Tag: The Rolling Stones

The Vibrations

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Vibrations, “My Girl Sloopy”

"Sloopy" was a bigger hit for the McCoys but the Vibrations got there first...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #45: The Alliteration Show

There is an alternate universe version of this show with Spinal Tap and Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots. Be thankful that we don't live in...

Bob & Earl

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bob & Earl, “Harlem Shuffle”

The original version of "Harlem Shuffle" made more of an impact as an influence then it did on the charts...

Dizzy Heights, Music

Dizzy Heights #34: Film the World Before It Happens

I got an idea and then ran with it...for an hour and 40 minutes....

Barbara Lynn

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Barbara Lynn, “You’ll Lose a Good Thing”

Barbara Lynn's debut single was a smash but she never managed to equal that success...

Benny Spellman

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Benny Spellman, “Lipstick Traces (on a Cigarette)”

Benny Spellman came from Florida but became a legend in New Orleans...

Shirley and Lee

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Shirley and Lee, “Let The Good Times Roll”

Shirley & Lee hit big in '56, Shirley scored again with an early disco hit in '74...

David Bowie

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Notable Albums of 2016

Ken Shane lists his favorite albums of 2016...

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...

Album Reviews, Music

Album Review: The Rolling Stones, “Blue & Lonesome”

They woke up this morning and their baby gone away....

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 22: Ben Arthur

Singer/songwriter Ben Arthur is our guest this week on the podcast. He plays a couple of songs live and tells us all about his new album....

Dan Baird and Homemade Sin

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Podcast

Lost Together with Matt Wardlaw, Episode 12: Dan Baird

The great Dan Baird has been blasting out some of rock and roll's finest jams for more than 30 years. He joins us to talk about his new...

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...

The Zombies

A Fan's Notes, Music, Popdose Interviews

A Fan’s Notes: The Colin Blunstone Interview

The Zombies were the second English group to have a #1 single in the US, trailing only the Beatles for that distinction, when their 1964...

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...

Soul Serenade - Don Covay

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Don Covay, “Mercy, Mercy”

Paying tribute to a recently departed soul legend...

Soul Serenade - The Valentinos

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Valentinos, “It’s All Over Now”

Two new collections document the work of legendary artists on a legendary label...

Soul Serenade - Marvin Gaye (Give It Up)

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Marvin Gaye, “Got To Give It Up”

Marvin Gaye's '77 hit was huge, it's influence even greater...

Bottom Feeders, Music

Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’90s, Vol. 77

Bottom Feeders continues with the letter R, as we feature The Rolling Stones and Roxette. ...

A Fan's Notes

A Fan's Notes, Music

A Fan’s Notes: Newport Folk Festival 2013

Another successful year for the festival, but questions remain...

Lesley Gore -- Love Me By Name

Music

20 Awful Album Covers (from Artists Who Should Know Better)

The next time someone complains that album covers aren't big enough anymore thanks to CDs and digital music, show them this gallery. ...

Soul Serenade - Arthur Alexander

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Arthur Alexander, “Soldier Of Love”

Covers of his songs are well know but his own versions are classic...

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: April 26, 2013

The Friday Five: sharing is caring. ...

The Beatles - Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band center ring

Music, Popdose Lists

Popdose Prime: 10 Weird Hidden Album Tracks

A countdown of the ten most bizarre hidden album tracks released from mainstream pop and rock bands....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Bobby Womack, “Lookin’ For A Love”

Bobby Womack has entered the twilight of his legendary career...

Joey Dosik

Music, Popdose Lists, Year-End Best-Of Lists

Popdose 2012: Michael Fortes’s Favorite Music of the Year

Due to the extreme length of this 2012 year-end recap, Michael Fortes recommends that you skip ahead to the entry on Joey Dosik....

TalkFine

CD Reviews, Music

Album Review: TalkFine, “Lesser Known Hits”

Brooklyn synth pop duo TalkFine revel in the comic absurdity of urban awkwardness on their new album, Lesser Known Hits....