All time top ten

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Smash Hits (UK)

1. ELVIS PRESLEY: Trying To Get To You (RCA)
2. ELVIS COSTELLO AND THE ATTRACTIONS: Shot With His Own Gun (F-Beat). A lesson for all you miserable slaves out there.
3. THE BEACH BOYS: Caroline (Capitol)
4. THE ONLY ONES: Out There In The Night (CBS)
5. CLIVE PIG AND THE HOPEFUL CHINAMEN: Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen (Waldo's). Reminds me of a lovely year in St. Albans and a lot of lovely people.
6. THE SKIDS: Masquerade (Virgin). Great dance record.
7. MO-DETTES: Tonight (Decca). Girls are Best, n'est-ce pas?
8. KIRSTY MacCOLL: They Don't Know About Us (Stiff). Wish I'd written it.
9. KRAFTWERK: The Model (EMI). The title speaks for itself.
10. JOHN CALE: Fighter Pilot (A&M). La la la la la! La la la la! La la la la! Laa!