No More Fab Fifty?

Fans of Dave Fanning’s Fab 50 were disappointed to learn that there will be no 2018 edition of the annual rundown of listeners favourite 3 tracks of all time (or in latter years their favourite tracks of this millenium). In order to preserve this Christmas tradition we decided to pull out the stops and hereby present the 2013 edition in it’s entirety. If you like spoilers, the rundown can be found on our Fab Fifty index. If you happen to remember the tracklist of any missing years we’d love to hear from you.

4 Responses to “No More Fab Fifty?”

  1. Was there a reason for no Fab50 this year?

  2. Here is a partial FAB 50 which I wrote down from a tape I once had. It’s from 1992. Some great Irish tracks here – aside from U2.
    Except for 31 and 29 the rest still sound good to my ears today.

    50 The Sultans of Ping F.C. – Veronica
    49 Carter USM – After the Watershed
    48 The Boo Radleys – Lazarus
    47 Sinead O’Connor – Troy
    46 Sugar Changes
    45 The Devlins – I Knew That
    44 Engine Alley – Infamy
    43 U2 – Where The Streets Have No Name
    42 The Smiths – This Charming Man
    41 Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds – Straight To You
    40 The Undertones – Teenage Kicks
    39 Metallica – One
    38 U2 – Mysterious Ways
    37 The House of Love – Feel
    36 Metallica – Nothing Else Matters
    35 The Stunning – Brewing Up A Storm
    34 The Smiths – How Soon Is Now
    33 The Pixies – Monkey’s Gone To Heaven
    32 The Pale – Butterfly
    31 Led Zeppelin – Stairway to Heaven
    30 The Frank and Walters – Walter’s Trip
    29 The Doors – The End
    28 A House – Take it Easy On Me
    27 The Jesus and Mary Chain – Far Gone And Out

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