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2012 Jazz Fest Lineup Released!

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS — The Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Foo Fighters and John Mayer are among the headliners to perform at next year's New ...

Visiting the Memphis Kings: Elvis and Dr. Martin Luther King

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Photo by Eric Lindberg Edison Pena, one of the rescued Chilean miners and a huge Elvis fan, is getting his wish: Graceland and the Memphis Conventio...

"Redemption Song": My Post-Emmy Playlist For George Clooney

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Moments before he accepted the Bob Hope Humanitarian Award from his lovely friend and former hospital co-worker Julianna Margulies, George Clooney proved once and for all what a truly great humanitarian he is.

"American Tune": A Playlist For These Un-United States

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I had a waking dream last night in which Newt Gingrich was lobbying to have the word "United" in the "United States Of America" formally removed once and for all.

Listening Booth 1970: A Conversation With Marc Cohn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Listening Booth: 1970 is a concept album that compiles Marc Cohn's favorite -- and many would feel greatest -- songs from that year.

"Crazy Little Thing Called Love": A Playlist for Bristol and Levi

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my loving playlist for two kids who remind us all about a sometimes flickering yet ultimately difficult to extinguish force in our world -- a crazy little thing called love.

Alvin Greene's South Carolina Win: The Inside Scoop

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Let there be no mystery about how Mr. Greene accumulated his 100,000-plus votes. Here's the full story behind Greene's canny three-pronged strategy to beat his well-funded primary opponent Vic Rawl.

Woman Voted For Alvin Greene Because Name Sounded Like 'Al Green' (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Oh South Carolina. There've been many theories as to how unknown Alvin Greene came out of nowhere to win the South Carolina Democratic primary. A ...

"Everything Is Broken": A Playlist for Our Broken Government

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In music, when a record "breaks," it's a good thing. In Washington, when our government "breaks," it's generally a bad, bad thing. At least that's what I got from Senator Evan Bayh.

What Makes The World Go 'Round: The Book Of Eli

Kim Morgan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Kim Morgan

Choosing a singer who still resides as reverend at the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis, TN works a dual purpose in that "The Book of Eli" is about The Book, as in the Good Book.

"Getting Better": A Playlist for President Obama on the Anniversary of Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rome wasn't built in a day, and apparently the United States won't be completely rebuilt in a year either. But here's to things at least "Getting Better."

Bonnaroo Goes Green: Rocker Ben Sollee Bikes to Mega Festival

Jeff Biggers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jeff Biggers

Recipient of the UK A Greener Festival award, Bonnaroo has always placed an emphasis on local and sustainable ways of making music.

New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.

The Ponderosa Stomp: It's Not "A" Party, It's "The" Party

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

The Ponderosa Stomp is a gathering of those unsung heroes of rock and roll, soul, blues, funk, rockabilly and more.

GRAMMY PHOTOS: McCartney, Jay-Z, Bono, Mayer, MIA, Gwnyeth & More (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Katherine Thomson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Sunday night's Grammy Awards turned out boldfaced names from across the industry, from Paul McCartney to Lil Wayne to Neil Diamond to a heavily-pregna...

Beyond Thunderdome: Tina Turner's Greatest vs. Nikka Costa's Latest

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Competing for the title "Best Female Pop-R&B Artist Deserving Your Limited CD Dollars" come two fierce competitors, both with new projects worthy of your consideration.