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Readers' Poll: The Best Songs of 2012

Your selections include 'We Take Care of Our Own,' 'Somebody That I Used to Know' and 'Gold on the Ceiling'

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4. Jack White - 'Sixteen Saltines'

You never know when a great song title will fall in your lap. For Jack White, it happened when he asked his young daughter what she wanted to eat. Her response was very specific: 16 saltines. It was such an odd request that he turned it into a song, and then made it the second single from Blunderbuss. He must have been listening to The Who's Tommy around the time he wrote the song, because the riff sounds a lot like "I'm Free." The editors of Rolling Stone named it the eighth best song of 2012, but our readers felt it should be four slots higher. 

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