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"Ladies Night": Here's My Morning After Grammy Playlist for The Year of the Woman

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

If all those Grammys weren't enough for you -- Beyonce, Taylor, GaGa -- here's are some songs to honor this moment and to have your head spinning like Pink was last night.

Wild At The Grammys: Notes From Inside the Bunker of Music's Biggest Night

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

As the record shows, I campaigned to be Grammy writer on a platform of transparency, and damn it, I intend to fulfill that promise.

"Too Darn Hot": My Playlist To Help Heat Things Up At The Copenhagen Climate Summit

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Wild

I really do believe in the threat of global warming, and in honor of the Copenhagen climate talks, here's my playlist to prove it.

"Hanukkah Rocks": My Only Slightly Guilty Playlist for This Year's Festival of Lights

David Wild | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
David Wild

Here are some songs that will go down easy for just about anybody along with a few latkes and an extra serving of holiday spirit.

"Getting Better": A Playlist for President Obama on the Anniversary of Election Day

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Rome wasn't built in a day, and apparently the United States won't be completely rebuilt in a year either. But here's to things at least "Getting Better."

"Thank You Friends": A Very Special Thanksgiving Playlist For The Huffington Post Community

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's my personal Thanksgiving playlist, designed to help put us all in the proper mindset for Thursday's holiday, and arguably for every other day here on earth too.

Neil Diamond Covers "The Chanukah Song" (VIDEO)

Posted 12.07.2012 | Comedy

Chanukah's a-comin, which means that any time you're near a radio, there's a chance "The Chanukah Song" will remind you that O.J Simpson is not a Jew....

The Perfect Semitic Storm: Five Reasons Everybody Should Buy the New Christmas Albums by Neil Diamond, Bob Dylan And Barry Manilow This Season

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Don't crucify me, but sometimes it takes a Jew to make truly great Christmas music. Irving Berlin wrote "White Christmas" poolside at the Arizona Biltmore.

"Wishing Well": A Playlist for Rush Limbaugh in Hawaii Tonight

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Dear Rush, Here are a few songs to help speed what I hope will be your quick recovery. Here's hoping that you can right back to being wrong real soon.

"Bad Moon Rising": My Playlist For All You Suckers Waiting On Line To See The Twilight Saga: New Moon

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Fortunately, as the father of two sons, absolutely no one is asking me to see New Moon, but for those out there waiting in some bloody line, here's my moon-themed playlist.

Celebrity Twitter Wisdom

beliefnet.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Sure, a lot of celebrities on Twitter -- the popular social networking service that allows readers to post short messages (tweets) of 140 characters o...

Beatles For Sale, John Leckie Interview on The Stone Roses, This Week's New Albums, plus Scott Weiland, Jason Mraz, and Glee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With the release of stereo and mono box sets, individual album reissues, and their own edition of Rock Band, The Beatles finally have stepped into the 21st century in a major way.

A Dream Goes On Forever: A Playlist for Senator Ted Kennedy

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Senator Ted Kennedy loved to sing. And so it seems only fitting to make a playlist in memory of this singular American icon who did so much for so long to help so many.

Songwriting Legend Ellie Greenwich Gone at 68

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Ellie Greenwich became one of the U.S.'s top songwriters in the sixties, and she is most famous for having co-penned classics such as "Be My Baby" and "Chapel Of Love."

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.

My Farewell Post: Why I've Decided To Stop Blogging. Tweeting Or Even Talking To You

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

For the next few days, I feel it's important to focus on my family and first and foremost boring the people who really love me. So that is why you won't be hearing from me this week.

Born In The U.S.A.: My Ethical Workout Tape Playlist for CNN's Pride And Joy, Lou Dobbs

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Wild

I'm no Birther, so I thought that maybe I could try to talk a little sense to Mister Lou Dobbs in the only way that I know how: with a goofy but totally grooving playlist here on Huffington Post.

Music Torture

Charles Warner | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Charles Warner

Music torture is not as bad as waterboarding, but listening to blaring Neil Diamond singing day and night is close. What music would it take to make you confess?

Bob Dylan Exclusive Interview: Reveals His Favorite Songwriters, Thoughts On His Own Cult Figure Status

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In anticipation of the release of his 33rd album, Together Through Life, Bob Dylan sat down with rock critic and MTV producer Bill Flanagan for a rare...

HuffPost Reviews: Leonard Cohen - Live In London / Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz! / Nickel Creek's Sara Watkins - Sara Watkins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Leonard's voice really has grown better over the years, Yeah Yeah's new album is 42 minutes of electronically retro-licious pop, and Sara Watkins is as a serious lyricist with a mission.

Five Last-Minute Hannukah Gift Ideas from a Real Live Jew: Helping the Chosen People Choose A Little More Wisely

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
David Wild

Gelt: In many ways, cash remains the perfect guilt-inducing gift item -- especially in this post-Madoff era.

Neil Diamond: Pop' Renaissance Man

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Four decades into a career as the sequined king of soft rock, celebrated in his 1970s peak as much for his rakish growl and helmet of wavy hair as for...

American Idol Top 5: Hey, Hey, Paula

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

This was the greatest night of American Idol ever. But all anyone will be talking about is Paula Abdul and that incisive critique of a song that no one heard.

"American Idol" Preview: Neil Diamond Night

LA Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

While the Idols rehearse, I am puzzling over the Diamond songbook and trying guess which songs each might perform. My early read is that this is a p...