Happy birthday, Paul Simon! “Graceland” was something altogether new, blending World Music with intensely personal (and clever) lyrics.
We’ve all heard thousands of songs over our lifetime, but there is a handful that meet what we call the “FBI” standard.
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.