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Singles Released This Week (April 15 – 21)

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 15
1965 • Jackie DeShannon • “What The World Needs Now” • Pop/Rock • This Is Jackie DeShannon • “I Remember The Boy”
1965 • The Supremes • “Back In My Arms Again” • Soul-Pop • More Hits By The Supremes • “Whisper You Love Me Boy”
1966 • Manfred Mann • “Pretty Flamingo” [UK] • Folk-Pop • Mann Made Hits • “You’re Standing By”
1966 • Simon & Garfunkel • “I Am A Rock” • Folk-Pop • Sounds Of Silence • “Flowers Never Bend With The Rainfall”
1971 • The Supremes • “Nathan Jones” • Soul – Pop • Touch • “Happy (Is A Bumpy Road)”
1972 • The Rolling Stones • “Tumbling Dice” • Blues-Rock • Exile On Main Street • “Sweet Black Angel”
1976 • AC/DC • “It’s A Long Way To The Top (If You Wanna Rock ‘N’ Roll)” [UK] • Hard Rock • T.N.T. • “Can I Sit Next To You Girl”
1977 • Boz Scaggs • “Lido Shuffle” [UK] • Disco-Pop • Silk Degrees • “We’re All Alone”
1982 • Patti Austin (With James Ingram) • “Baby, Come To Me” • Love Ballad • Every Home Should Have One • “Solero” [Patti Austin]
1986 • Janet Jackson • “Nasty” • Dance-Pop • Control • “You’ll Never Find (A Love Like Mine)”
1991 • The Doobie Brothers • “Dangerous” • Pop-Rock • Brotherhood • “Our Love”
1993 • R.E.M. • “Everybody Hurts” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “Mandolin Strum”
1997 • Hanson • “MMMBop” • Teen Pop • Middle Of Nowhere • “Where’s The Love”
1997 • U2 • “Staring At The Sun” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Pop • “North and South of the River”
2005 • Black Eyed Peas • “Don’t Phunk With My Heart” • Pop Rap • Monkey Business • “Bend Your Back”
2013 • Poliça • “Tiff” • Dream Pop • Shulamith • [None]


April 16
1956 • Buddy Holly • “Love Me” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “Blue Days – Black Nights”
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Kiss Me Quick” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Suspicion”
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Suspicion” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • Aretha Franklin • “Respect” • Soul • I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You • “Dr. Feelgood”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “I’m Livin’ In Shame” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Let The Sunshine In • “I’m So Glad (I Got Someone Like You Around)”
1971 • The Rolling Stones • “Brown Sugar” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Sticky Fingers • “Bitch” / “Let It Rock”
1971 • Ringo Starr • “It Don’t Come Easy” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Early 1970”
1976 • The Rolling Stones • “Fool To Cry” [UK] • Power Ballad • Black And Blue • “Crazy Mama”
1977 • Bread • “Hooked On You” • Soft Rock • Lost Without Your Love • “Fly Away”
1983 • Journey • “Faithfully” • Pop-Rock • Frontiers • “Back Talk”
1984 • Duran Duran • “The Reflex” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Seven And The Ragged Tiger • “Make Me Smile (Come Up And See Me)”
1988 • Hall & Oates • “Everything Your Heart Desires” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Ooh Yeah! • “Realove”
1990 • Billy Idol • “Cradle Of Love” [UK] • Hard Rock • Charmed Life • “311 Man”
2001 • Matchbox Twenty • “Mad Season” • Alt. Rock • Mad Season • “Long Day” / “Back 2 Good”
2001 • Dave Matthews Band • “The Space Between” • Alt. Rock/Pop-Rocck • Everyday • “I Did It”


