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.Updated: Jan 03, 2006 21:22 IST
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