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Here are the statistics:

In Period #14 we had 58 nominations:

pre 50's : 1 (2%)

50's : 3 (5%)

60's : 15 (26%)

70's : 22 (38%)

80's : 9 (16%)

90's : 5 (9%)

00's : 3 (5%)

and in the Top Ten:

60's : 6 (60%)

70's : 2 (20%)

80's : 1 (10%)

90's : 1 (10%)

This time we had te whole range of songs (time-wise)... I like it :)

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Hi there! :)

As promised I'm back with

The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #15 for Period ending 15th June 2006

1. Sunshine Of Your Love - Cream (1967) 70

2. Me And Bobby McGee - Janis Joplin (1971) 66

3. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan (1965) 66

4. Great Gig In The Sky - Pink Floyd (1973) 65

5. Love Her Madly - The Doors (1971) 57

6. Mary Jane's Last Dance - Tom Petty And The Heartbreakers (1993) 47

7. Substitute - The Who (1966) 45

8. Spirit In The Sky - Norman Greenbaum (1969) 44

9. Red House - Jimi Hendrix (1967) 44

10.Reeling In The Years - Steely Dan (1972) 38

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Zombie - The Cranberries (1994) 37

The City Of New Orleans - Arlo Guthrie (1972) 37

No Reply - Beatles (1964) 37

Cocaine - Eric Clapton (1977) 37

Ventura Highway - America (1972) 36

You've Got A Friend - James Taylor (1971) 36

So Into You - Atlanta Rythm Section (1976) 34

Venus - Shocking Blue (1969) 33

Moondance - Van Morrison (1970) 32

Save The Last Dance For Me - The Drifters (1960) 32

Rocky Mountain High - John Denver (1972) 31

Mystery Train - Elvis Presley (1955) 30

Glycerine - Bush (1996) 30

Avalon - Roxy Music (1982) 28

Roll On Down The Highway - Bachman Turner Overdrive (1974) 28

Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts (1972) 28

Cry Like A Baby - The Box Tops (1968) 27

One More Try - George Michael (1987) 27

Wipe Out - The Surfaris (1963) 26

Dirty Water - The Standells (1966) 26

In the Summertime - Mungo Jerry (1970) 25

Some Kind Of Wonderful - Grand Funk (1975) 25

River Deep, Mountain High - Ike & Tina Turner (1966) 24

Soul Man - Sam & Dave (1967) 24

Only Happy When It Rains - Garbage (1995) 23

The House Is Rockin' - Stevie Ray Vaughan (1989) 23

Dirty Work - Steely Dan (1972) 22

To Be With You - Mr. Big (1991) 22

Brighton Rock - Queen (1974) 20

September Gurl - Big Star (1974) 20

Pride Of Man - Quicksilver Messenger Service (1968) 20

Crazy - Gnarls Barkley (2006) 19

White Bird - It's a beautiful Day (1969) 19

She Belongs To Me - Bob Dylan (1965) 19

Laid - James (1993) 19

The Way - Fastball (1998) 17

Innuendo - Queen (1991) 17

New York Groove - Ace Frehley (1978) 12

Roundabout - Yes (1972) 12

Three Days - Jane's Addiction (1990) 12

Memphis, Tennessee - Chuck Berry (1963) 10

An American Dream - The Dirt Band (formerly Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) (1979) 10

Dance The Night Away - Van Halen (1979) 10

Ball Of Confusion (That's What the World is Today) - The Temptations (1970) 9

Save Me - Shinedown (2005) 9

Sweets For My Sweet - The Searchers (1963) 9

Nature's Way - Spirit (1970) 8

Ever Fallen In Love (With Someone You Shouldn't've?) - The Buzzcocks (1978) 6

Theologians - Wilco (2004) 6

Be Thankful For What You Got - William DeVaughn (1974) 5

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Some statistics:

In period #15 we had 60 nominations (Wow!):

50's : 1 (2%)

60's : 18 (30%)

70's : 26 (43%)

80's : 3 (5%)

90's : 9 (15%)

00's : 3 (5%)

And in the Top Ten:

60's : 5 (50%)

70's : 4 (40%)

90's : 1 (10%)

We had 60 nominations, and yet this was one of the clostest Top Tens we've had so far. Between #1 and #4 were a mere 5 points... :)

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This time it was once again very close, just 2 points between #1 and #2.

On the other hand it was quite unanimous: 16 of 31 voters had "Fortunate Son" in their Top Ten...

