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Trump Blows Up Statue Of Liberty

Robert S. McElvaine | Posted 01.29.2017 | Politics
Robert S. McElvaine

For an alternate view--the American View--let us turn to Neil Diamond: Far We've been traveling far Without a home But not without a star Free Only...

Here's Something You Don't Know About Bob Dylan -- Guaranteed!

Paul LaRosa | Posted 01.12.2017 | New York
Paul LaRosa

I was visiting the Museum of the City of New York this past weekend and drifted into the exhibit on Affordable Housing.

Who Wrote the Beatles Hit "Twist and Shout"? The Amazing Story of Bert Berns

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 08.29.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

Chances are that you've never heard of Bert Berns. But most likely you know the songs "Twist and Shout," "Piece of My Heart," and "I Want Candy." Those timeless tunes were written or co-written by Berns, the many-hit wonder who thrived as a songwriter, producer, and label chief with his own label, Bang Records.

A Profile of Sheena Easton - At Davies Symphony Hall, July 23

Sean Martinfield | Posted 07.20.2016 | San Francisco
Sean Martinfield

Sheena Easton returns to San Francisco Symphony with conductor Edwin Outwater on Thursday, July 23 for the premiere presentation of The Spy Who Loved Me - an evening of songs and themes from the uber-popular James Bond films and other secret agent-related movies and TV programs.

Confessions of a Serial Songwriter: Play Me

Shelly Peiken | Posted 07.06.2016 | Media
Shelly Peiken

I've been thinking about the innovation of interactive streaming--how versatile, convenient and instantly gratifying it is. Interactive, however, means that before I take off for a drive to the mall or a run on the beach I have a decision to make: what do I want to listen to?

I'm With Stupid: Brother Love's Non-Traveling Salvation Pumpkins

Todd Hartley | Posted 12.31.2014 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

It's Halloween, which means that by virtue of living in central Colorado, I am once again privy to the miracle of the pumpkins, an annual happening I became aware of several years ago on a drive to a trailhead.

Who Wrote the Beatles Hit 'Twist and Shout'? The Amazing Story of Bert Berns

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Chances are that you've never heard of a man named Bert Berns. But most likely you know the songs "Twist and Shout," "Piece of My Heart," "I Want Candy," "Here Comes the Night," and "Hang On Sloopy."

20 Essential American Jams To Celebrate The 4th Like An American

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 07.03.2014 | Entertainment

Besides fireworks, grilled meats, beer and waving the flag, there's no better way to celebrate the birth of America than by singing America. While the...

It Ain't Rock and Roll Without a Port-a-Potty

Greg Schwem | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
Greg Schwem

OK, so the five of us, all over 50 or spiraling rapidly toward it, were a bit rusty in the live rock and roll blowout department. Hence our collective idea to relive our youths by attending a Boston/Doobie Brothers concert.

The Way We Are: A Conversation with Alan & Marilyn Bergman, Chatting with Artifact's Jared Leto, and an Angels Sing Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.22.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

When did Alan and Marilyn Bergman become such an establishment in the world of music? Find out here.

Great-Grandfatherhood a Clever Career Move for Sir Mick

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan has nine grandkids, Paul M...

Ron Sexsmith: Touring the Forever Endeavour

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 08.05.2013 | Los Angeles
Gregory Weinkauf

Okay, dig: If you're in or around Los Angeles, the charming, smart and hella talented singer-songwriter Ron Sexsmith plays Largo at the Coronet tonight, the 5th of June. They don't like it if you're late. Factor in traffic. Get there.

Neil Diamond Writes Song For Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

rollingstonelogo | Posted 04.22.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By STEVE BALTIN Though a native New Yorker, Neil Diamond has become an inspirational figure ...

WATCH: Neil Diamond Sings 'Sweet Caroline' At Fenway

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 04.20.2013 | Sports

MLB teams around the country having been playing Neil Diamond's "Sweet Caroline" for the past several days to show support for the people of Boston. W...

On the Topic of GREATNESS

Joshua Braff | Posted 01.16.2013 | Comedy
Joshua Braff

Muhammad Ali was the GREATEST of all time, at punching men into unconsciousness. Michael Jordan for human flight, Gretzky for hockey, The Babe for hitting, Julia Child for sautéing. Rampal for flute.

Neil Diamond and George Clooney: Together at Last!

Susan Michals | Posted 12.11.2012 | Celebrity
Susan Michals

While it's highly unlikely that President Obama will be attending this soiree where his good friend George Clooney is to be honored, there will still ...

Video Evidence: Clint Eastwood Is Not the First Celebrity to Talk to a Chair

James Napoli | Posted 11.03.2012 | Comedy
James Napoli

Before the director and star of the now aptly-named Unforgiven got into sharing his problems with furniture, there was a well-known American balladeer who wanted to makes sure we understood his concerns at how an inanimate object just wasn't listening to him.

Dog Ears Music: Decoration Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by John Lee Hooker, Bee Gees, Pretenders, Bernard Herrmann, Pyyramids and more.

The 10 Most Expensive Celebrity Divorces Ever | Posted 05.22.2012 | Weird News

The course of true love never runs smooth -- even for celebs like Tiger Woods, Harrison Ford or Kevin Costner. In their cases, the course ran right...

Neil Diamond Marries For Third Time

Reuters | Posted 06.22.2012 | Celebrity

NEW YORK, April 22 (Reuters) - Neil Diamond has married his manager Katie McNeil in front of family and close friends in Los Angeles, People magazin...

Neil Diamond Marries!

People | Posted 06.22.2012 | Celebrity

Neil Diamond's heartlight has been turned on. 

Joyful Noise: A Conversation With Mervyn Warren, Plus Chatting With Mark Wayne Glasmire and Julian Velard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


"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.

'You've Got To Give Me Some Tips'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

Barack Obama earned laughs from such stars as Anne Hathaway, Emily Blunt and Lionel Richie during the 2011 Kennedy Center Honors, cracking jokes while...

Neil Diamond To Wed Manager

People | Posted 11.08.2011 | Celebrity

Neil Diamond has found his muse, and she happens to be his manager. The "Sweet Caroline" singer, 70, announced Wednesday on Twitter that he is eng...