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Singles Released This Week (March 25 – 31)

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).


March 25
1967 • Neil Diamond • “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon” • Pop-Rock • Just For You • “You’ll Forget”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “How Great Thou Art” • Gospel-Pop • [Single] • “His Hand In Mine”
1974 • Linda Ronstadt • “When Will I Be Loved?” • Pop-Rock • Heart Like A Wheel • “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore”
1974 • Carpenters • “I Won’t Last A Day Without You” • Easy Listening • A Song For You • “One Love”
1977 • Elvis Costello • “Less Than Zero” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • My Aim Is True • “Radio Sweetheart”
1996 • Foo Fighters • “Big Me” • Alt Power Pop • Foo Fighters • “Floaty” / “Gas Chamber”
2005 • Jack Johnson • “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” • AA Folk-Rock • In Between Dreams • “Free”


March 26
1965 • Peter & Gordon • “True Love Ways” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “If You Wish”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “We Call On Him” • Gospel Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1968 • Elvis Presley • “You’ll Never Walk Alone” • Gospel Ballad • [Single] • “We Call On Him”
1970 • The Allman Brothers Band • “Midnight Rider” • Southern Rock • Idlewild South • “Whipping Post”
1973 • Elton John • “Daniel” • Pop-Rock • Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player • “Skyline Pigeon”
1973 • Elton John • “Skyline Pigeon” • Pop- Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1975 • Little Feat • “Spanish Moon” • Country-Rock • Feats Don’t Fail Me Now • “Down The Road”
1976 • Blondie • “X Offender” [UK] • New Wave Post-Punk • Blondie • “In The Flesh”
1977 • Foreigner • “Feels Like The First Time” • Arena Rock • Foreigner • “Woman, Oh Woman”
1982 • Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder • “Ebony And Ivory” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Tug Of War • “Rainclouds”
1983 • Duran Duran • “Is There Something I Should Know?” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Faith in this Colour”
1984 • R.E.M. • “So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Reckoning • “King Of The Road”
1986 • Madonna • “Live To Tell” • Pop Ballad • True Blue • “Live To Tell” [Instrumental]
2006 • The Fray • “How To Save A Life” • AA Pop-Rock • How To Save A Life • “She Is”


March 27
1965 • The Zombies • “She’s Coming Home” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I Must Move”
1969 • The Supremes • “The Composer” • Soul-Pop • Let The Sunshine In • “The Beginning Of The End”
1971 • Bread • “If” • Soft Rock • Manna • “Take Comfort”
1976 • ABBA • “Fernando” [UK] • Euro-Pop • Greatest Hits • “Tropical Loveland”
1978 • Lynyrd Skynyrd • “You Got That Right” • Southern Rock • Street Survivors • “Ain’t No Good Life”
1980 • Dire Straits • “Skateaway” • New Wave/Post-Punk • Making Movies • “Solid Rock”
1981 • John Lennon • “Watching The Wheels” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Double Fantasy • “Yes, I’m Your Angel” [Yoko Ono]


March 28
1966 • Dusty Springfield • “You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me” [UK] • Traditional Pop • [Single] • “Every Ounce Of Strength”
1968 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” • Soul – Motown • You’re All I Need • “Little Ole Boy, Little Ole Girl”
1969 • Mary Hopkin • “Goodbye” [UK] • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Sparrow”
1973 • Led Zeppelin • “The Ocean” • Hard Rock • Houses Of The Holy • “Over The Hills And Far Away”
1973 • The Doobie Brothers • “Long Train Runnin'” • Pop-Rock • The Captain & Me • “Without You”
1975 • 10cc • “Life Is A Minestrone” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • The Original Soundtrack • “Channel Swimmer”
1978 • Donna Summer • “Rumour Has It” • Disco • Once Upon A Time… • “Say Something Nice”
1991 • AC/DC • “Are You Ready?” [UK] • Hard Rock • The Razor’s Edge • “Got You By The Balls”


March 29
1968 • Fleetwood Mac • “Black Magic Woman” [UK] • Blues-Rock • The Pious Bird of Good Omen • “The Sun Is Shining”
2002 • Rush • “One Little Victory” • Hard Rock/Metal • Vapor Trails • “Earthshine”


March 30
1961 • The Ventures • “Lullaby Of The Leaves” • Rock n Roll Instrumental • Another Smash!!! • “Ginchy”
1973 • 10cc • “Rubber Bullets” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • 10cc • “Waterfall”
1976 • Donna Summer • “Try Me, I Know We Can Make It” • Disco • A Love Trilogy • “Wasted”
1979 • Triumph • “Lay It On The Line” • Arena Rock • Just A Game • “American Girls”
1979 • Supertramp • “The Logical Song” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Breakfast in America • “Just Another Nervous Wreck”
2011 • Jane’s Addiction • “End To The Lies” • Alt. Rock • The Great Escape Artist • [Digital Download]


March 31
1958 • Chuck Berry • “Johnny B. Goode” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “Around & Around”
1996 • Michael Jackson • “They Don’t Care About Us” • Dance-Pop • HIStory: Past, Present, Future, Book I • “Rock With You” [Radio Mix]

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Singles Released This Week (March 18 – 24)

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).