:)

Top Ten #16 for Period ending 20th June 2006

1. Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival (1970) 82

2. Kashmir - Led Zeppelin (1975) 80

3. When A Man Loves A Woman - Percy Sledge (1966) 69

4. Heart Of Glass - Blondie (1978) 59

5. What A Wonderful World - Louis Armstrong (1968) 59

6. Baker Street - Gerry Rafferty (1978) 59

7. Stuck In The Middle With You - Stealers Wheel (1973) 55

8. Rhiannon - Fleetwood Mac (1975) 49

9. What'd I Say - Ray Charles (1959) 45

10. Under The Bridge - Red Hot Chili Peppers (1991) 45

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Tell Me Something Good - Rufus with Chaka Khan (1974) 44

(You Make Me Feel Like) A Natural Woman - Aretha Franklin (1967) 44

Dandelion - Rolling Stones (1967) 43

Fooled Around And Fell In Love - Elvin Bishop (1976) 42

The Logical Song - Supertramp (1979) 41

Call Me The Breeze - Lynyrd Skynyrd (1974) 41

Feel Like Makin' Love - Bad Company (1975) 39

Disco 2000 - Pulp (1995) 37

Rain - The Beatles (1966) 33

Lonely Too Long - The Rascals (1967) 32

With A Little Help From My Friends - Joe Cocker (1968) 31

Yellow - Coldplay (2000) 30

Desire - U2 (1988) 29

Burnin' For You - Blue Oyster Cult (1981) 29

Bring The Noise - Public Enemy (1988) 29

Boys Of Summer - Don Henley (1985) 28

Sharp Dressed Man - ZZ Top (1983) 28

Janie Jones - The Clash (1977) 27

Crazy - Seal (1990) 26

Perfect Day - Lou Reed (1972) 26

The Devil Went Down To Georgia - Charlie Daniels Band (1979) 25

Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere - Neil Young (1969) 25

It's Tricky - Run DMC (1986) 24

Itchycoo Park - The Small Faces (1967) 24

Take The Long Way Home - Supertramp (1979) 23

I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown (1964) 22

Rumble - Link Wray (1958) 22

When Doves Cry - Prince (1984) 21

Chelsea Morning - Joni Mitchell (1969) 16

Everytime You Go Away - Paul Young (1985) 15

Hawaii Five-O - The Ventures (1969) 15

Across The Great Divide - The Band (1969) 15

I Predict A Riot - Kaiser Chiefs (2005) 14

The Ungarded Moment - The Church (1981) 13

Roll Away The Stone - Leon Russel (1970) 12

Raining In My Heart - Buddy Holly (1959) 12

Maybe Tomorrow - Stereophonics (2003) 12

This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both Of Us - Sparks (1974) 12

Sun Is Shining - Bob Marley (1971) 10

Blue - LeAnn Rimes (1996) 10

We are one - Angelique Kidjo (1998) 10

Deathly - Aimee Mann (2000) 10

Rawhide - Frankie Laine (1959) 9

Indian Reservation - Mark Lindsay (1971) 9

30 Days In The Hole - Humble Pie (1972) 8

A Girl Like You - The Smithereens (1989) 8

Shock The Monkey - Peter Gabriel (1982) 8

Adia - Sarah McLachlan (1998) 6

Gold - Spandau Ballett (1983) 6

Friends Of The Devil - Grateful Dead (1970) 4

Ooh Baby Baby - Linda Ronstadt (1978) 2

Children Of The Sun - Billy Thorpe (1979) 1

Black Horse And The Cherry Tree - KT Tunstall (2005) 1

Losing my Touch - The Rolling Stones (2002) 0

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And the Statistics:

In Period #16 we had 64 ( :) ) nominations:

50's : 4 (6%)

60's : 13 (20%)

70's : 23 (36%)

80's : 12 (19%)

90's : 6 (9%)

00's : 6 (9%)

and in the Top Ten:

50's : 1 (10%)

60's : 2 (20%)

70's : 6 (60%)

90's : 1 (10%)

I love it, when it's this close :)

and we've had a new record with 64 nominations :)

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Hi there :)

here's the

Top Ten #17 for Period ending 25th June 2006

1. I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin Gaye (1967) 79

2. Unforgettable - Nat King Cole (1951) 69

3. Riders On The Storm - The Doors (1971) 64

4. Crazy - Patsy Cline (1961) 64

5. Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield (1969) 63

6. To Sir With Love - Lulu (1967) 57

7. Gloria - Them (1964) 56

8. Ode To Billy Joe - Bobbie Gentry (1967) 52

9. Your Time Is Gonna Come - Led Zeppelin (1969) 50

10.Come As You Are - Nirvana (1991) 49

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Love Child - The Supremes (1968) 39

