Listicles

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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9 (More) Signature Rock Classics That Weren’t U.S. Chart Hits

Top 40 occasionally occasionally turned a deaf ear to some of the greatest works from legendary rock artists like John Fogerty and Elton John

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10 Rock Legends With Just One Top 10 U.S. Single

Our look at the stars whose career features a significant outlier: all of them share a chart oddity… just one Top 10 U.S. pop hit

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10 Classic Punk Rock Songs

Any list of top songs of any genre are going to be subjective. But, says its author, here are ones by Blondie, Devo and more for punk rock

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13 Books That Every Hippie Owned

In order to be a bona fide hippie, it was imperative to familiarize oneself with certain books. We’ve chosen a baker’s dozen.

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13 Best Rock Organists (& Their Most Killer Tracks)

Every one of the players here is an acknowledged master that helped etch the instrument into the rock music legacy. See who made our list and where they rank

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10 Greatest Power Pop Songs

Its origins reach back to the early Who. But during the golden era of power pop – 1972-’81 – these 10 songs were as incandescent as pop-rock can be.

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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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The Top 10 Most Blatant Bob Dylan Imitations

Some artists have bristled at being called the “new Dylan.” Others revel in being blatant copycats. Here are some of our favorites from the latter camp.

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12 Influential Early MTV Videos

Remember when the cable channel played music? Billboard magazine’s video editor saw all the early MTV videos and selects the significant clips

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