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Me and Mr. (and Mrs.) Jones -- Keeping Up the American Way

Randee Mia Berman | Posted 09.05.2014 | Healthy Living
Randee Mia Berman

Keeping up with the Joneses is supposedly as American as July 4 and apple pie. But it wasn't something I ever worried about, especially since: a) I'...

10 Times Bruce Springsteen Made Us Proud To Be Born In The U.S.A

The Huffington Post | Lauren Zupkus | Posted 07.04.2014 | Entertainment

It's Fourth of July weekend, and if you're not at a barbecue where The Boss is blasting on the stereo, you're: 1. Definitely not in New Jersey and 2. ...

20 Essential American Jams To Celebrate The 4th Like An American

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment

Besides fireworks, grilled meats, beer and waving the flag, there's no better way to celebrate the birth of America than by singing America. While the...

Heaven: Conversations With Robert Francis, Nazareth's Dan McCafferty, The Mavericks' Paul Deakin and NRBQ's Terry Adams

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.16.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Robert, I interviewed you for your last two albums and felt that Before Nightfall, at the time of its release, was a brilliant album. And I'm hearing a lot of similarities between that one and Heaven.

Dog Ears Music: 'They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from The Civil Wars, LL Cool J, Sly & the Family Stone, John Prine, and more.

Reborn in the USA

Doug Bradley | Posted 08.04.2014 | Impact
Doug Bradley

The love and support of my wife and four year-old daughter notwithstanding, I'm not sure I would have made it through that summer, or that year, had it not been for Born in the USA, the new album from Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band.

Watch Bruce Springsteen Join The Rolling Stones On Stage In Portugal

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen joined the Rolling Stones on stage at the Rock in Rio Lisboa music festival in Lisbon, Portugal on Thursday, May 29. Together, they ...

E Street Band Inducted Into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame (Video)

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 07.28.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

The "mighty men and women" of the E Street Band, as Springsteen calls them, have provided a unique and powerful sonic template for Springsteen's music, combining British invasion guitar-driven rock and the drama of soul music.

Music and Movements: The Tradition Continues

Peter Dreier | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The 1960s folk music scene was a chapter in a long story, one that began decades earlier and that continues today as a new generation of singers and songwriters connect -- directly and indirectly -- to the burgeoning progressive movements that are rippling across the country.

Chats With Camper Van Beethoven's Victor Krummenacher, The Ready Set's Jordan Witzigreuter, Alex Orbison and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jordan Witzigreuter: "I wrote a bunch of songs -- 70 or so -- over the past two years, and only a few of those 70 were even considered for this album. I tend to like a song when I finish it, give it a week, and then I'm over it, so the ones that made the cut were the ones I still felt passionately about."

The Magical Thing That Happened When Two Brothers Joined A Rock Star On Stage

The Huffington Post | Taylor Trudon | Posted 05.08.2014 | Teen

For all the adults out there who think teens don't know good music, this video will prove otherwise. Even Bruce Springsteen himself looked impress...

Glad All Over: Conversations with Dave Clark, Jen Chapin and Augustana's Dan Layus

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

DC: "Well, we were the first group to tour America. The power of Sullivan... we did it two weeks running and then went back and did our first English tour. In fact, the Kinks were the opening act."

Magnificent Vibration: Conversations with Rick Springfield, War's Lonnie Jordan, Tommy Chong and Walter Egan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.04.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My favorite writers were always real personal writers. I loved Jackson Browne's early stuff and John Lennon's stuff where you thought he was singing about you when he sang "Help," but he was really singing about himself."

Florida Airline Pilot Spots UFO at Springsteen Concert

Roger Marsh | Posted 07.03.2014 | Weird News
Roger Marsh

A Florida airline pilot who was outside with family in Sunrise exiting a Bruce Springsteen concert reported watching a "large, pulsating, bright white...

Is This The Best Crazy Bruce Springsteen Cover Ever?

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 04.29.2014 | Entertainment

Every month, Rookie gets an artist to make a new theme song for the magazine, and often it's a cover of a favorite classic. Take Twin Shadow's dreamy ...

Record Biz Photo Ops, 1970s-Style

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

During the 1970s, when I toiled for the weekly music trade magazine Record World, there existed something called the "record industry." Scores of enti...

A Letter To 'The Boss'

Alexandra Zaslow | Posted 06.23.2014 | Entertainment
Alexandra Zaslow

Dear Bruce Springsteen: You've been with me through some thrilling highs and also stuck with me through some extreme lows.

Watch Bruce Springsteen Cover Van Morrison's 'Brown Eyed Girl'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 04.20.2014 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band, newly inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, have been touring across North America in support of their ...

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...

Courtney Love: Bruce Springsteen's Saxophones 'Don't Belong In Rock 'N' Roll'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 04.16.2014 | Entertainment

Because a Courtney Love video diary is what we need get us through this sudden blast of winter weather in April, the Hole frontwoman has spent the pas...

Californication Music News, Chats with Mark Rivera and Allen Kovac, Plus Johnzo West and David Berkeley Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So here's the official scoop on Californication's music followed by a 45 second snippet of a remix of Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open The Door."

Bruce Springsteen Covered Van Halen

Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment

Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band performed at the March Madness Music Festival in Dallas over the weekend, and Springsteen opened the set with ...

The Henry Girls on the Record: Three's a Plucky Charm From Ireland

Michael Bialas | Posted 06.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

With their mix of traditional Irish folk, pop, American country and Americana, they offer timeless, tight-knit harmonies that evoke sounds as charmingly nostalgic as the Andrews Sisters and as refreshingly contemporary as the Wailin' Jennys.

Making the Most of Jazz Fest

Joan Gelfand | Posted 05.24.2014 | Travel
Joan Gelfand

Jazz Fest 2014 has recently announced the 2014 lineup. Rest assured, the well-rounded New Orleans Jazz Heritage Society has programmed something for everyone.

First Nighter: Christopher Durang's 'Beyond Therapy' Back After Its Time

David Finkle | Posted 05.23.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Unfortunately, when the dark comedy opened 33 years ago, mocking therapeutic practice as a comic ploy was already wearing a beard. Imagine how tired it is now as material for belly laughs.