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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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One Random Single a Day #79: “Disco Illusion” (1979) by Stephen Encinas

After some time away, I have now returned to review some more music awesomeness! The one for today has a particularly interesting story. Scouring the internet, I really couldn’t find much on Stephen Encinas nor this single – a quick … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #40: “Cheap Sunglasses” (1979) by ZZ Top

I have very little predetermined criticism of ZZ Top outside of their most well-known singles (also, I just wasted so much time listening to Culture before writing this post – whoops!), so I’ll just jump right into the review for … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #14: “Rapper’s Delight” (1979) by The Sugarhill Gang

“Rapper’s Delight” is widely considered the first official rap song by many. Although this is definitely untrue, it is the first true rap song to hit the Hot 100. Anyone who knows anything about rap and hip-hop is probably at least … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day: “I Was Made For Lovin’ You” (1979) by KISS

Well… here we go. This is the first single I’ve stumbled upon on my Random Single a Day challenge that was actually a pretty big commercial success. It reached #11 on the Hot 100 and the top ten in various … Continue reading

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