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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 January 1969: Look Back

Seven months before the Woodstock festival, future classic rock hits from CCR and the Doors were side-by-side with songs by the Bee Gees, Sammy and Sly

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Radio Hits of January 1965: British Invasion

Songs from the Dave Clark Five, Zombies and more. And demand for the Beatles on Top 40 was so great that radio DJs played both sides of their singles

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Radio Hits of December 1970: Look Back

The first year of a new decade closed out with several future classics on the top of the charts, including one recorded three years earlier

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‘Rumour’ Has It: Only 5 Albums Were #1 in 1977

Albums from two of rock’s biggest names accounted for 43 of the year’s 52 weeks, a staggering total. They remain among the biggest sellers of all time

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Radio Hits in December 1967: Look Back

A memorable year in music was coming to a close with songs that remain popular decades later. Enjoy the hits from Gladys Knight, Johnny Rivers, The Beatles and 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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Radio Hits in December 1969: Look Back

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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The 10 #1 Albums of 1976: Look Back

Of the hundreds of albums that charted in a great year for rock, only 10 topped the sales chart. We look at big titles from the Eagles, Wings and Frampton

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Radio Hits in December 1977: Look Back

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 1968: Look Back

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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