Throwback Jams is exactly what it means. A particular song that is a sudden reminder of the past, whether good or bad. Growing up in a household in which music was a main focal point, I have plenty of throwback jams. Sometimes, I even find myself wondering how I was able to listen to such songs because now that I’m older and understanding the mean of certain songs like “Freak Like Me”…….
Anytime I walk past a record store that sells vinyls, I have to stop in, even though I don’t play them, I find them really cool to have on hand. A habit that my mother started, she has some pretty rare records like “The Purple Album” from Prince and many more.
Recently, I stopped into Planet Retro Records in St. Petersburg, and found a bunch of neat finds. I even picked up some Barbra and Judy for a friend of mine in NYC who is über obsessed. Brand new condition, kind of scary how well-preserved these albums are.
What are some of your favorite throwback songs? Below is a list of my favorites:
- Pleasure Principle – Janet Jackson
- Love Don’t Live Here Anymore – Rose Royce
- Juicy Gotcha Krazy – Oaktown’s 357
- Love You Down – INOJ
- Bilingual – Jose Nunez feat. Tania
- Best Of Me(Remix) – Mya feat Jay-Z
- Honestly anything by Jon B.
- Midas Touch – Midnight Star