Tag: The Beatles

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 19, 2015

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

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: June 5, 2015

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

Billy Preston

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Billy Preston, “Will It Go Round In Circles”

"Will It Go Round In Circles" was one of the biggest hits in a legendary career...

percy sledge

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Percy Sledge, “It Tears Me Up”

Ken Shane pays tribute to Percy Sledge, the great Southern soul singer who we lost this week...

The Cookies

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Cookies, “Chains”

The Cookies had hits of their own, sang on others, and influenced the group that changed the world...

Gary US Bonds

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Gary U.S. Bonds, “New Orleans”

"New Orleans" was the hit that launched a career that's still going strong...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: February 20, 2015

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

Sam Cooke - A Change is Gonna Come

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Sam Cooke, “A Change Is Gonna Come” at 50

When Sam Cooke died in '64 he left behind his most important song...

Music, The Vinyl Diaries, Year-End Best-Of Lists

The Vinyl Diaries: Favorite Music of 2014

Rob Smith explores some fine 2014 vinyl releases....

Soul Serenade - Stevie Wonder

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Stevie Wonder, “Love’s In Need Of Love Today”

Times have changed but Stevie Wonder's message never will...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: November 21, 2014

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

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: George Harrison, “The Apple Years 1968-75”

The perfect companion piece – the sensible companion piece to the earlier The Dark Horse Years 1976 – 1992.  This...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: September 26, 2014

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

Contests

Popdose Giveaway: “The Beatles in Mono” Vinyl Box Set

Popdose is giving away "The Beatles in Mono" vinyl box set!...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: August 29, 2014

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

Book Reviews, Books, Music, Popdose

BOOK REVIEW: Candy Leonard, “Beatleness”

For once, a book about The Beatles that differs – to me – from the ones that have gone before.  Beatleness, by Dr. Candy...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: The Bob Gaudio Interview

Win an amazing Four Seasons prize package!...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Paul & John, “Inner Sunset”

With a name that knowingly evokes the Beatles and the pinnacle of pop songwriting, The Paul & John set expectations sky-high for their...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: May 9, 2014

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

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....

Music, Popdose Roundtable

Popdose Music Roundtable: February 2014

It's the Popdose Music Roundtable for February 2014 -- wherein the staff gabs about any music, new or old, that has been moving us over the...

Soul Serenade - Wilson Pickett, "Hey Jude"

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Hey Jude”

Liverpool and the American south came together in Muscle Shoals...

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...

Music

The Man Who Brought The Beatles To America… And America To The Beatles

February 9, 1964. 8:00pm. The click-clack of changing dials rings through American homes as the fuzzy gray picture on the television screen...

Popdose Conceptual Theater

Popdose Conceptual Theater: The Fool on the Hill

I read Matt Ruff’s fantasy classic “Fool on the Hill” at a rather strange time in my life.  I was living on the beach in...

Music, Reissue Reviews

Reissue Review: The Beatles, “The U.S. Albums”

As a lifelong Beatles obsessive, I could ruminate and pontificate about the various permutations of Beatles albums.  As we all know,...

AJOBO, Music

AJOBO: Why I Quit the Beatles

This upcoming weekend marks a milestone in music history; unless you live under a rock, you already know that it was 50 years ago Sunday...

Music, The Friday Five

The Friday Five: December 13, 2013

Friday Five : |ˈfrīdā – fīv| : On the sixth day of every week, I hit the shuffle button in iTunes and share the first five tracks...

Soul Serenade - Brenda Holloway

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Brenda Holloway, “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy”

Brenda Holloway hit it big. A year later BS&T hit it bigger....