Singles Released This Week (February 18 – 24)

Singles Released This Week (February 18 – 24)

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).


February 18
1966 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Let Go” • Pop-Rock • The Hollies (Beat Group!) • “I’ve Got A Way Of My Own”
1966 • Donovan • “Josie” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Fairytale • “Little Tin Soldier”
1966 • The Hollies • “I Can’t Let Go” [UK] • Pop-Rock • The Hollies (Beat Group!) • “Running Through The Night”
1966 • The Byrds • “It Won’t Be Wrong” [UK] • Folk-Rock • Turn, Turn, Turn • [B-Side]
1970 • Rare Earth • “Get Ready” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Get Ready • “Magic Key”
1972 • Johnny Nash • “Stir It Up” [UK] • Reggae Pop • I Can See Clearly Now • “Ooh Baby You’ve Been Good To Me”
1972 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Wild Life • “Give Ireland Back To The Irish” [Instrumental]
1972 • Gilbert O’Sullivan • “Alone Again (Naturally)” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Save It”
1974 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Jet” • Power Pop • Band On The Run • “Let Me Roll It”
1974 • Kiss • “Nothin’ To Lose” • Hard Rock • Kiss • “Love Theme From KISS”
1976 • George Harrison • “True Love” • Pop-Rock • Thirty-Three & 1/3 • “Pure Smokey”
1984 • Hall & Oates • “Adult Education” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock “n” Soul Part 1 • “I Can’t Go for That (No Can Do)”
1984 • Hall & Oates • “Adult Education” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Rock ‘N’ Soul Part 1 • “Maneater”
1985 • Julian Lennon • “Say You’re Wrong” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Valotte • “Big Mama”
1987 • Prince • “Sign ‘O’ The Times” • Soul-Funk • Sign ‘O’ The Times • “La, La, La, He, He, Hee”
1992 • Guns N’ Roses • “November Rain” [UK] • Power Ballad • Use Your Illusion I • “Sweet Child O’ Mine”
2003 • Pearl Jam • “Love Boat Captain” • Grunge Rock • Riot Act • “Love Boat Captain” [Live] / “Other Side”
2004 • 311 • “Love Song” • Alt. Pop-Rock • 50 First Dates[Sndtrk] • “Love Song” [Alternate Mix]


February 19
1966 • The Lovin’ Spoonful • “Daydream” • Folk-Rock • Daydream • “Night Owl Blues”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” [UK] • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1973 • Tony Orlando & Dawn • “Tie A Yellow Ribbon Round The Old Oak Tree” • Sunshine Pop • [Single] • “I Can’t Believe How Much I Love You”
1982 • Stevie Wonder • “Do I Do” • Pop-R&B • Original Musiquarium • “Rocket Love”
1990 • Tears For Fears • “Advice For The Young At Heart” • New Wave Synth-Pop • The Seeds Of Love • “Johnny Panic And The Bible Of Dreams”
1991 • R.E.M. • “Losing My Religion” • Alt. Pop-Rock • Out Of Time • “Rotary Eleven”
1998 • Van Halen • “Without You” • Arena Rock • Van Halen III • “Without You” [Album Version]
2008 • Steve Winwood • “Dirty City” • Album Rock • Nine Lives • “Dirty City” [Album Version]


February 20
1964 • Marvin Gaye • “You’re A Wonderful One” • Soul-Pop • Marvin Gaye • “When I’m Alone I Cry”
1969 • Diana Ross & The Supremes And The Temptations • “I’ll Try Something New” • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “The Way You Do the Things You Do”
1970 • John Lennon • “Instant Karma! (We All Shine On)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Who Has Seen The Wind?” [Yoko Ono]
1976 • Genesis • “Entangled” • Prog Rock • A Trick Of The Tail • “A Trick Of The Tail”
1979 • The Cars • “Good Times Roll” • New Wave Pop-Rock • The Cars • “All Mixed Up”
1981 • Rick James • “Give It To Me Baby” • Funk • Street Songs • “Don’t Give Up on Love”
1985 • Simple Minds • “Don’t You (Forget About Me) ” • New Wave Alt.-Pop • The Breakfast Club [Sndtrk] • “A Brass Band in African Chimes”
1989 • Paula Abdul • “Forever Your Girl” • Dance-Pop • Forever Your Girl • “Next To You”
1995 • Elton John • “Believe” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “The One” [Live]
1996 • Céline Dion • “Because You Loved Me” • Pop Ballad • Falling Into You • “I Don’t Know”
2000 • U2 • “Walk On” • Alt. Pop-Rock • All That You Can’t Leave Behind • “Walk On” [Album Version]


