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Posted on May 17, 2012 8:04:42 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 17, 2012 8:05:57 AM PDT
J. Coco says:
No song debuted at # 1 on Billboard's Hot 100 until 1995, in part due to tracking and charting methodology that has changed over the years. As such...

Top Ten songs that debuted at # 1 on Billboard's Hot 100:
"Born This Way" - Lady Gaga
"3" - Britney Spears
"Part Of Me" - Katy Perry
"My Heart Will Go On" - Celine Dion
"One Sweet Day" - Mariah Carey and Boyz II Men
"You Are Not Alone" - Michael Jackson
"Cande In The Wind 1997/Something About The Way You Look Tonight" - Elton John
"Doo Wop (That Thing)" - Lauryn Hill
"Hold It Against Me" - Britney Spears
"I'll Be Missing You" - Puff Daddy and Faith Evans featuring 112

Posted on May 17, 2012 8:40:08 AM PDT
J. Coco says:
Top Ten songs that took 20 weeks or longer to reach # 1 on Billboard's Hot 100:
"Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" - Los Del Rio
"Just Dance" - Lady Gaga featuring Colby O' Donis
"Hot Child In The City" - Nick Gilder
"Sad Eyes" - Robert John
"Red Red Wine" - UB40
"Set Fire To The Rain" - Adele
"Amazed" - Lonestar
"The Way You Move" - Outkast
"Chariots Of Fire" - Vangelis
"With Arms Wide Open" - Creed

Top Ten songs that spent 50 weeks or more on Billboard's Hot 100:
"Macarena (Bayside Boys Mix)" - Los Del Rio
"Hanging By A Moment" - Lifehouse
"Rolling In The Deep" - Adele
"Party Rock Anthem" - LMFAO featuring Lauren Bennett and Goon Rock
"I Gotta Feeling" - The Black Eyed Peas
"I'm Yours" - Jason Mraz
"Too Close" - Next
"Smooth" - Santana featuring Rob Thomas
"Hey, Soul Sister" - Train
"Before He Cheats" - Carrie Underwood

Posted on May 17, 2012 9:50:39 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 30, 2012 9:11:58 PM PDT
J. Coco says:
Top Ten groups (in no particular order) whose early work I'd like to become more familar with:
The Kinks
Fleetwood Mac
Steve Miller Band
The Move
Genesis
Pink Floyd
Yes
Chicago
The Beach Boys
The Bee Gees

Posted on May 17, 2012 12:12:54 PM PDT
J. Coco says:
I'm very saddened by today's news of Donna Summer's passing. Here are my Top Ten favorite songs of hers, followed by the next Top Ten:
"Hot Stuff"
"Bad Girls"
"Sunset People"
"Dim All The Lights"
"On The Radio"
"Love To Love You Baby"
"I Feel Love"
I Love You"
"Love's Unkind"
"MacArthur Park"

"The Wanderer"
"Once Upon A Time"
"Faster And Faster To Nowhere"
"Fairy Tale High"
"Rumour Has It"
"Try Me I Know We Can Make It"
"Walk Away"
"Journey To The Center Of Your Heart"
"She Works Hard For The Money"
"Last Dance"

In reply to an earlier post on May 17, 2012 12:43:08 PM PDT
Keith says:
plus Downbeat, for sure

Posted on May 20, 2012 4:19:06 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on May 20, 2012 4:20:19 PM PDT
Since it is the 20th, here are my ten favorite singles that peaked at #20 on the Billboard Hot 100 during their day:

Suddenly - Cliff Richard & Olivia Newton John
Blue Suede Shoes - Elvis Presley
You Baby - The Turtles
(I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone - The Monkees
D'yer Mak'er - Led Zeppelin
Your Smiling Face - James Taylor
Heart Of The Night - Poco
Daisy Jane - America
Slow Ride - Foghat
Loving You - Elvis Presley

Posted on Jun 7, 2012 12:55:04 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 13, 2012 8:08:43 AM PDT
J. Coco says:
Top Ten Albums from the 70s through today that spawned three or more # 1 songs on Billboard's Hot 100:
"Saturday Night Fever" Soundtrack
"Spirits Having Flown" - The Bee Gees
"21" - Adele
"Bad" - Michael Jackson
"Rhythm Nation 1814" - Janet Jackson
"True Blue" - Madonna
"Faith" - George Michael
"Mariah Carey" - Mariah Carey
"Whitney Houston" - Whitney Houston
"Knee Deep In The Hoopla" - Starship

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 6:08:37 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 8, 2012 6:25:43 AM PDT
Ten Songs with Military or War themes.

