Singles Released This Week (March 16 -22)

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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).


March 16
1962 • The Temptations • “(You’re My) Dream Come True” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Isn’t She Pretty”
1964 • The Beatles • “Can’t Buy Me Love” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • “You Can’t Do That”
1964 • The Beatles • “You Can’t Do That” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
1971 • The Jackson 5 • “Never Can Say Goodbye” • Soul – Pop • Maybe Tomorrow • “She’s Good”
1979 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Goodnight Tonight” • Disco-Pop • [Single] • “Daytime Nighttime Suffering”
1988 • Tina Turner • “Nutbush City Limits” • Pop-Rock • Tina Live In Europe • “Overnight Sensation” [Live]
1993 • Madonna • “Bad Girl” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Fever”


March 17
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Unforgettable” • Soul Ballad • Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington • “Evil Gal Blues”
1964 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Louie, Go Home” • Pop-Rock • Midnight Ride • “Have Love, Will Travel”
1967 • Jimi Hendrix • “Purple Haze” [UK] • Psychedelic Rock • Are You Experienced? • “51st Anniversary”
1974 • Ringo Starr • “Back Off Boogaloo” • Pop-Rock • Goodnight Vienna • “Blindman”
1976 • The Doobie Brothers • “Takin’ It To The Streets” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Takin’ It To The Streets • “For Someone Special”
1979 • The Jam • “Strange Town” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • Snap! • “The Butterfly Collector”
1987 • The Psychedelic Furs • “Heartbreak Beat” • Post-Punk Pop • Midnight To Midnight • “New Dream”
1997 • Madonna • “Another Suitcase In Another Hall” [UK] • Broadway Pop • Evita • “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina”


March 18
1963 • The Temptations • “I Want A Love I Can See” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “The Further You Look The Less You See”
1965 • The Temptations • “It’s Growing” • Soul-Pop • The Temptations Sing Smokey • “What Love Has Joined Together”
1966 • Crispian St. Peters • “The Pied Piper” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Follow Me • “Sweet Dawn My True Love”
1967 • The Monkees • “A Little Bit You, A Little Bit Me” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Girl I Knew Somewhere”
1967 • The Monkees • “The Girl I Knew Somewhere” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • The Who • “Happy Jack” • Power Pop • A Quick One • “Whiskey Man”
1977 • The Clash • “White Riot” [UK] • Punk-Rock • The Clash • “1977”
1977 • The Kinks • “Sleepwalker” • British Rock • Sleepwalker • “Full Moon”
1985 • Harold Faltermeyer • “Axel F.” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Beverly Hills Cop[Sndtrk] • “Shoot Out”
1985 • Tears For Fears • “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Pharaohs”
1986 • Whitney Houston • “Greatest Love Of All” • Pop-R&B • [Single] • “Thinking About You”


March 19
1965 • The Supremes • “Stop! In The Name Of Love” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “I’m In Love Again”
1971 • Jethro Tull • “Hymn 43” • Prog Rock • Aqualung • “Mother Goose”
1974 • Aerosmith • “Same Old Song And Dance” • Hard Rock • Get Your Wings • “Pandora’s Box”
1975 • America • “Sister Golden Hair” • Folk-Rock • Hearts • “Midnight”
1980 • Ambrosia • “Biggest Part Of Me” • Pop-Rock • One Eighty • “Livin’ On My Own”
1987 • Kim Wilde • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” • Hi-NRG • Another Step • “Loving You”
1993 • R.E.M. • “The Sidewinder Sleeps Tonite” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “The Lion Sleeps Tonight”
1995 • Tracy Chapman • “Give Me One Reason” • Blues-Rock • New Beginning • “The Rape Of The World”
1996 • Spacehog • “In The Meantime” • Alt Rock/Glam Rock • Resident Alien • “To Be a Millionaire…Was It Likely?”
1996 • Madonna • “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” • Dance-Pop • Something To Remember • “Over And Over”


March 20
1964 • The Beatles • “You Can’t Do That” [UK] • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
1964 • Dave Clark Five • “Bits And Pieces” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Glad All Over • “All Of The Time”
1964 • The Beatles • “Can’t Buy Me Love” [UK] • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • “You Can’t Do That”
1967 • The Supremes • “The Happening” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “All I Know About You”
1972 • Paul Simon • “Me And Julio Down By The Schoolyard” • Folk-Pop • Paul Simon • “Congratulations”
1973 • Jim Croce • “Bad, Bad Leroy Brown” • Boogie-woogie • I Got A Name • “A Good Time Man Like Me Ain’t Got No Business (Singin’ The Blues)”
1978 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “With A Little Luck” • Synth Pop • London Town • “Medley: Backwards Traveller” / “Cuff Link”
1990 • Madonna • “Vogue” • House Dance-Pop • I’m Breathless • “Keep It Together”


March 21
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Sloop John B” • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “You’re So Good To Me”
1969 • Simon & Garfunkel • “The Boxer” • Folk-Pop • Bridge Over Troubled Water • “Baby Driver”
1969 • Frank Sinatra • “My Way” [UK] • Jazz-Pop • The Very Good Years • “Blue Lace”
1970 • The Who • “The Seeker” [UK] • Hard Rock • Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy • “Here For More”
1972 • REO Speedwagon • “157 Riverside Avenue” • Arena Rock • R.E.O. Speedwagon • “Five Men Were Killed Today”
1978 • Elton John • “Ego” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Flinstone Boy”
1987 • U2 • “With Or Without You” • Alt. Pop-Rock • The Joshua Tree • “Luminous Times (Hold On To Love)” / “Walk To The Water”
1989 • Madonna • “Like A Prayer” • Dance-Pop • Like A Prayer • “Act Of Contrition”
1995 • Pearl Jam • “Not For You” • Grunge Rock • Vitalogy • “Out Of My Mind”
1997 • Michael Jackson • “Blood On The Dance Floor” • Dance-Pop • Blood On The Dance Floor: HIStory In The Mix • “Dangerous” [Club Mix]


March 22
1957 • Elvis Presley • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1957 • Elvis Presley • “All Shook Up” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”
1963 • The Bee Gees • “The Battle Of The Blue And The Grey” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Three Kisses Of Love”
1968 • Procol Harum • “Quite Rightly So” [UK] • Prog Rock • Shine On Brightly • “In The Wee Small Hours Of Sixpence”
1968 • The Hollies • “Jennifer Eccles” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Evolution • “Open Up Your Eyes”
1969 • The Who • “Pinball Wizard” [UK] • Power Pop • Tommy • “Dogs Part Two”
1971 • John Lennon • “Power To The People” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Touch Me”
1971 • Boz Scaggs • “We’re Were Always Sweethearts” • Blues-Rock • Moments • “Painted Bells”
1974 • Gerry And The Pacemakers • “Remember (The Days of Rock and Roll)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “There’s Still Time”
1976 • Stevie Wonder • “Sir Duke” • Dance-Funk • Songs In The Key Of Life • “He’s Misstra Know-It-All”
1977 • Aerosmith • “Back In The Saddle” • Hard Rock • Rocks • “Nobody’s Fault”
1981 • AC/DC • “For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)” • Hard Rock • For Those About To Rock We Salute You • “T.N.T.” [Live]
1985 • Tears For Fears • “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Pharaohs”
1993 • Peter Gabriel • “Blood Of Eden” [UK] • Prog Rock • Us • “Mercy Street”