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the band

Top 10 Songs by The Band (After 1969)

The Band kept on making memorable music after they stepped out of Bob Dylan’s shadow. The songs ranged widely: from aching heartache to personal diaries to greasy funk. If you’re unfamiliar, or haven’t listened in a while, it’s time to dive (back) in.

john mayer

Giving John Mayer a Second Chance

His musicianship is never in doubt. His judgment, on the other hand… The singer-songwriter is seeking redemption with a new album, and with a little help from the Grateful Dead.

parliament

The Hell With Concept Albums! Parliament Did a Concept Series

Star Child, Dr. Funkenstein, and Sir Nose sure took us on a funky ride in the 1970s.

rolling stones tribute bands

3 Tribute Bands Uncover the Best of The Rolling Stones

For bands like Beggars Banquet, Sticky Fingers and Stony Rollers, “Sympathy for the Devil” is a favorite; “Midnight Rambler” is challenging.

1980s albums readers choice

Top 10 Albums that Defined Being a Teen in the ‘80s (Readers’ Choice)

CultureSonar’s Gen X readers favor Michael Jackson, Tears for Fears, and The Beastie Boys.