October 1, 2007 by A.C. Rhodes
Lists. There are hundreds of them, most notably in the authoritarian sense from Rolling Stone; Top 100 guitar players of all time, singers, bass players, drummers, records, songs.. The List goes on.
But at this point, since rock is over 50 years old, how relevant, necessary or even practical are rock lists? Does it contribute to debate or is it merely filler?