Singles Released This Week (February 28 – March 6)

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Eurythmics (Dave Stewart, Annie Lennox)

Here’s a sampling 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 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 • 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]
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)”
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]

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 • Elton John • “I’ve Been Loving You” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Here’s To The Next Time”
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Scarborough Fair/Canticle” [UK] • Baroque-Pop Ballad • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme • “April Come She Will”
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]
2011 • The Cars • “Sad Song” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Move Like This • “Blue Tip”

March 02
1963 • The Beatles • “There’s A Place” • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • [B-Side]
1964 • Freddie & The Dreamers • “You Were Made For Me” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Three At The Top • “Send A Letter To Me”
1964 • The Beatles • “Twist And Shout” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles • “There’s A Place”
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”
1982 • Triumph • “Magic Power” [UK] • Arena Rock • Allied Forces • “Fight The Power”
1985 • Triumph • “Fight The Good Fight” [UK] • Arena Rock • Allied Forces • [B-Side]
1985 • Madonna • “Crazy For You” • Pop Ballad • Vision Quest[Sndtrk] • “No More Words”
1992 • Nirvana • “Come As You Are” [UK] • Grunge • Nevermind • “Endless, Nameless”
1992 • Nirvana • “Come As You Are” • Grunge • Nevermind • “Drain You” [Live]
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 • The Osmonds • “Down By The Lazy River” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Phase III • “He’s The Light Of The World”
1979 • Frank Zappa • “Bobby Brown (Goes Down)” • Art Rock • Sheik Yerbouti • “Stick It Out”
1979 • Foreigner • “Women” • Arena Rock • Head Games • “The Modern Day”
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]

March 04
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Shut Down” • Pop-Rock • Surfin’ U.S.A. • [B-Side]
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Surfin’ U.S.A.” • Surf Rock • Surfin’ U.S.A. • “Shut Down”
1966 • The Who • “Substitute” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Circles” / “Instant Party”
1972 • Malo • “Suavecito” • Chicano Rock • Malo • “Nena”
1973 • Elvis Presley • “Steamroller Blues” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Fool”
1973 • Elvis Presley • “Fool” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1976 • Queen • “Tie Your Mother Down” • Glam Rock • A Day At The Races • “Drowse”
1977 • Jennifer Warnes • “Right Time Of The Night” [UK] • Country-Pop • Jennifer Warnes • “Daddy Don’t Go”
1991 • The Rolling Stones • “Highwire” • Blues-Rock • Flashpoint • “2000 Light Years From Home” [Live]

March 05
1965 • Them • “Here Comes The Night” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “All For Myself”
1965 • The Manish Boys • “I Pity The Fool” [UK] • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “Take My Tip”
1965 • The Yardbirds • “For Your Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Got To Hurry”
1965 • The Miracles • “Ooo Baby Baby” • Soul – Pop • Going To A Go-Go • “All That’s Good”
1967 • The Small Faces • “I Can’t Make It” [UK] • Britbeat • [Single] • “Just Passing”
1971 • Yes • “Your Move” • Prog Rock • The Yes Album • “Clap”
1971 • Focus • “House Of The King” [UK] • Prog Rock • In And Out Of Focus • “Black Beauty”
1981 • Genesis • “Man On The Corner” • Prog Rock • Abacab • “Submarine”
1995 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Pretty Penny” • Arena Rock • Purple • [None]

March 06
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Not Fade Away” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • England’s Newest Hit Makers • “I Wanna Be Your Man”
1969 • The Who • “Pinball Wizard” [UK] • Power Pop • Tommy • “Dogs Part Two”
1970 • David Bowie • “The Prettiest Star” • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Conversation Piece”
1970 • The Beatles • “Let It Be” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Let It Be • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)”
1970 • The Beatles • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1970 • The Beatles • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1972 • Badfinger • “Baby Blue” • Power Pop • Straight Up • “Flying”
1981 • REO Speedwagon • “Don’t Let Him Go” [UK] • Power Ballad • Hi Infidelity • “Follow My Heart”
1993 • Madonna • “Fever” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Fever” [Radio Edit]

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