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1984 Start of School Year October I`m So Excited The Pointer Sisters
I`m So Excited
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Time: 3:52
Sequenced by: single
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Purple Rain Prince
Purple Rain
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 8:45
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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I Feel For You Chaka Khan
I Feel For You
CD Source:
Time: 4:04
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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November Pride (In the Name of Love) U2
Pride (In the Name of Love)
CD Source: The Best of 1980-1990/The B-sides (2)
Time: 3:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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I Will Dare The Replacements
I Will Dare
CD Source: Left of the Dial: `80s Underground (1979-89)(4)
Time: 3:11
Sequenced by: Let It Be album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Sixteen Blue The Replacements
Sixteen Blue
CD Source: Let It Be
Time: 4:21
Sequenced by: Let It Be album
Honored by:
 

 
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December Born in the U.S.A. Bruce Springsteen
Born in the U.S.A.
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 4:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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The Boys of Summer Don Henley
The Boys of Summer
CD Source:
Time: 4:47
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM
 

 
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1985 January Don`t Worry Baby Los Lobos
Don`t Worry Baby
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 2:45
Sequenced by: How Will The Wolf Survive? album
Honored by:
 

 
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Will The Wolf Survive? Los Lobos
Will The Wolf Survive?
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 3:43
Sequenced by: How Will The Wolf Survive? album
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Centerfield John Fogerty
Centerfield
CD Source:
Time: 3:51
Sequenced by: Centerfield album
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March Nightshift The Commodores
Nightshift
CD Source: Hitsville U.S.A. Vol. II 1972-1992 (4)
Time: 5:07
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Crazy for You Madonna
Crazy for You
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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We Are The World USA for Africa
We Are The World
CD Source:
Time: 7:04
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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I`m On Fire Bruce Springsteen
I`m On Fire
CD Source: Born in the U.S.A
Time: 2:36
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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White Lies Jason & The Scorchers
White Lies
CD Source: Essential, Vol. 1 (1984-85)
Time: 3:24
Sequenced by: Lost And Found album
Honored by:
 

 
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April Trapped (live) Bruce Springsteen
Trapped (live)
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 5:11
Sequenced by: We Are The World album
Honored by:
 
The We Are The World album followed the single on the charts by about a month. Springsteen donated this previously unreleased track, written by Jimmy Cliff. Its only other official CD release is on the Essential Springsteen compilation, on the bonus third disc.
 
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Smooth Operator Sade
Smooth Operator
CD Source: The Ultimate Collection (1984-2011)
Time: 4:16
Sequenced by: single
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May Into the Groove Madonna
Into the Groove
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 4:45
Sequenced by: single (12-inch)
Honored by: DG
 
Prior to its inclusion on the "Immaculate Collection," "Into the Groove" was available in the U.S. only as the B-side of the 12" single "Angel." It reached #1 for five weeks on the Hot Dance Music/Maxi-Singles chart as a two-sided entry. In several other countries it was released as a single in its own right and raced to #1. The original vinyl version clocks at 4:40. This CD version seems to be the same one to me.
 
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June Would I Lie to You? The Eurythmics
Would I Lie to You?
CD Source: Ultimate Collection (1983-2005)
Time: 4:27
Sequenced by: Be Yourself Tonight album
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Sisters Are Doin` It For Themselves The Eurythmics Feat. Aretha Franklin
Sisters Are Doin` It For Themselves
CD Source: Ultimate Collection (1983-2005)
Time: 4:57
Sequenced by: Be Yourself Tonight album
Honored by:
 

 
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Raspberry Beret Prince
Raspberry Beret
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:31
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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And She Was Talking Heads
And She Was
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 3:38
Sequenced by: Little Creatures album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Road to Nowhere Talking Heads
Road to Nowhere
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 4:19
Sequenced by: Little Creatures album
Honored by:
 

 
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July Glory Days Bruce Springsteen
Glory Days
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 4:15
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 

 
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If You Love Somebody Set Them Free Sting
If You Love Somebody Set Them Free
CD Source: Fields of Gold: The Best of 1984-1994
Time: 4:16
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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The Payoff Mix Double Dee and Steinski
The Payoff Mix
CD Source:
Time: 5:24
Sequenced by: official release date
Honored by: DM
 
In 2008 the Illegal Records label released a compilation of all the mastermixes of Steve Stein (Steinski), including this amazing tour de force of the art of mixing, done with Douglas DiFranco (Double Dee). Dave Marsh tells the whole story behind this track in his book, "The Heart of Rock & Soul," where he ranks it 212 out of 1001.
 
