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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 - JUNE 27, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO
  1 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  2 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
  3 In Too Deep - Genesis
  4 Alone - Heart
  5 Always - Atlantic Starr
  6 Songbird - Kenny G
  7 Shakedown - Bob Seger
  8 Diamonds - Herb Alpert
  9 Just To See Her - Smokey Robinson
 10 Wanted Dead Or Alive - Bon Jovi

CASH BOX - JUNE 27, 1987 - 30 YEARS AGO
  1 Head To Toe - Lisa Lisa and Cult Jam
  2 I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) - Whitney Houston
  3 Always - Atlantic Starr
  4 Alone - Heart
  5 Songbird - Kenny G
  6 In Too Deep - Genesis
  7 Shakedown - Bob Seger
  8 You Keep Me Hangin' On - Kim Wilde
  9 Diamonds - Herb Alpert
 10 Just To See Her - Smokey Robinson



BILLBOARD - JUNE 25, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO
  1 Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye
  2 Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") - Bill Conti
  3 Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day
  4 Feels Like The First Time - Foreigner
  5 Lucille - Kenny Rogers
  6 Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
  7 Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold
  8 Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy
  9 Angel In Your Arms - Hot
 10 Jet Airliner - The Steve Miller Band

CASH BOX - JUNE 25, 1977 - 40 YEARS AGO
  1 Gonna Fly Now (Theme From "Rocky") - Bill Conti
  2 Undercover Angel - Alan O'Day
  3 Lonely Boy - Andrew Gold
  4 Got To Give It Up (Pt. 1) - Marvin Gaye
  5 Feels Like The First Time - Foreigner
  6 Jet Airliner - The Steve Miller Band
  7 Angel In Your Arms - Hot
  8 Dreams - Fleetwood Mac
  9 Da Doo Ron Ron - Shaun Cassidy
 10 Heard It In A Love Song - The Marshall Tucker Band



BILLBOARD - JULY 1, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO
  1 Windy - The Association
  2 Groovin' - The Young Rascals
  3 Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion
  4 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
  5 She'd Rather Be With Me - The Turtles
  6 Respect - Aretha Franklin
  7 Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
  8 Let's Live For Today - The Grass Roots
  9 Come On Down To My Boat - Every Mother's Son
 10 Don't Sleep In The Subway - Petula Clark

CASH BOX - JULY 1, 1967 - 50 YEARS AGO
  1 Windy - The Association
  2 She'd Rather Be With Me - The Turtles
  3 Groovin' - The Young Rascals
  4 Little Bit O' Soul - The Music Explosion
  5 Respect - Aretha Franklin
  6 Can't Take My Eyes Off You - Frankie Valli
  7 San Francisco (Be Sure To Wear Flowers In Your Hair) - Scott McKenzie
  8 Let's Live For Today - The Grass Roots
  9 7-Rooms Of Gloom - The Four Tops
 10 Don't Sleep In The Subway - Petula Clark



BILLBOARD - JULY 1, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO
  1 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone
  2 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
  3 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey
  4 Teddy Bear - Elvis Presley
  5 Searchin' - The Coasters
  6 A Teenager's Romance - Ricky Nelson
  7 Dark Moon - Gale Storm
  8 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
  9 A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins
 10 Valley Of Tears - Fats Domino

CASH BOX - JUNE 29, 1957 - 60 YEARS AGO
  1 Love Letters In The Sand - Pat Boone
  2 Bye Bye Love - The Everly Brothers
  3 So Rare - Jimmy Dorsey
  4 A White Sport Coat - Marty Robbins
  5 Dark Moon - Gale Storm
  6 It's Not For Me To Say - Johnny Mathis
  7 Searchin' - The Coasters
  8 Start Movin' - Sal Mineo
  9 All Shook Up - Elvis Presley
 10 Little Darlin' - The Diamonds



BILLBOARD - JUNE 28, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO
  1 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como
  2 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats
  3 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard
  4 Peg O' My Heart - The Three Suns
  5 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers
  6 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye
  7 Peg O' My Heart - Art Lund
  8 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Guy Lombardo
  9 Mam'selle - Art Lund
 10 Temptation - Red Ingle and the Natural Seven with Cinderella G. Stump

CASH BOX - JUNE 30, 1947 - 70 YEARS AGO
  1 Peg O' My Heart - The Harmonicats : Suns : Lund
  2 Mam'selle - Art Lund
  3 Chi-Baba Chi-Baba - Perry Como
  4 Across The Alley From The Alamo - The Mills Brothers
  5 That's My Desire - Sammy Kaye
  6 Linda - Ray Noble and his Orchestra with Buddy Clark
  7 I Wonder, I Wonder, I Wonder - Eddy Howard : Lombardo
  8 My Adobe Hacienda - Eddy Howard
  9 Heartaches - Ted Weems
 10 Ivy - Jo Stafford






















































































































































































































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