Today's show kicked off with "Good Times, Bad Times," a Led Zeppelin classic from guest and TIME columnist Joe Klein. The song's famous guitar riff is reportedly the most difficult segment that lead bassist Jean Paul Jones ever wrote.
Panelist Margaret Hoover's playlist:
Squirrel Nut Zippers - "Memphis Exorcism"
Bruce Springsteen - "Radio Nowhere"
Panelist Ryan Lizza's playlist:
Arctic Monkeys - "A Certain Romance"
Sharon Van Etten - "We Are Fine"
Panelist Will Cain's playlist:
Stoney LaRue - "Look At Me Fly"
Smashing Pumpkins - "Today"
Guest author Mark Kennedy Shriver's playlist:
U2 - "Pride (In the Name of Love)"
Guest LGBT activist Wade Davis's playlist:
Jay-Z ft. Kid Cudi - "Already Home"
Soledad O'Brien's playlist:
Rihanna - "Please Don't Stop the Music"