Tio i Topp 1962-08-11

1.
Cover: Pat Boone - Speedy Gonzales
Pat Boone – Speedy Gonzales
2.
Cover: Ray Charles - I Can't Stop Loving You
Ray Charles – I Can’t Stop Loving You
3.
Artist: Larry Finnegan
Larry Finnegan – Dear One

4.
Artist: Brian Hyland
Brian Hyland – Ginny Come Lately
5.
Vinyl Record
Rune Öfwerman

– Big Bass Boogie

6.
Artist: Cliff Richard And The Shadows
Cliff Richard And The Shadows – Do You Want To Dance
7.
Cover: Frank Ifield - I Remember You
Frank Ifield – I Remember You
8.
Cover: Perry Como - Caterina
Perry Como – Caterina
9.
Artist: Chubby Checker
Chubby Checker – Dancin’ Party
10.
Vinyl Record
The Cornflakes

– Skogsflanören

11.
Cover: Michael Landon - Gimme A Little Kiss
Michael Landon – Gimme A Little Kiss
12.
Cover: Neil Sedaka - Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Neil Sedaka – Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
13.
Vinyl Record
Craig Douglas – Our Favourite Melodies
14.
Vinyl Record
Shane Fenton And The Fentones

– Cindy’s Birthday

15.
Vinyl Record
Leppe Sundewall

– O O O Teobald


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Tio i Topp – The Popular Swedish Radio Show

Tio i topp was the first music charts in Sweden, launched by Swedish Broadcasting (Sveriges Radio) in 1961. The charts were based on the votes of one or two studio audiences. The basic set up was to have one audience in Stockholm and one in another city in Sweden, which sometimes account for local artists reaching a high position on the charts one week and disappearing from the charts the next.

The radio show was extremely popular with young people in the 1960s and had a great influence on Swedish pop scene. Hitting the charts was almost a must for any Swedish artist at the time. Some artists went to great lengths to achieve just that. In the mid-sixties, the group Science Poption was banned from the charts after it was discovered that they had tried to influence the jury.

In 1974, the board of Swedish Broadcasting decided that the program preserved young people’s musical taste in favor of imperialistic interests. The last show was aired June 29, 1974.

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Tio i Topp 1962 - Chubby Checker

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