March 18
1963 • The Temptations • “I Want A Love I Can See” • Soul – Motown • [Single] • “The Further You Look The Less You See”
1965 • The Temptations • “It’s Growing” • Soul-Pop • The Temptations Sing Smokey • “What Love Has Joined Together”
1966 • Crispian St. Peters • “The Pied Piper” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Follow Me • “Sweet Dawn My True Love”
1967 • The Monkees • “A Little Bit You, A Little Bit Me” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Girl I Knew Somewhere”
1967 • The Who • “Happy Jack” • Power Pop • A Quick One • “Whiskey Man”
1967 • The Monkees • “The Girl I Knew Somewhere” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1977 • The Clash • “White Riot” [UK] • Punk-Rock • The Clash • “1977”
1977 • The Kinks • “Sleepwalker” • British Rock • Sleepwalker • “Full Moon”
1985 • Tears For Fears • “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Pharaohs”
1986 • Whitney Houston • “Greatest Love Of All” • Pop-R&B • [Single] • “Thinking About You”


March 19
1965 • The Supremes • “Stop! In The Name Of Love” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “I’m In Love Again”
1971 • Jethro Tull • “Hymn 43” • Prog Rock • Aqualung • “Mother Goose”
1974 • Aerosmith • “Same Old Song And Dance” • Hard Rock • Get Your Wings • “Pandora’s Box”
1975 • America • “Sister Golden Hair” • Folk-Rock • Hearts • “Midnight”
1980 • Ambrosia • “Biggest Part Of Me” • Pop-Rock • One Eighty • “Livin’ On My Own”
1987 • Kim Wilde • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” • Hi-NRG • Another Step • “Loving You”
1993 • R.E.M. • “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
1995 • Tracy Chapman • “Give Me One Reason” • Blues-Rock • New Beginning • “The Rape Of The World”
1996 • Madonna • “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” • Dance-Pop • Something To Remember • “Over And Over”
1996 • Spacehog • “In The Meantime” • Alt Rock/Glam Rock • Resident Alien • “To Be a Millionaire…Was It Likely?”


March 20
1964 • Dave Clark Five • “Bits And Pieces” • Rock n Roll • Glad All Over • “All Of The Time”
1964 • The Beatles • “You Can’t Do That” [UK] • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “Can’t Buy Me Love” [UK] • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • “You Can’t Do That”
1967 • The Supremes • “The Happening” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “All I Know About You”
1972 • Paul Simon • “Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” • Folk-Pop • Paul Simon • “Congratulations”
1973 • Jim Croce • “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” • Boogie-woogie • I Got A Name • “A Good Time Man Like Me Ain’t Got No Business (Singin’ The Blues)”
1978 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “With A Little Luck” • Synth Pop • London Town • “Medley: Backwards Traveller / Cuff Link”
1990 • Madonna • “Vogue” • House Dance-Pop • I’m Breathless • “Keep It Together”


March 21
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Sloop John B” • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “You’re So Good To Me”
1969 • Frank Sinatra • “My Way” [UK] • Jazz-Pop • The Very Good Years • “Blue Lace”
1969 • Simon & Garfunkel • “The Boxer” • Folk-Pop • Bridge Over Troubled Water • “Baby Driver”
1970 • The Who • “The Seeker” [UK] • Hard Rock • Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy • “Here For More”
1972 • REO Speedwagon • “157 Riverside Avenue” • Arena Rock • R.E.O. Speedwagon • “Five Men Were Killed Today”
1978 • Elton John • “Ego” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Flinstone Boy”
1987 • U2 • “With Or Without You” • Alt. Pop-Rock • The Joshua Tree • “Luminous Times (Hold On To Love)” / “Walk To The Water”
1989 • Madonna • “Like A Prayer” • Dance-Pop • Like A Prayer • “Act Of Contrition”
1995 • Pearl Jam • “Not For You” • Grunge Rock • Vitalogy • “Out Of My Mind”
1997 • Michael Jackson • “Blood On The Dance Floor” • Dance-Pop • Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory In The Mix • “Dangerous” [Club Mix]


March 22
1957 • Elvis Presley • “All Shook Up” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”
1957 • Elvis Presley • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1963 • The Bee Gees • “The Battle Of The Blue And The Grey” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Three Kisses Of Love”
1968 • The Hollies • “Jennifer Eccles” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Evolution • “Open Up Your Eyes”
1968 • Procol Harum • “Quite Rightly So” [UK] • Prog Rock • Shine On Brightly • “In The Wee Small Hours Of Sixpence”
1969 • The Who • “Pinball Wizard” [UK] • Power Pop • Tommy • “Dogs Part Two”
1971 • John Lennon • “Power To The People” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Touch Me”
1974 • Gerry And The Pacemakers • “Remember (The Days of Rock and Roll)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “There’s Still Time”
1976 • Stevie Wonder • “Sir Duke” • Dance-Funk • Songs In The Key Of Life • “He’s Misstra Know-It-All”
1976 • Aerosmith • “Back In The Saddle” • Hard Rock • Rocks • “Nobody’s Fault”
1981 • AC/DC • “For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)” • Hard Rock • For Those About To Rock We Salute You • “T.N.T.” [Live]
1985 • Tears For Fears • “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Pharaohs”
1993 • Peter Gabriel • “Blood Of Eden” [UK] • Prog Rock • Us • “Mercy Street”
1999 • Aphex Twin • “Windowlicker” [UK] • IDM/Breakbeat • [Single] • “Nannou”


March 23
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Fame And Fortune” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Stuck On You” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “Fame And Fortune”
1964 • The Beatles • “Thank You Girl” • Merseybeat • The Beatles’ Second Album • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “Do You Want To Know A Secret?” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles! • “Thank You Girl”
1973 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “My Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Red Rose Speedway • “The Mess” [Live At The Hague]
1979 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Goodnight Tonight” [UK] • Disco-Pop • [Single] • “Daytime Nighttime Suffering”
1983 • Laura Branigan • “Solitaire” • Electro-Pop • Branigan 2 • “I’m Not The Only One”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “You Take Me Up” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Into The Gap • “Passion Planet”
1987 • Huey Lewis & The News • “I Know What I Like” • Pop-Rock • Fore! • “Forest For The Trees”
1987 • Genesis • “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” • Prog Rock • Invisible Touch • “In The Glow Of The Night (Part One)”
1991 • Extreme • “More Than Words” • Acoustic Ballad • Pornografitti • “More Than Words” [Remix]


March 24
1958 • Sam Cooke • “Lonely Island” • Soul • [Single] • [B-Side]
1958 • Sam Cooke • “You Were Made For Me” • Soul • [Single] • “Lonely Island”
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Soulville” • Soul • Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington • “Evil Gal Blues”
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Little Games” • Blues Rock • Little Games • “Puzzles”
1974 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Bad Time” • Blues-Rock • All The Girls In The World Beware!! • “Good And Evil”
1977 • Fleetwood Mac • “Dreams” • Pop-Rock • Rumours • “Songbird”
1978 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “With A Little Luck” [UK] • Synth Pop • London Town • “Backwards Traveller” / “Cuff Link”

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Singles Released This Week (February 25 – March 3)

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).


