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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #276

1. Rag Doll - Aerosmith (1987) 62 points

2. New York Groove - Hello (1975) 49 points

3. Da Doo Ron Ron - The Crystals (1963) 45 points, 11 votes

4. Blaze Of Glory - Jon Bon Jovi (1990) 45 points, 8 votes

5. Sittin' On A Fence - The Rolling Stones (1966) 45 points, 7 votes

6. Beverly Hills - Weezer (2005) 44 points, 8 votes

7. Run To The Hills - Iron Maiden (1982) 44 points, 6 votes

8. Get Out Of Denver - Bob Seger (1974) 37 points

9. Angel Eyes - Jeff Healey Band (1988) 36 points

10. Jennifer Juniper - Donovan (1968) 33 points

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People Who Died - Jim Carroll Band (1980) 32

Cara Mia - Jay and the Americans (1965) 31

(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Party) - Beastie Boys (1986) 30

The Wall Street Shuffle - 10cc (1974) 28

Y.M.C.A. - Village People (1978) 26

Ain't Got No Home - Clarence 'Frogman' Henry (1956) 24

(There's) Always Something There To Remind Me - Sandie Shaw (1964) 24

(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - Devo (1977) 20

Scentless Apprentice - Nirvana (1993) 20

If I Die Young - The Band Perry (2010) 17

The Lady Of The Night - Donna Summer (1974) 15

Nothing Ever Hurt Like You - James Morrison (2008) 14

I Love Myself Today - Bif Naked (2001) 13

I Remember - Yeasayer (2010) 10

Money For Nothing/Beverly Hillbillies* - Weird Al Yankovic (1989) 9

The Sea Is A Good Place To Think Of The Future - Los Campesinos! (2010) 9

Midnight - Red Foley (1952) 6

It's All Over - The Broken Family Band (2006) 2

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For Week #276 we had 28 nominations:

'50s: 2 (7%)

'60s: 5 (18%)

'70s: 6 (21.5%)

'80s: 6 (21.5%)

'90s: 2 (7%)

'00s: 4 (14%)

'10s: 3 (11%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 3 (30%)

'70s: 2 (20%)

'80s: 3 (30%)

'90s: 1 (10%)

'00s: 1 (10%)

'10s: 0 (0%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #277

1. And The Cradle Will Rock... - Van Halen (1980) 65 points

2. One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - George Thorogood (1977) 60 points

3. Peg - Steely Dan (1977) 54 points

4. Jailbreak - AC/DC (1976) 49 points

5. Break It To Me Gently - Brenda Lee (1961) 43 points

6. Four Strong Winds - Neil Young (1978) 41 points

7. Superman (It's Not Easy) - Five For Fighting (2000) 37 points, 8 votes

8. Fire Woman - The Cult (1989) 37 points, 6 votes

9. Thunder And Lightning - Chi Coltrane (1972) 36 points

10. Bust A Move - Young M.C. (1989) 34 points

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Any Major Dude Will Tell You - Steely Dan (1974) 33

Silence Is Golden - The Tremeloes (1967) 31

Mojo Boogie - Johnny Winter (1986) 29

Harlem Shuffle - Bob & Earl (1963) 28

Kickstart My Heart - Motley Crue (1989) 28

Candida - Dawn (1970) 28

All I Need Is A Miracle - Mike + The Mechanics (1986) 26

Sweet Tuesday Morning - Badfinger (1971) 23

Morning Dance - Spyro Gyra (1979) 22

Remember The Future - Nektar (1973) 21

Carolina Drama - The Raconteurs (2008) 18

Sexy And I Know It - LMFAO (2011) 18

Four Horsemen, The - Aphrodite's Child (1972) 15

Native New Yorker - Odyssey (1977) 13

It Ain't Easy When You Fall/Shades Off - Ian Hunter (1975) 12

Maybe - Ingrid Michaelson (2009) 11

Stay Gold - The Big Pink (2012) 7

I'm Mad - The Dead Weather (2010) 6

Original Don - Major Lazer (2011) 0

Retard Canard - Born Ruffians (2010) 0

Shake Baby Shake - Chumbawamba (2000) 0

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For Week #277 we had 31 nominations:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 3 (10%)

'70s: 13 (42%)

'80s: 6 (19%)

'90s: 0 (0%)

'00s: 4 (13%)

'10s: 5 (16%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 1 (10%)

