Fanning’s Fab 50 (1990)

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Here is a listing of the 1990 Fanning’s Fab 50. The 2014 edition will be broadcast next Monday 22nd December and Tuesday 23th from 10pm-1am. Let’s hope there are a few new entries..

50. The Doors – Riders on the storm
49. My Bloody Valentine – Soon
48. Elvis Costello – Alison
47. Fatima Mansions – Blues for Ceauseau
46. U2 – Hawkmoon 269
45. The Fat Lady Sings – Arclight
44. Jesus and Mary Chain – Some candy talking
43. A House – Call me Blue
42. Golden Horde – 100 boys
41. U2 – The sweetest thing
40. World Party – Message in the box
39. Morrissey – Everyday is like Sunday
38. The Pixies – Here comes your man
37. The Cure – Just like heaven
36. The Hothouse Flowers – Hard Rain
35. Them – Gloria
34. Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – The ship song
33. Sinead O’Connor – Troy
32. The Hothouse Flowers – I can see clearly now
31. The Charlatans – The only one I know
30. Something Happens – What now
29. John Lennon – Imagine
28. The Smiths – How Soon Is Now?
27. R.E.M. – Orange Crush
26. The Stunning – Brewing up a storm
25. The Pixies – Monkey’s gone to heaven
24. The Wonder Stuff – Don’t let me down gently
23. U2 – Night and day
22. Led Zeppelin – Stairway to heaven
21. Happy Mondays – Kinky Afro
20. The Cure – A forest
19. The House of Love – Shine on
18. Dead Milkmen – Punk rock girl
17. The La’s – There she goes
16. The Smiths – What difference does it make?
15. U2 – Pride
14. That Petrol Emotion – Sensitize
13. An Emotional Fish – Celebrate
12. Power of Dreams – 100 ways to kill a love
11. The Stone Roses – Fool’s Gold
10. R.E.M. – World leader pretend
9. The Stone Roses – I am the resurrection
8. U2 – God part II
7. The Waterboys – The whole of the moon
6. The Pixies – Debaser
5. Joy Division – Love will tear us apart
4. Something Happens – Hello, hello, hello, hello, hello
3. Happy Mondays – Step on
2. Something Happens – Parachute
1. U2 – Bad

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2 Responses to “Fanning’s Fab 50 (1990)”

  1. Great memories. I remember being glued to it with the finger on the pause trigger record to record. The explosion of the intro for The Golden Horde was special

  2. Ah the nostalgia! Not sure about Something Happens at #2 and far too many Hothouse Flowers entries but great list!

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