Captain Fantastic-Elton John
Warchild-Jethro Tull
General And Majors-XTC
Major Tom-Peter Schilling
Sgt. Peppers Lonley Hearts Club Band- The Beatles
War- Edwin Starr
Corporal Clegg-Pink Floyd
Warpigs-Black Sabbath
Captian Jack-Billie Joel
Ride Captain Ride-Blues Image

Now Ten Songs that mention PEACE

Give Peace A Chance-John Lennon
Pipes Of Peace-Paul McCartney
Peace Sells-Megadeth
Peacefrog-The Doors
Peace Train- Cat Stevens
Whats so funny about Peace love and understanding? - Elvis Costello
Peace maker-Green Day
I wish you Peace-The Eagles
Peaceful Easy Feeling- The Eagles

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2012 2:27:19 PM PDT
zlh67 says:
Top Ten Songs on the ALABAMA SHAKES debut album:

1. I Found You
2. Hang Loose
3. Rise To The Sun
4. Hold On
5. Goin' To The Party
6. On Your Way
7. I Ain't The Same
8. You Ain't Alone
9. Be Mine
10. Heartbreaker

The title track comes in at #11 and is really the only song on this great album that I don't really, really dig.

Posted on Jun 8, 2012 4:20:31 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 8, 2012 4:21:09 PM PDT
Gena Chereck says:
Top Ten dB's songs:

1. Amplifier
2. Love is For Lovers
3. Write Back
4. Black and White
5. Big Brown Eyes
6. Lonely is As Lonely Does
7. World to Cry
8. Neverland
9. Change With the Changing Times
10. Think Too Hard

Honorable mention: A Spy in the House of Love ('Ride the Wild Tom Tom' version)

***

Top Ten Rush songs:

1. Limelight
2. 2112
3. The Spirit of Radio
4. Subdivisions
5. Fly By Night
6. The Big Money
7. Time Stand Still
8. Closer to the Heart
9. Distant Early Warning
10. The Trees

Honorable mentions: Freewill, Red Barchetta, New World Man

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 8, 2012 6:55:38 PM PDT
Dee Zee says:
TOP TEN NUMBERS

7
4
5
1
10
2
8
6
3
9

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 9, 2012 5:55:11 AM PDT
J. Coco says:
That is very funny, Dee Zee!

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 11, 2012 12:29:37 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jun 11, 2012 1:22:36 PM PDT
zlh67 says:
You've got 9 last? Seriously? That is my absolute favorite number.

And where's zero? Shouldn't that be on this list?

You obviously don't know squat about numbers....

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 11, 2012 3:21:56 PM PDT
Dee Zee says:
Top Ten Computer Numbers

1
2
1
2
1
2
1
2
1
2

Posted on Jun 12, 2012 2:01:08 PM PDT
J. Coco says:
Top Ten Artists who have had three # 1 songs on Billboard's Hot 100:
Lady Gaga
Billy Joel
The Steve Miller Band
Chicago
Simon & Garfunkel
Adele
Huey Lewis and the News
Black Eyed Peas
Fergie
Kelly Clarkson

Posted on Jun 12, 2012 2:28:23 PM PDT
mac says:
Top 10 Songs to be Played at 11 on the Volume Knob:

Beware - Deftones
Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Larks' Tongues in Aspic, Pt. 2 - King Crimson
Bulls on Parade - Rage Against the Machine
Uneasy Skanking - Rockers Hi-Fi
A New Level - Pantera
Meeting Of The Spirits - Mahavishnu Orchestra
Blacken The Cursed Sun - Lamb of God
Scary Monsters And Nice Sprites - Skrillex
Big Bottom - Spinal Tap

In reply to an earlier post on Jun 12, 2012 3:43:03 PM PDT
stevign says:
re: "Voodoo Child (Slight Return) - The Jimi Hendrix Experience"

Saw him do that Live. Worlds collided, universes folded in on themselves, men and women transcended physical boundaries and dogs and cats kissed and made up.

