Monday, January 25, 2016

Michael Jackson - Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix

Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix

Michael Jackson's 1997 album has five new songs and eight remixes of previous songs. All of the five new songs are good and are better than the remixes. My favorite is "Morphine". Other songs here are "Ghosts", "Blood on the Dance Floor", "Superfly Sister", and "Is It Scary". I also like his Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, and This Is It albums.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Billboard Top Hits of the '90s

Billboard Top Hits of the '90s

This collection has the sound of the 90s, with many popular songs in many music genres from the era. Some of my favorites are "Only Wanna Be with You" by Hootie & the Blowfish, "Whoomp! (There It Is)" by Tag Team, "I'm Gonna Be (500 Miles)" by The Proclaimers, "Unbelievable" by EMF, "Bad Boys" by Inner Circle, "Free Your Mind" by En Vogue, "Bitch" by Meredith Brooks, "Sex and Candy" by Marcy Playground, "Where Have All the Cowboys Gone?" by Paula Cole, "I'll Be There for You" by The Rembrandts, "The Sign" by Ace of Base, "Baby, I Love Your Way" by Big Mountain, and "Missing" (Todd Terry Club Mix) by Everything but the Girl.

Lauryn Hill - The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill

This 1998 album by Lauryn Hill is her debut album. It is a very song album of hip hop, R&B, and soul. My favorite song is "Everything Is Everything". Some other songs I like are "Lost Ones", "Doo Wop (That Thing)", "Superstar", "Final Hour", and "Ex-Factor".

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey

This debut album Mariah Carey is from 1990. It is my favorite album by her, with very strong vocals and many popular songs. My favorites are "Vision of Love" and "Love Takes Time". Other songs here are "There's Got to Be a Way", "I Don't Wanna Cry", "Someday", "Vanishing", "All in Your Mind", "Alone in Love", "You Need Me", "Sent from Up Above", and "Prisoner". A must hear album for all Mariah Carey fans.

Janet Jackson - The Velvet Rope

The Velvet Rope

This is my favorite 90s Janet Jackson album. An intimate and darker album than her others, it is one of her best albums. My favorite songs are "Velvet Rope" and "You". "Got 'Til It's Gone", "My Need", "Go Deep", "Together Again", "What About", "Every Time", and "I Get Lonely" are more good songs on this very strong album all Janet Jackson fans should hear. I also like her Control, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814, janet., and Design of a Decade 1986/1996 albums.

Janet Jackson - janet.

janet.

This Janet Jackson album from 1993 has many of her best 90s songs. The album is softer sounding than her previous album Rhythm Nation 1814, and very intimate. My favorite songs are "Again", "If", and "That's the Way Love Goes". "You Want This", "Throb", "Because of Love", "Where Are You Now", "The Body That Loves You", "Any Time", and "Any Place" are more standout songs on the album. I also like her Control, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814, Design of a Decade 1986/1996, and The Velvet Rope albums.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

Michael Jackson - Dangerous

Dangerous

Michael Jackson's 1991 album Dangerous is a very strong album of R&B, pop, and new jack swing. It is my favorite 90s album by him. Some of my favorite songs are "Jam", "Why You Wanna Trip on Me", "In the Closet", "Remember the Time", "Can't Let Her Get Away", "Black or White", "Give in to Me", and "Dangerous". I also like his Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, and This Is It albums.

Destiny's Child - The Writing's on the Wall

The Writing's on the Wall

The Writing's on the Wall is my favorite album by girl group Destiny's Child. From 1999, it is a very strong album of R&B and pop. My favorite songs are "So Good", "Bills, Bills, Bills", "Bug a Boo", "Jumpin, Jumpin", "Say My Name", and "She Can't Love You".

Toni Braxton - Secrets

Secrets

This is Toni Braxton's second album. From 1996, it has her popular 90s song "Un-Break My Heart". Other songs here are "Come On Over Here", "You're Makin' Me High", "There's No Me Without You", "Talking in His Sleep", "How Could An Angel Break My Heart", "Find Me a Man", "Let It Flow", "Why Should I Care", "I Don't Want To", "I Love Me Some Him", and "In the Late of Night". This R&B and soul album is a must hear.

Lenny Kravitz - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many songs by Lenny Kravitz, mostly from the 90s in funk rock and R&B. My favorite songs are "Are You Gonna Go My Way", "Fly Away", "Rock and Roll Is Dead", "Again", "American Woman", "I Belong to You", and "Black Velveteen".

Steve Winwood - Arc of a Diver

Arc of a Diver

This is my favorite Steve Winwood album. From 1980, it has my favorite song by him; "While You See a Chance". Other songs here are "Arc of a Diver", "Second-Hand Woman", "Slowdown-Sundown", "Spanish Dancer", "Night Train", and "Dust".

