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Remember That Song – 4/21/20

Can you name the artist and song:

It’s like a diamond ring
It’s a precious thing
And we never want to lose it
It’s like a favorite song that we love to sing
Ev’ry time we hear the music

Last Song: “Lean on Me” by Club Nouveau from the album Life, Love & Pain (1986)

Great job Russ (@russmaloney), Karina (@WillieSun), and Lynne (@LynneAshton2)!!!

Sometimes in our lives we all have pain
We all have sorrow
But if we are wise
We know that there’s always tomorrow

If you’d like to get this song from Amazon, you can click on the album cover below:

Top 40 Songs This Week – February 28, 1987: Songs 30-21

Welcome back to this week’s countdown! If you missed the previous songs, you can go back and check them out. We were off to a great start yesterday. So, let’s Return to the week ending February 28, 1987, and see if it continues to be just as good.

30. “The Final Countdown” by Europe

Understandibly, this is Europe’s signature song. This is the epitome of ’80s rock, complete with keyboards, guitar, soaring vocals, and big hair. But, Europe is so much more than this song. They have several other great songs (just on this album alone).


29. “Can’t Help Falling in Love” by Corey Hart

This is the umpteenth version of this song. And I still haven’t heard a version I didn’t like. This is a slow ballad version.



28. “Candy” by Cameo

Time for some pop funk!




27. “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” by Genesis

Another smash hit from the legendary Invisible Touch album.

26. “Talk to Me” by Chico DeBarge

I totally forgot about this one! I remembered it as soon as I heard it. This sounds like a Prince song.

25. “Change of Heart” by Cyndi Lauper

Very underrated song by Cyndi from her True Colors album.

24. “At This Moment” by Billy Vera & The Beaters

Thank you Family Ties! This 1981 tune got renewed interest and became a smash hit thanks to Alex P. Keaton and Ellen Reed slow dancing and ripping the hearts out of ’80s kids.

23. “Come Go With Me” by Exposé

Often imitated, but never duplicated, Exposé took the freestyle world by storm in the late ’80s. This was the 3rd single released from their classic debut album Exposure.

22. “Lean On Me” by Club Nouveau

Outstanding dance version of the 1972 Bill Withers classic. Club Nouveau’s version hit number 1 for two weeks, and won a Grammy award in 1987 for Bill Withers, as the writer, for Best R&B Song.

21. “Nothing’s Gonna Stop Us Now” by Starship

I still love this worldwide smash hit from Starship. It was featured in the movie Mannequin. Yesterday, in my opening segment, I mentioned having a girlfriend at this time. We went to see Mannequin in the theater. However, we were in the back of the theater making out most of the time, so I have no idea what happened. I’ll have to go check out that movie again.

That wraps up today’s list of songs. So far I’m loving it this week! How about you? Come back tomorrow as we continue the countdown.

Remember That Song: 6/2/16

Can you name the artist and song:

Curl up baby
Curl up tight
Curl up baby
Keep it all out of sight

Last Song: “Lean On Me” by Club Nouveau from Life, Love & Pain (1986), and originally performed by Bill Withers in 1972 on his album Still Bill

Great job Andy (@andytorah) and Karina (@WillieSun)!!!

Sometimes in our lives we all have pain
We all have sorrow
But if we are wise
We know that there’s always tomorrow

Club Nouveau:

Bill Withers:

Remember That Song – 2/20/13

Can you name this remake and the artist [this may be a trick question ;-)]:

Staring blindly into space
Getting up to splash my face
Wanting just to stay awake

Last Song: “Lean on Me” by Club Nouveau (1987) and Bill Withers (1972)

Great job Kickin’ it Old School (@oldschool80s)!!

Sometimes in our lives we all have pain
We all have sorrow
But if we are wise
We know that there’s always tomorrow

Here is the 1987 version that us ’80s kids are familiar with:

And here is the legendary original artist: