Cliff Nobles had a big hit in 1968. The only thing it was missing was … Cliff Nobles
Patty & the Emblems are best remembered for the songwriter who wrote their biggest hit
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”…
An overlooked group, a legendary producer, and a songwriter I should have gotten to know better
Are moments like Beatles on Sullivan, The Elvis Comeback, Moonwalk on Motown and the Smells Like Teen Spirit music video doomed? Here’s some random speculation as to why that may be so.
A Christmas Gift For You celebrates 50 years
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.
If you’re a fan of catchy pop tunes and you aren’t familiar with the Paley Brothers, prepare yourself: you’re about to get an education. Andy and Jonathan Paley released their…
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)….
‘River Deep – Mountain High” was the greatest record to ever be rejected by the American public
Spring Breakers, a splash of Upstream Color, and more.
The Friday Five is back and shuffling you into the weekend.
Even in an era of dance crazes not every one took off
“I’ll finish you all now! You’ll pay!” So said Paul McCartney to Ringo Starr when Ringo tried to convince Paul to hold his solo album release so it wouldn’t conflict…
Shuffle into the holiday weekend with this week’s Friday Five!
Remembering Darlene Love’s second greatest Christmas song
The Drifters were legendary for their music, and their story
In 1965 the Righteous Brothers had a year that has seldom been equaled in the annals of popular music.
According to crazy people, next year will see the wholesale demise of compact discs as well as the heroic efforts of Jon Cusack saving the world from cataclysmic disaster. With that in mind,…
A look at the songs and the story behind 50 years of the Beach Boys, American’s greatest pop band.
There’s no denying the stone-cold classics found in this week’s edition of AM Gold.
Jerry Leiber, a founding father of rock and roll, and one of the greatest songwriters in the history of popular music, died this week. Ken Shane pays tribute.
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!
The second installment of Digging for Gold explores more of 1962’s hippest tunes. And Gene Pitney.
Popdose breaks down the first five songs from Time-Life Music’s AM Gold: 1962 compilation album, and takes time to enjoy a classic 1980s Dom DeLuise commercial.
One year after his death, a group of George Harrison’s friends got together to pay tribute to him. The stunning film of that event is now available on Blu-ray.
After a three-month hiatus, Jeff, Jason, and Dave are back to rip apart a Billboard Top 10 from 1985. It’s the Popdose Podcast, Episode 16: CHART ATTACK! Edition!
On the fourth day of Mellowmas, Jeff and Jason wander into a dark, cold place where pitch, intelligible lyrics, melody, and steady tempo have ceased to exist.
The latest entry in the esteemed PBS series American Masters covers the post-Beatles years that John Lennon spent living in New York City.
Fittingly, the first installment of our alternative look at Bruce Springsteen’s career puts its foot to the floor and doesn’t look back.