By Dan Lane
As part of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the Official Singles Chart, Steve Lamacq challenged his listeners to come up with unusual subjects for an Official Top 10.
In turn, we agreed to mine the Official Charts Company’s sales data, and come up with some Official Top 10s, no matter how weird.
Yesterday (Monday, November 12) Steve revealed the Official Top 10 Singles Bands Beginning With ‘The’.
The Beatles, who are the top selling group of all time, dominate the Top 10 with six tracks. Their 1963 singles She Loves You and I Want To Hold Your Hand, and Can’t Buy Me Love occupy the Number 1, 2 and 4 positions, respectively.
The Human League are at Number 3 with their 1981 classic, Don’t You Want Me?, while The Seekers’ 1965 track The Carnival Is Over completes the Top 5.
Official Top 10 Singles By Bands Beginning With ‘The’ is as follows:
|1||SHE LOVES YOU||THE BEATLES|
|2||I WANT TO HOLD YOUR HAND||THE BEATLES|
|3||DON'T YOU WANT ME?||THE HUMAN LEAGUE|
|4||CAN'T BUY ME LOVE||THE BEATLES|
|5||THE CARNIVAL IS OVER||THE SEEKERS|
|6||I FEEL FINE||THE BEATLES|
|7||WE CAN WORK IT OUT/DAY TRIPPER||THE BEATLES|
|8||I GOTTA FEELING||THE BLACK EYED PEAS|
|9||HEY JUDE||THE BEATLES|
|10||UNCHAINED MELODY||THE RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS|
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