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Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

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The 15 Best Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/tom ... ers-songs/

The 20 Best Beach Boys Songs https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/the ... oys-songs/

The 15 Best Van Morrison Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/van ... son-songs/

The 10 Best Otis Redding Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/the ... ing-songs/

The 10 Best Beach House Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/bea ... use-songs/

The 18 Best Clash Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/bes ... est-songs/

The 12 Best Jack White Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/jac ... ite-songs/

The 25 Best Neil Young Songs of All Time: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/nei ... ung-songs/

The 14 Best Herbie Hancock Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/her ... ock-songs/

The 14 Best Ella Fitzgerald Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/ell ... rald-ways/

The 10 Best Radiohead Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/rad ... ead-songs/

The 10 Best New Order Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/new ... der-songs/

The 10 Best Gorillaz Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/gor ... laz-songs/

The 13 Best Songs by Crosby, Stills & Nash: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/cro ... ills-nash/

The 15 Best Queen Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/que ... een-songs/

The 10 Best Madonna Songs of the 21st Century: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/mad ... t-century/

The 50 Best Britpop Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/the ... pop-songs/

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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by Pierre » Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:17 am

Song lists for individual artists must be at least 20 or 30 song long to be eligible; I don't remember the exact threshold.

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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by StevieFan13 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:05 pm

Pierre wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 9:17 am
Song lists for individual artists must be at least 20 or 30 song long to be eligible; I don't remember the exact threshold.
I heard something about it being at least longer than a top ten.
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Post by StevieFan13 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:07 pm

Monte wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:00 am
The 12 Best Dixie Chicks Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/dix ... cks-songs/

The 20 Best St. Vincent Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/st- ... ent-songs/

The 20 Best Posthumous Albums of All Time : https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/bes ... us-albums/

The 15 Best Joanna Newsom Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/joa ... som-songs/

The 15 Best Tame Impala Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/tam ... ala-songs/

All 158 Taylor Swift Songs, Ranked: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/tay ... ift-songs/

The 15 Best Angel Olsen Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/ang ... sen-songs/

The 15 Best Sleater-Kinney Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/sle ... y-songs-1/

Thom Yorke’s Best Non-Radiohead Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/tho ... ngs-anima/

The 15 Best Pavement Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/pav ... ent-songs/
Ostensibly eligible ones from the first batch
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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by StevieFan13 » Mon Mar 16, 2020 12:08 pm

Monte wrote:
Sun Mar 15, 2020 2:08 am
The 15 Best Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/tom ... ers-songs/

The 20 Best Beach Boys Songs https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/the ... oys-songs/

The 15 Best Van Morrison Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/van ... son-songs/

The 18 Best Clash Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/bes ... est-songs/

The 12 Best Jack White Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/jac ... ite-songs/

The 25 Best Neil Young Songs of All Time: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/nei ... ung-songs/

The 14 Best Herbie Hancock Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/her ... ock-songs/

The 14 Best Ella Fitzgerald Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/ell ... rald-ways/

The 13 Best Songs by Crosby, Stills & Nash: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/cro ... ills-nash/

The 15 Best Queen Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/que ... een-songs/

The 50 Best Britpop Songs: https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/the ... pop-songs/
ostensibly eligible ones from the second batch
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Post by Henrik » Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:00 pm

Are any of these Paste lists by combined staff?
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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by Monte » Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:16 am

Henrik wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Are any of these Paste lists by combined staff?
Some are compiled by staff, some are not (I think) but I thought there would be no problem since that The Guardian ones are made by 1 critic.

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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by panam » Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:50 pm

Monte wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:16 am
Henrik wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Are any of these Paste lists by combined staff?
Some are compiled by staff, some are not (I think) but I thought there would be no problem since that The Guardian ones are made by 1 critic.
That doesn't answer Henrik's question :/

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Post by StevieFan13 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:25 pm

Having gone through them all to see which were credited to "staff" or multiple writers as opposed to one writer, the eligible lists would be:
- St. Vincent
- Joanna Newsom
- Tame Impala
- Taylor Swift
- Angel Olsen
- Sleater-Kinney
- Britpop
The harder ones to figure out are the ones credited to one writer that still present themselves as staff picks (for instance, Max Blau is credited for the Van Morrison list, but also says "Paste has put together..."). So, the debatable ones would be:
- Van Morrison
- Neil Young
- The Clash
- The Beach Boys
- Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers
- Thom Yorke
- Dixie Chicks
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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by Monte » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:40 pm

panam wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 1:50 pm
Monte wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 5:16 am
Henrik wrote:
Mon Mar 16, 2020 2:00 pm
Are any of these Paste lists by combined staff?
Some are compiled by staff, some are not (I think) but I thought there would be no problem since that The Guardian ones are made by 1 critic.
That doesn't answer Henrik's question :/
I answered the question, but you can do it too if you are not satisfied.

