Scott Joplin's "Maple Leaf Rag" - Chromatik's Tune of the Day

At the time when "Maple Leaf Rag" was released, it's sound was so distinct and exciting that it became the framework for the ragtime genre of the early twentieth century. That's not exactly surprising, the song's upbeat and complex composition give it a strong personality that's preserved its notoriety. You may not willingly listen to ragtime music, but with such a energetic melody (one that still pays attention to rhythm, nonetheless) it will be hard to deny that "Maple Leaf Rag" is a banger.