Singles Released This Week (July 2 – 9)

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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).


July 03
1964 • The Who (The High Numbers) • “Zoot Suit” [UK] • Brit R&B • [Single] • “I’m The Face”
1964 • The Merseybeats • “Wishin’ And Hopin'” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “Milkman”
1969 • Fairport Convention • “Si Tu Dois Partir” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Unhalfbricking • “Genesis Hall”
1969 • Chicago • “Questions 67 & 68” • Jazz-Rock • Chicago Transit Authority • “Listen”
1970 • Chicago • “25 Or 6 To 4” [UK] • Jazz-Rock • Chicago II • “Where Do We Go From Here”
1982 • The Jam • “Just Who Is The 5 O’Clock Hero?” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • The Gift • “War” / “The Great Depression”
1983 • Elton John • “I’m Still Standing” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Too Low For Zero • “Earn While You Learn”
1988 • Rod Stewart • “Forever Young” • Blues-Rock • Out Of Order • “Days Of Rage”
1989 • Martika • “Toy Soldiers” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Martika • “Exchange Of Hearts”
1995 • The Rolling Stones • “I Go Wild” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Voodoo Lounge • “I Go Wild” [Scott Litt Remix]

July 04
1966 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “Summer In The City” • Folk-Rock • Hums Of The Lovin’ Spoonful • “Butchie’s Tune”
1969 • The Rolling Stones • “Honky Tonk Women” [UK] • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”
1969 • Yes • “Sweetness” [UK] • Prog Rock • Yes • “Something’s Coming”
1969 • John Lennon • “Give Peace A Chance” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Remember Love”
1980 • Diana Ross • “Upside Down” [UK] • Disco • Diana • “Friend To Friend”
1986 • Run-D.M.C. • “Walk This Way” • Funk-Rap • Raising Hell • “King Of Rock”
1987 • Michael Jackson • “Liberian Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Bad • “Girlfriend”
1995 • Deep Blue Something • “Breakfast At Tiffany’s” • Alt Rock/Jangle Pop • Home • “A Water Prayer” / “Sun”
2000 • Matchbox Twenty • “Bent” • Alt. Rock • Mad Season • “Push”

July 05
1958 • Buddy Holly • “Early In The Morning” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Now We’re One”
1960 • Elvis Presley • “A Mess Of Blues” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1960 • Elvis Presley • “It’s Now Or Never” • Ballad • Elvis’ Golden Records Volume 3 • “A Mess Of Blues”
1964 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “How Do You Do It?” • Merseybeat • Don’t Let The Sun Catch You Crying • “Away From You”
1968 • The 5th Dimension • “Stoned Soul Picnic” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Stoned Soul Picnic • “The Sailboat Song”
1969 • The Rolling Stones • “Honky Tonk Women” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “You Can’t Always Get What You Want”
1973 • Beck, Bogert & Appice • “Lady” • Hard Rock • Beck, Bogert & Appice • “Oh To Love You”
1983 • Rick James • “Cold Blooded” • Electro-Funk • Cold Blooded • “Cold Blooded” [Instrumental]
1994 • The Rolling Stones • “Love Is Strong” • Blues-Rock • Voodoo Lounge • “The Storm” / “So Young”
2004 • Counting Crows • “Accidentally In Love” • Alt Pop-Rock • Shrek 2[Sndtrk] • “Miami” [Live]

July 06
1959 • Johnny Preston • “Running Bear” • Teenage Tragedy • [Single] • “My Heart Knows”
1973 • Queen • “Keep Yourself Alive” [UK] • Glam Rock • Queen • “Son And Daughter”
1976 • Brick • “Dazz” • Disco-Jazz Funk • Good High • “Southern Sunset”
1979 • The B-52’s • “Planet Claire” • Alt. Pop-Rock • The B-52’s • “Downtown”
1981 • Pat Benatar • “Fire And Ice” • Hard Rock • Precious Time • “Hard To Believe”
1983 • The Doobie Brothers • “You Belong To Me” • Pop-Rock • Farewell Tour • “South City Midnight Lady”
1985 • Pat Benatar • “Invincible (Theme From The Legend Of Billie Jean)” • Hard Rock • Seven The Hard Way • “Invincible (Theme From The Legend Of Billie Jean)” [Instr]
1987 • Madonna • “Who’s That Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Who’s That Girl[Sndtrk] • “White Heat”
2003 • Eagles • “Hole In The World” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Hole In The World” [Video]

