Singles Released This Week (October 28 – November 3)

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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).


October 28
1963 • The Beach Boys • “In My Room” • Doo Wop Ballad • Surfer Girl • [B-Side]
1963 • The Beach Boys • “Be True To Your School” • Pop-Rock • Little Deuce Coup • “In My Room”
1978 • Billy Joel • “My Life” • Pop-Rock • 52nd Street • “52nd Street”
1984 • Tina Turner • “Private Dancer” • Pop-Soul • Private Dancer • “Nut Bush City Limits”
1993 • 10,000 Maniacs • “Because The Night” • Folk-Rock • MTV Unplugged • “Stockton Gala Days”


October 29
1963 • Dion • “Drip Drop” • Rock ‘n” Roll • [Single] • “No One’s Waiting For Me”
1965 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “Walk Hand In Hand” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “Dreams”
1965 • The Who • “My Generation” [UK] • Britbeat • The Who Sings My Generation • “Shout And Shimmy”
1973 • Grand Funk Railroad • “Walk Like A Man” • Blues-Rock • We’re An American Band • “The Railroad”
1973 • John Lennon • “Mind Games” • Pop-Rock • Mind Games • “Meat City”
1976 • Elton John • “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Blue Moves • “Shoulder Holster”
1979 • Frank Zappa • “Joe’s Garage ” • Art Rock • Joe’s Garage Act I • “Central Scrutinizer”
1982 • Supertramp • “It’s Raining Again” • Prog/Art Rock • …Famous Last Words… • “Bonnie”
1983 • Hall & Oates • “Say It Ain’t So” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock “n” Soul Part 1 • “Did It In A Minute”
1983 • Hall & Oates • “Say It Ain’t So” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock “n” Soul Part 1 • “Kiss On My List”
1984 • Don Henley • “The Boys Of Summer” • Pop-Rock • Building The Perfect Beast • “A Month Of Sundays”
1985 • Rush • “Mystic Rhythms” • Prog/Art Rock • Power Windows • “Emotion Detector”
1985 • Elton John • “Nikita” [UK] • Soft Rock • Ice On Fire • “The Man Who Never Died”
1996 • 311 • “All Mixed Up” • Rap-Rock • 311 • “Hydroponic”


October 30
1957 • Elvis Presley • “(You’re So Square) Baby I Don’t Care” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Jailhouse Rock[EP] • [None]
1965 • Donovan • “Turquoise” [UK][UK] • Folk-Pop • [Single] • “Hey Gyp (Dig the Slowness)”
1968 • Marvin Gaye • “I Heard It Through The Grapevine” • Soul – Pop • In The Groove • “You’re What’s Happening (In The World Today)”
1970 • Gilbert O’Sullivan • “Nothing Rhymed” [UK] • Soft Rock • [Single] • “Everybody Knows”
1972 • John Denver • “Rocky Mountain High” • Country-Pop • Rocky Mountain High • “Spring”
1978 • Blondie • “Hanging On The Telephone” [UK] • Power Pop • Parallel Lines • “Will Anything Happen?”
1981 • Queen & David Bowie • “Under Pressure” [UK] • Glam Rock • Hot Space • “Soul Brother” [Queen]
1981 • The Police • “Every Little Thing She Does Is Magic” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Ghost In The Machine • “Flexible Strategies”
1984 • Bruce Springsteen • “Born In The U.S.A.” • Heartland Rock • Born In The U.S.A. • “Shut Out The Light”
1990 • Madonna • “Justify My Love” • Dance/Trip-Hop • [Single] • “Express Yourself”
1995 • Oasis • “Wonderwall” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • (What’s The Story) Morning Glory • “Round Are Way”
1995 • Madonna • “You’ll See” • Dance-Pop • Something To Remember • “Verás”


