Top 10 songs – week ending 31 July 2015

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 31 July 2015. My #1 for a second week is “Tether” by Eric Prydz vs Chvrches.

Debuting this week are “Go” by The Chemical Brothers and “Going Out Like That” by Reba McEntire.

EricPrydzVsChvrches-tether-cover1. Tether – Eric Prydz vs. Chvrches

2. Long Road – Jake Isaac

3. Sugar, You – Oh Honey

4. Painted – MS MR

5. Dead Fox – Courtney Barnett

6. Get It Right – Oh Honey

7. Impossible – Building 429

8. First Time – Vance Joy

9. Go – The Chemical Brothers

10. Going Out Like That – Reba McEntire

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#1 song 75 years ago today (27 July 1940)

…according to Billboard

“I’ll Never Smile Again,” Tommy Dorsey (featuring Frank Sinatra with The Pied Pipers)

The remainder of the inaugural Top 10…

No. 2, “The Breeze and I,” Jimmy Dorsey
No. 3, “Imagination,” Glenn Miller
No. 4, “Playmates,” Kay Kyser
No. 5, “Fools Rush In,” Glenn Miller
No. 6, “Where Was I?,” Charlie Barnet
No. 7, “Pennsylvania 6-5000,” Glenn Miller
No. 8, “Imagination,” Tommy Dorsey
No. 9, “Sierra Sue,” Bing Crosby
No. 10, “Make Believe Island,” Mitchell Ayres

Top 10 songs – week ending 24 July 2015

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 24 July 2015. My new #1 is “Tether” by Eric Prydz vs Chvrches.

Debuting this week is “Impossible” by Building 429.

EricPrydzVsChvrches-tether-cover1. Tether – Eric Prydz vs. Chvrches

2. Sugar, You – Oh Honey

3. Long Road – Jake Isaac

4. Get It Right – Oh Honey

5. Painted – MS MR

6. Dead Fox – Courtney Barnett

7. First Time – Vance Joy

8. Impossible – Building 429

9. 2Shy – Shura

10. Kuaga {original mix} – Pierce Fulton

Music Spotlight: The Moody Blues

We mark the 50th Anniversary of the release of the first album from The Moody Blues (“The Magnificent Moodies”). With their blend of rock and classical orchestra-driven music on “Days of Future Passed,” they began a new direction that would cement their legendary status.

A small sampling of their greatest hits follow…

“Go Now”

“Nights In White Satin”

“Tuesday Afternoon”

“Ride My See Saw”

“Question”

“The Story In Your Eyes”

“I’m Just A Singer (In A Rock and Roll Band)”

“Gemini Dream”

“The Voice”

“Your Wildest Dreams”

“I Know You’re Out There Somewhere”

Chart Debuts – 17 July 1982

BillboardDebuts17Jul1982

We take one more look at Billboard.com and their archives of all of their Top 100 charts.

From 33 years ago today, these are the songs that debuted on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1982.

Valley Girl – Frank Zappa (featuring Moon Unit Zappa)

Love Or Let Me Be Lonely – Paul Davis

Every Love Song – Greg Kihn Band

Planet Rock – Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic Force

Should I Stay Or Should I Go – The Clash

Let Me Go – Ray Parker Jr.

Foolin’ Yourself – Aldo Nova

Why – Carly Simon

Into My Love – Greg Guidry

Chart Debuts – 17 July 1965

BillboardDebuts17Jul1965

We take another look at Billboard.com and their archives of all of their Top 100 charts.

From 50 years ago today, we have quite a few classics that debuted on the Billboard Hot 100.

Unchained Melody – The Righteous Brothers

I’ll Always Love You – The Spinners

Papa’s Got A Brand New Bag (Part 1) – James Brown and the Famous Flames

The Tracks of My Tears – The Miracles

It’s Gonna Take A Miracle – The Royalettes

It’s Too Late, Baby Too Late – Arthur Prysock

Yakety Axe – Chet Atkins

Hung On You – The Righteous Brothers

The Loser – The Skyliners

It’s Gonna Be Fine – Glenn Yarbrough

You’ve Never Been In Love Like This Before – Unit Four plus Two

Buster Browne – Willie Mitchell

I’m A Fool To Care – Ray Charles

Top 10 songs – week ending 17 July 2015

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 17 July 2015. My #1 for a second week is “Sugar, You” by Oh Honey.

Debuting this week is “Dead Fox” by Courtney Barnett.

Oh Honey

Oh Honey

1. Sugar, You – Oh Honey

2. Tether – Eric Prydz vs. Chvrches

3. Get It Right – Oh Honey

4. Long Road – Jake Isaac

5. First Time – Vance Joy

6. Painted – MS MR

7. 2Shy – Shura

8. Kuaga {original mix} – Pierce Fulton

9. Gotta Be Me – Ross Lynch & Maia Mitchell

10. Dead Fox – Courtney Barnett

Top 10 songs classic – week ending 12 July 1991

My personal Top 10 chart from 24 years ago today…

HoodooGurus-MissFreelove691. Miss Freelove, ’69 – Hoodoo Gurus

2. Baby’s Coming Back – Jellyfish

3. Crazy – Seal

4. Let There Be Love – Simple Minds

5. See The Lights – Simple Minds

6. Crush Story – Too Much Joy

7. Mea Culpa Part 2 – Enigma

8. Sunless Saturday – Fishbone

9. Bankiero – Mory Kante

10. Save Some Love – Keedy

Top 10 songs – week ending 10 July 2015

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 10 July 2015. My new #1 is “Sugar, You” by Oh Honey.

Debuting this week are “Painted” by MS MR and “Gotta Be Me” by Ross Lynch & Maia Mitchell.

Oh Honey

Oh Honey

1. Sugar, You – Oh Honey

2. Get It Right – Oh Honey

3. Tether – Eric Prydz vs. Chvrches

4. First Time – Vance Joy

5. Long Road – Jake Isaac

6. 2Shy – Shura

7. Outlines – Mike Mago & Dragonette

8. Painted – MS MR

9. Kuaga {original mix} – Pierce Fulton

10. Gotta Be Me – Ross Lynch & Maia Mitchell

Top 10 songs – week ending 03 July 2015

Current compilation of my favorite top 10 new songs, updated weekly. This playlist updated for week ending 03 July 2015. My new #1 is “Get It Right” by Oh Honey.

Debuting this week is “Kuaga {original mix}” by Pierce Fulton.

OhHoney-GetItRight1. Get It Right – Oh Honey

2. Outlines – Mike Mago & Dragonette

3. First Time – Vance Joy

4. Sugar, You – Oh Honey

5. Tether – Eric Prydz vs. Chvrches

6. 2Shy – Shura

7. Long Road – Jake Isaac

8. Peaches – In The Valley Below

9. Rollercoaster – Bleachers

10. Kuaga {original mix} – Pierce Fulton