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The 10 Most Perfect Albums

In search of perfection: So Much Great Music makes the case for the 10 most perfect albums ever. Not simply the best, but...perfect.... Read More

Bob Dylan “My Back Pages”

..on the occasion of the 30th anniversary tribute concert to Bob Dylan. As they set forth into Dylan’s 1964 classic ‘My Back Pages,’ the procession of participants taking a turn went as follows: Roger McGuinn, Tom Petty, Neil Young, Eric Clapton, Bob Dylan, and George Harrison. Talk about a murderers’ row!..... Read More

The 10 Best Rock Frontmen

Who's at the front of all rock frontmen: So Much Great Music makes the case for the 10 best ever. But first, what makes a great frontman great?... Read More

Steely Dan “Bodhisattva”

It’s doubtful you would ever think of Steely Dan as a “guitar solo” band, and that’s true in part because their jazz/R&B/rock amalgam never made them a typical rock and roll group, but also due to the fact that their ostensible main guitarist, co-founder, Walter Becker, played only a fraction of them... Read More

The Top 10 Best American Bands

To celebrate Independence Day, So Much Great Music went through the painstaking process of choosing the Top 10 Best American Bands... Read More

Dennis Wilson “River Song”

From California surfin' to Charles Manson, Dennis Wilson's life was one of edgy contradictions. What he was, though, was the one true Beach Boy.... Read More

Tommy James & The Shondells “Crimson and Clover”

On Crimson and Clover, psychedelic hitmakers Tommy James & The Shondells made trailblazing use of the "tremolo effect"...on a whim.... Read More

Tedeschi Trucks Band @ The Beacon

My return to live music with Tedeschi Trucks Band's return to The Beacon Theater. Neither was a return to normal.... Read More

Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes “Wake Up Everybody”

For starters, fuck Harold Melvin. There actually was a Harold Melvin in the Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes band, the founder and very briefly the lead singer when they were unknowns just starting out. But everyone knows it was the incomparable Teddy Pendergrass who put them on the map after joining (originally as the...... Read More

Led Zeppelin “Fool In The Rain”

For one Zeppelin song, the sound of rock's most recognizable drummer was quite unfamiliar... Read More
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