5 TOP TENS

TEN BANNED RECORDS

1 GOD SAVE THE QUEEN. . .The Sex Pistols

2 RELAX. . .Frankie Goes to Hollywood

3 COP KILLER. . .Ice-T

4 I WANT YOUR SEX. . .George Michael

5 HI HI HI. . .Paul McCartney

6 GIVE IRELAND BACK TO THE IRISH. . .Paul McCartney

7 LOVE TO LOVE YOU BABY. . .Donna Summer

8 RUBBER BULLETS. . .10cc

9 BIG SEVEN. . .Judge Dread

10 WET DREAM. . .Max Rodeo

TEN ONE-HIT-WONDERS

1 CARL DOUGLAS. . .Kung Fu Fighting

2 JOE DOLCE. . .Shaddap Your Face

3 BRIAN & MICHAEL. . .Matchstalk Men

4 ANITA WARD. . .Ring My Bell

5 M. . .Pop Musik

6 THE FLOATERS. . .Float On

7 THE RPO. . .Hooked on Classics

8 ALTHEA & DONNA. . .Uptown Top Ranking

9 THE SUGARHILL GANG. . .Rappers' Delight

10 JJ BARRIE. . .No Charge

TEN SUPERIOR COVER VERSIONS

(ORIGINAL ARTIST IN BRACKETS)

1 I FEEL FOR YOU. . .Chaka Khan (Prince)

2 VENUS. . .Bananarama (Shocking Blue)

3 I'M NOT YOUR STEPPING STONE. . .The Sex Pistols (The Monkees)

4 RED RED WINE. . .UB40 (Neil Diamond)

5 DON'T TURN AROUND. . .Aswad (Tina Turner)

6 ALWAYS ON MY MIND. . .Pet Shop Boys (Willie Nelson)

7 THE ONLY WAY IS UP. . .Yazz (Otis Clay)

8 I WANNA DANCE WITH SOMEBODY. . .Whitney Houston (Boy Meets Girl)

9 DIZZY. . .Vic Reeves/The Wonderstuff (Tommy Roe)

10 EVERYTHING I OWN. . .Ken Boothe (Bread)

TEN RECORDS BY COMEDIANS

1 HARRY ENFIELD. . .Loadsamoney

2 RUSS ABBOTT. . .Atmosphere

3 CLIVE DUNN. . .Grandad

4 ALEXEI SAYLE. . .Ullo John Gotta New Motor

5 THE YOUNG ONES. . .Living Doll

6 JASPER CARROTT. . .Funky Moped

7 KENNY EVERETT. . .Snot Rap

8 BILLY CONOLLY. . .D-I-V-O-R-C-E

9 MONTY PYTHON. . .Always Look on the Bright Side

10 THE GOODIES. . .Funky Gibbon

TEN RECORDS BY ANIMALS

1 WE ALL STAND TOGETHER. . .The Frog Chorus

2 BARE NECESSITIES. . .Baloo the bear

3 UNDER THE SEA. . .Sebastian the crab

4 LONG-HAIRED HARE. . .Bugs Bunny

5 RUFF MIX. . .The Wonder Dogs

6 EVERYBODY WANTS TO BE A CAT. . .The Aristocats

7 RAT RAPPING. . .Roland Rat

8 MICKEY MOUSE DISCO. . .Mickey Mouse

9 WHO'S AFRAID OF THE BIG BAD WOLF. . .Three Little Pigs

10 ORVILLE'S SONG. . .Orville the duck

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