Here is the Youtube playlist for each day in May 2023. Or just watch the videos below.

YouTube Playlist

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Run-DMC – “It’s Tricky” (1987)

1 May 2023

Run-DMC’s “It’s Tricky” was released February 8th, 1987. It peaked at No. 57 on the Billboard chart and No. 16 on the UK Singles Chart.

Sweet – “Fox on the Run” (1974)

2 May 2023

“Fox on the Run” by Sweet was released in 1974.

Faith No More – “Epic” (1990)

3 May 2023

Faith No More’s “Epic” was released in 1990.

Moving Pictures – “What About Me?” (1982)

4 May 2023

Moving Pictures “What About Me?” was released in 1982.

Ice-T – “Colors” (1988)

5 May 2023

Ice-T’s “Colors” was released in 1988 on the soundtrack for the cop drama of the same name.

Bonnie Tyler – “Total Eclipse of the Heart” (1983)

6 May 2023

Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart was released in 1983. The song was originally written by Jim Steinman for his 1969 college musical The Dream Engine.

Frank Zappa – “My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama” (1969)

7 May 2023

Frank Zappa’s “My Guitar Wants to Kill Your Mama” was originally recorded in 1969.

Ram Jam – “Black Betty” (1977)

8 May 2023

Ram Jam’s “Black Betty” was released in 1977 and is pulled from an old African-American work song often credited to Huddle “Lead Belly” Ledbetter.

Screaming Trees – “Nearly Lost You” (1992)

9 May 2023

“Nearly Lost You” by the Screaming Trees was released in 1992 on their Sweet Oblivion album. It became a hit after being included on the soundtrack for the movie Singles.

Ned’s Atomic Dustbin – “Kill Your Television” (1991)

10 May 2023

“Kill Your Television” from Ned’s Atomic Dustbin was released in 1991.

The Sugarhill Gang – “Apache” (1981)

11 May 2023

Jerry Jordan’s “Apache” from 1960 was covered by The Sugarhill Gang in 1981. It would reach number 52 on the Billboard Top 100.

The Knack – “My Sharona” (1979)

12 May 2023

The Knack released “My Sharona” on their debut album in 1979.

New Order – “Blue Monday” (1983)

13 May 2023

New Order’s “Blue Monday” was released in 1983 as a 12-inch single. It was included on their second album, Power, Corruption, and Lies. It was the best-selling 12-inch single of all time.

A Tribe Called Quest – “Scenario” (1992)

14 May 2023

“Scenario” by A Tribe Called Quest is a 1992 song from their second album The Low End Theory.

Wheetus – “A Little Respect” (2001)

15 May 2023

In 2001, Wheetus covered Erasure’s “A Little Respect”. It reached number 3 in the UK. The video featured Shawn Hatosy and Brittany Murphy.

Divinyls – “I Touch Myself” (1990)

16 May 2023

“I Touch Myself” by Divinyls on their fourth album in 1990. The song reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100.

Talking Heads – “Psycho Killer” (1977)

17 May 2023

Talking Heads “Psycho Killer” was released in1977 on their debut album, Talking Heads: 77.

Anita Baker – “Sweet Love” (1986)

18 May 2023

Anita Baker’s “Sweet Love” was released in 1986. She regained her masters in 2021, giving her the musical rights to her catalog.

Bryan Adams – “Summer of ’69” (1985)

19 May 2023

Bryan Adams released “Summer of ’69” in 1985 on his fourth album, Reckless.

Michelle Branch – “Everywhere” (2001)

20 May 2023

Michelle Branch released “Everywhere” on her debut album The Spirit Room in 2001.

Don Henley – “Heart of the Matter” (1989)

21 May 2023

Don Henley released “Heart of the Matter” the album End of the Innocence in 1989.

Nine Inch Nails – “Wish” (1992)

22 May 2023

“Wish” from the Broken EP was released in 1992. It cemented a much harder sound for Nine Inch Nails with grinding guitars. It was included in a self-“leaked” collection of videos which appeared to be a low-quality snuff film. The victim was forced to watch NIN videos.

Bon Jovi – “Never Say Goodbye” (1987)

23 May 2023

“Never Say Goodbye” was released in 1987 on Bon Jovi’s Slippery When Wet album. It was never released as a commercial single so it could not officially chart on the Billboard singles chart.

Carrie Underwood – “Before He Cheats” (2006)

24 May 2023

In 2006, Carrie Underwood unleashed “Before He Cheats” on the world, warning of impending property damage for a cheater.

Ke$ha – “Tik Tok” (2009)

25 May 2023

Ke$ha released “Tik Tok” in 2009, popularizing the opinion of 1/10 dentists that washing teeth with a bottle of Jack is better than toothpaste.

Alanis Morissette – “Hands Clean” (2002)

26 May 2023

Alanis Morissette released “Hands Clean” on her album Under Rug Swept in 2002. Not content dunking on Uncle Joey, she wrote a song about a relationship between her 14-year-old self and a much older man and how the effects linger.

Ashlee Simpson – “Pieces of Me” (2004)

27 May 2023

Ashlee Simpson released “Pieces of Me” on her debut album, Autobiography, in 2004.

Information Society – “What’s On Your Mind? (Pure Energy)” (1988)

28 May 2023

In 1988, Information Society released “What’s On Your Mind (Pure Energy)” with a sample of Leonard Nimoy’s voice on the track saying the words “pure energy.”

DMX – “X Gon’ Give It To Ya” (2002)

29 May 2023

In 2002 DMX released “X Gon’ Give It To Ya.

AC/DC – “Thunderstruck” (1990)

30 May 2023

AC/DC released “Thunderstruck” in 1990 on their 12th studio album, The Razor’s Edge.

Meat Loaf – “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” (1993)

31 May 2023

Meat Loaf released “I’d Do Anything for Love (But I Won’t Do That)” on his sixth studio album Bat Out of Hell II: Back into Hell in 1993. It was written by Jim Steinman, who also penned Bonnie Tyler’s “Total Eclipse of the Heart” and Celine Dion’s cover of “It’s All Coming Back to Me Now.”