Section 2: Top 40

Country band Diamond Rio had one Top 40 in the decade called “Unbelievable”

Joe Diffie hit the Top 40 one time, 1n 1999 with “A Night To Remember”

Digable Planets hit #15 with “Rebirth of Slick” which won them a Grammy.

Digital Underground hit #11 with “The Humpty Dance” and #40 with “Kiss You Back”

How crazy is it that Dino had three more Top 40 hits in the decade, with “Gentle” “Ooh Child” and hit biggest hit, “Romeo” hitting #6 in 1990.

Celine Dion was the 6th biggest artist of the decade thanks to Top 40 hits like, “Where Does My Heart Beat Now” “Any Other Way” “Beauty and the Beast” “If You Asked Me To” “Nothing Broken But My Heart” “Love Can Move Mountains” “When I Fall In Love” “Misled” All By Myself” and “That’s the Way It Is.” “It’s All Coming Back To Me Now” hit #2 for five weeks, while “The Power of Love” “Because You Loved Me” “My Heart Will Go On” and “I’m Your Angel” (with R. Kelly) hit #1 for 4,6,2 and 6 weeks respectively.

Dishwalla hit #15 with their only Top 40 hit, “Counting Blue Cars.”

Divine hit the Top 40 twice, once in 1999 with “One More Try” and in 1998 with the #1 hit “Lately” which marks the only #1 song that I had never heard before.

The Divinyls turned on dudes everywhere with their song “I Touch Myself,” which hit #4 in 1991.

Dixie Chicks hit the Top 40 four times early in their career with “There’s Your Trouble” “You Were Mine” “Ready To Run” and “Cowboy Take Me Away.”

DJ Jazzy Jeff & the Fresh Prince hit #4 with “Summertime,” #20 with “Ring My Bell” and #13 with one of my favorites, “Boom! Shake the Room”

DJ Kool hit #30 in 1997 with the iconic “Let Me Clear My Throat.”

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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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