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Ten songs that represent Britain

Old Aug 31st 2012, 5:14 am
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BBC Radio 2 has chosen ten songs that best represent how modern Britain has developed and evolved:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/c...n-Britain.html

[The explanations are quite interesting, and apparently the public can choose another forty]

We’ll Meet Again - Vera Lynn (1939)
Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan (1954)
She Loves You - Beatles (1963)
My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small (1964)
A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procul Harum (1967)
Je T’Aime... Moi Non Plus - Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin (1969)
God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols (1977)
Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984)
Ebeneezer Goode - The Shamen (1992)
Rehab - Amy Winehouse (2006)
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Old Aug 31st 2012, 7:36 am
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BBC Radio 2 has chosen ten songs that best represent how modern Britain has developed and evolved:

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/c...n-Britain.html

[The explanations are quite interesting, and apparently the public can choose another forty]

We’ll Meet Again - Vera Lynn (1939)
Rock Island Line - Lonnie Donegan (1954)
She Loves You - Beatles (1963)
My Boy Lollipop - Millie Small (1964)
A Whiter Shade of Pale - Procul Harum (1967)
Je T’Aime... Moi Non Plus - Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin (1969)
God Save The Queen - Sex Pistols (1977)
Two Tribes - Frankie Goes To Hollywood (1984)
Ebeneezer Goode - The Shamen (1992)
Rehab - Amy Winehouse (2006)
What, no Birdie Song?
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