Category Archives: 1992

And we’re done…

When I started this project, I had two goals. One, I wanted to do a long-form project and see it to the end. With Happy wrapping up the chart, I have accomplished that goal. Two, I wanted to understand the … Continue reading

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Whitney Houston – I Will Always Love You

First Hit #1: November 28, 1992 Whitney Houston’s music was inevitably focused on the voice. The decision to start her version of I Will Always Love You with just her voice was something that seems like she should have done … Continue reading

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The Heights – How Do You Talk To An Angel

First Hit #1: November 14, 1992 The Heights was a band put together for a television series, with their big song serving as the show’s theme song. Oddly, while nobody actually watched the heights – the show was well on … Continue reading

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Boyz II Men – End of the Road

First Hit #1: August 15, 1992 I’ve praised Color Me Badd’s harmonies, in spite of not actually liking their songs very much, but nobody does great harmonies on songs I don’t like very much like Boys II Men. These guys … Continue reading

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Madonna – This Used To Be My Playground

First Hit #1: August 8, 1992 Madonna doesn’t seem to like this song. It doesn’t show up on her greatest hits compilations, she doesn’t perform it in concert. It’s strange, because it’s actually a pretty good little song, a nostalgic … Continue reading

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Sir Mix-A-Lot – Baby Got Back

First Hit #1: July 4, 1992 Baby Got Back is kind of regarded as a joke, possibly because it’s a song written about butts. Big butts, in particular, and how much Sir Mix-A-Lot loves them. It seems like it’s played … Continue reading

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Mariah Carey – I’ll Be There

First Hit #1: June 20, 1992 While Emotions was a disappointment – even if an album selling 8 million copies today would be an unqualified success – that doesn’t mean that the world didn’t want more Mariah Carey. Still, it … Continue reading

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