Ten Favorite Songs of 1989


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1989.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

If you read (and agree with) Joshua Clover, 1989 was a pivotal year for popular music.

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Blue Savannah –  Erasure

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Closer To Fine – Indigo Girls

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Debaser – Pixies

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Dela – Johnny Clegg & Savuka

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The Deportees Club – Christy Moore

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Fight the Power – Public Enemy

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Head Like a Hole – Nine Inch Nails

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I Am the Resurrection – The Stone Roses

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If I Were John Carpenter – Big Audio Dynamite

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Say No Go – De La Soul

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And my song of shame for 1989: C’mon And Get My Love – D-Mob featuring Cathy Dennis

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What vital song from 1989 did I overlook? Let me know in the comments!

Ten Favorite Songs of 1988


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1988.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

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Ana Ng – They Might Be Giants

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Bring The Noise – Public Enemy

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Change – Fishbone

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Cult of Personality – Living Colour

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Everyday Is Like Sunday – Morrissey

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Jane Says – Jane’s Addiction

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A Little Respect – Erasure

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Never Tear Us Apart – INXS

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Sweet Jane – Cowboy Junkies

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Waiting Room – Fugazi

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Where Is My Mind?– Pixies

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And my song of shame for 1988: Don’t Worry, Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin

Do you remember 1988?  What were your favorite songs?  Let me know, even if it was before you were born.

Ten Favorite Songs of 1987


The project continues with my favorite songs of 1987.  Read the first post for the detail on this project.

 
Beds are Burning – Midnight Oil

Birthday –  The Sugarcubes


Brilliant Disguise – Bruce Springsteen

Fairytale Of New York – The Pogues and Kirsty MacColl


Heart and Soul – T’Pau

Innocent When You Dream – Tom Waits

Like The Weather – 10,000 Maniacs


Pump Up the Volume – MARRS

Sometimes – Erasure


Strangelove – Depeche Mode

And song of shame (putting in a lot of white space here to hide embarrassment of how much I loved this song when I was 13):
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I Think We’re Alone Now by Tiffany