Saturday, December 10, 2011

Annie Lennox: All Time Top Ten Fave Songs

As told to Smash Hits Magazine for their December 13-26, 1979 issue ( via Like Punk Never Happened ) At the time Annie was a member of the Tourists and promoting their second of three albums. She and fellow Tourist Dave Stewart formed the Eurythmics in 1980 after the third album stalled

1.Marvin Gaye: Heard It Through the Grapevine - If ever I had to pick my favourite single of all time, this would be it.
2. David Bowie: Fame - Inspired, brilliant - luv it!
3. The Beatles: I Am The Walrus - Of all the Beatle toons, this has to be the one for me. A beautiful conglomeration of psychedelia.
4.  Sam The Sham And The Pharohs: Woolly Bully - Let's dance!
5. Dusty Springfield: I Just Don't Know What To Do With Myself - This is shivers up the spine music
6. The Kinks: You Really Got Me - One of the best bands ever.
7. Otis Redding: Dock of the Bay - When I'm feeling down this is great to listen to.
8. Martha And The Vandellas: Dancing In The Street - Get on your feet to this classic. What a voice! What a song!
9. Stevie Wonder: Living For The City - This has to be one of the seven wonders of the world
10. The Beach Boys: Good Vibrations - I couldn't forget The Beach Boys and all those sound vibrations.

1001Songs Fave Tourists tune is "So Good To Be Back Home Again". Did Annie's get up inspire Lady Gaga?

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