Top Songs of 1965

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 1 Bob Dylan
Like a Rolling Stone
2 5 The Rolling Stones
(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
3 14 The Who
My Generation
4 52 The Byrds
Mr. Tambourine Man
5 60 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
The Tracks of My Tears
6 80 James Brown
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
7 82 The Mamas and the Papas
California Dreamin'
8 115 The Beatles
In My Life
9 117 The Beatles
10 140 Bob Dylan
Subterranean Homesick Blues
11 175 Wilson Pickett
In the Midnight Hour
12 180 The Impressions
People Get Ready
13 189 The Beatles
14 201 Simon and Garfunkel
The Sound of Silence
15 241 The Supremes
Stop! In the Name of Love
16 250 The Beatles
Ticket to Ride
17 264 James Brown
I Got You (I Feel Good)
18 313 The Beatles
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
19 366 Bob Dylan
Desolation Row
20 405 John Coltrane
A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement
21 410 Otis Redding
I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)
22 418 Bob Dylan
Positively 4th Street
23 447 The Righteous Brothers
Unchained Melody
24 467 The Beach Boys
California Girls
25 504 Bob Dylan
Ballad of a Thin Man
26 507 Bobby Fuller Four
I Fought the Law
27 578 Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs
Wooly Bully
28 591 Nancy Sinatra
These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
29 683 The Lovin' Spoonful
Do You Believe in Magic
30 772 The Animals
We Gotta Get Out of This Place
31 780 Bob Dylan
Mr. Tambourine Man
32 806 Stevie Wonder
Uptight (Everything's Alright)
33 831 The Byrds
I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
34 876 The Rolling Stones
Get Off of My Cloud
35 888 The Byrds
Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
36 906 Bob Dylan
It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
37 929 Bob Dylan
Highway 61 Revisited
38 938 Sonny and Cher
I Got You Babe
39 946 Martha and The Vandellas
Nowhere to Run
40 998 The Beatles
Day Tripper
41 1020 The Beatles
We Can Work It Out
42 1134 Bob Dylan
It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
43 1274 The Animals
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
44 1351 Four Tops
I Can't Help Myself
45 1365 Yardbirds
For Your Love
46 1447 The Beatles
You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
47 1461 The Rolling Stones
The Last Time
48 1481 Roger Miller
King of the Road
49 1516 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
Ooo Baby Baby
50 1757 Barry McGuire
Eve of Destruction
51 1761 The Skatalites
Guns of Navarone
52 1767 Phil Ochs
I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
53 1809 Fontella Bass
Rescue Me
54 1874 Four Tops
It's the Same Old Song
55 1882 The Who
The Kids Are Alright
56 1904 Jackie DeShannon
What the World Needs Now Is Love
57 1941 The Standells
Dirty Water
58 1962 The Beatles
Nowhere Man
59 1977 Smokey Robinson and The Miracles
Going to a Go-Go
60 2158 The Walker Brothers
Make It Easy on Yourself
61 2202 Country Joe & The Fish
The Fish Cheer & I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die-Rag
62 2270 Marvin Gaye
Ain't That Peculiar
63 2279 The Sonics
64 2317 The Sonics
65 2318 Spencer Davis Group
Keep On Running
66 2370 Prince Buster
Al Capone
67 2374 Bob Dylan
Love Minus Zero/No Limit
68 2376 The Beatles
Drive My Car
69 2446 Jr. Walker & The All Stars
70 2500 Sir Douglas Quintet
She's About a Mover
71 2621 The Kinks
See My Friend
72 2622 Tom Jones
It's Not Unusual
73 2670 The Dixie Cups
Iko Iko
74 2733 The Knickerbockers
75 2755 Charles Aznavour
La Boheme
76 2773 The Shangri-La's
Out in the Streets
77 2778 John Coltrane
A Love Supreme, Part 3: Pursuance/Part 4: Psalm
78 2798 Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels
Jenny Take a Ride
79 2836 The Shangri-La's
I Can Never Go Home Anymore
80 2843 Otis Redding
81 2948 The Rolling Stones
As Tears Go By
82 2957 Albert Ayler
83 2990 Frank Sinatra
It Was a Very Good Year
84 3015 The Kinks
Tired of Waiting for You
85 3028 Elvis Presley
Crying in the Chapel
86 3094 The Rolling Stones
Play with Fire
87 3160 The Beach Boys
Help Me, Rhonda
88 3422 Them
Here Comes the Night
89 3456 The Beatles
90 3639 The McCoys
Hang On Sloopy
91 3707 Howlin' Wolf
Killing Floor
92 3869 The Seekers
The Carnival Is Over
93 3917 Son House
Death Letter
94 3967 Gloria Jones
Tainted Love
95 4149 The Beatles
You're Going to Lose That Girl
96 4198 Lou Christie
Lightnin' Strikes
97 4232 Nina Simone
98 4250 The Supremes
I Hear a Symphony
99 4285 Bob Dylan
Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
100 4314 Bob Dylan
Gates of Eden
101 4529 The Sonics
Boss Hoss
102 4564 The Animals
It's My Life
103 4668 The Castaways
Liar, Liar
104 4695 The Ramsey Lewis Trio
The "In" Crowd
105 4815 The Toys
A Lover's Concerto
106 4866 Barbara
107 4989 Otis Redding
108 5005 The Fugs
Boobs a Lot
109 5014 Jackson C. Frank
Blues Run the Game
110 5027 Donovan
Universal Soldier
111 5028 The Mindbenders
A Groovy Kind of Love
112 5060 Ronnie Bird
Fais attention
113 5078 The Swingin' Medallions
Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)
114 5082 Barbara
La Solitude
115 5127 Del Shannon
Stranger in Town
116 5176 Donovan
Sunny Goodge Street
117 5186 Bob Dylan
Maggie's Farm
118 5238 The Kinks
Where Have All the Good Times Gone?
