Tio i Topp 1963-09-14

Cover: Heinz - Just Like Eddie
Heinz – Just Like Eddie
Artist: The Beatles
The Beatles – Twist And Shout
Vinyl Record
Francoise Hardy

– L’amour s’en va

Cover: Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires - (You're The) Devil In Disguise
Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires – (You’re The) Devil In Disguise
Cover: John Leyton - I'll Cut Your Tail Off
John Leyton – I’ll Cut Your Tail Off
Cover: Brenda Lee - My Whole World Is Falling Down
Brenda Lee – My Whole World Is Falling Down
Cover: Rick Nelson - String Along
Rick Nelson – String Along
Artist: The Crystals
The Crystals – Da Doo Ron Ron
Cover: Jan & Dean - Surf City
Jan & Dean – Surf City
Vinyl Record
Kenny Lynch

– You Can Never Stop Me Loving You

Cover: The Honeys - Surfin' Down The Swanee River
The Honeys – Surfin’ Down The Swanee River
Cover: The Searchers - Sweets For My Sweet
The Searchers – Sweets For My Sweet
Vinyl Record
The Hi-Fi’s

– Take Me Or Leave Me

Cover: Del Shannon - Two Silhouettes
Del Shannon – Two Silhouettes

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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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