Tag: Music
Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
May 6th, 2012

Whether you’re a fan of the three rapping Jews from New York or not, the cultural impact of Yauch and his bandmates, Adam Horovitz and Michael Diamond, cannot be denied.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 30th, 2012

A depository of rare and wonderful African sounds

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Interview
Airdate: May 1, 2012

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses the challenge of making an album of love songs, how he hones his craft as a songwriter and the backstory of the title of his latest CD, “Love Is a Four Letter Word.”

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Interview
Airdate: April 27, 2012

Tavis: Steve Tyrell is a popular singer who is out now with his latest project. It’s called “I’ll Take Romance.” The disk is a collection of covers from the Great American Songbook featuring artists ranging from Etta James to Linda Ronstadt to Sam Cooke. From the new CD, some of the video now for the [...]

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 22nd, 2012

The mysteries surrounding Shakur’s untimely death continue to inspire conspiracy theories.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 22nd, 2012

Carrie Manolakos’ cover of Radiohead’s “Creep” shows off her prodigious vocal talents, as well as the versatility of the classic song.

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Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
April 7th, 2012

While I came away from Under African Skies with a new understanding of the political landscape from which ‘Graceland’ emerged, it was Simon’s ruminations on the role of the artist in our society that hit me hardest.

Blog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 30th, 2012

It’s been 15 years since the smooth rapper extraordinaire was taken away from us. Now Biggies Mom says it’s time for justice.

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Interview
Airdate: March 27, 2012

The Grammy-winning singer-songwriter discusses her unique voice, the career she thought she’d have when she was growing up in Ohio and her new CD, “Covered”—her first in two years.

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Blog: PrimerBlog: Staff & Guest Blog
March 18th, 2012

The Grammy-winning singer-actor explains why he chose “Hell in a Handbasket” as the title for his new CD and shares how he uses art to address the devolution of our culture. Check out a selection of his performances and projects, and tune for his conversation with Tavis.

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