Tag: Wilson Pickett

Dyke and the Blazers

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Dyke & the Blazers, “Funky Broadway”

The group responsible for the original version of "Funky Broadway" didn't stop there...

Judy Clay and William Bell

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Judy Clay & William Bell, “Private Number”

Judy Clay was known for her duet hits but she had much more to offer...

The Falcons

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: The Falcons, “I Found A Love”

At one time or another Wilson Pickett, Eddie Floyd, and Sir Mack Rice were members of the Falcons...

Chris Kenner

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Chris Kenner, “I Like It Like That”

Chris Kenner hit it big in '61. Covers of his songs were massive hits for others....

Wilson Pickett

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “In The Midnight Hour”

It's New Year's Eve! Everybody's waiting for The Midnight Hour...

Robert Parker

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Robert Parker, “Barefootin'”

Robert Parker and the legendary Wardell Quezergue collaborated on a '65 smash...

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...

Soul Serenade - Isaac Hayes

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Isaac Hayes, “Walk On By”

A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label...

Soul Serenade - Ohio Players

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Ohio Players, “Love Rollercoaster”

Maximum funk from the pride of the Buckeye State...

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...

Eddie Floyd

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Eddie Floyd, “Big Bird”

"Big Bird" wasn't a hit for Eddie Floyd but it made a lasting impression...

Wilson Pickett

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Wilson Pickett, “Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won’t Do)”

Wilson Pickett had a storied career with Atlantic Records in the '60s....

Ken Shane's Soul Serenade, Music

Soul Serenade: Booker T & The MG’s, “Green Onions”

Booker T & The MG's never equaled the success of their first record...

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Cratedigger, Music

Cratedigger: The Young Rascals, “The Young Rascals”

In 1966 the Young Rascals rocked the world with their #1 hit "Good Lovin'." The single spurred their debut album into the upper reaches of...

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Music, Whoops!

Whoops!: Wilson Pickett, “American Soul Man”

Everyone makes mistakes -- even a soul legend like Wilson Pickett, as Jeff Giles discovers in the inaugural edition of a new series looking...

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Music, Podcast

The Popdose Podcast: Episode 6

Join us for Episode 6 of the Popdose Podcast, where Jeff Giles, Dave Lifton and Jason Hare celebrate Black History Month in their own...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Wilson Pickett, “Funky Midnight Mover: The Atlantic Studio Recordings (1962-1978)”

Like a lot of his peers, Wilson Pickett was primarily known as a singles artist; most people, if they remember his work at all, know him...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Bo Diddley, “Drive By: Tales From the Funk Dimension”

One of the many things I love about Popdose is our collective freedom to write different kinds of posts: Sometimes you gets yourself a Cold...

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Music

Versionality: “Stagger Lee”

In our new series, Kelly Stitzel and the Popdose staff bring you 27 -- count 'em! -- versions of the great blues-folk song "Stagger Lee."...

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Music, Popdose Flashback '89

Popdose Flashback: Terence Trent D’Arby, “Neither Fish Nor Flesh”

A couple years after 12 million buyers signed their name across his heart, Terence Trent D'Arby got sophomore jinxed but good -- and in...

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Mojo's Cold Shot, Music

Mojo’s Cold Shot: Naomi Shelton & the Gospel Queens

Be still my soul. Lawd have mercy. When soul first came out, so many social issues made so many people so PO’d (civil rights,...

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CD Reviews, Music

CD Review: Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears, “Tell ‘Em What Your Name Is”

Do you like those smooth soul ballads? Maybe you like to kick back with your lady, or man, and chill out with the lights low, and the...