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Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

7 Instances When You Absolutely Should Not Text

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

The women caught texting during "Rhinestone Cowboy" at the Grammy's have received ample criticsm. There are a few moments in life that call for putting away your phone.

Influencer of the Week: Your Voice

Connie Dieken | Posted 04.14.2012 | Business
Connie Dieken

Ever lost your voice? I've been silenced by a case of full blown laryngitis this week and am under doctor's orders to stay completely silent for 48 hours. You'd be surprised how much you learn.

11 Reasons You Should Watch the 54th Grammy Awards

David Wild | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Because the Beach Boys are not only reuniting and performing on the Grammy Awards -- they're also completely redefining the use of the word "Boys."

Glen Campbell -- A Real American Idol Bids Farewell

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

I became obsessed with Campbell as I often do when performers are more than just a celebrity, but someone touched by something quite divine. So I am delighted that Campbell will be appearing at The Town Hall in NYC Jan. 7.

SHOF/PBS Chats: Billy Joel, Jimmy Jam, Jimmy Webb, Garth Brooks, Allan Toussaint, Dwight Yoakum, Hal David, Paul Williams...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to exchange a few words with many terrific songwriters and artists ranging from Billy Joel and Garth Brooks to Jimmy Jam and Jimmy Webb and even an exec or two as they that walked the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame awards show.

Dead Thrones, A Million Dreams and More Papercut Chronicles: Chats With Gym Class Heroes, David Nail, and The Devil Wears Prada

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Glen Campbell's "Ghost On The Canvas" Video, Plus Chatting with Miles Español's Bob Belden

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is "Ghost On The Canvas," the first video from Glen Campbell's critically acclaimed album of the same name.

Long-Term Health Care: Think, Plan While You're Healthy, Able

Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D. | Posted 11.12.2011 | Los Angeles
Glenn D. Braunstein, M.D.

Americans are notorious disease-and-death deniers. We cling to the fantasy that death will come only when we're age 100 and have earlier taken a brisk walk, read the WSJ and had a romp in the hay. It doesn't happen that way.

PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 11.07.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Let's step into the fall musical rush, along with Lindsey Buckingham and John Doe -- a bunch of dudes well past 40, all proving that rock (and country and folk) can age gracefully.

Jimmy Webb: Still Making the Music That Will Likely Last Forever

Ellen Sterling | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Ellen Sterling

"Music," Jimmy Webb says firmly, "can save the world. It already has done so more than once. It will do so again. But, we have to save the music."

Country Legend Diagnosed With Alzheimer's Disease

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 08.22.2011 | Healthy Living

Legendary country star Glen Campbell has apparently been diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease. The 75-year-old singer and his wife, Kim, disclosed th...

Sing It Loud: Chatting with k.d. lang, JD Souther and Bobby Long, Plus a Beginners Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.

Dog Ears Music: Born in April Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.08.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Serge Gainsbourg, Marvin Gaye, Billie Holiday, Ann-Margret and more.

Blessed: A Conversation With Lucinda Williams, Plus David Berkeley's Video "George Square"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-03-07-mr.jpgFor her new album, Blessed, Lucinda Williams brought in Don Was on production.

Truer Grit

Michael Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Michael Jones

The Coen brothers have made a great American movie in that greatest of American movie genres: the Western.

HuffPost Reviews: AC/DC and Jane Roman Pitt, Plus A Conversation with Grammy Nominee Chip Taylor and an Elvis Costello Audio Stream

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So, you think you know all things AC/DC? Really. Well, take a hit of the essays, historical photos, memorabilia, and general overkill contained between the over 225 pages of High Voltage Rock 'N' Roll: The Ultimate Illustrated History.

Songwriters Hall Of Fame Finds a Home

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Most songwriters, even successful ones, toil alone or with a single collaborator. To call them unsung would be oxymoronic, but with a few exceptions t...

Triple Threat Friday: Conversations with BoDeans, Bleu and The Chapin Sisters

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Kurt Neumann and Sam Llanas of BoDeans talk their new album, the band's early days, and why their six-year break was a dark period.

"The Immigrant Song": A Playlist For Arizona Governor Jan Brewer

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

After seeing some of Gov. Jan Brewer's mind-blowing meltdown performance during her debate with Terry Goddard, here's a playlist for a woman who lost her head, and a state that seems bent on doing the same.

HuffPost Video Premiere: Pegi Young's "Starting Over," plus a Conversation with Jimmy Webb

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pegi Young -- yes, wife of legendary artist Neil Young -- has a new video of her song "Starting Over" and HuffPost has the premiere of the music clip.

"Brothers In Arms": One Son's War & Peace Playlist as We Prepare to Enter "The Pacific"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

To put myself in the proper mindset to enter The Pacific, I've come up with a playlist of great songs that speak powerfully to war and peace from a variety of perspectives and eras.

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."

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.

11 Years After His Death, "New" Music From Frank Sinatra

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Three new releases, Live At The Meadowlands, My Way, and Classic Sinatra II should please hardcore fans and newbies alike.