THE 22 BEST AMERICAN BANDS IN THE LAST HALF-CENTURY
by Scotty Matthews
posted Aug 13 2014 10:38AM
Who are the best American bands of the last 50 years?
Grantland's Steven Hyden has endeavored to answer this question by dividing America's greatest rockers (and rappers) by when they reigned supreme, with several holding the "title belt" for more than 12 months.
Click on this link to see Hyden's 22 titleholders, along with the years in which they were the best in America (you can read Hyden's flimsy rationale for not including Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers and Bruce Springsteen & the E Street band in his preamble).