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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 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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Radio Hits June 1968: Look Back

The playlist at Los Angeles’ Top 40 powerhouse KHJ had a great blend of pop, rock and soul hits. We examine why a Stones classic didn’t reach #1

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Radio Hits of May 1966: Look Back

This week’s playlist on NYC’s Top 40 powerhouse 77WABC featured a typically great combination of pop, rock and soul at the top of the chart

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Radio Hits May 1969: Look Back

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 #1 Albums of 1974: Look Back

No less than 25 different titles were at #1 for at least one week in the U.S. The two artists with the most weeks at the top might surprise you

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Classic Rock Hits on Top 40 May 1973

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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