Don’t Worry, Be Happy!

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In 1988…The Hot 100…Bobby McFerrin took over at #1 with his positive song “Don’t Worry Be Happy”.  Guns N’ Roses slipped to 2 with “Sweet Child O’ Mine” and Taylor Dayne edged up with “I’ll Always Love You”.  Robert Palmer fell after a long run with “Simply Irresistible” and Leppard had their third Top 10 song from Hysteria–“Love Bites”.

The rest of the Top 10:  Huey Lewis & the News with “Perfect World”, Peter Cetera from Sun Valley, Idaho with “One Good Woman”, the New Edition dropped with “If It Isn’t Love”, Kenny Loggins had the #9 song–“Nobody’s Fool” and Cheap Trick joined the party with their remake of the Elvis Presley classic “Don’t Be Cruel”.

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