11DUA LIPADon't Start Now
NEW 2THE WEEKNDBlinding Lights
95BILLIE EILISHEverything I Wanted
56NIALL HORANNice To Meet Ya
147TAME IMPALAIt Might Be Time
38LIZZOGood As Hell
79TONES AND IDance Monkey
610FOALSThe Runner
3814OZZY OSBOURNEUnder The Graveyard
1116SELENA GOMEZLose You To Love Me
1917INGRID ANDRESSMore Hearts Than Mine
1318HAIMNow I'm In It
2019WHITE REAPERMight Be Right
251420THE WEEKNDHeartless
1021MAROON 5Memories
14122HARRY STYLESWatermelon Sugar
3223CARRIE UNDERWOODDrinking Alone
12725LEWIS CAPALDIBefore You Go
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Jan 17
Trending for The Weeknd

The Trending 100 for January 2020

These are top 100 point gainers at mid month.


At this point in the month The Weeknd could snag #1 for January based on his trending points. “Adore You” does have a shot as nothing else in the top 10 has enough strength to compete. Harry Styles is still seeing 3 songs in the top 25 and has few other tunes from the new album “Fine Line” making some noise on a few personal charts. He continues to follow an interesting path as evidenced by the song “Treat People With Kindness”.

While Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” is starting to lose points she remains in the top 3 trending songs with the next release “Future Nostalgia”. Over the last year I feel she has made song choices that are thankfully a bit outside the current pop crop, creating a singular identity.

At #4 is the leftfield Grimes song “4 AEM”, an ethereal chant set to alt beats that gets more frenetic as the song goes on. In a similar left of center vein “In The Afternoon”, the return of MGMT, is much less mainstream then the place they started from in 2007.

The # on the left is the song's current positiopn in the top 500 at mid-month

Top500#  Trending#

1              1              THE WEEKND     Blinding Lights

4              2              HARRY STYLES    Adore You

17           3              DUA LIPA             Future Nostalgia

60           4              GRIMES 4 AEM

25           5              MGMT  In The Afternoon

46           6              CAMILA CABELLO f/ DABABY       My Oh My

23           7              BLOSSOMS         The Keeper

36           8              AVA MAX            Salt

89           9              PET SHOP BOYS Monkey Business

50           10           TAME IMPALA   Posthumous Forgiveness

122         11           DOJA CAT            Say So

3              12           BILLIE EILISH       Everything I Wanted

130         13           BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB I Can Hardly Speak

18           14           NIALL HORAN    Put A Little Love On Me

26           15           BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB Everything Else Has Gone Wrong

32           16           ARIZONA ZERVAS             Roxanne

49           17           THE BIG MOON Take A Piece

124         18           ALAN WALKER f/ AVA MAX          Alone, Part II

187         19           HALSEY You Should Be Sad

7              20           ALANIS MORISETTE         Reasons I Drink

11           21           THE WEEKND     Heartless

190         22           HAILEE STEINFELD            Wrong Direction

198         23           FRANKY WAH f/ JESSIE WARE      Time After Time

31           24           CAMELPHAT       Rabbit Hole

205         25           DELTA GOODREM            Let It Rain

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Jan 4
The Lights were too Blinding for the Weeknd

The final BR250 of 2019 sees Dua Lipa’s “Don’t Start Now” retain the #1 slot, beating out newcomer “Blinding Lights” by The Weeknd by a huge amount. Over 1300 points separate the 2 songs. She also enters the top 100 at #95 with “Future Nostalgia” another slice of dance-pop that sets her apart from the EDM that has dominated the Pop charts in the last few years.

The Weeknd places a second title in the top 20 with “Heartless”, at that position. He continues the trend of releasing 2 songs to radio, one that leans more R&B/Hip-Hop and one that leans more Pop.

2 titles in top 25 are not enough to dominate the upper region as Harry Styles manages 3. His latest single “Adore You” debuts at #11, the song “Lights Up” falls from its #8 peak last month to #12 and “Watermelon Sugar” jumps from outside the top 100 to #22.

On the Heritage artist front, Alanis Morisette returns after a 7 year hiatus to debut at #13 with another confessional song, “Reasons To Drink”. A new album scheduled for a May 1 release. Other Heritage artists doing well (those who have been around for 20 years plus) include Ozzy Osbourne at #14 with “Under The Graveyard”, #29 “Dreamland” by Pet Shop Boys and Jimmy Eats World’s “All The Way (Stay)” at #30.

While Christmas music doesn’t dominate the Beyond Radio chart like other charts around the world, a new Christmas tune from Taylor Swift, “Christmas Tree Farm”, makes a #33 debut. Thankfully Mariah Carey only manages to come in at #97 this month, even as she sees “All I Want For Christmas Is You” reach #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 in its 25 year history (can you tell I don’t like Christmas songs re-entering the charts every year).

