Monthly Archives: October 2017

Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “(We’re Gonna) Rock Around the Clock” (1955) by Bill Haley & His Comets

We’re dealing with a pretty important single this time around, folks. This is the kind of stuff that I am the most excited to explore: the game-changers, the revolutionaries, the stuff which, had they never existed, we’d be looking at … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1983

100. “Fall in Love with Me” – Earth, Wind & Fire: 1983! I’ve been excited to cover this year on my Billboard challenge for a while now, for reasons I will elaborate on with future entries down the line. For … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Everybody Loves Somebody” (1964) by Dean Martin

Today’s number-one single offers only a slight time variation from the three others I’ve already written about. While “Rhinestone Cowboy”, “Angie Baby”, and “Babe” were all recorded and found the bulk of their success at some point in the 70s, … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Babe” (1979) by Styx

I just can’t seem to get out of the 70s with this Number-One Singles challenge! At the very least, though, this single wasn’t released until September 1979 and was one of the final songs to reach the top spot at … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Angie Baby” (1974) by Helen Reddy

Somehow, I was expecting (and even kind of hoping) that my second entry for the Number-One Singles challenge would be something from at least somewhat of a different era from the first. Nonetheless, I’ve played my cards and it would … Continue reading

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