Singles Released This Week (September 18 – 24)

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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).


September 18
1959 • The Drifters • “Dance With Me” • Doo Wop • [Single] • [B-Side}
1959 • The Drifters • “(If You Cry) True Love, True Love” • Doo Wop • [Single] • “Dance With Me”
1964 • The Shangri-Las • “Leader Of The Pack” • Girl Group Pop • [Single] • “What Is Love”
1967 • The Who • “I Can See For Miles” • Psychedelic Rock • The Who Sell Out • “Mary-Anne With The Shaky Hands”
1970 • The Hollies • “Gasoline Alley Bred” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Moving Finger • “Dandelion Wine”
1979 • Chic • “My Forbidden Lover” • Disco • Risqué • “What About Me?”
1979 • Eagles • “Heartache Tonight” • Country-Rock • The Long Run • “Teenage Jail”
1982 • Pat Benatar • “Shadows Of The Night” • Hard Rock • Get Nervous • “The Victim”
1983 • Kiss • “Lick It Up” • Hard Rock • Lick It Up • “Dance All Over Your Face”
1993 • Ace Of Base • “All That She Wants” • Europop • Happy Nation • “Fashion Party”
1993 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Human Wheels” • Roots Rock • Human Wheels • “Human Wheels” [Edit]
2000 • Foo Fighters • “Breakout” • Grunge • There Is Nothing Left To Lose • “Stacked Actors”
2013 • Pearl Jam • “Sirens” • Grunge Rock • Lightning Bolt • [None]

September 19
1966 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “The Great Airplane Strike” • Pop-Rock • The Spirit Of ’67 • “In My Community”
1967 • Gary Puckett And The Union Gap • “Woman, Woman” • Pop-Rock Ballad • Woman, Woman • “Don’t Make Promises”
1967 • The Bee Gees • “Massachusetts” • Pop-Rock • Horizontal • “Barker Of The UFO”
1969 • The Hollies • “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Cos You Like To Love Me”
1972 • America • “Ventura Highway” • Soft Rock • Homecoming • “Saturn Nights”
1980 • The Rolling Stones • “She’s So Cold” • Blues-Rock • Emotional Rescue • “Send It To Me”
1980 • The Police • “Don’t Stand So Close To Me” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Zenyatta Mondatta • “Friends”
1984 • Kiss • “Heaven’s On Fire” • Hard Rock • Animalize • “Lonely Is The Hunter”
1988 • Duran Duran • “I Don’t Want Your Love” [UK] • New Wave Synth-Pop • Big Thing • “I Don’t Want Your Love” [Album Version]

September 20
1957 • Buddy Holly • “Peggy Sue” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Everyday”
1957 • Buddy Holly • “Everyday” • Pop Ballad • Buddy Holly • [B-Side]
1963 • Marvin Gaye • “Can I Get A Witness” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “I’m Crazy ‘Bout My Baby”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations • “I Second That Emotion” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “The Way You Do The Things You Do”
1982 • Tears For Fears • “Mad World” • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Hurting • “Ideas As Opiates”
1985 • Simple Minds • “Alive And Kicking” • New Wave Alt.-Pop • Once Upon A Time • “Up On The Catwalk” [Live Version]
1987 • Whitesnake • “Is This Love” • Power Ballad • Whitesnake • “Bad Boys”

September 21
1959 • The Isley Brothers • “Shout (Part 1)” • Soul-Funk • Shout! • “Shout (Part 2)”
1959 • Percy Faith & His Orchestra • “The Theme From ‘A Summer Place'” • Orchestral Pop • [Single] • “Go-Go-Po-Go”
1964 • Peter & Gordon • “I Don’t Want To See You Again” • Merseybeat • I Don’t Want To See You Again • “I Would Buy You Presents”
1968 • Jimi Hendrix • “All Along The Watchtower” • Psychedelic Rock • Electric Ladyland • “Burning Of The Midnight Lamp”
1971 • Elvis Presley • “It’s Only Love” • Adult Contemporary • [Single] • “The Sound Of Your Cry”
1977 • The Doobie Brothers • “Echoes Of Love” • Pop-Rock • Livin’ On The Fault Line • “There’s A Light”
1978 • Chic • “Le Freak” • Disco • C’est Chic • “Savoir Faire”
1979 • Rupert Holmes • “Escape (The Pina Colada Song)” • Pop-Rock • Partners In Crime • “Drop It”
1985 • Mr. Mister • “Broken Wings” • L. A. New Wave • Welcome To The Real World • “Uniform Of Youth”
1989 • Thompson Twins • “Sugar Daddy” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Big Trash • “Monkey Man”
1992 • R.E.M. • “Drive” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • Automatic For The People • “World Leader Pretend”
1995 • No Doubt • “Just A Girl” • New Wave Alt Pop-Rock • Tragic Kingdom • “Different People”
1995 • Gin Blossoms • “Til I Hear From You” • Power Pop • Empire Records[Sndtrk] • [None]

