Tio i Topp 1963-08-10

Cover: Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires – (You’re The) Devil In Disguise
Cover: Kyu Sakamoto - Sukiyaki
Kyu Sakamoto – Sukiyaki
Artist: Cliff Richard And The Shadows
Artist: The Beatles
The Beatles – Twist And Shout

Artist: The Crystals
The Crystals – Da Doo Ron Ron
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The Streaplers

– Säkkijärven Polka

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James Gilreath – Little Band Of Gold
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The Dovells

– You Can’t Sit Down

Artist: Paul Anka
Paul Anka – Remember Diana
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Little Peggy March – I Will Follow Him
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Jim Reeves – Welcome To My World
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Frank Ifield – Confessin’ (That I Love You)
Artist: Paul and Paula
Paul and Paula – First Quarrel
Artist: Nat King Cole
Nat King Cole – Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days Of Summer
Artist: Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison – Falling

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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 1963 - Cliff Richard and the Shadows

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