Singles Released This Week (May 3 – 9)

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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).


May 03
1966 • The Temptations • “Ain’t Too Proud To Beg” • Soul • Getting’ Ready • “You’ll Lose A Precious Love”
1968 • Episode Six • “Little One” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Wide Smiles”
1973 • Diana Ross • “Touch Me In The Morning” • Soul-Pop • Touch Me In The Morning • “I Won’t Last a Day Without You”
1974 • The First Class • “Beach Baby” [UK] • Power Pop • The First Class • “Both Sides Of The Story”
1976 • Eagles • “Life In The Fast Lane” • Country-Rock • Hotel California • “The Last Resort”
1979 • Joe Jackson • “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” • Post-Punk • Look Sharp! • “(Do The) Instant Mash”
1983 • Pink Floyd • “Not Now John” [Obscured Version]• Prog Rock • The Final Cut • “The Hero’s Return – Parts I And II”
1984 • Bruce Springsteen • “Dancing In The Dark” • Heartland Rock • Born In the U.S.A. • “Pink Cadillac”
1987 • Richard Marx • “Hold On To The Nights” • Soft Rock Ballad • Richard Marx • “Lonely Heart”
1988 • When In Rome • “The Promise” • New Wave Synth-Pop • When In Rome • “The Promise” [Dub]
1989 • The Doobie Brothers • “The Doctor” • Pop-Rock • Cycles • “Too High A Price”
1993 • Aerosmith • “Crazy” • Hard Rock • Get A Grip • “Gotta Love It”
1993 • Guns N’ Roses • “Civil War” [UK] • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion II • “Exclusive Interview With Slash”
1994 • Ace Of Base • “Don’t Turn Around” • Europop • Happy Nation • “Don’t Turn Around” [Groove Mix] / “Dancer In A Daydream”
1999 • Bryan Adams • “Cloud Number Nine” [UK] • Pop-Rock • On A Day Like Today • “Let’s Talk About Love” / “When You’re Gone” [feat. Melanie C]

May 04
1956 • Elvis Presley • “I Want You, I Need You, I Love You” • Ballad • [Single] • “My Baby Left Me”
1979 • Elvis Costello & The Attractions • “Accidents Will Happen” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Armed Forces • “Talking in the Dark” / “Wednesday Week”
1982 • Duran Duran • “Hungry Like The Wolf” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “Careless Memories” [Live]
1982 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Hope You Love Me Like You Say You Do” • Pop-Rock • Picture This • “Whatever Happened To True Love”
1993 • Billy Idol • “Heroin” • Techno/Acid House • Cyberpunk • [Multiple Mixes]
2012 • Van Halen • “She’s The Woman” • Arena Rock • A Different Kind Of Truth • “Brown M&Ms”

May 05
1959 • Dion & The Belmonts • “I Wonder Why” • Doo Wop • Presenting Dion & The Belmonts • “Teen Angel”
1967 • The Moody Blues • “Fly Me High” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “I Really Haven’t Got The Time”
1967 • Jimi Hendrix • “The Wind Cries Mary” [UK] • Rock Ballad • Are You Experienced? • “Highway Chile”
1967 • The Kinks • “Waterloo Sunset” [UK] • Brit Beat • Something Else By The Kinks • “Act Nice And Gentle”
1967 • Bob Dylan • “Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Blonde On Blonde • “Most Likely You Go Your Way And I’ll Go Mine”
1967 • Bob Dylan • “Most Likely You Go Your Way and I’ll Go Mine” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Blonde On Blonde • [B-Side]
1969 • The Beatles With Billy Preston • “Don’t Let Me Down” • Blues-Rock • Hey Jude • [B-Side]
1969 • The Beatles With Billy Preston • “Get Back” • Pop-Rock • Let It Be • “Don’t Let Me Down”
1972 • The Supremes And Four Tops • “Without the One You Love” [UK] • Soul-Pop • The Magnificent 7 • “Let’s Make Love Now”
1973 • Michael Jackson • “With A Child’s Heart” • Soul-Pop • Music And Me • “Morning Glow”
1978 • Peter Gabriel • “D.I.Y.” [UK] • Prog Rock • Peter Gabriel[2] • “Perspective”
1981 • Talking Heads • “Houses In Motion” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Remain In Light • “Air”
1981 • The Who • “Don’t Let Go The Coat” • Power Pop • Face Dances • “You”
1990 • Billy Idol • “Cradle Of Love” • Hard Rock • Charmed Life • “311 Man”
1995 • Green Day • “She” • Neo-Punk • Dookie • [None]
1998 • Pearl Jam • “Wishlist” • Grunge Rock • Yield • “U” / “Brain Of J”
2008 • Matchbox Twenty • “These Hard Times” [UK] • Alt. Rock • Exile On Mainstream • “Bright Lights” [Live]

