Singles Released This Week (November 21 – 27)

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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).

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 • The Marvelettes • “My Baby Must Be A Magician” • Soul-Pop • Sophisticated Soul • “I Need Someone”
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”
1969 • Steve Miller Band • “Little Girl” [UK] • Album Rock • Your Saving Grace • “Don’t Let Nobody Turn You Around”
1975 • Supertramp • “Lady” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Crisis? What Crisis? • “You Started Laughing (When I Held You In My Arms)”
1975 • 10cc • “Art For Arts Sake” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You? • “Get It While You Can”
1975 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Venus and Mars/Rock Show” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Venus And Mars • “Magneto And Titanium Man”
1975 • David Bowie • “Golden Years” • Glam Rock • Station To Station • “Can You Hear Me”
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 • “Rock-A-Hula Baby” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Blue Hawaii • [B-Side]
1961 • Elvis Presley • “Can’t Help Falling In Love” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Blue Hawaii • “Rock-A-Hula Baby”
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 • Bob Dylan • “All Along The Watchtower” • Folk-Rock • John Wesley Harding • “I’ll Be Your Baby Tonight”
1967 • Aretha Franklin • “Chain Of Fools” • Soul • Aretha: Lady Soul • “Prove It”
1972 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “Mom” • Soul-Funk • Last Days And Time • “Power”
1982 • Culture Club • “Do You Really Want To Hurt Me?” • New Wave Reggae-Pop • Kissing To Be Clever • “You Know I’m Not Crazy”
1982 • Bruce Springsteen • “Open All Night” [UK] • Heartland Rock • Nebraska • “The Big Payback”
1993 • U2 • “Stay (Faraway, So Close!)” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Zooropa • “I’ve Got You Under My Skin” [Frank Sinatra with Bono]
1999 • Metallica (With The San Francisco Symphony Orchestra) • “Nothing Else Matters ’99” • Thrash Metal • S&M • “For Whom the Bell Tolls” [Live] / “Human” [Live]
1999 • David Gray • “Please Forgive Me” • Alt. Pop-Rock/Folktronica • White Ladder • “Please Forgive Me” [Remix]
2010 • The Human League • “Night People” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Credo • [None]

November 23
1961 • The Valadiers • “Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam)” • Blue-Eyed Soul • [Single] • “Take A Chance”
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Quicksand” • Soul – Dance • [Single] • “Darling, I Hum Our Song”
1964 • The Beatles • “I Feel Fine” • Brit Beat • [Single] • “She’s A Woman”
1964 • The Beatles • “She’s A Woman” • Brit Beat • Beatles ’65 • [B-Side]
1970 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Mean Mistreater” • Hard Rock • Closer To Home • “Mark Say’s Alright”
1970 • George Harrison • “Isn’t It A Pity?” • Folk-Pop • All Things Must Pass • “My Sweet Lord” [Double A-Side]
1970 • George Harrison • “My Sweet Lord” • Pop-Rock • All Things Must Pass • “Isn’t It A Pity” [Double A-Side]
1979 • Donna Summer • “On The Radio” • Disco • On The Radio • “There Will Always Be A You”
1981 • The Human League • “Don’t You Want Me” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Dare • “Seconds”
1984 • Metallica • “Creeping Death” • Thrash Metal • Ride The Lightning • “Am I Evil?” / “Blitzkrieg”
1992 • Michael Jackson • “Heal the World” • Pop-Soul • Dangerous • “She Drives Me Wild”
1997 • Matchbox Twenty • “3 A.M.” • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • “Push” / “Shame”
1998 • Madonna • “The Power Of Good-Bye” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Ray Of Light • “Little Star” [Double A-Side]
1999 • Santana Feat. The Product G&B • “Maria Maria” • Jazz-Rock Fusion • Supernatural • “Maria Maria” [Remix]

November 24
1967 • The Zombies • “Care Of Cell 44” [UK] • Baroque Pop • Odessey And Oracle • “Maybe After He’s Gone”
1967 • The Beatles • “Hello, Goodbye” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • “I Am The Walrus”
1967 • The Beatles • “I Am The Walrus” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • [B-Side]
1967 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “In And Out Of Love” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • Reflections • “I Guess I’ll Always Love You”
1972 • David Bowie • “The Jean Genie” • Glam Rock • Aladdin Sane • “Hang On To Yourself”
1972 • The Kinks • “Celluloid Heroes” • Pop-Rock Ballad • Everybody’s In Show Biz • “Hot Potatoes”
1972 • David Bowie • “The Jean Genie” [UK] • Glam Rock • Aladdin Sane • “Ziggy Stardust”
1972 • John Lennon & Plastic Ono Band • “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Listen, The Snow Is Falling” [Yoko Ono]
1973 • Kool & the Gang • “Jungle Boogie” • Funk • Wild And Peaceful • “North, South, East, West”
1978 • The Clash • “Tommy Gun” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Give ‘Em Enough Rope • “1-2 Crush On You”
1978 • Chic • “Le Freak” [UK] • Disco • C’est Chic • “Savoir Faire”
1984 • Kool & the Gang • “Fresh” • Dance-Pop • Emergency • “In The Heart”
1987 • Pink Floyd • “On The Turning Away” • Prog Rock • A Momentary Lapse Of Reason • “Run Like Hell (Live)”
1992 • Tori Amos • “Winter” • Piano Rock • Little Earthquakes • “The Pool” / “Take To The Sky” / “Sweet Dreams” / “Upside Down”
1997 • Bryan Adams • “Back To You” • Pop-Rock • MTV Unplugged • “Hey Elvis”

