Singles Released This Week (October 5 – 11)

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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 05
1962 • The Beatles • “Love Me Do” [UK] • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • “P.S. I Love You”
1962 • The Beatles • “P.S. I Love You” [UK] • Brit Beat • Please Please Me • [B-Side]
1973 • The Who • “5:15” [UK] • Hard Rock • Quadrophenia • “Water”
1976 • The Doobie Brothers • “It Keeps You Runnin'” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Takin’ It To The Streets • “Turn It Loose”
1979 • Queen • “Crazy Little Thing Called Love” • Rockabilly • The Game • “We Will Rock You” [Live]
1979 • The Cars • “Double Life” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Candy-O • “Got A Lot On My Head”
1979 • Kool & the Gang • “Ladies’ Night” • Disco-Funk • Ladies’ Night • “Too Hot”
1981 • U2 • “Gloria” • Alt. Pop-Rock • October • “I Will Follow” [Live]
1982 • The Time • “Gigolos Get Lonely Too” • Soul-Funk • What Time Is It? • “I Don’t Wanna Leave You”
1983 • Michael Jackson • “P.Y.T. (Pretty Young Thing)” • Dance-Pop • Thriller • “Working Day And Night” [The Jacksons]
1985 • Phil Collins And Marilyn Martin • “Separate Lives (Love Theme From White Nights)” • Pop Duet Ballad • White Nights[Sndtrk] • “I Don’t Want To Know” [Phil Collins]
1987 • Sammy Hagar • “Eagles Fly” • Hard Rock • I Never Said Goodbye • “Hands And Knees”
1987 • Michael Jackson • “Smooth Criminal” • Dance-Pop • Bad • “Smooth Criminal” [Instrumental]
1991 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Get A Leg Up” • Roots Rock • Whenever We Wanted • “Whenever We Wanted”
1992 • The Cure • “A Letter To Elise” • Pop-Rock • Wish • “The Big Hand”
1992 • Spin Doctors • “Little Miss Can’t Be Wrong” • Alt Pop-Rock • Pocket Full of Kryptonite • “What Time Is It?” / “Freeway Of Plains” [Live]
1996 • The Cardigans • “Lovefool” • Pop-Rock • First Band On The Moon • “Nasty Sunny Beam”

October 06
1956 • Elvis Presley • “Love Me Tender” • Soft Ballad • Elvis • “Anyway You Want Me (That’s How I Will Be)”
1956 • Elvis Presley • “Anyway You Want Me (That’s How I Will Be)” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1961 • Mary Wells • “Strange Love” • Soul – Pop • The One Who Really Loves You • “Come To Me”
1965 • The Yardbirds • “I’m A Man” • Blues Rock • Having A Rave Up • “Still I’m Sad”
1965 • The Supremes • “I Hear A Symphony” • Soul – Pop • I Hear A Symphony • “Who Could Ever Doubt My Love”
1966 • Martha & The Vandellas • “I’m Ready For Love” • Soul – Dance • Watchout! • “He Doesn’t Love Her Anymore”
1966 • The Seekers • “Georgy Girl” [UK] • Folk-Pop • Come The Day • “The Last Thing On My Mind”
1967 • Episode Six • “I Can See Through You” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • [Single] • “When I Fall In Love”
1969 • The Beatles • “Come Together” • Pop-Rock • Abbey Road • “Something” [Double A-Side]
1969 • The Beatles • “Something” • Pop-Rock • Abbey Road • “Come Together” [Double A-Side]
1970 • Elvis Presley • “You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me” • Pop Ballad • That’s The Way It Is • “Patch It Up”
1977 • Aerosmith • “Draw The Line” • Hard Rock • Draw The Line • “Bright Light Fright”
1978 • Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers • “Listen To Her Heart” [UK] • Album Rock • You’re Gonna Get It! • “I Don’t Know What to Say to You”
1978 • The Moody Blues • “Driftwood” • Prog Rock • Octave • “I’m Your Man”
1981 • Journey • “Don’t Stop Believin'” • Power Ballad • Escape • “Natural Thing”
1982 • Madonna • “Everybody” • Dance-Pop • Madonna • “Everybody” [Instrumental Version]
1986 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Hip To Be Square” • Pop-Rock • Fore! • “Some Of My Lies Are True” [Remix]
1992 • Elton John • “The Last Song” • Pop-Rock • The One • “The Man Who Never Died” [Remix]
1996 • Matchbox Twenty • “Back 2 Good” • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • [None]
1998 • Eagle-Eye Cherry • “Save Tonight” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Desireless • “Conversation”
2003 • Blondie • “Good Boys” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Curse Of Blondie • [None]

