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Conversations With Seymour Stein, Lori Lieberman and Sun Records' Josh Collum, Collin Brace & Julie Roberts, Plus an Ed Kowalczyk Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Back in my teens, New York WAS the music business. ... I'd go up to Harlem to buy my records. It was a straight line on the D train from King's Highway to 125th street, and they had great record stores up there. ... I mean, I just couldn't think of a better place to be."

Late Bluesman Remembered By Friends

Commercial Appeal | Bob Mehr | Posted 08.28.2013 | Black Voices

It was not one, but a multitude of Bobby "Blue" Blands who were hailed and mourned during funeral services at First Baptist Church -- Broad on Thursda...

Blues Legend Dies At 83

AP | ADRIAN SAINZ | Posted 08.23.2013 | Black Voices

GRENADA, Miss. — Bobby "Blue" Bland, a distinguished singer who blended Southern blues and soul in songs such as "Turn on Your Love Light" and "...

Latin Boogaloo with DJ Turmix, Plus Chatting with Fanfarlo's Leon Beckenham, Dwight Twilley and Terence P. Minogue

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.22.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Michael Jackson's "The Immortal Megamix," Plus Chatting With Chris Isaak and Phil Manzanera

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.03.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've made a lot of records because that's what I do, and I've listened to a lot of records, and I have to tell you the truth--it wouldn't have mattered if The Beatles had recorded "A Hard Day's Night" on Silly Putty. It would have sounded good."

Million Dollar Quartet: A Trip Inside Rock History

Danny Groner | Posted 10.24.2011 | New York
Danny Groner

This story about four rock n' roll legends is really a story about the record company, Sun Records, that launched their careers. Nevertheless, it's the music here that really tells the story.

Low Country Blues: A Conversation with Gregg Allman

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

2011-02-16-ll.jpgGregg Allman's first album in fourteen years is debuting at #5. It's the highest charting record of his career, a solid comeback.

Happy Birthday, Elvis

Noah St. John | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Noah St. John

On October 3, 1945, a ten-year-old boy stood onstage at the Mississippi-Alabama Fair and Dairy Show talent contest. He was dressed as a cowboy, but he didn't like singing in public -- he was too shy.

HuffPost Reviews: Neil Young, Tom Petty, Elvis Presley, And R. Kelly, Plus An Exclusive Of Neil Young's Live "Harvest Moon"

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Tom Petty's album Pack Up The Plantation was a somewhat rockin' example of his stage shows. In comparison, that release was nothing more than a handful of crumbs compared to the feast that is The Live Anthology.

HuffPost Reviews: Bob Dylan - Together Through Life / Playing For Change - Songs Around The World

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Together Through Life is a tonic whose pace is moderate, music is organic, lyrics are intelligent, and feel is refreshingly human.