Singles Released This Week (July 13 -19)

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Here’s a running 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).

July 13
1956 • Elvis Presley • “Don’t Be Cruel” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “Hound Dog”
1956 • Elvis Presley • “Hound Dog” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “A Hard Day’s Night” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • “I Should Have Known Better”
1964 • The Beatles • “I Should Have Known Better” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
1967 • The Byrds • “Lady Friend” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Old John Robertson”
1967 • The Byrds • “Old John Robertson” • Folk-Rock • The Notorious Byrd Brothers • [B-Side]
1968 • Steppenwolf • “Born To Be Wild” • Proto Metal • Steppenwolf • “Everybody’s Next One”
1974 • Dionne Warwicke & The Spinners • “Then Came You” • Philly Soul • New And Improved • “Just As Long As We Have Love”
1979 • Dire Straits • “Lady Writer” [UK] • New Wave/Post-Punk • Communiqué • “Where Do You Think You’re Going?”
1979 • The Flying Lizards • “Money (That’s What I Want)” • Post-Punk • The Flying Lizards • “Money B”
1979 • Chic • “Good Times” [UK] • Disco • Risque • “Warm Summer Night”
1981 • Duran Duran • “Girls On Film” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Duran Duran • “Faster Than Light”
1982 • Glenn Frey • “The One You Love” • Pop-Rock • No Fun Aloud • “All Those Lies”
1992 • Nirvana • “Lithium” [UK] • Grunge • Nevermind • “Been A Son”
1992 • Genesis • “Jesus He Knows Me” [UK] • Prog Rock • We Can’t Dance • “Hearts On Fire”
1992 • Michael Jackson • “Jam” • Pop-Soul • Dangerous • “Rock With You” [Remix]
1992 • Madonna • “This Used To Be My Playground” [UK] • Dance-Pop • [Single] • “This Used To Be My Playground” [Long Version]

July 14
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Such A Night” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Elvis Is Back • “Never Ending”
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Never Ending” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • David Bowie • “Love You Till Tuesday” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Did You Ever Have A Dream”
1967 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Jill” • Pop-Rock • Listen! • “New In Town”
1970 • Elvis Presley • “I’ve Lost You” • Soft Rock • [Single] • “The Next Step Is Love”
1972 • The Hollies • “Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Distant Light • “Cable Car”
1973 • The Isley Brothers • “That Lady (Part 1)” • Soul-Funk • 3 + 3 • “That Lady (Part 2)”
1976 • America • “Amber Cascades” • Folk-Rock • Hideaway • “Who Loves You”
1978 • Bob Dylan • “Baby, Stop Crying” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Street Legal • “New Pony”
1978 • The Moody Blues • “Steppin’ In A Slide Zone” [UK] • Prog Rock • Octave • “I’ll Be Level With You”
1980 • Michael Jackson • “Girlfriend” [UK] • Post-Disco Dance-Pop • Off The Wall • “Bless His Soul” [With The Jacksons]
1987 • Prince [With Sheena Easton] • “U Got The Look” • Soul-Funk • Sign ‘O’ The Times • “Housequake”
2003 • Jane’s Addiction • “Just Because” [UK] • Alt. Hard Rock • Strays • “Suffer Some” [Live]

July 15
1966 • The Zombies • “Indication” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “How We Were Before”
1972 • The Rolling Stones • “All Down The Line” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Exile On Main Street • [B-Side]
1972 • The Rolling Stones • “Happy” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Exile On Main Street • “All Down The Line”
1976 • Eagles • “Life In The Fast Lane” [UK] • Country-Rock • Hotel California • “The Last Resort”
1977 • The Jam • “All Around The World” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Carnaby Street”
1981 • George Harrison • “Teardrops” • Pop-Rock • Somewhere In England • “Save The World”
1984 • John Lennon • “I’m Stepping Out” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Milk & Honey • “Sleepless Night” [Yoko Ono]
1985 • Phil Collins • “Take Me Home” [UK] • Pop-Rock • No Jacket Required • “We Said Hello Goodbye”
1991 • Extreme • “More Than Words” [UK] • Acoustic Ballad • Pornografitti • “Nice Place To Visit”
1993 • R.E.M. • “Nightswimming” [UK] • Baroque Pop • Automatic For The People • “Losing My Religion” [Live]
1997 • The Notorious B.I.G. Featuring Puff Daddy & Mase • “Mo Money Mo Problems” • East Coast Rap • Life After Death • “Mo Money Mo Problems” [Instrumental]
2003 • Jane’s Addiction • “Just Because” • Alt. Hard Rock • Strays • “Suffer Some” [Live]
2003 • Eagles • “Hole In The World” • Country-Rock • The Very Best Of • “Hole In The World” [Video]

