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Edward Rogers: Rock 'n' Roll Never Forgets in New York City

Tom Semioli | Posted 09.02.2014 | New York
Tom Semioli

To be a rock 'n' roll practitioner in this strange place is to be an iconoclast and a dreamer -- like Edward Rogers, and his mentor, Kevin Ayers.

Dog Ears Music: Volume 322

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.07.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Lord Huron, Ian Hunter, The High Llamas, The Elected, Kurt Vile, and Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba, and more.

A Conversation with PUSA's Jason Finn, Plus Chatting with Sabina and Exclusives from Grace Valerie and Analog Rebellion

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.13.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

After twenty years together, it's about time you were asked who is or was your favorite president of the United States, you know, like you've never been asked that before.

Overend Watts: A Rock Star Who Hated Walking and Lived to Write About It!

Tom Semioli | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

However no member of Mott the Hoople embraced the joy, pageantry, and excess of the band and the era than bassist Peter Overend Watts.

The Return of a Rock 'n' Roll Diva: Ellen Foley

Tom Semioli | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

"Good evening ladies and gentlemen, my name is Ellen Foley...what's yours?" To music fans of a certain era, these are welcome words from the stage of the Cutting Room in New York City.

Somewhere East Of Eden: A Conversation with Joe Grushecky, Plus an Exclusive by Dear Georgiana

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

JG: "I've been doing the Nashville thing, going down and doing a lot of co-writes, so I had a ton of songs written and I started recording them here in Pittsburgh. My wife Lee Ann said that I had not struck upon anything that was revealing about myself."

Not Your Typical Father's Day Story

Al DeLuise | Posted 08.16.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

"See this," I pointed to the ground, "this is the exact spot where I was arrested!" They must have wondered why I was smiling.

Dog Ears Music: Born in June Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 06.07.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Joséphine Baker, Ray LaMontagne, Howlin' Wolf, Les Paul, and more.

Why I'll Never Forget The Concerts Of My Youth

Al DeLuise | Posted 07.03.2013 | Fifty
Al DeLuise

I have been to a few concerts in my life, but for some reason something always went wrong. I once stood on a ledge outside the mezzanine section in Madison Square Garden to watch Bob Seger. I hovered there, my right arm locked around the railing, as I listened to the music and tried very hard not to fall to my death into the crowd below.

Best 12 Albums for 2012

Dusty Wright | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Wasn't easy to whittle this list down to 10, let alone 11, so I picked 12 for 12-12-12. A few of these selections were last minute additions that knocked two other picks out of top spots.

Gay Aussie Lawmaker Ties The Knot In Spain

Agence France Presse | | Posted 02.18.2013 | Gay Voices

An Australian politician and his boyfriend are getting married in Spain Wednesday after flying halfway round the world to take advantage of the countr...

When I'm President and Still On The Road To Freedom: Conversations With Ian Hunter and Alvin Lee

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Dog Ears Music: The Ides of March and Its Afterlife Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.16.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review music by Foals, The Ides of March, Nico, Iggy Pop, The Hives, Ed Harcourt, The Cloud Room and more.

Conversations With John Waite, Jason Reeves, and Tom Moon, Plus Friday's Free George Harrison Concert

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Eight-Track Museum Gives Slice of Music History a Place in the Sun

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

My Eight-track's pumpin' out a country song/ About a girl that's done me wrong/ My Eight-track's playing all your favorite songs/ So come on honey sin...

Dog Ears Music: Volume 150

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 Ian Hunter, Phoenix, Brendan Benson and more.

Martha's Vineyard: Notes On a Five-Year New Orleans Evacuation

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Karen Dalton-Beninato

With tragedy at home, we were living by a beach with rainbow colored clay cliffs while deciding where to go and what to do.

Alejandro Escovedo Talks About His New Album, Street Songs of Love

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The tenth solo album by Alejandro Escovedo, Street Songs of Love, will be released on Tuesday, June 29. The same night he'll stride on stage at the fi...

From Built to Spill to "Bridge Over Troubled Water": A Playlist for BP

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Wild

Seeing that horrifying video of BP's oil spill was a sickening experience. So here's some music for BP to put on their big hit video, or just to choke on as this disaster continues. And if you ever screamed "Drill, Baby, Drill," then this one's for you too.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Volume 2

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 the B-52's, The Smashing Pumpkins, Nina Simone, Jeff Buckley, The Wallflowers and Pink Floyd.