Posted on Jul 16, 2012 12:59:58 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 16, 2012 1:01:33 PM PDT
J. Coco says:
Top Ten commercially successful artists who had one # 1 song on Billboard's Hot 100, which in some cases was their worst song (not including artists who had # 1 songs as part of a duo or group before going solo):
Aerosmith
Poison
Van Halen
Abba
INXS
John Cougar Mellencamp
Fleetwood Mac
Boston
Foreigner
Styx

Next Top Ten...:
Pink Floyd
Yes
Genesis
Earth, Wind & Fire
The Police
Toto
Cheap Trick
Kenny Loggins
Bob Seger
Tina Turner

Top Ten commercially successful artists who had two # 1 songs on Billboard's Hot 100, which in some cases was their worst song (not including artists who had # 1 songs as part of a duo or group before going solo):
U2
Queen
David Bowie
Duran Duran
The Doors
The Doobie Brothers
America
Heart
The Bangles
REO Speedwagon

Posted on Jul 17, 2012 9:12:03 AM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 18, 2012 4:19:07 AM PDT
vivazappa says:
Top 10 Jon Lord organ playing tunes (RIP Jon)
1-LAZY
2-Highway Star
3-Burn
4-Child in Time
5-Perfect Strangers
6-Knockin at Your Back Door
7-You Fool No One
8-Strange Kind of Woman
9-Space Truckin'
10-Woman From Toe-Kay-O

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 18, 2012 1:50:06 AM PDT
Agree with this list, well, at least seven of them are amongst my top ten.

In reply to an earlier post on Jul 18, 2012 1:51:10 AM PDT
The Easybeats had plenty of hits outside the U.S.

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 9:38:05 AM PDT
J. Coco says:
Top Ten "My Life" Songs:
"Someone Saved My Life Tonight" - Elton John
"Got To Get You Into My Life" - The Beatles, Earth, Wind & Fire cover
"In My Life" - The Beatles
"My Life" - Billy Joel
"When I Change My Life" - Pretenders
"My Love, My Life" - Abba
"She's Out Of My Life" - Michael Jackson
"For Once In My Life" - Stevie Wonder
"(I've Had) The Time Of My Life" - Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes
"All My Life" - Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 1:34:47 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Jul 30, 2012 1:54:43 PM PDT
Bands ive seen multiple times in concert.

Jethro tull-12 times. last in 1978 soon. to be 13 in october
The who-8 times .last in 1978,soon .to be 9 in december
peter gabriel-4 times with genesis,2 times solo
yes- 5 times. last in 1976
war -5 times . last 7-18-12
j. geils band-5 times.last august 2011
elp-4 times. last 1977 works tour with orchestra
king crimson-4 times.last in 1974
blue angel with cindi lauper- 3 times all in 1976
jefferson airplane/starship-3 times. last in 1977

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 1:47:31 PM PDT
widowTink says:
My Personal Parrothead Top Ten:
1. Pencil Thin Mustache
2. Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes
3. Wings
4. Jolly Mon Sing
5. One Particular Harbor
6. Breathe in, Breathe out, Move on
7. God's Own Drunk
8. Fins
9. Chanson pour le petit enfants
10. Why Don't We Get Drunk

Posted on Jul 30, 2012 1:57:02 PM PDT
widowTink says:
The Disney Top Ten:
1. "When You Wish Upon a Star" (any and all versions)
2. "Zip A Dee Doo Dah" (ditto)
3. "The Mickey Mouse March" (I prefer the Marc Reift, Philharmonic Wind Orchestra version)
4. The entire soundtrack to The Enchanted Tiki Room
5. The background music to Space Mountain (both old and new versions)
6. Music from Soarin' Over California
7. "Fly to your Heart" Selena Gomez, from the 1st Tinker Bell movie
8. "Monorail Song"...yeah, the old original version from the 60's
9. "He Mele No Lilo" and "Hawaiian Roller Coaster Ride" from Lilo & Stitch
10. "it's a small world"....I have 13 different versions in my iTunes library
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