Singles Released This Week (November 13 – 19)

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The Village People, group portrait, New York, 1978. (Photo by Michael Putland/Getty Images)

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).


November 13
1964 • The Ronettes • “Walking In The Rain” [UK] • Girl Group Pop • Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes Featuring Veronica • “How Does It Feel?”
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Little Red Rooster” [UK] • Blues-Rock • The Rolling Stones Now! • “Off The Hook”
1964 • The Moody Blues • “Go Now!” [UK] • British Beat • The Magnificent Moodies • “It’s Easy Child”
1964 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Wild One” • Soul – Dance • Dance Party • “Dancing Slow”
1965 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “You Didn’t Have to Be So Nice” • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “My Gal”
1968 • Tommy Roe • “Dizzy” • Bubblegum Pop • Dizzy • “The You I Need”
1970 • The Carpenters • “We’ve Only Just Begun” [UK] • Soft Pop • Close To You • “All Of My Life”
1970 • The Jackson 5 • “I’ll Be There” [UK] • Soul Ballad • Third Album • “One More Chance”
1978 • J. Geils Band • “One Last Kiss” • Blues-Rock • Sanctuary • “Revenge”
1978 • The Village People • “Y.M.C.A.” • Dance-Disco • Cruisin’ • “The Women”
1981 • The Go-Go’s • “We Got The Beat” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Beauty And The Beat • “Skidmarks On My Heart”
1984 • Foreigner • “I Want To Know What Love Is” • Power Ballad • Agent Provocateur • “Street Thunder (Marathon Theme)”
1992 • Whitney Houston • “I Will Always Love You” • Pop Ballad • The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album • “Jesus Loves Me”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “Yesterdays” • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion II • “Yesterdays” [Live]
2011 • The Rolling Stones • “No Spare Parts” • Hard Rock • [Single] • “Before They Make Me Run”
2012 • Blondie • “Practice Makes Perfect” • Dance-Pop • [Single] • [None]

November 14
1960 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “When I Get Paid” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Love Made A Fool Of Me”
1966 • Otis Redding • “Try A Little Tenderness” • Soul • Complete And Unbelievable…The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul • “I’m Sick Y’All”
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “If This World Were Mine” • Soul-Pop • United • [B-Side]
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “If I Could Build My Whole World Around You” • Soul – Pop • United • “If This World Were Mine”
1969 • Marvin Gaye • “That’s The Way Love Is” [UK] • Soul • M.P.G. • “Gonna Keep Tryin’ Till I Win Your Love”
1975 • ABBA • “Mamma Mia” [UK] • Euro-Pop • ABBA • “Tropical Loveland”
1975 • Natalie Cole • “Inseparable” • Soul-Jazz • Inseparable • “Joey”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Girls School” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Mull Of Kintyre”
1980 • Supertramp • “Dreamer” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Paris • “You Started Laughing (When I Held You In My Arms)”
1980 • Dire Straits • “Romeo And Juliet” [UK] • New Wave/Post-Punk • Making Movies • “Solid Rock”
1983 • The Moody Blues • “Sitting At The Wheel” [UK] • Prog Rock • The Present • “Going Nowhere”
1988 • Phil Collins • “Two Hearts” [UK] • Pop Ballad • Buster: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[Sndtrk] • “The Robbery” [Anne Dudley]

November 15
1957 • Buddy Holly • “Peggy Sue” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Everyday”
1963 • Dave Clark Five • “Glad All Over” [UK] • Brit Pop • Glad All Over • “I Know You”
1963 • The Hollies • “Stay” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Stay With The Hollies • “Now’s The Time”
1965 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Just Like Me” • Garage Rock • [Single] • “B.F.D.R.F. Blues”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “If Every Day Was Like Christmas” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “How Would You Like To Be”
1968 • The Iveys • “Maybe Tomorrow” • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “And Her Daddy’s A Millionaire”
1970 • Spirit • “Mr. Skin” • Psychedelic Rock • Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus • “Soldier”
1972 • The Doobie Brothers • “Jesus Is Just Alright” • Pop-Rock • Toulouse Street • “Rockin’ Down The Highway”
1974 • The Doobie Brothers • “Black Water” • Roots Rock • What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits • “Song To See You Through”
1975 • 10cc • “Art For Arts Sake” • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You? • “Get It While You Can”
1975 • Pink Floyd • “Have A Cigar” • Prog Rock • Wish You Were Here • “Welcome to the Machine”
1975 • 10cc • “Art For Arts Sake” • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You? • “Get It While You Can”
1975 • Eagles • “Take It To The Limit” • Country-Rock • One Of These Nights • “After The Thrill Is Gone”
1976 • George Harrison • “This Song” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Learning How to Love You”
1978 • Kenny Rogers • “The Gambler” • Country-Pop • The Gambler • “Momma’s Waiting”
1982 • John Lennon • “Love” • Pop-Rock • John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band • “Gimme Some Truth”
1982 • Whitesnake • “Here I Go Again” • Arena Rock • Saints & Sinners • “Bloody Luxury”
1990 • Jane’s Addiction • “Been Caught Stealing” • Alt. Funk-Rock • Ritual De Lo Habitual • “Had A Dad”
1992 • Madonna • “Bye Bye Baby” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Rain”
1999 • Bryan Adams • “The Best Of Me” • Pop-Rock • The Best Of Me • “Inside Out” / “How Do You Feel Tonight”

