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Binky's Revenge: My Own Damned Most Influential Guitarists List!

Binky Philips | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

You are about to embark on a journey into the mind of a Total D*ck when it comes to the subject of (guitars and) guitar players. It's simple, really... I know more than you. Nyaaaah Nyaaah Nyaah Nyah Nyah!

LISTEN: Rock Out To This Woodstock '69 Playlist

Posted 08.16.2012 | Fifty

This year marks the 43rd anniversary of the legendary Woodstock music festival, held in Bethel, New York. Whether you were one of the many faces in th...

Mondo Sex Head: A Conversation With Rob Zombie, Chatting With Mike Stern, Plus Longreef and Certain People I Know Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Music Biz Icon Joe Smith Donates Awesome Audio Chats

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

At age 84, Joe has lost none of his comic timing. When I reminded him of the good deed he'd done for me so long ago, he paused for a beat and said, "Yeah, I sure am a great guy, aren't I?"

What Makes a Great Rock Biopic? (Hint: It's Not Factual Accuracy)

Christopher Zara | Posted 09.15.2012 | Entertainment
Christopher Zara

Wait, what? This is apparently what happens when you give a simple assignment to an indie director with too much imagination. A straight-up biopic of Dylan would have been fine. But do we really need to see Cate Blanchett in drag?

Jimi Hendrix Biopic Won't Have Any Jimi Hendrix Songs

The Huffington Post | Chris Murphy | Posted 08.27.2012 | Entertainment

Most successful films about legendary musicians, like “Ray” and “Walk The Line," follow a certain formula. The costumes and sets perfectly captu...

Chasing Amy Winehouse: The Cult of the 27 Club and Why It's Good for Music

Christopher Zara | Posted 09.01.2012 | Entertainment
Christopher Zara

You can believe in these constructs or not, but you can't deny that they spark some great debates. The fact that Winehouse died at 27, as opposed to 28 or 29, means her legacy will always be held up against those that have written the narrative for modern music.

Science Explains Why People Like Jimi Hendrix

| Posted 06.14.2012 | Los Angeles

Story comes courtesy of California Watch. By Susanne Rust What is it about Jimi Hendrix that so many people find appealing? According to scie...

FIRST LOOK: Andre 3000 As Jimi Hendrix

Posted 06.01.2012 | Entertainment

The buzz continues to build for Andre 3000's Jimi Hendrix biopic, and now there's a photo to go with the anticipation. The Outkast rapper was snap...

Andre 3000 To Star In Jimi Hendrix Biopic

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 05.07.2012 | Entertainment

Andre 3000 is ready for his close-up. The Outkast rapper is starring in "All Is By My Side," a Jimi Hendrix biopic that spent years on the shelf, repo...

The Strangest Wedding Song Requests I've Ever Received

Marta Segal Block | Posted 06.24.2012 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

For many wedding songs, appropriate and inappropriate are definitely in the eye of the beholder.

Next Holograms: Jimi Hendrix, Marvin Gaye & Michael Jackson?

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 04.19.2012 | Entertainment

Dr. Dre and Snoop Dogg will beam up the Tupac hologram again for the upcoming second weekend of Coachella, but the producer and now-occasional rapper ...

Haven't Filed Your Taxes? This Will Get You Into The Mood

Posted 04.11.2012 | Money

Tax Day is less than a week away, which means if you still haven't filed your income tax forms, it's crunch time! But don't sweat. We've created this ...

Grand Illusions & Breakfasts in America: Conversations with Styx's James "J.Y." Young and Supertramp's Roger Hodgson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"This Will Be Our Year": An Upbeat Playlist For New Year's Eve

David Wild | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Instead of making any promises to myself that I might not live up to, here's my best shot at the ultimate, mostly uplifting playlist for all of our New Year's Eve parties.

Antony Bitar's Holiday Download, Chatting with Gary Clark Jr. and Macedo, Plus a James Mee Anthem

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Antony Bitar released his self-titled debut album in September, and his rendition of the Christmas classic "Silent Night" is a special gift that Antony is giving to Huffington Post readers for the holidays.

'Scuse Me While I Kiss the Sky: Revisiting the Monterey International Pop Festival Through A Perfect Haze

Holly Cara Price | Posted 02.19.2012 | Books
Holly Cara Price

The Monterey International Pop Festival took place at such a guileless time that the promoters used the word "pop" in its title. Not long after this would have been unthinkable, after the lines were drawn between "pop" music and rock and roll.

Anthems, World Changers and Western Teleports: Chatting With Naughty By Nature, John Medeski and Emperor X

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.10.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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'Jimi Hendrix Park' To Open In 2012

Rolling Stone | Posted 12.11.2011 | Fifty

A new park celebrating the life and music of Jimi Hendrix is set to open i the guitarist's hometown of Seattle, Washington in 2012 to commemorate what...

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...

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.

A Sweet Postcard From Jimi Hendrix To His Dad

Posted 01.08.2012 | Home

Letters of Note has yet another astonishing correspondence up today, this time from Jimi Hendrix to his dad, Al Hendrix, written from Germany in 1966 ...

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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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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