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Springsteen Applauds Occupy Movement

Benjamin Hart | Posted 02.18.2012 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen said this week that his new album Wrecking Ball was inspired by an "angry patriotism" that drew fuel from the Occupy movement. S...

Celebrating Leonard Cohen With AC Newman (Video Exclusive), Plus Grammytech 3 With Co-Broadcast Mixer John Harris

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

To celebrate Leonard Cohen's legendary 40+ years in music and his upcoming new album Old Ideas, a handful of today's artists have recorded a cover of their favorite Leonard Cohen song for Old Ideas With New Friends.

Grammytech 2: A Conversation With Bob Clearmountain, Plus Chatting With Steve Tyrell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The thing with Bruce, and any artist like Bruce, is that the most important thing is the song, getting across the meaning and the character of the song. Bruce is almost like an actor in that he creates a character for each of his songs.

How Beethoven Became My 'Heavy Metal' God

Greg Mitchell | Posted 04.16.2012 | Home
Greg Mitchell

During the 1970s, I attended shows at Carnegie Hall by Neil Young, Van Morrison, Carole King, Bill Withers, Bonnie Raitt, Willie Nelson and others. Now it was for the renowned St. Petersburg Orchestra, with young Julia Fischer performing Beethoven's only violin concerto.

The New Post 50: Why We All Get To Be The Boss

Carol Orsborn | Posted 04.16.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

I no longer view being old as an ending to my involvement in life in a vital and powerful way. Rather, I see it as the initiation of a new life stage during which I am freer than ever to achieve my true human potential.

Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

Hearts Turned to Stone

Donna Jean Freberg | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Donna Jean Freberg

Of all the fantastic performances, the great voices and outrageous dancing and original songs, and amazing legends, and youngsters who can sing us all under the table, it was, at the end of the day, Springsteen who blew me away.

Roll Over, Chuck Berry: How a Longtime Rock 'n Roll Editor Became Obsessed With Beethoven

Greg Mitchell | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

My exposure to classical music was limited, by choice, and Beethoven was little more than a key "droogie" in A Clockwork Orange. But then, as I approached my 60th birthday, something happened. My life has gone from "Roll Over, Beethoven" to just... Beethoven.

Steven Van Zandt Goes Gangster In Norway, Talks New Springsteen Album

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

At the risk of underselling it, Steven Van Zandt is a New Jersey legend. He's a guitarist in the Garden State's most iconic ensemble, Bruce Springstee...

From "Don't Mean Nothing" to "Dance With My Father": A Conversation With Richard Marx

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.30.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


An Entertainment Enthusiast's Like and Dislike List

Kris LoPresto | Posted 03.24.2012 | Entertainment
Kris LoPresto

Like: Bruce Springsteen & the E Street Band release new single "We Take Care Of Our Own." Instant classic summer song. It makes me want to drive cross country, stopping in every little town and just help people or something.

Bruce Springsteen Releases Politically Charged New Song, Reveals New Album

Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen is back, and this time the Boss is coming out strong for the working class. The blue-collar rock legend and his E Street Band hav...

Bruce Springsteen Getting Angry Over Economic Justice

Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment

The Boss has your back. Bruce Springsteen, the blue collar poet laureate who has spent much of his forty year career singing about and for the work...

The Return of the Blues Wanderer: A Conversation With Dion, Plus Anthony Green's Beautiful Things Album Streamer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.11.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


The New Music You'll Love | Posted 01.06.2012 | Fifty

It seemed most baby boomer rockers retired in 2011. Turns out they were just catching their breath (and maybe waiting for the Black Eyed Peas to go aw...

"This Will Be Our Year": An Upbeat Playlist For New Year's Eve

David Wild | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Instead of making any promises to myself that I might not live up to, here's my best shot at the ultimate, mostly uplifting playlist for all of our New Year's Eve parties.

2011 Year-End Video Performance Review

Michael Vazquez | Posted 02.20.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Vazquez

This is not a year-end list -- the headline says it all -- herewith, two dozen filmed performances.

7 Christmas Songs That Don't Suck | Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

By now, it's almost impossible to remember a time when local radio stations weren't blasting Christmas/winter/secular-Santa music 24/7. You've probabl...

The Hit Men Hit Christmas (Exclusive Audio), Chatting With Ricky Skaggs and Kip Moore, Plus Billy Joel's Box

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Hit Men -- the new group made up of the original performing and recording members of mega-star acts Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons, Tommy James and the Shondells, The Critters, Carly Simon, Cat Stevens, Jim Croce and more -- debut "A Four Seasons Christmas" here.

"The Sounds of Silence": Songs About Silence and Shame for Penn State

David Wild | Posted 01.14.2012 | Sports
David Wild

It's taken me a few days to begin to make any sense whatsoever of the disturbing and disgraceful story still unfolding at Penn State. Yet this much seems clear: what we are seeing at long last is another tragic example of the human cost of silence in the face of evil.

How Much Money Did Bruce Springsteen's Guitar Fetch For Charity?

Posted 01.10.2012 | Impact

Bruce Springsteen auctioned the shirt -- and the guitar -- off his back on Wednesday night to raise $160,000 for injured veterans. Springsteen, alo...

Yellowcard's Audio Exclusive, Chatting With Pegi Young, Van Hunt and Tommy Keene, Plus PopMarket and Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.

Unemployed? It's Your Own Fault -- Unless It's Someone Else's

Dennis Palumbo | Posted 12.18.2011 | Business
Dennis Palumbo

Unless we challenge the idea that unemployment is a character flaw, that the "blame" dwells either within ourselves or in some alien, dangerous "other," we'll remain divided and disheartened.

"Las Vegas Turnaround": A Playlist for the Republican Debate

David Wild | Posted 12.17.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I'll be tuning in to see if Rick Perry wakes up in Vegas, Michele Bachmann has a "Las Vegas Turnaround," Mitt Romney breaks a sweat, or Herman Cain performs a big "9-9-9" production number at the Venetian.

The Top 10 Post50 Rockstar Couples

Posted 12.15.2011 | Fifty

The rockstar stereotype brings to mind a world where groupies and youth reign, but some music legends have flipped the status-quo upside down. The...