Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#35) The Jets – Make It Real

June 30, 2017By Patrick Moran

We’re getting into the deep water portion of this countdown, and seeing there’s but a (mini-spoiler alert) tiny handful of “sad” songs ranked ahead of “Make It Real” by the Jets show how much I loved this sappy tune. Throughout this little expedition I’ve reminded readers a few times this is a countdown of my … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#40) Tiffany – Could’ve Been

June 23, 2017By Patrick Moran

I’ve always found it peculiar how people remember things from your teenage years that seem so uneventfully random, particularly the older you get.  Considering I’m 46 this undeniably pertains to me. I distinctly recall an assembly while a junior at Lafayette High School in Buffalo. The gathering was for S.A.D.D. (Students Against Drunk Driving) and … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#49) Marvin Gaye – Sexual Healing

June 12, 2017By Patrick Moran

Everyone knows Marvin Gaye’s “Sexual Healing” is the preeminent song to get down to.  Not everyone knows is exactly how America’s unofficial humping anthem came out. It turns out Gaye was quite the pornography addict. From Songfacts.com: “The renown writer David Ritz gave Gaye the idea for this song. Gaye had a large collection of … Read More