10. The Monkees, "Me & Magdalena"
A grand country-roads ballad: Mike Nesmith flexes the weathered Texas twang in his voice, while Micky Dolenz adds the harmonies. Only a true fan could have written a song this perfect for Papa Nez and crew – in this case, Death Cab for Cutie's Ben Gibbard. The Monkees sound like they've waited years for this moment – and they're not the only ones.