Music Reviews

Music from the O.C. Mix 2 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Unlike show, indie-rock songs are OK for tweens.
By Various Artists
(2004)
The Reminder Music Poster Image
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age 12+
iPod ad boosts singer's safe vocals, pure poetry.
By Feist
(2007)
Youth Music Poster Image
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age 12+
A unique reggae CD for kids and parents.
By Matisyahu
(2006)
Taking the Long Way Music Poster Image
age 12+
Country-pop music with a message.
By Dixie Chicks
(2006)
Ramones Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Punk pioneers fuse early rock 'n' roll with garage grit.
By Ramones
(1976)
This Year's Model Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Eloquent songwriting, punk attitude from influential artist.
By Elvis Costello
(1978)
The Best of Eric Clapton: 20th Century Masters (Millennium Collection) Music Poster Image
age 12+
Early solo-career anthology has some of Clapton's best work.
By Eric Clapton
(2004)
Pretenders Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Powerful debut by enduring female vocalist.
By Pretenders
(1980)
Innervisions Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Wonder's passionate portrait of the '70s still fresh today.
By Stevie Wonder
(1973)
Born to Run Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Poetic teen anthems of desperation still resonate.
By Bruce Springsteen
(1975)
American Beauty Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Band's best, most notable classics fill warm, sweet album.
By Grateful Dead
(1970)
Imagine Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Lennon's most popular album captures his complex brilliance.
By John Lennon
(2010)
Come Dancing: The Best of The Kinks 1977-1986 Music Poster Image
age 12+
Strong collection of later tunes heavy on satire, sentiment.
By The Kinks
(1986)
Are You Experienced? Music Poster Image
age 12+
Hendrix's fiery debut still a stunner.
By The Jimi Hendrix Experience
(2010)
Who's Next Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Possibly The Who's best album; essential to the rock canon.
By The Who
(1971)
The Joshua Tree Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Post-punk stars deliver soul-searching anthems.
By U2
(1987)
Back in Black Music Poster Image
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age 12+
Rude, rowdy good-time power rockers' best album.
By AC/DC
(2003)
Led Zeppelin IV Music Poster Image
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age 12+
"Stairway" and more classics on Led Zep masterpiece.
By Led Zeppelin
(1971)
The Graduate Soundtrack Music Poster Image
age 12+
Clever mix of Simon & Garfunkel songs, '60s cocktail music.
By David Grusin, Paul Simon, Simon & Garfunkel
(1968)
Slippery When Wet: Special Edition Music Poster Image
age 12+
Ultimate hair-metal album was top seller of 1987.
By Bon Jovi
(2010)

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