Singles Released This Week (November 23 – 29)

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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 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 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “In And Out Of Love” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • Reflections • “I Guess I’ll Always Love You”
1967 • The Zombies • “Care Of Cell 44” [UK] • Baroque Pop • Odessey And Oracle • “Maybe After He’s Gone”
1967 • The Beatles • “I Am The Walrus” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • [B-Side]
1967 • The Beatles • “Hello, Goodbye” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • “I Am The Walrus”
1972 • The Kinks • “Celluloid Heroes” • Pop-Rock Ballad • Everybody’s In Show Biz • “Hot Potatoes”
1972 • John Lennon & Plastic Ono Band • “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Listen, The Snow Is Falling” [Yoko Ono]
1972 • David Bowie • “The Jean Genie” • Glam Rock • Aladdin Sane • “Hang On To Yourself”
1972 • David Bowie • “The Jean Genie” [UK] • Glam Rock • Aladdin Sane • “Ziggy Stardust”
1973 • Kool & the Gang • “Jungle Boogie” • Funk • Wild And Peaceful • “North, South, East, West”
1978 • Chic • “Le Freak” [UK] • Disco • C’est Chic • “Savoir Faire”
1978 • The Clash • “Tommy Gun” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Give ‘Em Enough Rope • “1-2 Crush On You”
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 • 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 • Spencer Davis Group • “Keep On Runnin'” [UK] • Brit Pop-Rock • Second Album • “High Time Baby”
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”
1965 • The Marvelettes • “Don’t Mess With Bill” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Anything You Wanna Do”
1965 • The Supremes • “I Hear A Symphony” [UK] • Soul-Pop • I Hear A Symphony • “Who Could Ever Doubt My Love”
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 • “Hello, Goodbye” • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • “I Am The Walrus”
1967 • The Beatles • “I Am The Walrus” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Magical Mystery Tour • [B-Side]
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”
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]

November 28
1967 • The Four Tops • “Standing In The Shadows Of Love” • Soul-Pop • Reach Out • “Since You’ve Been Gone”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Someday We’ll Be Together” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “He’s My Sunnyboy”
1978 • Elton John • “Song For Guy” [UK] • Pop-Rock • A Single Man • “Lovesick”
1980 • The Police • “De Do Do Do, De Da Da Da” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Zenyatta Mondatta • “A Sermon”
1981 • The Kinks • “Better Things” • British Rock • Give The People What They Want • “Yo-Yo”
1984 • Prince • “I Would Die 4 U” • Synth-pop Funk • Purple Rain • “Another Lonely Christmas”
1988 • Belinda Carlisle • “Love Never Dies” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Heaven On Earth • “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” [Live]
1994 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Interstate Love Song” [UK] • Arena Rock • Purple • “Lounge Fly”
1994 • The Rolling Stones • “Out Of Tears” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Voodoo Lounge • “I’m Gonna Drive”

November 29
1963 • The Beatles • “I Want To Hold Your Hand” [UK] • Power Pop • [Single] • “This Boy”
1963 • The Beatles • “This Boy” [UK] • Pop Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1967 • The Kinks • “Autumn Almanac” • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “David Watts”
1968 • Manfred Mann • “Fox On The Run” [UK] • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Too Many People”
1971 • The Beach Boys • “Surf’s Up” • Surfer-Pop • Surf’s Up • “Don’t Go Near the Water”
1971 • Pink Floyd • “One Of These Days” • Prog Rock • Meddle • “Fearless”
1971 • Elton John • “Levon” • Pop-Rock • Madman Across The Water • “Goodbye”
1976 • Elvis Presley • “Moody Blue” • Country-Pop • [Single] • “She Thinks I Still Care”
1977 • Donna Summer • “Love’s Unkind” • Disco • I Remember Yesterday • “Book Lady”
1978 • The Rolling Stones • “Shattered” • Disco-Funk • Some Girls • “Everything Is Turning to Gold”
1983 • The Kinks • “Come Dancing” • Pop-Rock • State Of Confusion • “Noise”
1985 • Thompson Twins • “Revolution” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “The Fourth Sunday”
1985 • Dire Straits • “Walk Of Life” • New Wave/Post-Punk • Brothers In Arms • “One World”
1993 • R.E.M. • “Find The River” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “Everybody Hurts” [Live]
1994 • Green Day • “Basket Case” • Post-Punk Rock • Dookie • “Tired Of Waiting For You”
2004 • R.E.M. • “Aftermath” • Alt. Rock • Around The Sun • “High Speed Train” [Live]
2004 • Green Day • “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” • Punk Rock • American Idiot • “Letterbomb” [Live]

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