1              1              DUA LIPA             Don't Start Now

new       2              THE WEEKND     Blinding Lights

4              3              COLDPLAY           Orphans

2              4              POST MALONE  Circles

9              5              BILLIE EILISH       Everything I Wanted

5              6              NIALL HORAN    Nice To Meet Ya

14           7              TAME IMPALA   It Might Be Time

3              8              LIZZO     Good As Hell

7              9              TONES AND I      Dance Monkey

6              10           FOALS   The Runner

new       11           HARRY STYLES    Adore You

8              12           HARRY STYLES    Lights Up

new       13           ALANIS MORISETTE         Reasons I Drink

38           14           OZZY OSBOURNE             Under The Graveyard

12           15           MAREN MORRIS f/ HOZIER           The Bones

11           16           SELENA GOMEZ Lose You To Love Me

19           17           INGRID ANDRESS             More Hearts Than Mine

13           18           HAIM    Now I'm In It

20           19           WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

2514       20           THE WEEKND     Heartless

10           21           MAROON 5         Memories

141         22           HARRY STYLES    Watermelon Sugar

32           23           CARRIE UNDERWOOD    Drinking Alone

15           24           TAYLOR SWIFT   Lover

127         25           LEWIS CAPALDI Before You Go

Jan 2
The Beyond Radio 250 for 2019

The Beyond Radio Top 500 of 2019

The song that started the year at #1 ended up taking the whole year. It was definitely the song that reached the most charts on the panel. You can view the entire top 500 via the link above and listen to the top 250 on Spotify.

1              MARK RONSON f/ MILEY CYRUS Nothing Breaks Like A Heart

2              BILLIE EILISH       Bad Guy

3              AVA MAX            Sweet But Psycho

4              JONAS BROTHERS            Sucker

5              OF MONSTERS AND MEN              Alligator

6              SAM SMITH & NORMANI              Dancing With A Stranger

7              KYGO f/ WHITNEY HOUSTON      Higher Love

8              TAYLOR SWIFT   You Need To Calm Down

9              LIZZO     Juice

10           VAMPIRE WEEKEND        Harmony Hall

11           KATY PERRY        Never Really Over

12           MAREN MORRIS               Girl

13           SAM SMITH        How Do You Sleep?

14           LEWIS CAPALDI Someone You Loved

15           THE BLACK KEYS                Lo/Hi

16           POST MALONE  Circles

17           TAYLOR SWIFT f/ BRANDON URIE              Me!

18           PINK      Walk Me Home

19           ARIANA GRANDE             Thank You, Next

20           KACEY MUSGRAVES        Rainbow

21           LIL NAS X f/ BILLY RAY CYRUS      Old Town Road

22           LADY ANTEBELLUM         What If I Never Get Over You

23           PANIC! AT THE DISCO     High Hopes

24           LADY GAGA & BRADLEY COOPER               Shallow

25           SHAWN MENDES & CAMILLA CABELLO   Senorita

Beyond Radio Tim's Top 250 of 2019

Here's my top 250 Countdown playlist for 2019 based on my weekly personal chart. These are the top 25. My list based on my feeling at the end of the year would be different. #25 would definitely be #1 and possibly in my top 5 of all time. It spent 10 weeks at #1 from mid October through mid December. and is still in my top 3.


2 WEEZER Can't Knock The Hustle

3 INTERRUPTERS Gave You Everything

4 OLLY MURS Feel The Same

5 ONLY SHADOWS At The Door Knocking

6 JOHN LUNDVIK Too Late For Love

7 LAWRENCE Homesick



10 STRUTS In Love With A Camera

11 ROBBIE WILLIAMS I Just Want People To Like Me

12 ERIC CHURCH Hangin' Around

13 TEN TONNES Better Than Me

14 THE LIVING END Not Like The Other Boys


16 SWMRS Lose Lose Lose

17 POP EVIL Be Legendary


19 ROOSEVELT Illusions

20 KID BLOOM Does It Make Me Wrong?

21 THOMAS RHETT Don't Threaten Me With A Good Time


23 TOTO Devil's Tower



Dec 21
Alternative Sub-Genres and Another Retro Countdown Playlist

Enjoy this month's retro countdown, this time my favorite tunes from this week in 2009. At this moment in time there was a  varied mix of Alternative, Rock, Country and Christian on my chart. Not a lot of the big Pop from the day (Lady Gaga, Rihanna, Britney,  Black-Eyed Peas, Beyonce) on my chart at the time. The big artists of the the day for me were Shinedown, Adam Lambert, Muse and Keith Urban. It was also the beginning of Glee and the first appearance on my chart by one of my favorite bands of the last 10 years, Manic Bloom.

