The only thing that makes having a song stuck in your head worse is having a truly terrible song stuck in your head thanks to some dolt at the bar. And if you’re out drinking at a bar with a jukebox, that’s inevitably what will happen.
Unfortunately, many jukeboxes are filled with subpar songs just waiting for someone with a few quarters to come along and hit “Play Next.” So, in an effort to help you avoid being that guy the next time you belly up to the jukebox, here are the 13 songs and artists to avoid playing at all costs.
Anything by a Jam Band
Please, keep the gratuitous, noodling guitar solos to a minimum (or, ideally, an absolute nil). That means no Phish or Grateful Dead or anything that requires hallucinogens to be enjoyed.