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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: July 7, 2019

“Can’t” wait for a second week.

DEBUTS
38. Avril Lavigne – I Fell In Love With The Devil
37. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now
36. Dave Matthews Band featuring Brandi Carlile – Come Tomorrow | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
29. Zara Larsson – All The Time (34)
24. Michael Bublé – Forever Now (30)
22. James TW – Incredible (29) | BIGGEST MOVER — two weeks
(see #8 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ingrid Michaelson – Missing You (10) | PEAK: #10
09. Dean Lewis – Stay Awake (05) | PEAK: #04
08. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (14) | PEAK: #08
07. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care (07) | PEAK: #07
06. Lizzo – Truth Hurts (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Keane – The Way I Feel (09) | PEAK: #05
04. Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie – ME! (03) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
03. Bastille – Joy (04) | PEAK: #03
02. Katy Perry – Never Really Over (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Shawn Mendes – If I Can’t Have You (01) | PEAK: #01 for two weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sheryl Crow featuring Stevie Nicks & Maren Morris – Prove You Wrong (1)
2. Collective Soul – Right As Rain (4)
3. Noah Kahan – Cynic (5)
4. Ellie Goulding & Juice WRLD – Hate Me (8)
5. BBMak – Bullet Train (6)
6. Westlife – Dynamite (-)
7. Lewis Capaldi – Hold Me While You Wait (3)
8. Ingrid Andress – More Hearts Than Mine (-)
9. Alexander Cardinale featuring Christina Perri – Simple Things (-)
10. LIVVIA – Dizzy (9)

In The Mix:
Alec Benjamin – If We Have Each Other
Celine Dion – Flying On My Own
Daughtry – As You Are
Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid – Beautiful People
Gone West – What Could’ve Been
Kygo & Whitney Houston – Higher Love
Lauren Daigle – Rescue
Liam Gallagher – Shockwave
Live – Hold Me Up
MKTO – Shoulda Known Better
Stephen Puth – Look Away (new)
Sugar Ray – Make It Easy
Wilder Woods – Supply And Demand

Chart Notes:

  • Shawn Mendes‘s big hit “If I Can’t Have You” remains at #1 on my personal chart for a second week, while it continues to rise at several radio formats. Meanwhile, three new tracks make it onto the chart: the highest, checking in at #36, is an updated version of “Come Tomorrow” by the Dave Matthews Band with Brandi Carlile. Late last year, the group peaked at #6 on my list with “Again And Again”. Rob Thomas debuts at #37 with “Can’t Help Me Now”, his follow-up to “One Less Day (Dying Young)”, a recent #2 entry that’s still in the top 20. Finally, at #38, the third top 40 title from Head Above Water arrives: that’s “I Fell In Love With The Devil” by Avril Lavigne. The title track from the set earned a week at the summit late last year.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: June 30, 2019

He can have the top spot.

DEBUTS
39. Cyn – Holy Roller
34. Zara Larsson – All The Time | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
30. Michael Bublé – Forever Now (36)
29. James TW – Incredible (37) | BIGGEST MOVER
14. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (20)
(see #9 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Ingrid Michaelson – Missing You (12) | PEAK: #10
09. Keane – The Way I Feel (16) | PEAK: #09
08. Lizzo – Truth Hurts (10) | PEAK: #08
07. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care (09) | PEAK: #07
06. Andy Grammer – Don’t Give Up On Me (05) | PEAK: #02
05. Dean Lewis – Stay Awake (04) | PEAK: #04
04. Bastille – Joy (06) | PEAK: #04
03. Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie – ME! (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks
02. Katy Perry – Never Really Over (03) | PEAK: #02
01. Shawn Mendes – If I Can’t Have You (02) | PEAK: #01 for one week | NEW #1

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sheryl Crow featuring Stevie Nicks & Maren Morris – Prove You Wrong (1)
2. Dave Matthews Band featuring Brandi Carlile – Come Tomorrow (2)
3. Lewis Capaldi – Hold Me While You Wait (4)
4. Collective Soul – Right As Rain (5)
5. Noah Kahan – Cynic (8)
6. BBMak – Bullet Train (7)
7. Avril Lavigne – I Fell In Love With The Devil (-)
8. Ellie Goulding & Juice WRLD – Hate Me (-)
9. LIVVIA – Dizzy (10)
10. Rob Thomas – Can’t Help Me Now (-)

