Best single of all time

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Blige and Florence Welch. It was also the fifth-bestselling song in the U. The song caused a stir among some religious groups, who feared that the Stones were devil-worshippers. However, in a interview with Rolling Stone , Mick Jagger said the song was an idea he got from French writing. However, this ended up being a bonus; he embraced the unique sound and added even more interest by wrapping a piece of wax paper around the strings of his guitar.

And it gave him his first No. It ranks at No. I had to take my shirt off and stand there in my bra to sing. Written by Curtis Mayfield, it reached No. I must have been in a very deep mood of that type of religious inspiration when I wrote that song. Clapton drew additional inspiration from his own life and his then-unrequited love for Pattie Boyd, the wife of his friend and fellow musician George Harrison. Ultimately, it all worked out — Clapton and Boyd eventually got together and were married for almost 10 years.

The sound of crashing waves on the backing track are all real. Redding finished writing and recording the song with guitarist Steve Cropper a few months later in Memphis, only days before Redding was killed when his private plane crashed into Lake Monona in Madison, Wisconsin. Often, the most tumultuous times spawn great creativity, and this was certainly true for Paul McCartney in The Beatles were falling apart, but McCartney found some comfort in a dream in which his late mother, Mary, gave him some words of advice. When it was released in the U. It was a setlist regular from through , when he dropped it.

Another Phil Spector production, it featured a full orchestra and a young Cher on backing vocals. It was his first global single release, although it only broke into the top 20 in the U. Presley included the song in his set list in after hearing Freddie Bell and the Bellboys perform it in Las Vegas. Released in , it hit the top spot in the U. In , Jim Morrison revealed in an interview with Hit Parader magazine that he wrote this song when he was crossing canals in Venice. Its highest U. It reached No. In the U. At No. In , Rolling Stone readers voted it the fifth best Hendrix song.

What was created under difficult personal circumstances lack of management and rising debt and reflected concern about world events went on to become a ature song for punk band The Clash. And there was no one there to help us. It topped the pop chart in the U. Despite not being a huge chart success — it peaked on the national pop chart at No. As an edited single, it spent three weeks at No.

However, he did include the forbidden line, and it was their first and last performance on the show. Neil Young, U2 and Eddie Vedder are a few of the many other artists who have covered the song. Despite the fact that it was never commercially released as a single in the U. A longer than average track at six minutes, 13 seconds, radio stations were initially reluctant to play it, but it nonetheless became a huge worldwide hit, reaching No. However, it was a massive hit for the folk band Peter, Paul and Mary in the summer of , and in was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame.

It ranks No. It was inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in for its influence as a rock-and-roll single and is No. But the song put unwanted pressure on the band. Brian Wilson composed and produced the song, which was inspired by his fascination with cosmic vibrations — stemming from a moment in his childhood when his mother tried to explain why dogs barked at some people and not others.

Richards played the run of notes once, then fell back to sleep. First released in the U. Sponsored Content. Latest Articles.

Best single of all time

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