Essays Archive

6 Aug 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 8

In this segment, you’ll be reminded of some songs that will have you turning your head and saying, “What? They played the crap out of that song and it didn’t hit the Top 40?” “New Year’s Day”
31 May 2018

The Evolution of a Song: ‘Mama,’ Genesis

“Mama” is not considered to be one of Genesis’ biggest hits, at least here in the United States; despite it being their biggest hit in the UK, reaching #4 in 1983, it reached only #73 in the
3 May 2018

‘Abracadabra’ – The Worst Song Ever?

1982 was a pivotal year in music for me – it was when I really started listening to the radio. I had it on constantly, and embraced Casey Kasem’s American Top 40 as if it were Billy