Singles Released This Week (June 3 – 9)

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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 03
1961 • Mary Wells • “I Don’t Want To Take A Chance” • Soul – Pop • Bye Bye Baby/I Don’t Want to Take a Chance • “I’m So Sorry”
1964 • The Miracles • “I Like It Like That” • Soul-Pop • I Like It Like That • “You’re So Fine And Sweet”
1967 • The 5th Dimension • “Up-Up And Away” • Sunshine Pop • Up, Up And Away • “Which Way To Nowhere”
1970 • Stevie Wonder • “Signed, Sealed, Delivered, I’m Yours” • Pop-R&B • Signed, Sealed And Delivered • “I’m More Than Happy (I’m Satisfied)”
1971 • Bob Dylan • “Watching The River Flow” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “Spanish is the Loving Tongue”
1977 • Peter Frampton • “I’m In You” [UK] • Arena Rock • I’m In You • “St. Thomas (Don’t You Know How I Feel)”

June 04
1962 • The Beach Boys • “409” • Hot Rod Pop • Surfin’ Safari • [B-Side]
1962 • The Beach Boys • “Surfin’ Safari” • Surfer Pop • Surfin’ Safari • “409”
1963 • The Searchers • “Sweets For My Sweet” [UK] • Merseybeat • Meet The Searchers • “It’s All Been A Dream”
1965 • The Guess Who • “Shakin’ All Over” [Guess Who?][UK] • Garage Rock • Shakin’ All Over • “Till We Kissed”
1965 • The Spinners • “I’ll Always Love You” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Tomorrow May Never Come”
1965 • Bob Dylan • “Maggie’s Farm” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Bringing It All Back Home • “On The Road Again”
1965 • The Yardbirds • “Heart Full Of Soul” [UK] • Raga Rock • Having A Rave Up • “Steeled Blues”
1969 • The Beatles • “The Ballad Of John And Yoko” • Pop-Rock • Hey Jude • “Old Brown Shoe”
1970 • The Beatles • “Old Brown Shoe” • Pop-Rock • Hey Jude • [B-Side]
1979 • Chic • “Good Times” • Disco • Risque • “Warm Summer Night”
1982 • Steve Miller Band • “Abracadabra” [UK] • Album Rock • Abracadabra • “Never Say No”
1982 • J. Geils Band • “Angel In Blue” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Freeze-Frame • “River Blindness”
1984 • Tina Turner • “What’s Love Got To Do With It” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Private Dancer • “Don’t Rush The Good Things”
1985 • Tears For Fears • “Shout” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “The Big Chair”
1994 • Toad The Wet Sprocket • “Fall Down” • Alt Rock/Pop-Rock • Dulcinea • “All Right”
1996 • 2PAC • “How Do U Want It” • Gangsta Rap • All Eyez On Me • “California Love”

June 05
1964 • David Bowie (Davie Jones With The King Bees) • “Liza Jane” [UK] • Britbeat • [Single] • “Louie, Louie Go Home”
1965 • The Who • “Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere” • Power Pop • [Single] • “Anytime You Want Me”
1970 • Blues Image • “Ride Captain Ride” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Open • “Pay My Dues”
1970 • Rare Earth • “Get Ready” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Get Ready • “Magic Key”
1970 • Deep Purple • “Black Night” [UK] • Proto-Metal • [Single] • “Speed King”
1973 • Chicago • “Feelin’ Stronger Every Day” • Jazz-Rock • Chicago VI • “Jenny”
1973 • J. Geils Band • “Hard Drivin’ Man” [Live][UK] • Boogie Rock • “Live” Full House • “Whammer Jammer” [Live]
1979 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Getting Closer” • Pop-Rock • Back To The Egg • “Spin It On”
1987 • Laura Branigan • “Shattered Glass” • Pop-Rock • Touch • “Statue In The Rain”
1989 • Van Morrison • “Have I Told You Lately” [UK] • Folk-Pop Ballad • Avalon Sunset • “Contacting My Angel”
1995 • U2 • “Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me, Kill Me” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Batman Forever • “Themes From ‘Batman Forever'”
2006 • David Gilmour • “Smile” [UK] • Prog Rock • On An Island • “Island Jam”

