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1988 Countdown: Guns N’ Roses, “Paradise City”

(New to the countdown? Catch up here.) Without any explanation, Kevin Seal returns, to explain that they have room to squeeze in another bonus video from late 1988. (We haven’t had one of these in four hours, but previously “Armageddon It” and “Angel of Harlem” were added to the mix.) As Seal puts it (in […]

posted 3 February 2011 in 1988. 6 comments

Top Five Albums Whose Biggest Hit Was the Penultimate Track

1. Bruce Springsteen, Born in the U.S.A. (“Dancing in the Dark”) 2. M.I.A., Kala (“Paper Planes”) 3. Talking Heads, More Songs About Buildings and Food (“Take Me to the River”) 4. Derek and the Dominos, Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs (“Layla”) 5. Green Day, Nimrod (“Good Riddance (Time of Your Life)”)

posted 1 February 2011 in Tasty Bits. 6 comments