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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 1979

100. “Strange Way” – Firefall: Kicking off this list is an interesting, dark-sounding radio-friendly rock hit. Truthfully, I can hear Chicago’s influences on this track from a mile away, especially with that uptempo’d salsa breakdown before the final chorus. It’s an … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1977

100. “Devil’s Gun” – C.J. & Company: This track is notable for being the first ever record spun during the first night of Studio 54, notorious for the huge role it played at the height of the disco scene. The first … 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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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1975

100. “Get Dancin’” – Disco Tex and the Sex-O-Lettes: This is an amazing name for a group. With that said, this song is weird. There’s just too many things going on at once to make it a pleasant listen at all. … Continue reading

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