February 25
1966 • The Yardbirds • “Shapes Of Things” • Pychedelic Rock • Having A Rave Up • “I’m Not Talking”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “Memories” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Charro”
1971 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “I Don’t Blame You At All” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Oh Baby Baby I Love You”
1972 • The Supremes • “Floy Joy” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Floy Joy • “This Is The Story”
1974 • Queen • “Seven Seas Of Rhye” [UK] • Glam Rock • Queen II • “See What a Fool I’ve Been”
1978 • Genesis • “Follow You Follow Me” • Prog Rock • And Then There Were Three • “Inside And Out”
1985 • Paul Young • “Everytime You Go Away” • Pop-Rock • The Secret Of Association • “This Means Anything”
1987 • Madonna • “La Isla Bonita” • Dance-Pop • True Blue • “La Isla Bonita” [Remix]
2009 • AC/DC • “Anything Goes” • Hard Rock • Black Ice • “Big Jack”


February 26
1965 • The Moody Blues • “I Don’t Want To Go On Without You” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “Time Is On My Side”
1965 • Marvin Gaye • “I’ll Be Doggone” • Soul-Pop • Moods Of Marvin Gaye • “You’ve Been A Long Time Coming”
1965 • The Rolling Stones • “The Last Time” [UK] • Country-Rock • Out Of Our Heads • “Play With Fire”
1986 • The Rolling Stones • “Harlem Shuffle” • Blues-Rock • Dirty Work • “Had It With You”
1990 • Alannah Myles • “Black Velvet” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Alannah Myles • “If You Want To”
1991 • Madonna • “Rescue Me” • Dance-Pop • Immaculate Collection, The • “Rescue Me” [Alternate Mix]


February 27
1961 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “What’d I Say” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “Livin’ Lovin’ Wreck”
1962 • Elvis Presley • “Good Luck Charm” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Anything That’s Part Of You”
1962 • Elvis Presley • “Anything That’s Part Of You” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “At The Zoo” • Folk-Pop • Bookends • “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)”
1981 • The Who • “You Better You Bet” • Pop-Rock • Face Dances • “The Quiet One”
1984 • Berlin • “No More Words” • New Wave Dance-Pop • Love Life • “Rumor Of Love”
1990 • Wilson Phillips • “Hold On” • Pop-Rock • Wilson Phillips • “Over And Over”
1996 • Alanis Morissette • “Ironic” • Alt Pop-Rock • Jagged Little Pill • “Forgiven”


February 28
1964 • Peter & Gordon • “A World Without Love” [UK] • Pop Ballad • A World Without Love • “If I Were You”
1966 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Kicks” • Garage Rock • Midnight Ride • “Shake It Up”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “U.S. Male” • Country-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1968 • Elvis Presley • “Stay Away” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “U.S. Male”
1969 • The Hollies • “Sorry Suzanne” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Not That Way At All”
1969 • Episode Six • “Mozart Vs. The Rest” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Jack D’Or”
1971 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” • Pop-Rock • Wild Life • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [Instrumental]
1975 • George Harrison • “Dark Horse” [UK] • Pop-Funk • Dark Horse • “Hari’s on Tour (Express)”
1975 • Elton John • “Philadelphia Freedom” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II • “I Saw Her Standing There”
1981 • Rush • “Limelight” • Prog/Art Rock • Moving Pictures • “YYZ”
1985 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Don’t Come Around Here No More” • Album Rock • Southern Accents • “Trailer”
1995 • Blues Traveler • “Run-Around” • Blues-Rock • Four • “Save His Soul”
2005 • R.E.M. • “Electron Blue” • Alt. Rock • Around The Sun • “What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?” [Live]


February 29
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Forever Came Today” • Soul-Pop • Reflections • “Time Changes Things”
2000 • Dixie Chicks • “Goodbye Earl” • Country-Pop • Fly • “Stand By Your Man”


March 01
1963 • Marvin Gaye • “Stubborn Kind Of Fellow” [UK] • Soul • That Stubborn Kinda Fellow • “It Hurt Me Too”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Please Don’t Stop Loving Me” • Pop Ballad • Frankie And Johnny • [B-Side]
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Frankie And Johnny” • Traditional Roots Music • Frankie And Johnny • “Please Don’t Stop Loving Me”
1968 • Elton John • “I’ve Been Loving You” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Here’s To The Next Time”
1976 • AC/DC • “T.N.T.” • Hard Rock • T.N.T. • “I’m A Rocker”
1976 • Kiss • “Shout It Out Loud” • Hard Rock • Destroyer • “Sweet Pain”
1984 • Tina Turner • “I Can’t Stand The Rain” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Private Dancer • “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” [Live]
2011 • The Cars • “Sad Song” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Move Like This • “Blue Tip”