'70s: 5 (50%)

'80s: 3 (30%)

'90s: 0 (0%)

'00s: 1 (10%)

'10s: 0 (0%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #278

1. Help Me Rhonda - The Beach Boys (1965) 63 points

2. Glass Onion - The Beatles (1968) 53 points

3. Stranglehold - Ted Nugent (1975) 52 points

4. When The Whip Comes Down - The Rolling Stones (1978) 49 points

5. Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey - Paul & Linda McCartney (1971) 48 points

6. Just One Look - Doris Troy (1963) 45 points

7. Holy Diver - Dio (1983) 42 points

8. Soul Shake - Delaney & Bonnie (1970) 40 points

9. Set Fire To The Rain - Adele (2010) 38 points, 7 votes

10. Walk - Foo Fighters (2011) 38 points, 6 votes

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Don't Call Us, We'll Call You - Sugarloaf (1974) 36

I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston (1993) 33

Patience - Guns N' Roses (1989) 33

Little Miss Strange - Jimi Hendrix (1968) 30

More Love - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles (1967) 30

Nobody But Me - The Human Beinz (1968) 28

Strange Kind Of Woman - Deep Purple (1971) 26

Doggin' Around - Jackie Wilson (1960) 26

And I Love You So - Don McLean (1970) 23

Detroit Diesel - Alvin Lee (1986) 22

All The Man That I Need - Whitney Houston (1990) 21

Right Here Waiting - Richard Marx (1989) 20

Let It Whip - Dazz Band (1982) 17

Baby It's You - Smith (1969) 16

No Time To Lose - Tarney-Spencer Band (1979) 16

You Don't Know What Love Is (You Just Do As You're Told) - The White Stripes (2007) 14

Fast Train - April Wine(1971) 14

You're Breakin' My Heart - Harry Nilsson (1972) 13

Borstal Boys - Faces (1973) 10

Come Dancing - Jeff Beck (1976) 9

Comme Un Boomerang - Serge Gainsbourg (1975) 9

Disorder - Joy Division (1979) 9

Danza Kuduro - Don Omar (2010) 7

My Valentine - Paul McCartney (2007) 5

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For Week #278 we had 34 nominations:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 8 (23%)

'70s: 14 (41%)

'80s: 5 (15%)

'90s: 2 (6%)

'00s: 2 (6%)

'10s: 3 (9%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 3 (30%)

'70s: 4 (40%)

'80s: 1 (10%)

'90s: 0 (0%)

'00s: 0 (0%)

'10s: 2 (20%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #279

1. Interstate Love Song - Stone Temple Pilots (1994) 62 points

2. You're Sixteen - Johnny Burnette (1960) 58 points

3. Just You 'N' Me - Chicago (1973) 47 points, 7 votes

4. Mr. Big Stuff - Jean Knight (1971) 47 points, 6 votes

5. No Excuses - Alice In Chains (1994) 46 points

6. In A Big Country - Big Country (1983) 42 points

7. Chicken Train - Ozark Mountain Daredevils (1973) 41 points

8. Ride The Tiger - Jefferson Starship (1974) 40 points

9. You Got To Lose - George Thorogood (1977) 38 points

10. I Think I'm Paranoid - Garbage (1998) 36 points

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Empire State of Mind - Jay-Z/Alicia Keys (2009) 34

Same Old Saturday Night - Frank Sinatra (1955) 32

El Scorcho - Weezer (1996) 29

Love the Way You Lie - Eminem featuring Rihanna (2010) 29

I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight - Boyce & Hart (1968) 24

Soul Meets Body - Death Cab For Cutie (2005) 22

Second Time Around, The - Shalamar (1979) 21

Code Of Silence - Bruce Springsteen (2000) 20

Want Ads - Honey Cone (1971) 19

Come Running - Van Morrison (1970) 18

Drive By - Train (2012) 18

Don't Ever Be Lonely (Poor Little Fool Like Me) - Cornelius Brothers & Sister Rose (1972) 18

Jar Of Hearts - Christina Perri (2010) 18

Kiss My Love Goodbye - L.A. Guns (1991) 18

I'd Rather Go Blind - Chicken Shack (1969) 17

Psycho Circus - Kiss (1998) 16

Let Me Be There - Olivia Newton John (1973) 15

My True Story - The Jive Five (1961) 14

Everyday Should Be A Holiday - The Dandy Warhols (1997) 13

Starry-Eyed Surprise - Paul Oakenfold (2002) 12

Salt In My Tears, The - Martin Briley (1983) 8

Terrible Love - The National (2010) 8

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For Week #279 we had 32 nominations:

