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Director finds Music's healing power

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It took the Dead to bring Jim Kohlberg's film to life. The Grateful Dead, that is - and Bob Dylan. When they agreed to allow their songs to be used a...

The Music and Its Message: Songs of Protest and Cultural Identity

George Heymont | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
George Heymont

2011-03-22-ochs.jpg Two thrilling new musical documentaries place great emphasis on the importance of a song's lyrics while paying homage to their creators.

WATCH: Fallon Returns As Bob Dylan To Sing 'Charles In Charge'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Proving once again that there's nothing a great singer can't make sound important, Jimmy Fallon donned his guitar and harmonica to present the immorta...

Dog Ears Music: The Ides of March and Other Betrayals Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature tracks from U2, the Black Keys, Manu Chao, Bob Dylan, Blonde Redhead, and more.

Phil Ochs, Tom Paine, And There But for Fortune

Bruce E. Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bruce E. Levine

The afterlife of the man once called "Tom Paine with a guitar" has, for the last 30 years, paralleled that of Tom Paine himself. Both Ochs and Paine were discarded by their respective mainstream worlds.

Trauma And The Hourglass Of Time

Robert D. Stolorow | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert D. Stolorow

If you, or someone you care about, ever experience a traumatic loss, never think or utter the words, "You have to let it go and move on." Time does not heal the wounds of trauma.

Conversations With John Waite, Jason Reeves, and Tom Moon, Plus Friday's Free George Harrison Concert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


CDs Of The Week: Ladysmith Black Mambazo and David Wax Museum

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Album sales may be slower than ever, but there's more great music out there than ever before -- and you can check it out more easily than ever. So eve...

'You Say You Want a Revolution'

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Alan Singer

Not all revolutionaries and revolutions are remembered with the fondness of Byron and Guevara.

Singer/Songwriter Sean Rowe Makes Magic

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

2011-02-16-seanrowe.jpg It wasn't until Sean was 17-years-old and discovered Otis Redding that he was so inspired to take the lead vocal.

Divorce Ditties: 7 Songs Inspired By Splits (LISTEN)

Huffington Post | Ashley Reich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce

There's nothing like divorce for a little musical inspiration. These seven artists translated their splits into songs, creating modern-day divorce ant...

Grammy Awards 2011 LIVE

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

SCROLL DOWN FOR LIVE UPDATES UPDATE: In a shocker, the Album of the Year goes to indie band The Arcade Fire. What happens when you get Lady Gaga, Kat...

Love Poems Your Valentine Probably Hasn't Read

John Lundberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
John Lundberg

If you're still searching for the right words to use on Valentine's Day, and want to be a little more creative than, "How do I love thee? Let me count the ways."

If Not for Bob: A Playlist for Bob Dylan at the Grammy Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Once I wrote liner notes for one of Dylan's albums, and he very politely asked me not to use "any adjectives."

Backstage at the Grammys: From Bob to Bruno, Babs to Bieber

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Deep, deep down in our secretly shallow places, we all know the ultimate truth -- that award shows really are better than life.

"Go Now": A Parting Playlist For Mubarak's "Day Of Departure"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'm not quite sure how you say this in Egyptian Arabic, but in my particular stretch of the desert, we often go with something relatively polite like, "Here's your hat, Hosni, what's your hurry?"

All Things Considered: The Many Talents of Wesley Stace

David Coggins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Coggins

Wesley Stace's eclectic talents make him a hard man to pin down. For over 20 years he's recorded highly literate folk music under the name John Wesley Harding. We spoke recently in Manhattan.

PHOTOS: Andrea Linett Wears The Sweater From This Sassy Shoot

StyleLikeU | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

One of Andrea's "claims to fame" is that she styled the infamous Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love cover of Sassy magazine.

Bob Dylan's Handwritten Lyrics To Sell In NYC

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Bob Dylan's original handwritten lyrics for "The Times They are A-Changin'" are heading for the auction block in New York City. They ...

"Walk Like An Egyptian": A Playlist For "A Moment of Promise"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here are some promising songs for a very volatile moment in world history. And here's hoping everyone in Egypt can read The Huffington Post -- or anything else they want to read -- very soon.

Pablo Picasso and Steve Jobs: And Now for Something Completely Different

David Galenson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
David Galenson

Steve Jobs is something of Silicon Valley's version of Picasso, a conceptual innovator who has made not a single great innovation -- but a series of them.

REVEALED: Top 20 Concert Tours

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The prev...

Bob Dylan Signs Six-Book Deal

Rolling Stone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Bob Dylan has signed a six-book deal with Simon & Schuster, according to Crain's New York Business, encompassing two sequels to his acclaimed 2004 boo...

Think Different: Mental Illness Linked to Creativity, Not Violence

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Robert David Jaffee

Some of the world's greatest geniuses were and are mentally ill. Take Hemingway. Whatever one thinks of his womanizing, the deeply depressed novelist ushered in a new form of prose.

"Dignity": An Uplifting Playlist for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

In hopes that we shall overcome any lingering sense of doom, here's an uplifting playlist to help us all remember this remarkable man and his enduring message.