Below are the top 10's from all the Alternative and AAA sub-genres

The Full charts are available here

Electro/Alt Pop

new       1              BILLIE EILISH       Everything I Wanted

4              2              COLDPLAY           Orphans

1              3              TONES AND I      Dance Monkey

new       4              INCUBUS             Into The Summer

49           5              TAME IMPALA   It Might Be Time

3              6              WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

2              7              GRIMES & i_o    Violence

28           8              CAROLINE POLACHEK     So Hot You're Hurting My Feelings

new       9              NEON TREES       Used To Like

8              10           BILLIE EILISH       All The Good Girls Go To Hell


Alt Rock

1              1              FOALS   The Runner

6              2              JIMMY EAT WORLD         All The Way (Stay)

2              3              GREEN DAY         Father Of All

58           4              TWIN ATLANTIC Novocaine

3              5              WEEZER                The End Of The Game

10           6              SIMPLE PLAN, STATE CHAMPS & WE THE KINGS Where I Belong

5              7              BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)

52           8              DESERT SESSIONS (JOSH HOMME & MIKE KERR) Crucifire

25           9              THE BLUE STONES            Shakin' Off The Rust

31           10           THE PALE WHITE               Swim For Your Life



new       1              FKA TWIGS          Sad Day

3              2              CIGARETTES AFTER SEX  Heavenly

new       3              LAPSLEY               My Love Was Like The Rain

5              4              ELIZA & THE DELUSIONALS          Just Exist

9              5              ANGEL OLSEN    All Mirrors

36           6              CLIPPING             Nothing Is Safe

new       7              HOLY FUCK f/ ALEXIS TAYLOR      Luxe

1              8              BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD     Sunglasses

new       9              AGNES OBEL       Island Of Doom

new       10           ANNA MEREDITH             Inhale Exhale


Adult Leaning Alternative

3              1              COLDPLAY           Orphans

18           2              COLDPLAY           Arabesque

24           3              JIMMY EAT WORLD         All The Way (Stay)

2              4              WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

19           5              SAINT MOTEL     Van Horn

new       6              CARIBOU             Home

23           7              MUMFORD & SONS        Blind Leading The Blind

1              8              SAM FENDER      Will We Talk?

25           9              BROKEN BELLS   Good Luck

6              10           REX ORANGE COUNTY   10/10.



7              1              MUMFORD & SONS        Blind Leading The Blind

new       2              HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH             Hold On

2              3              MAREN MORRIS f/ HOZIER           The Bones

1              4              STURGILL SIMPSON        Sing Along

14           5              TONI CORNELL   Far Away Places

3              6              JEFF LYNNE'S ELO             From Out Of Nowhere

new       7              HAIM    Hallelujah

15           8              SHERYL CROW f/ CHRIS STAPLETON         Tell Me When It's Over

6              9              THE GLORIOUS SONS     Pink Motel

new       10           MAGGIE ROGERS             Love You For A Long Time


Retro Soul

1              1              FREYA RIDINGS Castles

2              2              HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS             Her Love Is Killin' Me

3              3              MICHAEL KIWANUKA     Hero

new       4              KANYE WEST      Follow God

new       5              JESSIE WARE       Mirage (Don't Stop)

new       6              GANG STARR f/ J. COLE  Family And Loyalty

new       7              ALICIA KEYS        Time Machine

6              8              MICHAEL KIWANUKA     You Ain't The Problem

new       9              MAGGIE ROGERS             Love You For A Long Time

new       10           DJ SHADOW & DE LA SOUL           Rocket Fuel


Alternative Hip Hop

1              FKA TWIGS          Sad Day

2              SLOWTHAI f/ DENZEL CURRY       Psycho

3              BROCKHAMPTON            No Halo

4              CLIPPING             Nothing Is Safe

5              CLIPPING             Blood Of The Fang

6              JPEGMAFIA        Jesus Forgive Me, I Am A Thot

7              FKA TWIGS          Home With You

8              FKA TWIGS f/ FUTURE    Holy Terrain

9              DJ SHADOW       Urgent, Important, Please read

10           EMOTIONAL ORANGES  Don't Be Lazy

Dec 17
Trending Mid-December is Working For the Weeknd

These are the top 100 songs that are making gains at mid-month.

The Weeknd sees 2 songs in the trending top 10, "Blinding Lights" at #1 and "Heartless" at #10 along with Harry Styles at #'s 5 and 6 with "Watermelon Sugar" and "Adore You". His album "Fine Line" was released last Friday. Alanis Morissette is back after 7 years with the confessional single "Reasons I Drink" from an upcoming album scheduled for release in May 2020. Also making a splash in the top 10 is a Christmas new song from Taylor Swift "Christmas Tree Farm".

In positions 11-13 are 3 remakes. A faithful cover of Donna Summer's "I Feel Love" by Sam Smith, Bastille with the London Contemporary Orchestra taking on the REO Speedwagon classic "Can't Fight This Feeling" and the second remake of Fleetwood Mac's "The Chain" this year, this one by Evanescence (Yes they are still around). 

