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Hooray for Hollywood's Dearly Departed

Jane Minogue | Posted 10.24.2011 | Travel
Jane Minogue

The tour included the drug overdose sites of Janis Joplin, John Belushi, Michael Jackson and River Phoenix.

From LP1 to a Sky Full of Holes: Chatting With Joss Stone and Fountains Of Wayne, Plus The Beau Brummels' Bradley's Barn (Audio)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.30.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Amy Winehouse: A Lesson for Kids

Bruce Kluger | Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment
Bruce Kluger

It was my older daughter who broke the news of Winehouse's death to me, and I could instantly detect her confusion about it all, as if it somehow didn't compute.

Amy Winehouse: Newest Member of Club 27

Maggie Van Ostrand | Posted 09.26.2011 | Entertainment
Maggie Van Ostrand

Club 27 is a most exclusive and heavenly private club of great musicians who died at the age of 27. As of July 24th, Amy Winehouse is the latest me...

WATCH: Amy Winehouse's Chicago Legacy

Posted 09.25.2011 | Chicago

Earlier Tuesday, oft-troubled, 27-year-old soulful songstress Amy Winehouse, who was found dead in her London home Saturday, was laid to rest in a pri...

Amy Winehouse: An Artist, Not a Cliché

Charles Karel Bouley | Posted 09.24.2011 | Entertainment
Charles Karel Bouley

The fact is, at times, being an artist hurts, and so many choose to self-medicate because it gets them out of their heads, it slows things down, it removes, temporarily, the unbearable lightness of being.

Gazelle Emami

Fade To Black

HuffingtonPost.com | Gazelle Emami | Posted 09.22.2011 | Home

Amy Winehouse died on Saturday, at 27 years old, the same age that has mysteriously claimed a few other talented-yet-troubled musicians, from Jim Morr...

Do Musicians Have A "27 Curse"?

Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D. | Posted 09.22.2011 | Entertainment
Stephanie Sarkis, Ph.D.

Amy Winehouse was 27 years old when she died. There are a number of other famous musicians who died at 27. Are these musician deaths at the age of 27 just a coincidence?

Patti Smith and Robert Mapplethorpe: Brainiac Amours in Just Kids

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Only two pages in and I'm choked with sobs as I read how Patti Smith listened to her soul mate's breathing on the phone as he struggled in the hospita...

What Did Janis Joplin Used To Carry Around In Her Purse?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

We're always intrigued by those "what's in your purse?" articles ("my iPhone, my planner and my Dior lip gloss I can't live without!") and from The Ha...

Dog Ears Music: Born in January Playlist

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 Elvis Presley, David Bowie, Pat Benatar, Etta James, and more.

Jimi Hendrix, Otis Redding, Janis Joplin

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

In the wake of punk rock legend Patti Smith winning a National Book Award for her memoir "Just Kids," and the boom associated with the publication of ...

HuffPost Reviews: AC/DC and Jane Roman Pitt, Plus A Conversation with Grammy Nominee Chip Taylor and an Elvis Costello Audio Stream

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So, you think you know all things AC/DC? Really. Well, take a hit of the essays, historical photos, memorabilia, and general overkill contained between the over 225 pages of High Voltage Rock 'N' Roll: The Ultimate Illustrated History.

From No Chocolate Cake to a Reckoning: Conversations with Gin Blossoms, Luke Doucet, and Tony Lunn

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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The Alpha and the Omega of the Aquarian Age

Rob Kirkpatrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Rob Kirkpatrick

Although the cliché is that it's hard to imagine Woodstock happened that long ago, I find it hard to imagine that those three days of peace and music happened so recently.

Paradise & Little Vigils: Conversations with Judy Collins and That Guy Mark Erelli

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Collins discusses her new album, which includes a song about 9/11 and a duet recorded with Joan Baez, and what it's like to have the President of the United States name his child after your record.

Dear Lindsay, Please Don't Join the 27 Club

Virginia Bell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Virginia Bell

The 27 Club (also known as the Forever Club) is reserved for those people (specifically famous rock musicians) who died around the age of 27 often under mysterious circumstances.

Taylor Swift, Bleat Your Heart Out!

Greg Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Greg Evans

This week should have been glorious for Taylor Swift, the wispy-voiced pop star who won four Grammy Awards last Sunday. But she just had to go and sing.

James Gurley, Janis Joplin's Guitarist, Dies

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — James Gurley, the innovative guitarist who helped shape psychedelic rock's multilayered, sometimes thundering sounds as a member o...

25 Recordings Added To Grammy Hall Of Fame (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

It might be a Man's World, but there's always room for California Girls. A list of 25 recordings has been announced for the 2010 Grammy Hall of Fame ...

"Who Shot Rock & Roll" at the Brooklyn Museum

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

What fascinates is remembering the B-52s as in George DuBose's 1978 photograph, or Ike and Tina in 1962, as in Ernest C. Withers' photo, or Amy Arbus' 1983 Madonna before Kabbalah.

An Interview with Author David Comfort on The Rock & Roll Book of the Dead

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's no simple answer to who John Lennon was. Sure, he was a great leader and a peacenik; on the other hand, he was an incredibly violent, narcissistic guy. That was the other side of him, and people just don't want to hear that."

Now Hear This (Interview): Time To Celebrate Imelda May Day

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

May is a genuine throwback, a sexy seductress who'll knock you out just as quickly with her dynamite voice as her sultry looks.

The Anti-Diva List

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Shawn Amos

No Maybelline sponsorships. No sequins. No gowns. These anti-divas derive strength from the power of their musical prowess. They don't employ stylists -- just guitar techs.

Dog Days of Summer Playlist: Honoring the late great Les Paul

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 Devendra Banhart, Jimi Hendrix, Neil Young, Jill Scott, Janis Joplin, Weezer and, of course, Les Paul.