Tio i Topp 1963-10-26

Artist: Trini Lopez
Trini Lopez – If I Had A Hammer
Artist: Bobby Bare
Bobby Bare

– Detroit City

Vinyl Record
The Sunbeams

– I’ve Got A Lovely Bunch Of Cocoanuts

Artist: Roy Orbison
Roy Orbison – Mean Woman Blues

Artist: Brian Poole And The Tremeloes
Cover: The Beatles - She Loves You
The Beatles – She Loves You
Cover: Brenda Lee - My Whole World Is Falling Down
Brenda Lee – My Whole World Is Falling Down
Cover: Rick Nelson - Fools Rush In
Rick Nelson – Fools Rush In
Artist: Neil Sedaka
Neil Sedaka – The Dreamer
Artist: Ace Cannon
Ace Cannon

– Cotton Fields

Vinyl Record
Kenny Lynch

– You Can Never Stop Me Loving You

Artist: The Crystals
The Crystals – Then He Kissed Me
Vinyl Record
The Shadows – Shindig
Vinyl Record
The Shanes – Pistoleros
Artist: Alma Cogan
Alma Cogan – Just Once More

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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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