Although there were some tremendous hits by female artists, it was the guys' turn in 1988.
Some really geat music was released in 1989, but the year really boils down to Spandex, Aquanet and lip-synching. Imagine that, a musical act losing all credibility and success because they didn't actually sing their songs. My, my, my how times have changed.
Nineteen-ninety was a year of One Hit WOnder pop, and all of that wonder was almost totally owned by solo female artists.
The Eighties were still in full swing. Until September. Everything changed in September.
Two giant seismic shifts occured in 1992, one that would change the rock world forever, and one that would change the Country world in ways that are still being felt today.