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The 20 Best Songs of 2013 (in 10 Words or Less)

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Kristi York Wooten

That's not to say everything I heard on the radio this year was worth a mention, but quite a few tunes made 2013 more bearable -- and hummable.

Chats With The Manhattan Transfer's Janis Siegel & Cheryl Bentyne and Jeff Lorber, Plus Diane Birch, The Swellers and Johnny Chill Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.26.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There isn't much hiding the heartbreak in this song," Diane explains. "It's about the point of knowing how bad the blow is gonna be but hoping you can just stall reality." Check out the premiere of the track "Tell Me Tomorrow" from the upcoming record.

The Blackbird Diaries: Chatting with Dave Stewart, Plus Nightmare and the Cat's Sam & Django Stewart

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.21.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Top 21 Albums & Tracks of 2010 -- What Are Yours?

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

2010-12-21-blackkeys.jpgHere are my top 21 fave raves of 2010. In no particular order.

"Touch Me": A Pardoning Playlist For Jim Morrison & Charlie Crist

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

People are strange. That's the best explanation I can come up with for why it's suddenly so important for outgoing Florida Governor Charlie Crist to see Jim Morrison receive a posthumous pardon for indecent exposure and open profanity.

"The Rising" : An Uplifting Playlist for All the Miners in Chile

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

As a rule, songs about miners haven't generally been as upbeat as the news we are watching now on CNN. So here's a largely uplifting playlist for all the miners in Chile, and all the people who love them.

Diane Birch, Mia Moretti and Caitlin Moe Launch Music Initiative to Empower Women

Mara Siegler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mara Siegler

To celebrate the rise of powerful female artists, a new non-profit is launching a major initiative to inspire and help the next generation of female talent.

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.

CARE Shows You Why to Celebrate International Women's Day on March 4

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

CARE is honoring International Women's Day with their stirring presentation of the Half The Sky performance, featuring a variety of celebrities who will share stories and songs from the powerful book.

The Only Best Albums of the Year List That Really Matters

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is my cheap gift to all of you: my personal Top Ten Albums of the Year list -- based on my mood today -- as well a few other stray merry musical musings as stocking stuffers.

Disorder In The House: A Playlist For A Carolina Liar, Joe Wilson

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

A playlist for Joe Wilson -- if only to try and shut up this loudmouth for at least a little while.

I've Just Heard the Future of Singer-Songwriters and Her Name Is...

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Even now as what's left of our music industry evolves into whatever it may soon become, you still hear a rare album that reminds you why albums still exist.