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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #10 on: August 11, 2016, 06:40:55 PM »
This has been done (twice?), but not in a while. Perhaps a good idea when we can do things again.
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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #11 on: August 11, 2016, 06:48:24 PM »
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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #12 on: August 12, 2016, 10:35:13 AM »
When I was young, I thought this was the ultimate song and listened to it a lot.

"Time" Alan Parsons Project

I have many other A #1 favorites now, but this is still right up there.

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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #13 on: August 12, 2016, 10:38:47 AM »
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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #14 on: August 13, 2020, 12:48:14 AM »
Because favorite music is such a fluid concept, I decided to go through the 4400 songs I have in my Apple Music and pull out my A-Number-1 song for each letter. My Top 27 from # to Z.

20th Century Boy by T. Rex
Absurd by Fluke
Bad Company by Bad Company
Closer by Nine Inch Nails
Don't You Want Me by Human League
Edge of Seventeen by Stevie Nicks
Fear: The Mindkiller by Eon
Gonna Fly Now by Bill Conti
Hell is for Children by Pat Benatar
I Don't Care Anymore by Phil Collins
Jukebox Hero by Foreigner
Kiss Off by Violent Femmes
Losing My Religion by REM
Moving in Stereo by The Cars
Nights in White Satin by Moody Blues
O'Malley's Bar by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds
Piano Man by Billy Joel
Queer by Garbage
Rapper's Delight by Sugarhill Gang
Stigmata by Ministry
Tusk by Fleetwood Mac
Upside Down by Diana Ross
Ventura Highway by America
Whip It by Devo
Xanadu by Olivia Newton John
You've Got Another Thing Coming by Judas Priest
Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie

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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #15 on: August 13, 2020, 07:08:49 AM »
"Desolation Row" is the best song ever written.

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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #16 on: August 13, 2020, 09:18:25 AM »
Too bad it's sung by Bob Dylan.

And I can't dance to it like "Don't You Want Me".

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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #17 on: August 13, 2020, 10:16:43 AM »
Gosh!

https://youtu.be/7gEi-6yPJyk

P.S. I don't have an Apple Music library but I will make a rainy day project out of constructing a list similar to your's. At the moment I think the "I" spot is for I Put A Spell On You by Screamin' Jay Hawkins and the "T" spot for Teenage Kicks by The Undertones. TBC. :)
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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #18 on: August 13, 2020, 10:37:11 AM »
I think the "I" spot is for I Put A Spell On You by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
That's a great one. Because of how many songs start with 'I' it was a tough letter.

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Re: The A-Number-1 Best Song(s) of All Time: Objectively
« Reply #19 on: August 13, 2020, 10:48:14 AM »
Because favorite music is such a fluid concept, I decided to go through the 4400 songs I have in my Apple Music and pull out my A-Number-1 song for each letter. My Top 27 from # to Z.

I have 46000+ songs in my Apple Music, so I'll just do the big Scrabble letters:

Que Sera, Sera by Sly and the Family Stone
Xtal by Aphex Twin
Ziggy Stardust by David Bowie

Hey, we got a match!