Singles Released This Week (March 11 -17)

Singles Released This Week (March 11 -17)

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).


March 11
1962 • Melvin Gayle • “Khrushchev Twist” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “You’re In Love”
1963 • The Miracles • “A Love She Can Count On” • Soul – Pop • [Single] • “I Can Take A Hint”
1970 • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young • “Woodstock” • Folk-Rock • Déjà Vu • “Helpless”
1970 • The Beatles • “Let It Be” • Pop-Rock • Let It Be • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)”
1970 • Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young • “Helpless” • Folk-Rock • Déjà Vu • [B-Side]
1974 • The Hollies • “The Air That I Breathe” • Pop-Rock • The Hollies • “No More Riders”
1980 • Lipps, Inc. • “Funkytown” • Disco Funk • Mouth To Mouth • “All Night Dancing”
1988 • The Beatles • “You Know My Name (Look Up The Number)” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • [B-Side]
2001 • The Go-Go’s • “Unforegiven” • New Wave Pop-Rock • God Bless The Go-Go’s • “King Of Confusion” / “Vacation” [Live]


March 12
1959 • Dion & The Belmonts • “A Teenager In Love” • Doo-Wop • Presenting Dion & The Belmonts • “I’ve Cried Before”
1965 • Donovan • “Catch The Wind” [UK] • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Why Do You Treat Me Like You Do?”
1965 • Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs • “Wooly Bully” • Garage Rock • Wooly Bully • “Ain’t Gonna Move”
1965 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “I’ll Be There” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “Baby You’re So Good to Me”
1971 • John Lennon • “Power To The People” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Touch Me”
1976 • 10cc • “I’m Mandy Fly Me” [UK] • Art Pop-Rock • How Dare You! • “How Dare You”
1976 • Elvis Presley • “Hurt” • Pop Ballad • From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee • “For The Heart”
1976 • Elvis Presley • “For The Heart” • Country-Rock • From Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee • [B-Side]
1976 • Eagles • “Hotel California” • Soft Rock • Hotel California • “Pretty Maids All In A Row”
1978 • Robert Gordon • “Fire” • Rockabilly • Fresh Fish Special • “If This Is Wrong”
1982 • Elton John • “Empty Garden (Hey Hey Johnny)” • Pop-Rock • Jump Up! • “Take Me Down To The Ocean”
1994 • Pink Floyd • “Keep Talking” • Prog Rock • The Division Bell • “One Of These Days” [Live]
2007 • Rush • “Far Cry” • Prog/Art Rock • Snakes & Arrows • “Far Cry” [Album Version]


March 13
1964 • Mary Wells • “My Guy” • Soul – Pop • Mary Wells Sings My Guy • “Oh Little Boy (What Did You Do To Me)”
1965 • The Rolling Stones • “The Last Time” • Country-Rock • Out Of Our Heads • “Play With Fire”
1967 • The Byrds • “Renaissance Fair” • Folk-Rock • Younger Than Yesterday • [B-Side]
1967 • The Byrds • “My Back Pages” • Folk-Rock • Younger Than Yesterday • “Renaissance Fair”
1970 • Diana Ross & With The Supremes And The Temptations • “Why (Must We Fall In Love)” [UK] • Soul-Pop • Diana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations • “Uptight (Everything’s Alright)”
1974 • The Doobie Brothers • “Another Park, Another Sunday” • Pop-Rock • What Were Once Vices Are Now Habits • “Black Water”
1981 • John Lennon • “Watching The Wheels” • Pop-Rock • Double Fantasy • “Yes, I’m Your Angel” [Yoko Ono]
1984 • The Cars • “You Might Think” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Heartbreak City • “Heartbeat City”
1989 • Guns N’ Roses • “Paradise City” [UK] • Hard Rock • Appetite For Destruction • “Used To Love Her”


