Tio i Topp 1966-08-13

Cover: The Troggs - With A Girl Like You
The Troggs – With A Girl Like You
Cover: Tages - In My Dreams
Tages – In My Dreams
Cover: The Hollies - Bus Stop
The Hollies – Bus Stop

Artist: Napoleon XIV
Napoleon XIV – They’re Coming To Take Me Away Ha-Haaa
Cover: The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon
The Kinks – Sunny Afternoon
Vinyl Record
Mike Wallace And The Caretakers

– The End Of The World

Cover: The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Summer In The City
Cover: Tommy James And The Shondells - Hanky Panky
Artist: The Lovin' Spoonful
The Lovin’ Spoonful – Baldheaded Lena
Vinyl Record
Downliners Sect

– Glendora

Artist: The Hollies
The Hollies – Very Last Day
Artist: Johnny Rivers
Johnny Rivers – (I Washed My Hands In) Muddy Water
Cover: The Walker Brothers - (Baby) You Don't Have To Tell Me
The Walker Brothers – (Baby) You Don’t Have To Tell Me
Vinyl Record
Vat 66

– Vat 66 Theme

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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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