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"The Last Ship" is ready to sail. I stopped in to see a Tuesday night performance of Sting's musical, directed by Joe Mantello, last...
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UPDATE: "Songs of Innocence," the  new U2 album, did much less well than anyone thought. Hitsdailydouble says it sold 23,142 copies. That's the...
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There are many interesting reveals in HBO's new documentary about James Brown. The most pressing one is a completely revealing interview with Mick Jagger,...
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What came first? Taylor Swift o her record label, called Big Machine? Because Swift, who's still under 25, has become a Big Machine. Her...
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Dinah Washington made Sammy Cahn's "Teach Me Tonight" (lyrics by Gene dePaul) a hit in 1954. Twenty years later, Phoebe Snow did likewise. Now...
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U2' s experiment with iTunes reaped lot of publicity -- and maybe even some part of the "$100 million worth of marketing" that's been...
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Neil Young's Pono Music library website is up and semi-functional (www.ponomusic.com). The site offers quite a few albums that feature 30 second samples...
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The nominees for the American Music Awards are really awful, as usual. They're also a collection of songs and artists who either aren't eligible...
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There is only one star left from the shout-outs of Arthur Conley's "Sweet Soul Music." That's the original legendary Soul Man, Sam Moore, of...
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Reality bites, doesn't it? Billboard reports Apple saying 26 million people downloaded U2's free album "Songs of Innocence." That's nice. By Billboard's estimate, however, only...