The fictional band from This Is Spinal Tap plays a real-life concert in 1984. Nigel Tufnel, the guitarist played by Christopher Guest, favored amplifiers whose volume could be cranked up to 11.
November 9, 2011 In honor of Nigel Tufnel, the Spinal Tap guitarist who cranked his amps past 10, this week's show is all about the songs that sound best when played at top volume.
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November 16, 2009 All Songs Considered's list of the 50 most important recordings of the decade continues, from OutKast to Sigur Ros.
December 23, 2003 The mail poured in from listeners telling us their picks for 2003's best CDs. There were a few ties and a number of albums we'd never heard of before. But in the end there were some clear winners. Below you'll find the ten most popular.
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