Tio i Topp 1968-02-03

Cover: The Bee Gees - Spicks And Specks
The Bee Gees – Spicks And Specks
Cover: John Fred And His Playboy Band - Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)
John Fred And His Playboy Band – Judy In Disguise (With Glasses)

Vinyl Record
The New Generation

– Two Faces Have I

Cover: The Hollies - Dear Eloise
The Hollies – Dear Eloise
Artist: The Turtles
The Turtles – Can I Get To Know You Better
Cover: The Bee Gees - World
The Bee Gees – World
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The American Breed – Bend Me Shape Me
Artist: Georgie Fame
Georgie Fame – The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde
Cover: The Rolling Stones - She's A Rainbow
The Rolling Stones – She’s A Rainbow
Cover: The Shanes - Cara Mia
The Shanes – Cara Mia
Vinyl Record

– Antisocial Season

Vinyl Record
The Scaffold – Thank U Very Much
Cover: Eric Burdon & The Animals - Monterey
Cover: The Box Tops - The Letter
The Box Tops – The Letter
Vinyl Record
The Troublemakers

– (There’s) Always Something There To Remind Me

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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 1968 - Don Partridge

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