Singles Released This Week (June 17 – 23)

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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).


June 17
1963 • The Kingsmen • “Louie Louie” • Garage Rock • The Kingsmen In Person • “Haunted Castle”
1963 • Wayne Newton And The Newton Brothers • “Danke Schoen” • Pop Standard • Danke Schoen • “Better Now Than Later”
1964 • The Supremes • “Where Did Our Love Go” • Soul-Pop • Where Did Our Love Go • “He Means The World To Me”
1965 • James Brown • “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag Part I” • Funk • Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag • “Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag Part II”
1966 • The Zombies • “Indication” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “How We Were Before”
1966 • The Association • “Along Comes Mary” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • And Then…Along Comes The Association • “Your Own Love”
1966 • Wimple Winch • “Save My Soul” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Everybody’s Worried ‘Bout Tomorrow”
1966 • The Hollies • “Bus Stop” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Bus Stop • “Don’t Run And Hide”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “Clean Up Your Own Backyard” • Pop • [Single] • “The Fair Is Moving On”
1970 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “Do You See My Love (For You Growing)” • Soul • A Gasssss • “Groove And Move”
1971 • Bill Withers • “Ain’t No Sunshine” • Soul • Just As I Am • “Harlem”
1971 • The Who • “Won’t Get Fooled Again” • Hard Rock • Who’s Next • “I Don’t Even Know Myself”
1976 • Blondie • “X Offender” • New Wave Post-Punk • Blondie • “In The Sun”
1977 • David Bowie • “Be My Wife” [UK] • Post Punk • Low • “Speed Of Life”
1978 • The Clash • “(White Man) In Hammersmith Palais” [UK] • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “The Prisoner”
1978 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “I Need To Know” • Album Rock • You’re Gonna Get It! • “No Second Thoughts”
1979 • Bruce Woolley • “Video Killed the Radio Star” [UK] • Power Pop • English Garden • “Get Away. William”
1985 • Huey Lewis & The News • “The Power Of Love” • Pop-Rock • Back To The Future[Sndtrk] • “Bad Is Bad”
1985 • Bryan Adams • “Summer Of ’69” • Uptempo Rock • Reckless • “The Best Was Yet To Come”
1991 • The Moody Blues • “Say It With Love” [UK] • Prog Rock • Keys Of The Kingdom • “Lean On Me (Tonight)”
1997 • Sugar Ray • “Fly” • Rock-Ska Fusion • Floored • “Fly” [Acapella]
1997 • Third Eye Blind • “Semi-Charmed Life” • Post-Grunge • Third Eye Blind • “Tattoo Of The Sun”

June 18
1963 • Elvis Presley • “(You’re The) Devil In Disguise” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Please Don’t Drag That String Around”
1965 • Marvin Gaye • “Pretty Little Baby” • Soul • How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) • “Now That You’ve Won Me”
1970 • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young • “Ohio” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Find The Cost Of Freedom”
1971 • The Rolling Stones • “Street Fighting Man” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Beggars Banquet • “Surprise Surprise”
1973 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Live And Let Die” • Symphonic Rock • Live And Let Die[Sndtrk] • “I Lie Around”
1975 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “That’s The Way Of The World” • Soul-Funk • That’s The Way Of The World • “Africano”
1976 • Led Zeppelin • “Candy Store Rock” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Presence • “Royal Orleans”
1979 • The Knack • “My Sharona” • Power Pop • Get The Knack • “Let Me Out”
1982 • Roxy Music • “Avalon” [UK] • Prog Rock • Avalon • “Always Unknowing”
1982 • Elvis Costello • “You Little Fool” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Imperial Bedroom • “Big Sister” / “The Stamping Ground”
1984 • The Human League • “Life On Your Own” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Hysteria • “The World Tonight”
1984 • Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds • “In The Ghetto” • Blue-Eyed Soul • From Her To Eternity • “The Moon Is In The Gutter”
1986 • David Lee Roth • “Yankee Rose” • Hard Rock • Eat ‘Em And Smile • “Shyboy”
1991 • Van Halen • “Poundcake” • Heavy Metal • For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge • “Pleasure Dome”
1991 • Bryan Adams • “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” • Pop-Rock • Waking Up The Neighbors • “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” [Album Version]