March 02
1963 • The Beatles • “There’s A Place” • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “Twist And Shout” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles • “There’s A Place”
1964 • Freddie & The Dreamers • “You Were Made For Me” • Rock n Roll • Three At The Top • “Send A Letter To Me”
1972 • The Chi-Lites • “Oh Girl” • Soul • A Lonely Man • “Being In Love”
1973 • T. Rex • “20th Century Boy” [UK] • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Free Angel”
1982 • Triumph • “Magic Power” [UK] • Arena Rock • Allied Forces • “Fight The Power”
1985 • Triumph • “Fight The Good Fight” [UK] • Arena Rock • Allied Forces • [B-Side]
1985 • Madonna • “Crazy For You” • Pop Ballad • Vision Quest[Sndtrk] • “No More Words”
1992 • Nirvana • “Come As You Are” • Grunge • Nevermind • “Drain You” [Live]
1992 • Nirvana • “Come As You Are” [UK] • Grunge • Nevermind • “Endless, Nameless”
1998 • Days Of The New • “The Down Town” • Alt. Acoustic Rock • Days Of The New • “The Down Town” [LP Version]
2004 • Matchbox Twenty • “All I Need” • Alt. Rock • More Than You Think You Are • “Push” / “If You’re Gone”


March 03
1969 • James Taylor • “Carolina In My Mind” • Folk-Pop • James Taylor • “Taking It In”
1969 • The Beach Boys • “I Can Hear Music” • Pop-Rock • 20/20 • “All I Want To Do”
1979 • Frank Zappa • “Bobby Brown (Goes Down)” • Art Rock • Sheik Yerbouti • “Stick It Out”
1979 • Foreigner • “Women” • Arena Rock • Head Games • “The Modern Day”
2000 • Madonna • “American Pie” • Dance-Pop • The Next Best Thing • “American Pie” [Richard ‘Humpty’ Vission Radio Mix]

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Singles Released This Week (February 18 – 24)

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).


February 18
1966 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Let Go” • Pop-Rock • The Hollies (Beat Group!) • “I’ve Got A Way Of My Own”
1966 • Donovan • “Josie” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Fairytale • “Little Tin Soldier”
1966 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Let Go” [UK] • Pop-Rock • The Hollies (Beat Group!) • “Running Through The Night”
1966 • The Byrds • “It Won’t Be Wrong” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Turn, Turn, Turn • [B-Side]
1970 • Rare Earth • “Get Ready” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Get Ready • “Magic Key”
1972 • Johnny Nash • “Stir It Up” [UK] • Reggae Pop • I Can See Clearly Now • “Ooh Baby You’ve Been Good To Me”
1972 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Wild Life • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [Instrumental]
1972 • Gilbert O’Sullivan • “Alone Again (Naturally)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Save It”
1974 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Jet” • Power Pop • Band On The Run • “Let Me Roll It”
1974 • Kiss • “Nothin’ To Lose” • Hard Rock • Kiss • “Love Theme From KISS”
1976 • George Harrison • “True Love” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Pure Smokey”
1984 • Hall & Oates • “Adult Education” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock “n” Soul Part 1 • “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)”
1984 • Hall & Oates • “Adult Education” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock ‘N’ Soul Part 1 • “Maneater”
1985 • Julian Lennon • “Say You’re Wrong” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Valotte • “Big Mama”
1987 • Prince • “Sign ‘O’ The Times” • Soul-Funk • Sign ‘O’ The Times • “La, La, La, He, He, Hee”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “November Rain” [UK] • Power Ballad • Use Your Illusion I • “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
2003 • Pearl Jam • “Love Boat Captain” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Love Boat Captain” [Live] / “Other Side”
2004 • 311 • “Love Song” • Alt. Pop-Rock • 50 First Dates[Sndtrk] • “Love Song” [Alternate Mix]


February 19
1966 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “Daydream” • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “Night Owl Blues”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” [UK] • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1973 • Tony Orlando & Dawn • “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree” • Sunshine Pop • [Single] • “I Can’t Believe How Much I Love You”
1982 • Stevie Wonder • “Do I Do” • Pop-R&B • Original Musiquarium • “Rocket Love”
1990 • Tears For Fears • “Advice For The Young At Heart” • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Seeds Of Love • “Johnny Panic And The Bible Of Dreams”
1991 • R.E.M. • “Losing My Religion” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Rotary Eleven”
1998 • Van Halen • “Without You” • Arena Rock • Van Halen III • “Without You” [Album Version]
2008 • Steve Winwood • “Dirty City” • Album Rock • Nine Lives • “Dirty City” [Album Version]


February 20
1964 • Marvin Gaye • “You’re A Wonderful One” • Soul-Pop • Marvin Gaye • “When I’m Alone I Cry”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations • “I’ll Try Something New” • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “The Way You Do the Things You Do”
1970 • John Lennon • “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Who Has Seen The Wind?” [Yoko Ono]
1976 • Genesis • “Entangled” • Prog Rock • A Trick Of The Tail • “A Trick Of The Tail”
1979 • The Cars • “Good Times Roll” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Cars • “All Mixed Up”
1981 • Rick James • “Give It To Me Baby” • Funk • Street Songs • “Don’t Give Up on Love”
1985 • Simple Minds • “Don’t You (Forget About Me) ” • New Wave Alt.-Pop • The Breakfast Club [Sndtrk] • “A Brass Band in African Chimes”
1989 • Paula Abdul • “Forever Your Girl” • Dance-Pop • Forever Your Girl • “Next To You”
1995 • Elton John • “Believe” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The One” [Live]
1996 • Céline Dion • “Because You Loved Me” • Pop Ballad • Falling Into You • “I Don’t Know”
2000 • U2 • “Walk On” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Walk On” [Album Version]