Michael Jackson - Thriller

Thriller

Thriller is one of the best albums ever. From 1982, it is my favorite Michael Jackson album. The album was incredibly popular during the 80s and still is today. My favorite songs are "Beat It", "Billie Jean", "Thriller", "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin'", "The Girl Is Mine", and "Human Nature", but all the songs on the album are good. Thriller 25 deluxe edition is from 2008 and has a lot of extras. There are seven bonus tracks, videos, live performances, and a 48 page color booklet. The lyrics to all the songs are also here. Some of the new songs are "Beat It 2008" (with Fergie), "Billie Jean 2008" (with Kanye West), "The Girl Is Mine 2008" (with Will.I.Am.), and "Wanna Be Startin' Somethin' 2008" (with Akon). Thriller is a must hear album. I also like his Off the Wall, Bad, Dangerous, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, and This Is It albums.

Michael Jackson - HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I

HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I

This double album by Michael Jackson is from 1995. Disc 1 has many of his songs from the 70s to the 90s, and disc two has his new 90s songs. Some of my favorites on disc 1 are "Billie Jean", "Black or White", "Rock with You", "Bad", "Man in the Mirror", "Thriller", and "Beat It". Some of his new songs I like are "Scream", "They Don't Care About Us", "Earth Song", and "You are Not Alone". I also like his Off the Wall, Thriller, Bad, Dangerous, Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, and This Is It albums.

Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814

This is a very strong album by Janet Jackson, even after her very good album before this; Control. From 1989, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 has many of her best songs. Some of my favorites are "Rhythm Nation", "Escapade", "Miss You Much", and the ballad "Livin' in a World (They Didn't Make)". Many other songs like "State of the World", "Black Cat", and "Come Back to Me" are all very good. I also like her Control, janet., Design of a Decade 1986/1996, and The Velvet Rope albums.

Saturday, May 26, 2012

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston

Whitney Houston's debut album is from 1985. It is my favorite album by her and has many of her best songs. The songs are R&B, pop, and soul, and all have great vocals. My favorites are "Saving All My Love for You" and "Greatest Love of All". Some other songs I like are "How Will I Know", "You Give Good Love", and "Hold Me" (duet with Teddy Pendergrass). A must hear album for all Whitney Houston fans.

Janet Jackson - Control

Control

From 1986, Control is Janet Jackson's third album. It is my favorite 80s album by her. It has many of her best songs. My favorites are "Nasty", "What Have You Done for Me Lately", and "When I Think of You". Other songs here are "Control", "You Can Be Mine", "The Pleasure Principle", "He Doesn't Know I'm Alive", "Let's Wait Awhile", and "Funny How Time Flies (When You're Having Fun)". Control is an album all Janet Jackson fans should hear. I also like Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814, janet., Design of a Decade 1986/1996, and The Velvet Rope albums.

Michael Jackson - Bad

Bad

Bad is from 1987, and is a very strong album to his previous 1982 Thriller. Some of my favorite songs are "Smooth Criminal", "Dirty Diana", "Bad", "Man in the Mirror", and "Liberian Girl". Bad is an album all Michael Jackson fans should hear. I also like his Off the Wall, Thriller, Dangerous, HIStory: Past, Present and Future, Book I, Blood on the Dance Floor: HIStory in the Mix, and This Is It albums.

The Best of the Jets

The Best of the Jets

This collection has many songs by The Jets from the 80s in pop and electronic dance. My favorite song is "Cross My Broken Heart". Other songs here are "Crush on You", "You Got It All", "Rocket 2 U", "Make It Real", "Private Number", "Curiosity", "I Do You", "Sendin' All My Love", "You Better Dance", "The Same Love", and "Special Kinda Love".

Friday, May 25, 2012

Karyn White

Karyn White

Karyn White's debut album is my favorite. From 1988, it has my favorite song by her; "Secret Rendezvous". Other songs here are "The Way You Love Me", "Slow Down", "Superwoman", "Family Man", "Love Saw It", "Don't Mess with Me", "Tell Me Tomorrow", and "One Wish".

Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby

Introducing the Hardline According to Terence Trent D'Arby

From 1987, this is my favorite album by Terence Trent D'Arby. The songs are mostly R&B and soul. My favorite song is "Sign Your Name". Other songs I like are "If You All Get to Heaven", "If You Let Me Stay", "Wishing Well", "Dance Little Sister", "Let's Go Forward", and "Rain".

