12/31/98:

POP STOPS — Best of 1998


12/24/98:

Jewel — Spirit

Jude — No One Is Really Beautiful

Various Artists — I Wanna Be Kate: Songs of Kate Bush

Various Artists — Prince of Egypt Soundtracks

Angelique Kidjo — Oremi

Rasputina — How We Quit The Forest


12/17/98:

Celine Dion — These Are Special Times

Kenny Loggins — December

Shawn Colvin — Holiday Songs and Lullabyes

Babyface — Christmas With Babyface

Vince Vance & The Valiants — All I Want For Christmas Is You

PLUS: Instrumental holiday albums from Windham Hill and a "Party Box" from Rhino Records


12/10/98:

Trans-Siberian Orchestra — The Christmas Attic

Various Artists — Merry Axemas, Volume 2

Cyndi Lauper — Merry Christmas...Have A Nice Life

Donny Osmond — Christmas At Home

NSYNC — Home For Christmas


12/03/98:

Alanis Morissette — Supposed Former Infatuation Junkie

John Mellencamp — John Mellencamp

Fear of Pop (Ben Folds) — Volume I


11/26/98:

Better Than Ezra — How Does Your Garden Grow?

Neil Diamond — The Movie Album: As Time Goes By

Dee Carstensen — The Map

Maarja — First In Line

Plus, new live and singles collections from "South Park," Meatloaf, OMD, Skid Row, Michael Crawford, Oasis, Pearl Jam and Rush.


11/19/98:

Throwing Muses — In A Doghouse

PLUS: Hit collections from U2, Mariah Carey and George Michael and live albums from The Rolling Stones and Aerosmith. Original Master Recording CD re-releases of classic albums from Don McLean, Don Henley, Moody Blues, James Taylor and Saturday Night Fever.


11/12/98:

Wild Orchid — Oxygen

Elvis Costello with Burt Bacharach — Painted From Memory

PLUS: new hits sets from Motley Crue, Men At Work, Jimi Hendrix and the soundtracks to Pleasantville and Sabrina the Teenage Witch discs.


11/05/98:

Rhino Box Sets: Ray Charles, Burt Bacharach, Randy Newman, Gang of Four

PLUS: new Chicken Soup for the Soul and Best of Schoolhouse Rocks discs.


10/29/98:

Various Artists — Halloween Hootenany

Rob Zombie — Hellbilly Deluxe

Various Artists — Halloween Party Mix

PLUS: albums from Black Sabbath, Judas Priest, and collections from Extreme Championship Wrestling and the new Bride of Chucky movie.


10/22/98:

Lyle Lovett — Step Inside This House

Henry Rollins — Think Tank

Hole — Celebrity Skin

Phil Collins — ...Hits

George Martin — In My Life

Candye Kane — Swango


10/15/98:

The Jets — Then & Now

PLUS: Soundtracks — A Night At The Roxbury and rereleases to The Big Chill and Footloose, and Collections — Greatest Love Songs, Greatest Rock, VH-1's Divas Live and Julio Iglesias.


10/08/98:

Various Artists — For The Masses (Depeche Mode Tribute)

PLUS: the soundtrack to Dead Man On Campus, the Nuggets '60s box set and collections featuring Patti LaBelle, KC & The Sunshine Band, Motown artists.


10/01/98:

Dan Bern — Work

Elliott Smith — XO


9/24/98:

Dead Girls and Other Stories — Full of Life

Shawn Mullins — Soul's Core

Eagle-Eye Cherry — Desireless


9/17/98:

Ruth Ruth — Are You My Friend?

Dag — Apartment #635

Mediaeval Baebes — Salva Nos

PLUS: albums from Men at Work, Patty Smyth, Jerry Vale and The Best of Anime.


9/10/98:

The Murmurs — Blender

Emmett Swimming — Big Night Without You


9/3/98:

Tommy Shaw — 7 Deadly Zens

Heart — Greatest Hits

The Knack — Zoom


8/27/98:

Emm Gryner — Public

Various Artists — The Avengers: The Album


8/20/98:

Anggun — Snow on the Sahara

Kansas — Live in Chicago

PLUS: albums from Creedence Clearwater Revisited, Schoolhouse Rocks and a breast cancer awareness duets album.


