Scott Hardie | October 2, 2014
Kelly and I have been keeping a mental list of songs that are pretty good, but that we never want to hear again, because we're sick of hearing them everywhere: Broadcast radio, online streaming, public places, friends' parties, et cetera.

The Verve, "Bittersweet Symphony"
Aretha Franklin, "Respect"
Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeroes, "Home"
The Offspring, "Self Esteem" (I don't know if this is a good song, but I've definitely heard it way too many times)

No more please. Stop playing these already. Someone make them stop!

What good songs have you heard enough times to last you the rest of your life?

Chris Lemler | October 2, 2014
My Eyes Adore You by Frankie Valli and the four seasons/Jersey boys, Holy grail by Jay-Z, God Only Knows by The beach boys etc

Steve West | October 2, 2014
The Beatles - "Birthday", George Thorogood - "Bad to the Bone", The Rolling Stones - "Wild Horses", Stevie Wonder - "I Just Called to Say 'I Love You'".

Steve West | October 2, 2014
Don McLean - "American Pie", The Rolling Stones - "Start Me Up", Rod Stewart - "Do You Think I'm Sexy?", The Beatles - "Octopus' Garden".

Steve West | October 2, 2014
Supertramp - "Logical", Duran Duran - "Hungry Like the Wolf", Lynyrd Skynyrd - "Tuesday's Gone", Joe Walsh - "Life's Been Good".

Samir Mehta | October 2, 2014
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Samir Mehta | October 2, 2014
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Scott Hardie | October 5, 2014
The Band, "The Weight"

Samir Mehta | October 5, 2014
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Steve West | October 5, 2014
Jefferson Airplane - "White Rabbit", Starship - "We Built This City", Journey - "Separate Ways", David Bowie - "Let's Dance".

Scott Hardie | October 16, 2014
Boy bands make good songs?

I saw a friend get pretty steamed recently when someone called the Beatles a "boy band," lumping them in with One Direction and the like. We started debating what conditions do or don't qualify a group as a boy band, like not playing instruments, singing only love songs, et cetera. We decided that the definition must be context-dependent, after we realized that the Three Tenors were a boy band by our definition.

Russ Wilhelm | October 17, 2014
So we're looking at songs that we enjoyed when they first came out and through the years have decided to change stations when we now hear them, right?

Led Zeppelin - Stairway To Heaven
Eagles - Hotel California
Eagles - Life In The Fast Lane

Great songs, way overplayed.

Scott Hardie | November 15, 2014
Queen, "Bohemian Rhapsody"

Great song the first thousand times. Don't need to hear it again.

Steve West | November 15, 2014
Speaking of Queen, I'm beginning to loathe "We Are The Champions".


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