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Subject: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: XYkid on 10/31/13 at 12:13 pm

I'd like to start this one off with a interesting dance track, by a unique group called EMF. The band formed in the late 80s in Gloucestershire, England, and were part of the UK indie rave and Madchester scene of the time. Their top hit of the year Unbelievable peaked at #1 in the US during the summer of 1991, and had already peaked in the UK towards the end of 1990. The band is mostly known as a one-hit wonder in the US, but their song Lies did peak at 18 on the Hot 100 that same year. The band had potential to become the defining sound of the 90s alternative scene, but grunge exploded later that year, and almost completely shadowed their existence.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=waacof2saZw

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tlUidR6Fkhw

Another favourite song of mine from that year came from Pet Shop Boys, who had mostly disappeared from the US charts after rumours spread about them promoting homoerotica in their music videos. The song was a moderate dance hit in the US, reaching #19 on the Hot Dance Chart, and was a top 10 hit in several European countries, including their homeland of the UK. The song was also featured in the credits of an episode of Daria in 1998.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_xBT75mrmo8

And finally, as previously stated, 1991 was the year that grunge exploded into the mainstream, which completely replaced hair metal nearly overnight. Their album Nevermind  sparked several hits on the rock charts that year, but Smells Like Teen Spirit was the only one to top the Hot 100.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hTWKbfoikeg

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 12:28 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OHzkICG47LU

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 12:31 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=if-UzXIQ5vw

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 12:35 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5QD5n98R_nk

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 12:37 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SnU6RM2Cys8

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: warped on 10/31/13 at 12:54 pm

EMF's "Unbelievable" was pretty good.

2 songs from Tom Petty's album "Into the Great Wide Open", which was my favorite album of the year.  It still sounded like mid to late 80s to me.  8)


Tom Petty ~ Learning To Fly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5BJXwNeKsQ

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Into The Great Wide Open

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXETnaD3Ho4

Slim pickings from me in 1991. It was also the year I actually gave up listening to new songs because I just couldn't find much I liked...so I listened to oldies and Classic rock stations...and I never went back.  I guess 1991 was just "after my time"... I was just about 30 years old...getting married and maybe just getting too old for new music. Could never get into Mariah Scary, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Eminem, MC Hammer or any grunge.  :-\\

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 10/31/13 at 2:08 pm





good choice, I love this song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 10/31/13 at 2:10 pm





I know this song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 2:13 pm


good choice, I love this song.


For some reason, my computer won't let me see which song you're talking about.  :(

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 10/31/13 at 2:14 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Y-suQWFOfg

London Beat-I've Been Thinking About You

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 10/31/13 at 2:15 pm


For some reason, my computer won't let me see which song you're talking about.  :(


The Wilson Phillips song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Paul on 10/31/13 at 2:16 pm

I could do the easy thing here and post up Bryan Adams' 'Everything I Do' (which tortured us for months!)

But instead, I'll do the next easy thing and post the song that tried its best to get past him in the UK, but didn't...

(It's also Howard's theme tune, btw!)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=39YUXIKrOFk

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 2:16 pm


EMF's "Unbelievable" was pretty good.

2 songs from Tom Petty's album "Into the Great Wide Open", which was my favorite album of the year.  It still sounded like mid to late 80s to me.  8)


Tom Petty ~ Learning To Fly

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s5BJXwNeKsQ

Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers - Into The Great Wide Open

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vXETnaD3Ho4

Slim pickings from me in 1991. It was also the year I actually gave up listening to new songs because I just couldn't find much I liked...so I listened to oldies and Classic rock stations...and I never went back.  I guess 1991 was just "after my time"... I was just about 30 years old...getting married and maybe just getting too old for new music. Could never get into Mariah Scary, Janet Jackson, Whitney Houston, Eminem, MC Hammer or any grunge.  :-\\


You sound quite normal. For most people 30 is when they 'divide' their music from the newer generation's.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 2:17 pm


The Wilson Phillips song.


Yeah, that is quite a beautiful song. And I'm not even a Wilson Phillips fan. I only like this song, and their 1990 one, 'Hold On.'

