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Beatles

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So much has been said and written about the Beatles -- and their story is so mythic in its sweep -- that it’s difficult to summarize their career without restating cliches that have already been di ..more

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Pink Floyd

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Some bands turn into shorthand for a certain sound or style, and Pink Floyd belongs among that elite group. The very name connotes something specific: an elastic, echoing, mind-bending sound that e ..more

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Rolling Stones

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By the time the Rolling Stones began calling themselves the World’s Greatest Rock & Roll Band in the late ’60s, they had already staked out an impressive claim on the title. As the self-consciously ..more

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U2

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Through a combination of zealous righteousness and post-punk experimentalism, U2 became one of the most popular rock & roll bands in the world -- equally known for their sweeping sound as for thei ..more

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David Bowie

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The cliche about David Bowie is that he was a musical chameleon, adapting himself according to fashion and trends. While such a criticism is too glib, there’s no denying that Bowie demonstrated ..more

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King Crimson

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If there is one group that embodies progressive rock, it is King Crimson. Led by guitar/Mellotron virtuoso Robert Fripp, during its first five years of existence the band stretched both the l ..more

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Taylor Swift

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Taylor Swift is that rarest of pop phenomena: a superstar who managed to completely cross over from country to the mainstream. Other singers performed similar moves -- notably, Dolly Parton and ..more

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Cheap Trick

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Combining a love for British guitar pop songcraft with crunching power chords and a flair for the absurd, Cheap Trick provided the necessary links between ’60s pop, heavy metal, and punk. Led by gu ..more

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Linkin Park

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Although rooted in alternative metal, Linkin Park became one of the most successful acts of the 2000s by welcoming elements of hip-hop, modern rock, and atmospheric electronica into their music. Th ..more

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Neil Young

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After Neil Young left the California folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield in 1968, he slowly established himself as one of the most influential and idiosyncratic singer/songwriters of his generati ..more

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Eagles

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With five number one singles, 14 Top 40 hits, and four number one albums, the Eagles were among the most successful recording artists of the 1970s. At the end of the 20th century, two of those albu ..more

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Bob Dylan

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Bob Dylan’s influence on popular music is incalculable. As a songwriter, he pioneered several different schools of pop songwriting, from confessional singer/songwriter to winding, hallucinatory, st ..more

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Ariana Grande

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A television star turned pop diva, Ariana Grande emerged in the mid-2010s as an heir to the throne of Mariah Carey. Blessed with powerful vocals that belied her petite frame, Grande had great ..more

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Foo Fighters

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When Foo Fighters released a debut album written and recorded entirely by leader Dave Grohl -- at that point known only as the powerhouse drummer for Nirvana -- in the summer of 1995, few wou ..more

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Frank Zappa

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Composer, guitarist, singer, and bandleader Frank Zappa was a singular musical figure during a performing and recording career that lasted from the 1960s to the ’90s. His disparate influences inclu ..more

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Paul McCartney

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Out of all the former Beatles, Paul McCartney by far had the most successful solo career, maintaining a constant presence in the British and American charts during the ’70s and ’80s. In America ..more

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Radiohead

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Hailed as the most influential rock band of ’90s, Radiohead returned in 2003 with their sixth studio album ’Hail To The Thief’. The set seems to cover all of their musical aspects, mixing the furious ..more

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Metallica

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Metallica were easily the best, most influential heavy metal band of the ’80s and ’90s. Responsible for bringing the genre back to earth, the bandmates looked and talked like they were from the str ..more

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Maroon 5

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A mix of polished pop/rock and neo-soul made Maroon 5 one of the most popular bands of the new millennium, with songs like This Love, She Will Be Loved, and Makes Me Wonder all topping the ch ..more

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