RH Gets #16 in Top 20 Moments in Pop

by Dylan on October 19, 2003

We’re a bit late on this one, but the UK’s Daily Mail rated the top 20 moments in pop music in their October 16th edition, and Radiohead scored #16.
The Top 20 is as follows:-
1. Elvis Presley’s record sessions at Sun studios which produced the That’s All Right single (1954)
2. Bob Dylan goes electric at the Newport Folk Festival (1965)
3. The Clash release White Riot (1977)
4. The Beatles appear on US TV’s The Ed Sullivan Show (1964)
5. The Rolling Stones release Jumpin’ Jash Flash (1968)
6. Jimi Hendrix plays the Monterey Pop Festival (1967)
7. Neil Young releases Time Fades Away, the first of a trio of uncompromisingly dark albums (1973)
8. John Lennon releases the Imagine album (1971)
9. Nirvana emerge as one of the world’s must-see live acts during a UK tour (1990)
10. Led Zeppelin release their first LP (1969)
11. Sex Pistols’ foul-mouthed appearance on ITV (1976)
12. Pink Floyd release Dark Side of the Moon (1973)
13. Marvin Gaye threatens to quit Motown unless What’s Going On is released (1970)
14. Brian Wilson / The Beach Boys release Pet Sounds (1966)
15. Bob Marley seeks out Lee ‘Scratch’ Perry to produce the Wailers (1970)
16. Radiohead’s guitarist Jonny Greenwood sabotages lead singer Thom Yorke’s song Creep (1992)
17. The Velvet Underground are fired from Caf? Bizarre in New York after performing the The Black Angel’s Death Song twice (1965)
18. Frank Sinatra records Someone to Watch Over Me (1945)
19. Blondie’s Heart of Glass reaches number one in Britain (1979)
20. The Kinks’ Waterloo Sunset puts London at the centre of the Swinging Sixties (1967)
(Thanks to At Ease)



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