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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 1981

100. “Time is Time” – Andy Gibb: Boy, the early 80s sure weren’t kind to Andy Gibb, as this continues the  yet another sub-par single from him. It is painfully obvious that he is trying desperately to break away from the … Continue reading

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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1980

100. “Refugee” – Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Yes! Hello 80s! And what better way to kick off the decade than with a band I’ve always considered quintessential to the 80s. After some years of a few mildly successful singles, 1980 … Continue reading

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