Music Your top 20 all time music tracks

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  1. Titch

    Titch Champion Elect Premium Contributor

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    My top Queen track... an either/or I'm afraid.

    A Kind of Magic/ or Bohemian Rhapsody.

    If I HAVE to choose :

    1. A Kind of Magic.

    so that makes

    2. Bohemian Rhapsody.
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  3. Titch

    Titch Champion Elect Premium Contributor

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    3. Fatboy Slim : Sunset (Bird of Prey)

    I could also make this one my number 1 as well.

    See I have real issues.

    4. Jean Michel Jarre : Magnetic Field (the whole album)

    5. Noel Gallagher : Ballad of the Mighty I
    6. Katie Melua : The Flood
    7 Chris Rhea : The Road to Hell
    8.Dido : Life for Rent
    9 The Chieftens : The Long Black Veil
    10. Meat Loaf : I would do Anything for Love.

    Well I got as far as 10.
    I expect I shall change my mind in 5 minutes.
    Last edited: Aug 23, 2016
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  4. Road of Bones

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    In order of "what occurs to me as I think about it":

    1) Six-Bladed Knife - Dire Straits
    2) Mustafa - Queen
    3) Weird Fishes/Arpeggi - Radiohead
    4) New Day Rising - the Von Hertzen Brothers
    5) Butterflies & Hurricanes - Muse
    6) Long Way to the Top - AC/DC
    7) Dogs - Pink Floyd
    8) The Asteroid Field - Empire Strikes Back OST
    9) Sometimes - the Stranglers
    10) Roll Over Lay Down - Status Quo
    11) Fell on Black Days - Soundgarden
    12) Corporeal Jigsore Quandary - Carcass
    13) Assassing - Marillion
    14) Man of Steel - Hans Zimmer
    15) Killers - Iron Maiden
    16) Lola Montez - Volbeat
    17) Nothing Ever Happens - Del Amitri
    18) Joe's Garage - Frank Zappa
    19) As the Vortex Illumines the Crystalline Walls of Kor A'vull Thaa... - Bal Sagoth
    20) Ich Will - Rammstein

    Hmm...high time I went rummaging through my record collection!
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  5. FB

    FB Not my cup of cake Valued Member

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    Queen fan suddenly realises they were bollocks

    Queen, ha!
  6. Titch

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    Two fingers to Mr Hobbs.

  7. Legs

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    Limiting myself to one song per artist...

    Into the Mystic - Van Morrison
    Breakdown - Guns 'n' Roses
    My Old School - Steely Dan
    Tougher Than The Rest - Bruce Springsteen
    In The Shape Of A Heart - Jackson Browne
    The Last Resort - Eagles
    Get Down On It - Kool & The Gang
    Dry County - Bon Jovi
    There It Is - Shalamar
    A Little Bit Of Everything - Dawes
    You Never Give Me Your Money -> Carry That Weight (medley) - Beatles
    Dreams - Grace Slick
    I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Creedence Clearwater Revival
    Bring It In Home To Me - Sam Cooke
    Why Worry - Dire Straits
    Home By The Sea / Second Home By The Sea - Genesis
    Say Hello Wave Goodbye - David Gray
    The Stranger - Billy Joel
    Against The Wind - Bob Seger
    Thursday - Jim Croce
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  8. Legs

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    Oh jeez, I forgot Styx; The Best Of Times has got to be in there somewhere. Don't know who to lose, though...
  9. RasputinLives

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    Seen this thread and so making these into playlists for myself with your names on.

    Got to do mine now. This is going to be hard.
  10. RasputinLives

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    OK here goes. In no order.

