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COMING NEXT THE BIG 740.

Everybody go hotel motel Holiday Inn
you say if your girl starts actin up,then you take her friend
i say skip,dive,what can i say
i can’t fit em all inside my OJ
so i just take half and bust ’em out
i give the rest to Master Gee so he can shock the house.

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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
741-Genesis-Mama.
1983-Number 4 single.
Best Bit-At 2.14.Watch the video and try not to smile, Phil Collins pretending to be a scary monster.
Collins had been listening to the song ‘The Message’ by Grandmaster Flash and that is where he got the idea for the scary laugh.The song tells the story of a young man’s infatuation with a prostitute,Collins got the idea after reading actor David Niven’s memoir ‘The Moon’s A Balloon.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
742-Fat Larry’s Band-Zoom
1982-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 0.55 The Fat Larry’s Band made some great post Disco dance songs in the early 1980s,here they are in their slower paces.
The Fat Larry’s Band were formed in 1976 in Philadelphia by ‘Fat’ Larry James who was a drummer and vocalist.He died of a heart attack in 1987 at the age of 38 and this led to the group splitting.Of the twelve past members of the group Bryan Hudson has been the most successful having worked with several household names.In 1990 he wrote the UK Number 1 single Do The Bartman for The Simpsons,the song was produced and also had backing vocals from Michael Jackson a big fan of The Simpsons TV programme.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
743-Cosmic Gate-Fire Wire.
2001-Number 9 single.
Best Bit-At 3.09 The anticipation never fails to grip,you know what is coming and it gets you at it every single time.
Cosmic Gate were formed in 1999 by Claus Terhoeven and Stefan Bossems both come from Krefeld,Germany.On this remix of the track they team up with fellow German Trance artists Aquagen incorporating their song Party Alarm.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
744-The Carpenters -Yesterday Once More.
1973-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 0.50 Want to know what Paul McCartney and i have in common? We both think that Karen Carpenter was the greatest female singer ever.
The song was co-written by Richard Carpenter and long time Carpenters collaborator John Bettis.Yesterday Once More was written about someone feeling nostalgic when they heard a certain song and ironically when people hear the song now they feel nostalgic.
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Song from ‘Now & Then’ album – 1973
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
745-Adam Faith-What Do You Want
1959-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.06 Blink and you’ll miss it.At 1.33 this is the shortest UK Number 1 song ever.
The song was written by Les Vandyke, produced by John Burgess and arranged by John Barry whose arrangements were inspired by the Buddy Holly song ‘It Doesn’t Matter Anymore.’Adam Faith became a teen idol in the early 1960s,he became the first UK artist to achieve seven top five hits with his first seven hits between 1959-1961.

This song by “Adam Faith” was released in 1959 and reached number 1 here in the UK charts.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
746-B.T.Express-Express.
1974-Number 34 single.
Best Bit-At 0.20 This is proper Funk,play it (Til Your Satisfied.)
B.T.Express,originally named Brooklyn Transit Express were active from 1974-1987.Among the group members were Michael Jones who went on to work with artists such as Whitney Houston and George Benson.The bands main songwriter was Billy Nichols who in the 1960s played for Martha Reeves and the Vandellas and Marvin Gaye at Motown Records.’Express’ was taken from their debut Album ‘Do It (Til You’re Satisfied,’) ‘Express’ and the title track both achieved a top five placing on the Billboard singles chart in 1974.
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B.T. EXPRESS – “ExpreSS” – from the album “Do It (‘Til You’re Satisfied)” – 1974 – Label : Scepter Records – MLP 15913, Metronome ‎– MLP 15 913 – Germany – …
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
747-Franz Ferdinand-Take Me Out.
2004-Number 3 single.
Best Bit-At 0.55.It hits you like a Glasgow kiss.
Franz Ferdinand are a Scottish Indie Rock band formed in Glasgow in 2002.They took inspiration for their name from a racehorse called ‘The Archduke Ferdinand.’After seeing the horse race on TV they began to discuss Archduke Ferdinand of Austria,whose assassination triggered World War 1.They decided it would be a good band name because of its sound and the implications of the Archduke’s death.
The song compares lovers to snipers aiming at each other.Lead vocalist Alex Kapranos told ‘NME ‘It’s about how you’d rather be shot than continue the tension.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
748-Martha and the Muffins-Echo Beach.
1980-Number 10 single.
Best Bit-At 1.23 Since their formation in 1977 there have been nine different band members,two have been called Martha,so i suppose the other seven must have been the Muffins.
Martha and the Muffins are a Canadian New Wave band who have had several hits in their own country ,but only Echo Beach has given them international success.The song was written by band member Mark Gane whose other job of work was checking wallpaper for printing faults.He found the work rather dull and his mind drifted to times he would like to live over again.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
749-Chubby Checker-The Twist.
1960-Number 14 single.
Best Bit-At 1.29 The possible visual explanation as to why Catharina Lodders,a Dutch 21 year old model and Miss World 1962 agreed to be his wife.
The Twist was written by Hank Ballard who took the song to Number 28 on Billboard in 1959.Ballard got the idea for the song when watching his band ‘The Midnighters’ .To Hank,the group often moved on stage like they were ‘trying to put a cigarette out.’In a sense they were twisting.’ thus,the title of the song.The Twist reached Number 1 on Billboard in the summer of 1960 and again after it was re-released in the winter of 1961.It is the only song to hit Number 1 twice with identical versions.
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