Back in the early ‘90s, when Lollapalooza and MTV’s “120 Minutes” were the barometers of cool, you would have been excused for laughing if someone told you that Green Day would be one of a handful of bands of that era to stay relevant for two decades and would also get into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
But the band who got famous from singing about being bored and stoned exceeded all expectations through soul, ambition and sheer songwriting chops. We ranked their 40 best songs from their days on indie label Lookout! Records through the new tracks from Father Of All… including radio hits, deeper cuts and even a few things from their side-projects. What’d we miss?