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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."

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."

Here's A Show With A Lotta Rock History You Won't Want To Miss

Pat Gallagher | Posted 11.30.2013 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Picture it. It's December 4, 1956. The place: Sun Records' storefront studio in Memphis, TN. The 'Father of Rock 'n' Roll,' Sam Phillips, who discovered all four musical icons, unite Elvis, Jerry Lee, Carl and Johnny for an impromptu recording session that is now labeled 'one of the greatest rock 'n' roll jam sessions of all time.'

Dog Ears Music: Born in April Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.19.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Jimmy Cliff Song: Sitting in Limbo Album: Anthology Genre: Reggae Buy: iTunes.com Don Gibson Song: Give Myself a P...

The Day I Met The King

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.18.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

As a cub reporter for the trade magazine Record World, I got to cover one of the most thrilling music-related events of that spring -- Elvis's press conference at Madison Square Garden on June 9th, just before his first-ever New York performances.

Michael Jackson's "The Immortal Megamix," Plus Chatting With Chris Isaak and Phil Manzanera

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."

Million Dollar Quartet: A Trip Inside Rock History

Danny Groner | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

This story about four rock n' roll legends is really a story about the record company, Sun Records, that launched their careers. Nevertheless, it's the music here that really tells the story.

Visiting the Memphis Kings: Elvis and Dr. Martin Luther King

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Photo by Eric Lindberg Edison Pena, one of the rescued Chilean miners and a huge Elvis fan, is getting his wish: Graceland and the Memphis Conventio...

Looking for an Echo (2): 10 More That Shoulda Made The Top 10

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The Multiverse Theory has nothing to do with lengthy poetry. Also known as "eternal inflation" -- a concept to which all payers of college tuition can...

Music's Past and Future Meet on Broadway

James Sims | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
James Sims

While American Idiot shows the future of Broadway musicals, Million Dollar Quartet provides the backstory to the journey that the music industry took to get us to this point.

In the Press-ence of Elvis

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I once was this close to Elvis Presley. I got goose bumps just being near the man whose glorious music introduced me -- and countless millions -- to an ecstatic world beyond our everyday experience.

HuffPost Premiere: Zero 7's "Medicine Man"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Huffington Post is premiering an audio clip of Zero 7's new single, "Medicine Man." Tell a friend.