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Top 10 Movie Songs

Throughout the history of film, there have been movie songs that leave a lasting impact on pop culture. We've compiled a list of the Top 10 Best Movie Songs, as rated by AOL Radio listeners. Whether it was the movie's theme song or used to drive the plot forward, these tunes caught the attention of moviegoers everywhere.
'Eye of the Tiger'
Movie: 'Rocky III'

Memorable Scene: During a montage focusing on the training of Rocky Balboa (Sylvester Stallone) and his opponent, Clubber Lang (Mr. T), Rocky is spending time with his family and gaining a commercial image while Lang is doing everything he physically can to ensure he will defeat Rocky.
Rocky III survivor eye of the tiger


10 Best Pearl Jam Songs

Pearl Jam have sold over 60 million albums worldwide and are considered one of the most influential rock bands ever. With an enormous back-catalogue of music, we've put together a list of the 10 best Pearl Jam songs based on the highest listener-rated tracks on AOL's All Pearl Jam radio station.
'Corduroy' was never released as a single but still managed to reach No. 13 on the Billboard Modern Rock Tracks. The song is about the pressures of fame, and the name refers to an incident where a replica of lead singer Eddie Vedder's brown corduroy jacket was put up for sale at $650. Vedder bought his original for $12.
Pearl Jam Corduroy


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10 Best Beatles Songs

You can't really sum up the highlights of the Beatles in 10 songs. The Fab Four produced countless hits during their existence. Nevertheless, we looked at what Beatles songs were the all-time highest rated by AOL Radio listeners, and this list is the result. Enjoy reading the 10 Best Beatles songs, and check out AOL Radio's Beatles Tribute station while you're at it.
'Let it Be'
The song was inspired by a dream Paul McCartney had in which his late mother visited him and told him, "It will be all right, just let it be." McCartney later commented that he felt blessed for the dream, and that he was able to see his mother again.
Apple Records The Beatles Let It Be


New Music Releases -- September 2009

New music releases for September include the Beastie Boys with 'Hot Sauce Committee Part 1.' The album features guest artists Nas and Santigold. Mariah Carey's new album, 'Memoirs of an Imperfect Angel,' is the pop sensation's 12th studio album. Madonna's new greatest hits compilation 'Celebration' and Boys Like Girls 'Love Drunk' are also among the highlights of September's new music release calendar.

A full list of September music releases is located after the jump.


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10 Best Southern Rock Songs

Fused with rock, country and blues, southern rock experienced its highest point of popularity in the '70s. To this day, the music genre continues to evolve. The following 10 Best Southern Rock Songs are the highest-rated on AOL Radio's Southern Rock station.
This is the first single the band recorded after the death of bassist Berry Oakley. A 2006 article in the Wall Street Journal called the piece "a true national heirloom."
jessica allman brothers


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Cobra Starship 'Hot Mess' - Metareview

Cobra Starship gained notoriety for the theme song to the 2006 movie Snakes on a Plane. Over the past month the band's song 'Good Girls Go Bad' from the new album 'Hot Mess' has been playing non-stop across the U.S. The album is in stores August 11, and you can listen to the entire CD for free on AOL Music's Full CD Listening Party. (please note - this listening party expires 8/16) See what the critics are saying about the album after the jump.


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10 Best 'Hannah Montana' Songs

Since 2006, 'Hannah Montana' Songs -- stemming from the successful Disney Channel series -- have turned Miley Cyrus into a pop culture sensation. Here we feature the Best 'Hannah Montana' Songs from the hit show, covering four television seasons and one theatrical film.
'Best of Both Worlds'
The 'Hannah Montana' show's official theme song is the only song to explicitly describe the double life of Cyrus' character, who is a regular girl by day and a rock super sensation at night, hiding her true identity like a super hero.
Hannah Montana Best of Both Worlds


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