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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
841-The Pussycat Dolls-Don’t Cha.
2005-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 1.04 no lack of self confidence.
The song was written by CeeLo Green,with the Rap written by Busta Rhymes and samples Swass written and performed by Sir Mix-a-Lot.Don’t Cha was originally recorded by Tori Alamaze who released the song as her first single,however after peaking at Number 53 on Billboard and dissatisfaction with her record label she gave up all rights to the song.Universal Music Group gave it to the Pussycat Dolls an up and coming girl group under their management.,the song went on to top the charts in 15 different countries.
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Music video by The Pussycat Dolls performing Don’t Cha. (C) 2005 Pussycat Dolls, LLC
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
842-Dick Haymes-It Might As Well Be Spring.
1945-There was no UK chart until 1952
Best Bit-At 1.16 some music critics have said that the lyrics verge on corny,well if that’s true i am going to join the corny fan club
The song was written for the 1945 film State Fair with music by Richard Rodgers(June 28,1902-December 30,1979) and lyrics by Oscar Hammerstein(July 12,1895-August 23,1960).The internet movie database lists 276 film and TV soundtracks using songs by Rodgers,as well as 46 films and TV events that credit him as composer.Hammerstein was a prolific lyricist writing over 850 songs,his collaborations with Rodgers include Oklahoma!,Carousel,South Pacific,The King And I and Sound Of Music.
Dick Haymes(September 13,1918-March 28,1980)was an American actor and singer,he appeared in State Fair but another sang this song in the film.Between 1941 and 1951 he had 62 top 30 hits on Billboard.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
843-Gary Byrd and the GB Experience-The Crown.
1983-Number 6 single.
Best Bit At 5.31 Stevie Wonder obviously.
In America this was the only song released on Stevie Wonder’s short lived Wondirection record label,but it did not receive proper promotion so it did not chart on Billboard.Gary Byrd described the song,’The idea is not that black,white or anyone is better,but that we all have our place.We’ve all made contributions and mistakes too.Wearing the crown is reaching the top of your potential.’
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
844-The Charlatans-The Only One I Know.
1990-Number 9 single.
Best Bit-At 2.46 They did not try to hide the fact they lifted the organ riff from Deep Purple’s 1967 song Hush.Many of the lyrics were taken directly from The Byrds 1967 song Everybody’s Been Burned.
Although The Charlatans are associated with the ‘Madchester’ scene only lead singer Tim Burgess came from the area as the band were originally formed in the West Midlands.
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Music video by The Charlatans performing The Only One I Know. (C) Dead Dead Good/Situation Two/Beggars Banquet Records Ltd.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
845-Dobie Gray-Out On The Floor
1975-Number 42 single.
Best Bit-At 2.16 probably the most popular Northern Soul song in the world ever.
Dobie Gray(July 26-1940-December 6 -2011) was an American singer and songwriter whose musical career spanned Soul,Country,Pop and Musical Theater.His two big hit singles were in 1965 with The In Crowd and in 1973 in America with Drift Away,but it is with Out On The Floor that UK audiences and especially Northern Soul fans will always associate him with.In 2000 Wigan Casino DJ Kev Roberts compiled the Northern Soul Top 500 which was based on a survey of Northern Soul fans and this song originally recorded in 1966 was placed at Number 2.
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This is probably the single biggest and most acclaimed Northern Soul record of all time, and we filmed this performance for “The Strange World Of Northern So…
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
846-Glen Campbell-Wichita Lineman.
1968-Number 7 single.
Best Bit-At 1.49 if you can make what is probably quite a mundane job seem mysterious and romantic you must be doing something right.
The writer of the song is Jimmy Webb who is Pop Music royalty having written other classic songs as well in the mid to late 1960s.His inspiration for the lyric came while driving through Washita County in Oklahoma.At that time many telephone companies were county owned utilities and their linemen were county employees.Webb drove past endless telephone poles,then in the distance he saw a solitary lineman atop a pole.He described it as ‘the picture of loneliness’ as the lineman spoke into the phone Webb considered what the man was saying into the receiver.
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“Wichita Lineman” is a song written by American songwriter Jimmy Webb in 1968. It was first recorded by Glen Campbell and widely covered by other artists. Ca…
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
847-Taylor Swift-Love Story.
2008-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At-0.48 unlike the William Shakespeare version this one has a happy ending.
Taylor Swift got her inspiration for the song from the plot of Romeo and Juliet and the lyrics are sung from the perspective of Juliet.In total Love Story has to date sold just short of 8 million copies worldwide making it one of the best selling songs of all time.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
848-Soft Cell-Tainted Love.
1981-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 4.00 everybody knows about the fun you can have with an air guitar,but air percussion is more of a well kept secret.
The song was written in 1964 by Ed Cobb(Feb-1938-Sept-1999) and originally recorded by Gloria Jones.In 1973 British club DJ Richard Searling purchased a copy while on a trip to the United States.The tracks Motown influenced sound fit in perfectly with the music favored by those involved in the UK Northern Soul scene of the early 1970s.Marc Almond and David Ball of Soft Cell became aware of the song and recorded a drastically different arrangement with synthesizers which were very much the latest thing at the time.The song went on to become the biggest selling song in the UK in 1981.
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The 1000 best songs in the world ever.
849-Kanye West-Mercy.
2012-Number 55 single
Best Bit-At 3.13 we go from Hip Hop to Electro Dance and then back again.It’s one of those few tracks that sound like two different songs have been put together to make one,but it works so well.
On this track West tells of the time as a struggling Rapper when he couldn’t convince Def Jam to sign him and now ‘i step into Def Jam building like I’m the s… tell em give me 50 million or i’ma quit.
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