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Love and Happiness

Caroline Giegerich | Posted 11.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Caroline Giegerich

Source: Waffle House Facebook Page We're all searching for it. Some search with running shoes. Some with wine glasses. Some fire up online sites ...

Al Green Re-Elected To Congress In 2014 Texas Midterms

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Rep. Al Green (D) was re-elected to Congress on Tuesday. Green, who represents Texas' 9th District, faced Libertarian candidate Johnny Johnson. ...

Conversations With José James, Theo Croker, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Plus An Exclusive From Matt Sorum's Fierce Joy

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

José James: "Hearing a musician make music that has no commercial intent is pretty amazing. It feels different. I kind of wanted to tap into some of that energy and bring it on the album. Hopefully in a small way it's there."

Mekhi Phifer Wants To Portray This Legendary Singer

Posted 03.31.2014 | Black Voices

--Actor Mekhi Phifer expresses his interest to portray the role of legendary soul singer, Al Green in forthcoming biopic. (Sister 2 Sister) ...

Dog Ears Music: 'Working Class Hero' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by John Lennon, Lucinda Williams, Marvin Etzioni, The Sea and Cake, The Jam, Gretchen Wilson, and more.

Überjam Deux: A Conversation With John Scofield, Plus Video Exclusives by Willie Nile and Rusty Truck

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.09.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Willie Nile's new "One Guitar" debuts here with some explanation by the artist: "'One Guitar' is a song about what one guitar and one voice can do to help make things better in this world."

Dog Ears Music: National Flitch Day: Bacon, Devotion, and High Fidelity

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Elvis Costello and the Attractions, William Shatner, Thelonious Monk, Indigo Girls, and more.

Memphis: A Conversation With Boz Scaggs, Plus The Stone Foxes "Cotto" Video Exclusive, and Hey Marseilles Makes an Album

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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In A Sea Of Suits, Skirts And Old White People, These Politicians Stand Out

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 02.08.2013 | Politics

There are 435 members of U.S. House of Representatives, and in a sea of suits, skirts and older white people, it can be difficult to tell one represen...

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

Al Green Turned Down Inauguration Gig

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment

Al Green says if things had worked out, it would have been him serenading President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle at the inaugural ball. Jenni...

Who Had The Best Inauguration Performance?

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 03.24.2013 | Entertainment

WASHINGTON — Beyonce drew a loud cheer at the inauguration Monday even before her impressive rendition of the national anthem. But in the role s...

52 Reasons to Vote for Obama: #42, the Guy Can Sing

Bernard Whitman | Posted 12.29.2012 | Politics
Bernard Whitman

By now, President Obama's few bars of the Al Green classic "Let's Stay Together," which he sang at a January 2012 fundraiser at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, are the stuff of presidential legend.

FreeFest, Back To School, D'Angelo: HuffPost DC Top 5 For August 24, 25, 26

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.24.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR FRIDAY, AUGUST 24 1. VirginFest Tickets Go On Sale Hurry! Is it already sold out? Don't worry, you can still secure tickets to one of th...

Guitarist Who Performed The 'Theme From Shaft' Dies

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.01.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Charles "Skip" Pitts, the longtime Memphis guitar player for Isaac Hayes whose distinctive sound helped define soul and make ...

Obama: I Never Thought My Election Meant We Were Post-Racial

Posted 06.26.2012 | Black Voices

President Obama offered a sober analysis of race relations in America, and said that he did not feel his presidency represented the end of America's r...

Dog Ears Music: March 32nd Playlist, Part II

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.30.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Chuck Berry, Al Green, Artie Shaw, Engelbert Humperdink, Arcade Fire, and more.

Fifteen Guys in a DC Jail Cell Plotting Mischief -- Watch Out World!

Rabbi Steve Gutow | Posted 05.20.2012 | Impact
Rabbi Steve Gutow

It sounds like the beginning of a semi-decent joke: A movie star, four Congress members, leaders of several NGOs, two rabbis, a journalist and a great comedian walk into a jail cell. Last Friday, that is what happened though.

Obama Hints At Future Al Green Appearance

AP | By KEN THOMAS | Posted 02.17.2012 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO -- President Barack Obama and the Rev. Al Green on tour? Obama was joined by the soul singer at a Democratic fundraiser on Thursday, a ...

Jennifer Bendery

Al Green To Perform At Obama Campaign Fundraiser

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Looks like Al Green will get to return the favor to President Barack Obama for making his 1971 classic "Let's Stay Together" popular aga...

President Obama Invited On 'American Idol' By Producer

Posted 01.31.2012 | TV

From the American President to American Idol? Barack Obama's rendition of Al Green's classic "Let's Stay Together" at an event in Harlem earned him...

President Obama's Singing Sparks Massive Sales For Al Green Song

Posted 01.27.2012 | Entertainment

Who knew the President would be a one-man stimulus package for the music industry? A day after President Obama sang a bit of Al Green's classic "Le...

WATCH: Obama Sings At Apollo Theater Fundraiser

The Huffington Post | Adam Goldberg | Posted 01.20.2012 | Politics

President Obama has a message to his donors: Let's stay together. While speaking Thursday night during a fundraiser at the historic Apollo Theater ...

Dog Ears Music: What We Really Want For ChristmasChanukahKwanzaa

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.22.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Neil Young, Bronski Beat, Cheap Trick, Hafdis Huld, The Beatles, and other artists.

2012 Jazz Fest Lineup Released!

AP | STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 02.13.2012 | Arts

NEW ORLEANS — The Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Foo Fighters and John Mayer are among the headliners to perform at next year's New ...