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Dennis Wilson “River Song” (1977)

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, Roots/Americana, Southern Rock

Gregg Allman “My Only True Friend” (2017)

Chilling is the only word to describe the experience of listening to this beautiful and...
February 6, 2019
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Classic Rock, Featured, Holidays

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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Blues, Classic Rock, Featured

Stevie Ray Vaughan “Love Struck Baby” (1983)

The greatest guitarist I've ever heard, or will ever hear. This song changed my life....
July 8, 2018
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Classic Rock, Featured, Weird Counts

Steely Dan “Bodhisattva” (1973)

It’s doubtful you would ever think of Steely Dan as a “guitar solo” band, and...
November 29, 2019
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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes “Wake Up Everybody” (1975)

For starters, fuck Harold Melvin. There actually was a Harold Melvin in the Harold Melvin...
April 18, 2019

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Little Richard “Keep A-Knockin’” (1957)

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band “Georgia On My Mind” (2007)

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Buddy Guy – “Damn Right I Got The Blues” (1991)

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Dumpstaphunk “United Nations Stomp” (2021)

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