Singles Released This Week (September 24 – 30)

Singles Released This Week (September 24 – 30)

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).


September 24
1957 • Elvis Presley • “Treat Me Nice” • Rock n Roll • [Single] • [B-Side]
1957 • Elvis Presley • “Jailhouse Rock” • Rock n Roll • Jailhouse Rock • “Treat Me Nice”
1967 • The Rolling Stones • “Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?” • Blues-Rock • Flowers • “Who’s Driving Your Plane”
1968 • Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell • “Keep On Lovin’ Me Honey” • Soul – Motown • 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]
1983 • Prince • “1999” • Funk-Dance • 1999 • “How Come U Don’t Call Me Anymore?”
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)” [Remix] • Folk-Rock • [Single] • “Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I’ll Go Mine)” [Original]


September 25
1965 • The Rolling Stones • “Get Off My Cloud” • Rock n Roll • December’s Children (And Everybody’s) • “I’m Free”
1965 • Fontella Bass • “Rescue Me” • Soul • [Single] • “The Soul Of A Man”
1972 • Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway • “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'” • Pop-Soul • Roberta Flack & Donny Hathaway • “Be Real Black For Me”
1979 • The Cars • “It’s All I Can Do” • New Wave Pop-Rock • Candy-O • “Got a Lot on My Head”
1981 • Hall & Oates • “Private Eyes” [UK] • Blue-Eyed Soul • Private Eyes • “Tell Me What You Want”
1981 • Diana Ross • “Why Do Fools Fall In Love” • Soul-Pop • Why Do Fools Fall In Love • “Think I’m In Love”
1989 • Belinda Carlisle • “Leave A Light On” • Pop-Rock • Runaway Horses • “Shades Of Michaelangelo”


September 26
1962 • The Temptations • “Paradise” • Soul – Motown • [Single] • “Slow Down Heart”
1964 • The Rolling Stones • “Time Is On My Side” • Blues-Rock • 12 X 5 • “Congratulations”
1966 • Aretha Franklin • “Cry Like A Baby” • Soul • Soul Sister • “Swanee”
1967 • Elvis Presley • “You Don’t Know Me” • Country-Pop • Clambake • [B-Side]
1967 • Elvis Presley • “Big Boss Man” • Blues-Rock • Clambake • “You Don’t Know Me”
1967 • The Temptations • “(Loneliness Made Me Realize) It’s You That I Need” • Soul – Motown • [Single] • “Don’t Send Me Away”
1969 • The Byrds • “Wasn’t Born To Follow” • Folk-Rock • The Notorious Byrd Brothers • “Child Of The Universe”
1969 • Bread • “It Don’t Matter To Me” • Soft Rock • Bread • “Call On Me”
1969 • The Hollies • “He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Cos You Like To Love Me”
1977 • Billy Joel • “Just The Way You Are” • Soft Rock • The Stranger • “Get It Right The First Time”
1984 • Prince & The Revolution • “Purple Rain” • Soul-Pop-Gospel • Purple Rain • “God”
1986 • Boston • “Amanda” • Arena Rock • Third Stage • “My Destination”
1994 • The Rolling Stones • “You Got Me Rocking” • Blues-Rock • Voodoo Lounge • “Jump On Top Of Me”


September 27
1963 • Cilla Black • “Love Of The Loved” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Shy Of Love”
1963 • Chad & Jeremy • “Yesterday’s Gone” [UK] • Folk-Pop • Yesterday’s Gone • “Lemon Tree”
1968 • The Hollies • “Listen To Me” [UK] • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Do The Best You Can”
1968 • The Hollies • “Listen To Me” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “Do The Best You Can”
1974 • Elvis Presley • “It’s Midnight” • Adult Contemporary • [Single] • [B-Side]
1978 • Dr. Hook • “Sharing the Night Together” • Pop-Rock • [Single] • “You Make My Pants Want to Get Up and Dance”
1980 • Hall & Oates • “You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin'” • Blue-Eyed Soul • Voices • “Diddy Doo Wop (I Hear the Voices)”
1988 • Huey Lewis & The News • “Small World” • Pop-Rock • Small World • “Small World (Part One & Two)”
1989 • Billy Joel • “We Didn’t Start The Fire” • Pop-Rock • Storm Front • “House Of Blue Light”
1994 • Madonna • “Secret” • Dance-Pop • Bedtime Stories • “Let Down Your Guard”
1997 • Everclear • “I Will Buy You A New Life” • Grunge Rock • So Much For The Afterglow • “Like A California King”
2004 • R.E.M. • “Leaving New York” [UK] • Alt. Rock • Around The Sun • “(Don’t Go Back To) Rockville [Live]”