At #20 is this week's Billboard Hot 100 #1 song, "All I Want For Christmas Is You". Released 25 years ago, you might be surprised to know this is the 1st time the song has reached top #1 position on the Hot 100. Weird stuff.  See the full top 100 via the link.

Trending 100 December 2019

1              THE WEEKND     Blinding Lights

2              BILLIE EILISH       Everything I Wanted

3              ALANIS MORISETTE         Reasons I Drink

4              DUA LIPA             Don't Start Now

5              HARRY STYLES    Watermelon Sugar

6              HARRY STYLES    Adore You

7              TAYLOR SWIFT   Christmas Tree Farm

8              MEDUZA f/ BECKY HILL & GOODBIYS       Lose Control

9              KATE VOEGELE  French

10           THE WEEKND     Heartless

11           SAM SMITH        I Feel Love

12           BASTILLE              Can't Fight This Feeling

13           EVANESCENCE  The Chain

14           FKA TWIGS          Sad Day

15           SIGALA f/ ELLA HENDERSON        We Got Love

16           COLDPLAY           Orphans

17           NEON TREES       Used To Like

18           ENDOR Pump It Up

19           LEWIS CAPALDI Before You Go

20           MARIAH CAREY All I Want For Christmas Is You

21           BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB Everything Else Has Gone Wrong

22           KESHA f/ BIG FREEDIA    Raising Hell

23           SOCCER MOMMY             Yellow Is The Color Of Her Eyes

24           LITTLE MIX          One I've Been Missing

25           ARIZONA ZERVAS             Roxanne

26           ROSALIA              A Pale

27           FOALS   Like Lightning

28           SAM FENDER      Saturday

29           GALANTIS f/ DOLLY PARTON & MR. PROBZ            Faith

30           TURNOVER         Still In Motion

Dec 3
Dua Lipa makes a Big Leap-a on the BR250 for November and the Latest Therapy Playlist

Dua Lipa reaches #1 out of the box on the November BR 250. With a margin of only 12 points, she displaces Post Malone, pushing "Circles" back to #2. Coldplay also leaps into the top 5 with "Orphans". They also debut 2 other titles in the top 100 with "Arabesque" at #23 and "Everyday Life" at #62.

2 former One Direction boys move into the top 10, with Niall Horan at #5 and Harry Styles at #8.

Billie Eilish releases a new tune, "Everything I Wanted" even while "All The Good Girls" builds at Pop radio and this eclipses that one by debuting at #9. 

Haim debuts at #13 with "Now I'm In It" a song that is poppier and more along their previous style that the jazzy "Summer Girls" which peaked at #28.

Tame Impala place a 3rd song in the top 15 this year with "It Might Be Time" debuting at #14.

The latest Music Therapy playlist is a progressive playlist titled “From Darkness Into Light”. It is meant to be played in order instead of on shuffle. This was inspired by a friend who was in a dark place and was looking for music to embrace the darkness and then move out of it. I would imagine I’ll have other playlists in this progressive style and things move forward. Later this week I'll have some commentary to accompany the songs on the Music Therapy playlist page.

Nov 23
Your New Playlists for the Weekend
This weekend there 4 new playlists for you to enjoy. The first is my top 60 from Nov. 27, 1999. My #1 that week was "Hangin' Around" by Counting Crows. At the time I was deep in the Live album "The Distance From Here" and the Michael W. Smith album "Live The Life". His song "Missing Person" had just ended a 5 week run at #1 and was spending it's second week at #2. The week prior Live had the #1 song which is not included on the playlist. I had just been to a Live concert (I believe the third time I had seen them). At the time my #1 song of all time was their song "Pillar Of Davidson". At the concert they performed John Lennon's "Imagine" and then went into 'Pillar'. It remains the most amazing concert experience of my life.

Next up, the playlist titled "I'm Bryan Adams and You're Not". This is a mix of pop rock from the last 50 years. I was inspired to create this playlist after hearing Richard Marx's "Satisfied" on the previous playlist. I would say that this style of music is a major part of my personal chart history. It is sorely lacking from the radio airwaves these days but still great songs can be found like White Reaper's "Real Long Time", currently at #2 on my personal chart.

On the next playlist we bring the volume down a bit and add a little groove. This one is called "Your Jazz is Popped with Sophistication". This one was inspired by a song by The Bird and The Bee. I couldn't describe them better than their Spotify bio. "The Bird & The Bee specialize in a knowing update on swinging easy listening. Grounded equally in clever new wave pop and space age bachelor pad music, they mined the past to make music for a sophisticated present." There is a whole story behind this that will be told in an upcoming podcast. Their most recent album is a re-interpretation of Van Halen songs.

