Singles Released This Week (December 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).


December 07
1976 • Eagles • “New Kid In Town” • Pop-Rock • Hotel California • “Victim Of Love”
1979 • The Clash • “London Calling” [UK] • Punk-Rock • London Calling • “Armagideon Time”
1979 • Led Zeppelin • “Fool In The Rain” • Hard Rock • In Through The Out Door • “Hot Dog”
1992 • Pearl Jam • “Oceans” [UK] • Grunge Rock • Ten • “Why Go” [Live] / “Deep” [Live] / “Alive” [Live]



December 08
1961 • The Beach Boys • “Surfin'” • Surf Pop • Surfin’ Safari • “Luau”
1965 • The Mamas & The Papas • “California Dreamin'” • Sunshine Pop • If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears • “Somebody Groovy”
1970 • Elvis Presley • “I Really Don’t Want To Know” • Country-Pop • Elvis Country (I’m 10,000 Years Old) • “There Goes My Everything”
1975 • George Harrison • “This Guitar (Can’t Keep From Crying)” • Pop-Rock • Extra Texture • “Maya Love”
1979 • Dan Fogelberg • “Longer” • Country-Rock • Phoenix • “Along The Road”
1984 • Triumph • “Follow Your Heart” • Arena Rock • Thunder Seven • “Stranger In A Strange Land”
1990 • AC/DC • “Moneytalks” • Hard Rock • The Razor’s Edge • “Borrowed Time”
1992 • Madonna • “Deeper And Deeper” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Deeper And Deeper” [Instrumental]
1997 • Céline Dion • “My Heart Will Go On (Love Theme From ‘Titanic’)” • Pop Ballad • Let’s Talk About Love • “Rose”

December 09
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Little Saint Nick” • Holiday Surf-Pop • [Single] • “The Lord’s Prayer”
1965 • The Kinks • “All Day And All Of The Night” • Pop-Rock • Kinks-Size • “I Gotta Move”
1974 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Some Kind Of Wonderful” • Blues-Rock • All The Girls In The World Beware!!! • “Wild”
1978 • Donna Summer • “Heaven Knows” • Disco • Live And More • “Only One Man” [Live]
1978 • The Jackson 5 • “Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)” • Disco-Funk • Destiny • “That’s What You Get (For Being Polite)”

December 10
1966 • The Who • “I’m A Boy” • Brit Beat • [Single] • “In The City”
1971 • Sly & The Family Stone • “Family Affair” [UK] • Soul-Funk • There’s A Riot Goin’ On • “Luv ‘N’ Haight”
1982 • Peter Gabriel • “I Have The Touch” [UK] • Experimental Rock • Security • “Across The River”
1983 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Pink Houses” • Roots Rock • Uh-Huh • “Serious Business”
1989 • Madonna • “Dear Jessie” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • Like A Prayer • “Till Death Do Us Part”
2007 • Shirley Bassey • “Big Spender” [Remix]• Jazz-Pop • Get The Party Started • “Dangerous Game”

December 11
1964 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “Ferry Cross The Mersey” [UK] • Merseybeat • Ferry Cross The Mersey • “You, You, You”
1979 • The Cars • “Double Life” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Candy-O • “Candy-O”

December 12
1969 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “Baby, Baby Don’t Cry” • Soul – Pop • Time Out For Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “Your Mother’s Only Daughter”
1969 • The Kinks • “Victoria” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Arthur (Or The Decline And Fall Of The British Empire) • “Mr. Churchill Says”
1976 • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band • “Night Moves” • Heartland Rock • Night Moves • “Ship Of Fools”
1994 • Carpenters • “Tryin’ To Get The Feeling Again” • Soft Pop • Interpretations • “Sing”

December 13
1967 • Jimi Hendrix • “Foxey Lady” • Psychedelic Rock • Are You Experienced? • “If 6 Was 9”
1977 • The Bee Gees • “Stayin’ Alive” • Disco • Saturday Night Fever[Sndtrk] • “If I Can’t Have You”
1977 • The Bee Gees • “If I Can’t Have You” • Disco • Saturday Night Fever[Sndtrk] • [B-Side]
1994 • Guns N’ Roses • “Sympathy For The Devil” • Hard Rock • Interview With The Vampire[Sndtrk] • “Escape To Paris”
1997 • The Notorious B.I.G. • “Hypnotize” • East Coast/Gangsta Rap • Life After Death • “Hypnotize” [Instrumental]