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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 1978

100. “Deacon Blues” – Steely Dan: Kicking things off with a real bang is jazz-rock experts Steely Dan. While I’ve yet to listen to more from this group than just their Hot 100 singles, every song I hear from them is … 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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Billboard’s Hot 100 of 1974

Bet you didn’t expect to see this here. After almost five months of absence from this challenge, I am back! Essentially, the lack of my keeping up with this challenge can be drawn to a good number of factors, the most … Continue reading

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