John Lennon's solo hit Imagine has topped a BBC poll to find the Nation's Favourite Song Lyric. The legendary song has outbeat the Robbie Williams Angels.
The announcement was made during a special BBC One programme marking the sixth National Poetry Day on the eve of what would have been Lennon's 59th birthday.
The poll result is a double triumph for pop star Robbie Williams. Another his hit, the anthem Millennium, is at No 5.
Votes were collected by telephone and via the BBC Education website between 22 September and 6 October.
The Top 10 songs:
1. Imagine - John Lennon (J Lennon)
2. Angels - Robbie Williams (Williams and Chambers)
3. Bohemian Rhapsody - Queen (Freddie Mercury)
4. I Am The Walrus - The Beatles (Lennon and McCartney)
5. Millennium - Robbie Williams (Williams, Chambers, Barry)
6. Yesterday - The Beatles (Lennon and McCartney)
7. Beware Of The Flowers - John Otway (John Otway)
8. Sit Down - James (Booth/Glennie/Whelan/Gott)
9. Nights In White Satin - Moody Blues (Justin Hayward)
10. Stardust - Hoagy Carmichael (Hoagy Carmichael/Mitchell Parish)
9 октября 1940