Singles Released This Week (February 22 – 28)

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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 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”
1966 • Nancy Sinatra • “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'” • Pop-Rock • Boots • “The City Never Sleeps At Night”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1977 • Kiss • “Rocket Ride” • Hard Rock • Alive II • “Tomorrow and Tonight”
1980 • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band • “Fire Lake” [UK] • Heartland Rock • Against The Wind • “Long Twin Silver Line”
1982 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Hurts So Good” • Roots Rock • American Fool • “Close Enough”
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 • Thin Lizzy • “Waiting For An Alibi” [UK] • Hard Rock • Black Rose: A Rock Legend • “With Love”
1979 • The Clash • “English Civil War” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Give ‘Em Enough Rope • “Pressure Drop”
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”
1993 • Aerosmith • “Livin’ On The Edge” • Hard Rock • Get A Grip • “Don’t Stop” / “Can’t Stop Messin'”
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 • Barenaked Ladies • “It’s All Been Done” • Power Pop • Stunt • “One Week”
1999 • Elton John & Leann Rimes • “Written In The Stars” • Country-Pop • Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida • [Multiple]
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”
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 • Metallica • “The Unforgiven II” • Thrash Metal • Reload • “The Thing That Should Not Be” [Live]
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]
2006 • Jack Johnson • “Upside Down” • AA Folk-Rock • Sing-Alongs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George[Sndtrk] • “Breakdown”

February 25
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 • 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]
2009 • AC/DC • “Anything Goes” • Hard Rock • Black Ice • “Big Jack”

February 26
1965 • The Rolling Stones • “The Last Time” [UK] • Country-Rock • Out Of Our Heads • “Play With Fire”
1965 • Marvin Gaye • “I’ll Be Doggone” • Soul-Pop • Moods Of Marvin Gaye • “You’ve Been A Long Time Coming”
1965 • The Moody Blues • “I Don’t Want To Go On Without You” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “Time Is On My Side”
1972 • Todd Rundgren • “I Saw The Light” • Pop-Rock • Something/Anything? • “Marlene”
1986 • The Rolling Stones • “Harlem Shuffle” • Blues-Rock • Dirty Work • “Had It With You”
1990 • Alannah Myles • “Black Velvet” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Alannah Myles • “If You Want To”
1991 • Madonna • “Rescue Me” • Dance-Pop • Immaculate Collection, The • “Rescue Me” [Alternate Mix]

February 27
1961 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “What’d I Say” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Livin’ Lovin’ Wreck”
1962 • Elvis Presley • “Anything That’s Part Of You” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1962 • Elvis Presley • “Good Luck Charm” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Anything That’s Part Of You”
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “At The Zoo” • Folk-Pop • Bookends • “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)”
1981 • The Who • “You Better You Bet” • Pop-Rock • Face Dances • “The Quiet One”
1984 • Berlin • “No More Words” • New Wave Dance-Pop • Love Life • “Rumor Of Love”
1990 • Wilson Phillips • “Hold On” • Pop-Rock • Wilson Phillips • “Over And Over”
1996 • Alanis Morissette • “Ironic” • Alt Pop-Rock • Jagged Little Pill • “Forgiven”

February 28
1964 • Peter & Gordon • “A World Without Love” [UK] • Pop Ballad • A World Without Love • “If I Were You”
1966 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Kicks” • Garage Rock • Midnight Ride • “Shake It Up”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “Stay Away” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “U.S. Male”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “U.S. Male” • Country-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1969 • Episode Six • “Mozart Vs. The Rest” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Jack D’Or”
1969 • The Hollies • “Sorry Suzanne” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Not That Way At All”
1971 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” • Pop-Rock • Wild Life • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [Instrumental]
1975 • Elton John • “Philadelphia Freedom” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II • “I Saw Her Standing There”
1975 • George Harrison • “Dark Horse” [UK] • Pop-Funk • Dark Horse • “Hari’s on Tour (Express)”
1981 • Rush • “Limelight” • Prog/Art Rock • Moving Pictures • “YYZ”
1995 • Blues Traveler • “Run-Around” • Blues-Rock • Four • “Save His Soul”
2005 • R.E.M. • “Electron Blue” • Alt. Rock • Around The Sun • “What’s The Frequency, Kenneth?” [Live]

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