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Music, Popdose, The Weekly Mixtape

The Weekly Mixtape: Imaginary Bond Movie Edition

In this week’s AM Gold roundtable, I dared to speak ill of Shirley Bassey’s iconic theme for “Goldfinger.” My...

Music, The Very Guest Of...

The Very Guest Of… Keith Richards

We couldn’t talk about Mick Jagger without talking of his dark twin, soulmate and nemesis … wait a minute, we’ve done this...

Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ’91: Cliffs of Dooneen, “The Dog Went East and God Went West”

Twenty years ago, it was possible to be a regional success without breaking out nationally. This is the story of the rise and plateau and...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '91

Popdose Flashback ‘91: Simple Minds, “Real Life”

There’s a curious waiting game that you play, as a fan, following a band you have loved in the knowledge that their best work is already...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '90

Popdose Flashback ’90: An Emotional Fish, “An Emotional Fish”

My seven-years-older brother went through a heavy Jethro Tull phase during his teens. (I know, I know — this is supposed to be a piece...

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How Bad Can It Be?, Music

How Bad Can It Be?: “Rob Thomas: Something to Be Tour — Live at Red Rocks” DVD

There’s a tradition in sports of retiring jersey numbers. It’s a way of proclaiming that a player’s achievements are...