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The 10 Most Perfect Albums

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

The single greatest collection of superstar artists ever gathered together on one stage to perform...
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The 10 Best Rock Frontmen

Who's at the front of all rock frontmen: So Much Great Music makes the case...
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Kamasi Washington “Change of the Guard”

Only a truly epic show could've rescued what had turned into a disastrous last day...
April 24, 2021
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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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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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