Tio i Topp 1970-08-22

1.
Vinyl Record
Roger James Cooke – Today I Killed A Man I Didn’t Know
2.
Artist: The Beach Boys
The Beach Boys – Cottonfields
3.
Vinyl Record
Miguel Rios

– Song Of Joy

4.
Cover: Mungo Jerry - In The Summertime
Mungo Jerry – In The Summertime

5.
Cover: Christie - Yellow River
Christie – Yellow River
6.
Vinyl Record
Sandie Shaw – Wight Is Wight
7.
Cover: Simon & Garfunkel - El Condor Pasa
Simon & Garfunkel – El Condor Pasa
8.
Cover: November - Mount Everest
November – Mount Everest
9.
Cover: Elvis Presley - The Wonder Of You
Elvis Presley – The Wonder Of You
10.
Vinyl Record
John Phillips – Mississippi
11.
Vinyl Record
The Shocking Blue

– Send Me A Postcard

12.
Cover: Joe Cocker - The Letter
Joe Cocker – The Letter
13.
Vinyl Record
Thelma Houston

– Save The Country

14.
Vinyl Record
Richard Barnes

– Take To The Mountains

15.
Artist: Cat Stevens
Cat Stevens – Lady D’Arbanville

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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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