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Singles Released This Week (February 4 – 10)

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 04
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “19th Nervous Breakdown” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “As Tears Go By”
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “As Tears Go By” [UK] • Soft Rock • December’s Children (And Everybody’s) • [B-Side]
1972 • Elvis Presley • “He Touched Me” • Contemporary Gospel • He Touched Me • “Bosom Of Abraham”
1974 • Pink Floyd • “Time” • Prog Rock • The Dark Side Of The Moon • [B-Side]
1974 • Elton John • “Bennie And The Jets” • Pop-Rock • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road • “Harmony”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Maybe I’m Amazed” [Live]• Pop-Rock • Wings Over America • “Soily” [Live]
1977 • Elton John • “Crazy Water” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Blue Moves • “Chameleon”
1979 • George Harrison • “Blow Away” • Pop-Rock • George Harrison • “Soft-Hearted Hana”
1980 • Eagles • “I Can’t Tell You Why” • Soft Rock • The Long Run • “The Greeks Don’t Want No Freaks”
1997 • R.E.M. • “Electrolite” • Alt. Pop-Rock • New Advantures In Hi-Fi • “The Wake-Up Bomb” [Live]


February 05
1972 • Paul Simon • “Mother And Child Reunion” • Folk-Pop • Paul Simon • “Paranoia Blues”
1982 • ABC • “Poison Arrow” [UK] • New Wave Dance-Pop • The Lexicon Of Love • “Theme From Mantrap”
1986 • Prince And The Revolution • “Kiss” • R&B-Pop • Parade • “? Or $”
1996 • Gin Blossoms • “Follow You Down” • Power Pop • Congratulations…I’m Sorry • “Til I Hear From You”


February 06
1970 • John Lennon • “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Who Has Seen The Wind?” [Yoko Ono]
1976 • George Harrison • “This Guitar (Can’t Keep From Crying)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Extra Texture • “Maya Love”
1980 • Brothers Johnson • “Stomp!” • Post-Disco • Light Up The Night • “Let’s Swing”


February 07
1961 • Elvis Presley • “Lonely Man” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1961 • Elvis Presley • “Surrender” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Lonely Man”
1963 • The Beatles • “Ask Me Why” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles • [B-Side]
1963 • The Beatles • “Please Please Me” • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Ask Me Why”
1964 • Jan & Dean • “Dead Man’s Curve” • Folk-Rock • Drag City • “The New Girl In School”
1964 • Jan & Dean • “The New Girl In School” • Pop-Rock • Drag City • [B-Side]
1964 • The Supremes • “Run, Run, Run” • Soul-Pop • Where Did Our Love Go • “I’m Giving You Your Freedom”
1966 • The Temptations • “Get Ready” • Soul-Funk • Getting’ Ready • “Fading Away”
1968 • Genesis • “The Silent Sun” • Folk-Rock • Silent Sun • “That’s Me!”
1971 • Elton John • “Tiny Dancer” • Pop-Rock • Madman Across The Water • “Razor Face”
1977 • The Bee Gees • “If I Can’t Have You” • Disco • Saturday Night Fever [Sndtrk] • [B-Side]
1979 • The Doobie Brothers • “What A Fool Believes” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Minute By Minute • “Don’t Stop To Watch The Wheels”
1981 • The Jam • “That’s Entertainment” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Down In The Tube Station At Midnight” [Live]
1986 • Laura Branigan • “I Found Someone” • Pop-Rock • Hold Me • “When”
2004 • U2 • “Sometimes You Can’t Make It On Your Own” • Alt. Pop-Rock • How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb • “Ave Maria”


February 08
1957 • The Diamonds • “Little Darlin'” • Doo Wop • [Single] • “Faithful And True”
1965 • The Beach Boys • “Please Let Me Wonder” • Pop-Rock • Summer Days (And Summer Nights!) • [B-Side]
1965 • The Supremes • “Stop! In The Name Of Love” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “I’m In Love Again”
1965 • The Beach Boys • “Do You Wanna Dance?” • Pop-Rock • The Beach Boys Today! • “Please Let Me Wonder”
1968 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “If You Can Want” • Soul – Pop • Special Occasion • “When The Words From Your Heart Get Caught Up In Your Throat”
1969 • The Monkees • “Tear Drop City” • Pop-Rock • Instant Replay • “A Man Without A Dream”
1974 • Carpenters • “Jambalaya (On The Bayou)” [UK] • Easy Listening • Now & Then • “Mr. Guder”
1986 • Run-D.M.C. • “It’s Tricky” • Funk-Rap • Raising Hell • “Proud To Be Black”
1993 • Genesis • “Tell Me Why” • Prog Rock • We Can’t Dance • “Dreaming While You Sleep” [Live]
2005 • U2 • “All Because Of You” • Alt. Pop-Rock • How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb • “She’s A Mystery To Me”


