Rushmore Revisited: a Rock-n-Roll Roundtable

T: Hey, guys, what four songs would make your Mt. Rushmore of the rock-n-roll era? I don’t mean just rock songs, but the songs of the 1955-2018 era. We are all freaking old so I assume most of them will be old, but that’s up to you. Here are the criteria we came up with yesterday: Popularity at the time Staying power – especially if it gained in popularity over time Anthemness (like, say, “Don’t Stop Believing”) Zeitgeistness (like, say, “For What it’s Worth”) Everybody knows the words Everybody covered it Emotional Impact Great on earphones / buds Good Art…

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