'50s: 1 (3%)

'60s: 4 (13%)

'70s: 10 (31%)

'80s: 2 (6%)

'90s: 7 (22%)

'00s: 4 (12.5%)

'10s: 4 (12.5%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 1 (10%)

'70s: 5 (50%)

'80s: 1 (10%)

'90s: 3 (30%)

'00s: 0 (0%)

'10s: 0 (0%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten # 280

1. Love Street - The Doors (1968) 74 points

2. Smokin' In The Boy's Room - Brownsville Station (1973) 52 points

3. Song Sung Blue - Neil Diamond (1972) 58 points

4. I'm Walking - Fats Domino (1957) 50 points

5. Ship Of Fools - The Doors (1970) 37 points

6. Diamonds And Rust - Joan Baez (1975) 36 points

7. Hemorrhage (In My Hands) - Fuel (2000) 35 points

8. Rope - Foo Fighters (2011) 34 points

9. Closer To Free - BoDeans (1996) 31 points, 7 votes

10. Oh Lonesome Me - Kentucky Headhunters (1990) 31 points, 5 votes, 10 highest vote

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Misunderstanding - Genesis (1980) 31 points, 5 votes, 8 highest vote

Corrina - Taj Mahal (1968) 31 points, 4 votes

Born Late '58 - Mott The Hoople (1974) 30

With A Gun - Steely Dan (1974) 29

Chevy Van - Sammy Johns (1973) 29

Blues For Marili - T-Bone Walker (1956) 26

Going For The One - Yes (1977) 24

No Tell Lover - Chicago (1978) 22

Push It - Garbage (1998) 21

Hanging By A Moment - Lifehouse (2000) 21

Hello Operator - The White Stripes (2000) 21

Night In My Veins - The Pretenders (1994) 21

Lady Of The Night, The - Donna Summer (1974) 18

New Age Girl - Deadeye Dick (1994) 17

History Repeating - Propellerheads feat Shirley Bassey (1997) 12

38 Years Old - The Tragically Hip (1989) 12

New Girl Now - Honeymoon Suite (1984) 9

When The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going - Billy Ocean (1986) 8

Pure - The Lightning Seeds (1989) 5

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For Week #280 we had 29 nominations:

'50s: 2 (7%)

'60s: 2 (7%)

'70s: 10 (35%)

'80s: 5 (17%)

'90s: 6 (21%)

'00s: 3 (10%)

'10s: 1 (3%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 1 (10%)

'60s: 1 (10%)

'70s: 4 (40%)

'80s: 0 (0%)

'90s: 2 (20%)

'00s: 1 (10%)

'10s: 1 (10%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #281

1. Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) - Journey (1983) 55 points

2. Green Tambourine - The Lemon Pipers (1967) 54 points, 11 votes

3. I Can't Drive 55 - Sammy Hagar (1984) 54 points, 9 votes

4. Light Up Or Leave Me Alone - Traffic (1971) 54 points, 8 votes

5. Puff (The Magic Dragon) - Peter, Paul and Mary (1963) 51 points

6. Poison - Alice Cooper (1989) 44 points

7. What To Do - The Rolling Stones (1965) 40 points

8. Dr. Wu - Steely Dan (1975) 39 points

9. Wanton Song, The - Led Zeppelin (1975) 38 points

10. Thank You Girl - The Beatles (1963) 35 points, 6 votes

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Look Out (Here Comes Tomorrow) - The Monkees (1967) 35 points, 5 votes

Can't You Hear My Heartbeat - Herman's Hermits (1965) 32

I'm Gonna Crawl - Led Zeppelin (1979) 30

Tusk - Fleetwood Mac (1979) 30

Synchronicity 2 - The Police (1983) 26

Rock Candy - Montrose (1973) 23

Stockholm Syndrome - Muse (2003) 22

All Of This - Shaimus (2006) 20

Sugar Mama - Bonnie Raitt (1975) 20

Holy Touch - Foxy Shazam (2012) 19

Rebel Girl - Bikini Kill (1993) 18

Motorcycle Mama - Sailcat (1972) 18

You See The Trouble With Me - Barry White (1976) 17

Smoke Two Joints - The Toyes (1983) 15

Mambo #5 - Lou Bega (1999) 15

Pull Me Under - Dream Theater (1992) 13

Shake It - Iain Matthews (1978) 7

Tequila Sheila - Bobby Bare (1973) 1

Rock Soldiers - Ace Frehley (1987) 0

Warriors Of The World United - Manowar (2002) 0

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The Songfactors' Choice Top 10 #282

