World’s Worst Songs

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World’s Worst Songs: Paul Anka’s “You’re Having My Baby”

A commenter on a recent post about Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey” suggested that in the pantheon of the World’s Worst...

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World’s Worst Songs: “It’s a Sunshine Day” by the Brady Kids

There’s a volume of Time-Life’s AM Gold series called Teen Idols of the 70s, which features many of the usual suspects: the...

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World’s Worst Songs: Bobby Goldsboro’s “Honey”

The farther back we go in time, the harder it is to fairly judge what sucks, because tastes and styles change. Complicating matters is the...

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World’s Worst Songs: “I Can Only Imagine” by MercyMe

In an episode of King of the Hill called “Reborn to Be Wild,” Hank Hill says to a Christian rock singer, “Can’t you...

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World’s Worst Songs: “Beans in My Ears” by the Serendipity Singers

Make it stop. In the name of all that's holy, make it stop....

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World’s Worst Songs: “The Legend of Wooley Swamp” by the Charlie Daniels Band

There's something bad happening in Booger Woods, and it's this song....

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World’s Worst Songs: “Good Girl” by Carrie Underwood

After Carrie Underwood won American Idol in 2005, she wanted to be marketed as a country singer, and she has been fabulously successful: 11...

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World’s Worst Songs: Sheena Easton’s “Sugar Walls”

Somebody hose down the singer, and her producer too while you're at it....

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World’s Worst Songs: “Octopus’s Garden” and “I Want You” by the Beatles

When I'm playing Abbey Road, I almost always pass them by....

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World’s Worst Songs: “You Light Up My Life”

This was too easy. We're ashamed of ourselves....

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World’s Worst Songs: Falco’s “Rock Me Amadeus”

The dubious appeal of rapping in German....

Sting, "Russians"

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World’s Worst Songs: Sting, “Russians”

Clever or pretentious? With Sting, it's always a valid question....