Singles Released This Week (April 1 – 7)

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Here’s a growing 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 01
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Don’cha Think It’s Time” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1960 • The Everly Brothers • “Cathy’s Clown” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Always It’s You”
1964 • The Kinks • “Long Tall Sally” • Rock ‘n’ Rol • [Single] • “I Took My Baby Home”
1966 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Sure Gonna Miss Her” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Hits Again • “I Don’t Wanna Say Goodnight”
1966 • David Bowie • “Do Anything You Say” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Good Morning Girl”
1966 • Brian Wilson • “Caroline, No” [UK] • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “Summer Means New Love”
1967 • Jefferson Airplane • “Somebody To Love” • Psychedelic Rock • Surrealistic Pillow • “She Has Funny Cars”
1970 • The Monkees • “Oh My My” • Pop-Rock • Changes • “I Love You Better”
1976 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Silly Love Songs” • Pop-Rock • Wings At The Speed Of Sound • “Cook Of The House”
1977 • 10cc • “Good Morning Judge” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • Deceptive Bends • “Don’t Squeeze Me Like Toothpaste”
1977 • Steve Miller Band • “Jet Airliner” • Album Rock • Book Of Dreams • “Babes In The Wood”
1977 • Peter Gabriel • “Solsbury Hill” [UK] • Prog Rock • Peter Gabriel[1] • “Moribund The Burgermeister”
1985 • Phil Collins • “One More Night” [UK] • Pop Ballad • No Jacket Required • “I Like The Way”
1986 • Tears For Fears • “Mothers Talk” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Sea Song”
1990 • Kiss • “Rise To It” • Hard Rock • Hot In The Shade • “Silver Spoon”
2002 • Elton John • “Original Sin” • Pop-Rock • Songs From The West Coast • “Original Sin” [Album Mix]

April 02
1963 • Sam Cooke • “Another Saturday Night” • Soul • [Single] • “Love Will Find A Way”
1965 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “Shotgun” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Shotgun • “Hot Cha”
1968 • The Byrds • “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” • Folk-Rock • Sweetheart Of The Rodeo • “Artificial Energy”
1968 • The Byrds • “Artificial Energy” • Folk-Rock • The Notorious Byrd Brothers • [B-Side]
1969 • The Moody Blues • “Never Comes The Day” • Folk-Rock • On The Threshold Of A Dream • “So Deep Within You”
1969 • Marvin Gaye • “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” • Soul-Pop • M.P.G. • “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)”
1975 • Kiss • “Rock And Roll All Nite” • Hard Rock • Dressed To Kill • “Getaway”
1975 • Led Zeppelin • “Trampled Under Foot” • Hard Rock • Physical Graffiti • “Black Country Woman”
1979 • Frank Zappa • “Dancin’ Fool” • Comedy Rock • Sheik Yerbouti • “Baby Snakes”
1982 • Roxy Music • “More Than This” [UK] • Prog Rock • Avalon • “India”
1982 • Talk Talk • “Talk Talk” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Party’s Over • “?”
1982 • Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder • “Ebony And Ivory” • Pop-Rock • Tug Of War • “Rainclouds”
1983 • Duran Duran • “Rio” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “Hold Back The Rain”
1996 • Hootie & The Blowfish • “Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)” • Pop-Rock • Fairweather Johnson • “Before The Heartache Rolls In”

April 03
1961 • Aretha Franklin • “Are You Sure” • Soul-Funk • [Single] • “Maybe I’m A Fool”
1969 • Three Dog Night • “Try A Little Tenderness” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Three Dog Night • “That No One Ever Hurt This Bad”
1969 • The 5th Dimension • “Medley: Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures)” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • The Age Of Aquarius • “Don’tcha Hear Me Callin’ To Ya”
1978 • REO Speedwagon • “Roll With The Changes” • Arena Rock • You Can Tune A Piano, But You Can’t Tuna Fish • “The Unidentified Flying Tuna Trot”
1989 • Cowboy Junkies • “Sweet Jane” [UK] • Alt. Rock • The Trinity Sessions • “200 More Miles”
2003 • Matchbox Twenty • “Unwell” • Alt. Rock • More Than You Think You Are • “Unwell” [Live] / “All I Need” [Live]
2006 • Red Hot Chili Peppers • “Dani California” • AA Pop-Rock • Stadium Arcadium • “Million Miles Of Water”
2009 • Metallica • “Broken, Beaten & Scarred” • Thrash Metal • Death Magnetic • “Broken, Beat & Scarred” [Live] / “The End of the Line” [Live]

