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HuffPost Review: The Steve Miller Band's Bingo!, Plus A Conversation With Griffin House

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bingo! re-establishes Miller as that Chicago blues-y guy, tackling ten standards that might as well be his own. George Thorogood certainly should be looking over his shoulder.

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."

HuffPost Exclusive: A New Song From Me and the Heartbreakers

Tom Petty | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Petty

Mojo is the first album by me and the Heartbreakers in eight years. Take a listen to "Running Man's Bible." It's a little taste of what the album sounds like.

On the Prowl Again, Peter Wolf Collecting Midnight Souvenirs

Michael Bialas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

While looking forward to the release of his seventh solo album, Wolf touched on everything from breakups and reunions to why his former band isn't in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

HuffPost Reviews: Slash, Madonna, David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, Plus A Conversation with Matt Hires, and More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Slash's first solo album shows continuity and expert songwriting despite all of the musical influences involved. But despite its being a solid release, the old school rock 'n' roll can sometimes get a little too reliable.

Hit the Road Jack: a Tortured Fan's Playlist for the End of "24"

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

I have been there watching "24" since its first hour, and now, I will be there when Jack Bauer hits the road this year too. In appreciation for all that entertainment/patriotism/torture, here's one fan's loving playlist.

Eureka: A Conversation With Rooney's Robert Schwartzman and Ned Brower

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Named after Ed Rooney -- everyone's favorite principal from Ferris Bueller's Day Off -- Rooney has amassed major chart success and three rowdy, unpretentious albums full of clever lyrics and hook-filled melodies.

"Let's Get Lost": A Final Playlist for an Island Full of Great Memories

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

More than any other show in recent memory, Lost required our full attention and rewarded that sort of dedicating viewing with its singular elusive excellence.

Working for the Weekend: A Sunday Playlist for Congress

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here is a playlist for our elected officials in Washington who were actually working today -- or at least what passes for working in Congress.

Jason Castro Interview: 'American Idol,' Love, and Adam Duritz's Dreads

Jon Chattman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jon Chattman

Jason Castro, the charmingly chill and oft-sandaled hippie, stole the hearts of the judges and audiences during the seventh season of "American Idol." I interviewed the 22-year-old Texan.

A Very Special Christmas: A Conversation with Tim Shriver, Vicki Iovine, Colbie Caillat, Carter Twins, and Mitchel Musso, Plus More

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Six years later, the newest installment of the series passes the torch to a younger stable of artists who, along with series initiator Vicki Iovine and Timothy Shriver, shared their thoughts about the album.

"Night Shift": A Late Night Playlist For Jay Leno and Conan O'Brien

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Wild

Jay and Conan have both brought us so much music over the years. Here's my playlist for two nice and funny guys in one awkward TV situation.

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.

ReelzChannel: The Top Ten "Oh, Come On" Moments in Sci-Fi Movies

Dan Persons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Dan Persons

Any science-fiction movie is predicated at least a little on the suspension of disbelief. But then there are points where what we're presented with so...

"How Do You Expect Me to Live on $10 Million a Year?": Famous Musician Bankruptcies

Shawn Amos | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Shawn Amos

Musicians burn through more cash than the Federal Reserve; Mick Fleetwood estimates he spent $8 million on cocaine alone.

HuffPost Reviews: The Annie Lennox Collection/Simply Red 25 - The Greatest Hits

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Spanning seventeen years, a proper Annie Lennox retrospective of her solo material finally arrives -- a mix of grooves, ballads, and two new recordings.

HuffPost Review: Bruce Springsteen -- Working On A Dream

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Bruce, arm-in-arm with his old E Street gang, seems to be working on his own dream of growing old, not just gracefully, but significantly.

Reflections on Graham Nash's Reflections Box Set

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Nash's trademark high harmony vocals and impressive writing talents fluidly traverse the box set's newly-mastered, 64 tracks with career highlights... and remixes galore.

The VMAs Need To Call It A Day

Jason Notte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jason Notte

Sadly, with the advent of antidepressants and the rise of Disney on the Billboard charts, Kid Rock and Tommy Lee's slap fight last year may have provided the show's last unscripted punch.

Greening 150,000 Roadies, is it possible?: Outside Lands Festival, San Francisco

Patrick Pfeiffer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Patrick Pfeiffer

This year's Democratic National Convention is following suit: organic food, alternative energy transportation, and carbon offsetting are mitigating the masses.

Greening Hollywood: Tinseltown's Green Summer Scorecard

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Paige Donner

Summer is coming to a close, and with it Hollywood's Summer Blockbuster Season. So, in addition to scoring at the box office, how did summer '08 measure up on the Green scorecard?

Tom Petty Gets His Three-Decade Old Band Back Together

New York Times | Tom Light | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

A BAND of five middle-aged men was warming up for rehearsal in a cluttered one-room studio, bashing out an unadorned version of "Shake, Rattle and Rol...

Sparks, Keys, Petty Headline Super Show

AP | BEN WALKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

PHOENIX — She's just a rookie, and already Jordin Sparks is going further in the NFL than her father. Only 2 1/2 months after the youngest "Ame...

Outside Lands 2014 Superlatives

Nile Cappello | Posted 10.13.2014 | San Francisco
Nile Cappello

Biggest mistake of the weekend: Seeing Kanye West over Arctic Monkeys.