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Light Me Up: Chats With Bronze Radio Return's Chris Henderson, Steve Forbert, and Martin Turner, Plus a Slaughterhouse-Five/James Franco Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.03.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Kurt Vonnegut's Slaughterhouse-Five gets the James Franco treatment on Audible Studio's audiobook version of the classic. Vonnegut's breakthrough masterpiece brought him international praise and cult status, and Franco's read personalizes the adventures of Billy Pilgrim with a mix of innocence and eventual world-weariness.

Uncovered: Chats with Shawn Colvin and Au Pair's Gary Louris and Django Haskins, Plus Steve Forbert, Aaron Camper, Lauren Marsh and Andy Hackbarth Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.30.2015 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So let's take a look at your new album, Uncovered. Years ago, you recorded Cover Girl on which you took on other songwriters' material. I think it was a little more than twenty years ago. What are your thoughts about having such a long career?

Motorcycles, Riptides & More: Chats with Loudon Wainwright, Vancy Joy, John Velghe and Rocco DeLuca

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Loudon Wainwright: "It's hard to be objective about oneself. I don't know what's different, it doesn't feel like anything has changed in the 40 years that I've been writing songs."

Summer Music Across America: August Tours to Follow

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 10.05.2013 | Arts
Anne Margaret Daniel

It's August. One more month of freedom -- if that -- before all levels of schools begin again. One more month for jobs to give way to a precious week or two, or even a long weekend, of summertime. What live music shows will make you think summertime?

La Costa Perdida: Chatting With Camper Van Beethoven's David Lowery, Plus Steve Forbert's "Sandy" Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"People will refer to something culturally as "the lost coast," which is pretty much the entire coast above San Francisco and the adjacent towns... You're sort of in this land of the lost -- this lost hippie republic."

Chatting With Taj Mahal, Little Feat's Bill Payne, Steve Forbert and Nona Hendryx, Plus a Luther Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.17.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Old But Never in the Way: The New Dylan and the Old New Dylans

David Wild | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

"I'm searching for phrases/To sing your praises" Bob Dylan sings at the start of "Soon After Midnight," one of my favorite songs on his newly painted masterpiece, Tempest.

New Music Seminar: A Conversation With Tom Silverman, Plus Chatting With Marty Stuart and Jesse Winchester

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


From Heart to "Heartbreaker" and a Side of Canucks: Chatting With Loverboy's Mike Reno

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-06-29-Screenshot20110629at8.50.09AM.pngIt used to be everybody was "Working For The Weekend." Now, everybody is working on the weekend.

HuffPost Premiere: Wild Palms' "To The Lighthouse," Plus A Conversation With Susan Werner

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here in the U.S., Wild Palms' Until Spring will debut on April 12th, but HuffPost has been given the premiere of the single "To The Lighthouse" presented here, airing for the first time in this territory.

Mondo Amore, a Mission Bell and Joey's Song: Conversations With Amos Lee, Nicole Atkins and Michael Gomoll

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna


Gerry Rafferty and the Inanity of Fame

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Richard Laermer

Reading about the death of Gerry Rafferty -- whom you know if you turned on a radio once in the late '70s -- was like poring over the news of someone Dickens might have conjured up.

Lighting Up and Lifting Off The Ground: Conversations With Shawn Mullins and Chely Wright

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Thorns absolutely has been my radar since it was first issued. Now, he's been the songwriter's songwriter for a long time: care to go into some of the Shawn Mullins story?

HuffPost Exclusive: Court Yard Hounds Video, Plus All I Want Is Toad The Wet Sprocket And Tony Lunn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The new self-titled album by the Dixie Chick's Emily Robison and Martie Maguire -- otherwise known as Court Yard Hounds -- reflects a new direction for the pair while maintaining a sensitivity to their former brand of music

Oil and Music: Conversations With Steve Forbert and Tift Merritt

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Forbert discusses his apropos single "The Oil Song," originally released in 1979, and Grammy nominee Tift Merritt describes her songwriting process.

"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.