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5 Songs Jimi Hendrix Should Have Covered

What if Jimi Hendrix hadn’t died? What songs would he have put his signature stamp on? Here are five songs we would have loved to hear Hendrix cover had he not fallen victim to the “27 Club.”

07/05/2012

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Happy 4th of July: 8 Classic Songs About America

As we prepare for the 4th of July, let’s go beyond “God Bless the U.S.A.” and “America the Beautiful” to examine a few classic tracks that celebrate and capture the essence of our complicated nation.

07/03/2012

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Catch A Wave: A Surf Music History Lesson In 12 Songs

There’s only so many ways to say “catch a wave.” Original surf-rockers like Dick Dale and The Ventures didn’t need lyrics to communicate their beachy message, just signature guitar riffs played with gusto. Yet when […]

06/12/2012

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Summer Songs: 10 Classic Tracks To Kick-Start The Season

Cruising with windows open, days at the beach, afternoons in the park, weekend getaways… What’s summer without a soundtrack? As we head into Memorial Day weekend, let’s revisit a handful of classic summer songs that […]

05/25/2012

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R.I.P. Donna Summer: Eight Essential Songs From The Queen Of Disco

From her disco days to her reinvention in the 1980s and beyond, Donna Summer was a one of a kind star in the music world. Known famously as the Queen of Disco, Summer scored four […]

05/17/2012

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20 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel At United CenterThe progressive-rock pioneer decided to add a special twist to his latest project, New Blood, an album of orchestral reinventions. Banning drums and guitar from his studio, [lastfm]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] set about recording […]

11/04/2011

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Labor Day Road Trip Playlist: From Paul Simon To Pearl Jam, Wilson Pickett To Modest Mouse

It’s the ironically named Labor Day weekend where, if we’re lucky, we have three days off. As you hit the highway for the ‘end of summer’ long weekend, you’ll need a playlist for a holiday […]

09/02/2011

GLEE – WEEK 6 – “DREAM ON”

Will’s high-school rival (Neil Patrick Harris) shows up and causes trouble for the glee club. Meanwhile, Rachel struggles with a longstanding personal problem; and Artie’s dream leads to an adventure. Watch this all-new episode of […]

05/18/2010

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