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Within You Without You: George Harrison and a Popular Dialogue among Civilizations

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 11.04.2015 | Arts
Hirad Abtahi

Mid-late 1960s: West goes East. While it was John Lennon, Yoko Ono and Canada that initiated Rock n' Roll Diplomacy, George Harrison was the first to apply that concept to music.

Why the Beatles?

Andre Averbug | Posted 10.29.2015 | Entertainment
Andre Averbug

Most discussions about art eventually hit the wall of the argument that "taste is subjective". Nevertheless, in terms of pop music, there is near consensus that the Beatles were the greatest, most important band of all time. This post is dedicated to the minority that is still not convinced.

The Wild World of WONDERWALL's Music

Fandor | Posted 10.20.2015 | Entertainment

George Harrison's blend of tablas and electric guitars furnished an appropriate musical accompaniment to the dizzying film it supported.

Eleven Bass Players Who Belong in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.08.2015 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

Controversy, dispute, and rock 'n' roll are siblings, and I accept that. However I must stand up for my woefully neglected bass brethren, some of whom no longer lay down the groove on this mortal coil.

Famed Rock 'N' Roll Photographers Tell Their Stories

Elysabeth Alfano | Posted 09.23.2015 | Chicago
Elysabeth Alfano

What does it really mean to party like a rock star? On The Dinner Party podcast, I turned the WGN Radio A1 studio into a British pub to welcome Pat...

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know Part IV

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 09.23.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

In this latest edition of the Underrated Beatles Songs series, the tunes featured appear in both, some of their earliest works as well as their latest.

After Finding Beauty and the Beatles, Pattie Boyd Seeks Picture Perfection

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.22.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

She was a vision of loveliness who attracted the eye of some of the best photographers in the world -- not to mention the fancy of two of rock 'n' roll's most iconic guitar heroes. Today, though, Pattie Boyd feels most comfortable on the other side of camera.

Wash and Swear

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.22.2015 | Comedy
Charlie Carillo

LONDON - This is a photo of my soaking wet laundry on the clothesline, where it's been hanging for three days and three nights. Every time it's al...

L.A. Transcendental: 7 Blissful Places to Replenish Your Spirit

Paul Haddad | Posted 09.16.2015 | Los Angeles
Paul Haddad

One of the biggest challenges of living in a city with 4 million souls is how to carve out a little piece of paradise where you can take a step back, take a deep breath and recalibrate your inner Chi.

Former Obama White House Chief Releases Record (the Musical Kind)

Roxane Assaf | Posted 09.16.2015 | Arts
Roxane Assaf

The fact that composer/vocalist Mike Kelleher just released "Mélange," an aptly named album of mixed genres, would be more newsworthy than saying he comes off as a genuinely decent person. But in these cynical times, it's actually relevant - especially given his line of work.

Do The Beatles Need Spotify To Remain Timeless?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Buxton | Posted 09.03.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

It's safe to say we all agree that The Beatles are among the most influential musical acts of all time, but could that ever change?  Th...

Cold War Kids Video Premiere: Learning to Take It 'One Song at a Time'

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.17.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

With the determination of a quarterback driving his team down the field in the final two minutes, the charming and versatile front man of Cold War Kids Nathan Willett plays to win, either through his voice or various instruments (piano, guitar, keyboards, percussion).

Sam Cooke, The Rolling Stones, The Beatles -- and Allen Klein

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.25.2015 | Books
Michael Sigman

To my regret, I never got to know Allen Klein. Nevertheless, I enjoyed an up-and-down relationship with -- as Fred Goodman describes him in his fascinating new book -- Allen Klein: The Man Who Bailed Out The Beatles, Made The Rolling Stones, and Transformed Rock and Roll.

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know, Part III

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 06.18.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

Every single song that I have listed in these articles is one that I have listened to many times and I obviously know its value and importance. I also understand that most people reading this post are in the same position. Last but not least, I would like to wish Paul McCartney a Happy 73rd birthday.

Cirque du Soleil's LOVE, Nine Years Later: Peace, Love and Harmony in a Torn World

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.04.2015 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

The message of the Beatles' legacy as captured in this Cirque du Soleil show is clear: it is love. What a world it could be if only we would listen and put the message into practice.

Oh, Boy

Marcia Liss | Posted 06.29.2015 | Fifty
Marcia Liss


Total Rubbish: A Chat with Monty Python's Eric Idle, Plus ASCAP, Scott James and Scott Mickelson Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.24.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

EI: "It started out just being a BBC record of the highlights of the first series or maybe the first two series. We did it in front of a live audience and it was material that was pretty much familiar to us anyway."

Yeah, yeah, yeah!

Marcia Liss | Posted 05.10.2015 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get to Know, Part II

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 03.22.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

Out of all the songs on this list, this is quite likely the one most likely to be recognized, as Paul McCartney, its main songwriter, has taken to performing it live throughout his career, bringing more recognition to the tune.

Here, There, and Everywhere: My Panamanian Beatles Story

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 03.16.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

The Beatles are timeless. That right there is the understatement of the century. Almost 45 years have passed since the legendary quartet from Liverpool separated, yet their music and influence remains more than relevant in the 21st century.

Diana Krall and Scott Weiland Exclusives, Plus Chatting With JAL's Girish Malik, Bickram Gosh & Sonu Nigam

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.15.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bickram Ghosh: When the three of us sat together we realized that there was a palpable chemistry and we were even able to create the song "Jal De" in record time which then was used to create a reference mood by Mr. Malik when he started shooting.

5 Underrated Beatles Songs That You Should Get To Know

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 03.09.2015 | Entertainment
Jaime Heilbron

As it happens with the great groups who produce music of the highest quality, some true gems slip through the cracks. Here are five of those.

Intriguing Facts About Prince William and Duchess Kate's NYC Hotel, The Carlyle

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 02.10.2015 | Travel
Jeryl Brunner

This past Sunday, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge swept into New York City for a whirlwind three-day trip. They met Jay-Z, Beyonce and LeBron James at a Brooklyn Nets versus Cleveland Cavaliers Basketball game in Brooklyn.

A Father, a Daughter, John Lennon and a Vow

Jere Hester | Posted 02.03.2015 | Entertainment
Jere Hester

Life, as John Lennon told us, is what happens while you're busy making other plans. The same can be said for lessons, which sometimes arrive as unexpected gifts from our beautiful boys -- and girls.

Start Living Life to the Fullest: Powerful Phrases to Inspire you to Spiritual Greatness

Jesica L. Santos | Posted 01.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Jesica L. Santos

I have selected 75 phrases that have had a profound impact in my life throughout the years. It is my sincere hope that they will deeply inspire you to reach a higher level of awareness and lasting fulfillment in your life in all the realms.