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Shmoop Hearts Wordsworth, Emily Dickinson and… Led Zeppelin

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Amazing Grace
John Newton
Another Brick in the Wall, Part 2
Pink Floyd
At Last
Etta James
B
Baba O'Riley
The Who
...Baby One More Time
Britney Spears
Battle Hymn of the Republic
Billie Jean
Michael Jackson
Blaze of Glory
Jon Bon Jovi
Blitzkrieg Bop
The Ramones
B.O.B.
OutKast
Bohemian Rhapsody
Queen
Born in the USA
Bruce Springsteen & The E Street Band
Born This Way
Lady Gaga
Boyz N The Hood
Eazy-E
Brother, Can You Spare a Dime?
Bing Crosby
Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
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Can I Kick It?
A Tribe Called Quest
A Change is Gonna Come
Sam Cooke
Coal Miner's Daughter
Loretta Lynn
Concrete Jungle
Bob Marley & The Wailers
Crazy
Patsy Cline
C.R.E.A.M.
Wu-Tang Clan
Criminal
Fiona Apple
Cross Road Blues
Robert Johnson
Cry Me A River
Justin Timberlake
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Dancing in the Street
Martha and the Vandellas
Dancing Queen
ABBA
Dear Mama
2Pac
Dixie
Daniel Decatur Emmett
Doo Wop
Lauryn Hill
Do Re Mi
Woody Guthrie
Down on the Street
The Stooges
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Elephant Gun
Beirut
Empire State of Mind
Jay-Z & Alicia Keys
Everyday People
Sly and the Family Stone
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Fake Plastic Trees
Radiohead
Famous Blue Raincoat
Leonard Cohen
Fight the Power
Public Enemy
Folsom Prison Blues
Johnny Cash
Fortunate Son
Creedence Clearwater Revival
For What It's Worth
Buffalo Springfield
Four Women
Nina Simone
Free Fallin'
Tom Petty
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