“Tequila,” The Champs
While introducing instrumental rock to a list like this could easily quadruple its size. I’d be remiss to leave out this, arguably the most famous sax-centric song in pop history. The track features saxophonist Danny Flores (credited as Chuck Rio due to contract stipulations) on both the slinky lead line and lead vocals – which consist of just the word “tequila.” —Jeff Royer
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