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Below are the 16 songs which competed for the title of Greatest Opening Song Line, in the knockout competition which ran from 19-30 April.
Warren Zevon
1
Warren Zevon
Werewolves Of London
"Saw a werewolf with a Chinese menu in his hand, walking through the streets of Soho in the rain, he was looking for a place called Lee Ho Fook's, going to get himself a big dish of beef chow mein"

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Bill Hayley and The Comets CD cover
2
Bill Haley & The Comets
Rock Around The Clock
"One two three o'clock, four o'clock, rock"

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Jimi Hendrix
3
Jimi Hendrix
Hey Joe
"Hey Joe, where you goin with that gun in your hand?"

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Little Richard
4
Little Richard
Tutti Frutti
"A Wop Bop a Loo Bop a Lop Bam Boom"

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Lynyrd Skynyrd
5
Lynyrd Skynyrd
Freebird
"If I leave here tomorrow, would you still remember me?"

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Bruce Springsteen
6
Bruce Springsteen
Hungry Heart
"Got a wife and kid in Baltimore Jack, I went out for a ride and I never went back"

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ELO
7
ELO
Telephone Line
"Hello how are you, are you feeling alright, through all these lonely lonely lonely lonely nights - is what I'd say, I'd call you everyday, if you'd pick up that telephone"

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Simon and Garfunkel
8
Paul Simon
Kodachrome
"When I look back on all the crap I learnt in high school, it's a wonder I can think at all"

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Morrissey
9
Morrissey
Everyday Is Like Sunday
"Trudging slowly through wet sand, back to the bench where your clothes were stolen"

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Elvis Costello
10
Elvis Costello
Alison
"Oh it's so funny to be seeing you after so long girl, and the way you look, I can tell that you are not impressed"

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Manic Street Preachers
Manic Street Preachers
Design for Life
"Libraries gave us power, then work came and made us free"

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Pink Floyd
See Emily Play
"Emily tries but misunderstands, she's often inclined to borrow somebody's dreams till tomorrow"

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Mick Jagger
Rolling Stones
Jumpin Jack Flash
"I was born in a crossfire hurricane"

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Sheryl Crow
Sheryl Crow
Run Baby Run
"She was born in November 1963, the day Aldous Huxley died"

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Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston
My Love is Your Love
"If tomorrow is judgement day and I'm standing on the front line, and the Lord asks me what I did with my life, I will say I spent it with you"

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The Police
The Police
Roxanne
"Roxanne, you don't have to put on the red light"

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