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...
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Two thrilling new musical documentaries place great emphasis on the importance of a song's lyrics while paying homage to their creators.
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...
This week, we feature tracks from U2, the Black Keys, Manu Chao, Bob Dylan, Blonde Redhead, and more.
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.
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.
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...
Not all revolutionaries and revolutions are remembered with the fondness of Byron and Guevara.
It wasn't until Sean was 17-years-old and discovered Otis Redding that he was so inspired to take the lead vocal.
There's nothing like divorce for a little musical inspiration. These seven artists translated their splits into songs, creating modern-day divorce ant...
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UPDATE: In a shocker, the Album of the Year goes to indie band The Arcade Fire.
What happens when you get Lady Gaga, Kat...
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."
Once I wrote liner notes for one of Dylan's albums, and he very politely asked me not to use "any adjectives."
Deep, deep down in our secretly shallow places, we all know the ultimate truth -- that award shows really are better than life.
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?"
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.
One of Andrea's "claims to fame" is that she styled the infamous Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love cover of Sassy magazine.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 has signed a six-book deal with Simon & Schuster, according to Crain's New York Business, encompassing two sequels to his acclaimed 2004 boo...
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.
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.
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