Singles Released This Week (November 2 – 8)

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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 02
1962 • Aretha Franklin • “Trouble In Mind” • Soul • [Single] • “God Bless The Child”
1966 • The Temptations • “(I Know) I’m Losing You” • Soul – Pop • With A Lot O’ Soul • “I Couldn’t Cry If I Wanted To”
1967 • Pink Floyd • “Flaming” • Psychedelic Rock • The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn • “The Gnome”
1973 • Billy Joel • “Piano Man” • Pop-Rock • Piano Man • “You’re My Home”
1979 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Here Comes My Girl” [UK] • Jangle Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “Don’t Bring Me Down”
1981 • The Beach Boys • “Come Go With Me” • Doo Wop • M.I.U. Album • “Don’t Go Near The Water”
1981 • Tears For Fears • “Suffer The Children” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Wino”
1981 • The Police • “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Ghost In The Machine • “Shambelle”
1985 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Small Town” • Heartland Rock • Scarecrow • “Small Town” [Acoustic]
1993 • Pearl Jam • “Daughter” • Grunge Rock • Vs. • “Blood” [Live]
1999 • Genesis • “The Carpet Crawlers 1999” • Prog Rock • Turn It On Again: The Hits • “Follow You, Follow Me” / “Turn It On Again”

November 03
1955 • The Platters • “The Great Pretender” • Doo Wop • [Single] • “I’m Just a Dancing Partner”
1967 • The Hollies • “Dear Eloise” • Pop-Rock • Dear Eloise/King Midas in Reverse • “When Your Lights Turned On”
1970 • The Marvelettes • “Marionette” • Soul – Pop • The Return Of The Marvelettes • “After All”
1972 • America • “Ventura Highway” [UK] • Soft Rock • Homecoming • “Saturn Nights”
1972 • Thin Lizzy • “Whiskey In The Jar” [UK] • Celtic Rock • Vagabonds Of The Western World • “Black Boys On The Corner”
1972 • The Supremes • “Your Wonderful, Sweet Sweet Love” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Floy Joy • “Love It Came To Me This Time”
1979 • Michael Jackson • “Rock With You” • Pop-Disco • Off The Wall • “Workin’ Day and Night”
1984 • Duran Duran • “Wild Boys” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Arena • “(I’m Looking For) Cracks in the Pavement”
1987 • Prince • “I Could Never Take The Place Of Your Man” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Sign ‘O’ The Times • “Hot Thing”
1992 • Whitney Houston • “I Will Always Love You” • Pop Ballad • The Bodyguard: Original Soundtrack Album • “Jesus Loves Me”
1995 • Bonnie Raitt & Bryan Adams • “Rock Steady” • Pop-Rock • Road Tested • “Thing Called Love” [Bryan Adams]

November 04
1964 • The Four Tops • “Without The One You Love (Life’s Not Worth While)” • Soul-Pop • The Four Tops • “Love Has Gone”
1964 • Marvin Gaye • “How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Forever”
1966 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “Girl On A Swing” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “Fool To Myself”
1966 • The Yardbirds • “Happenings Ten Years Time Ago” • Psychedelic Rock • [Single] • “The Nazz Are Blue”
1966 • Sheila Carter & Episode Six • “I Will Warm Your Heart” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “Incense”
1970 • The Hollies • “Gasoline Alley Bred” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Dandelion Wine”
1970 • Chicago Transit Authority • “Does Anybody Really Know What Time It Is?” • Jazz-Rock • Chicago Transit Authority • “Listen”
1980 • REO Speedwagon • “Keep On Loving You” • Power Ballad • Hi Infidelity • “Follow My Heart”
1983 • Simple Minds • “Waterfront” [UK] • New Wave Alt.-Pop • Sparkle In The Rain • “Hunter And The Hunted”
1985 • Mike + The Mechanics • “Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)” • British Rock • Mike + The Mechanics • “Par Avion”
1985 • Mike + The Mechanics • “Silent Running (On Dangerous Ground)” [UK] • British Rock • Mike + The Mechanics • “I Get The Feeling”
1989 • The Rolling Stones • “Rock And A Hard Place” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Steel Wheels • “Cook Cook Blues”
1991 • R.E.M. • “Radio Song” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Love Is All Around” [Live]
1996 • Michael Jackson • “Stranger In Moscow” [UK] • Dance-Pop • HIStory: Past, Present, Future, Book I • “Off The Wall” [Remix]

