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Life Happens to Candi Staton

Tom Semioli | Posted 06.18.2014 | Entertainment
Tom Semioli

Witness Candi Staton as heard on her latest album Life Happens (Beracah Records). Her overall influence on popular music is incalculable. The artist who Frank Sinatra referred to as "the only true genius in show business" once bestowed upon Ms. Staton the title of "Female Ray Charles" a few decades ago.

Talking with Johnny Winter, David Weinreb, Holly Golightly and Brendan Benson, Plus an Early Winters Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.30.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Conversations with Harry Connick Jr., TTB's Derek Trucks, and Carly Ritter

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.28.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Interviewing The Rides' Stephen Stills, Kenny Wayne Shepherd & Barry Goldberg, Plus Talking with John Waite, and Exclusives by Sanders Bohlke and Cameron McGill

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.20.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"As big as rap is with the R&B community, that's how blues was back in the day. It was the hot thing. We're talking about a genre that is a hundred years old and is still relevant today."

Death of the Album - Singles Going Steady!

Dusty Wright | Posted 09.02.2013 | Entertainment
Dusty Wright

These past few months, I've grown weary trying to find albums that engage me from start to finish. In fact, I've yet to find one album in the past few months I can listen to top to bottom.

Scrapomatic's 'Rat Trap' Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Due to Scrapomatic's continuous touring schedule on the road with TTB, the band wanted to do an animated video.

Everybody's Talkin': A Conversation With Derek Trucks and Kat Edmonson

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.05.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"There's a lot of ways to do a live album; you can just record a few shows and throw a quick mix on it and throw it out there and if the playing is good enough, it'll hold up."

Antony Bitar's Holiday Download, Chatting with Gary Clark Jr. and Macedo, Plus a James Mee Anthem

Mike Ragogna | Posted 02.19.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Antony Bitar released his self-titled debut album in September, and his rendition of the Christmas classic "Silent Night" is a special gift that Antony is giving to Huffington Post readers for the holidays.

Neil Young's Bridge School Exclusive: Dave Matthews' "Too Much," Plus Chatting With Johnny Winter, Queen's Roger Taylor and Yes' Steve Howe

Mike Ragogna | Posted 12.04.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Keb' Mo's "...Enchilada," Plus Chats with Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Alex Miller, Flogging Molly's Dave King, and Lindi Ortega

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.07.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Here the dynamic duo of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks chat with me about their debut album Revelator.

Memoirs & A Tin Can Trust: Conversations with Rosanne Cash and Los Lobos' Steve Berlin

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Rosanne Cash's new autobiography is clearly the journey of Rosanne Cash, not a back door glimpse into the life of Johnny Cash. Others in her position might not have been so elegant.

The Imagine Project: A Conversation With Herbie Hancock

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This modern legend is considered one of the greatest innovators and most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st centuries, and Herbie Hancock's music continues to transcend jazz's stereotype.

Folk U. (Day 3): 10 Best of the Fest Moments

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

The 19th Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, Colorado, concluded with a blend of down-under blues, feel-good funk rock and back-to-the basics traditionalism.

Folk U (Day 2): 10 Best of the Fest Moments

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Michael Bialas

Here's a look at highlights and the final four acts of the 19th Rocky Mountain Folks Festival in Lyons, Colorado.