Singles Released This Week (November 11 – 17)

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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 11
1957 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Great Balls Of Fire” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “You Win Again”
1965 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “She’s Just My Style” • Pop-Rock • She’s Just My Style • “I Won’t Make That Mistake Again”
1966 • The Small Faces • “My Mind’s Eye” • Britbeat • From The Beginning • “I Can’t Dance With You”
1966 • The Who • “La-La-La-Lies” [UK] • British Rock • The Who Sings My Generation • “The Good’s Gone”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “Don’t Cry Daddy” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “Rubberneckin'”
1970 • Alice Cooper • “I’m Eighteen” • Heavy Metal • Love It To Death • “Is It My Body”
1972 • Bread • “Sweet Surrender” • Soft Rock • Guitar Man • “Make It By Yourself”
1977 • Supertramp • “Babaji” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Even In The Quietest Moments • “From Now On”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Mull Of Kintyre” [UK] • Scottish Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Girls School”
1978 • Rose Royce • “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” • Disco • Rose Royce III: Strikes Again! • “Do It, Do It”
1978 • Elton John • “Part-Time Love” • Pop-Rock • A Single Man • “I Cry At Night”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “Hold Me Now” • Synth-Pop • Into The Gap • “Let Loving Start”
1991 • Michael Jackson • “Black Or White” • Pop-Soul • Dangerous • “Black Or White” [Instrumental]
1992 • Genesis • “Never A Time” • Prog Rock • We Can’t Dance • “Way Of The World”


November 12
1958 • Ritchie Valens • “Donna” • Rock Ballad • Ritchie Valens • “La Bamba”
1958 • Ritchie Valens • “La Bamba” • Tejano Rock • Ritchie Valens • [B-Side]
1971 • America • “A Horse With No Name” • Folk-Rock • America • “Everyone I Meet Is From California”
1971 • Bob Dylan • “George Jackson” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “George Jackson” [Acoustic]
1975 • The Doobie Brothers • “I Cheat The Hangman” • Pop-Rock • Stampede • “Music Man”
1976 • ABBA • “Dancing Queen” [UK] • Euro-Pop • Arrival • “That’s Me”
1976 • Queen • “Somebody To Love” • Glam Rock • A Day At The Races • “White Man”
1982 • The Pretenders • “Back On The Chain Gang” • Post-Punk • Learning To Crawl • “My City Was Gone”
1986 • Madonna • “Open Your Heart” • Dance-Pop • True Blue • “White Heat”
1987 • Kiss • “Reason To Live” • Hard Rock • Crazy Nights • “Thief In The Night”
2001 • Matchbox Twenty • “Last Beautiful Girl” • Alt. Rock • Mad Season • [None]


November 13
1964 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Wild One” • Soul – Dance • Dance Party • “Dancing Slow”
1964 • The Moody Blues • “Go Now!” [UK] • British Beat • The Magnificent Moodies • “It’s Easy Child”
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Little Red Rooster” [UK] • Blues-Rock • The Rolling Stones Now! • “Off The Hook”
1965 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “You Didn’t Have to Be So Nice” • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “My Gal”
1968 • Tommy Roe • “Dizzy” • Bubblegum Pop • Dizzy • “The You I Need”
1970 • Carpenters • “We’ve Only Just Begun” [UK] • Easy Listening • Close To You • “All Of My Life”
1970 • The Jackson 5 • “I’ll Be There” [UK] • Soul Ballad • Third Album • “One More Chance”
1981 • The Go-Go’s • “We Got The Beat” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Beauty And The Beat • “Skidmarks On My Heart”
1984 • Foreigner • “I Want To Know What Love Is” • Power Ballad • Agent Provocateur • “Street Thunder (Marathon Theme)”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “Yesterdays” • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion II • “Yesterdays” [Live]
2011 • The Rolling Stones • “No Spare Parts” • Hard Rock • [Single] • “Before They Make Me Run”
2012 • Blondie • “Practice Makes Perfect” • Dance-Pop • [Single] • [None]


November 14
1960 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “When I Get Paid” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Love Made A Fool Of Me”
1966 • Otis Redding • “Try A Little Tenderness” • Soul • Complete And Unbelievable…The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul • “I’m Sick Y’All”
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “If I Could Build My Whole World Around You” • Soul – Pop • United • “If This World Were Mine”
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “If This World Were Mine” • Soul-Pop • United • [B-Side]
1969 • Marvin Gaye • “That’s The Way Love Is” [UK] • Soul • M.P.G. • “Gonna Keep Tryin’ Till I Win Your Love”
1975 • Natalie Cole • “Inseparable” • Soul-Jazz • Inseparable • “Joey”
1975 • ABBA • “Mamma Mia” [UK] • Euro-Pop • ABBA • “Tropical Loveland”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Girls School” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Mull Of Kintyre”
1980 • Dire Straits • “Romeo And Juliet” [UK] • New Wave/Post-Punk • Making Movies • “Solid Rock”
1980 • Supertramp • “Dreamer” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Paris • “You Started Laughing (When I Held You In My Arms)”
1983 • The Moody Blues • “Sitting At The Wheel” [UK] • Prog Rock • The Present • “Going Nowhere”