November 25
1966 • The Supremes • “You Keep Me Hangin’ On” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Remove This Doubt”
1972 • The Who • “The Relay” • Hard Rock • [Single] • “Wasp Man”
1977 • Elvis Presley • “My Way” • Pop • [Single] • “America”
1985 • Madonna • “Dress You Up” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “I Know It”
1987 • Janet Jackson • “Funny How Time Flies (When You’re Having Fun)” [UK] • Quiet Storm • Control • “When I Think Of You”
1991 • Depeche Mode • “New Life” • Synth-Pop • Speak & Spell • “Shout!”
1991 • U2 • “Mysterious Ways” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Achtung Baby • “Mysterious Ways” [Remix]
1996 • Metallica • “Mama Said” • Country-Rock • Load • “Ain’t My Bitch” [Live]
2008 • AC/DC • “Rock N Roll Train” • Hard Rock • Black Ice • “War Machine”

November 26
1962 • The Beach Boys • “Ten Little Indians” • Surf Rock • Surfin’ Safari • “County Fair”
1965 • The Marvelettes • “Don’t Mess With Bill” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Anything You Wanna Do”
1965 • Spencer Davis Group • “Keep On Runnin'” [UK] • Brit Pop-Rock • Second Album • “High Time Baby”
1965 • The Supremes • “I Hear A Symphony” [UK] • Soul-Pop • I Hear A Symphony • “Who Could Ever Doubt My Love”
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Blue Christmas” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Santa Claus Is Back In Town” • Holiday Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Blue Christmas”
1967 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “More Love” • Soul – Pop • Make It Happen • “Swept For You Baby”
1973 • Elton John • “Step Into Christmas” • Holiday Pop • To Be Continued…. • “Ho, Ho, Ho (Who’d Be A Turkey At Christmas)”
1975 • Donna Summer • “Love To Love You Baby” • Disco • Love To Love You Baby • “Need-A-Man Blues”
1977 • The Sex Pistols • “Anarchy In The U.K.” • Punk-Rock • Never Mind The Bollocks Here’s The Sex Pistols • “I Wanna Be Me”
1980 • Prince • “Dirty Mind” • Dance-Pop • Dirty Mind • “When We’re Dancing Close And Slow”
1982 • The Jam • “Beat Surrender” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Shopping”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “Lay Your Hands On Me” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “The Lewis Carol (Adventures in Wonderland)”
1985 • Vanity • “Mechanical Emotion” • Dance-Pop • Wild Animal • “Crazy Maybe”
2003 • Pearl Jam • “Man Of The Hour” • Grunge Rock • [Single] • “Man Of The Hour” [Demo]

November 27
1964 • The Beatles • “I Feel Fine” [UK] • Brit Beat • [Single] • “She’s A Woman”
1964 • The Beatles • “She’s A Woman” [UK] • Brit Beat • Beatles ’65 • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “I Am The Walrus” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Hello, Goodbye” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • “I Am The Walrus”
1974 • America • “Lonely People” • Folk-Rock • Holiday • “Mad Dog”
1977 • Bread • “Lost Without Your Love” • Soft Rock • Lost Without Your Love • “Change Of Heart”
1978 • Eagles • “Please Come Home For Christmas” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “Funky New Year”
1979 • Eagles • “The Long Run” • Country-Rock • The Long Run • “The Disco Strangler”
1981 • The Rolling Stones • “Waiting On A Friend” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Tattoo You • “Little T&A”
1981 • Madness • “It Must Be Love” [UK] • Reggae-Pop • Complete Madness • “Shawdow On The House”
1994 • The Go-Go’s • “The Whole World Lost Its Head” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Return To The Valley Of The Go-Go’s • “Automatic” [Live]
1995 • Michael Jackson • “Earth Song” • Dance-Pop • HIStory: Past, Present, Future, Book I • “Earth Song” [Remix]

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