January 18, 2008

Guilty Pleasures

The guys over at Rock Revival have challenged me to admit 20 songs that are guilty pleasures.

I challenge: Bob Vinyl, Jeff, and ANGIE!!! (and anyone else who feels up to it!)

This will kill my reputation! No comments on the last song! I can't help it!!

(be sure to stop by their site and also visit our friend Rock of Ages for his list in response to the same challenge!)

1. Daydream Believer, The Monkees
2. Rock On, David Essex
3. Hold Your Head Up, Argent
4. Superman, Five for Fighting
5. Call Me, Blondie
6. Wasted, Carrie Underwood
7. Anything by....Daughtry
8. Touch Me in the Morning, Diana Ross
9. Its a Motherf*cker, The Eels
10. Le Freak, Chic
11. Brick House, The Commadores
12. Iris, Goo Goo Dolls
13. Man in the Mirror, Michael Jackson
14. You're Beautiful, James Blunt
15. Green Eye'd Lady, Jerry Corbetta
16. I Hate Myself for Loving You, Joan Jett
17. Hey Baby, No Doubt
18. Careless Whisper, Wham!
19. Too Shy, Kajagoogoo and Limahl
0. I Want it That Way - Backstreet Boys


Anonymous said...

wohoo, well done, I promise i wont mention backstreet boys (WHAT !!!!!!!), a very impressive list, I am going to dedicate a whole show to them and i'll be sure to play the backstreet boys (only joking), rockofages has their list and a reader called perplexio sent me another twenty which I have posted Paul

WeightStaff said...

Hi, I’ve posted my own top 20 (with playlist) on my site, The Weight. Rock Revival has challenged us as well and I’ve come up with my list. Please come by and check it out:


The Weight

angie said...

1. Dancing Queen - ABBA
2. Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
3. Angel Of The Morning - Juice Newton
4. Our Lips Are Sealed - The Go Go's
5. Hot Stuff - Donna Summer
6. Looking Through Patient Eyes - PM Dawn
7. Don't Go Breaking My Heart - Elton John and Kiki Dee
8. Step Back In Time - Kylie Minogue
9. Superstar - The Carpenters
10. Spice Up Your Life - The Spice Girls
11. You Make Me Feel Like Dancing - Leo Sayer
12. Dancing With Myself - Billy Idol
13. Ant Music - Adam And The Ants
14. Circle Of Life - Elton John
15. I Know What Boys Like - The Waitresses
16. Father Figure - George Michael
17. Endless Love - Diana Ross and Lionel Ritchie
18. Could've Been - Tiffany!
19. Rasputin - Boney M
20. Boogie Wonderland - Earth Wind and Fire

I have to go now. I'm so ashamed! ;P

rock_of_ages said...

Can't beat The Monkees eh?? Top quality pop fluff!

Does it feeling better sharing the pain?


Barbara said...

LOL...this was very fun. I know Perplexio, great taste in music.

Weight, thanks for coming over. I saw you list and enjoyed your blog!

Angie, Great songs girl! You have a few on there that I love too, I guess I could have listed 100 for this :) Thanks for joining in!

RAHM said...

I can name five for the moment

1.Madonna, Borderline
2.Blink 182, All the small things
3.Phil Collins, Can't hurry love
4.Vanilla Ice, Ice Ice Baby
5.Katrina & the Waves, Walking on sunshine

Malcolm said...

Here are 20 of mine (in no particular order):

1. Winchester Cathedral- The New Vaudeville Band
2. Even the Nights Are Better- Air Supply
3. Make It With You- Bread
4. Doesn't Somebody Want To Be Wanted- The Partridge Family
5. Disco Duck- Rick Dees and His Cast of Idiots
6. Danny's Song- Anne Murray
7. Glory of Love- Peter Cetera
8. Top of the World- The Carpenters
9. Anything Goes- Harper's Bizarre
10. Staying Together- Debbie Gibson
11. Friends and Lovers- Gloria Loring and Carl Anderson
12. Clair- Gilbert O'Sullivan
13. Sailing- Christopher Cross
14. Make A Move On Me- Olivia Newton-John
15. Tracy- The Cuff Links
16. Tearing Up My Heart- *NSYNC
17. Mandy- Barry Manilow
18. Nobody's Perfect- Hannah Montana
19. Mule Skinner Blues- The Fendermen
20. Everything Is Beautiful- Ray Stevens

David Amulet said...

Some of these make me wretch. However, I have many too many of my own that are worse. Neil Diamond, for example. Ugh.


hallga77 said...


No time to do a list now but while "Green Eyed Lady" was co-written by Jerry Corbetta the hit was by Sugarloaf. He was a member of that band.

I used to play this for my wife & at the request of my daughter.

I know it's a little picky but...


Fusion 45 said...

That was fun.

I posted my list on my site: Fusion 45

musicobsessive said...

Fabulous! Quite why you are furtive about the likes of Argent, Blondie and The Monkees, I'm not really sure - they are all OK in my book. BUT...Oh God, I swear if I ever meet David Essex I shall strangle him with my bare hands. How that keening noise ever got mistaken for a voice is one of life's great mysteries, but I suppose someone has to love him.
Otherwise a fine effort - don't you feel better now?

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