Tio i Topp 1971-02-06

1.
Cover: George Harrison - My Sweet Lord
George Harrison – My Sweet Lord
2.
Vinyl Record
The New Seekers

– What Have They Done To My Song Ma

3.
Cover: Buffy Sainte-Marie - Soldier Blue
Buffy Sainte-Marie – Soldier Blue
4.
Vinyl Record
Johnny Johnson And The Bandwagon

– (Blame It) On The Pony Express

5.
Cover: Dawn - Candida
Dawn – Candida

6.
Cover: Neil Diamond - Cracklin' Rosie
Neil Diamond – Cracklin’ Rosie
7.
Vinyl Record
Dave Edmunds Rockpile

– I Hear You Knocking

8.
Vinyl Record
The Flaming Ember

– Westbound No. 9

8.
Vinyl Record
The Rattles

– The Witch

10.
Cover: Badfinger - No Matter What
Badfinger – No Matter What
11.
Artist: Mary Hopkin
Mary Hopkin – Think About Your Children
12.
Vinyl Record
Mr Bloe – Curried Soul
13.
Vinyl Record
Jellyroll

– Strange

14.
Artist: Aretha Franklin
Aretha Franklin – Border Song
15.
Cover: Joe Cocker - Cry Me A River
Joe Cocker – Cry Me A River

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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 1971 - George Harrison

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