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55 Worst Ideas in Music History

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Aired From dating Taylor Swift to the Stones playing Altamont to Miley and her VMA twerking, welcome to the 55 Worst Ideas in Music History. These are the ill-advised decisions that altered the course of pop music, hosted by Craig Marks and Rob Tannenbaum, authors of the best seller "I Want My MTV." Join us for a highly-curated retrospective that could only happen on Slacker.
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55 Worst Ideas in Music History

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  2.   Anchorage Michelle Shocked Anchorage Anchorage
  3.   Highway to Hell AC/DC Highway to Hell Highway to Hell
  4.   Get Lucky Daft Punk Get Lucky Get Lucky
  5.   Rock and Roll All Nite Kiss Rock and Roll All Nite Rock and Roll All Nite
  6.   Ho Hey The Lumineers Ho Hey Ho Hey
  7.   Monster Kanye West Monster Monster
  8.   Kids MGMT Kids Kids
  9.   Rock Me Tonight Billy Squier Rock Me Tonight Rock Me Tonight
  10.   Sitting, Waiting, Wishing Jack Johnson Sitting, Waiting, Wishing Sitting, Waiting, Wishing
  11.   Ramble On Led Zeppelin Ramble On Ramble On
  12.   What I Got Sublime What I Got What I Got
  13.   Strait Playin' Shaquille O'Neal Strait Playin' Strait Playin'
  14.   Big Shot Billy Joel Big Shot Big Shot
  15.   I Melt With You Modern English I Melt With You I Melt With You
  16.   Gotta Serve Somebody Bob Dylan Gotta Serve Somebody Gotta Serve Somebody
  17.   Juicy The Notorious B.I.G. Juicy Juicy
  18.   Accidental Racist Brad Paisley Accidental Racist Accidental Racist
  19.   And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going Jennifer Hudson And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going And I Am Telling You I'm Not Going
  20.   You're So Vain Carly Simon You're So Vain You're So Vain
  21.   Toxic Britney Spears Toxic Toxic
  22.   Bungle in the Jungle Jethro Tull Bungle in the Jungle Bungle in the Jungle
  23.   Star Spangled Banner Jimi Hendrix Star Spangled Banner Star Spangled Banner
  24.   Sunday Bloody Sunday U2 Sunday Bloody Sunday Sunday Bloody Sunday
  25.   The Thunder Rolls Garth Brooks The Thunder Rolls The Thunder Rolls
  26.   Darling Nikki Prince Darling Nikki Darling Nikki
  27.   Good Vibrations The Beach Boys Good Vibrations Good Vibrations
  28.   Turn the Beat Around Vicki Sue Robinson Turn the Beat Around Turn the Beat Around
  29.   If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Sting If You Love Somebody Set Them Free If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
  30.   You Raise Me Up Josh Groban You Raise Me Up You Raise Me Up
  31.   Photograph Nickelback Photograph Photograph
  32.   Not Fade Away Buddy Holly Not Fade Away Not Fade Away
  33.   Disarm Smashing Pumpkins Disarm Disarm
  34.   Nowhere Man The Beatles Nowhere Man Nowhere Man
  35.   My Generation The Who My Generation My Generation
  36.   We Built This City Starship We Built This City We Built This City
  37.   Deacon Blues Steely Dan Deacon Blues Deacon Blues
  38.   Mah Na Mah Na Sesame Street Mah Na Mah Na Mah Na Mah Na
  39.   I Want It That Way Backstreet Boys I Want It That Way I Want It That Way
  40.   Kings and Queens 30 Seconds to Mars Kings and Queens Kings and Queens
  41.   Blame It on the Rain Milli Vanilli Blame It on the Rain Blame It on the Rain
  42.   Who's Crying Now Journey Who's Crying Now Who's Crying Now
  43.   I Knew You Were Trouble Taylor Swift I Knew You Were Trouble I Knew You Were Trouble
  44.   Doo Wop (That Thing) Lauryn Hill Doo Wop (That Thing) Doo Wop (That Thing)
  45.   Bring the Noise Public Enemy Bring the Noise Bring the Noise
  46.   Pinball Wizard Elton John Pinball Wizard Pinball Wizard
  47.   Nasty Janet Jackson Nasty Nasty
  48.   Enter Sandman Metallica Enter Sandman Enter Sandman
  49.   I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) Whitney Houston I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me) I Wanna Dance with Somebody (Who Loves Me)
  50.   Under the Bridge Red Hot Chili Peppers Under the Bridge Under the Bridge
  51.   You Know I'm No Good Amy Winehouse You Know I'm No Good You Know I'm No Good

Featured Artists on 55 Worst Ideas in Music History

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Michelle Shocked

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AC/DC

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Daft Punk

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Kiss

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The Lumineers

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Kanye West

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MGMT

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Billy Squier

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Jack Johnson

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Led Zeppelin

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Sublime

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Shaquille O'Neal

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Billy Joel

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Modern English

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Bob Dylan

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The Notorious B.I.G.

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Brad Paisley

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Jennifer Hudson

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Carly Simon

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Britney Spears

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Jethro Tull

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Jimi Hendrix

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U2

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Garth Brooks

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Prince

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The Beach Boys

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Vicki Sue Robinson

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Sting

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Josh Groban

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Nickelback

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Buddy Holly

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Smashing Pumpkins

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The Beatles

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The Who

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Starship

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Steely Dan

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Sesame Street

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Backstreet Boys

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30 Seconds to Mars

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Milli Vanilli

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Journey

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Taylor Swift

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Lauryn Hill

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Public Enemy

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Elton John

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Janet Jackson

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Metallica

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Whitney Houston

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Red Hot Chili Peppers

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Amy Winehouse

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