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Dog Ears Music: Born in December Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.06.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Paul Westerberg, Carl & Dennis Wilson, Eddie Vedder, Benny Spellman, Tom Waits and more.

Dog Ears Music: Kill the Turkey Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.16.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Gregory & The Hawk, The O'Jays, Cory Williams, Elvis Costello, Thelonious Monk and more.

Juice Newton: Still The Queen of Hearts in San Francisco

Greg Archer | Posted 01.12.2013 | San Francisco
Greg Archer

Five-time Grammy-nominated performer Juice Newton, whose hits "Angel of the Morning" and, of course, "Queen of Hearts," found her celebrity soaring back in the '80s, is rooted in folk music and some '60s pop and rock.

Conversations With Keith Harkin and The Pines, Plus Larry and His Flask's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.12.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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WATCH: Tom Waits Goes To Hell & Back

The Huffington Post | Crystal Bell | Posted 08.07.2012 | Entertainment

After days of teasing fans with a big announcement, the wait is finally over: Tom Waits has released a new video for "Hell Broke Luce," the anti-war a...

Everybody's Talkin': A Conversation With Derek Trucks and Kat Edmonson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's a lot of ways to do a live album; you can just record a few shows and throw a quick mix on it and throw it out there and if the playing is good enough, it'll hold up."

Driving Towards The Daylight to Noise In My Head: A Conversation With Joe Bonamassa and DarkDriveClinic's "Litmus Heart"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Storm & Grace: A Conversation With Lisa Marie Presley, Plus A.J. Croce Heads East in May

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.20.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Because of the organic-ness and the honesty and the Lisa Marie Presley presence on the recordings, do you feel like this might be the closest to the vibe -- not necessarily the recordings -- of what your dad, Elvis, was trying to do?

Gil Evans' Centennial Tribute, Plus a Conversation With John Pizzarelli and Jon Cleary's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Pizzarelli: Favorite album of all time? ... Abbey Road is pretty close to the top of the list. It's funny. You could say Abbey Road or you could say In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning, because they're the types of records you put on and say, 'Oh, I'll just listen to one or two tracks.'

Joyful Noise: A Conversation With Mervyn Warren, Plus Chatting With Mark Wayne Glasmire and Julian Velard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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"This Will Be Our Year": An Upbeat Playlist For New Year's Eve

David Wild | Posted 02.28.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Instead of making any promises to myself that I might not live up to, here's my best shot at the ultimate, mostly uplifting playlist for all of our New Year's Eve parties.

Dog Ears Music: The Leftovers II

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.25.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Today we review music by Tom Waits, Lupe Fiasco, Stars, Joni Mitchell and others.

Tom Waits Latest Video Features Him Stumbling Around Ghoulishly

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 01.09.2012 | Home

Tom Waits is sounding especially growly on his latest track off the newly released Bad As Me, his first album of new music in seven years that critics...

Cameron Crowe Directs Pearl Jam Video, Plus Chatting With The Flaming Lips' Wayne Coyne and Primus' Les Claypool

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.23.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Pearl Jam, Columbia Records/SONY Music Entertainment and IMDb today announced that "Not For You," a full-length, never-before-seen music video directed by Cameron Crowe, featuring live, archival performances and behind-the-scenes footage of the band.

The Return of Tom Waits

Posted 12.20.2011 | Fifty

How would you describe Tom Waits? Critic Daniel Durchholz took an oft-cited stab at it, describing Waits' voice as one that sounded "like it was s...

Tom Waits' Summery 'Back In The Crowd'

The Huffington Post | Mallika Rao | Posted 11.28.2011 | Home

Our favorite growler/sewage gargling promoter Tom Waits has a new album out you guys! Spread the news! And while you do, make sure his gorgeous track ...

"Innocent When You Dream": A Playlist For Amanda Knox

David Wild | Posted 11.27.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I don't know if Amanda Knox is innocent, but I'm pretty sure she's not guilty. So here's a playlist for a young woman who appears to have been caught up in an Italian legal system that makes our own imperfect system look a hell of a lot better.

A Carnival of Vampires

Varla Ventura | Posted 11.23.2011 | Weird News
Varla Ventura

Lately, I have been thinking a lot about vampires. Not those clingy ex-boyfriend kind of emotional vampires that end up stalking you, I have been thinking about straight-up Bela Lugosi style vampires.

A Tribute to John Martyn

Joseph Vella | Posted 11.08.2011 | Arts
Joseph Vella

A great new double CD set has just been released celebrating the unsung musical genius of the late John Martyn called Johnny Boy Would Love This...A Tribute to John Martyn.

A Beautiful Dreamer: A Conversation With Suzy Bogguss

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Listen to your audience. Listen to what they say to you. And figure out if you, too, agree that that is something about you that is special. Then you can start developing it."

Tom Waits: What If I Asked You To Gargle With Raw Sewage?

The Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 10.24.2011 | Home

Tom Waits sits in a room filled with objects recognizably from the past -- a rotary phone, record player -- as he rocks lazily in his chair. This is h...

WATCH: Cookie Monster Covers Tom Waits

Posted 10.17.2011 | Comedy

Fans of gravelly-voiced crooner Tom Waits have probably noticed his vocal similarity to a certain Sesame Street star. Well, finally, one of them did s...

Art Bites: Mad Men Redesign To Muscle Cars

Posted 09.24.2011 | Arts

Art Bites is a HuffPost Arts series of cool videos, news and events we want you to know about, in brief. For this installment, we've included some awe...

'Tom Waits For No One': An Unseen Classic From The 70s

Posted 09.19.2011 | Home

As if an animated Tom Waits, complete with two animated strippers, weren't enough reason to watch this 1979 short, film buffs will love the history an...

From "The Book of Josie" and Beyond: Chatting with Tim Robbins Plus His New EPK

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tuesday, July 19th, marks Tim Robbins' debut on Savoy's 429 Records with his brand new solo album.