Singles Released This Week (January 8 – 14)

0
1039
The Shangri-Las

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).


January 08
1955 • Elvis Presley • “You’re A Heartbreaker” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1955 • Elvis Presley • “Milkcow Blues Boogie” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “You’re A Heartbreaker”
1965 • The Shangri-Las • “Leader Of The Pack” [UK] • Girl Group Pop • [Single] • “What Is Love”
1968 • Sam & Dave • “I Thank You” • Soul • [Single] • “Wrap It Up”
1968 • The Association • “Everything That Touches You” • Sunshine Pop • Birthday • “We Love Us”
1968 • Otis Redding • “(Sittin’ On) The Dock of the Bay” • Soul • The Dock Of The Bay • “Sweet Lorene”
1970 • The Originals • “The Bells” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “I’ll Wait For You”
1971 • The Supremes • “Stoned Love” [UK] • Soul – Pop • Shine On Me • “Shine On Me”
1973 • Jim Croce • “One Less Set Of Footsteps” • Folk-Pop • Life And Times • “It Doesn’t Have to Be That Way”
1975 • Yes • “Soon (From “The Gates Of Delirium”)” • Prog Rock • Relayer • “Sound Chaser”
1980 • Pink Floyd • “Another Brick In The Wall, Part II” • Prog Rock • The Wall • “One Of My Turns”
1985 • Journey • “Only The Young” • Pop-Rock • Vision Quest[Sndtrk] • “I’ll Fall in Love Again” [Sammy Hagar]
1986 • Phil Collins • “Take Me Home” • Pop-Rock • No Jacket Required • “Only You Know And I Know”
1990 • Sinaed O’Connor • “Nothing Compares 2 U” • Pop-Rock • I Do Not Want What I Haven’t Got • “Jump In The River”
1992 • Eric Clapton • “Tears In Heaven” • Soft Rock • Rush[Sndtrk] • “Tracks And Lines”

January 09
1962 • Sam Cooke • “Twistin’ The Night Away” • Soul • Twistin’ The Night Away • “One More Time”
1967 • The Byrds • “So You Want To Be A Rock ‘N’ Roll Star” • Folk-Rock • Younger Than Yesterday • “Everybody’s Been Burned”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “Guitar Man” • County-Pop • Clambake • “High Heel Sneakers”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “High Heel Sneakers” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1970 • White Plains • “My Baby Loves Lovin'” • Pop-Rock • My Baby Loves Lovin’ • “Show Me Your Hand”
1976 • Elton John • “Grow Some Funk of Your Own” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Rock Of The Westies • “I Feel Like a Bullet (In the Gun of Robert Ford)”
1977 • Donna Summer • “Winter Melody” • Disco • Four Seasons Of Love • “Spring Affair”
1981 • Ultravox • “Vienna” [UK] • Synth Pop • Vienna • “Passionate Reply”
1981 • Manfred Mann’s Earth Band • “For You” • Art Rock • Chance • “A Fool I Am”
1981 • Manfred Mann’s Earth Band • “For You” [UK] • Art Rock • Chance • “A Fool I Am”
1984 • John Lennon • “Nobody Told Me” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Milk & Honey • “O’ Sanity” [Yoko Ono]
1994 • Richard Marx • “Now And Forever” • AA Pop-Rock • Paid Vacation • “Hazard”
1996 • Seven Mary Three • “Cumbersome” • Alt Rock/Post-Grunge • American Standard • “Cumbersome” [Acoustic]

January 10
1956 • Frankie Lymon & The Teenagers • “Why Do Fools Fall In Love ” • Uptempo Doo Wop • [Single] • “Please Be Mine”
1963 • The Beatles • “Ask Me Why” [UK] • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • [B-Side]
1964 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “I’m The One” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “You’ve Got What I Like”
1966 • The Byrds • “Set You Free This Time” • Folk-Rock • Turn! Turn! Turn! • “It Won’t Be Wrong”
1966 • The Byrds • “It Won’t Be Wrong” • Folk-Rock • Turn! Turn! Turn! • [B-Side]
1967 • Elvis Presley • “Indescribably Blue” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Fools Fall In Love”
1967 • Elvis Presley • “Fools Fall In Love” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1982 • Journey • “Open Arms” • Power Ballad • Escape • “Little Girl”
1983 • U2 • “New Year’s Day” • Alt. Pop-Rock • War • “Treasure (Whatever Happened To Pete The Chop?)”
1983 • Janet Jackson • “Come Give Your Love To Me” • Dance-Pop • Janet Jackson • “Forever Young”
1989 • Metallica • “One” • Thrash Metal • …And Justice For All • “The Prince”
1989 • Guns N’ Roses • “Paradise City” • Hard Rock • Appetite For Destruction • “Used To Love Her”
1994 • Tori Amos • “Cornflake Girl” [UK] • AA Pop-Rock • Under The Pink • “Sister Janet”
1995 • R.E.M. • “Bang And Blame” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Monster • “Bang And Blame” [Instrumental]
2012 • Van Halen • “Tattoo” • Arena Rock • A Different Kind Of Truth • [None]

