Tuesday, January 31, 2017

Popular Songs Of 1987, Vol. 2

And the hits keep rolling on! Popular Songs of 1987, Vol. 2 begins....NOW! Enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Fleetwood Mac  ~  “Little Lies”




2)  Los Lobos  ~  “La Bamba”




3)  Heart  ~  “Who Will You Run To?”




4)  U2  ~  “I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For”




5)  Atlantic Starr  ~  “Always”




6)  Michael Jackson  ~  “The Way You Make Me Feel”




7)  Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, & Emmylou Harris  ~  “To Know Him Is To Love Him”




8)  Bryan Adams  ~  “Heat Of The Night”




9)  The Jets  ~  “You Got It All”




10)  Midnight Oil  ~  “Beds Are Burning”




11)  Suzanne Vega  ~  “Luka”




12)  Glenn Medeiros  ~  “Nothing’s Gonna Change My Love For You”




13)  ’Til Tuesday  ~  “Coming Up Close”




14)  Bon Jovi  ~  “Wanted Dead Or Alive”




15)  Survivor  ~  “Is This Love”




16)  Whitney Houston  ~  “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)”




17)  Michael Martin Murphey  ~  “Long Line Of Love”




18)  Pet Shop Boys ft. Dusty Springfield  ~  “What Have I Done To Deserve This?”




19)  Peter Cetera & Amy Grant  ~  “The Next Time I Fall”




20)  Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine  ~  “Rhythm Is Gonna Get You”




21)   Steve Winwood  ~  “The Finer Things”




22)  Genesis  ~  “In Too Deep”




23)  Highway 101  ~  “The Bed You Made For Me”




24)  Kenny Rogers & Ronnie Milsap  ~  “Make No Mistake, She’s Mine”




25)  Exposé  ~  “Seasons Change”


Monday, January 30, 2017

Popular Songs Of 1987, Vol. 1

This is the series of posts you've been waiting for! Well, some of you, at least. Especially if you're, like me, in the latter part of your thirties. Part 1 of 4, Popular Songs of 1987. And....GO!  ~  JH



1)  The Bangles  ~  “Walk Like An Egyptian”




2)  Bon Jovi  ~  “Livin’ On A Prayer”




3)  Whitney Houston  ~  “Didn’t We Almost Have It All”




4)  Restless Heart  ~  “Why Does It Have To Be (Wrong Or Right)”




5)  Tiffany  ~  “I Think We’re Alone Now”




6)  Bruce Hornsby & The Range  ~  “Mandolin Rain”




7)  Heart  ~  “Alone”




8)  U2  ~  “With Or Without You”




9)  Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam  ~  “Head To Toe”




10)  George Strait  ~  “Ocean Front Property”




11)  Michael Jackson  ~  “Bad”




12)  The Pretenders  ~  “Don’t Get Me Wrong”




13)  Dan Hill & Vonda Shepard  ~  “Can’t We Try”




14)  Bananarama  ~  “I Heard A Rumour”




15)  Crowded House  ~  “Don’t Dream It’s Over”




16)  Kenny G  ~  “Songbird”




17)  Cyndi Lauper  ~  “Change Of Heart”




18)  INXS  ~  “Need You Tonight”




19)  Wang Chung  ~  “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”




20)  Janet Jackson  ~  “Control”




21)  Reba McEntire  ~  “What Am I Gonna Do About You?”




22)  Chris De Burgh  ~  “Lady In Red”




23)  Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes  ~  “(I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life”




24)  R.E.M.  ~  “The One I Love”




25)  Madonna  ~  “Open Your Heart”


Friday, January 27, 2017

"Weird" Songs

Quite surprisingly (even to myself), of all the strange and wonderful (and terribly misguided) ideas I've had for music posts, I've never done a set of songs with the word "Weird" (or "Weirdo") in their titles. Until now. They're not half bad, either (though I may be prejudiced). Enjoy!  ~  JH



1)  Radiohead  ~  “Weird Fishes / Arpeggi”




2)  Red Hot Chili Peppers  ~  “Nobody Weird Like Me”




3)  GoGo Penguin  ~  “Weird Cat”




4)  The Dollyrots  ~  “Get Weird”




5)  Iggy Pop  ~  “Some Weird Sin”




6)  Backstreet Boys  ~  “Weird World”




7)  Miles Davis  ~  “Weirdo”




8)  KT Tunstall  ~  “Still A Weirdo”




9)  All Star United  ~  “Weirdo”




10)  Pixies  ~  “Is She Weird?”




11)  Sebadoh  ~  “Weird”




12)  Veruca Salt  ~  “So Weird”




13)  Pete Yorn  ~  “She Was Weird”




14)  Superchunk  ~  “My Gap Feels Weird”




15)  Fruit Bats  ~  “You’re Too Weird”




16)  Everclear  ~  “Nervous And Weird”




17)  Alanis Morissette  ~  “Superstar Wonderful Weirdos”




18)  Steel Train  ~  “I Feel Weird”




19)  Hanson  ~  “Weird”




20)  Oingo Boingo  ~  “Weird Science”




21)  Emiliana Torrini  ~  “Weird Friendless Kid”




22)  Clem Snide  ~  “Weird”




23)  Jayney Klimek  ~  “Weird Feeling”




24)  The Charlatans  ~  “Weirdo”




25)  The Muffs  ~  “Weird Boy Next Door”



Thursday, January 26, 2017

Popular Songs Of 1997, Vol. 4

Last but not least (I use that phrase a lot on this blog, don't I?), the final installment in the Popular Songs Of 1997 series. Next week, tune in for what's sure to be an even better bunch of songs. Because, of course, we will be exploring the most Popular Songs Of 1987. Meanwhile, enjoy these great songs!  ~  JH



1)  Green Day  ~  “Hitchin’ A Ride”




2)  En Vogue  ~  “Don’t Let Go (Love)”




3)  Hanson  ~  “MMMBop”




4)  Sarah McLachlan  ~  “Building A Mystery”




5)  U2  ~  “Staring At The Sun”




6)  Blur  ~  “Song 2”




7)  Robyn  ~  “Show Me Love”




8)  White Town  ~  “Your Woman”




9)  Aaliyah  ~  “The One I Gave My Heart To”




10)  Toby Keith  ~  “Me Too”




11)  The Mighty Mighty Bosstones  ~  “The Impression That I Get”




12)  Spice Girls  ~  “2 Become 1”




13)  Savage Garden  ~  “Truly Madly Deeply”




14)  311  ~  “Beautiful Disaster”




15)  Sister Hazel  ~  “All For You”




16)  Fiona Apple  ~  “Sleep To Dream”




17)  The Wallflowers  ~  “Three Marlenas”




18)  Usher  ~  “You Make Me Wanna…”




19)  Bush  ~  “Mouth”




20)  Diamond Rio  ~  “How Your Love Makes Me Feel”




21)  Foo Fighters  ~  “Everlong”




22)  Marcy Playground  ~  “Sex And Candy”




23)  Beck  ~  “The New Pollution”




24)  Az Yet  ~  “Hard To Say Im Sorry”




25)  Counting Crows  ~  “Daylight Fading”