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19 August 2005 @ 09:49 am
Courtesy Dona Quixote: go to, and do a search on the most popular 100 songs from the year you graduated high school. Bold the ones you actually like. (Understand that the word "like" in this case means, in the very least, "wouldn't immediately change the radio station from.") Pick a favorite. Underline that favorite. And strikethrough the ones you loathe.

1. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, Bryan Adams [OK, I think it's funny.]
2. I Wanna Sex You Up, Color Me Badd
3. Gonna Make You Sweat, C+C Music Factory
4. Rush Rush, Paula Abdul
5. One More Try, Timmy T
6. Unbelievable, EMF
7. More Than Words, Extreme [Egads!]
8. I Like The Way (The Kissing Game), Hi-Five
9. The First Time, Surface
10. Baby, Baby, Amy Grant
11. Motownphilly, Boyz II Men
12. Because I Love You (The Postman Song), Stevie B
13. Someday, Mariah Carey
14. High Enough, Damn Yankees
15. From A Distance, Liette Midler
16. All The Man That I Need, Whitney Houston
17. Right Here, Right Now, Jesus Jones
18. I Adore Mi Amor, Color Me Badd
19. Love Will Never Do (Without You), Janet Jackson
20. Good Vibrations, Marky Mark and The Funky Bunch Featuring Loleatta Holloway [?]
21. Justify My Love, Madonna [I blame nostalgia.]
22. Emotions, Mariah Carey
23. Joyride, Roxette
24. Romantic, Karyn White
25. I Don't Wanna Cry, Mariah Carey
26. Hold You Tight, Tara Kemp
27. You're In Love, Wilson Phillips
28. Every Heartbeat, Amy Grant
29. Sensitivity, Ralph Tresvant
30. Touch Me (All Night Long), Cathy Dennis
31. I've Been Thinking About You, Londonbeat
32. Do Anything, Natural Selection
33. Losing My Religion, R.E.M.
34. Coming Out Of The Dark. Gloria Estefan
35. Here We Go. C+C Music Factory
36. It Ain't Over 'Til It's Over, Lenny Kravitz
37. Where Does My Heart Beat Now, Celine Dion
38. Summertime, D.J. Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince
39. Wind Of Change, Scorpions [!!!]
40. P.A.S.S.I.O.N., Rhythm Syndicate
41. The Promise Of A New Day, Paula Abdul
42. I'm Your Baby Tonight, Whitney Houston
43. Love Of A Lifetime, Firehouse
44. Fading Like A Flower (Every Time You Leave), Roxette
45. This House, Tracie Spencer
46. Hole Hearted, Extreme
47. Power Of Love-Love Power, Luther Vandross
48. Impulsive, Wilson Phillips
49. Love Is A Wonderful Thing, Michael Bolton
50. Rhythm Of My Heart, Rod Stewart
51. Things That Make You Go Hmmmm..., C+C Music Factory [heh heh heh]
52. I Touch Myself, Divinyls [!!!]
53. Tom's Diner, DMA
54. Iesha, Another Bad Creation
55. Something To Talk About, Bonnie Raitt
56. After The Rain, Nelson
57. Play That Funky Music, Vanilla Ice
58. Temptation, Corina
59. Can't Stop This Thing We Started, Bryan Adams
60. I Can't Wait Another Minute, Hi-Five
61. 3 A.M. Eternal, The KLF
62. Time, Love and Tenderness, Michael Bolton
63. Saideness Part I, Enigrna
64. Around The Way Girl, LL Cool J
65. I'll Be There, Escape Club
66. Cream, Prince and The N.P.G.
67. Now That We Found Love, Heavy D. and The Boyz
68. Show Me The Way, Styx
69. Love Takes Time, Mariah Carey
70. Cry For Help, Rick Astley
71. The Way You Do The Things You Do, UB40
72. Here I Am (Come and Take Me), UB40
73. Signs, Tesla
74. Too Many Walls, Cathy Dennis
75. Crazy, Seal
76. I'll Give All My Love To You, Keith Sweat
77. Place In This World, Michael W. Smith
78. Something To Believe In, Poison
79. Wicked Game, Chris Issak [!!!]
80. Get Here, Oleta Adams
81. Round and Round, Tevin Campbell
82. Silent Lucidity, Queensryche
83. I'm Not In Love, Will To Power
84. Piece Of My Heart, Tara Kemp
85. Real Real Real, Jesus Jones
87. Just Another Dream, Cathy Dennis
88. Everybody Plays The Fool, Aaron Neville
88. Strike It Up, Black Box
89. Rico Suave, Gerardo [Again, funny from a nostalgic point of view.]
90. Disappear, INXS
91. Groove Is In The Heart, Deee-Lite
92. All This Time, Sting
93. The One and Only, Chesney Hawkes
94. O.P.P., Naughty By Nature [!!!]
95. Freedom 90, George Michael
96. I Saw Red, Warrent
97. Miles Away, Winger
98. Do You Want Me, Salt-N-Pepa
99. The Motown Song, Rod Stewart
100. Shiny Happy People, R.E.M.

I don't even recognize a good quarter of these. Thankfully. I'd probably hate more if I remembered them.
sjosjo on August 19th, 2005 02:21 pm (UTC)
Interestingly, I like most of the songs from my graduating year. There are a few I could do without, but I suspect it's more due to overplay than anything else.
keep it darksnidegrrl on August 19th, 2005 03:00 pm (UTC)
Escape Club? Wasn't that the "I wanna be a cowboy" guys?? Or was that someone else? I didn't know they had more than one song.

Man, I want to do everyone else's lists too!
PMMJ: Grievouscheetahmaster on August 19th, 2005 04:15 pm (UTC)
I always think of them as that "Wild Wild West" band.
keep it darksnidegrrl on August 19th, 2005 04:19 pm (UTC)
wild wild west, wanna be a cowboy, what's the difference?
PMMJ: Grievouscheetahmaster on August 19th, 2005 04:23 pm (UTC)
Dr. Aculaoontzgrrl on August 21st, 2005 01:09 am (UTC)
Wild Wild west was AWESOME and I wanna be a cowboy sucked.
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PMMJ: Radio Free Europecheetahmaster on August 19th, 2005 03:25 pm (UTC)
Re: KF1 presents "I Hate 1997"
Hahahahaha Hanson.

Wait, does your Hanson cancel out my Nelson?

Also, you forgot to bold #38.
Strange Detractor: eyeprofessorbooty on August 20th, 2005 12:10 am (UTC)
1. (Everything I Do) I Do It For You, Bryan Adams [OK, I think it's funny.]

It's not just funny, it's hilarious.

For example, I'm gonna go take a dump now. For you.
Dr. Aculaoontzgrrl on August 21st, 2005 01:10 am (UTC)
Re: ...
I'm picking my nose for you. RIGHT NOW.
Lala: 2112angela_la_la on August 21st, 2005 05:27 am (UTC)
You still made out better than I did. for 1994 I only had two songs that were any good, and they were BOTH by Salt N' Pepa.