April 17
1964 • Dave Clark Five • “Do You Love Me?” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Glad All Over • “Chaquita”
1970 • Marvin Gaye • “Abraham, Martin And John” [UK] • Soul – Pop • That’s The Way Love Is • “How Can I Forget”
1971 • The Rolling Stones • “Brown Sugar” • Blues-Rock • Sticky Fingers • “Bitch”
1972 • Elton John • “Rocket Man” • Pop-Rock • Honky Chateau • “Susie (Dramas)”
1973 • Eagles • “Tequila Sunrise” • Soft Country-Rock • Desperado • “Twenty-One”
1975 • John Lennon • “Stand By Me” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Rock ‘n’ Roll • “Move Over Ms. L”
1978 • ABBA • “Take A Chance On Me” • Euro-Pop • The Album • “I’m A Marionette”
1979 • Sister Sledge • “We Are Family” • Disco • We Are Family • “Easier To Love”
1980 • Pink Floyd • “Run Like Hell” • Prog Rock • The Wall • “Don’t Leave Me Now”
1982 • Afrika Bambaataa And The Soul Sonic Force • “Planet Rock” • Electro-Hip Hop • [Single] • “Planet Rock” [Instrumental]
1993 • Aerosmith • “Eat The Rich” • Hard Rock • Get A Grip • “Fever” / “Head First”
2010 • The Rolling Stones • “Plundered My Soul” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “All Down The Line”


April 18
1963 • Marvin Gaye • “Pride And Joy” • Soul-Pop • That Stubborn Kinda Fella • “One Of Those Days”
1968 • The Temptations • “I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You)” • Soul-Pop • The Temptations Wish It Would Rain • “Gonna Give Her All the Love I’ve Got”
1973 • The Hollies • “Jesus Was A Crossmaker” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I Had A Dream”
1975 • Genesis • “The Carpet Crawlers” [UK] • Prog Rock • The Lamb Lies Down On Broadway • “The Waiting Room (Evil Jam)”
1977 • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band • “Mainstreet” • Heartland Rock • Night Moves • “Jody Girl”
1980 • Michael Jackson • “She’s Out of My Life” • Pop Ballad • Off The Wall • “Get On The Floor”
1983 • Tears For Fears • “Pale Shelter” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Hurting • “We Are Broken”
1987 • Genesis • “In Too Deep” • Prog Rock • Invisible Touch • “I’d Rather Be You”
1988 • Michael Jackson • “Dirty Diana” • Hard Rock • Bad • “Bad” [Dance Mix]
1995 • R.E.M. • “Strange Currencies” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Monster • “Strange Currencies” [Instrumental]


April 19
1963 • Johnny Cash • “Ring Of Fire” • Country-Pop • Ring Of Fire: The Best Of Johnny Cash • “I’d Still Be There”
1965 • Otis Redding • “I’ve Been Loving You Too Long” • Soul Ballad • Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul • “I’m Depending On You”
1965 • The Beatles • “Ticket To Ride” • Jangle Pop • Help! • “Yes It Is”
1965 • Peter & Gordon • “True Love Ways” • Merseybeat • True Love Ways • “If You Wish”
1974 • Eagles • “Already Gone” • Country-Rock • On The Border • “Is It True?”
1977 • Weather Report • “Birdland” • Jazz-Rock Fusion • Heavy Weather • “Palladium”
1978 • Patti Smith Group • “Because The Night” • New Wave Punk-Rock • Easter • “God Speed”
1982 • 38 Special • “Caught Up In You” • Southern Rock • Special Forces • “Firestarter”
1984 • Laura Branigan • “Self Control” • Italo-Disco • Self Control • “Silent Partners”
1999 • Lou Bega • “Mambo No. 5” • Latin Dance-Pop • A Little Bit Of Mambo • “Beauty On The TV Screen”
2012 • Rush • “Headlong Flight” • Prog/Art Rock • Clockwork Angels • “Headlong Flight” [Album Version]


