Singles Released This Week (November 16 – 22)

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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).


November 16
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Winter Wonderland” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “The Christmas Song (Chestnuts Roasting On An Open Fire)”
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 • John Lennon • “Mind Games” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Mind Games • “Meat City”
1973 • Eagles • “Outlaw Man” [UK] • Country-Rock • Desperado • “Certain Kind Of Fool”
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”
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”
1972 • Slade • “Gudbuy T’Jane” • Hard Rock • Slayed? • “I Won’t Let It ‘Appen Again”
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”
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 • Debby Boone • “You Light Up My Life” [UK] • Country-Pop • You Light Up My Life • “Hasta Mañana”
1977 • Chic • “Dance Dance Dance (Yowsah, Yowsah, Yowsah)” [UK] • Disco • Chic • “São Pãolo”
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
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 • George Harrison • “This Song” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Learning How to Love You”
1976 • Smokie • “Living Next Door To Alice” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Run To 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”
1982 • Culture Club • “Time (Clock Of The Heart)” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “White Boys Can’t Control It”
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”

November 20
1958 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “I’ll Sail My Ship Alone” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “It Hurt Me So”
1964 • Peter & Gordon • “I Go To Pieces” [UK] • Merseybeat • I Go To Pieces • “Love Me Baby”
1964 • The Miracles • “Come On Do The Jerk” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Baby Don’t You Go”
1965 • The Who • “My Generation” • Britbeat • The Who Sings My Generation • “Out In The Street”
1970 • The Kinks • “Apeman” [UK] • British Rock • Lola Vs. The Powerman & The Money-Go-Round, Pt. 1 • “Rats”
1970 • Carpenters • “Merry Christmas, Darling” • Soft Pop • Christmas Portrait • “Mr. Guder”
1972 • Elton John • “Crocodile Rock” • Pop-Rock • Don’t Shoot Me I’m Only The Piano Player • “Elderberry Wine”
1979 • Paul McCartney • “Wonderful Christmastime” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reggae”
1981 • The Clash • “This Is Radio Clash” [UK] • Punk-Rock • This Is Radio Clash • “Radio Clash”
1984 • Philip Bailey & Phil Collins • “Easy Lover” • Pop-Rock • Chinese Wall • “Woman”
1993 • Guns N’ Roses • “Ain’t It Fun” • Hard Rock • The Spaghetti Incident? • “Down On The Farm”
2000 • Incubus • “Drive” • Alt. Rock • Make Yourself • “Drive” [Remix]

November 21
1956 • Elvis Presley • “Poor Boy” • Rockabilly • Love Me Tender[EP] • [None]
1961 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Money” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Bonnie B”
1966 • The Monkees • “I’m A Believer” • Pop-Rock • More Of The Monkees • “(I’m Not Your) Stepping Stone”
1967 • The Zombies • “Care Of Cell 44” • Baroque Pop • Odessey And Oracle • “Maybe After He’s Gone”
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations • “I’m Gonna Make You Love Me” • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “A Place In The Sun”
1968 • The Marvelettes • “My Baby Must Be A Magician” • Soul-Pop • Sophisticated Soul • “I Need Someone”
1975 • David Bowie • “Golden Years” • Glam Rock • Station To Station • “Can You Hear Me”
1975 • Supertramp • “Lady” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Crisis? What Crisis? • “You Started Laughing (When I Held You In My Arms)”
1975 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Venus and Mars/Rock Show” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Venus And Mars • “Magneto And Titanium Man”
1975 • 10cc • “Art For Arts Sake” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You? • “Get It While You Can”
1978 • The Bee Gees • “Too Much Heaven” • Soul-Disco • Spirits Having Flown • “Rest Your Love on Me”
1980 • The Clash • “The Call Up” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Sandinista! • “Stop The World”
1983 • Tears For Fears • “The Way You Are” • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “The Marauders”
1992 • R.E.M. • “Man On The Moon” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “New Orleans Instrumental No. 2”

November 22
1961 • Elvis Presley • “Can’t Help Falling In Love” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Blue Hawaii • “Rock-A-Hula Baby”
1961 • Elvis Presley • “Rock-A-Hula Baby” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Blue Hawaii • [B-Side]
1962 • Jan & Dean • “Frosty The Snowman” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “She’s Still Talking Baby Talk”
1965 • The Beach Boys • “The Little Girl I Once Knew” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “There’s No Other (Like My Baby)”
1966 • Stevie Wonder • “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)” • Soul-Pop • Uptight • “Purple Rain Drops”
1967 • Aretha Franklin • “Chain Of Fools” • Soul • Aretha: Lady Soul • “Prove It”
1967 • Bob Dylan • “All Along The Watchtower” • Folk-Rock • John Wesley Harding • “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight”
1972 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “Mom” • Soul-Funk • Last Days And Time • “Power”
1982 • Bruce Springsteen • “Open All Night” [UK] • Heartland Rock • Nebraska • “The Big Payback”
1982 • Culture Club • “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” • New Wave Reggae-Pop • Kissing To Be Clever • “You Know I’m Not Crazy”
1993 • U2 • “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Zooropa • “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” [Frank Sinatra with Bono]
1999 • David Gray • “Please Forgive Me” • Alt. Pop-Rock/Folktronica • White Ladder • “Please Forgive Me” [Remix]
1999 • Metallica (With The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra) • “Nothing Else Matters ’99” • Thrash Metal • S&M • “For Whom the Bell Tolls” [Live] / “Human” [Live]
2010 • The Human League • “Night People” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Credo • [None]