Some people actually change music. Chuck Berry is one. Bob Dylan is another. Joey Ramone is another still. Music is sometimes changed by accident. It is rarely changed in a vacuum.
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Jazz musician, arranger, producer, entrepreneur, social activist and one of the first black executives of a major record company: all describe the inimitable Quincy Jones. He is a one-person history of the entertainment industry over the past 60 years, going from be-bop to hip-hop. With more Grammy nominations and awards than anyone else alive, Quincy Jones is one of the great American success stories.
We present to you a ranking of the greatest UK No 1 singles since the charts began in The only rule was that an artist could only feature once. As such, it is very much open to discussion, which we heartily encourage in the comments section. Also, note that dates listed are the dates the songs reached No 1. As much a generational bellwether as a pop classic. The weirdness of 70s Britain in musical form. Trevor Horn and co turned this material into postmodern gold, building jingles, prog, orchestral pop and more into a screwball fantasy.