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 2:18 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrJEFrth27Q

Speaking of Mariah Scary!  ;D

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 10/31/13 at 2:55 pm


I could do the easy thing here and post up Bryan Adams' 'Everything I Do' (which tortured us for months!)

But instead, I'll do the next easy thing and post the song that tried its best to get past him in the UK, but didn't...

(It's also Howard's theme tune, btw!)




This song is ok, not crazy about it.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: XYkid on 10/31/13 at 3:46 pm

Here's some more grunge for you guys...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MS91knuzoOA

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sNh-iw7gsuI

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TAqZb52sgpU


Also, as much as I hate to admit this, I really, REALLY like this song...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMXuuYnoRdI

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: MarkMc1990 on 10/31/13 at 4:45 pm


Also, as much as I hate to admit this, I really, REALLY like this song...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vMXuuYnoRdI


Umm, even though I was a baby when this video came out and so the guy in it is basically the right age to actually be my father, I think he's so attractive ;D

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 10/31/13 at 5:36 pm

I hate that Bryan Adams song. The torture, the torture.  :( :(

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 10/31/13 at 6:25 pm



London Beat-I've Been Thinking About You

I enjoy that one. Very upbeat and fun to listen to. O0

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 10/31/13 at 6:27 pm




Also, as much as I hate to admit this, I really, REALLY like this song...


Not to worry, I like several of Amy Grant's songs. Including that one. 8)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 10/31/13 at 6:33 pm

Cathy Dennis' Move To This album spawned a few hits, including these:

"Touch Me (All Night Long)":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rU41QbPQj3w

"Too Many Walls":
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pZb9ljmSVJo
This one remains an all-time favorite of mine. 8)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: warped on 11/01/13 at 1:57 am


You sound quite normal.


Me??  ;D  Guess there it always a first time for everything.

But, thanks. :)


For most people 30 is when they 'divide' their music from the newer generation's.


I think I was doing that when I was in my early 20s, but full separation was made when I was about 28 or 29. 
I know someone very dear to me, he is 67 and he divides the music into 2 groups..before Elvis Presley and after Elvis. He throws in the early Rolling Stones together with Lady Gaga as "Modern music". Bands like CCR and Led Zeppelin are way after his time, he says.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/01/13 at 3:45 pm


I hate that Bryan Adams song. The torture, the torture.  :( :(


Everything I Do? ???

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/01/13 at 3:46 pm


Everything I Do? ???

I'm pretty sure that's the one being talked about. But I actually like listening to it, personally.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/01/13 at 3:47 pm


Cathy Dennis' Move To This album spawned a few hits, including these:

"Touch Me (All Night Long)":


"Too Many Walls":

This one remains an all-time favorite of mine. 8)



first song I hear almost all the time.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/01/13 at 3:50 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKzd2Wh3xNk

Bette Midler- From A Distance

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/01/13 at 3:51 pm


I'm pretty sure that's the one being talked about. But I actually like listening to it, personally.


I like it too.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: robby76 on 11/01/13 at 9:58 pm

Amy Grant was great! My two picks for 1991 are Step By Step and Romantic. What a fun year!

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: whistledog on 11/01/13 at 10:13 pm

Here's a few popular 80s artists with hits circa 1991.  Oddly enough, none of these were hits in the US Hot 100 ...

a-ha - Crying in the Rain
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h-WPexVEujg

Queen - Headlong
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gI-bPZQhBLk

John Farnham - That's Freedom
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zZIbpexA4g8

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 11/01/13 at 11:21 pm


Amy Grant was great! My two picks for 1991 are Step By Step and Romantic. What a fun year!


I'm pretty sure Step by Step was from 1990.  :)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: robby76 on 11/01/13 at 11:30 pm


I'm pretty sure Step by Step was from 1990.  :)


Ooops you're right. I shall replace it with this... loved the C&C remix.

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 80sfan on 11/02/13 at 12:09 am

This was the year grunge got noticed.  :( :(

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/02/13 at 6:47 am


Amy Grant was great! My two picks for 1991 are Step By Step and Romantic. What a fun year!






