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Donny Hathaway

Reissue Roundup 2: Box Sets by Donny Hathaway, Ry Cooder, Stephen Stills, Van Morrison, Yes and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Though the masses might only remember the late Donny Hathaway as Roberta Flack's soulful partner on "The Closer I Get To You," "You've Got A Friend" and "Where Is The Love," the box set Never My Love: The Anthology makes the case that this previous Gospel singer also was one of the great voices of R&B.

Not Your Father's Smooth Jazz II: Conversations with Earl Klugh, David Sanborn, Jonathan Butler and Euge Groove, Plus a Bo-Keys Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: Born in October

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Franz Liszt, Clarence Williams, Wanda Jackson, Zoot Sims, and more.

Conversations With José James, Otis Taylor, Erin Boheme and Renaiszance's Radha & Ravé Mehta, Plus an Unknown Component Video

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"My mother is Irish-American and my father is Afro-Panamanian, so it's kind of been the story of my life to be a bridge between different cultures and different styles, and musically, that's between jazz and R&B."

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...

Dog Ears Music: Born in October Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.05.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Cliff Richard, Thelonius Monk, Matthew Sweet, John Lennon, Zoot Sims, Mahalia Jackson and more.

"Happy Xmas (War Is Over)": 10 Xmas Songs That Retain Their Heat

David Wild | Posted 02.14.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a list of ten Christmas songs that never get old for me even during this holiday season when it can be difficult to hear anything but seasonal classics.

Lalah Hathaway: Looking Back, To Keep Moving Forward

Marlynn Snyder | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment
Marlynn Snyder

Where It All Begins, her sixth solo album (and her second for the recently revived classic soul label, Stax), pushes the artist ahead on her creative journey, sometimes with mixed results.

A Song For Him -- Celebrating the Life of Donny Hathaway

Nate Larson | Posted 11.28.2011 | Entertainment
Nate Larson

Donny Hathaway, singer, songwriter, instrumentalist and master of Soul, was, and continues to be, one the most underrated artists of his time --- the truly great ones usually are.

An Artist With His "Eye On The Prize": A Conversation With Marc Broussard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.12.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Marc Broussard, you can't begin any discussion of musical influences without starting with Stevie Wonder at the top of that list.

Lost in Time: A Conversation With Eric Benét, Plus Sony Launches PopMarket.com

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"When I listen to music today, it feels like there is a lot of soul missing in soul and R&B music. I think technology, in a lot of ways, has become a crutch for people who really aren't as talented as they appear to be," Benét said.

Dog Ears Music: Born in October Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we feature music by Paul Simon, Gwen Stefani, Sting, Hall & Oates, John Lennon, and more.

John Legend Talks New Album With The Roots, Politics And Twitter

Samantha Zalaznick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Samantha Zalaznick

"We were kinda inspired by what was going on with the election and all the increased levels of activism and optimism, and we wanted to make an album that captured that sentiment."

Meet & Greet Monday: Conversations with Jonny Lang and DJ Steve Porter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

An interview with Johnny Lang, in which the guitarist discusses his preferred instrument, Cyndi Lauper, and Motown.

HuffPost Exclusive: Carole King & James Taylor VIDEO and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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A Dream Goes On Forever: A Playlist for Senator Ted Kennedy

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Senator Ted Kennedy loved to sing. And so it seems only fitting to make a playlist in memory of this singular American icon who did so much for so long to help so many.

Fan-Funding With Jonah Smith, Plus Chris Bell, Stephen Stills, and Manassas Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While most of his contemporaries have the fantasy of signing the bottom line of a label contract, Jonah Smith has rejected a record company's offer instead.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Honoring the late great Les Paul

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features music by Devendra Banhart, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Jill Scott, Janis Joplin, Weezer and, of course, Les Paul.