Acclaimed Music - The Top Songs from 1963
The Top Songs from 1963

RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistSingleSample
1 10 The Kingsmen
Louie Louie

2 13 The Ronettes
Be My Baby
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3 25 The Beatles
I Want to Hold Your Hand

4 98 The Beatles
She Loves You

5 163 The Crystals
Da Doo Ron Ron

6 223 Bob Dylan
Blowin' in the Wind
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7 240 Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire

8 468 The Beach Boys
Surfin' U.S.A.
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9 497 Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto
The Girl from Ipanema
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10 525 The Chiffons
He's So Fine

11 597 Martha and The Vandellas
Heatwave

12 649 Roy Orbison
In Dreams

13 746 The Chiffons
One Fine Day

14 792 The Beach Boys
In My Room

15 824 The Surfaris
Wipeout

16 874 The Crystals
Then He Kissed Me

17 1041 The Drifters
On Broadway

18 1050 Peter, Paul and Mary
Blowin' in the Wind

19 1054 The Four Seasons
Walk Like a Man

20 1057 The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There

21 1082 The Beatles
Please Please Me

22 1122 The Chantays
Pipeline

23 1311 The Jaynettes
Sally, Go 'Round the Roses

24 1323 Bobby Bare
Detroit City

25 1374 Jan and Dean
Surf City

26 1459 Lesley Gore
It's My Party

27 1527 James Brown
Prisoner of Love

28 1623 Sonny Boy Williamsson (II)
Help Me

29 1720 Patsy Cline
Sweet Dreams (Of You)

30 1767 Dick Dale
Misirlou

31 1781 Stevie Wonder
Fingertips

32 1787 Buck Owens
Act Naturally

33 1874 Mongo Santamaria
Watermelon Man

34 1942 The Angels
My Boyfriend's Back

35 1946 The Beatles
Twist and Shout

36 1996 Sam Cooke
Another Saturday Night

37 2032 The Trashmen
Surfin' Bird

38 2078 Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters
Cry Baby

39 2081 Bob Dylan
A Hard Rain's Gonna Fall
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40 2105 The Tymes
So Much in Love

41 2122 Bob Dylan
Don't Think Twice, It's All Over
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42 2139 Lesley Gore
You Don't Own Me

43 2182 Darlene Love
A Fine Fine Boy

44 2206 Darlene Love
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)

45 2236 Dave Dudley
Six Days on the Road

46 2277 Charles Mingus
Track C - Group Dancers
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47 2289 The Ronettes
Baby, I Love You
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48 2297 Joan Baez
We Shall Overcome

49 2338 The Righteous Brothers
Little Latin Lupe Lu

50 2351 Ray Price
Make the World Go Away

51 2463 Bob Dylan
Masters of War
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52 2475 Dave Clark Five
Glad All Over

53 2494 Little Johnny Taylor
Part Time Love

54 2532 Dusty Springfield
I Only Want to Be with You

55 2680 Roy Orbison
Blue Bayou

56 2897 Bob B. Soxx & BlueJeans
Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Hearts?

57 2920 Doris Troy
Just One Look

58 2939 Bob & Earl
Harlem Shuffle

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Rufus Thomas
Walking the Dog

Henry Mancini
Days of Wine and Roses

Darlene Love
(Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry

The Rivingtons
The Bird's the Word

Martha and The Vandellas
Quicksand

The Miracles
Mickey's Monkey

Jan Bradley
Mama Didn't Lie

The Beach Boys
Be True to Your School

Marvin Gaye
Can I Get a Witness

Little Peggy March
I Will Follow Him

Gene Pitney
Half Heaven - Half Heartache

Elvis Presley
(You're the) Devil in Disguise

Dion
Donna the Prima Donna

Jackie Wilson
Baby Workout

Major Lance
Monkey Time, The

Barbara Lewis
Hello Stranger

Jack Nitzsche
The Lonely Surfer

The Impressions
It's All Right

The Swinging Blue Jeans
Hippy Hippy Shake

The Marketts
Out of Limits

The Beach Boys
Shut Down

Bob Dylan
Girl from the North Country
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