Top 100 'Favourite Number 1' Singles ENGLAND - RADIO 2
The following chart was compiled to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the UK singles chart. It was broadcast on Radio 2 on 9th November 2002. "Some 188,357 votes were cast." Each participant could vote for up to 50 tracks so it is unclear whether 188,357 actually people took part or whether this is the number of titles 'ticked'.
   1 Queen Bohemian Rhapsody
   2 John Lennon Imagine
   3 Beatles Hey Jude
   4 Simon & Garfunkel Bridge Over Troubled Water
   5 George Harrison My Sweet Lord
   6 Procol Harum A Whiter Shade Of Pale
   7 Animals The House Of The Rising Sun
   8 Abba Dancing Queen
   9 Beach Boys Good Vibrations
   10 Queen & David Bowie Under Pressure
   11 Kate Bush Wuthering Heights
   12 Pink Floyd Another Brick In The Wall
   13 Police Every Breath You Take
   14 Righteous Brothers You've Lost That Loving Feeling
   15 Band Aid Do They Know It's Christmas
   16 Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
   17 Beatles She Loves You
   18 Soft Cell Tainted Love
   19 Beatles All You Need Is Love
   20 Elvis Presley Jailhouse Rock
   21 10 CC I'm Not In Love
   22 Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)
   23 Rod Stewart Maggie May
   24 Roy Orbison Oh Pretty Woman
   25 David Bowie Space Oddity
   26 Sinead O'Connor Nothing Compares 2 U
   27 Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand
   28 Dexy's Midnight Runners Come On Eileen
   29 Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine
   30 Monkees I'm A Believer
   31 Boomtown Rats I Don't Like Mondays
   32 Beatles A Hard Day's Night
   33 Beatles Help!
   34 Frankie Goes To Hollywood Relax
   35 Kylie Minogue Can't Get You Out Of My Head
   36 Queen Innuendo
   37 Byrds Mr Tambourine Man
   38 Abba Waterloo
   39 Elvis vs JXL A Little Less Conversation
   40 Kinks You Really Got Me
   41 Oasis Don't Look Back In Anger
   42 Elvis Presley All Shook Up
   43 Fleetwood Mac Albatross
   44 Elvis Presley Are You Lonesome Tonight
   45 Bryan Adams (Everything I Do) I Do It For You
   46 Rolling Stones Paint It Black
   47 Nilsson Without You
   48 Elvis Presley The Wonder Of You
   49 Louis Armstrong What A Wonderful World/Cabaret
   50 Ian Dury & The Blockheads Hit Me With Your Rhythm Stick
   51 Abba The Winner Takes It All
   52 Blondie Heart Of Glass
   53 Beatles Day Tripper/We Can Work It Out
   54 Elvis Presley Can't Help Falling In Love/Rock-A-Hula Baby
   55 George Michael Careless Whisper
   56= Beatles Ticket To Ride
   56= John Lennon Woman
   58 Beatles Can't Buy Me Love
   59 Elvis Presley It's Now Or Never
   60 Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Chile
   61 Dusty Springfield You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
   62 Beatles Yellow Submarine/Eleanor Rigby
   63 Human League Don't You Want Me
   64 Roy Orbison Only The Lonely
   65 Bill Haley & His Comets Rock Around The Clock
   66 Beatles Paperback Writer
   67 Jam Going Underground
   68 T Rex Get It On
   69 Slade Merry Xmas Everybody
   70 Sonny & Cher I Got You Babe
   71 Kinks Sunny Afternoon
   72 Bonnie Tyler Total Eclipse Of The Heart
   73= Joe Cocker With A Little Help From My Friends
   73= Abba Mamma Mia
   75= Gerry & The Pacemakers You'll Never Walk Alone
   75= David Bowie Ashes To Ashes
   75= Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
   78 Beatles Get Back
   79 Abba Knowing Me Knowing You
   80 Madonna Like A Prayer
   81 Elvis Presley Return To Sender
   82 Bangles Eternal Flame
   83= Freddie Mercury Living On My Own
   83= U2 Beautiful Day
   85 Buggles Video Killed The Radio Star
   86 Rolling Stones Jumping Jack Flash
   87 Meat Loaf I'd Do Anything For Love (But I Won't Do That)
   88 Michael Jackson Billie Jean
   89 Scott McKenzie San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Some Flowers In Your Hair)
   90 Beatles From Me To You
   91 Alice Cooper School's Out
   92 A-ha The Sun Always Shines On TV
   93 Bee Gees Night Fever
   94 Gloria Gaynor I Will Survive
   95= Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Women
   95= Hollies He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
   97 Beatles Hello Goodbye
   98 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Tears Of A Clown
   99= Police Message In A Bottle
   99= Billy Joel Uptown Girl