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50 Years Of Blues History Chronicled In New Doc

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.06.2013 | Fifty
Michael Sigman

More than 50 years ago, Howlin' Wolf's ferocious music and gentler side were revealed to guitar whiz Bloomfield and Goldberg, his keyboard-adept buddy.

'We'll See What Happens'

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 06.05.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — If you're upset that the Rolling Stones won't be coming to your city on their upcoming tour, don't be too stressed – the rocker...

Fans Rage Over Astronomical Rolling Stones Ticket Prices

The Huffington Post | Mark Hanrahan | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment

"You Can’t Always Get What You Want," according to one famous Rolling Stones track. Fans might want to heed that advice, as a furious backlash has e...

Rolling Stones To Make Their Long-Awaited Return To The Bay

The Contra Costa Times | Jim Harrington | Posted 06.03.2013 | San Francisco

Can you feel it, Stones fan? It seemed like it might never happen. Yet, finally, it's here. Satisfaction. Ending months of speculation, the Rolling ...

Start Them Up: Rolling Stones Announce New Tour

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 06.03.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Call it satisfaction: The Rolling Stones have announced a nine-city tour. The veteran rockers said Wednesday their "50 and Counting"...

Good Music Stands For Itself

Mark Yzaguirre | Posted 06.02.2013 | Celebrity
Mark Yzaguirre

It is true that many people will go to see the Rolling Stones or buy their records as part of a nostalgia trip, perhaps for a time before they were even born, but a lot of people will listen to them and other older rock bands for a very simple reason -- they like the music.

Why The Rolling Stones Still Matter

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 06.02.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — Ladies and gentlemen, the Rolling Stones. With Wednesday's expected announcement of a new Stones tour, those words will again signal...

The Rolling Stones' Big Gig

AP | Posted 05.27.2013 | Entertainment

LONDON — The Rolling Stones will be taking the stage again this summer at one of Britain's leading music festivals. The Stones' appearance at t...

Solomon King's Train & New School Blues in L.A.

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 05.18.2013 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

I was with my musician pal Solomon King at Arcadia Blues Club recently chatting about Train his excellent upcoming record of "new school blues," which includes some modern riffs on traditional Blues...and beyond.

Folktronica: Folk Singer Embraces the New for the Sake of Progress

Marcel Hidalgo | Posted 05.14.2013 | Arts
Marcel Hidalgo

Bob Dylan was smart enough to pull out an electric guitar at the Newport Folk Festival in 1965 and "rocktify" his folk music. Now, Jason Garriotte appears to be following in the steps of Dylan by reaching a different type of folk and changing the aspects of the experience.

Rolling Stones Get Rolling

Posted 03.09.2013 | Entertainment

The Rolling Stones may be hitting the road. Rumors have been swirling about the possibility of a Rolling Stones tour since the famed band celebrat...

The Argument for Authenticity in Popular Culture

Michael Drew | Posted 05.04.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Drew

At least the notion of authenticity is out there. It means we are looking for what we want to be true. That authenticity, however we define it, is important to us. It demonstrates a shift from earlier in the decade, at the tail end of an era.

Stones Get HUGE Honor

AP | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

CLEVELAND — The story of The Rolling Stones is so huge it takes 2 1/2 floors of The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum to tell. The Clevelan...

Just a Shot Away: The Rolling Stones' Gimme Shelter

Network Awesome | Posted 04.23.2013 | Entertainment
Network Awesome

Gimme Shelter is a Greek tragedy with a rock 'n' roll chorus and a triple injection of hubris. It was commissioned by the Rolling Stones to capture the last few stops of their infamous 1969 U.S. tour, which ended in the tragic free concert at Altamont Speedway where there were four deaths.

Why Beyonce Is the Key to Staying Young

Derek Hartley | Posted 04.07.2013 | Entertainment
Derek Hartley

Generation X, it is time to face the facts: The rest of the world isn't speeding up, you are slowing down. Yelling about it only makes you seem even older than you are. And sometimes a girl who runs the world is just a girl for a new generation.

Would Betty Friedan Be Celebrating?

Gabrielle Burton | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Gabrielle Burton

Sooner than I ever imagined. The something that comes cannonballin' out of the sky when you get older is that you wake up one day and things that were just your experiences, your memories, your life, have become history. It's a surreal feeling.

Meet The Man Behind Fun.

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.02.2013 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — When music producer Jeff Bhasker – the mastermind behind fun.'s breakthrough – had thoughts of becoming a musician, the h...

The Rolling Stones Rumor Patrol

rollingstonelogo | Posted 01.22.2013 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By PATRICK DOYLE Contrary to strong hints and rumors, the Rolling Stones will not perform a...

In Praise of Context

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.16.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

We are losing context. Every single day. And we don't seem to notice. Or care. We dispute it and disrespect it and otherwise dismiss it. Our love affair with all that is new, different and sensational leads us to fashion a society that has fewer and fewer ties to the past or memories of it.

CultureZohn: I Spent New Year's Eve With Richard Burton

Patricia Zohn | Posted 03.12.2013 | Books
Patricia Zohn

It had taken all fall to try to set this up -- and I even had to take a back seat to Lindsay Lohan. But it was worth the wait. Richard Burton was the kind of man I had always imagined for whom one could throw everything over. We all get crushes on movie stars and rock stars but Burton was something unique.

Will the Rolling Stones Roll Out Some Girls Redux?

Liz Smith | Posted 03.12.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

There's some talk that Mick Jagger and Keith Richards would like to do a follow-up to this legendary disc, returning to New York themes and recording studios. New York has changed a lot since the grimy glamorous 1970s. What would the boys write about?

London, The Holidays And The Rolling Stones

Divina Infusino | Posted 12.31.2012 | Travel
Divina Infusino

Letting a concert's location determine a travel itinerary is not typical-- unless you follow jam bands, of course. But participating in London's holiday revelry was an unexpected benefit to attending the Rolling Stones' 50th anniversary show.

Best 12 Albums for 2012

Dusty Wright | Posted 02.27.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

Wasn't easy to whittle this list down to 10, let alone 11, so I picked 12 for 12-12-12. A few of these selections were last minute additions that knocked two other picks out of top spots.

Ronnie Wood Ties The Knot ... Again

Posted 12.22.2012 | Celebrity

Let's hope the third time's a charm for Ronnie Wood. The Rolling Stones guitarist married his girlfriend Sally Humphreys in a low-key ceremony at L...

A History of the World in Rolling Stones Concerts

Jerry Adler | Posted 02.19.2013 | Comedy
Jerry Adler

Eleven years after the benefit concert in response to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks was held at Madison Square Garden, many of the same top musicians came together to raise money for those suffering from Superstorm Sandy.