Best Songs of the Century 3

November 8, 2022#2098


The BBC assembled a list that represented the consensus of British music fans as to the most outstanding tunes of the 20th century. It's interesting to not the number of American songs that made it among the the top 100. Represented on this episode are songs that ranked from 73 to 61 as we count down to #1.


Playlist

Send in the clowns
Glynis Johns
I can’t get no satisfaction
Rolling Stones
Nights in white satin
The Moody Blues
Singin’ in the rain
Gene Kelly
Like a rolling stone
Bob Dylan
All the things you are
Artie Shaw
Blue moon
Tommy Dorsey
It’s a long way to Tipperary
Jimmy Dorsey
Strawberry fields forever
Beatles
The wind beneath my wings
Paula Banks
Deep purple
Larry Clinton
Crazy
Patsy Cline
I just called to say I love you
Acker Bilk
  • Send in the clowns — Glynis Johns
  • I can’t get no satisfaction — Rolling Stones
  • Nights in white satin — The Moody Blues
  • Singin’ in the rain — Gene Kelly
  • Like a rolling stone — Bob Dylan
  • All the things you are — Artie Shaw
  • Blue moon — Tommy Dorsey
  • It’s a long way to Tipperary — Jimmy Dorsey
  • Strawberry fields forever — Beatles
  • The wind beneath my wings — Paula Banks
  • Deep purple — Larry Clinton
  • Crazy — Patsy Cline
  • I just called to say I love you — Acker Bilk