Singles Released This Week (October 7 – 13)

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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).


October 07
1963 • Freddie & The Dreamers • “I’m Telling You Now” • Merseybeat • [Single] • “What Have I Done to You?”
1964 • The Beefeaters • “Please Let Me Love You” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Don’t Be Long”
1966 • The Moody Blues • “Boulevard De La Madelaine” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “This Is My House (But Nobody Calls)”
1966 • The Four Tops • “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” [UK] • Soul-Gospel • [Single] • “Until You Love Someone”
1966 • The Hollies • “Stop Stop Stop” [UK] • Pop-Rock • For Certain Because • “It’s You”
1966 • The Hollies • “Stop Stop Stop” • Pop-Rock • Stop! Stop! Stop! • “It’s You”
1969 • The Jackson 5 • “I Want You Back” • Soul – Pop • Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 • “Who’s Lovin’ You”
1969 • Bob Dylan • “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” • Folk-Rock • Nashville Skyline • “Country Pie”
1971 • Hot Tuna • “Been So Long” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Candy Man”
1971 • Michael Jackson • “Got To Be There” • Soul – Pop • Got To Be There • “Maria (You Were the Only One)”
1977 • Queen • “We Are The Champions” • Arena Rock • News Of The World • “We Will Rock You”
2006 • Pearl Jam • “Gone” • Grunge Rock • Pearl Jam • “Come Back” [Live] / “Gone” [Live]


October 08
1963 • Sam Cooke • “Little Red Rooster” • Soul • Night Beat • “You Gotta Move”
1982 • Thompson Twins • “Lies” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Quick Step & Side Kick • “Beach Culture”
1982 • Hall & Oates • “Maneater” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • H20 • “Delayed Reaction”
1983 • Yes • “Owner Of A Lonely Heart” • Dance-Rock • 90125 • “Our Song”
1988 • The Proclaimers • “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” [UK] • Folk-Pop • Sunshine On Leith • “Better Days”
1996 • Matchbox Twenty • “Long Day” • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • [None]
2002 • Nirvana • “You Know You’re Right” • Grunge • Nirvana • [None]
2002 • Pearl Jam • “I Am Mine” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Down”


October 09
1964 • Jan & Dean • “Sidewalk Surfin'” • Surf Pop • Ride The Wild Surf • “When It’s Over”
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Ten Little Indians” • Pychedelic Rock • [Single] • “Drinking Muddy Water”
1981 • Prince • “Controversy” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Controversy • “When You Were Mine”
1984 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Walking On A Thin Line” • Pop-Rock • Sports • “The Only One”
2000 • U2 • “Beautiful Day” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Summer Rain” / “Always”


October 10
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Good Vibrations” • Psychedelic Pop • [Single} • “Let’s Go Away For Awhile”
1972 • The Hollies • “Long Dark Road” • Pop-Rock • Distant Light • “Indian Girl”
1978 • The Cars • “My Best Friend’s Girl” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Cars • “Don’t Cha Stop”
1980 • Manfred Mann’s Earth Band • “For You” • Art Rock • Chance • “A Fool I Am”
1980 • The Cars • “Touch And Go” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Panorama • “Down Boys”
1988 • The Moody Blues • “No More Lies” • Prog Rock • Sur La Mer • “River Of Endless Love”
2012 • Blondie • “Bride Of Infinity” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • [None]
2012 • Blondie • “Rock On” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • [None]
2012 • Blondie • “Dead Air” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • [None]


October 11
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Heat Wave” [UK] • Soul – Dance • Heat Wave • “A Love Like Yours (Don’t Come Knockin’ Every Day)”
1971 • Nilsson • “Without You” • Power Ballad • Nilsson Schmilsson • “Gotta Get Up”
1971 • John Lennon • “Imagine” • Soft Pop • Imagine • “It’s So Hard”
1974 • Queen • “Killer Queen” [UK] • Glam Rock • Sheer Heart Attack • “Flick Of The Wrist”
1980 • Kool & The Gang • “Celebration” • Disco-Funk • Celebrate! • “Morning Star”
1985 • Thompson Twins • “King For A Day” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “Rollunder”
1992 • Madonna • “Erotica” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Erotica” [Instrumental]
2012 • The Rolling Stones • “Doom And Gloom” • Blues-Rock • GRRR! • [None]


October 12
1966 • The Supremes • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Remove This Doubt”
1968 • The Moody Blues • “Ride My See-Saw” • Psych-Rock • In Search Of The Lost Chord • “Voices In The Sky”
1979 • Kool & the Gang • “Ladies’ Night” [UK] • Disco-Funk • Ladies’ Night • “Ladies’ Night” [Long Version]
1979 • Supertramp • “Goodbye Stranger” [UK] • Prog/Art Pop-Rock • Breakfast in America • “Even In The Quietest Moments”
1979 • The Human League • “Empire State Human” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Reproduction • “Introducing” [Instrumental Version]
1982 • Don Henley • “Dirty Laundry” • Pop-Rock • I Can’t Stand Still • “Lilah”
1987 • George Michael • “Faith” • Rockabilly • Faith • “Hand To Mouth”
1987 • George Harrison • “Got My Mind Set On You” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Cloud Nine • “Lay His Head”
1998 • R.E.M. • “Daysleeper” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Up • “Emphysema”


October 13
1967 • The Kinks • “Autumn Almanac” [UK] • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “Mister Pleasant”
1967 • The Who • “I Can See For Miles” [UK] • Psychedelic Rock • The Who Sell Out • “Someone’s Coming”
1969 • Neil Diamond • “Holly Holy” • Pop-Gospel • Touching You, Touching Me • “Hurtin’ You Don’t Come Easy”
1978 • Player • “Baby Come Back” • Pop-Rock • Baby Come Back • “Love Is Where You Find It”
1978 • The Jam • “Down In The Tube Station At Midnight” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • All Mod Cons • “So Sad About Us” / “The Night”
1978 • Elton John • “Part-Time Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • A Single Man • “I Cry At Night”
1982 • Kiss • “Creatures Of The Night” [UK] • Hard Rock • Creatures Of The Night • “Rock And Roll All Nite” [Live Version]
1982 • Kiss • “I Love It Loud” • Hard Rock • Creatures Of The Night • “Danger”
1986 • Kim Wilde • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” [UK] • Hi-NRG • Another Step • “Loving You”
1990 • Tina Turner • “Be Tender With Me Baby” • Pop-Rock • Foreign Affair • “Be Tender With Me Baby” [Live Edit]