Tio i Topp 1962-12-15

Cover: Marcie Blane - Bobby's Girl
Marcie Blane – Bobby’s Girl
Vinyl Record
Ron Goodwin

– Murder She Says

Cover: Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - Return To Sender

Vinyl Record
Duane Eddy And The Rebelettes

– (Dance With The) Guitar Man

Cover: Chris Montez - Let's Dance
Chris Montez – Let’s Dance
Cover: Gene Vincent - Be-Bop-A-Lula
Gene Vincent – Be-Bop-A-Lula
Cover: The Beach Boys - Ten Little Indians
The Beach Boys – Ten Little Indians
Vinyl Record
Gunnar Kinch

– Bop-A-Lena

Vinyl Record
Frank Ifield – Lovesick Blues
Artist: Larry Finnegan
Larry Finnegan – Oh Lonesome Me

«   Previous week Next week   »

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.

[ Read more about Tio i Topp ]

Tio i Topp 1962 - Chubby Checker

Leave a comment

Your email address will not be published.