November 16
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Winter Wonderland” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)”
1964 • Peter & Gordon • “I Go To Pieces” • Merseybeat • I Go To Pieces • “Love Me Baby”
1966 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Good Thing” • Garage Rock • The Spirit Of ’67 • “Undecided Man”
1967 • Aretha Franklin • “Mockingbird” • Soul • Runnin’ Out Of Fools • “A Mother’s Love”
1973 • Eagles • “Outlaw Man” [UK] • Country-Rock • Desperado • “Certain Kind Of Fool”
1973 • John Lennon • “Mind Games” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Mind Games • “Meat City”
1977 • Lynyrd Skynyrd • “What’s Your Name” • Southern Rock • Street Survivors • “I Know A Little”
1979 • Pink Floyd • “Another Brick In The Wall, Part II” [UK] • Prog Rock • The Wall • “One Of My Turns”
1979 • Paul McCartney • “Wonderful Christmastime” [UK] • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reggae”
1981 • Tommy Tutone • “867-5309/Jenny” • Power Pop • Tommy Tutone – 2 • “Not Say Goodbye”
1982 • Duran Duran • “My Own Way” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “Like An Angel”
1984 • John Lennon & Yoko Ono • “Every Man Has A Woman Who Loves Him” • Pop-Rock • Double Fantasy • “It’s Alright” [Yoko Ono]
1985 • Phil Collins And Marilyn Martin • “Separate Lives (Love Theme From White Nights)” [UK] • Pop Duet Ballad • White Nights[Sndtrk] • “Only You Know And I Know” [Phil Collins]
1987 • R.E.M. • “It’s The End Of The World As We Know It (And I Feel Fine)” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Document • “Last Date”
1992 • Ace Of Base • “All That She Wants” [UK] • Europop/Reggae • Happy Nation • “Fashion Party”
1993 • Bryan Adams, Rod Stewart & Sting • “All For Love” • Pop-Rock • Three Musketeers Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[Sndtrk] • “All For Love” [Instrumental]
1998 • Metallica • “Turn The Page” • Thrash Metal • Garage, Inc. • “Bleeding Me”
1999 • R.E.M. • “The Great Beyond” • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Man On The Moon” [Live]

November 17
1958 • Jackie Wilson • “Lonely Teardrops” • Soul • [Single] • “In The Blue Of The Evening”
1966 • The Easybeats • “Friday On My Mind” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Good Friday • “Made My Bed: Gonna Lie In It”
1967 • The Lemon Pipers • “Green Tambourine” • Pop-Psychedelia • Green Tambourine • “No Help From Me”
1972 • Slade • “Gudbuy T’Jane” • Hard Rock • Slayed? • “I Won’t Let It ‘Appen Again”
1972 • J. Geils Band • “Hard Drivin’ Man” [Live]• Boogie Rock • “Live” Full House • “Whammer Jammer” [Live]
1972 • The Supremes & Four Tops • “Reach Out And Touch (Somebody’s Hand)” [UK] • Soul-Gospel-Pop • The Magnificent 7 • “Where Would I Be Without You Baby”
1986 • Steve Miller Band • “I Want To Make The World Turn Around” • Album Rock • Living In The 20th Century • “Slinky”
1987 • U2 • “In God’s Country” • Alt. Pop-Rock • The Joshua Tree • “Bullet In The Blue Sky” / “Running To Stand Still”

November 18
1957 • Sam Cooke • “I’ll Come Running Back To You” • Soul • Two Sides of Sam Cooke • “Forever”
1965 • The Supremes • “Children’s Christmas Song” • Holiday Pop-Soul • [Single] • “Twinkle Twinkle Little Me”
1966 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Where Will The Words Come From” • Pop-Rock • (You Don’t Have To) Paint Me A Picture • “May The Best Man Win”
1967 • Pink Floyd • “Apples And Oranges” [UK] • Prog Rock • [Single] • “Paint Box”
1968 • Jimi Hendrix • “Crosstown Traffic” • Psychedelic Rock • Electric Ladyland • “Gypsy Eyes”
1970 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “Point It Out” • Soul – Pop • A Pocket Full Of Miracles • “Darling Dear”
1974 • George Harrison • “Dark Horse” • Pop-Funk • Dark Horse • “I Don’t Care Anymore”
1975 • Elton John • “Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds” • Pop-Rock • Captain Fantastic And The Brown Dirt Cowboy • “One Day (At A Time)”
1977 • Chic • “Dance Dance Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)” [UK] • Disco • Chic • “São Pãolo”
1977 • Debby Boone • “You Light Up My Life” [UK] • Country-Pop • You Light Up My Life • “Hasta Mañana” [The Boones]
1978 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “September” • Disco • [Single] • “Love’s Holiday”
1985 • John Lennon • “Jealous Guy” [UK] • Soft Rock • Imagine • “Going Down On Love”
1997 • Bob Dylan • “Love Sick” • Folk-Rock • Time Out Of Mind • “Love Sick” [Live]

November 19
1965 • Crispian St. Peters • “You Were On My Mind” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Follow Me • “What I’m Gonna Be”
1974 • Linda Ronstadt • “You’re No Good” • Pop-Rock • Heart Like A Wheel • “I Can’t Help It (If I’m Still In Love With You)”
1976 • Smokie • “Living Next Door To Alice” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Run To You”
1976 • George Harrison • “This Song” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Learning How to Love You”
1976 • Kansas • “Carry On My Wayward Son” • Arena Rock • Leftoverture • “Questions of My Childhood”
1982 • Phil Collins • “You Can’t Hurry Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Hello, I Must Be Going! • “I Cannot Believe It’s True”
1984 • Tears For Fears • “Shout” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “The Big Chair”
1987 • Cher • “I Found Someone” • Pop-Rock • Cher • “Dangerous Times”
1993 • Tina Turner • “Proud Mary” • Pop-Rock • What’s Love Got To Do With It[Sndtrk] • “Disco Inferno”
2001 • R.E.M. • “I’ll Take The Rain” • Moody Alt. Rock • Reveal • “32 Chord Song”

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