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Elvis! 80!

Michael Sigman | Posted 03.10.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

I was once, just once, this close to Elvis Presley, who was born 80 years ago today.

At the Intersection of Abbey Road and Tin Pan Alley

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The mission impossible: write a brilliant lyric, and write it yesterday. Carl chose to accept it.

Field Notes From a Music Biz Life (Part 3)

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

My father, the songwriter Carl Sigman, was a rational man and his anti-rock screeds had their own internal logic: "It's noise," therefore "it's not music." Ipso facto, "they should call it something else." QED.

Dog Ears Music: Born in April Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Charles Mingus, Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell, Artur Schnabel, Bessie Smith and more.

From Jim Croce to MTM: A Conversation With Producer, Singer & Songwriter Tommy West

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


My Heart Cries for Mitch Miller

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Mitch Miller, the musical maven of middle-of-the-road pop who died in Manhattan Saturday at 99, became a household name via his early-'60s TV show Sing Along With Mitch.