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Top Three Songs That Defined Your High School Years?

Updated: Jun 26, 2018

I know - it's hard to pick just three. But try. Here are mine:

"With or Without You" - U2

"Don't Dream It's Over" - Crowded House

"Lean On Me" - Club Nouveau

What are yours? Write in comments below!

Note: Feel bad leaving out bands like The Cure, Violent Femmes, Genesis, Bon Jovi, Madonna, Heart, and Bob Seger. #Eighties #GenerationX #GenX #CrowdedHouse

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Still Haven't Found - U2, The Stairs - INXS, Oceans - Pearl Jam. All of these songs came from albums I bought with minimum wage money from teenage McJobs I once had. Most of my U2 and Pearl Jam music came from a neon light mall store, and I got most of my INXS albums from one of those cassette/CD clubs that delivered music to your mailbox. As a high school freshman in the early 90's, I could see the influence of first wave Gen X pop culture as upperclassmen passed me by in the hallway in Van Halen shirts. Sometime about halfway though high school, the pop culture of second wave Gen X took over as friends in flannel…


The Rattle and Hum soundtrack - U2

Blood and Roses - Smithereens

Just Like Heaven - The Cure


Demetrius Goosbey
Demetrius Goosbey
Jun 27, 2018

Gonna Make You Sweat – C+C Music Factory (Don't judge me)

Back to Life – Soul 2 Soul

Don Dada – Super Cat


Top three high school songs? Blister in the Sun - Violent Femmes. Never Say Goodbye - Bon Jovi. Like a Virgin - Madonna!

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