Singles Released This Week (February 15 – 21)

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Here’s a work-in-progress 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).


February 15
1959 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Lovin’ Up A Storm” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “Big Blon’ Baby”
1963 • The Marvelettes • “Locking Up My Heart” • Doo Wop • The Marvelous Marvelettes • “Forever”
1965 • The Beatles • “I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party” • Country-Rock • Beatles For Sale • [B-Side]
1965 • The Beatles • “Eight Days A Week” • Pop-Rock • Beatles For Sale • “I Don’t Want to Spoil the Party”
1966 • The Walker Brothers • “The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore” [UK] • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “After The Lights Go Out”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Joshua Fit The Battle” • Gospel/Traditional • His Hand In Mine • “Known Only To Him”
1966 • The Beatles • “What Goes On” • Country-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1966 • The Beatles • “Nowhere Man” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “What Goes On”
1974 • David Bowie • “Rebel Rebel” [UK] • Proto-Punk • Diamond Dogs • “Queen Bitch”
1980 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Refugee” [UK] • Jangle Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “It’s Rainin’ Again”
1980 • The Cars • “It’s All I Can Do” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Candy-O • “Candy-O”
1980 • Talking Heads • “I Zimbra” [UK] • Afro-Pop • Fear Of Music • “Paper”
1980 • David Bowie • “Alabama Song” • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Space Oddity”
1983 • Madonna • “Borderline” • Dance-Pop • Madonna • “Think of Me” / “Physical Attraction”
1988 • The Church • “Under The Milky Way” • Alt. Psych Rock • Starfish • “Musk”
1988 • Belinda Carlisle • “I Get Weak” • Pop-Rock • Heaven On Earth • “Should I Let You In?”
1991 • Michael Jackson • “Give In To Me” [UK] • Rock Ballad • Dangerous • “Dirty Diana” / “Beat It”
1992 • Van Halen • “Right Now” • Arena Rock • For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge • [None]
1994 • Soundgarden • “Spoonman” • Grunge • Superunknown • “Cold Bitch”
2006 • David Gilmour • “On An Island” • Prog Rock • On An Island • “On An Island” [Album Version]

February 16
1967 • The Four Tops • “Bernadette” • Soul-Pop • Reach Out • “I Got A Feeling”
1968 • Jethro Tull • “Sunshine Day” [UK] • Prog Rock • [Single] • “Aeroplane”
1968 • The Hollies • “Jennifer Eccles” • Pop-Rock • Evolution • “Try It”
1969 • The Isley Brothers • “It’s Your Thing” • Soul-Funk • It’s Your Thing • “Don’t Give It Away”
1970 • The Supremes • “Up The Ladder To The Roof” • Soul-Pop • Right On • “Bill, When Are You Coming Back”
1998 • Shania Twain • “You’re Still The One” [UK] • Country-Pop • Come On Over • “Don’t Be Stupid (You Know I Love You)”

February 17
1958 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Breathless” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “Down The Line”
1958 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Down The Line” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Penny Lane” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Strawberry Fields Forever” [Double A-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Strawberry Fields Forever” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Penny Lane” [Double A-Side]
1968 • The Monkees • “Tapioca Tundra” • Psychedelic Pop • The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees • [B-Side]
1968 • The Monkees • “Valleri” • Psychedelic Pop • The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees • “Tapioca Tundra”
1968 • Bobby Goldsboro • “Honey” • Pop Ballad • Honey • “Danny”
1972 • Michael Jackson • “Rockin’ Robin” • Soul-Pop • Got To Be There • “Love Is Here and Now You’re Gone”
1972 • The Stylistics • “Betcha By Golly, Wow” • Philly Soul • The Stylistics • “Ebony Eyes”
1976 • Bob Dylan • “Mozambique” • Pop-Rock • Desire • “Oh, Sister”
1978 • The Clash • “Clash City Rockers” [UK] • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “Jail Guitar Doors”
1979 • Michael Jackson • “We’re Almost There” • Dance-Pop • Off The Wall • “Take Me Back”
1989 • The Bangles • “Eternal Flame” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Everything • “Straight From The Heart”
1997 • The Bee Gees • “Alone” • Pop-Rock • Still Waters • “Rings Around The Moon”

