Tio i Topp 1971-06-12

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José Feliciano

– Shake A Hand

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The Sweet

– Funny Funny

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Danyel Gerard

– Butterfly

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T. Rex – Hot Love
Cover: Jackson 5 - Goin' Back To Indiana
Jackson 5 – Goin’ Back To Indiana

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CCS – Walking
Artist: Three Dog Night
Three Dog Night – Joy To The World
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– Un banc un arbre une rue

Artist: George Harrison
George Harrison – What Is Life
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– Health Of Freedom

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Ten Years After – I’m Coming On
Cover: Stevie Wonder - We Can Work It Out
Stevie Wonder – We Can Work It Out
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Middle Of The Road

– Chirpy Chirpy Cheep Cheep

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Kansas Hook

– Nervous Shakin’

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Wishbone Ash

– Blind Eye

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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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