November 15
1957 • Buddy Holly • “Peggy Sue” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Everyday”
1963 • Dave Clark Five • “Glad All Over” [UK] • Brit Pop • Glad All Over • “I Know You”
1963 • The Hollies • “Stay” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Stay With The Hollies • “Now’s The Time”
1965 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Just Like Me” • Garage Rock • [Single] • “B.F.D.R.F. Blues”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “If Every Day Was Like Christmas” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “How Would You Like To Be”
1968 • The Iveys • “Maybe Tomorrow” • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “And Her Daddy’s a Millionaire”
1970 • Spirit • “Mr. Skin” • Psychedelic Rock • Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus • “Soldier”
1972 • The Doobie Brothers • “Jesus Is Just Alright” • Pop-Rock • Toulouse Street • “Rockin’ Down The Highway”
1974 • The Doobie Brothers • “Black Water” • Roots Rock • What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits • “Song To See You Through”
1975 • 10cc • “Art For Arts Sake” • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You? • “Get It While You Can”
1975 • Pink Floyd • “Have A Cigar” • Prog Rock • Wish You Were Here • “Welcome to the Machine”
1975 • Eagles • “Take It To The Limit” • Country-Rock • One Of These Nights • “After The Thrill Is Gone”
1976 • George Harrison • “This Song” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Learning How to Love You”
1982 • John Lennon • “Love” • Pop-Rock • John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band • “Gimme Some Truth”
1982 • Whitesnake • “Here I Go Again” • Arena Rock • Saints & Sinners • “Bloody Luxury”
1990 • Jane’s Addiction • “Been Caught Stealing” • Alt. Funk-Rock • Ritual De Lo Habitual • “Had A Dad”
1992 • Madonna • “Bye Bye Baby” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Rain”
1999 • Bryan Adams • “The Best Of Me” • Pop-Rock • The Best Of Me • “Inside Out” / “How Do You Feel Tonight”


November 16
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Winter Wonderland” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)”
1966 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Good Thing” • Garage Rock • The Spirit Of ’67 • “Undecided Man”
1967 • Aretha Franklin • “Mockingbird” • Soul • Runnin’ Out Of Fools • “A Mother’s Love”
1973 • Eagles • “Outlaw Man” [UK] • Country-Rock • Desperado • “Certain Kind Of Fool”
1973 • John Lennon • “Mind Games” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Mind Games • “Meat City”
1977 • Lynyrd Skynyrd • “What’s Your Name” • Southern Rock • Street Survivors • “I Know A Little”
1979 • Paul McCartney • “Wonderful Christmastime” [UK] • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reggae”
1979 • Pink Floyd • “Another Brick In The Wall, Part II” [UK] • Prog Rock • The Wall • “One Of My Turns”
1981 • Tommy Tutone • “867-5309/Jenny” • Power Pop • Tommy Tutone – 2 • “Not Say Goodbye”
1982 • Duran Duran • “My Own Way” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “Like An Angel”
1983 • A Flock Of Seagulls • “Wishing (If I Had A Photograph Of You)” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Listen • “Committed”
1984 • John Lennon & Yoko Ono • “Every Man Has A Woman Who Loves Him” • Pop-Rock • Double Fantasy • “It’s Alright” [Yoko Ono]
1987 • R.E.M. • “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Document • “Last Date”
1993 • Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting • “All For Love” • Pop-Rock • Three Musketeers Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[Sndtrk] • “All For Love” [Instrumental]
1998 • Metallica • “Turn The Page” • Heavy Metal • Garage, Inc. • “Bleeding Me”
1999 • R.E.M. • “The Great Beyond” • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Man On The Moon” [Live]


November 17
1958 • Jackie Wilson • “Lonely Teardrops” • Soul • [Single] • “In The Blue Of The Evening”
1966 • The Easybeats • “Friday On My Mind” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Good Friday • “Made My Bed: Gonna Lie In It”
1972 • The Supremes & Four Tops • “Reach Out And Touch (Somebody’s Hand)” [UK] • Soul-Gospel-Pop • The Magnificent 7 • “Where Would I Be Without You Baby”
1972 • Slade • “Gudbuy T’Jane” • Hard Rock • Slayed? • “I Won’t Let It ‘Appen Again”
1987 • U2 • “In God’s Country” • Alt. Pop-Rock • The Joshua Tree • “Bullet In The Blue Sky” / “Running To Stand Still”

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