The worst songs ever

By | September 22, 2019

Herald Chronicle

“It makes my ears bleed!” “It makes me feel sick!” “It makes my hair stand on end!”

These are some of the comments I received after a recent request to identify the Worst Songs Ever.

Although the 1970s is considered to be The Decade of Bad Songs (that era gave us “Run Joey Run,” “Convoy,” and “Kung Fu Fighting”), there were plenty of duds before then, and they’re still cranking them out today.

1990s music lovers had plenty to say, from Hanson’s “MmmBop” (“Mmmm..No!”), the bubblegum-flavored “Barbie Girl” (“Even Ken hates this one”), and Ricky Martin’s “Living La Vida Loca” (“I know all the words, and I’m not proud of that.”)