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From Fillmore East To The Moon: Chats with ABB's Jaimoe, CPD's Steve Perry, POTM's Sam & Barry Shear and Cris Cab...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jaimoe: You go in, and it's "Hey man, I've got this song, let's try it here. I heard it on the radio the other day and it goes similar to this." [hums tune] You relate to that like bouncing a ball against the wall. The ball comes back, but it's not going to come straight back at you

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 ...

Dinner With Lucky Luciano

Meyer Lansky II | Posted 09.19.2014 | Books
Meyer Lansky II

On March 30, 2014, my Aunt Sandi -- Sandra Lansky Lombardo -- celebrated the launch of her book, Daughter of the King: Growing Up in Gangland, about her life as Meyer Lansky's youngest child, and only daughter.

WATCH: Dean Martin's Daughter: 'He Never Wanted Us To Embarrass Him'

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.04.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

April 5th marks the 40th anniversary of Dean Martin’s last episode of the "Dean Martin Variety Show." His daughter, Deana Martin, shared on HuffPost...

Move Over Sam! Play It Again, Richard Glazier!

Peter Mac | Posted 05.30.2014 | Entertainment
Peter Mac

I was nonplussed watching much of the 86th Annual Academy Awards celebration on CBS earlier this month. Perhaps I went in with too high of expectation...

Former Sinatra Haunt Gets A Second Shot

AP | MARTIN GRIFFITH | Posted 09.09.2013 | Los Angeles

RENO, Nev. -- A Lake Tahoe resort once owned by Frank Sinatra and frequented by his Rat Pack buddies is about to undergo a major makeover. The Cal Ne...

Conversations with Gloria Estefan, Julian Lennon and Emmy Wildwood, A Wacky Chat with Tom Ruprecht, Plus a Jessta James Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: 'Working Class Hero' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 10.30.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by John Lennon, Lucinda Williams, Marvin Etzioni, The Sea and Cake, The Jam, Gretchen Wilson, and more.

Interview: Terence Stamp and Unfinished Song

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.20.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

At 74, his eyes are still exceptionally blue and a little bit mischievous. He sits calmly, listens to a question about how often he is offered roles like the one he plays in Unfinished Song, and smiles.

Lucy and Dean, or What Makes a TV Star

Peggy Elliott | Posted 06.16.2013 | TV
Peggy Elliott

TV stars were people you felt comfortable inviting into your home -- they were family; you didn't have to clean up for them. They could join you for dinner, or right after dinner with the dirty dishes still stacked up.

For St. Patrick's Day, the Best Drinking Movies Ever Made

John Farr | Posted 05.16.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

I love St. Patrick's Day. It's so inclusive. By that I mean that though it's a bona fide religious holiday, you don't need to be particularly pious to enjoy it. Wishing everyone a safe and (reasonably) responsible holiday, I present my own candidates for the top drinking movies of all time.

Dog Ears Music: Regrets & Resolution, Part III

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Frank Sinatra, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Lester Young, Passion Pit, Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson and more.

Viva Duets: A Conversation With Tony Bennett

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.21.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I sang a duet with Juanes and we hit it off immediately -- I think he is fantastic. Then on Duets II, Alejandro Sanz sang with me... Both tracks and the CDs were received so well in Latin countries that my son Danny, who manages me, came up with the idea of doing an entire CD with Latin artists."

At Age 97, The Last Of The Great Cocktail Pianists Looks Back On His Life & Career

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.16.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

At age 97, more than eight decades into his remarkable career, Irving Fields is the last of the original generation of cocktail pianists who tickled the ivories in Manhattan's swankiest nightspots in the 1930s and '40s.

That's Amore: Recipes For Your Pizza Night

The Huffington Post | Joseph Erdos | Posted 09.19.2012 | Taste

In previous weeks we showed you how to throw a Swedish night with meatballs, salmon and aquavit, then we gave you Japanese night with sushi, ramen, an...

The Second Time Around: Don't Underestimate Barack

Jon Eig | Posted 08.08.2012 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

When syndicated columnist Kathleen Parker recently compared Barack Obama and Bill Clinton to Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin, I was eager to follow her argument. See, I don't know a lot about our current and former presidents, but I know an awful lot about the Chairman and Dino.

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.

Music Producer Rocks Old-School In Digital Era (PHOTOS)

Alexandra Holzer | Posted 07.23.2012 | Los Angeles
Alexandra Holzer

'Play' your dues Music Producer Shelly Liebowitz knows music and music knows him. There is nothing auto-tuned about this man what-so-ever.

Review: Trust Me by George Kennedy

Carole Mallory | Posted 05.14.2012 | Books
Carole Mallory

They struggled, sleeping in doorways or cars until a woman named Dolly gave them shelter, but Dolly's generosity had a price tag. Torture was commonplace in her household, and she beat George and his mother.

To Jerry, With Love

Rob Taub | Posted 05.26.2012 | Comedy
Rob Taub

On my ninth birthday, my parents took me and a group of my friends to see the Jerry Lewis comedy The Disorderly Orderly. It was one of my happiest childhood memories and I've always had a special place in my heart for Jerry Lewis.

Bad Cocktails and Lousy Baseball: What Mad Men Won't Tell You About New York in 1966

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.23.2012 | New York
Tony Sachs

There's a lot about the New York trod by the real Mad Men back in 1966 -- the year in which we assume season five will be set -- that would send even die-hard Mad Men retroheads scurrying back to 2012.

Jeff Lorber Fusion's Exclusive Download, Plus Chatting With Chicago's Lee Loughnane and JB Baretsky

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.08.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Come January 31, 2012, Jeff Lorber Fusion's Galaxy album will hit the streets. Here's a taste of the album, a track titled "Horace," that's an exclusive download for readers of The Huffington Post.

What's The Greatest Holiday Song Of All Time?

Posted 12.05.2011 | Fifty

Try as you might to delay the stresses of holiday shopping and planning, the season is upon us, and that means holiday music -- everywhere. In shoppin...

Scarlett Johansson Duets With Legend

Vulture | Eliot Glazer | Posted 01.28.2012 | Entertainment

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Woody and Jerry: Docs Celebrate Comic Genius

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.19.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

If you look at comedy in the 20th century, the list of those whose work has depth, breadth and longevity is a small one: Charlie Chaplin, Lewis, Allen.