November 05
1958 • Buddy Holly • “Heartbeat” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Well…All Right”
1962 • The Supremes • “Let Me Go The Right Way” • Soul-Pop • Meet The Supremes • “Time Changes Things”
1965 • The Small Faces • “I’ve Got Mine” [UK] • Britbeat • [Single] • “It’s Too Late”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “If I Can Dream” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Edge Of Reality”
1968 • Elvis Presley • “Edge Of Reality” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1970 • Led Zeppelin • “Hey Hey What Can I Do” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin III • [B-Side]
1970 • Led Zeppelin • “Immigrant Song” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin III • “Hey, Hey, What Can I Do”
1970 • The Supremes & Four Tops • “River Deep, Mountain High” • Soul-Pop • The Magnificent 7 • “Together We Can Make Such Sweet Music”
1971 • T. Rex • “Jeepster” [UK] • Glam Rock • Electric Warrior • “Life’s A Gas”
1971 • Cilla Black • “Something Tells Me (Something’s Gonna Happen Tonight)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “La La La Lu”
1971 • The Supremes And Four Tops • “You Gotta Have Love In Your Heart” [UK] • Soul-Pop • The Return of the Magnificent 7 • “I’m Glad About It”
1971 • T. Rex • “Jeepster” • Glam Rock • Electric Warrior • “Rip Off”
1973 • Lynyrd Skynyrd • “Gimme Three Steps” • Southern Rock • Pronounced, Leh-nerd Skin-nerd • “Mr. Banker”
1974 • Eagles • “The Best Of My Love” • Country-Rock • On The Border • “Ol’ 55”
1979 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Don’t Do Me Like That” • Jangle Rock • Damn The Torpedoes • “Casa Dega”
1980 • The Doobie Brothers • “One Step Closer” • Pop-Rock • One Step Closer • “South Bay Strut”
1982 • George Harrison • “Wake Up My Love” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Gone Troppo • “Greece”
1991 • R.E.M. • “Radio Song” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Love Is All Around” [Live]
1996 • R.E.M. • “Bittersweet Me” • Alt. Pop-Rock • New Adventures In Hi-Fi • “Undertow” [Live]
1996 • Bryan Adams & Barbra Streisand • “I Finally Found Someone” • Pop-Rock Duet • The Mirror Has Two Faces[Sndtrk] •[CD Single]
2007 • David Gray • “You’re The World To Me” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Greatest Hits • [None]

November 06
1964 • Them • “Baby Please Don’t Go” [UK] • Garage Rock • [Single] • “Gloria”
1964 • Them • “Gloria” [UK] • Brit Beat • Here Comes The Night • [B-Side]
1967 • Jr. Walker & The All Stars • “Come See About Me” • Soul • Home Cookin’ • “Sweet Soul”
1969 • Vanity Fare • “Hitchin’ A Ride” [UK] • Pop-Rock • The Sun – The Wind – And Other Things • “Man Child”
1970 • Badfinger • “No Matter What” [UK] • Power Pop • No Dice • “Better Days”
1971 • The Who • “Behind Blue Eyes” • Hard Rock • Who’s Next • “My Wife”
1978 • Bryan Adams • “Let Me Take You Dancing” • Disco-Pop • [Single] • “Don’t Turn Me Away”
1982 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Hand To Hold On To” • Roots Rock • American Fool • “Small Paradise”
1984 • Madonna • “Like A Virgin” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “Stay”
1989 • Tears For Fears feat. Oleta Adams • “Woman In Chains” • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Seeds Of Love • “Always In The Past”
2006 • U2 & Green Day • “The Saints Are Coming” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • U218 Singles • “The Saints Are Coming” [Live]

November 07
1960 • Bobby Vee • “Rubber Ball” • Teen Idol • Bobby Vee • “Everyday”
1961 • The Temptations • “Check Yourself” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Your Wonderful Love”
1969 • Led Zeppelin • “Whole Lotta Love” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin II • “Living Loving Maid (She’s Just A Woman)”
1983 • Tina Turner • “Let’s Stay Together” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Private Dancer • “I Wrote A Letter”
1984 • The Rolling Stones • “Too Much Blood” • Hip Hop/Rock • Undercover • “Too Much Blood” [Dub Remix]
1990 • Cher • “The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss)” • Female Vocalist • Love Hurts • “Love On A Rooftop”

November 08
1960 • Sam Cooke • “Sad Mood” • Soul • [Single] • “Love Me”
1963 • Bobby Vinton • “There! I’ve Said It Again” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The Girl With The Bow In Her Hair”
1963 • Dusty Springfield • “I Only Want To Be With You” [UK] • Brit Pop • A Girl Called Dusty • “Once Upon A Time”
1963 • Jan & Dean • “Drag City” • Hot Rod Rock • Drag City • “Schlock Rod”
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Love Child” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Will This Be The Day”
1968 • Dusty Springfield • “Son Of A Preacher Man” • Female Vocalist • Dusty In Memphis • “Just A Little Lovin’ (Early In The Morning)”
1971 • Led Zeppelin • “Black Dog” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • “Misty Mountain Hop”
1972 • Lou Reed • “Walk On The Wild Side” • Album Rock • Transformer • “Perfect Day”
1972 • Carly Simon • “You’re So Vain” • Pop-Rock • No Secrets • “His Friends Are More Than Fond Of Robin”
1974 • Carpenters • “Please Mr. Postman” • Soul-Pop • Horizon • “This Masquerade”
1974 • Nazareth • “Love Hurts” [UK] • Hard Rock • Hair Of The Dog • “Hair Of The Dog”
1975 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “Sing A Song” • Soul-Funk • Gratitude • “Sing a Song” [Instrumental]
1976 • The Beatles • “Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da” • Calypso-Pop • [Single] • “Julia”
1982 • The Human League • “Mirror Man” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Fascination • “You Remind Me Of Gold”
1989 • Chris Isaak • “Wicked Game” • Rock Ballad • Heart Shaped World • “Wicked Game” [Instrumental]
1989 • Aerosmith • “Janie’s Got A Gun” • Hard Rock • Pump • “Voodoo Medicine Man”
1994 • Pearl Jam • “Spin The Black Circle” • Grunge Rock • Vitalogy • “Tremor Christ”
1996 • Sheryl Crow • “Everyday Is A Winding Road” • AA Pop-Rock • Sheryl Crow • “Sad Sad World”
2004 • U2 • “Vertigo” • Alt. Pop-Rock • How To Dismantle An Atomic Bomb • “Are You Gonna Wait Forever?” / “Neon Lights”