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Chart of the 40 most requested songs 


Patients ask our volunteer ward visitors for a really wide variety of styles and artistes:


These were the most requested from October to December 2017 from over 70 choices by patients



Position

Artist

Title

1

Elvis Presley

Always on my mind

2

Roy Orbison

A love so beautiful

3

Johnny Cash

A thing called love

4

Meat Loaf

Bat out of hell

5

Elton John

Daniel

6

Abba

Our last summer

7

The Isley Brothers

Behind a painted smile

8

Echo & The Bunnymen

Killing moon

9

Dean Martin

Memories are made of this

10

Frank Sinatra

My way

11

Stevie Wonder

Overjoyed

12

Elvis Presley

Return to sender

13

Otis Redding

(Sitting on the) Dock of the bay

14

Regina Belle & Peabo Bryson

A whole new world (Aladdin's theme)

15

The Supremes

Baby love

16

Paul Carrack

Beautiful world

17

The Rolling Stones

Brown sugar

18

Band Aid

Do they know it's Christmas

19

Dobie Gray

Drift away

20

Coldplay

Fix you

21

Shania Twain

From this moment on

22

Ed Sheeran

Galway girl

23

Greg Lake

I believe in Father Christmas

24

Johnny Nash

I can see clearly now

25

The Beatles

I feel fine

26

Wizzard

I wish it could be Christmas every day

27

Kenny Rogers & Dolly Parton

Islands in the stream

28

Roy Orbison

It's over

29

The Hollies

Just one look

30

Eddie Kendricks

Keep on truckin'

31

The Drifters

Kissin' in the back row of the movies

32

Al Green

Let's stay together

33

The Beatles

Love me do

34

Bill Withers

Lovely day

35

Shania Twain

Man! I feel like a woman!

36

The Bee Gees

Massachussetts

37

ELO

Mr Blue Sky

38

Cliff Richard

Saviour's day

39

Karen Young

Nobody's child

40

Yazoo

Nobody's diary



Mark Snowdon from Warrington's Radio General compiles a national chart of hospital requests for the whole year
2017's yearly chart is the second biggest chart in 14 years for number of requests, with 23,923 requests collected from 22 hospital radio stations to create this years chart
  Without giving away the chart, we have 4 Ed Sheeran tracks in the Top 10 this year, however Frank Sinatra My Way features somewhere in the Top 5 also! 

Find out more at http://www.requestcharts.org.uk/

 

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