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What's the Deal With Auld Lang Syne?

Dave Tomar | Posted 02.28.2014 | Entertainment
Dave Tomar

Even if you haven't a clue what it means, Auld Lang Syne evokes an undeniable sentimentality, a disorienting nostalgia, an instantaneous affection for the people around you at that exact moment; loved ones and strangers alike. A New Year stands before you, brimming with possibility.

Enjoying 'Enjoy Yourself'

Michael Sigman | Posted 02.23.2014 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

"Enjoy Yourself" and I will be 65 in a few months, and given our shared history, we decided to get together and discuss that milestone. Which is to say, "Enjoy Yourself" spoke and I listened.

Last Surviving Member Of The Andrews Sisters Dies

AP | BOB THOMAS | Posted 04.01.2013 | Celebrity

LOS ANGELES — Patty Andrews, the last surviving member of the singing Andrews Sisters trio whose hits such as the rollicking "Boogie Woogie Bugl...

Dog Ears Music: Regrets & Resolution, Part III

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.27.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Frank Sinatra, Radiohead, Elvis Costello, Lester Young, Passion Pit, Ella Fitzgerald & Oscar Peterson and more.

At Age 97, The Last Of The Great Cocktail Pianists Looks Back On His Life & Career

Tony Sachs | Posted 12.16.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

At age 97, more than eight decades into his remarkable career, Irving Fields is the last of the original generation of cocktail pianists who tickled the ivories in Manhattan's swankiest nightspots in the 1930s and '40s.

Howie Richmond (1917-2012): Music Publishing Pioneer With a Big Heart

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.28.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

You may not know the name Howie Richmond, but without him, it's likely you'd have never gotten to know the music of Woody Guthrie, Pete Seeger, Lead Belly and many other essential figures in American and European popular music.

Where Does America Get Its New Year's Traditions?

Kate Kelly | Posted 02.29.2012 | Home
Kate Kelly

Always played on New Year's Eve, "Auld Lang Syne" has been called the "most popular song no one knows the words to..." So why do we sing this Scottish folk song on New Year's Eve?

Enjoy Yourself (It's Later Than You Think)

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Michael Sigman

What we can do is "enjoy ourselves" by striving to appreciate the wonder of our life and times, including the inevitable setbacks.