Singles Released This Week (June 6 – 12)

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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).

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”
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]
2004 • 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”
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”
1964 • The Marvelettes • “You’re My Remedy” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “A Little Bit Of Sympathy, A Little Bit Of Love”
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”
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
1967 • Episode Six • “Morning Dew” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Sunshine Girl”
1967 • The Association • “Windy” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • Insight Out • “Sometime”
1970 • Edwin Starr • “War” • Soul-Funk • War & Peace • “He Who Picks A Rose”
1977 • The Emotions • “Best Of My Love” • Smooth Soul • Rejoice • “A Feeling Is”
1981 • 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”

June 10
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Hard Headed Woman” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • King Creole • “Don’t Ask Me Why”
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Don’t Ask Me Why” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • King Creole • [B-Side]
1960 • Johnny Kidd & The Pirates • “Shakin’ All Over” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Yes Sir, That’s My Baby”
1966 • Bob Dylan • “I Want You” • Folk-Rock • Blonde On Blonde • “Just Like Tom Thumb’s Blues” [Live]
1968 • The Mamas & The Papas • “Dream A Little Dream Of Me” • Pop-Folk • The Papas & The Mamas • “Midnight Voyage”
1974 • Elton John • “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” • Pop-Rock • Caribou • “Sick City”
1975 • KC & The Sunshine Band • “That’s The Way (I Like It)” • Disco • KC & The Sunshine Band • “What Makes You Happy”
1982 • The Clash • “Should I Stay Or Should I Go” • Punk-Rock • Combat Rock • “Inoculated City”
1991 • Crowded House • “Chocolate Cake” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Woodface • “Sure As I Am”

June 11
1957 • Elvis Presley • “(Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Loving You • “Loving You”
1963 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Louie, Louie” • Garage Rock • Here They Come! • “Night Train”
1965 • Peter & Gordon • “To Know You Is To Love You” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “I Told You So”
1965 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Save Your Heart For Me” • Pop-Rock • A Session With Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Without A Word Of Warning”
1965 • The Fortunes • “You’ve Got Your Troubles” [UK] • Harmony Beat • The Fortunes • “I’ve Gotta Go”
1965 • The Marvelettes • “I’ll Keep Holding On” [UK] • Soul • [Single] • “No Time For Tears”
1970 • The Spinners • “Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music” • Soul • 2nd Time Around • [B-Side]
1970 • The Spinners • “It’s A Shame” • Soul – Pop • 2nd Time Around • “Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music”
1971 • Chicago • “Beginnings” • Jazz-Rock • [Single] • “Colour My World”
1971 • The Supremes & Four Tops • “River Deep, Mountain High” [UK] • Soul-Pop • The Magnificent 7 • “It’s Got To Be A Miracle (This Thing Called Love)”
1976 • Carpenters • “Goofus” • Soft Pop • A Kind Of Hush • “Boat To Sail”
1976 • Wild Cherry • “Play That Funky Music” • Funk • Wild Cherry • “The Lady Wants Your Money”
1982 • The Clash • “Rock The Casbah” • Punk-Rock • Combat Rock • “Long Time Jerk”
1985 • R.E.M. • “Can’t Get There From Here” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Fables Of The Reconstruction • “Bandwagon”
1995 • The Human League • “Filling Up With Heaven” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Octopus • “John Cleese: Is He Funny?”

June 12
1963 • The Supremes • “A Breathtaking Guy” • Soul-Pop • Where Did Or Love Go • “(The Man with the) Rock And Roll Banjo Band”
1965 • The Zombies • “I Want You Back Again” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Remember When I Loved Her”
1970 • David Bowie • “Memory Of A Free Festival (Part 1)” [UK] • Glam Rock • [Single] • “Memory Of A Free Festival (Part 2)”
1971 • The Rolling Stones • “Wild Horses” • Power Ballad • Sticky Fingers • “Sway”
1972 • Paul Simon • “Duncan” • Folk-Pop • Paul Simon • “Run That Body Down”
1978 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “I’ve Had Enough” • Synth Pop • London Town • “Deliver Your Children”
1978 • Nick Gilder • “Hot Child In The City” • Power Pop • City Nights • “Backstreet Noise”
1979 • The Cars • “Let’s Go” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Candy-O • “That’s It”
1981 • Carpenters • “Touch Me When We’re Dancing” [UK] • Soft Pop • Made In America • “Because We Are in Love (The Wedding Song)”
1981 • The Specials • “Ghost Town” • Ska • Ghost Town • “Why?” / “Friday Night, Saturday Morning”
1981 • The Go-Go’s • “Our Lips Are Sealed” • New Wave Power Pop • Beauty And The Beat • “Surfing And Spying”
1988 • Crowded House • “Better Be Home Soon” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Temple Of Low Men • “Kill Eye”
2001 • U2 • “Elevation” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Don’t Take Your Guns To Town”
2012 • Matchbox Twenty • “She’s So Mean” • Alt. Rock • North • [None]

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