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Mew At The Troubadour, John Mellencamp's No Better Than This, and Stephen Schwartz Gets Five For Fighting

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Mellencamp says his next album was made in part at Sun Studios. "Everything was set up exactly as Cash and Elvis Presley recorded."

Will DJ AM Quote About PTSD Get People To Finally Listen?

Michelle Renee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michelle Renee

Getting people to take notice of PTSD as it relates to youth and adults who have survived violence, abuse and trauma -- outside of those returning from combat -- has been an uphill climb.

An Interview With Janis Ian Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Janis Ian is one of the Woodstock era's unsung musical heroes who, just two years prior to the Bethel Bash, shocked our nation with her controversial single "Society's Child."

All Hail the Felonious Ex-Con -- Michael Vick

Paul Mecurio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Mecurio

Vick has paid his debt to society. Yes, he practiced killing and torture and violated the code of conduct he was sworn to uphold. That doesn't make him a monster. That makes him Dick Cheney.

Fan-Funding With Jonah Smith, Plus Chris Bell, Stephen Stills, and Manassas Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While most of his contemporaries have the fantasy of signing the bottom line of a label contract, Jonah Smith has rejected a record company's offer instead.

An Interview with Raphael Saadiq Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though his latest album The Way I See It was released last year, Saadiq still is touring pretty much non-stop. He took a quick break from his schedule for this interview.

An Interview With Buffy Sainte-Marie, Plus Train and Digital 45 Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This being Woodstock Week, it seemed a perfect time to catch-up with this artist whose music influenced many of those who appeared at the culture-changing event.

Miami Social: Smoke and Two Way Mirrors

Michael Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Cohen

Last night as I watched Miami Social I wanted to lift my fancy LED off the wall, throw it off my 30th floor balcony and then contemplate using its shattered glass to slit my wrists.

An Interview with Matisyahu, Plus Barbra Streisand and Brian Setzer Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.

A Memory of John Hughes

Paul Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Katz

I don't remember what I said to John Hughes when I met him. All I do know is he looked at my friends and asked, "He's a Duckie, isn't he?"

Real Housewives of Atlanta Liveblog - Kim-tervention

Ryan Haydon and Stefani Piermattei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ryan Haydon and Stefani Piermattei

Who's gonna check us, boo?

The Who vs Abbie Hoffman: Celebrating Woodstock's 40th Anniversary

Pete Fornatale | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Pete Fornatale

What happened next provided one of the true Roshomon moments of Woodstock. Actually, that's not strictly speaking true. There were only two versions of what happened next: Hoffman's and everybody else's.

Celebrating Michael Jackson's Youth: The Stripped Mixes and Hello World - The Motown Solo Collection

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mixing Michael Jackson's solo material with that of The Jackson 5's, The Stripped Mixes rips away layers of production, revealing a young boy with the ability to emote mature emotions at an early age.

The New Mew Review and Preview: No More Stories / "Introducing Palace Players"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The award-winning Danish band Mew is one of the latest Scandinavian indie ensembles to make a go of it in the States. Their new album, No More Stories is all just a big mix of spacey, melodic fun.

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.

Thank God It's Thursday: Oklahoma's College of Rock with Scott Booker, Raphael Saadiq's New Video, Rhino's Digital 45s, More Woodstock, The Bee Gees, and Kimya Dawson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Built on the whole School of Rock phenomenon, the University of Central Oklahoma has a new music division that teaches all aspects of popular music such as performance, production and business affairs.

My Return to Sing Sing Prison: The Agony and The Ecstasy

Anthony Papa | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Anthony Papa

I swore to myself I would never return. But over a decade later, here I was, back at the maximum security prison where I served a 15 years for a non-violent drug crime under the Rockefeller Drug Laws.

HuffPost Review: Daughtry - Leave This Town

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The album still kicks its multi-hit, multi-platinum predecessor's ass, alternating between big guitar'd, Creed-inspired grunge-a-longs and country-bred, beer hall breakup ballads across its twelve powerful tracks.

HuffPost Video Premiere: Third Eye Blind "Don't Believe A Word," plus The Jayhawks, Genesis, and Peanuts 1960's Collection

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I wanted to create a video that actually represented Third Eye Blind," says Stephan Jenkins, lead singer and songwriter for Third Eye Blind.

HuffPost Review: Maxwell - BLACKsummers'night

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The singer's voice has matured significantly -- along with his haircut and wardrobe; this time out, Maxwell has recast himself as a grown-up with all its musical and lyrical upgrades.

Michael Jackson Collectibles on the Rise

Reyne Haines | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Reyne Haines

With the recent death of 50 year old pop icon, Michael Jackson comes the search for Michael Jackson memorabilia by new and seasoned collectors alike.

Kings and Angels

David Dean Bottrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Dean Bottrell

When icons of that stature pass away it does leave a mark and I'm of a generation that remembers the trajectory of both of those entertainers vividly.

Michael Jackson: Man in the Music, Part 2 (Morphine)

Joe Vogel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joe Vogel

For some listeners, every album post-Thriller that didn't sound or sell like Thriller was considered a failure; this, in spite of the fact that some of his most significant work came later.

Real Housewives of New Jersey Reunion, Part 2 - Liveblog

Ryan Haydon and Stefani Piermattei | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ryan Haydon and Stefani Piermattei

Join us for the final installment of the best season of reality television ever - 9 pm ET!

Thank God It's Thursday: Miles Davis, The Dave Brubeck Quartet, Charles Mingus, Tito Puente and Babatunde Olatunji

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mostly celebrating jazz's 1959 frontier, six classic albums have been re-imagined as Legacy Editions, expanding each of the originals by adding an extra disc.