Top 10 Number One Singles


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The Top Ten

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen
I am a Queen addict, and of course any one who knows Queen loves this song. And of course, it was the best. I love it a lot. You can never get sick of it, and this is also what introduced me to Queen.
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2Billie Jean - Michael Jackson Listen to sample

3Someone Like You - Adele Listen to sample

4Don't Look Back In Anger - Oasis Listen to sample

5Hey Jude - The Beatles Listen to sample

6Imagine - John Lennon Listen to sample

7...Baby One More Time - Britney Spears Listen to sample

8I Will Always Love You - Whitney Houston Listen to sample

9Dancing Queen - ABBA Listen to sample

10Ernie (The Fastest Milkman in the West) - Benny Hill
This was a song that was released before political correctness became cool.
Funny little novelty song that got the Christmas #1 in it's year.
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The Contenders

11Can't Get You Out of My Head - Kylie Minogue Listen to sample

12Back for Good - Take That Listen to sample

13Don't You Want Me - The Human League Listen to sample

14Bridge Over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel Listen to sample

15Take On Me - A-ha Listen to sample

16America - Razorlight Listen to sample

17Ruby - Kaiser Chiefs Listen to sample

18Do the Bartman - Bart Simpson

19She Loves You - The Beatles
Not only did the boys have the most #1 singles of any act in history, they did it legitimately.
Most artists, from MJ, to Mariah Carey, to Madonna, engage in "track mining", where they go back time and time again to successful albums, and lift tracks to be released as singles.
The Beatles considered this disrespectful to the fans.
Had they chosen to do so, they could have had in the neighborhood of 70 or more #1 singles instead of just 26.
For example, "A Day In the Life", "While My Guitar Gently Weeps", and "In My Life" would all have easily become #1, but were never released as singles.
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