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Field Notes from a Music Biz Life (Part 1)

Michael Sigman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Let's start before the beginning: No Brill Building, no me. At the Brill, Manhattan's mid-20th Century citadel of music biz hustle, the elevator man ...

America America: Conversations With BeBe Winans and Al Jarreau, Plus "Ask Renman"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.04.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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My Top 10 Most Influential Rock 'N' Roll Pioneers

Pat Gallagher | Posted 05.26.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

Teenagers back in the day who actually wore poodle skirts and experienced the Brylcreem era remember -- first hand -- the musical explosion that came to be known as rock 'n' roll.

Dog Ears Music: The Gift List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Doris Day, The Talking Heads, Bob Marley and the Wailers, The Caretaker, and other artists.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 205

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.08.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Today we review music by Brenda Lee, Tony Allen, Gomez, KaiserCartel and others.

Dog Ears Music: Born in December Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.01.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

Today we review music by Frank Sinatra, Keith Richards, Christina Aguilera, Harry Chapin, Annie Lennox and others.

Field Notes from a Songwriter's Centennial -- Part II

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

September 24th is the centennial birthday of my late father, the songwriter Carl Sigman (1909-2000), who wrote nearly a thousand songs.

Brenda Lee, Reporter, Dragged Kicking And Screaming From Near Air Force One

AP | CHRISTINA HOAG | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — A writer for a small Georgia newspaper who wanted to give President Barack Obama a letter was forcibly removed from a press area near ...