Singles Released This Week (November 9 – 15)

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The Cars photographed in Memphis,TN on July 5,1979

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 09
1962 • The Miracles • “You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Happy Landing”
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Blue Christmas” • Holiday Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Wooden Heart”
1966 • Aaron Neville • “Tell It Like It Is” • Soul • [Single] • “Why Worry”
1971 • Elvis Presley • “Merry Christmas Baby” • Holiday Pop • Elvis Sings the Wonderful World of Christmas • “O Come All Ye Faithful”
1973 • Paul Simon • “American Tune” • Folk-Pop • There Goes Rhymin’ Simon • “One Man’s Ceiling Is Another Man’s Floor”
1973 • Steely Dan • “My Old School” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Countdown To Ecstasy • “Pearl Of The Quarter”
1973 • Thin Lizzy • “The Rocker” [UK] • Hard Rock • Vagabonds of the Western World • “Here I Go Again”
1981 • The Cars • “Shake It Up” • New Wave Dance-Pop • Shake It Up • “Cruiser”
1981 • The Cars • “Cruiser” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Shake It Up • [B-Side]
1987 • Michael Jackson • “The Way You Make Me Feel” • Dance-Pop • Bad • “The Way You Make Me Feel” [Instrumental]
1987 • Peter Gabriel • “Biko” [UK] • Prog Rock • [Single] • “No More Apartheid” [Gabriel, Peter; Shankar; Little Steven]

November 10
1961 • Jan & Dean • “Sunday Kind Of Love, A” • Pop-Rock • Jan & Dean’s Golden Hits • “Poor Little Puppet”
1967 • The Moody Blues • “Nights In White Satin” [UK] • Prog Rock • Days Of Future Passed • “Cities”
1967 • The Monkees • “Daydream Believer” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • The Birds, The Bees & The Monkees • “Goin’ Down”
1967 • The Monkees • “Goin’ Down” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Pisces, Aquarius, Capricorn & Jones, Ltd. • [B-Side]
1968 • The Who • “Magic Bus” [UK] • Psychedelic Rock • Magic Bus • “Dr. Jekyll And Mr. Hyde”
1971 • Badfinger • “Day After Day” • Power Pop • Straight Up • “Money”
1972 • The Bee Gees • “Alive” • Pop-Rock • To Whom It May Concern • “Paper Mache, Cabbages And Kings”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Girls School” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Mull Of Kintyre”
1978 • 10cc • “Reds In My Bed” [UK] • Reggae-Pop • Bloody Tourists • “Take These Chains”
1978 • Rod Stewart • “Da Ya Think I’m Sexy?” • Disco-Pop • Blondes Have More Fun • “Scarred And Scared”
1980 • The Cars • “Don’t Tell Me No” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Panorama • “Don’t Go To Pieces”
1981 • The Moody Blues • “Talking Out Of Turn” • Prog Rock • Long Distance Voyger • “Veteran Cosmic Rocker”
1990 • AC/DC • “Moneytalks” [UK] • Hard Rock • The Razor’s Edge • “Mistress For Christmas”
1991 • Bryan Adams • “There Will Never Be Another Tonight” • Pop-Rock • Waking Up The Neighbors • “Into The Fire” [Live]

November 11
1957 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Great Balls Of Fire” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “You Win Again”
1965 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “She’s Just My Style” • Pop-Rock • She’s Just My Style • “I Won’t Make That Mistake Again”
1966 • The Small Faces • “My Mind’s Eye” • Britbeat • From The Beginning • “I Can’t Dance With You”
1966 • The Who • “La-La-La-Lies” [UK] • British Rock • The Who Sings My Generation • “The Good’s Gone”
1969 • Elvis Presley • “Don’t Cry Daddy” • Country-Rock • [Single] • “Rubberneckin'”
1970 • Alice Cooper • “I’m Eighteen” • Heavy Metal • Love It To Death • “Is It My Body”
1972 • Bread • “Sweet Surrender” • Soft Rock • Guitar Man • “Make It By Yourself”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Mull Of Kintyre” [UK] • Scottish Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Girls School”
1977 • Supertramp • “Babaji” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Even In The Quietest Moments • “From Now On”
1978 • Elton John • “Part-Time Love” • Pop-Rock • A Single Man • “I Cry At Night”
1978 • Rose Royce • “Love Don’t Live Here Anymore” • Disco • Rose Royce III: Strikes Again! • “Do It, Do It”
1984 • Thompson Twins • “Hold Me Now” • Synth-Pop • Into The Gap • “Let Loving Start”
1991 • Michael Jackson • “Black Or White” • Pop-Soul • Dangerous • “Black Or White” [Instrumental]
1992 • Genesis • “Never A Time” • Prog Rock • We Can’t Dance • “Way Of The World”
1997 • Metallica • “The Memory Remains” • Thrash Metal • Reload • “For Whom the Bell Tolls (Haven’t Heard It Yet Mix)”

November 12
1958 • Ritchie Valens • “Donna” • Rock Ballad • Ritchie Valens • “La Bamba”
1958 • Ritchie Valens • “La Bamba” • Tejano Rock • Ritchie Valens • [B-Side]
1971 • Bob Dylan • “George Jackson” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “George Jackson” [Acoustic]
1971 • America • “A Horse With No Name” • Folk-Rock • America • “Everyone I Meet Is From California”
1975 • The Doobie Brothers • “I Cheat The Hangman” • Pop-Rock • Stampede • “Music Man”
1976 • Queen • “Somebody To Love” • Glam Rock • A Day At The Races • “White Man”
1976 • ABBA • “Dancing Queen” [UK] • Euro-Pop • Arrival • “That’s Me”
1979 • Kenny Rogers • “Coward Of The County” • Country-Pop • Kenny • “I Want To Make You Smile”
1982 • The Pretenders • “Back On The Chain Gang” • Post-Punk • Learning To Crawl • “My City Was Gone”
1982 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “You Got Lucky” [UK] • Album Rock • Long After Dark • “Between Two Worlds”
1986 • Madonna • “Open Your Heart” • Dance-Pop • True Blue • “White Heat”
1987 • Kiss • “Reason To Live” • Hard Rock • Crazy Nights • “Thief In The Night”
2001 • Matchbox Twenty • “Last Beautiful Girl” • Alt. Rock • Mad Season • [None]

