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The Rolling Stones Share Touching Tributes To Rock Legend Chuck Berry

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 03.19.2017 | Entertainment

Following news of Chuck Berry’s death on Saturday, plenty of fellow musicians shared touching tributes to the rock ‘n’ roll legend on social med...

Fans Mourn Loss Of Mr. Rock 'N' Roll Chuck Berry

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.19.2017 | Entertainment

Fans and musicians around the globe mourned the death of Rock ‘n’ Roll’s wild founding father Chuck Berry at the age of 90. Instead of a wish fo...

Black History Every Day 24/7/365: Chuck Berry

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 03.18.2017 | Black Voices
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Charles Edward Anderson “Chuck” Berry sunrise 10/18/26, sunset 3/18/17 St. Louis, Missouri. Convicted of armed robbery in high school and served t...

Rock 'N' Roll Legend Chuck Berry Dead At 90

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 03.21.2017 | Entertainment

Rock ‘n’ roll pioneer Chuck Berry has died, Missouri police said Saturday. He was 90. “The St. Charles County Police Department sadly confirms t...

Black Man Gets KKK Members To Disavow By Befriending Them

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 12.22.2016 | Black Voices

Daryl Davis, an accomplished keyboardist who has worked with Chuck Berry and Little Richard, has quite the side interest. For the past few decades the...

RIP Phil Chess, Who Gave Us Chuck Berry and Muddy Waters While Rising From a Pawn to a King

David Hinckley | Posted 10.20.2016 | Entertainment
David Hinckley

Phil Chess was one of the last of the great 1950s indie record business hustlers, men who started out to make a quick buck and ended up making some of...

Chuck Berry To Release New Rock & Roll Music For First Time In 38 Years

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 10.18.2016 | Entertainment

Chuck Berry just turned 90 on Tuesday, but he’s not too pooped to pop just yet. The rock and roll icon just announced that he’s releasing his firs...

Meet me in Saint Louis, Louis

LGBT News | Posted 05.31.2016 | Travel
LGBT News

By: Rory Winston "Meet me in St. Louis, Louis" sang the inimitable Judy Garland in the Hollywood classic of that name. The again, the city has long b...

Val Kinzler & Joe Vasta: Keeping the Rock 'n' Roll Faith in New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 12.14.2016 | New York
Tom Semioli

"There is a spiritual theme to this record. We were all working really hard, getting ourselves out there, playing the clubs, developing our chemistry....

All Appropriation Everything: IHOP Joins List of Cultural-Appropriation Offenders

Janessa E. Robinson | Posted 02.01.2016 | Black Voices
Janessa E. Robinson

Over the last few months, corporations have found a new way to gain attention on Twitter: tweeting rap lyrics and other allusions to hip-hop culture. The culprit that has most popularly surfaced across Twitter timelines is IHOP, which tweets edited versions of lyrics from songs by artists such as Drake, Trinidad James, and Bobby Shmurda.

5 Things I Learned About Street Corner Renaissance (SCR)

Elizabeth Ann Thompson | Posted 12.14.2014 | Entertainment
Elizabeth Ann Thompson

Street Corner Renaissance (SCR) is a five man a Capella group from Los Angeles who won season 4 of NBC's "The Sing Off."

INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.

Life Journeys: Conversations With Leon Russell, Judy Collins and John Gorka

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.31.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Hey Leon, Life Journey, your latest album, was recorded with Tommy LiPuma, Al Schmitt, Elton John...you have an awful lot of friends rooting for you. Do you feel the love?

Wingsuit Flying Over Pink Lake In Australia, Because Sure Why Not

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 02.14.2014 | Green

While many people on the East Coast are dealing with frigid, wintry weather and a lot of the color white, it turns out that there are actually places ...

Springsteen & Us

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

photo © Richard Hurley, 1973 I guess every early fan of an artist can be accused of believing that the early days were the best and I am afraid this...

Survive

Jack Schimmelman | Posted 03.03.2014 | New York
Jack Schimmelman

As a poor white boy growing up in poverty, I looked to my African American neighbors, some accented by southern spheres, and marveled at how they could produce such beautiful colors, magnificent culture while being targeted by purveyors of hate.

From Whisky A Go Go to the Royal Studios: Conversations with Johnny Rivers and Paul Rodgers, Plus Roy Orbison Reissued

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Roy Orbison received a sweet reissue treatment this year with a bunch of projects that included an upgrade of his star-studded Black & White Night concert that guested folks like Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello.

Meet Me in St. Louis

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 10.21.2013 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

St. Louis is famous for the Gateway Arch, the Mississippi River, and the St. Louis Cardinals, but I came to attend the 50th anniversary of SPAH, Society for the Preservation of the American Harmonica.

ICON & Twelve Tales: Conversations With Belinda Carlisle and A.J. Croce, Plus Rachel Barton Pine's Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This new ICON collection not only includes "Sun," but also some of your trademark songs like "Heaven Is A Place On Earth," which has become a bit of an anthem, plus hits such as "Circle In The Sand," "I Get Weak," and "Live Your Life Be Free."

Micky Dolenz: The Man, the Myth, the Monkee... and Me

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.17.2013 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Why, why, has Micky Dolenz -- blessed with one of the great voices in pop music history -- recorded so little all these decades? And what had led him to start taking his recording career seriously at this late date?

The Singer: A Conversation With Art Garfunkel

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

If you were to ask me, "How does that work?" I would say "It's all musical affinity," and it's very hard to explain why you're on somebody else's wavelength.

When I'm President and Still On The Road To Freedom: Conversations With Ian Hunter and Alvin Lee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: National Meaning of "Is" Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.17.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cowboy Junkies, Sufjan Stevens, Muse, Judy Garland, Salt 'N' Pepa, Bob Schneider and more.

America America: Conversations With BeBe Winans and Al Jarreau, Plus "Ask Renman"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Bogus Trend Stories Getting Sadder and Sadder

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.06.2012 | Media
Michael Sigman

Trend stories based on anecdotes or lazy statistics are bad enough. When extensive research by "experts" is involved, meaninglessness can rise to a higher -- or lower -- level of absurdity.