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Top 100 Showtunes

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 6:08 pm   /   Soundtracks and Theater

I like showtunes, in fact it’s pretty much the only kind of music I listen to. This has created a problem in my young life. All too often when meeting a peer and we engage in the traditional small talk (“How old are you?” “What school do you go to?”) It is never long before […]

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Top 100 Romantic Songs

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 6:00 pm   /   Pop

Looking for timeless songs to dedicate to your sweetheart?  Here are songs that express pure feelings of romantic love.  The songs selected below are lyrical and passionate, and the melodies are warm and mellow and not rowdy or rollicking, emphasizing more the emotional side of romance, rather than the sensual. Have songs to suggest?  Feel […]

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Top Hits of the 80s | Oldies Music List 1980

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 5:30 pm   /   Pop

When you scan the top hits of the 80s oldies music, you will see that rock music (Queen, Def Leppard, Mötley Crüe, Bon Jovi, Quiet Riot, Europe, Ratt, Twisted Sister, Poison, Whitesnake, and Cinderella) continued to branch out into many sub-genres. Alt rock (Hüsker Dü, The Replacements, R.E.M., The Pixies, and Sonic Youth), heavy metal […]

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The Grammy Awards Album of the Year – The Full List

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 5:16 pm   /   Music Awards Lists

The Grammy Awards (or the Grammophone awards or “Grammys”) are considered to be the most prestigious music awards of the music record industry. They are presented yearly by the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences to acknowledge the year’s outstanding musical achievements . The awards are chosen by voting members consisting of music industry […]

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Top Hip Hop Albums

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 4:01 pm   /   Hip Hop

Hip Hop is not only music. It is a whole youth culture coming from the black inner New York city ghetto and characterized by its rebelliousness – a spirit of a people being expressed musically. LL Cool J described hip hop as “an attitude. It was a vibe that began in the ghetto and spread […]

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Top Music Albums of 2013

Posted: May 10, 2014 at 3:20 pm   /   Pop

2013 will be remembered as the year when Miley Cyrus became infamous for her dance moves – twerking and making salacious things with her tongue while wearing a latex bikini and a giant foam finger – in the 2013 MTV Video Music Awards night in August. Many were outraged, but she did get a lot […]

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Top Music Albums of 2012

Posted: May 9, 2014 at 11:00 pm   /   Pop

2012 is the year in music when the South Korean PSY became a global phenomenon, thanks to his highly viral video on YouTube. Carly Rae Jepsen’s “Call Me Maybe” also became a YouTube sensation, became the song of summer 2012, and became popular as a dating punchline.   Adele’s album 21 which was released in 2011, […]

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Rolling Stone 100 Greatest Guitar Songs of All Time

Posted: May 5, 2014 at 9:25 pm   /   Music Awards Lists

001. Chuck Berry – Johnny Be Good 002. Jimi Hendrix – Purple Haze 003. Cream – Crossroads 004. The Kinks – You Really Got Me 005. The Rolling Stones – Brown Sugar 006. Van Halen – Eruption 007. The Beatles – While My Guitar Gently Weeps 008. Led Zeppelin – Stairway To Heaven 009. Allman […]

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Rolling Stone Top 500 Songs – The Full List

Posted: May 5, 2014 at 8:47 pm   /   Music Awards Lists

1 Like a Rolling Stone Bob Dylan 1965 2 (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction The Rolling Stones 1965 3 Imagine John Lennon 1971 4 What’s Going On Marvin Gaye 1971 5 Respect Aretha Franklin 1967 6 Good Vibrations The Beach Boys 1966 7 Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry 1958 8 Hey Jude The Beatles 1968 […]

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Rolling Stone Top 500 Albums of All Time – The Full List

Posted: May 5, 2014 at 8:35 pm   /   Music Awards Lists

Amazon.com Widgets1. Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band, The Beatles 2. Pet Sounds, The Beach Boys 3. Revolver, The Beatles 4. Highway 61 Revisited, Bob Dylan 5. Rubber Soul, The Beatles 6. What’s Going On, Marvin Gaye 7. Exile on Main Street, The Rolling Stones 8. London Calling, The Clash 9. Blonde on Blonde, Bob […]

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