What I Am - Edie Brickell & The New Bohemians (1988) 39

Wonderwall - Oasis (1995) 38

Them Changes - Buddy Miles (1970) 36

I Put A Spell On You - Creedence Clearwater Revival (1968) 35

Pastime Paradise - Stevie Wonder (1976) 35

Not A Second Time - The Beatles (1963) 34

Smooth Operator - Sade (1984) 32

Tainted Love - Soft Cell (1981) 29

Knock Three Times - Dawn feat. Tony Orlando (1970) 29

Novocaine For The Soul - Eels (1997) 29

Grazing In The Grass - The Friends Of Distinction (1969) 28

Put A Little Love In Your Heart - Jackie DeShannon (1969) 28

I Can Help - Billy Swan (1974) 27

Love The One You're With - Stephen Stills (1970) 27

Just Between You And Me - April Wine (1981) 27

Addicted To Love - Robert Palmer (1985) 25

Take It On The Run - REO Speedwagon (1981) 23

Street Spirit (Fade Out) - Radiohead (1995) 23

Immortality - Pearl Jam (1994) 22

Summertime Blues - Blue Cheer (1968) 21

Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman (1969) 20

Eye In The Sky - Alan Parsons Project (1982) 19

You Showed Me - The Turtles (1968) 19

Paper Sun - Traffic (1967) 19

My Immortal - Evanscence (2003) 19

All Summer Long - Beach Boys (1964) 18

Hate To Say I Told You So - The Hives (2000) 18

Don't Answer Me - Alan Parsons Project (1984) 18

Ramblin' Gamblin' Man - Bob Seger (1969) 17

All Night Long - Joe Walsh (1980) 16

Tell It Like It Is - Aaron Neville (1966) 15

Kooks - David Bowie (1971) 15

Firestarter - The Prodigy (1997) 15

David Watts - The Kinks (1967) 15

Mandy - Barry Manilow (1974) 13

I Wanna Be Adored - The Stone Roses (1989) 13

How Much I Feel - Ambrosia (1978) 13

Baby Come Back - Player (1978) 11

Man On Your Mind - Little River Band (1981) 11

Big Love - Fleetwood Mac (1987) 10

Like A Rock - Bob Seger (1986) 10

Irene - TobyMac (2001) 10

Baby, Don't Get Hooked On Me - Mac Davis (1972) 9

Rotten Peaches - Elton John (1971) 8

Kingston Town - UB 40 (1990) 7

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And here's the numbers:

In Period #17 we had 56 nominations:

50's : 1 (2%)

60's : 20 (36%)

70's : 12 (21%)

80's : 13 (23%)

90's : 7 (13%)

00's : 3 (5%)

and in the Top Ten:

50's : 1 (10%)

60's : 7 (70%)

70's : 1 (10%)

90's : 1 (10%)

I don't think we once had more 60's and more 80's nominations than 70's. Good diversity :)

And with Marvin Gaye we've had our second solo artist as #1. :)

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This time we've got something new: a 90's #1! :)

Songfactors' Choice Top Ten # 18 for period ending 30th June 2006

1. Alive - Pearl Jam (1991) 71

2. Chain Of Fools - Aretha Franklin (1967) 63

3. Dream A Little Dream Of Me - Mama Cass & The Mamas & The Papas (1968) 62

4. Crocodile Rock - Elton John (1972) 60

5. Can't You See - Marshall Tucker Band (1973) 60

6. San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers...) - Scott McKenzie (1967) 56

7. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds (1965) 56

8. Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan (1969) 51

9. Black Water - The Doobie Brothers (1974) 48

10.Live And Let Die - Paul McCartney and Wings (1973) 48

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This Masquerade - George Benson (1998) 43

