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I'm With Stupid: Rest in P, Wizard Of Woo

Todd Hartley | Posted 07.08.2016 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I've been running a kids camp this summer, and any time we go somewhere as a group -- to a museum or whatever -- we have huge fights over who controls...

Heart and Soul: Memphis Gets Its Mojo Back

Tim Arnold | Posted 05.01.2016 | Arts
Tim Arnold

One afternoon in the late '50s, a teenaged David Porter walks across the street from the grocery store he works at in Memphis and over to Satellite Records to see if, in addition to their country stuff, maybe they'd like to record some soul music.

ASCAP'S 'I Create Music' EXPO, Plus Conversations with E-Streeter Nils Lofgren and Summer Horns' Mindi Abair

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

ASCAP'S "I CREATE MUSIC" EXPO At the end of the month, ASCAP once again is sponsoring their annual "I Create Music" EXPO, this being the event's 9t...

The Melodies Linger On (Part II)

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

When I asked my pop-music-obsessed friends to pick a favorite melody from the past 50 years I overbooked, assuming that a fair number would have bette...

Chatting with Booker T. Jones and Anton Fig, The Young Presidents at Alzheimer's Benefit, and Leerone and Rainbow Chan Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Artists Ivan Neville, Anton Fig, Blondie Chaplin, Corey Glover, Adam Ezra and others will perform with The Young Presidents on July 25th at New York's The Cutting Room. Anton Fig talks about the event and more in the below interview.

Rising Star: Jay James Picton (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 10.08.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

In the past year he has worked with Booker T. Jones and John Legend, but fame wasn't always on the cards for James Jay Picton. Signed by Decca Records...

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: Revisiting the Monterey International Pop Festival Through A Perfect Haze

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.19.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

The Monterey International Pop Festival took place at such a guileless time that the promoters used the word "pop" in its title. Not long after this would have been unthinkable, after the lines were drawn between "pop" music and rock and roll.

HuffPost Premiere: "Native New Yorker"

Booker T. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Booker T. Jones

The idea was to paint a picture of a post-9/11 New Yorker, born and raised, who knew the pain but was moving ahead. Neil Young joins me on this track.

Booker T. Jones Q&A

Adrianne Murchison | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Adrianne Murchison

Jones: "'Hey Ya!"' was just a fun song for me to do. I've always liked OutKast. They push the limit. But I would say The Roots are closest to my style and making the kind of music that I've made."