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 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 40 Hits October 1969

The Stones + CCR shared the Top 10 spotlight this week with some huge bubblegum hits. Check out some of the greats that were also on their way to the top… as good as it gets

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits in Early October 1974

The Best Classic Bands chart nerds noticed that this week featured 3 hits at the top with the word “Nothing” in the title: great songs by BTO, Stevie Wonder and Billy Preston

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits in Late September 1968

Los Angeles’ Top 40 powerhouse KHJ had some all-time greats in its Top 10 this week including The Beatles’ longest-running #1

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits In September 1964

The Top 10 during the week of September 18, 1964 on Chicago’s WLS featured some of classic rock’s most enduring hits from several British Invasion acts

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits in Mid-September 1973

Five all-time classic rock hits were in the Top 10 this week in 1973 on Boston’s Top 40 station WRKO. Could it get any better than this?

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Top 40 Hits in Early September 1972

This week on Los Angeles’ Top 40 KHJ included some all-time classic rock greats including hits by the O’Jays, the Raspberries, Moody Blues + Three Dog Night

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Look Back: Top 40 Hits in August 1973

The Top 10 for this week on Detroit’s CKLW had plenty of rock hits including a bad, bad song at #1. If you don’t love these, have someone check your pulse

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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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Top 40 Mirrored Los Angeles Riots in 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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