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Dad's Heartbreaking Rendition Of 'Blackbird' Is A Moment Of Beauty In The Midst Of Tragedy

The Huffington Post | Caroline Bologna | Posted 11.14.2014 | Parents

This week, a heartbreaking video has touched millions of people all over the world. "Blackbird with Lennon" shows new dad Chris Picco singing The Beat...

Give Peace a Chance: John, Yoko, Canada and the Genesis of Rock & Roll Diplomacy

Hirad Abtahi | Posted 11.11.2014 | Impact
Hirad Abtahi

In 1969, at the intersection of the New Left, Counterculture and Flower Power, popular music's most avant-garde couple, John Lennon and Yoko Ono, launched -- together with Canada -- Rock & Roll diplomacy, amidst wars and revolutions.

How to Find (and Keep) Your Ideal Creative Partner

Carlin Flora | Posted 11.04.2014 | Books
Carlin Flora

Just as with a romantic or platonic soul mate, finding an ideal creative collaborator is life-altering and enriching, for the pairs and sometimes even for the world at large.

Are The Beatles & Jay Z Really The Biggest Artists In Music History?

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment

There are few artists who exist on the same plane as the Beatles, but when it comes to determining the most productive, best-selling musicians, Jay Z ...

Singles Charts and the Battle for Bullets

Michael Sigman | Posted 10.27.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

In the record industry boom of the early 1970s, revenue from album sales was the mother lode. But the most effective way to break a new artist or take an existing act to the next level was the hit single. A single that permeated the nation's airwaves and galvanized the culture was the royal road to the multi-platinum LP.

Daily Meditation: One With Nature

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 10.23.2014 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these daily meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

Play On! Power Pop Heroes by Ken Sharp... The Greatest Collection of Rock Interviews of All Time? Could Be!

Binky Philips | Posted 10.21.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

From the very beginning of my life's obsession with rock music and the people that make it, I have found the interview the most fun to read. It's almost always the most informative format, too.

First Nighter: John Waters' John Lennon, Carol Burnett's Letter Writer

David Finkle | Posted 10.22.2014 | Arts
David Finkle

Waters conceived and wrote Lennon Through a Glass Onion, throughout which, with Stewart D'Arrietta singing and playing at the piano in a fedora, he offers a 90-minute tribute to the late Lennon at the Union Square Theatre.

"Imagine" a New Perspective Into John Lennon's Life

Steve Schonberg | Posted 10.16.2014 | Entertainment
Steve Schonberg

Starting this week, Beatlemania lives once again with last night's opening of Lennon: Through a Glass Onion at the Union Square Theater in New York.

Q&A With Susan SurfTone About Her Groundbreaking EP "Reckoning"

Mary Pauline Lowry | Posted 10.14.2014 | Arts
Mary Pauline Lowry

In her new six-song EP "Reckoning," surf guitar icon Susan SurfTone takes surf rock to a haunting and beautiful place it's never been before. With characteristic mastery, SurfTone gives each song life and depth.

The Best Fest's George Fest 2014

Lindsey Best | Posted 10.06.2014 | Entertainment
Lindsey Best

All the events that are put on by the Best Fest are both a celebration of music as well as a communal concert experience that is shared between fans as well as a plethora of incredible musicians that come together.

Drake Now Has More Top 100 Singles Than The Beatles

The Huffington Post | Ryan Kristobak | Posted 10.05.2014 | Entertainment

Drake earned his 72nd appearance on Billboard's Hot 100, pushing him past The Beatles as the artist with the eighth greatest number of charts visits o...

The Music on My Boomer Mix Tape

Helene Cohen Bludman | Posted 10.03.2014 | Fifty
Helene Cohen Bludman

So these aging rockers didn't have the voices they had 50 years ago. So what? It didn't matter. Hearing them sing these familiar tunes was enough to put us in a nostalgic reverie.

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Marcia Liss | Posted 10.03.2014 | Comedy
Marcia Liss

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RIGHT NEXT DOOR: Harry Benson, Legendary Photographer

Ian Spanier | Posted 09.29.2014 | Los Angeles
Ian Spanier

Call Harry Benson the Zelig of modern photography: He came to the U.S. with the Beatles in 1964 and took what are certainly the most candid shots of ...

INTERVIEW: Paul Rodgers... Free, Bad Company, The Firm, and His Latest, "The Royal Sessions"

Binky Philips | Posted 11.26.2014 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

If you've listened to Rock Radio in the USA for any length of time in the last 35 years, you have heard Paul Rodgers' voice over 200 times... easy! Paul is probably the most famous and well known rock vocalist that a whole lotta people don't know by name.

Dhani Harrison, Son of George, Set for Conan O'Brien Appearance, Gigs Live

Debra Levine | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Debra Levine

Truly the spitting image of George Harrison, a guitar master and composer whose departure from our planet was premature and sad, we were compensated by the sight and sound of his only son.

What Now? Sad Songs, Standards and Sweet Sixteens

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.24.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Sam Cooke's lament -- "Another Saturday night and I ain't got nobody" -- summed up my social situation after, for reasons known only to my unconscious. I'd blown the Sweet 16 by ignoring my friendly good-looking date in favor of a sarcastic snob at the next table.

Inside the Long-Unopened Storage Locker of The Beatles' American Lawyer

Paul LaRosa | Posted 11.22.2014 | Entertainment
Paul LaRosa

I cannot tell you how exciting it was the first time we opened that locker. We had no idea if we'd find hidden treasure or junk. The locker was packed with filing cabinets and boxes and it was very dusty, but that was a good thing -- it had not been touched in a very long time.

3 Things the Beatles Can Teach You About Content Marketing

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 11.16.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

The Beatles are often credited as the greatest rock band of all time. Their following is huge now, but if you look at their beginnings you'll discover something else about the Beatles. They are great content marketers.

About That Time Bob Dylan Smoked Weed With The Beatles

rollingstonelogo | Posted 09.09.2014 | Entertainment

The following article is provided by Rolling Stone. By ANDY GREENE Not many people get close to Bob Dylan, but Victor Maymudes – who was Dylan...

AKW's Upcoming EP, and "Acoustic Nights" at House of Blues Demonstrates That Live Music can Survive alongside EDM

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 11.09.2014 | Arts
Ashley Jude Collie

A recent evening out on LA's famous Sunset Strip at hip new lounge Vaucluse, saw eclectic pop trio AKW play their fusion of acoustic, and ambient pop-rock in front of a trippy mural of Hollywood legend, Charlie Chaplin.

At the Intersection of Abbey Road and Tin Pan Alley

Michael Sigman | Posted 11.03.2014 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

The mission impossible: write a brilliant lyric, and write it yesterday. Carl chose to accept it.

Who Wrote the Beatles Hit 'Twist and Shout'? The Amazing Story of Bert Berns

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 11.02.2014 | Entertainment
Jeryl Brunner

Chances are that you've never heard of a man named Bert Berns. But most likely you know the songs "Twist and Shout," "Piece of My Heart," "I Want Candy," "Here Comes the Night," and "Hang On Sloopy."

11 Lies About Your Favorite TV Shows

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 09.02.2014 | Entertainment

Whether it's inaccurate "True Detective" casting news, made up "Game of Thrones" fan theories, celebrity death hoaxes or anything in between, the worl...