A Conversation with Chris Smither
Mike Ragogna: You've got a newly recorded, two-disc retrospective, Still On The Levee. You've had this wonderful ...
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-- Loudon Wainwright III, "Older Than My Old Man Now" (2nd Story Sound)
This marvelous album will resonate with sons, daughters, parents, spouses or...
This week we review music by Joe Meek and The Blue Men, Beck, Burt Bacharach, PJ Harvey, Semantic Noise and more.
"Santa Claus is Coming to Town" is meant to be a jolly welcoming for the big gift-giver from up north. The ukelele folk takeoff "Newt Gingrich is Runn...
I like to use the Thanksgiving holiday as a golden opportunity to carbo-load in preparation for my second favorite holiday -- Black Friday.
As the album creeps ever closer to technical extinction as an ongoing artform, I remain profoundly moved by the sight and sound of so many sparks of musical life to be heard all along the watchtower.
Four talented dads in my neighborhood, men with distinguished credits in music, as well as film and television, have formed an acapella group that's fittingly called Who's Your Daddy!
Far be it for me to ever correct the Boss, but as it turns out Bruce Springsteen was not a true televisionary; there are not "57 Channels And Nothing On" these days. Please tune in Sunday night, and see for yourself.
Last night, folk singer Loudon Wainwright III opened for his son, Rufus Wainwright, at the Prospect Park Bandshell. The concert was intensely emotional, insightful and touching.
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.
Reviewed: The Beastie Boys, Harry Connick, Jr., Eddie & the Hot Rods, David Gray, Manassas, Monsters of Folk, Pearl Jam.
Paul Krurgman, the Nobel Prize-winning NYT columnist is everywhere of late -- including in verse. Calculated Risk points us to a recent performance of...
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