Tio i Topp 1970-06-06

Cover: Chris Andrews - Pretty Belinda
Chris Andrews – Pretty Belinda
Cover: Joe Dolan - You're Such A Good Looking Woman
Joe Dolan – You’re Such A Good Looking Woman
Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Up Around The Bend
Cover: Los Incas - El Condor Pasa
Los Incas – El Condor Pasa

Cover: The Pipkins - Gimme Dat Ding
The Pipkins – Gimme Dat Ding
Vinyl Record
Simon & Garfunkel – Cecilia
Cover: Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky
Artist: Blue Mink
Blue Mink – Good Morning Freedom
Cover: Mark Lindsay - Arizona
Mark Lindsay – Arizona
Early Morning Rain
Rank Strangers – Early Mornin’ Rain
American Woman - No Sugar Tonight
The Guess Who – No Sugar Tonight
Cover: The Who - The Seeker
The Who – The Seeker
Artist: Tim Hardin
Tim Hardin – If I Were A Carpenter
Vinyl Record
José Feliciano

– No Dogs Allowed

Artist: Tony Joe White
Tony Joe White – Groupy Girl

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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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