Top Ten Singles 40 Years Ago This Week

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Week ending June 2, 1973

  1. My Love-Paul McCartney & Wings
  2. Daniel-Elton John
  3. Frankenstein-Edgar Winter Group
  4. Pillow Talk-Sylvia
  5. Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree-Dawn
  6. You Are the Sunshine of My Life-Stevie Wonder
  7. I’m Gonna Love You Just a Little More Baby-Barry White
  8. Little Willy-Sweet
  9. Hocus Pocus-Focus
  10. Playground in my Mind-Clint Holmes

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

Top Ten Singles 40 Years Ago This Week

Week ending February 10, 1973

  1. Crocodile Rock-Elton John
  2. You’re So Vain-Carly Simon
  3. Why Can’t We Live Together-Timmy Thomas
  4. Oh Babe, What Would You Say?-Hurricane Smith
  5. Superstition-Stevie Wonder
  6. Do it Again-Steely Dan
  7. The World is a Ghetto-War
  8. Trouble Man-Marvin Gaye
  9. Don’t Expect Me to Be Your Friend-Lobo
  10. Could it Be I’m Falling in Love-Spinners

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

Top Ten Singles 30 Years Ago This Week

Week ending January 29, 1983

  1. Down Under-Men at Work
  2. Africa-Toto
  3. Sexual Healing-Marvin Gaye
  4. Dirty Laundry-Don Henley
  5. The Girl is Mine-Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney
  6. Maneater-Hall & Oates
  7. Baby, Come to Me-Patty Austin (with James Ingram)
  8. Rock the Casbah-The Clash
  9. Shame on the Moon-Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band
  10. You and I-Eddie Rabbitt/Crystal Gayle

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

Top Ten Singles 10 Years Ago This Week

Week ending January 25, 2003

  1. Lose Yourself-Eminem
  2. Bump, Bump, Bump-B2K & P. Diddy
  3. Air Force Ones-Nelly
  4. Beautiful-Christina Aguilera
  5. ’03 Bonnie & Clyde-Jay-Z featuring Beyoncé
  6. Work It-Missy Elliott
  7. I’m With You-Avril Lavigne
  8. Cry Me a River-Justin Timberlake
  9. Don’t Mess With My Man-Nivea featuring Brian and Brandon Casey
  10. All I Have-Jennifer Lopez featuring LL Cool J

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

Top Ten Singles 20 Years Ago This Week

Week ending January 16, 1993

  1. I Will Always Love You-Whitney Houston
  2. If I Ever Fall in Love-Shai
  3. In the Still of the Nite-Boyz II Men
  4. Rump Shaker-Wreckx-N-Effect
  5. Saving Forever For You-Shanice
  6. Rhythm is a Dancer-Snap
  7. I’d Die Without You-P.M. Dawn
  8. Good Enough-Bobby Brown
  9. What About Your Friends-TLC
  10. Deeper and Deeper-Madonna

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

Top Ten Singles 40 Years Ago This Week

Week ending January 13, 1973

  1. You’re So Vain-Carly Simon
  2. Superstition-Stevie Wonder
  3. Me and Mrs. Jones-Billy Paul
  4. Clair-Gilbert O’Sullivan
  5. Funny Face-Donna Fargo
  6. Your Mama Don’t Dance-Loggins & Messina
  7. Rockin’ Pneumonia-Boogie Woogie Flu-Johnny Rivers
  8. Superfly-Curtis Mayfield
  9. Crocodile Rock-Elton John
  10. Keeper of the Castle-Four Tops

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

Top Ten Singles 30 Years Ago This Week

Week ending January 8, 1983

  1. Maneater-Hall & Oates
  2. The Girl is Mine-Michael Jackson/Paul McCartney
  3. Dirty Laundry-Don Henley
  4. Down Under-Men at Work
  5. Sexual Healing-Marvin Gaye
  6. Mickey-Toni Basil
  7. Gloria-Laura Branigan
  8. Steppin’ Out-Joe Jackson
  9. Rock This Town-Stray Cats
  10. Truly-Lionel Richie

(Source: Billboard Hot 100)

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