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The Lone Bellow: Taking Stock of a Band's Ultimate Rise in Mootown

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.11.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

On a comfortably comforting December night in Denver when Thanksgiving leftovers gave way to Christmas wish lists, the Lone Bellow produced a joyful noise that continues to reverberate beyond the Rockies.

Meet Doug and Telisha Williams: Born to Be Wild Ponies

Michael Bialas | Posted 02.01.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

If you like your lyrics dark, your melodies moodier, your Christmases not quite so merry and your sound (particularly the fiddle) a little bit creepy, what do you do?

Dog Ears Music: 'Stuffy Turkey'

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Thelonious Monk, Honeycut, John Prine, and more.

Dog Ears Music: They Don't Make 'Em Like My Daddy Anymore Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.14.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Loretta Lynn, Prince, Steely Dan, Violent Femmes, Dinah Washington, and more.

A Different Time: A Conversation With John Medeski, Chatting With 2Cellos, and Thom Chacon's "Chasing The Pain" Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Singer-songwriter Thom Chacon has elevated his poignant Americana sound alongside that of John Prine, Willie Nelson and Guy Clark, to name but three. Like Woody Guthrie's Dust Bowl ballads, Chacon's characters face hard times and desperation.

Who's Reaching Out to Capture a Moment? Everyone Knows It's Indie Mindy Smith

Michael Bialas | Posted 11.24.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Writing and singing sad, sad songs is Mindy Smith's specialty. But just hearing those words on a record is like buying a one-way ticket on her emotional journey.

Bonnie Raitt Lights Up the World

Harvey Wasserman | Posted 11.13.2012 | Entertainment
Harvey Wasserman

Now on the second leg of an epic U.S. tour -- to be followed in Asia and Europe -- Bonnie Raitt has taken it to a new level. Reading through the show-by-show reviews of her performances is like being witness to an ecstatic coronation.

Old But Never in the Way: The New Dylan and the Old New Dylans

David Wild | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

"I'm searching for phrases/To sing your praises" Bob Dylan sings at the start of "Soon After Midnight," one of my favorite songs on his newly painted masterpiece, Tempest.

Ukulele Fans To Converge On Strathmore

The Huffington Post | Brandon Wetherbee | Posted 08.15.2012 | DC

TOP 5 FOR WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 15 1. UkeFest At Strathmore Cute tunes overload. This yearly tradition includes a pre-show, audience participation st...

Fine Folks, Part II: Kasey Chambers Goes Under the Covers

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.13.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

One of Australia's most popular and celebrated singer-songwriters enjoys touring America. Even if she isn't known on a first-name basis in this country like fellow Aussies who simply can go by Olivia, Kylie, Keith and Nicole.

The Storyteller & Paradise Lost: Conversations With Todd Snider and Great American Taxi's Vince Herman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Lucas Kavner

Iconic Folk Singer Talks Life, Cancer, Songwriting

HuffingtonPost.com | Lucas Kavner | Posted 11.19.2011 | Home

In the late 1960s now-legendary folk musician John Prine was living in Maywood, Illinois, and working as a mailman. At night he would venture out t...

Dog Ears Music: 'King Size Papa' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.17.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Drive-By Truckers, Nancy Sinatra, Elton John, Wolf Parade, and more.

Dog Ears Music: The Leftovers/What's to Eat? 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 Iggy Pop, Sean Hayes, The Leftovers, Joanna Newsom, Donna Summer, Oppenheimer and more.

Lighting Up and Lifting Off The Ground: Conversations With Shawn Mullins and Chely Wright

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

The Thorns absolutely has been my radar since it was first issued. Now, he's been the songwriter's songwriter for a long time: care to go into some of the Shawn Mullins story?

HuffPost Review: Peter Frampton, Plus Conversations with Serena Ryder and Ryan Star, and more

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

At this point in his career, Peter Frampton could have tossed out a second instrumental album and won another Grammy. Thankfully, this time out, he played his heart in addition to his axe, creating what could be the best album of his career.

HuffPost Video Debut: Angelique Kidjo with Fela!, Plus Los Lobos, Daryl Hall & John Oates, and A Conversation With Darrell Scott

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Just Say "No" to Adult Children Wanting Money

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

You are not doing your children any favors by not allowing them to grow up. I'm OK with parents helping children through college (in four years, not forty), but after that they are on their own.

Dog Ears Music: Volume Forty-Four

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's column features Martha Wainwright, Robert Randolph, Derek Trucks, John Prine, Gold Old War, and Conor Oberst.

Fan-Funding With Jonah Smith, Plus Chris Bell, Stephen Stills, and Manassas Updates

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

While most of his contemporaries have the fantasy of signing the bottom line of a label contract, Jonah Smith has rejected a record company's offer instead.

Bob Dylan Reveals His Favorite Songwriters (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

To read more of Bob Dylan's conversation with Bill Flanagan on which this slideshow is based, here....

Bob Dylan Exclusive Interview: Reveals His Favorite Songwriters, Thoughts On His Own Cult Figure Status

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

In anticipation of the release of his 33rd album, Together Through Life, Bob Dylan sat down with rock critic and MTV producer Bill Flanagan for a rare...