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The Midtown Men Tell It Like It Is ... Was ... Will Be ... (Part 1)

Pamela Glasner | Posted 11.17.2014 | Entertainment
Pamela Glasner

The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'phenomenon' as an occurrence, perceived through the senses, the cause or explanation of which is in question. I cannot imagine a more fitting description for The Midtown Men and the exhilaration which both precedes and follows their every public appearance.

Missing Names in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame -- Are You Kidding Me?!

Pat Gallagher | Posted 04.28.2012 | Entertainment
Pat Gallagher

Are these artists I just mentioned going to be overlooked forever because of some sort of expiration date? They're not melons. If they intend to keep the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame until the end of time, then most of these artists should be inducted before Justin Bieber grows a mustache.

SHOF/PBS Chats: Billy Joel, Jimmy Jam, Jimmy Webb, Garth Brooks, Allan Toussaint, Dwight Yoakum, Hal David, Paul Williams...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to exchange a few words with many terrific songwriters and artists ranging from Billy Joel and Garth Brooks to Jimmy Jam and Jimmy Webb and even an exec or two as they that walked the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame awards show.

Rock Radio in New York City in the 1960s

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

I grew up with parents who absolutely forbade TV, any TV, Monday through Thursday. My Dad was a newspaper editor, my Mom was/is an artist. They dec...

Beyond Dirty Dancing & Semisonic: Conversations with Dan Wilson and Franke Previte

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Woodstock Nation: Where Were You (Or Your Parents) During the Summer of "69?

Val Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Val Brown

All the older Reynolds kids, including Randy -- the coolest girl I knew -- went to Woodstock. I felt left out even though I wasn't quite sure what Woodstock was. I knew I was missing something monumental.