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My Top 10 Eric Clapton Songs

My day job as a magazine editor has some pretty neat perks, one of the biggest being that sometimes I get to interview my heroes. I’ve gotten to talk to Robert De Niro, Anthony Bourdain, and Ice Cube, among others, … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Favorite Beatles Songs

No matter who you are, you’re not going to like this post. The Beatles are surely the most influential and culturally omnipresent band in pop music history. Even people who don’t consider themselves Beatles fans per se will usually have … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Ryan Adams Songs

Hello, friends. It’s been a while since I’ve written anything here. But I had a little bit of spare time over this past holiday weekend, so I thought I’d take the chance to kick it old school and write a … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Songs About Drugs

When my friend and fellow blogsmith Juan Alvarado Valdivia suggested we continue our dueling Top 10 lists by compiling our favorite drug songs, my immediate reaction was, “Won’t that just be a list of our favorite songs?” He laughed, and … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Breakup Songs

Breaking up with someone is one of the worst experiences we have in life. Truth be told, the only thing that’s worse is having someone close to you die, and even that pain comes from a similar place: the pain … Continue reading

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My Top 10 Jimi Hendrix Songs

In my life as a music lover, a great many artists have had a deep impact on me: The Beatles, The Stones, Dylan, Zeppelin, Zevon, Marley, Neil Young, 2Pac, Elliott Smith, Ryan Adams, Gillian Welch … the list goes on … Continue reading

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On Tom Waits and Robin Williams

For a while now, I’ve been wanting to write something about the Tom Waits song Come On Up to the House. I dearly love the song, and it has one of the best music videos I’ve ever seen. At first … Continue reading

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