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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Huey Lewis & The News

Bands can become popular by participating in something that they never imagined would take them to new heights. Maybe it’s agreeing to play Woodstock, featuring their songs in television or film, or perhaps lending a track to the next wannabe American Idol to be covered. One could argue today’s band had already hit it big, but being the icon of a film took it to a whole new level.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Beastie Boys

It’s easy to call this one of the greatest records of all time – because it is. Licensed to Ill is fun, feels good to listen to, and was brilliantly produced. The Beastie Boys truly did it first, and that’s what makes this so iconic. Today you can gift yourself a dose of that fun for only $5.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: One Republic

Believe it or not, the social networking site MySpace is what saved today's band from obscurity. After being dropped from their first label, Timbaland discovered them on that once-famous website and signed them. The production value of OneRepublic's debut album is off the charts, the sound is solid, and there's even a super-famous track used in over 75 TV shows, films, and commercials. Today you can get for only $5.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Wallflowers

It doesn't happen often, but sometimes musical talent gets passed down from parent to child. That's certainly the case for the lead singer for The Wallflowers—his dad is Bob Dylan. Although Jakob Dylan hasn't blazed a musical trail like his father, Bringing Down the Horse was a staple in the mid-'90s and well worth a listen...especially for only $5.
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Cheap Tunes Tuesday: Daft Punk

Recognized as one of the 100 best albums released between 2000-2010, 'Discovery' is an electronic story. The songs blend together, not unlike Pink Floyd's classic Dark Side of the Moon. It's an honest album filled with music the never-seen-in-person Daft Punk duo simply liked and thought was fun. For $5, it's well worth a listen.
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Who's Next

Cheap Tunes Tuesday: The Who

At the time Who’s Next was released, it was considered a cross between hard rock and a rock opera. In fact, this album began as a full-on rock opera but the project proved to be too complex. Instead, it was changed to a studio album which probably couldn’t have worked out any better for the band. This album has received countless accolades...and you can score it for only $5.
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