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The Zombies Still Got That Hunger for New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 10.06.2015 | New York
Tom Semioli

Unlike the baroque trappings of their 1968 Odessey & Oracle masterpiece, Still Got That Hunger harkens back to the early days of a young, hungry St. Albans, Hertfordshire ensemble who submerged themselves in American music.

Black Artists Makes Waves at 2015 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 09.21.2015 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

The Toronto International Film Festival has aged gracefully into its 40th year anniversary. Black directors, actors and writers have enhanced the celebratory occasion with fine performances and artistic contributions in indie films, big budget movies and life-affirming documentaries.

Netflix's 'Keith Richards: Under the Influence' Explores The Legend Behind The Shades

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 09.21.2015 | Entertainment

Imagine listening to vinyls all day with one of the greatest guitarists of our time. That's what filmmaker Morgan Neville ("Twenty Feet from Stardom"...

What's New On Netflix In September 2015?

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 08.31.2015 | Entertainment

From rock 'n' roll documentaries to zombies to the streets of Gotham, Netflix is sure to keep you entertained this September. Some of the newest titl...

Ronnie Spector's Voice Can Still Change the World

Steve Matoren | Posted 08.12.2015 | Entertainment
Steve Matoren

A day after her 72nd birthday, Ronnie Spector celebrated in the only way she knows how- serenading a sold out crowd with her golden voice. Before an enthusiastic audience, Spector exceptionally performed all The Ronettes hits from "Be My Baby" to "Walking in the Rain."

Keith Richards Still Smokes A Joint 'Regularly' In Morning

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 07.28.2015 | Entertainment

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards, 71, still likes to wake and bake. But he's fussy about where the weed comes from. "I smoke regularly, an earl...

Keith Richards Set To Release First Solo Album In 20 Years

The Huffington Post | Julia Brucculieri | Posted 07.09.2015 | Entertainment

Keith Richards has announced he'll be releasing a brand new solo album this year -- his first in two decades.  Entertainment Weekly reports ...

Stones' (Dis)Satisfaction Defined the Summer of '65

Candy Leonard | Posted 05.28.2015 | Fifty
Candy Leonard

Listening to "Satisfaction" today, I hear a tirade against a culture that thwarts the basic human need to feel fully alive and engaged -- intellectually, emotionally and physically.

The Rolling Stones: Zip Code Tour Opener in San Diego [PHOTOS]

Lindsey Best | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

Over Memorial Day weekend The Rolling Stones opened their Zip Code tour by delivering an extraordinarily energy packed set to a sold out crowd in Petco Park, San Diego, CA. Gary Clark, Jr. opened.

Revisiting The Bottom Line: An Interview with Allan Pepper, Plus Jon Regen and Sarah Jaffe Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.21.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Bottom Line has been closed for eleven years, it closed January 2nd, 2004. I think about it all the time because I spent a great deal of my life there. One of the things I'm working on is an oral history viewed from the perspective of the performers who performed there.

Gimme Some Truth: Remembering Albert Maysles

Alex Simon | Posted 05.06.2015 | Entertainment
Alex Simon

In November of 1987, I gave birth in the plains of Nepal. Soon after, members of the Brahman (high caste) family I'd married into began literacy classes for women. My teacher husband trained two young woman as facilitators.

Bettye Lavette: Worthy at the Café Carlyle

Regina Weinreich | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Wiry and wise to life's vicissitudes, soul singer Bettye Lavette took the stool at the Café Carlyle, commanding from that small perch a powerhouse of songs featuring her new album, Worthy.

Keith Richards, Firestones and the Persevering Artist (How Sensitive Creators Can Best Bring Their Work Into the World)

Peter Himmelman | Posted 10.08.2014 | Arts
Peter Himmelman

But to be successful at making art, you need an extra measure of sensitivity. Beyond the technical skills, like the ability to play the piano or draw, the artist's superpower is the capacity to feel acutely.

Dammit, Jimi Hendrix, That Was Supposed to Be MY Les Paul!

Binky Philips | Posted 07.30.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

There had been other 'fad' guitars during rock 'n' roll's earlier years.

My One (Little) Keith Richards Story

Binky Philips | Posted 07.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

Steve McAllister, one of CBGB's sound guys engineered what I'm beginning to think is a historic document. NOT because of me and my music, but, because Steve so perfectly and accurately captured the wondrous sound of the room... that room being frickin' CBGB!

What Ringo Starr And Other Older Rock Stars Really Think About Aging

Next Avenue | Richard Eisenberg | Posted 03.26.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Richard Eisenberg At the Aging in America conference I just attended, the annual gathering of the American Society o...

The Rolling Stones Support Mick Jagger Following L'Wren Scott's Death

The Huffington Post | Hilary Miller | Posted 03.20.2014 | Celebrity

The Rolling Stones have been forced to postpone the remainder of their tour of Australia and New Zealand after the death of frontman Mick Jagger's lon...

This Week in Children's Books: Keith Richards and Rush Limbaugh

Monica Edinger | Posted 05.14.2014 | Books
Monica Edinger

Keith Richards is penning a children's book and the Onion got some people-on-the-street reactions. And then there is the children's book author Rus...

Keith Richards Is Writing A Children's Book

AP | Posted 04.28.2014 | Fifty

NEW YORK (AP) — Keith Richards is writing a children's book. He really is. The Rolling Stone who came to define the adults-only lifestyle of rock h...

Mike Bloomfield: The First Guitar Hero

Binky Philips | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

This is not about my first guitar hero. This is about the First Guitar Hero.

This Is Your Brain on Drugs

David Blistein | Posted 04.23.2014 | Healthy Living
David Blistein

"This is your brain. This is drugs. This is your brain on drugs. Any questions?" -- Script for PSA by Partnership for a Drug-Free America, 1987 This...

Tribute to the Beatles -- and Sid Bernstein Who Brought Them to America

Bernard Starr | Posted 04.07.2014 | Entertainment
Bernard Starr

In our radio conversation, Sid told the intriguing story of his chance discovery of the Beatles and how he negotiated with their manager to book the Beatles into Carnegie Hall for a mere $4,000.

Happy 70th Birthday, Keith Richards!

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Happy 70th, Keith Richards! Since the band was founded in 1962, Richards has been rocking as the Rolling Stones' guitarist. He is credited as one o...

My Relentless Pursuit Of 'Cool'

Tom Cramer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Tom Cramer

I believe that some of what follows may be universal, and some of what follows undoubtedly was shaped by my own life experience. I am eternally grateful to have grown up in a loving family in a middle class suburb on the southwest side of Chicago in the 1970s.

'The Five String Addict': A Guitarist's Review of Keith Richards' Life Memoir

George Rajna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
George Rajna

In Keith Richards' memoir, Life, the Rolling Stone guitarist rocks readers along his lifelong journey that began on December 18, 1943. Life chronicles Richards's career with the Rolling Stones since 1962 and tracks them from small clubs to massive arena concerts.