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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
633-The B-52’s-Love Shack
1989-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 3.50 It means she’s pregnant and it wasn’t planned.
In the 1970s band member Katie Pierson lived in a five room cabin with a tin roof in Athens,Georgia.The B52’s would often work there on songs including ‘Rock Lobster’ and ‘Planet Claire.’Pierson said,’It really was set back in the middle of a field,with no plumbing or running water.’Unfortunately it isn’t there anymore because In 2004 it was burned down,the reason being arson.
‘Your what?Tin roof rusted!’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
634-Lena Horne-Stormy Weather.
1941-Did not chart as there was no UK chart until 1952.
Best Bit-At 0.21 what’s that noise meant to be?
Stormy Weather was written in 1933 with lyrics by Ted Koehler and music by Harold Arlen.Other well known songs they wrote together include ‘Get Happy’ and ‘Let’s Fall In Love.’Arlen was a prolific writer responsible for classics such as ‘Blues In The Night’ and ‘Over The Rainbow,’from the movie ‘The Wizard Of Oz.’
Lena Horne first recorded ‘Stormy Weather’ in 1941,but in 1943 she recorded a new version for the movie of the same name.She recorded the song on at least five different occasions throughout her career.
‘This pitterin’ patterin’ beatin’ and spatterin’ drives me mad.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
635-T-Connection-At Midnight.
1979-Number 53 single
Best Bit-At .3.07.Well for the drummer and bongo player at least,a welcome rest.
T-Connection were a Funk and Disco group from Nassau,the Bahamas who achieved two UK top 20 singles with ‘Do What You Wanna Do’ and ‘On Fire,’both in 1977.
The 12inch vinyl for ‘At Midnight’ was ‘DJ friendly’ as there were etchings on the record to let you know where to place the needle.For instance if you wanted to skip the Drum intro this was clearly marked.These were the days before mixing,but the seeds were being sown.
‘Look into my eyes tell me what you see do you see some possibilities.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
636-Jay-Z-Girls,Girls,Girls.
2002-Number 11 single.
Best Bit-At 0.47.Jay-Z must have a very understanding wife.
Girls,Girls,Girls is taken from ‘The Blueprint’ which was the sixth studio Album release in 2001 from Jay-Z.
The song features samples from ‘There’s Nothing In This World That Can Stop Me From Loving You,’by Tom Brock,(who worked with Barry White at 20th Century records) and some of the lyrics are from ‘High Power Rap’ by Cash Crew who were signed to Sugarhill records in the early 1980s.
‘I Love girls,girls,girls,girls.Girls all over the globe,yo put your number on this paper cause i would love to date ya,holla at ya when i come off tour.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
637-Joni Mitchell-Big Yellow Taxi.
1970-Number 11 single.
Best Bit-At 2.10.Joni Mitchell laughing at her own vocal versatility.
The song is known for it’s environmental concern.Joni Mitchell said,’I wrote Big Yellow Taxi on my first trip to Hawaii.I took a taxi to the hotel and when i woke up the next morning,i threw back the curtains and saw these beautiful green mountains in the distance.Then,i look down and there was a parking lot as far as the eye could see and it broke my heart,this blight on paradise.That’s when i sat down and wrote the song’
‘Don’t it always seem to go that you don’t know what you’ve got ’till it’s gone.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
638-The Clash-Bankrobber.
1980-Number 12 single.
Best Bit-At 4.29.Dub time.
The lyrics aren’t meant literally,they are a continuation of the themes of dead end jobs and escaping oppression that run through so many of The Clash songs.
The band filmed a low budget video for the song depicting members of the band recording the song in the studio,interspersed with Clash roadies Baker and Green wearing bandanas over their faces performing a bank heist in Lewisham.During filming,Baker and Green were stopped by the police who thought they were genuine bank robbers.
‘Hey,my daddy was a bank robber but he never hurt nobody he just loved to live that way and he loved to steal your money.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
639-Carly Simon-You’re So Vain.
1973-Number 3 single.
Best Bit-At 2.56.One of Pop Music’s best kept secrets is taken from her 1972 Album ‘No Secrets.’
Even up to this very day only a handful of people actually know who the subject matter of the song is.In order to keep the mystery and intrigue going Carly Simon from time to time drops subtle hints.She has stated that the song refers to three men only one of whom she has named publicly,actor Warren Beatty.Carly Simon has said that the second verse is about him.
Backing vocals on the song are provided by Sir Mick Jagger of whom Simon has stated is definitely not part of the subject of the song.
‘Well i hear you went to Saratoga and your horse naturally won.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
640-Tears For Fears-Change.
1983-Number 4 single.
Best Bit-At 2.31 If you dig deep enough you can always find a Beatles connection in every song.
Tears for Fears are the duo of Roland Orzabal,who writes most of the songs and Curt Smith who does most of the vocals.They both originate from Bath,England and first met as teenagers.The bands name was inspired by ‘Primal Therapy,’developed by the American psychologist Arthur Janov,which gained tremendous publicity after John Lennon became Janov’s patient in 1970.
Of the songs lyrics Orzabal said,’It’s not really about much.It’s just one of those cheap pop lyrics.’Smith said,’A strange little pop song.’
‘You walked in to the room i just had to laugh the face you wore was cool you were a photograph.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER
COMING NEXT THE BIG 640

Music never lets you down
puts a smile on your face anytime anyplace
dancing helps relieve the pain
soothes your mind makes you happy again
listen to those dancing feet close your eyes and let go
but it don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that swing
Bop-shoo-wa,Bop-shoo-wa,Bop-shoo,wa.

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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
641-Sonic Youth-Bull In The Heather.
1994-Number 24 single.
Best Bit-At 0.15.The best song ever written about a racehorse.
Singer and bassist Kim Gordon who was five months pregnant when recording this video explained what the song is about.’Using passiveness as a form of rebellion-like,I’m not going to participate in your male dominated culture,so I’m just going to be passive.’
Bob Nastanovich who is a member of American Indie Rock Band Pavement and big horse racing fan had told Kim Gordon about a horse called Bull In The Heather who had won at big odds.In the context of the song the horse’s odds probably represent coming out on top even when the odds are against you.
‘Betting on the bull in the heather.’
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