Don’s Top 10 From July 13, 1989
"Don's Top 10" returns after a holiday break, traveling to July 13, 1989. Here are the local top 10 singles:
(#12 last week) Consistent late 80's hitmakers. The success of Exposé in the U.S. led to similar bands signed to major labels, such as Seduction, Sweet Sensation, The Cover Girls & Company B.
(#14 last week) I remember Debbie, but to be honest, I barely remember this song, bigger locally than nationally.
(#8 last week) 2nd single from the fake duo's smash album. Hey, it's catchy. Who cares who sang it?
(#7 last week) So nice, it's one of the rare songs that became it hit twice! Took nine years, but sounded as current in '89 as it did in '80.
(#11 last week) Remake of the '72 smash from Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes. Kinda pointless because the arrangement is so similar.
(#6 last week) British band Soul II Soul had two U.S. hits, & both featured Caron Wheeler, who wasn't normally with the group.
(#10 last week) Bizarre record. There, I've said it. And the reason there is no video is because Prince will not allow them online. So self-defeating, but the man can be very stubborn.
(#9 last week) Two unknown-but-later-famous women are singing backup here: Fergie, & Jennifer Love Hewitt.
(#3 last week) Fourth single from "New Jersey", this did better locally than nationally, where it peaked at #7.
(#1 last week; 2nd week at #1) The second single from Made's fourth album, this is a propulsive, killer dance-pop record. Same title, but different song than the 1970 hit by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band.