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Money For Nothing Dire Straits
Money For Nothing
CD Source: Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler (1978-2005) (2)
Time: 4:05
Sequenced by: Brothers in Arms album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Walk of Life Dire Straits
Walk of Life
CD Source: Best of Dire Straits & Mark Knopfler (1978-2005) (2)
Time: 4:12
Sequenced by: Brothers in Arms album
Honored by:
 

 
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Freeway of Love Aretha Franklin
Freeway of Love
CD Source:
Time: 5:52
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Start of School Year September Part-Time Lover Stevie Wonder
Part-Time Lover
CD Source: At the Close of a Century (1963-96) (4)
Time: 4:13
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Small Town John Cougar Mellencamp
Small Town
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 3:41
Sequenced by: Scarecrow album
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Lonely Ol` Night John Cougar Mellencamp
Lonely Ol` Night
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 3:47
Sequenced by: Scarecrow album
Honored by: DM
 

 
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November Sun City Artists United Against Apartheid
Sun City
CD Source:
Time: 7:10
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Time Tom Waits
Time
CD Source: Beautiful Maladies (1983-93)
Time: 3:54
Sequenced by: Raiin Dogs album
Honored by:
 

 
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1986 January My Hometown Bruce Springsteen
My Hometown
CD Source: Born in the U.S.A
Time: 4:18
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Bastards of Young The Replacements
Bastards of Young
CD Source: All for Nothing (1985-90) (2)
Time: 3:36
Sequenced by: Tim album
Honored by:
 

 
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Left of the Dial The Replacements
Left of the Dial
CD Source: All for Nothing (1985-90) (2)
Time: 3:43
Sequenced by: Tim album
Honored by:
 

 
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I Can`t Live Without My Radio LL Cool J
I Can`t Live Without My Radio
CD Source: All World (1985-96)
Time: 5:29
Sequenced by: Radio album
Honored by: DM
 

 
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March Kiss Prince
Kiss
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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Lives in the Balance Jackson Browne
Lives in the Balance
CD Source: The Very Best of (1972-2002)
Time: 4:15
Sequenced by: Lives in the Balance album
Honored by:
 

 
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Brilliant Mistake Elvis Costello
Brilliant Mistake
CD Source: The Very Best of (1977-86)
Time: 3:45
Sequenced by: King of America album
Honored by:
 

 
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Indoor Fireworks Elvis Costello
Indoor Fireworks
CD Source: The Very Best of (1977-86)
Time: 4:10
Sequenced by: King of America album
Honored by:
 

 
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June My Adidas Run-D.M.C.
My Adidas
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1983-93)
Time: 2:49
Sequenced by: single (R&B chart)
Honored by:
 

 
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Sledgehammer Peter Gabriel
Sledgehammer
CD Source: So
Time: 5:16
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Red Rain Peter Gabriel
Red Rain
CD Source: So
Time: 5:39
Sequenced by: So album
Honored by:
 

 
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July Papa Don`t Preach Madonna
Papa Don`t Preach
CD Source: Celebration (1982-2009) (2)
Time: 4:30
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Higher Love Steve Winwood
Higher Love
CD Source: the finer things (1964-90) (4)
Time: 5:47
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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August Begin The Begin R.E.M.
Begin The Begin
CD Source: Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part Garbage 1982-2011 (2)
Time: 3:29
Sequenced by: Life`s Rich Pageant album
Honored by:
 

 
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Walk This Way Run-D.M.C.
Walk This Way
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1983-93)
Time: 5:11
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 
The first rap song to hit the top 5 of the Hot 100, this brilliant synthesis of rock and rap helped rap break into mainstream pop music and paved the way for all the rap/sung collaborations since then.
 
