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We Said, You Said

From Bar Bands to Concept Albums to The Who, our lists have generated some great music debates.


“Draw the Line”: Aerosmith’s Messy Success

This stellar piece of ’70s hard rock had each band member popping into the studio to add his own part.

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The Complex Simplicity of “Lucy in the Sky”

It may have a childlike spirit, but “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” reveals a fully mature songwriter at the peak of his powers. Here’s an appreciation of that groundbreaking track.

The Clear Appeal of Tinted Windows

If you like power pop in the vein of Cheap Trick, The Knack, Jellyfish, The Raspberries and Big Star, you should check out the relatively unheralded but hugely entertaining Tinted Windows. It’s a bracing combination of clever songwriting and killer musicianship from folks whose bands you may already admire.

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Your Top 5 Beatles Albums

After we shared some expert opinions on what Beatles album is the best, you weighed in with your own thoughts on the matter.