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Winner of the Week

R. Kelly

''You Are Not Alone,'' the ballad he penned and coproduced for Michael Jackson's HIStory, became the first single ever to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Hot 100, despite waning interest in the album.

Unearthing of the Week

Alanis Morissette

A recently obtained copy of Nickelodeon's You Can't Do That on Television, a Canadian children's series on which she was a regular, shows the then-preteen being slimed on camera.

Comeback of the Week

Ska

In keeping with the current rage for all things '80s, the up-tempo reggae hybrid is given new life on Rancid's latest disc, as well as on recent offerings by the Mighty Mighty Bosstones, Dance Hall Crashers, NOFX, and the Offspring.

Originally posted Sep 08, 1995 Published in issue #291 Sep 08, 1995 Order article reprints
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