The playlist is a mix of Pop, R&B and Rock with Jazz undertones. What I learned through processing this playlist was a moniker for a music sub-genre called Sophisti-Pop. Born out of the 80's, it includes artists like Simply Red, the Blow Monkeys, Basia and Spandau Ballet. There is also a more recent movement of Soul-Pop bands like Lawrence, Ripe and Busty and The Bass .

Finally I will be going to my 40th high school reunion next weekend so I made an extensive playlist of songs from our high school years. If you like the music of the mid to late 70's you might enjoy this playlist. It certainly was a time for iconic Classic Rock, Disco, Mellow Pop and the beginnings of Yacht Rock.

Nov 19
Alternative Sub-Genres

Alternative Sub-Genres Page


There are now 6 sub-genre charts. In addition to Electro/Alt Pop, Alt Rock, Indie/Underground and Adult Leaning Alternative there are 2 AAA type charts. One for Heartland/Americana/Blues & Folk and one for Retro Soul. The Retro Soul chart includes some songs that fall into the Urban AC and Adult Contmeporary genres. 


Electro/Alt Pop

new       1              TONES AND I      Dance Monkey

1              2              GRIMES & i_o    Violence

new       3              WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

new       4              COLDPLAY           Orphans

39           5              GEORGIA             Never Let You Go


Alt Rock

2              1              FOALS   The Runner

1              2              GREEN DAY         Father Of All

4              3              WEEZER                The End Of The Game

5              4              TOOL     Fear Inoculum

3              5              BOMBAY BICYCLE CLUB Eat, Sleep, Wake (Nothing But You)



1              1              BLACK COUNTRY, NEW ROAD     Sunglasses

new       2              BROCKHAMPTON            No Halo

7              3              CIGARETTES AFTER SEX  Heavenly

5              4              BIG THIEF             Not

57           5              ELIZA & THE DELUSIONALS          Just Exist


Adult Leaning Alternative

3              1              SAM FENDER      Will We Talk?

6              2              WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right

new       3              COLDPLAY           Orphans

7              4              TAME IMPALA   Borderline

1              5              LANA DEL REY    Doin' Time



1              STURGILL SIMPSON        Sing Along

2              MAREN MORRIS f/ HOZIER           The Bones

3              JEFF LYNNE'S ELO             From Out Of Nowhere

4              LOCAL NATIVES When Am I Gonna Lose You

5              CITY AND COLOUR           Strangers

Retro Soul

1              FREYA RIDINGS Castles

2              HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWS             Her Love Is Killin' Me

3              MICHAEL KIWANUKA     Hero

4              MANDY MOORE               When I Wasn't Watching

5              JACK SAVORETTI f/ MIKA              Youth And Love

Nov 17
Trending 100 for November

At mid-month Dua Lipa is far and away the trending winner, almost double the points of #2 Coldplay. While "Circles" is still trending at #1 for the month. "Don't Start Now" could be a challenger in addition to Tones and I, Selena Gomez and 2 former One Direction members.

Dolly Parton's collab with Galantis is proving to be a player this month. maybe being among the top 50 songs of November. And look at #14 and #16. Hootie & The Blowfish and Ozzy Osbourne are getting early love. Dolly and Ozzy have been busy in 2019 with Parton assisting on songs by For king and Country, Zach Williams and Ronnie Milsap while Osbourne has scored a hit with Post Malone a possible top 25 entry for this month.

See the full 100 right here.

1              DUA LIPA             Don't Start Now

2              COLDPLAY           Orphans

3              SELENA GOMEZ Lose You To Love Me

4              GALANTIS f/ DOLLY PARTON & MR. PROBZ            Faith

5              HARRY STYLES    Lights Up

6              KESHA f/ BIG FREEDIA    Raising Hell

7              HAIM    Now I'm In It

8              KATY PERRY        Harleys In Hawaii

9              SIMPLE PLAN, STATE CHAMPS & WE THE KINGS Where I Belong

10           COLDPLAY           Arabesque

11           SELENA GOMEZ Look At Her Now

12           THE DISAPPOINTED        We Don't Dream

13           GREEN DAY         Fire, Ready, Aim

14           HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH             Hold On

15           JIMMY EAT WORLD         All The Way (Stay)

16           OZZY OSBOURNE             Under The Graveyard

17           SONIA   A Night That's Never Ending

18           MUMFORD & SONS        Blind Leading The Blind

19           MICHAEL KIWANUKA     Hero

20           CARRIE UNDERWOOD    Drinking Alone

21           GEORGIA             Never Let You Go

22           THE 1975              Frail State Of Mind

23           CLIPPING             Blood of The Fang

24           THE PALE WHITE               Swim For Your Life

25           THE AMAZONS Fuzzy Tree

Nov 14
New Music Recommendations

This week's recommendations are all from artists who have been around for over 20 years. I've made a YouTube playlist that you can access below.

