Tio i Topp 1967-07-29

Cover: The Beatles - All You Need Is Love
The Beatles – All You Need Is Love
Vinyl Record
The Music Explosion – Little Bit O’Soul
Cover: Davy Jones - It Ain't Me Babe
Davy Jones – It Ain’t Me Babe
Cover: Tages - I'm Going Out
Tages – I’m Going Out
Cover: The Turtles - She'd Rather Be With Me
The Turtles – She’d Rather Be With Me
Cover: The Hollies - Carrie Anne
The Hollies – Carrie Anne
Cover: The Tremeloes - Silence Is Golden
The Tremeloes – Silence Is Golden
Vinyl Record
The Young Idea

– With A Little Help From My Friends

Artist: The Monkees
The Monkees – Alternate Title (Randy Scouse Git)
Cover: The Kinks - Waterloo Sunset
The Kinks – Waterloo Sunset
Artist: Paul Revere & The Raiders
Paul Revere & The Raiders

– Him Or Me – What’s It Gonna Be

Artist: Scott McKenzie
Scott McKenzie – San Francisco
Cover: Procol Harum - A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade Of Pale
Cover: The Hounds - The Lion Sleeps Tonight
The Hounds – The Lion Sleeps Tonight

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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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