Singles Released This Week (March 18 – 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).


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 • Spencer Davis Group • “Somebody Help Me” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Stevie’s Blues”
1966 • Crispian St. Peters • “The Pied Piper” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Follow Me • “Sweet Dawn My True Love”
1967 • The Who • “Happy Jack” • Power Pop • A Quick One • “Whiskey Man”
1967 • The Monkees • “The Girl I Knew Somewhere” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • The Monkees • “A Little Bit You, A Little Bit Me” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Girl I Knew Somewhere”
1977 • The Kinks • “Sleepwalker” • British Rock • Sleepwalker • “Full Moon”
1977 • The Clash • “White Riot” [UK] • Punk-Rock • The Clash • “1977”
1985 • Tears For Fears • “Everybody Wants To Rule The World” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Pharaohs”
1985 • Harold Faltermeyer • “Axel F.” [UK] • Synth-Pop • Beverly Hills Cop[Sndtrk] • “Shoot Out”
1986 • Whitney Houston • “Greatest Love Of All” • Pop-R&B • [Single] • “Thinking About You”

March 19
1965 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Nowhere To Run” [UK] • Soul – Dance • Dance Party • “Motoring”
1965 • Herb Alpert • “Whipped Cream” [UK] • Jazz-Pop • Whipped Cream & Other Delights • “Las Mananitas”
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”
1971 • Brewer & Shipley • “One Toke Over The Line” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Tarkio • “Oh Mommy”
1974 • Aerosmith • “Same Old Song And Dance” • Hard Rock • Get Your Wings • “Pandora’s Box”
1974 • The O’Jays • “For The Love Of Money” • Soul – Philly Funk • Ship Ahoy • “People Keep Tellin’ Me”
1975 • America • “Sister Golden Hair” • Folk-Rock • Hearts • “Midnight”
1980 • Ambrosia • “Biggest Part Of Me” • Pop-Rock • One Eighty • “Livin’ On My Own”
1982 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Do You Believe In Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Picture This • “Is It Me”
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 • Madonna • “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” • Dance-Pop • Something To Remember • “Over And Over”
1996 • Spacehog • “In The Meantime” • Alt Rock/Glam Rock • Resident Alien • “To Be a Millionaire…Was It Likely?”

March 20
1964 • The Dave Clark Five • “Bits And Pieces” • Brit Beat • 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”
1964 • The Beatles • “You Can’t Do That” [UK] • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
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”
1981 • Dire Straits • “Skateaway” [UK] • New Wave/Post-Punk • Making Movies • “Expresso Love”
1990 • Madonna • “Vogue” • House Dance-Pop • I’m Breathless • “Keep It Together”
2000 • Metallica (With the San Francisco Symphony Orchestra) • “No Leaf Clover” • Thrash Metal • S&M • “One / Enter Sandman”

March 21
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Sloop John B” • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “You’re So Good To Me”
1966 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “(I’m A) Road Runner” • Soul-Pop • Shotgun • “Shoot Your Shot”
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 Guess Who • “American Woman” • Hard Rock • American Woman • “No Sugar Tonight”
1970 • The Who • “The Seeker” [UK] • Hard Rock • Meaty Beaty Big And Bouncy • “Here For More”
1970 • The Guess Who • “American Woman” • Hard Rock • American Woman • “No Sugar Tonight”
1971 • Neil Young With Crazy Horse • “When You Dance (I Can Really Love)” • Folk-Rock • After The Gold Rush • “Sugar Mountain”
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”
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 • “All Shook Up” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin”
1957 • Elvis Presley • “That’s When Your Heartaches Begin” • Rockabilly • [Single] • [B-Side]
1963 • The Bee Gees • “The Battle Of The Blue And The Grey” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Three Kisses Of Love”
1968 • The Hollies • “Jennifer Eccles” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Evolution • “Open Up Your Eyes”
1968 • Procol Harum • “Quite Rightly So” [UK] • Prog Rock • Shine On Brightly • “In The Wee Small Hours Of Sixpence”
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”
1999 • Aphex Twin • “Windowlicker” [UK] • IDM/Breakbeat • [Single] • “Nannou”

March 23
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Stuck On You” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Fame And Fortune”
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Fame And Fortune” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “Do You Want To Know A Secret?” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles! • “Thank You Girl”
1964 • The Beatles • “Thank You Girl” • Merseybeat • The Beatles’ Second Album • [B-Side]
1973 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “My Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Red Rose Speedway • “The Mess” [Live At The Hague]
1979 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Goodnight Tonight” [UK] • Disco-Pop • [Single] • “Daytime Nighttime Suffering”
1983 • Laura Branigan • “Solitaire” • Electro-Pop • Branigan 2 • “I’m Not The Only One”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “You Take Me Up” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Into The Gap • “Passion Planet”
1987 • Genesis • “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” • Prog Rock • Invisible Touch • “In The Glow Of The Night (Part One)”
1987 • Peter Gabriel • “Big Time” [UK] • Dance-Funk • So • “Curtains”
1987 • Huey Lewis & The News • “I Know What I Like” • Pop-Rock • Fore! • “Forest For The Trees”
1991 • Extreme • “More Than Words” • Acoustic Ballad • Pornografitti • “More Than Words” [Remix]

March 24
1958 • Sam Cooke • “Lonely Island” • Soul • [Single] • [B-Side]
1958 • Sam Cooke • “You Were Made For Me” • Soul • [Single] • “Lonely Island”
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Soulville” • Soul • Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington • “Evil Gal Blues”
1966 • The Mamas & The Papas • “Monday, Monday” • Pop-Folk • If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears • “Got A Feelin'”
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Little Games” • Blues Rock • Little Games • “Puzzles”
1970 • Simon & Garfunkel • “Cecilia” • Folk-Pop • Bridge Over Troubled Water • “The Only Living Boy In New York”
1973 • Little Feat • “Dixie Chicken” • New Orleans R&B/Funk • Dixie Chicken • “Lafayette Railroad”
1975 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Bad Time” • Blues-Rock • All The Girls In The World Beware!! • “Good And Evil”
1975 • Dwight Twilley Band • “I’m On Fire” • Power Pop • Sincerely • “Did You See What Happened?”
1977 • Fleetwood Mac • “Dreams” • Pop-Rock • Rumours • “Songbird”
1978 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “With A Little Luck” [UK] • Synth Pop • London Town • “Backwards Traveller / Cuff Link”

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