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Due to the relatively obscure nature of the tracks below, you can vote as follows:

+10
+9
+8
+7
+6
+5
+4
+3
+2
+1

If you can't pick ten songs, you can try four:

+10
+7
+4
+1

And alternatively, if you can only pick three:

+10
+5
+1


Number 33s

Kinks - Victoria
Temptations - Psychadelic Shack
Diana Ross - Reach Out And Touch
D, B, M & T - Mr President
Freda Payne - Deeper And Deeper
Bee Gees - Lonely Days
Showstoppers - Ain't Nothin' But A House Party
Edgar Broughton Band - Apache Dropout
Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
Sweet - Alexander Graham Bell
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Bless You
Ray Stevens - Turn Your Radio On
Jerry Lee Lewis - Chantilly Lace
Joe Brown - Hey Mama
Stealers Wheel - Everything Will Turn Out Fine
Perry Como - Walk Right Back
Billy Paul - Thanks For Saving My Life
Elvis Presley - I've Got A Thing About You Baby
Lena Zavaroni - Personality
Mott The Hoople - Foxy, Foxy
Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
Reunion - Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)
Drifters - Love Games
Kiki Dee Band - (You Don't Know) How Glad I Am
Guys N Dolls - Here I Go Again
Bryan Ferry - You Go To My Head
Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
14-18 - Good-bye-ee
Ethna Campbell - The Old Rugged Cross
Gloria Gaynor - How High The Moon
George McCrae - Honey I
Rainbow Cottage - Seagull
Linda Lewis - Baby I'm Yours
David Bowie - TVC 15
Demis Roussos - Kyrila (EP)
Real Thing - Love's Such A Wonderful Thing
Bruce Johnston - Pipeline
Billy Paul - Only The Strong Survive
Boz Scaggs - Hollywood
Rainbow - Long Live Rock 'N' Roll
Gene Farrow With The G.F Band - Move Your Body
Tom Robinson Band - Up Against The Wall
Meat Loaf - You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth
Sine - Just Let Me Do My Thing
Black Sabbath - Hard Road
Earth Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
Chanson - Don't Hold Back
Child - Only You (And You Alone)
Voyager - Halfway Hotel
Real Thing - Boogie Down (Get Funky Now)
Pretenders - Kid
John Du Cann - Don't Be A Dummy

Number 36s

Dusty Springfield - How Can I Be Sure
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain
Four Tops - Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Sweet Hitch-Hiker
Settlers - The Lightning Tree
Donald Peers & The Les Reed Orchestra - Give Me One More Chance
Blackfoot Sue - Sing Don't Speak
Archie Bell & The Drells - (There's Gonna Be A) Showdown
Moody Blues - I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock 'N' Roll Band)
New Seekers - Goodbye Is Just Another Word
Todd Rundgren - I Saw The Light
CCS - Band Played The Boogie
Elvis Presley - Raised On Rock
Cilla Black - Baby We Can't Go Wrong
Cher - Dark Lady
Ronnie Lane & The Band Slim Chance - The Poacher
Tom Jones - Something 'Bout You Baby I Like
R Dean Taylor - Window Shopping
Mike McGear - Leave It
John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band - Whatever Gets You Thru' The Night
Gary Lewis & The Playboys - My Heart's Symphony
Tam White - What In The World's Come Over You
53rd & 3rd - Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes Love It)
People's Choice - Do It Anyway You Wanna
Van McCoy - Change With The Times
Nazareth - Holy Roller
Ralph McTell - Dreams Of You
Three Degrees - Toast Of Love
Linda & The Funky Boys - Sold My Soul For Rock 'N' Roll (Gave It For Funky Soul)
Carpenters - I Need To Be In Love
Beach Boys - Rock & Roll Music
Be Bop Deluxe - Hot Valves (EP)
James Brown - Bodyheat
Brick - Dazz
Barry Biggs - You Are My Life
Roni Hill - You Keep Me Hangin' On-Stop In The Name Of Love (Medley)
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Anything That's Rock & Roll
Ramones - Swallow My Pride
Jigsaw - If I Have To Go Away
Generation X - Your Generation
The Jam - Modern World
Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
Banned - Little Girl
Eddie & The Hot Rods - Quit This Town
Rush - Closer To The Heart
Television - Foxhole
Yes - Don't Kill The Whale
Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War
Phil Hurtt - Giving It Back
Status Quo - Accident Prone
Planets - Lines
Stranglers - Nuclear Device (Wizard Of Aus)
UK Subs - She's Not There/Kicks EP
Storm - It's My House


