Singles Released This Week (February 26 – March 3)

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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 26
1965 • Roger Miller • “King Of The Road” [UK] • Country-Pop • The Return Of Roger Miller • “Atta Boy Girl”
1965 • The Moody Blues • “I Don’t Want To Go On Without You” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “Time Is On My Side”
1965 • Marvin Gaye • “I’ll Be Doggone” • Soul-Pop • Moods Of Marvin Gaye • “You’ve Been A Long Time Coming”
1965 • The Rolling Stones • “The Last Time” [UK] • Country-Rock • Out Of Our Heads • “Play With Fire”
1972 • Todd Rundgren • “I Saw The Light” • Pop-Rock • Something/Anything? • “Marlene”
1980 • The Romantics • “What I Like About You” [UK] • Power Pop • The Romantics • “First In Line”
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”
1965 • Del Shannon • “Stranger In Town” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • One Thousand Six-Hundred Sixty-One Seconds Of Del Shannon • “Over You”
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “At The Zoo” • Folk-Pop • Bookends • “The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin’ Groovy)”
1981 • The Who • “You Better You Bet” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Face Dances • “The Quiet One”
1981 • Loverboy • “Turn Me Loose” [UK] • Arena Rock • Loverboy • “Prissy Prissy”
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 • “U.S. Male” • Country-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1968 • Elvis Presley • “Stay Away” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “U.S. Male”
1969 • The Hollies • “Sorry Suzanne” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Not That Way At All”
1969 • Episode Six • “Mozart Vs. The Rest” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Jack D’Or”
1971 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” • Pop-Rock • Wild Life • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [Instrumental]
1972 • J. Geils Band • “I Don’t Need You No More” • Blues-Rock • The Morning After • “Dead Presidents”
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)”
1977 • The Marshall Tucker Band • “Heard It In A Love Song” • Country-Rock • Carolina Dreams • “Life In A Song”
1981 • Rush • “Limelight” • Prog/Art Rock • Moving Pictures • “YYZ”
1987 • Eurythmics • “Missionary Man” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Revenge • “The Last Time” [Live]
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]

February 29
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Forever Came Today” • Soul-Pop • Reflections • “Time Changes Things”
1980 • Toto • “99” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Hydra • “Hydra”
1980 • Rush • “The Spirit Of Radio” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Permanent Waves • “The Trees”
1988 • The Clash • “I Fought The Law” [UK] • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “City Of The Dead” / “1977”
2000 • Dixie Chicks • “Goodbye Earl” • Country-Pop • Fly • “Stand By Your Man”

March 01
1963 • Marvin Gaye • “Stubborn Kind Of Fellow” [UK] • Soul • That Stubborn Kinda Fellow • “It Hurt Me Too”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Frankie And Johnny” • Traditional Roots Music • Frankie And Johnny • “Please Don’t Stop Loving Me”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Please Don’t Stop Loving Me” • Pop Ballad • Frankie And Johnny • [B-Side]
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Scarborough Fair/Canticle” [UK] • Baroque-Pop Ballad • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme • “April Come She Will”
1968 • Elton John • “I’ve Been Loving You” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Here’s To The Next Time”
1976 • AC/DC • “T.N.T.” • Hard Rock • T.N.T. • “I’m A Rocker”
1976 • Kiss • “Shout It Out Loud” • Hard Rock • Destroyer • “Sweet Pain”
1984 • Tina Turner • “I Can’t Stand The Rain” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Private Dancer • “Let’s Pretend We’re Married” [Live]
1987 • Steve Miller Band • “I Want To Make The World Turn Around” [UK] • Album Rock • Living In The 20th Century • “Slinky”
2011 • The Cars • “Sad Song” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Move Like This • “Blue Tip”

March 02
1964 • The Beatles • “There’s A Place” • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “Twist And Shout” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles • “There’s A Place”
1964 • Freddie & The Dreamers • “You Were Made For Me” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Three At The Top • “Send A Letter To Me”
1972 • The Chi-Lites • “Oh Girl” • Soul • A Lonely Man • “Being In Love”
1973 • T. Rex • “20th Century Boy” [UK] • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Free Angel”
1981 • Manfred Mann’s Earth Band • “For You” • Art Rock • Chance • “A Fool I Am”
1982 • Triumph • “Magic Power” [UK] • Arena Rock • Allied Forces • “Fight The Power”
1985 • Madonna • “Crazy For You” • Pop Ballad • Vision Quest[Sndtrk] • “No More Words”
1985 • Triumph • “Fight The Good Fight” [UK] • Arena Rock • Allied Forces • [B-Side]
1992 • Nirvana • “Come As You Are” • Grunge • Nevermind • “Drain You” [Live]
1992 • Nirvana • “Come As You Are” [UK] • Grunge • Nevermind • “Endless, Nameless”
1998 • Days Of The New • “The Down Town” • Alt. Acoustic Rock • Days Of The New • “The Down Town” [LP Version]
2004 • Matchbox Twenty • “All I Need” • Alt. Rock • More Than You Think You Are • “Push” / “If You’re Gone”

March 03
1969 • James Taylor • “Carolina In My Mind” • Folk-Pop • James Taylor • “Taking It In”
1969 • The Beach Boys • “I Can Hear Music” • Pop-Rock • 20/20 • “All I Want To Do”
1972 • Betty Wright • “Clean Up Woman” [UK] • Soul (Quiet Storm) • I Love The Way You Love Me • “It’s Hard To Stop”
1972 • The Osmonds • “Down By The Lazy River” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Phase III • “He’s The Light Of The World”
1978 • Warren Zevon • “Werewolves Of London” • Pop-Rock • Excitable Boy • “Roland The Headless Thompson Gunner”
1979 • Foreigner • “Women” • Arena Rock • Head Games • “The Modern Day”
1979 • Frank Zappa • “Bobby Brown (Goes Down)” • Art Rock • Sheik Yerbouti • “Stick It Out”
1986 • Julian Lennon • “Stick Around” • Pop-Rock • The Secret Value Of Daydreaming • “Always Think Twice”
1990 • Tom Petty • “A Face In The Crowd” • Heartland Rock • Full Moon Fever • “A Mind With A Heart Of Its Own”
2000 • Madonna • “American Pie” • Dance-Pop • The Next Best Thing • “American Pie” [Richard ‘Humpty’ Vission Radio Mix]

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