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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┬ápop music scene … Continue reading

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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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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “Every Rose Has Its Thorn” (1988) by Poison

Time for yet another entry in my project to listen to and review every Hot 100 number-one single! At the rate I’m currently going, though, I doubt I’ll be able to cut my queue down to a reasonable level. It … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “I’ll Be There” (1992) by Mariah Carey ft. Trey Lorenz

Maybe I’m beginning to lose track of this Every Number-One Single challenge, but is this the first song I’ve reviewed on this project to have topped the charts by two different artists? I know that it isn’t the first single … Continue reading

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