1987 Top Ten Music Charts

1987’s Biggest Artists and Songs Bruce Hornsby and the Range (1986 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1987) Paul Simon (Grammy for Album of the Year) Higher Love – Steve Winwood (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: LL Cool J, Patty Smyth, Pepsi and Shirlie, New Order,… Read More

1981 Top Ten Music Charts

1981’s Biggest Artists and Songs Christopher Cross (1980 Best New Artist Grammy Winner & Grammy for Album of the Year, presented in 1981) Sailing (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Sheena Easton, Phil Collins (solo), Loverboy, Stevie Nicks (solo), Lionel Richie, The Oak Ridge Boys, Al Jarreau, Steve… Read More

Summer Songs of the 1980s

Songs of the Summer – 1980s The eighties brought Summer Songs to us via movies (Kokomo, Axel F, Flashdance and Eye of The Tiger), Micheal Jackson’s songs and more ‘sunshine’, ‘hot’ and summer-ready songs. If a song’s title or primary lyrics are about Summer, that usually bumps it in nostalgia value on our Summer Music… Read More

1989 Top Ten Music Charts

1989’s Biggest Artists and Songs Tracy Chapman (1988 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, awarded in 1989) George Micheal (Grammy for Album of the Year) Don’t Worry Be Happy – Bobby McFerrin (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Milli Vanilli, Roxette, Babyface, Jeff Healy band, Enya, Maxi Priest, Bd… Read More

1988 Top Ten Music Charts

1988’s Biggest Artists and Songs Jody Watley (1987 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented on 1988) U2 (Grammy for Album of the Year) Graceland – Paul Simon (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: 10,000 Maniacs, Ice-T (solo), Traveling Wilburys, Ziggy Marley and the Melody Makers, Vanessa Williams, Guns… Read More

1982 Top Ten Music Charts

1982’s Biggest Artists and Songs Sheena Easton (1981 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented on 1982) John Lennon and Yoko Ono (Grammy for Album of the Year) Bette Davis Eyes – Kim Carnes (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Billy Idol, Aldo Nova, Jeffrey Osbourne, Paul carrack, Pia… Read More

1984 Top Ten Music Charts

1984’s Biggest Artists and Songs Culture Club (1983 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1984) Michael Jackson (Grammy for Album of the Year) Beat It – Micheal Jackson (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Frankie Goes To Hollywood, Motley Crue, Wang Chung, UB40, Cameo, Tina Turner (solo),… Read More

Top 100 Disco Hits

Top 100 Disco Dance Hits 1. Y.M.C.A. – Village People 2. I Will Survive – Gloria Gaynor 3. Brick House – Commodores 4. Don’t Stop Till You Get Enough – Michael Jackson 5. It’s Raining Men – The Weather Girls 6. Play That Funky Music – Wild Cherry 7. Super Freak – Rick James 8.… Read More

1985 Top Ten Music Charts

1985’s Biggest Artists and Songs Cyndi Lauper (1984 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1985) Lionel Richie (Grammy for Album of the Year) What’s Love To Do With It – Tina Turner (Grammy for Record of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Los Lobos, Alphaville, Klymaxx, Jermaine Stewart, Amy Grant, Sade,… Read More

1986 Top Ten Music Charts

1986’s Biggest Artists and Songs Sade (1985 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1986) Phil Collins (Grammy for Album of the Year) New Artists in the Pop Charts Included: Ozzie Osbourne (solo), Jennifer rush, Art of Noise, Miami Sound Machine, Anita Baker, Simply Red, Bangles, The Cure 1986’s Retro Top 10 Hits 1. Rock… Read More

1989 Oscars 61st Academy Awards

1989 Oscars 61st Academy Awards Winners Announced: Wednesday(!), March 29, 1989 Held at: Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, California Host: no one Eligibility Year: 1988 This broadcast is noted for being the final public appearance of actress Lucille Ball, who died a few weeks later. 1989 Oscar Nominees and Winners Best Picture: Rain Man – Mark… Read More