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Top 12 Phil Collins Songs, Pop Hit Machine

From his memorable work with Disney to his pop classics and emotive, sometimes-eerie hits, we unearth the stories behind English singer, songwriter, and drummer Phil Collins’ biggest tunes

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Top 10 Journey Songs, American Rock Giants

Chances are, when you think of the music of the 1980s, Journey comes to mind – their hits helped define the decade. Long recognized as rock legends, we highlight their emotional crowd-pleasers anchored by Steve Perry’s unparalleled vocals and songwriting abilities that extended to several talented band members. Able to pen the hardest of rock hits and the most gentle power ballads, learn all about Journey’s wide-ranging hits right here

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Top 10 Adele Songs, Pop Royalty

Few voices as unique and memorable as Adele’s have emanated from the air waves in the 21st century. Known for her confessionalist piano ballads and unapologetic anthems, she has amassed legions of fans over the years with her honest songwriting and wide-ranging tastes in musical production. From her sultry hits to her stripped down heartbreakers, here’s our pick of her best tracks

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Top 10 Guns N’ Roses Songs, Ring Leaders of ’80s Hard Rock

With a larger than life rock presence and a stellar catalog of seemingly endless hits, we detail Guns N’ Roses’ unforgettable singles, stirring covers, and the albums that made them one of music’s biggest bands to ever come out of the wild and wacky California music scene

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Top 12 Kurt Vile Songs, Folk-Infused Psych-Pop Maestro

From lo-fi, self-recorded CDs to masterfully produced, country-soaked guitar records, Kurt Vile has strolled his own meandering route towards the table of great American songwriters. We’re zoning out and honing in on a dozen picks from the master of folk-infused psych-pop

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Top 15 Supremes Songs, Motown Royalty

A premier all-girl music group of the 1960s, The Supremes’ massive success helped pave the way for countless future female-lead acts, and defined the musical sounds of an era. From their angelic pop singles to some of their more distinctive cuts, we cover The Supremes’ momentous music and their story-filled rise to fame

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Top 12 Sam Cooke Songs, King of Soul Music

One of the greatest voices of all time and the soul genre’s biggest champion, singer-songwriter Sam Cooke released timeless classics and became an icon of cultural change over the course of his noteworthy career. From his rhythmic, romantic singles to his historically significant tribute to cultural change, we detail Sam Cooke’s greatest compositions and the stories behind them

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14 Greatest Nat King Cole Songs, Maestro of Jazz and Pop

A multi-genre recording powerhouse, Nat King Cole amassed hit after hit while building one of the best selling discographies of all time. From his jazz singles to his pop chart toppers, we cover Cole’s legendary career and the music that made him a beloved star in America and abroad

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King of Jazz: 12 Best Duke Ellington Songs

Praised by many as the 20th century’s greatest composer, Duke Ellington remains the jazz genre’s most influential founding father. He brought big band jazz into the mainstream and produced an insurmountable body of work ranging from pop-tinged hits and long-form pieces to some of jazz’s most distinctive compositions ever recorded. Read on as we unpack our favorite Duke Ellington songs and reveal why he is still considered to be one of the greatest jazz players of all time

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10 Best Violent Femmes Songs, Folk-Punk Pioneers

Capturing the fiery angst of teenage life, Violent Femmes write raucous rebel songs for the alienated, bashing out snotty, angry tales of love and lust. We’re unpacking the best picks from Milwaukee’s proudest antiheroes