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Jul 28, 2019

This week we take a break from tearing apart number one hits to wrap up a year of episodes by taking a quick look at the listener rankings so far. You do remember that the whole point of this show is for listeners (you!) to rate the songs and determine which number one is truly number one, right? Will Kevin...


Jul 21, 2019

This week Aaron Rubio dives onto the musical grenade that is "Disco Duck", the 1976 number one hit by Rick Dees and his Cast of Idiots. Perhaps known best for his long-running Top 40 countdown program, Rick Dees also recorded a string of disco parody songs in the 1970s that featured duets with personified woodland...


Jul 14, 2019

This week Brandon Iron drops by the studio to contemplate the ethereal wonder that is "Heaven is a Place on Earth", the 1987 number one hit by former Go-Go, Belinda Carlisle. The punky aesthetic of the Go-Gos was long gone by the time Carlisle's second solo record was released. Adopting the full Hollywood glam/pop star...


Jul 7, 2019

This week Detroit native Sean Nader grabs the mic to take one shot at the 2002 mega hit "Lose Yourself" by Eminem. From the soundtrack to his autobiographical film, "8 Mile", this song marks the height of Eminem's career commercially and is considered by many critics to be his finest work. With lyrics that sum up...


Jun 29, 2019

This week local hockey hero Tucker Dougherty saddles up and returns to the studio to talk about the current number one song on the chart: "Old Town Road" by Lil Nas X. This independently released country/hip hop crossover jam swiftly rose to fame in the country scene before being quietly removed from the...