Listen to Episode 477 of Slate’s The Gist:
On The Gist, we travel back to the year our host and music writer Chris Molanphy were in their music-listening prime. We’ll count down the Billboard hits from 1986 that marked a significant pivot in music history. Chris writes Slate’s Why Is That Song No. 1 column, and you can read his insightful reflections on Bon Jovi in the Village Voice, “When Bon Jovi Gave ‘Hair Metal’ a Bad Name.” For the Spiel, favorite moments from Thursday night’s Democratic debate in Brooklyn, New York.
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