September 22
1954 • Elvis Presley • “Good Rockin’ Tonight” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “I Don’t Care If The Sun Don’t Shine”
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Ask Me” • Pop-Rock • {Single] • “Ain’t That Loving You Baby”
1964 • Elvis Presley • “Ain’t That Loving You Baby” • Pop-Rock • {Single] • [B-Side]
1965 • The Miracles • “My Girl Has Gone” • Soul – Pop • Going To A Go-Go • “Since You Won My Heart”
1967 • Brenda Holloway • “You’ve Made Me So Very Happy” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “I’ve Got To Find It”
1967 • The Association • “Never My Love” [UK] • Sunshine Pop • Insight Out • “Requiem For The Masses”
1967 • The Moody Blues • “Love And Beauty” [UK] • British Beat • [Single] • “Leave This Man Alone”
1967 • The Hollies • “King Midas in Reverse” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Dear Eloise/King Midas in Reverse • “Everything Is Sunshine”
1967 • Procol Harum • “Homburg” • Baroque Rock • Procol Harum • “Good Captain Clack”
1972 • Dr. Hook & The Medicine Snow • “Carry Me, Carrie” • Country Rock • Sloppy Seconds • “I Call That True Love”
1972 • Albert Hammond • “It Never Rains In Southern California” • Pop-Rock • It Never Rains In Southern California • “Anyone Here in the Audience”
1973 • Elvis Presley • “For Ol’ Times Sake” • Country-Pop • Raised on Rock / For Ol’ Times Sake • [B-Side]
1973 • Elvis Presley • “Raised On Rock” • Pop-Rock • Raised on Rock / For Ol’ Times Sake • “For Ol’ Times Sake”
1975 • The Isley Brothers • “For The Love Of You (Part 1 And 2)” • Soul-Funk • The Heat Is On • “You Walk Your Way”
1980 • The Rolling Stones • “She’s So Cold” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Emotional Rescue • “Send It To Me”
1996 • The Wallflowers • “The Difference” • AA Pop-Rock • Bringing Down The Horse • “I Wish I Felt Nothing / God Don’t Make Lonely Girls” [Live]
1997 • Elton John • “Candle In The Wind 1997” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Something About The Way You Look Tonight”
1997 • The Rolling Stones • “Anybody Seen My Baby?” • Blues-Rock • Bridges To Babylon • “Anybody Seen My Baby?” [Soul Solution Remix Edit]
1997 • Elton John • “Candle In The Wind 1997” [UK] • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Something About The Way You Look Tonight”
1998 • Barenaked Ladies • “One Week” • AA Pop-Rock • Stunt • “When You Dream”
1998 • Madonna • “The Power Of Good-Bye” • Dance-Pop • Ray Of Light • “Mer Girl”

September 23
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?” • Blues-Rock • Flowers • “Who’s Driving Your Plane”
1966 • The Rolling Stones • “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?” [UK] • Blues-Rock • Flowers • “Who’s Driving Your Plane”
1966 • Pinkerton’s Assorted Colours • “Magic Rocking Horse” [UK] • Psychedelic Pop • The Flying Machine • “It Ain’t Right”
1968 • The Monkees • “Porpoise Song” • Pop-Rock • Head • “As We Go Along”
1969 • The Marvelettes • “That’s How Heartaches Are Made” • Soul – Funk • In Full Bloom • “Rainy Morning”
1972 • 10cc • “Donna” • Art Pop-Rock • 10cc • “Hot Rock Sun”
1973 • Jim Croce • “I Got A Name” • Folk-Pop • I Got A Name • “Alabama Rain”
1974 • John Lennon • “Whatever Gets You Through The Night” • Pop-Rock • Walls And Bridges • “Beef Jerky”
1977 • The Commodores • “Brick House” [UK] • Disco Funk • Commodores • “Sweet Love” [Double A-Side]
1977 • The Clash • “Complete Control” [UK] • Punk-Rock • [Single] • “City Of The Dead”
1977 • The Commodores • “Sweet Love” [UK] • Disco Funk • Commodores • “Brick House” [Double A-Side]
1977 • David Bowie • “Heroes” • Glam Rock • Heroes • “V-2 Schneider”
1977 • Linda Ronstadt • “It’s So Easy” • Pop-Rock • Simple Dreams • “Lo Siento Mi Vida”
1986 • Billy Idol • “To Be A Lover” • Hard Rock • Whiplash Smile • “All Summer Single”
1986 • The Pretenders • “Don’t Get Me Wrong” • Post-Punk • Get Close • “Dance!”
1996 • Counting Crows • “Angels Of The Silences” • Alt. Rock • Recovering The Satellites • “Recovering The Satellites”
1997 • Third Eye Blind • “Semi-Charmed Life” [UK] • Post-Grunge • Third Eye Blind • “London” / “Tattoo Of The Sun”

September 24
1957 • Elvis Presley • “Jailhouse Rock” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Jailhouse Rock • “Treat Me Nice”
1957 • Elvis Presley • “Treat Me Nice” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1965 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Everybody Loves A Clown” [UK] • Brit Pop • Everybody Loves A Clown • “Time Stands Still”
1968 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Keep On Lovin’ Me Honey” • Soul – Pop • You’re All I Need • “You Ain’t Livin’ Till You’re Lovin'”
1970 • Smokey Robinson & The Miracles • “The Tears Of A Clown” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “Promise Me”
1978 • Donna Summer • “MacArthur Park” • Disco • Live And More • “Once Upon A Time” [Live]
1982 • Prince • “1999” • Funk-Dance • 1999 • “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore?”
1982 • Peter Gabriel • “Shock The Monkey” [UK] • Prog Rock • Security • “Soft Dog” [Instrumental]
1984 • Julian Lennon • “Too Late For Goodbyes” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Valotte • “Let Me Be”
2007 • Bob Dylan • “Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)” [Mark Ronson Reversion]• Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)” [Original]

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