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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
773-Mud-Tiger Feet.
1974-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.01. Not every song can boast it’s own dance that everyone over 55 knows,but this one does.-‘Yeah,Yeah.’
Mud were formed in 1966 but didn’t find success until teaming up with songwriters Nick Chinn and Mike Chapman in the early 1970s.Lead singer Les Gray died in 2004 and drummer Dave Mount died in 2006.The guitarist Rob Davies has gone on to even greater success since leaving the band in 1977.He turned his attention to songwriting with his most notable hit being the Kylie Minogue 2001 Number 1 single ‘Can’t Get You Out Of My Head.’Tiger Feet has sold over 1 million copies and was the biggest selling song of 1974.
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*Sony Music Entertainment own the audio content of this video*..Mud performing #1 hit Tiger Feet on TOTP from 1974.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
774-Madonna-Like A Prayer.
1989-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 3.42 the song which transformed Madonna from Pop Star to a respected serious artist.
Like A Prayer was co-written by Madonna and long time collaborator Patrick Leonard.The song is about a passionate young girl in love with God,who becomes the only male figure in her life.The music video is one of the most controversial ever.The Vatican condemned it,while family and religious groups protested its broadcast.They boycotted products by soft drink manufacturer ‘Pepsi,’ who had used the song in their commercial.The company cancelled their sponsorship contract with Madonna.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
775-Chris Montez-The More I See You.
1966-Number 3 single.
Best Bit-At 0.18 it’s amazing how many people think this is a female singer.
Back in 1962 Chris Montez has great success with the Rock ‘N’ Roll songs ‘Lets Dance’ and ‘Some Kinda Fun’ but subsequent efforts in the same vein floundered.In 1965 when signed to A and M records,Herb Alpert suggested a different approach,a middle of the road soft ballad sound.Though reluctant at first Montez agreed to go along with it.’The More I See You’ was written in 1945 with music by Harry Warren and lyrics by Mack Gordon,it was first recorded for the film Diamond Horseshoe by Dick Haymes.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
776-Runrig-Loch Lomond.
1982-Number 86 single,re-issued with The Tartan Army peaking at Number 9 in 2007.
Best Bit-At 1.43.Could this be the greatest Scottish song ever?
Runrig are a Scottish Celtic Rock group formed in 1973,their lyrics mainly focus on locations,history,politics and people who are unique to Scotland.’Loch Lomond’ is a traditional Scottish Folk song which was first published in 1841.It is thought the subject of the song could be a captured soldier who knows he is unlikely ever to spend time again with his true love by the shores of Loch Lomond.In 2007 Runrig re-recorded the song to raise funds for the BBC Children In Need Appeal,the recording featured ‘The Tartan Army,’a group of Scottish football supporters including Rod Stewart on backing vocals.
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This is the 1982 original version of the classic Loch Lomond by Runrig on Ridge Records.No Infringement Intended.For Listening Pleasure Only.

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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
777-The Temptations-Just My Imagination(Running Away With Me.)
1971-Number 8 single.
Best Bit-At 2.32 Not your normal run of the mill love song in any shape or form.
The song is narrated by a man who imagines a relationship with a woman he loves,but he is clever enough to realize that his daydreams are fiction,in fact the woman doesn’t even know he exists.During the late 60s and early 70s producer Norman Whitfield and lyricist Barrett Strong wrote a string of Psychedelic Soul songs for The Temptations,many of the bands fans were yearning for a return to the original soul sound and this is what they delivered.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
778-Tom Robinson-War Baby.
1983-Number 6 single.
Best Bit-At 1.08 Writing about his war appeared to bring him peace.
By 1982 Tom Robinson was massively in debt,particularly with the British Tax Authorities,he was ‘technically bankrupt’ and depressed so he went to stay with a friend in Hamburg,Germany.Robinson describes writing the song,whilst stoned after a bad experience at a gay sauna,he wrote ‘only the very young and the very beautiful can be so aloof’ and the rest of it poured out onto the page.The song has been described as being about his experiences of the divisions between East and West Germany,however,’as to what it’s all about’ says Robinson ‘i couldn’t tell you,i just wrote what sounded right.’
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Video clip for Tom Robinson’s song War Baby, from the album Hope And Glory. Video clip directed by John Pearse. You can hear the whole album free at http://t…
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
779-Duke Dumont-The Giver.
2012-Never released as a single in the UK.
Best Bit-At 4.09 The calm before the storm.
Adam Dyment (born 27th August 1982) better known by his stage name Duke Dumont is an English musician,songwriter,DJ and record producer.He has had two UK Number 1 singles with ‘Need You(100%)’ and ‘I Got U’,his song ‘Won’t Look Back’ peaked at Number 2.The Giver was originally released on his 2012 E.P which was only made available in America and Canada.In 2014 Australian producer Wave Racer remixed the song as ‘The Giver(Reprise)’which charted at Number 32.
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Label: Turbo Recordings (http://www.planet-turbo.com/) Release Date – 2012-09-17 Album “For Club Play Only Pt.2” available on: (http://www.beatport.com/relea
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
780-Shabba Ranks-Trailer Load A Girls.
1991-Number 63 single.
Best Bit-At 0.14.He speaks more in 3.57 seconds than i do in 24 hours.
Shabba Ranks is a very important figure in the shaping of much of today’s new music.The origins of the genre ‘Reggaeton’ can be traced back to his 1990 song ‘Dem Bow’ which became very popular in Puerto Rico.His biggest hit song outside of Jamaica is ‘Mr Loverman’ which peaked at Number 3 in the UK in 1992,the song is memorable for bringing the cry ‘Shabba’ to the music world.
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Artist: Shabba Ranks Song: Trailer Load A Girls Album: As Raw As Ever Genre: Reggae Style: Ragga Other Songs on the album 1. Trailer Load A Girls 2. Where Do…
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COMING NEXT THE BIG 780.

No sex,no drugs,no wine,no women
no fun,no sin,no you,no wonder it’s dark
everyone around me is a total stranger
everyone avoids me like a psyched lone-ranger, everyone.

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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
781-Ram Jam-Black Betty
1977-Number 7 single.
Best Bit-At 2.01 Is headbanging bad for you,? The answer of course is yes,your neck will hurt each time you throw your skull back.
The origin and meaning of the lyrics are open to subject.Historically the ‘Black Betty’ of the title may refer to the nickname given to a number of objects,a musket,a bottle of whiskey,a whip,or a penitentiary transfer wagon.One of the earliest recordings of the song was in 1939 by Blues artist Lead Belly who performed acappella with hand claps,most subsequent versions added guitar accompaniment
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This one-hit wonder by rock band Ram Jam was nevertheless one of the biggest monster smash hits of 1977. Based on an old Lead Belly tune, this is the longer …
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