Singles Released This Week (March 23 – 29)

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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 23
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Fame And Fortune” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Stuck On You” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Fame And Fortune”
1964 • The Beatles • “Thank You Girl” • Merseybeat • The Beatles’ Second Album • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beatles • “Do You Want To Know A Secret?” • Brit Beat • Introducing…The Beatles! • “Thank You Girl”
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 • Huey Lewis & The News • “I Know What I Like” • Pop-Rock • Fore! • “Forest For The Trees”
1987 • Peter Gabriel • “Big Time” [UK] • Dance-Funk • So • “Curtains”
1987 • Genesis • “Tonight, Tonight, Tonight” • Prog Rock • Invisible Touch • “In The Glow Of The Night (Part One)”
1991 • Extreme • “More Than Words” • Acoustic Ballad • Pornografitti • “More Than Words” [Remix]


March 24
1958 • Sam Cooke • “You Were Made For Me” • Soul • [Single] • “Lonely Island”
1958 • Sam Cooke • “Lonely Island” • Soul • [Single] • [B-Side]
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Soulville” • Soul • Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington • “Evil Gal Blues”
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Little Games” • Blues Rock • Little Games • “Puzzles”
1974 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Bad Time” • Blues-Rock • All The Girls In The World Beware!! • “Good And Evil”
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”


March 25
1967 • Neil Diamond • “Girl, You’ll Be A Woman Soon” • Pop-Rock • Just For You • “You’ll Forget”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “How Great Thou Art” • Gospel-Pop • [Single] • “His Hand In Mine”
1974 • Linda Ronstadt • “When Will I Be Loved?” • Pop-Rock • Heart Like A Wheel • “It Doesn’t Matter Anymore”
1974 • Carpenters • “I Won’t Last A Day Without You” • Soft Pop • A Song For You • “One Love”
1977 • Elvis Costello • “Less Than Zero” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • My Aim Is True • “Radio Sweetheart”
1996 • Foo Fighters • “Big Me” • Alt Power Pop • Foo Fighters • “Floaty” / “Gas Chamber”
2005 • Jack Johnson • “Sitting, Waiting, Wishing” • AA Folk-Rock • In Between Dreams • “Free”


March 26
1965 • Peter & Gordon • “True Love Ways” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “If You Wish”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “We Call On Him” • Gospel Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1968 • Elvis Presley • “You’ll Never Walk Alone” • Gospel Ballad • [Single] • “We Call On Him”
1970 • The Allman Brothers Band • “Midnight Rider” • Southern Rock • Idlewild South • “Whipping Post”
1973 • Elton John • “Daniel” • Pop-Rock • Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player • “Skyline Pigeon”
1973 • Elton John • “Skyline Pigeon” • Pop- Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1975 • Little Feat • “Spanish Moon” • Country-Rock • Feats Don’t Fail Me Now • “Down The Road”
1976 • Blondie • “X Offender” [UK] • New Wave Post-Punk • Blondie • “In The Flesh”
1977 • Foreigner • “Feels Like The First Time” • Arena Rock • Foreigner • “Woman, Oh Woman”
1982 • Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder • “Ebony And Ivory” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Tug Of War • “Rainclouds”
1983 • Duran Duran • “Is There Something I Should Know?” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Faith in this Colour”
1984 • R.E.M. • “So. Central Rain (I’m Sorry)” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Reckoning • “King Of The Road”
1986 • Madonna • “Live To Tell” • Pop Ballad • True Blue • “Live To Tell” [Instrumental]
2006 • The Fray • “How To Save A Life” • AA Pop-Rock • How To Save A Life • “She Is”


March 27
1965 • The Zombies • “She’s Coming Home” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I Must Move”
1969 • The Supremes • “The Composer” • Soul-Pop • Let The Sunshine In • “The Beginning Of The End”
1970 • Yes • “Time And A Word” [UK] • Prog Rock • Time And A Word • “The Prophet”
1971 • Bread • “If” • Soft Rock • Manna • “Take Comfort”
1976 • ABBA • “Fernando” [UK] • Euro-Pop • Greatest Hits • “Tropical Loveland”
1978 • Lynyrd Skynyrd • “You Got That Right” • Southern Rock • Street Survivors • “Ain’t No Good Life”
1980 • Dire Straits • “Skateaway” • New Wave/Post-Punk • Making Movies • “Solid Rock”
1981 • John Lennon • “Watching The Wheels” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Double Fantasy • “Yes, I’m Your Angel” [Yoko Ono]


March 28
1952 • Percy Faith & His Orchestra • “Delicado” • Orchestral Pop • [Single] • “Festival”
1966 • Dusty Springfield • “You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me” [UK] • Traditional Pop • [Single] • “Every Ounce Of Strength”
1968 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Ain’t Nothing Like The Real Thing” • Soul – Pop • You’re All I Need • “Little Ole Boy, Little Ole Girl”
1969 • Mary Hopkin • “Goodbye” [UK] • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Sparrow”
1973 • Led Zeppelin • “The Ocean” • Hard Rock • Houses Of The Holy • “Over The Hills And Far Away”
1973 • The Doobie Brothers • “Long Train Runnin'” • Pop-Rock • The Captain & Me • “Without You”
1975 • 10cc • “Life Is A Minestrone” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • The Original Soundtrack • “Channel Swimmer”
1978 • Donna Summer • “Rumour Has It” • Disco • Once Upon A Time… • “Say Something Nice”
1991 • AC/DC • “Are You Ready?” [UK] • Hard Rock • The Razor’s Edge • “Got You By The Balls”


March 29
1968 • Fleetwood Mac • “Black Magic Woman” [UK] • Blues-Rock • The Pious Bird of Good Omen • “The Sun Is Shining”
2002 • Rush • “One Little Victory” • Hard Rock/Metal • Vapor Trails • “Earthshine”