1. Trouble In Mind - Janis Joplin (1964) 52 points

2. Baby Hold On - Eddie Money (1978) 47 points

3. Hold Me Now - Thompson Twins (1983) 43 points

4. We Got The Beat - Go-Go's (1980) 42 points

5. Lowdown - Chicago (1971) 41 points

6. The Stroke - Billy Squier (1981) 39 points, 8 votes, 10-6-6 highest votes

7. Take On Me - A-Ha (1985) 39 points, 8 votes, 10-6-5 highest votes

8. Cherry Hill Park - Billy Joe Royal (1969) 39 points, 6 votes

9. Grazing In The Grass - Hugh Masakela (1968) 38 points, 5 votes

10. Sweating Bullets - Megadeth (1992) 38 points, 4 votes

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Master Of Puppets - Metallica (1986) 31

Maggie M'Gill - The Doors (1970) 29

Heaven - Talking Heads (1979) 26

A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall - Leon Russell (1971) 23

Higher - Creed (1999) 23

Skinhead On The MBTA - Dropkick Murphys (1998) 22

Here Comes The Hotstepper - Ini Kamoze (1994) 22

Grazing In The Grass - The Friends Of Distinction (1969) 19

Take The Skinheads Bowling - Camper Van Beethoven (1985) 19

Love & Marriage - Frank Sinatra (1955) 18

War Machine - Kiss (1982) 14

If You Leave - Orchestral Maneuvers in The Dark (1986) 12

Ode To My Family - The Cranberries (1994) 12

Love Song - Elton John (1970) 12

Motorcycle Emptiness - Manic Street Preachers (1992) 11

Not Afraid - Eminem (2010) 4

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For Week #282 we had 26 nominations:

'50s: 1 (4%)

'60s: 4 (15%)

'70s: 6 (23%)

'80s: 8 (31%)

'90s: 6 (23%)

'00s: 0 (0%)

'10s: 1 (4%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 0 (0%)

'60s: 3 (30%)

'70s: 2 (20%)

'80s: 4 (40%)

'90s: 1 (10%)

'00s: 0 (0%)

'10s: 0 (0%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #283

1. Rock And Roll Music - Chuck Berry (1957) 85 points

2. Moonlight Drive - The Doors (1967) 65 points

3. Two Divided By Love - Grass Roots (1971) 45 points

4. Smoke From A Distant Fire - Sanford-Townsend Band (1976) 41 points

5. Poor Little Fool - Ricky Nelson (1958) 39 points

6. Valleri - The Monkees (1968) 38 points

7. Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer (1986) 36 points

8. Season Of The Witch - Al Kooper, Mike Bloomfield, Stephen Stills (1968) 35 points

9. Baby, I Love You - Andy Kim (1969) 33 points, 6 votes

10. The Hand That Feeds - Nine Inch Nails (2005) 33 points, 5 votes, 8-8-8 highest votes

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Nick Of Time - Bonnie Raitt (1989) 33 points, 5 votes, 8-8-7 highest votes

Time Warp - Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) 32

Walking In The Rain - Jay and The Americans (1970) 32

Distant Early Warning - Rush (1984) 28

In The Flesh - Blondie (1976) 27

It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference - Todd Rundgren (1972) 27

Looks That Kill - Motley Crue (1983) 21

We Had It All - Dobie Gray (1973) 21

Raise A Little Hell - Trooper (1978) 19

Doctor, Doctor - UFO (1979) 19

Born Too Late - The Poni-Tails (1958) 19

Off The Record - My Morning Jacket (2005) 19

Better Days (And the Bottom Drops Out) - Citizen King (1999) 17

Mess Around - Ray Charles (1953) 17

Turn On Your Love Light - Bobby 'Blue' Bland (1961) 17

Goody Two Shoes - Adam Ant (1982) 15

Fly At Night - Chilliwack (1977) 15

Right Here, Right Now - Fatboy Slim (1998) 14

Dead And Gone - Gypsy (1970) 13

Cold Blood - Kix (1988) 9

Little Bit Of Rain - Fred Neil (1965) 7

We Turn It Up - Oh Land (2011) 7

Polish Girl - Neon Indian (2011) 2

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For Week #283 we had 33 nominations:

