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


Celebrating the Music in the Era of the 45rpm record


Vol 25 Issue 50/ 11_10_2018
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1 1 My Sweet Lord George Harrison 10
2 2 Revolution The Beatles 7
3 6 Piece of My Heart Big Brother & The Holding Company 6
4 10 Riders on the Storm The Doors 5
5 5 Black Betty Ram Jam 6
6 9 Move In a Little Closer Baby Mama Cass 7
7 19 Betcha By Golly Wow Stylistics 3
8 8 Dry Your Eyes Brenda & The Tabulations 6
9 3 This Magic Moment Jay & The Americans 7
10 4 You Baby The Turtles 9
11 16 Watcher of the Skies Genesis 5
12 15 Does It Make You Remember Kim Carnes 4
13 21 Piece of My Heart Erma Franklin 4
14 7 I Say a Little Prayer Aretha Franklin 12
15 27 Once in a Lifetime Talking Heads 2
16 11 Incense & Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock 10
17 28 Down on the Corner Creedence Clearwater Revival 4
18 12 Evil Ways Santana 10
19 29 Waiting on a Friend Rolling Stones 3
20 24 I Only Have Eyes For You The Flamingos 3
21 14 Call Me Lightning The Who 11
22 31 Over & Over Dave Clark Five 2
23 13 Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd 11
24 29 Cuz I Lov You Slade 2
25 18 Keep It Hot Cheryl Lynn 12
26 -- Ships in the Night Be Bop Deluxe 1
27 -- Im Alive The Hollies 1
28 22 Resurrection Shuffle Ashton Gardner & Van Dyke 6
29 34 She's a Fool Leslie Gore 1
30 17 Feel Like Making Love Bad Company 9
31 39 Isn't Life Strange Moody Blues 1
BUBBLING UNDER
32 35 (Don't Fear) The Reaper Blue Oyster Cult
33 -- I’ve Been Hurt Guy Darrell
34 33 Polk Salad Annie Tony Joe White
35 -- Wildflower Skylark
36 36 Together In Electric Dreams Phil Oakey & Giorgio Moroder
37 37 Summer Maddness Kool & The Gang
38 32 Forever Roy Wood
39 -- Sweet Freedom Michael McDonald
40 38 Honaloochie Boogie Mott the Hoople
HITBOUNDS
hb Cool for Cats Squeeze
hb Kiss Me With The Wind Brenda Russell
hb Do It Again The Kinks
hb Posion Alice Cooper
hb Take a Letter Maria RB Greaves
hb Its Gonna Rain Sonny & Cher
hb Tear the Roof off the Sucker Parliament
hb Eli's Coming Three Dog Night
hb Dear God XTC
hb Fantasy Aldo Nova
hb How High the Moon Les Paul & Mary Ford
hb Snoopy vs the Red Baron The Hotshots
hb I Would If I Could Marcie & The Cookies

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

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It's Back!!!!
Next week - The Holiday 13 Chart
Vote for your 5 favorite holiday songs of the 45's era.

1 Gee Whiz It's Christmas - Carla Thomas
2 The Christmas Song - Nat King Cole
3 Santa Claus Is Coming to Town - The Crystals
4 I'll Be Home for Christmas - Johnny Mathis
5 Snoopy's Christmas - Royal Guardsmen
6 This Christmas - Donny Hathaway
7 Merry Christmas Darling - Carpenters
8 Please Come Home For Christmas - Eagles
9 Hard Candy Christmas – Dolly Parton
10 I Believe In Father Christmas - Greg Lake
11 White Christmas - Bing Crosby
12 Christmas Dream - Perry Como
13 Ding Dong Ding Dong - George Harrison

Bubbling Under
14 Driving Home for Christmas - Chris Rea
15 Santa Claus Come Straight To The Ghetto – James Brown
16 Do You Know How Christmas Trees are Grown - Nina
17 Santa Baby - Eartha Kitt 
18 Little Drummer Boy - Nate King Cole
19 Merry Chirstmas Baby - Charles Brown
20 Christmas Time Is Here - Vince Guaraldi Trio

