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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 #1 Singles of 1969

27 different songs reached the top on the U.S. singles chart including eight classics that were #1 for three weeks or more

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Dec. 1968: Beatles’ White Album Hits #1

To give it some context, see what songs were being played that week on Top 40 and what other albums were keeping them company at the top of the sales chart

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Top Selling Albums of 1968: Here’s to You!

Three acts had multiple albums among the year’s biggest, several of which are a vital part of any classic rock collection

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Radio Hits in December 1969: Leaving a Decade Behind

As a memorable decade ended, some memorable songs dominated the chart including favorites from Three Dog Night, Blood, Sweat & Tears and the Fifth Dimension

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Radio Hits in December 1977: Champions

A Queen song, synonymous with sports championships, topped the radio charts this week, which also included hits by Santana, Randy Newman and Fleetwood Mac

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Top Selling Albums of 1971: What a Year!

Recordings made by some of the biggest classic rock artists of the era dominated the list of top-selling albums in the U.S.

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Radio Hits November 1968: Fantasy Will Set You Free

An amazing week for some all-time greats on the Top 40 including songs by Steppenwolf, Stevie Wonder and CCR. And we answer the question: Who was Derek?

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Radio Hits of 1973: A Monster Year

The Allman Brothers Band had their biggest pop hit. Elton John scored four. Jim Croce had two #1s, one posthumously. A great blend of pop, R&B and rock were the top radio hits of 1973

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Radio Hits in November 1973: Joking Around

While Richard Nixon was insisting “I am not a crook,” Top 40 listeners enjoyed classic rock hits from Todd Rundgren, Steve Miller Band, the Stones and Jim Croce

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Top Selling Albums of 1973: Come to the Dark Side

Classic rock was in its heyday and many of its biggest names released #1 albums this year. But only one could be the year’s biggest

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