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The 10 Most Perfect Albums

In search of perfection: So Much Great Music makes the case for the 10 most...
October 22, 2021
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Bob Dylan “My Back Pages”

..on the occasion of the 30th anniversary tribute concert to Bob Dylan. As they set...
April 15, 2020
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The Top 10 Best American Bands

To celebrate Independence Day, So Much Great Music went through the painstaking process of choosing...
July 2, 2021
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Covers, Featured, Motown, Soul/R&B

Gladys Knight & The Pips “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

Maybe there’s a better example, but I can’t think of any, where there were three...
July 18, 2018
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Featured, Pop/Rock

Dennis Wilson “River Song”

From California surfin' to Charles Manson, Dennis Wilson's life was one of edgy contradictions. What...
June 26, 2021
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Featured, Lyrics, Southern Rock

Marshall Tucker Band “Ramblin’”

A big thumbs up to Toy Caldwell of the legendary Marshall Tucker Band, who played...
March 20, 2021

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