I like that song by NKOTB.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/02/13 at 6:49 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=12VUjgYMm1U

Everybody Dance Now- C & C Music Factory

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: amjikloviet on 11/02/13 at 12:00 pm

I still love these lyrics to this day!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ_p--DRh2U

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: warped on 11/02/13 at 12:37 pm


I still love these lyrics to this day!




I don't know the Nia Peeples song, but man...she was hot back in the day.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 11/02/13 at 1:19 pm



I don't know the Nia Peeples song, but man...she was hot back in the day.


Didn't she have a late night dance show around this time? As competition with Arsenio Hall?

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/02/13 at 5:28 pm



Bette Midler- From A Distance

For a while in 1991 I listened to "adult contemporary" radio stations and this song was one that I really liked at the time.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/02/13 at 5:31 pm

Here's an instrumental track that was popular in the U.S. around the summer of 1991 (although it was actually recorded in Europe two years earlier)...

"Lily Was Here" by David A. Stewart and Candy Dulfer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoSAEo9Idkk

I chose this clip of the song because I like the visuals.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: XYkid on 11/02/13 at 6:58 pm


Here's an instrumental track that was popular in the U.S. around the summer of 1991 (although it was actually recorded in Europe two years earlier)...

"Lily Was Here" by David A. Stewart and Candy Dulfer
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoSAEo9Idkk

I chose this clip of the song because I like the visuals.
Sounds like stuff they play on The Wave.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: XYkid on 11/02/13 at 7:04 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UrIiLvg58SY

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/02/13 at 7:34 pm


Didn't she have a late night dance show around this time? As competition with Arsenio Hall?


I don't think so.  ???

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/02/13 at 7:37 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=92NdfSeOLA0

Color me Badd- I Adore Mi Amore

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/03/13 at 6:33 pm


Sounds like stuff they play on The Wave.

You must be talking about 94.7 FM in the Los Angeles area; yes, they play a lot of instrumentals that could be classified as "smooth jazz", as well as plenty of soft-pop music.

But when that particular song was popular in the States, I'd hear it on the pop music stations and to me it stood out, being an instrumental. 8)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 11/03/13 at 6:49 pm


I don't think so.  ???


The Party Machine with Nia Peeples.

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She was competing with some heavy weights in the music industry.  Don Corneillus who had Soul Train on for nearly 30 years.  She was also competing with MTV and Muchmusic.  :P  I knew I wasn't imagining it.  ;D

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 11/03/13 at 8:03 pm

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Here's some more good stuff from Badmotorfinger.  :)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/04/13 at 6:42 am


The Party Machine with Nia Peeples.





She was competing with some heavy weights in the music industry.  Don Corneillus who had Soul Train on for nearly 30 years.  She was also competing with MTV and Muchmusic.  :P  I knew I wasn't imagining it.  ;D


To tell you the truth, I think this rings a bell even though this was 22 years ago.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/04/13 at 6:46 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nx64_N4AA04

Gerardo- Rico Suave

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/04/13 at 9:55 am

^ parodied a year later by Weird Al as "Taco Grande." :D

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/04/13 at 7:58 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KutXyPEEbQs

Geto Boys- My Mind Plays Tricks On Me

contains explicit lyrics...

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/05/13 at 5:38 pm

Here's a dancy track...

"Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4EmxvQSpfA

Marky Mark is actor Mark Wahlberg, before he went into acting. His older brother Donny was a member of NKOTB.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 11/05/13 at 9:22 pm


Here's a dancy track...

"Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch

Marky Mark is actor Mark Wahlberg, before he went into acting. His older brother Donny was a member of NKOTB.


Quite possibly one of my favourite songs of all time.  The video was cut to ribbons by some music video channels.  Mark got himself into serious trouble when he beat a Korean man senseless.  He went to JD and then Donnie decided to take his brother on as his protege.  :) I guess he wanted to keep little brother out of trouble.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/06/13 at 7:29 am


Here's a dancy track...

"Good Vibrations" by Marky Mark and the Funky Bunch


Marky Mark is actor Mark Wahlberg, before he went into acting. His older brother Donny was a member of NKOTB.


I like this song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/06/13 at 7:31 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6xGuGSDsDrM

Naughty By Nature-O.P.P

are you down with O.P.P?

