“Sukiyaki” – A Cross-Cultural Pop Breakthrough
“Sukiyaki,” the 60s Asian hit, broke barriers in more than one way. How did it influence other cross-cultural pop songs in future years?
Hidden Gems 4: Songs That Missed the Top of the Charts
From Springsteen to The Cars, there were some hits we take for granted now — that weren’t such a big deal this week in 1978.
Hidden Gems 2: Songs That Missed the Top of The Charts
This week in ’89, Paula Abdul and Jody Watley ruled the charts. Which meant that XTC, Tom Petty, and Elvis Costello were kinda locked out.
50 Years of Decade-Defining Songs
Every decade has a “feel.” While it wasn’t easy to distill fifty years into a handful of songs, these capture a certain zeitgeist.
Twice Hit: The Top 9 Double-Sided Singles of the Beatles
“Love Me Do” and “P.S. I Love You.” “Hey Jude” and “Revolution.” Some Beatles singles were twice as nice.