Love Song - The Cure (1989) 43

Tired Of Being Alone - Al Green (1971) 41

The Kids Are Alright - The Who (1965) 40

Volunteers - Jefferson Airplane (1970) 37

One Step Beyond - Madness (1979) 35

Mainstreet - Bob Seger (1977) 35

Sweet Jane - The Velvet Underground (1971) 35

Come Undone - Duran Duran (1993) 32

Brick House - The Commodores (1977) 31

Picture Book - The Kinks (1968) 30

Late In The Evening - Paul Simon (1980) 30

Do You Want To - Franz Ferdinand (2005) 30

Eli's Coming - Three Dog Night (1969) 30

You Can Leave Your Hat On - Joe Cocker (1977) 29

Runaway - Bonnie Raitt (1977) 27

Shine A Light - Rolling Stones (1972) 27

Nobody Does It Better - Carly Simone (1977) 26

Blackberry Way - The Move (1968) 26

Back In The Saddle - Aerosmith (1976) 26

Raspberry Beret - Prince and The Revolution (1985) 25

Are You Gonna Go My Way - Lenny Kravitz (1993) 25

So Very Hard To Go - Tower Of Power (1973) 25

Mercedes Benz - Janis Joplin (1971) 25

Just A Little - The Beau Brummels (1965) 23

53rd & 3rd - The Ramones (1976) 23

Smokin' In The Boy's Room - Brownsville Station (1973) 22

Lay Down Sally - Eric Clapton (1977) 20

Beck's Bolero - Jeff Beck (1968) 19

Mellow Yellow - Donovan (1966) 18

Hong Kong Gardens - Siouxsie And The Banshees (1978) 17

The Rose - Bette Middler (1979) 17

Reasons - Earth, Wind & Fire (1975) 16

Cast Your Fate To The Wind - Vince Guaraldi Trio (1962) 15

Fox On The Run - Manfred Mann (1968) 13

S.W.L.A.B.R. (She Walks Like A Bearded Rainbow) - Cream (1967) 12

Sorrow - Pink Floyd (1987) 10

Do You Love Me - Brian Poole & The Tremeloes (1963) 10

Yes, I Will - The Hollies (1965) 10

Girly - The Refreshments (1996) 10

Hey There Lonely Girl - Eddie Holman (1970) 9

Love Ballad - L.T.D. (1976) 9

Do You Want To Know A Secret - Billy J. Kramer and The Dakotas (1963) 9

Hold On, Hold On - Neko Case (2006) 9

Beautiful Disaster - Roger Clyne & The Peacemakers (2000) 9

Bad Day - Daniel Powter (2005) 8

Lucky Number - Lene Lovich (1978) 8

Sexy Ways - The Four Tops (1985) 6

Bad Day - Fuel (2000) 0

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Here are the statistics:

In period # 18 we had 59 nominations:

60's : 18 (31%)

70's : 26 (44%)

80's : 5 (8%)

90's : 5 (8%)

00's : 5 (8%)

and in the Top Ten:

60's : 5 (50%)

70's : 4 (40%)

90's : 1 (10%)

This was the first time we had a #1, that wasn't from the 60's or 70's.

And we had female solo artists on #2 and #3. Maybe we'll get a female #1 soon... :)

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Hey there :)

Here's the

SongFactors' Choice Top Ten # 19 for Period ending 5th July 2006

1. Good Vibrations - Beach Boys (1966) 86

2. Somebody To Love - Jefferson Airplane (1967) 69

3. Angie - The Rolling Stones (1973) 66

4. Rock The Casbah - The Clash (1982) 57

5. Ramble On - Led Zeppelin (1969) 54

6. Fast Car - Tracy Chapman (1988) 53

7. Bring It On Home To Me - Sam Cooke (1961) 52

8. Daniel - Elton John (1973) 51

9. My Girl - The Temptations (1965) 48

10. He Aint Heavy, He's My Brother - The Hollies (1969) 46

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Aquarius / Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension (1969) 46

Pinball Wizard - The Who (1969) 42

You've Really Got A Hold On Me - The Miracles f. Smokey Robinson (1962) 39

Fire - The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (1968) 39

No Particular Place To Go - Chuck Berry (1964) 37

Because The Night - Patti Smith Group (1977) 36

Werewolves of London - Warren Zevon (1978) 36

Brandy - Looking Glass (1972) 35

Smells Like Teen Spirit - Nirvana (1991) 34

Tell Mama - Etta James (1968) 33

Paranoid - Black Sabbath (1970) 32

Dancing in the Moonlight - Toploader (2000) 31

Hurt So Good - John Cougar(Mellencamp) (1982) 31

Got My Mind Set On You - George Harrison (1987) 30

Tell Me Something Good - Rufus f. Chaka Khan (1974) 29

Big Mouth Strikes Again - The Smiths (1986) 29

Killing Floor - Howlin' Wolf (1966) 27

Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five (1964) 24

Thank You ( Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) - Sly & The Family Stone (1970) 23

Under The Milky Way - The Church (1988) 22

Do It Again - Steely Dan (1972) 22

Why Does It Always Rain On Me? - Travis (1999) 22

She's A Lady - Tom Jones (1971) 21

Only The Lonely - The Motels (1982) 19

Breaking Up Is Hard To Do - Neil Sedaka (1962) 17

I Was Made For Lovin' You - KISS (1979) 17

Laid - James (1993) 17

157 Riverside Avenue - REO Speedwagon (1971) 17

Slow Ride - Foghat (1975) 14

My Boy Lollipop - Millie (1964) 13

Bend Me, Shake Me - American Breed (1967) 13

Muscle Museum - Muse (1999) 13

Gone, Daddy, Gone - Violent Femmes (1982) 12

River Of Dreams - Billy Joel (1993) 10

This Is Not A Love Song - Public Image Ltd (1983) 10

Searching For My Love - Bobby Moore & the Rhythm Aces (1966) 9

Escape (The Piña Colada Song) - Rupert Holmes (1979) 8

And I Am Telling You (That I'm Not Going) - Jennifer Holliday (1982) 8

Do You Believe In Love - Huey Lewis and The News (1982) 8

Freeze Frame - J. Geils Band (1981) 7

Sunday Kind Of Love - The Harptones (1962) 7

Somebody - Bonnie McKee (2004) 5

Stuck - Stacy Orrico (2003) 4

Soldier Blue - Buffy St Marie (1974) 4

Holdin' On To Yesterday - Ambrosia (1974) 3

Teacher - Jethro Tull (1970) 3

Close My Eyes Forever - Lita Ford (with Ozzy Osborne) (1988) 0

Have You Never Been Mellow? - Olivia Newton-John (1975) 0

You And Me - Alice Cooper (1977) 0

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And here are the numbers:

In Period #19 we had 59 nominations:

60's : 19 (32%)

70's : 19 (32%)

80's : 13 (22%)

90's : 5 (8%)

00's : 3 (5%)

and in the Top Ten:

60's : 6 (60%)

70's : 2 (20%)

80's : 2 (20%)

That's the Beach Boys' first #1 :)

I'm picking up good vibrations... :cool:

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And again I'm back with the

Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #20 from Period ending 12th July 2006

1. Light My Fire - The Doors (1967) 105

2. Free Bird - Lynyrd Skynyrd (1973) 90

3. Space Oddity - David Bowie (1969) 83

4. Shine On You Crazy Diamond - Pink Floyd (1975) 76

5. Cinnamon Girl - Neil Young (1969) 61

6. Lodi - Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969) 56

7. Lean On Me - Bill Withers (1972) 55

8. Ballad Of A Thin Man - Bob Dylan (1965) 54

9. She's Not There - The Zombies (1964) 46

10. Isn't It A Pity - George Harisson (1970) 42

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One - U2 (1991) 41

No Matter What - Badfinger (1970) 36

Thunder Road - Bruce Springsteen (1975) 36

Highway To Hell - AC/DC (1979) 35

Handle With Care - The Traveling Wilburys (1988) 33

Fly Like An Eagle - Steve Miller Band (1976) 30

Living Next Door To Alice - Smokie (1976) 28

Been Caught Stealing - Jane's Addiction (1990) 28

Surrender - Cheap Trick (1978) 27

Long May You Run - Stills - Young Band (1976) 27

Luka - Suzanne Vega (1987) 26

Cactus Tree - Joni Mitchell (1968) 25

December (1963) (Oh What A Night) - The 4 Seasons (1976) 25

No Milk Today - Herman's Hermits (1967) 25

The Passenger - Iggy Pop (1977) 25

Good Feeling To Know, A - Poco (1973) 23

Spill The Wine - Eric Burdon & War (1970) 22

Avalon - Roxy Music (1982) 21

Downtown - Petula Clark (1964) 21

Lonesome Loser - Little River Band (1979) 21

Mr. Sandman - The Chordettes (1954) 20

It's A Man's Man's Man's World - James Brown (1965) 19

Somebody's Baby - Jackson Browne (1980) 19

What I Like About You - Romantics (1980) 18

Birdland - Weather Report (1977) 18

Love Is Alive - Gary Wright (1976) 17

Too Old To Rock And Roll - Jethro Tull (1976) 16

Dedicated To The One I Love - The Mamas and The Papas (1967) 15

Yes Sir, I Can Boogie - Baccara (1977) 15

Pledging My Love - Johnny Ace (1955) 14

Hardest Button To Button - The White Stripes (2003) 13

Choice Of Colors - The Impressions (1969) 13

One Thing Leads To Another - The Fixx (2000) 13

The Seed 2.0 - The Roots (2002) 10

I Need You - Ricky Nelson (1963) 10

Rocket 88 - Jackie Brenson (1951) 9

Kites - Simon Dupree & The Big Sound (1967) 8

Lady Eleanor - Lindisfarne (1970) 7

Ugly - The Exies (2004) 7

You Sang To Me - Marc Anthony (1999) 3

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as always, here's the statistic part

In Period #20 we had 50 nominations:

50's : 3 (6%)

60's : 14 (28%)

70's : 21 (42%)

80's : 5 (10%)

90's : 3 (6%)

00's : 4 (8%)

an in the Top Ten:

60's : 6 (60%)

70's : 4 (40%)

We have a good mixture of 60's and 70's here, as usual :)

And Light My Fire is one of the few songs that got 100+ points :)

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And here's the

Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #21 from Period ending 19th July 2006

1. Black Dog - Led Zeppelin (1971) 92

2. Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations (1968) 71

3. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley (1958) 69

4. Subterranean Homesick Blues - Bob Dylan (1965) 65

5. Helter Skelter - The Beatles (1968) 62

6. Under The Boardwalk - The Drifters (1964) 58

7. Midnight Train To Georgia - Gladys Knight & The Pips (1973) 53

8. Rocket Man - Elton John (1972) 48

9. Dream Lover - Bobby Darin (1959) 46

10. See Emily Play - Pink Floyd (1967) 45

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Never Tear Us Apart - INXS (1988) 44

