Singles Released This Week (October 8 – 14)

Here’s a running list of charting singles (and B-Sides that charted) from rock and pop music from the 50s through the 80s – the BEST music ever made!

Entries are: Year • Artist • Track Title • Genre • Album • B-Side)

(If a non-album single, then [Single]. If the charting track was the B-Side, then [B-Side]. Any “UK” entry designates a single different from its US counterpart).


October 08
1982 • Hall & Oates • “Maneater” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • H20 • “Delayed Reaction”
1983 • Yes • “Owner Of A Lonely Heart” • Prog Rock • 90125 • “Our Song”
1996 • Matchbox Twenty • “Long Day” • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • N/A
2002 • Nirvana • “You Know You’re Right” • Rock • Nirvana • N/A
2002 • Pearl Jam • “I Am Mine” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Down”


October 09
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Ten Little Indians” • Pychedelic Rock • [Single] • “Drinking Muddy Water”
2000 • U2 • “Beautiful Day” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Summer Rain/Always”




October 10
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Good Vibrations” • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Let’s Go Away For Awhile”
1966 • The Monkees • “(Theme From) The Monkees” • Pop-Rock • The Monkees • “Mary, Mary”
1966 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Bright Green Pleasure Machine” • Baroque-Pop • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme • “A Dangling Conversation”
1971 • The Hollies • “Long Dark Road” • Pop-Rock • Distant Light • “Indian Girl”
1978 • The Cars • “My Best Friend’s Girl” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Cars • “Don’t Cha Stop”
1980 • Manfred Mann’s Earth Band • “For You” • Art Rock • Chance • “A Fool I Am”
1988 • The Moody Blues • “No More Lies” • Prog Rock • Sur La Mer • “River Of Endless Love”
2012 • Blondie • “Rock On” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • N/A
2012 • Blondie • “Dead Air” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • N/A
2012 • Blondie • “Bride Of Infinity” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • N/A


October 11
1968 • The Who • “Magic Bus” • Psychedelic Rock • Magic Bus • “Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde”
1971 • Nilsson • “Without You” • Power Ballad • Nilsson Schmilsson • “Gotta Get Up”
1971 • John Lennon • “Imagine” • Soft Pop • Imagine • “It’s So Hard”
1974 • Queen • “Killer Queen” [UK] • Glam Rock • Sheer Heart Attack • “Flick Of The Wrist”
1980 • Kool & The Gang • “Celebration” • Disco-Funk • Celebrate! • “Morning Star”
1985 • Thompson Twins • “King For A Day” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “Rollunder”
1992 • Madonna • “Erotica” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Erotica” [Instrumental]
2012 • The Rolling Stones • “Doom And Gloom” • Blues-Rock • GRRR! • N/A


October 12
1966 • The Supremes • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Remove This Doubt”
1968 • The Moody Blues • “Ride My See-Saw” [UK] • Psych-Rock • In Search Of The Lost Chord • “A Simple Game”
1968 • The Moody Blues • “Ride My See-Saw” • Psych-Rock • In Search Of The Lost Chord • “Voices In The Sky”
1979 • The Human League • “Empire State Human” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Reproduction • “Introducing” [Instrumental Version]
1979 • Kool & the Gang • “Ladies’ Night” [UK] • Disco-Funk • Ladies’ Night • “Ladies’ Night” [Long Version]
1979 • Supertramp • “Goodbye Stranger” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Breakfast in America • “Even In The Quietest Moments”
1982 • Don Henley • “Dirty Laundry” • Pop-Rock • I Can’t Stand Still • “Lilah”
1987 • George Harrison • “Got My Mind Set On You” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Cloud Nine • “Lay His Head”
1987 • George Michael • “Faith” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Faith • “Hand To Mouth”
1998 • R.E.M. • “Daysleeper” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Up • “Emphysema”


October 13
1967 • The Who • “I Can See For Miles” [UK] • Psychedelic Rock • The Who Sell Out • “Someone’s Coming”
1967 • The Kinks • “Autumn Almanac” [UK] • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “David Watts”
1969 • Neil Diamond • “Holly Holy” • Pop-Rock • Touching You, Touching Me • “Hurtin’ You Don’t Come Easy”
1978 • Player • “Baby Come Back” • Pop-Rock • Baby Come Back • “Love Is Where You Find It”
1978 • Elton John • “Part-Time Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • A Single Man • “I Cry At Night”
1982 • Kiss • “I Love It Loud” • Hard Rock • Creatures Of The Night • “Danger”
1982 • Kiss • “Creatures Of The Night” [UK] • Hard Rock • Creatures Of The Night • “Rock And Roll All Nite” [Live Version]
1986 • Kim Wilde • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” [UK] • Hi-NRG • Another Step • “Loving You”
1990 • Tina Turner • “Be Tender With Me Baby” • Pop-Rock • Foreign Affair • “Be Tender With Me Baby” [Live Edit]


October 14
1964 • The Marvelettes • “Too Many Fish In The Sea” • Soul • The Marvelettes Greatest Hits • “A Need For Love”
1967 • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas • “Honey Chile” • Soul – Dance • [Single] • “Show Me The Way”
1969 • B.J. Thomas • “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head” • Easy Listening • Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head
1969 • The Supremes • “Someday We’ll Be Together” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “He’s My Sunnyboy”
1972 • The Osmonds • “Crazy Horses” • Hard Rock • Crazy Horses • “That’s My Girl”
1974 • Jethro Tull • “Bungle In The Jungle” • Prog Rock • War Child • “Back Door Angels”
1975 • Kiss • “Rock And Roll All Nite” [Live] • Heavy Metal • Alive! • “Rock And Roll All Nite”
1977 • Elvis Costello • “Watching The Detectives” [UK] • Reggae-Pop • My Aim Is True • “Blame It On Cain/Mystery Dance”
1985 • Dire Straits • “Brothers In Arms” • New Wave/Post-Punk • Brothers In Arms • “Going Home”
1991 • U2 • “The Fly” [UK] • Dance-Rock • Achtung Baby • “Alex Descends into Hell for a Bottle of Milk/Korova 1”

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