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “Thanksgiving 2010”

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


Listmania, Music

Listmania: Top 50 Rhythm Sections (#35-21)

We're counting down our Top 50 favorite rhythm sections of all time! See who made the list as we look at numbers 35 through 21....


Mix Six, Music

Mix Six: “A Few of My Favorite Songs”

DOWNLOAD THE FULL MIX HERE Last year, the Popdose staffers compiled their favorite songs of all time.  We were asked to submit 100 songs...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Band, “Music From Big Pink”

Ken Shane has re-emerged from those dusty crates again, and this time he's carrying a rock and roll classic: the Band's Music From Big...


Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: Elton John, “Tumbleweed Connection”

In his latest Cratedigger, Ken Shane blows the dust off a vintage vinyl copy of Elton John's 1970 classic....


Book Reviews, Books

Book Review: Michael Lang (with Holly George-Warren), “The Road To Woodstock”

When it comes to telling the true story of Woodstock, more properly known as “An Aquarian Exposition: The Woodstock Music and Art...


Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: “Vin Scelsa’s Live at Lunch,” 6/28/00 (Pt. 3)

Here are some fun facts about singer-songwriter Jules Shear: 1. He’s from Pittsburgh. So is actor Jeff Goldblum, who stars in the...


Consumerism, Current Events, Lists You Didn't Ask For

Lists You Didn’t Ask For: Consumer Safety Edition

Earlier this month New York attorney general Andrew Cuomo reported that he had sent his staff to 1,000 pharmacies across the state in...


Music, When Good Albums Happen to Bad People

When Good Albums Happen to Bad People: Robbie Robertson, “Robbie Robertson”

Robbie Robertson’s recorded output with his legendary band — that is, The Band — and his solo career would seem like...