'50s: 4 (12%)

'60s: 6 (18%)

'70s: 11 (34%)

'80s: 6 (18%)

'90s: 2 (6%)

'00s: 2 (6%)

'10s: 2 (6%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 2 (20%)

'60s: 4 (40%)

'70s: 2 (20%)

'80s: 1 (10%)

'90s: 0 (0%)

'00s: 1 (10%)

'10s: 0 (0%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #284

1. All The Way - Frank Sinatra (1957) 66 points

2. Jump - Van Halen (1984) 62 points

3. You Got That Right - Lynyrd Skynyrd (1977) 50 points

4.For All We Know - Carpenters (1971) 42 points

5. Are You Gonna Be My Girl - Jet (2003) 41 points

6. Rock And Roll Girls - John Fogerty (1985) 40 points

7. Come Softly To Me - The Fleetwoods (1959) 35 points

8. Silence Is Golden - The Tremeloes (1967) 34 points

9. I Can't Go For That (No Can Do) - Daryl Hall feat. Chromeo (2008) 31 points, 9 votes

10. Mr. Roboto - Styx (1983) 31 points, 4 votes

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King Of Hollywood - The Eagles (1979) 30

Rock N' Roll Is King - Electric Light Orchestra (1983) 30

Turn Me Loose - Loverboy (1980) 29

Must Be Love - James Gang (1973) 27

Love Is A Beautiful Thing - Al Green (1995) 27

Dance Hall Days - Wang Chung (1984) 26

No You Girls - Franz Ferdinand (2009) 25

All Tomorrow's Parties - The Velvet Underground (1966) 24

Blue Ridge Cabin Home - Flatt & Scruggs (1957) 22

Rebels - Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (1985) 20

Yankee Rose - David Lee Roth (1986) 18

So Cold - Breaking Benjamin (2004) 15

Sleeping Giant - Mastodon (2006) 15

Action - Streetheart (1978) 13

As Tall As Cliffs - Margot & The Nuclear So And So's (2008) 9

Only For You - Heartless Bastards (2012) 4

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For Week #284 we had 26 nominations:

'50s: 3 (11%)

'60s: 2 (8%)

'70s: 5 (19%)

'80s: 8 (31%)

'90s: 1 (4%)

'00s: 6 (23%)

'10s: 1 (4%)

and in the Top Ten:

'50s: 2 (20%)

'60s: 1 (10%)

'70s: 2 (20%)

'80s: 3 (30%)

'90s: 0 (0%)

'00s: 2 (20%)

'10s: 0 (0%)

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #285

1. Johnny Strikes Up The Band - Warren Zevon (1978) 43 points, 7 votes, 10-9-8 highest votes

2. I'm Bad, I'm Nationwide - ZZ Top (1979) 43 points, 7 votes, 10-9-7 highest votes

3. Brass Buttons - Gram Parsons (1974) 43 points, 6 votes

4. 18 & Life - Skid Row (1989) 39 points

5. These Days - Jackson Browne (1973) 36 points, 8 votes

6. It's All In The Game - Tommy Edwards (1958) 36 points, 7 votes

7. Broken Arrow - Buffalo Springfield (1967) 32 points

8. A Certain Girl - Ernie K. Doe (1961) 31 points

9. These Days - Foo Fighters (2011) 29 points

10.Babylon - David Gray (1999) 26 points

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Thunder Kiss '65 - White Zombie (1993) 24

Skin Deep - The Stranglers (1984) 21

Summer, Highland Falls - Billy Joel (1975) 20

Idea - The Bee Gees (1968) 19

Misunderstanding - Genesis (1980) 18

On The Dark Side - John Cafferty and The Beaver Brown Band (1983) 18

A Song For The Dead - Queens Of The Stone Age (2002) 18

Cough Syrup - Young The Giant (2010)