April 20
1958 • Buddy Holly • “Rave On” • Pop-Rock • Buddy Holly • “Take Your Time”
1966 • The Troggs • “Wild Thing” [UK] • Garage Rock • Wild Thing • “From Home”
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Ain’t No Mountain High Enough” • Soul-Pop • United • “Give A Little Love”
1970 • Elvis Presley • “The Wonder Of You” • Country-Pop • [Single] • “Mama Liked Roses”
1970 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Tell The Bottom From The Top” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Mad Professor Blyth”
1970 • Neil Young With Crazy Horse • “Cinnamon Girl” • Folk-Rock • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere • “Sugar Mountain”
1979 • George Harrison • “Love Comes To Everyone” [UK] • Pop-Rock • George Harrison • “Soft-Hearted Hana”
1979 • The Who • “Long Live Rock” [UK] • Hard Rock • Odds & Sods • “I’m The Face” / “My Wife”
1981 • Duran Duran • “Careless Memories” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Duran Duran • “Khanada”
1981 • The Human League • “The Sound Of The Crowd” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Dare • “The Sound of the Crowd (Add Your Voice)”
1981 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “The Waiting” • Album Rock • Hard Promises • “Nightwatchman”


April 21
1967 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Girls In Love” • Pop-Rock • New Directions • “Let’s Be More Than Friends”
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Little Games” [UK] • Blues Rock • Little Games • “Puzzles”
1972 • The Moody Blues • “Isn’t Life Strange” • Prog Rock • Seventh Sojourn • “After You Came”
1972 • Bill Withers • “Lean On Me” • Soul • Still Bill • “Better Off Dead”
1978 • Donna Summer • “Back In Love Again” [UK] • Disco-Funk • I Remember Yesterday • “Try Me, I Know We Can Make It”
1983 • Duran Duran • “The Reflex” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Seven And The Ragged Tiger • “New Religion”
1986 • Bob Dylan With The Heartbreakers • “Band Of The Hand” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Joe’s Death” [Instrumental]
1991 • AC/DC • “Are You Ready?” • Hard Rock • The Razor’s Edge • “Got You By The Balls”

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Singles Released This Week (March 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).


March 04
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Shut Down” • Pop-Rock • Surfin’ U.S.A. • [B-Side]
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Surfin’ U.S.A.” • Surf Rock • Surfin’ U.S.A. • “Shut Down”
1966 • The Who • “Substitute” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Circles” / “Instant Party”
1973 • Elvis Presley • “Steamroller Blues” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Fool”
1973 • Elvis Presley • “Fool” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1976 • Queen • “Tie Your Mother Down” • Glam Rock • A Day At The Races • “Drowse”
1991 • The Rolling Stones • “Highwire” • Blues-Rock • Flashpoint • “2000 Light Years From Home” [Live]


March 05
1965 • The Yardbirds • “For Your Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Got To Hurry”
1965 • The Manish Boys • “I Pity The Fool” [UK] • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “Take My Tip”
1965 • Them • “Here Comes The Night” [UK] • Brit Beat • No Guru, No Method, No Teacher • “All For Myself”
1965 • The Miracles • “Ooo Baby Baby” • Soul – Motown • Going To A Go-Go • “All That’s Good”
1967 • The Small Faces • “I Can’t Make It” [UK] • Britbeat • [Single] • “Just Passing”
1971 • Yes • “Your Move” • Prog Rock • The Yes Album • “Clap”
1981 • Genesis • “Man On The Corner” • Prog Rock • Abacab • “Submarine”
1995 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Pretty Penny” • Arena Rock • Purple • [None]


March 06
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Not Fade Away” • Rock n Roll • England’s Newest Hit Makers • “I Wanna Be Your Man”
1969 • The Who • “Pinball Wizard” [UK] • Power Pop • Tommy • “Dogs Part Two”
1970 • The Beatles • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1970 • David Bowie • “The Prettiest Star” • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Conversation Piece”
1970 • The Beatles • “Let It Be” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Let It Be • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)”
1972 • Badfinger • “Baby Blue” • Power Pop • Straight Up • “Flying”
1993 • Madonna • “Fever” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Fever” [Radio Edit]


