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Arts and Entertainment

The Parson Red Heads' Top Ten of 2007

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I've always been intrigued by other "best of" lists, but this year I decided to take it to a whole new level. I e-mailed a handful of bands that I've seen this past year in order to unearth what exactly captivated them in '07. As music listeners, it is our duty to take a keen interest in our favorite musician's influences. After all, they rocked our little world, might as well see what rocked their little world. Therefore, this is an act of paying it forward to those hardworking, underpaid musicians who truly made a difference within the music scene this year.Evan Way of The Parson Red Heads

1) Blitzen Trapper - Wild Mountain Nation
2) Luna - Penthouse
3) The Replacements - Tim
4) Sonic Youth - Rather Ripped
5) Spoon - Ga Ga Ga...
6) Tom Petty - Wildflowers
7) Wilco - Sky Blue Sky
8) The World Record - Guitars Forever
9) The Feelies - The Good Earth
10) Beachwood Sparks - S/T