The 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time: 100-1

64. The Smiths - 'This Charming Man' (1983, Rough Trade). The first genius spark of Morrissey and Johnny Marr's partnership seems so much bigger than its meagre chart placing: Number 25, with a whimper. It really is all about Marr's jaw-dropping riff – perhaps the most distinctive in all of British pop.

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