March 14
1963 • Gerry & The Pacemakers • “How Do You Do It?” [UK] • Merseybeat • [Single] • “Away From You”
1966 • The Byrds • “Eight Miles High” • Psychedelic Rock • Fifth Dimension • “Why”
1966 • Percy Sledge • “When A Man Loves A Woman” • Soul • When A Man Loves A Woman • “Love Like You Mean It”
1966 • The Byrds • “Why?” • Raga Rock • Fifth Dimension • [B-Side]
1975 • Nazareth • “Hair Of The Dog” [UK] • Hard Rock • Hair Of The Dog • “Too Bad, Too Sad”
1975 • Carpenters • “Only Yesterday” • Easy Listening • Horizon • “Happy”
1980 • The Jam • “Going Underground” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • [Single] • “Dreams Of Children”
1983 • David Bowie • “Let’s Dance” • Glam Rock • Let’s Dance • “Cat People (Putting Out Fire)”
1990 • Heart • “All I Wanna Do Is Make Love To You” • Adult Contemporary • Brigade • “Call Of The Wild”
1995 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Dancing Days” • Arena Rock • Encomium: A Tribute To Led Zeppelin • [None]
2005 • Green Day • “Holiday” [UK] • Punk Rock • American Idiot • “Minority” [Live]
2006 • Pearl Jam • “World Wide Suicide” • Grunge Rock • Pearl Jam • “Life Wasted”


March 15
1957 • Jerry Lee Lewis • “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On” • Rockabilly • [Single] • “It’ll Be Me”
1965 • Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Count Me In” • Pop-Rock • A Session With Gary Lewis & The Playboys • “Little Miss Go-Go”
1968 • The Beatles • “Lady Madonna” • R&B Pop • [Single] • “The Inner Light”
1977 • Marvin Gaye • “Got To Give It Up (Pt. I)” • Soul • [Single] • “Got To Give It Up (Pt. II)”
1984 • John Lennon • “I’m Stepping Out” • Pop-Rock • Milk & Honey • “Sleepless Night” [Yoko Ono]
1989 • Natalie Cole • “Miss You Like Crazy” • Pop Ballad • Good To Be Back • “Good To Be Back”


March 16
1962 • The Temptations • “(You’re My) Dream Come True” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Isn’t She Pretty”
1964 • The Beatles • “Can’t Buy Me Love” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • “You Can’t Do That”
1964 • The Beatles • “You Can’t Do That” • Brit Beat • A Hard Day’s Night • [B-Side]
1971 • The Jackson 5 • “Never Can Say Goodbye” • Soul – Pop • Maybe Tomorrow • “She’s Good”
1979 • Paul McCartney & Wings • “Goodnight Tonight” • Disco-Pop • [Single] • “Daytime Nighttime Suffering”
1988 • Tina Turner • “Nutbush City Limits” • Pop-Rock • Tina Live In Europe • “Overnight Sensation” [Live]
1993 • Madonna • “Bad Girl” • Dance-Pop • Erotica • “Fever”


March 17
1964 • Aretha Franklin • “Unforgettable” • Soul Ballad • Unforgettable: A Tribute To Dinah Washington • “Evil Gal Blues”
1964 • Paul Revere & The Raiders • “Louie, Go Home” • Pop-Rock • Midnight Ride • “Have Love, Will Travel”
1967 • Jimi Hendrix • “Purple Haze” [UK] • Psychedelic Rock • Are You Experienced? • “51st Anniversary”
1974 • Ringo Starr • “Back Off Boogaloo” • Pop-Rock • Goodnight Vienna • “Blindman”
1976 • The Doobie Brothers • “Takin’ It To The Streets” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Takin’ It To The Streets • “For Someone Special”
1979 • The Jam • “Strange Town” [UK] • Punk/Mod Revival • Snap! • “The Butterfly Collector”
1987 • The Psychedelic Furs • “Heartbreak Beat” • Post-Punk Pop • Midnight To Midnight • “New Dream”
1997 • Madonna • “Another Suitcase In Another Hall” [UK] • Broadway Pop • Evita • “Don’t Cry For Me Argentina”

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