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A Music + Talk podcast featuring lists of the greatest songs of all time. Each season, hosts Eric and Jason pick a category and then count down their picks, one song at a time.

Greatest Lists Eric Vardeman and Jason Gross

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A Music + Talk podcast featuring lists of the greatest songs of all time. Each season, hosts Eric and Jason pick a category and then count down their picks, one song at a time.

    Season 2b The Final Episode

    Season 2b The Final Episode

    Our final show where we countdown the last three positions in our countdown of the top 25 guitar solos of the 80’s. Eric is joined by a special guest host, Mickey Yarber, from The Retro Network. 

    #3 “Beat It” from Michael Jackson (and Eddie Van Halen):
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/michael-jackson/beat-it⁠

    #2 “Cult of Personality” from Living Colour:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/living-colour/cult-of-personality⁠

    #1’s “Sweet Child O Mine” and “Paradise City” from Guns N Roses:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/guns-n-roses/sweet-child-o-mine⁠
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/guns-n-roses/paradise-city⁠


    We also have some honorable mention songs for this season! 

    The first is “It Would Take A Strong Strong Man” from Rick Astley":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/rick-astley/it-would-take-a-strong-strong-man⁠

    The second is “Home Sweet Home” from Motley Crue:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/motley-crue/home-sweet-home⁠

    The final honorable mention song is “Purple Rain” from Prince:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/prince/purple-rain⁠


    Follow us on Twitter, @GreatestLists, and give us your feedback on this episode's song choice! You can also stream episodes from your browser at our website → ⁠https://www.greatestlistspodcast.com/⁠

    • 46 min
    Season 2b #4 "Hot For Teacher" from Van Halen

    Season 2b #4 "Hot For Teacher" from Van Halen

    This week's #4 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Hot For Teacher" from Van Halen. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/van-halen/hot-for-teacher⁠

    This week's first bonus bonus song is "Drop Dead Legs":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/van-halen/drop-dead-legs⁠

    This week's second bonus bonus song is "I'll Wait":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/van-halen/ill-wait⁠

    This week's third bonus bonus song is "House of Pain":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/van-halen/house-of-pain⁠

    Follow us on Twitter, @GreatestLists, and give us your feedback on this episode's song choice! You can also stream episodes from your browser at our website → ⁠https://www.greatestlistspodcast.com/⁠


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    • 23 min
    Season 2b #5 "Mr. Scary" from Dokken

    Season 2b #5 "Mr. Scary" from Dokken

    This week's #5 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Mr. Scary" from Dokken. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/dokken/mr-scary⁠

    This week's first bonus bonus song is "Without Warning/Tooth & Nail":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/dokken/without-warning⁠
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/dokken/tooth-and-nail-2⁠

    This week's second bonus bonus song is "In My Dreams":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/dokken/in-my-dreams⁠

    This week's third bonus bonus song is "Kiss of Death":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/dokken/kiss-of-death⁠

    This week's fourth bonus bonus song is "Cry of The Gypsy":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/dokken/cry-of-the-gypsy⁠

    Follow us on Twitter, @GreatestLists, and give us your feedback on this episode's song choice! You can also stream episodes from your browser at our website → ⁠https://www.greatestlistspodcast.com/⁠


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    • 19 min
    Season 2b #6 "Tom Sawyer" from Rush

    Season 2b #6 "Tom Sawyer" from Rush

    This week's #7 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Jason. He chose "Tom Sawyer" from Rush. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/rush/tom-sawyer⁠

    This week's first bonus bonus song is "Red Barchetta":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/rush/red-barchetta⁠

    This week's second bonus bonus song is "YYZ":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/rush/yyz⁠

    This week's third bonus bonus song is "Limelight:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/rush/limelight⁠

    Follow us on Twitter, @GreatestLists, and give us your feedback on this episode's song choice! You can also stream episodes from your browser at our website → ⁠https://www.greatestlistspodcast.com/⁠


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    • 24 min
    Special Announcement

    Special Announcement

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    https://www.gofundme.com/f/jason-gross

    • 4 min
    S2b #7 "Bark At The Moon" from Ozzy Osbourne

    S2b #7 "Bark At The Moon" from Ozzy Osbourne

    This week's #7 pick in the Top 25 Guitar Solos From The 80's comes from Eric. He chose "Bark At The Moon" from Ozzy Osbourne. Listen to get the scoop on the song's history and the hosts' review. To find the song on your favorite music service, use the link below:
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/bark-at-the-moon⁠

    Link to full Badlands albums on YouTube:
    Badlands - ⁠https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wW7cHeKrm4A⁠
    Voodoo Highway -⁠ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4jn79UA5O4I⁠

    Jake E Lee guitar clinic - ⁠https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2akLS8kmRjU⁠

    This week's first bonus bonus song is "Centre of Eternity":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/centre-of-eternity⁠

    This week's second bonus bonus song is "Lightning Strikes":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/lightning-strikes⁠

    This week's first bonus bonus song is "Shot In The Dark":
    ⁠https://songwhip.com/ozzy-osbourne/shot-in-the-dark⁠

    Follow us on X (Twitter), @GreatestLists, and give us your feedback on this episode's song choice! You can also stream episodes from your browser at our website → https://www.greatestlistspodcast.com/⁠

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    • 20 min

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If you love 80’s movies and 80’s music, this is the podcast for you! I’ve learned so much not only about songs I know and love, but I’ve also heard so many great songs I missed somehow.

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