Joan Osborne

A theme throughout her career, Osborne acknowledged, is honest, authentic examinations of life. Combined with early participation in Sarah McLachlan's Lilith Fair -- which gained an early reputation as a wonderland for lesbian fans -- the singer has gained a strong following within the LGBT community.
Joan Osborne's many fans expected her to sing her signature "One of Us" at the Café Carlyle this week, but instead she sang
He continues, "I was a young standup playing the clubs around New York City. I knew I was funny and had talent, but I was
Lesbians are like Al-Anon and gays are like AA. They are not a glum lot! They are fun and cheeky and beautiful (sometimes). They are clearly enjoying their lives or at least the parts they can actually control.
A few months later Robin saw a Village Voice ad for a handicapped songwriter's driver, and she figured it had to be Doc. "He
I had a very musical and enlightening weekend.
Joan, your new album, Bring It On Home, is all blues and soul classics. How did you whittle the potential contenders down to 12 songs?
I want to talk about something that actually inspires me: The Funk Brothers. Don't know who they are? Yeah... too many people don't. Let's see what we can do to remedy that.
Today, Ben Harpers tells me the story behind his new single: "Rock 'N' Roll Is Free".
It's disconcerting to continually read articles omitting women. Barriers to advancement persist in the professional kitchen and media coverage.
Although Liv Ullmann's acclaimed production of A Streetcar Named Desire with Cate Blanchett ended its run yesterday at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, it might live on in film.
Today is the first day of early voting-- the most effective day we have left to get some real money to the folks on the grouund
A comprehensive set of holiday music recommendations from Dog Ears Music, including Otis Redding, Spike Jones, The Klezmonauts, Keith Richards, Run-DMC, Dolly Parton, The Beach Boys, and many more.
Susan Boyle does not succeed in spite of her looks, as the Hollywood story we all want to make her out of would suggest, but because of them.
In hindsight, I'm certain I was in shock. Shaken. Utterly broken. I turned on the radio dial to Chicago's WXRT as I drove and heard a familiar voice singing.