Top 10 songs we hate (by artists we love)

Granted, some folks drink the Kool-Aid and love every single stinking note their favorite band or singer has ever recorded. The rest of us reserve our unconditional love, for, you know, loved ones and have come to loathe some of the biggest hits by our favorite artists.

Here's the first in what will be an ongoing series of Top 10 lists.

Top 10 songs we hate (by artists we love)

1. "Rainy Day Woman #12&35," Bob Dylan

Idiotic ode to getting "stoned" featuring sloppy Salvation Army band is a stain on Dylan's otherwise flawless double-album Blonde on Blonde.

2. "P.S. I Love You," The Beatles

Fortunately, Dylan turned The Beatles onto drugs or else sappy shit like this would have been all the Fab Four ever recorded.

3. "Squeeze Box," The Who

Hardest hitting band of the British Invasion issues an homage to accordions. Huh?

4. "Miss You," The Rolling Stones

Did we really need a disco ditty from the Glimmer Twins? Keef was totally not behind this one — at least that's what we hope.

5. "Lay Down Sally," Eric Clapton

From Guitar God to Easy Listening favorite.

6. "To All the Girls I've Loved Before," Willie Nelson and Julio Iglesias

This is the real reason the IRS came down on Willie.

7. "Secret Garden," Bruce Springsteen

Offering a poignant song for a socially conscious Tom Hanks flick about battling prejudice and AIDS: Cool. Offering a cloying ballad for a Tom Cruise flick about being shown the money: Not cool.

8. "How Do You Want It," Tupac Shakur

There was no need for gangsta rap's greatest lyricist to release this icky slow-jam.

9. "American Life," Madonna

The Material Girl gets political. Pleeease.

10. "Keep Talking," Pink Floyd

A Waters-less Floyd loses its way — big time.


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