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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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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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Bruce Springsteen “Mary’s Place” (2002)

Whether Mary's dress waves or sways to open Thunder Road, a character named Mary recurs...
July 18, 2021
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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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Blues, Featured

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

Buddy Guy, at 85, is the last man standing. And you're damn right he's still...
July 30, 2021
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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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