Tio i Topp 1968-04-13

1.
Cover: The Beatles - Lady Madonna
The Beatles – Lady Madonna
2.
Artist: Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick And Tich – The Legend Of Xanadu

3.
Cover: Esther And Abi Ofarim - Cinderella Rockefella
Esther And Abi Ofarim – Cinderella Rockefella
4.
Cover: Cliff Richard - Congratulations
Cliff Richard – Congratulations
5.
Cover: Jeff Beck - Love Is Blue
Jeff Beck – Love Is Blue
6.
Cover: 1910 Fruitgum Co. - Simon Says
1910 Fruitgum Co. – Simon Says
7.
Artist: The Hounds
The Hounds – The Gypsy Cried
8.
Artist: The Fireballs
The Fireballs – Bottle Of Wine
9.
Vinyl Record
Paul Mauriat – L’amour est bleu (Love Is Blue)
10.
Cover: Donovan - Jennifer Juniper
Donovan – Jennifer Juniper
11.
Cover: Lulu - Me The Peaceful Heart
Lulu – Me The Peaceful Heart
12.
Cover: Don Partridge - Rosie
Don Partridge – Rosie
12.
Artist: Tages
Tages – There’s A Blind Man Playin’ Fiddle In The Street
14.
Cover: The Monkees - Valleri
The Monkees – Valleri
14.
Vinyl Record
Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart – I Wonder What She’s Doin’ Tonight
16.
Artist: The Lollipops
The Lollipops – I Feel The Sun Up There

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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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