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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

Radio Hits of February 1968: Look Back

A sonic blend of classic pop, R&B, psychedelic, bubblegum, and soul songs were on playlists across the U.S., topped by a sappy instrumental tune

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Radio Hits in February 1967: Look Back

On the American Top 40 this week: plenty of favories from Britain shared the charts with classics from the good old U.S. of A.

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Only 6 Albums Reached #1 in 1978: Here’s Why

On January 21, roughly one month after the film’s opening, its soundtrack reached #1. It remained at the top through July 8, another 24 consecutive weeks.

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Radio Hits in February 1976: Look Back

The Eagles, Aerosmith and ELO each scored one of their many career hits. Eric Carmen and Paul Simon had the biggest solo singles of their careers

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Top-Selling Albums of 1980: Look Back

Many all-time greats were among the year’s biggest sellers, including two classic rock LPs that are among the biggest sellers of all time

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Radio Hits in February 1977: Look Back

Songs by some of the biggest names in rock including the Eagles + Steve Miller topped the chart. Fleetwood Mac released Rumours, making them superstars

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Radio Hits in February 1965: Look Back

A boatload of British Invasion hits led the way including a Kinks favorite. A diva scored a career hit. Check out the novelty song and see what was #1…

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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 January 1969: Look Back

We’ve got some fun facts and great videos of hits from The Doors, Dusty Springfield, BJ Thomas, Tommy James and the Shondells, and more

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Top Albums of January 1977: Soaring Up the Charts

Nine months after its release, Bob Seger’s 2-LP live set finally enjoyed national acclaim thanks to the success of his band’s breakthrough studio album

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