Singles Released This Week (July 22 – 28)

Singles Released This Week (July 22 – 28)

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).


July 22
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Surfer Girl” • Surf Ballad • Surfer Girl • “Little Deuce Coupe”
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Little Deuce Coupe” • Hot Rod Rock • Surfer Girl • [B-Side]
1983 • The Hollies • “Stop! In The Name Of Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • What Goes Around • “Musical Pictures”
1999 • Len • “Steal My Sunshine” • Indie Pop/Trip Hop • You Can’t Stop The Bum Rush • “It’s Down to This” / “Drunc’n Moves ”
1999 • Days Of The New • “Enemy” • Alt. Acoustic Rock • Days of the New II • “Enemy” [Album Edit]


July 23
1962 • Marvin Gaye • “Stubborn Kind Of Fellow” • Soul • That Stubborn Kinda Fellow • “It Hurt Me Too”
1965 • Wilson Pickett • “In The Midnight Hour” [UK] • Soul • In The Midnight Hour • “I’m Not Tired”
1965 • The Beatles • “I’m Down” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1965 • The Beatles • “Help!” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I’m Down”
1965 • The Marvelettes • “Danger! Heartbreak Dead Ahead” • Soul-Pop • The Marvelettes’ Greatest Hits • “Your Cheating Ways”
1973 • Cher • “Half-Breed” • Pop-Rock • Half-Breed • “Melody”
1976 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Let ‘Em In” • Pop-Rock • Wings At The Speed Of Sound • “Beware My Love”
1977 • Foreigner • “Cold As Ice” • Arena Rock • Foreigner • “I Need You”
1980 • Pointer Sisters • “He’s So Shy” • Soul • Special Things • “Movin’ On”
1981 • The Moody Blues • “The Voice” • Prog Rock • Long Distance Voyager • “22,000 Days”
1982 • Pink Floyd • “When The Tigers Broke Free” [UK] • Symphonic Rock • [Single] • “Bring The Boys Back Home”
1982 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Workin’ For A Livin'” • Pop-Rock • Picture This • “Working For A Livin'” [Live]
1984 • The Cars • “Drive” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Heartbreak City • “Stranger Eyes”
1985 • Madonna • “Into The Groove” • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “Shoo_Bee_Doo”
1990 • Mariah Carey • “Vision Of Love” [UK] • R&B-Dance • Mariah Carey • “Sent From Above”
2001 • The Human League • “All I Ever Wanted” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Secrets • “All I Ever Wanted” [Remix]
2001 • R.E.M. • “All the Way to Reno (You’re Gonna Be a Star)” • Alt. Rock • Reveal • “165 Hillcrest”


July 24
1961 • The Temptations • “Oh Mother Of Mine” • Soul/Doo-Wop • [Single] • “Romance Without Finance”
1964 • The Zombies • “She’s Not There” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Begin Here • “You Make Me Feel Good”
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “It’s All Over Now” • Blues-Rock • 12 X 5 • “Good Times, Bad Times”
1967 • The Beach Boys • “Heroes And Villains” • Pop-Rock • Smiley Smile • “You’re Welcome”
1967 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Reflections” • Soul-Pop • Reflections • “Going Down For The Third Time”
1970 • Matthews Southern Comfort • “Woodstock” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Later That Same Year • “Scion”
1976 • Jefferson Starship • “With Your Love” • Soft Rock • Spitfire • “Switchblade”
1980 • Billy Joel • “Don’t Ask Me Why” • Pop-Rock • Glass Houses • “C’etait Toi (You Were The One)”
1981 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “A Woman In Love (It’s Not Me)” [UK] • Album Rock • Hard Promises • “Gator On The Lawn”
1984 • George Michael • “Careless Whisper” [UK] • Pop Ballad • Make It Big • “Careless Whisper” [Instrumental]
2006 • Snow Patrol • “Chasing Cars” [UK] • Alt. Rock • Eyes Open • “Play Me Like Your Own Hand”


July 25
1966 • The Supremes • “You Can’t Hurry Love” • Soul-Pop • The Supremes A Go-Go • “Put Yourself In My Place”
1973 • The Doobie Brothers • “China Grove” • Pop-Rock • The Captain & Me • “Evil Woman”
1974 • Barry White • “Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe” • Smooth Soul • Can’t Get Enough • “Just Not Enough”
1977 • The Doobie Brothers • “Little Darling (I Need You)” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Livin’ On The Fault Line • “Losin’ End”
1986 • Cutting Crew • “(I Just) Died In Your Arms” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Broadcast • “For The Longest Time”


July 26
1960 • Sam Cooke • “Chain Gang” • Soul • [Single] • “I Fall In Love Every Day”
1963 • The Miracles • “Mickey’s Monkey” • Soul-Pop • Doin’ Mickey’s Monkey • “Whatever Makes You Happy”
1965 • Martha & The Vandellas • “You’ve Been In Love Too Long” • Soul-Dance • [Single] • “Love (Makes Me Do Foolish Things)”
1966 • Marvin Gaye • “Little Darling, I Need You” • Soul-Pop • Moods Of Marvin Gaye • “Hey Diddle Diddle”
1967 • The Kinks • “Waterloo Sunset” • Brit Beat • Something Else By The Kinks • “Two Sisters”
1969 • Johnny Cash • “A Boy Named Sue” • Country Classics • At San Quentin • “San Quentin”
1974 • The Rolling Stones • “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (But I Like It)” [UK] • Blues-Rock • It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll • “Through The Lonely Nights”
1979 • The Clash • “Gates Of The West” • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “Groovy Times”
1979 • The Clash • “I Fought The Law” • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais”
1982 • Pink Floyd • “When The Tigers Broke Free” • Symphonic Rock • [Single] • “Bring The Boys Back Home”
1985 • Thompson Twins • “Lay Your Hands On Me” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “The Lewis Carol (Adventures in Wonderland)”


July 27
1959 • The Miracles • “Bad Girl” • Doo-Wop Ballad • [Single] • “I Love Your Baby”
1968 • The Who • “Magic Bus” • Psychedelic Rock • Magic Bus • “Someone’s Coming”
1974 • The Rolling Stones • “It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll (But I Like It)” • Blues-Rock • It’s Only Rock ‘N Roll • “Through The Lonely Nights”
1981 • The Human League • “Love Action (I Believe In Love)” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Dare • “Hard Times”


July 28
1958 • The Everly Brothers • “Devoted To You” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1958 • The Everly Brothers • “Bird Dog” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Devoted To You”
1965 • Bob Dylan • “Like A Rolling Stone” • Folk-Rock • Highway 61 Revisited • “Gates Of Eden”
1969 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Time Machine” • Blues-Rock • On Time • “High On A Horse”
1971 • George Harrison • “Bangla-Desh” • Pop-Rock • The Concert For Bangladesh • “Deep Blue”
1971 • The Hollies • “Hey Willie” • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Row The Boat Together”
1972 • Mott The Hoople • “All The Young Dudes” [UK] • Glam Rock • All The Young Dudes • “One Of The Boys”
1976 • Kiss • “Beth” • Heavy Metal • Destroyer • [B-Side]
1976 • Kiss • “Detroit Rock City” • Hard Rock • Destroyer • “Beth”
1979 • Michael Jackson • “Don’t Stop ‘Til You Get Enough” • Disco • Off The Wall • “I Can’t Help It”
1983 • Billy Joel • “Tell Her About It” • Pop-Rock • An Innocent Man • “Easy Money”
1986 • Janet Jackson • “When I Think Of You” • Pop-Soul • Control • “Pretty Boy”

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