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Our Favorite Stars From Childhood: Where Are They Now?

Pat Gallagher | Posted 08.04.2012 | Fifty
Pat Gallagher

"Performing stand up is a narcotic that I need even if I do it a few times a year. Traveling is inconvenient but worth it to make people laugh."

RIP Tony Martin, The Last Link to the Pre-Sinatra Era of Crooners

Tony Sachs | Posted 07.31.2012 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

When I saw him perform in person, he was in his mid-90s, and his voice was a frail, delicate husk of the booming, powerful instrument it had been in decades past. But the technique, the style, remained virtually unchanged. It was like witnessing a music history lesson in the flesh.

A Closer Look at the Art of Portraiture (Part Two)

Daniel Grant | Posted 09.30.2012 | Arts
Daniel Grant

The style of contemporary portraiture ranges widely, from smooth, tight realism to flowing, impressionistic and even extending to Pop-influenced work.

Music Biz Icon Joe Smith Donates Awesome Audio Chats

Michael Sigman | Posted 09.19.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

At age 84, Joe has lost none of his comic timing. When I reminded him of the good deed he'd done for me so long ago, he paused for a beat and said, "Yeah, I sure am a great guy, aren't I?"

A Facebook Screw-Up Results in Tribute to Great Teacher

Don McNay | Posted 08.26.2012 | Education
Don McNay

Facebook gave me a unique opportunity: the chance to say 'thank you' to a man who made a difference in my life.

Attention Justin Bieber: Singers Who Can Teach You a Thing or Two About Career Longevity

Pat Gallagher | Posted 06.20.2012 | Entertainment
Pat Gallagher

There are a boatload of artists who play to packed venues in the here and now. It's rare that pop singers, country singers -- or any genre of artists for that matter -- have a long shelf life when it comes to maintaining a high-profile career.

Gil Evans' Centennial Tribute, Plus a Conversation With John Pizzarelli and Jon Cleary's Video Exclusive

Mike Ragogna | Posted 07.13.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

John Pizzarelli: Favorite album of all time? ... Abbey Road is pretty close to the top of the list. It's funny. You could say Abbey Road or you could say In The Wee Small Hours Of The Morning, because they're the types of records you put on and say, 'Oh, I'll just listen to one or two tracks.'

Common Core Critics Want ALEC to Tell States What to Do

Michael J. Petrilli | Posted 07.11.2012 | Education
Michael J. Petrilli

Which is the true "conservative" resolution? The one that tells states what to do and demands a one-size-fits-all approach? Or the one that trusts states to make up their own minds -- without interference from Washington?

Listen Up!: Conversations With Haley Reinhart, Early Morning Rebel's Nathan Blumenfeld-James, and JD McPherson & Jimmy Sutton

Mike Ragogna | Posted 06.27.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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Cocaine Cowboys, DJs and Tony Bennett: Three Things Miami Had in Common Last Week

Tara Solomon | Posted 06.04.2012 | Miami
Tara Solomon

Is there such a thing as social OCD? If so, we're surely afflicted. Our calendar last week was beyond eclectic.

PHOTOS: Lea Black And Roy Black's Annual Gala

Posted 03.26.2012 | Miami

Amidst the craziness of Ultra weekend in Miami, local philanthropists and celebrities flocked to the Fontainebleau Hotel on Saturday night for the Bl...

Tony Bennett And Josh Groban Duet

blog.music.aol.com | Posted 04.30.2012 | Entertainment

There's something magical that happens when legendary crooner Tony Bennett gets in front of the camera....

Whitney's "Call to Arms"

Howard Meitiner | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Howard Meitiner

This weekend, Whitney Houston's heartbreaking death became doubly tragic as the news media and others pounced, intent on transforming the memory of th...

Tony Bennett Is Right That Legalizing Drugs Would Save Lives

Neill Franklin | Posted 04.15.2012 | Crime
Neill Franklin

"First it was Michael Jackson, then it was Amy Winehouse and now the magnificent Whitney Houston. I'd like to have every gentleman and lady in this room commit themselves to get our government to legalize drugs."

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.

WATCH: Arianna Weighs In On Tony Bennett's Call To Legalize Drugs

Huff TV | Posted 04.14.2012 | Entertainment
Huff TV

Arianna appeared on Monday morning's edition of "CNN Starting Point With Soledad O'Brien," joining a roundtable to discuss singer Tony Bennett's call ...

Clive Davis Remembers Whitney Houston, Tony Bennett Demands Drug Legalization

AP | MESFIN FEKADU | Posted 04.12.2012 | Entertainment

By MESFIN FEKADU, the Associated Press BEVERLY HILLS, Calif. -- More than two decades ago, Clive Davis introduced a young woman with a scintillatin...

Sasha Bronner

PHOTOS: Paul McCartney Honored By The Legends Of Rock

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Bronner | Posted 02.13.2012 | Los Angeles

Sure, everyone gets nervous before going on stage. But when you're about to perform some of the most beloved music in history and on a grand stage in ...

'Tony Bennett Day' Officially Declared Citywide Holiday

AP | Posted 04.11.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco is honoring legendary crooner Tony Bennett, whose famous song, "I Left My Heart in San Francisco," was recorded 50 year...

"Midnight Blue" & Beyond: A Conversation With Melissa Manchester

Mike Ragogna | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"One of the things that I learned from Paul Simon's class is that all the stories have been told, it's the way you tell that story that's your thumbprint. That's really the job of the writer."

11 Reasons You Should Watch the 54th Grammy Awards

David Wild | Posted 04.09.2012 | Entertainment
David Wild

Because the Beach Boys are not only reuniting and performing on the Grammy Awards -- they're also completely redefining the use of the word "Boys."

Win Tony Bennett's Complete Collection Box Set!

Posted 02.13.2012 | Fifty

Tony Bennett left his heart in San Francisco 50 years ago, and he's about to leave his Complete Collection box set with one lucky Huff/Post50 reader. ...

Tony Bennett And John Mayer's Jazzy Duet

Posted 02.06.2012 | Entertainment

Tony Bennett has had his fair share of star-studded duets in recent months, and now he's taken the stage with a suit-clad John Mayer. The 85-year-...

Alec Baldwin Reveals Biggest Professional Regret

Posted 01.25.2012 | Fifty

In a chat with Access Hollywood correspondent Jill Martin and crooner Tony Bennett, actor Alec Baldwin revealed his biggest regret of his professional...

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.