Take It To The Limit - The Eagles (1975) 42

She Talks To Angels - The Black Crowes (1990) 42

Funeral For A Friend/Love Lies Bleeding - Elton John (1973) 42

Magic Man - Heart (1976) 41

Rave On - Buddy Holly (1958) 39

Is She Really Going Out With Him? - Joe Jackson (1979) 37

Tuesday's Gone - Lynyrd Skynyrd (1973) 35

It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones (1965) 32

Take The Long Way Home - Supertramp (1979) 32

No Expectations - The Rolling Stones (1968) 32

Man On The Moon - R.E.M. (1992) 32

All My Love - Led Zeppelin (1979) 31

Sleepwalk - Santo & Johnny (1959) 31

Come To My Window - Melissa Etheridge (1994) 30

Lightning Crashes - Live (1995) 29

Times Like These - Foo Fighters (2002) 26

I Got A Name - Jim Croce (1973) 26

Frankenstein - The Edgar Winter Group (1973) 25

Smoke From A Distant Fire - Sanford Townsend Band (1977) 24

Since I Don't Have You - The Skyliners (1959) 20

Before They Make Me Run - The Rolling Stones (1978) 19

You Get What You Give - The New Radicals (1998) 19

Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross (1970) 19

Can't Get Enough - Bad Company (1974) 16

Come Up And See Me (Make Me Smile) - Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel (1975) 16

One Fine Morning - Lighthouse (1970) 14

Here Come Those Tears Again - Jackson Browne (1977) 13

Strutter - KISS (1974) 13

Don't Change - INXS (1982) 13

Calling Occupants Of Interplanetary Craft - The Carpenters (1977) 12

Soma - The Smashing Pumpkins (1993) 12

The Trick Is To Keep Breathing - Garbage (1999) 12

Round Here - Counting Crows (1994) 12

Seek And Destroy - Metallica (1983) 10

Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini - Brian Hyland (1960) 10

Silver Machine - Hawkwind (1972) 10

Temptation Eyes - Grass Roots (1971) 10

Baby Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo (1966) 10

The Prayer - Andrea Bocelli (1999) 9

Steam - Peter Gabriel (1992) 8

Volare - Domenico Modungo (1958) 7

Cry Me A River - Julie London (1955) 7

Tuesday Afternoon - The Moody Blues (1967) 6

Water Of Love - Dire Straits (1978) 6

Give Ireland Back To The Irish - Wings (1972) 5

Mourning - Tantric (2001) 4

Closer To Fine - Indigo Girls (1989) 2

Baby Come To Me - Patti Austin & James Ingram (1981) 0

Free Electric Band - Albert Hammond (1973) 0

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and the statistics (I know you dig them :))

In period # 21 we had 60 nominations:

50's : 7 (12%)

60's : 10 (17%)

70's : 26 (43%)

80's : 5 (8%)

90's : 10 (17%)

00's : 2 (3%)

and in the Top Ten:

50's : 2 (20%)

60's : 5 (50%)

70's : 3 (30%)

That's Led Zeppelin's first #1! :)

and all in all the list is a little bit on the 70's side... (speaking about diversity, I like the 70's!) :)

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Thanks again, edna, and everybody else for their feedback :)

Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #22 from Period ending 26th July 2006

1. All Day And All Of The Night - The Kinks (1964) 104

2. Bitter Sweet Symphony - The Verve (1997) 70

3. Ain't No Sunshine - Bill Withers (1971) 65

4. Tiny Dancer - Elton John (1971) 65

5. China Grove - The Doobie Brothers (1973) 64

6. Romeo & Juliet - Dire Straits (1980) 48

7. Tie Your Mother Down - Queen (1976) 47

8. Wild Thing - The Troggs (1966) 45

9. Southern Man - Neil Young (1970) 45

10. Life In The Fast Lane - The Eagles (1976) 44

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love - Queen (1979) 44

Burning Down The House - Talking Heads (1983) 42

The Jean Genie - David Bowie (1972) 38

Play That Funky Music - Wild Cherry (1976) 36

Band of Gold - Freda Payne (1970) 36

The Train Kept A-Rollin - The Yardbirds (1965) 35

Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is? - Chicago (1969) 34

It's Too Late - Carole King (1971) 33

She's Gone - Hall and Oates (1973) 33

Dreams - The Allman Brothers Band (1969) 32

Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) - The Penguins (1954) 30

Back in the Saddle - Aerosmith (1976) 29

Oh! You Pretty Things - David Bowie (1971) 28

Prove It All Night - Bruce Springsteen (1978) 28

Runaway Train - Soul Asylum (1993) 28

Jambalaya - Hank Williams Sr. (1952) 28

Young Girl - Gary Puckett & The Union Gap (1968) 27

No More Mr. Nice Guy - Alice Cooper (1973) 27

Pipeline - The Chantays (1963) 27

Delilah - Tom Jones (1968) 27

Three Little Birds - Bob Marley & The Wailers (1977) 27

Sweet Soul Music - Arthur Conley (1967) 23

You Better Move On - The Rolling Stones (1964) 23

Beat on the Brat - The Ramones (1976) 22

The Game Of Love - Michelle Branch & Carlos Santana (2002) 22

He'll Have To Go - Jim Reeves (1962) 22

Tribute - Tenacious D (2001) 21

Cotton Fields - Creedence Clearwater Revival (1969) 21

Groove is in the Heart - Deee-Lite (1990) 20

Enter Sandman - Metallica (1991) 18

Are The Good Times Really Over For Good (I Wish a Buck Was Still Silver) - Merle Haggard (1981) 18

