Monday, July 10, 2017

Party Like It's 1987 7/7/17

This was a whole lot of fun, and drew a decent crowd considering the torrential rains at the start. Of the 63 songs Brother Mike and I played Friday, 32 of them were from 1987. 

U2 – “With or Without You”
The Cure – “Why Can’t I be You”
Wang Chung – “Everybody Have Fun Tonight”
Prince – “I Could Never Take the Place of Your Man”
INXS – “Need You Tonight”
Depeche Mode – “Never Let Me Down Again”
Billy Idol – “Mony Mony”
Echo and the Bunnymen – “Lips Like Sugar”
New Order – “True Faith”
Pet Shop Boys – “What Have I Done to Deserve This?”
Peter Gabriel – “Big Time”
Talking Heads – “Once in a Lifetime”
After the Fire – “Der Kommissar”
Icicle Works – “Whisper to a Scream (Birds Fly)”
Adam Ant – “Goody Two Shoes”
Bow Wow Wow – “I Want Candy”
David Bowie – “Fashion”
Gary Numan – “Cars”
Soft Cell – “Tainted Love”
Men Without Hats – “The Safety Dance”
Modern English – “I Melt With You”
Duran Duran – “Rio”
Bananarama – “I Heard a Rumor”
ABC – “When Smokey Sings”
Belinda Carlisle – “Heaven Is a Place on Earth”
Madonna – “Open Your Heart”
Fine Young Cannibals – “She Drives Me Crazy”
George Michael – “Faith”
Janet Jackson – “Control”
Michael Jackson – “Bad”
Whitney Houston – “I Wanna Dance With Somebody”
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam – “Head to Toe”
Hall and Oates – “Out of Touch”
The Bangles – “Hazy Shade of Winter”
Talking Heads – “Burning Down the House”
Depeche Mode – “People Are People”
Eurythmics – “Sweet Dreams (Are Made of This)”
Prince and the Revolution – “Let’s Go Crazy”
Bon Jovi – “You Give Love a Bad Name”
Beastie Boys – “Fight for Your Right (To Party)”
Young MC – “Bust a Move”
Salt-N-Pepa – “Push It”
Jody Watley – “Looking for a New Love”
Eddy Grant – “Electric Avenue”
Musical Youth – “Pass the Dutchie”
Toto – “Africa”
Baltimora – “Tarzan Boy”
Laura Branigan – “Self Control”
A-ha – “Take on Me”
Madonna – “Into the Groove”
Taylor Dayne – “Tell It to My Heart”
Frankie Goes to Hollywood – “Relax”
Pat Benatar – “Love Is a Battlefield”
David Bowie – “Modern Love”
Michael Jackson – “PYT”
Corey Hart – “Sunglasses at Night”
Jesus and Mary Chain – “Happy When It Rains”
Violent Femmes – “Blister in the Sun”
Los Lobos – “La Bamba”
Crowded House – “Something So Strong”
Danny Wilson – “Mary’s Prayer”
Suzanne Vega – “Luka”
Heart – “Alone”
Foreigner – “I Want to Know What Love Is”

Monday, July 03, 2017

Party Like It's 1999 7/1/17

20 Years of OK Computer Edition 

Radiohead – “No Surprises”
Radiohead – “My Iron Lung”
Radiohead – “Stop Whispering”
Radiohead – “Subterranean Homesick Alien”
Radiohead – “Street Spirit”
Radiohead – “Paranoid Android”
Radiohead – “The Bends”
Dandy Warhols – “Not If You Were the Last Junkie on Earth”
Belly – “Feed The Tree”
Pavement – “Gold Soundz”
King Missile – “Detachable Penis”
The Breeders – “Cannonball”
Elastica – “Connection”
Hole – “Celebrity Skin”
Veruca Salt – “Volcano Girls”
Republica – “Ready to Go”
Garbage – “Stupid Girl”
The Cranberries – “Dreams”
Letters to Cleo – “Cruel to Be Kind”
No Doubt – “Sunday Morning”
The Mighty Mighty Bosstones – “Where’d You Go”
Reel Big Fish – “Sell Out”
Fastball – “The Way”
Radiohead – “Creep”
TLC – “Creep”
Salt-N-Pepa – “Shoop”
Destiny’s Child – “Say My Name”
Aaliyah – “Are You That Somebody”
Mariah Carey featuring Jay-Z – “Heartbreaker”
Jay-Z and Jermaine Dupri – “Money Ain’t a Thing”
Black Sheep – “The Choice is Yours (Revisited)”
A Tribe Called Quest – “Scenario”
Notorious B.I.G. – “Hypnotize”
Will Smith featuring Dru Hill and Kool Moe Dee – “Wild Wild West”
Skee-Lo – “I Wish”
Bell Biv Devoe – “Do Me Baby”
Boyz II Men – “Thank U”
Color Me Badd – “I Wanna Sex You Up”
Hanson – “Mmmbop”
Blur – “Song 2”
Blink 182 – “What’s My Age Again
Radiohead – “Just”
Eve 6 – “Inside Out”
Beastie Boys – “The Biz vs. the Nuge”>”Sabotage”
House of Pain – “Jump Around”
Britney Spears – “…Baby One More Time”
Robyn – “Do You Know (What It Takes)”
Christina Aguilera – “Genie in a Bottle”
Spice Girls – “Wannabe”
Backstreet Boys – “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)”
N’Sync – “I Want You Back”
Dee-lite – “Groove Is in the Heart”
C+C Music Factory – “Gonna Make You Sweat (Everybody Dance Now)”
La Bouche – “Be My Lover”
Eiffel 65 – “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”
Quad City DJ’s – “Space Jam”
Lou Bega – “Mambo No. 5”
Shania Twain – “Man! I Feel Like a Woman”
Ricky Martin – “Living La Vida Loca”
Santana featuring Rob Thomas – “Smooth”
Michael Jackson – “Black or White”
Janet Jackson – “Escapade”
Mariah Carey – “Fantasy”
Aqua – “Barbie Girl”
KWS – “Please Don’t Go”
Paula Abdul – “The Promise of a New Day”
The KLF – "Justified & Ancient (Stand by the JAMs)”
Big Mountain – “Baby I Love Your Way”
Fugees – “Killing Me Softly”
Radiohead – “Let Down”