119 5253 Nina Simone
Feeling Good
120 5291 The Four Seasons
Let's Hang On (To What We've Got)
121 5447 Paul Revere & The Raiders
Just Like Me
122 5497 Yardbirds
Heart Full of Soul
123 5629 The Supremes
Back in My Arms Again
124 5712 The Who
Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
125 5853 Marvin Gaye
I'll Be Doggone
126 5877 The Contours
First I Look at the Purse
127 5907 Little Anthony and The Imperials
Hurt So Bad
128 5918 Cannibal & The Headhunters
Land of 1000 Dances
129 5933 Bert Jansch
Needle of Death
130 5963 Bob Marley and The Wailers
Put It On

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
Bob Dylan
She Belongs to Me
Jacques Brel
Ces Gens Là
The Beach Boys
Barbara Ann
Still I'm Sad
Mystic Eyes
Ray Charles
Crying Time
The Rolling Stones
That's How Strong My Love Is
Son House
John the Revelator
The Beatles
Run for Your Life
The Lovin' Spoonful
You Didn't Have to Be So Nice
Tom Jones
What's New Pussycat?
Len Barry
The Young Rascals
I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore
The Pretty Things
Midnight to Six Man
Otis Redding
My Girl
The Temptations
Don't Look Back
Solomon Burke
Got to Get You Off My Mind
The Statler Brothers
Flowers on the Wall
Herman's Hermits
Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter
The Guess Who
Shakin' All Over
Bob Dylan
Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?
Eddy Arnold
Make the World Go Away
The Temptations
Since I Lost My Baby
Julie Andrews
My Favorite Things
The Beatles
I'm Down
The Righteous Brothers
Just Once in My Life
Bob Dylan
Tombstone Blues
Porter Wagoner
Green, Green Grass of Home
Jay and The Americans
Cara Mia
The Kinks
A Well Respected Man
Herman's Hermits
A Must to Avoid
The Turtles
It Ain't Me Babe
The Marvelettes
Don't Mess with Bill
The Fortunes
You've Got Your Troubles
The Beatles
If I Needed Someone
Little Richard
I Don't Know What You Got But It's Got Me
Dave Clark Five
Catch Us If You Can
Bettye LaVette
Let Me Down Easy
Frank Wilson
Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
Roger Miller
One Dyin' and a Buryin'
The Kinks
Till the End of the Day
Steve Reich
It's Gonna Rain
Bob Dylan
It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
The Beatles
It's Only Love
Dusty Springfield
Some of Your Lovin'
The Everly Brothers
The Price of Love
Pino Donaggio
Io che non vivo (Senza te)
Kim Weston
Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)
Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces
Searching for My Love
Stroll On
Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders
The Game of Love
Sam & Dave
You Don't Know Like I Know
Herman's Hermits
Four Tops
Ask the Lonely
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
A Taste of Honey
Shirley Ellis
The Clapping Song
The Marvelows
I Do
The Strangeloves
Night Time
Richard & Mimi Fariña
Pack Up Your Sorrows
Richard & Mimi Fariña
Reno, Nevada
The Beatles
Another Girl
Lee Dorsey
Ride Your Pony
Otis Redding
Ole Man Trouble
The Hollies
Look Through Any Window
Manfred Mann
Come Tomorrow
Manfred Mann
If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Or Else You Got to Stay All Night)
Barbara Lewis
Baby, I'm Yours
We Five
You Were on My Mind
Bob Kuban & The In-Men
The Cheater