Tio i Topp 1970-04-04

Artist: Edison Lighthouse
Edison Lighthouse – Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes)
Vinyl Record
Rank Strangers – Early Mornin’ Rain
Cover: Creedence Clearwater Revival - Travelin' Band
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Travelin’ Band
Artist: B.J. Thomas
B.J. Thomas

– Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head

Cover: Mark Lindsay - Arizona
Mark Lindsay – Arizona
Artist: John Ono Lennon
John Ono Lennon

– Instant Karma

Cover: Simon & Garfunkel - Bridge Over Troubled Water
Simon & Garfunkel – Bridge Over Troubled Water
Cover: Frijid Pink - The House Of The Rising Sun
Frijid Pink – The House Of The Rising Sun
Artist: Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick – I’ll Never Fall In Love Again
Cover: The Beatles - Let It Be
The Beatles – Let It Be
Cover: White Plains - My Baby Loves Lovin'
White Plains – My Baby Loves Lovin’
Vinyl Record
Cliff And Hank – The Joy Of Living
Artist: B.B. King
B.B. King

– The Thrill Is Gone

Vinyl Record

– Evil Ways

Artist: The Byrds
The Byrds – Jesus Is Just Alright
Artist: Sly & The Family Stone
Sly & The Family Stone – Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

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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 1970 - Creedence Clearwater Revival

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