Tag: the Olympics

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Johnny “Guitar” Watson, “Superman Lover”

Johnny 'Guitar' Watson's influence extended well beyond his hit records...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Carl Hall, “You Don’t Know Nothing About Love”

A new compilation from Omnivore shines a light on an unjustly forgotten soul singer...

The Olympics - Good Lovin'

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Olympics, “Good Lovin'”

The Olympics had it first, the Rascals made it huge...

Popblerd!

KJ’s 12 Pop Culture (and some sports) Moments of 2012

For a guy who says he's pop culture deficient, KJ is pretty up on pop culture. Find where Gangnam Style, and other phenomena, landed on his...

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Young Rascals, “Groovin'”

In '66 the Young Rascals hit big with Good Lovin'. A year later Groovin' made them legends....

Popblerd!

The Blerdist Podcast: July 2012, Episode 1

When you think summertime, you think DJ Jazzy Jeff...right? Well, our latest podcast also ensures that you'll be thinking about Dr Gonzo,...

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Bootleg City, Music

Bootleg City: Jethro Tull, 11/25/87

As election day approaches, it’s important for a political candidate like myself to line up celebrity endorsements. One of my...