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The Top 5 Songs From the Summer of 1988

The summer of 1988 was a time when several country giants dominated the airwaves. It was also the summer for blue-eyed Texas girls, and Restless Heart brought it to everyone’s attention in the song “The Bluest Eyes In Texas.” That song also helped put Restless Heart on the Country Music Association’s ballot for Group of the Year and Song of the Year. But 1988 also had other amazing songs like it.

Check out the top 5 songs from the summer of 1988

Restless Heart – The Bluest Eyes in Texas

Kathy Mattea – Eighteen Wheels And A Dozen Roses

Randy Travis – I Told You So

Dwight Yoakam & Buck Owens – Streets of Bakersfield

Keith Whitley – Don’t Close Your Eyes

Here are some interesting cost of living facts from 1988

  • Average Income per year $24,450.00
  • Average Cost of new house $91,600
  • Dow Jones Industrial Average 2168
  • Price for new car $10,400.00
  • US Postage Stamp .24 cents
  • Yearly Inflation Rate 4.08%
  • 1 gallon of gas .91 cents
  • Interest Rates 10.50%
  • Dozen Eggs .65 cents

What do you remember from 1988?

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