It's good to see you back in a bar band, baby

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In this week's Seattle Weekly, Craig Finn peels his iPod from the sticky tour van floor and enlightens us with "The Most Gonzo Jams of the Most Gonzo Decade." Of GFR's promise to "help you party down," Finn says, "Probably the first 'scene unity' song, long before hardcore. They just want to help. Minor Threat, move over." Click the SW link for more commentary.

1. Boston, "Rock & Roll Band" (Sony; 1976).
2. Kiss, "Room Service" (Casablanca; 1975).
3. Grand Funk Railroad, "We're an American Band" (Capitol; 1973).
4. Steve Miller Band, "The Joker" (Capitol; 1973).
5. Styx, "Come Sail Away" (A&M; 1977).
6. Van Halen, "Little Guitars" (Warner Bros.; 1982).
7. Ted Nugent, "Free for All" (Epic; 1976).
8. Thin Lizzy, "Cowboy Song" (Mercury; 1976).
9. Black Sabbath, "War Pigs" (Warner Bros.; 1971).
10. Cheap Trick, "Southern Girls" (Epic; 1977).

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