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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
651-Dooley Wilson-As Time Goes By.
1942-It did not chart until 1977 when it reached Number 15.
Best Bit-At 1.20 Don’t forget,in the film nobody ever said ‘Play it again Sam.’
The song was written by Herman Hupfeld for the 1931 Broadway musical ‘Everybody’s Welcome,’ but was made memorable when sung by Arthur ‘Dooley’ Wilson in the 1942 film ‘Casablanca.’The song connected Rick Blaine(Humphrey Bogart) and Ilsa(Ingrid Bergman.)
Aside from being an actor Dooley Wilson was a professional drummer by trade and did not play the piano.In the film the piano is dubbed and Wilson pretends to play.The pianist was Eliot Carpenter.
‘And when two lovers woo they still say i love you,on that you can rely.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
652-Dizzee Rascal-Holiday.
2009-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 3.08 Dance yourself Dizzee.
The music was written by Calvin Harris with the intention of it being recorded by the girl group The Saturdays,but it was rejected by their management.
Harris and Dizzee Rascal had collaborated previously on their 2008 Number 1 ‘Dance Wiv Me’ and they were once again joined by vocalist ‘Chrome'(Tyrone Paul,) who sings the chorus.1990s Drum ‘N’ Bass star ‘Goldie’ appears in the official video.
‘And when we get there it’s strictly VIP no need for ID security know me.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
653-ZZ Top-Legs.
1984-Number 16 single.
Best Bit-At 0.48.Billy Gibbons,Frank Beard and Dusty Hill,guess which one doesn’t sport a beard?
The name ZZ Top,according to Billy Gibbons,came from a tribute to BB King.The band originally were going to call themselves ZZ King but decided that King was at the ‘top’ of the Blues world.
Legs is taken from their 1983 Album Eliminator which was the bands eight studio release and their most successful,selling in excess of one million copy’s in America alone.The Album also includes the singles ‘Gimme All Your Lovin’ and ‘Sharp Dressed Man.’
The band wanted to be easily found in ‘The Guinness Book Of Hit Singles’ which is why their name starts with ‘ZZ.’ If you want to find them go to the very last page of the book.
‘She’s got legs she knows how to use them,she never begs she knows how to choose them.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
654-The Fratellis-Chelsea Dagger.
2006-Number 5 single.
Best Bit-At 0.33 ‘Do- do- do- do- do-do-do.Songwriter John Lawler said ‘It was so easy to write that i couldn’t believe nobody had used the melody before.’
John Lawler wrote the song for his wife who is a burlesque dancer,with the stage name Chelsea Dagger.The name Chelsea Dagger is a play on ‘Britney Spears.’
The song is used heavily as a sports anthem,teams that have adopted it around the world include,Celtic,Chelsea,Perth Glory and Juventus.Outside of football it is best known as the goal song of the National Hockey League’s Chicago Blackhawks.
‘Well you must be a girl with shoes like that,she said you know me well.’
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Music video by The Fratellis performing Chelsea Dagger. (C) 2006 Universal Island Records Ltd. A Universal Music Company.
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
655-Gary Shearston-I Get A Kick Out Of You.
1974-Number 7 single.
Best Bit-At 3.10 A classic Cole Porter song,sung in deadpan fashion by Australia’s most successful ever Folk singer,Gary Shearston.
Cole Porter actually wrote this song in 1931 for the musical ‘Star Dust,’but it wasn’t used,instead it was introduced in the musical ‘Anything Goes’ and sung by Ethel Merman in 1934.
Over the years the song has become widely associated with Frank Sinatra who recorded his first version of the song for his 1954 Album ‘Songs For Young Lovers.’
‘Some get a kick in a plane,flying too high with some gal in the sky is my idea of nothing to do.’
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Recorded in the UK and released in 1974, this single did very well here in Australia reaching #19 in Sydney, #12 in Brisbane, #11 in Adelaide and #17 in Pert…
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
656-Boz Scaggs-Lowdown.
1976-Number 32 single.
Best Bit-At 1.57 The word ‘Lowdown’ was popular slang meaning a summary of what’s going on for real.
The song is about a girl who doesn’t appreciate what her man gives her.The ‘dirty lowdown’ is the honest truth.
Most of the session musicians on this song would later go on to form the band ‘Toto’ including David Paich who co-wrote the song with Boz Scaggs.
‘Hey son better get back on to town face the sad old truth the dirty lowdown.’
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Boz Scaggs’ official audio for ‘Lowdown’. Click to listen to Boz Scaggs on Spotify: http://smarturl.it/BozScaggsSpotify?IQid=BozSLD As featured on The Essent…
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
657-Roy Orbison-Oh,Pretty Woman.
1964-Number 1 single.
Best Bit-At 0.37 Mercy!
The song was co-written by Roy Orbison and Bill Dees.The title was inspired by Orbison’s wife,Claudette,interrupting a conversation to announce she was going out.When Orbison asked if she had enough cash,his co-writer Bill Dees interjected,’A pretty woman never needs any money.’Bill Dees said,’Mercy’ is mine,i used to say that all the time when i saw a pretty woman or had some good food.’
‘No one could look as good as you,mercy.’
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Videoclipe criado por mim, baseado na trilha sonora do filme ‘Pretty Woman’ (Uma Linda Mulher) e das capturas de reprodução da música Oh, Pretty Woman, canta…

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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
658-Katrina and The Waves-Walking On Sunshine.
1985-Number 8 single.
Best Bit-At 0.08 How would you like to own the rights to a song that earns £1Million a year.
According to a former employee of EMI,’Walking On Sunshine’ is the crown jewel in EMI’s catalogue.Over the years it has become one of the most used songs with advertisers who can pay up to £250,000 a time for the privilege.The man who wrote the song is Kimberley Rew,his two other notable successes are writing the 1997 Eurovison winning song ‘Love Shine A Light’ and ‘Going Down To Liverpool’ which was a hit for the Bangles.
‘I used to think maybe you loved me now baby I’m sure.’
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
659-Laurie Anderson-O Superman.
1981-Number 2 single.
Best Bit-At 2.40 If you know of a more unusual sounding song to reach Number 2 in the chart i would like to know what it is.
The song became a surprise hit in the UK after it was championed by Radio 1 DJ John Peel.Laurie Anderson explained the songs meaning.’In 1979,Iranian students stormed the US embassy in Tehran.America went blazing in with helicopters to get hostages out,but it backfired.A helicopter and a plane crashed in the desert,we were left with dead bodies and a pile of burning debris,so i thought I’d write a song about all that and the failings of technology.’
‘Here come the planes they’re American planes made in America.’
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“O Superman,” from Laurie Anderson’s 1982 debut album, Big Science. Get the 2007 re-mastered 25th anniversary edition of the album: http://store.nonesuch.com...
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THE 1000 BEST SONGS IN THE WORLD EVER.
660-The Mamas and The Papas-California Dreamin.’
1966-Number 23 single.When re-released in 1997-Number 9.
Best Bit-At 1.17 Instead of a guitar break The Mamas and The Papas wanted to try something different,the Alto Flute solo is performed by Bud Shank.
Co-authors of the song John and Michelle Philips were living in New York City which was having a particularly cold winter.It is a song about longing to be in another place and it was inspired by Michelle’s homesickness.
‘All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey,I’ve been for a walk on a winter’s day.’
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(WMG owns this not me) (Lyrics) All the leaves are brown and the sky is grey I’ve been for a walk on a winters day I’d be safe and warm if I was in L.A. Cali…