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I Can't Make You Love Me If You Don't

Jenna Amatulli | Posted 05.27.2014 | Women
Jenna Amatulli

We had been on this carousel together since 2011 -- a seemingly insignificant period of time in, but at present, that's a substantial era of my life. I sit here trying to recount the bad memories but I can barely find a handful. You've made it impossible for me to hate you.

Music and Movements: The Tradition Continues

Peter Dreier | Posted 05.24.2014 | Politics
Peter Dreier

The 1960s folk music scene was a chapter in a long story, one that began decades earlier and that continues today as a new generation of singers and songwriters connect -- directly and indirectly -- to the burgeoning progressive movements that are rippling across the country.

Priyanka Chopra: An Exclusive Interview

Nova Lorraine | Posted 05.14.2014 | Entertainment
Nova Lorraine

Through her successful film career, she has become one of the highest paid Bollywood actresses and a smash success on the international scene.

Californication Music News, Chats with Mark Rivera and Allen Kovac, Plus Johnzo West and David Berkeley Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So here's the official scoop on Californication's music followed by a 45 second snippet of a remix of Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open The Door."

Benefit Raises SF's Feel Good Levels for a Night, but Can It Last?

Divina Infusino | Posted 05.17.2014 | San Francisco
Divina Infusino

The recent charity benefit at San Francisco's Davies Symphony Hall not only staged a lovely show with some stellar performances by big music and Hollywood names, it also extended an olive branch that stretched across current conflicts.

From Whisky A Go Go to the Royal Studios: Conversations with Johnny Rivers and Paul Rodgers, Plus Roy Orbison Reissued

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Roy Orbison received a sweet reissue treatment this year with a bunch of projects that included an upgrade of his star-studded Black & White Night concert that guested folks like Bruce Springsteen, Tom Waits, Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt and Elvis Costello.

Not the Usual Playlist: 4 Songs About Home

Henriette Lazaridis Power | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Henriette Lazaridis Power

Well, if you're traveling with the aunts and the cousins, it might not mean music at all, unless your last name is Von Trapp, or dare I say Cyrus. Chances are, though, that there will be music and there will, thus, be singing.

Watch Lily Kershaw Bloom Beginning at Midnight in the Garden

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Lily Kershaw writes serious, introspective music but doesn't take herself seriously. There's a sweet heart pumping and a radiant soul glowing inside t...

Are All The Best Rock Stars Now Over 50?

Cindy Zelman | Posted 10.29.2013 | Fifty
Cindy Zelman

I recently saw the legendary Paul McCartney in concert at Fenway Park in Boston. At age 71, he managed to draw a crowd of 37,000+ fans to fill the venue to capacity. And boy, did he rock the joint!

Conversations with Harry Connick Jr., TTB's Derek Trucks, and Carly Ritter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: It's 'Suddenly Last Summer' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.23.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by The Motels, Todd Rundgren, Valerie June, Billy Fury, Bonnie Raitt, and more.

1-on-1 With Shania Twain: From Las Vegas to Nash-Vegas, All's Well

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Shania Twain's bucket list is really more like a deep, romantic wishing well that's filled with dreams and ambitions, many of them realized whether th...

Conversations With The Civil Wars' Joy Williams and Dumpstaphunk's Ivan Neville, Plus Matthew Mayfield and Miko & The Musket Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.15.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

It was born out of some strife and pain, but I feel like in the midst of all of that, it made for an even more raw and, in my opinion, moving body of work than we even did on Barton Hollow.

Conversations With Duff McKagan, Delbert McClinton and Sheldon Gomberg, Plus Video Exclusives by Hot Peas 'n Butter and Steamteam

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.01.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've had an unusual career with record companies. Every record company that I was on went out of business while I was on the label and had something on the chart. All of them but one."

Whatever Happened To The Grammy Category: Best Female Rock Vocal Performance?

Xaque Gruber | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Xaque Gruber

While an official confirmation of the category's retirement was never announced by NARAS, we pray for its return as rock women have NEVER gone away nor are they vanishing anytime soon.

Scotty McCreery's Christmas EPK Exclusive, Plus A Conversation With Danny O'Keefe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Back on November 13th, Christmas With Scotty McCreery was the subject of an interview with the young American Idol winner and country music star. As we're getting closer to the holidays, Scotty offered this glimpse into his Christmasness with this exclusive EPK...

Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Harvey Wasserman

Now on the second leg of an epic U.S. tour -- to be followed in Asia and Europe -- Bonnie Raitt has taken it to a new level. Reading through the show-by-show reviews of her performances is like being witness to an ecstatic coronation.

Connie Britton: 'I Burst Into Tears Singing On "Nashville"'

Posted 08.31.2012 | TV

Known for portraying the uber tough Tami Taylor on "Friday Night Lights" and her brain-eating ways on "American Horror Story," Connie Britton has ente...

A Transcendent CSN

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 10.01.2012 | Home
Harvey Wasserman

It's not enough that music is of a time -- it also has to be good on its own. The deep resonance of the chord changes, the perfect harmonies, master guitar riffs, intriguing lyrics... there are reasons these songs are still with us.

Maia Sharp: Walking Through the Process

Deborah Stambler | Posted 09.30.2012 | Home
Deborah Stambler

I'm a poet who wants to write song lyrics and can't for the life of me figure out how it's done. Maia falls into the line of singer/songwriters whose lyrics are satisfying, musical and meaningful. I thought picking her brain might help me crack the code on writing a song.

The Real Edwards Question

Dr. Peggy Drexler | Posted 08.04.2012 | Politics
Dr. Peggy Drexler

As Americans rinse off the stench of the long sad Edwards affair, we find ourselves wondering yet again: how did this happen?

Top Raitt-ed Cover

Caroline Vella | Posted 06.17.2012 | Fifty
Caroline Vella

There's a lot to be said about Bonnie Raitt's new record.

WATCH: Bonnie Raitt Covers Classic Rock Fave In New Video

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.10.2012 | Entertainment

Bonnie Raitt's first music video in fourteen years has a decidedly retro feel. That's because the clip is for a cover of Gerry Rafferty's "Right Down ...

Grammy Recap: Maná Wins, Whitney Houston Remembered

Voto Latino | Posted 04.15.2012 | Latino Voices
Voto Latino

While it's pretty pathetic to lump various genres into one category (i.e Latin and Reggae) I guess that's where offsprings like the Latin Grammys come in.

Antony Bitar's Holiday Download, Chatting with Gary Clark Jr. and Macedo, Plus a James Mee Anthem

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Antony Bitar released his self-titled debut album in September, and his rendition of the Christmas classic "Silent Night" is a special gift that Antony is giving to Huffington Post readers for the holidays.