January 11
1963 • The Beatles • “Please Please Me” [UK] • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • “Ask Me Why”
1967 • The Supremes • “Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “There’s No Stopping Us Now”
1971 • Janis Joplin • “Me And Bobby McGee” • Country-Rock • Pearl • “Half Moon”
1972 • The Marvelettes • “A Breath Taking Guy” • Soul – Pop • The Return Of The Marvelettes • “You’re The One For Me Bobby”
1974 • The Supremes • “I Guess I’ll Miss The Man” [UK] • Soul-Pop • The Supremes Produced And Arranged By Jimmy Webb • “Over And Over”
1974 • Paper Lace • “Billy – Don’t Be A Hero” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Celia”
1974 • Elvis Presley • “Take Good Care Of Her” • Country-Pop • Good Times • “I’ve Got A Thing About You, Baby”
1974 • 10cc • “The Worst Band In The World” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • Sheet Music • “18 Carat Man Of Means”
1976 • Donna Summer • “Could It Be Magic” • Disco • A Love Trilogy • “Whispering Waves”
1979 • Marvin Gaye • “A Funky Space Reincarnation (Part 1)” • Jazz-Funk • [Single] • “A Funky Space Reincarnation (Part 2)”
1979 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Refugee” • Jangle Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “It’s Rainin’ Again”

January 12
1966 • The Isley Brothers • “This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)” • Soul-Funk • This Old Heart Of Mine • “There’s No Love Left”
1968 • Manfred Mann • “Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Mighty Garvey! • “By Request – Edwin Garvey”
1970 • Badfinger • “Come And Get It” • Power Pop • Magic Christian Music • “Rock Of All Ages”
1972 • America • “A Horse With No Name” • Folk-Rock • America • “Everyone I Meet Is From California”
1973 • Electric Light Orchestra • “Roll Over Beethoven” [UK] • Symphonic Rock • ELO II • “Queen Of The Hours”
1973 • Steely Dan • “Do It Again” [UK] • Jazz-Rock • Can’t Buy A Thrill • “Fire In The Hole”
1974 • The Who • “The Real Me” • Hard Rock • Quadrophenia • “I’m One”
1980 • Blondie • “Rapture” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Autoamerican • “Walk Like Me”
1981 • John Lennon • “Woman” • Soft Rock • Double Fantasy • “Beautiful Boys” [Yoko Ono]
1984 • Eurythmics • “Here Comes The Rain Again” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Touch • “Paint A Rumor”
2004 • Metallica • “The Unnamed Feeling” • Nu Metal • St. Anger • “Leper Messiah” [Live]

January 13
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “Ruby Tuesday” • Baroque Pop • Between The Buttons • “Let’s Spend The Night Together” [Double A-Side]
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “Let’s Spend The Night Together” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Between The Buttons • “Ruby Tuesday” [Double A-Side]
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “Ruby Tuesday” [UK] • Baroque Pop • Between The Buttons • “Let’s Spend The Night Together” [Double A-Side]
1967 • The Tremeloes • “Here Comes My Baby” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Gentleman Of Pleasure”
1967 • The Moody Blues • “Life’s Not Life” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “He Can Win”
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “Let’s Spend The Night Together” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Between The Buttons • “Ruby Tuesday” [Double A-Side]
1969 • The Beatles • “All Together Now” • Skiffle • Yellow Submarine • “Hey Bulldog”
1970 • Stevie Wonder • “Never Had A Dream Come True” • Soul-Pop • Signed, Sealed And Delivered • “Somebody Knows, Somebody Cares”
1971 • Donovan • “Celia Of The Seals” • Psychedelic-Pop • HMS Donovan • “The Song Of The Wandering Aengus”
1973 • The Carpenters • “Sing” • Soft Pop • Now & Then • “Druscilla Penny”
1975 • Minnie Riperton • “Lovin’ You” • Pop • Perfect Angel • “The Edge Of A Dream”
1984 • Talk Talk • “It’s My Life” • New Wave Synth-Pop • It’s My Life • “Does Caroline Know?”
1986 • The Cars • “I’m Not The One” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Shake It Up • “Heartbeat City”
1986 • Janet Jackson • “What Have You Done For Me Lately” • Dance-Pop • Control • “He Doesn’t Know I’m Alive”

January 14
1959 • The Coasters • “Charlie Brown” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Three Cool Cats”
1965 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “Shotgun” • Soul-Pop • Shotgun • “Hot Cha”
1966 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “You Didn’t Have to Be So Nice” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “My Gal”
1966 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “She’s Just My Style” [UK] • Pop-Rock • She’s Just My Style • “I Won’t Make That Mistake Again”
1969 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Good Lovin’ Ain’t Easy To Come By” • Soul – Pop • Easy • “Satisfied Feelin'”
1969 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon” • Psychedelic Pop • Hard ‘N’ Heavy (With Marshmallow) • “Without You”
1971 • The Temptations • “Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me)” • Soul-Pop • Sky’s The Limit • “You Make Your Own Heaven and Hell Right Here on Earth”
1972 • David Bowie • “Changes” [UK] • Glam Rock • Hunky Dory • “Andy Warhol”
1972 • Boz Scaggs • “Runnin’ Blue” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Boz Scaggs & Band • “Here To Stay”
1984 • Madonna • “Holiday” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Madonna • “Think Of Me”
1985 • Phil Collins • “Sussudio” [UK] • Dance-Funk • No Jacket Required • “The Man With The Horn”
1992 • Michael Jackson • “Remember The Time” • Pop-Soul • Dangerous • “Black Or White” [Club Mix]
1993 • 10,000 Maniacs • “Candy Everybody Wants” • Folk-Rock • Our Time In Eden • “Everyday Is Like Sunday”
1996 • The Human League • “Stay With Me Tonight” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Stay With Me Tonight” [Vocal Mix]
2003 • Counting Crows & Vanessa Carlton • “Big Yellow Taxi” • Country-Rock • Counting Crows: Films About Ghosts – The Best of… • [None]

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here