Greatest Lists

Greatest Lists

A Music + Talk podcast featuring lists of the greatest songs of all time. Each season, hosts Eric and Jason pick a category and then count down their picks, one song at a time.

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November 13, 2023 46 mins

Our final show where we countdown the last three positions in our countdown of the top 25 guitar solos of the 80’s. Eric is joined by a special guest host, Mickey Yarber, from The Retro Network. 


#3 “Beat It” from Michael Jackson (and Eddie Van Halen):

https://songwhip.com/michael-jackson/beat-it


#2 “Cult of Personality” from Living Colour:

https://songwhip.com/living-colour/cult-of-personality


#1’s “Sweet Child...

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This week's #4 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Hot For Teacher" from Van Halen. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/van-halen/hot-for-teacher


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Drop Dead Legs":

https://songwhip.com/van-halen/drop-dead-legs


This week...

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October 31, 2023 19 mins

This week's #5 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Mr. Scary" from Dokken. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/dokken/mr-scary


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Without Warning/Tooth & Nail":

https://songwhip.com/dokken/without-warning

https://songwhip...

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October 30, 2023 24 mins

This week's #7 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Tom Sawyer" from Rush. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/rush/tom-sawyer


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Red Barchetta":

https://songwhip.com/rush/red-barchetta


This week's second bonus bonus song ...

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October 27, 2023 4 mins

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This week's #7 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Bark At The Moon" from Ozzy Osbourne. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/bark-at-the-moon


Link to full Badlands albums on YouTube:

Badlands - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW7cHeKrm4A

Voodoo Hig...

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October 20, 2023 67 mins

Jason and Eric celebrate the music of 1983 by choosing their personal top five albums from that year. Listen to get the scoop on each album and their history with each. To find their favorite album cuts on your favorite music service, use the link below: 


Jason's #5: "Saved By Zero" from The Fixx and their album Reach The Beach

https://songwhip.com/the-fixx/savedbyzero


Eric's #5: "Strike Zone" from Loverboy and thei...

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This week's #8 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Love In An Elevator" from Aerosmith. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

⁠⁠https://songwhip.com/aerosmith/going-down-love-in-an-elevator⁠⁠


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Last Child":

⁠⁠https://songwhip.com/aerosmith/last-child...

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October 13, 2023 15 mins

This week's #9 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Satch Boogie" from Joe Satriani. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/joe-satriani/satch-boogie


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Always With Me, Always With You":

https://songwhip.com/joe-satriani/always-wi...

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October 10, 2023 21 mins

This week's #10 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Crazy Train" from Ozzy Osbourne. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/crazy-train


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Mr. Crowley":

https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/mrcrowley


This week's ...

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October 6, 2023 14 mins

This week's #11 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Play With Me" from Extreme. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/extreme/play-with-me


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Mutha (Don't Wanna Go To School Today)":

https://songwhip.com/extreme/mutha-dont-wanna...

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October 3, 2023 26 mins

This week's #12 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Back In Black" from AC/DC. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/acdc/back-in-black


This week's first bonus bonus song is "You Shook Me All Night Long":

https://songwhip.com/acdc/you-shook-me-all-night-long


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September 29, 2023 14 mins

This week's #13 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Summertime Girls" from Y&T. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/yandt/summertime-girls-studio-version1985


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Mean Streak":

https://songwhip.com/yandt/mean-streak


Thi...

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This week's #14 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Pride and Joy" From Stevie Ray Vaughan. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

⁠https://songwhip.com/stevie-ray-vaughan/prideandjoy⁠


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Texas Flood":

https://songwhip.com/stevie-ray-vaughan-and-doubl...

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September 22, 2023 16 mins

This week's #15 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Shake It Up" from The Cars. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/the-cars/shake-it-up-2


This week's first bonus bonus song is "My Best Friend's Girl":

https://songwhip.com/the-cars/my-best-friends-girl


This ...

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September 19, 2023 20 mins

This week's #16 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Sharp Dressed Man" from ZZ Top. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/zz-top/sharpdressedman


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Gimme All Your Lovin'":

https://songwhip.com/zz-top/gimme-all-your-lovin1983

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Jason and Eric celebrate the 40th anniversary of the album Sports from Huey Lewis & The News. Hear their history with the album and a track by track review.

Find Sports in your favorite music app by visiting this Songwhip link → https://songwhip.com/huey-lewis-and-the-news/sports-2


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This week's #17 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "(You Can Still) Rock In America" from Night Ranger. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/night-ranger/you-can-still-rock-in-america


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Touch of Madness":

https://songwhip.com/...

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This week's #18 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Rock You Like A Hurricane" from The Scorpions. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/scorpions/rock-you-like-a-hurricane


This week's first bonus bonus song is "No One Like You":

https://songwhip.com/scorpions/no...

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September 5, 2023 17 mins

This week's #19 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Little Fighter" from White Lion. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:

https://songwhip.com/white-lion/little-fighter


This week's first bonus bonus song is "Sweet Little Loving":

https://songwhip.com/white-lion/sweetlittleloving


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