October 31
1963 • The Supremes • “When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes” • Soul – Pop • Where Did Our Love Go • “Standing At The Crossroads Of Love”
1963 • The Miracles • “I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying” • Soul • Doin’ Mickey’s Monkey • “Such Is Love, Such Is Life”
1969 • The Beatles • “Come Together” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Abbey Road • “Something” [Double A-Side]
1969 • The Beatles • “Something” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Abbey Road • “Come Together” [Double A-Side]
1969 • The Moody Blues • “Watching And Waiting” • Symphonic Rock • To Our Children’s Children’s Children • “Out And In”
1972 • Elvis Presley • “Always On My Mind” • Adult Contemporary • [Single] • [B-Side]
1972 • Elvis Presley • “Separate Ways” • Adult Contemporary • [Single] • “You Were Always On My Mind”
1975 • 10cc • “I’m Not In Love” • Art Pop-Rock • The Original Soundtrack • “Channel Swimmer”
1975 • Queen • “Bohemian Rhapsody” • Operatic/Prog Rock • A Night At The Opera • “I’m In Love With My Car”
1977 • Cheap Trick • “I Want You To Want Me” • Power Pop • In Color • “Oh Boy” [Instrumental]
1978 • Joe Jackson • “Is She Really Going Out With Him?” [UK] • Post-Punk • Look Sharp! • “(Do The) Instant Mash”
1982 • Hall & Oates • “Maneater” • Blue-Eyed Soul • H20 • “Delayed Reaction”
1983 • Genesis • “Home By The Sea” • Prog Rock • Genesis • “Second Home By The Sea”
1984 • Madonna • “Like A Virgin” • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “Stay”
1988 • The La’s • “There She Goes” [UK] • Power Pop • The La’s • “Come In, Come Out”
1995 • Alanis Morissette • “Hand In My Pocket” • Alt Pop-Rock • Jagged Little Pill • “Right Through You” [Live Acoustic] / “Forgiven” [Live Acoustic]
2006 • U2 & Green Day • “The Saints Are Coming” • Alt. Pop-Rock • U218 Singles • “The Saints Are Coming” [Live]
2009 • Pearl Jam • “Just Breathe” • Grunge Rock • Backspacer • “Got Some”


November 01
1960 • Elvis Presley • “Are You Lonesome Tonight?” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “I Gotta Know”
1960 • Elvis Presley • “I Gotta Know” • Doo-Wop Ballad • [Single] • [B-Side]
1963 • Freddie & The Dreamers • “You Were Made For Me” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Sing-Along Party • “Send A Letter To Me”
1963 • The Rolling Stones • “I Wanna Be Your Man” [UK] • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • “Stoned”
1965 • Aretha Franklin • “You Made Me Love You” • Soul • Soul Sister • “There Is No Greater Love”
1974 • Supertramp • “Dreamer” [UK] • Prog/Art Rock • Crime Of The Century • “Bloody Well Right”
1976 • Elton John • “Sorry Seems To Be The Hardest Word” • Pop-Rock • Blue Moves • “Shoulder Holster”
1976 • Kiss • “Hard Luck Woman” • Rock Ballad • Rock And Roll Over • “Mr. Speed”
1977 • Billy Joel • “Movin’ Out (Anthony’s Song)” • Pop-Rock • The Stranger • “Everybody Has A Dream”
1980 • Boz Scaggs • “Miss Sun” • Pop-Rock • Hits! • “Simone”
1982 • Duran Duran • “Rio” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Rio • “The Chauffeur (Blue Silver)”
1983 • The Rolling Stones • “Undercover Of The Night” • Blues-Rock • Undercover • “All The Way Down”
1985 • Sting • “Russians” • Pop-Rock • The Dream Of The Blue Turtles • “Gabriel’s Message”
1985 • Survivor • “Burning Heart” • Album Rock • Rocky IV (Sndtrk) • “Feels Like Love”
1992 • Ace Of Base • “All That She Wants” [UK] • Europop/Reggae • Happy Nation • “Fashion Party”
1993 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Creep” • Arena Rock • Core • “Crackerman” / “Where the River Goes”


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”
1981 • Tears For Fears • “Suffer The Children” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • [Single] • “Wino”
1981 • The Beach Boys • “Come Go With Me” • Doo Wop • M.I.U. Album • “Don’t Go Near The Water”
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 • The Supremes • “Your Wonderful, Sweet Sweet Love” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Floy Joy • “Love It Came To Me This Time”
1972 • America • “Ventura Highway” [UK] • Soft Rock • Homecoming • “Saturn Nights”
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]