October 07
1963 • Freddie & The Dreamers • “I’m Telling You Now” • Merseybeat • [Single] • “What Have I Done to You?”
1964 • The Beefeaters • “Please Let Me Love You” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Don’t Be Long”
1966 • The Hollies • “Stop Stop Stop” • Pop-Rock • Stop! Stop! Stop! • “It’s You”
1966 • The Moody Blues • “Boulevard De La Madelaine” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “This Is My House (But Nobody Calls)”
1966 • The Hollies • “Stop Stop Stop” [UK] • Pop-Rock • For Certain Because • “It’s You”
1966 • The Four Tops • “Reach Out, I’ll Be There” [UK] • Soul-Gospel • [Single] • “Until You Love Someone”
1969 • Bob Dylan • “Tonight I’ll Be Staying Here With You” • Folk-Rock • Nashville Skyline • “Country Pie”
1969 • The Jackson 5 • “I Want You Back” • Soul – Pop • Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 • “Who’s Lovin’ You”
1971 • Hot Tuna • “Been So Long” • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Candy Man”
1971 • Michael Jackson • “Got To Be There” • Soul – Pop • Got To Be There • “Maria (You Were the Only One)”
1977 • Queen • “We Are The Champions” • Arena Rock • News Of The World • “We Will Rock You”
2006 • Pearl Jam • “Gone” • Grunge Rock • Pearl Jam • “Come Back” [Live] / “Gone” [Live]

October 08
1963 • Sam Cooke • “Little Red Rooster” • Soul • Night Beat • “You Gotta Move”
1971 • Focus • “Hocus Pocus” [UK] • Prog. Rock • Moving Waves • “Janis”
1980 • Irene Cara • “Out Here On My Own” [UK] • Pop Balad • Fame[Sndtrk] • “Fame” [Full Orchestration]
1982 • Hall & Oates • “Maneater” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • H20 • “Delayed Reaction”
1982 • Thompson Twins • “Lies” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Quick Step & Side Kick • “Beach Culture”
1983 • Yes • “Owner Of A Lonely Heart” • Dance-Rock • 90125 • “Our Song”
1988 • The Proclaimers • “I’m Gonna Be (500 Miles)” [UK] • Folk-Pop • Sunshine On Leith • “Better Days”
1996 • Matchbox Twenty • “Long Day” • Alt. Rock • Yourself Or Someone Like You • [None]
2002 • Nirvana • “You Know You’re Right” • Grunge • Nirvana • [None]
2002 • Pearl Jam • “I Am Mine” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Down”

October 09
1964 • Jan & Dean • “Sidewalk Surfin'” • Surf Pop • Ride The Wild Surf • “When It’s Over”
1967 • The Yardbirds • “Ten Little Indians” • Pychedelic Rock • [Single] • “Drinking Muddy Water”
1981 • Prince • “Controversy” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Controversy • “When You Were Mine”
1984 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Walking On A Thin Line” • Pop-Rock • Sports • “The Only One”
2000 • U2 • “Beautiful Day” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Summer Rain” / “Always”

October 10
1966 • The Beach Boys • “Good Vibrations” • Psychedelic Pop • [Single} • “Let’s Go Away For Awhile”
1972 • The Hollies • “Long Dark Road” • Pop-Rock • Distant Light • “Indian Girl”
1978 • The Cars • “My Best Friend’s Girl” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Cars • “Don’t Cha Stop”
1980 • The Cars • “Touch And Go” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Panorama • “Down Boys”
1980 • Manfred Mann’s Earth Band • “For You” • Art Rock • Chance • “A Fool I Am”
1988 • The Moody Blues • “No More Lies” • Prog Rock • Sur La Mer • “River Of Endless Love”
2012 • Blondie • “Dead Air” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • [None]
2012 • Blondie • “Bride Of Infinity” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • [None]
2012 • Blondie • “Rock On” • Dance-Pop • [Web Download Single] • [None]

October 11
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Heat Wave” [UK] • Soul – Dance • Heat Wave • “A Love Like Yours (Don’t Come Knockin’ Every Day)”
1968 • Bonzo Dog Band • “I’m The Urban Spaceman” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • Urban Spaceman • “Canyons Of Your Mind”
1971 • John Lennon • “Imagine” • Soft Pop • Imagine • “It’s So Hard”
1971 • Nilsson • “Without You” • Power Ballad • Nilsson Schmilsson • “Gotta Get Up”
1974 • Queen • “Killer Queen” [UK] • Glam Rock • Sheer Heart Attack • “Flick Of The Wrist”
1980 • Kool & The Gang • “Celebration” • Disco-Funk • Celebrate! • “Morning Star”
1985 • Thompson Twins • “King For A Day” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Here’s To Future Days • “Rollunder”
1992 • Madonna • “Erotica” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Erotica” [Instrumental]
2012 • The Rolling Stones • “Doom And Gloom” • Blues-Rock • GRRR! • [None]