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YesterYear Top 10s

below are the weekly national top ten hits from 30, 40, 50, 60 and 70 years ago
as reported by the music industry's two major trade publications
Billboard and Cash Box

charts updated today are displayed in yellow

view the charts side-by-side (with smaller fonts)


BILLBOARD - JULY 25, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO
  1 Alone - Heart
  2 Shakedown - Bob Seger
  3 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
  4 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  5 I Want Your Sex - George Michael
  6 Rhythm Is Gonna Get You - Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
  7 Something So Strong - Crowded House
  8 Heart And Soul - T'Pau
  9 Don't Disturb This Groove - The System
 10 Point Of No Return - Expose

CASH BOX - JULY 25, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO
  1 Alone - Heart
  2 Shakedown - Bob Seger
  3 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  4 I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For - U2
  5 I Want Your Sex - George Michael
  6 Songbird - Kenny G
  7 Point Of No Return - Expose
  8 Rhythm Is Gonna Get You - Gloria Estefan and Miami Sound Machine
  9 Heart And Soul - T'Pau
 10 Something So Strong - Crowded House



BILLBOARD - JULY 23, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO
  1 Looks Like We Made It - Barry Manilow
  2 I Just Want To Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb
  3 Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy
  4 I'm In You - Peter Frampton
  5 My Heart Belongs To Me - Barbra Streisand
  6 Angel In Your Arms - Hot
  7 Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day
  8 Margaritaville - Jimmy Buffett
  9 Do You Wanna Make Love - Peter McCann
 10 Best Of My Love - The Emotions

CASH BOX - JULY 23, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO
  1 I'm In You - Peter Frampton
  2 Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day
  3 Looks Like We Made It - Barry Manilow
  4 I Just Want To Be Your Everything - Andy Gibb
  5 Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy
  6 Jet Airliner - The Steve Miller Band
  7 My Heart Belongs To Me - Barbra Streisand
  8 Whatcha Gonna Do? - Pablo Cruise
  9 Do You Wanna Make Love - Peter McCann
 10 (Your Love Has Lifted Me) Higher And Higher - Rita Coolidge



BILLBOARD - JULY 22, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO
  1 Windy - The Association
  2 Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
  3 Light My Fire - The Doors
  4 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
  5 Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion
  6 I Was Made To Love Her - Stevie Wonder
  7 Up -- Up And Away - The 5th Dimension
  8 A Whiter Shade Of Pale - Procol Harum
  9 C'mon Marianne - The 4 Seasons
 10 Come On Down To My Boat - Every Mother's Son

CASH BOX - JULY 22, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO
  1 Windy - The Association
  2 Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
  3 Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion
  4 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
  5 Come On Down To My Boat - Every Mother's Son
  6 Up -- Up And Away - The 5th Dimension
  7 Don't Sleep In The Subway - Petula Clark
  8 Light My Fire - The Doors
  9 C'mon Marianne - The 4 Seasons
 10 I Was Made To Love Her - Stevie Wonder



BILLBOARD - JULY 22, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO
  1 Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley
  2 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone
  3 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
  4 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey
  5 Searchin' - The Coasters
  6 It's You I Love - Fats Domino
  7 Send For Me - Nat "King" Cole
  8 Old Cape Cod - Patti Page
  9 Over The Mountain: Across The Sea - Johnnie and Joe
 10 Dark Moon - Gale Storm

CASH BOX - JULY 27, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO
  1 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
  2 Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley
  3 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone
  4 I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A Letter - Billy Williams
  5 It's Not For Me To Say - Johnny Mathis
  6 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey
  7 Searchin' - The Coasters
  8 Old Cape Cod - Patti Page
  9 Around The World - Victor Young
 10 White Silver Sands - Don Rondo



BILLBOARD - JULY 26, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO
  1 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats
  2 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como
  3 Temptation - Red Ingle and the Natural Seven with Cinderella G. Stump
  4 Peg O' My Heart - The Three Suns
  5 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye
  6 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard
  7 Peg O' My Heart - Art Lund
  8 Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams
  9 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo
 10 Peg O' My Heart - Buddy Clark

CASH BOX - JULY 28, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO
  1 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats : Suns : Lund : Clark
  2 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como
  3 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard : Lombardo
  4 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye
  5 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers
  6 Temptation - Red Ingle and the Natural Seven with Cinderella G. Stump
  7 Ivy - Jo Stafford
  8 Tallahassee - Bing Crosby and the Andrews Sisters
  9 Smoke! Smoke! Smoke! (That Cigarette) - Tex Williams
 10 Mam'selle - Art Lund






















































































































































































































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