Craft Recordings has remastered and reissued three of the seminal albums in soul music history on vinyl. It’s a veritable Holy Trinity of the genre.
Hugh Masekela topped the charts with his 1968 hit but had a life and career that reached far beyond that hit
Isaac Hayes’ 1970 album was a key component in the Stax Records resurgence
It was a canny move on the part of producer Stevie Van Zandt — he of E Street Band and “Sopranos” fame — not to try to shoehorn a ”modern”…
Legends, upstarts, and an honored but absent guest at this year’s festival.
The 5th Dimension had one of their biggest hits with a Bacharach-David classic
A new collection celebrates the resurgence of a legendary soul label
For Veterans Day, November 11, here are 11 great songs to help us remember and honor all those who have served in our military.
Following the releases of new albums by David Bowie, My Bloody Valentine and Justin Timberlake, 2013 might go down as the year of the unexpected comeback (your move, Dr. Dre)….
Al Wilson is remembered for “Show and Tell” but his first classic came years earlier
We reach the end of 1968 riding a wave of all-time rock classics, and we’ll see in 1969 with another, in next week’s installment. This week, however: As one of…
That’s a wrap on AM Gold: 1973. This week may not offer a lot, but it does have David Foster!
As we kick off our look at AM Gold: 1967, we begin with a discussion on the merits of Time-Life’s track selection for the series.
When Scottish cock rockers Nazareth slowed things down to play “Love Hurts,” the whole world slowed with them. Rob Smith pays tribute in this week’s Death by Power Ballad.
On Tuesday, my review of the new Jimmy Webb album, Just Across the River, ran on Popdose. If you read it, you know that I am a huge fan of…
It’s a rare but welcome event for Ken Shane when Jimmy Webb releases a new album.
The 5th Dimension had their first hit with Jimmy Webb’s “Up, Up, and Away.” When the time came for their second album, they turned to Webb again. The rest is pop history.
Join us for a trip back in time — when Art Garfunkel shunned his first name, Cher sang on a horse, and Billy Preston’s afro threatened to take over the world. It’s a 1973 edition of Jason Hare’s CHART ATTACK!
Hat trick, mama!! Benny Hester – It’s Over Love from Through the Window (1987) Erik Norlander featuring Buck Dharma – Lost Highway from Music Machine (2003) Isaac Hayes – By…