February 21
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Not Fade Away” [UK] • Rock n Roll • England’s Newest Hit Makers • “Little By Little”
1966 • The Rascals • “Good Lovin'” • Blue-Eyed Soul • The Young Rascals • “Mustang Sally”
1969 • Neil Young • “The Loner” • Folk-Rock • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere • “Sugar Mountain”
1970 • Edison Lighthouse • “Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Every Lonely Day”
1972 • Led Zeppelin • “Four Sticks” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • [B-Side]
1972 • Led Zeppelin • “Rock And Roll” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • “Four Sticks”
1975 • David Bowie • “Young Americans” • Glam Rock • Young Americans • “Knock On Wood”
1977 • Aerosmith • “Kings And Queens” • Hard Rock • Draw The Line • “Critical Mass”
1984 • The Go-Go’s • “Head Over Heels” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Talk Show • “Good For Game”
1985 • Glenn Frey • “Sexy Girl” • Pop-Rock • The Allnighter • “Better In The U.S.A.”
1989 • Cher & Peter Cetera • “After All” • Pop-Rock • Heart Of Stone • “Dangerous Times”
2000 • The Smashing Pumpkins • “Stand Inside Your Love” • Hard Rock • Machina/The Machines Of God • “Speed Kills”
2002 • U2 • “Electrical Storm” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “New York”


February 22
1955 • The Cardinals • “The Door Is Still Open To My Heart” • Doo-Wop • The Doo-Wop Box, Vol. 2 • “Misirlou”
1960 • The Miracles • “Way Over There” • Soul/Doo_wop • Hi, We’re The Miracles • “(You Can) Depend On Me”
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Come And Get These Memories” • Soul – Dance • Come And Get These Memories • “Jealous Lover”
1966 • Nancy Sinatra • “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'” • Pop-Rock • Boots • “The City Never Sleeps At Night”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1977 • Kiss • “Rocket Ride” • Hard Rock • Alive II • “Tomorrow and Tonight”
1982 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Hurts So Good” • Roots Rock • American Fool • “Close Enough”
1993 • Madonna • “Bad Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Erotica”


February 23
1957 • Fats Domino • “I’m Walkin'” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Here Stands Fats Domino • “I’m In The Mood For Love”
1971 • Elvis Presley • “Where Did They Go, Lord” • Gospel-Pop • [Single] • “Rags To Riches”
1973 • Bruce Springsteen • “Blinded By The Light” • Heartland Rock • Greetings From Asbury Park, New Jersey • “The Angel”
1979 • The Clash • “English Civil War” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Give ‘Em Enough Rope • “Pressure Drop”
1979 • George Harrison • “Blow Away” [UK] • Pop-Rock • George Harrison • “Soft Touch”
1980 • Blondie • “Atomic” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Eat To The Beat • “Die Young, Stay Pretty”
1985 • Madonna • “Material Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “Pretender”
1987 • Freddie Mercury • “The Great Pretender” • Glam-Pop • [Single] • “Exercises In Free Love”
1993 • Aerosmith • “Livin’ On The Edge” • Hard Rock • Get A Grip • “Don’t Stop” / “Can’t Stop Messin'”
1998 • Genesis • “Not About Us” • Prog Rock • Calling All Stations • “Turn It On Again” [Live]
1998 • Madonna • “Frozen” • Dance-Pop • Ray Of Light • “Shanti/Ashtangi”
1999 • Elton John & Leann Rimes • “Written In The Stars” • Country-Pop • Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida • [Multiple]
1999 • Barenaked Ladies • “It’s All Been Done” • Power Pop • Stunt • “One Week”
2007 • Pearl Jam • “Love, Reign O’er Me” • Alt Rock/Symphonic Rock • [Digital Download] • [None]


February 24
1967 • The Turtles • “Happy Together” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Happy Together • “We’ll Meet Again”
1967 • The Supremes • “Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “There’s No Stopping Us Now”
1970 • The Jackson 5 • “ABC” • Soul-Pop • ABC • “The Young Folks”
1975 • Elton John • “Philadelphia Freedom” • Pop-Rock • Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II • “I Saw Her Standing There”
1978 • The Jam • “News Of The World” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Aunties And Uncles (Impossible Youth)” / “Innocent Man”
1996 • The Wallflowers • “One Headlight” • AA Pop-Rock • Bringing Down The Horse • “6th Avenue Heartache” / “Angel On My Bike”
1998 • Alanis Morissette • “Uninvited” • Alt Pop-Rock • City Of Angels: Music From The Motion Picture • “” [None]
1998 • Fastball • “The Way” • Alt Pop-Rock • All The Pain Money Can Buy • “Are You Ready For The Fallout?”
2006 • Jack Johnson • “Upside Down” • AA Folk-Rock • Sing-Alongs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George[Sndtrk] • “Breakdown”

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Singles Released This Week (February 11 – 17)

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).


February 11
1966 • The Supremes • “My World Is Empty Without You” [UK] • Soul-Pop • I Hear A Symphony • “Everything Is Good About You”
1966 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “La La La” [UK] • Merseybeat • Girl On A Swing • “Without You”
1966 • Peter & Gordon • “Woman” [UK] • Merseybeat • Woman • “Wrong From The Start”
1975 • KC & The Sunshine Band • “Get Down Tonight” • Disco-Funk • KC & The Sunshine Band • “You Don’t Know”
1977 • David Bowie • “Sound And Vision” • Glam Rock • Low • “A New Career in a New Town”
1981 • Eric Clapton • “I Can’t Stand It” • Blues-Rock • Another Ticket • “Black Rose”
1988 • 38 Special • “Second Chance” • Rock Ballad • Rock & Roll Strategy • “Comin’ Down Tonight”
1997 • Aerosmith • “Falling In Love (Is Hard On The Knees)” • Hard Rock • Nine Lives • “Fail Together”
1997 • Madonna • “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” • Orchestral Pop • Evita • “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina” [Miami Remix]
2003 • Pearl Jam • “Save You” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Other Side”
2008 • R.E.M. • “Supernatural Superserious” • Alt. Rock • Accelerator • “Airliner”


