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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

The ‘Lucky 13’ Number One Albums of 1968

Each of the LPs that claimed the top spot had a story to tell. The year began and ended with The Beatles on top with a whole lot of Simon & Garfunkel in between

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Radio Hits of May 1969

With the Apollo 11 moon landing and Woodstock just around the corner, many future pop classics were climbing the Top 40 chart

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The 11 Number One Albums of 1979

As we closed a decade, LPs from Fleetwood Mac, Michael Jackson, ELO, and Styx were among those that missed the top. The stories of those that made it…

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Radio Hits of May 1973: Clowns to the Left of Me

Check out the videos from some all-time greats including Steely Dan, the Edgar Winter Group and Stealers Wheel’s “Stuck in the Middle With You”

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Best Weekly Singles Charts of All-Time: Radio Hits of May 1967

The airwaves were filled with some great pop vocals this week including two songs that paid tribute to other greats in their genre

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Top Radio Hits 1972: Rock, Soul & Pop

The Hollies, Raspberries, Harry Nilsson and Sammy Davis Jr. enjoyed the biggest hits of their careers as pop and soul classics dominated Top 40 radio

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Top Albums of May 1981: We Were in Paradise

MTV was still 3 months away as 2 huge albums from AC/DC, were joined at the top by LPs from Styx, The Who, Steve Winwood and REO Speedwagon

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Radio Hits of April 1970: As Easy as ‘ABC’

Days before four students were shot and killed at Kent State Univ., radio listeners were blissfully listening to these songs

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Top-Selling Albums of 1981: Rock Still Reigned

Many established bands were criticized as “corporate rock” acts though they, in fact, had been paying their dues for years

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Radio Hits of April 1969: How Sweet It Is

The hippie counterculture musical Hair was a Broadway smash and had 2 huge singles this week. There were also hits from The Zombies, Glen Campbell + Blood, Sweat & Tears

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