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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” …

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Born to Rock – April 25th

Ella Fitzgerald – 1918 Tony Christie – 1943 Bjor Ulvaeus (Abba) – 1945 Ronnie Gilbert (The Blue Magoos) – 1946 “Fish” Derek Dick (Marillon) – 1958 Andy Bell (Erasure) – 1964 Simon Fowler (Ocean Colour Scene) – 1965

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Born to Rock – April 24th

Barbara Streisand – 1942 Ann Kelly (The Hues Corporation) – 1947 Boris Williams (The Cure) – 1958 Patty Schemel (Hole) – 1967 Jas Mann (Babylon Zoo) – 1971 Kelly Clarkson – 1982

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Born to Rock – April 23rd

Roy Orbinson – 1936 Ray Peterson – 1939 John Miles – 1949 Ray Burns (Captain Sensible) – 1955 David Gedge (The Wedding Present) – 1960 Steve Clark (Def Leppard) – 1964 Paul Clifford (The Wonder Stuff) – 1968 Stan Frazier (Sugar Ray) – 1968