February 12
1958 • The Monotones • “The Book Of Love” • Doo Wop • [Single] • “You Never Loved Me”
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “19th Nervous Breakdown” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Sad Day”
1971 • T. Rex • “Hot Love” [UK] • Glam Rock • Bolan Boogie • “Woodland Rock / ”
1976 • Carpenters • “There’s A Kind Of Hush (All Over The World)” • Easy Listening • A Kind Of Hush • “(I’m Caught Between) Goodbye and I Love You”
1980 • The Clash • “Train In Vain (Stand By Me)” • Punk-Rock • London Calling • “London Calling”
1982 • Dazz Band • “Let It Whip” • Post-Disco Funk • Keep It Live • “Everyday Love”


February 13
1965 • The Who • “I Can’t Explain” • Power Pop • The Who Sings My Generation • “Bald Headed Woman”
1967 • The Beatles • “Penny Lane” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Strawberry Fields Forever” [Double A-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Strawberry Fields Forever” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Penny Lane” [Double A-Side]
1977 • Kiss • “Calling Dr. Love” • Hard Rock • Rock And Roll Over • “Take Me”
1983 • Donna Summer • “The Woman In Me” • Disco • Donna Summer • “Livin’ In America”
1989 • Michael Jackson • “Leave Me Alone” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Bad • “Human Nature”
1995 • Madonna • “Bedtime Story” • Dance-Pop • Bedtime Stories • “Survival”


February 14
1961 • Sam Cooke • “That’s It – I Quit – I’m Movin’ On” • Soul • [Single] • “What Do You Say”
1966 • Bob Dylan • “One Of Us Must Know (Sooner Or Later)” • Folk-Rock • Blonde On Blonde • “Queen Jane Approximately”
1966 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Sure Gonna Miss Her” • Pop-Rock • Hits Again • “I Don’t Wanna Say Goodnight”
1967 • The Turtles • “Happy Together” • Pop-Rock • Happy Together • “Like The Seasons”
1976 • The Bellamy Brothers • “Let Your Love Flow” • Country-Pop • Let Your Love Flow • “Inside My Guitar”
1977 • Jimmy Buffett • “Margaritaville” • Gulf and Western • Changes In Latitudes, Changes In Attitudes • “Miss You So Badly”
1982 • Michael Jackson • “Beat It” • Dance-Pop • Thriller • “Get On The Floor”
1984 • Deniece Williams • “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” • Dance-Pop • Let’s Hear It For The Boy • “Let’s Hear It For The Boy” [Instrumental]
1988 • AC/DC • “Heatseeker” • Hard Rock • Blow Up Your Video • “Go Zone”
1994 • Cocteau Twins • “Bluebeard” [UK] • Dream Pop • Four-Calendar Café • “Three Swept”
2007 • Billy Joel • “All My Life” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “You’re My Home”


February 15
1959 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Lovin’ Up A Storm” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “Big Blon’ Baby”
1963 • The Marvelettes • “Locking Up My Heart” • Doo Wop • The Marvelous Marvelettes • “Forever”
1965 • The Beatles • “I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party” • Country-Rock • Beatles For Sale • [B-Side]
1965 • The Beatles • “Eight Days A Week” • Pop-Rock • Beatles For Sale • “I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Joshua Fit The Battle” • Gospel/Traditional • His Hand In Mine • “Known Only To Him”
1966 • The Beatles • “What Goes On” • Country-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1966 • The Beatles • “Nowhere Man” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “What Goes On”
1974 • David Bowie • “Rebel Rebel” • Proto-Punk • Diamond Dogs • “Queen Bitch”
1980 • Talking Heads • “I Zimbra” [UK] • Afro-Pop • Fear Of Music • “Paper”
1980 • David Bowie • “Alabama Song” • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Space Oddity”
1980 • The Cars • “It’s All I Can Do” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Candy-O • “Candy-O”
1983 • Madonna • “Borderline” • Dance-Pop • Madonna • “Think of Me” / “Physical Attraction”
1988 • Belinda Carlisle • “I Get Weak” • Pop-Rock • Heaven On Earth • “Should I Let You In?”
1991 • Michael Jackson • “Give In To Me” [UK] • Rock Ballad • Dangerous • “Dirty Diana / Beat It”
1992 • Van Halen • “Right Now” • Arena Rock • For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge • [None]
1994 • Soundgarden • “Spoonman” • Grunge • Superunknown • “Cold Bitch”
2006 • David Gilmour • “On An Island” • Prog Rock • On An Island • “On An Island” [Album Version]


February 16
1967 • The Four Tops • “Bernadette” • Soul-Pop • Reach Out • “I Got A Feeling”
1968 • The Hollies • “Jennifer Eccles” • Pop-Rock • Evolution • “Try It”
1968 • Jethro Tull • “Sunshine Day” [UK] • Prog Rock • [Single] • “Aeroplane”
1969 • The Isley Brothers • “It’s Your Thing” • Soul-Funk • It’s Your Thing • “Don’t Give It Away”
1970 • The Supremes • “Up The Ladder To The Roof” • Soul-Pop • Right On • “Bill, When Are You Coming Back”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “November Rain” [UK] • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion I • “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
1998 • Shania Twain • “You’re Still The One” [UK] • Country-Pop • Come On Over • “Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)”


February 17
1958 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Breathless” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “Down The Line”
1958 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Down The Line” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Penny Lane” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Strawberry Fields Forever” [Double A-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Strawberry Fields Forever” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Penny Lane” [Double A-Side]
1968 • The Monkees • “Valleri” • Psychedelic Pop • The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees • “Tapioca Tundra”
1968 • The Monkees • “Tapioca Tundra” • Psychedelic Pop • The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees • [B-Side]
1968 • Bobby Goldsboro • “Honey” • Pop Ballad • Honey • “Danny”
1972 • The Stylistics • “Betcha By Golly, Wow” • Philly Soul • The Stylistics • “Ebony Eyes”
1972 • Michael Jackson • “Rockin’ Robin” • Soul-Pop • Got To Be There • “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone”
1976 • Bob Dylan • “Mozambique” • Pop-Rock • Desire • “Oh, Sister”
1978 • The Clash • “Clash City Rockers” [UK] • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “Jail Guitar Doors”
1979 • Michael Jackson • “We’re Almost There” • Dance-Pop • Off The Wall • “Take Me Back”
1989 • The Bangles • “Eternal Flame” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Everything • “Straight From The Heart”
1997 • The Bee Gees • “Alone” • Pop-Rock • Still Waters • “Rings Around The Moon”

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Singles Released This Week (January 21 – 27)

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).