September 28
1959 • Brenda Lee • “Sweet Nothin’s” • Teen Pop • Brenda Lee • “Weep No More My Baby”
1972 • The Temptations • “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone” • Soul – Funk • All Directions • “Papa Was A Rollin’ Stone” [Instrumental]
1981 • The Kinks • “Destroyer” • British Rock • Give The People What They Want • “Back To Front”
1981 • The Human League • “Open Your Heart” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Dare • “Non-Stop”
1996 • LeAnn Rimes • “Unchained Melody” • Country Pop • [Single] • [B-Side]


September 29
1967 • Procol Harum • “Homburg” [UK] • Baroque Rock • Procol Harum • “Good Captain Clack”
1975 • Elton John • “Island Girl” • Pop-Caribbean • Rock Of The Westies • “Sugar On The Floor”
1981 • Kenny Rogers • “Lady” • Country-Pop • [Single] • “Sweet Music Man”
1983 • Billy Joel • “Uptown Girl” • Pop-Rock • An Innocent Man • “Careless Talk”
1986 • Madonna • “True Blue” [Extended Dance Version] [UK] • Dance-Pop • [Single] • “Holiday” [Full Length Version]
1993 • Stone Temple Pilots • “Wicked Garden” • Grunge Rock • Core • N/A
2003 • Fountains Of Wayne • “Stacy’s Mom” • Power Pop • Welcome Interstate Managers • “Trains and Boats and Planes”


September 30
1964 • Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston • “What Good Am I Without You” • Soul • Take Two • “I Want You ‘Round”
1965 • The Temptations • “My Baby” • Soul-Pop • Temptin’ Temptations • “Don’t Look Back”
1965 • The Temptations • “Don’t Look Back” • Soul-Pop • Temptin’ Temptations • [B-Side]
1968 • Diana Ross & The Supremes • “Love Child” • Soul-Pop • [Single] • “Will This Be The Day”
1971 • Isaac Hayes • “Theme From Shaft” • Soul • Shaft [Sndtrk] • “Café Regio’s”
1975 • Elvis Presley • “Pieces Of My Life” • Pop Ballad • Today • [B-Side]
1975 • Elvis Presley • “Bringing It Back” • Country-Rock • Today • “Pieces Of My Life”
1979 • Kiss • “Sure Know Something” • Hard Rock • Dynasty • “Dirty Livin'”
1982 • Marvin Gaye • “Sexual Healing” • Soul • Midnight Love • “Sexual Healing [Instrumental]”
1985 • Tears For Fears • “I Believe (A Soulful Re-Recording)” • New Wave Synth-Pop • Songs From The Big Chair • “Sea Song”
1985 • Simple Minds • “Alive And Kicking” [UK] • New Wave Alt.-Pop • Once Upon A Time • “Alive And Kicking” [Instrumental]
1993 • The Smashing Pumpkins • “Today” • Alt/Grunge Rock • Siamese Dream • “Apathy’s Last Kiss”
1997 • Bob Dylan • “Make You Feel My Love” • Blues-Rock • [Single] • “N/A”
2002 • Matchbox Twenty • “Disease” • Alt. Rock • More Than You Think You Are • “N/A”
2002 • The Rolling Stones • “Don’t Stop” • Blues-Rock • Forty Licks • “Miss You”
2003 • Ozzy Osbourne & Kelly Osbourne • “Changes” • Dance-Pop • Changes • “No More Tears”

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