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Post by StevieFan13 » Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:57 pm

For future reference, the rule of thumb around here is that lists of the best songs by a certain band/artist have to have two or more writers and feature eleven or more songs. The exceptions are usually if it's the focus of an entire book (like the books about the greatest Beatles/Stones/Tom Petty etc songs that are included on AM), but there is wiggle room here and there depending on what Henrik says and how feasible it is to add the list(s).
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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by Monte » Wed Mar 18, 2020 7:57 am

StevieFan13 wrote:
Tue Mar 17, 2020 11:57 pm
For future reference, the rule of thumb around here is that lists of the best songs by a certain band/artist have to have two or more writers and feature eleven or more songs. The exceptions are usually if it's the focus of an entire book (like the books about the greatest Beatles/Stones/Tom Petty etc songs that are included on AM), but there is wiggle room here and there depending on what Henrik says and how feasible it is to add the list(s).
Thank you,
According to this the Guardian lists are not eligible I guess

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Paste (US) - The 25 Best Albums of 1970 (2020)

Post by StevieFan13 » Sun May 24, 2020 6:59 pm

Alright, I'm gonna post some of the lists here that are eligible for inclusion by Henrik's standards, as well as a few that showed up afterwards.

Paste (US) - The 25 Best Albums of 1970 (2020)
https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/bes ... s-of-1970/

25 | The Beach Boys | Sunflower
24 | Jimi Hendrix | Band of Gypsys
23 | Stevie Wonder | Signed, Sealed & Delivered
22 | Leonard Cohen | Live at the Isle of Wight 1970
21 | Led Zeppelin | III
20 | Randy Newman | 12 Songs
19 | The Who | Live at Leeds
18 | Creedence Clearwater Revival | Cosmo's Factory
17 | Derek and the Dominos | Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs
16 | James Brown | Sex Machine
15 | Black Sabbath | Paranoid
14 | The Stooges | Fun House
13 | James Taylor | Sweet Baby James
12 | Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young | Déjà Vu
11 | The Velvet Underground | Loaded
10 | George Harrison | All Things Must Pass
9 | Joni Mitchell | Ladies of the Canyon
8 | Grateful Dead | Workingman's Dead
7 | The Kinks | Lola Versus Powerman and the Moneygoround, Part One
6 | The Beatles | Let It Be
5 | Grateful Dead | American Beauty
4 | Simon & Garfunkel | Bridge over Troubled Water
3 | Miles Davis | Bitches Brew
2 | Neil Young | After the Gold Rush
1 | Van Morrison | Moondance
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Paste (US) - The 20 Best Strokes Songs (2020)

Post by StevieFan13 » Sun May 24, 2020 7:04 pm

https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/the ... est-songs/

20 | Call It Fate, Call It Karma
19 | Taken for a Fool
18 | Bad Decisions
17 | Games
16 | Machu Picchu
15 | Ize of the World
14 | Chances
13 | Automatic Stop
12 | Vision of Division
11 | Drag Queen
10 | You Talk Way Too Much
9 | Under Cover of Darkness
8 | Someday
7 | You Only Live Once
6 | Reptilia
5 | The Modern Age
4 | Under Control
3 | Meet Me in the Bathroom
2 | Last Nite
1 | Hard to Explain
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Paste (US) - The 15 Best Car Seat Headrest Songs (2020)

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https://www.pastemagazine.com/music/car ... est-songs/

15. “Something Soon”
14. “Cosmic Hero”
13. “Maud Gone”
12. “(Joe Gets Kicked Out of School for Using) Drugs With Friends (But Says This Isn’t a Problem)”
11. “America (Never Been)”
10. “Sleeping With Strangers”
9. “Fill in the Blank”
8. “Destroyed by Hippie Powers”
7. “Happy News for Sadness”
6. “Drunk Drivers/Killer Whales”
5. “1937 State Park”
4. “Cute Thing”
3. “Bodys”
2. “Vincent”
1. “Beach Life-In-Death”
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Re: Paste Magazine Ranked Lists

Post by o.m. » Wed Jun 03, 2020 1:00 pm

I found another Strokes best of list, here is the link!
https://www.nme.com/features/best-strok ... er-2632356

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