Section 2: The Top 40

Biz Markie hit #9 with the off-key classic, “Just a Friend.”

Black Box had three hits and they all went top 40. You should remember “Everybody Everybody,” “I Don’t Know Anybody Else” and “Strike It Up.”

The Black Crowes hit the top 40 twice, first with a reissue of “Hard To Handle” and then with “She Talks To Angels.”

The Blackout Allstars hit #25 in 1996 with “I Like It.”

Blackstreet took “Booti Call” to #34, “Before I Let You Go” to #7, “Take Me There” to #12 and my favorite song of the decade, “No Diggity” to #1. The latter won them a grammy.

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Dave Steed

Dave Steed is all about music; 80's and metal to be exact. His iPod will shuffle from Culture Club to Slayer and he won't blink an eye. He's never heard Astral Weeks but thinks "Dazzey Duks" by Duice is the bomb. It's an odd little corner of the world he lives in.

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