Cyber Music: DIY Top Ten

It's the perfect treat for any of us locked into the past - our very own pick'n'mix album. The Virgin Record Store, the UK's first digital record shop, has set up a computer at London's Cyberia Internet Cafe which will mean you will soon be able to compile your own Top 10 all-time greats hit album. Xenia Gregoriades asked 10 music lovers for their Top 10s.

FINLEY QUAYE, pop star

1. Cross Town Traffic - Jimi Hendrix

2. Since I've Been Loving You - Led Zeppelin

3. Put Your Hands Up - Reef

4. Scooby Snacks - Fun Lovin' Criminals

5. Money In Your Pocket - Dennis Brown

6. See Emily Play - Pink Floyd

7. Sun Is Shining - Bob Marley

8. Passing Me By - Pharcyde

9. Dust My Broom - Robert Johnson

10. Planet Rock - Soulsonic Force


1. Miss You - Rolling Stones

2. Rock 'n' Roll - Led Zeppelin

3. Creep - Radiohead

4. Green Onions - Booker T and the MGs

5. Pretty Baby - Blondie

6. Clouds - Joni Mitchell

7. Mr Blue - Michael Franks

8. Dirty Old Man - Faithless

9. Mary Jane - Alanis Morrisette

10. Loverman - Billie Holliday


1. The Verve - Bitter Sweet Symphony

2. One Drop - Bob Marley

3. Cherry, O Baby - UB40

4. Concrete Jungle - Bob Marley

5. Stir It Up - Bob Marley

6. Let's Stay Together - Al Green

7. What's Goin' On? - Marvin Gaye

8. Got Til It's Gone - Janet Jackson

9. Ghetto Woman - Marlena Shaw

10. Once I Dreamt I Dwelt In Marble Halls - Joan Sutherland

BRIAN McLAUGHLIN, managing director of HMV Europe

1. American Pie - Don McLean

2. Money For Nothing - Dire Straits

3. What's Goin' On? - Marvin Gaye

4. Let's Dance - David Bowie

5. Sidewinder Sleeps Tonight - REM

6. Chuck E's In Love - Rickie Lee Jones

7. And I Love Her - The Beatles

8. Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

9. House of the Rising Sun - The Animals

10. In Dreams - Roy Orbison

PETER STRINGFELLOW, night-club owner

1. Move It - Cliff Richard

2. Jailhouse Rock - Elvis Presley

3. Come on Everybody - Eddie Cochran

4. Great Balls of Fire - Jerry Lee Lewis

5. Ichycoo Park - Small Faces

6. Keep On Running - Spencer Davis

7. My Generation - The Who

8. Don't You Think I'm Sexy - Rod Stewart

9. It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones

10. Please Please Me - The Beatles

The Right Rev JIM THOMPSON, Bishop of Bath and Wells

1. Elgar's Sea Pictures - sung by Janet Baker

2. Missa Solemnis - Beethoven

3. Marriage of Figaro - Mozart

4. Symphony No 1 - Brahms

5. Dream of Gerontius - Elgar

6. When I Fall In Love - Nat King Cole

7. I Was Glad - Hubert Parry

8. Bring in the Clowns - Shirley Bassey

9. Requiem - Verdi

10. Piano Concerto No 5 - Beethoven

LEO SAYER, rock singer

1. No Woman, No Cry - Bob Marley

2. Like a Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan

3. Hootchie Cootchie Man - Muddy Waters

4. My Baby Still Cares For Me - Nina Simone

5. Mystery Train - Elvis Presley

6. Weather With You - Crowded House

7. Fall For You - Ray Charles

8. Superfly - Curtis Mayfield

9. Last Train Home - Pat Metheny

10. Creep - Radiohead


("I could write a different list every day of my life.")

1. Tight Connection to the Heart - Bob Dylan

2. Rock and Roll Suicide - David Bowie

3 Nirvana Unplugged New York - The Real Thing

4. The Crystal Ship - The Doors

5. It's You I want - The Milkshakes

6. I'm too Sexy - Right Said Fred

7. You Make me Feel - Sylvestre

8. Ever Fallen in Love - Buzzcocks

9. Burning Up - Elvis Presley

10. Hotel California - The Eagles

(B-list Number One: Come on Eileen - Dexy's Midnight Runners)

BRIAN MOORE, former rugby international

1. Queen of the Night's aria from The Magic Flute - Mozart

2. Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick - Ian Dury

3. Adagio for Strings - Samuel Barber

4. Won't Get Fooled Again - The Who

5. Intermezzo, Cavalleria Rusticana - Mascagni

6. I Know What I Like - Genesis

7. Always Look on the Bright Side of Life - Monty Python

8. Always the Sun - The Stranglers

9. Goodbye for the Roses - Elvis Costello

10. There is Beauty in the Bellow of the Gale, from Mikado - Gilbert and Sullivan


Pet Sounds - The Beach Boys ("That does everything for me")

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