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Tom Petty Is Wrong. Religion Isn't More Likely to Lead to War

John A. Tures | Posted 09.22.2014 | Religion
John A. Tures

Tom Petty's a great rock artist, one of the best in history. But for those Christian fans of his, he's become quite the heartbreaker. Is his argument that religion leads to war on target, or does he miss the mark?

May Music Mayhem

Dusty Wright | Posted 07.23.2013 | Arts
Dusty Wright

It may seem that I'm diggin' in the dirt. Gettin' back to my punk rock roots. Well, some of my favorite new music does seem a wee bit primal, oui? And some of it is even out this world. But all of this music is party playlist-worthy for any weekend getaway.

Tom Petty: Three Venues to See an American Treasure

Jeff Pollack | Posted 07.07.2013 | Arts
Jeff Pollack

I've been writing this monthly blog for a few years now, usually focused on new bands that I like and want to bring to your attention. But not this ti...

Dog Ears Music: Of Ghosts and Candy Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 12.26.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week our playlist includes music by Bruce Springsteen, Talking Heads, Broken Bells, Dr. Dog, Ghostland Observatory, Buddy Guy and more.

Tom Petty's Stolen Guitars Recovered As Police Arrest The Security Guard

AP | JOHN MONE | Posted 04.18.2012 | Entertainment

CULVER CITY, Calif. -- It was a heartbreaker for Tom Petty and the band when someone stole five of their precious guitars from a soundstage, but it wa...

My Guitars - A New Video Series

Mike Campbell | Posted 06.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Campbell

2012-04-06-campbellguitar.jpgI have been asked many times why I choose the guitars I use, and why I use so many. This video series answers these questions.

Dog Ears Music: The Gift List

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 02.15.2012 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week we review albums by Doris Day, The Talking Heads, Bob Marley and the Wailers, The Caretaker, and other artists.

Eagles, Tom Petty To Perform At 2012 New Orleans Jazz Fest

AP | By STACEY PLAISANCE | Posted 12.14.2011 | Fifty

NEW ORLEANS -- The Eagles, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, the Foo Fighters and John Mayer are among the headliners to perform at next year's New Orlea...

Dog Ears Music: Boulevard of Independence Playlist

The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin | Posted 08.31.2011 | Entertainment
The Everlasting Phil Ramone and Danielle Evin

This week, we feature music by Moby, Ani DiFranco, Bruce Springsteen, Bjork and more.

"TV Is the Thing This Year": My Playlist for the Emmy Awards

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Far be it for me to ever correct the Boss, but as it turns out Bruce Springsteen was not a true televisionary; there are not "57 Channels And Nothing On" these days. Please tune in Sunday night, and see for yourself.

"A Little Less Conversation": A Playlist to Encourage a New Generation to "Do Something"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Today, I have a semi-modest proposal for those same young Americans who will likely inherit this big mess: do something, and do it with "A Little Less Conversation" and little more action.

Play > Skip: New Music for June 15

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

It's old home week as music vets step out of semi-retirement with albums made for touring.

Someone's Mojo Is Working: A Conversation With Tom Petty

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"I've been trying to get there for over a decade, really. [Blues] is the music we've always played. I guess over the last decade or so, it just became where I went when I wanted to listen to music."

"Welcome to the Future": A Forward Looking Playlist for my High School Reunion

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

When you're 40something, you're probably better off trying to live in the present tense and not in the past -- even at your high school reunion.