Favorite 100 Albums of the 80s: (#89) New Edition – Heartbreak

October 17, 2017By Patrick Moran

YEAR RELEASED: 1988 NOTABLE TRACKS “Can You Stand The Rain”, “If It Isn’t Love”, “You’re Not My Kind of Girl”, “Crucial”, “Boys To Men”. ALBUM MVP: “Can You Stand The Rain” WHY I LOVED IT:  I first fell in love with New Edition music in 1983 with their debut album “Candy Girl” LP even more … Read More

Favorite 100 Songs of the 80s: (#25) New Edition – Cool It Now

July 17, 2017By Patrick Moran

“Ronnie, Bobby, Ricky & Mike.” That has to be among the most reminisced one-liner lyrics from the 80s, regardless of music genre preference. The most ironic thing about Cool It Now is that it’s a song that nearly didn’t get made—not by New Edition anyway. As the story goes songwriters Vincent Brantley and Rick Timas penned … Read More