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Billboard Top 100 - #1 Song for the Week You Were Born

Discussion in 'Humor - Jokes - Games and Diversions' started by Brokor, Jun 16, 2014.

  1. I only listen to music of my own generation

    1 vote(s)
  2. I listen to music for my time and a decade or so beyond

    4 vote(s)
  3. I listen only to music pre-21st century

    1 vote(s)
  4. I listen to modern music (current day)

    2 vote(s)
  5. I listen to a mix of everything, with few exceptions

    22 vote(s)
  6. I don't like the music of my generation

    0 vote(s)
Multiple votes are allowed.
  1. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    Okay, this is kind of fun. Let's see how old, or not so old you are!

    step 1: Go here to choose the song for the day of the week you were born which was #1 on the Billboard Top 100
    List of Billboard number-one singles - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    If you were born earlier than 1958, there's a "pre-hot" 100 era listing for you, so you don't feel left out!

    step 2: Post your song and discuss. As an added bit of fun, post a YouTube video link (if possible) so we can easily laugh or sing along...

    My #1 song:

    Jim Croce "Time in a Bottle"

    As an added challenge, also find the song which sticks out the most in your mind from the year you graduated high school...

    Mine was Meatloaf, "I Would Do Anything for Love"

    Last edited: Jun 16, 2014
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  2. kellory

    kellory An unemployed Jester, is nobody's fool. Banned

    Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs - Sugar Shack: we are the champions was quite popular with us.
    Last edited: Jun 18, 2014
  3. chelloveck

    chelloveck Diabolus Causidicus

    an instrumental hit on Billboard....it was adapted to vocals by various singers

    ...and at the end of my high school educamation....it a was song emblematic of the time.

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  4. ditch witch

    ditch witch resident bacon hoarder Site Supporter+

    Oh ack.
    Close to you by The Carpenters.

    Hrm... high school.

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  5. William Antrum

    William Antrum GunMetal Monkey

    U just ruined my day with that one ... realllllly the biggest liberal /progressive dummy Stevie Wonder .... there is no hope .... destined for bad crap now i know why at least....What crap this thing is a mess ... I thought people make better choices ..... fooled me huh?
  6. Brokor

    Brokor Live Free or Cry Moderator Site Supporter+++ Founding Member

    LOL hey, they can be a Liberal as long as the song is good. I like to think music sings to the soul, and we are all tied together for a moment while we celebrate life with music.
  7. Motomom34

    Motomom34 Moderator Moderator Site Supporter++

    Rolling Stone for when I was born- blah! Never was a fan of theirs.

    But for high school it was We are the World. Is this the song that they hyped and had everyone tune their radio on a certain day at a certain time? Like a nationwide playing?
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  8. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    I always loved this song... [chopper]
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  9. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    And here is my pick from the graduation year.... nuff said ;)
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  10. Yard Dart

    Yard Dart Vigilant Monkey..... Moderator Site Supporter++

    We Are the World - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
  11. Byte

    Byte Monkey+++

    Oy! Three Dog Night. Not too bad.

    Hmm high school...INXS was huge! But if you look at the Billboard list for '89...blech.
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  12. NotSoSneaky

    NotSoSneaky former supporter

    I remember watching the TV show and had the Coonskin hat and flintlock rifle to go with it.

    Now I feel old. [tongue]
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  13. DarkLight

    DarkLight I self identify as a Blackhawk Attack Helicopter! Site Supporter

    Who the hell is Gilbert O'sullivan?

    Alone Again (Naturally)
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  14. Grand58742

    Grand58742 Monkey+++

    I'm apparently a very disco child.

    And obviously Gordon Ramsey has good taste.
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