    Servo - The Brian Jonestown Massacre
    Miss Misery - Elliot Smith
    The Hurricane - Bob Dylan
    Knock on Wood - The Mighty Mighty Bosstones
    Whiter Shade of Pale - Procul Harlem
    Bankrobber - The Clash
    Everybody's got something to hide(except for me and my monkey) - The Beatles
    Ghost Town - The Specials
    New England - Billy Bragg
    Battle of Who Could Care Less - Ben Folds Five
    Peaches - The Presidents of the United States
    Tunnel of Love - Dire Straits
    Lucky - Radiohead
    Common People - Pulp
    Strange Ones - Supergrass
    Flame - Sebadoh
    Ice Hockey Hair - Super Furry Animals
    E-bow the letter - R.E.M
    Immigrant Song - Led Zeplin
    99 Problems - Jay-Z
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  11. Rutherford

    Rutherford Podium Finisher

    I'll give it go later, but "all-time" is going to be difficult as I can't predict the future and I've only been alive for a quarter of my estimated life expectancy so far.
    I can't even think of a top 100 list of artists, there are too many...
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  12. F1Brits_90

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    same I'm going to have a go. but ive got 414 songs on my ipod playlist, nevermind all the songs I love that aren't on there. then there is best songs or songs that have most emotional connection :thinking:
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  14. Rutherford

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    Awesome song.
  15. gethinceri

    gethinceri Daniil Kvyat Fan. Alfa Romeo Fan. Contributor

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    It's the soul version.
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  16. RasputinLives

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    Rutherford I specifically bought a full size electric organ just so I could learn to play that song! Amazing tune.
  17. cider_and_toast

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    Rutherford I was listening to.Dave Brubeck this afternoon at work. Take Five is brilliant and Time Out is an awesome album.
  18. F1Brits_90

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    Rutherford what a tune. completely forgot jimi hendrix & along the watchtower

    i would add it to my shortlist but after about an hour & half of going through this, this afternoon. i managed to shed 90%. problem ive got a shortlist thats hard enough as it is. with it consisting of 63 songs from 47 different artists some biggest artist in the world some you may never have heard off. that needs to be down to 20 LOL :thinking: :please:
  19. Olivier

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    Rutherford I have a lot of listening to do but right off the bat there are a couple of songs that I really like. Year of the Cat and Thurderstruck.
  20. F1Brits_90

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    here we go. i will say in nicest possible way, the person who came up with this idea i bloody hate. dont get me wrong its been fun compiling it listening to many different genres old & new. but getting it down to 20 was horrendous. id got a top 30 then top 25 i cant cut any more & very nearly gave up with top 21. i also trying to get a balance between upbeat, ballads & very good songs from some people who are huge & some that are lesser known . actually dont know if it's just me but picking best song by 1 artist was tough enough
    :thinking::givemestrength: :bawl::D

    which i have to commit as this is 3rd draft. as cant help but be tinkering with it last 24hrs. this is my top 20 in alphabetical order (would put links to all like 1 above, but dont know without embedding video)

    Amazing - Foxes
    Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
    Billie Jean - Michael Jackson
    Everlong - Foo Fighters
    Footprints in the Sand - Leona Lewis
    Hey Jude - Beatles
    Hallelujah - Leonard Cohen
    I Have nothing - Whitney Houston
    Knights of Cydonia - Muse
    Listen - Beyonce
    Life on mars - David Bowie
    Mr Blue Sky - ELO
    One Day Like This - Elbow
    Purple Rain - Prince
    Someone Like You - Adele
    Still havent found what im looking for - U2
    Stop Crying your heart out - Oasis
    Vida La Vida - Coldplay
    Where is the love - Black Eyed Peas
    You'll never Walk Alone - Gerry & the Pacemakers

    although you shouldve seen some of the long list songs but had torture whittleling down. some of these were certs i thoughts til i realised i had more than 20 certs

    Read all about Part 3 - Emeli Sande
    What a Wonderful world - Louis Armstrong
    Your Song - Elton John
    Ashes - Embrace
    Human - Killers
    Go your own way - Fleetwood Mac
    Superstition - Stevie Wonder
    Careless Whisper - George Michael
    Born to Run - Bruce Springsteen
    Mariah Carey Christmas
    Greatest day - Take That
    Thinking out loud/Perfect - Ed Sheeran
    Angels - Robbie Williams
    Let Go for Tonight & If You leave me now - Foxes
    Birthday & One that got away - Katy Perry
    Cant Get no satifaction - Rolling stones
    Born this way - Lady Gaga
    Uptown Funk - Bruno Mars
    Only Girl in the world - Rihannia
    Empire state of mind - Jay Z
    Even If - Ella Eyre
    One more time - Daft Punk
    Last edited: Nov 16, 2017
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  21. Rutherford

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    Found the Kevin Scanna club edit:


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