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58 Instruments in Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Songs of All Time

I’ve been getting Rolling Stone for close to 25 years. Before that, my mom had a subscription that kept us up-to-date- on all the stuff happening in music and in the world. I’m a fan and I try to keep every single issue. Yes, I’m that person. Yes, my husband hates it, but you just don’t throw away music. Period. I’ve just come across this really cool infographic that shares 58 instruments that were used in the songs on the Rolling Stone Top 100 Songs of All Time list.  58!

This goes way beyond guitar, bass, keyboard and drums. Did you realize that Bruce Springsteen included a glockenspiel on “Born to Run”?  The iconic melodies of Rolling Stone’s top 100 songs of all time are made possible not only by talented musicians, but their instruments.   Thanks to Berklee Online  who created this infographic on the instruments that were used in the recordings. The electric guitar is in 74 songs, but whistling? Only one…

Explore the 58 instruments and the songs that they helped make classics.

 

58 Instruments That Made Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Songs of All Time