How music and health make for a perfect harmony: Most requested songs at hospital revealed

PUBLISHED: 15:00 24 December 2017

The Beatles. Picture: PA

The Beatles. Picture: PA

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Grab your NHS prescriptions, this week it’s all about songs that the doctor and patients ordered.

A hospital radio station has compiled a list of the Top 10 most popular songs and the Top 20 artists requested at Goodmayes Hospital.

Bedrock Radio DJ Marj Young has been collecting requests from patients at the hospital in Barley Lane, over the last six months.

The top ten most requested songs are:

1. Imagine by John Lennon

2. Dancing Queen by Abba

3. Fly Me To The Moon by Frank Sinatra

4. I Will Always Love You by Whitney Houston

5. In The Arms of An Angel by Sarah McLachlan

6. Mamma Mia by Abba

7. Buffalo Soldier by Bob Marley

8. Can You Feel the Love Tonight by Elton John

9. Delilah by Tom Jones

10. First My Last My Everything by Barry White

Top 20 artists:

1. Beatles

2. Abba

3. Bob Marley

4. John Lennon

5. Elvis Presley

6. Michael Jackson

7. George Michael

8. Ed Sheeran

9. Frank Sinatra

10. Madonna

11. Passenger

12. Beethoven

13. Chris Brown

14. Elton John

15. Engelbert Humperdinck

16. Hank Williams

17. Mariah Carey

18. Mozart

19. Whitney Houston

20. Adele

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