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Why Music? -- A Tribute to Andy Mackie

Carla Moreno | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Carla Moreno

I fell in love with an intoxicating laughter, a mesmerizing gaze and a gentle soul. As soon as he said, 'Hello, you must be the lady from Seattle...' I immediately realized that I was in the presence of perhaps the most amazing person on the planet.

Star Trek Actor Jeremy Raymond Talks About Being Bullied and Wanting to Annoy His Parents

Ilana Rapp | Posted 08.12.2013 | Entertainment
Ilana Rapp

Being a Lemming is not for Jeremy Raymond. He's amusing, charming and old school which brings back great memories of how things used to be. He has an interesting story, so let's get on with it!

How to Blow (and Suck) Your Blues Away... Today!

David Harp | Posted 10.02.2012 | Healthy Living
David Harp

Do you sometimes feel beaten down by "the blues"? Here's how to blow them away, quite literally!

Bob 'Hoff' Hoffman's Handcrafted Harmonica Cases At Artisphere (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Posted 11.15.2011 | DC

ARLINGTON, Va. -- Harmonica-playing Bob "Hoff" Hoffman, who lives most of the year in the D.C. area, has a collection of more than 350 handmade harmon...

America's Last Harmonica Factory Closes Its Doors

Posted 10.08.2011 | Chicago

The harmonica is the apple pie of musical instruments, as American as baseball on a hot summer day. It's featured in those most American of musical st...

Traveling Foreign? Music Is the Universal Language

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 08.24.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

When we travel, we are ambassadors for America. Often we are judged for our expensive clothes and the money we spend, one of the reasons I started carrying around my harmonica. Music is a universal language that makes people smile, clap and tap.

WATCH: Worst Baby Musician Ever?

Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

You know those savant children who can play miniature cellos with their tiny hands and make you feel like a worthless blob for being older than eight ...

Playing the Delta Blues at Harmonica Jam Camp

Margie Goldsmith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Margie Goldsmith

Each morning I'd get up, run a few miles through the cotton fields just beyond my shack, and on the way back, pull out my harp and practice the two-note.

Cute/Ridiculous Animal Thing Of The Day: Baby Elephant Plays Harmonica! (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

In the time-honored tradition of animals playing instruments, few come to mind as surpassing the cuteness level of this baby elephant dancing and play...

New Tunes On Monday: Little Walter, Prince, James Taylor, John Wesley Harding, Paul Carrack, and Matthew Barber

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
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Mike Ragogna

Blues harmonica player and singer Little Walter died over forty years ago, but his influences still can be heard in many blues-rock recordings that employ the instrument.