My Top Ten — Bruce Barrow

 

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Ladies and Gentleman, I give you:  Mr B

And his top ten, again, in no particular order

 

Frank Sinatra — New York

Party time, drunken end of parties

 

Eurythmics — Sweet Dreams

Got to love a song with abuse in it

 

Hazel O’Connor — Will You

Smoking Sax

 

Joe Jackson — Different for Girls

Universally acknowledged as the best opening line in popular music

 

Ian Dury — Toast

Just because

 

Elvis Costello — Shipbuilding

Extraordinarily haunting

 

Billy Joel — Allentown

Soul in a box

 

EVERYTHING by Tears for Fears, but especially Mad World

Adolescent angst

 

Duran Duran — Girls on Film

Essex, baby

 

Rush — Spirit of Radio

Adolescent rocking with a storming opening riff

 

 

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