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Sister

At the dawn of the 1980s, as the first wave of punk bands began to play themselves out and the burgeoning alternative rock scene became increasingly dominated by British post-punk groups and polished new wave acts, a number of American bands began making new music that was a deliberate reaction to these developments. While weaned on punk, the American underground bands tended to favor a broader musical palate (hard rock, psychedelia, roots rock, folk-rock, and country-rock influences were the…

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Featured Mood: Bittersweet

AllMusic's moods are adjectives that describe the sound and feel of a song, album, or overall body of work. Don't be sad that it's over, be happy that it happened. Or somewhere in between.

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John Coltrane…
Joni Mitchell
Blue
Sandy Denny
No More Sad…
Fred Neil
The Many Sides…
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Featured Theme: Relaxation

AllMusic's themes refer to activities or events particularly suited for a song, album or overall body of work.?When the world is loud and stressful, throw on these undemanding sounds and keep the chaos at bay.

Brian Eno
Ambient 1: Music…
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John Coltrane…
Kenny Burrell
Midnight Blue
Grateful Dead
Workingman's Dead
Crosby, Stills &…
Crosby, Stills &…
Stan Getz /…
Jazz Samba