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/09/13 at 1:27 pm

'91 was the year that Aaron Neville released a cover version of the Main Ingredient's early 1970's hit "Everybody Plays The Fool":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bKAJs8waYd4
In October of that year, it became a big hit for him.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/09/13 at 3:56 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6km7phBQRF0

Rod Stewart- Rhythm Of My Heart

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/11/13 at 2:10 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kQ_p--DRh2U

Nia Peeples- Street Of Dreams

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 11/12/13 at 2:15 am


Nia Peeples- Street Of Dreams



Here's the official video.  I don't know if it violates any of the board rules. But here it is.

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/12/13 at 6:58 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KK5YGWS5H84

Marc Cohn- Walking In Memphis

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/14/13 at 10:26 pm

"I Love Your Smile" - Shanice
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N-JXhyDrU0M

This one was popular near the end of the year.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/15/13 at 3:41 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEQydmaPjF0

C & C Music Factory- Here We Go Let's Rock & Roll

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 11/18/13 at 9:40 am



C & C Music Factory- Here We Go Let's Rock & Roll

They had another hit later that year, entitled "Things That Make You Go Hmmmm":

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Ib5H5auk-c

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/18/13 at 7:29 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7z6dxQVhE8o

Jesus Jones-Right Here Right Now

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Zeb on 11/25/13 at 7:38 am


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6km7phBQRF0

Rod Stewart- Rhythm Of My Heart
 

Back when that song was popular and it came on the radio it was one of the few songs that made me drop everything and just listen in awe. 

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/25/13 at 7:54 pm


 

Back when that song was popular and it came on the radio it was one of the few songs that made me drop everything and just listen in awe.


I love this song too. :)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ryan112390 on 11/25/13 at 8:40 pm

Im surprised no one mentioned Metallica and Guns N' Roses. They were arguably the two biggest rock groups in 1991--Metallica's Black Album sold 15 million copies in the US alone, and Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion albums sold 7 million in the US each, with the hot and controversial supporting Use Your Illusion Tour. People can say Grunge all they want, but 1991 was the year of Metallica and Guns N' Roses, at least as far as rock is concerned.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: XYkid on 11/25/13 at 11:19 pm


Im surprised no one mentioned Metallica and Guns N' Roses. They were arguably the two biggest rock groups in 1991--Metallica's Black Album sold 15 million copies in the US alone, and Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion albums sold 7 million in the US each, with the hot and controversial supporting Use Your Illusion Tour. People can say Grunge all they want, but 1991 was the year of Metallica and Guns N' Roses, at least as far as rock is concerned.
That's true, grunge was only scratching the surface of popularity in 1991, but it was already very active in the Northwest by the late 80s.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 11/26/13 at 7:15 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlLsbL2LJKw

Luther Vandross- Love Power,Power Of Love

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 1993 on 11/26/13 at 9:05 am


Im surprised no one mentioned Metallica and Guns N' Roses. They were arguably the two biggest rock groups in 1991--Metallica's Black Album sold 15 million copies in the US alone, and Guns N' Roses Use Your Illusion albums sold 7 million in the US each, with the hot and controversial supporting Use Your Illusion Tour. People can say Grunge all they want, but 1991 was the year of Metallica and Guns N' Roses, at least as far as rock is concerned.


Grunge first started to make a dent on the east coast and midwest in late 1991. Like September/October 1991. I remember first time I heard Teen Spirit it was on the way back from the beach with family in early Sept 1991 and it just felt so cool and different that I rocked out in the car (hey, I was 7 ;D)

The early part of the year pretty much belonged to Metallica/GNR/Michael Jackson. What at that point had become the rock/pop standards. I think by Christmas 1991 pretty much everyone knew who Kurt Cobain was. 1992 was really the full grunge year

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: amjikloviet on 12/07/13 at 10:04 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGnBV1HMGG0

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: robby76 on 12/07/13 at 10:16 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WGnBV1HMGG0


Great album! Nice feelgood pop / soul music!

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 12/08/13 at 4:03 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR54Qr33DXs

Black Box- Strike It Up!

