Mike Ragogna: My Fifth HuffPost Anniversary, Drifting Away with Dobie Gray, and Dump the Filibuster or Dump Harry Reid
Huffington Post - almost 4 years
YEARS AGO WITH DOBIE GRAY...
Thanks to David Wild's introducing me to my first editor at The Huffington Post, I have been a weekly contributor to this online titan's entertainment page for over five years. My first post, on April 5th, 2008, was a video premiere and personal account of the making of my video "Home," a song from my album Summerland. It was a kind of plea to the Bush administration to end the wars and seriously attend to post-Katrina New Orleans, and it also was a duet with my friend, the late Dobie Gray, whose monster hits "Drift Away" and "The 'In' Crowd" left giant footprints on pop music history. Since then, I have posted music business reflections, anecdotes, reviews, video and audio premieres, rants, wiseassery, obituaries, and most of the time, interviews.
Throughout the many hundreds of interviews that became posts, I was blessed with quality one-to-one time with almost all of my musical heroes, been educated by many of them about music, their in
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