When “my boss” Paul was just “my friend” in our youth, he was a music fanatic. He followed trends and made his own version of Billboard magazine. That all stopped around 1996. You can tell by the CD case he keeps in his car.
Top 5 Foreign Language Top 40 Hits (Top That!)
5. Macarena – Los Del Rio
Per Paul: “C’mon, you know you danced to it when it came out in the mid 90’s. It’s hard to find five good songs, so here it sits.”
4. La Bamba – Los Lobos
Per Paul: “Slightly hipper version of the 50’s classic from an awesome movie. Not my Richie, Bob. Not Richie.”
Per me: Can you say a movie about a plane crash is awesome? But then again, I’d say LOST is awesome, so there.
3. Rock Me Amadeus – Falco
Per Paul: “Sad that Falco dies in a car crash awhile back. I actually like the remixed radio version better than the original, but it’s hard to find. Probably THE best song in history about a dead music composer.”
1. Sadeness Part 1 – Enigma
Per Paul: “Gregorian chants and a sexy female background vocal make this my number one. [Natch – Ed.] Also, it was featured later on in a nude scene from Boxing Helena featuring the hot store clerk from Christmas Vacation – Nicolette Scorsese.”
Per me: I was going to apologize for putting the graphic at the top which gave this entry away, but I instead I’ll say this: I need to see Boxing Helena.