r.e.m. Archive

25 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 4

Oh good, I get to bellyache about the lack of support for the Cure and R.E.M. again. “Rain In The Summertime” – The Alarm – #71 (1987). The Alarm was supposed to be the next U2, having
23 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 3

If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. This list features two songs that tried twice to make the Top 40 – and failed both times. “Sail On Sailor” – The Beach Boys – #79 (1973),
17 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 1

This is the first in a series of posts that show what a crock of bull Billboard’s Top 40 can be. Granted, since my self-imposed exile from the Hot 100 in the 2000s, I can’t really comment