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  • Video: Rosanne Cash On Her Family History

    January 22, 2014 6:34 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country

    Rosanne Cash certainly knows how to write her own story — in addition to her extensive repertoire of confessional and emotionally revealing songwriting, the daughter of Johnny Cash has also penned a memoir and contributed many essays to publications about her personal journeys. However, with the release of her new album, "The River & the Thread," Cash manages to navigate an enchanting and difficult method: Exploring her own history via the tales of other characters. The album, whic...  | More »

  • Beatles, American-Style!

    January 22, 2014 6:31 PM ET | Yahoo New This Week
     |  Dave DiMartino

    In some ways it feels as if the rock ‘n’ roll era is folding into itself! In the same week I witnessed the extraordinarily famous Eagles performing live in L.A.’s newly revamped Forum, I can now pick up a brand new box set of most of the Beatles albums, or a superb DVD celebrating the history of the Doors, and eagerly await this weekend’s Grammy Awards--which all these years later will feature a performance by former Beatles Paul McCartney and Ringo Starr! But betwee...  | More »

  • 5 Lessons for New School Rappers From Kid ‘N Play’s Arsenio Slot

    January 20, 2014 12:20 PM ET | Yahoo Hip Hop
     |  Billy Johnson, Jr.

    Who doesn't like surprises? Arsenio Hall Show viewers received a good treat Thursday when famed 1990's hip-hop superstars Kid 'N Play made an appearance. Here are 5 things new rappers could learn from the veterans: 1. Be Creative - Yes, the intro was cheesy – Kid 'N Play making a unannounced outburst from the back of the audience, teasing Arsenio about the about the lack of VIP treatment – but it was a surprise and a pleasant one. 2. Stay Focused – I...  | More »

  • American Idol’ Season 13 Premiere Recap: Just Wild About Harry

    January 17, 2014 12:10 PM ET | Yahoo Reality Rocks
     |  Lyndsey Parker

    While the majority of singers who entered the Boston and Austin audition rooms on Wednesday's "American Idol" Season 13 premiere seemed starstruck by glamazonian returning judge Jennifer Lopez — leaving poor newbie panelist Harry Connick Jr. to whine about his relative anonymity as clueless contestants confused him with "Robert Downey Jr., or someone like that" — there was one hopeful, Pakistan-born jazzbo Munfarid Zaidi, who was just wild about Harry. "I read your Wikipedia...  | More »

  • Video: Ray Benson Duets With Willie Nelson

    January 16, 2014 6:18 PM ET | Yahoo Our Country

    Texas musical institution Ray Benson, who's also known as the frontman of Western Swing legends Asleep at the Wheel, has a lot of accolades to his name (including nine Grammy awards and a heavyweight producer's resume). He also has a lot of cool friends to his name that he's collected in his music journey. Benson combines both of these in his second solo release (his first in quite some years!), A Little Piece, on which he duets with none other than Willie Nelson on the tune "...  | More »

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