Tio i Topp 1969-12-20

1.
Cover: Tim Hardin - Simple Song Of Freedom
Tim Hardin – Simple Song Of Freedom
2.
Cover: Elvis Presley - Suspicious Minds
Elvis Presley – Suspicious Minds
3.
Oliver - Good Morning Starshine
Oliver – Good Morning Starshine

4.
Vinyl Record
The Royal Showband Waterford

– California Sun

5.
Cover: The Beatles - Something
The Beatles – Something
6.
Cover: George Howe - Maxwell's Silver Hammer
George Howe – Maxwell’s Silver Hammer
7.
Cover: Fleetwood Mac - Oh Well
Fleetwood Mac – Oh Well
8.
Cover: Don Partridge - Going To Germany
Don Partridge – Going To Germany
9.
Vinyl Record
Sounds Nice – Love At First Sight (Je t’aime moi non plus)
10.
Cover: Tommy Roe - Jack And Jill
Tommy Roe – Jack And Jill
11.
Artist: Otis Redding
Otis Redding – (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher
12.
Cover: The Tremeloes - (Call Me) Number One
The Tremeloes – (Call Me) Number One
13.
Vinyl Record
Lucas

– Cupid

14.
Artist: Plastic Ono Band
Plastic Ono Band – Cold Turkey
15.
Artist: Chicago
Chicago – I’m A Man

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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 1969 - Eleanor Bodel

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