Don't Cry Joni - Conway Twitty (1975) 18

Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue - Crystal Gayle (1977) 17

On The Road Again - Canned Heat (1968) 17

Delta Dawn - Tanya Tucker (1972) 16

Changes in Latitudes, Changes in Attitudes - Jimmy Buffet (1977) 14

Talk of The Town - The Pretenders (1980) 13

Bush Doctor - Peter Tosh (1978) 13

Just One of Those Things - Ella Fitzgerald (1960) 13

Counting Blue Cars - Dishwalla (1995) 12

I Left My Heart in San Francisco - Tony Bennett (1962) 12

Alone Again (Naturally) - Gilbert O'Sullivan (1972) 11

Cinderella - Firefall (1976) 11

Walk - Don't Run - The Ventures (1960) 10

Cold As Ice - Foreigner (1977) 10

Love Your Way - Powderfinger (2003) 10

Watermelon Man - Mongo Santamaria (1962) 9

Bittersweet - Hoodoo Gurus (1985) 8

Bad Boys - Miami Sound Machine (1986) 7

The Captain - Kasey Chambers (1999) 4

I'm Your Puppet - James And Bobby Purify (1966) 2

Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold (1977) 2

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and the numbers... :)

in Period # 22 we had 62 nominations:

50's : 2 (3%)

60's : 18 (29%)

70's : 27 (44%)

80's : 6 (10%)

90's : 6 (10%)

00's : 3 (5%)

and in the Top Ten:

60's : 2 (20%)

70's : 6 (60%)

80's : 1 (10%)

90's : 1 (10%)

Did you notice that we almost had two Queen songs in the Top Ten? :)

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So folks. here's the

Songfactors' Choice Top Ten #23 for the week ending Sunday 30th July 2006

1. Piano Man - Billy Joel (1973) 76

2. Heart Full Of Soul - The Yardbirds (1965) 64

3. Saturday Night's Alright For Fighting - Elton John (1973) 64

4. Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison & The Candymen (1964) 63

5. Friday on my Mind - The Easybeats (1967) 63

6. I Want You (She's So Heavy) - The Beatles (1969) 62

7. Old Man - Neil Young (1972) 58

8. Walk of Life - Dire Straits (1985) 54

9. Over the Hills and Far Away - Led Zeppelin (1973) 54

10. Daydream Believer - The Monkees (1967) 53

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Maybe I'm Amazed - Paul McCartney (1970) 52