February 21
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Not Fade Away” [UK] • Rock n Roll • England’s Newest Hit Makers • “Little By Little”
1966 • The Rascals • “Good Lovin'” • Blue-Eyed Soul • The Young Rascals • “Mustang Sally”
1969 • Neil Young • “The Loner” • Folk-Rock • Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere • “Sugar Mountain”
1970 • Edison Lighthouse • “Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Every Lonely Day”
1972 • Led Zeppelin • “Four Sticks” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • [B-Side]
1972 • Led Zeppelin • “Rock And Roll” • Hard Rock • Led Zeppelin IV • “Four Sticks”
1975 • David Bowie • “Young Americans” • Glam Rock • Young Americans • “Knock On Wood”
1977 • Aerosmith • “Kings And Queens” • Hard Rock • Draw The Line • “Critical Mass”
1984 • The Go-Go’s • “Head Over Heels” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Talk Show • “Good For Game”
1985 • Glenn Frey • “Sexy Girl” • Pop-Rock • The Allnighter • “Better In The U.S.A.”
1989 • Cher & Peter Cetera • “After All” • Pop-Rock • Heart Of Stone • “Dangerous Times”
2000 • The Smashing Pumpkins • “Stand Inside Your Love” • Hard Rock • Machina/The Machines Of God • “Speed Kills”
2002 • U2 • “Electrical Storm” [UK] • Alt. Pop-Rock • [Single] • “New York”


February 22
1955 • The Cardinals • “The Door Is Still Open To My Heart” • Doo-Wop • The Doo-Wop Box, Vol. 2 • “Misirlou”
1960 • The Miracles • “Way Over There” • Soul/Doo_wop • Hi, We’re The Miracles • “(You Can) Depend On Me”
1963 • Martha & The Vandellas • “Come And Get These Memories” • Soul – Dance • Come And Get These Memories • “Jealous Lover”
1966 • Nancy Sinatra • “These Boots Are Made For Walkin'” • Pop-Rock • Boots • “The City Never Sleeps At Night”
1971 • Paul McCartney • “Another Day” • Pop Ballad • [Single] • “Oh Woman, Oh Why”
1977 • Kiss • “Rocket Ride” • Hard Rock • Alive II • “Tomorrow and Tonight”
1982 • John (Cougar) Mellencamp • “Hurts So Good” • Roots Rock • American Fool • “Close Enough”
1993 • Madonna • “Bad Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Erotica”


February 23
1957 • Fats Domino • “I’m Walkin'” • Rock ‘n’ Roll • Here Stands Fats Domino • “I’m In The Mood For Love”
1971 • Elvis Presley • “Where Did They Go, Lord” • Gospel-Pop • [Single] • “Rags To Riches”
1973 • Bruce Springsteen • “Blinded By The Light” • Heartland Rock • Greetings From Asbury Park, New Jersey • “The Angel”
1979 • The Clash • “English Civil War” [UK] • Punk-Rock • Give ‘Em Enough Rope • “Pressure Drop”
1979 • George Harrison • “Blow Away” [UK] • Pop-Rock • George Harrison • “Soft Touch”
1980 • Blondie • “Atomic” [UK] • New Wave Pop-Rock • Eat To The Beat • “Die Young, Stay Pretty”
1985 • Madonna • “Material Girl” [UK] • Dance-Pop • Like A Virgin • “Pretender”
1987 • Freddie Mercury • “The Great Pretender” • Glam-Pop • [Single] • “Exercises In Free Love”
1993 • Aerosmith • “Livin’ On The Edge” • Hard Rock • Get A Grip • “Don’t Stop” / “Can’t Stop Messin'”
1998 • Genesis • “Not About Us” • Prog Rock • Calling All Stations • “Turn It On Again” [Live]
1998 • Madonna • “Frozen” • Dance-Pop • Ray Of Light • “Shanti/Ashtangi”
1999 • Elton John & Leann Rimes • “Written In The Stars” • Country-Pop • Elton John and Tim Rice’s Aida • [Multiple]
1999 • Barenaked Ladies • “It’s All Been Done” • Power Pop • Stunt • “One Week”
2007 • Pearl Jam • “Love, Reign O’er Me” • Alt Rock/Symphonic Rock • [Digital Download] • [None]


February 24
1967 • The Turtles • “Happy Together” [UK] • Pop-Rock • Happy Together • “We’ll Meet Again”
1967 • The Supremes • “Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone” [UK] • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “There’s No Stopping Us Now”
1970 • The Jackson 5 • “ABC” • Soul-Pop • ABC • “The Young Folks”
1975 • Elton John • “Philadelphia Freedom” • Pop-Rock • Elton John’s Greatest Hits Volume II • “I Saw Her Standing There”
1978 • The Jam • “News Of The World” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Aunties And Uncles (Impossible Youth)” / “Innocent Man”
1996 • The Wallflowers • “One Headlight” • AA Pop-Rock • Bringing Down The Horse • “6th Avenue Heartache” / “Angel On My Bike”
1998 • Alanis Morissette • “Uninvited” • Alt Pop-Rock • City Of Angels: Music From The Motion Picture • “” [None]
1998 • Fastball • “The Way” • Alt Pop-Rock • All The Pain Money Can Buy • “Are You Ready For The Fallout?”
2006 • Jack Johnson • “Upside Down” • AA Folk-Rock • Sing-Alongs And Lullabies For The Film Curious George[Sndtrk] • “Breakdown”

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