In The Mix:
Alec Benjamin – If We Have Each Other
Alexander Cardinale featuring Christina Perri – Simple Things (new)
Celine Dion – Flying On My Own (new)
Daughtry – As You Are
Ed Sheeran featuring Khalid – Beautiful People (new)
Gone West – What Could’ve Been
Ingrid Andress – More Hearts Than Mine
Kygo & Whitney Houston – Higher Love (new)
Lauren Daigle – Rescue
Liam Gallagher – Shockwave
Live – Hold Me Up
MKTO – Shoulda Known Better
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Señorita
Sugar Ray – Make It Easy
Why Don’t We – Unbelievable
Wilder Woods – Supply And Demand

Chart Notes:

  • Shawn Mendes earns his third #1 single on my personal chart with “If I Can’t Have You”, moving from 2-1. The release follows 2017’s “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” and 2018’s “In My Blood”, which spent a combined total of five weeks at the summit. So far, there’s no word on a new studio album from the performer, but with two active songs on the radio, there should be some sort of announcement soon. Debuting on the list, Zara Larsson‘s “All The Time” (#34) and Cyn‘s “Holy Roller” (#39) appear following their impact date at the Top 40 radio format on Tuesday. “All” is expected to enter the top 50 on that chart in the next few days, while “Holy” still has a ways to go before it reaches the region. The former artist’s “Ruin My Life” got as high as #5 on my personal chart in December of last year and January of this year.

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Highlights from Adam’s Top 40: June 23, 2019

It’s all 4 ME!

DEBUTS
39. Goo Goo Dolls – Miracle Pill
37. James TW – Incredible
36. Michael Bublé – Forever Now | HIGHEST DEBUT

TOP GAINERS
20. Taylor Swift – You Need To Calm Down (35) | BIGGEST MOVER
16. Keane – The Way I Feel (21)
15. Elton John & Taron Egerton – (I’m Gonna) Love Me Again (20)
(see #10 below)

THIS WEEK’S TOP TEN
10. Lizzo – Truth Hurts (15) | PEAK: #10
09. Ed Sheeran & Justin Bieber – I Don’t Care (11) | PEAK: #09
08. Panic! At The Disco – Hey Look Ma, I Made It (07) | PEAK: #01 for one week
07. Noah Kahan – Mess (05) | PEAK: #05
06. Bastille – Joy (08) | PEAK: #06
05. Andy Grammer – Don’t Give Up On Me (03) | PEAK: #02
04. Dean Lewis – Stay Awake (04) | PEAK: #04
03. Katy Perry – Never Really Over (06) | PEAK: #03
02. Shawn Mendes – If I Can’t Have You (02) | PEAK: #02
01. Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie – ME! (01) | PEAK: #01 for four weeks

Top 10 Next In Line:
1. Sheryl Crow featuring Stevie Nicks & Maren Morris – Prove You Wrong (3)
2. Dave Matthews Band featuring Brandi Carlile – Come Tomorrow (-)
3. Madonna featuring Swae Lee – Crave (2)
4. Lewis Capaldi – Hold Me While You Wait (6)
5. Collective Soul – Right As Rain (8)
6. Blink-182 – Blame It On My Youth (5)
7. BBMak – Bullet Train (7)
8. Noah Kahan – Cynic (-)
9. Cyn – Holy Roller (-)
10. LIVVIA – Dizzy (10)

In The Mix:
Alec Benjamin – If We Have Each Other
Avril Lavigne – I Fell In Love With The Devil (new)
Daughtry – As You Are
Gone West – What Could’ve Been
Ingrid Andress – More Hearts Than Mine
Lady Antebellum – What If I Never Get Over You
Lauren Daigle – Rescue
Liam Gallagher – Shockwave
Live – Hold Me Up
MKTO – Shoulda Known Better
Shawn Mendes & Camila Cabello – Señorita (new)
Sugar Ray – Make It Easy
Wilder Woods – Supply And Demand
Why Don’t We – Unbelievable
Zara Larsson – All The Time (new)

Chart Notes:

  • Taylor Swift and Brendon Urie‘s song “ME!” holds on for a fourth (and potentially final) week at #1 on my chart, while Swift’s “You Need To Calm Down” easily claims the Biggest Mover title with a huge surge from 35-20 in its second week in the countdown. Both releases can be found on her upcoming album Lover. There are three debuts in the top 40 this week, all coming from performers who have previously hit the top. New at #36, five-time chart-topper Michael Bublé leads the way with “Forever Now”, the second radio single from his album ❤️. Back at the end of January, “Love You Anymore” got to #3. One spot below him, James TW enters at #37 with “Incredible”. During the fall of 2016, he topped my list for seven weeks with “When You Love Someone” and has charted a handful of times since then. Lastly, at #39, a duo that’s earned a string of notable hits on my survey ever since it officially began in September 1999: the Goo Goo Dolls with “Miracle Pill”. As a trio, they last went to #1 in 2002 with the song “Here Is Gone”. This is their first top 40 entry here since “So Alive”, which spent two weeks at #16 in the summer of 2016.

