Articles tagged casablanca records

Roberta Kelly: Zodiac Lady

Zodiac Lady is a fun frolic through the mirrored walls of Euro disco that could charm even the bulls, lions, and scorpions among us.

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Gloria Scott: What Am I Gonna Do

What are you gonna do? Buy this album.

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Part Five: Defining the Legacy

The sale to PolyGram, the death of Neil Bogart -- the dawn of the 1980s signaled the end of an era for Casablanca. Three decades since the label's fearless leader last stood inside the Casbah, artists and executives explain his genius and define the legacy of the label.

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Curatorial Casablanca

You know KISS and Donna Summer but what about Platypus and Gloria Scott? Herewith, a guide to underappreciated gems from the Casablanca catalog.

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PopMatters’ Christian John Wikane talks about his massive project documenting the history of Casablanca Records that is running this week.

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Part One: Leading the Camel to Water, 1974-1975

Casablanca was not an instant success but Neil Bogart, a dreamer and a doer, was undeterred. Part I examines how the sheik of Casablanca led his camel out of the desert.

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Brooklyn Dreams 2.0: A Conversation with Bruce Sudano and Joe “Bean” Esposito

Snoop Dogg and Donna Summer, doo-wop and disco. Brooklyn Dreams have had an anything but predictable career trajectory since their 1977 debut. Nearly 30 years after their last album, Bruce Sudano and Joe "Bean" Esposito remember the long, winding, and sometimes bumpy road from Flatbush to Hollywood.

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Her Best Is Yet to Come: The Return of Gloria Scott

Long beloved by soul music aficionados, Gloria Scott is ready to give the world new music. Here's why it's taken 35 years…

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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