May 06
1963 • The Beatles • “From Me To You” • Merseybeat • Jolly What! England’s Greatest Recording Stars: The Beatles and Frank Ifield on Stage • “Thank You Girl”
1966 • The Small Faces • “Hey Girl” [UK] • Britbeat • [Single] • “Almost Grown”
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “Paint It, Black” • Raga Rock • Aftermath • “Stupid Girl”
1978 • Van Halen • “Runnin’ With The Devil” • Arena Rock • Van Halen • “Eruption”
1979 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “Boogie Wonderland” • Disco • I Am • “Boogie Wonderland” [Instrumental]
1982 • Cher • “Rudy” • Pop-Rock • I Paralyze • “Do I Ever Cross Your Mind”
1991 • R.E.M. • “Shiny Happy People” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Forty Second Song”
1998 • Madonna • “Ray Of Light” • Dance-Pop/EDM • Ray Of Light • “Has To Be”

May 07
1970 • The Temptations • “Ball Of Confusion (That’s What The World Is Today)” • Psychedelic Soul • [Single] • “It’s Summer”
1973 • Beck, Bogert & Appice • “I’m So Proud” • Hard Rock • Beck, Bogert & Appice • “Oh To Love You”
1973 • Pink Floyd • “Money” • Prog Rock • The Dark Side Of The Moon • “Any Colour You Like”
1973 • George Harrison • “Give Me Love (Give Me Peace On Earth)” • Pop-Rock • Living In The Material World • “Miss O’Dell”
1975 • Steely Dan • “Black Friday” • Pop-Rock • Katy Lied • “Throw Back The Little Ones”
1982 • ABC • “The Look Of Love (Part One)” [UK] • New Wave Dance-Pop • The Lexicon Of Love • “The Look Of Love (Part Two)”
1984 • The Cars • “Magic” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Heartbreak City • “I Refuse”
1985 • Duran Duran • “A View To A Kill” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • A View To A Kill (Sndtrk) • “A View To A Kill (That Fatal Kiss)”
1986 • Prince • “Mountains” • R&B-Pop • Parade • “Alexa De Paris”
1996 • Bryan Adams • “The Only Thing That Looks Good On Me Is You” • Pop-Rock • 18 Til I Die • “Hey Elvis”

May 08
1962 • Marvin Gaye • “Soldier’s Plea” • Doo Wop • That Stubborn Kinda Fella • “Taking My Time”
1962 • The Supremes • “Your Heart Belongs To Me” • Soul/Doo Wop • Meet The Supremes • “(He’s) Seventeen”
1962 • Sam Cooke • “Having A Party” • Soul • [Single] • “Bring It On Home To Me”
1964 • The Hollies • “Here I Go Again” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “Baby That’s All”
1985 • The Beach Boys • “Getcha Back” • Pop-Rock • The Beach Boys • “Male Ego”
1992 • Michael Jackson • “In The Closet” • New Jack Swing • Dangerous • “In The Closet” [Radio Edit]
1995 • Elton John • “Made In England” • Pop-Rock • Made In England • “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” [Live With John Lennon]
2001 • R.E.M. • “Imitation Of Life” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Reveal • “The Lifting” / “Beat A Drum” / “2JN”

May 09
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “No Matter What Sign You Are” • Soul-Pop • Let The Sunshine In • “The Young Folks”
1975 • Arrows • “I Love Rock ‘N’ Roll” [UK] • Glam-Rock • [Single] • “Broken Down Heart”
1980 • Genesis • “Duchess” [UK] • Prog Rock • Duke • “Open Door”
1986 • The Rolling Stones • “One Hit (To The Body)” • Blues-Rock • Dirty Work • “Fight”
1988 • Bonnie Tyler • “Hide Your Heart” • Pop-Rock • Hide Your Heart • “The Fire Below”
1989 • Madonna • “Express Yourself” • Dance-Pop • Like A Prayer • “The Look Of Love”
1994 • Tori Amos • “Cornflake Girl” • AA Pop-Rock • Under The Pink • “Sister Janet”

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