Dare - Gorillaz (2005) 18

Jack Of All Trades - Bruce Springsteen (2012) 18

Smooth Criminal - Michael Jackson (1987) 17

All She Wants To Do Is Dance - Don Henley (1984) 17

Play Me - Neil Diamond (1972) 15

Ramrod - Bruce Springsteen (1980) 15

Breezin' - George Benson (1976) 13

Johnny B - The Hooters (1987) 13

Rock And Roll (I Gave You The Best Years Of My Life) - Kevin Johnson (1973) 10

These Are Days - 10,000 Maniacs (1992) 10

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #286

1. Take Me To The River - Talking Heads (1978) 70 points

2. Chelsea Morning - Joni Mitchell (1969) 60 points

3. Promises - Eric Clapton (1978) 54 points

4. Toys In The Attic - Aerosmith (1975) 51 points

5. Last Kiss - J. Frank Wilson and The Cavaliers (1964) 45 points

6. Baby I'm Yours - Barbara Lewis (1965) 43 points, 8 votes

7. Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath (1970) 43 points, 6 votes

8. Dreadlock Holiday - 10CC (1978) 38 points, 6 votes, 10 highest vote

9. Keeping The Faith - Billy Joel (1984) 38 points, 6 votes, 9 highest vote

10. Wednesday Morning, 3 A.M. - Simon and Garfunkel (1964) 37 points

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Cum On Feel The Noize - Quiet Riot (1983) 36

Flight Of Icarus - Iron Maiden (1983) 32

Bike - Pink Floyd (1967) 32

Colorado - Flying Burrito Brothers (1971) 31

We Are Young - Fun (2011) 29

Land Of Confusion - Genesis (1986) 29

High Time We Went - Joe Cocker (1971) 23

All That You Dream - Little Feat (1975) 22

Innocent - Fuel (2000) 21

Kung Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas (1974) 20

Psycho - Puddle Of Mudd (2007) 17

Easy Lover - Phil Collins and Philip Bailey (1984) 16

Ruby Tuesday - Melanie (1970) 15

Sweet Sixteen - Billy Idol (1986) 14

Longing To Belong - Eddie Vedder (2011) 14

Guilty - Classix Nouveaux (1981) 12

Beautiful Love - The Afters (2005) 12

Don't It Make Ya Feel - Headpins (1982) 9

Way I Want To Touch You, The - Captain & Tennille (1974) 9

I Was Not A Nazi Polka, The - The Mitchell Trio (1965) 5

Fire And Rain - Babyface (2007) 3

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #287

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1. Tin Man - America (1974) 58 points

2. Jazzman - Carole King (1974) 48 points

3. Wind Of Change - Scorpions (1990) 42 points

4. Stand Back - Stevie Nicks (1983) 40 points

5. Mockingbird - Carly Simon & James Taylor (1973) 39 points

6. Charlie Don't Surf - The Clash (1980) 37 points, 8 votes

7. Three Little Birds - Bob Marley (1977) 37 points, 7 votes

8. Howlin' For You - The Black Keys (2010) 36 points, 7 votes

9. Tonight It's You - Cheap Trick (1985) 36 points, 5 votes

10. Hummingbird - Seals & Crofts (1973) 35 points

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Suspicion - Terry Stafford (1964) 33

Vicious - Lou Reed (1972) 31

Ramblin' - Marshall Tucker Band (1973) 30

Younger Girl - Lovin' Spoonful (1965) 26

I Just Wasn't Made For These Times - The Beach Boys (1966) 23

Rain - Kris Kristofferson & Rita Coolidge (1974) 23

I Love Playin' With Fire - The Runaways (1977) 22

Amongst The Waves - Pearl Jam (2009) 22

I'm Afraid Of Americans - David Bowie (1995) 22

All Night Rain - Atlanta Rhythm Section (1975) 21

Dope Nose - Weezer (2002) 20

Cindy Incidentally - Faces (1973) 19

Sweet Jane - Cowboy Junkies (1989) 16

Durham Town (The Leavin') - Roger Whittaker (1969) 16

Sick Of You - Cake (2011) 14

Fred Bear - Ted Nugent (1995) 12

You Got To Pay Your Dues - The Drifters (1970) 8

Right Next Door (Because Of Me) - Robert Cray Band (1986) 4

Send Me On My Way - Rusted Root (1994) 0

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #288

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1. 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon (1975) 88 points

