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CHART ATTACK!: 2/1/86

Greetings and welcome to CHART ATTACK!, the long-defunct-but-now-resurrected series where we take a look back at a Billboard Top 10...

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CHART ATTACK!: 7/30/88

Eric Carmen goes heavy on the Aqua Net, Jane Wiedlin makes googly-eyes at Jason Hare and Jeff Giles loses $20 -- it's all part of the...

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CHART ATTACK!: 12/2/89

Hello again, everybody, and welcome to the final CHART ATTACK! of 2009! In case you haven’t noticed, Popdose has been pretty much...

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CHART ATTACK!: 11/20/76

A duck, a muskrat, and Rod Stewart in a bowtie -- the only thing that could save this Billboard Top 10 is a four-minute talkbox solo. It's...

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CHART ATTACK!: 11/3/73

Join us for a trip back in time -- when Art Garfunkel shunned his first name, Cher sang on a horse, and Billy Preston's afro threatened to...

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CHART ATTACK!: 10/19/91

Mariah Carey shatters a 21-year record (and probably a few crystal glasses), Color Me Badd continues to suck, and Bryan Adams is told his...

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CHART ATTACK!: 10/11/80

Diana Ross smacks Chic around, Kenny Loggins starts his soundtrack reign, and Olivia welcomes us to Xanadu -- all in Jason Hare's latest...

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CHART ATTACK!: 9/24/88

What artist is currently being credited on the Internet as winning five Grammy Awards when, in fact, she's won zero? What song supposedly...

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CHART ATTACK!: Beatles Edition

Beatles Week continues with CHART ATTACK!, where Jason Hare looks at ten Beatles covers that hovered around the Billboard Top 10. Prepare...

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CHART ATTACK!: 8/28/82

Survivor sends a thank-you note to Queen, Air Supply goes to Brooklyn, David Foster takes over Chicago and CSN inexplicably has a Top 10...

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CHART ATTACK!: 8/18/90

Which musician lost a huge role in Terminator 2? Which one was accosted by fat hookers? Which one likes to wear really tight...

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CHART ATTACK!: 8/1/92

Before he heads off to become a part of the live Jack Wagner experience, Jason Hare brings us unnecessary ad-libs, vulgar stories, and the...

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CHART ATTACK!: 7/20/74

The beginning of disco, guest Beach Boy appearances, and the sound of John Denver being strangled -- it's all part of Jason Hare's latest...

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CHART ATTACK!: Michael Jackson Edition

Jason Hare takes a look at some of Michael Jackson's most (and least) memorable tracks to grace the Top 10 on this week's CHART ATTACK!...

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CHART ATTACK!: 7/19/86

Four songs from movie soundtracks! Two videos set in courtrooms! One cat sitting on Peter Cetera's face! It's all in Jason Hare's latest...

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CHART ATTACK!: 6/7/75

Mellow Gold tracks, country crossovers, and uncomfortable backing vocals -- join Jason Hare (and his childhood haircut) as he takes us back...

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CHART ATTACK!: 5/20/78

If Jason Hare can't have you, he don't want nobody, baby. Join him for a look back at 1978, where, with a little luck, we'll shadow dance...

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CHART ATTACK!: 5/13/89

Jason Hare takes us back to 1989, when 38 Special begged for forgiveness, Peter Cetera warbled with Cher, and a "mystery artist" made it...

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CHART ATTACK!: 4/22/72

Jason Hare is back for another installment of Chart Attack! -- and this week, he takes us all the way back to April 22, 1972, and a top 10...

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CHART ATTACK!: 4/11/87

Hi, everybody! This week’s CHART ATTACK! takes us back a whopping 22 years, and wow, do I feel old, considering I remember hearing...

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CHART ATTACK!: 3/27/76

Happy Friday, everybody, and welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK! This week’s Top 10 is relatively diverse, with a bunch...

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CHART ATTACK!: 3/16/91

Happy Friday and welcome to another edition of CHART ATTACK! So last time we met here to dissect a Billboard chart, it was a Top 10 from...

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CHART ATTACK!: 2/27/71

Howdy, everybody! I tend to stick to the ’80s when writing CHART ATTACK!, as they’re the years I remember best. But this week,...

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CHART ATTACK!: 2/14/81

Howdy, everybody!  Happy Friday and welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK! This week’s mix is relatively eclectic, yet...

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CHART ATTACK!: 1/29/77

Welcome back to another edition of CHART ATTACK!, everybody!  We’re going back a full 32 years this week, and it’s an...

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CHART ATTACK!: 1/15/83

Welcome back to CHART ATTACK!, all new for 2009! This year we’ll be doing much like we’ve done in the past: ripping apart...

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CHART ATTACK!: 12/3/77

I know what you’re thinking: isn’t Popdose closed for the season?  What the hell is CHART ATTACK! doing here?  You raise...

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CHART ATTACK!: 11/24/84

Hey everybody!  Just think: one week from now, you’ll probably be feeling full and somewhat nauseous from all the food...

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CHART ATTACK!: 11/7/70

Why do I love today’s CHART ATTACK! author? Well, there are many reasons. First and foremost, of course, is his fantastic, thoughtful...

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CHART ATTACK!: 11/1/86

Howdy, everybody!  Happy Halloween!  Between Tina Turner’s hair and Eddie Money’s face, it’s quite a scary week...