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Lennon tops UK songs list

John Lennon's iconic track Imagine has been crowned as UK's favourite song in a poll conducted by Virgin Radio.

music Updated: Jan 03, 2006 21:22 IST
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John Lennon's iconic track Imagine has been crowned as UK's favourite song in a poll conducted by Virgin Radio.

"His writing, especially with Paul McCartney, is possibly the country's greatest ever musical export and he clearly still holds a special place in the nation's heart,"  Ratethemusic quoted Virgin Radio's Ben Jones, as saying of Lennon.

The classic song fought off competetion with The Beatles' Hey Jude  and Let It Be, which came in second and  third respectively, to claim the top spot in the poll carried out on 7,000 radio listeners.

Irish band U2's One took the fourth position, followed by Robbie Williams' Angels.

The Top 10 favourite songs, per Virgin Radio are:

Imagine - John Lennon

Hey Jude - The Beatles

Let It Be - The Beatles

One - U2

Angels - Robbie Williams

Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen

Stairway To Heaven - Led Zeppelin

Every Breath You Take - The Police

Hotel California - The Eagles 

You're Beautiful - James Blunt