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Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band In Concert

8 Classic Songs About America

Country stars are known far and wide for their patriotism, but they’re not the only musicians inspired by America.

07/04/2012

The Beach Boys

Catch A Wave: A Surf Music History Lesson In 12 Songs

There’s only so many ways to say “catch a wave.” Original surf-rockers like Dick Dale and The Ventures didn’t need lyrics to communicate their beachy message, just signature guitar riffs played with gusto. Yet when […]

06/12/2012

Handcuff Bride

You Voted: The Sexiest “50 Shades Of Grey” Playlist Track

We asked you which was the sexiest song on the 50 Shades of Grey playlist and your votes gave us a clear winner. Along with some interesting suggestions of songs to add. But the absolute […]

06/08/2012

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R.I.P. Donna Summer: Eight Essential Songs From The Queen Of Disco

From her disco days to her reinvention in the 1980s and beyond, Donna Summer was a one of a kind star in the music world. Known famously as the Queen of Disco, Summer scored four […]

05/17/2012

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Last.fm Tracks Sex & Romance Around The World On Valentine’s Day

Candy hearts, flowers, and champagne are all just details, but there’s one thing that makes Valentine’s Day actually work, and that’s music. Last.fm has broken down worldwide music plays to see who’s listening the most […]

02/14/2012

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Frank E. Lee’s Valentine’s Day Playlist

No “Uh-Oh Love Comes to Town” or “Love-Building on Fire” but maybe he was just being modest. Turn the lights down low.

02/14/2012

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Top Ten Love Songs That Always Work

Valentine’s Day is two weeks away and, as always, I’m taking a solemn vow to think ahead when it comes to getting my wife a gift (instead of buying her roses from the grocery store […]

02/03/2012

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Ten Essential Make-Out Tunes

So last week, I blogged asking what are the Essential Make-Out Tunes, it all started when I dropped one of my faves [lastfm]Mazzy Star[/lastfm]‘s “Fade Into You” while DJ’ing late night. What I gathered from […]

12/26/2011

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20 Things You (Probably) Didn’t Know About Peter Gabriel

Peter Gabriel At United CenterThe progressive-rock pioneer decided to add a special twist to his latest project, New Blood, an album of orchestral reinventions. Banning drums and guitar from his studio, [lastfm]Peter Gabriel[/lastfm] set about recording […]

11/04/2011

The Melvins

Guest Playlist: Buzz Osbourne Of Melvins Shares His Favorite Nirvana Songs (Plus Free MP3)

Revisiting an album like Nirvana’s classic Nevermind (or any favorite album for that matter) is like spending time with an old pal again. Everything about it reminds you of why you liked it in the […]

09/23/2011

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