Seven Bridges Road - The Eagles (1980) 49

Summer of '69 - Bryan Adams (1984) 43

Devil With The Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (1966) 41

A Well Respected Man - The Kinks (1965) 36

Takin' Care of Business - Bachmann-Turner Overdrive (1973) 36

I Wish It Would Rain - The Temptations (1967) 36

Windy - The Association (1967) 35

Bernadette - The Four Tops (1967) 35

You're No Good - Linda Ronstadt (1975) 33

Witchy Woman - The Eagles (1972) 32

1979 - Smashing Pumpkins (1995) 31

Down On Me - Big Brother & The Holding Company (1967) 30

Get Ready - Rare Earth (1966) 28

Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman (1969) 28

White Bird - It´s a Beautiful Day (1969) 28

Cruel To Be Kind - Nick Lowe (1979) 27

You Keep Me Hanging On - Vanilla Fudge (1967) 26

What's Up - 4 Non Blondes (1992) 25

Stay With Me - Faces (1971) 25

Khe Sanh - Cold Chisel (1978) 24

Black Night - Deep Purple (1969) 24

Doctor My Eyes - Jackson Browne (1972) 23

Swingtown - The Steve Miller Band (1977) 21

Wooly Bully - Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs (1965) 21

Children Of The Grave - Black Sabbath (1971) 20

Day-O (Banana Boat Song) - Harry Belafonte (1956) 18

Chapel Of Love - The Dixie Cups (1964) 18

Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker) - Parliament (1976) 18

Questions 67 and 68 - Chicago (1969) 17

You Might Think - The Cars (1984) 16

Night Bird Flying - Jimi Hendrix (1971) 15

Coffee & TV - Blur (1999) 15

Angel - Sarah MacLachlan (1997) 13

Blues Power - Eric Clapton (1980) 13

Love Is The Answer - England Dan and John Ford Coley (1978) 13

When You Walk in The Room - The Searchers (1972) 11

Ballad of Lucy Jordan - Marianne Faithfull (1979) 11

Uncle John's Band - Grateful Dead (1970) 10

Love Will Find A Way - Pablo Cruise (1978) 10

Jump in the Line - Harry Belafonte (1961) 10

I Love the Life I Live, I Live the Life I Love - Royal Crown Revue (1995) 10

Hunger Strike - Temple of the Dog (1991) 9

Memphis - Johnny Rivers (1964) 9

Cowboy, Take Me Away - The Dixie Chicks (2000) 9

Greenback Dollar - The Kingston Trio (1963) 9

Cinderella - Paul Anka (1963) 9

Knights of Cydonia - Muse (2006) 7

You Raise Me Up - Josh Groban (2003) 5

Shake A Tail Feather - James and Bobby Purify (1985) 4

South City Midnight Lady - The Doobie Brothers (1973) 4

Round and Round - Ratt (1984) 2

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and the statistics:

in week #23 we had 62 nominations:

50's : 1 (2%)

60's : 23 (37%)

70's : 22 (35%)

80's : 7 (11%)

90's : 6 (10%)

00's : 3 (5%)

and in the Top Ten:

60's : 5 (50%)

70's : 4 (40%)

80's : 1 (10%)

in this Top ten we had 3 pairs with equal points... talk about close votes :)

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and here's the

The Songfactors' Choice Top Ten for the week ending Sunday 6th August 2006

1. Big Yellow Taxi - Joni Mitchell (1970) 69

2. Summer Breeze - Seals and Crofts (1972) 66

3. Mr. Bojangles - The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band (1970) 59

4. Oh Girl - Chi-Lites (1972) 58

5. Dazed and Confused - Led Zeppelin (1969) 58

6. Teach Your Children - Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young (1970) 54

7. Last Train To Clarksville - The Monkees (1966) 54

8. Sweet Child O' Mine - Guns'N'Roses (1987) 50

9. Low Spark of High Heeled Boys - Traffic (1971) 50

10.Into The Mystic - Van Morrison (1970) 49

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Just Like A Woman - Bob Dylan (1966) 46

Purple Rain - Prince and the Revolution (1984) 46

Walk Away Renee - The Left Banke (1966) 45

Out of Time - The Rolling Stones (1966) 43

How Much I Feel - Ambrosia (1978) 41

Champagne Supernova - Oasis (1995) 40

Let's Get it On - Marvin Gaye (1973) 39

Massachusetts - The Bee Gees (1967) 36

My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder (1969) 36

I'll Feel A Whole Lot Better - The Byrds (1965) 35

I'm A Man - Spencer Davis Group (1967) 32

Overjoyed - Stevie Wonder (1986) 29

Spanish Castle Magic - Jimi Hendrix (1967) 28

I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown (1964) 26

Mmm, Mmm, Mmm, Mmm - Crash Test Dummies (1993) 26

One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer - George Thorogood & Destroyers (1977) 25

Winter Time - Steve Miller Band (1977) 25

Common People - Pulp (1995) 25

No Rain - Blind Melon (1993) 25

I Love Rock'n'Roll - Joan Jett and The Blackhearts (1981) 24

Stoned Love - The Supremes (1970) 23

Ah, Leah - Donnie Iris (1980) 22

All Or Nothing - Small Faces (1966) 20

As Tears Go By - Marianne Faithfull (1964) 19

Rock And Roll, Hoochie Koo - Rick Derringer (1974) 18

Across The Board - Slick, Kantner, and Frieberg (1973) 18

Heartbreaker - Pat Benatar (1979) 17

Lovin' You - Minnie Riperton (1975) 17

Not to Touch the Earth - The Doors (1968) 14

Incident at Neshabur - Santana (1970) 13

Down To Zero - Joan Armatrading (1976) 12

Blood and Roses - The Smithereens (1986) 11

I Melt With You - Modern English (1982) 11

Gin and Juice - Snoop Dogg (1993) 11

Stacy's Mom - Fountains of Wayne (2003) 10

Talkin' Bout a Revolution - Tracy Chapman (1988) 10

Script For a Jesters Tear - Marillion (1983) 10

Rock You Like a Hurricane - The Scorpions (1984) 9

Reach for the Sun - Polyphonic Spree (2002) 9

Don't Let The Green Grass Fool You - Wilson Pickett (1971) 9

Natural Born Boogie - Humble Pie (1969) 9

Struggling Man - Jimmy Cliff (1974) 9

Bernadine - Pat Boone (1957) 9

All My Life - Linda Ronstadt and Aaron Neville (1989) 8

Only The Strong Survive - Jerry Butler (1968) 8

Besame Mucho - Andrea Bocelli (2006) 8

It's Love - King's X (1990) 7

True Companion - Marc Cohn (1991) 7

Aerial Boundaries - Michael Hedges (1984) 4

Anthem - Leonard Cohen (1992) 4

Jesus Freak - DC Talk (1995) 0

Work - Jimmy Eat World (2004) 0

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