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Celebrity Collector: George Gruhn

Reyne Haines | Posted 01.28.2012 | Arts
Reyne Haines

It takes a special something to gain the trust of a celebrity. George Gruhn has befriended numerous celebrity clients over the last 40 years in business.

The Greatest Guitar Player Of All Time Revealed!

Posted 01.23.2012 | Entertainment

Self taught and genre-bending, Jimi Hendrix defined rock & roll. With a legacy that lives on nearly half a century after his death, it comes as no sur...

Moline Loves Paul Simon, Plus Chatting With Bill Wyman, American Idol's James Durbin and Mastodon's Brann Dailor

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Although it seems that Paul Simon has been on the road frequently over the last few years, his latest tour seems much more date-packed as he heralds his latest and one of the best albums of his career, So Beautiful Or So What.

Moogy Klingman Passes

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Mark "Moogy" Klingman passed away last night after a long, brave bout with cancer. You may not have heard his name, but you have heard, and enjoyed, his music.

Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rodgers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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There Goes My Guitar Hero, Brad Paisley

David Wild | Posted 12.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Diary of a Player: How My Musical Heroes Made a Guitar Man Out of Me is the story of Brad Paisley's life with strings attached, and a very open and personal love letter to the guitar from one of its finest practioners today.

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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Neil Young's Bridge School Exclusive: Dave Matthews' "Too Much," Plus Chatting With Johnny Winter, Queen's Roger Taylor and Yes' Steve Howe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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WATCH: Scorsese Turns Lens On 'Quietest Beatle' In HBO Documentary

Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty

Academy Award-winning director Martin Scorsese decided to turn the lens on the Beatle's "quietest member" in a documentary called "George Harrison: Li...

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

Mr. Nuzzle & Muzzle

Will Durst | Posted 10.26.2011 | Comedy
Will Durst

Perry claims he only entered the fray because God told him to. Of course, Michele Bachmann says God called on HER to run for president. So, either someone is fibbing, or God is off his meds again.

A Prayer for the Planet: Chatting With DJ Logic Plus Nikka Costa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

A Prayer For The Planet, DJ Logic's latest album, is a collaboration with Jason Miles, his partner, and also Falguni Shah.

Hymns, Harrows, Harvests & More: Chatting with John Hiatt, Gillian Welch and Umphrey's McGee's Joel Cummins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.02.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Hiatt's new album Dirty Jeans And Mudslide Hymns kicks off with a pretty universally themed song, "Damn This Town." It's true, no matter what town you grow up in, every kid can't wait to get out of it.

PHOTOS: Our Favorite Rock Star & Runway Strutter Pairings

The Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 09.14.2011 | Style

For whatever reason, there seems to be a certain amorous magnetic field between models and musicians. We can't seem to offer any explanations as to th...

Hooked On Virginia's Crooked Road

Lea Lane | Posted 09.20.2011 | Travel
Lea Lane

Interested in fiddle and banjo music, crafts, galleries, small towns and Americana? You'll find them on The Crooked Road, about 250 miles along Virginia's southwest corner.

Keb' Mo's "...Enchilada," Plus Chats with Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Alex Miller, Flogging Molly's Dave King, and Lindi Ortega

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here the dynamic duo of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks chat with me about their debut album Revelator.

PHOTOS: Eric Clapton's Former Home Comes With Solo Recording

Posted 06.20.2011 | Los Angeles

Via Curbed LA: The lucky new owner of this Venice beach home will acquire an architectural gem, an unreleased Eric Clapton recording, a hefty tax brea...

Wynton Marsalis And Eric Clapton Play The Blues

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 06.10.2011 | New York
Ralph A. Miriello

Eric Clapton's foray into the roots of early jazz and its undeniable linkage to the blues was a rousing success and further affirms Mr. Clapton as a truly versatile musician.

How to Become Clairvoyant: A Conversation With Robbie Robertson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Robertson talks working with Eric Clapton on his latest record and how things have changed since his days with The Band.

Eric Clapton Guitars Slated For NYC Auction

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

NEW YORK — Eric Clapton is parting with dozens of guitars and amps at a New York City auction to benefit an alcohol and drug treatment center he fou...

Moogy's Gotta Have Friends

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

You got to have friends/To make that day last long Mark Klingman isn't a household name. But the terrific singer/songwriter/keyboardist/producer know...

Chuck Leavell: This Rolling Stone Gathers Trees

Avital Andrews | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Avital Andrews

Chuck Leavell has been a melodic force behind some of rock 'n' roll's biggest acts. But he is also a committed conservationist and tree farmer.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Be The American Music Hall of Fame

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

The latest crop of inductees was announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Once again, it honored musicians who just a...

Joe Bonamassa: The Best Living Guitarist You've Never Heard Of...

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

Joe Bonamassa is to the blues-rock guitar what a tsunami is to a coastline: A devastating force of nature to be reckoned with. Easily one of the top g...

Best (Early) Christmas Ever: A Conversation With Rock 'n' Roll Legend Ronnie Spector

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We've had a love affair for like forty years, Keith [Richards] and I. I told him that it was too bad that I didn't marry him because that would have worked out better for me. Our kids would have had amazing hair, you know?"