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Dog Ears Music: 'Mommy Complex' Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist features music from Peaches, Snoop Dogg, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Eminem, and more.

My Most Embarrassing CBGB Moment: I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

In light of this impending hoopla about 315 The Bowery, I thought we'd revisit a night at CBGB that ranks as one of the great Rock 'n' Roll Faux Pas Moments, perp-ed by yours truly... Here's the story...

July 27, 1973: The 40th Anniversary of the Release of the Debut Album by The New York Dolls... Their Fan Club President Remembers

Binky Philips | Posted 09.25.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The New York Dolls not being in the Rock 'n' Roll Hall of Fame is an absurdity. Their musical/cultural impact is still being felt FORTY YEARS LATER.

December 19th, 1972: Me, Opening for The New York Dolls 40 (!) Years Ago

Binky Philips | Posted 02.20.2013 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

The following, sorta excerpted from my book, is the least I could do to let the world know, that once upon a time, five ragamuffins from the outer boroughs of New York City bent the history of rock 'n' roll.

Binky's Revenge: My Own Damned Most Influential Guitarists List!

Binky Philips | Posted 12.19.2012 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

You are about to embark on a journey into the mind of a Total D*ck when it comes to the subject of (guitars and) guitar players. It's simple, really... I know more than you. Nyaaaah Nyaaah Nyaah Nyah Nyah!

Dog Ears Music: "Mommy for a Day" Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 07.11.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by PJ Harvey, Eels, Snoop Dogg, The Beatles, Steve Swallow, Ohio Players, Gene Autry and more.

Robbie Robertson's Clairvoyant Box, Plus Chatting With Ed Sheeran and Devin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

In 2011, Robbie Robertson's album How To Become Clairvoyant was not only one of the more satisfying releases of the year, but it also was the artist's most personal statement about his life, covering topics from spirituality to the breakup of The Band.

Kathleen Miles

L-U-V: How Craigslist Missed Connections & Johnny Thunders Led To A Punk Love Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Kathleen Miles | Posted 02.14.2012 | Los Angeles

"I already had a crush on him before we actually met," Tillie told The Huffington Post. Tillie and Jacob, who had never met, went to the Sept. 2011...

I Piss Off Johnny Rotten!

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

One night, to my mild shock, Johnny called me at home, announcing, "Hey, Binky, it's JT Asparagus. ('Who?!') It's me, Johnny! Me and Jerry want to know if you'd like to come down and jam with us."

Dog Ears Music: Volume 131

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

This week, we feature music from Carolina Chocolate Drops, Slowdive, the Honeycombs, Trashcan Sinatras, and others.

The New New York Dolls Ain't Just Recycling Trash

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Does seeing what used to be one of the most influential bands of all time, in the former site of one of the most influential venues of the last 40 years, tarnish our memories of both?