February 09
1965 • Elvis Presley • “You’ll Be Gone” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Girl Happy • [B-Side]
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Do The Clam” • Rock n Roll • Girl Happy • “You’ll Be Gone”
1974 • Hall & Oates • “She’s Gone” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Abandoned Luncheonette • “I’m Just a Kid (Don’t Make Me Feel Like a Man)”
1974 • Marc Bolan & T. Rex • “Teenage Dream” • Glam Rock • Zinc Alloy And The Hidden Riders of Tomorrow • “Satisfaction Pony”
1979 • Hall & Oates • “I Don’t Wanna Lose You” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Along The Red Ledge • “August Day”
1982 • George Harrison • “I Really Love You” • R&B Doo Wop • Gone Troppo • “Circles”
1983 • Prince • “Little Red Corvette” • Synth-Pop • 1999 • “All The Critics Love U In New York”


February 10
1964 • Elvis Presley • “It Hurts Me” • Ballad • Kissin’ Cousins • [B-Side]
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Kissin’ Cousins” • Ballad • Kissin’ Cousins • “It Hurts Me”
1965 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Nowhere To Run” • Soul – Dance • Dance Party • “Motoring”
1966 • The Smoke • “My Friend Jack” • Psychedelic Pop • The Smoke • “We Can Take It”
1967 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “The Loser” • Pop-Rock • More Golden Greats • “Ice Melts In The Sun”
1967 • Aretha Franklin • “I Never Loved A Man (The Way I Love You)” • Soul • I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You • “Do Right Woman, Do Right Man”
1967 • The Hollies • “On A Carousel” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “All The World Is Love”
1974 • Suzi Quatro • “Devil Gate Drive” • Hard Rock • Quatro • “In The Morning”
1978 • Dire Straits • “Sultans Of Swing” • New Wave/Post-Punk • Dire Straits • “Southbound Again”
1978 • Donna Summer • “Rumour Has It” [UK] • Disco • Once Upon A Time… • “Once Upon A Time”
1992 • Tears For Fears • “Laid So Low (Tears Roll Down)” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Tears Roll Down (Greatest Hits 82 – 92) • “The Body Wah”
1998 • Aerosmith • “Pink” • Hard Rock • Nine Lives
1998 • The Rolling Stones • “Saint Of Me” • Blues-Rock • Bridges To Babylon • “Any Way You Look At It”

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Singles Released This Week (November 26 – December 2)

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).


November 26
1962 • The Beach Boys • “Ten Little Indians” • Surf Rock • Surfin’ Safari • “County Fair”
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Santa Claus Is Back In Town” • Holiday Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Blue Christmas”
1965 • The Marvelettes • “Don’t Mess With Bill” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Anything You Wanna Do”
1965 • The Supremes • “I Hear A Symphony” [UK] • Soul-Pop • I Hear A Symphony • “Who Could Ever Doubt My Love”
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Blue Christmas” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “More Love” • Soul – Pop • Make It Happen • “Swept For You Baby”
1973 • Elton John • “Step Into Christmas” • Holiday Pop • To Be Continued…. • “Ho, Ho, Ho (Who’d Be A Turkey At Christmas)”
1975 • Donna Summer • “Love To Love You Baby” • Disco • Love To Love You Baby • “Need-A-Man Blues”
1977 • The Sex Pistols • “Anarchy In The U.K.” • Punk-Rock • Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols • “I Wanna Be Me”
1980 • Prince • “Dirty Mind” • Dance-Pop • Dirty Mind • “When We’re Dancing Close And Slow”
1982 • The Jam • “Beat Surrender” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • Beat Surrender • “Shopping”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “Lay Your Hands On Me” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “The Lewis Carol (Adventures in Wonderland)”
1985 • Vanity • “Mechanical Emotion” • Dance-Pop • Wild Animal • “Crazy Maybe”
2003 • Pearl Jam • “Man Of The Hour” • Grunge Rock • [Single] • “Man Of The Hour” [Demo]


November 27
1964 • The Beatles • “I Feel Fine” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “She’s A Woman”
1964 • The Beatles • “She’s A Woman” [UK] • Brit Beat • Beatles ’65 • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “I Am The Walrus” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Hello, Goodbye” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • “I Am The Walrus”
1974 • America • “Lonely People” • Folk-Rock • Holiday • “Mad Dog”
1977 • Bread • “Lost Without Your Love” • Soft Rock • Lost Without Your Love • “Change Of Heart”
1979 • Eagles • “The Long Run” • Country-Rock • The Long Run • “The Disco Strangler”
1994 • The Go-Go’s • “The Whole World Lost Its Head” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Return To The Valley Of The Go-Go’s • “Automatic” [Live]
1994 • Eagles • “Please Come Home For Christmas” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “Funky New Year”
1995 • Michael Jackson • “Earth Song” • Dance-Pop • HIStory: Past, Present, Future, Book I • “Earth Song” [Remix]