April 04
1966 • The Cyrkle • “Red Rubber Ball” • Folk-Pop • Red Rubber Ball • “How Can I Leave Her”
1966 • Neil Diamond • “Solitary Man” • Pop-Rock • Just For You • “Do It”
1966 • The Marvelettes • “You’re The One” • Soul-Pop • Sophisticated Soul • “Paper Boy”
1968 • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas • “I Promise to Wait My Love” • Soul-Pop • Riding High • “Forget Me Not”
1968 • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas • “Forget Me Not” • Soul-Dance • Riding High • [B-Side]
1972 • Elvis Presley • “An American Trilogy” • Adult Contemporary • [Single] • “The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face”
1979 • The Bee Gees • “Love You Inside Out” • Disco • Spirits Having Flown • “I’m Satisfied”
1980 • The Ramones • “Do You Remember Rock ‘N’ Roll Radio?” [UK] • Punk-Rock • End Of The Century • “I Want You Around”
1983 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Change Of Heart” [UK] • Album Rock • Long After Dark • “Heartbreakers Beach Party”
1983 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Change Of Heart” [UK] • Album Rock • Long After Dark • “Heartbreakers Beach Party”
1985 • Eurythmics • “Would I Lie To You?” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Be Yourself Tonight • “Here Comes That Sinking Feeling”
1989 • Guns N’ Roses • “Patience” • Hard Rock • G N’ R Lies • “Rocket Queen”
1994 • Sheryl Crow • “All I Wanna Do” • Country-Pop • Tuesday Night Music Club • “Leaving Las Vegas”
1994 • Gin Blossoms • “Found Out About You” [UK] • Jangle Pop • New Miserable Experience • “Hey Jealousy” [Live]
1994 • Pearl Jam • “Animal” • Grunge Rock • Vs. • “Animal” [Live] / “Jeremy” [Live]

April 05
1959 • Tommy Dee With Carol Kay And The Teen-Aires • “Three Stars” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “I’ll Never Change” [Carol Kay]
1963 • Lesley Gore • “It’s My Party” • Girl Group • I’ll Cry If I Want To • “Danny”
1965 • The Beach Boys • “Help Me, Rhonda” • Pop-Rock • Summer Days (And Summer Nights!!) • “Kiss Me, Baby”
1966 • The Who • “Substitute” • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Waltz For A Pig”
1968 • The Small Faces • “Lazy Sunday” [UK] • Britbeat • Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake • “Rollin’ Over”
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Mrs. Robinson” • Folk-Pop • Bookends • “Old Friends” / “Bookends”
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Forever Came Today” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Reflections • “Time Changes Things”
1968 • The Zombies • “Time Of The Season” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • Odessey And Oracle • “I’ll Call You Mine”
1969 • Aretha Franklin • “Jim” • Soul • Soft And Beautiful • “Friendly Persuasion (Thee I Love)”

April 06
1957 • The Everly Brothers • “Bye Bye Love” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I Wonder If I Care As Much”
1959 • Johnny Horton • “The Battle Of New Orleans” • Honky-Tonk • [Single]] • “All For The Love Of A Gal”
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Crying In The Chapel” • Gospel Pop • [Single] • “I Believe In The Man In The Sky”
1967 • The Marvelettes • “When You’re Young And In Love” • Soul • The Marvelettes • “The Day You Take One, You Have To Take The Other”
1973 • David Bowie • “Drive-In Saturday ” [UK] • Glam Rock • Aladdin Sane • “Round And Round”
1973 • Donovan • “I Like You” • Psychedelic-Pop • Cosmic Wheels • “Earth Sign Man”
1979 • The Bee Gees • “Love You Inside Out” [UK] • Disco • Spirits Having Flown • “I’m Satisfied”
1988 • Tracy Chapman • “Fast Car” • Folk-Rock • Tracy Chapman • “For You”
1992 • Pearl Jam • “Even Flow” [UK] • Grunge Rock • Ten • “Oceans” [Remix]
1992 • Genesis • “Hold On My Heart” • Soft Rock Ballad • We Can’t Dance • “Way Of The World”

April 07
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Wear My Ring Around Your Neck” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Don’cha Think It’s Time”
1967 • Lulu • “The Boat That I Row” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Love Loves To Love Lulu • “Dreary Nights And Days”
1969 • Mary Hopkin • “Goodbye” • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Sparrow”
1970 • Neil Diamond • “Soolaimon (African Trilogy II)” • Pop-Rock • Tap Root Manuscript • “And The Grass Won’t Pay No Mind”
1972 • Elton John • “Rocket Man” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Honky Chateau • “Holiday Inn” / “Goodbye”
1978 • The Police • “Roxanne” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Outlandos d’Amour • “Peanuts”
1980 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Here Comes My Girl” • Jangle Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “Louisiana Rain”
1998 • Air • “Sexy Boy” • Psychedelic Pop • Moon Safari • “Sexy Boy” [Remix]
1998 • Goo Goo Dolls • “Iris” • Alt Rock • Dizzy Up The Girl • “Lazy Eye” / “I Don’t Want To Know”

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