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How Ringo Starr Was Almost Killed By Nazis

Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment

A few feet further, and Pete Best may have been the permanent drummer of The Beatles. According the new book "Liverpool Blitzed: Seventy Years On" ...

Do You Feel Like We Do?: Chats with Peter Frampton, Lenka, Blackie & The Rodeo Kings, and William Fitzsimmons

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.05.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Jill Scott's Video Exclusive, Plus Chatting With The Wombats and The Postelles, and Paleo's Latest

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.31.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

For Jill Scott's new album The Light of the Sun that will be released June 21st, here is a video with the artist and co-producer JR Hutson discussing the making of eight of its tracks followed by previews of each track.

My Life Is Good: Chatting With Randy Newman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

RN: Well, I was writing songs for other people, and they heard my demos. A&M and Warners made me offers, and because Lenny Waronker -- who I had known since I was one year old -- was at Warner Bros, I went there. And here I am today, on the same label.

Q&A With Jack Osbourne for God Bless Ozzy Osbourne

Cynthia Ellis | Posted 07.26.2011 | Entertainment
Cynthia Ellis

It was Jack Osbourne's idea to make a movie about his rock-legend father's life and career, but it was his father, Ozzy Osbourne who said, "You can't be nice."

Sing It Loud: Chatting with k.d. lang, JD Souther and Bobby Long, Plus a Beginners Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.

Cocktail City: The Manhattan Cocktail Classic Is Already An NYC Tradition

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.20.2011 | Home
Tony Sachs

It's hard to figure out why someone didn't come up with such a great way to celebrate such a cocktail-mad city long ago.

Stevie Nicks In Your Dreams and Conversations with Matt Nathanson, Roger McGuinn and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Give Till It's Gone: A Conversation with Ben Harper

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.15.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Today, Ben Harpers tells me the story behind his new single: "Rock 'N' Roll Is Free".

1970: The Year That Gave Us American Idol, Celebrity Rehab and the First School of Rock

David Browne | Posted 07.13.2011 | Entertainment
David Browne

Other than death and taxes, two things we can seemingly count on forever are albums of pre-rock standards and wobbly auditions on American Idol. For all that, we can thank Ringo Starr.

Move Like This: A Conversation With The Cars' Greg Hawkes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It's been over twenty years since The Cars' last record. Greg Hawkes spoke with me about what they've been doing in the meantime.

Dog Ears Music: "Mother Stands for Comfort" Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.06.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Peaches, Sly & The Family Stone, Kate Bush, Roy Orbison, and more.

Jerry Seinfeld: The Beatles Influenced Me To End 'Seinfeld'

Posted 07.05.2011 | Comedy

Jerry Seinfeld was a guest on comedian Tom Papa's limited edition show "Come To Papa" on SiriusXM, and the iconic comedian discussed a wide range of t...

James Tormé's "Love For Sale," Plus Conversations with Josh Groban, Darlene Love, and Yael Naim (Video)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz vocalist James Tormé -- son of The Velvet Fog, Mel Tormé -- debuts his new video "Love For Sale" here on HuffPost.

Crosstalk Thursday: Conversations with Billy Currington, Brett Dennen, Al DiMeola, and Yellowjackets' Bob Mintzer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.20.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Billy Currington just released a new single, "Let Me Down Easy," which has a music video to go along with it.

Beatles Tribute Band Plays the Pantages Theatre

Laura Sturza | Posted 06.15.2011 | Entertainment
Laura Sturza

While members of the band have also changed over the years, Rain has been paying tribute to the Beatles for 35 years with worldwide tours and a run on Broadway through January 2012.

Heady Nuggs, Gummyskulls and a Box O' Dylan: Conversations With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne, Plus Jon Polk

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Wayne: Sometimes, people think, "Wayne, that's such a quirky song," but I don't think it is. To me, if you were around me, you would think, "Oh yeah, you guys are sort of like that."

Thirty Years Of Sublime Rock 'n' Roll: A Conversation With Marshall Crenshaw, Plus Chatting With Petra Haden, Cory Mon and Wes Kirkpatrick

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Back in 1981, Marshall Crenshaw's single "Something's Gonna Happen" was released on Shake Records, initiating his string of critically acclaimed classic albums and 45s. Now Marshall, celebrating 30 years of music-making, sits down to talk.

INFOGRAPHIC: Rebecca Black vs. The Beatles

Posted 05.29.2011 | Comedy

It hasn't been very long since Rebecca Black took the Internet by storm, but her so-bad-it's-viral music video for "Friday" has already blessed us wit...

Unfortunate Casino: A Conversation With Gerry Beckley

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Today, Gerry Beckley tells the story behind his new album, Unfortunate Casino.

John Lennon: 'We're Only Trying to Get Us Some Peace"

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

It was 1969, and the Vietnam War was raging. Protests, riots and societal turmoil were ripping at the seams of the western world. Into this political furnace stepped the unlikely characters of John Lennon and Yoko Ono.

HuffPost Exclusives: Less Than Jake's "Johnny Quest" and "Metalheads," Plus a Conversation with The Submarines, and Converse Meets SXSW

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Recently, Less Than Jake remastered and reissued their classic albums Losing Streak and Hello Rockview with updated packaging plus a second bonus disc. Listen to it here.

CD Of The Week: Simon & Garfunkel's "Bridge Over Troubled Water"

Michael Giltz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Giltz

Very few bands walk away at the peak of their creative and commercial game. Simon and Garfunkel did it with Bridge Over Troubled Water, which has recently been rereleased.

Between Bombay and Brooklyn: The Bollywood Remake Project

Zachary Stockill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Zachary Stockill

This album packs a sonic punch that can, and will move audiences from Bombay to Brooklyn and everywhere in between in search of "new sensations."

Rain: The Beatles Forever

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

The music of the Beatles lives on, and for those fortunate enough to see Rain during its stint on Broadway, it's a great way to spend an evening.