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6 Pop and Rock Legends That Weren’t As Big As You Think

When you measure success by Top 10 hits on Billboard’s Hot 100, legacies suffer.

What makes a recording act legendary? The world of music is littered with icons and legends (some legit, some so-called), but what becomes a music icon or legend most?



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Jeremy Helligar

Brother Son Husband Friend Loner Minimalist World Traveler. Author of “Is It True What They Say About Black Men?” and “Storms in Africa”