The Top 10 Christmas Songs of the ‘80s
From Wham to Bryan Adams to the Pretenders, we’ve picked some choice ‘80s Christmas “chestnuts.” What are yours?
Cover Songs Better Than the Originals
Some classic songs are better left alone. But then again, a really great cover version can give it a whole new life.
Six Ingredients for the “Perfect” Hit Song
The perfect hit song is equal parts magic, timing — and more than a few scientific ingredients. We break it down (to the degree that it can be).
1988: Rap’s Golden Year
1988 showcased Public Enemy, MC Lyte, Eric B and Rakim, De La Soul in all their glory. So let’s revisit a time when the rhymes blasting out of boom-boxes were the keys to the culture.