top 40 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),
20 Jul 2018

100 Songs That Didn’t Make the Top 40 – Part 2

We continue our examination of good songs that didn’t make the top 40 with another Grammy winner, an iconic song of the 90s, and several songs that have gone on to become famous: “You Suck,” The Murmurs