Top 20 Show - The Who



Martin Bailey mobailey at ntlworld.com
Thu Jan 10 10:41:19 CST 2008


Back on first December, I said this:

> Vote for your favourite Top 20 Who songs here:
>
> http://www.phoenixfm.com/top20-who.php
>
>
> Songs chosen on the this site will be played on Phoenix 98 FM on 15th 
> December  (show will also be available as MP3).
>
> There's 246 Who songs to choose from!
>
> The more Who fans that vote, the more interesting the result will be!
>
> -MB

Today, Phoenix FM have posted the results here: 
http://www.phoenixfm.com/top20-who.php

"Here were the final votes. We've given everyone's votes a score from 10 
points for a number 1 down to 1 point for a number 10."

1  Baba O'Riley      418 pts
2  Won't Get Fooled Again      405 pts
3  My Generation      211 pts
4  Who Are You      156 pts
5  Substitute      154 pts
6  5.15      152 pts
7  I Can See For Miles      151 pts
8  Pinball Wizard      145 pts
9  Love Reign O'er Me      144 pts
10  Naked Eye      136 pts
11  Bargain      133 pts
12  A Quick One While He's Away      130 pts
13  Behind Blue Eyes      130 pts
14  The Real Me      121 pts
15  Pure And Easy      112 pts
16  I Can't Explain      94 pts
17  Sparks      83 pts
18  The Seeker      75 pts
19  Sea And Sand      70 pts
20  The Punk And The Godfather      69 pts
21  Join Together      64 pts
22  Amazing Journey      57 pts
23  Slip Kid      56 pts
24  Doctor Jimmy      55 pts
25  The Kids Are Alright      54 pts
26  My Wife      52 pts
27  Pictures Of Lily      52 pts
28  Going Mobile      50 pts
29  Young Man Blues      49 pts
30  Eminence Front      48 pts
31  Magic Bus      47 pts
32  Heaven And Hell      46 pts
33  Cut My Hair      45 pts
34  Dreaming From The Waist      44 pts
35  Drowned      42 pts
36  Happy Jack      39 pts
37  See Me Feel Me      38 pts
38  Overture      37 pts
39  You Better You Bet      37 pts
40  Anyway Anyhow Anywhere      36 pts
41  Let's See Action      36 pts
42  Love Ain't For Keeping      34 pts
43  Black Widow's Eyes      33 pts
44  How Many Friends?      29 pts
45  I Don't Even Know Myself      29 pts
46  The Dirty Jobs      28 pts
47  The Song Is Over      28 pts
48  I'm One      27 pts
49  Put The Money Down      27 pts
50  Long Live Rock      26 pts
51  Guitar And Pen      25 pts
52  I Can't Reach You      25 pts
53  Blue Red And Grey      24 pts
54  Getting In Tune      23 pts
55  I'm A Boy      23 pts
56  Sister Disco      22 pts
57  We're Not Gonna Take It!      22 pts
58  Bell Boy      21 pts
59  I'm Free      21 pts
60  The Quiet One      20 pts
61  Relay      19 pts
62  Sunrise      19 pts
63  Quadrophenia      18 pts
64  Boris The Spider      17 pts
65  Call Me Lightning      17 pts
66  Dogs      17 pts
67  Squeeze Box      17 pts
68  Summertime Blues      17 pts
69  We Got A Hit      17 pts
70  Join Together/Roadrunner/My Generation Blues      16 pts
71  Music Must Change      16 pts
72  A Man In A Purple Dress      15 pts
73  Cry If You Want      15 pts
74  However Much I Booze      15 pts
75  Imagine A Man      15 pts
76  Going Down      14 pts
77  Is It In My Head?      14 pts
78  Real Good Looking Boy      14 pts
79  Dancing In The Street/Dance It Away      13 pts
80  Little Billy      13 pts
81  So Sad About Us      13 pts
82  Armenia City In The Sky      12 pts
83  God Speaks Of Marty Robbins      12 pts
84  Shakin' All Over/Spoonful/Twist And Shout      12 pts
85  Tea & Theatre      12 pts
86  Athena      11 pts
87  Endless Wire      11 pts
88  New Song      11 pts
89  Daddy Rolling Stone      10 pts
90  I'm A Man      10 pts
91  The Rock      10 pts
92  1921      9 pts
93  Barbara Ann      9 pts
94  It's Not Enough      9 pts
95  La La La Lies      9 pts
96  Baby Don't You Do It      8 pts
97  Heatwave      8 pts
98  I've Had Enough      8 pts
99  Out In The Street      8 pts
100  Pick Up The Peace      8 pts
101  Cousin Kevin      7 pts
102  Fragments      7 pts
103  Shakin' All Over      7 pts
104  The Good's Gone      7 pts
105  Too Much Of Anything      7 pts
106  Empty Glass      6 pts
107  Underture      6 pts
108  A Legal Matter      5 pts
109  Faith In Something Bigger      5 pts
110  Jaguar      5 pts
111  Rael 1      5 pts
112  Saturday Night's Alright (For Fighting)      5 pts
113  Success Story      5 pts
114  They Are All In Love      5 pts
115  A Little Is Enough      4 pts
116  Fortune Teller      4 pts
117  Glittering Girl      4 pts
118  In The Ether      4 pts
119  Sally Simpson      4 pts
120  Sound Round      4 pts
121  Trick Of The Light      4 pts
122  Twist And Shout      4 pts
123  Another Tricky Day      3 pts
124  Anytime You Want Me      3 pts
125  Two Thousand Years      3 pts
126  When I Was A Boy      3 pts
127  (This Could Be) The Last Time      2 pts
128  Acid Queen      2 pts
129  Extra Extra Extra      2 pts
130  Mike Post Theme      2 pts
131  Much Too Much      2 pts
132  No Road Romance      2 pts
133  One Life's Enough      2 pts
134  Water      2 pts
135  You      2 pts
136  Eyesight To The Blind      1 pts
137  I Need You      1 pts
138  Time Is Passing      1 pts


Note the highest-rated song from Endless Wire:  "Black Widow's Eyes"  at 
Number 43.  But most of the songs from EW are included somewhere.  

Why would anyone have voted for "Extra Extra Extra"?

-MB 



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