Top of The Pops - Charts

Who’s ruling the airwaves and selling music? Here is where you can find out who and what is hot in the marketplace and look back on what the big buzzes and blockbusters were this week in the past.

Look Back: Top 40 Radio Hits December 1969

As a memorable decade ended, rock songs dominated the radio with Led Zeppelin’s biggest hit, the 3rd smash from Blood, Sweat & Tears and a memorable #1

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Look Back: Top 40 Radio Hits December 1977

A Queen song, synonymous with sports championships, topped the radio charts this week, which also included hits by Santana, Randy Newman and Fleetwood Mac

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Look Back: Top 40 Radio Hits November 1968

An amazing week for some all-time greats on the Top 40 including songs by Steppenwolf, Stevie Wonder and CCR. And we answer the question: Who was Derek?

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Look Back: Top 40 Radio Hits November 1973

While Richard Nixon was insisting “I am not a crook,” Top 40 listeners enjoyed classic rock hits from Todd Rundgren, Steve Miller Band, the Stones and Jim Croce

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Look Back: Top 40 Radio Hits November 1967

It was a melting pot in the Top 10 on WABC this week, with plenty of all-time favorites topped by a band with a psychedelic name and an unusual path to #1

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Look Back: Top 40 Rock Hits, November 1976

A novelty hit topped this week’s chart but there were huge rock hits from Frampton, Boston, Kiss, Rod Stewart and Steve Miller. More cowbell, anyone?

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits October 1978

We’re not kidding! The Stones, The Who, Bob Seger, Billy Joel and Foreigner were all in the Top 10 this week but rock’s days were numbered in that radio format

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Look Back: Top Albums October 1981

Though Top 40 programmers stubbornly played songs by A/C acts, the top 9 slots on the US album sales chart were occupied by rock acts

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits October 1965

The Beatles’ “Yesterday” – one of the most recorded songs ever – was #1 this week in 1965. But a few months later an instrumental would beat it for the Grammy Award for Record of the Year

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1968

What a year! With all-time greats among the year’s best with songs by the Rascals, Steppenwolf, Grass Roots, Judy Collins, the Doors, the Beatles and more

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