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Tell 'Em I'm Gone: A Conversation With Yusuf Islam Plus A Hey Rosetta! Video Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Yusuf, let's talk about your new album Tell 'Em I'm Gone. It seems like you're saying something larger with it overall.

The Doors App and Beyond: A Conversation with Elektra/Nonesuch Founder Jac Holzman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Photo courtesy Holzman Family Archive A Conversation with Jac Holzman Mike Ragogna: Jac, it's an honor to interview you. You and your label Elektra...

Folk-Rock Heroes: Conversations with Steve Forbert, Livingston Taylor and Tom Chapin, Plus Terence P. Minogue & American Voices' 'Gaudete' Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Season of Joy is the latest offering of Christmas songs, old and new, from Terence P. Minogue. The album leads us through three special aspects of Christmas Part 1 -- The Season is for the weeks before Christmas, the busy time in anticipation of the upcoming festivities.

Reissue Roundup 1: Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon and James Taylor, Plus "Astro Raph's Gangsta Sweep"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Gotta love this time of year. Some of the finest projects involving some of our greatest classic artists in every genre are strategically positioned in the marketplace trying to take advantage of what might be the last hurrah for music's brick and mortar releases.

Paul McCartney's "Queenie Eye," Plus Chatting With The Rubens' Sam Margin, Sam Phillips and The Swimming Pool Q's' Jeff Calder, Plus a Tennis Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"We spent twenty years of our lives not playing music together but being interested in it. Then suddenly, things all work out. "Why don't we just do it together? We live together. It's much more convenient. Why don't we just make a band in our home?""

Great-Grandfatherhood a Clever Career Move for Sir Mick

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan has nine grandkids, Paul M...

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

'Your're So Vain' Performed By Taylor Swift & Carly Simon At Gillette Stadium

Posted 07.30.2013 | Entertainment

Long before a boy ever broke Taylor Swift's heart, Carly Simon was the one refusing to name the names that inspired her chart-topping hits about forme...

WATCH: Taylor Swift Sings 'You're So Vain' With Carly Simon

Posted 07.29.2013 | Entertainment

Long before a boy ever broke Taylor Swift's heart, Carly Simon was the one refusing to name the names that inspired her chart-topping hits about forme...

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

Carly Simon's 'No Secrets' Re-released. But Some Secrets Remain Intact. (Who Was 'So Vain'?)

Liz Smith | Posted 10.05.2012 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Who of a certain age doesn't know those lyrics from Carly Simon's ironic and infamous song -- "You're So Vain"? It was a parlor game for decades trying to figure out to whom Carly was referring.

Jazzin' Around: Conversations With David Sanborn, Lee Ritenour and Kurt Elling

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Allison Williams To Play Carly Simon?

Posted 09.22.2012 | Entertainment

Allison Williams could be going from "Girls" to "Girls Like Us." According to Variety, "Girls Like Us," based on Sheila Weller's book, is picking up s...

Listening: A Conversation With Ben Taylor Plus His Exclusive Video "America"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.15.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"New artists should just be honest. Honesty comes across so clearly and plainly in music as far as when I listen to it. The main thing that rings poorly in a song that I hear is people writing things that they don't really feel, you know, making it up, phoning it in."

Battle of the Glam Rock Fairies 2012: Jobriath A.D. vs. Adam Lambert

Tomas Mournian | Posted 07.19.2012 | Gay Voices
Tomas Mournian

Caught by the military police, Campbell spent six months in a military psych hospital, suffered a nervous breakdown and began writing the songs that lead to his later reemergence as "Jobriath."

Carly's Spectacularly '70s Style

Styelelist | Shana Honig | Posted 10.11.2012 | Style

As the first artist to win the entertainment industry's trifecta of prestigious awards--Grammy, Academy and Golden Globe--Carly Simon captivated the w...

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.01.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Stanley Clarke, Mark Wahlberg (Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch), Gretchen Wilson and more.

Dog Ears Music: Decoration Day Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.25.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by John Lee Hooker, Bee Gees, Pretenders, Bernard Herrmann, Pyyramids and more.

The Natural

D. R. Tucker | Posted 06.23.2012 | Books
D. R. Tucker

I am so grateful to Carole King for her new memoir, A Natural Woman. There is no way to do the book justice. It is a book that cannot be analyzed, only experienced.

Man or Muppet: Oscar's Outasight, Plus Chatting With Jack DeJohnette, Frank Filipetti & Chris Lord-Alge

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Prior to The Oscars' embracing Outasight's "Tonight Is The Night" -- well, not with an award but with broadcast muscle -- the single had airplay on over 115 Top 40 radio stations, sales of over 530,000 copies, over 18,000 daily streams on Spotify, and over 5 million views on YouTube.

Why Was Carly Simon Upset At My Book?

Stephen Davis | Posted 03.10.2012 | Books
Stephen Davis

I wrote to Carly Simon to tell her I was writing her biography. Over two years, I interviewed Carly's family, some of her friends, read hundreds of articles, and had dinner with Carly herself. And then came nasty rumors, a letter from a law firm, and false accusations in the papers. Plus, Carly was upset.

Basking in the Multiple Charms of The Secret Garden

George Heymont | Posted 02.11.2012 | Arts
George Heymont

If the crassness of the current social, political, and economic climate has you down in the dumps, I can't recommend a lovelier, more charming, experience.

Moogy Klingman Passes

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.16.2012 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

Mark "Moogy" Klingman passed away last night after a long, brave bout with cancer. You may not have heard his name, but you have heard, and enjoyed, his music.

WATCH: 'You're So Cain,' He Probably Thinks This Song Is About Him

Posted 01.07.2012 | Comedy

Herman Cain hasn't had a great day. And no bad day ends without the proper epilogue of a Carly Simon parody, in the form of "You're So Cain." Just ...

Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rodgers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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