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  • Ciccone Youth: Madonna in the Eighties

    May 6, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    She came to New York City in the late Seventies, an aspiring dancer with no money, no connections and no shortage of confidence. Within a few years, thanks to a seemingly infinite supply of sturdy, savvy pop gems Madonna would conquer not only the city, but the whole world. Here, a collection of hits from the decade in which everyone first went crazy for the Material Girl.  | More »

  • Scary Monsters and Super-Creeps: The Best of Radiohead

    May 5, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Few bands have altered their musical DNA as frequently or radically as Radiohead, who in the past 20 years have gone from glum guitar-rockers to moody electro-experimentalists to twisted-pop savants. Here's a collection of atmospheric anthems guaranteed to give you the bends.  | More »

  • Body-Rockers: The Best of Justin Timberlake

    May 2, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Back in the mid-Nineties — when he was just another spazzy-dancing heartthrob with a goofy grin and an aw-shucks attitude — few would have guessed that Justin Timberlake would become one of the most assured solo acts in the world. Here's a collection of top-notch, high-gloss pop from the boy-bander-turned-hit-maker (Note: Spotify not responsible for anyone who gets naked by the end of each song).  | More »

  • Perfect: The Best of Smashing Pumpkins

    May 1, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    At a time when guitar gods were in short supply, Billy Corgan emerged as a chrome-domed, riff-gifted savior. Here's a collection of the Pumpkins' best, from steamrolling rockers to starry-eyed ballads.   | More »

  • On Sight: The Best of Kanye West

    April 30, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Party-starting anthems, slow jamz, and more than a few twisted fantasies: For more than 10 years, Kanye West has experimented with every sound imaginable — while inventing a few new ones of his own. Here's a collection of standout tracks from hip-hop's most inventive self-interrogator.  | More »

  • Margin Walkers: The Best of Fugazi

    April 29, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Searing guitars, angular rhythms, scream-sung vocals: No band makes a righteous racket like Fugazi. Here's a collection of forward-thinking post-punk from D.C.'s incendiary indie-rockers.   | More »

  • Rockford's Finest: The Best of Cheap Trick

    April 28, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Anchored by Robin Zander's sky-high vocals and Rick Nielsen's rip-roaring guitar work, Cheap Trick was responsible for some of the catchiest, craftiest anthems of all time. Here's a collection of sing-along essentials from Illinois' power-pop pioneers.  | More »

  • Hour of Chaos: The Best of Public Enemy

    April 25, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    In the late Eighties and early Nineties, Chuck D, Flavor Flav, and Terminator X — a.k.a. Public Enemy — released album after album of sonically adventurous, brutally honest hip-hop. This collection brings together some of the group's fiercest beats, shrewdest rhymes, and harshest barbs.  | More »

  • Magnificent Bastards: The Best of the Replacements

    April 24, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Hailing from the frigid landscape of the Midwest, the Replacements were sloppy, bratty, and unabashedly unapologetic — which only made their fans love them even more. Here's an assortment of punk-rock pleas and sloshed serenades from Minneapolis''hardest-drinking, deepest-thinking ne'er–do–wells.  | More »

  • Insatiable: Prince's Biggest Nineties Hits

    April 23, 2014 11:00 AM ET
     |  Rolling Stone

    Sly, slick, and perpetually sexed-up, Prince embodied the Clinton era like few other artists. Here's a collection of brazen come-ons and scandalous kiss-offs from the sexiest MF on the FM.  | More »

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