Hitbounds
All Alone on Christmas - Darlene Love
Baby It's Cold Outside - Ray Charles & Betty Carter
Back Door Santa - Clarence Carter
Blue Christmas - Elvis Presley 
Boogie Woogie Santa Claus - Mabel Scott
Chrismans Time _ Salsoul Orchestra
Chrismas Time Is Here Again - The Beatles
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) - Darlene Love
Christmas at Ground Zero - Weird Al Yankovic
Christmas Blues - Canned Heat
Christmas Celebration - B.B. King
Christmas in Hollis - Run–D.M.C
Christmas in Vietnam - Charles Bowen
Christmas Is For Children - Glen Campbell
Christmas Is the Time to Say I Love You - Billy Squier
Christmas Rappin’ – Kurtis Blow
Christmas Shopping - Buck Owens
Christmas Time - Salsoul Orchestra
Christmas Will Be Just Another Lonely Day - Brenda Lee
Christmas Wrapping - The Waitresses
Close Your Mouth (Its Christmas) - Free Design
Do They Know It's Christmas - Band Aid 
Do You Know How Christmas Trees Are Grown? - Nina
Fairy Tale of New York - Pouges 
Fat Daddy Claus - Paul Johnson
Father Christmas - The Kinks 
Feliz Navida - Jose Feliciano
Frosty the Snowman - The Ronettes 
Grown Up Christmas List - David Foster
Hallelujuh - Leonard Cohen
Happy Xmas (War is Over) - John Lennon 
Holly Jolly Christmas - Burl Ives 
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus - The Ronettes
I Wish It Could Be Christmas Everyday - Wizzard 
Jingle Bell Rock - Bobby Helms
Last Christmas - Wham 
Let's Make Christmas Merry Baby - Amos Milburn
Little Saint Nick - Beach Boys 
Marshmallow World - Wayne Newton 
Merry Christmas (I Dont Want to Fight Tonight) - The Ramones 
Merry Christmas All – Salsoul Orchestra
Monster's Holiday - Bobby Boris Pickett
O'Clock News Silent Night - Simon & Garfunkle
Peace at Last - Rotary Connection
Pretty Paper - Roy Orbison
River - Joni Mitchell
Rockin Around The Christmas Tree - Brenda Lee
Run Rudolph Run - Chuck Berry 
Santa Claus And His Old Lady - Cheech & Chong
Santa Claus Is A Black Man - Akim & Teddy Vann 
Santa Claus is Coming to Town - Bruce Springsteen
Santa Looked A Lot Like Daddy - Buck Owens
Sleigh Ride - The Ronnetts
Sock It To Me Santa - Bob Seger & The Last Herd
Step into Christmas - Elton John 
Stop the Cavalry - Jona Lewie
Thank God it's Christmas - Queen
What Are You Doing New Years Eve - The Orioles
White Christmas - Darlene Love
White Christmas - Drifters
Winter Wonderland - Johnny Mathis 
Wonderful Christmastime - Paul McCartney
You're All I Want for Christmas - Brook Benton



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1 6 (White Album) The Beatles
2 2 Honky Chateau Elton John
3 3 McCartney Paul McCartney
4 4 Love Over Gold Dire Straits
5 1 Band on the Run Paul McCartney & Wings
6 5 Lady Soul Aretha Franklin
7 7 Whos Zooming Who Aretha Franklin
8 10 Voyeur Kim Carnes
9 12 Deface the Music Utopia
10 13 Electric Ladyland Jimi Hendrix Experience
11 22 Eli and the Thirteenth Confession Laura Nyro
12 11 In Love Cheryl Lynn
13 17 Thriller Michael Jackson
14 9 Long Distance Voyager Moody Blues
15 14 Chicago II Chicago
16 8 Duke Genesis
17 19 Modern Music Be Bop Deluxe
18 18 Tommy The Who
19 15 Leftoverture Kansas
20 27 At the Fillmore East Allman Brothers Band
21 21 Close to the Edge Yes
22 20 Fulfillingness' First Finale Stevie Wonder
23 29 Love It To Death Alice Cooper
24 23 Super Trouper ABBA
25 31 Strikes Blackfoot
26 -- Rust Never Sleeps Neil Young & Crazy Horse
27 -- Diamond Mine Blue Rodeo
28 28 Pendulum Creedence Clearwater
29 -- Apostrophe Frank Zappa
30 -- East Cold Chisel
31 -- And Justice for All Metallica
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