Tio i Topp 1966-10-22

Cover: Sonny & Cher - Little Man
Sonny & Cher – Little Man
Artist: The Deejays
The Deejays – Dum Dum (Marble Breaks And Iron Bends)

Vinyl Record
Mike Wallace And The Caretakers

– The End Of The World

Cover: Cher - Sunny
Cher – Sunny
Cover: Ola And The Janglers - Poetry In Motion
Ola And The Janglers – Poetry In Motion
Cover: The Hollies - Stop Stop Stop
The Hollies – Stop Stop Stop
Vinyl Record
The Spencer Davis Group – When I Come Home
Cover: The Troggs - I Can't Control Myself
The Troggs – I Can’t Control Myself
Cover: The Who - I'm A Boy
The Who – I’m A Boy
Cover: The Who - The Kids Are Alright
The Who – The Kids Are Alright
Cover: Tommy Roe - Sweet Pea
Tommy Roe – Sweet Pea
Cover: The Rolling Stones - Mother's Little Helper
The Rolling Stones – Mother’s Little Helper
Cover: The Small Faces - All Or Nothing
The Small Faces – All Or Nothing
Artist: The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones – Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing In The Shadow

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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 1966 - The Hollies

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