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Arc & Stones: A Piece of a Circle

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Arc & Stones started off as a duo. During the college days of Dan Pellarin and Ben Cramer at the University of Miami, the two tossed ideas around about starting a band.

King George's Aging Population

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

By the time George of Cambridge doth wear the crown, Britain will have changed in four dramatic ways.

The Tomás Doncker Band Hollers the Blues of Howlin' Wolf

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It wasn't just the guitar that was loud, so was Chester's voice. And it got louder as his living conditions got tougher. His massive body, weighting up to 300 pounds, both scared and impressed people. Howlin' Wolf, the name his grandfather gave him, would become an important figure.

This Music Legend Is Finally Getting Her Due

Steven Rosen | Posted 09.21.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

"We made these artists sound incredible. They wanted that church sound. I always thought there was a spiritual thing we brought to the table. They were not going to get that anywhere else. We came smack dab out of the church and that's basically what we brought to a lot of artists we worked with. And they loved it."

Scenes From a Class Struggle Starring Marianne Faithfull

Larry Womack | Posted 07.05.2013 | Entertainment
Larry Womack

In the past, I have flirted with ideas of attending Lucinda Williams and Leonard Cohen shows in the same town, but each time concluded that the journey was just too long. Faithfull plays San Francisco or Oakland most every year. Is one more show really worth the bother?

Why Keith Richards Is Afraid Of The Rain

Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is probably checking the weather report right now. Richards has expressed his concerns that rain will inte...

You Can Sometimes Get What You Want: The Stones Play D.C. TONIGHT

Sir Peter Westmacott | Posted 08.24.2013 | DC
Sir Peter Westmacott

They may not be as young as they once were, but the Rolling Stones' energy and charisma remains, and thousands of their fans will flock to the Verizon Center tonight to see the Stones in action again.

Movie Review: Unfinished Song

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

The film is part of a genre: cranky but lovable oldsters, either rediscovering life or simply loving it. In this case, it's a bit of both, with death as the reigning subtext.

What It Was Like Spending 30 Years With 'The Rolling Stones'

Posted 06.17.2013 | Divorce

Jo Wood was married to 'The Rolling Stones' guitarist Ronnie Wood for 23 years until he left her for a Russian cocktail waitress in 2008. Following...

Twenty Feet From Stardom

Dwight Brown | Posted 08.12.2013 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

They can sing a joyful noise. In pitch-perfect harmony. Never missing a beat. Yet they rarely take center stage. Why? Background singers, are the unsung heroes of music.

Movie Review: 20 Feet From Stardom

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to imagine another documentary this year that will be as uplifting, entertaining and moving as Morgan Neville's 20 Feet From Stardom.

Carrie Underwood's Big Gig

Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment

Carrie Underwood joined the ranks of Lady Gaga, Dave Grohl, and Katy Perry this weekend when she joined the Rolling Stones for a performance. The 3...

Rolling Stone Rocker Owes 50 Years Of Library Fines

Posted 05.22.2013 | Entertainment

Keith Richards delineated many of his wild experiences in his memoir, "Life," but there's more to the Rolling Stones guitarist than sex, drugs and roc...

Hitting 'Rock' Bottom

Val Brown | Posted 07.21.2013 | Books
Val Brown

My Name is Val and I'm a rock-star-memoir addict. It all started with Philip Norman's seminal biography of The Beatles, Shout.

PHOTOS: Rolling Stones & A Special Guest Rock Out

Posted 05.20.2013 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones have brought out a marquee guest at a number of shows on their "50 And Counting" tour, so it's no surprise that they followed appea...

Introducing The Stones To The Kids

Elizabeth Sobieski | Posted 07.10.2013 | Arts
Elizabeth Sobieski

How did he remember this from his tenure as a sticky fingered nine-year-old playing "My Bonnie" on a $50 guitar? I assume I must have vaguely proffered a future invitation; I do not recall this conversation but would surmise his memory functions better than my own.

48 Years Of 'Satisfaction'

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

The fate of The Rolling Stones' global fame may have been within Keith Richards' grasp on May 7, 1965, when the singer-songwriter and guitarist woke u...

Rolling Stones 50 and Counting: You Made a Grown Girl Smile

Julie Spira | Posted 07.06.2013 | Los Angeles
Julie Spira

On Friday night at the Staples Center, even with the controversy of the overpriced tickets, I was treated to two hours and twenty minutes of solid rock and roll and another memory that will remain in my heart and soul forever.

Even More Bad News For The Rolling Stones

Posted 05.07.2013 | Entertainment

It has been a rough week for the Rolling Stones. News broke this weekend that the veteran rockers were having trouble selling tickets to a recent L...

Why The Rolling Stones Were Forced To Slash Ticket Prices

Reuters | Posted 07.04.2013 | Entertainment

* Rolling Stones on biggest tour in six years * Struggle to sell out opening night in Los Angeles * Mick Taylor rejoins ...

Tired of Tequila? Try These Delicious New Spirits For Cinco De Mayo Instead

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.01.2013 | Taste
Tony Sachs

Want something other than tequila this Cinco de Mayo? Try a new whisky, rum, vodka, even cachaça. ¡Saludos, amigos!

LOOK: It's Only Rock 'N' Roll

Posted 04.24.2013 | Arts

We've been seeing a lot of Mick Jagger, Keith Richards and the rest of the Rolling Stones crew lately. This year, the English rock troupe is celebrati...

PHOTO: These Guys Really Start Us Up

The Huffington Post | Michelle Persad | Posted 04.15.2013 | Style

Despite the message of one of their most famous songs, "You Can’t Always Get What You Want," the Rolling Stones' massive success would seem to indic...

Celebrated Stones, Zeppelin Producer Dies

Posted 04.09.2013 | Entertainment

Veteran music engineer and producer Andy Johns died in Los Angeles over the weekend. He was 61. During his illustrious career, Johns -- whose broth...

50 Years Of Blues History Chronicled In New Doc

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.06.2013 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

More than 50 years ago, Howlin' Wolf's ferocious music and gentler side were revealed to guitar whiz Bloomfield and Goldberg, his keyboard-adept buddy.