George Michael - Faith

Faith

Faith is my favorite George Michael album. From 1987, it has many of his popular songs. "Faith", "Father Figure", "I Want Your Sex" (Parts I & II), "Kissing a Fool", and "One More Try". The 2011 edition also has remixes, instrumental versions of some songs and a live version of "Love's in Need of Love Today".

Janet Jackson - Design of a Decade 1986/1996

Design of a Decade 1986/1996

Janet Jackson is one of my favorite music artists. This collection has many of her songs from her previous three albums. Some of my favorite 80s songs are "Nasty", "What Have You Done for Me Lately", "Rhythm Nation", "Escapade", "Miss You Much", and "When I Think of You". The 90s songs "That's the Way Love Goes" and the previously unreleased songs "Runaway" and "Twenty Foreplay". A very nice collection for all Janet Jackson fans. I also like her Control, Janet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814, janet., and The Velvet Rope albums.

The Best of Sade

The Best of Sade

This collection has songs by band Sade from the 80s and 90s, including their 80s song "Smooth Operator". Their songs are jazz, R&B, soul, and adult contemporary. Some other songs I like are "Paradise", "The Sweetest Taboo", "Jezebel", "Your Love Is King", and "Love Is Stronger Than Pride".

Pure 80's Dance

Pure 80's Dance

This collection has many popular 80s songs in music genres of funk, hip hop, electro, Eurodance, freestyle, synthpop, and many others. Some songs I like are "One More Shot" by C-Bank, "Let the Music Play" by Shannon, "Show Me", by The Cover Girls, "When I Hear Music" by Debbie Deb, "Dreamin'" by Will to Power, "Pump Up the Jam" by Technotronic, "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa & the Soulsonic Force, "Point of No Return" by Exposé, and "Word Up" by Cameo.

Billboard Top Hits: 1980-1984

Billboard Top Hits: 1980-1984

This collection has 50 songs from the early 80s in many music genres, including pop, rock, new wave, disco, R&B, synthpop, adult contemporary, and others. Some of my favorite songs are "Call Me" by Blondie, "Fame" by Irene Cara, "He's So Shy" by The Pointer Sisters, "Rosanna" by Toto, "Jepoardy" by Greg Kihn Band, "Maniac" by Michael Sembello, "Total Eclipse of the Heart", by Bonnie Tyler, "Hold Me Now" by Thompson Twins, "Physical" by Olivia Newton-John, "The Tide Is High" by Blondie, "Africa" by Toto, "Harden My Heart" by Quarterflash, and "Gloria" by Laura Branigan.

Bee Gees - Greatest

Greatest

This collection has many of the Bee Gees songs from the 70s along with some remixes. Some of my favorites are "Tragedy", "Stayin' Alive", "How Deep Is Your Love", Jive Talkin'", "More Than a Woman", "You Should Be Dancing", "If I Can't Have You", and "Night Fever".

Pure Funk

Pure Funk

This collection has many funk songs from the 70s and 80s. Some songs I like are "Kung Fu Fighting" by Carl Douglas, "Car Wash" by Rose Royce, "Jungle Boogie" by Kool & the Gang, "Brick House" by Commodores, "Super Freak" by Rick James, "Fire" by Ohio Players, "Good Times" by Chic, "Word Up" by Cameo, and "Shining Star" by Earth Wind & Fire.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Earth, Wind & Fire - Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

This collection has many of Earth, Wind & Fire's 70s songs of funk, disco, and R&B. Some of my favorites are "Fantasy", "Boogie Wonderland" (with The Emotions), "Shining Star", "September", and "Serpentine Fire".

The Journey: The Very Best of Donna Summer

The Journey: The Very Best of Donna Summer

This collection has many songs by Donna Summer from the 70s and 80s along with some newer songs. Some of my favorites are "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", "Last Dance", "No More Tears (Enough Is Enough)" is a duet with Barbra Streisand, "She Works Hard for the Money", and "On the Radio".

Jackson 5 - The Ultimate Collection

The Ultimate Collection

The Jackson 5 were an American family group that was popular in the 70s. Michael Jackson, the most famous member, would later go on to have great success as a solo artist. Some of my favorite songs on this collection are "I'll Be There", "Never Can Say Goodbye", "ABC", "I Want You Back", "Rockin' Robin", "Dancing Machine", and "It's Your Thing". This is a great collection for Jackson 5 fans.

The Very Best of Daryl Hall & John Oates

The Very Best of Daryl Hall & John Oates

This collection has many songs from the 70s and 80s by Daryl Hall & John Oates. Their songs are many different music genres, including soul, rock, R&B, pop, and others. Some of my favorites are "Maneater", "Rich Girl", "You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling", "Private Eyes", "Kiss on My List", "You Make My Dreams", "I Can't Go For That (No Can Do)", and "Say It Isn't So".