Jeff Lynne's ELO (he can't just use Electric Light Orchestra because of legal issues) have released a new album "From Out Of Nowhere" The song "One More Time" is a fun upbeat retro nugget.

Going back even further, The Who have a new song called "Ball And Chain". This previews their new album "WHO" due out on Nov. 22. This one sounds like it come have come out of the 70's era catalogue.

If you think of the Tiffany from over 30 years ago you might be surprised by the bluesy "Waste Of Time", kinda out of the Melissa Etheridge playbook. From the 2018 album "Pieces Of Me".

Jimmy Eat World broke through with the 2001 album "Bleed American" but their 1st album was released in 1994. "All The Way (Stay)" from their 10th album "Surviving", is a perfect slice of pop rock with a sax solo that is a nice touch.

80's hitmakers Simply Red have retrospectively been classified as "Sophisti-Pop", a variety of artists who mixed Pop, Jazz and Soul. Funny I have been working on a Jazz-Pop Music Therapy playlist so we'll see what I name it now. "Thinking About You" veers to the dancier side of their style.

If you can believe it, it's been 25 years since the gargantuan album "Cracked Rear View" by Hootie and The Blowfish came out. Darius Rucker has spent the last decade or so honing his country chops to much radio success. The band has re-grouped for the anniversary and released an album of new music, "Imperfect Circle", 2 weeks ago. Had no idea I missed them but the heartland rocker "Hold On" is a welcome return. 

About a year ago, Nov. 8 2018 to be exact, Hanson, who also recently celebrated their 25th anniversary, released an album called "String Theory". It was a mix of old and new tunes recorded with the Prague Symphony Orchestra. Some of you may know that I am a big Hanson fan and I'm just starting to digest this album now. The new version of "Where's The Love" is about to hit my top 10 this week. It will never eclipse the original, one of my all time favorite songs, but it a great version as well. 

Finally, Simple Minds who have surpassed the 40 year mark, also incorporate a symphonic quality of the new song "For One Night Only". It took 3 years from their April 1979 debut to hit it big with "Promised You A Miracle" but these early purveyors of New Wave has amassed quite a resume including 18 studio albums and 7 live albums. And look, to round out the sampler I've included a symphonic version of "Alive and Kicking" from 2018.

Beyond Radio's Heritage Music Sampler, November 2019

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Beyond Radio Tim’s Top 150, Nov. 3