2. Rhythm Of The Rain - The Cascades (1962) 58 points

3. Yer So Bad - Tom Petty (1989) 55 points

4. Living In The U.S.A. - Steve Miller Band (1968) 49 points

5. Willie The Wimp - Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble (1986) 39 points

6. The Little Old Lady From Pasadena - Jan and Dean (1964) 35 points, 9 votes

7. I Smell Smoke - Johnny Winter (2004) 35 points, 7 votes

8. Who Knows Where The Time Goes - Fairport Convention (1968) 35 points, 6 votes

9. Ten Cent Pistol - The Black Keys (2010) 33 points

10. Wide River To Cross - Levon Helm (2007) 32 points, 8 votes

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11. Rhythm Of My Heart - Rod Stewart (1991) 32 points, 6 votes

12. So Whatcha Want - Beastie Boys (1992) 31

13. Out Of My Head - Fastball (1999) 30

14. Subdivisions - Rush (1982) 29

15. Beast And The Harlot - Avenged Sevenfold (2006) 29

16. It's Never Too Late - Steppenwolf (1969) 25

17. Chase The Ace - AC/DC (1986) 25

18. Weeping Widow - April Wine (1973) 18

19. I'll Be There - Mariah Carey (1992) 18

20. Dear Prudence - The Five Stairsteps (1970) 17

21. Our Last Night - Better Than Ezra (2005) 16

22. Crane Wife 3, The - The Decemberists (2006) 15

23. Suburbs, The - Arcade Fire (2010) 15

24. Sleeping My Day Away - D-A-D (1989) 10

25. Geezers Need Excitement - The Streets (2002) 0

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #289

1. Stoney End - Laura Nyro (1967) 57 points

2. Urgent - Foreigner (1981) 53 points

3. Lowdown - Boz Scaggs (1976) 50 points

4. Sea Cruise - Frankie Ford (1959) 46 points

5. Waste - Smash Mouth (1999) 36 points

6. You Still Believe In Me - The Beach Boys (1966) 34 points

7. Criminal - Fiona Apple (1997) 33 points

8. Suite Madam Blue - Styx (1975) 32 points, 7 votes

9. Holiday - Nazareth (1980) 32 points, 5 votes

10. Great Pretender, The - The Platters (1955) 30 points, 8 votes

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Going Down - Freddie King (1971) 30 points, 6 votes

Sure Shot - Beastie Boys (1994) 30 points, 4 votes

It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference - Todd Rundgren (1997) 29

Man Of The World - Fleetwood Mac (1969) 28

Travelin' Shoes - Elvin Bishop Group (1975) 28

My Pledge Of Love - Joe Jeffrey Group (1969) 27

In The End - Linkin Park (2000) 26

More I See You, The - Vic Damone (1967) 26

Maybe I Know - Lesley Gore (1964) 24

21 Guns - Green Day (2009) 23

White Winter Hymnal - Fleet Foxes (2008) 21

Killing Floor - Electric Flag (1967) 16

Sunny Came Home - Shawn Colvin (1997) 15

Lonely - Janet Jackson (1989) 12

Blues Beach - Steely Dan (2003) 12

Closing Time - Tom Waits (1973) 9

Someday Baby - R.L. Burnside (2004) 6

Spoonful Weighs A Ton, A - The Flaming Lips (1999) 4

Hide It Away - Retribution Gospel Choir (2010) 1

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #290

1. Somebody That I Used To Know - Gotye (2011) 51 points

2. One - Harry Nillson (1971) 44 points

3. Angel - Aerosmith (1987) 37 points

4. Highway Song - Blackfoot (1979) 35 points

5. Saved By The Bell - Robin Gibb (1970) 32 points

6. Sixteen Saltines - Jack White (2012) 31 points

7. It's Too Late - Derek & The Dominos (1970) 29 points

8. Someday Someway - Marshall Crenshaw (1981) 28 points

9. You Can't Sit Down - The Dovells (1963) 27 points, 4 votes, highest vote 10

10. I'm Yours - Jason Mraz (2005) 27 points, 4 votes, highest vote 8

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Sinnerman - Nina Simone (1965) 25

