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Lesley Gore at Joe's Pub

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Holly Cara Price

Lesley Gore proved herself once again to be the little lady with the very big voice at Joe's Pub in Manhattan on April 22.

PHOTOS: The Richest Estates Of Dead Musicians (

Huffington Post | Sara Yin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

It may hearten some of you jaded music lovers to learn that back in March Johnny Cash's latest album, "American VI: Ain't No Grave," debuted at number...

The Power of Memory: Use It in Your Writing

Joseph Smigelski | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joseph Smigelski

We might well examine just how deeply our memories influence the way we behave. After all, what are we intellectually and emotionally if not an amalgam of our memories?

The Imagine Project: A Conversation With Herbie Hancock

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This modern legend is considered one of the greatest innovators and most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, and Herbie Hancock's music continues to transcend jazz's stereotype.

The Cover of the Huffington Post

Randall Amster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Randall Amster

A famousauthor once told me, "Don't ever believe a writer who says they don't read their own press clippings." Likewise, don't trust a blogger who tells you they don't care how many people read their posts.

"That Silver Haired Daddy Of Mine": The Mother of All Father's Day Playlists

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I will always believe that the gift of music is more beautiful and powerful than even the nicest tie or pen set. So here's my musical gift for all of the other dads out there in Huffington Post-land.

First Nighter: Thoroughly Entertaining Sutton Foster

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

If you had to pinpoint the leading leading-lady in musicals today, you'd have to say there's no contest: It's Sutton Foster.

Sunday Bloody Sunday: UK Army's "Mai Lai"-Style 1972 Irish Massacre Was "Unjustified And Unjustifiable"

Martin Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Martin Lewis

The Saville Report is as damning an indictment of British army and establishment perfidy as can be imagined. It is a stain on the British army that compares with the Mai Lai massacre.

Mechanical Morons Unite!

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Michael Sigman

Penetrating the packaging of modern products has precipitated many an emergency-room visit.

Pop Goes the Pope

Jim Watkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Jim Watkins

Finally, John Lennon can truly rest in peace. The Vatican has forgiven him, and his fellow Beatles, in what could well be the worst attempt ever to change the subject.

Vatican Makes Peace With The Beatles, John Lennon's Jesus Comment

AP | ALESSANDRA RIZZO | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

VATICAN CITY — The Vatican has finally made peace with the Beatles, saying their drug use, "dissolute" lives and even the claim that the band wa...

We Believe: The Movie Director John Scheinfeld on The Interview Show

Mark Bazer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Mark Bazer

John Scheinfeld, director of the documentaries We Believe: The Movie about Cubs fandom and The U.S. vs. John Lennon, stopped by The Interview Show in June 2009.

Eight Thoughts About Election Day and Words and Music

Michael Sigman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Sigman

1.Tuesday's election wins by Sharron Angle in Nevada and Nikki Haley in South Carolina were helped immeasurably by those candidates' association with ...

IMAGINE-- Herbie Hancock, John Lennon, Joyce Elliott...

Howie Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Howie Klein

Imagine there's no Heaven It's easy if you try No hell below us Above us only sky Imagine all the people Living...

American Idol: John, Paul, Crystal and Siobhan

Ken Levine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Ken Levine

It was Lennon & McCartney night and not only did the kids pretty much rise to the occasion, no one sang "Imagine"! How many times have we heard that song trampled?

Paul McCartney: Rock Show

Gregory Weinkauf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Gregory Weinkauf

McCartney darted boldly amongst his various catalogues with skills bordering on magic -- everything old was made new again.

Hit the Road Jack: a Tortured Fan's Playlist for the End of "24"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I have been there watching "24" since its first hour, and now, I will be there when Jack Bauer hits the road this year too. In appreciation for all that entertainment/patriotism/torture, here's one fan's loving playlist.

When It Comes To Reheating Musical Leftovers, The Rolling Stones Are Master Chefs

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

One thing I like about the Rolling Stones is that they're not big on nostalgia. They never seem more cantankerous than when they're forced to talk ab...

Education Reform: Back to the Future?

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Education reformers sometimes point to the "radical" seventies as a time when education seemed aimless. I remember it as a time when teachers were trusted to use their best judgment.

Previously Unseen John Lennon Photos Reveal How Far Popular Music Has Fallen

Andy Pemberton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andy Pemberton

A cache of photos showing John Lennon writing Give Peace A Chance during his famous bed- in with Yoko Ono in Montreal in 1969 have been unearthed. Y...

Fishing for Our Souls

J. Pittman McGehee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
J. Pittman McGehee

One of the most important lifelong tasks I continue to undertake is to offer hope, insight and healing for people who feel wounded by religion.

Cosmic Justice Comes to Fox

Philip Goldberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Philip Goldberg

What is the significance of a show requiring viewers to buy-in to karma and reincarnation? To me, it indicates that society's notion of cosmic justice is undergoing a seismic shift.

Hilary Kole Deserves to Be Your Valentine

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
David Finkle

Everyone should want to listen to and look at Hilary Kole in an understated black cocktail dress and high-heeled gold-strap shoes and tresses flowing past her shoulders.

A Playlist for Recovering Fundies

Valerie Tarico | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Valerie Tarico

Music can be a path out of insularity. Not by itself, of course. But music creates links to a whole wide world of human activities and ideas. For former fundies, it can also help with the healing process. When you've had your child-mind warped by scary songs liked "I Wish We'd all Been Ready" or when you've spent Sunday mornings swaying to "I'm a Pentecostal" or your dulcet tones were trained on "Saved by the Blood," it can help to start feeding your brain some alternatives.

The Band of the Decade: The Beatles?!

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
William Bradley

What does it say that the biggest musical group of the first decade of this new millennium recorded its last album 40 years ago?