10 Best Tom Petty Songs
Tom Petty often gets described in superlatives that reference his longevity in coded terms: Workhorse. Independent. Mythic. And rightly so — his musical history spans nearly four decades. But Petty, along with his band the Heartbreakers, transcends these superlatives in Americana-style anthems that go beyond his standard radio staples. Here, we delve into both his solo and group catalogs to unearth Tom Petty's 10 best songs of all time.
10 Best Lou Reed Songs
If you take all of Lou Reed's albums as a whole, the man himself has stated, you'll realize he's written the great American novel. We're inclined to agree. The legendary former Velvet Underground lead singer has released a metric ton of solo material since the early '70s, and on the strength of Reed's songwriting, much of it punches above its weight...
10 Best Sleigh Bells Songs
Sleigh Bells aren't exactly known for their musical restraint, and in today's oft-mundane musical landscape, that's reason to love 'em.
10 Best David Bowie Songs
Some would argue David Bowie is a musical god among mortals, and that attempting to narrow down his discography and pick his 10 best tracks is a fool's errand. But we've accepted the challenge.
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Between the mean teachers and bullying classmates, school can be a scary place.
10 Acts That Owe Prince a Round
In the 35 years since Prince released his debut album, 'For You,' it seems as though the Purple One's minions have sprung up everywhere.
10 Bands That Owe R.E.M. a Round
While there's no shortage of musicians who ought to send Michael Stipe, Peter Buck, Mike Mills and Bill Berry effusive thank-you cards, these artists might consider sending candy and flowers, too.
10 Bands That Owe Queen a Round
There's something singularly comforting about Queen, a band that seems like it's existed forever. But of course, they weren't always omnipresent or universally loved, and when Freddie Mercury and the gang first came on the scene, more than a few radio listeners undoubtedly had their minds blown by 'Bohemian Rhapsody...
10 Bands That Owe David Bowie a Round
It's music, so everyone steals from everyone, but if you ask us, these 10 acts ought to buy Ziggy a thank-you pint.
Ben Folds Five, ‘Ben Folds Five Live’ – Album Review
It may not be much of a stretch to call Ben Folds the Liberace of the pop world. In terms of musicianship and sheer showmanship, Folds is a master of his craft, and it's doubtful that the glittery showman would disagree with the comparison. The singer's skills are quite evident on Ben Folds Five's first live album, appropriately titled 'Ben Folds Five Live.' The trio, consisting of Folds on piano