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Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s — 2008 Recap

Today marks the final post of 2008 for Bottom Feeders. So instead of starting the letter G and then going on break, let’s take a look back at the first 33 weeks of the series, with what I believe are the ten best, the ten worst, and the ten rarest songs in the series up to this point. The Best 10. Jimmy Buffett, “It’s My Job” (download) 9. Bee Gees, “You Win Again” (download) 8. Crosby, Stills & Nash, “War Games” (download) 7. The Time, “The Oak Tree” (download) 6. The Cult, “Fire Woman” (download) 5. Dragon, “Rain” (download) 4. Devo, “Theme From Doctor Detroit” (download) 3. Jon Astley, “Jane’s Getting Serious” (download) 2. Joan Armatrading, “Drop the Pilot” (download) 1. The Cure, “Lullaby” (download) I’ve listened to every song I own in my collection — every track to hit the Hot 100, thousands of tracks on the R&B and dance charts, and album after album, but listening to all of these songs pretty thoroughly while writing them up for Bottom Feeders has opened my …

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Bottom Feeders: The Ass End of the ’80s, Part 31

New baby = less time. Imagine that. I was somehow under the impression that sleepless nights were going to give me plenty of free time to continue to write meaningless drivel in my intros, but I haven’t been able to find the motivation at 3 AM just yet. So, in an effort to continue to give you the “quality” music of Bottom Feeders without interruption, I’m going to move straight to the music for the remainder of 2008. Without further ado, we continue looking at the ass end of the Billboard Hot 100 in the ’80s, with more artists whose names begin with the letter F. Fiona “Talk to Me” — 1985, #64 (download) “Everything You Do (You’re Sexing Me)” — 1989, #52 (download) Fiona Flanagan is less known for her music than for her lead role in the failed 1987 Bob Dylan movie Hearts of Fire. “Everything You Do” is a duet with Bottom Feeders favorite Kip Winger! If I could choose one artist to be the spokesperson for this series, Kip would be …