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What Now? Sad Songs, Standards and Sweet Sixteens

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Sam Cooke's lament -- "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody" -- summed up my social situation after, for reasons known only to my unconscious. I'd blown the Sweet 16 by ignoring my friendly good-looking date in favor of a sarcastic snob at the next table.

How To Have Fun With a Serious Song

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.10.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the wake of "Ebb Tide," Carl's 1953 oceanic collaboration with composer Robert Maxwell, hundreds of orchestras and singers recorded it. Millions purchased those recordings. Critics fawned over it. Teens made out to it. Couples chose it as their wedding song.

At the Intersection of Abbey Road and Tin Pan Alley

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The mission impossible: write a brilliant lyric, and write it yesterday. Carl chose to accept it.

First Nighter: Eric Comstock, Gabrielle Stravelli Light Up Cabaret

David Finkle | Posted 10.21.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Cabaret is alive and not quite yet reduced to gasping for breath in New York City.

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.06.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Richard Strauss, Carl Barât, Paula Abdul, and Alanis Morissette.

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.10.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Chris Issak, Barry Manilow, Sandra Bernhard, Paula Abdul, and more.