June 19
1953 • Ray Charles • “Mess Around” • Rock n Soul • [Single] • “Funny (But I Still Love You)”
1961 • Chubby Checker • “Let’s Twist Again” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright”
1964 • The Animals • “The House Of The Rising Sun” [UK] • Blues-Rock • The Animals • “Talkin’ ‘Bout You”
1967 • Jimi Hendrix • “Purple Haze” • Psychedelic Rock • Are You Experienced? • “The Wind Cries Mary”
1970 • Yes • “Sweet Dreams” [UK] • Prog Rock • Time And A Word • “Dear Father”
1970 • Elton John • “Rock And Roll Madonna” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Grey Seal”
1972 • The Carpenters • “Goodbye To Love” • Soft Rock • A Song For You • “Crystal Lullaby”
1981 • REO Speedwagon • “Don’t Let Him Go” • Power Ballad • Hi Infidelity • “I Wish You Were There”
1981 • Hall & Oates • “You Make My Dreams” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Voices • “Gotta Lotta Nerve (Perfect Perfect)”
1991 • The Kinks • “Better Things” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Give The People What They Want • “Massive Reductions”

June 20
1957 • Buddy Holly • “Words Of Love” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Mailman, Bring Me No More Blues”
1963 • Brian Poole & The Tremeloes • “Twist & Shout” [UK] • English Beat • Twist & Shout • “We Know”
1964 • The Beatles • “I’ll Cry Instead” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • “I’m Happy Just To Dance With You”
1964 • The Beatles • “I’m Happy Just To Dance With You” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
1974 • Queen • “Seven Seas Of Rhye” • Glam Rock • Queen II • “See What a Fool I’ve Been”
1974 • Steely Dan • “Pretzel Logic” • Jazz-Rock • Pretzel Logic • “Through With Buzz”
1974 • The Miracles • “Do It Baby” • Soul – Pop • Renaissance • “I Wanna Be With You”
1975 • Elton John • “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy • “House Of Cards”
1975 • Natalie Cole • “This Will Be (An Everlasting Love)” • Dance-Pop • Inseparable • “Joey”
1980 • The Rolling Stones • “Emotional Rescue” [UK] • Dance-Rock • Emotional Rescue • “Down In The Hole”
1986 • Steve Winwood • “Higher Love” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Back In The High Life • “And I Go”
1987 • Los Lobos • “La Bamba” • Chicano Roots Rock • La Bamba[Sndtrk] • “Chalena”
1988 • Patti Smith • “People Have The Power” [UK] • Heartland Rock • Dream Of Life • “Wild Leaves”
1988 • Crowded House • “Better Be Home Soon” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Temple Of Low Men • “Kill Eye”
1989 • The B-52’s • “Love Shack” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Cosmic Thing • “Channel Z”
1993 • Aerosmith • “Cryin'” • Power Ballad • Get A Grip • “Walk On Down”
2014 • Metallica • “Lords Of Summer” • Nu Metal • Hard Wired…To Self-Destruct • “Lords Of Summer” [Live]

June 21
1955 • Johnny Cash • “Hey, Porter” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “Cry! Cry! Cry!”
1955 • Billy “The Kid” Emerson • “Red Hot” • Rock “n’ Roll • [Single] • “No Greater Love”
1955 • Johnny Cash • “Cry! Cry! Cry!” • Country-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1957 • Elvis Presley • “All Shook Up” [UK] • Rockabilly • [Single] • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”
1965 • Aretha Franklin • “(No, No) I’m Losing You” • Soul • Soul Sister • [B-Side]
1965 • Aretha Franklin • “Sweet Bitter Love” • Soul • Soul Sister • “(No, No) I’m Losing You”
1968 • Deep Purple • “Hush!” [UK] • Heavy Metal • Shades Of Deep Purple • “One More Rainy Day”
1976 • Elton John & Kiki Dee • “Don’t Go Breaking My Heart” • Pop Duet • [Single] • “Snow Queen”
1976 • The Bee Gees • “You Should Be Dancing” • Disco • Children Of The World • “Subway”
1978 • Meat Loaf • “Two Out Of Three Ain’t Bad” [UK] • Power Ballad • Bat Out Of Hell • “For Crying Out Loud”
1991 • Guns N’ Roses • “You Could Be Mine” • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion II • “Civil War”
1991 • Guns N’ Roses • “Civil War” • Hard Rock • Nobody’s Child: Romanian Angel Appeal • [B-Side]
2010 • Pearl Jam • “Amongst The Waves” • Grunge Rock • Backspacer • “The End”
2013 • Blondie • “A Rose By Any Name” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Ghosts Of Download • “”