January 21
1966 • Episode Six • “Put Yourself In My Place” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “That’s All I Want”
1972 • T. Rex • “Telegram Sam” [UK] • Glam Rock • The Slider • “Cadilac” / “Baby Strange”
1986 • Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark • “If You Leave” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Pretty In Pink[Sndtrk] • “88 Seconds In Greensboro”
1991 • UB40 • “The Way You Do The Things You Do” • Reggae-Pop • [Single] • “Mispent Youth”
2008 • The Human League • “The Things That Dreams Are Made Of” • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • [None]


January 22
1964 • Sam Cooke • “(Ain’t That) Good News” • Soul-Gospel • Ain’t That Good News • “Basin Street Blues”
1965 • The Hollies • “Yes I Will (I’ll Be True to You)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Nobody”
1965 • Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders • “The Game Of Love” [UK] • Garage Rock • Game Of Love • “Since You’ve Been Gone”
1977 • Hall & Oates • “Rich Girl” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Bigger Than The Both Of Us • “You’ll Never Learn”
1982 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Do You Believe In Love” • Pop-Rock • Picture This • “Is It Me”
1982 • Alabama • “Mountain Music” • Country-Rock • Mountain Music • “Never Be One”


January 23
1964 • The Temptations • “The Way You Do The Things You Do” • Soul-Pop • Meet The Temptations • “Just Let Me Know”
1965 • The Moody Blues • “Go Now!” • British Beat • Go Now! • “Lose Your Money”
1978 • Yvonne Elliman • “If I Can’t Have You” • Disco • Night Flight • “Good Sign”
1978 • Eruption • “I Can’t Stand The Rain” • Disco • Eruption • “Be Yourself”
1982 • Michael Jackson • “Thriller” • Disco-Funk • Thriller • “Things I Do For you”
1984 • Genesis • “Illegal Alien” [UK] • Prog Rock • Genesis • “Turn It On Again” [Live]
1984 • The Rolling Stones • “She Was Hot” • Blues-Rock • Undercover • “I Think I’m Going Mad”
1990 • Cher • “Heart Of Stone” • Pop-Rock • Heart Of Stone • “All Because Of You”
1990 • Linda Ronstadt & Aaron Neville • “All My Life” • Pop-Rock • Cry Like A Rainstorm – Howl Like The Wind • “Shattered”
1996 • Smashing Pumpkins • “1979” • Alt Rock/Prog Rock • Mellon Collie And The Infinite Sadness • “Bullet With Butterfly Wings”


January 24
1966 • Peter & Gordon • “Woman” • Merseybeat • Woman • “Wrong From The Start”
1966 • Aretha Franklin • “Tighten Up Your Tie, Button Up Your Jacket (Make It For The Door)” • Soul • Take It Like You Give It • “Hands Off”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations • “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “A Place In The Sun”
1973 • Bread • “Aubrey” • Soft Rock • Guitar Man • “Didn’t Even Know Her Name”
1977 • George Harrison • “Crackerbox Palace” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Learning How to Love You”
1981 • Hall & Oates • “Kiss On My List” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Voices • “Africa”
1983 • Tears For Fears • “Change” • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Hurting • “The Conflict”
2009 • The XX • “VCR” [UK] • Dream Pop • XX • “Insects / You Got The Love”


January 25
1964 • The Bachelors • “Diane” • British Invasion • [Single] • “Happy Land”
1974 • The Hollies • “The Air That I Breathe” [UK] • Pop-Rock • The Hollies • “No More Riders”
1981 • The Cars • “Gimme Some Slack” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Panorama • “Don’t Go To Pieces”
1984 • Christine McVie • “Got A Hold On Me” • Pop-Rock • Christine McVie • “Who’s Dreaming This Dream”
1985 • Prince • “Take Me With U” • Psychedelic Pop • Purple Rain • “Baby I’m A Star”
1988 • George Harrison • “When We Was Fab” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Cloud Nine • “Zig Zag”
1993 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Sex Type Thing” • Grunge Rock • Core • [None]
2011 • R.E.M. • “Überlin” • Alt. Rock • Collapse Into Now • “What’s The Frequency Kenneth” [Live]

January 27
No singles release data available for this date.


January 27
1956 • Elvis Presley • “Heartbreak Hotel” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “I Was The One”
1967 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “The Love I Saw In You Was Just A Mirage” • Soul – Pop • Make It Happen • “Come Spy With Me”
1978 • ABBA • “Take A Chance On Me” [UK] • Euro-Pop • The Album • “I’m A Marionette”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “Doctor! Doctor!” • Synth-Pop • Into The Gap • “Nurse Shark”
1984 • Cyndi Lauper • “Time After Time” • Pop-Rock • She’s So Unusual • “I’ll Kiss You”
1986 • The Bangles • “Manic Monday” • Pop-Rock • Different Light • “In A Different Light”
1997 • The Mighty Mighty Bosstones • “The Impression That I Get” • Reggae/Ska-Core • Let’s Face It • “At It Again”
1998 • Will Smith • “Getting’ Jiggy Wit It” • Pop Rap • Big Willie Style • “Big Willie Style”
1998 • Shania Twain • “You’re Still The One” • Country-Pop • Come On Over • “Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)”

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Singles Released This Week (January 14 – 20)

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).


