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Here are a few of the top 100 songs out of Rolling Stone's 2010 list of the 500 Best Songs of All Time. I chose largely on the basis of my own favorites, ...
by ursoklevar
Comment Count 206 comments on Tue Dec 20, 2011 at 11:15 AM PST with 84 Recommends
Dance programs on radio were nothing new in 1957. They had been around in one form or another since the dance marathons of the Depression years. Swing bands used to do remote national hookups into ...
by jerrywaxman
Comment Count 20 comments on Sat Apr 21, 2012 at 06:20 PM PDT with 49 Recommends
This is actually five months late, because the Stones performed their first concert together July 12, 1962. But since we've had five days of really serious political blogging here, I think it's time ...
by Dave in Northridge
Comment Count 109 comments on Sun Nov 11, 2012 at 06:57 PM PST with 43 Recommends
by shortfinals
Comment Count 42 comments on Sun Jul 07, 2013 at 07:02 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
(A personal story about, among other things, the redemptive power of rock-and-roll music.) “have you seen my hands just look at ‘em shake and the song just keeps on beatin’ drop the needle ...
by PapaChach
Comment Count 19 comments on Fri Aug 10, 2012 at 11:34 PM PDT with 40 Recommends
Jane Fonda has just opened on Broadway, to rave reviews, in the play 33 Variations , and I saw it on Thursday night, which kind of amazes me. I've always been a Jane fan, and even met her ...
by GregMitch
Comment Count 166 comments on Sat Mar 14, 2009 at 08:28 AM PDT with 40 Recommends
Yesterday saw this year's induction ceremonies into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in Cleveland - a look at how the Hall came to Cleveland follows after the jump .....
by Ed Tracey
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Apr 12, 2012 at 07:09 PM PDT with 37 Recommends
NOTE: This is a followup (by request) to Translator's excellent ...
by Dartagnan
Comment Count 114 comments on Fri Nov 12, 2010 at 05:58 PM PST with 36 Recommends
One hundred years ago today, a blues legend was born in Mississippi hill country. A lot of peoples wonder what is the blues. I hear a lot of people saying, "The blues, the blues...", ...
by GenXangster
Comment Count 46 comments on Thu Jun 10, 2010 at 05:11 AM PDT with 34 Recommends
Who did you go to see for your first concert, if you can recall that far back? :) For me the answer is simple enough, he was my favorite artist when I was a kid, he was from metro Detroit as I was,
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 147 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2014 at 09:18 PM PDT with 28 Recommends
Greetings, all. I have to say that I'm really digging the look and feel of the site's newest incarnation. They say it's harmful to breathe, but I'm still a sucker for that new car smell the place ...
by homo neurotic
Comment Count 199 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 08:44 AM PST with 28 Recommends
My last diary on music went great. Thanks! What fantastic posts people made, listing their favorite world music. So, since I got such great suggestions from the community on DKos that time, I'm ...
by Villagejonesy
Comment Count 283 comments on Fri Mar 12, 2010 at 10:07 PM PST with 27 Recommends
Well, not really. One can trace its roots back earlier. And even the artist whose recording I commemorate had already done "Shake, Rattle and Roll." But on this day in 1954, Bill Haley and the ...
by teacherken
Comment Count 78 comments on Wed May 20, 2009 at 03:17 PM PDT with 27 Recommends
Buy Neil Young's latest record Psychedelic Pill! I'm more excited and amazed by this record than any other in at least 10 years. It's just an incredible masterpiece. 85 minutes of music on two ...
by Timaeus
Comment Count 25 comments on Mon Dec 10, 2012 at 06:32 PM PST with 25 Recommends
There are a few pop stars that Jazz musicians of my generation seem to universally love and admire: Stevie Wonder, Bob Marley, and James “Jimi” Marshall Hendrix. I recognize that reducing any of ...
by Evolution
Comment Count 61 comments on Sun Sep 28, 2014 at 07:01 PM PDT with 23 Recommends
I was lucky enough to be born with two much older siblings, in 1969. They were teenagers when I was a young BFSkinner, finding my way around the world. They had a huge collection of 45s, that they ...
by BFSkinner
Comment Count 90 comments on Wed Dec 11, 2013 at 09:12 PM PST with 20 Recommends
For your Friday night listening pleasure... We have the masterpiece post-apocalyptic dystopian rock novella that grows ever more relevant with passing time. *Not in chronological order.
by Shuksan Tahoma
Comment Count 36 comments on Fri Mar 02, 2012 at 06:22 PM PST with 19 Recommends
It's great being my age. It's not like I have another choice, but when you all get to this place, on the brink of 70, you will finally get to appreciate some history. This diary is about a tiny ...
by dolfin66
Comment Count 41 comments on Fri Feb 18, 2011 at 09:10 AM PST with 19 Recommends
A "former ambassador" writes a song, forms a backing band called "Mortgaged Youth," and comes up with this masterpiece of self-parody:
by Ronnie Altamonte
Comment Count 42 comments on Mon Apr 19, 2010 at 07:36 AM PDT with 19 Recommends
Not much really to say beyond this: We've just lost another one of the greats. Here's the link. It's not a bad legacy: ...
by strobusguy
Comment Count 30 comments on Mon Jun 02, 2008 at 09:52 AM PDT with 19 Recommends