1              1              THE GLORIOUS SONS     Pink Motel
The most emotional song I’ve heard in a long time. In its 4th week at #1
3              2              JOYWAVE            Obsession
This could be their 1st #1 after 2 trips to #3. Definitely a band I would like to see live.
7              3              JOSH GRACIN    Lucky Stars
This is Gracin’s 3rd song to reach my top 3. The last time was in 2017 when “I’m Still Here” spent 7 weeks at #1.
2              4              CAITLYN SMITH Fever
From her 1st EP in 2016 “Everything To You”. A slow burn bluesy country rocker featured on the current podcast. This spent 2 weeks at #1 and 5 weeks at #2.
8              5              WHITE REAPER  Real Long Time
Rollicking power pop toe tapper. They are right outside the top 10 with the radio hit “Might Be Right”.
5              6              CAITLYN SMITH Wasting All These Tears
Also from that EP, this was a country hit by Cassadee Pope in 2013. Her 6th appearance in my top 5. The other ones all went to #1.
4              7              DINOSAUR PILE-UP         Back Foot
This UK band is currently in the Rock airplay top 10. This song gives me a chuckle and their 1st to reach my top 10.
10           8              INCUBUS             Into The Summer
The poppier side of Incubus. They have reached #1 on my chart only once but #2 3 times.
11           9              LIZZO     Cuz I Love You
Cuz we love her. Belt it out baby.
6              10           ILLENIUM f/ JON BELLION             Good Things Fall Apart
Something about this song justs gets under my skin.
14           11           CLIENT LIASON  The Real Thing
15           12           WHITE REAPER  Might Be Right
17           13           PAPA ROACH     Come Around
9              14           ELTON JOHN      Curtains
13           15           GODSMACK       Under Your Scars
18           16           JACK SAVORETTI f/ MIKA              Youth And Love
24           17           KAISER CHIEFS   Golden Oldies
12           18           SWMRS Lose Lose Lose
19           19           K.FLAY  Sister
22           20           BIFFY CLYRO       Different Kind Of Love
23           21           LIZZO     Good As Hell
16           22           FRAMING HANLEY           Baggage Claim
25           23           TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB           Once
34           24           THE BIRD & THE BEE        Panama
41           25           HANSON              Where's The Love '18
21           26           EMELI SANDE     Shine
27           27           FRATELLIS            I Guess...I Suppose
26           28           COLD WAR KIDS Complainer
29           29           SUM 41 Never There
39           30           FLASH FORWARD & DEAF HAVANA          Give Me All Your Love
20           31           ED SHEERAN f/ CHRIS STAPLETON & BRUNO MARS           Blow
28           32           MARSHMELLO  & KANE BROWN One Thing Right
54           33           FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS            I Just Wanna Shine
33           34           THE STRIKE         Bad Kids
60           35           JIMMY EAT WORLD         All The Way (Stay)
35           36           SHERYL CROW f/STEVIE NICKS & MAREN MORRIS              Prove You Wrong
51           37           KID BLOOM        Sugarcoat
36           38           LOUISE Lead Me On
38           39           HIGHLY SUSPECT              16
70           40           LUKE COMBS     Lovin' On You
32           41           ZARA LARSSON All The Time
45           42           LOUIS TOMLINSON         Kill My Mind
40           43           TESSA VIOLET    I Like (The Idea of) You
76           44           STRUTS Tatler Magazine
44           45           THE ZANGWILLS               Sunlight At Midnight
30           46           THE GLORIOUS SONS     Panic Attack
43           47           AVICII f/ IMAGINE DRAGONS      Heart Upon My Sleeve
53           48           DJ SHADOW & DE LA SOUL           Rocket Fuel
50           49           OF MONSTERS AND MEN              Wars
77           50           GREEN DAY         Father Of All
31           51           NEW FOUND GLORY       The Power Of Love
46           52           HOLLERADO       Time On Earth
52           53           WHO'S MOLLY? Until I Found You
57           54           INGRID ANDRESS             More Hearts Than Mine
59           55           YOLA     Keep Me Here
49           56           TAME IMPALA   Borderline
66           57           DECLAN WELSH AND THE DECADENT WEST           No Fun
62           58           FOALS   The Runner
73           59           SIMPLY RED        Thinking Of You
64           60           WEEZER                The End Of The Game
63           61           CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN        Conversation
69           62           BARNS COURTNEY           Hollow
42           63           INHALER              My Honest Face
58           64           DAUGHTRY         Stuff Of Legends
82           65           WINNETKA BOWLING LEAGUE   Kombucha
71           66           LIZZO     Truth Hurts
37           67           LIZZO     Juice
65           68           LIAM GALLAGHER            One Of Us
81           69           TOTO     Rockmaker
47           70           GUSTER Terrified
83           71           SKYLAR SPENCE Carousel
48           72           STRUTS Pegasus Seiya
78           73           MJ RODRIGUEZ & BILLY PORTER Home
61           74           CAITLYN SMITH Put Me Back Together
80           75           NOEL GALLAGHER'S HIGH FLYING BIRDS This Is The Place
75           76           WITHIN TEMPTATION    Supernova
84           77           THE WRECKS      Freaking Out
91           78           THE BLACK KEYS                Shine A Little Light
95           79           FOSTER THE PEOPLE        Pick U Up
56           80           THE LARKINS      TV Dream
90           81           CASCADA            Like The Way I Do
110         82           BEBE REXHA       You Can't Stop The Girl
86           83           THE CLAUSE       In My Element
68           84           THE BAND CAMINO        Daphne Blue
79           85           FOR KING & COUNTRY F/ DOLLY PARTON              God Only Knows
103         86           BABYS   Head First
55           87           CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN        2all
88           88           JAX JONES & BEBE REXHA             Harder
72           89           MIKA     Ice Cream
67           90           AUSTIN MAHONE            Dancing With Nobody
93           91           BASTILLLE            Those Nights
105         92           MARUV Drunk Groove
87           93           CAITLYN SMITH Before You Call Me Baby
94           94           NF          Time
100         95           REPEAT REPEAT Hi, I'm Waiting
116         96           RICK ASTLEY        Every One Of Us
101         97           ADAM LAMBERT               Superpower
115         98           APOLLO LTD        Man That I Used To Know
108         99           WILDERADO       Surefire
113         100         NIALL HORAN    Nice To Meet Ya
106         101         MOON TAXI        Now's The Time
127         102         SIMPLE CREATURES         Thanks, I Hate It
107         103         FITZ & THE TANTRUMS  OCD
98           104         THE DARCYS       Better Days
128         105         FRIENDLY FIRES Can't Wait Forever
102         106         COURTSHIP        Guy Stuff
112         107         YOLA     Lonely The Night
104         108         BONDS OF MARA             Lights Out
118         109         JACK SAVORETTI               Love Is On The Line
109         110         5 SECONDS OF SUMMER              Teeth
133         111         RED RUM CLUB Kids Addicted
138         112         MONTGOMERY GENTRY               Outskirts
111         113         BOMBARGO       Oxygen
85           114         KID BLOOM        Does It Make Me Wrong?
74           115         FITZ AND THE TANTRUMS            I Need Help!
97           116         THE BLACK KEYS                Go
129         117         BAD SUNS           Hold Your Fire
125         118         TRAVIS DENNING             After A Few
131         119         JEFFREY LEWIS   LPs
119         120         BAND OF SKULLS              Gold
132         121         HOOTIE & THE BLOWFISH             Rollin'
120         122         BISHOP BRIGGS Champion
148         123         STRUTS I Do It So Well
92           124         PENGUIN PRISON            The Heat
89           125         DISTURBED         A Reason To Fight
145         126         FOZZY   Nowhere To Run
200         127         INTERRUPTERS  Bad Guy
134         128         SHERYL CROW f/ CHRIS STAPLETON         Tell Me When It's Over
136         129         DAUGHTRY         Bad Habits
137         130         SEA GIRLS            Violet
146         131         BAD SUNS           Away We Go
144         132         BLEACHED           Hard To Kill
143         133         KENSINGTON    Chronos Pt. 1
154         134         TEGAN & SARA  I'll Be Back Someday
164         135         OK GO  Writing's On The Wall
199         136         CATFISH & THE BOTTLEMEN        Encore
140         137         HATCHIE              Stay With Me
156         138         HARRY STYLES    Lights Up
147         139         ADAM LAMBERT               Overglow
99           140         TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB           Dirty Air
135         141         KNIFE PARTY      Death & Desire
172         142         TONES AND I      Dance Monkey
new       143         TOBYMAC           Edge Of My Seat
96           144         KENSINGTON    Bats
139         145         LARKINS               Sugar Sweet
173         146         THE REGRETTES Dress Up
121         147         JESS GLYNNE & JAX JONES            One Touch
163         148         BROOKLYN DREAMS       Make It Last
122         149         THE AMAZONS End Of Wonder
149         150         CRUISR Throw Shade
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Hot Ac Monthly Ranking  