Assassin - Muse (2006) 25

Home Sweet Home - Motley Crue (1985) 24

Sweet Pea - Amos Lee (2006) 23

When I'm Gone - 3 Doors Down (2002) 22

Too Many People - The Hollies (1965) 22

I Feel Love - Donna Summer (1977) 21

Heading Out To The Highway - Judas Priest (1981) 21

This Man He Weeps Tonight - The Kinks (1969) 21

Soulful Strut - Young-Holt Unlimited (1968) 20

We Are Young - Fun feat. Janelle Monae (2011) 19

I Think Of You - Renaissance (1969) 19

Hold Me - P.J.Proby (1964) 19

Remedy, The - Jason Mraz (2005) 18

Round And Round - Perry Como (1957) 17

Sunshine Highway - Dropkick Murphys (2005) 17

Dreaming Of You - The Coral (2002) 17

Love's Lines, Angles, and Rhymes - The Fifth Dimension (1971) 16

Bound For The Floor - Local H (1996) 15

Sink The Pink - AC/DC (1985) 15

She's So High - Tal Bachman (1999) 14

Hold On - Alabama Shakes (2012) 14

America - Neil Diamond (1980) 13

Halfway Gone - Lifehouse (2009) 12

Crystalised - The xx (2009) 10

Keep Your Head Up - Andy Grammer (2011) 9

Where the Wild Roses Grow - Nick Cave and The Bad Seeds (1997)(feat. Kylie Minogue) 9

Get On Up - The Esquires (1967) 9

Rain Drops - Maysa (1995) 8

Tomorrow's City - Brian Auger's Oblivion Express (1971) 8

It's A Beautiful Day Today - Moby Grape (1969) 7

Monkey Time, The - Major Lance (1963) 7

No One's Gonna Love You - Band Of Horses(2008) 6

Via con me - Paolo Conte (1981) 6

Easy Loving - Freddie Hart (1971) 5

How Far Is Heaven - Kitty Wells (1950) 4

Oblivion - Grimes (2012) 2

Patricia The Stripper - Chris DeBurgh (1975) 0

Gun Has No Trigger - Dirty Projectors (2012) 0

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The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #291

1. Rocket Queen - Guns N' Roses (1987) 47 points

2. Double Vision - Foreigner (1978) 44 points

3. Sweet Little Rock And Roller - Chuck Berry (1959) 39 points

4. Rain King - Counting Crows (1993) 38 points

5. Magic Power - Triumph (1981) 36 points

6. You And Me - Alice Cooper (1977) 33 points, 6 votes

7. Sex On Fire - Kings Of Leon (2008) 33 points, 5 votes

8. Shattered (Turn The Car Around) - O.A.R. (2008) 27 points

9. Turn Up The Radio - Autograph (1984) 24 points

10. Jumpin' Jack Flash/Young Blood - Leon Russell (1971) 23 points

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Broken Wings - Mr. Mister (1985) 22

Someone To Lay Down Beside Me - Linda Ronstadt (1976) 22

Happy Pills - Norah Jones (2012) 22

I Can Dream About You - Dan Hartman (1984) 21

Hi,Hi,Hi - Wings (1972) 21

Freedom At 21 - Jack White (2012) 20

Be Mine - Alabama Shakes (2012) 19

Seventeen - Winger (1988) 19

Her Town Too - James Taylor & J.D. Souther (1981) 19

My Pledge Of Love - The Joe Jeffreys Group (1969) 19

Cemetery - Headstones (1993) 18

First Time - Lifehouse (2007) 17

Sharon - David Bromberg (1972) 17

Bazaar, The - The Tea Party (1995) 16

Welcome Me Love - Johnny Maestro and The Brooklyn Bridge (1968) 16

Roll With The Changes - REO Speedwagon (1978) 15

Work To Do - Average White Band (1974) 15

It's A Heartache - Bonnie Tyler (1977) 14

I'm So Proud - The Impressions (1964) 14

Sharing The Night Together - Dr Hook (1978) 14

Make Me Smile(Come Up And See Me) - Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel (1975) 13

That's Not My Name - The Ting Tings (2008) 13

Light Of The Morning - Band Of Skulls (2009) 12

Rock You - Helix (1984) 11

Loose Booty - Sly and The Family Stone (1974) 10

Aces High - Iron Maiden (1984) 9

Last Bongo In Belgium - Incredible Bongo Band (1973) 9

A Slow Drag With Josephine - Elvis Costello (2010) 8

This Too Shall Pass - OK Go (2010) 7

Roadie - Tenacious D (2012) 7

From Small Things ( Big Things One Day Come) - Dave Edmunds (1982) 6

Lift Me Up - Bruce Springsteen (1999) 6

In The Waiting Line - Zero 7 (2001) 5

Jaykub (Feat. Jason Lytle) - Danger Mouse & Sparklehorse (2010) 5

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