Tio i Topp 1964-04-18

Vinyl Record
The Rivieras

– California Sun

Cover: The Beatles - Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles – Can’t Buy Me Love
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Mr Acker Bilk

– The Harem

Artist: Chad & Jeremy
Chad & Jeremy

– Yesterday’s Gone

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Jerry Lee Lewis

– Bonnie B

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Jim Reeves – I Love You Because

Artist: Billy J Kramer And The Dakotas
Billy J Kramer And The Dakotas – Little Children
Cover: The Hollies - Just One Look
The Hollies – Just One Look
Artist: The Swinging Blue Jeans
The Swinging Blue Jeans – Good Golly Miss Molly
Artist: Gerry And The Pacemakers
Gerry And The Pacemakers – Jambalaya (On The Bayou)
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The Applejacks – Tell Me When
Cover: Elvis Presley - Viva Las Vegas
Elvis Presley – Viva Las Vegas
Cover: John Leyton - Make Love To Me
John Leyton – Make Love To Me
Artist: The Beatles
The Beatles – All My Loving
Cover: The Searchers - Needles And Pins
The Searchers – Needles And Pins

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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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