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: April 30, 2017

“Green” means go check out my chart.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back two years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of April 30, 2017…

Debuts:
40. FRANKIE featuring MARC E. BASSY, “Problems Problems”

38. KATY PERRY, “Bon Appétit”
37. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Doing It For The Money”

Biggest Mover(s):
SHAWN MENDES, “There’s Nothing Holdin’ Me Back” (30-22, eight spots)

10. JOHN MAYER, “Still Feel Like Your Man” (steady, third week)
Album: The Search For Everything (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “I Believe In You” (down 3)
Album: Nobody But Me (2016, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #5 for three weeks

08. NOAH KAHAN, “Young Blood” (steady, third week)
Album: (single only) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #5

07. HARRY STYLES, “Sign Of The Times” (up 4)
Album: Harry Styles (2017, Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. JAMES TW, “Ex” (up 1)
Album: (single only) (2017, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #3 for two weeks

05. JULIA MICHAELS, “Issues” (down 2)
Album: Nervous System (EP) (2017, Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. KATY PERRY featuring SKIP MARLEY, “Chained To The Rhythm” (down 2)
Album: Witness (2017, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Believer” (up 1)
Album: Evolve (2017, KIDinaKORNER/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3

02. BLEACHERS, “Don’t Take The Money” (up 3)
Album: Gone Now (2017, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

01. LORDE, “Green Light” (steady, second week)
Album: Melodrama (2017, Lava/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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NEW MUSIC FRIDAY: Releases For The Week of April 26, 2019

Meant 2B #1 next week?

As the world awaits the Swift arrival of a certain new single at Midnight, there are plenty of other top releases looking to be listened to this weekend. Here are this Friday’s top new albums and singles hitting the market:

P!NK – Hurts 2B Human (iTunes)
Features: “Walk Me Home”, a current top ten single on the Hot AC list that also ranks in the top 20 on the AC chart and top 40 on the Top 40 chart

ROB THOMAS – Chip Tooth Smile (iTunes)
Features: “One Less Day (Dying Young)”, a current top 20 single on the Hot AC list that also ranks in the top 30 on the AC chart

Notable albums out this week: AJR‘s Neotheater (iTunes), Alan Parsons‘s The Secret (iTunes), Blackbear‘s Anonymous (iTunes), Catfish And The Bottlemen‘s The Balance (iTunes), James TW‘s Chapters (iTunes), Josh Ritter‘s Fever Breaks (iTunes), Olivia O’Brien‘s Was It Even Real? (iTunes), Rick Springfield‘s Orchestrating My Life (iTunes), The Cranberries‘s In The End (iTunes), For The Throne: Music Inspired By Game Of Thrones (Soundtrack) (iTunes), UglyDolls (Soundtrack) (iTunes)

Notable EPs out this week: Dylan Scott‘s Nothing To Do Town (iTunes), Emily Vaughn‘s Bitch Bops (iTunes), Kwassa‘s FKA KYKO (iTunes), Maddie & Tae‘s One Heart To Another (iTunes), Marina‘s Fear (iTunes), Rhys Lewis‘s In Between Minds (iTunes), Shae Jacobs‘s What’s Hard To Say (iTunes)

