Top Songs of 1963

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 7 The Ronettes
Be My Baby
2 32 The Kingsmen
Louie Louie
3 45 The Beatles
I Want to Hold Your Hand
4 114 The Beatles
She Loves You
5 280 The Crystals
Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
6 286 Johnny Cash
Ring of Fire
7 301 Bob Dylan
Blowin' in the Wind
8 502 Roy Orbison
In Dreams
9 635 Bob Dylan
A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
10 782 The Drifters
On Broadway
11 811 The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There
12 819 The Crystals
Then He Kissed Me
13 848 Martha and The Vandellas
Heat Wave
14 871 The Beatles
Please Please Me
15 927 The Chiffons
He's So Fine
16 1059 The Beach Boys
Surfin' U.S.A.
17 1065 The Trashmen
Surfin' Bird
18 1088 Bob Dylan
Masters of War
19 1105 The Surfaris
Wipe Out
20 1127 The Beach Boys
In My Room
21 1165 Bob Dylan
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
22 1320 Bob Dylan
Girl from the North Country
23 1453 The Jaynetts
Sally, Go 'Round the Roses
24 1529 The Chiffons
One Fine Day
25 1645 The Beatles
Twist and Shout
26 1667 Jan and Dean
Surf City
27 1676 The Four Seasons
Walk Like a Man
28 1917 Peter, Paul and Mary
Blowin' in the Wind
29 1946 James Brown
Prisoner of Love
30 1971 Jan and Dean
Dead Man's Curve
31 2027 Marvin Gaye
Can I Get a Witness
32 2040 The Ronettes
Baby, I Love You
33 2106 Dave Clark Five
Glad All Over
34 2324 Stevie Wonder
35 2437 Lesley Gore
It's My Party
36 2519 Bobby Bare
Detroit City
37 2524 Sonny Boy Williamson (II)
Help Me
38 2656 Henri Salvador
39 2799 Rufus Thomas
Walking the Dog
40 3034 Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters
Cry Baby
41 3046 Joan Baez
We Shall Overcome
42 3138 Barbara Lewis
Hello Stranger
43 3209 Pete Seeger
We Shall Overcome
44 3249 Serge Gainsbourg
La Javanaise
45 3255 Mongo Santamaría
Watermelon Man
46 3260 Charles Mingus
Track C - Group Dancers
47 3262 Bob & Earl
Harlem Shuffle
48 3263 Sam Cooke
Another Saturday Night
49 3390 Betty Everett
It's in His Kiss (The Shoop-Shoop Song)
50 3395 The Angels
My Boyfriend's Back
51 3473 Darlene Love
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
52 3489 Ian and Sylvia
Four Strong Winds
53 3572 The Beach Boys
Surfer Girl
54 3603 The Tammys
Egyptian Shumba
55 3614 Doris Troy
Just One Look
56 3751 Roy Orbison
Blue Bayou
57 3864 Buck Owens
Act Naturally
58 3873 The Miracles
Mickey's Monkey
59 3976 Gerry and The Pacemakers
How Do You Do It?
60 3987 The Tymes
So Much in Love
61 4112 The Righteous Brothers
Little Latin Lupe Lu
62 4139 Lesley Gore
You Don't Own Me
63 4238 Jack Nitzsche
The Lonely Surfer
64 4302 Gerry and The Pacemakers
You'll Never Walk Alone
65 4419 The Swinging Blue Jeans
Hippy Hippy Shake
66 4531 Jackie Wilson
Baby Workout
67 4647 Little Peggy March
I Will Follow Him
68 4654 The Beatles
From Me to You
69 4718 The Beatles
All My Loving
70 4762 Gene Pitney
Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa
71 4857 Dusty Springfield
I Only Want to Be with You
72 4998 Major Lance
The Monkey Time
73 5190 Lenny Welch
Since I Fell for You
74 5226 Martha and The Vandellas
75 5267 Darlene Love
A Fine Fine Boy
76 5336 Patsy Cline
Sweet Dreams (Of You)
77 5367 Dionne Warwick
Anyone Who Had a Heart
78 5531 Charles Mingus
Track A - Solo Dancer
79 5589 The Impressions
It's All Right
80 5598 Dave Dudley
Six Days on the Road
81 5726 Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans
Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart?

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Jackie DeShannon
When You Walk in the Room
Little Johnny Taylor
Part Time Love
The Cookies
Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)
Darlene Love
(Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry
Jackie DeShannon
Needles and Pins
The Shirelles
Foolish Little Girl
The Murmaids
Popsicles and Icicles
The Beach Boys
Be True to Your School
Antônio Carlos Jobim
The Rolling Stones
I Wanna Be Your Man
The Beatles
It Won't Be Long
The Ran-Dells
Martian Hop
The Marketts
Out of Limits
Donna the Prima Donna
Ray Price
Make the World Go Away
Ray Price
Night Life
Bobby Bare
500 Miles Away from Home
Jimmy Soul
If You Wanna Be Happy
Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs
Sugar Shack
Nino Tempo and April Stevens
Deep Purple
Ruby and the Romantics
Our Day Will Come
Otis Redding
Pain in My Heart
Lonnie Mack
Inez & Charlie Foxx
Gino Paoli
Sapore di sale
The Rivingtons
The Bird's the Word
The Beach Boys
Shut Down
Johnny Hallyday
Excuse-moi partenaire
Buck Owens
Love's Gonna Live Here
Elvis Presley
(You're the) Devil in Disguise
The Tams
What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)
Marty Robbins
Begging to You
The Beach Boys
Little Deuce Coupe
George Jones & Melba Montgomery
We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds
The Beatles
You Really Got a Hold on Me
Henry Mancini
Days of Wine and Roses
The Supremes
When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
Wilson Pickett
If You Need Me
Gerry and The Pacemakers
I Like It
Lou Christie
The Gypsy Cried
Major Lance
Um Um Um Um Um Um Um
Ronnie Hawkins
Who Do You Love
Martha and The Vandellas
Come and Get These Memories
Jack Jones
Call Me Irresponsible
Ben E. King
I (Who Have Nothing)
Nat King Cole
Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer
Andy Williams
Can't Get Used to Losing You
Bobby Vinton
Blue Velvet
Ruby Baby
Kai Winding
More (Theme from Mondo Cane)
Bobby Darin
Eighteen Yellow Roses