Category: Music

Top 10 Cover Songs

 1. Jimi Hendrix – ‘All Along The Watchtower’ Released six months after Dylan’s original appeared on John Wesley Harding in December 1967, Hendrix’s version radically re-arranged Dylan’s...

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The 10 Best Musical Rejections

 Violent Femmes, “Kiss Off”: On the punk-minded Milwaukee folkies’ 1983 self-titled debut, front man Gordon Gano grows this sea monkey of resentment into a middle finger directed at the whole wide world:...

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Top 5 Worst Songs by the Beatles

1. All You Need Is Love (1967, Magical Mystery Tour) …which get repeated to the point of self-parody in this catchy but thoroughly maddening novelty song. 2. Wild Honey Pie (1968, White Album) The words ”honey...

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The Top 50 Beatles Songs

1. A Hard Day’s Night (1964, A Hard Day’s Night) Forty-five years after this single hit the top of the charts on both sides of the Atlantic, it’s still nearly impossible to get any two people to agree on what...

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Top 10 Music Albums 2009

Number 10: Lily Allen – “It’s Not Me, It’s You” UK sassy pants, Lily Allen, released her second studio album “It’s Not Me, It’s You” in February and it was full of sarcastic...

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Top 5 Singers that ruined pop music

David Bowie Sure, he could sound like John Lennon on one album and Luther Vandross on the next. But that was the problem with David Bowie — in his heyday he seemed more of a theatrical chameleon who tried on personas than an...

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The Top 25 Female POP Singers

25) Gwen Stefani: I was having a discussion with a friend of mine of similar age and he was saying how much he didn’t care for Ms. Stefani’s music and I pretty much agreed with him. Fair enough. But then I started to...

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25 Untimely Ends

Chris Acland (Lush): The drummer for the British shoe-gazing pop band, Lush, who once performed at Lollapalooza, hanged himself in his parents’ house at the age of 30, devastating his fellow bandmates and permanently...

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10 Ugly Rockers

10) Biggie Smalls: Rappers are given far more leeway because being a big, ugly dude makes you more menacing. No one’s going to believe you’re from the street if you look like you get your nails done. Yet, usually you...

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The Top 25 Best Rock Live Albums

25) At The Fillmore East–The Allman Brothers Band: If you haven’t had your fill of “Whipping Post,” you didn’t grow up on FM Radio. Southern Rock never quite reached its potential–unless you consider Molly Hatchet...

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21 Sweet Songs

Ice Cream – Sarah McLachlan Rice Pudding – Jeff Beck Caramel – Suzanne Vega Sugar Cane – Herb Alpert Chocolate Milk – Norman Greenbaum Coca Cola – Roy Orbison Marmalade – Moby Grape...

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