Our Talking about My Generation Top of the Pops with Lesley Downing

Our Bury reporter, Lesley Downing, shares her top ten tracks of all time, although with the caveat of: “If you asked me on another day, it could be completely different!”

Lesley found it so hard to create a Top Ten that she created two! One for dance tracks and then a personal memorabilia top ten.


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Top ten dance tracks:

Come on Eileen, Dexy’s Midnight Runners

Temptation, New Order

Alright Now, Free

Tears of a Clown, Smokey Robinson

Brass in Pocket, The Pretenders

Relax, Frankie Goes to Hollywood

Groovin’ with Mr Bloe, Mr Bloe

Can’t Stand Losing You, The Police

Fluorescent Adolescent, The Arctic Monkeys

Not the Man I Used to Be – Fine Young Cannibals

Personal memorabilia Top Ten:

Moonlight Serenade – Glenn Miller

You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go – Bob Dylan

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough – Diana Ross

Ramble On – Led Zeppelin

Until it’s time for you to Go.  Buffy St Marie

Morning Morgantown – Joni Mitchell

I’ll Stand by You – The Pretenders

Fluorescent Adolescent – Arctic Monkeys (again)

Overture soundtrack from Out of Africa

Happy Xmas (War Is Over) – John Lennon


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