meme (sort of) tag’d

Non Quilt Related Posting ..

Heh .. this has been interesting .. I graduated in a small town bout 45 mins out of the Twin Cities (Minneapolis / St. Paul) .. and Prince WAS HUGE as he was from Minneapolis! But I was such a little headbanger / old skool funk / rappper (now there’s a contradiction of terms if I’ve EVER seen one!!) back then that I really only heard some of these songs as I was walking down the corridors in the dorms LOL – but still do like / despise / hate / love some of these songs .. mind you the research to do this has been interesting .. found just what I needed to hear quick 30sec clips at Last FM.

You know what I don’t see on this list is Cory Hart’s, I Wear Sunglasses at Night .. that was soo HUGE my graduating year .. and we would just crank that thru the dorms .. but like i said .. Megadeath, metallica, iron Maiden, Led Zepplin, Motley Crue 😀 .. those are what I mainly listened too .. yeah like any school, we had preps and burnout rockers LOLOLOL .. Oh I went to a Jethro Tull concert and Motley Crue concert my graduating year – now that was FUN!!

The rules:
A) Go to Music Outfitters
B) Enter the year you graduated from high school in the search function and get the list of 100 most popular songs of that year
C) Bold the songs you like, strike through the ones you hate and underline and/or italicize your favorite. Do nothing to the ones you don’t remember (or don’t care about)

* bold italic: turn up the volume and sing along loudly (chair dancing – not lap dancing – may be involved)
* bold: turn up the volume and sing along softly
* italic: leave the volume where it is but smile nostalgically and possibly hum
* plain: leave it be if I’m not paying attention, maybe look for something better if I am (or I don’t know the song)
* strikethrough: change the station
* red strikethrough: lunge violently at the radio and break one or more fingernails trying to change the station as fast as possible

1. That’s What Friends Are For, Dionne Warwick, Elton John, and Gladys Knight
2. Say You, Say Me, Lionel Richie
3. I Miss You, Klymaxx
4. On My Own , Patti Labelle and Michael McDonald
5. Broken Wings, Mr. Mister
6. How Will I Know, Whitney Houston
7. Party All The Time, Eddie Murphy
8. Burning Heart, Survivor
9. Kyrie, Mr. Mister
10. Addicted To Love, Robert Palmer
11. Greatest Love Of All, Whitney Houston
12. Secret Lovers, Atlantic Starr
13. Friends And Lovers, Carl Anderson and Gloria Loring – ???? unknown
14. Glory Of Love, Peter Cetera
15. West End Girls, Pet Shop Boys
16. There’ll Be Sad Songs, Billy Ocean
17. Alive And Kicking, Simple Minds
18. Never, Heart
19. Kiss, Prince and The Revolution
20. Higher Love, Steve Winwood
21. Stuck With You, Huey Lewis and The News
22. Holding Back The Years, Simply Red
23. Sledgehammer, Peter Gabriel
24. Sara, Starship
25. Human, Human League
26. I Can’t Wait, Nu Shooz
27. Take My Breath Away, Berlin
28. Rock Me Amadeus, Falco
29. Papa Don’t Preach, Madonna
30. You Give Love A Bad Name, Bon Jovi
31. When The Going Gets Tough, Billy Ocean
32. When I Think Of You, Janet Jackson
33. These Dreams, Heart
34. Don’t Forget Me (When I’m Gone), Glass Tiger
35. Live To Tell, Madonna
36. Mad About You, Belinda Carlisle
37. Something About You, Level 42
38. Venus, Bananarama
39. Dancing On The Ceiling, Lionel Richie
40. Conga, Miami Sound Machine
41. True Colors, Cyndi Lauper
42. Danger Zone, Kenny Loggins
43. What Have You Done For Me Lately, Janet Jackson
44. No One Is To Blame, Howard Jones
45. Let’s Go All The Way, Sly Fox
46. I Didn’t Mean To Turn You On, Robert Palmer
47. Words Get In The Way, Miami Sound Machine
48. Manic Monday, Bangles
49. Walk Of Life, Dire Straits
50. Amanda, Boston
51. Two Of Hearts, Stacey Q
52. Crush On You, Jets
53. If You Leave, Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark
54. Invisible Touch, Genesis
55. The Sweetest Taboo, Sade
56. What You Need, INXS
57. Talk To Me, Stevie Nicks
58. Nasty, Janet Jackson
59. Take Me Home Tonight, Eddie Money
60. We Don’t Have To Take Our Clothes Off, Jermaine Stewart
61. All Cried Out, Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam With Full Force
62. Your Love, Outfield
63. I’m Your Man, Wham!
64. Perfect Way, Scritti Politti – STFU
65. Living In America, James Brown
66. R.O.C.K. In The U.S.A., John Cougar Mellencamp
67. Who’s Johnny, El Debarge
68. Word Up, Cameo (still chair dancing … )
69. Why Can’t This Be Love, Van Halen
70. Silent Running, Mike + The Mechanics
71. Typical Male, Tina Turner
72. Small Town, John Cougar Mellencamp
73. Tarzan Boy, Baltimora
74. All I Need Is A Miracle, Mike + The Mechanics
75. Sweet Freedom, Michael McDonald
76. True Blue, Madonna
77. Rumors, Timex Social Club (yup – still chair dancing to this one too)
78. Life In A Northern Town, Dream Academy
79. Bad Boy, Miami Sound Machine
80. Sleeping Bag, ZZ Top
81. Tonight She Comes, Cars
82. Love Touch, Rod Stewart
83. A Love Bizarre, Sheila E. (seriously Prince-ish :))
84. Throwing It All Away, Genesis
85. Baby Love, Regina
86. Election Day, Arcadia
87. Nikita, Elton John
88. Take Me Home, Phil Collins
89. Walk This Way, Run-D.M.C.
90. Sweet Love, Anita Baker
91. Your Wildest Dreams, Moody Blues
92. Spies Like Us, Paul McCartney
93. Object Of My Desire, Starpoint
94. Dreamtime, Daryl Hall
95. Tender Love, Force M.D.’s
96. King For A Day, Thompson Twins
97. Love Will Conquer All, Lionel Richie
98. A Different Corner, George Michael
99. I’ll Be Over You, Toto
100. Go Home, Stevie Wonder

Well so that’s that .. 100 songs later and I’m still glad (for the most part) that the mid 80’s are GONE! LOL

Okay since I wasn’t officially tagged .. I’m just going to email this post link to Carmen, Joy, Tracy(of course), and Bobbie (she already did this .. ) and let’s see what they come up with shall we??


3 thoughts on “meme (sort of) tag’d

  1. #64 – ROFLMAO! OMG, I woke up the dog laughing!

    You’re such a baby… I remember most of “your” songs from my clubbing years. Oh, yeah. Had the hair, the ‘tude, the voice and the mooooves.

    All that AND a bag of chips. God, I’m glad there was no YouTube back then!!!


  2. Thanks for sharing that. I had to email the list to a few friends from high school that I still talk to. The list brought back some memories. LOL.


  3. OMG!!! I graduated in =shudder= 1976, one of the all time bad music years. The horror of it all!!

    Btw, I lived north of the Twin Cities for 2 years in the 1990’s, in Lino Lakes, MN. My friends used to send mail to “Wino Lakes,” LOL!!


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