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Odd Couples: Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” vs. Steve Earle’s “Copperhead Road”

Odd Couples: Bruce Springsteen’s “Born in the U.S.A.” vs. Steve Earle’s “Copperhead Road”

Call this one the American Dream … and the American Detour.

Odd Couples: Lana Del Rey’s “Cruel World” vs. the Monkees’ “Porpoise Song”

Odd Couples: Lana Del Rey’s “Cruel World” vs. the Monkees’ “Porpoise Song”

Psychedelia vs. Art? This choice isn’t as easy as you might think.

Gimme Five: Garage Sailing Part II, with Traffic, Emerson Lake and Palmer, the Who and others

Gimme Five: Garage Sailing Part II, with Traffic, Emerson Lake and Palmer, the Who and others

Finding cool old CDs on sale is great. Just don’t get the greedy eye.

Odd Couples: Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” vs. AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell”

Odd Couples: Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven” vs. AC/DC’s “Highway to Hell”

These two songs have you coming, and going. But which one’s better?

More Perfect Playlists: ZZ Top, Tres Hombres and Fandango (1973-75)

More Perfect Playlists: ZZ Top, Tres Hombres and Fandango (1973-75)

The idea here is to rehabilitate the studio tracks from ‘Fandango.’

Odd Couples: The Doors’ “The End” vs. Buick MacKane’s “The End”

Odd Couples: The Doors’ “The End” vs. Buick MacKane’s “The End”

Same title, sure. But these songs simply couldn’t be any different.

The Road Hammers – Wheels (2014)

The Road Hammers – Wheels (2014)

Forget about the genre this album is supposed – or not supposed – to be.

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye (2014)

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers – Hypnotic Eye (2014)

This is the best collection of songs they have put together in years.

More Perfect Playlists: The Doors – Other Voices (1971); Full Circle (1972)

More Perfect Playlists: The Doors – Other Voices (1971); Full Circle (1972)

Rarely considered part of the canon, these two albums nevertheless have their moments.

More Perfect Playlists: The Kinks – Sleepwalker/Misfits (1977-78)

More Perfect Playlists: The Kinks – Sleepwalker/Misfits (1977-78)

Turns out that ‘Sleepwalker’ was very much a concept album.