New digital singles that you can buy this week include:
“85% (Acoustic)”, Loote (iTunes)
“96”, Gavin Haley (iTunes)
“909”, EDEN (iTunes)
“All For You”, Wilkinson featuring Karen Harding (iTunes)
“Back In My Arms”, Carlie Hanson (iTunes)
“Brave”, Don Diablo & Jessie J (iTunes)
“Broken”, Kim Petras (iTunes)
“Cellophane”, FKA Twigs (iTunes)
“Come On Snake, Let’s Rattle”, Evan Konrad (iTunes)
“Crash”, Froy (iTunes)
“Daylight”, PLGRMS (iTunes)
“Different Kind Of Love”, Hannah Grace (iTunes)
“Doom Days”, Bastille (iTunes)
“Do You Mean”, The Chainsmokers featuring Ty Dolla $ign & Bülow (iTunes)
“Drugs & The Internet”, Lauv (iTunes)
“Eagle Birds”, The Black Keys (iTunes)
“Either You Love Me Or You Don’t”, Plested (iTunes)
“Enemy”, Sandro Cavazza (iTunes)
“Grateful”, Mahalia (iTunes)
“Grow Young”, Brynn Cartelli (iTunes)
“He Don’t Love Me”, Winona Oak (iTunes)
“Hello Sunshine”, Bruce Springsteen (iTunes)
“If You’re Gonna Lie”, FLETCHER (iTunes)
“Illest”, Baker Grace (iTunes)
“Keep You Close”, FRENSHIP (iTunes)
“Learn To Lose”, Bakermat featuring Alex Clare (iTunes)
“Light It Up”, Marshmello featuring Tyga & Chris Brown (iTunes)
“LIITA”, Felix Jaehn featuring Brother Leo (iTunes)
“Loved By You”, Terror Jr (iTunes)
“ME!”, Taylor Swift featuring Brendon Urie (iTunes)
“Mulholland”, James Blake (iTunes)
“Next To You”, Digital Farm Animals & Becky G featuring Rvssian (iTunes)
“No Lo Trates”, Pitbull featuring Natti Natasha & Daddy Yankee (iTunes)
“Okay”, LANY & Julia Michaels (iTunes)
“Only Everything”, Quinn Lewis (iTunes)
“Only If You Want It”, Magdalena Bay (iTunes)
“Out For Blood”, Sum 41 (iTunes)
“Out Of My Hands”, SHY Martin (iTunes)
“Phases”, PRETTYMUCH (iTunes)
“Poison”, Mr. Popular (iTunes)
“Radio”, Rammstein (iTunes)
“Rare (Jaydon Lewis Remix)”, Ruth B (iTunes)
“Right As Rain”, Collective Soul (iTunes)
“Smile”, Sam Creighton (iTunes)
“So Long”, Diplo featuring Cam (iTunes)
“Summer Days”, Martin Garrix featuring Macklemore & Patrick Stump (iTunes)
“Tear It All Apart”, Unsecret featuring Matthew Perryman Jones (iTunes)
“Vossi Bop”, Stormzy (iTunes)
“When I Die”, Alexander 23 (iTunes)
“WOW”, Zara Larsson (iTunes)
“You Lately”, Xavier Dunn (iTunes)

Next week, look out for new albums and EPs from Judah & The Lion, Vampire Weekend and more. For Adam’s personal picks of the week, listen to the PGTC Friday Faves list on Spotify!

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ADAM’S TOP 100 OF 2018: Part Three, 30-11

As 2018 draws to a close, it’s time for the annual Top 100 of the year! According to my tabulations, these titles ranked as the most successful on my personal chart. 2018 may have been a doozy on the political front, but in the musical world, plenty of great singles and performers made their mark on my listening habits this year. “Love” was a constant presence in the top 40 for much of the last twelve months, from “Love So Soft” to “Love Someone” to “Say Love” and many others. We also found a “New” perspective from big titles like “New Light” and “New Rules”. “High Hopes”, “High Horse” and “Hell Or High Water” kept us in the heights of a diverse year for sounds, while “You”, “Me” and everybody in-between got their equal share of pop pronouns. Phew… that was a lot, and there’s much more to come! Who will spread the word and have my #1 song at the end of the countdown?

Well, grab your headphones and let’s get to counting. Check out the next 20 songs on my Top 100 of 2018…

The 2018 chart year encompasses a period of 52 weekly surveys from the chart dated December 3, 2017 to the chart dated November 25, 2018. Peaks listed reflect the highest position reached by the final list of this period. For any ties in points, a song with the higher peak is listed first, and further ties are broken by the weeks at a song’s peak position and the amount of time charted in the top 40. 171 titles had at least one point qualify towards the year-end chart, a decrease from the 176 that did so in 2017.

30. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Delicate”
Album: Reputation
Label: Big Machine/Republic
Peak: #8
Weeks: 22

29. JAMES TW, “Say Love”
Album: Chapters
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #4
Weeks: 21

28. BEN RECTOR, “Drive”
Album: Magic
Label: OK Kid/AWAL
Peak: #5
Weeks: 22

27. JASON MRAZ, “Have It All”
Album: Know.
Label: Atlantic/RRP
Peak: #4
Weeks: 21

26. MAROON 5, “Wait”
Album: Red Pill Blues
Label: 222/Interscope
Peak: #5
Weeks: 22

25. THE SCRIPT, “Arms Open”
Album: Freedom Child
Label: Columbia
Peak: #1 for one week
Weeks: 24 (19 during 2018 Chart Year)

