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The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

The student voice of Washington State University since 1895

The Daily Evergreen

Washingtonians love the Seattle-based, iconic grunge band Nirvana.

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Nirvana Songs

JOEY FRANKLIN December 8, 2022

This Seattle-based grunge band has made a resurgence due to the popularity of “The Batman” using their song “Something In The Way” for movie promo. However, the band is so much more than that and...

The Evergreens top-ten king counts down his most-listened-to songs from the past year.

Joey’s Top 10s: Joey ‘Wrapped’

JOEY FRANKLIN December 8, 2022

It is that time of the year again, Spotify Wrapped posts are dominating Snapchat and Instagram stories. While I do not have the glitz and glamor of the Spotify recap of my year in review, Amazon Music...

David Bowie performing on the ABC music program In Concert, October 1974.

Joey’s Top 10s: A Spotlight on David Bowie

JOEY FRANKLIN December 1, 2022

David Bowie is one of the most iconic and instantly recognizable figures in rock history. He is widely known for his variety of “personas,” such as the Thin White Duke and Ziggy Stardust. In addition...

The Summer of Love is associated with the colorful hippie movement of the 1960s.

Joey’s Top 10s: The Summer of Love

JOEY FRANKLIN December 1, 2022

“The Summer of Love” is the moniker given to the year 1967, which encapsulates the empowerment of the youth and hippie movement in San Francisco, California. Expect a lot of cheesy, poppy love songs...

At the end of the day, the 60s were a wild time. Joey lists some of the most iconinc songs of that time.

Joey’s Top 10s: 60s were the epitome of our special edition

JOEY FRANKLIN November 17, 2022

While the SDR&R era could really be stretched from the 60s well until the 90s, I think the true era of Sex, Drugs and Rock & Roll is the mid to late 1960s, so I will be only focusing on songs from...

Joey counts down his top ten songs in the niche sub-genre Yacht Rock.

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Yacht Rock Songs

JOEY FRANKLIN November 10, 2022

This list will be slightly different from the rest of my Top 10s, examining a sub-genre of music rather than an artist’s band’s catalog. Like always, I will try to keep this list fairly fresh and try...

The Doors hold two spots on this list of spooky songs.

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Spooky Songs

JOEY FRANKLIN November 2, 2022

There are so many Christmas songs. So many. I get so tired of them. But where are the Halloween songs? There are a few, so I have tracked down the best Halloween/spooky songs that are fun to play during...

Ari Asters horrifying Hereditary takes the top spot on this list.

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Scary Movies

JOEY FRANKLIN November 2, 2022

Spooky season is upon us! With the Pullman weather finally starting to cool down, the leaves are turning orange and there is an all-around sense of calm after the long hot summer we all endured. It is...

The Eagles in concert, History of the Eagles tour, Grand Rapids, September 2014. Left to right - Timothy B. Schmit, Bernie Leadon, Glenn Frey, Joe Walsh. Don Henley on drums singing lead vocals not shown

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Eagles songs

JOEY FRANKLIN October 26, 2022

The Eagles are my all-time favorite band. I discovered their music and did a real deep dive during my freshman year of high school. They really encapsulate the American rock and roll sound. I will try...

Artist Bruce Springsteen performs onstage during an the Stand Up for Heroes special at Madison Square Garden in New York City, Nov. 5, 2014.

Artist Spotlight: Bruce Springsteen

JOEY FRANKLIN October 23, 2022

Bruce Springsteen, also known as “The Boss,” is one of the most beloved American musicians of all time. Songs like “Born in the U.S.A." and “Born to Run” are some of the most played songs of...

Eddie Van Halen going ham at a concert in 2014.

Joey’s Top 10s: Top 10 Van Halen songs

JOEY FRANKLIN September 28, 2022

Van Halen has been one of my favorite bands for as long as I can remember, with “Jump” and “Panama” being the two I recall most distinctly from my childhood. However, the band is so much more than...

According to Joey, Making Movies is Dire Straits magnum opus.

Joey’s Artist Spotlight: Dire Straits

JOEY FRANKLIN September 25, 2022

Taking a quick break from my typical Top 10 format, I wanted to take a second to highlight one of the most overlooked groups in rock history, Dire Straits. I know what you’re going to say. “Overlooked?...

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