The Formations never had a hit but their records paved the way for the Sound of Philadelphia
Darrell Banks had a hit in ’66, but his life was cut short before he reached his full potential
Inez and Charlie Foxx scored a big hit in ’63 but never fully broke out of the novelty box
Tony Clarke wrote two hits for Etta James and had a hit of his own in 1965
JJ Jackson scored big with his classic dance hit in 1966 and again in 1969
Northern Soul is a 2014 British film directed by Elaine Constantine. Set in 1974, it’s about two Lancashire teens, Matt and John, whose lives become intertwined are changed forever by…
The one single that Frank Wilson released is one of the most collectible records in history
Before “War” Edwin Starr hit it big with “25 Miles”
Brenda Holloway hit it big. A year later BS&T hit it bigger.
In the late summer of 1961, a doo-wop group out of Steubenville, Ohio released one of the unheralded gems of group vocal harmony – “I Really Love You.”
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.
When General Norman Johnson died on Oct. 13, the world of soul music suffered another incalculable loss. Ken Shane remembers the great singer.