BRIEF HISTORY OF A BEAT

Inspired by my love of #16. Arguably the embryo is "Sing Sing Sing" (Louis Prima, 1936; Benny Goodman, 1937). http://open.spotify.com/user/128607480/playlist/4pQdT47vpuWYb9DYl3PeIE
  1. 1.
    "You Can't Hurry Love," (The Supremes, 1966).
  2. 2.
    "American Girl," (Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, 1977).
  3. 3.
    "Lust For Life," (Iggy Pop, 1977).
  4. 4.
    "Love For Tender," (Elvis Costello & The Attractions, 1980).
  5. 5.
    "Hitsville UK," (The Clash, 1981).
  6. 6.
    "Town Called Malice," (The Jam, 1982).
  7. 7.
    "Maneater," (Daryl Hall & John Oates, 1982).
  8. 8.
    "This Charming Man," (The Smiths, 1983).
  9. 9.
    "Walking On Sunshine," (Katrina & The Waves, 1985).
  10. 10.
    "Don't Get Me Wrong," (The Pretenders, 1986).
  11. 11.
    "Last Nite," (The Strokes, 2001).
  12. 12.
    "Throwaway Style," (The Exploding Hearts, 2003).
  13. 13.
    "Are You Gonna Be My Girl," (Jet, 2003).
  14. 14.
    "The Sporting Life," (The Decemberists, 2005).
  15. 15.
    "If Looks Could Kill," (Camera Obscura, 2006).
  16. 16.
    "Valerie," (Mark Ronson ft. Amy Winehouse, 2007).