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Foo Bar on 12/11/13 at 3:03 am

Okay, everybody, lie down on the floor and keep calm:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJqH5g67IiU

- The JAMs / KLF, Stadium House: The Trilogy, aka 3 AM Eternal / Last Train to Trancentral / What Time Is Love

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 12/11/13 at 6:52 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tyBs6-cmFvQ

Michael Jackson- Black Or White

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 12/26/13 at 8:53 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=R_K6971WmAs

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 12/27/13 at 7:00 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAOxCqSxRD0

Chris Isaak - Wicked Game

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 01/02/14 at 8:44 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vvIxxn36pUU

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/03/14 at 7:38 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jdVJBtmDWrw

Maxi Priest & Roberta Flack - Set The Night To Music

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Foo Bar on 01/03/14 at 7:58 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfsLV-OLJNo

  - Big Daddy, Money for Nothing, a 50s doo-wop cover band doing a 60s lounge (or 90s-lounge-revival) cover of 80s synthpop/rock hits, using a riff from a 40s blues track, Sixteen Tons.  All they needed was some disco and they'd have hit every genre in 60 years.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: whistledog on 01/03/14 at 8:11 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bfsLV-OLJNo

  - Big Daddy, Money for Nothing, a 50s doo-wop cover band doing a 60s lounge (or 90s-lounge-revival) cover of 80s synthpop/rock hits, using a riff from a 40s blues track, Sixteen Tons.  All they needed was some disco and they'd have hit every genre in 60 years.


I didn't know they made it into the 90s.  They had a favourite in Europe back in 1985 with a cover of Dancing in the Dark that was based on the melody of a Pat Boone song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/04/14 at 4:08 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vR54Qr33DXs

Black Box - Strike It Up

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Midas on 01/05/14 at 1:33 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wGQAgDTLk8w

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuXNWI_fYSY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cSTBFZ-To2E

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GnqAuRHgIsg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=df_U2e2hCZQ

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/05/14 at 3:26 pm

Metallica - Enter Sandman

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CD-E-LDc384

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 01/05/14 at 9:18 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4Fc67yQsPqQ

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: aja675 on 01/05/14 at 11:40 pm


The Party Machine with Nia Peeples.

8TCZfdFD7ro

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She was competing with some heavy weights in the music industry.  Don Corneillus who had Soul Train on for nearly 30 years.  She was also competing with MTV and Muchmusic.  :P  I knew I wasn't imagining it.  ;D


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Zgx-fJQG28

BTW, what channel was it on?

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/06/14 at 6:31 am





I almost forgot Seal had hair. And this was 23 years ago. :o

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/06/14 at 6:33 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F2AitTPI5U0

Michael Jackson - Black Or White

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 01/06/14 at 10:01 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QS7qLDizDYo

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/07/14 at 7:16 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLtgyc5JmE8

Huey Lewis and The News " Couple of Days Off "

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 1993 on 01/07/14 at 10:52 am


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAOxCqSxRD0

Chris Isaak - Wicked Game


pretty sure this song came out in 1989. The music video might be from 90

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/07/14 at 11:14 am


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UAOxCqSxRD0

Chris Isaak - Wicked Game
I can remember two videoes for this song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: 1993 on 01/07/14 at 11:22 am


I can remember two videoes for this song.


yes, the original was a less racy promo for a movie. remember it very vaguely, but it did pop up on VH1 every so often.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/07/14 at 3:39 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrJEFrth27Q

Mariah Carey - Emotions

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: whistledog on 01/19/14 at 8:14 pm

One of my favourite songs of 1991 was by Celine Dion.  I don't even think a video was filmed for this, but Canadian radio sure loved it and so did I ...

Celine Dion - Have A Heart
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cvCdpyKyi9s

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 01/23/14 at 3:58 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4F9DxYhqmKw

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/24/14 at 3:42 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ss-PF0whyxA&feature=kp


Michael Jackson Keep The Faith

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: c_keenan2001@hotmail.com on 01/31/14 at 12:49 pm


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8Zgx-fJQG28

BTW, what channel was it on?


