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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 29, 2009

Gettin' their chart "Life".

Songs “You” should know.

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 nine years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 29, 2009…

Debuts:
40. KELLY CLARKSON, “I Do Not Hook Up”
39. RASCAL FLATTS, “Here Comes Goodbye”

Biggest Mover(s):
U2, “Magnificent” (38-31)
BETTER THAN EZRA, “Absolutely Still” (26-19)
THE SATURDAYS, “Just Can’t Get Enough” (18-11, seven spots)

10. PET SHOP BOYS, “Love Etc.” (up 2)
Album: Yes (2009, Parlophone Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

09. COLDPLAY, “Life In Technicolor II” (steady, second week)
Album: Prospekt’s March (EP) (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #6

08. TAYLOR SWIFT, “Love Story” (down 3)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

07. O.A.R., “This Town” (up 1)
Album: All Sides (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #6 for three weeks

06. LILY ALLEN, “The Fear” (down 2)
Album: It’s Not Me, It’s You (2009, Capitol Records)
Peak: #4 for two weeks

05. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (up 2)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. JASON MRAZ featuring COLBIE CAILLAT, “Lucky” (up 2)
Album: We Sing. We Dance. We Steal Things. (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

03. THE FRAY, “You Found Me” (down 2)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

02. KELLY CLARKSON, “My Life Would Suck Without You” (steady, third week)
Album: All I Ever Wanted (2009, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. THE SCRIPT, “The Man Who Can’t Be Moved” (up 2)
Album: The Script (2008, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: March 4, 2007

One wonders about these songs.

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 11 years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of March 4, 2007…

Debuts:
38. THE DECEMBERISTS, “O Valencia!”
37. JON MCLAUGHLIN, “Beautiful Disaster”

Biggest Mover(s):
SCISSOR SISTERS, “She’s My Man” (30-22)
TAYLOR HICKS, “Just To Feel That Way” (29-21, eight spots)

10. THE FRAY, “Look After You” (down 3)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #2

09. JAMES MORRISON, “You Give Me Something” (up 1)
Album: Undiscovered (2007, Polydor/Interscope Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

08. MODEST MOUSE, “Dashboard” (up 1)
Album: We Were Dead Before The Ship Even Sank (2007, Epic Records)
Peak: #6 for two weeks

07. ROB THOMAS, “Little Wonders” (up 1)
Album: Meet The Robinsons (Soundtrack) (2007, Walt Disney/Melisma/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

06. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (down 2)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

05. DAUGHTRY, “It’s Not Over” (up 1)
Album: Daughtry (2006, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for six weeks

04. THE FRAY, “Look After You” (up 1)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #2

03. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose” (steady, third week)
Album: Nothing Left To Lose (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

02. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, third week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

01. DBCLIFFORD, “Simple Things” (steady, third week)
Album: Recyclable (2007, Sony BMG Records – Canada)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: January 19, 2014

“Go” back to 2014.

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 four years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of January 19, 2014…

Debuts:
40. EMERSON HART, “The Best That I Can Give”
34. FOSTER THE PEOPLE, “Coming Of Age”

Biggest Mover(s):
NEON TREES, “Sleeping With A Friend” (39-26, thirteen spots)

10. THE 1975, “Girls” (down 3)
Album: The 1975 (2013, Dirty Hit/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

09. BOY & BEAR, “Southern Sun” (up 1)
Album: Harlequin Dream (2013, Nettwerk Records)
Peak: #8 for three weeks

08. A GREAT BIG WORLD (featuring CHRISTINA AGUILERA), “Say Something” (down 2)
Album: Is There Anybody Out There? (2014, Black Magnetic/Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

07. MAGIC!, “Rude” (up 4)
Album: Don’t Kill The Magic (2014, Latium/RCA Records)
Peak: #2

06. FITZ & THE TANTRUMS, “The Walker” (up 2)
Album: More Than Just A Dream (2013, Elektra Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

05. GARY BARLOW, “Let Me Go” (steady, second week)
Album: Since I Saw You Last (2013, Polydor Records – U.K.)
Peak: #5 for two weeks

04. ONE DIRECTION, “Story Of My Life” (steady, second week)
Album: Midnight Memories (2013, Syco/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

03. THE FRAY, “Love Don’t Die” (steady, second week)
Album: Helios (2014, Epic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. BASTILLE, “Of The Night” (down 1)
Album: All This Bad Blood (2013, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

01. CHRISTINA PERRI, “Human” (up 1)
Album: Head Or Heart (2014, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 24, 2006

One word says it all.

Hurtin’ for hits.

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 eleven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 24, 2006…

Debuts:
34. THE FRAY, “Look After You”
33. DIXIE CHICKS, “The Long Way Around”
32. CARBON LEAF, “Comfort”

Biggest Mover(s):
REGINA SPEKTOR, “Fidelity” (33-25, eight spots)

10. BLUE OCTOBER, “Into The Ocean” (steady, third week)
Album: Foiled (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #3

09. JOHN MAYER, “Belief” (steady, third week)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

08. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Nothing Left To Lose (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #2 for two weeks

07. FIVE FOR FIGHTING, “World” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Two Lights (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. CHRISTINA AGUILERA, “Hurt” (steady, fourth week)
Album: Back To Basics (2006, RCA Records)
Peak: #5 for four weeks

05. ROB THOMAS, “Streetcorner Symphony” (down 3)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

04. JOHN MAYER, “Waiting On The World To Change” (up 1)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

03. THE FRAY, “How To Save A Life” (up 1)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

02. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

01. AUGUSTANA, “Boston” (steady, second week)
Album: All The Stars And Boulevards (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for six weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: December 4, 2011

“Back to” 2011.

