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Popdose Flashback ’90: Traveling Wilburys, “Vol. 3”

The second (and seemingly final) Traveling Wilburys album turns 20 this week — and for Dw. Dunphy, the disappointment still stings a...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: George Michael, “Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1”

Jason Hare reflects on the 20th anniversary of Listen Without Prejudice Vol. 1 -- the beginning of the end for George Michael's US...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: The Vaughan Brothers, “Family Style”

On the 20th anniversary of Stevie Ray Vaughan's death, Michael Fortes revisits the Texas guitar master's swan song: a collaboration with...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Deee-Lite, “World Clique”

Kelly Stitzel brings us back to Christmas 1990 to celebrate the release of Deee-Lite's debut, "World Clique."...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Sonic Youth, “Goo”

Though Sonic Youth are the quintessential indie rock group, they actually spent 18 years on a major label. Michael Fortes looks back at the...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Suicidal Tendencies, “Lights … Camera … Revolution”

Punk? Metal? No matter what you call Suicidal Tendencies, there's no argument that 1990's "Lights...Camera...Revolution" was a peak for the...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Cheap Trick, “Busted”

In a very personal Flashback '90, Popdose writer Michael Fortes revisits the lows and highs of Cheap Trick's Busted, song by song....

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Mariah Carey, “Mariah Carey”

Sure, a big part of Mariah Carey’s success had to do with cold calculation. If you listen to her 1990 debut album, it’s fairly...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Andrew Ridgeley, “Son of Albert”

Bobby. Art. Dave. Sonny. Ike. J-’Stache. Curt. Paul (Humphreys, that is). Everly (no, not that one, the other one) … Of all the lesser...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Lou Reed/John Cale, “Songs for Drella”

It's been 20 years since Lou Reed and John Cale set aside their differences to pay tribute to their former manager, Andy Warhol. Matthew...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: World Party, “Goodbye Jumbo”

Earth Day 1990 was a very big deal. Held on April 23, a Sunday, it marked the pinnacle of an upswing in green consumerism and a transition...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: The Dirty Dozen Brass Band, “The New Orleans Album”

The 1980s were not, to put it mildly, a good decade for brass sections. We still heard horns on the Top 40, sure — but more often...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Eddy Grant, “Barefoot Soldier”

Everybody remembers Eddy Grant's early-'80s hit "Electric Avenue," but he came back strong in 1990 with Barefoot Soldier, as Kelly...

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Popdose Flashback: The Lightning Seeds, “Cloudcuckooland”

When the Lightning Seeds sprouted on modern rock radio in the spring of 1990, their songs felt (as much as anything on modern rock radio...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Social Distortion, “Social Distortion”

For some people, Social Distortion is the very definition of a rock and roll band. After all, they have everything the average rock fan...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Digital Underground, “Sex Packets”

We’re only a few months into our Flashback ’90 series, and we’ve already unearthed about as many regrettable hits as we...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Public Enemy, “Fear of a Black Planet”

Twenty years after this Public Enemy classic was released, Mike Heyliger reflects on its legacy -- and laments mainstream hip-hop's turn...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Various Artists, “Pretty Woman”

Rob Smith tells himself he's over the Pretty Woman soundtrack, but is he the king of wishful thinking?...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Bell Biv DeVoe, “Poison”

Slap it up, flip it, rub it down, oh no! Bell Biv DeVoe's debut is 20 years old!...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Peter Murphy, “Deep”

Twenty years after it was released, Ben Wiser says Peter Murphy's Deep still cuts you up....

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Sinead O’Connor, “I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got”

We soon learned that what she "hadn't got" was her marbles. But do we have to ignore the crazy to remember what a great album this is?...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Damn Yankees, “Damn Yankees”

In the spring of 1990, I was in the middle of the first long-term relationship of my adolescent life. By “long-term,” I mean...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: The Black Crowes, “Shake Your Money Maker”

A favorite trope among the British Invasion bands of the ’60s was the notion that they took the R&B, country and early rock music...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Luka Bloom, “Riverside”

Jack Feerick reflects on 20 years of listening to Luka Bloom -- and takes us back to the days when finding music sometimes took hard work...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Cowboy Junkies, “The Caution Horses”

In the latest installment of Popdose's Flashback '90 series, Rob Smith revisits the heartbreak and loneliness of Cowboy Junkies' album...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Bad Company, “Holy Water”

Twenty years ago, the reconstituted Bad Company turned Holy Water into platinum. Jeff Giles thinks it might finally be time to forgive....

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Popdose Flashback ’90: The Blue Nile, “Hats”

In January of 1990, the Blue Nile released their second album. Ken Shane celebrates 20 years of listening to what he calls "one of the...

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Popdose Flashback ’90: Toad the Wet Sprocket, “Pale”

Michael Parr looks back the chord struck in his 15-year-old psyche -- 20 years ago! -- by Toad the Wet Sprocket's Pale....

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Popdose Flashback ’90: They Might Be Giants, “Flood”

This is where the party ends, 'cause we can't stand here listening to They Might Be Giants' Flood turning 20 years old....

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Flashback ’90: The Sundays, “Reading, Writing and Arithmetic”

He might be a little peeved about the band's ongoing hiatus, but Jeff Giles still has enough love for the Sundays to celebrate their...