It was syndicated.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 01/31/14 at 3:40 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1XM2zEwcv5E&feature=kp

CeCe Peniston - We Got a Love Thang

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: SiderealDreams on 02/01/14 at 5:21 pm

Rosetta Stone - An Eye for the Main Chance

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MR6iYi3jvyI

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 02/01/14 at 10:30 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDQ1wZYTg9s

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 02/02/14 at 3:29 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q2Ss3pqZXX8

Color Me Badd - All 4 Love

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 02/02/14 at 7:27 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NgeXDWT7uqY

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 02/20/14 at 12:05 am



Color Me Badd - All 4 Love

I kinda like that one. CMB was huge that year, as I recall.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 02/20/14 at 7:23 am

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NrJEFrth27Q

Mariah Carey - Emotions

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 02/20/14 at 5:01 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uz6yxSe4iEI

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 02/21/14 at 2:58 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xCorJG9mubk&feature=kp

Roxette - Joyride

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 02/22/14 at 6:33 pm


Roxette - Joyride

This song brings back good memories!  Karma for you Howard!

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 02/23/14 at 3:05 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QmEHKF99v2I&feature=kp

Luther Vandross - Don't Want To Be A Fool

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 02/23/14 at 7:40 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y-gz-yddE6Q

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: whistledog on 03/01/14 at 7:28 am

One of my favourites from 1991 ...

Beth Nieslen Chapman - Walk My Way
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6VkIberK0GQ


Shanice - I Love Your Smile


I still really like that one!

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 03/01/14 at 3:31 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZGoWtY_h4xo&feature=kp

Bryan Adams - (Everything I Do) I Do It For You

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 03/01/14 at 8:11 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2G8UdmSKJo

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 03/02/14 at 3:14 pm

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlLsbL2LJKw

Luther Vandross - Power of Love (Love Power)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 03/04/14 at 8:12 pm

Brian Adams - Can't Stop This Thing We Started
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lP4Nnek6DCo

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 03/19/14 at 6:12 pm

Kylie Minogue - What Do I Have To Do
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q53e-IWTSTc
Kylie Minogue - Shocked
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZOyjx0qdFms
Kylie Minogue - Word Is Out
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iLF3T2ztQvs
Kylie Minogue & Keith Washington - If You Were With Me Now
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A4HXtbN5L6o

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 03/09/15 at 11:53 pm

"Crazy" by Seal... the whole song is almost six minutes long, but many radio stations cut out bits of the second half to make it shorter; some even took out the intro. Personally I like to hear the entire thing.
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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 03/10/15 at 2:19 pm


"Crazy" by Seal... the whole song is almost six minutes long, but many radio stations cut out bits of the second half to make it shorter; some even took out the intro. Personally I like to hear the entire thing.
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This was before he cut off his dreadlocks.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 03/10/15 at 6:46 pm


This was before he cut off his dreadlocks.

I had no idea he looked like that... but then again, that's probably his earliest hit song.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Howard on 03/11/15 at 7:29 pm


I had no idea he looked like that... but then again, that's probably his earliest hit song.


Me neither, I didn't know it was him at first.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 03/14/15 at 8:56 am

"A Message to Your Heart", written and composed by Paul Curtis, was the United Kingdom's entry at the Eurovision Song Contest 1991, performed by Samantha Janus. Paul Curtis also penned the previous year's entry, "Give a Little Love Back to the World." At the end of judging that evening, "A Message to Your Heart" took the tenth-place slot with 47 points. After Eurovision, the song placed at #30 on the UK Singles Chart, and was in the chart for 3 weeks.

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: yelimsexa on 05/14/15 at 7:05 pm

While this isn't about a specific song, I'm going to be making a general observation about what MTV was like that year as today I've found a tape with footage of over three hours of MTV from May 11, 1991, with Nirvana's Nevermind lurking on the other end of the summer and unofficially bringing a shift. Basically, the focus of the channel was still what mattered, but with House of Style on, warning signs of its future were already in place. That said, in just a couple hours of footage, there has been everything from Unplugged with Cure, a new Aldo Nova song, the Headbangers Ball that featured heavy metal artists, where Prius is being interviewed by Ricki Rachtman, and even an occasional classic rock song such as Aerosmith's Sweet Emotion being performed live. Some of the songs I've seen played are Guns n' Roses Paradise City, Rhino Bucket's One Night Stand, AC/DC's Are Your Ready as well as songs by Whitesnake and Megadeath. One Time Life commercial shown was called Guitar Rock, which was basically '70s AOR for the most part. But IMO the biggest surprise was after this program when they reverted to nighttime all music videos: in addition to an instrumental, I Melt For You, perhaps THE anthem of the '80s by some was played!