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Start of School Year September Boy in the Bubble Paul Simon
Boy in the Bubble
CD Source: Graceland
Time: 3:59
Sequenced by: Graceland album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Graceland Paul Simon
Graceland
CD Source: Graceland
Time: 4:48
Sequenced by: Graceland album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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You Can Call Me Al Paul Simon
You Can Call Me Al
CD Source: Graceland
Time: 4:40
Sequenced by: Graceland album
Honored by:
 

 
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Wild Wild Life Talking Heads
Wild Wild Life
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 3:41
Sequenced by: True Stories album
Honored by:
 

 
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October Word Up Cameo
Word Up
CD Source:
Time: 4:19
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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True Blue Madonna
True Blue
CD Source:
Time: 4:18
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Guitar Town Steve Earle
Guitar Town
CD Source: Guitar Town (expanded edition)
Time: 2:35
Sequenced by: Guitar Town album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Someday Steve Earle
Someday
CD Source: Guitar Town (expanded edition)
Time: 3:48
Sequenced by: Guitar Town album
Honored by:
 

 
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November Don`t Get Me Wrong The Pretenders
Don`t Get Me Wrong
CD Source: Pirate Radio (1979-2005) (4) + DVD
Time: 3:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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The Future`s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades Timbuk 3
The Future`s So Bright, I Gotta Wear Shades
CD Source:
Time: 3:22
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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War (live) Bruce Springsteen
War (live)
CD Source: Live/1975-85 (3)
Time: 5:10
Sequenced by: Live 75/85 album
Honored by:
 

 
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Because the Night (live) Bruce Springsteen
Because the Night (live)
CD Source: Live/1975-85 (3)
Time: 5:19
Sequenced by: Live 75/85 album
Honored by:
 

 
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1987 February One Time One Night Los Lobos
One Time One Night
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 4:50
Sequenced by: By the Light of the Moon album
Honored by:
 

 
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River of Fools Los Lobos
River of Fools
CD Source: Mas y Mas (+1983-99) (4)
Time: 2:55
Sequenced by: By the Light of the Moon album
Honored by:
 

 
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Still in Hollywood Concrete Blonde
Still in Hollywood
CD Source: Recollection (1986-93)
Time: 3:45
Sequenced by: Concrete Blonde album
Honored by:
 

 
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March Sign O` The Times Prince
Sign O` The Times
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:44
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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April With or Without You U2
With or Without You
CD Source: The Joshua Tree (20th anniv remaster)
Time: 4:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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May Alex Chilton The Replacements
Alex Chilton
CD Source: All for Nothing (1985-90) (2)
Time: 3:13
Sequenced by: Pleased to Meet Me album
Honored by:
 

 
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Can`t Hardly Wait The Replacements
Can`t Hardly Wait
CD Source: All for Nothing (1985-90) (2)
Time: 3:05
Sequenced by: Pleased to Meet Me album
Honored by:
 

 
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June I Still Haven`t Found What I`m Looking For U2
I Still Haven`t Found What I`m Looking For
CD Source: The Joshua Tree (20th anniv remaster)
Time: 4:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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July Memphis in the Meantime John Hiatt
Memphis in the Meantime
CD Source: Anthology (1974-2000) (2)
Time: 3:58
Sequenced by: Bring the Family album
Honored by:
 

 
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Have a Little Faith in Me John Hiatt
Have a Little Faith in Me
CD Source: Anthology (1974-2000) (2)
Time: 4:03
Sequenced by: Bring the Family album
Honored by:
 

 
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4th of July X
4th of July
CD Source: Best of: Make the Music Go Bang! (1978-93)(2)
Time: 4:06
Sequenced by: See How We Are album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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August Runaway Train Rosanne Cash
Runaway Train
CD Source: The Essential (1978-2009) (2)
Time: 4:03
Sequenced by: King`s Record Shop album
Honored by:
 

 
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Start of School Year September U Got the Look Prince
U Got the Look
CD Source: The Hits/The B-Sides (1978-1993)(3)
Time: 3:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Paper in Fire John Cougar Mellencamp
Paper in Fire
CD Source: Greatest Hits (1978-2004) (2) (bonus DVD)
Time: 3:53
Sequenced by: The Lonesome Jubilee album
Honored by:
 

 
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Like The Weather 10,000 Maniacs
Like The Weather
CD Source: In My Tribe
Time: 3:57
Sequenced by: In My Tribe album
Honored by:
 
"In My Tribe" hardly dented the charts when it was first released. It reached its peak in May 1988 when "Like The Weather" was released as a single.
 
