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Dog Ears Music: The Gift of Music

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week's playlist includes music by Percy Sledge, David Amram, George Jones, and more.

Muscle Shoals Makes it Downtown for a New York Premiere

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.27.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The name Alabama has such beautiful assonance, its flow of "a" makes its own Southern comfort! So the sound of "Sweet Home Alabama," one song in a st...

Movie Review: Muscle Shoals

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Either the title of the documentary Muscle Shoals resonates with you -- in which case it resonates hard -- or you have no idea what it means. But you should -- or you should find out by watching the movie, one of the year's most entertaining and enriching nonfiction films.

Dog Ears Music: Born in November Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 01.02.2013 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Booker T. (& The MG's), Jeff Buckley, Compay Segundo, Billy Strayhorn, Tina Weymouth and more.

S. African Musician Goes Back To School At 60

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

JOHANNESBURG — The 60-year-old beloved South African musician shows up five days a week to sit behind a scarred desk in a bare-bones classroom, ...

Lisa Lowell's Beautiful Behavior

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

Most of us know Lisa Lowell from her backing vocals with various artists, perhaps most famously as a member of Bruce Springsteen's Sessions Band in 20...

Dog Ears Music: Volume Seventy-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 Dead Leaf Echo, Alberta Hunter, The Mixtures, Poets & Pornstars, Percy Sledge, and Jennifer Koh.