500 Greatest Songs of All Time

Rolling Stone's definitive list of the 500 greatest songs of all time.

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The Zombies, 'She's Not There'

297. The Zombies, 'She's Not There'

Writer: Rod Argent
Producer: Ken Jones
Released: Oct. '64, Parrot
15 weeks; No. 2 

With Colin Blunstone’s gauzy vocals and Argent’s scampering piano, "She’s Not There" was one of the British Invasion’s jazziest singles. Argent was a fan of Elvis and the Beatles, but also Miles Davis, who became a subconscious influence. "When I wrote and played 'She’s Not There,' the last thing on my mind was jazz or Miles," says Argent, "but those things filtered through."

Appears on: British Invasion: 1963-1967 (Hip-O)

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