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Way Down In The Hole Tom Waits
Way Down In The Hole
CD Source: Beautiful Maladies (1983-93)
Time: 3:31
Sequenced by: Frank`s Wild Years album
Honored by:
 

 
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Innocent When You Dream (78) Tom Waits
Innocent When You Dream (78)
CD Source: Beautiful Maladies (1983-93)
Time: 3:10
Sequenced by: Frank`s Wild Years album
Honored by:
 

 
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I Know You Got Soul Eric B. & Rakim
I Know You Got Soul
CD Source: Paid in Full (bonus tracks)
Time: 4:44
Sequenced by: Paid in Full album
Honored by:
 

 
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Where The Streets Have No Name U2
Where The Streets Have No Name
CD Source: The Joshua Tree (20th anniv remaster)
Time: 5:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 

 
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October Brilliant Disguise Bruce Springsteen
Brilliant Disguise
CD Source: The Essential (1972-2002) (bonus CD) (3)
Time: 4:15
Sequenced by: Tunnel of Love album
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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The One I Love R.E.M.
The One I Love
CD Source: Part Lies Part Heart Part Truth Part Garbage 1982-2011 (2)
Time: 3:16
Sequenced by: Document album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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November If You Let Me Stay Terence Trent D`Arby
If You Let Me Stay
CD Source:
Time: 3:14
Sequenced by: Introducing The Hardline album
Honored by:
 

 
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December Push It Salt-N-Pepa
Push It
CD Source:
Time: 4:29
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man Prince
I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man
CD Source: Ultimate Prince (1979-1993) (2)
Time: 3:41
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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1988 January Pump Up the Volume M/A/R/R/S
Pump Up the Volume
CD Source:
Time: 3:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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February I Couldn`t Leave You If I Tried Rodney Crowell
I Couldn`t Leave You If I Tried
CD Source: Diamonds & Dirt (extended)
Time: 3:19
Sequenced by: Diamonds & Dirt album
Honored by:
 
Diamonds & Dirt contained five (!) singles that topped the country charts but neither the singles nor the album ever charted pop. The first single was released in January, and I`m slotting the album early in February. If anyone knows the release date more precisely, please let me know.
 
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She`s Crazy For Leaving Rodney Crowell
She`s Crazy For Leaving
CD Source: Diamonds & Dirt (extended)
Time: 3:17
Sequenced by: Diamonds & Dirt album
Honored by:
 
Diamonds & Dirt contained five (!) singles that topped the country charts but neither the singles nor the album ever charted pop. The first single was released in January, and I`m slotting the album early in February. If anyone knows the release date more precisely, please let me know.
 
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March Wishing Well Terence Trent D`Arby
Wishing Well
CD Source:
Time: 3:30
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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(Nothing But) Flowers Talking Heads
(Nothing But) Flowers
CD Source: Once in a Lifetime (76-92)(3)(+DVD of videos)
Time: 5:34
Sequenced by: Naked album
Honored by:
 

 
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April Beds Are Burning Midnight Oil
Beds Are Burning
CD Source: 20,000 watt R.S.L. (1979-97)
Time: 4:18
Sequenced by: Diesel and Dust album
Honored by:
 

 
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June Fast Car Tracy Chapman
Fast Car
CD Source: Tracy Chapman (debut)
Time: 4:57
Sequenced by: Tracy Chapman album
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Talkin` Bout A Revolution Tracy Chapman
Talkin` Bout A Revolution
CD Source: Tracy Chapman (debut)
Time: 2:40
Sequenced by: Tracy Chapman album
Honored by:
 

 
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July Roll With It Steve Winwood
Roll With It
CD Source: the finer things (1964-90) (4)
Time: 4:33
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Bring the Noise Public Enemy
Bring the Noise
CD Source: Power to the People and the Beats (1987-91+)
Time: 3:46
Sequenced by: It Takes A Nation of Millions album
Honored by: RS DG
 
"Bring the Noise" was released as a single six months earlier than the album (charted R&B on 2/6/88).
 
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Rebel Without A Pause Public Enemy
Rebel Without A Pause
CD Source: Power to the People and the Beats (1987-91+)
Time: 4:18
Sequenced by: It Takes A Nation of Millions album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos Public Enemy
Black Steel in the Hour of Chaos
CD Source: Power to the People and the Beats (1987-91+)
Time: 3:43
Sequenced by: It Takes A Nation of Millions album
Honored by:
 
Running time of 3:43 is for the single edit on their Greatest Beats CD.
 
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People Have the Power Patti Smith
People Have the Power
CD Source: LAND (1975-2002) (2)
Time: 5:09
Sequenced by: Dream of Life album
Honored by:
 

 
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August Follow the Leader Eric B. & Rakim
Follow the Leader
CD Source: The Hip Hop Box (1979-2003) (4)
Time: 5:35
Sequenced by: Follow the Leader album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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