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Listeners Pick for the Best Bands of All Time

Only Available in Archive Formats.
Listeners Pick for the Best Bands of All Time

Listeners Pick for the Best Bands of All Time

Listeners Pick for the Best Bands of All Time

Only Available in Archive Formats.


Guests:
Charles Aaron
* Senior Editor, Spin magazine

Mark Mobley
* Music Producer, NPR's Performance Today
* Former Arts & Entertainment Critic, The Virginian-Pilot

Gary Lucas
* Guitarist for Captain Beefheart

Michael Azerrad
* Author, Our Band Could Be Your Life: Scenes from the American Indie Underground 1981-1991 (Little Brown & Company, 2001)

Rolling Stone does it, Spin does it, now Talk of the Nation is doing it. We want you to help us come up with the 25 most influential bands in rock history. Who shaped rock and roll? E-mail your top picks to totn@npr.org and please type "Top Bands" in the subject line. Listen for our list.