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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
703-Quincy Jones-Stuff Like That.
1978-Number 32 single.
Best Bit-At 4.21 Quincy Jones has certainly crammed a whole lot of ‘STUFF’ into his 85 years.
Quincy Jones is the producer of ‘Thriller’ the highest selling Album of all time,he also produced ‘Bad’ and ‘Off The Wall.’In 1964 he arranged and conducted Frank Sinatra’s second Album with Count Basie,’It Might As Well Be Swing.’During the early to mid 1960s Jones produced all four-million selling singles of Lesley Gore,including ‘It’s My Party’ and ‘You Don’t Own Me.’ That’s just some of the ‘STUFF’ he’s done.
‘Before my eyes was the promise of paradise.is she real,can she feel,is she a dream if you know what i mean.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
704-Whitney Houston-I Will Always Love You.
1992-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 3.09 Whitney turned a ‘cotten pickin’ Country song into one of the most Soulful ballads ever made.
Country music singer/songwriter Dolly Parton wrote the song in 1973 for her one time partner and mentor Porter Wagoner,from whom she was separating professionally after a seven year partnership.Houston was originally going to record Jimmy Ruffin’s ‘What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted’ as the lead single for ‘The Bodyguard,’however it was discovered the song was to be used for another film called ‘Fried Green Tomatoes.’
‘Bittersweet memories that is all I’m taking with me.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
705-Example-Kickstarts.
2010-Number 3 single.
Best Bit-At 0.48 Elliot Gleave whose initials are E.G.took his stage name from the Latin phrase exempli gratia.
Example explained what the song is about.’When your on tour non-stop for three weeks you kind of get a bit lonely and miss your loved ones.I just started thinking about life without my girlfriend.’Example is one of only a few artists who both sing and Rap on their own records.
‘Look into your eyes imagine life without ya.’
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The 1000 best songs in the word ever.
706-Johnny Mathis-Misty.
1960-Number 12 single.
Best Bit-At 0.52 The sound of 1000 violins beginning to play.
‘Misty’ is a Jazz standard written in 1954 by the pianist Erroll Garner.The song was originally recorded as an instrumental and after hearing it Mathis said he would love to sing it if lyrics could be added.Johnny Burke who is widely regarded as one of the finest writers of popular songs in America between the 1920s and 1950s provided the lyrics.
‘Look at me I’m as helpless as a kitten up a tree.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
707-Ramones-Don’t Come close.
1978- Number 39 single.
Best Bit-At 0.01 ‘1.2.3.4!’
The Ramones were a Punk Rock band that formed in 1974.They are often cited as the first band to define the Punk Rock sound.The band name came from ‘Paul Ramon,’which was a fake name Paul McCartney used when touring with The Beatles in Scotland in 1960.None of the original line up of the Ramones (Joey,Johnny,Dee Dee and Tommy) are still alive.
‘You know it’s generally known you got everything at home.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
708-Jeannie C. Riley-Harper Valley P.T.A.
1968- Number 12 single.
Best Bit-At 0.40 Let him who is without sin cast the first stone.
The song was written by Tom T. Hall who is known to fans as ‘The Storyteller,’ thanks to his storytelling skills in his songwriting.The song was the inspiration for a 1978 film based on the lyrics and also a short lived 1981 television series.The success of the record meant that Jeannie C. Riley became the first female artist to top both the Billboard Hot 100 and the U.S.Country singles charts with the same song.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
709-Cliff Richard and The Drifters-Move It.
1958-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 1.16 John Lennon said ‘Before Cliff and The Shadows,there had been nothing worth listening to in British music.’
The song is recognized by many critics as the first genuine British classic Rock record.It was written by Ian Samwell who was a guitarist with Richard’s backing band The Drifters who were later to become The Shadows.
‘The rhythm that gets into your heart and soul well let me tell you baby it’s called Rock N Roll.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
710-R.E.M-It’s The End Of The World As We Know It(And I Feel Fine.)
1987-Did not chart.When re-released in 1991 reached Number 39.
Best Bit-At 2.25 Michael Stipe could have been a Rapper the way he ‘spits’ those rhymes.
Michael Stipe has stated that some of the songs lyrics were taken from his dreams,while others are just random thoughts.R.E.M guitarist Peter Buck said the song was influenced by Bob Dylan’s Subterranean Homesick Blues'(see best songs 792.)
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Music video by R.E.M. performing It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine) (2003 Digital Remaster).
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COMING NEXT THE BIG 710.

A long long time ago i can still remember how that music used to make me smile and i knew if i had my chance that i could make those people dance and maybe they’d be happy for a while.
But February made me shiver with every paper I’d deliver
bad news on the doorstep i couldn’t take one more step.

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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
711-The Real Roxanne-Bang Zoom(Lets Go.)
1986-Number 11 single.
Best Bit-At 1.29 Good old,’Old Skool,’lots of attitude but no profanities,Nicki Minaj take note.
The Real Roxanne(born Adelaida Martinez) is an American Hip Hop artist.In the 1980s she,Roxanne Shante and others were engaged in the ‘Roxanne Wars,’a series of answer records inspired by UTFO’s song ‘Roxanne Roxanne.’On this song she teamed up with British born music producer Howie T who in the 1990s had his greatest success with the band Color Me Badd.
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