Coldplay– Viva la Vida or Death and All His Friends
More than almost any other act in 2008, Coldplay isn't really a band so much as a brand-- or at least that's how it feels ... more »
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My Morning Jacket: Evil Urges
With Evil Urges, My Morning Jacket seems poised to light the blog-o-sphere on fire—in fact, they caused a fair amount of commotion simply by unveiling ... more »
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Don’t Let the Sun Go Down on Me
"Don't Let The Sun Go Down On Me" is the first single from British musician Elton John's 1974 album Caribou; it was released that year during the latter half of May in ... more »
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The Boys of Summer
"The Boys of Summer" is a song sung by Don Henley, written by him and Mike Campbell. It is the lead track and first single from Henley's 1984 album Building the Perfect Beast. ... more »
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Hot Fun in the Summertime
"Hot Fun in the Summertime" is a 1969 hit single recorded by Sly & the Family Stone. The single was released in the wake of the band's high-profile performance at Woodstock, which greatly expanded their ... more »
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Soak Up the Sun
"Soak Up the Sun" was the first single from Sheryl Crow's 2002 album C'mon C'mon. The song, which features backing vocals by Liz Phair, peaked at #1 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary ... more »
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Grateful Dead
Rock's longest, strangest trip, the Grateful Dead were the psychedelic era's most beloved musical ambassadors as well as its most enduring survivors, spreading their message of peace, love, and mind-expansion across the globe throughout the ... more »
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Richard Thompson
For years, Richard Thompson resided in relative obscurity, while at the same time garnering vast critical praise for his magnificent guitar work and the dark wit and richness of his extraordinary songwriting. A founding member ... more »
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The Monkees
Formed primarily for the purpose of starring in a television series, the Monkees were on one hand a cynically manufactured group, devised to cash in on the early Beatles' success by applying ... more »
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Roy Orbison
Although he shared the same rockabilly roots as Carl Perkins, Johnny Cash, and Elvis Presley, Roy Orbison went on to pioneer an entirely different brand of country/pop-based rock & roll in the ... more »
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