Singles Released This Week (March 27 – April 2)

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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).

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]
1989 • Simply Red • “If You Don’t Know Me By Now” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • A New Flame • “Move On Out”

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 • J. Geils Band • “Givin’ It All Up” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Nightmares…And Other Tales From The Vinyl Jungle • “Look Me In The Eyes”
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”
1985 • ‘Til Tuesday • “Voices Carry” • Synth-Pop • Voices Carry • “Are You Serious?”
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”

March 30
1961 • The Ventures • “Lullaby Of The Leaves” • Rock ‘n’ Roll Instrumental • Another Smash!!! • “Ginchy”
1973 • 10cc • “Rubber Bullets” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • 10cc • “Waterfall”
1976 • Donna Summer • “Try Me, I Know We Can Make It” • Disco • A Love Trilogy • “Wasted”
1979 • Triumph • “Lay It On The Line” • Arena Rock • Just A Game • “American Girls”
1979 • Supertramp • “The Logical Song” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Breakfast in America • “Just Another Nervous Wreck”
2011 • Jane’s Addiction • “End To The Lies” • Alt. Rock • The Great Escape Artist • [Digital Download]

March 31
1958 • Chuck Berry • “Johnny B. Goode” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Around & Around”
1980 • J. Geils Band • “Love Stinks” • Blues-Rock • Love Stinks • “Till The Walls Come Tumbling Down”
1996 • Michael Jackson • “They Don’t Care About Us” • Dance-Pop • HIStory: Past, Present, Future, Book I • “Rock With You” [Radio Mix]

April 01
1958 • Elvis Presley • “Don’cha Think It’s Time” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1960 • The Everly Brothers • “Cathy’s Clown” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Always It’s You”
1964 • The Kinks • “Long Tall Sally” • Rock ‘n’ Rol • [Single] • “I Took My Baby Home”
1966 • Brian Wilson • “Caroline, No” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Pet Sounds • “Summer Means New Love”
1966 • David Bowie • “Do Anything You Say” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Good Morning Girl”
1967 • Jefferson Airplane • “Somebody To Love” • Psychedelic Rock • Surrealistic Pillow • “She Has Funny Cars”
1970 • The Monkees • “Oh My My” • Pop-Rock • Changes • “I Love You Better”
1976 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Silly Love Songs” • Pop-Rock • Wings At The Speed Of Sound • “Cook Of The House”
1977 • Peter Gabriel • “Solsbury Hill” [UK] • Prog Rock • Peter Gabriel[1] • “Moribund The Burgermeister”
1977 • Steve Miller Band • “Jet Airliner” • Album Rock • Book Of Dreams • “Babes In The Wood”
1977 • 10cc • “Good Morning Judge” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • Deceptive Bends • “Don’t Squeeze Me Like Toothpaste”
1986 • Tears For Fears • “Mothers Talk” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Sea Song”
1990 • Kiss • “Rise To It” • Hard Rock • Hot In The Shade • “Silver Spoon”
2002 • Elton John • “Original Sin” • Pop-Rock • Songs From The West Coast • “Original Sin” [Album Mix]

April 02
1963 • Sam Cooke • “Another Saturday Night” • Soul • [Single] • “Love Will Find A Way”
1965 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “Shotgun” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Shotgun • “Hot Cha”
1968 • The Byrds • “Artificial Energy” • Folk-Rock • The Notorious Byrd Brothers • [B-Side]
1968 • The Byrds • “You Ain’t Goin’ Nowhere” • Folk-Rock • Sweetheart Of The Rodeo • “Artificial Energy”
1969 • Marvin Gaye • “Too Busy Thinking About My Baby” • Soul-Pop • M.P.G. • “Wherever I Lay My Hat (That’s My Home)”
1969 • The Moody Blues • “Never Comes The Day” • Folk-Rock • On The Threshold Of A Dream • “So Deep Within You”
1975 • Kiss • “Rock And Roll All Nite” • Hard Rock • Dressed To Kill • “Getaway”
1975 • Led Zeppelin • “Trampled Under Foot” • Hard Rock • Physical Graffiti • “Black Country Woman”
1979 • Frank Zappa • “Dancin’ Fool” • Comedy Rock • Sheik Yerbouti • “Baby Snakes”
1982 • Talk Talk • “Talk Talk” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Party’s Over • “?”
1982 • Roxy Music • “More Than This” [UK] • Prog Rock • Avalon • “India”
1982 • Paul McCartney & Stevie Wonder • “Ebony And Ivory” • Pop-Rock • Tug Of War • “Rainclouds”
1983 • Duran Duran • “Rio” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “Hold Back The Rain”
1996 • Hootie & The Blowfish • “Old Man & Me (When I Get To Heaven)” • Pop-Rock • Fairweather Johnson • “Before The Heartache Rolls In”

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