February 18
1961 • Del Shannon • “Runaway” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Runaway With Del Shannon • “Jody”
1966 • Donovan • “Josie” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Fairytale • “Little Tin Soldier”
1966 • The Byrds • “It Won’t Be Wrong” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Turn! Turn! Turn! • [B-Side]
1966 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Let Go” [UK] • Pop-Rock • The Hollies (Beat Group!) • “Running Through The Night”
1966 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Let Go” • Pop-Rock • The Hollies (Beat Group!) • “I’ve Got A Way Of My Own”
1970 • Rare Earth • “Get Ready” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Get Ready • “Magic Key”
1972 • Johnny Nash • “Stir It Up” [UK] • Reggae Pop • I Can See Clearly Now • “Ooh Baby You’ve Been Good To Me”
1972 • Gilbert O’Sullivan • “Alone Again (Naturally)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Save It”
1972 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Wild Life • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [Instrumental]
1974 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Jet” • Power Pop • Band On The Run • “Let Me Roll It”
1974 • Kiss • “Nothin’ To Lose” • Hard Rock • Kiss • “Love Theme From KISS”
1976 • George Harrison • “True Love” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Pure Smokey”
1984 • Hall & Oates • “Adult Education” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock ‘N’ Soul Part 1 • “Maneater”
1984 • Hall & Oates • “Adult Education” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock ‘N’ Soul Part 1 • “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)”
1985 • Julian Lennon • “Say You’re Wrong” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Valotte • “Big Mama”
1987 • Prince • “Sign ‘O’ The Times” • Soul-Funk • Sign ‘O’ The Times • “La, La, La, He, He, Hee”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “November Rain” [UK] • Power Ballad • Use Your Illusion I • “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
2003 • Pearl Jam • “Love Boat Captain” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Love Boat Captain” [Live] / “Other Side”
2004 • 311 • “Love Song” • Alt. Pop-Rock • 50 First Dates[Sndtrk] • “Love Song” [Alternate Mix]

February 19
1966 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “Daydream” • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “Night Owl Blues”
1969 • Gary Puckett & The Union Gap • “Don’t Give In To Him” • Pop-Rock • The New Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Album • “Could I”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” [UK] • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1973 • Tony Orlando & Dawn • “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree” • Sunshine Pop • [Single] • “I Can’t Believe How Much I Love You”
1982 • Stevie Wonder • “Do I Do” • Pop-R&B • Original Musiquarium • “Rocket Love”
1990 • Tears For Fears • “Advice For The Young At Heart” • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Seeds Of Love • “Johnny Panic And The Bible Of Dreams”
1991 • R.E.M. • “Losing My Religion” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Rotary Eleven”
1998 • Van Halen • “Without You” • Arena Rock • Van Halen III • “Without You” [Album Version]
2008 • Steve Winwood • “Dirty City” • Album Rock • Nine Lives • “Dirty City” [Album Version]

February 20
1964 • Marvin Gaye • “You’re A Wonderful One” • Soul-Pop • Marvin Gaye • “When I’m Alone I Cry”
1968 • Donovan • “Jennifer, Juniper” • Folk-Rock • The Hurdy Gurdy Man • “Poor Cow”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations • “I’ll Try Something New” • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “The Way You Do the Things You Do”
1970 • John Lennon • “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Who Has Seen The Wind?” [Yoko Ono]
1976 • Genesis • “Entangled” • Prog Rock • A Trick Of The Tail • “A Trick Of The Tail”
1979 • The Cars • “Good Times Roll” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Cars • “All Mixed Up”
1981 • Rick James • “Give It To Me Baby” • Funk • Street Songs • “Don’t Give Up on Love”
1984 • Bananarama • “Robert DeNiro’s Waiting” • New Wave Dance-Pop • Bananarama • “Push!”
1985 • Simple Minds • “Don’t You (Forget About Me) ” • New Wave Alt.-Pop • Breakfast Club, The[Sndtrk] • “A Brass Band in African Chimes”
1989 • Paula Abdul • “Forever Your Girl” • Dance-Pop • Forever Your Girl • “Next To You”
1995 • Elton John • “Believe” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The One” [Live]
1996 • Céline Dion • “Because You Loved Me” • Pop Ballad • Falling Into You • “I Don’t Know”
2000 • U2 • “Walk On” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Walk On” [Album Version]

February 21
1964 • The Hollies • “Just One Look” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Here I Go Again • “Keep Off That Friend Of Mine”
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Not Fade Away” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • England’s Newest Hit Makers • “Little By Little”
1966 • The Rascals • “Good Lovin'” • Blue-Eyed Soul • The Young Rascals • “Mustang Sally”
1969 • Neil Young • “The Loner” • Folk-Rock • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere • “Sugar Mountain”
1970 • Edison Lighthouse • “Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Every Lonely Day”
1972 • Led Zeppelin • “Four Sticks” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • [B-Side]
1972 • Led Zeppelin • “Rock And Roll” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • “Four Sticks”
1974 • Chicago • “(I’ve Been) Searching So Long” • Jazz-Rock • Chicago VII • “Byblos”
1975 • David Bowie • “Young Americans” • Glam Rock • Young Americans • “Knock On Wood”
1978 • Aerosmith • “Kings And Queens” • Hard Rock • Draw The Line • “Critical Mass”
1984 • The Go-Go’s • “Head Over Heels” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Talk Show • “Good For Game”
1985 • Glenn Frey • “Sexy Girl” • Pop-Rock • The Allnighter • “Better In The U.S.A.”
1989 • Cher & Peter Cetera • “After All” • Pop-Rock • Heart Of Stone • “Dangerous Times”
2000 • The Smashing Pumpkins • “Stand Inside Your Love” • Hard Rock • Machina/The Machines Of God • “Speed Kills”
2002 • U2 • “Electrical Storm” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “New York”

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