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Number 33s

+10 Voyager - Halfway Hotel
+9 George McCrae - Honey I
+8 Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
+7 Sweet - Alexander Graham Bell
+6 Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
+5 Tom Robinson Band - Up Against The Wall
+4 Real Thing - Love's Such A Wonderful Thing
+3 Meat Loaf - You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth
+2 Diana Ross - Reach Out And Touch
+1 Freda Payne - Deeper And Deeper

my +9 and +8 are new discoveries for me and I pretty much love them already

Number 36s

+10 Linda & The Funky Boys - Sold My Soul For Rock 'N' Roll (Gave It For Funky Soul)
+9 Moody Blues - I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock 'N' Roll Band)
+8 Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War
+7 R Dean Taylor - Window Shopping
+6 Dusty Springfield - How Can I Be Sure
+5 The Jam - Modern World
+4 Ramones - Swallow My Pride
+3 Cher - Dark Lady
+2 Blackfoot Sue - Sing Don't Speak
+1 Settlers - The Lightning Tree

+10 should have been a bigger hit imo
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there are at least 10 classics (to me) in each category - easily could have done top 20 and happily 30.


I'm old..... laugh.gif

if anyone has to do some research for these, 36's will reveal some gems, 33's less so oddly....
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+10 Diana Ross - Reach Out And Touch
+9 Meat Loaf - You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth
+8 Pretenders - Kid
+7 Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
+6 Freda Payne - Deeper And Deeper
+5 Drifters - Love Games
+4 Real Thing - Love's Such A Wonderful Thing
+3 Guys N Dolls - Here I Go Again
+2 Gloria Gaynor - How High The Moon
+1 Sweet - Alexander Graham Bell

36

+10 Cher - Dark Lady
+9 The Jam - Modern World
+8 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain
+7 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Sweet Hitch-Hiker
+6 Beach Boys - Rock & Roll Music
+5 Dusty Springfield - How Can I Be Sure
+4 Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Anything That's Rock & Roll
+3 Ramones - Swallow My Pride
+2 Moody Blues - I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock 'N' Roll Band)
+1 Four Tops - Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life)
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Number 33s


+10 Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
+9 Bee Gees - Lonely Days
+8 Pretenders - Kid
+7 Temptations - Psychadelic Shack
+6 Gloria Gaynor - How High The Moon
+5 Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Fallin' In Love
+4 Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
+3 Reunion - Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me)
+2 Diana Ross - Reach Out And Touch
+1 Stealers Wheel - Everything Will Turn Out Fine


Number 36s


+10 Cher - Dark Lady
+9 Todd Rundgren - I Saw The Light
+8 Dusty Springfield - How Can I Be Sure
+7 Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War
+6 Ronnie Lane & The Band Slim Chance - The Poacher
+5 Gary Lewis & The Playboys - My Heart's Symphony
+4 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain
+3 Moody Blues - I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock 'N' Roll Band)
+2 Van McCoy - Change With The Times
+1 Mike McGear - Leave It (aka Mike McCartney)

Fab!
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Ok, I was born in 1977 - this is going to be tough.