March 07
1966 • The Who • “A Legal Matter” [UK] • Brit Beat • The Who Sings My Generation • “Instant Party”
1966 • Brian Wilson • “Caroline, No” • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “Summer Means New Love”
1969 • The Hollies • “Sorry Suzanne” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Not That Way At All”
1969 • The Small Faces • “Afterglow Of Your Love” [UK] • Britbeat • Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake • “Wham Bam Thank You Mam”
1970 • Melanie • “Lay Down (Candles In The Rain)” • Folk-Pop • Candles In The Rain • “Candles In The Rain” [Spoken Word]
1972 • Roberta Flack • “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face” • Soft Pop • [Single] • “Trade Winds”
1985 • USA For Africa • “We Are The World” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Grace”
1995 • Madonna • “One More Chance” • Pop Ballad • Something To Remember • “Verás”


March 08
1965 • Bob Dylan • “Subterranean Homesick Blues” • Folk-Rock • Bringing It All Back Home • “She Belongs To Me”
1965 • Bob Dylan • “The Times They Are A-Changin'” [UK] • Folk-Rock • The Times They Are A-Changin’ • “Honey, Just Allow Me One More Chance”
1965 • Aretha Franklin • “One Step Ahead” • Soul • [Single] • “I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face”
1968 • Cilla Black • “Step Inside Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I Couldn’t Take My Eyes Off You”
1977 • Little Feat • “Time Loves A Hero” • Country-Rock • Time Loves a Hero • “Sailin’ Shoes”
1980 • Genesis • “Turn It On Again” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Duke • “Evidence Of Autumn”
1982 • The Cars • “Since You’re Gone” • Rock Ballad • Shake It Up • “Think It Over”
1994 • Madonna • “I’ll Remember” • Dance-Pop • [Single] • “Secret Garden”
2004 • Fountains Of Wayne • “Stacy’s Mom” [UK] • Power Pop • Welcome Interstate Managers • “Trains and Boats and Planes”


March 09
1961 • The Supremes • “I Want A Guy” • Soul • [Single] • “Never Again”
1973 • Led Zeppelin • “D’Yer Mak’er” [UK] • Hard Rock • Houses Of The Holy • “Over The Hills And Far Away”
1979 • Pointer Sisters • “Fire” [UK] • Soul • Energy • “As I Come Of Age”
1981 • Smokey Robinson • “Being With You” • Soul – Pop • Being With You • “What’s In Your Life For Me”
1983 • Madonna • “Burning Up” • Dance-Pop • Madonna • “Physical Attraction”
1983 • The Isley Brothers • “Between The Sheets” • Quiet Storm / Funk • Between The Sheets • “Between The Sheets” [Instrumental]
1984 • John Lennon • “Borrowed Time” [UK] • Calypso-Pop • Milk & Honey • “Your Hands”
1987 • Thompson Twins • “Get That Love” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Close To The Bone • “Perfect Day”
1992 • Tori Amos • “Winter” [UK] • Piano Rock • Little Earthquakes • “The Pool” / “Take To The Sky” / “Sweet Dreams”


March 10
1959 • Elvis Presley • “I Need Your Love Tonight” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • “(Now And Then There’s) A Fool Such As I”
1959 • Elvis Presley • “(Now and Then There’s) A Fool Such as I” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • Pink Floyd • “Arnold Layne” [UK] • Prog Rock • [Single] • “Candy And A Currant Bun”
1969 • Led Zeppelin • “Good Times, Bad Times” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin • “Communication Breakdown ”
1975 • John Lennon • “Stand By Me” • Pop-Rock • Rock ‘n’ Roll • “Move Over Ms. L”
1989 • Eric Clapton • “Bad Love” • Blues-Rock • Journeyman • “Before You Accuse Me”
1992 • Red Hot Chili Peppers • “Under The Bridge” • Alt Pop-Rock • Blood Sugar Sex Magik • “Give It Away”
1998 • Semisonic • “Closing Time” • Alt Rock/Post-Grunge • Feeling Strangely Fine • “Air That I Breathe”

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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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