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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “I Just Called to Say I Love You” (1984) by Stevie Wonder

When this came up on the randomizer I’d been using for my Every Hot 100 Number-One Single project, I was instantly elated. And in the very next instant, I literally laughed out loud to myself. Because this is one of … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1984

100. “Yah Mo B There” – James Ingram & Michael McDonald: Yeah, in retrospect, maybe giving this song this title was not a good idea. It certainly makes for an awkward start to this countdown of 1984’s top 100 singles. As … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Let’s Hear It For the Boy” (1984) by Deniece Williams

Between my Billboard Challenge, my Every Hot 100 Number-One Single challenge, and various other listening activities I do in the background, I feel like a good chunk of my writing work is spent writing about men in the industry. Sadly, … Continue reading

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One Random Single a Day #109: “Edge of a Dream” (1984) by Joe Cocker

While writing these music reviews, I’ve found that the hardest part of this task is not writing reviews of music I like or love, or even writing on music I dislike or hate. It’s definitely the music on which I … Continue reading

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