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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”

Whether Mary's dress waves or sways to open Thunder Road, a character named Mary recurs...
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Top 5 Movie Songs by Fictional Bands

Real movies, fake bands: the So Much Great Music countdown of the best 5 songs...
November 7, 2022
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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...
May 6, 2022
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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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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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