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Top 100 One Hit Wonders of the 1980s

100. Echo Beach – Martha & the Muffins 99. Imagination – Belouis Some 98. Needle In The Groove – Mama’s Boys 97. Tantalise – Jimmy The Hoover 96. I’d Rather Jack – The Reynolds Girls 95. Believe It Or Not – Joey Scarbury 94. Tender Love – Force MDs 93. Einstein A Go-Go – Landscape 92. E-MC2 – Big Audio …

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Top 100 Irish Albums

100. A Public Display of Affection – The Blizzards 99. How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb – U2 98. Karmarama – Picurehouse 97. The Phil Lynott Album – Phil Lynott 96. If I Die, I Die – Virgin Prunes 95. The Sea of Love – The Adventures 94. On The Turn – Kerbdog 93. Westlife – Coast to Coast 92. …

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Top 100 Christmas Songs

100. It’s Beginning To Look A Lot Like Christmas – Johnny Mathis 99. Marshmallow World – Darlene Love 98. 2 Become 1 – The Spice Girls 97. An Old Christmas Card – Jim Reeves 96. What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve? – Nancy Wilson 95. What If – Kate Winslet 94. We Wish You The Merriest – Frank Sinatra …

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Top 100 Movie Songs

The top 100 songs that were written or covered specifically for the movies. 100- Independent Women Pt 1 – Destiny’s Child (from Charlies Angels) 99- You’ve Got A Friend In Me – Randy Newman (from Toy Story) 98- Young Hearts Run Free – Kym Mazelle (from Romeo + Juliet) 97- Que Sera Sera – Doris Day (from The Man Who …

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Top 100 of the 1980s

100 – ZZ Top – Sharp Dressed Man 99 – Deniece Williams – Let’s Hear it for the Boy 98 – Madness – House of Fun 97 – Fleetwood Mac – Big Love 96 – Bonnie Tyler – Total Eclipse of the Heart 95 – Aha – The Sun Always Shines on TV 94 – Madonna – True Blue 93 …

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Top 100 Feelgood Songs

100. Shalamar – I Can Make You Feel Good 99. Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl 98. Queen – We Will Rock You 97. Red Box – Lean on Me 96. Bob Marley – Three Little Birds 95. The Pogues – Fiesta 94. Bee Gees – Stayin’ Alive 93. Martha Reeves & the Vandellas – Dancing in the Street 92. …

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The Top 100 Cover Versions

Listen here as Stephen Daly, Keith Walsh and Will Leahy count down the top 100 cover versions. 100 Kirsty McColl A New England (originally by Billy Bragg) 99 David Gray Say Hello Wave Goodbye (originally by Soft Cell) 98 Faith no More Easy (originally by the Commodores) 97 Boyzone Words (originally by the Bee Gees)96 Elvis Costello She (originally by …

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Born to Rock – April 27th

Peter Ham (Badfinger) – 1947 Kate Pierson (B-52s) – 1948 Clive Taylor (Amen Corner) – 1949   Herb Murrell (The Stylistics) – 1949 Paul Frehley (Kiss) – 1951 Marco Pirroni (Adam and the Ants) – 1959 Sheena Easton – 1959 Bob Coombes (Supergrass) – 1972 Will Boyd (Evanescence) – 1979

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Born to Rock – April 26th

Tony Murray (The Troggs) – 1945 Nick Garvey (The Motors) – 1951 Neol Davies (Selecter) – 1952 Roger Taylor (Duran Duran) – 1960 Ruth Anne (Olive) – 1970 Tionne Watkins (T-Boz) (TLC) – 1970 Jonathan Lee (S Club 7) – 1982

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Lisa “Left Eye” Lopes

On April 25, 2002, in  Honduras, while driving her sister and friends, Lopes swerved slightly to avoid a truck then immediately to the right as she tried to avoid an oncoming car.  Lopes died instantly, and was the only person fatally injured in the accident. She was 30 years old. Engraved upon her casket were the words she sings in “Waterfalls” …