Singles Released This Week (November 28 – December 4)

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Belinda Carlisle

Here’s a smapling 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 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 • Pink Floyd • “One Of These Days” • Prog Rock • Meddle • “Fearless”
1971 • The Beach Boys • “Surf’s Up” • Surfer-Pop • Surf’s Up • “Don’t Go Near the Water”
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” [UK] • New Wave/Post-Punk • Brothers In Arms • “Two Young Lovers” [Live]
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 • Green Day • “Boulevard Of Broken Dreams” • Punk Rock • American Idiot • “Letterbomb” [Live]
2004 • R.E.M. • “Aftermath” • Alt. Rock • Around The Sun • “High Speed Train” [Live]

November 30
1976 • Bob Dylan • “Stuck Inside Of Mobile With The Memphis Blues Again” • Folk-Rock • Hard Rain • “Rita May”
1976 • Bob Dylan • “Rita May” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
1979 • The B-52’s • “Planet Claire” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • The B-52’s • “There’s A Moon In The Sky (Called The Moon)”
1981 • The Rolling Stones • “Waiting On A Friend” • Blues-Rock • Tattoo You • “Little T&A”
1987 • Belinda Carlisle • “Heaven Is A Place On Earth” • Pop-Rock • Heaven On Earth • “We Can Change”
1987 • Madonna • “The Look Of Love” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Who’s That Girl[Sndtrk] • “I Know It”
1988 • Guns N’ Roses • “Paradise City” • Hard Rock • Appetite For Destruction • “Move To The City”
1991 • Elton John And George Michael • “Don’t Let The Sun Go Down On Me” • Pop-Rock • Duets • “I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)” [Live] [George Michael]
1992 • Nirvana • “In Bloom” • Grunge • Nevermind • “Polly” [Live]
1992 • Madonna • “Deeper And Deeper” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Deeper And Deeper” [Instrumental]
1998 • Bryan Adams feat. Melanie C. • “When You’re Gone” [UK] • Pop-Rock • On A Day Like Today • “Hey Baby”

December 01
1963 • Neil Young & The Squires • “The Sultan” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Aurora”
1971 • John Lennon & Plastic Ono Band • “Happy Xmas (War Is Over)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Listen, The Snow Is Falling” [Yoko Ono]
1972 • Eagles • “Peaceful, Easy Feeling” • Country-Rock • Eagles • “Tryin'”
1972 • 10cc • “Johnny, Don’t Do It!” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • 10cc • “4% Of Something”
1978 • Earth, Wind & Fire • “September” [UK] • Disco • [Single] • “Can’t Hide Love”
1988 • U2 • “Angel Of Harlem” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Rattle And Hum • “A Room at the Heartbreak Hotel”
1993 • Michael Jackson • “Gone Too Soon” • Pop Ballad • Dangerous • “Gone To Soon” [Instrumental]
1993 • Counting Crows • “Mr. Jones” • Alt. Pop-Rock • August And Everything After • “Raining In Baltimore” / “Mr. Jones” [Acoustic Live]
1997 • Genesis • “Shipwrecked” • Alt. Rock • Calling All Stations • “Phret”

December 02
1966 • David Bowie • “Rubber Band” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The London Boys”
1966 • Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston • “It Takes Two” • Soul – Pop • Take Two • “It’s Got To Be A Miracle (This Thing Called Love)”
1966 • Donovan • “Sunshine Superman” [UK] • Psychedelic-Pop • Sunshine Superman • “The Trip”
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “In Another Land” • Psychedelic Rock • Their Satanic Majesties Request • “The Lantern”
1967 • The Small Faces • “Tin Soldier” • Brit Beat • Ogden’s Nut Gone Flake • “I Feel Much Better”
1968 • Manfred Mann • “Fox On The Run” • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Too Many People”
1968 • The Beach Boys • “Bluebirds On The Mountain” • Pop-Rock • 20/20 • “Never Learn Not To Love”
1976 • J. Geils Band • “Peanut Butter” • Boogie Rock • [Single] • “Magic’s Mood”
1977 • Talking Heads • “Psycho Killer” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Talking Heads: 77 • “Psycho Killer” [Acoustic]
1991 • U2 • “Mysterious Ways” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Achtung Baby • “Mysterious Ways” [Remix]
1996 • R.E.M. • “Electrolite” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • New Advantures In Hi-Fi • “The Wake-Up Bomb” [Live]

December 03
1964 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “This Diamond Ring” • Pop-Rock • This Diamond Ring • “Hard To Find”
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Tell Me Why” • R&B Ballad • [Single] • “Blue River”
1965 • The Beatles • “We Can Work It Out” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Yesterday…And Today • “Day Tripper” [Double A-Side]
1965 • Elvis Presley • “Blue River” • R&B Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1965 • The Beach Boys • “The Little Girl I Once Knew” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “There’s No Other (Like My Baby)”
1965 • The Hollies • “If I Needed Someone” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “I’ve Got a Way of My Own”
1965 • The Beatles • “Day Tripper” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Yesterday…And Today • “We Can Work It Out” [Double A-Side]
1965 • Roger Miller • “England Swings” [UK] • Country-Pop • Goilden Hits • “The Good Old Days”
1966 • The Who • “Happy Jack” [UK] • Power Pop • A Quick One • “I’ve Been Away”
1972 • Focus • “Sylvia” [UK] • Prog Rock • Focus III • “House Of The King”
1976 • 10cc • “The Things We Do For Love” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • Deceptive Bends • “Hot To Trot”
1983 • Culture Club • “Karma Chameleon” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Colour By Numbers • “That’s The Way (I’m Only Trying To Help You)”
1991 • Guns N’ Roses • “Live And Let Die” • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion I • “Live And Let Die” [Live]
1996 • Dave Matthews Band • “Crash Into Me” • Alt. Rock/Pop-Rocck • Crash • “Crash Into Me” [Acoustic]
2001 • Michael Jackson • “Cry” • R&B Ballad • Invincible • “Shout” / “Streetwalker”

December 04
1961 • Gene Chandler • “Duke Of Earl” • Doo Wop/Pop-Soul • [Single] • “Kissin’ In The Kitchen”
1961 • The Shirelles • “Baby It’s You” • Girl Groups • [Single] • “The Things I Want to Hear (Pretty Words)”
1972 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Hi, Hi, Hi” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “C Moon” [Double A-Side]
1972 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “C Moon” • Reggae-Pop • [Single] • “Hi, Hi, Hi” [Double A-Side]
1989 • Duran Duran • “Burning The Ground” • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Decadence”

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