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Eric Clapton “This Has Gotta Stop”

Eric Clapton is one of rock's most revered figures ever, a living legend and a 3-time Rock & Roll Hall of Famer. But he's also overrated.... 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

Stevie Ray Vaughan “Love Struck Baby”

The greatest guitarist I've ever heard, or will ever hear. This song changed my life.... Read More

Gladys Knight & The Pips “I Heard It Through The Grapevine”

Maybe there’s a better example, but I can’t think of any, where there were three different hugely popular versions of the same song. That song, ‘I Heard It Through The Grapevine’ was a smash hit for three artists – Gladys Knight & The Pips, Marvin Gaye, and Creedence Clearwater Revival – all within less than...... Read More

Buddy Guy “Damn Right I Got The Blues”

Buddy Guy, at 85, is the last man standing. And you're damn right he's still got the blues.... Read More

Marshall Tucker Band “Ramblin’”

A big thumbs up to Toy Caldwell of the legendary Marshall Tucker Band, who played lightning fast lead guitar licks using only, you guessed it, his thumb.... Read More

Gregg Allman “My Only True Friend”

The Midnight Rider's final ride: with "My Only True Friend" Gregg Allman wrote his own farewell song.... Read More

Bruce Springsteen “Mary’s Place”

Whether Mary's dress waves or sways to open Thunder Road, a character named Mary recurs with peculiar frequency in Bruce Springsteen's songs... Read More

J. Geils Band “Musta Got Lost”

Peter Wolf rapped rock's greatest intro (before rap was even a thing)... Read More

Professor Longhair “Big Chief”

I’d never heard of Professor Longhair before going away to college. I mean really, who the hell growing up pretty much anyplace outside of New Orleans would have? But down there he was a living legend. Only not for long. The living part, that is. He died of a heart attack in 1980, less than...... Read More
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