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.

Top 40 in August 1967: The Summer of Love

The Summer of Love resonated this week on New York’s WABC as a Beatles favorite held the top spot followed by hits from The Doors, the Monkees and Stevie Wonder

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Look Back: Top Radio Hits 1966

The British Invasion, popular vocalists and novelty hits all topped the charts. Songs from the Rascals, Frank Sinatra, The Beatles, and Mamas & the Papas. What were the biggest?

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This Week on Top 40 August 1965

The tumultuous times occurring in LA in the summer of 1965 were in step with what Top 40 radio was playing with songs by the Animals + Barry McGuire

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This Week on Top 40 August 1968

Top 40 was rocking in 1968 this week with a WLS Chicago Top 10 dominated by many classic rock favorites, including hits by The Doors, Cream and Steppenwolf

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50 Years Ago: Top Radio Hits 1967

We celebrate the amazing year in music with vintage clips including faves by the Hollies, Aretha, the Turtles and Strawberry Alarm Clock. See what was #1

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This Week on Top 40 August 1972

A re-release of “Layla” was joined in the Top 10 this week with one of the all-time great rebellious classic rock anthems

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This Week on Top 40 July 1966

A great week with some wild stories about some of the biggest songs on the radio including hits by The Troggs, Mamas & the Papas and the Lovin Spoonful

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This Week on Top 40 July 1973

Classic rock acts dominated the Top 40 this week in 1973 with all-time greats by Three Dog Night, George Harrison, the Doobie Brothers and Jim Croce

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This Week on Top 40 July 1967

The Summer of Love was in full swing and radio was playing hits by the Airplane, Grass Roots, one-hit-wonders Every Mother’s Son and Music Explosion. And, of course, Scott McKenzie’s big hit

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This Week on Top 40 July 1966

Many songs in this week’s Top 10 would become all-time classics. It wasn’t unusual for pop + rock bands like The Beatles and Stones to share the airwaves with popular vocalists.

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