Singles Released This Week (December 29 – January 3)

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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).


December 28
1964 • The Zombies • “Tell Her No” • Pop-Rock • The Zombies • “Leave Me Be”
1969 • The Temptations • “Psychedelic Shack” • Psychedelic Soul • Psychedelic Shack • “That’s The Way Love Is”
1970 • John Lennon • “Mother” • Pop-Rock • John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band • “Why”

December 29
1965 • The Supremes • “My World Is Empty Without You” • Soul-Pop • I Hear A Symphony • “Everything Is Good About You”
1998 • Lenny Kravitz • “Fly Away” • Funk-Rock • 5 • “Fly Away” [LP Version] / “Fly Away” [Call Out Hook]

December 30
1964 • Otis Redding • “That’s How Strong My Love Is” • Soul • The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads • [B-Side]
1964 • Otis Redding • “Mr. Pitiful” • Soul • The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads • “That’s How Strong My Love Is”
1967 • Cat Stevens • “Matthew & Son” • Folk-Pop • Matthew & Son • “Granny”
1969 • Santana • “Evil Ways” • Jazz-Rock Fusion • Santana • “Waiting”
1984 • Pointer Sisters • “Neutron Dance” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Break Out • “Telegraph Your Love”
1985 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers (With Stevie Nicks) • “Needles And Pins” • Album Rock • Pack Up The Plantation – Live! • “Spike” [Live – Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers]
1987 • David Lee Roth • “Just Like Paradise” • Hard Rock • Skyscraper • “The Bottom Line”
1991 • Genesis • “I Can’t Dance” • Prog Rock • We Can’t Dance • “On The Shoreline”

December 31
1965 • The Elgins • “Put Yourself In My Place” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Darling Baby”

January 01
1956 • Carl Perkins • “Blue Suede Shoes” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Honey Don’t”
1967 • The Doors • “Break On Through (To The Other Side)” • Hard Rock • The Doors • “End Of The Night”
1974 • Terry Jacks • “Seasons In The Sun” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Seasons In The Sun • “Put The Bone In”
1980 • Rush • “Entre Nous” • Prog/Art Rock • Permanent Waves • “Different Strings”
1982 • Hall & Oates • “I Can’t Go For That (No Can Do)” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Private Eyes • “Unguarded Minute”
1986 • Cutting Crew • “(I Just) Died In Your Arms” • Pop-Rock • Broadcast • “For The Longest Time”
1987 • Bruce Springsteen • “Fire” • Heartland Rock • Live/1975-1985 • “Incident on 57th Street” [Live]
1989 • Fine Young Cannibals • “She Drives Me Crazy” • Blue-Eyed Soul • The Raw And The Cooked • “Pull The Sucker Off”

January 02
1956 • Bill Haley & His Comets • “See You Later, Alligator” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “The Paper Boy (On Main Street U.S.A.)”
1970 • The Temptations • “I Can’t Get Next To You” [UK] • Soul-Funk • Puzzle People • “Running Away (Ain’t Gonna Help You)”
1971 • Bread • “Let Your Love Go” • Soft Rock • Manna • “Too Much Love”
1981 • David Bowie • “Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps)” [UK] • Post-Punk • Scary Monsters (And Super Creeps) • “Because You’re Young”
1982 • Michael Jackson • “Billie Jean” • R&B/Dance-Pop • Thriller • “It’s The Falling In Love”
1986 • Fine Young Cannibals • “Suspicious Minds” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Fine Young Cannibals • “Prick Up Your Ears”
1988 • George Michael • “Father Figure” • Dance-Pop • Faith • “Love’s In Need Of Love Today” [Live]
1995 • Ace Of Base • “Living In Danger” [UK] • Europop/Reggae • The Sign • “Living In Danger” [D House Mix]

January 03
1969 • Martha Reeves & The Vandellas • “Dancing In The Street” [UK] • Soul-Dance • [Single] • “Quicksand”
1973 • Aerosmith • “Mama Kin” • Hard Rock • Aerosmith • [None]
1979 • Blondie • “Heart Of Glass” • Disco • Parallel Lines • “11:59”

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