IMO 1991 was the last hurrah for glammy heavy metal. But in reality, based on charts/airplay of course you also had your dance-pop, with freestyle just about dead with House king and Techno rising, adult contemporary as usual, indie music (known as alternative rock at the time), and your urban demo with new jack swing/the last gasp of fun party hip hop via Vanilla Ice and Ice-T, and in general, I find 1991 the last big pop year until the revival brought about by Teen Pop. In a way, the "80s leftovers" in reality were closer to a '70s sound with some band as some preferred a more "natural, unplugged" look to their music. It definitely was a win in terms of being diverse.

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 09/18/15 at 6:57 am

"Will You Be There" is a song by Michael Jackson which was released in 1993. The song is the eighth single from the 1991 album Dangerous. The song also appeared on the soundtrack to the film Free Willy, of which it is the main theme. The song was one of the biggest hits from Dangerous, staying in the top 40 for over six weeks in the UK. The single achieved even greater success in the U.S., where it sold 500,000 copies and stayed in the top ten for six weeks, peaking at number seven and earning a gold certification.

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 01/28/16 at 9:42 am

"Innuendo" is a 1991 song by the British rock band Queen. It is the opening track on the album of the same name, and was released as the first single from the album. The single went straight to Number 1 in the UK Singles Chart in January 1991. At six and a half minutes, it is one of Queen's epic songs and their longest ever released as a single, exceeding "Bohemian Rhapsody" by 35 seconds.

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: violet_shy on 01/28/16 at 10:41 am

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Philip Eno on 02/13/16 at 4:35 pm

"The One and Only" is a song written by Nik Kershaw, and recorded by the British singer Chesney Hawkes. Produced by Kershaw and Alan Shacklock, Hawkes's recording was featured in the 1991 film Buddy's Song which starred Hawkes as the eponymous Buddy and Roger Daltrey (of rock band The Who) as his father. The film performed moderately well at the UK box office, but the song was a hit in that country's music charts, spending five weeks at number one on the UK Singles Chart in March and April 1991.

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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 02/13/16 at 4:37 pm


"Will You Be There" is a song by Michael Jackson which was released in 1993. The song is the eighth single from the 1991 album Dangerous. The song also appeared on the soundtrack to the film Free Willy, of which it is the main theme. The song was one of the biggest hits from Dangerous, staying in the top 40 for over six weeks in the UK. The single achieved even greater success in the U.S., where it sold 500,000 copies and stayed in the top ten for six weeks, peaking at number seven and earning a gold certification.


Interesting how the song was originally released on a 1991 album but gained popularity two years later on the Free Willy soundtrack. ;)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: ArcticFox on 02/28/16 at 4:08 pm


The Party Machine with Nia Peeples.

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She was competing with some heavy weights in the music industry.  Don Corneillus who had Soul Train on for nearly 30 years.  She was also competing with MTV and Muchmusic.  :P  I knew I wasn't imagining it.  ;D


Oh my gosh, I love this!!!  :)

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 03/05/16 at 9:42 am

Paula Abdul released 3 singles this year

Rush Rush
The video, featuring a young Keanu Reeves, was inspired by Rebel Without A Cause
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The Promise Of A New Day
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Blowing Kisses In The Wind
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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: Ripley on 03/10/16 at 11:11 pm

C.C. Peniston "Finally"
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Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 03/22/16 at 11:49 pm

^ One of my favorite early 90s R&B tracks. O0

Subject: Re: 1991: The Year in Music

Written By: nally on 03/22/16 at 11:50 pm

Prince, with his new band, the New Power Generation, had a hit called "Cream"...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lmq6RDn5O8

Music starts at the 2 minute mark.
Enjoy it while you can!

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