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Weekend To-Do Guide: Marjane Satrapi, Astronomy Night, Picasso's Drawings

editorial.huffingtonpost.com | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 04.27.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON-- There's more than celebrity gawking this weekend in D.C.! Really! Friday brings an internationally reknowned author/graphic novelist t...

CRIME PLAYLIST: Musicians Who Did Hard Time

Posted 04.12.2012 | Crime

You've been charged with good taste in music. The only way to avoid hard time is to listen to this playlist. Jokes aside, between David Crosby's ni...

Dog Ears Music: March 32nd Playlist, Part II

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Chuck Berry, Al Green, Artie Shaw, Engelbert Humperdink, Arcade Fire, and more.

My Top 10 Most Influential Rock 'N' Roll Pioneers

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.26.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Teenagers back in the day who actually wore poodle skirts and experienced the Brylcreem era remember -- first hand -- the musical explosion that came to be known as rock 'n' roll.

Top 10 Rock 'N' Roll Novelty Songs For Post 50s

Pat Gallagher | Posted 03.26.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

With the invention of rock 'n' roll around 1955, novelty songs picked up speed. Here's the countdown of the top 10 rock 'n' roll novelty songs.

Dog Ears Music: The Gift List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Doris Day, The Talking Heads, Bob Marley and the Wailers, The Caretaker, and other artists.

"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)": 10 Xmas Songs That Retain Their Heat

David Wild | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a list of ten Christmas songs that never get old for me even during this holiday season when it can be difficult to hear anything but seasonal classics.

WATCH: Michael J. Fox Reenacts Guitar Playing From 'Back To The Future' At Benefit!

Posted 01.14.2012 | Entertainment

Marty McFly took Hill Valley High School by storm in 1955 when he pre-introduced its students to rock n' roll with a storming rendition of "Johnny B. ...

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.

Getting In Touch With Your Inner Teen: Why Music Is Forever

Michael Sigman | Posted 12.25.2011 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Our pop treasures are still an essential part of who we are, so when we sit on that park bench we can remember them in all their detailed glory -- without CDs, iTunes or iPods.

Chats With George Benson, John McLaughlin, Fred Schneider of The B-52's, and L.A. Guns' Tracii Guns, Plus Lisa Hannigan's New Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: Born in October Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Albert Collins, Thom Yorke, Sam Brown, Elvin Bishop, and more.

"Innocent When You Dream": A Playlist For Amanda Knox

David Wild | Posted 11.27.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I don't know if Amanda Knox is innocent, but I'm pretty sure she's not guilty. So here's a playlist for a young woman who appears to have been caught up in an Italian legal system that makes our own imperfect system look a hell of a lot better.

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.

WATCH: Highlights This Week: Chuck Berry, James Franco & The '90s

Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

It's been a very musical week here on HuffPost Arts. James Franco's musical duo Kalup & Franco has a new single, Chuck Berry was the center of controv...

Chuck Berry Statue Installed After Controversy

University City, MO Patch | Posted 08.31.2011 | Arts

The man considered "The Father of Rock and Roll" now has a permanent tribute to him in University City. An 8 foot bronze statue of Chuck Berry was in...

Van Hunt's Free "June" Download, Plus Chatting with Steve Cropper and Gomez's Tom Gray

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter-producer Van Hunt makes his return this week with the online premiere of "June," his first new music in more than three years. "June" heralds the release of Hunt's new album, what were you hoping for?

On This Weird Day In History: Tax-cheat Chuck Berry and President Carter Made Strange Bedfellows

Posted 08.25.2011 | Weird News

With the federal government on his tail for tax evasion already in 1979, rock and roll legend Chuck Berry might have been a surprise pick for then-Pre...

Jill Scott's Video Exclusive, Plus Chatting With The Wombats and The Postelles, and Paleo's Latest

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For Jill Scott's new album The Light of the Sun that will be released June 21st, here is a video with the artist and co-producer JR Hutson discussing the making of eight of its tracks followed by previews of each track.

Fishin' in the Dark: Chattin' With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Jeff Hanna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Kids 'Rock the House' for Charity

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

The School of Rock "All-Stars" take what they've learned in class out on the road for the summer, just like a real rock band.

"Glory Days": A Playlist for The Opening of Baseball Season

David Wild | Posted 05.31.2011 | Sports
David Wild

True confession: baseball was my first love. Soon, like the American male I am, I cheated and fell hard for music. But on this shiny opening day, here's a playlist that puts my first two passions together.

"Welcome to the Future": A Playlist for Michael J. Fox

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

As far as I know, time-travel remains a pretty elusive goal, but making the future better for everybody with Parkinson's disease seems like a very realistic and worthy priority.

1950s: The Not-So-Silent Generation

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Tom Alderman

Fred Kaplan's enlivening 1959: The Year Everything Changed, argues that the '50s -- a decade that saw the invention of the microchip and the creation of explosive art -- has been misunderstood in hindsight.

HuffPost Review: Nowhere Boy

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Nowhere Boy, Sam Taylor-Wood's exploration of John Lennon's late teens, doesn't cover much new ground. But it does offer a pop psychology look at Lennon's confused home life.