Monday, June 05, 2017

Party Like It's 1999 6/3/17

The Summer #1's of the 1990s Edition

Chris Cornell – “Can’t Change Me”
Jon Bon Jovi – “Blaze of Glory” (1990 summer #1)
The Smithereens – “A Girl Like You”
Toad the Wet Sprocket – “Fall Down”
Stroke 9 - “Little Black Backpack”
Hole – “Doll Parts”
Sublime – “Santeria”
UB40 – “Can’t Help Falling in Love” (1993 summer #1)
Jesus Jones – “Right Here, Right Now”
EMF – “Unbelievable” (1991 summer #1)
James – “Laid”
Wilson Phillips – “Hold On” (1990 summer #1)
Sixpence None the Richer – “Kiss Me”
Eagle-Eye Cherry – “Save Tonight”
Sister Hazel – “All for You”
Spin Doctors – “Two Princes”
Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”
Chumbawamba – “Tubthumping”
Sir Mix-A-Lot – “Baby Got Back” (1992 summer #1)
Kriss Kross – “Jump” (1992 summer #1)
Destiny’s Child – “Jumpin’ Jumpin’”
Montell Jordan – “This Is How We Do It” (1995 summer #1)
DJ Jazzy Jeff and The Fresh Prince – “Summertime”
Janet Jackson – “That’s the Way Love Goes” (1993 summer #1)
Next – “Too Close” (1998 summer #1)
Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre – “No Diggity”
Ginuwine – “Pony”
Juvenile – “Back That Azz Up”
DMX – “Ruff Ryders Anthem”
Fugees – “Fu-Gee-La”
2Pac and Dr. Dre – “California Love” (1996 summer #1)
Snoop Dogg – “Gin and Juice”
Salt-N-Pepa – “Shoop”
TLC – “Waterfalls”
Mariah Carey – “Always Be My Baby”
Len – “Steal My Sunshine”
Christina Aguilera – “Genie in a Bottle” (1999 summer #1)
Britney Spears – “…Baby One More Time”
Spice Girls – “Wannabe”
Backstreet Boys – “Everybody (Backstreet’s Back)”
N’Sync – “Tearing Up My heart”
Deee-Lite – “Groove Is in the Heart”
Madonna – “Vogue” (1990 summer #1)
Rupaul – “Supermodel”
Eiffel 65 – “Blue (Da Ba Dee)”
Haddaway – “What Is Love”
Lou Bega – “Mambo No. 5”
Michael Jackson – “Black or White”
Hanson – “Mmmbop” (1997 summer #1)
Harvey Danger – “Flagpole Sitta”
Lit – “My Own Worst Enemy”
Smash Mouth – “All Star”
Ricky Martin – “Living La Vida Loca” (1999 summer #1)
Enrique Iglesias – “Bailamos” (1999 summer #1)
Jennifer Lopez – “If You Had My Love” (1999 summer #1)
Notorious B.I.G featuring Puff Daddy and Ma$e – “Mo Money Mo Problems” (1997 summer #1)
Mark Morrison – “Return of the Mack”
DJ Kool – “Let Me Clear My Throat”
Ini Kamoze – “Here Comes the Hotstepper”
Chaka Demus and Pliers – “Murder She Wrote”
Snow – “Informer”
Jay-Z – “Can I Get a…”
Ice Cube – “It Was a Good Day”
Dr. Dre – “Nuthin’ But a G Thang”
Ma$e – “Feels So Good”
Faith Evans – “Love Like This”
Lauryn Hill – “Doo-Wop (That Thing)”
Coolio featuring L.V. – “Gangsta’s Paradise”
Warren G and Nate Dogg – “Regulate”
Monica and Brandy – “The Boys Is Mine” (1998 summer #1)
Soul 4 Real – “Candy Rain”
TLC – “No Scrubs”
Aaliyah – “Are You That Somebody”
Toni Braxton – “You’re Making Me High” (1996 summer #1)
Macy Gray – “I Try”
Mariah Carey – “I’ll Be There (MTV Unplugged)” (1992 summer #1)
Lisa Loeb – “Stay” (1994 summer #1)
Madonna – “This Used to be My Playground” (1992 summer #1)
Bryan Adams – “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” (1991 summer #1)

