Monday, August 31, 2009

MUSIC MONDAY

DOWN UNDER (1983)


This song by the Austrailian group, Men at Work, has become emblematic of the great 80s rock era. Great tune.


WHEN I THINK OF YOU (1986)


This is probably my favorite Janet Jackson song, and clearly one of her best videos ever. Like her brother Michael Jackson, she helped usher in a period where stylized group dancing was the rage.


SAY YOU'LL BE THERE (1996)


Though critics like to say that The Spice Girls' debut single Wannabe is the signature tune, I believe this tune is their best.


MOCKINGBIRD (2005)


There are just so many Eminem hits to choose from, but this song is very poignant - a conversation a dad has with his baby girl about growing up, making mistakes, and being your best. Powerful!

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