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A Dozen Things South of Normal in America

Lori Day | Posted 04.27.2014 | Politics
Lori Day

Once in a while, when I least expect it, a window cracks open in my mind and I suddenly see that some news story, some political event, or some aspect...

The Jagged Stones: Over-50 Rockers Finally Find Success and Prove Time Really Is on Their Side

Emma Nicholson | Posted 04.21.2014 | Fifty
Emma Nicholson

After a divorce and with his grown children on their own, Atlanta realtor Skipper began to frequent karaoke bars where he, of course, sang Rolling Stones tunes. Impressed by not only his vocals but his uncanny resemblance to Mick Jagger, a local guitarist encouraged Skipper to form his own band.

Bob Dylan, Corporate Shill

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

I don't want to make too big a deal about Bob Dylan appearing in a Chrysler commercial during the Super Bowl and yet, I'm afraid, it is a big deal.

21 Rock Song Titles That Would Make Terrible Bar Pickup Lines

John K. Herr | Posted 03.28.2014 | Comedy
John K. Herr

"I want you to want me." -- Cheap Trick "Don't stand so close to me." -- The Police "I wanna be sedated." -- The Ramones "I know what boys like." -...

Movie Review: Gimme Shelter

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.26.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Based on a true story, Gimme Shelter is one of those films that means well: It's earnest, filled with the spirit of forgiveness -- indeed, it wouldn't seem out of place on the Lifetime network.

The Rolling Stones -- They're 70 and Yes, They're Sexy

Sienna Jae Fein | Posted 03.01.2014 | Fifty
Sienna Jae Fein

We are all more than the sum of our years. Whatever time you have left as a sentient being is a gift, I tell my readers. Isn't it a bit premature to pronounce a man near-comatose before you meet him, before you see what his years have taught him?

Happy 70th Birthday, Keith Richards!

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.25.2014 | Celebrity

Happy 70th, Keith Richards! Since the band was founded in 1962, Richards has been rocking as the Rolling Stones' guitarist. He is credited as one o...

Movie Review: 12-12-12

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Amir Bar-Lev and Charlie Lightening's new film, 12-12-12 would be worth seeing if only for the moment where James Dolan loses his temper because of a technical glitch.

Ronnie Wood, Mick Taylor Unite For Intimate New York Gig

AP | Posted 11.10.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK -- NEW YORK (AP) — Another Rolling Stones rumor bites the dust. Hours before Stones guitarist Ronnie Wood took the stage with former band ...

Kickstart Me Up

Emmett Rensin | Posted 12.08.2013 | Comedy
Emmett Rensin

For $250 dollars, you will receive one (1) standard ticket to the Rolling Stones concert of your choosing. We've got two scheduled for next year, one in a retirement home in Passaic, the other in....um...we forget.

Great-Grandfatherhood a Clever Career Move for Sir Mick

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.26.2013 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

It's hardly unusual when this or that '60s or '70s pop/rock star now in his/her 60s or 70s becomes a grandparent. Bob Dylan has nine grandkids, Paul M...

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.

Mick Jagger Is Going To Be A Great-Grandfather?!?!

Huffington Post | Shelley Emling | Posted 09.21.2013 | Fifty

Sir Mick Jagger, who is still prancing and dancing a half-century after he first took to the stage in 1962, is about to become a great-grandfather at ...

McCartney Still Gives Me Wings

John Garrett Andrews | Posted 11.17.2013 | Entertainment
John Garrett Andrews

The Beatles, with their combination of nostalgia for '50s pop rock n roll and rockabilly, love of early '60s soul and girl groups as well as classic tin pan alley "tunesmithing," provided the pre-pubescent AM radio nursery rhymes for my exact generation.

14 Male Celebrities Who Dared To Bare Their Bikini Bottoms

Posted 09.02.2013 | Celebrity

Itsy-bitsy teeny-weeny bikinis are not just for women. Before starlets were baring all at the beach, male celebrities owned the waves with their manki...

This Right Here Is Why Everyone Wants To Be A Rockstar

The Huffington Post | Jessica Goodman | Posted 08.30.2013 | Celebrity

Elvis Presley performs in 1957. Beatles fans try to break through a police line at Buckingham Palace in London in 1965. Janis Joplin perform...

1-on-1 With Shania Twain: From Las Vegas to Nash-Vegas, All's Well

Michael Bialas | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Shania Twain's bucket list is really more like a deep, romantic wishing well that's filled with dreams and ambitions, many of them realized whether th...

Arc & Stones: A Piece of a Circle

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 10.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marcel Hidalgo

Arc & Stones started off as a duo. During the college days of Dan Pellarin and Ben Cramer at the University of Miami, the two tossed ideas around about starting a band.

Who Has The Biggest Tours Happening Right Now?

AP | The Associated Press | Posted 08.16.2013 | Entertainment

-- The Top 20 Concert Tours ranks artists by average box office gross per city and includes the average ticket price for shows in North America. The ...

King George's Aging Population

Michael Hodin | Posted 10.13.2013 | Fifty
Michael Hodin

By the time George of Cambridge doth wear the crown, Britain will have changed in four dramatic ways.

The Tomás Doncker Band Hollers the Blues of Howlin' Wolf

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 09.29.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

It wasn't just the guitar that was loud, so was Chester's voice. And it got louder as his living conditions got tougher. His massive body, weighting up to 300 pounds, both scared and impressed people. Howlin' Wolf, the name his grandfather gave him, would become an important figure.

This Music Legend Is Finally Getting Her Due

Steven Rosen | Posted 09.21.2013 | Fifty
Steven Rosen

"We made these artists sound incredible. They wanted that church sound. I always thought there was a spiritual thing we brought to the table. They were not going to get that anywhere else. We came smack dab out of the church and that's basically what we brought to a lot of artists we worked with. And they loved it."

The Return Of The Rolling Stones

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 09.06.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — The Rolling Stones returned to London's Hyde Park after 44 years with a concert that saluted both the band's past and the fleetingly id...

Scenes From a Class Struggle Starring Marianne Faithfull

Larry Womack | Posted 07.05.2013 | Entertainment
Larry Womack

In the past, I have flirted with ideas of attending Lucinda Williams and Leonard Cohen shows in the same town, but each time concluded that the journey was just too long. Faithfull plays San Francisco or Oakland most every year. Is one more show really worth the bother?

Why Keith Richards Is Afraid Of The Rain

Posted 06.28.2013 | Entertainment

Rolling Stones guitarist Keith Richards is probably checking the weather report right now. Richards has expressed his concerns that rain will inte...