Sic transit gloria. (But there's a small bit of happiness for Barry at the end.)
Some excellent songs. (5-minute video.) But then there's a lot to choose from.
Maybe interesting only to Deadheads, but probably quite interesting to them.
No surprise at #1, but there are several surprises elsewhere on the list. Kenny G??
We compiled this list by ranking the most successful acts in music history according to their total certified album units sold in the U.S. (including streaming figures), as provided by the RIAA.
Flash mobs came and went quickly. Like the CB radio craze in the late 70s.
"Some of these compositions contain lyrics involving alcohol, drugs, sex, death, the devil, Courtney Love’s vagina, etc. that likely deter usage by officially sanctioned groups representing institutions of higher learning."
You can say that again!
It's overstated, but try a similar sentence for almost any other rock musician and it becomes nonsense: "I began to marvel, yet again, at how much, for a particular generation, the songs of Stephen Stills were marinated into our minds, our spines, our bones."
My two takeaways from this:
- The states of the Confederacy are still . . . distinctive.
- By far the most surprising map to me is Metallica's.
(This is for a recent Billboard Top 100 list, so if you're looking for Ludwig von or Ol' Blue Eyes, they're not here.)
Van the Man + the blues = I'm so there.
Almost needless to say, this is an LA story.