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L'Osservatore Romano ranks the top hits of rock music

Catholic World News - February 16, 2010

The Vatican newspaper L'Osservatore Romano has offered its list of the top 10 albums in this history of rock music. The list begins with the Beatles' Revolver, followed by David Crosby's If I Could Only Remember My Name and Pink Floyd's Dark Side of the Moon. Other artists included on the Vatican newspaper's list are Fleetwood Mac, Steely Dan, Michael Jackson, Paul Simon, U2, Carlos Santana, and Oasis.

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  • Posted by: mrschips19308196 - Feb. 16, 2010 10:40 PM ET USA

    Who is running the paper, teenagers? Are the editors fans of rock? This may explain some of the other odd items appearing in it.

  • Posted by: extremeCatholic - Feb. 16, 2010 10:15 PM ET USA

    Please, Holy Father, get the infatuation that LOR has with popular culture under control, or it will never be taken seriously when it has something of substance to report or comment upon. Leave this to "The Rolling Stone" or "Billboard".

  • Posted by: adamah - Feb. 16, 2010 8:13 PM ET USA

    Why would this publication even bother with a top 10 list of anything? This newspaper is becoming a joke.

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