Tio i Topp 1968-05-04

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Cover: Cliff Richard - Congratulations
Cliff Richard – Congratulations
2.
Cover: 1910 Fruitgum Co. - Simon Says
1910 Fruitgum Co. – Simon Says
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Cover: The Hollies - Jennifer Eccles
The Hollies – Jennifer Eccles
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Cover: The Beatles - Lady Madonna
The Beatles – Lady Madonna
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Cover: Lulu - Me The Peaceful Heart
Lulu – Me The Peaceful Heart
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Artist: The Fireballs
The Fireballs – Bottle Of Wine
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Cover: Jeff Beck - Love Is Blue
Jeff Beck – Love Is Blue
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Cover: Stevie Wonder - I Was Made To Love Her
Stevie Wonder – I Was Made To Love Her
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Cover: Esther And Abi Ofarim - Cinderella Rockefella
Esther And Abi Ofarim – Cinderella Rockefella
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Vinyl Record
The Troublemakers

– Rock Around The Clock

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Cover: The Box Tops - Cry Like A Baby
The Box Tops – Cry Like A Baby
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Cover: Paul Jones - And The Sun Will Shine
Paul Jones – And The Sun Will Shine
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Vinyl Record
Paul Mauriat – L’amour est bleu (Love Is Blue)
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Vinyl Record
The Shadows – Dear Old Mrs. Bell
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Cover: The Turtles - Sound Asleep
The Turtles – Sound Asleep

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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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