The much loved and missed Poly Styrene would have been 54 today.

Before she died she compiled a list of her current favourite tunes for her forthcoming birthday.

It makes interesting reading.

The full tracklisting is:

Joni Mitchell ”“ ”˜Woodstock’
Janis Joplin ”“ ”˜Mercedes Benz’
David Bowie ”“ ”˜Suffragette City’
The Slits ”“ ”˜Typical Girls’
Stevie Wonder ”“ ”˜Pastime Paradise’
Duke Ellington ”“ ”˜Take The ”˜A’ Train’
The Rolling Stones ”“ ”˜(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction’
Sex Pistols ”“ ”˜Submission’
Marilyn Monroe ”“ ”˜Diamonds Are A Girl’s Best Friend’
Queen ”“ ”˜Bohemian Rhapsody’
The Jimi Hendrix Experience ”“ ”˜Foxy Lady’
Kaiser Chiefs ”“ ”˜I Predict A Riot’
Billy Idol ”“ ”˜White Wedding’
Leonard Cohen ”“ ”˜Suzanne’
Lou Reed ”“ ”˜Perfect Day’


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