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 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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Top 10 Radio Hits for Mid-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, the Rascals, Cream and Steppenwolf

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Top 40 Radio Hits For 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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50 Years Ago: Radio Hits for July 1966

What a great week along 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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Radio Hits for 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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50 Years Ago: Celebrating July 1966 Radio Hits

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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