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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

Top Radio Hits in July 1973: Look Back

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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The #1 Albums of 1975: Look Back

Only one artist had an album that spent more than five weeks at the top. That same superstar had three chart toppers that year, totaling 15 weeks in all

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Top Selling Albums July 1970: Look Back

Many of the era’s legendary names in classic rock had new releases – many of which are in your collection – at the top of the sales chart this week

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Top Radio Hits in July 1967: Look Back

The Summer of Love was in full swing and radio was playing hits by the Airplane, Grass Roots, one-hit-wonders Every Mother’s Son and Music Explosion. And, of course, Scott McKenzie’s big hit

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Radio Hits July 1966: Look Back

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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Radio Hits in Late June 1968

As summer began, future classic rock hits were being played alongside a wild assortment of soul, country and instrumental favorites

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Top Radio Hits 1972: Look Back

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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Radio Hits June 1974: Look Back

We were listening to two Canadian singer-songwriters who had the biggest hits of their careers this week, alongside big songs from Grand Funk and Paul McCartney

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Radio Hits in June 1967: Dawn of the Summer of Love

With summer just around the corner, the biggest songs this week included all-time greats from the Airplane, Turtles, Aretha and Scott McKenzie

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Top Radio Hits of 1970: Look Back

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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