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The 10 Most Perfect Albums

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Bob Dylan “My Back Pages”

..on the occasion of the 30th anniversary tribute concert to Bob Dylan. As they set...
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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...
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Classic Rock, Featured, Weird Counts

Steely Dan “Bodhisattva”

It’s doubtful you would ever think of Steely Dan as a “guitar solo” band, and...
November 29, 2019
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Featured, Soul/R&B

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes “Wake Up Everybody”

For starters, fuck Harold Melvin. There actually was a Harold Melvin in the Harold Melvin...
April 18, 2019
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Blues, Featured, Pop/Rock

Eric Clapton “This Has Gotta Stop” & “Five Long Years”

Eric Clapton is one of rock's most revered figures ever, a living legend and a...
September 12, 2021

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