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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
782-The Righteous Brothers-You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
1965-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.01 Bill Medley sings the whole of the first verse on his own much to the annoyance of Bobby Hatfield who asked Phil Spector ‘what am i supposed to do,’ to which Spector replied ‘you can go directly to the bank.’
In December 1999 the performing-rights organization Broadcast Music Inc.ranked the song as the most played song on American radio and television in the 20th century with more than 8 million airplay’s.It is the only song to date to have entered the UK top 10 on three separate occasions.in 1965 at Number 1,in 1969 at Number 10 and in 1990 at Number 3.
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You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin is a 1964 song by The Righteous Brothers which became a number-one hit single in the United States and the United Kingdom the f…
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
783-The Railway Children-Every Beat Of The Heart.
1990-Number 24 single.
Best Bit-At 0.13 As perfect a Pop/Rock song as you will hear anytime.The kind of song that wouldn’t sound out of place in any decade.
The Railway Children were formed in Wigan In 1984 by singer/songwriter Gary Newby,Brian Bateman,Guy Keegan and Stephen Hull,they split in 1991 but in 2016 they reformed and played several concerts together.They started life as an Alternative Rock Band,but in an attempt to gain more success changed to a more ‘Pop’ style.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
784-Players Association-Turn The Music Up.
1979-Number 8 single.
Best Bit-At 4.35 The even Funkier bit than the Funky bit before.’if you like it i can play all night,if you like it.’
The Players Association were New York based duo Chris Hills and Danny Weiss,together they recorded five Albums between 1977-1981.Aside from this track their other big success was their version of The Trammps classic ‘Disco Inferno’ which was notable for it’s trumpet solo from Jon Faddis.In fact Hills and Weiss would often cherry pick the worlds best session musicians to work with them.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
785-Chris Brown-Beautiful People.
2011-Number 4 single.
Best Bit-At 3.07.Ugly people are also welcome to join the party.
The songs structure owes much to the work of Italian producer Benny Benassi who co-wrote and produced it,he is best known for his 2002 Number 2 single Satisfaction.The official video for the track features many well known faces from the world of R.and B. including Pharrel Williams,P. Diddy,Nelly and Timberland.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
786-Anthony Newley-Why.
1960-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.9 Newley was an early influence on a young David Bowie who copied his style of singing,which can be clearly heard on many of Bowie’s mid 1960s songs.
As a recording artist Anthony Newley achieved twelve top 40 singles between 1959-1962 including two Number 1s.He was also a very successful songwriter having written Feeling Good made famous by Nina Simone.He also co-wrote the theme song of the 1964 Bond Film Goldfinger with John Barry and with Leslie Bricusse received an Acadamy Award nomination for the film score of Willy Wonka And The Chocolate Factory in 1971.
‘Why’ was originally recorded by Frankie Avalon,it was written by his manager Bob Marcucci and was the last Billboard Number 1 single of the 1950s,the song also charted at Number 3 in the UK in1972 for Donny Osmond.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
787-Nomad-(I Wanna Give You)Devotion.
1991-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 0.37 a couple of political comments relevant to the era about Poll Tax and ex Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher.
The Rap is performed MC Mikee Freedom who is also credited as co-writer.The female vocals are provided by Sharon Dee Clarke who pursued a career as an actress and is best known for her role as Lola Griffin in the BBC medical drama Holby City.Nomad were the duo of Damon Rochefort and Steve McCutcheon.Rochefort switched to script writing in 1995 writing several episodes of ‘Birds Of A Feather’ and over 200 episodes of ‘Coronation Street.’Steve McCutcheon is now a very successful song writer and producer having written for One Direction, Westlife,Ed Sheeran and Susan Boyle among many others.
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House Classic from 1991.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
788-Nirvana-Lithium.
1992-Number 11 single.
Best Bit-At 1.58.I Like It!
Lithium was written by Kurt Cobain,the song is about a man who turns to religion amid thoughts of suicide.Lithium is a drug prescribed to manic depressive/schizophrenic patients that appear to have a violent nature about them.On April 8th 1994 Cobain was found dead at his home in Seattle,the death was ruled a suicide by a self-inflicted shotgun wound to the head.His family had a history of suicide,mental illness and alcoholism,two of his uncles also committed suicide with guns.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
789-Junior Murvin-Police And Thieves.
1980-Number 23 single.
Best Bit-At 2.27 Murvin singing a Reggae song in Falsetto.
The song was written and sung by Junior Murvin and produced by Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry in 1976,the theme of the song is about gang war and police brutality.The song became an anthem in the UK in 1976 as the Notting Hill Carnival erupted into a riot.Joe Strummer and Paul Simonon of The Clash were involved in the rioting,which inspired them to cover the song on their debut Album,in a style that they called Punk Reggae,not white reggae.Junior Murvin’s version has featured in the 1978 film ‘The Rockers’ and the 1998 film ‘Lock,Stock And Two Smoking Barrels.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
790-T Rex-Hot Love
1971-Number 1 single
Best Bit-At 1.58 seven verses of la la la,la la la make this song one of the longest outro’s in Pop Music.
Hot Love spent six weeks at Number 1,it was the first of Marc Bolan’s four UK chart toppers.The two performances of the song in March 1971 on Top Of The Pops,which saw Bolan dressed for the first time in shiny satin stage-wear and glittery makeup was a crucial trigger for the Glam Rock movement.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.

COMING NEXT THE BIG 790

Come on dance jump on it if you sexy then flaunt it
if you freaky then own it don’t brag about it come show me
well its Saturday night and we in the spot
don’t believe me just watch come on

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