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Whats the ultimate pop single? A song that can make you just stop whatever you're doing when it comes on? A song that no matter how many times you've heard it, it still makes you feel good.

Im talking about pop songs that no matter what gerne of music it is, regardless of wheather you like the artist or not, songs that you dont get tired of hearing. And keep it pop.

Heres a few i still enjoy.

Good Vibrations...Beech Boys.

Wouldnt it be nice...Beech Boys

Dancing Queen....Abba [ A Classic]

Never gonna give you up....Rick Astley

Downtown....Petula Clarke

Rush hour...Jane Weidlen

Gold...Spandau Ballet

Girls on film...Duran Duran

Come up and see me , make me smile...Cockney Rebel

La isla bonita...Madonna

Theres loads more but off the top of my head these come to mind immediately.

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Not quite what you asked clubber but a similar theme. I was in the car a few weeks ago and hopping through the radio channels and I heard a song that I haven't heard for many many years and although I wouldn't say it was the ultimate pop song I remember thinking that it probably epitomised the early to mid 80s more than any other song of its time (well by that I mean it epitomised them from the perspective of early teenagers, not for everyone!)

It just tapped into the whole fascination British children had with the whole American teen lifestyle especially the whole brat pack thing.

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Quite hard to do this as there are many bands like The Kinks, Stones, Beatles and a whole load of Motown acts that have songs that could easily be classified as pop but if I start to think about them then I would be here forever! So I have tried to eliminate all artists along those lines.

Some I would put on the list are:

King Fu Fighting - Carl Douglas

Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys

Dreadlock Holiday - 10cc

Happy Hour- Housemartins

Louie Louie - The Kingsmen

I Want you Back - Jackson 5

There She Goes- The Las

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Whats the ultimate pop single? A song that can make you just stop whatever you're doing when it comes on? A song that no matter how many times you've heard it, it still makes you feel good.

Im talking about pop songs that no matter what gerne of music it is, regardless of wheather you like the artist or not, songs that you dont get tired of hearing. And keep it pop.

Heres a few i still enjoy.

Good Vibrations...Beech Boys.

Wouldnt it be nice...Beech Boys

Dancing Queen....Abba [ A Classic]

Never gonna give you up....Rick Astley

Downtown....Petula Clarke

Rush hour...Jane Weidlen

Gold...Spandau Ballet

Girls on film...Duran Duran

Come up and see me , make me smile...Cockney Rebel

La isla bonita...Madonna

Theres loads more but off the top of my head these come to mind immediately.

Think you nailed it there mate

Hows about a few more nominations:

Heart Of Glass - Blondie

Since Yesterday - Strawberry Switchblade

Lovecats - The Cure

Just Cant Get Enough - Depeche Mode

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Another one that brings back a lot of happy memories:

Always makes me smile when I see the video or hear it on the radio. Not sure if I'd like it quite as much if it was relased today, as it's not all that much about the song itself(more about thefond memories), but it seems I'll never get tired of hearing it. Not that I hear it very often nowadays, though.

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Completely ignoring anything Motown or Stax, otherwise I'd be here all day, here' s a few from the '60s:

Fox On The Run - Manfred Mann

Silence is Golden - Tremeloes

The Casuals - Jesamine

Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich - Legend of Xanadu

Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five

Amen Corner - High In The Sky

Love Affair - Everlasting love

The Monkees - I'm A Believer

Billy K Kramer & The Dakotas - Every Time That You Walk In The Room

Sandie Shaw - Long Live Love

Helen Shapiro - Walking Back To Happiness

Lovin` Spoonful - Summer In The City

The Troggs - A Girl Like You

Spot the token Scouser.

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