November 28
1967 • The Four Tops • “Standing In The Shadows Of Love” • Soul-Pop • Reach Out • “Since You’ve Been Gone”
1969 • The Supremes • “Someday We’ll Be Together” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “He’s My Sunnyboy”
1978 • Elton John • “Song For Guy” [UK] • Pop-Rock • A Single Man • “Lovesick”
1980 • The Police • “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Zenyatta Mondatta • “A Sermon”
1981 • The Kinks • “Better Things” • British Rock • Give The People What They Want • “Yo-Yo”
1984 • Prince • “I Would Die 4 U” • Synthpop Funk • Purple Rain • “Another Lonely Christmas”
1988 • Belinda Carlisle • “Love Never Dies” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Heaven On Earth • “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” [Live]
1994 • The Rolling Stones • “Out Of Tears” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Voodoo Lounge • “I’m Gonna Drive”
1994 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Interstate Love Song” [UK] • Arena Rock • Purple • “Lounge Fly”


November 29
1963 • The Beatles • “This Boy” [UK] • Pop Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1963 • The Beatles • “I Want To Hold Your Hand” [UK] • Power Pop • [Single] • “This Boy”
1967 • The Kinks • “Autumn Almanac” • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “David Watts”
1968 • Manfred Mann • “Fox On The Run” [UK] • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Too Many People”
1971 • Pink Floyd • “One Of These Days” • Prog Rock • Meddle • “Fearless”
1971 • Elton John • “Levon” • Pop-Rock • Madman Across The Water • “Goodbye”
1971 • The Beach Boys • “Surf’s Up” • Surfer-Pop • Surf’s Up • “Don’t Go Near the Water”
1976 • Elvis Presley • “Moody Blue” • Country Pop • [Single] • “She Thinks I Still Care”
1977 • Donna Summer • “Love’s Unkind” • Disco • I Remember Yesterday • “Book Lady”
1978 • The Rolling Stones • “Shattered” • Blues-Rock • Some Girls • “Everything Is Turning to Gold”
1983 • The Kinks • “Come Dancing” • British Rock • State Of Confusion • “Noise”
1985 • Dire Straits • “Walk Of Life” • New Wave/Post-Punk • Brothers In Arms • “One World”
1985 • Thompson Twins • “Revolution” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “The Fourth Sunday”
1993 • R.E.M. • “Find The River” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “Everybody Hurts” [Live]
1994 • Green Day • “Basket Case” • Post-Punk Rock • Dookie • “Tired Of Waiting For You”
2004 • Green Day • “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” • Punk Rock • American Idiot • “Letterbomb” [Live]
2004 • R.E.M. • “Aftermath” • Alt. Rock • Around The Sun • “High Speed Train” [Live]


November 30
1976 • Bob Dylan • “Rita May” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1976 • Bob Dylan • “Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again” • Folk-Rock • Hard Rain • “Rita May”
1981 • The Rolling Stones • “Waiting On A Friend” • Blues-Rock • Tattoo You • “Little T&A”
1987 • Belinda Carlisle • “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” • Pop-Rock • Heaven On Earth • “We Can Change”
1987 • Madonna • “The Look Of Love” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Who’s That Girl [Sndtrk] • “I Know It”
1988 • Guns N’ Roses • “Paradise City” • Hard Rock • Appetite For Destruction • “Move To The City”
1991 • Elton John And George Michael • “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” • Pop-Rock • Duets • “I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)” [Live] [George Michael]
1992 • Nirvana • “In Bloom” • Grunge • Nevermind • “Polly” [Live]
1992 • Madonna • “Deeper And Deeper” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Deeper And Deeper” [Instrumental]
1998 • Bryan Adams feat. Melanie C. • “When You’re Gone” [UK] • Pop-Rock • On A Day Like Today • “Hey Baby”


December 01
1963 • Neil Young & The Squires • “The Sultan” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Aurora”
1971 • John Lennon & Plastic Ono Band • “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Listen, The Snow Is Falling” [Yoko Ono]
1972 • Eagles • “Peaceful, Easy Feeling” • Country-Rock • Eagles • “Tryin'”
1972 • 10cc • “Johnny, Don’t Do It!” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • 10cc • “4% Of Something”
1988 • U2 • “Angel Of Harlem” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Rattle And Hum • “A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel”
1993 • Michael Jackson • “Gone Too Soon” • Pop Ballad • Dangerous • “Gone To Soon” [Instrumental]
1993 • Counting Crows • “Mr. Jones” • Alt. Pop-Rock • August And Everything After • “Raining In Baltimore’ / “Mr. Jones” [Acoustic Live]
1997 • Genesis • “Shipwrecked” • Alt. Rock • Calling All Stations • “Phret”


December 02
1966 • David Bowie • “Rubber Band” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The London Boys”
1966 • Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston • “It Takes Two” • Soul – Motown • Take Two • “It’s Got To Be A Miracle (This Thing Called Love)”
1967 • The Small Faces • “Tin Soldier” • Brit Beat • Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake • “I Feel Much Better”
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “In Another Land” • Psychedelic Rock • Their Satanic Majesties Request • “The Lantern”
1968 • Manfred Mann • “Fox On The Run” • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Too Many People”
1968 • The Beach Boys • “Bluebirds On The Mountain” • Pop-Rock • 20/20 • “Never Learn Not To Love”
1991 • U2 • “Mysterious Ways” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Achtung Baby • “Mysterious Ways” [Remix]
1996 • R.E.M. • “Electrolite” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • New Advantures In Hi-Fi • “The Wake-Up Bomb” [Live]

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