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 six years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of December 4, 2011…

Debuts:
38. THE CRANBERRIES, “Tomorrow”
36. JAVIER COLON featuring NATASHA BEDINGFIELD, “As Long As We Got Love”
35. MATT CARDLE, “Starlight”

Biggest Mover(s):
OLLY MURS, “Dance With Me Tonight” (29-21, eight spots)

10. GRAFFITI6, “Free” (up 4)
Album: Colours (2012, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

09. ELLIE GOULDING, “Lights” (up 1)
Album: Lights (2011, Cherrytree/Interscope Records)
Peak: #9 for two weeks

08. BRUNO MARS, “It Will Rain” (up 1)
Album: The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn – Part 1 (Soundtrack) (2011, Chop Shop/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8 for four weeks

07. ADELE, “Someone Like You” (down 2)
Album: 21 (2011, XL/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for three weeks

06. THE FRAY, “Heartbeat” (up 1)
Album: Scars & Stories (2012, Epic Records)
Peak: #5 for five weeks

05. KELLY CLARKSON, “Mr. Know It All” (down 2)
Album: Stronger (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #3

04. KATY PERRY, “The One That Got Away” (up 2)
Album: Teenage Dream (2010, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

03. NICKELBACK, “When We Stand Together” (down 1)
Album: Here And Now (2011, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

02. COLDPLAY, “Paradise” (down 1)
Album: Mylo Xyloto (2011, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. DAUGHTRY, “Crawling Back To You” (up 3)
Album: Break The Spell (2011, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: October 15, 2006

So “Far” from 2006.

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 eleven years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of October 15, 2006…

Debuts:
40. VANESSA HUDGENS, “Come Back To Me”
39. PET SHOP BOYS, “Numb”
34. THE RACONTEURS, “Steady As She Goes”
24. MAT KEARNEY, “Nothing Left To Lose”

Biggest Mover(s):
AUGUSTANA, “Boston” (25-12, thirteen spots)

10. JOSH HOGE, “360” (down 2)
Album: Call It What You Want (Unreleased, Epic Records) / Everything She Was (2008, Blackledge/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #8 for two weeks

09. ROD STEWART, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain?” (up 2)
Album: Still The Same… Great Rock Classics Of Our Time (2006, J Records)
Peak: #9

08. SCISSOR SISTERS, “I Don’t Feel Like Dancin'” (up 2)
Album: Ta-Dah (2006, Universal Motown Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

07. ROB THOMAS, “Streetcorner Symphony” (down 1)
Album: …Something To Be (2005, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for one week

06. DANIEL POWTER, “Love You Lately” (up 1)
Album: Daniel Powter (re-release) (2006, Warner Bros. Records)
Peak: #2 for seven weeks

05. SNOW PATROL, “Chasing Cars” (down 2)
Album: Eyes Open (2006, A&M/Interscope Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

04. EVANESCENCE, “Call Me When You’re Sober” (up 1)
Album: The Open Door (2006, Wind-up Records)
Peak: #4

03. NICKELBACK, “Far Away” (up 1)
Album: All The Right Reasons (2005, Roadrunner Records/Island Def Jam Music Group)
Peak: #1 for one week

02. THE FRAY, “How To Save A Life” (down 1)
Album: How To Save A Life (2005, Epic Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

01. JOHN MAYER, “Waiting On The World To Change” (up 1)
Album: Continuum (2006, Aware/Columbia Records)
Peak: #1 for four weeks

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ADAM’S TOP 40 FLASHBACK: July 12, 2009

Diamond ditties from my top 40.

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 eight years and find out what was topping my chart for the week of July 12, 2009…

Debuts:
40. CAITLIN CROSBY, “Still Have My Heart”
39. DIERKS BENTLEY, “Sideways”
38. JACK’S MANNEQUIN, “Swim”

Biggest Movers:
BOYS LIKE GIRLS, “Love Drunk” (36-29, seven spots)

10. DAVID COOK, “Come Back To Me” (down 2)
Album: David Cook (2008, 19/RCA Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

09. DAVE MATTHEWS BAND, “Funny The Way It Is” (down 2)
Album: Big Whiskey & the GrooGrux King (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #7 for two weeks

08. DAUGHTRY, “No Surprise” (up 2)
Album: Leave This Town (2009, RCA Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

07. TAYLOR SWIFT, “You Belong With Me” (up 4)
Album: Fearless (2008, Big Machine/Universal Republic Records)
Peak: #1 for two weeks

06. P!NK, “Please Don’t Leave Me” (down 1)
Album: Funhouse (2008, LaFace/Zomba Records)
Peak: #2

05. SHINEDOWN, “Second Chance” (down 1)
Album: The Sound Of Madness (2008, Atlantic Records)
Peak: #2 for three weeks

04. KATY PERRY, “Waking Up In Vegas” (up 2)
Album: One Of The Boys (2008, Capitol Records)
Peak: #1 for five weeks

03. NICKELBACK, “If Today Was Your Last Day” (steady, second week)
Album: Dark Horse (2008, Roadrunner/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #3 for three weeks

02. THE FRAY, “Never Say Never” (steady, third week)
Album: The Fray (2009, Epic Records)
Peak: #2 for four weeks

01. ROB THOMAS, “Her Diamonds” (steady, eighth week)
Album: Cradlesong (2009, Emblem/Atlantic Records)
Peak: #1 for eight weeks

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