Tio i Topp 1967-04-22

Artist: The Monkees
The Monkees – The Girl I Knew Somewhere
Artist: The Hounds
The Hounds – Sealed With A Kiss
Cover: The Spencer Davis Group - I'm A Man
The Spencer Davis Group – I’m A Man
Artist: The Hollies
The Hollies – Stewball
Cover: Sandie Shaw - Puppet On A String
Sandie Shaw – Puppet On A String
Cover: The Turtles - Happy Together
The Turtles – Happy Together
Vinyl Record
Vat 66

– The Birds In The Sky

Artist: Manfred Mann
Manfred Mann – Ha Ha Said The Clown

Artist: Tages
Tages – Every Raindrop Means A Lot
Cover: Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley – Sweet Soul Music
Vinyl Record
The Maniacs

– Please Please Please

Vinyl Record
The Betes

– Stewball

Cover: The Hollies - On A Carousel
The Hollies – On A Carousel
Cover: The Royal Guardsmen - Snoopy Vs The Red Baron
The Royal Guardsmen – Snoopy Vs The Red Baron
Artist: The Mascots
The Mascots – Stewball

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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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