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Janine Francolini | Posted 09.24.2015 | Impact
Janine Francolini

In the mental health arena, beauty and hope aren't usually the first things that come to mind so we all need to shine the light on it when we see it.

Ryan Adams, Conor Oberst, and David Gray Perform at VPAC for KCSN's Benefit Show

Lindsey Best | Posted 02.17.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

On Friday night three artists who all rightfully could have headlined such a show came together to play a benefit for the beloved CSUN radio station KCSN 88.5 Los Angeles.

A-Sides with Jon Chattman: American Authors Couldn't Write A Better Year; Plus... You, I, and the "Joy" of Foy Vance

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Their current buzzworthy single is named "Best Day of My Life," but it's probably the best year American Authors' have ever had. In 2013, the Brookly...

Dog Ears Music: 'Don't Go Near the Water' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.16.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by The Beach Boys, Beck, Bob Marley & The Wailers, Passion Pit, Phosphorescent, National Philharmonic Orchestra, and more

Investment Banker Chased Ex Lover To London, Claimed To Be A Spy, Sent I76 Texts In 24 Hours

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

David Gray, a 28-year-old investment banker with JP Morgan, went to incredible lengths to get the attention of Daniela Rausnitz, his former lover. ...

Mirren To Co-host Nobel Peace Prize Concert

AP | Posted 01.18.2012 | Fifty

OSLO, Norway — Organizers say British actress Helen Mirren will co-host this year's Nobel Peace Prize concert, featuring performances by Benin's...

A Tribute to John Martyn

Joseph Vella | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

A great new double CD set has just been released celebrating the unsung musical genius of the late John Martyn called Johnny Boy Would Love This...A Tribute to John Martyn.

Monday Will Never Be The Same: Conversations With Goo Goo Dolls' John Rzeznik, David Gray and Josiah Leming

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Goo Goo Doll's John Rzeznik's has some advice for up-and-coming acts: "Don't worry about getting famous because that means nothing. There are a lot of really useless people in this world that are famous."

Ray LaMontagne: Digging Deep And Doing What He Does

Ellen Sterling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

Ray LaMontagne is living his dream and, unlike so many dreams, his seems to have never been a soft, misty vision.

David Gray Goes 'Foundling' in SoHo

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

David Gray's honest lyrics and smooth, crisp sound have melted hearts and mesmerized us for over a decade now. I recently spoke with Gray and asked him about putting his new album together.

PLAY > SKIP: New Music for August 17

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Welcome to Americana music week. You didn't get the memo? Today, the Big Music Machine is digging into American songwriting soil and pulling out music with deep roots.

Sing Any Good Books Lately?

Laurence Hughes | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Laurence Hughes

The mission of my blog is to highlight popular songs that are based on, inspired by, or allude to books and authors -- "Books Shelved in Songs," as I say on the site.

Compact Reviews Of This Week's Compact Discs, For Those Who Still Care #4

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Reviewed: The Beastie Boys, Harry Connick, Jr., Eddie & the Hot Rods, David Gray, Manassas, Monsters of Folk, Pearl Jam.

HuffPost Reviews: Pearl Jam, Monsters of Folk and More, Plus an Interview with David Gray, and This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So this is what Pearl Jam would sound like after hanging with George Thorogood. It's great to hear the guys trying on old school rock 'n' roll and putting their moniker on it.

New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Read More: Ace, The Drifters, Prince, Dionne Warwick, The Eagles, Squeeze, Scott Dirks, Mike + the Mechanics, Harvard Square, Breaking Dawn, Target, Juno Award, Xtc, Whitesnake, Oklahoma, Folk, Paul Carrack, Tony Glover, The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, Cajun, Philly, Reggae, Traditional, Checker Records, Elvis Costello, Burt Bacharach, Stephanie Meyer, Marvin Gayes, Timothy B. Schmit, John Wesley Harding, Sam & Dave, Michael McDonald, Little Walter, Muddy Waters, Johnny Cash, Ron Sexsmith, Stan Lewis, Nick & Nora's Infinite Playlist, High Fidelity, Billy Davis Jr., Singer-Songwriter, Philly International Records, Hip-O Select, Bill Withers, Entertainment News, Al Green, Aaron Neville, Lawrence Stern, Ray Charles, Pop, Americana, Dobie Gray, Jill Barber, Sonny Boy Williamson, Bria Valente, Broadway, Canada, Grammy, The Kinks, Stax, Motown Records, Livingston Taylor, The Beatles, Matthew Barber, Nick Heyward, Harmonica, Don Henley, Phil Collins, Elvis Costello & the Attractions, The Little Walter Story, Hear Music, Arthur Crudup, Stax Records, R&b, Motown, Sam Moore, Chess Records, Harry Nilsson, Johnny Nash, Gospel, Bobby Womack, David Gray, Wesley Stace, Willie Dixon, Bob Dylan, Blues, The 5th Dimension, David Seitz, Tom Waits, Juno, Washington Square Park, Grammy Awards, Don McLean, John Wesley Hardin, A Mighty Wind, Roots, Randy Newman, Ward Gaines, Ben E. King, Jimi Hendrix, James Taylor, Rupert Holmes, Bruce Springsteen, Listerine, Nilsson, Atlantis, Misfortune, Rumpelstiltskins, Josh Ritter, Entertainment News
Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.

A History of Music Torture in the "War on Terror"

Andy Worthington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Andy Worthington

U.S. military personnel were ordered to keep prisoners awake by blasting ear-splittingly loud music at them -- for days, weeks or even months on end -- at prisons in Iraq, Afghanistan and Guantanamo Bay.