The Guardian (UK) - Best No. 1 Singles, 1952-2012 (2012)

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The Guardian (UK) - Best No. 1 Singles, 1952-2012 (2012)

Post by StevieFan13 » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:13 am

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2012/ ... -full-list
From 2012. The Guardian writers pick one UK #1 per year that they like best. Somehow,

1952 Al Martino – Here in my Heart
1953 Jo Stafford – You belong to me
1954 Winifred Atwell – Let's Have Another Party
1955 Dickie Valentine – Finger Of Suspicion
1956 Frankie Lymon and The Teenagers – Why do Fools Fall in Love?
1957 The Crickets – That'll be the Day
1958 Lord Rockingham's XI – Hoots Mon
1959 Bobby Darin – Dream Lover
1960 The Shadows – Apache
1961 John Leyton – Johnny Remember Me
1962 Ray Charles – I Can't Stop Loving You
1963 The Beatles – From Me to You and I Want to Hold Your Hand
1964 The Supremes – Baby Love
1965 The Rolling Stones – Satisfaction
1966 Four Tops – Reach Out I'll Be There
1967 Procol Harum – Whiter Shade of Pale
1968 Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich – Legend of Xanadu
1969 Thunderclap Newman – Something in the Air
1970 Simon and Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
1971 T Rex – Get It On
1972 Lieutenant Pigeon – Mouldy Old Dough
1973 Gary Glitter – I Love You Love Me More
1974 George McCrae – Rock Your Baby
1975 David Bowie – Space Oddity
1976 Abba – Dancing Queen
1977 Donna Summer – I Feel Love
1978 Olivia Newton-John & John Travolta – You're the One That I Want
1979 Tubeway Army – Are Friends Electric?
1980 Blondie – Atomic
1981 The Specials – Ghost Town
1982 Kraftwerk – The Model
1983 Culture Club – Karma Chameleon
1984 Frankie Goes to Hollywood – Two Tribes
1985 Madonna – Into the Groove
1986 Pet Shop Boys – West End Girls
1987 Steve 'Silk' Hurley – Jack Your Body
1988 The Timelords – Doctorin' The Tardis
1989 Soul II Soul – Back to Life
1990 New Order – World In Motion
1991 Iron Maiden – Bring Your Daughter to the Slaughter
1992 Right Said Fred – Deeply Dippy
1993 Take That – Pray
1994 Tony di Bart – The Real Thing
1995 Michael Jackson – Earth Song
1996 The Chemical Brothers (feat. Noel Gallagher) – Setting Sun
1997 Hanson – Mmmbop
1998 Cornershop – Brimful of Asha
1999 Cliff Richard – Millennium Prayer
2000 Oxide and Neutrino – Bound for da Reload
2001 Kylie Minogue – Can't get You Out Of My Head
2002 Sugababes – Freak Like Me
2003 R Kelly – Ignition
2004 3 of a Kind – Baby Cakes
2005 Gorillaz – Dare
2006 Lily Allen – Smile
2007 Rihanna – Umbrella
2008 Coldplay – Viva La Vida
2009 Black Eyed Peas – I Gotta Feeling
2010 Tinie Tempah – Pass Out
2011 Cher Lloyd – Swagger Jagger
2012 fun. – We Are Young
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Re: The Guardian (UK) - Best No. 1 Singles, 1952-2012 (2012)

Post by lagire » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:55 am

Seems to be a N°1 Chart List

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Post by StevieFan13 » Sun Mar 05, 2017 3:16 pm

lagire wrote:Seems to be a N°1 Chart List
While the songs themselves all went to no. 1, it was judging which of them were the best, not which were the most successful.
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Re: The Guardian (UK) - Best No. 1 Singles, 1952-2012 (2012)

Post by Henrik » Sun Mar 05, 2017 5:28 pm

I can add this list if someone provides a list of all UK number ones between 1952 and 2012.
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Re: The Guardian (UK) - Best No. 1 Singles, 1952-2012 (2012)

Post by StevieFan13 » Sun Mar 05, 2017 6:01 pm

Henrik wrote:I can add this list if someone provides a list of all UK number ones between 1952 and 2012.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lists_of_ ... umber_ones
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Re: The Guardian (UK) - Best No. 1 Singles, 1952-2012 (2012)

Post by Bruno » Sun Mar 05, 2017 7:27 pm

Great find.

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