When singer/songwriter Jesse Belvin died in a car accident on February 6, 1960, he became the first artist of the rock ‘n’ roll era to join the as-yet-unnamed 27 Club….
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What does one of Ben E. King’s greatest songs with the Drifters have to do with the ’60s Counterculture movement? Let’s find out and live for today.
Chart Attack! is back for episode 2, covering the Top 10 from March 19, 1983.
This week’s spotlight shines on a great 1959 Cadence single by the Everly Brothers, “Poor Jenny.”
In early 1963, Johnny Cymbal cracked the Top 20 with “Mr. Bass Man.”
This week’s column highlights one of the greatest songs ever inspired by a coffee commercial.
The first edition of the new Chart Attack! podcast kicks off with the Top 10 singles from the week ending February 15, 1986.
In the spring of 1959, the Flamingos achieved immortality with one of the most beautiful pop songs ever released.
There was musical life before the Beatles, and Before We Was Fab has the proof.
Just because a song gets stuck at #3 on the charts doesn’t mean it’s not an all-time great.
With this, the fourth installment of our look at AM Gold: 1979, the Digging for Gold series comes to a close. Thanks to everyone for reading, listening, and mellowing with us!
One more. Just one more installment of Digging for Gold after this week’s and our journey through Time-Life’s AM Gold series is at an end. Here we go with the third batch of tracks from AM Gold: 1979.
Thanks to this week’s “Digging for Gold,” in which we look at the second batch of songs from AM Gold: 1979, you can now cross the words “shriveled testicles” off the list of phrases you thought you wouldn’t read on the internet today.
It’s 1979! That also means it’s the final year of our look at the AM Gold series.
That’s a wrap on AM Gold: 1978, friends. That means we have just one more year of Time-Life treasures to explore before our little experiment comes to an end. But as a wise man once said, all mellow things must come to an end. Or something like that.
This week’s installment of AM Gold: 1978 features no Bee Gees songs, but two songs written by the Brothers Gibb.
In the words of our own Jason Hare, esteemed curator of all things mellow, this second part of AM Gold: 1978 is, “seriously, the Mellow Goldiest list of all.”
We hope you’ve been enjoying our collective journey through the fields of AM Gold so far, because the end is nearly in sight.
It’s the beginning of the Carter Administration and the malaise has started in the world of AM Gold.
Say what you want about the cultural phenomenon that was Star Wars, but boy could you dance to its theme song.
One song in this room just filled the expanse with methane. Can you guess which one? – Dw. Dunphy, on seeing the second batch of songs for AM Gold: 1977.
This week’s AM Gold is dedicated to the memory of the late Hal David (May 25, 1921 — September 1, 2012).
In the battle of the singers versus the music, the singers are winning hands-down.
We close out AM:Gold 1976 the only way possible – really mellow, man.
There’s only one way to truly appreciate this week’s AM Gold: 1976 entries, and that’s to listen once again to the famous Casey Kasem rant inspired by Henry Gross. RIP Snuggles.
Gasoline might have been in short supply in the ’70s, but mellow tunes were not.
As America celebrated its 200th birthday in 1976, two of its biggest hits were the theme song to a show about the 1950s and a retro disco number from a band recalling a fond night more than a decade earlier.
As we will learn in this, the fourth and final installment in AM Gold: 1975, few things inspire passion and raw emotion in us like… Glen Campbell and Carly Rae Jepsen?
This week’s installment proves, once and for all, that we are not the cynical, cold-hearted bunch we seem to be sometimes. Witness the praise heaped upon Captain & Tennille.
This week’s edition of Digging for Gold contains not one, but two references to Twilight. No reason why, that’s just how we roll at Popdose.