Each week the songs in the Classic Top 30 are picked and voted on by you.

Vol 27 Issue 52 / 11_22_2020
Celebrating the Music in the Golden Era of the 45 (1950-1989)



TW
LW
Title
Artist
Weeks
On Chart
1 1 Walk Like a Man Four Seasons 8
2 6 You're My World Helen Reddy 4
3 5 Baby Dont Get Hooked On Me Mac Davis 5
4 2 I Got You Split Enz 6
5 16 Sunshine Superman Donovan 3
6 4 San Francisco Nights Eric Burdon & the Animals 6
7 14 Little Red Riding Hood Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs 4
8 12 Just a Little Beau Brummels 5
9 10 Never Never Leave Me Mary Wells 6
10 18 Jump Van Halen 3
11 3 On the Road Again Canned Heat 9
12 17 I Can See Clearly Johnny Nash 3
13 7 Shenna is a Punk Rocker The Ramones 8
14 15 You're My Driving Wheel Supremes 6
15 8 Im Gonna Make You Mine Lou Christie 10
16 24 Dreams Fleetwood Mac 3
17 9 Brickhouse Commodores 9
18 19 Somebody Help Me Spencer Davis Group 4
19 22 Hot Stuff Donna Summer 3
20 13 Celebration Kool & the Gang 9
21 29 Can't Seem to Make You Mine The Seeds 2
22 11 What a Surprise Pointer Sisters 8
23 27 Pop Muzik M 2
24 31 Rock & Roll Heaven Righteous Brothers 2
25 20 Story of My Life Unrelated Segments 5
26 26 I Put a Spell On You Creedence Clearwater Revival 3
27 -- Lets Go Crazy Prince 1
28 28 Mr Dieingly Sad The Critters 7
29 -- Surfer Girl Beach Boys 1
30 -- Last Train to London Electric Light Orchestra 1
31 -- Sitting on a Time Bomb (Waiting for the Hurt to Come) Honey Cone 1
bubbling under
32 -- Ivory Bob Seger System
33 -- Hurt So Bad Little Anthony & the Imperials
34 -- Club at the End of the Street Elton John
35 -- We All Stand Together Paul McCartney and the Frog Chorus
36 -- What's Your Mamas Name Tanya Tucker
37 -- Making It David Naughton
38 -- I Love A Man In Uniform Gang of Four
39 -- I Cannot Stop You The Cherry Slush
40 -- Night Owl Gerry Rafferty
hitbounds
hb - Today The New Christy Minstrels
hb - The End is not in Sight Amazing Rhythm Aces
hb - Fight the Power Public Enemy
hb - Fight the Power Isley Brothers
hb - Back on the Chain Gang The Pretenders
hb - You're All I Need to Get By Aretha Franklin
hb - Just Can't Get Enough Depeche Mode
hb - You I Rugbys
hb - Somebody's Watching You Little Sister
hb - Heartbroken Bopper Guess Who

Songs that have charted so far on the CT30 this year.

Click here to watch a playlist of most of the listed songs on YouTube as some may be blocked from playing in this webpage.

It's Back - The Holiday Chart!

(Vote for your 5 favorite, holiday songs, released on 45's from the 50's through the 80's)
I managed to delete last years final chart, so this year we start off with my Top 20 Holiday Songs.

After the 20, is every holiday song of the time period that I could think of. 
(I could be off on the "when" on a couple of them)

1-Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Bruce Springsteen
2-Father Christmas - The Kinks 
3-I Believe In Father Christmas - Greg Lake
4-Little Drummer Boy / Peace on Earth – David Bowie and Bing Crosby
5-Christmas Wrapping - The Waitresses
6-Ring Out Solstice Bells - Jethro Tull
7-Merry Christmas (I Dont Want to Fight Tonight) - The Ramones
8-Happy Xmas (War is Over) - John Lennon
9-Little Saint Nick - Beach Boys 
10-Rockin Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
11-Sock It To Me Santa - Bob Seger & The Last Herd
12-Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry 
13-Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love
14-I Wish It Would Be Christas Everyday - Wizzard
15-I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - Ronettes
16-Slipping Into Christmas - Leon Russell
17-Snoopy's Christmas - Royal Guardsmen
18-Step into Christmas - Elton John
19-You’re A Mean One Mr. Grinch – Thurl Ravenscroft
20-Christmas Time Is Here - Vince Guaraldi Trio

