Politics

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Graham Nash On George Bush: ‘Would They Say He Was A Great President?’

This week, Crosby, Stills & Nash release their new live DVD, simply titled Crosby Stills & Nash 2012. Recorded and shot, as the title suggests, earlier this year, it’s much less controversial than their last video effort, the Neil Young directed film CSNY Deja Vu.

08/01/2012

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Bruce Springsteen Makes Surprise Performance at Norway’s Memorial Concert

Sunday marked the one-year anniversary of the bombing and shooting spree in Norway. At a memorial concert honoring victims of the tragedy, Bruce Springsteen and E Street Band guitarist Steven Van Zandt took the stage, surprising 60,000 attendees with a touching cover.

07/25/2012

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How Buddy Guy Got Obama Onstage To Sing ‘Sweet Home Chicago’ (VIDEO)

On February 21, Buddy Guy was part of a group of musicians who performed at the White House as part of a salute to blues music. While Mick Jagger passed the mic off to Obama that night, it was Guy who convinced the president to perform with the group for “Sweet Home Chicago.”

07/23/2012

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Why Video of President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

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Crosby, Stills & Nash Talk Tom Morello, Jason Mraz & Pink (VIDEO)

This week, Crosby, Stills & Nash release their new live DVD, simply titled Crosby Stills & Nash 2012.

07/17/2012

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‘Graceland’ Documentarian Joe Berlinger Talks Paul Simon, Politics

It came together rather quickly, after Sony realized that Graceland – the defining album of Paul Simon’s solo career – was about to turn 25.

07/12/2012

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Bono, Bob Geldof, More To Honor Burmese Leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Burmese freedom fighter Aung San Sun Kyi will be honored by Bono, Live Aid organizer/musician Bob Geldof, rapper Lupe Fiasco, actress Vanessa Redgrave and more at the Electric Burma concert. The sold-out benefit concert will […]

06/08/2012

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Occupy Wall Street Movement Gets By With A Little Help From Its Musical Friends

Bob Dylan, Joan Baez, and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young spent their early careers soundtracking a revolution – and they’re ready to do it again. Baez, Nash & Young, and Dylan – via documentary director […]

05/23/2012

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Top Ten Songs Banned From Use In Political Campaigns

Over the years, many politicians have been guilty of using popular songs during campaign runs without first getting consent from the artist who sang it, which eventually ends in a cease and desist or in […]

01/17/2012

Bristol Palin: Noble Soul? Or Hypocrite?

Bristol Palin (aka Sarah Palin’s teenage daughter) has recorded a teen pregnancy public service annoucement. Pause before you play, kiddies. Is she being responsible here or is she being a hypocrite? Click the “more” button […]

04/09/2010

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