July 07
1962 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Sweet Little Sixteen” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “How’s My Ex Treating You”
1967 • The Beatles • “All You Need Is Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Baby You’re A Rich Man”
1967 • The Beatles • “Baby You’re A Rich Man” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • Dave Davies • “Death Of A Clown” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Something Else By The Kinks • “Love Me ‘Til The Sun Shines”
1968 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Fakin’ It” • Folk-Pop • Bookends • “You Don’t Know Where Your Interest Lies”
1969 • John Lennon • “Give Peace A Chance” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Remember Love”
1977 • Steve Miller Band • “Jungle Love” • Album Rock • Book Of Dreams • “Wish Upon A Star”
1978 • The Who • “Who Are You?” [UK] • British Rock • Who Are You? • “Had Enough”
1982 • Janet Jackson • “Young Love” • Post-Disco Dance-Funk • Janet Jackson • “The Magic Is Working”
1997 • Michael Jackson • “Ghosts” [UK] • New Jack Swing • Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory In The Mix • “HIStory” [Double A-Side]

July 08
1965 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “Shake And Fingerpop” • Soul • Shotgun • “Cleo’s Back”
1966 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” • Soul • Road Runner • “Nothing But Soul”
1966 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “My Heart’s Symphony” • Brit Beat • (You Don’t Have To) Paint Me A Picture • “Tina (I Held You In My Arms)”
1968 • The Beach Boys • “Do It Again” • Pop-Rock • 20/20 • “Wake The World”
1972 • The Who • “Join Together” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Baby Don’t You Do It”
1975 • The Doobie Brothers • “Sweet Maxine” • Pop-Rock • Stampede • “Double Dealin’ Four Flusher”
1977 • Jackson Browne • “The Pretender” [UK] • Folk-Rock • The Pretender • “Daddy’s Tune”
1980 • Pat Benatar • “You Better Run” • Hard Rock • Crimes Of Passion • “Out-A-Touch”
1981 • R.E.M. • “Radio Free Europe” • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Sitting Still”
1981 • R.E.M. • “Sitting Still” • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1981 • Stevie Nicks With Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Stop Draggin’ My Heart Around” • Pop-Rock • Bella Donna • “Kind Of Woman” [Stevie Nicks]
1993 • 10,000 Maniacs • “Few And Far Between” • Folk-Rock • Our Time In Eden • “Candy Everybody Wants” / “To Sir With Love” / “Let The Mystery Be”
1996 • Cocteau Twins • “Violaine” [UK] • Dream Pop • Milk And Kisses • “Smile” / “Tranquil Eye”

July 09
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Heat Wave” • Soul-Dance • Heat Wave • “A Love Like Yours (Don’t Come Knockin’ Every Day)”
1964 • Sam Cooke • “Good Times” • Soul • Ain’t That Good News • “Tennessee Waltz”
1965 • The Four Tops • “It’s The Same Old Song” • Soul-Pop • The Four Tops’ Second Album • “Your Love Is Amazing”
1965 • Sonny & Cher • “I Got You Babe” • Baroque Pop • Look At Us • “It’s Gonna Rain”
1968 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “You’re All I Need To Get By” • Soul-Pop • You’re All I Need • “Two Can Have A Party”
1972 • King Harvest • “Dancing In The Moonlight” • Pop-Rock • Dancing In The Moonlight • “Lady, Come On Home”
1976 • David Bowie • “Suffragette City” • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Stay”
1980 • Carly Simon • “Jesse” • Pop-Rock • Come Upstairs • “Stardust”
1985 • Sting • “If You Love Somebody Set Them Free” • Pop-Rock • The Dream Of The Blue Turtles • “Another Day”
1990 • Madonna • “Hanky Panky” [UK] • Dance-Pop • I’m Breathless • “More”
1996 • Alanis Morissette • “You Learn” • Alt Pop-Rock • Jagged Little Pill • “You Oughta Know”

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