Tuesday, May 09, 2017

Party Like It's 1999 5/6/17

Mike Post – “Law and Order Theme”
Buffalo Tom – “Sodajerk”
Midnight Oil – “Blue Sky Mine”
Hanson – “Thinking of You”
Elastica – “Connection”
Blur – “Country House”
The B-52’s – “Roam”
Gin Blossoms – “Found Out About You”
Goo Goo Dolls – “Slide”
Hanson – “Where’s the Love”
Spin Doctors – “Two Princes”
James – “Laid”
Alanis Morissette – “Ironic”
OMC – “How Bizarre”
Sixpence None the Richer – “Kiss Me”
Donna Lewis – “I Love You Always Forever”
Natalie Imbruglia – “Torn”
Meredith Brooks – “Bitch”
Hanson – “A Minute Without You”
Third Eye Blind – “Semi-Charmed Life”
No Doubt – “Just a Girl”
Chumbawamba – “Tubthumping”
Destiny’s Child – “Jumpin’ Jumpin’
Britney Spears – “…Baby One More Time”
Christina Aguilera – “Come On Over (All I Want Is You)”
Jessica Simpson – “I Think I’m In Love with You”
Robyn – “Show Me Love”
Aaliyah – “Back and Forth”
Brandy – “I Wanna Be Down”
Whitney Houston – “I’m Every Woman”
Gina G. – “Ooh Ahh Just a Little Bit”
La Bouche – “Be My Lover”
No Mercy – “Where Do You Go”
Deee-lite – “Groove Is in the Heart”
Spice Girls – “Spice Up Your Life”
N’Sync – “Tearing Up My Heart”
Backstreet Boys – “Quit Playing Games with My Heart”
Hanson – “MMMbop”
Lit – “My Own Worst Enemy”
Blink 182 – “All the Small Things”
Green Day – “Basket Case”
Nirvana – “Smells Like Teen Spirit”
Michael Jackson – “Black or White”
Janet Jackson – “Escapade”
Mariah Carey – “Fantasy”
Salt-N-Pepa – “Shoop”
TLC – “No Scrubs”
Lauryn Hill – “Doo Wop (That Thing)”
Pras featuring Ol’ Dirty Bastard and Mya – “Ghetto Supastar”
Ginuwine – “Pony”
Blackstreet featuring Dr. Dre – “No Diggity”
DMX – “Party Up (Up in Here)”
Ol’ Dirty Bastard – “Shimmy Shimmy Ya”
Black Sheep – “The Choice Is Yours (Revisited)”
Dr. Dre – “Still Dre”
Beastie Boys – “Root Down”
Notorious B.I.G. featuring Puff Daddy and Ma$e – “Mo Money Mo Problems”
Bell Biv Devoe – “Poison”
Color Me Badd – “I Wanna Sex U Up”
Mandy Moore – “Candy”
Sheryl Crow – “All I Wanna Do”
Faith Hill – “This Kiss”
Shania Twain – “Man! I Feel Like a Woman”
Spice Girls – “Wannabe”
Britney Spears – “(You Drive Me) Crazy”
Christina Aguilera – “Genie in a Bottle”
B*Witched – “C’est La Vie”
Will Smith – “Miami”
Next – “Too Close”
Coolio featuring LV – “Gangsta’s Paradise”
“Weird Al” Yankovic – “Amish Paradise”
Snow – “Informer”
Ini Kamoze – “Here Comes the Hotstepper”
Aqua – “Barbie Girl”
Montell Jordan – “Get It On Tonite”
Soul 4 Real – “Candy Rain”
Alanis Morissette – “Hand in My Pocket”
No Doubt – “Don’t Speak”
Smashing Pumpkins – “Disarm”
Sinead O’Connor – “Nothing Compares 2 U”