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Music the Week of the 1987 Stock Market Crash
by Alex Cosper (12/24/12)

The Stock Market had one of its worst days on "Black Monday," October 19, 1987. Alan Greenspan had just taken over as Federal Reserve Chairman a few months earlier. The date is remembered as a starting point for a long recession through 1993.


Michael Jackson - Bad
Madonna - Causing A Commotion
Tiffany - I Think We're Alone Now
Billy Idol - Mony Mony
Expose - Let Me Be The One


Prince - U Got The Look
Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam - Lost In Emotion
Levert - Casanova
Europe - Carrie
Whitesnake - Here I Go Again
Heart - Who Will You Run To
John Cougar Mellencamp - Paper In Fire
The Cars - You Are The Girl
REO Speedwagon - In My Dreams
Bananarama - I Heard A Rumour
Whitney Houston - Didn't We Almost Have It All
Natalie Cole - Jump Start
Smokey Robinson - One Heartbeat
Los Lobos - La Bamba
Fat Boys & Beach Boys - Wipeout
Dan Hill - Can't We Try
ABC - When Smokey Sings
Debbie Gibson - Only In My Dreams
Michael Jackson with Siedah Garrett - I Just Can't Stop Loving You
Grateful Dead - Touch Of Grey
Huey Lewis And The News - Doing It All For My Baby
The Whispers - Rock Steady
Richard Marx - Don't Mean Nothing
T'Pau - Heart And Soul
Madonna - Who's That Girl
LL Cool J - I Need Love


Fleetwood Mac - Little Lies
Swing Out Sister - Breakout
Pet Shop Boys - It's A Sin
Bruce Springsteen - Brilliant Disguise
U2 - Where The Streets Have No Name
Bill Medley & Jennifer Warnes - (I've Had) The Time Of My Life
Kenny G. - Don't Make Me Wait For Love
Belinda Carlisle - Heaven Is A Place On Earth
Cutting Crew - I've Been In Love Before
Richard Marx - Should Have Known Better
R.E.M. - The One I Love
Poison - I Won't Forget You
Los Lobos - Come On, Let's Go
Squeeze - Hourglass
Sting - We'll Be Together
Timothy B. Schmidt - Boys Night Out
Gloria Estefan & Miami Sound Machine - Betcha Say That
Debbie Gibson - Shake Your Love
Jody Watley - Don't You Want Me


Wa Wa Nee - Sugar Free
Yes - Love Will Find A Way
Pretty Poison - Catch Me (I'm Falling)
Michael Bolton - That's What Love Is All About
Steve Winwood - Valerie
Starship - Beat Patrol
Whitesnake - Is This Love
George Michael - Faith
Aerosmith - Dude (Looks Like A Lady)
The Jets - I Do You
Stevie Wonder - Skeletons
Wendy & Lisa - Waterfall
Taylor Dayne - Tell It To My Heart
Def Leppard - Animal
Hooters - Satellite
George Harrison - Got My Mind Set On You
Bourgeois Tagg - I Don't Mind At All
The Cure - Just Like Heaven
Pink Floyd - Learning To Fly
John Cougar Mellencamp - Cherry Bomb
Kool & The Gang - Special Way
The Kane Gang - Motortown
Samantha Fox - Nothing's Gonna Stop Me Now
Living In A Box - So The Story Goes
Icehouse - Crazy
Sammy Hagar - Eagles Fly
Simon F. - American Dream
INXS - Need You Tonight
New Order - True Faith
Terence Trent D'Arby - If You Let Me Stay
Laura Branigan - Power of Love


The Other Ones - Holiday
Loverboy - Notorious
Mick Jagger - Let's Work
Anita Baker - No One In The World
Mr. Mister - Something Real (Inside Me/Inside You)
Noel - Silent Morning
Glen Burtnick - Follow You
Bryan Adams - Victim Of Love
Taja Sevelle - Love Is Contagious
Alexander O'Neal - Fake
Kiss - Crazy Crazy Nights
Donna Summer - Dinner With Gershwin
Great White - Rock Me
Atlantic Starr - One Lover At A Time
Bee Gees - You Win Again
Force MDs - Love Is A House
Curiosity Killed The Cat - Misfit
Go West - Don't Look Down The Sequel

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