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Somewhere Over the Rainbow

The Song - "Over The Rainbow" With Hillary - One Son's Dream

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 09.21.2016 | Politics
Nancy Cohen-koan

In Ernie's mind, that magic lane, that yellow brick road, that rainbow, leads directly to the voting booth where in this land of Oz, we still have the right to vote for whom we really believe cares for the health of the country and not just for themselves. For Ernie, Hillary is the feisty girl named Dorothy. The rest, including Trump, is all humbug.

The Violinist: A Tale for Valentine's Day

Tony Woodcock | Posted 02.08.2017 | Arts
Tony Woodcock

It was dreadful. Just awful. But we had to walk that way to get to the best shops. Massimo Dutti, Boss, Armani and there was a deli nearby too which h...

A-Sides 'Cover On Demand' -- Filter's Richard Patrick Channels Oz and Bowie; Vancouver Artist Seeks Toronto Chick

Jon Chattman | Posted 02.03.2017 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Welcome to a new addition to "Cover-on-Demand." This segment asks artists to perform a song stuck in their head on the fly -- whether it's a line, a verse, or the whole darn song.


Marcia Liss | Posted 06.10.2016 | Comedy
Marcia Liss


Play That Funky Ukulele, White Boy

Rob Hiaasen | Posted 12.22.2014 | Comedy
Rob Hiaasen

There shall be no Stones or Who or Metallica coming from my ukulele. Instead, I hope to conjure the spirit of the late Hawaiian mountain of a man, Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole, whose "Over the Rainbow" will break then mend your heart.

Daily Meditation: Over The Rainbow

Posted 03.16.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Way, Way Over the Rainbow

Robert J. Elisberg | Posted 06.04.2013 | Entertainment
Robert J. Elisberg

What with the new movie, Oz: The Great and Powerful out in the theaters, it got me thinking about The Song. There have been a lot of wonderful interpretations of "Over the Rainbow," but this might be my favorite.

Favorite Songs From Memorable TV Moments

Posted 04.11.2012 | TV

Of course, viewers' love of a TV show stems from the stories and characters; but there's no denying the important role music plays in a scene. "Gre...

The New York Times: Judy Garland, Gay Icon Then And 'Over The Rainbow' Now

Robert Leleux | The New York Times | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

LAST Saturday I invited my friend Brodie, a 30ish gay man like myself, to a preview performance of “End of the Rainbow,” Peter Quilter’s play ab...

Jazz Review: Keith Jarrett At Walt Disney Concert Hall

Debra Levine | Posted 06.05.2012 | Home
Debra Levine

Keith Jarrett, the 66 year-old jazz legend, opened his solo concert at Walt Disney Concert Hall Tuesday night by plucking on his Steinway's strings, avant-garde style.

Geri-ism #1: The Rainbow

Geri Jewell | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Geri Jewell

Just as the rainbow forgives the storm that it follows, giving us hope, let this phenomenon give us the inspiration to never give up on our dreams!

Matthew Morrison: Gwyneth Was A 'Nervous Wreck'

AOL Music Blog | Posted on May 10th 2011 11:05AM by Melinda Newman | Posted 07.10.2011 | Entertainment

Talk about recording 'Somewhere Over the Rainbow' with Gwyneth Paltrow. I heard she was nervous. She was! She's such a good singer and she gets ner...

WATCH: Bravo's Andy Cohen Not Crazy About PS 22's Oscar Song

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

The adorable choir from Staten Island's PS 22 closed down what was otherwise a humdrum Oscars on Sunday with a rendition of "Somewhere Over The Rainbo...

Somewhere Over the Gulf Coast: A "Glee" and BP Oil Disaster Mashup

David Yarnold | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Yarnold

2010-06-17-gulfpullcopy.jpg From a comfortable distance the BP oil disaster is horrific. But up close, it's worse. I wanted everyone to see what our addiction to oil had done to the Gulf and to contrast that with the sense of hope and possibility that "Somewhere" exudes.