Monthly Archives: November 2018

Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Stuck on You” (1960) by Elvis Presley

It’s a bit funny that out of all the chart-topping singles that I could have landed on that would’ve been this challenge‘s introduction to the King himself (he has eighteen!), the very first one ended up being one of his … Continue reading

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It’s Year-End List Season! 2018 Edition

Year-end list season is upon us! While I know that eventually I should make more of an effort to move away from lists and into substantial reviews on this site… there’s no denying that lists and especially countdowns are just … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Don’t Leave Me This Way” (1977) by Thelma Houston

Alright, time for another one of these. Despite having only written in length about a handful of disco singles in the past, it remains one of my favorite ever genres to review. With all the intersections of culture, identity, and … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Hit the Road Jack” (1961) by Ray Charles

It’s been a little while since I’ve done one of these… so I might as well jump back on the wagon! After devoting a good chunk of my time to Halloween TV specials and then to the interesting¬†pop music scene … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1987

100.¬†“Love You Down” – Ready For the World: I’ve heard from more than a couple sources that as fun and fresh as the early- to mid-80s year-end Hot 100 is, they only get more dull and uninteresting through the transition … Continue reading

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