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The Beatles – 1962-1966 (The Red-acted Album): More Perfect Playlists

The Beatles – 1962-1966 (The Red-acted Album): More Perfect Playlists

Even after harvesting the best of the best on ‘The Red Album,’ there are more than enough worthy tunes make yet another great Beatles compilation.

Accordion Rock from the Who, Jethro Tull, John Mellencamp, others: Gimme Five

Accordion Rock from the Who, Jethro Tull, John Mellencamp, others: Gimme Five

Accordion … rock? Yes, accordion rock. Not novelty tunes, polka, zydeco or silly remakes. Let’s look back on times when the accordion played a key role.

Gary ‘U.S.’ Bonds and Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S. Bonds: More Perfect Playlists

Gary ‘U.S.’ Bonds and Bruce Springsteen – Born in the U.S. Bonds: More Perfect Playlists

Here’s a playlist of songs from a period when Bruce Springsteen worked extensively with Gary ‘U.S.’ Bonds in the early 1980s.

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Classic Rock Songs Sung by the Other Guy: Gimme Five

Most bands have an acknowledged lead singer. But what about when others took over for the Rolling Stones, Heartbreakers, Queen, Doors and Faces?

AC/DC – Rock or Bust (2014)

AC/DC – Rock or Bust (2014)

If AC/DC’s ‘Rock or Bust’ ends up being the final album in the history of classic rock, well, that’s probably OK.

Power Pop Songs Other Than ‘Go All The Way': Gimme Five

Power Pop Songs Other Than ‘Go All The Way': Gimme Five

Big Star, the Romantics and the Knack make our list of power pop songs that deserve some of the attention that the Raspberries’ titanic hit usually gets.

JC Mosquito’s Top Reissues for 2014: Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, CSNY, others

JC Mosquito’s Top Reissues for 2014: Led Zeppelin, Bob Dylan, CSNY, others

Top reissues of 2014 include a double shot of Led Zeppelin, more Bob Dylan and the Band than you could imagine, and some long-lost CSNY.

James Williamson – Re-Licked (2014)

James Williamson – Re-Licked (2014)

With ‘Re-Licked,’ Stooges guitarist James Williamson restores his own rock ‘n’ roll ’73 Barracuda.

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

Rock is Dead! Songs by Todd Rundgren, the Knack, Elvis Costello, others: Gimme Five

To celebrate October, autumn and U2’s recent marketing fiasco, here’s a few songs about the death of everyone’s favorite bad penny, rock ‘n’ roll.

The Beatles’ “She Said She Said” vs. Chubby Checker’s “She Said”: Odd Couples

The Beatles’ “She Said She Said” vs. Chubby Checker’s “She Said”: Odd Couples

The latest edition of Odd Couples finds two ’60s icons squaring off. Call this one: That’s What She Said.