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Springsteen's Wal-Mart Deal Mea Culpa

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Bruce Sprinsteen is now saying his exclusive deal with Wal-Mart was a mistake. Oh boy was it ever.

Bruce Springsteen: Wal-Mart Deal "A Mistake"

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — The Boss is owning up to a mistake. In an interview with The New York Times, Bruce Springsteen says he shouldn't have made a deal wi...

From Sing Sing to the Super Bowl: 36 Years with Springsteen

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Mitchell

When I met Bruce back in 1972, I could not have imagined that the scrawny kid from New Jersey would one day play the Super Bowl -- let alone be star attraction at an Inauguration.

Bruce Springsteen's Super Bowl Promise: "12-Minute Party" At Halftime

AP | JENNA FRYER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

TAMPA, Fla. — Anybody who thinks it's tough playing the halftime show at the Super Bowl with 150 million people watching should try serenading B...

Working On A Dream: Yet Another Take On Bruce's New CD

Sal Nunziato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Sal Nunziato

Like Magic, Working On A Dream is filled with Bruce's love of melody, and the music that made him.

Obama and the Arts

Chris Campbell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Chris Campbell

Most industries are adapting and evolving during these uncertain times, but the arts have been in flux for years and years, long preceding Bush and Wall Street's dismantling.

Back Off The Boss, Bitches

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Frankly, being sainted and all, Springsteen's never needed much defending. but this past week, however, I've heard something new and ugly -- some actual, misguided Boss-bashing.

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.

HuffPost Review: Bruce Springsteen -- Working On A Dream

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bruce, arm-in-arm with his old E Street gang, seems to be working on his own dream of growing old, not just gracefully, but significantly.

Oscar Snubs In Depth

AP | CHRISTY LEMIRE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — It's been a crowded awards season, full of lavish spectacles and gripping indies. So naturally there were some surprises...

Springsteen: Music Can Influence Society

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen would like to think that music played a small part in helping Barack Obama become president. Springsteen performed...

HuffPost Video Premiere: Playing For Change Presents "Don't Worry"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Featuring over twenty musicians from four continents who have never met, "Don't Worry" makes its auspicious debut today, on Martin Luther King Day, and is featured here.

In Praise of American Artist: We Are One

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

As states face record deficits, the arts and artists get cut. Yet, when times are tough, we turn to song, to TV, to film. Right now the nation is bleeding money but box offices are fine.

Obama Inauguration Schedule

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A schedule of some official and unofficial activities surrounding Barack Obama's inauguration on Jan. 20: ___...

'Slumdog' hits the jackpot at the Golden Globes

AP | DAVID GERMAIN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. — Heath Ledger was honored with a Golden Globe, and Kate Winslet came away with two. But the top dog was "Slumdog Milliona...

When We Grow Up, Can We Be Tim Russert?

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Ragogna

Tim Russert had virtually anything in the universe to write about for his book, but he chose the bond between fathers and sons and his love for his family as his template.

Reflections on Graham Nash's Reflections Box Set

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Nash's trademark high harmony vocals and impressive writing talents fluidly traverse the box set's newly-mastered, 64 tracks with career highlights... and remixes galore.

The Top Five Boneheaded Music Industry Moves Of 2008

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

In a business where, for the last decade or so, every move made by a major record label or established artist is almost guaranteed to be a dumb one, it's hard to pick a mere five as the créme de la créme of stupidity.

Not Just Kid Stuff: From Kidz Bop to The Fuzzy Stones

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

When did children's music get so awful? It wasn't always as painful to listen to. Some historic recordings, though not exactly classified as "children's," have been cherished forever.

ITunes, Wal-Mart, Springsteen Killing Off the Independents

Al Norman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Al Norman

If small business owner Roy Lowdermilk wants to understand where many of his loyal customers went, he can walk next door to Wal-Mart and pick up an AC/DC or Springsteen album.

Springsteen Sells Out -- To Wal-Mart!

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

There are a number of reasons Springsteen's move to sell exclusively through the mega-retailer is, um, really confusing, if not downright contradictory to the Springsteen hagiography.

George Bailey and the Darkness on the Edge of Town

Tom Watson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Watson

It's A Wonderful Life has a dark, brooding heart and it openly questions in brutal terms the complaisance of small-town life just after the world's worst-ever conflict, a war that snuffed out tens of millions of people.

Springsteen Energized By Bush Song, New Album Coming Soon

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Bruce Springsteen says he was energized to make a new album quickly after recording a song he calls a "love-in-the-time-of-Bush medit...

In Defense of Tom Cruise

Matt Littman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matt Littman

Tom Cruise is one of those rare people -- someone who consistently gives a good product to an extremely fickle audience. I'm not saying he's a poet, but I am saying that he's great at his job.

Assumption Presumption: Predicting the Financial Future

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

If "Dow, 30,000 by 2008: Why It's Different This Time" wasn't optimistic enough, there was David Elias' "Dow 40,000: Strategies for Profiting from the Greatest Bull Market in History."