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Dog Ears Music: Volume 189-Rewind

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.19.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we review albums by Daníel Bjarnason, Hank & Cupcakes, Junior Kimbrough and more.

Buddy Guy Way: Chicago Names Street For Blues Legend

AP | Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — Chicago blues great Buddy Guy now has his own street. The city of Chicago has renamed the stretch of Wabash Street in front of his cl...

A Prayer for the Planet: Chatting With DJ Logic Plus Nikka Costa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Prayer For The Planet, DJ Logic's latest album, is a collaboration with Jason Miles, his partner, and also Falguni Shah.

2120 South Michigan Avenue: Chatting With George Thorogood

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

George Thorogood's 17th studio album -- 2120 South Michigan Avenue -- is an obvious tribute to Chess Records. He recently told me the story behind it.

Seeing and Not Seeing Jimi Hendrix

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I met Desmond in 1968. He grew up in George Carlin's White Harlem aka Morningside Heights, a sliver of a neighborhood on the upper west side of Manhat...

Dog Ears Music: 'Tis The Season Playlist

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

It's not just the thought that counts; it's the overview of how each year we repeat the journey home. And on the return -- our jeans a little tighter, the déjà vu unpleasantries of travel; all a mere blip, as in the end we still do anything to come home to our loved ones.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Be The American Music Hall of Fame

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

The latest crop of inductees was announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Once again, it honored musicians who just a...

Joe Bonamassa: The Best Living Guitarist You've Never Heard Of...

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

Joe Bonamassa is to the blues-rock guitar what a tsunami is to a coastline: A devastating force of nature to be reckoned with. Easily one of the top g...

Gearheads Unite: Conversations with Bachman & Turner, Plus Life is Good Concerts, and Freetime with Stars' Torquil Campbell

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about your new album Bachman & Turner. First of all, the music is classic, and please don't be offended by this, but much of it sounds it like classic BTO.

Buddy Guy, the Montreux Jazz Festival & Protecting Our Musical Heritage

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Vivian Norris

We have such a rich musical heritage in the US, yet many children do not know where this strong musical history comes from, nor how the South plays such a strong role in keeping this music alive.

Buddy Guy's 'Legends' Blues Club Moves To New, State-Of-The-Art Space

Chicago Tribune | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

After a decade of uncertainty, Buddy Guy's Legends finally has a new home - and it's a lavish improvement on just about anything the venerable Chicago...

"How Deep is the Ocean?": A Playlist for Saving Our Shores and Selves

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

The greatest minds of our times ought to be focused on making alternative energies a reality now. And while they do that, I'll use my lesser mind to make another silly but heartfelt playlist.

Triple Treat Tuesday: Conversations With Jackie Greene, Street Drum Corps' Bobby Alt, and Nicky Holender, Trainer to the Stars

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"'Medicine' is one of those messed-up drug songs. It's more like a tantrum, you know saying, 'I don't want your bulls**t.' I don't know, it's sort of hard to explain."

Junior Wells Made His First Blues Record in 1965: Has Anyone Made a Better One Since?

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

I could run down the song list and marvel at the rich variety of music, but the big picture is all that matters: These are the definitive versions of twelve classic songs.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Ninety-Six

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

This week's column features music by Buddy & Julie Miller, The Books, Laurie Anderson, Mayer Hawthorne, Yacht and Buddy Guy.

Say It Ain't So Joe: A Playlist for Senator Joseph Lieberman

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here are some tunes meant to encourage the Senator from the fine state of Aetna to change his mind about a public option and actually act independently of his insurance donors.

Arctic Monkeys' Humbug, This Week's New Album Releases, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Dr. Dre, Insane Clown Posse, Cookie Monster, Christopher Guest, Heroes, Aerosmith, Mary J Blige, Donovan, Tiki Lewis, Sylvia Massey, David Bazan, Alex Turner, Sony Music, Herbiew Hancock, Derek Webb, Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Eric Johnson, Edgar Winter, Les Sabler, Queen Latifah, Beijing's White, Chris Young, John Fogerty, Jamie Cullum, Rod Stewart, Chuck Ragan, Katherine Mcphee, Led Zeppelin, Harry Shearer, Holywood Undead, Ozzy Osbourne, Joshe Homme, H Is Orange, Queens of the Stone Age, Jawnee Burx, Radney Foster and the Confessions, Marshall Tucker Band, Andy Warhol, The Pretenders, Pitbull, They Might Be Giants, Pearl Jam, Susana Baca, System of a Down, Blue Oyser Cult, Soulja Boy Tell'Em, Yonder Mountain String Band, Reverened Horton Heat, Pink Floyd, Buddy Guy, Michael McKean, The Factory, James Ford, Trey Songz, The Black Crowes, Adam Block, Richard Lloyd, The Wiggles, Farewell, Heavy Young Heathens, Carlos Santana, Andrew W.K., Los Lobos, Queen, Jonny Lang, Arctic Monkeys, Whitney Houston, Sam Baker, Crack the Sky, Experience Hendrix, Staurday Night Live, Mariah Carey, Legacy Recordings, Feist, Universal Music Group, Duran Duran, Hafez Nazeri, Motown, Brandi Shearer, CuCu Diamantes, Simian Mobile Disco, Emerson Lake & Palmer, Paul Rogers, Robin Guthrie, Matt Dillon, Van Cliburn, Vanilla Fudge, Canned Heat, Jay Skinner, Denny Doherty, Alice Cooper, 3 Doors Down, Paul Morrissey, Jamie Cook, The Doors, Strawbs, The Apples in Stereo, Diana Krall, Lady GaGa, Jimi Hendrix, Drive-by Truckers, John Phillips, Tool, Chevelle, Echospin, Sylar, Datarock, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

It's refreshing that a young, promising group like Arctic Monkeys and its producers were smart enough to reinvent the brand before it got stale and formulaic, which this project absolutely is not.

In Honor Of Woodstock, The Best Rock Documentaries and Concert Films By Farr

John Farr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John Farr

I've found that if you're equipped with a decent home theatre and quality speakers, it's hard to go wrong with a rock concert film.

Beyonce Sings Etta James? Maybe. Etta James Singing Etta James? Now We're Talking Immortal.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

Whatever your opinion of that star turn, I'm still beating a drum for the idea of the film -- Etta James should be at least as well known as Aretha Franklin.