NEW 1DUA LIPADon't Start Now
34LIZZOGood As Hell
55NIALL HORANNice To Meet Ya
NEW 6HAIMNow I'm In It
99THE SCRIPTThe Last Time
10410JIMMY EAT WORLDAll The Way (Stay)

Monthly Pop  

NEW 1DUA LIPADon't Start Now
23LIZZOGood As Hell
74NIALL HORANNice To Meet Ya
236MAROON 5Memories
1107SELENA GOMEZLose You To Love Me
228TONES AND IDance Monkey
NEW 10BILLIE EILISHEverything I Wanted

Monthly Dance  

NEW 2DUA LIPADon't Start Now
53GEORGIANever Let You Go
146TIESTO f/ MABELGod Is A Dancer

Monthly Urban  

611TRAVIS SCOTTHighest In The Room
1382BLACKBEARHot Girl Bummer
13LIL NAS XPanini
86LIZZOGood As Hell
68DANNY BROWNDirty Laundry
5310CLIPPINGNothing Is Safe

Rock Monthly Ranking  

21GREEN DAYFather Of All
NEW 2OZZY OSBOURNEUnder The Graveyard
2505GREEN DAYFire, Ready, Aim
2056THE BLUE STONESShakin' Off The Rust
97FOALSThe Runner
18TOOLFear Inoculum
819VOLBEATDie To Live
1010GHOSTKiss The Go-Goat

Country Monthly Ranking  

31INGRID ANDRESSMore Hearts Than Mine
12LADY ANTEBELLUMWhat If I Never Get Over You
23MIRANDA LAMBERTIt All Comes Out In The Wash
84LUKE COMBSEven Though I'm Leaving
45KELSEA BALLERINIHomecoming Queen?
167LAUREN ALAINAGetting Good
108LITTLE BIG TOWNOver Drinking
610ASHLEY MCBRYDEOne Night Standards

Ac Monthly Ranking  

124CELINE DIONImperfections
NEW 6GEORGE MICHAELThis Is How (We Want You To get High)
37MANDY MOOREWhen I Wasn't Watching
119JEFF LYNNE'S ELOFrom Out Of Nowhere
910CELINE DIONLying Down

Alternative Monthly Ranking  

NEW 1BILLIE EILISHEverything I Wanted
12FOALSThe Runner
23TONES AND IDance Monkey
45WEEZERThe End Of The Game
96WHITE REAPERMight Be Right
207CHVRCHESDeath Stranding
588CAROLINE POLACHEKSo Hot You're Hurting My Feelings
179GEORGIANever Let You Go

Aaa Monthly Ranking  

2483MUMFORD & SONSBlind Leading The Blind
2155BECKUneventful Days
266ELBOWWhite Noise White Heat
NEW 7COLDPLAYEveryday Life
328HUEY LEWIS & THE NEWSHer Love Is Killin' Me
510OMDDon't Go

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