January 14
1969 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Good Lovin’ Ain’t Easy To Come By” • Soul – Motown • Easy • “Satisfied Feelin'”
1969 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon” • Psychedelic Pop • Hard ‘N’ Heavy (With Marshmallow) • “Without You”
1971 • The Temptations • “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)” • Soul-Pop • Sky’s The Limit • “You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here on Earth”
1972 • David Bowie • “Changes” [UK] • Glam Rock • Hunky Dory • “Andy Warhol”
1982 • J. Geils Band • “Freeze-Frame” • Blues-Rock • Freeze-Frame • “Flamethrower”
1984 • Madonna • “Holiday” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Madonna • “Think Of Me”
1992 • Michael Jackson • “Remember The Time” • Pop-Soul • Dangerous • “Black Or White” [Club Mix]
1993 • 10,000 Maniacs • “Candy Everybody Wants” • Folk-Rock • Our Time In Eden • “Everyday Is Like Sunday”
1996 • The Human League • “Stay With Me Tonight” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Stay With Me Tonight” [Vocal Mix]
2003 • Counting Crows & Vanessa Carlton • “Big Yellow Taxi” • Country-Rock • Counting Crows: Films About Ghosts – The Best of… • [None]


January 15
1958 • The Champs • “Tequila” • Instrumental • [Single] • [B-Side]
1958 • The Champs • “Train To Nowhere” • Instrumental • [Single] • “Tequila”
1965 • The Supremes • “Come See About Me” [UK] • Soul – Motown • Where Did Our Love Go? • “(You’re Gone But) Always in My Heart”
1965 • The Who • “I Can’t Explain” [UK] • British Rock • The Who Sings My Generation • “Bald Headed Woman”
1969 • Carpenters • “Ticket To Ride” • Pop Ballad • Offering • “Your Wonderful Parade”
1971 • Carpenters • “For All We Know” • Soft Rock • Carpenters • “Don’t Be Afraid”
1971 • George Harrison • “My Sweet Lord” [UK] • Pop-Rock • All Things Must Pass • “What Is Life”
1972 • The Osmonds • “Down By The Lazy River” • Pop-Rock • Phase III • “He’s The Light Of The World”


January 16
1977 • Kansas • “Dust In The Wind” • Soft Rock • Point Of Know Return • “Paradox”
1981 • The Clash • “Hitsville U.K.” • Punk-Rock • Sandinista! • “Radio One”
1981 • John Lennon • “Woman” [UK] • Soft Rock • Double Fantasy • “Beautiful Boys” [Yoko Ono]
1982 • The Go-Go’s • “We Got The Beat” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Beauty And The Beat • “Can’t Stop The World”
1988 • Michael Jackson • “Man In The Mirror” • Dance-Pop • Bad • “Man In The Mirror” [Instrumental]


January 17
1966 • The 13th Floor Elevators • “You’re Gonna Miss Me” • Garage Rock • The Psychedelic Sounds Of The 13th Floor Elevators • “Tried To Hide”
1969 • Elton John • “Lady Samantha” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “All Across The Havens”
1971 • David Bowie • “Holy Holy” • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Black Country Roak”
1975 • Queen • “Now I’m Here” • Glam Rock • Sheer Heart Attack • “Lily of the Valley” [Single Edit]
1975 • Bob Dylan • “Tangled Up In Blue” • Folk-Rock • Blood On The Tracks • “If You See Her, Say Hello”
1977 • Glen Campbell • “Southern Nights” • Country-Pop • Southern Nights • “William Tell Overture”
1994 • Guns N’ Roses • “Estranged” • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion II • “The Garden”
1994 • Ace Of Base • “The Sign” [UK] • Euro Dance-Pop • The Sign • “The Sign” [Long Version] / “The Sign” [Dub Version]
2000 • 3 Doors Down • “Kryptonite” • Alt. Pop-Rock/Post-Grunge • The Better Life • “Kryptonite” [LP Version]


January 18
1978 • Warren Zevon • “Werewolves Of London” • Pop-Rock • Excitable Boy • “Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner”
1994 • Beck • “Loser” • Alt Rock/Lo-Fi • Mellow Gold • “Steal My Body Home”
2008 • Matchbox Twenty • “All Your Reasons” • Alt. Rock • Exile On Mainstream • “How Far We’ve Come” / “Disease”


January 19
1962 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “I’ve Been Twistin'” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “Ramblin’ Rose”
1962 • Marvin Gaye • “Sandman” • Soul • [Single] • “I’m Yours, You’re Mine”
1966 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Homeward Bound” • Folk-Pop • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme • “Leaves That Are Green”
1972 • Mott The Hoople • “Sweet Jane” • Glam Rock • All The Young Dudes • “Jerkin’ Crocos”
1973 • The Moody Blues • “I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock And Roll Band)” • Prog Rock • Seventh Sojourn • “For My Lady”
1979 • The Ramones • “She’s The One” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Road To Ruin • “I Wanna Be Sedated”
1979 • The Ramones • “I Wanna Be Sedated” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Road To Ruin • [B-Side]
1998 • Foo Fighters • “My Hero” • Grunge Rock • The Colour And The Shape • “Dear Lover”


January 20
1971 • Grateful Dead • “Truckin'” • Roots Rock • American Beauty • “Ripple”
1982 • Joan Jett & The Blackhearts • “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” • Hard Rock • I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll • “You Don’t Know What You’ve Got”
1984 • Echo & The Bunnymen • “The Killing Moon” • Post-Punk • Ocean Rain • “Do It Clean”

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