Mark Archer’s Top 40 Pop Sax Songs

* From Blowout The Greatest Pop Sax book… Many unsung saxophonist in italics
  • Will You ? Hazel O’Connor /Wesley McGoogan.
  • Lily was here. David A.Stewart / Candy Dulfer .
  • One Step Beyond. Madness / Lee ‘Kix’ Thompson.
  • Take Five.Dave Brubeck / Paul Desmond.
  • Pink Panther. Henry Mancini / John ‘Plas’ Johnson.

    Great British Pop Saxophone Hooks.
  • Baker Street. Gerry Rafferty / Raf Ravenscroft.
  • Careless Whisper.George Michael / Steve Gregory.
  • Latest Trick. Dire Straits / Chris White.
  • Goin’ Home. Mark Knopfler / Michael Brecker.
  • Smooth Operator. Sade / Stuart Matthewman.
  • Your Love Is King.
  • Is It A Crime?
  • Jezebel.
  • Rat Trap. Boomtown Rats / Albie Donnelly.
  • Sweetest Smile. Black / Martin Green.
  • Thorn In My Side. The Eurythmics Martin Dobson.
  • Food For Thought. UB 40 / Brian Travers.

    The Art Of The Classic Great British Sax Pop Miniature.
  • Love And Affection. Joan Armatrading /Mel Collins.
  • No Love. Joan Armatrading / Mel Collins.
  • Perfect Day. Various / Courtney Pine.
  • You’re The Best Thing. Style Council / Gary Foot.
  • Let’s Stick Together. Bryan Ferry and Roxy Music/ Andy Mackay.
  • Avalon.
  • Jealous Guy.
  • True. Spandau Ballet / Steve Norman.
  • Rio. Duran Duran / Andy Hamilton.
  • Echo Beach. Martha and the Muffins / Andy Haas.
  • Year Of The Cat. Al Stewart / Phil McKenzie.
  • Us and Them. Pink Floyd / Dick Parry.
  • Brown Sugar. The Rolling Stones/ Bobby Keys.

    Classic American pop sax solos.
  • Look Of Love. Dusty Springfield / Dennis Springer.
  • Born To Run. Bruce Springsteen / Clarence Clemons.
  • Just The Way You Are. Billy Joel / Phil Woods.
  • Let Love Rule. Lenny Kravitz / Karl Denson.
  • She’s Gone. Hall and Oates / Joe Farrell.
  • I put a Spell On you. Nina Simeone / King Curtis.
  • Still Crazy After All years. Paul Simon/ Michael Brecker.
  • When I Need You. Leo Sayer / Bobby Keyes.

    Great Saxophone openings to songs.
  • Being With You. Smokey Robinson / Joel C. Peskin.
  • If Leaving Me Is Easy. Phil Collins / Don Myrick.

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