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Interviewing The Rides' Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Barry Goldberg, Plus Talking with John Waite, and Exclusives by Sanders Bohlke and Cameron McGill

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"As big as rap is with the R&B community, that's how blues was back in the day. It was the hot thing. We're talking about a genre that is a hundred years old and is still relevant today."

Dog Ears Music: Mama Taught Me Better Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.10.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, Pigmeat Terry, Ruth Brown, The Decemberists, and more.

Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rodgers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Patagonia Music Collective Launches -- Plus a Conversation With John Popper

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Today, the environmentally conscious clothing company Patagonia Inc. launches "The Patagonia Music Collective" by releasing two 11-track bundles that are part of an ongoing series intended to be a new model for green giving.

One More Once: A Listen Back at the Records That Made 2010 More Bearable

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

As a cranky, sleep-deprived new parent in the throes of box sets by hipsters, I declared (on Twitter, no less) that there was absolutely no need for me to hear Kanye's latest magnum opus. Until I heard a track on YouTube.

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Should Be The American Music Hall of Fame

Brian Ross | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brian Ross

The latest crop of inductees was announced yesterday by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland, Ohio. Once again, it honored musicians who just a...

"Talking Old Soldiers": A Chatty Playlist for Stanley McChrystal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a loose-lipped playlist for Stan the Man, a dude with a big ego and a very mixed record who finally accomplished the impossible -- actually stealing some of the cultural spotlight away from Lady GaGa.

Someone's Mojo Is Working: A Conversation With Tom Petty

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've been trying to get there for over a decade, really. [Blues] is the music we've always played. I guess over the last decade or so, it just became where I went when I wanted to listen to music."

Rock N' Roll Menorah: Jimi Hendrix and His "New" Album

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

It's going on 475 months since Hendrix's last studio session, but he's been putting out records for the last four decades, a miracle celebrated by fans every time a set of unheard tracks is unleashed.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Ninety-Five

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 Spoon, Tanya Tucker, Marc Neikrug, Nara Leão, Kodo, and Elmore James.