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St David's Day

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James McLaren James McLaren | 11:31 UK time, Tuesday, 1 March 2011

This morning we put out a call on BBC Wales Music's Twitter for suggestions for some of the very best songs by Welsh artists. We had loads of replies, and some nice, unusual suggestions.

Thanks to everyone who responded.

We've had a dig about and here's a selection of the obvious and the odd. I hope you get in the St David's Day mood with these beauties:

From 1996, one of the great singles from Super Furry Animals' Fuzzy Logic, here's God! Show Me Magic on YouTube.

We had a lot of suggestions for various Manic Street Preachers songs, but Motorcycle Emptiness is hard to beat:

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From a couple of decades earlier, here are Badfinger with one of the all-time classics:

One for the rock fans, here's the amazing Breadfan by Budgie (YouTube link).

Quite a few of our respondents plumped for an early Stereophonics' track, A Thousand Trees:

Another fondly-remembered track, among a few from Gorky's Zygotic Mynci, is this gem, Poodle Rockin' (Muzu.tv link).

Funeral For A Friend have almost 10 years of tracks to choose from, but we've gone for an early She Drove Me To Daytime Television (Last.fm link).

Remember 60ft Dolls? Their crowing glory was Happy Shopper (YouTube link) - mid-90s indie that wasn't Britpop boringness. Great stuff.

An lastly, just for the fun of it, here's Her Royal Welshness, Bonnie Tyler, with Total Eclipse Of The Heart:

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