July 29, 2016

Flashback Friday: The Summer '96 Mixtape


20 years ago, I was obsessed with The X-Files, seeing Independence Day for the second time at the Cross County Multiplex in Yonkers, New York, and patiently waiting to see how several cliffhangers would be resolved on Melrose Place.

And these were the 23 songs that were in heavy rotation during my summer job at Playland Park, where I had my nose stuck in the pages of the latest Fear Street novel while manning the booth at the beach parking lot.

Go ahead. Press play. And let the nostalgia wash over you like a bucket full of Fruitopia...

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