Singles Released This Week (May 6 – 12)

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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).


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 Mamas & The Papas • “Monday, Monday” [UK] • Pop-Folk • If You Can Believe Your Eyes And Ears • “Got A Feelin'”
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “Paint It, Black” • Raga Rock • Aftermath • “Stupid Girl”
1966 • The Small Faces • “Hey Girl” [UK] • Britbeat • [Single] • “Almost Grown”
1978 • Van Halen • “Runnin’ With The Devil” • Arena Rock • Van Halen • “Eruption”
1979 • Earth, Wind & Fire With The Emotions • “Boogie Wonderland” • Disco • I Am • “Boogie Wonderland” [Instrumental – Earth, Wind & Fire]
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
1965 • The Four Tops • “I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)” [UK] • Soul-Pop • The Four Tops’ Second Album • “Sad Souvenirs”
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 • Heartbeat 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 • Sam Cooke • “Bring It On Home To Me” • Soul • [Single] • [B-Side]
1962 • Sam Cooke • “Having A Party” • Soul • [Single] • “Bring It On Home To Me”
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”
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 • J. Geils Band • “Love Stinks” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Love Stinks • “Till The Walls Come Tumbling Down”
1980 • Genesis • “Duchess” [UK] • Prog Rock • Duke • “Open Door”
1981 • Greg Kihn • “The Breakup Song (They Don’t Write ‘Em)” • Power Pop • Rockihnroll • “When The Music Starts”
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”

May 10
1954 • Bill Haley & His Comets • “(We’re Gonna) Rock Around The Clock” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Shake, Rattle And Roll • “Thirteen Women (And Only One Man in Town)”
1965 • Lee Dorsey • “Ride Your Pony” • New Orleans R&B • Ride Your Pony • “The Kitty Cat Song”
1972 • Bobby Vinton • “Sealed With A Kiss” • Teen Idol • Sealed With A Kiss • “All My Life”
1974 • Bad Company • “Can’t Get Enough” [UK] • Hard Rock • Bad Company • “Little Miss Fortune”
1974 • Eagles • “James Dean” [UK] • Country-Rock • On The Border • “Is It True?”
1974 • Ken Boothe • “Everything I Own” [UK] • Reggae-Pop • Everything I Own • “Drum Song”
1974 • Elvis Presley • “If You Talk In Your Sleep” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “Help Me”
1974 • Elvis Presley • “Help Me” • Country-Gospel • [Single] • [B-Side]
1978 • The Rolling Stones • “Miss You” • Disco-Pop • Some Girls • “Far Away Eyes”
1980 • Genesis • “Misunderstanding” • Prog Rock • Duke • “Behind The Lines”
1983 • Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band • “Roll Me Away” • Heartland Rock • The Distance • “Boomtown Blues”
1993 • UB40 • “(I Can’t Help) Falling In Love With You” [UK] • Reggae-Pop • Promises And Lies • “Jungle Love”
2004 • Joss Stone • “Super Duper Love” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • [Single] • “It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World”

May 11
1964 • The Marvelettes • “You’re My Remedy” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “A Little Bit Of Sympathy, A Little Bit Of Love”
1964 • The Beach Boys • “I Get Around” • Hot Rod Pop • All Summer Long • “Don’t Worry Baby”
1964 • The Beatles • “Roll Over Beethoven” • Brit Beat • Four By The Beatles[EP] • “All My Loving” / “This Boy” / “Please, Mr. Postman”
1964 • Roger Miller • “Dang Me” • Country-Pop • Roger And Out • “Got 2 Again”
1964 • The Beatles • “Please Mr. Postman” • Brit Beat • [Single] • [B-Side]
1964 • The Beach Boys • “Don’t Worry Baby” • Pop Ballad • Shut Down, Vol. 2 • [B-Side]
1965 • The Marvelettes • “I’ll Keep Holding On” • Soul • [Single] • “No Time For Tears”
1967 • The Supremes • “The Happening” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “All I Know About You”
1968 • Richard Harris • “MacArthur Park” • Baroque Pop • A Tramp Shining • “Didn’t We?”
1970 • The Beatles • “The Long And Winding Road” • Pop-Rock • Let It Be • “For You Blue”
1971 • The Supremes And Four Tops • “You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart” • Soul-Pop • The Return of the Magnificent 7 • “I’m Glad About It”
1973 • Bruce Springsteen • “Spirit In The Night” • Heartland Rock • Greetings From Asbury Park, New Jersey • “For You”
1973 • Seals & Crofts • “Hummingbird” [UK] • Soft Rock • Summer Breeze • “Say”
1974 • Three Dog Night • “Shambala” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Cyan • “Our ‘B’ Side”
1979 • George Harrison • “Love Comes To Everyone” • Pop-Rock • George Harrison • “Soft Touch”
1979 • J. Geils Band • “One Last Kiss” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Sanctuary • “I Can’t Believe You”
1981 • George Harrison • “All Those Years Ago” • Pop-Rock • Somewhere In England • “Writing’s On The Wall”
1982 • Men At Work • “Who Can It Be Now?” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Business As Usual • “Anyone For Tennis” [Instrumental]
1984 • John Lennon • “Borrowed Time” • Calypso-Pop • Milk & Honey • “Your Hands”
1985 • Phil Collins • “Sussudio” • Dance-Funk • No Jacket Required • “I Like The Way”
1992 • Pearl Jam • “Jeremy” • Grunge Rock • Ten • “Alive” [Live]

May 12
1964 • The Dixie Cups • “Chapel Of Love” [UK] • Girl Group Pop • Chapel Of Love • “Ain’t That Nice”
1965 • Cher • “All I Really Want To Do” • Pop-Rock • All I Really Want To Do • “I’m Gonna Love You”
1967 • Procol Harum • “Whiter Shade Of Pale” [UK] • Prog Rock • Procol Harum • “Lime Street Blues”
1967 • The Byrds • “My Back Pages” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Younger Than Yesterday • “Renaissance Fair”
1972 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Mary Had A Little Lamb” [UK] • Pop/Children’s • [Single] • “Little Woman In Love”
1972 • The Staple Singers • “I’ll Take You There” [UK] • Soul-Funk • Be Altitude: Respect Yourself • “I’m Just Another Soldier”
1980 • Billy Joel • “It’s Still Rock And Roll To Me” • Pop-Rock • Glass Houses • “Through The Long Night”
1987 • Janet Jackson • “The Pleasure Principle” • Dance-Pop • Control • “Fast Girls”
1988 • George Harrison • “This Is Love” • Pop-Rock • Cloud Nine • “Breath Away From Heaven”
1994 • Elton John • “Can You Feel The Love Tonight” • Pop-Rock • Can You Feel The Love Tonight • “Can You Feel The Love Tonight?” [Instrumental]
2003 • George Harrison • “Any Road” [UK] • Country-Rock • Brainwashed • “Marwa Blues”

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