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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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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1985

100. “Sugar Walls” – Sheena Easton: Nothing gets me more excited in starting the second half of the 80s’ biggest hits than Sheena Easton singing about her vagina. This subject matter made this another member of the notorious Filthy Fifteen, … 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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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1982

100. “Edge of Seventeen” – Stevie Nicks: There’s few better ways to get back into the swing of my Billboard challenge than to revisit an old 80s favorite. Although I’m generally mixed in my opinion of Stevie Nicks’s career post-Fleetwood Mac, … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1976

100. “Country Boy (You Got Your Feet in L.A.) – Glen Campbell: Set side-by-side with the wildly successful, much better “Rhinestone Cowboy”, “Country Boy” feels like a cheap follow-up. On its own, however, it’s just a completely innocuous country song about … Continue reading

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