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Solo Concerts, Stealin' Home and Similar Skin: Chats with Bruce Hornsby, Iain Matthews and Umphrey's McGee...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.29.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Iain Matthews: My daughter designed a cover for one of my albums, with a drawing and misspelled my first name. Rather than correct it, I simply changed my name.

From Eagles to Jersey Boys: Interviews With Irving Azoff and Bob Gaudio, Plus a John Mark Nelson Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The current "History of the Eagles'" tour -- via music and anecdotes -- traces the various chapters of this important American band, journaling its climb from salad days to huge international success.

Playing The Ponos: A Conversation With Neil Young, Chatting with Linda Ronstadt and Matt Hires' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Linda, let's dive into Duets, your new collection that celebrates your collaborations with other artists. What is it about Duets that's particularly special to you? And what is it that's so attractive about singing with someone else?

Gravitas: Talking with Asia's John Wetton, Geoff Downes & Carl Palmer, Plus Noah Chenfeld's 'I'm Just A Soul'

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.03.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tobias Campbell shoots and edits Noan Chenfeld's video "I'm Just A Soul" just like a pro, employing the teen singer-songwriter's emotional delivery and bipedalism to make use of Central Park's beautiful snowed-under bleakness.

I Respect Music: Artists' Pay for Radio Play

William Buckley Jr. | Posted 04.23.2014 | Entertainment
William Buckley Jr.

Congress, for the first time since 1976, is reviewing and rewriting copyright law and doing so within the context of the Internet and the digital distribution of creative works. The stakes couldn't be higher for the creative community.

Songs From the Movie: A Conversation With Mary Chapin Carpenter, Chatting With Doug Paisley, Plus an Art Decade Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.15.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mary Chapin, you've got a new album, Songs From The Movie, the follow up to the excellent Ashes And Roses. Can we just dive in?

Paris Nights, Soul Fighting and Foot Excitement: Conversations with Christopher Cross, Jonny Lang and Tommy Keene

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.13.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"People say that the internet democratized music, which it did in that it allows people to make records without getting the hallowed record deal, because you have all these home studios and stuff. The problem is marketing yourself."

Frames, Division Street & HandPicked: Conversations with Lee DeWyze, Harper Simon and Earl Klugh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"With Cat Stevens and Simon & Garfunkel as your introductions, you're definitely in for a penny, in for a pound when it comes to the singer songwriters. It's hard to stop."

Road to Forever: A Conversation With Don Felder, Plus Spin Doctors' 'About a Train' Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The song "About A Train" is about to be released on the new Spin Doctors' blues-rock CD, If The River Was Whiskey. The album comes out April 30th.

Midlifers Want To Do THIS More Often

Ann Brenoff | Posted 06.11.2013 | Fifty
Ann Brenoff

Anyone want to make a fast buck here? I think I've identified a large hole in the marketing-to-boomers market and the first one to fill it is going to be rich -- seriously rich, I tell you.

Eagles Land, Then Soar in New Documentary

Michael Sigman | Posted 04.20.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The band reached its highest altitude during the mid to late 1970s, when the single and album Hotel California cemented what Rolling Stone called their "note-perfect Hollywood-cowboy ennui."

The Moment That Broke The Eagles

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.15.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Consider how unusual it is for the exact breaking point of a big-time rock band to be chronicled on film. The Beatles' "Let it Be" s...

Scotty McCreery's Christmas EPK Exclusive, Plus A Conversation With Danny O'Keefe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.05.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Back on November 13th, Christmas With Scotty McCreery was the subject of an interview with the young American Idol winner and country music star. As we're getting closer to the holidays, Scotty offered this glimpse into his Christmasness with this exclusive EPK...

Catching Up With Radney Foster and Bill Lloyd, Plus Exclusives From Van Ghost and Unstoppable Death Machines

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dispute Over 'Hotel California' Heats Up

The Huffington Post | Kia Makarechi | Posted 03.04.2012 | Entertainment

Up and coming singer Frank Ocean may be learning the hard way that the flattery of imitation doesn't get you everywhere in the music industry. Ocean's...

Getting Rich In Supposedly Illegal Businesses

Don McNay | Posted 04.22.2012 | Business
Don McNay

As a society, it would seem logical that we would want drug pushing, loan sharking and corporate influence peddling to stop. At the very least, we could go back to making it against the law.

Rock Legend's Charity Refunds Half Of Ponzi Schemer's Donation

Posted 02.13.2012 | Miami

An environmental nonprofit run by Eagles great Don Henley has agreed to give back half of a $100,000 donation by convicted ponzi schemer Scott Rothste...

Expando: A Conversation With Eagle Timothy B. Schmit

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Timothy B. Schmit on the name of his new album, he says the word itself came from a mobile home he used to live in when he was a kid.

The Storyteller & Paradise Lost: Conversations With Todd Snider and Great American Taxi's Vince Herman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Eagles, Tom Petty To Perform At 2012 New Orleans Jazz Fest

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

NEW ORLEANS -- The Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Foo Fighters and John Mayer are among the headliners to perform at next year's New Orlea...

Auctioning Eagles Tickets for Gaden Shartse: A Conversation with Joe Walsh

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Joe Walsh: If you get on eBay and you win, you come backstage, we'll hang out and take pictures, then I will take you onstage and I will show you what it's like, and you will have really good tickets for the show. I'll take care of you -- we'll put it that way.

Weekend Recommendations -- September 15-18

Girl at a Bar | Posted 11.15.2011 | Los Angeles
Girl at a Bar

Labor Day has come and gone, but fall doesn't officially begin until Friday, September 23rd. So before we welcome in the cool autumn breezes, here's to one last weekend of sizzling summer celebrations.

Kryptonite's 20th Anniversary: Chatting with Spin Doctors' Chris Barron Plus Keb Mo and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Sing It Loud: Chatting with k.d. lang, JD Souther and Bobby Long, Plus a Beginners Audio Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.24.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

One of my favorite tracks on k.d. lang's new album is the opener, "I Confess," which sounds like Brill Building meets country, meets...okay, I'll shut up now, k.d. lang has the rest.

"Einstein on the Beach": A Roasted Playlist for David Hasselhoff

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Until he has his own 24-hour Hoff-story Channel, here's a playlist for an iconic lifeguard who somehow keeps floating towards the top.