June 06
1958 • Buddy Holly • “Rave On” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Buddy Holly • “Take Your Time”
1965 • The Rolling Stones • “(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction” • Blues-Rock • Out Of Our Heads • “The Under Assistant West Coast Promotion Man”
1966 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Hungry” • Pop-Rock • The Spirit Of ’67 • “There She Goes”
1974 • Dolly Parton • “I Will Always Love You” • Country-Pop • Jolene • “Lonely Comin’ Down”
1975 • Steely Dan • “Black Friday” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Katy Lied • “Throw Back The Little Ones”
1975 • Peter Frampton • “Show Me The Way” [UK] • Arena Rock • Frampton • “The Crying Clown”
1977 • Elvis Presley • “Way Down” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Moody Blue • “Pledging My Love”
1980 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Don’t Do Me Like That” [UK] • Jangle Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “Century City”
1980 • Queen • “Play The Game” • Glam Rock • The Game • “A Human Body”
1981 • The Jam • “Funeral Pyre” • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Disguises”
1981 • Rush • “Tom Sawyer” • Prog/Art Rock • Moving Pictures • “Witch Hunt”
1989 • Don Henley • “The End Of The Innocence” • Soft Rock • The End Of The Innocence • “If Dirt Were Dollars”
1990 • Aerosmith • “The Other Side” • Hard Rock • Pump • “My Girl”
1994 • Green Day • “Longview” [UK] • Funk-Punk • Dookie • “On The Wagon”
1995 • Madonna • “Human Nature” • Dance-Pop • Bedtime Stories • “Sanctuary”
1995 • Pearl Jam • “Immortality” • Grunge Rock • Vitalogy • “Rearview Mirror” [The Frogs]
2005 • U2 • “City Of Blinding Lights” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb • “All Because Of You” [Killahurtz Fly Mix]
2006 • Snow Patrol • “Chasing Cars” • Alt. Rock • Eyes Open • “Play Me Like Your Own Hand”

June 07
1963 • The Rolling Stones • “Come On” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “I Want To Be Loved”
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Surfin’ U.S.A.” [UK] • Surf Rock • Surfin’ U.S.A. • “Shut Down”
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Shut Down” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Surfin’ U.S.A. • [B-Side]
1968 • Fleetwood Mac • “Black Magic Woman” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “The Sun Is Shining”
1974 • Steve Miller Band • “Living In The U.S.A.” [UK] • Album Rock • Sailor • “Kow Kow Calqulator”
1977 • Queen • “Long Away” • Glam Rock • A Day At The Races • “You And I”
1992 • U2 • “Even Better Than The Real Thing” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Achtung Baby • “Salomé”
1993 • Soul Asylum • “Runaway Train” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Grave Dancer’s Union • “Black Gold” [Live]
1999 • Metallica • “Die, Die My Darling” • Thrash Metal • Garage, Inc. • “Sabbra Cadabra” [Live] / “Mercyful Fate” [Live]

June 08
1964 • Jan & Dean • “The Little Old Lady From Pasadena” • Hot Rod Pop • The Little Old Lady From Pasadena • “My Mighty G.T.O.”
1964 • The Ventures • “Walk – Don’t Run ’64” • Rock ‘n’ Roll Instrumental • Walk, Don’t Run, Vol. 2 • “The Cruel Sea”
1966 • The Yardbirds • “Over, Under, Sideways, Down” • Blues Rock • Over Under Sideways Down • “Jeff’s Boogie”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Love Letters” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Come What May”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “Come What May” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • The Elgins • “It’s Been A Long Time” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “I Understand My Man”
1968 • The Monkees • “D. W. Washburn” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “It’s Nice To Be With You”
1970 • Edwin Starr • “War” • Soul-Funk • War & Peace • “He Who Picks A Rose”
1985 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Make It Better (Forget About Me)” • Album Rock • Southern Accents • “Cracking Up”
1987 • Genesis • “Throwing It All Away” [UK] • Prog Rock • Invisible Touch • “I’d Rather Be You”
1993 • Billy Idol • “Shock To The System” • Hard Rock • Cyberpunk • “Heroin”
1993 • Blind Melon • “No Rain” • Alt. Folk-Rock • Blind Melon • “Tones Of Home”
1999 • Pearl Jam • “Last Kiss” • Grunge Rock • [Single] • “Soldier Of Love”

June 09
1962 • Chris Montez • “Let’s Dance” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “You’re The One”
1967 • Episode Six • “Morning Dew” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Sunshine Girl”
1967 • Music Explosion • “Little Bit O’ Soul” [UK] • Garage Rock • Little Bit O’ Soul • “I See The Light”
1967 • Otis Redding • “Shake” [Live][UK] • Soul • Live In Europe • “You Don’t Miss Your Water”
1967 • The Association • “Windy” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • Insight Out • “Sometime”
1972 • Janis Joplin • “Down On Me” • Blues-Rock • In Concert • “Bye, Bye Baby”
1972 • Eagles • “Take It Easy” [UK] • Country-Rock • Eagles • “Get You In The Mood”
1977 • The Emotions • “Best Of My Love” • Smooth Soul • Rejoice • “A Feeling Is”
1981 • The Carpenters • “Touch Me When We’re Dancing” • Soft Pop • Made In America • “Because We Are in Love (The Wedding Song)”
1989 • Prince • “Batdance” • Dance-Pop • Batman[Sndtrk] • “200 Balloons”

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