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Singles Released This Week (April 1 – 7)

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).


April 01
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Don’cha Think It’s Time” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1960 • The Everly Brothers • “Cathy’s Clown” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Always It’s You”
1966 • David Bowie • “Do Anything You Say” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Good Morning Girl”
1966 • Brian Wilson • “Caroline, No” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “Summer Means New Love”
1967 • Jefferson Airplane • “Somebody To Love” • Psychedelic Rock • Surrealistic Pillow • “She Has Funny Cars”
1970 • The Monkees • “Oh My My” • Pop-Rock • Changes • “I Love You Better”
1976 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Silly Love Songs” • Pop-Rock • Wings At The Speed Of Sound • “Cook Of The House”
1977 • 10cc • “Good Morning Judge” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • Deceptive Bends • “Don’t Squeeze Me Like Toothpaste”
1986 • Tears For Fears • “Mothers Talk” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Sea Song”
1990 • Kiss • “Rise To It” • Hard Rock • Hot In The Shade • “Silver Spoon”
2002 • Elton John • “Original Sin” • Pop-Rock • Songs From The West Coast • “Original Sin” [Album Mix]


April 02
1963 • Sam Cooke • “Another Saturday Night” • Soul • [Single] • “Love Will Find A Way”
1968 • The Byrds • “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” • Folk-Rock • Sweetheart Of The Rodeo • “Artificial Energy”
1968 • The Byrds • “Artificial Energy” • Folk-Rock • The Notorious Byrd Brothers • [B-Side]
1969 • Marvin Gaye • “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” • Soul-Pop • M.P.G. • “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)”
1969 • The Moody Blues • “Never Comes The Day” • Folk-Rock • On The Threshold Of A Dream • “So Deep Within You”
1975 • Kiss • “Rock And Roll All Nite” • Hard Rock • Dressed To Kill • “Getaway”
1975 • Led Zeppelin • “Trampled Under Foot” • Hard Rock • Physical Graffiti • “Black Country Woman”
1982 • Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder • “Ebony And Ivory” • Pop-Rock • Tug Of War • “Rainclouds”
1982 • Talk Talk • “Talk Talk” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Party’s Over • “?”
1982 • Roxy Music • “More Than This” [UK] • Prog Rock • Avalon • “India”
1983 • Duran Duran • “Rio” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “Hold Back The Rain”
1996 • Hootie & The Blowfish • “Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)” • Pop-Rock • Fairweather Johnson • “Before The Heartache Rolls In”


April 03
1961 • Aretha Franklin • “Are You Sure” • Soul-Funk • [Single] • “Maybe I’m A Fool”
1969 • Three Dog Night • “Try A Little Tenderness” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Three Dog Night • “That No One Ever Hurt This Bad”
2003 • Matchbox Twenty • “Unwell” • Alt. Rock • More Than You Think You Are • “Unwell” [Live] / “All I Need [Live]
2006 • Red Hot Chili Peppers • “Dani California” • AA Pop-Rock • Stadium Arcadium • “Million Miles Of Water”


April 04
1966 • The Marvelettes • “You’re The One” • Soul-Pop • Sophisticated Soul • “Paper Boy”
1967 • Neil Diamond • “Solitary Man” • Pop-Rock • Just For You • “Do It”
1968 • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas • “I Promise to Wait My Love” • Soul-Pop • Riding High • “Forget Me Not”
1968 • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas • “Forget Me Not” • Soul-Dance • Riding High • [B-Side]
1972 • Elvis Presley • “An American Trilogy” • Adult Contemporary • [Single] • “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”
1980 • The Ramones • “Do You Remember Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio?” [UK] • Punk-Rock • End Of The Century • “I Want You Around”
1994 • Pearl Jam • “Animal” • Grunge Rock • Vs. • “Animal” [Live] / “Jeremy” [Live]
1994 • Sheryl Crow • “All I Wanna Do” • Country-Pop • Tuesday Night Music Club • “Leaving Las Vegas”
1994 • Gin Blossoms • “Found Out About You” [UK] • Jangle Pop • New Miserable Experience • “Hey Jealousy” [Live]


April 05
1959 • Tommy Dee With Carol Kay And The Teen-Aires • “Three Stars” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “I’ll Never Change” [Carol Kay]
1965 • The Beach Boys • “Help Me, Rhonda” • Pop-Rock • Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) • “Kiss Me, Baby”
1966 • The Who • “Substitute” • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Waltz For A Pig”
1968 • The Zombies • “Time Of The Season” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • Odessey And Oracle • “I’ll Call You Mine”
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Mrs. Robinson” • Folk-Pop • Bookends • “Old Friends” / “Bookends”
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Forever Came Today” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Reflections • “Time Changes Things”
1968 • The Small Faces • “Lazy Sunday” [UK] • Britbeat • Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake • “Rollin’ Over”
1969 • Aretha Franklin • “Jim” • Soul • Soft And Beautiful • “Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)”


April 06
1957 • The Everly Brothers • “Bye Bye Love” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I Wonder If I Care as Much”
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Crying In The Chapel” • Gospel Pop • [Single] • “I Believe In The Man In The Sky”
1967 • The Marvelettes • “When You’re Young And In Love” • Soul • The Marvelettes • “The Day You Take One, You Have To Take The Other”
1973 • David Bowie • “Drive-In Saturday ” [UK] • Glam Rock • Aladdin Sane • “Round And Round”
1988 • Tracy Chapman • “Fast Car” • Folk-Rock • Tracy Chapman • “For You”
1992 • Pearl Jam • “Even Flow” [UK] • Grunge Rock • Ten • “Oceans” [Remix]
1992 • Genesis • “Hold On My Heart” • Soft Rock Ballad • We Can’t Dance • “Way Of The World”


April 07
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Wear My Ring Around Your Neck” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “Don’cha Think It’s Time”
1969 • Mary Hopkin • “Goodbye” • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Sparrow”
1972 • Elton John • “Rocket Man” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Honky Chateau • “Holiday Inn” / “Goodbye”
1978 • The Police • “Roxanne” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Outlandos d’Amour • “Peanuts”
1980 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Here Comes My Girl” • Album Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “Louisiana Rain”
1998 • Goo Goo Dolls • “Iris” • Alt Rock • Dizzy Up The Girl • “Lazy Eye” / “I Don’t Want To Know”
1998 • Air • “Sexy Boy” • Psychedelic Pop • Moon Safari • “Sexy Boy” [Remix]

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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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