Number 33s
+10 The Kinks - Victoria (well, there was such a fuss about The Fall version in the 80s countdown!)
+07 The Sweet - Alexander Graham Bell
+04 David Bowie - TVC 15
+01 Demis Roussos - Kyrila (EP)

Number 36s
+10 Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War
+09 Television - Foxhole
+08 The Jam - Modern World
+07 Blackfoot Sue - Sing Don't Speak
+06 John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band - Whatever Gets You Thru' The Night
+05 Van McCoy - Change With The Times
+04 The Stranglers - Nuclear Device (Wizard Of Aus)
+03 The Ramones - Swallow My Pride
+02 Generation X - Your Generation
+01 UK Subs - She's Not There/Kicks EP
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33s


+10 Pretenders - Kid
+9 Tom Robinson Band - Up Against The Wall
+8 Meat Loaf - You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth
+7 David Bowie - TVC15
+6 Kinks - Victoria
+5 Temptations - Psychadelic Shack
+4 Edgar Broughton Band - Apache Dropout
+3 Bryan Ferry - You Go To My Head
2 Black Sabbath - Hard Road
+1 Rainbow - Long Live Rock N Roll


Number 36s


+10 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain
+9 The Jam - Modern World
+8 Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War
+7 Banned - Little Girl
+6 Creedence Clearwater Revival - Sweet Hitch-Hiker
+5 Eddie & The Hot Rods - Quit This Town
+4 Stranglers - Nuclear Device (Wizard Of Aus)
+3 Ramones - Swallow My Pride
+2 Generation X - Your Generation
+1 Television - Foxhole
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Number 33s

+10 Drifters - Love Games
+9 Billy Paul - Only The Strong Survive
+8 Linda Lewis - Baby I'm Yours
+7 Real Thing - Love's Such A Wonderful Thing
+6 Gloria Gaynor - How High The Moon
+5 Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye
+4 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Bless You
+3 Temptations - Psychadelic Shack
+2 Billy Paul - Thanks For Saving My Life
+1 Real Thing - Boogie Down (Get Funky Now)

Number 36s

+10 Four Tops - Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life)
+9 Archie Bell & The Drells - (There's Gonna Be A) Showdown
+8 Roni Hill - You Keep Me Hangin' On-Stop In The Name Of Love (Medley)
+7 Tom Jones - Something 'Bout You Baby I Like
+6 Carpenters - I Need To Be In Love
+5 Three Degrees - Toast Of Love
+4 Dusty Springfield - How Can I Be Sure
+3 Cilla Black - Baby We Can't Go Wrong
+2 Van McCoy - Change With The Times
+1 James Brown - Bodyheat
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Reminder: Just under 24 hours left to vote biggrin.gif
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Number 33s - The Results

And so, for the first time this round, here's the results. These got nothing:

D, B, M & T - Mr President
Showstoppers - Ain't Nothin' But A House Party
Ray Stevens - Turn Your Radio On
Jerry Lee Lewis - Chantilly Lace
Joe Brown - Hey Mama
Perry Como - Walk Right Back
Elvis Presley - I've Got A Thing About You Baby
Lena Zavaroni - Personality
Mott The Hoople - Foxy, Foxy
Kiki Dee Band - (You Don't Know) How Glad I Am
14-18 - Good-bye-ee
Ethna Campbell - The Old Rugged Cross
Rainbow Cottage - Seagull
Bruce Johnston - Pipeline
Boz Scaggs - Hollywood
Gene Farrow With The G.F Band - Move Your Body
Sine - Just Let Me Do My Thing
Earth Wind & Fire - Got To Get You Into My Life
Chanson - Don't Hold Back
Child - Only You (And You Alone)
John Du Cann - Don't Be A Dummy


And these:

2. Pretenders - Kid 26
3. Meat Loaf - You Took The Words Right Out Of My Mouth 20
4. Kinks - Victoria 16
5. Sweet - Alexander Graham Bell 15
Drifters - Love Games 15
Real Thing - Love's Such A Wonderful Thing 15
Temptations - Psychadelic Shack 15
9. Diana Ross - Reach Out And Touch 14
Tom Robinson Band - Up Against The Wall 14
Gloria Gaynor - How High The Moon 14
12. Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds - Fallin' In Love 13
13. David Bowie - TVC 15 11
14. Voyager - Halfway Hotel 10
15. George McCrae - Honey I 9
Bee Gees - Lonely Days 9
Billy Paul - Only The Strong Survive 9
18. Linda Lewis - Baby I'm Yours 8
19. Freda Payne - Deeper And Deeper 7
20. Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown 4
Edgar Broughton Band - Apache Dropout 4
Martha Reeves & The Vandellas - Bless You 4
23. Guys N Dolls - Here I Go Again 3
Reunion - Life Is A Rock (But The Radio Rolled Me) 3
Bryan Ferry - You Go To My Head 3
26. Black Sabbath - Hard Road 2
Billy Paul - Thanks For Saving My Life 2
28. Stealers Wheel - Everything Will Turn Out Fine 1
Demis Roussos - Kyrila (EP) 1
Rainbow - Long Live Rock 'N' Roll 1
Real Thing - Boogie Down (Get Funky Now) 1

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1. Jackson 5 - Never Can Say Goodbye 28



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Number 36s - The Results

No votes for any of these:

Donald Peers & The Les Reed Orchestra - Give Me One More Chance
New Seekers - Goodbye Is Just Another Word
CCS - Band Played The Boogie
Elvis Presley - Raised On Rock
Tam White - What In The World's Come Over You
53rd & 3rd - Chick-A-Boom (Don't Ya Jes Love It)
People's Choice - Do It Anyway You Wanna
Nazareth - Holy Roller
Ralph McTell - Dreams Of You
Be Bop Deluxe - Hot Valves (EP)
Brick - Dazz
Barry Biggs - You Are My Life
Jigsaw - If I Have To Go Away
Paul Simon - Slip Slidin' Away
Rush - Closer To The Heart
Yes - Don't Kill The Whale
Phil Hurtt - Giving It Back
Status Quo - Accident Prone
Planets - Lines
Storm - It's My House


As for these:

2. The Jam - Modern World 31
3. Cher - Dark Lady 23
Dusty Springfield - How Can I Be Sure 23
5. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Have You Ever Seen The Rain 22
6. Moody Blues - I'm Just A Singer (In A Rock 'N' Roll Band) 14
7. Creedence Clearwater Revival - Sweet Hitch-Hiker 13
Ramones - Swallow My Pride 13
9. Four Tops - Just Seven Numbers (Can Straighten Out My Life) 11
10. Linda & The Funky Boys - Sold My Soul For Rock 'N' Roll (Gave It For Funky Soul) 10
Television - Foxhole 10
12. Todd Rundgren - I Saw The Light 9
Blackfoot Sue - Sing Don't Speak 9
Archie Bell & The Drells - (There's Gonna Be A) Showdown 9
Van McCoy - Change With The Times 9
16. Stranglers - Nuclear Device (Wizard Of Aus) 8
Roni Hill - You Keep Me Hangin' On-Stop In The Name Of Love (Medley) 8
18. R Dean Taylor - Window Shopping 7
Banned - Little Girl 7
Tom Jones - Something 'Bout You Baby I Like 7
21. Beach Boys - Rock & Roll Music 6
Ronnie Lane & The Band Slim Chance - The Poacher 6
John Lennon With The Plastic Ono Nuclear Band - Whatever Gets You Thru' The Night 6
Carpenters - I Need To Be In Love 6
25. Gary Lewis & The Playboys - My Heart's Symphony 5
Eddie & The Hot Rods - Quit This Town 5
Three Degrees - Toast Of Love 5
28. Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Anything That's Rock & Roll 4
Generation X - Your Generation 4
30. Cilla Black - Baby We Can't Go Wrong 3
31. Settlers - The Lightning Tree 1
Mike McGear - Leave It 1
UK Subs - She's Not There/Kicks EP 1
James Brown - Bodyheat 1

And the winner:

1. Jeff Wayne's The War Of The Worlds - Eve Of The War 33



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oh good winners if I can't have my number one's win laugh.gif
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