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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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Was James Brown Also The Godfather Of Debt?

AP | SUSANNE M. SCHAFER | Posted 12.31.2011 | Fifty

COLUMBIA, S.C. — James Brown's charitable trust had withered to just $14,000 and his estate was saddled with more than $20 million in debt befor...

Yellowcard's Audio Exclusive, Chatting With Pegi Young, Van Hunt and Tommy Keene, Plus PopMarket and Girl Talk's Halloween Playlist

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With Yellowcard's release of the acoustic version of their critically-acclaimed album When You're Through Thinking, Say Yes last week, it only proved that Yellowcard is indeed back.

James Brown's Ex-Manager Gets Three Year Home Sentence

AP | Posted 12.28.2011 | Black Voices

AIKEN, S.C. -- James Brown's former manager has been sentenced to three years of home confinement on charges he took more money than he was allowed un...

6 Crazy Claims Made About The Remains Of Dead Celebs

www.thefrisky.com | David Moye | Posted 11.01.2011 | Weird News

The zombie apocalypse hasn't happened ... yet. However, there is another form of walking dead: Celebrities who have passed away, but whose memory stay...

The Estate Woes of James Brown: A Lesson in Planning

The Atlanta Post | Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

Even though the late, great James Brown has “at least” nine children and was married at the time of his death on Christmas in 2006, he set up his ...

The Estate Woes Of James Brown: A Lesson In Planning

The Atlanta Post | Posted 10.09.2011 | Black Voices

Even though the late, great James Brown has "at least" nine children and was married at the time of his death on Christmas in 2006, he set up his will...

From LP1 to a Sky Full of Holes: Chatting With Joss Stone and Fountains Of Wayne, Plus The Beau Brummels' Bradley's Barn (Audio)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Erin Clements

James Brown Impersonator 'Splits Open Room' When He Performs

HuffingtonPost.com | Erin Clements | Posted 09.20.2011 | Home

When photographer Kelsey Bennett first saw James Brown impersonator Black Velvet’s act last summer, she knew she’d found her next subject. “When...

A Film Called Quest: A Peek At Beats, Rhymes And Life

Wyatt Closs | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

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"National and International Known, the Hardest Working Man in Show Business, Soul Brother Number One... Jaaaaaaaaaaaames Brown!"

Binky Philips | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Even at 12 years old, middle-class white Beatles boys like us knew full well that James Brown was a god. Soul Brother Number One. His T.A.M.I. show appearance cemented his Already-Mammoth-In-New-York stature on an exponential level.

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.

From DJ Heroes to Old Time Gospel: Conversations with Aaron Neville and DJ Qbert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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From D.C.'s Kennedy Center to East of Angel Town: Conversations with Branford Marsalis and Peter Cincotti

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Legendary jazz pianist Ellis Marsalis has been accumulating a series of honors, with the upcoming NEA's Jazz Masters Award being one of the most prestigious yet.

Angelique Kidjo and "The Sound of the Drum"

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Beninoise singer Angelique Kidjo has had a spectacular year. In April she released her newest album, OYO, where she revisited the music that inspired ...

Pneumonia's Final Verse

Dr. Orin Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Orin Levine

A quick Google News search this morning using the term "pneumonia" brought up a bunch of stories. Most of them were about Canadian folk singer Bruce C...

HuffPost Review: John Legend & The Roots' Wake Up!, Plus Conversations With Seal and Matt White

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"Who's Your Daddy!": A Playlist For Today's Rock & Roll Fathers

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Four talented dads in my neighborhood, men with distinguished credits in music, as well as film and television, have formed an acapella group that's fittingly called Who's Your Daddy!

2010 Workers' Voice Awards: Worker Worthy Pop Culture Standouts

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Wanna honor Labor Day but not work at it? Check out any of these pop culture expressions from the last year. Just in time for your nod to Labor Day, ...

WORKER WORTHY STANDOUTS: PART 4 - MUSIC

Wyatt Closs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wyatt Closs

Da Bomp bomp ba bomp da bomp bomp, Da Bomp bomp ba bomp bomp ba bomp bomp. This is the rhythm of work today. Whether getting your grind on behind a ...

DogEars Deserves To Be Heard: Volume Three

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we recommend Marilyn Monroe, The Kinks, Sigur Rós, Danny Clinch, James Brown, and George Michael.

Lesley Gore at Joe's Pub

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Lesley Gore proved herself once again to be the little lady with the very big voice at Joe's Pub in Manhattan on April 22.

The Imagine Project: A Conversation With Herbie Hancock

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This modern legend is considered one of the greatest innovators and most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, and Herbie Hancock's music continues to transcend jazz's stereotype.

"That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine": The Mother of All Father's Day Playlists

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I will always believe that the gift of music is more beautiful and powerful than even the nicest tie or pen set. So here's my musical gift for all of the other dads out there in Huffington Post-land.

HuffPost Exclusive: Carole King & James Taylor VIDEO and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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