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10 Best Johnny Cash Songs, The Man in Black

A pioneering force to be reckoned with, without Johnny Cash’s influence on the genre, country music wouldn’t be the powerhouse it is today. From legendary songs about jail time to love songs penned for his sweetheart June Carter, read on as we unravel the mysterious outlaw figure known as “The Man in Black”

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9 Best Howlin’ Wolf Songs that Celebrate the Blues Giant

Perhaps no Chicago blues figure is more magnetic than Howlin’ Wolf. His commanding vocals pull you in and his electrified, big band sound begs you to stay. Stay with us as we tackle this formidable playlist and unpack his high-powered hits

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9 Best John Denver Songs that Capture the Magic

A folk hero of sorts, John Denver is one of country music’s most beloved songwriters. A romanticist at heart, his uplifting, gentle music and lyrics became a defining voice of a generation throughout the ’70s and ’80s. From songs about road trips home to his enduring love for his family, read on for the backstory behind the singer’s biggest hits

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11 Best Van Morrison Songs You Will Love

While his more commercial hits are the stuff of classic folk-rock, the innovative Northern Irish singer-songwriter combined genres in such a unique way a subgenre all his own was born, “Celtic Blues.” With a romantic emphasis on love and the beauty of life, we look at this Emerald Isle native’s biggest hits and most played tracks

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10 Best Muddy Waters Songs that Embody this Blues Legend

Before many delta blues players moved North to explore the blues’ amped up sound, there was Muddy Waters pounding the pavement in Chicago, making the electric blues movement what it is today. Dive into his influential releases and dynamic sound that kickstarted a whole new subgenre

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19 Best Jack Johnson Songs that Will Help You Chill

It takes one listen to Jack Johnson’s beachy-cool acoustic gems to know he’s not just a hit songwriter, he’s one heck of a surfer too. With major island vibes and a voice as free and easy as the wind, check out the performer and passionate philanthropist’s fan-favorite originals and biggest singles