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The New Post 50: Why We All Get To Be The Boss

Carol Orsborn | Posted 04.16.2012 | Fifty
Carol Orsborn

I no longer view being old as an ending to my involvement in life in a vital and powerful way. Rather, I see it as the initiation of a new life stage during which I am freer than ever to achieve my true human potential.

2012 Bonnaroo Lineup

AP | By CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 02.14.2012 | Arts

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- The reunited Beach Boys will celebrate sunshine and summer at the 2012 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival with Radiohead, Red Hot Ch...

The Grammys: Something Old, Something New, Something... Meh

Christian Piatt | Posted 04.15.2012 | Entertainment
Christian Piatt

There will always be sensational outliers in the world of pop music. But for every Chris Brown, there is a Bon Iver; for every Lady Gaga, there is a Mumford and Sons.

Grammytech 1: A Conversation With Musical Director, Engineer & Producer Phil Ramone

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Over the next two weeks, I'm going to share a series of interviews with some of the music industry's heroes and working stiffs who literally brought you this year's awesome Grammy Awards with nary a hiccup. First up at bat is Phil Ramone.

Grammy Awards Red Carpet Arrivals

Posted 02.13.2012 | Celebrity

Although the 2012 Grammy Awards will no doubt be overshadowed by Saturday's passing of music legend Whitney Houston, the show must go on. Even with th...

The Beach Boys To Reunite At Grammys

AP | Posted 02.12.2012 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES -- Get the sunglasses and tanning oil out: The Beach Boys are reuniting at The Grammys Awards for their first live performance in more tha...

"Crazy Crazy": Introducing Guinevere, Plus Chatting With Four Year Strong's Alan Day and Gregory Rogove

Mike Ragogna | Posted 03.23.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Glen Campbell -- A Real American Idol Bids Farewell

Melody Breyer-Grell | Posted 03.06.2012 | Arts
Melody Breyer-Grell

I became obsessed with Campbell as I often do when performers are more than just a celebrity, but someone touched by something quite divine. So I am delighted that Campbell will be appearing at The Town Hall in NYC Jan. 7.

It Ain't Yo Gabba Gabba, But... A Daddy's Favorite Non-Kids' Records of 2011

Tony Sachs | Posted 02.29.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

My Top Ten list of the year has very little, if any connection, with what people who still pay attention to the hipster music scene and read the Billboard charts would consider the best records of the year. And to be honest, I don't give a crap.

Beach Boys Make Huge Announcement

AP | NEKESA MUMBI MOODY | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment

NEW YORK — It's almost winter, but get ready for some surf and sun: The Beach Boys are reuniting. The founding members of the classic rock grou...

10 Fresh Holiday Albums You Actually Want To Hear This Year

www.high50.com | Posted 12.04.2011 | Fifty

Ready to hang yourself with the tinsel if you hear Slade one more time? Here are the ten festive records you do want to hear this year....

Smile: An Interview With Beach Boy Brian Wilson, Plus Chatting With Andy Warhol Siren Ultra Violet and Boyz II Men Exclusive Clips

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.08.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Multi-Platinum selling Grammy Award winners, Boyz II Men, are bringing R&B back with their with their new double album, Twenty, which debuted in -- of course -- the Top 20 on the Billboard Top 200.

A Reason to SMiLE

Joseph Vella | Posted 01.03.2012 | Home
Joseph Vella

2011-11-03-Screenshot20111103at5.29.03PM.jpg On November 1st and 44 years later, the long awaited SMiLE sessions have officially been released with Brian Wilson's blessing for all to finally appreciate.

Brian Wilson Talks Beach Boys, Drug-Filled Past

Spinner | Posted 01.01.2012 | Entertainment

Named rock 'n' roll's "most famous unfinished album" by Rolling Stone, the Beach Boys' 'SMiLE' was recorded while mastermind Brian Wilson succumbed to...

He's Feeling The Love

Spinner | Posted 12.18.2011 | Entertainment

Brian Wilson, the harmonic mastermind behind '60s songbirds the Beach Boys, has returned to the studio to put his quirky and smile-laden mark on sever...

Aaron Eckhart's Feeling Groovy

Posted 12.17.2011 | Entertainment

While he may be boozing it up with Johnny Depp in "Rum Diary," looks like Aaron Eckhart is California Dreamin'. Variety reports that Eckhart will...

Sweetheart Of The Sun & Modern Art: Chatting With The Bangles' Susanna Hoffs and Matthew Sweet

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I think the culture today is very, very different from what it was in the '60s, and I feel lucky that I grew up at a time when I had these very strong female role models. They were strong women, but their power was very much connected to their creativity and their voice."

PHOTOS: Colorado Remembers 9/11

Posted 11.12.2011 | Denver

Civic Center Park did not host a grim 9/11 memorial, but rather seemed to channel more of a somber July 4th gathering. Approximately 35,000 people...

From Jim Croce to MTM: A Conversation With Producer, Singer & Songwriter Tommy West

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.16.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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A Pair of Kings: Chatting with Peter Wolf and O.A.R.'s Marc Roberge, Plus Samiam's "Nightly" Audio Premiere

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.14.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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15 Things You Should Probably Know About Van Dyke Parks

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.11.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

This "sui generis" Southern gentleman, raconteur and erstwhile child actor defies linear explication. Here are 15 semi-random items for the not-yet initiated.

Just a Juggalo: Chatting with Insane Clown Posse, Plus Audio Fidelity's Marshall Blonstein and N.E.D. (No Evidence of Disease)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.27.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Stevie Nicks In Your Dreams and Conversations with Matt Nathanson, Roger McGuinn and My Chemical Romance's Gerard Way

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.19.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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James Tormé's "Love For Sale," Plus Conversations with Josh Groban, Darlene Love, and Yael Naim (Video)

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.03.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Jazz vocalist James Tormé -- son of The Velvet Fog, Mel Tormé -- debuts his new video "Love For Sale" here on HuffPost.

Treme & Beyond: Conversations with Steve Earle, The Belle Brigade and Sarah Lee Guthrie & Johnny Irion

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.18.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Steve Earle spoke to me from Liuzza's in New Orleans, where he had just ordered a Po Boy, and where he is currently filming the second season of HBO's Treme.