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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Men At Work’s “Down Under”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | June 29, 2020 - 8:46 am

The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Men At Work’s “Who Can It Be Now?”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2020 - 8:42 am

Ultimate Playlist

38 Essential ’80s Songs About Nuclear Anxiety

We talk about the ‘80s a lot. Nostalgia for that decade and its pop culture has both seemed to move in cycles and be ever-present…
Ryan Leas | January 23, 2018 - 11:06 am

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The Number Ones

The Number Ones: Men At Work’s “Who Can It Be Now?”

In The Number Ones, I'm reviewing every single #1 single in the history of the Billboard Hot 100, starting with the chart's beginning, in 1958,
Tom Breihan | June 17, 2020 - 8:42 am

Jimmy Kimmel’s Next Mashup Monday Is Of Monsters And Men At Work

If you can believe it, Jimmy Kimmel has been doing his Mash Up Mondays bit for over a year now, serving as the vessel for…
James Rettig | April 29, 2016 - 10:36 am

R.I.P. Greg Ham

The BBC reports that Greg Ham, flutist for the ridiculously popular early-'80s Aussie new wavers Men At Work, has been found dead of unknown causes…
Tom Breihan | April 19, 2012 - 11:54 am

Colin Hay Responds To “Down Under” Verdict

Hay is not happy. He says the flute line in question was a live "improvisation" that made it onto the official "Down Under" recording a…
jessica | February 9, 2010 - 10:26 am

Judge Rules Men At Work’s Biggest Hit Is A Ripoff

A judge has ruled the band lifted the catchy "Down Under" flute melody from a beloved Australian campfire song "Kookaburra Sits in the Old Gum…
Brandon Stosuy | February 4, 2010 - 10:53 am