My personal Top 42 all-time favourite songs...


I enjoy a wide variety of musical styles... music of all different kinds... but I remain a pop music fanatic at heart. The following list is a collection of faves.

These songs are almost in a sort of alphabetical order, not preferential, and are subject to change without a moment's notice.


  • Afterglow of Your Love - Small Faces
  • All We Are - Kim Mitchell
  • Another Nail In My Heart - Squeeze
  • Avalon - Roxy Music
  • Blue Jeans and Moonbeams - Captain Beefheart
  • Crazy - Seal
  • Cry - Godley and Creme
  • Don't Get Me Wrong - The Pretenders
  • Elenore - The Turtles* 
  • Eloise - Barry Ryan
  • Frozen Orange Juice - Peter Sarstedt* 
  • Girl Don't Come - Sandie Shaw
  • I Can Dream About You  - Dan Hartman
  • I Drove All Night - Cyndi Lauper
  • I'm Not In Love - 10cc
  • It's Only Make Believe - Conway Twitty
  • Don't Answer Me - Alan Parson Project
  • Johnny and Mary - Robert Palmer
  • Just Like Paradise - David Lee Roth
  • Layla - Derek & The Dominoes
  • Little Red Corvette - Prince
  • MacArthur Park - Richard Harris
  • Message to My Girl - Split Enz
  • More Than Words - Extreme
  • Mr. Blue - The Fleetwoods
  • Never Letting Go - Stephen Bishop
  • Paperback Writer - The Beatles
  • Rebecca - Flo and Eddie* 
  • Remember - Harry Nilsson* 
  • She's A Beauty - The Tubes
  • Since I Fell For You - Lenny Welch
  • Since I Don't Have You - Don McLean
  • Stand By Me - Ben E. King
  • The Taxi Ride - Jane Siberry
  • Torch Song - Todd Rundgren
  • Veronica - Elvis Costello
  • Video Killed The Radio Star - The Buggles
  • Waiting For A Star To Fall - Boy Meets Girl
  • What's Going On? - Marvin Gaye
  • Whiter Shade of Pale - Annie Lennox
  • Wuthering Heights - Kate Bush
  • You're My Best Friend - Queen


My personal favourite Top 21 albums


  • As Time Goes By - Harry Nilsson* 
  • A Wizard, A True Star - Todd Rundgren
  • Armed Forces - Elvis Costello
  • Blonde on Blonde - Bob Dylan
  • Consequences - Godley & Creme
  • Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti - Squeeze
  • 12 Deadly Cyns - Cyndi Lauper
  • Deuxieme Arret - Gilles Valiquette
  • Eight Miles High - The Byrds
  • Elvis' Gold Records Vol.1 & 2 - Elvis Presley
  • Good Vibrations - The Beachboys
  • Happy Together Again - The Turtles* 
  • Jeff Beck's Guitar Shop - Jeff Beck
  • Ogden's Nut Gone Flake - Small Faces
  • Phlorescent Leech & Eddie - Mark Volman and Howard Kaylan* 
  • Revolver - The Beatles
  • Update - Peter Sarstedt* 
  • The Asylum Choir - Leon Russell & Marc Benno
  • The Completion Backwards Principle - The Tubes
  • The Wild, The Innocent and The E-Street Shuffle - Bruce Springsteen
  • 200 Motels- Frank Zappa