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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
583-Limp Bizkit-Rollin'(Air Raid Vehicle.)
2000-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.52.Don’t look for any in-depth meaning here,it’s just for fun,after-all the American wrestler ‘The Undertaker’ used the song for his entrance in the WWE.
Lead singer Fred Durst named the band Limp Bizkit because he wanted a name that would repel listeners.’The name is there to turn people’s heads away.A lot of people pick up the disc and go,Limp Bizkit ,they must suck.Those are the people that we don’t even want listening to our music.’
At a cost of $3 million the video was filmed around and on the roof of the World Trade Center. The band received a letter from the World Trade Center the day before the Twin Towers were destroyed,thanking them for featuring the towers in the video.
‘Throw your hands up,ladies and gentlemen,Chocolate Starfish keep on rolling baby.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
584-Johnny Nash-You Got Soul.
1968-Number 6 single.
Best Bit-At 0.06 You Got Soul,he also got Reggae.
John Lester Nash was born in Houston,Texas in 1940 and recorded his debut Album in 1958.
In 1965 he co-founded the ‘Joda’ record label in New York,his most successful signing at that time being the Pop group The Cowsills.
In 1968 he recorded several hits in Jamaica,becoming one of the first non-Jamaican singers to record Reggae music in Kingston,Jamaica.
He was introduced to a local struggling vocal group,Bob Marley and the Wailing Wailers who he signed to his record label.
Nash had his biggest success in the UK in 1975 when ‘Tears On My Pillow’ spent one week at Number 1.
‘You got somethin’ good as gold somethin’ that’ll never grow old,yeah you got soul.’
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John Lester “Johnny” Nash, Jr. (born August 19, 1940) is an American pop singer-songwriter, best known in the US for his 1972 hit, “I Can See Clearly Now”. T…

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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
585-Jo Stafford-You Belong To Me.
1953-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.41.She became the very first female to have a UK Number 1 single when this song topped the chart in January 1953.
The song was written in 1952 by Chilton Price(December 25,1913-January 14,2010,) Redd Stewart and Pee Wee King.
In a 2002 interview Price claimed that Stewart and King had no part in writing the song.Billy Stewart,who is the son of Redd refutes the claim saying that Stewart and King revised the lyrics and improved the melody.
Jo Stafford(November 12,1917-July 16,2008) was born in California and recorded from the 1930’s until the 1980’s.Between 1944-1959 she achieved 85 Album and single entry’s on the Billboard Hot 100 singles and 200 Album charts.
See the marketplace in old Algiers send me photographs and souvenirs.’
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You Belong To Me (King-Stewart-Price) by Jo Stafford, orchestra conducted by Paul Weston (CD audio source) Here is the most popular version of a song first r…
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
586-Tinie Tempah-Pass Out.
2010-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 3.25.The well travelled Tinie Tempah has been to Miami and Ibiza and Southampton,but it appears he still has the delights of Scunthorpe to look forward to.
The song was co-written by Tinie Tempah(see also best songs 883) and the songs producer Labyrinth.
Tempah explained ‘We tried out many different things by going in the studio and having fun.The drum and bass mix was a trialled and tested method.Once we put it in there everyone went crazy,the song is about getting so out of it that you pass out.’
‘I’m born famous I’m sort of known,if your son doesn’t i bet your daughter knows.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
587-Madonna-Vogue.
1990-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 3.41.Greta Garbo,Marilyn Monroe,Marlene Dietrich,Joe DiMaggio,Marlon Brando,Jimmy Dean,Grace Kelly,Jean Harlow,Gene Kelly,Fred Astaire,Ginger Rogers,Rita Hayworth,Lauren Bacall,Katharine Hepburn,Lana Turner and Bette Davis.Alongside all of them Madonna’s place in history is assured.
‘Vogueing’ was a dance craze popular in the gay community where dancers used elaborate hand gestures and frequently stopped to pose.The song has sold over 6 million copies to date,it is Madonna’s biggest selling song in America and in the UK was the best selling song of 1990.
‘I know a place where you can get away it’s called a dance floor and here’s what it’s for.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
588-The Crusaders-Street Life.
1979-Number 5 single.
Best Bit-At 1.27.Randy Crawford’s vocal intro is amazing and then to top it all off comes those talented musicians.
The Crusaders formed in 1961 originally calling themselves ‘The Jazz Crusaders.’The line up consisted of Joe Sample (piano),Stix Hooper (drums),Wilton Felder (saxophone) and Wayne Henderson (trombone.)
In 1971 they changed their name to The Crusaders and adopted a Jazz Funk style.The bands commercial peak occurred in 1979 with the release of the Album ‘Street Life,’with guest vocals on the title track from Randy Crawford.
Street Life was written by Joe Sample with lyrics by Will Jennings,who also wrote the lyrics for ‘My Heart Will Go On,’the ‘Love Theme From Titanic.’
‘You let the people see just who you wanna be and every night you sang just like a superstar.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
589-Sly & The Family Stone-Dance To The Music.
1967-Number 7 single.
Best Bit-At 1.30.So many talented musicians,the best ones make the job appear easy.
None of the band members particularly liked ‘Dance To The Music,’they were pressurized into recording a more commercial sound at the insistence of their record label.However it did what it was supposed to do,bringing the band into the Pop consciousness.
Sly & The Family Stone are one of the most influential bands of the late 1960’s,influencing the sound of subsequent American Funk,Soul and Hip-Hop music.
‘Cynthia and Jerry got a message that’s sayin’ all the squares go home.’
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Music video by Sly & The Family Stone performing Dance To The Music. (P) Originally released 1968. All rights reserved by Epic Records, a division of Sony Mu…
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
590-Pluto Shervington-Dat.
1975-Number 6 single.
Best Bit-At 0.12.and you thought shopping at Tesco was stressful.
Leighton Shervington is a Reggae musician,singer,engineer and producer born in Kingston Jamaica in 1950.
He has charted twice in the UK,his other hit being in 1982 when ‘Your Honour’ peaked at Number 19.
‘Dat’ is about a Rastafarian trying to buy pork (pork is not allowed in the Rastafarian religion) in order to keep his shopping bill down so that he can afford ‘to buy a little weed.’
‘Hush your mouth man,me brethren hear,sell i a pound of dat t’ing there.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.

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Didn’t know what time it was and the lights were low
I leaned back on my radio
some cat was layin’ down some get it on Rock ‘N’ Roll,he said.
Then the loud sound did seem to fade
came back like a slow voice on a wave of phase haze
that weren’t no DJ. that was hazy cosmic jive.

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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
591-Coati Mundi featuring Kid Creole and the Coconuts-Que Pasa/Me No Pop I.
1980-Number 32 single.
Best Bit-At 2.24.Here comes the bitchin’.
Coati Mundi and Kid Creole frontman August Darnell were both members of 1970s disco outfit Dr. Buzzard’s Original Savannah Band who had success in 1976 when their song ‘Cherche La Femme’ reached Number 26 on Billboard.
In 1980 Mundi and Darnell formed Kid Creole and the Coconuts taking their name from the 1958 Elvis Presley film ‘King Creole.’
The original Coconuts,a trio of often skimpy-attired backing vocalists,were led by Darnell’s then-wife Adrina Kaegi,the Coconuts line up has changed personnel many times over the years.
‘Sure your love was there like a dandruff in my hair like pollution in the air like a fruit-fly on a pear.’
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A classic song by Coati Mundi Called “Que pasa/Me no pop I” Man, I love this song. I usually be on cloud 20 when I put this in rotation. lol (just being hone…