Tio i Topp 1966-05-14

1.
Cover: The Hep Stars - Sunny Girl
The Hep Stars – Sunny Girl
2.
Vinyl Record
The Rainbows

– Balla Balla

3.
Cover: The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream

4.
Cover: Herman's Hermits - Listen People
Herman’s Hermits – Listen People
5.
Artist: Larry Finnegan
Larry Finnegan – Seven Days
6.
Vinyl Record
Gary Walker – You Don’t Love Me
7.
Cover: The Beach Boys - Sloop John B
The Beach Boys – Sloop John B
7.
Artist: The Hollies
The Hollies – Very Last Day
9.
Cover: The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
The Kinks – Dedicated Follower Of Fashion
10.
Cover: Manfred Mann - Pretty Flamingo
Manfred Mann – Pretty Flamingo
10.
Cover: Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound
Simon & Garfunkel – Homeward Bound
12.
Cover: The Walker Brothers - The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
The Walker Brothers – The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine Anymore
13.
Cover: The Who - Substitute
The Who – Substitute
15.
Cover: Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Cher – Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)

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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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