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50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - But One Way to Have a Successful Relationship

Larry Schwimmer | Posted 11.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Larry Schwimmer

Paul Simon sang about "50 Ways to Leave Your Lover." But there is one sure way to have a successful love relationship with the "right one." To le...

Paul Simon Tells the Story of "Graceland"

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum

Some cynics viewed the arguably career-reviving Graceland as imperialist exploitation of South African musicians, but the truth was far different.

Sting vs. U2

David Juskow | Posted 10.30.2014 | Entertainment
David Juskow

Sting's new Broadway play The Last Ship opened this past Sunday. Sting is the most recent '80s rocker to indulge in the big bright lights of Broadway. The last folks to delve into it were U2 with Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.

Friends, Rain Plans, Love Songs & Lullabies: Conversations with Smokey Robinson, Israel Nash & Darryl Tookes

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.26.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Smokey Robinson: "When I sit down to write a song, every time I try to write a song, I'm trying to write a song that people would've sung 50 years ago, now, and 50 years from now."

Daily Meditation: Take A Break

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.22.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Louise Goffin Welcomes a Few Village People to Her Magical Music Kingdom

Michael Bialas | Posted 09.14.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

It's not often that a musician serenades an interviewer over the phone, but these were unusual circumstances.

Musical Ambassador Gabriel Kahane Tells LA Stories

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.09.2014 | Los Angeles
Michael Sigman

Taken as a whole, The Ambassador reclaims Los Angeles from Tinseltown stereotypes and celebrates the city's authentic culture while still paying homage to its Hollywood myths.

Daily Meditation: Nostalgia

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 07.10.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

The Secret Chaos Behind Lionel Richie And Michael Jackson's Iconic Song

OWN | Posted 06.20.2014 | OWN

In 1985, producer Quincy Jones gave Lionel Richie and Michael Jackson the assignment of a lifetime. To help fight famine in Africa, he wanted them to ...

Get Me: Guitarist Joe Beck Leaves a Shining Legacy

Ralph A. Miriello | Posted 08.16.2014 | Arts
Ralph A. Miriello

If Joe Beck somehow had the desire, the dream to leave one last recorded legacy of what this music really meant to him, then surely the brilliantly recorded Get Me is a wonderfully realized dream.

First Nighter": A Feeble "Fable," A Lively "So, This Then is Life"

David Finkle | Posted 07.22.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

When Chandra (Dawn-Lyen Gardner) slips happily through an upstage door to smell the trellis roses at the start of A Fable, David Van Asselt's new play at the Cherry Lane, it's the extremely naïve theater-goer who won't immediately guess that the young girl's innocent joy isn't going to last much longer.

Daily Meditation: Born Perfect

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.13.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Paul Simon Makes First Public Appearance Since Arrest

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Paul Simon performed a rousing set and accepted an award from New York University in his first public appearance since he and wife E...

Paul Simon & Edie Brickell Release Sweet Duet After Arrest

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 05.01.2014 | Entertainment

Edie Brickell and Paul Simon released a sweet duet, "Like To Get To Know You," only two days after appearing in court to defend disorderly conduct cha...

Paul Simon And Wife Arrested For Disorderly Conduct

The Huffington Post | Lauren Duca | Posted 04.29.2014 | Celebrity

Paul Simon and wife Edie Brickell have been arrested for disorderly conduct, NBC reports. Police said Simon, 72, and Brickell, 48, were charged in New...

Californication Music News, Chats with Mark Rivera and Allen Kovac, Plus Johnzo West and David Berkeley Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.11.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

So here's the official scoop on Californication's music followed by a 45 second snippet of a remix of Pete Townshend's "Let My Love Open The Door."

An Oak Ridge Boy and a Carter Girl: Conversations With Joe Bonsall and Carlene Carter, Plus a George Michael Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.08.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

You have a new album, Carter Girl, that takes you back to your roots. What does being a Carter Girl mean to you?

Playing The Ponos: A Conversation With Neil Young, Chatting with Linda Ronstadt and Matt Hires' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.06.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Linda, let's dive into Duets, your new collection that celebrates your collaborations with other artists. What is it about Duets that's particularly special to you? And what is it that's so attractive about singing with someone else?

5 More Reasons Why I Love New York

Donna Labermeier | Posted 05.10.2014 | Travel
Donna Labermeier

New York City exudes an energy like no other city in the world. Each time I visit, I discover new things to experience as I relish the many things that I have delighted in before. But there is always something new.

'Spike In My Veins': Talking with Korn's Jonathan Davis, A Chat with Skaters' Michael Ian Cummings and a Break of Reality Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

We're the luckiest band on the planet. We're just five guys from Bakersville, California. We go from that to the success we've had over the twenty years from our first release.

Sting & Paul Simon Rock New York

AP | JOHN CARUCCI | Posted 03.05.2014 | Entertainment

NEW YORK (AP) — Five minutes before the show was supposed to start, throngs of people were still waiting to pass through intense security outside Ma...

Sting & Paul Simon Are Teaming Up

AP | BETH HARRIS | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Sting and Paul Simon are rehearsing for their upcoming tour, a couple of longtime friends and neighbors preparing to take tu...

Growing Up With Nelson Mandela

John K. Herr | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics
John K. Herr

Nelson Mandela deserves a place of honor with the dissidents and dreamers who knocked down the Berlin Wall and defeated the Soviet Union. And I am honored to have grown up watching it happen.

The Vertigo of Life

Sheila Blanchette | Posted 01.23.2014 | Fifty
Sheila Blanchette

I have an edge. Sarcasm and irony are two of my favorite things. I am a wide eyed optimist. I love a happy ending. This is the dichotomy that is me. Lou Reed meets Jack Johnson.

Reissue Roundup 1: Bob Dylan, Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Paul Simon and James Taylor, Plus "Astro Raph's Gangsta Sweep"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Gotta love this time of year. Some of the finest projects involving some of our greatest classic artists in every genre are strategically positioned in the marketplace trying to take advantage of what might be the last hurrah for music's brick and mortar releases.