Morrissey lists his 13 favourite singles of all time

New York Dolls come up trumps, unsurprisingly

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Morrissey has revealed his 13 favourite singles of all time – with New York Dolls' 1973 release 'Jet Boy' coming top of the pile.

Last month the former Smiths singer revealed his 13 favourite albums, and has now posted his 'supreme 13 singles' on his official Facebook page, Facebook.com/morrissey.

The frontman is a long-time admirer of New York Dolls. As a youngster he had a book about the band published and also used to head up the UK branch of their fan club.

Morrissey's 13 favourite singles, in descending order, are:

1. New York Dolls – 'Jet Boy'
2. Sparks – 'This Town Ain't Big Enough For Both of Us'
3. The Sundown Playboys – 'Saturday Nite Special'
4. Bob & Marcia – 'Young, Gifted and Black'
5. The Tams – 'Be Young, Be Foolish, Be Happy'
6. Buffy Sainte-Marie – 'Soldier Blue'
7. Al Martino – 'Granada'
8. Shocking Blue – 'Mighty Joe'
9. The Crystals – 'All Grown Up'
10. Paul Jones – 'I've Been A Bad, Bad Boy'
11. The Supremes – 'I'm Livin' In Shame'
12. Roxy Music – 'Do The Strand'
13. Mr Bloe – 'Groovin With Mr Bloe'


Listen to Morrissey's 13 favourite singles. Plus - what are you 13 favourite singles ever?

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