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Life Journeys: Conversations With Leon Russell, Judy Collins and John Gorka

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Hey Leon, Life Journey, your latest album, was recorded with Tommy LiPuma, Al Schmitt, Elton John...you have an awful lot of friends rooting for you. Do you feel the love?

Today Is The 55th Anniversary Of 'The Day The Music Died'

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.04.2014 | Entertainment

In the early hours of Feb. 3, 1959, a single-engined, 1947 Beechcraft Bonanza plane crashed in a cornfield near Clear Lake, Iowa, killing everyone on ...

She's Not Dead Yet

Courtney Garcia | Posted 03.09.2013 | Comedy
Courtney Garcia

When I went home for the holidays this year, I overheard my mom and uncle discussing arrangements for my grandmother's funeral, which struck me off-guard since my grandma's not dead.

A-Sides Exclusive: Dave Stewart "Raining in My Heart" Video Premiere

Jon Chattman | Posted 11.07.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Imagine this: you're Dave Stewart and you receive a guitar one day out of the blue honoring one of your biggest musical heroes. Quite an honor indeed. "It was completely out of the blue. I was taken aback," the music icon said in an interview yesterday.

Set 'Em Up Somewhere Else, Joe: Why I'm Through With P.J. Clarke's

Tony Sachs | Posted 09.02.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

I was ten years old, during the height of the disco era, when my father first took me to the nondescript two-story building on 55th and 3rd for burger...

Celebrity Collector: Alan Swyer

Reyne Haines | Posted 06.03.2012 | Celebrity
Reyne Haines

I caught up with Alan Swyer, producer of films such as The Buddy Holly Story, HBO's award-winning Rebound, and the TV series everyone loved to drool over, Baywatch. He explained to me how he often takes a walk down memory lane, one song at a time...

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.

We're Not All Yahoos in Clovis, NM

Pam Atherton | Posted 05.09.2012 | Politics
Pam Atherton

The good people of Clovis are horrified about what happened Tuesday night in our election. We are saddened by the broad brush that paints us in the same light as the man who was elected as mayor, David Lansford.

Lung Of Love: A Conversation With Amy Ray

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Lung Of Love" encompassed the song for me because it refers to my voice and our ability to be in the world and express ourselves through song or through breathing or through whatever you do and what keeps you alive as well as what hinders you.

Dion DiMucci in Conversation With Steven Van Zandt at the 92nd Street Y

Holly Cara Price | Posted 04.23.2012 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Just imagine you're sitting in your own living room and it's nice and cozy and quiet, and across from you in two comfy chairs are Dion DiMucci and Steven Van Zandt talking, for 90 minutes, about Dion's long and amazing career.

The Return of the Blues Wanderer: A Conversation With Dion, Plus Anthony Green's Beautiful Things Album Streamer

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.11.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Michael Jackson's "The Immortal Megamix," Plus Chatting With Chris Isaak and Phil Manzanera

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."

Evan Rachel Wood, Michael Emerson & More: Famous Birthdays for September 7

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.07.2011 | Home

In a world with nearly 7 billion people, chances are someone famous is celebrating their birthday today. And indeed: Richard Gere, Sara Ramírez, a...

From Buddy Holly Day to The Hopelessly Devoted: A Week of Revival in L.A.

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 11.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Kristi York Wooten

If there were ever a week for a midcentury music revival in L.A., this must be it.

Everything, Everytime, Everywhere, Mayhem and Beyond: Chatting with Imelda May, Trevor Hall and Motopony

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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PLAY > SKIP: This Week's New Music

Shawn Amos | Posted 09.05.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

You've shaken off the sulfur from your 4th of July hangover; now witness the fireworks by a group of musicians rallying around a common cause.

Fishin' in the Dark: Chattin' With The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band's Jeff Hanna

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Women Who Rock: LA Stories from the Rock Hall of Fame's New Show

S.X. Rosenstock | Posted 07.16.2011 | Los Angeles
S.X. Rosenstock

Wanda Jackson and Darlene Love are game-changers that allowed fans to reckon the authorship of the rock and roll genre with new clarity.

Orchestras and Mixtapes: Conversations With Brandi Carlile and Jared Evan

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.08.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Brandi: My greatest piece of advice -- and it's not taking a shot at individualism -- is to band together with other artists, and to completely abandon the idea of the competitive nature of music.

The Day The Music Died: Remembering Buddy Holly And Music Legends Lost In The Crash

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

February 3 marks the 52nd anniversary of "The Day The Music Died." On this day in 1959, a plane carrying musical legends Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens,...

VIDEO: Denver's Weekly Concert Calendar

Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver

Remember when The Get Up Kids were on everyone's Walkman? Or George Clinton's hit "Atomic Dog"? This week Colorado's venues are rocking gloriously w...

Why Travel? Because It Is There

Sophia Dembling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sophia Dembling

Sure, some trips are more fun than others, and some places' charms aren't evident at first glance. But I've never been anywhere that couldn't hold my attention or anywhere I would refuse to visit again.

Eight Thoughts About Election Day and Words and Music

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

1.Tuesday's election wins by Sharron Angle in Nevada and Nikki Haley in South Carolina were helped immeasurably by those candidates' association with ...

The Day the Music Died

John W. Whitehead | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
John W. Whitehead

Buddy Holly died with little realization of what his legacy would become. He changed the course of history and filled our torn times with melodies that transcended the era in which they were written.

Fear Of Flying: Top Ten Most Mysterious Airplane Incidents

Glynnis MacNicol | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Glynnis MacNicol

The most recent addition to this list is last week's report of Northwest Airlines Flight 188 plane, which overshot its destination by 150 miles.