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Aardy R. DeVarque

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Pop music meme

ganked from jkgriffin
Go to http://www.popculturemadness.com/music and find the year you turned 18, or the year you graduated high school. Bold the songs you liked and
strike through the ones you loathed at the time.

The ones that aren't marked/struck through either are those songs on which you don't have an opinion or are ones you don't remember.

1. Humpty Dance - Digital Underground
2. Here and Now - Luthor Vandross
3. I Wanna Be Rich - Calloway
4. Ice Ice Baby - Vanilla Ice
5. U Can't Touch This - MC Hammer
6. Groove Is In The Heart - Dee Lite
7. Vogue - Madonna
8. Pump Up The Jam - Technotronic
9. Here We Are - Gloria Estefan
10. Everybody Everybody - Black Box
11. Blaze Of Glory - Jon Bon Jovi
12. Tom's Diner - Suzanne Vega/D.N.A.
13. She Ain't Worth It - Glenn Medeirous
14. Step By Step - New Kids On The Block
15. Unskinny Bop - Poison
16. From A Distance - Bette Midler
17. Cherry Pie - Warrent [sic]
18. The Power - Snap!
19. Love Will Lead You Back - Taylor Dayne
20. All My Life - Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville
21. The Way You Do The Things You Do - UB40
22. Just A Friend - Biz Markie
23. Black Velvet - Alannah Myles
24. Hippychick - Soho
25. Get Up! (Before The Night Is Over) - Technotronic
26. Jerk-Out - The Time
27. Janie's Got A Gun - Aerosmith
28. Rhythm Nation - Janet Jackson
29. Miracle - Jon Bon Jovi
30. Joey - Concrete Blonde
31. Epic - Faith No More
32. It Must Have Been Love - Roxette
33. Cradle Of Love - Billy Idol
34. This Old Heart Of Mine - Rod Stewart and Ronald Isley
35. Close To You - Maxi Priest
36. (Can't Live Without) Your Love and Affection - Nelson
37. Vision Of Love - Mariah Carey
38. Wiggle It - 2 In A Room
39. I Don't Have The Heart - James Ingram
40. All Around The World - Lisa Stansfield
41. That's What I Like - Jive Bunny (50s medley)
42. Heart Of The Matter - Don Henley
43. Swing The Mood - Jive Bunny (1940s medley)
44. Personal Jesus - Depeche Mode
45. Do Me! - Bel Biv Devoe
46. Enjoy The Silence - Depeche Mode
47. Up All Night - Slaughter
48. Something Happened On The Way To Heaven - Phil Collins
49. Downtown Train - Rod Stewart
50. Freedom - George Michael
51. Suicide Blonde - INXS
52. Pictures of You - Cure
53. Dirty Deeds - Joan Jett
54. King Of Wishful Thinking - Go West
55. Escapade - Janet Jackson
56. Cuts Both Ways - Gloria Estefan
57. Think - Information Society
58. Lambada - Kaoma
59. Two To Make It Right - Seduction
60. Oyo Mi Canto (Hear My Voice) - Gloria Estefan
61. Got To Get - Leila K with Rob 'n' Raz
62. L.A. Woman - Billy Idol
63. Bad Love - Eric Clapton
64. Free Fallin' - Tom Petty
65. Black Cat - Janet Jackson
66. I'm Free - The Soup Dragons
67. Dangerous - Roxette
68. You Make Me Feel (Mighty Real) - Jimmy Somerville
69. Deadbeat Club - B-52s
70. Doin' The Do - Betty Boo
71. All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You - Heart
72. Hungry - Lita Ford
73. Opposites Attract - Paula Abdul & The Wild Pair
74. 911 Is A Joke - Public Enemy
75. I'm Your Baby Tonight - Whitney Houston

I found that the 30-second clips at AllMusic helped refresh my memory on several of those I know by sound but not by name or artist--I mostly heard new songs by listening to the radio at that point, and I think radio stations were even worse then about announcing what was being played than they are now. (At least now, some stations will post the day's playlist on their website...)

I was a lot more judgemental about music then than I am now, and my opinions on a few of those have flipflopped or moved to neutral since then, but there you have it. Also, there are a few "neutral" tracks that I didn't hear until I got to college, so even though I had/have an opinion on them, I hadn't heard them at the time.

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