Tio i Topp 1970-07-11

Cover: Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime
Artist: The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys – Cottonfields
Cover: Chris Andrews - Pretty Belinda
Chris Andrews – Pretty Belinda
Cover: The Pipkins - Gimme Dat Ding
The Pipkins – Gimme Dat Ding

Artist: Creedence Clearwater Revival
Creedence Clearwater Revival – Up Around The Bend
Cover: Christie - Yellow River
Christie – Yellow River
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Roger James Cooke – Today I Killed A Man I Didn’t Know
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The Shocking Blue

– Send Me A Postcard

Cover: Los Incas - El Condor Pasa
Los Incas – El Condor Pasa
Cover: Norman Greenbaum - Spirit In The Sky
Norman Greenbaum – Spirit In The Sky
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Charlie Walker

– Honky Tonk Women

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Mr Bloe – Groovin’ With Mr Bloe
Artist: Neil Diamond
Neil Diamond – Soolaimon
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White Mule

– In The Summertime

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The Flirtations

– Need Your Loving

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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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