2000 Miles – The Pretenders				Donde Esta Santa Claus - Augie Rios
A Christmas Song – Jethro Tull				Driving Home for Christmas - Chris Rea
All Alone on Christmas - Darlene Love			Fat Daddy Claus - Paul Johnson
Another Lonely Christmas - Prince			Frosty the Snowman - The Ronettes 
Baby It's Cold Outside - Ray Charles & Betty Carter	Gee Whiz It's Christmas - Carla Thomas
Back Door Santa - Clarence Carter			Going Home (Sing a Song of Christmas Cheer) - Bobby SHerman
Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley 				Grandma Got Run Over by a Raindeer - Elmo & Patsy 
Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Mabel Scott			Grown Up Christmas List - David Foster 
Chrismans Time _ Salsoul Orchestra			Hallelujuh - Leonard Cohen
Chrismas Time is Here Again - The Beatles		Hard Candy Christmas – Dolly Parton
Christmas – The Who					Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas - Barbra Streisand
Christmas for the Free - Argent				Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas – The Pretenders
Christmas is my Time of Year - The Christmas Spirit 	Holly Jolly Christmas - Burl Ives
Christmas With The Devil – Spinal Tap			I Wish Everyday Could Be Like Christmas – Jon Bon Jovi
Daddy's Drinking Up Our Christmas - Commander Cody	I'll Be Home for Christmas - Johnny Mathis
Ding Dong Ding Dong - George Harrison			If We Make It Through December - Merle Haggard
Fairytale of New York – The Pogues			It’s A Marshmallow World – Darlene Love
Feliz Navidad - Jose Feliciano				It’s Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) – U2
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms				Jingle Bell - Booker T & the MGs
Jingle Bell Rock - Hall & Oates				Jingle Bell Rock – Bobby Rydell & Chubby Checker
Last Christmas - Wham 					Jingle Bell Rock – The Ventures
Last Day of December - Chilliwack			Jingle Bells – Brian Setzer Orchestra
Little Drummer Boy – Bob Seger				Lem the Orphan Reindeer - Kathy Garver
Merry Christmas Darling - Carpenters			Let's Make Christmas Merry Baby - Amos Milburn
Merry Xmas Everybody – Slade				Lets Make Christmas Mean Something This Year - James Brown
Peace at Last - Rotary Connection			Little Drummer Boy - Nate King Cole
Please Come Home For Christmas - Eagles			Lonely This Chrismas – Mud
Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer  - Thr Crystals		Marshmallow World - Wayne Newton 
Run Rudplph Run - Keith Richards			Merry Chirstmas Baby - Charles Brown
Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt 				Merry Christmas All – Salsoul Orchestra
Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - The Crystals		Monster's Holiday - Bobby Borris Pickett
Thank God it's Christmas - Queen			My Favorite Things - Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass
Thank God It's Not Christmas - Sparks			O Holy Night – Halford
The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole			Parade of the Wooden Soldiers – The Crystals
The Man With All The Toys - Beach Boys			Pretty Paper - Roy Orbison
This Christmas - Donny Hathaway				Ring Those Christmas Bells - Fred Waring
What Are You Doing New Years Eve - The Orioles		River - Joni Mitchell
White Christmas - Bing Crosby				Rock and Roll Christmas – George Thorogood
White Christmas - Darlene Love				Rocking On A Christmas New Year – The Fools
Who Took The Merry Out of Christmas - Staple Singers	Same Old Lang Syne – Dan Fogleberg
Winter Wonderland - Johnny Mathis 			Santa Claus And His Old Lady - Cheech & Chong
Winter Wonderland – Eurythmics				Santa Claus Come Straight To The Ghetto – James Brown
Wonderful Christmastime - Paul McCartney		Santa Claus Is A Black Man - Akim & Teddy Vann 
Christmas at Ground Zero - Weird Al Yankovic		Santa Claus is Coming to Town – Jackson Five
Christmas Blues – Canned Heat				Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy - Buck Owens
Christmas Celebration - B.B. King			Seven O'Clock News/Silent Night - Simon & Garfunkle
Christmas Dream - Perry Como				Silent Night – Temptations
Christmas in Heaven – Monty Python			Silent Night – The Dickies
christmas in Hollis - Run-DMC				Sleigh Ride - The Ronettes
Christmas in Vietnam - Charles Bowen			Sleigh Ride – The Ventures
Christmas Is For Children - Glen Campbell		Stop the Cavalry - Jona Lewie
Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You - Billy Squier	Thanks for Chrstmas – XTC as The Three Wise Men
Christmas Rappin’ – Kurtis Blow				The Chanukah Song – Adam Sandler
Christmas Shopping - Buck Owens				The Little Drummer Boy - Joan Baez
Christmas Time - Salsoul Orchestra			The Restroom Door Said Gentlemen – Bob Rivers
Christmas Time – Bryan Adams				The Twelve Pains of Christmas – Bob Rivers
Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day - Brenda Lee	There Ain't No Sanity Clause - The Damned
Close Your Mouth (Its Christmas) - Free Design		What Christmas Means To Me - Stevie Wonder
Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid 			What Christmas Means To Me – Paul Young
Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid II 		White Christmas - Drifters
Do You Know How Christmas Trees are Grown - Nina	You're All I Want for Christmas - Brook Benton
      Santa's Too Fat For The Hula Hoop - The Pixies With Thurl Ravenscroft As Santa Claus

 





TW
LW
ALBUM
ARTIST
1 1 What's Going On Marvin Gaye
2 2 Country Life Roxy Music
3 6 Abbey Road The Beatles
4 5 Scarry Monsters (and Super Creeps) David Bowie
5 3 Black & White Pointer Sisters
6 10 Introspective Pet Shop Boys
7 11 Every Picture Tells a Story Rod Stewart
8 4 Stand Sly & the Family Stone
9 14 Love Over Gold Dire Striats
10 9 FM Original Soundtrack
11 15 The Hissing of Summer Laws Joni Mitchell
12 22 Bridge Over Troubled Waters Simon & Garfunkel
13 12 Sign O’ The Times Prince
14 21 Circus Maximus Circus Maximus
15 16 Songs from the Big Chair Tears for Fears
16 29 Dark Side of the Moon Pink Floyd
17 8 Tap Root Manuscript Neil Diamond
18 7 Parallel Lines Blondie
19 28 Mary Wells Mary Wells
20 26 La Bamba Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
21 25 Big Science Laurie Anderson
22 13 There's a Riot Goin' On Sly & the Family Stone
23 23 Wind & Wuthering Genesis
24 24 The Heat is On Isley Brothers
25 18 1984 Van Halen
26 -- Alice's Restaurant Arlo Guthrie
27 27 Another Side of Bob Dylan Bob Dylan
28 30 Close to the Edge Yes
29 -- Simple Man Klaus Nomi
30 -- Grave New World The Strawbs
31 31 Convertible Music Josie Cotton

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