There was nothing hip about Karen and Richard, and that’s why they succeeded.
Popdose hosts the exclusive premiere of the latest video from Sam Huber and director Dylan Mars Greenberg
Richard Berry wrote and recorded the original version of rock’s most legendary song
Peaches #1 (of 7) & Herb had their first hit with an American Songbook classic
Bobby Hebb wrote “Sunny” in response to personal and national tragedy
Natalie Cole emerged from a large shadow to become a star in her own right
Ken Shane recommends some of the year’s best music books
Rob Smith remembers his father, in his new “Vinyl Diaries” column.
Rob Smith explores some fine 2014 vinyl releases.
It’s the Friday Five! Shuffle through five random tracks from your library and share it with the Popdose community.
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In which we list the 12 best albums to put you in the Christmas mood, which means you aren’t allowed to argue with us.
Holmes and Dunphy take on the revival of a true music icon in 1973.
Before We Was Fab checks in for the first time with the Chairman of the Board, circa 1955.
In which we look at once common curiosities of pop culture that don’t exist anymore, be it because of changing tastes, the fragmentation of culture, or merely the fickle nature…
Lots of musicians decide they are famous and attractive enough to act, but it takes a special kind of hubris to take a break from making music to direct a…
You can either nuzzle up in the bosom of St. Valentine this evening, kids, or you can stick your head in it and slowly suffocate. But wait. Tomorrow’s another date and it ain’t Valentine’s Day, sweetie.
It seems just about every musical style gets recycled whether it deserves it or not. Here are five genres that definitely do.
It’s been a rough summer for a lot of people out there, so let Popdose provide just a small pick-me-up for everyone.
The Chairman of the Board is not finished, by a long shot.
Dave Lifton fills in for Leslie Liberatore for this week’s Song for the Soundtrack of Your Date (No Date).
Sinatra’s rich, smooth voice conveys the love and spirit of Christmas, yet it drips with melancholy, as if he tossed back a couple of tumblers of Scotch before stepping to the mic.
Join the Popdose Staff as they say “Thank You” to the people that introduced them to the music that shaped their lives.
Can Jeff Giles break Dave’s genial spirit with a copy of Barbra Streisand’s new CD? There’s only one way to find out. Read on.
As our Time-Life “AM Gold” series rolls on with the next batch of tunes from 1964, let’s all take a moment to recognize the genius of the Bacharach/David team.
In which Bob Lefsetz tries to turn Five Guys’ success into a metaphor for the music industry and fails miserably.
Put your headphones on and your cares away, and come back with us once again to the world of Time-Life’s “AM Gold” — 1963 style!
Popdose soldiers on with our Digging for Gold series and looks at another six tracks from Time-Life Music’s AM Gold: 1962.
The Dean Martin Variety Show offered a little something for everyone. There was music (well, duh) and plenty of laughs, but there was also a lot of style. Everyone on stage who joined Dean carried with them a sense of class. Most important, everyone on the show seemed to be having a great time, often at the expense of Dean.
The second installment of Digging for Gold explores more of 1962’s hippest tunes. And Gene Pitney.