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We’ve Got A File On You: Thurston Moore

We’ve Got A File On You features interviews in which artists share the stories behind the extracurricular activities that dot their careers: acting gigs, guest
Larry Fitzmaurice | September 24, 2020 - 12:35 pm

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“I Can’t Make You Love Me”: A 25th Anniversary Oral History

The year Bonnie Raitt turned 40, she became a pop star.
Ryan Leas | October 27, 2016 - 11:34 am

More Don Was stories

Jenny Lewis – “Wasted Youth”

We are just one week away from getting to hear the first Jenny Lewis album in five years. Next week, Lewis, the former Rilo Kiley…
Tom Breihan | March 15, 2019 - 8:59 am

Jenny Lewis – “Heads Gonna Roll”

We've been waiting a long time for some new Jenny Lewis, and we're finally getting it. Next month, the former Rilo Kiley leader will release…
Tom Breihan | February 14, 2019 - 9:25 am

Watch Conan O’Brien’s Star Wars Cantina Band Documentary

Finally, Figrin D'an And The Modal Nodes are getting their due. The band also known as the Cantina Band, famous for their hit song "Cantina…
Peter Helman | July 21, 2018 - 9:06 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Cover Exile On Main Street In New Orleans

Last night singer-songwriter Ryan Adams covered the Rolling Stones' Exile On Main Street song-for-song for New Orleans' Jazz Fest. The event, Exile On Bourbon Street,…
Julia Gray | May 6, 2018 - 5:27 pm

MSG John Lennon Tribute With Brandon Flowers, The Roots, Eric Church, & More To Air On AMC

John Lennon would have been 75 this year, and in honor of that anniversary, the Theater At Madison Square Garden will host an all-star tribute…
Chris DeVille | November 13, 2015 - 11:05 am

Bob Dylan Disses His Critics And Gets Covered By Jack White, Beck, And Bruce Springsteen At MusiCares Tribute

Last night, Bob Dylan was honored with the Person Of The Year award at the 2015 MusiCares Gala. Jack White, Beck, Bruce Springsteen, Neil Young,…
James Rettig | February 7, 2015 - 12:31 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Perform “Gimme Something Good” With Don Was On The Late Late Show

Ryan Adams performed an acoustic version of "Gimme Something Good" last night on The Late Late Show, which was guest hosted by Judd Apatow. He…
James Rettig | January 24, 2015 - 12:11 pm

The New Ryan Adams Album Kills Parakeets, Turns People Into Zombies, Makes Great Soup

Ryan Adams has a new album out, and he is happy to let you know about it in conventional ways, such as the strong music…
Tom Breihan | September 8, 2014 - 1:27 pm

Watch Ryan Adams Play Conan

Ryan Adams has been getting some mileage out of "Shine Through The Dark," a song he originally recorded for the 2011 benefit comp Live From
Michael Nelson | December 14, 2012 - 10:48 am