Tio i Topp 1964-02-01

Artist: The Swinging Blue Jeans
The Swinging Blue Jeans – Hippy Hippy Shake
Cover: The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand
The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand
Cover: The Dave Clark Five - Glad All Over
The Dave Clark Five – Glad All Over
Cover: John Leyton - Beautiful Dreamer
John Leyton – Beautiful Dreamer
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Buck Owens

– Love’s Gonna Live Here

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Pat Wayne And The Beachcombers – Go Back To Daddy

Artist: The Hollies
The Hollies – Stay
Artist: Big Dee Irwin
Big Dee Irwin

– Swinging On A Star

Vinyl Record
The Fourmost – I’m In Love
Artist: Larry Finnegan
Larry Finnegan – I Like It Like That
Cover: The Beach Boys - Be True To Your School
The Beach Boys – Be True To Your School
Artist: Billy Fury
Billy Fury – Do You Really Love Me Too
Vinyl Record
The Shadows – Shazam
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Dion Dimuci

– Drip Drop

Vinyl Record
Nino Tempo & April Stevens

– Whispering

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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 1964 - Manfred Mann

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