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Waiting on the World to Change: A Playlist for Our Nobel Peace Prize-Winning President

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Congratulations, Mr. President. Seriously. Big fan. Big Prize. Here's a celebratory playlist that I really hope will inspire you to keep earning this glittering prize in the days and years to come.

King Sunny Ade Tours "New America"

Modiba | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Modiba

There can be no computer simulation of the intangible elements Nigerian King Sunny Ade and his band conjure up in real time. The Minister of Enjoyment can hang his hat on that.

Who Isn't John Galt? Part 2

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robbie Gennet

To those who posted about having to "share" their earnings with those who had "no hand in it at all": you are truly living in a fictitious reality.

Who Isn't John Galt?

Robbie Gennet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Robbie Gennet

If you are an Artist, Rand's books free you from the opinions of others and put ironclad gates around your sense of purpose, unlocking the freedom to create your art.

A Dream Goes On Forever: A Playlist for Senator Ted Kennedy

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Senator Ted Kennedy loved to sing. And so it seems only fitting to make a playlist in memory of this singular American icon who did so much for so long to help so many.

An Interview with Raphael Saadiq Plus This Week's New Albums

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though his latest album The Way I See It was released last year, Saadiq still is touring pretty much non-stop. He took a quick break from his schedule for this interview.

An Interview with Matisyahu, Plus Barbra Streisand and Brian Setzer Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Matisyahu's latest album, Light showcases his young, old soul, further exploring musical territories of both the secular and sacred.

HuffPost Premiere: Zero 7's "Medicine Man"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Huffington Post is premiering an audio clip of Zero 7's new single, "Medicine Man." Tell a friend.

This Blog Post Is Even Weirder Than Michael Jackson

Dave Astor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Dave Astor

The general public doesn't mourn the deaths of less-famous people who might have continued to also do great things if they hadn't left us before their time.

Mojo Morgan: Rock Out, With Your Locks Out

Timothy Cooper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Timothy Cooper

If Bob Marley and U2 had a chance to record a song together, it would sound like rasta-rock, a new genre of music pioneered by Brooklyn-born artist Mojo Morgan.

Dog Ears Music: Holiday Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

A comprehensive set of holiday music recommendations from Dog Ears Music, including Otis Redding, Spike Jones, The Klezmonauts, Keith Richards, Run-DMC, Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, and many more.

New Tunes On Monday: Elvis Costello, Marshall Crenshaw, eels, Alex Woodard, and Buckwheat Zydeco

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

You've heard Elvis Costello sing country music before, but not like this. The lad who gave us Almost Blue is quite mature and worldly wise now.

HuffPost Reviews: Leonard Cohen - Live In London / Yeah Yeah Yeahs - It's Blitz! / Nickel Creek's Sara Watkins - Sara Watkins

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Leonard's voice really has grown better over the years, Yeah Yeah's new album is 42 minutes of electronically retro-licious pop, and Sara Watkins is as a serious lyricist with a mission.

HuffPost Reviews: Radiohead Pablo Honey, The Bends, and OK Computer Collector's Editions / Pearl Jam's Ten Legacy Edition

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Radiohead delivers not just one version of their Collector's Editions, but two. Sounds too good to be true? Well, let's take a look at what each of these collections offer.

How Bob Marley's Songs of Freedom Led to Barack Obama's Message of Hope

Casey Gane-McCalla | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Casey Gane-McCalla

Both Obama and Marley had the ability to rally people of African descent under the banner of black pride and people of all other races under the banner of unity.

HuffPost Reviews: Van Morrison -- Astral Weeks Live at the Hollywood Bowl / Asa -- Asa

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

With a basic reverence for the original record, Morrison's live arrangements allow for musicians to add new layers of strata though jams, while acknowledging forty years has passed since the original was slated.

The Great Recession

Larry Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Larry Abrams

We need an economic system of checks and balances where the public sector competes with the private sector and keeps it honest, and vice versa.

Prince Charles, Camilla And Rastafarians Tour Bob Marley Museum

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

KINGSTON, Jamaica — Prince Charles and wife Camilla joined a group of Rastafarian musicians Wednesday for a drum session outside the old home of...

How A Reggae Rhythm Redeemed A Lost Soul

Perry Garfinkel | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Perry Garfinkel

Jamaica's Rastafarianism and reggae music spoke to millions of Americans, including a white guy from Riverdale, New York, with a trust fund and a camera.

Verizon Drops Marley RIngtones After Lawsuit Threat

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Verizon Wireless will drop all Bob Marley ringtones, ringbacks and pictures after being threatened with a trademark infringement lawsuit, representati...