The Telegraph (UK) - Neil McCormick's Great British Songbook: 100 Homegrown Hits (2018)

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The Telegraph (UK) - Neil McCormick's Great British Songbook: 100 Homegrown Hits (2018)

Postby StevieFan13 » Mon Aug 06, 2018 9:48 pm

https://www.telegraph.co.uk/music/what- ... rown-hits/

For once, they're not just reposting his top 100 songs again - it's an all-new, all-British list!

Only the top ten are ranked. The rest are organized by theme.

1 | The Beatles | In My Life | 1965
2 | The Kinks | Waterloo Sunset | 1966
3 | David Bowie | Life on Mars? | 1971
4 | Ewan MacColl | The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face | 1957
5 | Radiohead | Creep | 1992
6 | Elton John | Your Song | 1970
7 | Sandy Denny | Who Knows Where the Time Goes? | 1967
8 | George Michael | Jesus to a Child | 1996
9 | Annie Lennox | Why | 1992
10 | The Beatles | Something | 1969

Traditional | Greensleeves | c. 16th century
Traditional | Scarborough Fair | c. 16th century
Traditional | I Once Loved a Lass (The False Bride) | c. 17th century
William Blake (lyrics), Hubert Barry (music) | Jerusalem | 1804/1916
Frederick Weatherly (songwriter) | Danny Boy | 1913
Eleanor Farjeon (lyrics) | Morning Has Risen | 1931
Ray Noble, Jimmy Campbell, Reg Connelly (songwriters) | Goodnight Sweetheart | 1931
Noel Coward (songwriter) | Mad About the Boy | 1932
Charlie Chaplin (music), John Turner and Geoffrey Parsons (lyrics) | Smile | 1936/1954
Vera Lynn | We'll Meet Again | 1939
Anthony Bresley and Leslie Bricusse (songwriters) | Feeling Good | 1964
The Beatles | Yesterday | 1965
Cat Stevens | The First Cut is the Deepest | 1965
The Rolling Stones | Ruby Tuesday | 1966
The Beatles | With a Little Help from My Friends | 1967
Mike d'Abo | Handbags and Gladrags | 1967
The Moody Blues | Nights in White Satin | 1967
Procol Harum | A Whiter Shade of Pale | 1967
David Bowie | Space Oddity | 1969
Fleetwood Mac | Man of the World | 1969
The Beatles | Across the Universe | 1970
The Beatles | Let It Be | 1970
Cat Stevens | Moonshadow | 1970
Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young | Our House | 1970
The Kinks | Lola | 1970
Nick Drake | Northern Sky | 1970
Paul McCartney | Maybe I'm Amazed | 1970
Van Morrison | Moondance | 1970
John Lennon | Imagine | 1971
Led Zeppelin | Stairway to Heaven | 1971
The Rolling Stones | Wild Horses | 1971
Shirley Bassey | Diamonds Are Forever | 1971
The Who | Behind Blue Eyes | 1971
Bill Fay | Be Not So Fearful | 1972
Gavin Sutherland | Sailing | 1972
Elton John | Goodbye Yellow Brick Road | 1973
John Martyn | May You Never | 1973
Elton John | Candle in the Wind | 1974
Richard and Linda Thompson | Dimming of the Day | 1975
Andrew Lloyd Weber and Tim Rice (songwriters) | Don't Cry for Me, Argentina | 1976
Queen | Somebody to Love | 1976
Bee Gees | How Deep is Your Love | 1977
David Bowie | "Heroes" | 1977
Elvis Costello | Alison | 1977
Elvis Costello | Watching the Detectives | 1977
Joan Armatrading | Willow | 1977
The Jam | English Rose | 1978
Kate Bush | The Man with the Child in His Eyes | 1978
Kate Bush | Wuthering Heights | 1978
The Police | Roxanne | 1978
Squeeze | Up the Junction | 1979
Dire Straits | Romeo and Juliet | 1980
Joy Division | Love Will Tear Us Apart | 1980
Culture Club | Do You Really Want to Hurt Me | 1982
Elvis Costello | Shipbuilding | 1982
Madness | Our House | 1982
Tears for Fears | Mad World | 1982
Echo and the Bunnymen | Ocean Rain | 1984
The Smiths | Please, Please, Please Let Me Get What I Want | 1984
Eurythmics | There Must Be an Angel (Playing with My Heart) | 1985
Phil Collins | Against All Odds (Take a Look at Me Now) | 1985
Sade | Is It a Crime | 1985
The Waterboys | The Whole of the Moon | 1985
The Smiths | There is a Light That Never Goes Out | 1986
Labi Siffre | Something Inside (So Strong) | 1987
The Pogues feat. Kirsty MacColl | Fairytale of New York | 1987
Mike and the Mechanics | The Living Years | 1988
Van Morrison | Have I Told You Lately | 1989
The Cure | Friday I'm in Love | 1992
Seal | Kiss from a Rose | 1994
Blur | The Universal | 1995
Oasis | Don't Look Back in Anger | 1995
Pulp | Common People | 1995
Radiohead | Fake Plastic Trees | 1995
Gabrielle | Give Me a Little More Time | 1996
Robbie Williams | Angels | 1997
The Verve | The Drugs Don't Work | 1997
David Gray | Nightblindness | 1998
Coldplay | The Scientist | 2002
Snow Patrol | Run | 2003
Amy Winehouse | Love is a Losing Game | 2006
Elbow | One Day Like This | 2007
Laura Marling | Goodbye England (Covered in Snow) | 2009
PJ Harvey | In the Dark Places | 2010
Adele | Set Fire to the Rain | 2011
Florence and the Machine | Cosmic Love | 2011
Michael Kiwanuka | Home Again | 2012
Ed Sheeran | Thinking Out Loud | 2014
Emeli Sande | Hurts | 2016
Sampha | (No One Knows Me) Like the Piano | 2017
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand - Sir Duke (1976)

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