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Now in his twelfth year performing at the Café Carlyle, Steve Tyrell exulted in the packed house and sold out nights for
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Complaints? "Definitely," she said, "including comments about my appearance like I should work on growing out my hair and
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A Conversation with Burt Bacharach Mike Ragogna: Burt, the title of your new Blu-ray is A Life In Song. That may sound like
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Adele is a single rose in a field of weeds... her existence is a miracle... and who doesn't love a miracle?
Culture & Arts
What gives some musicals longevity and makes others fade from popular culture? No doubt, the demands for a viable book, an impressive score, and a high entertainment quotient are important.
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I love music so much; that I don't see what good comes from choosing one cultural export as the song that defined our year 2014. The investigation of the word "artistry" is the only good thing to emerge from this media blip.
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Chatting with Donny Osmond, Melissa Manchester, Louise Goffin, Meitel and Rumer.
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Truth is, Tyrell's effortlessly infallible phrasing has the effect of making what he does appealingly conversational. The emotion he's experiencing is a component of his seemingly off-handed -- smile-smile-smile -- style. Let's just say he's singing for all generations.
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"I think now is a great time to go back and take another look at Harry, in light of what we know about all the drug use and all the crazy stuff that we were all into and that he seemed to gravitate towards. He reveled in offending people, to be honest with you. It didn't bother him too much."
Black Voices
As Dionne Warwick approaches 72, she is still filled with vitality and looks ahead to new challenges. She holds to the advice her grandfather gave her when she was 6 years old: "If you can think it, you can do it."
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"If you're prepared for what you'd like to do with the rest of your life and you're putting in the time and are passionate about what you're doing, you have to just stay with it. There's no magic formula for how to get through the maze."
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Lyricists, often a forgotten footnote, breathe life and meaning into a melody. It is the lyrics that tie the emotion of both the music and the singer entrusted to it, to deliver a message that can touch our hearts, something few can rarely accomplish.
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The thing with Bruce, and any artist like Bruce, is that the most important thing is the song, getting across the meaning and the character of the song. Bruce is almost like an actor in that he creates a character for each of his songs.
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"Music," Jimmy Webb says firmly, "can save the world. It already has done so more than once. It will do so again. But, we have to save the music."
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Night three was by all accounts a masterful Master Class with Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil, writers of "You've Lost That Lovin
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Pegi Young -- yes, wife of legendary artist Neil Young -- has a new video of her song "Starting Over" and HuffPost has the premiere of the music clip.
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There's a world-class pop singer you may not know about but absolutely should. She's Joyce Breach, who's been hiding her mellow light under lucky urban bushes.
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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.