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Crossfire Hurricanes: Conversations with Southside Johnny and Filmmaker Brett Morgen, Plus an Aina Haina Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.31.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"It's better than the new Van Halen," says Badman Recording Co. founder, and drummer for Aina Haina, Dylan Magierek. The group Aina Haina has a vibe reminiscent of classic rock bands like Led Zeppelin and Pink Floyd that both band members grew up on.

SHOF/PBS Chats: Billy Joel, Jimmy Jam, Jimmy Webb, Garth Brooks, Allan Toussaint, Dwight Yoakum, Hal David, Paul Williams...

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Earlier this year, I was lucky enough to exchange a few words with many terrific songwriters and artists ranging from Billy Joel and Garth Brooks to Jimmy Jam and Jimmy Webb and even an exec or two as they that walked the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall Of Fame awards show.

"Things Have Changed": A Playlist For Robert Downey, Jr.

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I explained to my youngest that Downey had dramatically turned his life around, and my kid said, "Well, Dad, you'd have to say he's doing pretty well now, right?" Yes, I'd say he's doing just fine.

"Talking Old Soldiers": A Chatty Playlist for Stanley McChrystal

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a loose-lipped playlist for Stan the Man, a dude with a big ego and a very mixed record who finally accomplished the impossible -- actually stealing some of the cultural spotlight away from Lady GaGa.

Review: Gary U.S. Bonds 70th Birthday Show at B.B. King's; Swingin' With Daddy G

Holly Cara Price | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Holly Cara Price

The Roadhouse Rockers wuz rockin' -- keyboards, guitar, bass, drums, and three-piece horn section.