Listicles

10 Jazz Singles of the ’60s That Became Hits

Back in the day, record labels released jazz tunes as singles, and sometimes they became huge hits. We revisit 10 classics of the genre from the 1960s.

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11 Greatest Not-So-Typical Guitar Leads

Guitar World Founding Editor Noe Gold identifies 11 classic rock guitar leads whose greatness isn’t speed & flash but melodicism, ingenuity and originality.

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10 Seminal Hard Rock Albums

Albums from Deep Purple, Steppenwolf, Led Zep, Black Sabbath and The Who are all significant benchmarks in the birth of hard rock. Check out the complete list and see who’s #1

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10 Re-Released Songs That Became Hits

Sometimes the timing just wasn’t right. When these classic rock songs first went to radio they flopped. The stars were aligned the second time

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10 Classic Rock Songs for Spring

There are few things sunnier than these songs about spring from some of classic rock’s greatest acts including Led Zeppelin, the Rascals and, yup, the Beach Boys

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16 Songs That’ll Make You Feel Groovy

Nobody says groovy anymore. But there was a time when they said it a lot–and sang it too. Here are some of the grooviest songs you’ve ever heard.

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10 Great ‘Live at the Fillmore’ Albums

There were roughly 200 albums recorded at the Fillmore (West and East). It wasn’t easy but we happily choose 10 that really stand out for us. Who’s #1?

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10 Great Rock Driving Songs

Going for a drive? Songs by The Beatles, Stones, Springsteen, Doors, Dead and other classic rock artists provide musical fuel for your journey.

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10 Rock Love Songs From Dylan, Van, Elton + More

Songs like “Come on Eileen” and a Stones’ rarity are side-by-side with hits by Joe Cocker, Hall & Oates and Foreigner. Who’s #1? Read ’em and weep…

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10 Great One-Man-Band Albums

What do Paul McCartney, Todd Rundgren, Prince, John Fogerty and Steve Winwood have in common? Each made a true solo album. Our guide to do-it-yourselfers.

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