Many people spend a lot of time sitting around the house debating what
song was the biggest hit for a particular band. At least, we do. A lot.
Anyway, there is a definitive source, and the answers might surprise you.
Sure, you can probably guess that The Police's biggest hit was Every
Breath You Take (#1 for 8 weeks in 1983), but what was Sting's biggest hit
as a solo artist? If You Love Somebody Set Them Free? We'll Be Together?
Nope. It's All For Love (sung with Bryan Adams and Rod Stewart for the
movie The Three Musketeers, reached #1 for 3 weeks in 1993.)
So here's the game. We're giving you 13 bands, four songs from
each band. You simply pick the song that was their biggest Billboard Top
100 hit. The Billboard charts are, for those who don't know, the industry
standard, and are based on a combination of sales and airplay. So we're
not just making this stuff up.
Oh, and just to be difficult, some of these are actually exactly what
you'd think they are, while others while surprise you and make you say
"What? No Way! You Lying Cur!"
We love being difficult.