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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 ...

Darlene Love's Memoir Headed To Television

Variety | Posted 02.11.2014 | Black Voices

OWN is moving into the longform business, acquiring the rights to singer Darlene Love’s memoir for adaptation as a TV movie to be exec produced by ...

21 Christmas Songs You Should Listen To Right Now

Posted 12.24.2013 | Entertainment

Here's our Christmas gift to you: 21 of the best holiday songs ever recorded. Add your own favorites in the comments section below, and enjoy! Vinc...

Caroling with Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer and Judith Hill

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.20.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Christmas came early this year. First there was the gift of the documentary "20 Feet from Stardom," now shortlisted for the Best Documentary Oscar. Th...

Darlene Love Let's You Know It's Christmas

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rosen | Posted 12.21.2013 | Entertainment

Darlene Love has performed "Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)" for David Letterman since 1986. "Darlene is a good friend and a fantastic singer wh...

A Christmas Gift For You: A Conversation with Phil Spector & The Crystals' La La Brooks, Chatting with The Piano Guys, Plus Pink Martini and Sidney York Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Stars Of Critically-Acclaimed Documentary Score Major Gig

AP | MIKE CIDONI LENNOX | Posted 12.16.2013 | Black Voices

LOS ANGELES (AP) — On New Year's Day, they'll finally travel that last 20 feet. Merry Clayton, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill and Darlene Love — the ...

Of Phil Spector, Marshmallows and Ebb Tides

Michael Sigman | Posted 01.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

During the early 1960s, my father, songwriter Carl Sigman, and many of his "Great American Songbook" contemporaries watched in horror as airwaves and ...

On the "A" w/Souleo: Henry Louis Gates, Jr. Hopes New Documentary Series Will Change Education System

Peter 'Souleo' Wright | Posted 12.24.2013 | Black Voices
Peter 'Souleo' Wright

Henry Louis Gates, Jr. hopes that his latest PBS documentary, The African Americans: Many Rivers to Cross with Henry Louis Gates, Jr., will not only educate the public but also lead to reform in the nation's public school system.

Kevin Spacey's "Touch of Terrific" and the World Peace Orchestra

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Kevin Spacey still talks about the excitement of meeting Jack Lemmon when he was 13, and hearing him say, "You were a touch of terrific." Now introduc...

Darlene Love: 'Nicki Minaj...I Can't Get With'

Posted 09.13.2013 | Black Voices

--Legendary singer-turned-Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee, Darlene Love shares her thoughts on Nicki Minaj and today’s generation of performers. (...

Christopher Rosen

The Greatest Singer You Don't Know

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 06.13.2014 | Entertainment

Darlene Love is one of the greatest singers of all time, but many of the hit songs she performed on weren't actually released under Love's name. A...

Bette Midler Hosts a Lunch for Twenty Feet from Stardom

Regina Weinreich | Posted 09.30.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Now prominent among music legends, Bette Midler reminisces about her stint as a Harlette back in the day in the much celebrated documentary Twenty Fee...

Popcorn Preview: 20 Feet from Stardom

Leslie Sisman | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Leslie Sisman

Film: 20 Feet from Stardom (2013) Cast includes: Darlene Love, Lisa Fischer, Judith Hill, Merry Clayton, Táta Vega, Mabel John, Gloria Jones, Claudia...

Walking the Walk: Twenty Feet from Stardom

Regina Weinreich | Posted 08.17.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

She may not be as famous as her sister in soul, Aretha Franklin, but that does not make Merry Clayton any less of a diva. Her story may be famous in m...

The Best Singer You Never Knew

AP | JUSTIN LOWE | Posted 08.13.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — In the span of American pop music, few performers have gone as unrecognized as the backup vocalists who harmonize and contextualiz...

Movie Review: 20 Feet From Stardom

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.11.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

It's hard to imagine another documentary this year that will be as uplifting, entertaining and moving as Morgan Neville's 20 Feet From Stardom.

Naughty But Nice Rob

New Concerns For Bobbi Kristina

HuffingtonPost.com | Naughty But Nice Rob | Posted 05.17.2012 | Celebrity

Music icon and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Darlene Love, who was Whitney Houston’s godmother, has real concerns for the late star's daughter...

"Hell No (I'm Not Alright")": A Nanci Griffith Video, Plus Conversations With Scorpions' Klaus Meine and Adam Arcuragi

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.01.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Intersection's first single, "Hell No (I'm Not Alright)," is Nanci Griffith's ode to the Occupy movements, expressing the frustration felt over economics, politics as usual and beyond.

A Letterman Christmas: It's the Most Wonderful Night of the Year

Donald Liebenson | Posted 02.21.2012 | TV
Donald Liebenson

On Friday, Darlene Love, now a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, will grace Letterman's holiday show for the 18th time performing the very best Christmas song from the album, A Christmas Gift for You From Phil Spector.

Phil Spector's Christmas Album: The. Best. Christmas. Album. Ever.

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 02.11.2012 | Entertainment
Jesse Kornbluth

"Christmas (Baby, Please Come Home)" -- is that not one of the greatest expressions of the holiday spirit you have ever heard? And it came from the messianic fantasies of a twisted Jewish kid from the Bronx.

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.

James Tormé's "Love For Sale," Plus Conversations with Josh Groban, Darlene Love, and Yael Naim (Video)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz vocalist James Tormé -- son of The Velvet Fog, Mel Tormé -- debuts his new video "Love For Sale" here on HuffPost.

HuffPost Exclusive: Jim Bianco "Sinners," Plus a Conversation with The Crystals' La La Brooks and PBS Premieres Rock, Pop & Doo Wop

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Presented here is an exclusive HuffPost premiere of the Jim Bianco single, "Sinners," which just might become your new favorite party anthem.

A Love Story: Darlene Love, New Inductee to the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The 2011 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees have been announced and the honorees include, finally (Let me hear you say Hallelujah! - I've been sayin...