Subject:

Edwin Starr

  • Blogs

    May 21, 2012

    Disco Sucks, Long Live Disco: Your Essential Disco Playlist

    Disco, that uniquely '70s, coke-laden, soulful, brash and flamboyant genre, was Public Enemy #1 for rockers and punks in the latter half of the Me Decade. Hippies and suburbanites cut their hair, stuffed their noses and took to the dance floors, tripping the light fantastic in their best polyester u ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 5, 2010

    Aftermath: Black Joe Lewis And Little Joe Washington Steam Up Walter's

    Photos by Brittanie Shey​ Black Joe Lewis and the Honeybears played Walter's Friday night, fresh off half a dozen gigs at SXSW last month, including a high-profile show with soul father Smokey Robinson. The Houston gig was smoky in its own way, with Lewis and band debuting a few new songs and open ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 12, 2009

    Are You Ready for That Great Atomic Power? Songs That Go Nuclear

    This past week marks the 64th anniversary of the dropping of the first atomic bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki by the U.S., on August 6 and 9, respectively, bringing an end to World War II. The subsequent decades have brought us a Cold War, explosive proliferation, and largely fruitless attempts to ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    Aftermath: Dr. John at House of Blues

      It must be getting close to Mardi Gras, because Aftermath swore he could smell gumbo during Dr. John and the Lower 911's roux-thick mambo "Goin' Back to New Orleans" Thursday night. (Either that or he really needs to eat more.) Too bad more people didn't feel the same way. A good half th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 11, 2008

    A Veterans' Day Montage: Dixie Chicks, the Clash, Johnny Cash, Glen Campbell, Pogues and More

    Ninety years ago today, in a railroad car in Northern France, representatives from Germany and the Allied Powers signed an armistice agreement to cease hostilities in what was then known as the "War to end all wars." That lasted until Hitler's Wehrmacht rolled into Poland, and ever since, as we well ... More >>

  • Music

    January 1, 2004

    Rock Death in 2003

    Exhuming and scoring last year's pop-music demises

  • Music

    September 27, 2001

    Racket

    Clear Channel keeps the air free of insensitive songs

  • News

    February 10, 2000

    Gospel According to Matthew

    The Good Lord Willing, Songwriter Matthew Levine Plans to Spread the word of Baha'i

  • Music

    July 23, 1998
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