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Huffington Post

The Huffington Post is a liberal American online news aggregator and blog launched in 2005. It now has a number of international editions.

14 articles

John Stewart: Daydream Believer: John Stewart, 1939-2008

Obituary by Michael Simmons, Huffington Post, 21 February 2008

JOHN STEWART – singer, songwriter, guitarist, artist, husband, father, grandfather, Californian, American – was scheduled to perform at McCabe's in Santa Monica on Saturday, February ...

Ed Sanders: The American Bard Takes On Katrina

Essay by Michael Simmons, Huffington Post, 1 April 2008

THERE IS A GIANT in our midst and his name is Edward Sanders. Ed was born in 1939 in Kansas City, Missouri. He moved to ...

Karen Dalton Lives

Review by Michael Simmons, Huffington Post, 29 January 2009

For the second year running, a new Karen Dalton record is my choice for The Album of the Year. ...

Ellie Greenwich: Rock Music Legend Sandy Pearlman On The Passing Of Feminine Culture Power Source, Ellie Greenwich

Obituary by Howie Klein, Huffington Post, 6 September 2009

ON MY FIRST DAY of college freshman orientation I met the president of the student body, Sandy Pearlman. He had long hair and I figured ...

Barry Goldberg & Bob Dylan's Secret Gem

Profile by Michael Simmons, Huffington Post, 18 March 2010

ONE OF THE QUIET GEMS OF 2009 was an album originally produced by Bob Dylan in 1973. Other than his own work under the pseudonymous ...

Van Dyke Parks Keeps On Cyclin'

Retrospective by Michael Simmons, Huffington Post, 29 March 2013

Van Dyke Parks remains in forward motion despite the fickle tastes of the Entertainment-Industrial Complex. An eloquent raconteur and great wit, he's philosophical about the ...

Soundgarden: The 'Black Hole Sun' Also Rises: Soundgarden's Superunknown At 20

Retrospective by Juliette Jagger, Huffington Post, 13 March 2014

BY EARLY 1994, Grunge had already changed the mainstream musical landscape forever. At the decade's onset, the success of albums such as Nirvana's Nevermind and ...

Bob Dylan: Oh No! Not Another Bob Dylan Book: David Kinney's The Dylanologists

Book Review by Larry Jaffee, Huffington Post, May 2014

"Sometimes it seemed that every fan in Britain had launched a fanzine…" —David Kinney, The Dylanologists ...

Allen Toussaint: City Winery, New York

Live Review by Larry Jaffee, Huffington Post, 3 June 2014

It's A New Orleans Thing Rejoices Allen Toussaint ...

Carlene Carter and the Unbroken Circle

Interview by Michael Simmons, Huffington Post, 8 June 2014

If there's a better hardcore country record in 2014 than Carlene Carter's Carter Girl, I haven't heard it. ...

Bryan Ferry: Beacon Theatre, New York

Live Review by Larry Jaffee, Huffington Post, 6 October 2014

Bryan Ferry Tried But He Could Not Stay Away From NYC, Philly ...

The Beach Boys, The Byrds, The Righteous Brothers, Phil Spector: The Wrecking Crew Played On All Your Favourite '60s And '70s Songs (Seriously)

Report and Interview by Juliette Jagger, Huffington Post, 19 February 2015

IN THE '60s and '70s, a should-be-legendary group of studio musicians dubbed the Wrecking Crew played on the era's defining songs. ...

Brits Are Still in Love with Rave Culture

Comment by Carl Loben, Huffington Post, 12 August 2015

"HALF OF UK nightclubs close as Brits abandon rave culture," reported the Daily Telegraph yesterday morning (Tuesday 11th August). Other titles led with "Clubs close as dancing ...

David Bowie, Holy Holy: Bowie's Week-Long N.Y. Wake Gets Holy Holy

Live Review by Larry Jaffee, Huffington Post, 18 January 2016

A WEEK REMOVED from the shocking news that David Bowie had died, Holy Holy's performance on 17 January in Huntington, Long Island, surely wasn't the ...

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