24. DEAN LEWIS, “Be Alright”
Album: (single only)
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #1 for four weeks
Weeks: 17+

23. PANIC! AT THE DISCO, “High Hopes”
Album: Pray For The Wicked
Label: Fueled By Ramen/EMG
Peak: #2
Weeks: 19+

22. LISSIE, “Best Days”
Album: Castles
Label: Lionboy/Thirty Tigers
Peak: #4
Weeks: 23

21. SHEPPARD, “Coming Home”
Album: Watching The Sky
Label: Schoolboy/Republic/in2une
Peak: #4
Weeks: 23 (20 during 2018 Chart Year)

20. KELLY CLARKSON, “I Don’t Think About You”
Album: Meaning Of Life
Label: Atlantic/RRP
Peak: #5
Weeks: 23

19. KACEY MUSGRAVES, “High Horse”
Album: Golden Hour
Label: MCA Nashville/Capitol
Peak: #2
Weeks: 23

18. IMAGINE DRAGONS, “Natural”
Album: Origins
Label: KIDinaKORNER/Interscope
Peak: #3
Weeks: 19+

17. NIALL HORAN & MAREN MORRIS, “Seeing Blind”
Album: Flicker
Label: Neon Haze/Capitol
Peak: #1 for one week
Weeks: 23+

16. BRUNO MARS & CARDI B, “Finesse”
Album: 24K Magic
Label: Atlantic
Peak: #2
Weeks: 22

15. WALK THE MOON, “One Foot”
Album: What If Nothing
Label: RCA
Peak: #1 for six weeks (2017/2018 Chart Year)
Weeks: 32 (22 during 2018 Chart Year)

14. SHAWN MENDES, “In My Blood”
Album: Shawn Mendes
Label: Island/Republic
Peak: #1 for two weeks
Weeks: 23

13. P!NK, “Beautiful Trauma”
Album: Beautiful Trauma
Label: RCA
Peak: #2
Weeks: 24 (23 during 2018 Chart Year)

12. TROYE SIVAN, “My My My!”
Album: Bloom
Label: Capitol
Peak: #1 for four weeks
Weeks: 25

11. CALUM SCOTT, “You Are The Reason”
Album: Only Human
Label: Capitol
Peak: #2
Weeks: 26 (25 during 2018 Chart Year)

Stay tuned for more of the Top 100 of 2018 tomorrow…

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: November 13, 2016

Double “You”.

It’s the start of another weekend, which means it’s time for another trip back into the archives on Adam’s Top 40 Flashback! Every Saturday, the day before my latest top 40 goes up for the week, I feature the highlights of a past countdown. They’re all here — the hit songs, the songs that flopped, and the songs that may be a little embarrassing to reflect on.

This week, we stroll back two years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of November 13, 2016…

Debuts:
40. DAYA, “Words”
39. JAMES ARTHUR, “Say You Won’t Let Go”
37. KELLY CLARKSON, “It’s Quiet Uptown”

Biggest Mover(s):
LP, “Lost On You” (up 29-21, eight spots)

10. ADELE, “Water Under The Bridge” (up 5)
Album: 25 (2015, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

09. SAINT MOTEL, “Move” (down 4)
Album: Saintmotelevision (2016, Elektra Records)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

08. STING, “I Can’t Stop Thinking About You” (up 1)
Album: 57th & 9th (2016, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #4

07. TRAIN, “Play That Song” (up 1)
Album: A Girl, A Bottle, A Boat (2017, Sunken Forest/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

06. ANDREW MCMAHON IN THE WILDERNESS, “Fire Escape” (steady, third week)
Album: Zombies On Broadway (2017, Vanguard Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. MICHAEL BUBLÉ, “Nobody But Me” (down 2)
Album: Nobody But Me (2016, Reprise/Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. ONEREPUBLIC, “Kids” (steady, second week)
Album: Oh My My (2016, Mosley/Interscope Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

03. NIALL HORAN, “This Town” (up 4)
Album: Flicker (2017, Neon Haze/Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. EMELI SANDÉ, “Hurts” (steady, second week)
Album: Long Live The Angels (2016, Capitol Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. JAMES TW, “When You Love Someone” (steady, fourth week)
Album: First Impressions – EP (2016, Island/Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for seven weeks

Check back next Saturday for another Adam’s Top 40 Flashback countdown and don’t forget to follow the blog by using the tab below or find PGTC on social media by clicking the “Get Social!” tab at the top of the page.

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