Singles Released This Week (February 19 – 25)

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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).


February 19
1965 • Jewel Akens • “The Birds And The Bees” [UK] • Pop-R&B • The Birds And The Bees • “Tic Tac Toe”
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”
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 • The Association • “Everything That Touches You” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • Birthday • “We Love Us”
1968 • Donovan • “Jennifer, Juniper” • Psychedelic-Pop • 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 • Depeche Mode • “Dreaming Of Me” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Speak & Spell • “Ice Machine”
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 Rolling Stones • “Not Fade Away” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • England’s Newest Hit Makers • “Little By Little”
1964 • The Hollies • “Just One Look” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Here I Go Again • “Keep Off That Friend Of Mine”
1966 • The Young 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”
2000 • Toploader • “Dancing In The Moonlight” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Onka’s Big Moka • “Dancing In The Moonlight” [Stargate Radio Mix]
2002 • U2 • “Electrical Storm” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “New York”

February 22
1955 • The Cardinals • “The Door Is Still Open To My Heart” • Doo-Wop • The Doo-Wop Box, Vol. 2 • “Misirlou”
1960 • The Miracles • “Way Over There” • Soul/Doo_wop • Hi, We’re The Miracles • “(You Can) Depend On Me”
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Come And Get These Memories” • Soul – Dance • Come And Get These Memories • “Jealous Lover”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1977 • Eagles • “Hotel California” • Soft Rock • Hotel California • “Pretty Maids All In A Row”
1977 • Kiss • “Rocket Ride” • Hard Rock • Alive II • “Tomorrow and Tonight”
1980 • Squeeze • “Another Nail In My Heart” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Argybargy • “Pretty Thing”
1980 • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band • “Fire Lake” [UK] • Heartland Rock • Against The Wind • “Long Twin Silver Line”
1980 • J. Geils Band • “Come Back” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Love Stinks • “Takin’ You Down”
1980 • J. Geils Band • “Concealed Weapons” [UK] • Blues-Rock • You’re Gettin’ Even While I’m Gettin’ Odd • “Tell ‘Em Jonesy”
1982 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Hurts So Good” • Roots Rock • American Fool • “Close Enough”
1993 • Aerosmith • “Livin’ On The Edge” • Hard Rock • Get A Grip • “Don’t Stop” / “Can’t Stop Messin'”
1993 • Madonna • “Bad Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Erotica”

February 23
1957 • Fats Domino • “I’m Walkin'” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Here Stands Fats Domino • “I’m In The Mood For Love”
1971 • Elvis Presley • “Where Did They Go, Lord” • Gospel-Pop • [Single] • “Rags To Riches”
1973 • Bruce Springsteen • “Blinded By The Light” • Heartland Rock • Greetings From Asbury Park, New Jersey • “The Angel”
1979 • George Harrison • “Blow Away” [UK] • Pop-Rock • George Harrison • “Soft Touch”
1979 • The Clash • “English Civil War” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Give ‘Em Enough Rope • “Pressure Drop”
1979 • Bram Tchaikovsky • “Girl Of My Dreams” [UK] • Power Pop • Strange Man, Changed Man • “Come Back”
1979 • Thin Lizzy • “Waiting For An Alibi” [UK] • Hard Rock • Black Rose: A Rock Legend • “With Love”
1980 • Blondie • “Atomic” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Eat To The Beat • “Die Young, Stay Pretty”
1985 • Madonna • “Material Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “Pretender”
1987 • Freddie Mercury • “The Great Pretender” • Glam-Pop • [Single] • “Exercises In Free Love”
1998 • Madonna • “Frozen” • Dance-Pop • Ray Of Light • “Shanti/Ashtangi”
1998 • Genesis • “Not About Us” • Prog Rock • Calling All Stations • “Turn It On Again” [Live]
1999 • Elton John & Leann Rimes • “Written In The Stars” • Country-Pop • Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida • [Multiple]
1999 • Barenaked Ladies • “It’s All Been Done” • Power Pop • Stunt • “One Week”
2007 • Pearl Jam • “Love, Reign O’er Me” • Alt Rock/Symphonic Rock • [Digital Download] • [None]

February 24
1967 • The Supremes • “Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “There’s No Stopping Us Now”
1967 • The Turtles • “Happy Together” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Happy Together • “We’ll Meet Again”
1970 • The Jackson 5 • “ABC” • Soul-Pop • ABC • “The Young Folks”
1975 • Elton John • “Philadelphia Freedom” • Pop-Rock • Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II • “I Saw Her Standing There”
1976 • J. Geils Band • “Where Did Our Love Go” • Blues-Rock • Blow Your Face Out • “What’s Your Hurry”
1977 • Jackson Browne • “Here Come Those Tears Again” [UK] • Folk-Rock • The Pretender • “Linda Paloma”
1978 • The Jam • “News Of The World” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Aunties And Uncles (Impossible Youth)” / “Innocent Man”
1989 • Julian Lennon • “Now You’re In Heaven” • Pop-Rock • Mr. Jordan • “Second Time”
1996 • The Wallflowers • “One Headlight” • AA Pop-Rock • Bringing Down The Horse • “6th Avenue Heartache” / “Angel On My Bike”
1998 • Fastball • “The Way” • Alt Pop-Rock • All The Pain Money Can Buy • “Are You Ready For The Fallout?”
1998 • Alanis Morissette • “Uninvited” • Alt Pop-Rock • City Of Angels: Music From The Motion Picture • [None]
1998 • Metallica • “The Unforgiven II” • Thrash Metal • Reload • “The Thing That Should Not Be” [Live]
2006 • Jack Johnson • “Upside Down” • AA Folk-Rock • Sing-Alongs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George[Sndtrk] • “Breakdown”

February 25
1965 • Sonny & Cher • “Baby Don’t Go” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Walkin’ The Quetzal”
1966 • The Yardbirds • “Shapes Of Things” • Pychedelic Rock • Having A Rave Up • “I’m Not Talking”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “Memories” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Charro”
1971 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “I Don’t Blame You At All” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Oh Baby Baby I Love You”
1972 • The Supremes • “Floy Joy” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Floy Joy • “This Is The Story”
1974 • Queen • “Seven Seas Of Rhye” [UK] • Glam Rock • Queen II • “See What a Fool I’ve Been”
1978 • Genesis • “Follow You Follow Me” • Prog Rock • And Then There Were Three • “Inside And Out”
1984 • Bon Jovi • “Runaway” • Glam-Metal • Bon Jovi • “Love Lies”
1984 • Phil Collins • “Against All Odds (Take A Look At Me Now)” • Power Ballad • Against All Odds: Music From The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[Sndtrk] • “The Search (Main Title Theme From Against All Odds)” [Larry Carlton And Michel Colombier]
1985 • Paul Young • “Everytime You Go Away” • Pop-Rock • The Secret Of Association • “This Means Anything”
1987 • Madonna • “La Isla Bonita” • Dance-Pop • True Blue • “La Isla Bonita” [Remix]
1991 • R.E.M. • “Losing My Religion” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Rotary Eleven”
2009 • AC/DC • “Anything Goes” • Hard Rock • Black Ice • “Big Jack”

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