Tio i Topp 1966-11-26

Artist: Fabulous Four
Fabulous Four

– Puff The Magic Dragon

Cover: Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today
Herman’s Hermits – No Milk Today
Artist: The Deejays
The Deejays – Dum Dum (Marble Breaks And Iron Bends)

Cover: The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations
The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations
Artist: Manfred Mann
Manfred Mann – Semi-Detached Suburban Mr James
Cover: The Hep Stars - Consolation
The Hep Stars – Consolation
Artist: The Hounds
The Hounds – Exodus
Cover: Ola And The Janglers - Alex Is The Man
Ola And The Janglers – Alex Is The Man
Cover: The Troggs - I Can't Control Myself
The Troggs – I Can’t Control Myself
Cover: Cher - Sunny
Cher – Sunny
Cover: The Who - I'm A Boy
The Who – I’m A Boy
Cover: The Monkees - Last Train To Clarksville
The Monkees – Last Train To Clarksville
Vinyl Record
Drafi Deutscher

– Marble Breaks And Iron Bends

Cover: Tommy Roe - Sweet Pea
Tommy Roe – Sweet Pea

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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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