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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Carole King's New Memoir: 'A Natural Woman'

Debra Ollivier | Posted 06.10.2012 | Fifty
Debra Ollivier

In her new memoir, "A Natural Woman," King tells her story from her modest beginnings in Brooklyn through her remarkable musical triumphs to the present day as a performer and activist.

Universal Soldiers: Conversations With Donovan and Tommy Roe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"The Beatles and I went to India for ourselves at first because fame had become extraordinarily overwhelming. We turned to ourselves in a way by going to the ashram, learning about ourselves, de-stressing our incredible nervous systems that had been shocked by enormous fame."

Who Knew Chris Rock Liked The Red Hot Chili Peppers?

Posted 03.20.2012 | Entertainment

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the presenters for this year's induction ceremony, and it looks like its list of presenters is as eclecti...

Missing Names in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- Are You Kidding Me?!

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Pat Gallagher

Are these artists I just mentioned going to be overlooked forever because of some sort of expiration date? They're not melons. If they intend to keep the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame until the end of time, then most of these artists should be inducted before Justin Bieber grows a mustache.

Hall of Fame Disses Conscious Rap

Derrick Darby | Posted 02.19.2012 | Black Voices
Derrick Darby

Did you know the Beastie Boys made the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame this year, but Eric B. & Rakim didn't? I know it's the "rock and roll" hall of fame not the "hip hop" hall of fame. Still, that's unbelievable to me.

Michael Stipe: 'We Had To Put It Behind Us'

Rolling Stone | Posted 11.30.2011 | Fifty

"This is my last day of work," Michael Stipe says cheerfully, strolling through the Rolling Stone offices after giving one of his final interviews as ...

Family Vacations In Ohio: A Huffington Post Travel Guide

Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 12.20.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Ohio can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we've don...

A Huffington Post Guide to Family Vacations in the Midwest

The Huffington Post | Sylvie Branch | Posted 12.21.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in the Midwest can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters -- it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we...

A Huffington Post Guide To Family Vacations In And Around Cleveland

The Huffington Post | Sandy Mitchell | Posted 10.17.2011 | Travel

Family vacations in Cleveland can be rewarding experiences or absolute disasters — it all depends on pre-trip homework. To make planning easier, we'...

Put 10,000 Maniacs in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame

Dave Astor | Posted 09.09.2011 | Entertainment
Dave Astor

As I write this post, I'm sitting in The Wishing Chair. That's the name of a 10,000 Maniacs album from 1985, and also reflects my wish that the band be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. It would be a much-deserved honor.

Annals of the Overrated: Lady Gaga and The Tree of Life

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Last week I saw Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life. Then I saw Lady Gaga on SNL. And I had the same reaction to both: Why are there so many people out there willing to declare this stuff great art?

Fashion Meets Music at New 'Women Who Rock' Exhibit

Chloé Harris | Posted 07.12.2011 | Style
Chloé Harris

The link between music and fashion is a beautiful thing, and a crucial one. What would Madonna's 1990 Blond Ambition tour have been without the cone bra bustier designed for her by Jean Paul Gaultier?

Dr. John Plans Soul Fire Gathering

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Karen Dalton-Beninato

If you'd like to give New Orleans' own Mac Rebennack a/k/a Dr. John a proper sendoff before his induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, come to...

Donnie Kirshner: Music, Basketball and the Manhattan Phone Book

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Success in the music business requires a certain self-promotional flair. But Don Kirshner, who died at 76 of heart failure on Martin Luther King Day, ...

A Love Story: Darlene Love, New Inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced and the honorees include, finally (Let me hear you say Hallelujah! - I've been sayin...

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Be The American Music Hall of Fame

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

The latest crop of inductees was announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Once again, it honored musicians who just a...

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame candidates: a critic's elite eight | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joerg Koch/AFP/Getty ImagesThe Red Hot Chili Peppers will likely receive a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nomination, today. In 1986, Sade won the best ne...

Why the F#@! Isn't Kiss in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

James Campion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
James Campion

or Why The Hell Is There a Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame In The First Place? Boys, I'm not gonna go on and on about this fucking spirit shit. I'll talk ab...

From Philly International to The Berklee College Of Music: A Conversation With Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This weekend, the legendary R&B songwriting team will receive honorary doctorates in recognition of the 3500 songs they've produced over their 35-year partnership. In this interview, they reflect on their extraordinary careers.

Alvin Greene's South Carolina Win: The Inside Scoop

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

Let there be no mystery about how Mr. Greene accumulated his 100,000-plus votes. Here's the full story behind Greene's canny three-pronged strategy to beat his well-funded primary opponent Vic Rawl.

On the Prowl Again, Peter Wolf Collecting Midnight Souvenirs

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While looking forward to the release of his seventh solo album, Wolf touched on everything from breakups and reunions to why his former band isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Sympathy for the Tongue

John Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
John Marshall

The Tongue at All-Star Logo Benefit To commemorate the re-release of Exile On Main Street, The Rolling Stones Tongue grants its first-ever interview ...

DVDs -- Rock N Roll Heaven

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Nothing can replace being in the room, of course, but the 9 DVD set Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Museum Live takes some of the sting out of not being there.

Songs for HBO's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame special announced | | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Henry Ray Abrams/APMick Jagger, right, with U2's Bono at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame anniversary concert at Madison Square Garden, Oct. 30 HBO, whi...

How Lame Is the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Nelson Montana | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Nelson Montana

How is it that a bunch of label executives have become the arbiters of who's worthy of honor and who isn't? It's the very antithesis of Rock and Roll!