June 22
1951 • Hank Williams Sr. • “Hey, Good Lookin'” • Country Classics • [Single] • “My Heart Would Know”
1962 • Sam Cooke • “Bring It On Home To Me” [UK] • Soul • [Single] • [B-Side]
1971 • Elvis Presley • “I’m Leavin'” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single} • “Heart Of Rome”
1973 • David Bowie • “Life On Mars?” [UK] • Glam Rock • [Single] • “The Man Who Sold the World”
1973 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “Evil” • Soul-Funk • Head To The Sky • “Clover”
1974 • Andy Kim • “Rock Me Gently” • Pop-Rock • Andy Kim • “Rock Me Gently” [Instrumental]
1981 • Foreigner • “Urgent” • Hard Rock • 4 • “Girl On The Moon”
1988 • A-ha • “The Living Daylights” [UK] • New Wave/Synth-Pop • Stay On These Roads • “The Living Daylights” [Instrumental]
1998 • Matchbox Twenty • “3 A.M.” [UK] • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • “Push” [Acoustic]
1998 • Metallica • “Fuel” • Thrash Metal • Reload • “Sad But True” [Live] / Nothing Else Matters Live]
1999 • Christine Aguilera • “Genie In A Bottle” • Dance-Pop • Christine Aguilera • “We’re A Miracle”

June 23
1959 • Elvis Presley • “My Wish Came True” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1959 • Elvis Presley • “A Big Hunk O’ Love” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “My Wish Came True”
1965 • The Miracles • “The Tracks Of My Tears” • Soul Ballad • Going To A Go-Go • “A Fork In The Road”
1965 • The Contours • “First I Look At The Purse” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Searching For A Girl”
1967 • Scott McKenzie • “San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair)” [UK] • Folk-Pop • Voice Of Scott McKenzie • “What’s The Difference”
1967 • Soul Brothers Six • “Some Kind Of Wonderful” [UK] • Philly Soul • [Single] • “I’ll Be Loving You”
1972 • Johnny Nash • “I Can See Clearly Now” • Reggae Pop • I Can See Clearly Now • “How Good It I”
1972 • Electric Light Orchestra • “10538 Overture” [UK] • Prog. Rock • No Answer • “First Movement (Jumping Biz)”
1975 • Elton John • “Someone Saved My Life Tonight” • Pop-Rock • Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy • “House Of Cards”
1975 • The Amazing Rhythm Aces • “Third Rate Romance” • Southern Rock • Stacked Deck • “Mystery Train”
1975 • AC/DC • “High Voltage” • Hard Rock • High Voltage • “Soul Stripper”
1978 • Eddie Money • “Two Tickets To Paradise” • Power Pop • Eddie Money • “Don’t Worry”
1979 • Donna Summer • “Bad Girls” • Disco • Bad Girls • “On My Honor”
1980 • The Rolling Stones • “Emotional Rescue” • Dance-Rock • Emotional Rescue • “Down In The Hole”
1980 • Pink Floyd • “Comfortably Numb” • Prog Rock • Delicate Sound Of Thunder • “Hey You”
1986 • Madonna • “Papa Don’t Preach” [UK] • Dance-Pop • True Blue • “Ain’t No Big Deal”
1987 • Madonna • “Who’s That Girl” • Dance-Pop • Who’s That Girl[Sndtrk] • “White Heat”
1988 • Bruce Springsteen • “Tougher Than The Rest” [UK] • Heartland Rock • Tunnel Of Love • “Roulette”
1992 • Sting With Eric Clapton • “It’s Probably Me” • Pop-Rock • Lethal Weapon 3[Sndtrk] • “It’s Probably Me” [Album Edit]
1996 • Matchbox Twenty • “Real World” • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • “Long Day” [Live] / 3AM [Live]
2003 • Metallica • “St. Anger” • Thrash Metal • St. Anger • “Commando” / T”oday Your Love, Tomorrow The World”

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