8/13/98:

Culture Club — VH1 Storytellers/Greatest Moments

Bic Runga — Drive

Nanci Griffith — Other Voices, Too (A Trip Back To Bountiful)

Counting Crows — Across A Wire: Live In New York


8/6/98:

Various Artists — Small Soldiers Soundtrack

Various Artists — The Big 80's: The Big Movies


7/30/98:

Genesis — Archive: 1967-1975

Pixies — At The BBC

Johnny Cash & Willie Nelson — VH1 Storytellers


7/23/98:

K's Choice — Cocoon Crash

La Bouche — SOS

The Sugarcubes — A Collection

Daze — Super Heroes


7/16/98:

Linda Ronstadt — We Ran

Mitchell Froom — Dopamine


7/2/98:

The Bomboras — Head Shrinkin' Fun

The Ghastly Ones — A Haunting We Will Go-Go

Pure Sugar — Pure Sugar

Esthero — Breath From Another

The Spinanes — Arches & Aisles

Ronna — Day 14


6/25/98:

Stevie Nicks — The Enchanted Works of Stevie Nicks

Various Artists — Have a Nice Decade: The '70s Pop Culture Box

Soundtracks — The X-Files, Can't Hardly Wait


6/18/98:

Page & Plant — Walking Into Clarksville

Jeff Buckley — Sketches for My Sweetheart The Drunk

Emma Townshend — Winterland

Christopher Cross — Walking In Avalon

PLUS: albums from Deep Purple, Iron Maiden, WASP, Propellerheads, and more.


6/11/98:

POP STOPS Turns 10!

Kansas — Always Never The Same

The Smashing Pumpkins — Adore


6/4/98:

Athenaeum — [Radiance]

Superdrag — Head Trip in Every Key

PLUS: soundtracks from Godzilla , Fear and Loathing in Los Vegas, and the early recordings of Hanson.


5/21/98:

Various Artists — Drew Carey Show Sountrack

Various Artists — Bespoke Songs, Lost Dogs, Detours & Rendezvous, Songs of Elvis Costello

Tuscadero — My Way Or The Highway


5/14/98:

Dollshead — Frozen Charlotte

Bottle Rockets — 24 Hours A Day

Kristin Hersh — Strange Angels

PLUS: CDs from Brother Cane, Komeda, and Ultrahorse.


5/7/98:

Tori Amos — From the Choirgirl Hotel


4/30/98:

Bad Examples — The Two-Meter Sessions

Ken Stringfellow — This Sounds Like Goodbye

PLUS: indie CDs from Ken Siegert, Jeff Shuck, and Infraction.


4/23/98:

Natalie Imbruglia — Left of the Middle

Love Nut — Baltimucho

Jimmy Ray — Jimmy Ray


4/16/98:

Fastball — All The Pain Money Can Buy

The Tuesdays — The Tuesdays


4/9/98:

The Specials — Guilty 'Til Proved Innocent

B-Tribe — Sensual Sensual

Deep Forest III — Comparsa

Journey — Greatest Hits Live


4/2/98:

Rebekah — Remember to Breathe

Jules Shear — Between Us


3/26/98:

Pat Dinizio — Songs and Sounds

PLUS: new collections from Ben Folds Five, NSYNC, RuPaul and the '70s.


3/19/98:

Madonna — Ray of Light


3/12/98:

Towa Tei — Sound Museum

Feeder — Polythene

Foam — Big Windshield

Fluorescein — High Contrast Comedown


3/5/98:

Grammy Aftermath

Gettin' Irish Early with Cherish The Ladies & Altan

Instrumental albums from Ray Lynch & more

Los Umbrellos — Flamenco Funk


2/26/98:

James Iha — Let It Come Down

Pearl Jam — Yield


2/19/98:

Grammy Awards — Pop Stops Picks

*Updated with Winners on 2/26/98!*


2/12/98:

Diana King — Think Like A Girl

Autour De Lucie — Immobile

Lisa Loeb — Firecracker


2/05/98:

Wild Strawberries — Quiver


1/29/98:

A3 — Exile on Coldharbour Lane

Scott McCarl — Play On


1/22/98:

Will Smith — Big Willie Style

Recoil — Unsound Methods

Robert Miles — 23am


1/15/98:

Peach Union — Audiopeach

Spice Girls — Spiceworld

The Bacon Brothers — Forosoco


1/08/98:

Loreena McKennitt — The Book of Secrets

The Aqua Velvets — Guitar Noir

Duran Duran — Medazzaland


1/01/98:

POP STOPS — Best of 1997


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