I’ve had a collector’s edition of MOJO magazine since 1997 that lists The 100 Greatest Singles Of All Time, voted for by this impressive judging panel:
Now, thanks to the unprecedented availability afforded by Spotify, here they are. (Apart from the songs by The Beatles and John Lennon, which aren’t available in their original versions on Spotify. I found some really faithful covers of The Beatles’ numbers, and a beautiful instrumental version of ‘Imagine’.)
Enjoy — and let me know what you think of the choices of the 17-years-ago music industry…
PS They’re in order, from no. 100 (Frank Sinatra) to no. 1 (The Beach Boys).