July 16
1965 • Sonny & Cher • “I Got You Babe” [UK] • Baroque Pop • Look At Us • “It’s Gonna Rain”
1965 • The Supremes • “Nothing But Heartaches” • Soul-Pop • More Hits By The Supremes • “He Holds His Own”
1968 • The Temptations • “Please Return Your Love To Me” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “How Can I Forget”
1973 • Elton John • “Saturday Night’s Alright For Fighting” • Glam Rock • Goodbye Yellow Brick Road • “Jack Rabbit” / “Whenever You’re Ready (We’ll Go Steady Again)”
1976 • The Bee Gees • “You Should Be Dancing” [UK] • Disco • Children Of The World • “Subway”
1991 • Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch Featuring Loletta Holloway • “Good Vibrations” [UK] • Pop-Rap • Music For The People • “Wild Side” [Marky Mark And The Funky Bunch]
2001 • David Gray • “Sail Away” [UK] • Folktonica • White Ladder • “Sail Away” [Remix]

July 17
1962 • Mary Wells • “You Beat Me To The Punch” • Soul-Pop • The One Who Really Loves You • “Old Love (Let’s Try Again)”
1962 • Elvis Presley • “Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1962 • Elvis Presley • “She’s Not You” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Just Tell Her Jim Said Hello”
1965 • The Righteous Brothers • “Unchained Melody” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Just Once In My Life • “Hung On You”
1967 • The Beatles • “Baby You’re A Rich Man” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “All You Need Is Love” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • “Baby You’re A Rich Man”
1972 • Yes • “America” • Prog Rock • Keys To The Ascension • “Total Mass Retain”
1972 • Bread • “Mother Freedom” • Soft Rock • Baby I’m-A Want You • “Live In Your Love”
1973 • Paul Simon • “Loves Me Like A Rock” • Folk-Pop • There Goes Rhymin’ Simon • “Learn How To Fall”
1978 • Donna Summer • “Je T’aime…Moi Non Plus” • Disco • [Single] • “Je T’aime…Moi Non Plus (Part 2)”
1995 • R.E.M. • “Tongue” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Monster • “Tongue” [Instrumental]
1995 • Hootie & The Blowfish • “Only Wanna Be With You” • Pop-Rock • Cracked Rear View • “Use Me / Only Wanna Be With You” [Live]

July 18
1960 • The Ventures • “Walk, Don’t Run” • Rock ‘n’ Roll Instrumental • Walk, Don’t Run • “Home”
1966 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Bright Green Pleasure Machine” • Baroque-Pop • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme • [B-Side]
1966 • Simon & Garfunkel • “The Dangling Conversation” • Folk-Pop • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme • “Bright Green Pleasure Machine”
1966 • The Beach Boys • “God Only Knows” • Pop Ballad • Pet Sounds • [B-Side]
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Wouldn’t It Be Nice?” • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “God Only Knows”
1975 • David Bowie • “Fame” [UK] • Glam Rock • Young Americans • “Right”
1975 • Carpenters • “Solitaire” • Soft Pop • [Single] • “Love Me For What I Am”
1980 • Talking Heads • “Cities” [UK] • Funk-Rock • Fear Of Music • “Cities” [Live]
1981 • Soft Cell • “Tainted Love” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Non-Stop Erotic Cabaret • “Where Did Our Love Go”
1984 • Prince & The Revolution • “Let’s Go Crazy” • R&B-Pop • Purple Rain • “Erotic City”
1988 • The Beach Boys • “Kokomo” • Calypso-Pop • Still Cruisin’ • “Tutti Frutti” [Little Richard]
1994 • Hootie & The Blowfish • “Hold My Hand” • Pop-Rock • Cracked Rear View • “I Go Blind”
2000 • Pearl Jam • “Light Years” • Grunge Rock • Binaural • “Grievance” / “Soon Forget”

July 19
1952 • Hank Williams, Sr. • “Jambalaya (On the Bayou)” • Country-Cajun • Honky Tonkin’ • “Window Shopping”
1954 • Elvis Presley • “Blue Moon Of Kentucky” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1954 • Elvis Presley • “That’s All Right” • Rockabilly • {Single] • “Blue Moon Of Kentucky”
1965 • The Beatles • “Help!” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I’m Down”
1965 • The Beatles • “I’m Down” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1968 • The Beach Boys • “Do It Again” [UK] • Pop-Rock • 20/20 • “Wake The World”
1968 • The Moody Blues • “Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)” • Symphonic Rock • Days Of Future Passed • “Another Morning”
1968 • The Hollies • “Do the Best You Can” • Pop-Rock • Dear Eloise/King Midas in Reverse • “Elevated Observations”
1972 • The Doobie Brothers • “Listen To The Music” • Pop-Rock • Toulouse Street • “Toulouse Street”
1990 • Phil Collins • “Something Happened On The Way To Heaven” • Pop-Rock • …But Seriously • “Lionel (Do You Remember?)” [Demo]
1993 • Tears For Fears • “Cold” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Elemental • “New Star”
1993 • Billy Joel • “The River Of Dreams” [UK] • Pop-Rock • River Of Dreams • “The Great Wall Of China”
1993 • Madonna • “Rain” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Open Your Heart”