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Top of The Pops (Charts)

Look back on what was ruling the radio airwaves and selling albums each week in the past

Best Weekly Singles Charts of All-Time: March 1970 Edition

The week of March 21, 1970, was a magical one for the U.S. pop singles chart, with new hits from Three Dog Night, the Jackson 5, and the Beatles vying to be #1

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Radio Hits in 1982: Top 40 Was Still Rockin’

Songs by Fleetwood Mac (group and solo) and Rod Stewart were among the biggest Top 40 hits as were certain smashes by the Alan Parsons Project and Survivor

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The #1 Albums of 1970: Hello and Goodbye

In the same year that we greeted a new decade, we said farewell to two music legends. No less than 16 albums topped the U.S. sales charts

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Radio Hits in March 1977: Singles Making ‘Moves’

Top 40 radio featured plenty of rock artists but the sounds were a bit softer. Bob Seger and Kansas had their first hits. Check out the list

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Radio Hits in March 1970

The Beatles’ influence was all over the Top 40 this week, joined by big hits from the Jackson 5 and Bobby Sherman. Thought of Frijid Pink lately?

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The #1 Singles of 1978: Sweet Sixteen

The Bee Gees had an astounding impact on the chart this year, thanks in no small part to the success of Saturday Night Fever and brother Andy Gibb

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Radio Hits in March 1975: Keep on Rollin’

Some of music’s biggest stars of the ’70s were heading to #1. This week’s chart was also a great mix of pop, rock and R&B songs

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Radio Hits of March 1972: La, La, La, La, La, La

A prominent songwriter had a #1 hit with a cover. Listeners were confused by a tune they thought was Neil Young. And T. Rex’s only U.S. hit

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#1 Singles of 1970: A Bridge to a New Decade

Only two songs stayed at the top for four weeks or more. And thus, no less than 29 singles reached #1 that year. Several musical acts had more than one

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Radio Hits of 1970: Take a Second Look

Several pop culture touchstones debuted this year, and some of the year’s biggest singles included hits by a slew of one-hit-wonders plus some all-time classics

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