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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 pop music scene … Continue reading

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Every Hot 100 Number-One Single: “I Can’t Stop Loving You” (1962) – Ray Charles

Now here’s one that I can actually enjoy writing about!! Don’t get me wrong, as much as I get a sick thrill out of writing about songs that I consider to be awful or in bad taste (such as, most … Continue reading

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Groovin’: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1967

For reference, here are the last five entries I’ve covered in my Billboard Hot 100 challenge: – Twistin’ the Night Away: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1962 – It’s My Party: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1963 – Glad All Over: Billboard’s Hot 100 … Continue reading

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Twistin’ the Night Away: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1962

My coverage of previous years in Hot 100 year-end lists: – Rock and Roll Music: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1957 – Great Balls of Fire: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1958 – Teen Beat: Billboard’s Hot 100 of  1959 – Alley Oop: Billboard’s Hot 100 … Continue reading

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Alley Oop: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1960

My coverage of previous years in Hot 100 year-end lists: – Rock and Roll Music: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1957 – Great Balls of Fire: Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1958 – Teen Beat: Billboard’s Hot 100 of  1959 Wow. If I thought 1959 … Continue reading

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