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Maya Rudolph Sings Prince. The Show is Bawdy and Steamy and Eliminates Toxins As Well!

Erika Milvy | Posted 04.15.2014 | San Francisco
Erika Milvy

You would be wrong if you thought Maya Rudolph's band, Princess -- a girls' Prince cover band -- is a comedy act parodying the artist formerly kno...

Movie Review: Muscle Shoals

Marshall Fine | Posted 11.25.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Either the title of the documentary Muscle Shoals resonates with you -- in which case it resonates hard -- or you have no idea what it means. But you should -- or you should find out by watching the movie, one of the year's most entertaining and enriching nonfiction films.

Sting, Trudie Styler Honored at We Are Family Foundation Benefit, with a Little Soul from Sam Moore

Regina Weinreich | Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Fresh from D.C., from a concert at the White House, Sam Moore performed his "Hold On, I'm Coming," "Something is Wrong with My Baby," "Soul Man" revue at the We Are Family Foundation Benefit on Thursday night, a tribute to Sting and Trudie Styler for their humanitarian efforts.

PHOTOS: The Ruins Of Detroit's Musical Past

Randy Fox | Posted 06.04.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

It's easy to understand why the citizens of Detroit may feel offended by the large amount of attention that is paid to their abandoned factories, stores and homes. It must seem like there are people coming from all over the globe to trade on a city's agony.

Guitarist Who Performed The 'Theme From Shaft' Dies

AP | CHRIS TALBOTT | Posted 07.01.2012 | Entertainment

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Charles "Skip" Pitts, the longtime Memphis guitar player for Isaac Hayes whose distinctive sound helped define soul and make ...

Under the Covers: A Musical Parlor Game

Michael Sigman | Posted 06.10.2012 | Entertainment
Michael Sigman

Most of these interpretations do the material proud, though some may leave you wanting to, well, hide under the covers. Making up your own lists and sharing with friends might make for a more soul-satisfying parlor game than, say, Geography.

S. African Musician Goes Back To School At 60

AP | DONNA BRYSON | Posted 04.17.2012 | Arts

JOHANNESBURG — The 60-year-old beloved South African musician shows up five days a week to sit behind a scarred desk in a bare-bones classroom, ...

Maroon 5 with Travie McCoy on SNL, Plus Chatting with Vince Gill, Trombone Shorty and Paul Rodgers

Mike Ragogna | Posted 01.06.2012 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

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An Artist With His "Eye On The Prize": A Conversation With Marc Broussard

Mike Ragogna | Posted 08.12.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

According to Marc Broussard, you can't begin any discussion of musical influences without starting with Stevie Wonder at the top of that list.

I See The Who's First American Gig With Murray The K, 1967

Binky Philips | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Binky Philips

We never saw The Who as anything but gods. They were in full flight within 10 seconds of the beginning of their opening song and we hadn't even gotten a glimpse of them.

From Philly International to The Berklee College Of Music: A Conversation With Kenny Gamble & Leon Huff

Mike Ragogna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

This weekend, the legendary R&B songwriting team will receive honorary doctorates in recognition of the 3500 songs they've produced over their 35-year partnership. In this interview, they reflect on their extraordinary careers.

"The Way Young Lovers Do": A Playlist for Van the Man, a New Dad Again at 64

David Wild | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Wild

Here's a special birthday playlist for Little Van to help him into his father's sublime music and some of the enduring influences who help make Van the Man in the first place.

"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.