“I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” The seventy-third No. 1 song of the 1990s was “I’d Do Anything For Love (But I Won’t Do That)” by Meat Loaf. The success of this over-the-top rock ballad was nothing short of shocking in 1993, as Meat Loaf was an overweight…

“Dreamlover”

’90s No. 1s Revisited The seventy-second No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Dreamlover” by Mariah Carey. Because our “’90s No. 1s Revisited” series walks through every No. 1 song of the ’90s in order, we have covered Carey six times already, and will do so seven more times before the decade is finished. “Dreamlover” was…

“Can’t Help Falling In Love”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Can’t Help Falling In Love” The seventy-first No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Can’t Help Falling In Love” — titled “(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You” outside the U.S. — by UB40, a British reggae band best known for covering songs from the ’60s and ’70s. This single,…

“Weak”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Weak” The seventieth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Weak” by SWV. This trio was one of the biggest acts of the ’90s, and “Weak” was their most successful single and only chart-topper on the Billboard Hot 100. “Weak” was the third single off their debut album, It’s About Time. The…

“That’s The Way Love Goes”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “That’s The Way Love Goes” The sixty-ninth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “That’s The Way Love Goes” by Janet Jackson. This track was the lead release off Jackson’s album janet., which spawned six Top 10 singles: “That’s The Way Love Goes” (No. 1), “If” (No. 4), “Again” (No. 1),…

“Freak Me”

’90s No. 1s Revisited: “Freak Me” The sixty-eighth No. 1 song of the 1990s was “Freak Me” by Silk. Prior to “Freak Me,” this Georgia quintet had peaked at No. 86 in February with their debut single, “Happy Days.” Silk followed the success of “Freak Me” with six more hits throughout the ’90s, none reaching…