A guide to the 13 essential albums that can form a solid foundation for a John Coltrane collection.
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Every decade has a few acts that are lost to time for whatever reason. Here are eight from the 80s that deserve your attention.
The best political punk songs have stood the test of time, remaining wholly relevant in an era when politics thrives on lies and confusion.
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The superstar artist has witty yet emotional bars, but also has an absolutely preternatural ability to pen arena-ready hooks.
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