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I'll Be Me: Glen Campbell's Final Tour

Jon Eig | Posted 11.11.2014 | Entertainment
Jon Eig

Some 45 minutes into the exceptional new documentary I'll Be Me, U2 guitarist The Edge offers an opinion on the movie's subject, Glen Campbell. In 201...

I'll Be Me: The Long Farewell of Glen Campbell

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 10.28.2014 | Entertainment
Melody Breyer-Grell

Campbell's life is much more complex and interesting than this film could ever hope to cover. His eldest daughter, Debby, writes that she was unceremoniously fired from the touring band. She also calls to task how Glen has been treated since the end of a grueling tour.

Singles Charts and the Battle for Bullets

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the record industry boom of the early 1970s, revenue from album sales was the mother lode. But the most effective way to break a new artist or take an existing act to the next level was the hit single. A single that permeated the nation's airwaves and galvanized the culture was the royal road to the multi-platinum LP.

Rivers of Our Memory

Greg O'Brien | Posted 10.17.2014 | Healthy Living
Greg O'Brien

My prayer is that you will be moved to action by this film -- for yourself, for your children, and for your grandchildren. Alzheimer's, or related dementia, could be your story someday, or the story of a loved one.

Field Notes from a Music Biz Life (Part 1)

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.12.2014 | 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 ...

Conversations With Graham Nash, Allen Toussaint and Colin Gilmore, Plus Coney Hatch and Dom La Nena Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.24.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Music, absolutely, without question, put me in a direction that you can say saved my life, although to me, my life was already safe."

PHOTOS: Glen Campbell Lists Malibu House

The Huffington Post | Ann Brenoff | Posted 09.09.2013 | Fifty

Mr. Rhinestone Cowboy -- country music legend Glen Campbell -- has listed his Tuscany-style Malibu oceanview home for $3.995 million. The singer bough...

Chats With Jimmy Webb, Nora Guthrie and Little River Band's Wayne Nelson, Plus Tracy Newman and The Slants Exclusives, and Colin Gilmore's Best

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.06.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Let's talk about Jimmy Webb's new album, Still Within The Sound Of My Voice.

Nilsson Still, Son! Chatting with Jimmy Webb on Harry Nilsson, Plus Catching Up with Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis, Jr.

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.29.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think now is a great time to go back and take another look at Harry, in light of what we know about all the drug use and all the crazy stuff that we were all into and that he seemed to gravitate towards. He reveled in offending people, to be honest with you. It didn't bother him too much."

Chatting with Booker T. Jones and Anton Fig, The Young Presidents at Alzheimer's Benefit, and Leerone and Rainbow Chan Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.18.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Artists Ivan Neville, Anton Fig, Blondie Chaplin, Corey Glover, Adam Ezra and others will perform with The Young Presidents on July 25th at New York's The Cutting Room. Anton Fig talks about the event and more in the below interview.

The Joy That Is Allen Toussaint

Marshall Fine | Posted 08.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Seeing Allen Toussaint perform twice in the space of about 60 days -- in drastically different circumstances each time -- reminded me of why a love for musical roots can seemingly never run out of ways to discover and rediscover the beginnings of American popular music.

Famed Singer Ends Tour Because Of Illness

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 06.22.2013 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Glen Campbell's Alzheimer's disease has progressed too far to allow him to continue touring. Instead, he'll spend his 77th birthd...

Jane Seymour and James Keach Open Their Hearts Despite Divorce

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 06.18.2013 | Entertainment
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

Having covered the event each year, Jane Seymour, who looked stunningly beautiful in an aqua gown, was noticeably reserved, but still poised, professional and direct during our interview just after she and James Keach posed for photos with guests and honorees.

Zero Dark Thirty: The Politics of Art or Why All the Critics Are Wrong

Lennard Davis | Posted 04.20.2013 | Politics
Lennard Davis

Given that the torture scenes are so repulsive, but shown nonetheless, it is clearly Bigelow's goal to make us never forget the horror and demeaning nature of torture both for the victim and for the torturers.

Glen Campbell May Continue To Perform With Alzheimer's

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 12.01.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Glen Campbell may be wrapping up a goodbye tour but that doesn't mean he's done with the stage. Campbell is considering schedulin...

Co-Writer Of 'Oh, Pretty Woman' Dies At 73

AP | Posted 12.31.2012 | Entertainment

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. (AP) — Bill Dees emerged from his days as an out-of-cash young songwriter to pen tunes recorded by Johnny Cash, Loretta Lynn and...

Alzheimer's: Now Is the Time to Find a Cure

James Keach | Posted 12.18.2012 | Fifty
James Keach

Now is the time. The end of Alzheimer's starts with all of us.

Music Can Be Gentle on the Mind

Jody Gastfriend | Posted 10.01.2012 | Fifty
Jody Gastfriend

Not only did Glen Campbell get the audience's patience, he inspired their reverence. The music that connected the crowd to so many emotions also connected them to Campbell.

Glen Campbell Cancels Australia Leg Of Tour

AP | Posted 09.17.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Country Music Hall of Fame performer Glen Campbell is canceling his tour of Australia and New Zealand with Kenny Rogers next ...

Stars Align for Healing at Jane Seymour's "Open Hearts" Event

Cassandra M. Bellantoni | Posted 07.02.2012 | Impact
Cassandra M. Bellantoni

Jane Seymour was the picture of beauty, grace and kindness as she spoke passionately about rising above hatred and bitterness to do something meaningful for others.

Revolutionary 'Nat King Cole Show' Producer Dies

AP | Posted 05.20.2012 | Entertainment

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif. -- Bob Henry, a producer and director of television variety shows including "The Nat King Cole Show" and "The Flip Wilson Show," ...

The New Post 50: Why We All Get To Be The Boss

Carol Orsborn | Posted 04.16.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

I no longer view being old as an ending to my involvement in life in a vital and powerful way. Rather, I see it as the initiation of a new life stage during which I am freer than ever to achieve my true human potential.

The Grammys: Something Old, Something New, Something... Meh

Christian Piatt | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Christian Piatt

There will always be sensational outliers in the world of pop music. But for every Chris Brown, there is a Bon Iver; for every Lady Gaga, there is a Mumford and Sons.

Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

7 Instances When You Absolutely Should Not Text

Jessica Pearce Rotondi | Posted 04.14.2012 | Women
Jessica Pearce Rotondi

The women caught texting during "Rhinestone Cowboy" at the Grammy's have received ample criticsm. There are a few moments in life that call for putting away your phone.