Section 2: The Top 40

R.E.M. hit the top 40 with “Losing My Religion,” “Shiny Happy People” “Drive” “Man on the Moon” “Everybody Hurts” “What’s the Frequency, Kenneth?” and “Bang and Blame”

The Rembrandts hit the top 40 with “Just the Way It Is, Baby” “I’ll Be There For You” and “This House Is Not A Home”

Restless Heart hit #11 with “When She Cries”

Rythm Syndicate hit #2 with “P.A.S.S.I.O.N.” and #13 with “Hey Donna”

The Tony Rich Project hit #2 with “Nobody Knows”

Lionel Richie hit the top 40 with “Do It To Me” and “Don’t Wanna Lose You”

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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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