Articles tagged greatest hits, 1975-2000

Jay-Z: The Hits Collection Volume One

Artistically, Jay-Z's Hits Collection could be tons stronger, and anyone curious about the rapper who buys this without skimming his non-radio friendly cuts will be missing out on his best work.

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The Bee Gees: The Ultimate Bee Gees

Yet another greatest hits collection from the Brothers Gibb. Worth grabbing the Limited Edition just for the videos, but the two audio discs are redundant.

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Glen Campbell: Greatest Hits

Everyone loves Glen Campbell. Well, everyone tolerates Glen Campbell. Who could honestly hate the most inoffensive singer since Pat Boone?

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17 Nov 2008 // 10:00 PM

UB40: Greatest Hits

Quite possibly the finest summation of the band's career as you're likely to find, improving on 2000's Very Best of... in every conceivable away.

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9 Apr 2008 // 11:00 PM

Morrissey: Greatest Hits

A greatest hits compilation that draws heavily on the fruits of Morrissey's 'second coming'. The result? A vulgar picture.

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Sly and the Family Stone: Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits is not only an excellent, high-spirited party disc, but it also serves as the perfect headstone for the optimism that defined the early part of Stone's career.

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Freddie Jackson: Greatest Hits

Just dim the lights, chill the bottle of wine, and let Freddie rock you tonight-for old times' sake.

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	The Offspring: Greatest Hits

The Offspring are the latest band to ride the '90s nostalgia wave. But that's okay, because the '90s ruled.

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21 Jul 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Pat Benatar: Greatest Hits

Benatar was one of the first pop singers as famous for how she looked as how she sounded, and thus was instrumental for cluing the music industry in to how image alone could sell records.

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1 Feb 2005 // 11:00 PM

	Shania Twain: Greatest Hits

If you don't know what's great about this, you have never been forced to listen to soft rock non-stop for 40 hours a week.

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2 Jan 2005 // 11:00 PM

Neil Young: Greatest Hits

As a one-disc career-spanning compilation, Greatest Hits manages well, even if the two-disc retrospective Decade (1977) offers more in-depth analysis.

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15 Apr 2004 // 11:00 PM

	Guns N’ Roses: Greatest Hits

A drunk sorority sister in black leather pants singing karaoke while swinging a Bud bar bottle over her head; a trucker hat-clad, unwashed hipster sipping

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	Inspiral Carpets: Greatest Hits

For sheer scope and ambition, the Inspiral Carpets Greatest Hits collection allows few rivals. While U2 mustered only 14 worthwhile tracks for their Best of 1980-90

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	Mott the Hoople: Greatest Hits

Of all the original architects of glam rock, Ian Hunter is one of the few to have made any long-term commitments to its preservation. While

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5 May 2003 // 11:00 PM

	The Fugees: Greatest Hits

Q-Tip’s industry rule number 4,080 comes to mind in reference to the Fugees’ Greatest Hits because “record company people are shady.” No doubt. The question

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23 Feb 2003 // 11:00 PM

	Björk: Greatest Hits

Completion of a great work-of-art cannot be easily matured by instinct alone. This is especially when many hands are involved in fashioning the project. Is

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	Run-DMC: Greatest Hits

The memory is still quite vivid—I was the last one in the prom night limo, traveling across Queen Blvd. en route to the bridge

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	Mariah Carey: Greatest Hits

There’s a popular mythology out there that says that certain things—like pop divas and Fortune 500 companies—never die. I’m not talking your

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17 Sep 2001 // 4:00 PM

        Squeeze: Greatest Hits

Squeeze were never cool. One viewing of their atrocious videos proves that they could not compete in the image wars of the early 1980s. Their

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31 Dec 1994 // 11:03 PM

	The Byrds: Greatest Hits

 The Lears The Story So Far…(Get Hip) by Sarah Zupko byrds-lears.jpg Yeah, I know, every movie set in the 1960s rehashes “Turn!

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Country Fried Rock: Drivin' N' Cryin' to Be Inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame

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""If Drivin' N' Cryin' sounded as good in the '80s as we do now, we could have been as big as Cinderella." -- Kevn Kinney

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