Rock Revisited Round 2

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Title: “Torn and Frayed”

Artist: The Rolling Stones

Album: Exile On Main St.

Release Date: 1972

Hits: “Tumbling Dice”, “Sweet Virginia” 

The Rolling Stones were heavily influenced by the Blues, and this song is arguably one of their best re-incarnations of the genre. 

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 Title: “Man in a Suitcase”

Artist: The Police

Album: Zenyatta Mondatta

Release Date: 1980

Hits: “Don’t Stand So Close To Me”, “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da”

The Police are known for their ska inspired sound that shaped the 80s. This song is no exception. You can't help but dance to "Man in a Suitcase".

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Title: “Rejoice”

Artist: U2

Album: October

Release Date: 1981

Hits: “Gloria” 

Rejoice to the sounds of U2! This song is one of the group's most energetic and uplifting songs, a timeless beacon of hope.  

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Title: “The Tourist”

Artist: Radiohead

Album: OK Computer

Release Date: 1997

Hits: “Paranoid Android”, “Karma Police” 

"The Tourist" is an absolutely beautiful song. The melody of this song is positively haunting, and you can't help but surrender to Yorke's drawn out notes. 

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