November 13
1964 • The Moody Blues • “Go Now!” [UK] • British Beat • The Magnificent Moodies • “It’s Easy Child”
1964 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Wild One” • Soul – Dance • Dance Party • “Dancing Slow”
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Little Red Rooster” [UK] • Blues-Rock • The Rolling Stones Now! • “Off The Hook”
1965 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “You Didn’t Have to Be So Nice” • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “My Gal”
1968 • Tommy Roe • “Dizzy” • Bubblegum Pop • Dizzy • “The You I Need”
1970 • Carpenters • “We’ve Only Just Begun” [UK] • Soft Pop • Close To You • “All Of My Life”
1970 • The Jackson 5 • “I’ll Be There” [UK] • Soul Ballad • Third Album • “One More Chance”
1978 • The Village People • “Y.M.C.A.” • Dance-Disco • Cruisin’ • “The Women”
1981 • The Go-Go’s • “We Got The Beat” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Beauty And The Beat • “Skidmarks On My Heart”
1984 • Foreigner • “I Want To Know What Love Is” • Power Ballad • Agent Provocateur • “Street Thunder (Marathon Theme)”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “Yesterdays” • Hard Rock • Use Your Illusion II • “Yesterdays” [Live]
2011 • The Rolling Stones • “No Spare Parts” • Hard Rock • [Single] • “Before They Make Me Run”
2012 • Blondie • “Practice Makes Perfect” • Dance-Pop • [Single] • [None]

November 14
1960 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “When I Get Paid” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Love Made A Fool Of Me”
1966 • Otis Redding • “Try A Little Tenderness” • Soul • Complete And Unbelievable…The Otis Redding Dictionary Of Soul • “I’m Sick Y’All”
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “If I Could Build My Whole World Around You” • Soul – Pop • United • “If This World Were Mine”
1967 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “If This World Were Mine” • Soul-Pop • United • [B-Side]
1969 • Marvin Gaye • “That’s The Way Love Is” [UK] • Soul • M.P.G. • “Gonna Keep Tryin’ Till I Win Your Love”
1975 • ABBA • “Mamma Mia” [UK] • Euro-Pop • ABBA • “Tropical Loveland”
1975 • Natalie Cole • “Inseparable” • Soul-Jazz • Inseparable • “Joey”
1977 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Girls School” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Mull Of Kintyre”
1980 • Dire Straits • “Romeo And Juliet” [UK] • New Wave/Post-Punk • Making Movies • “Solid Rock”
1980 • Supertramp • “Dreamer” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Paris • “You Started Laughing (When I Held You In My Arms)”
1983 • The Moody Blues • “Sitting At The Wheel” [UK] • Prog Rock • The Present • “Going Nowhere”
1988 • Phil Collins • “Two Hearts” [UK] • Pop Ballad • Buster: The Original Motion Picture Soundtrack[Sndtrk] • “The Robbery” [Anne Dudley]

November 15
1957 • Buddy Holly • “Peggy Sue” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Everyday”
1963 • The Hollies • “Stay” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Stay With The Hollies • “Now’s The Time”
1963 • Dave Clark Five • “Glad All Over” [UK] • Brit Pop • Glad All Over • “I Know You”
1965 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Just Like Me” • Garage Rock • [Single] • “B.F.D.R.F. Blues”
1966 • Elvis Presley • “If Every Day Was Like Christmas” • Holiday Pop • [Single] • “How Would You Like To Be”
1968 • The Iveys • “Maybe Tomorrow” • Baroque Pop • [Single] • “And Her Daddy’s a Millionaire”
1970 • Spirit • “Mr. Skin” • Psychedelic Rock • Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus • “Soldier”
1972 • The Doobie Brothers • “Jesus Is Just Alright” • Pop-Rock • Toulouse Street • “Rockin’ Down The Highway”
1974 • The Doobie Brothers • “Black Water” • Roots Rock • What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits • “Song To See You Through”
1975 • Pink Floyd • “Have A Cigar” • Prog Rock • Wish You Were Here • “Welcome to the Machine”
1975 • 10cc • “Art For Arts Sake” • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You? • “Get It While You Can”
1975 • Eagles • “Take It To The Limit” • Country-Rock • One Of These Nights • “After The Thrill Is Gone”
1976 • George Harrison • “This Song” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Learning How to Love You”
1978 • Kenny Rogers • “The Gambler” • Country-Pop • The Gambler • “Momma’s Waiting”
1982 • John Lennon • “Love” • Pop-Rock • John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band • “Gimme Some Truth”
1982 • Whitesnake • “Here I Go Again” • Arena Rock • Saints & Sinners • “Bloody Luxury”
1990 • Jane’s Addiction • “Been Caught Stealing” • Alt. Funk-Rock • Ritual De Lo Habitual • “Had A Dad”
1992 • Madonna • “Bye Bye Baby” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Rain”
1999 • Bryan Adams • “The Best Of Me” • Pop-Rock • The Best Of Me • “Inside Out” / “How Do You Feel Tonight”