Acclaimed Music - The Top Songs from 1966
The Top Songs from 1966

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RankAll Time
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ArtistSongSample
1 4 The Beach Boys
Good Vibrations
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2 19 Ike and Tina Turner
River Deep - Mountain High

3 36 Four Tops
Reach Out I'll Be There

4 42 The Beach Boys
God Only Knows
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5 86 Percy Sledge
When a Man Loves a Woman

6 87 The Byrds
Eight Miles High
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7 109 Buffalo Springfield
For What It's Worth
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8 174 Question Mark and the Mysterians
96 Tears

9 175 The Troggs
Wild Thing

10 181 The Rolling Stones
Paint It, Black

11 184 The Lovin' Spoonful
Summer in the City

12 190 The Beatles
Tomorrow Never Knows

13 208 Spencer Davis Group
Gimme Some Lovin'

14 228 James Brown
It's a Man's Man's Man's World

15 258 Jimi Hendrix
Hey Joe
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16 333 The Beatles
Eleanor Rigby

17 347 The Monkees
I'm a Believer

18 371 The Beatles
Paperback Writer

19 402 Otis Redding
Try a Little Tenderness
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20 415 The Easybeats
Friday on My Mind

21 429 The Supremes
You Can't Hurry Love

22 461 Bob Dylan
Just Like a Woman
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23 467 Bobby Fuller Four
I Fought the Law

24 503 The Left Banke
Walk Away Renée

25 530 The Walker Brothers
The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore

26 568 James Carr
The Dark End of the Street
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27 604 The Supremes
You Keep Me Hangin' On

28 622 The Young Rascals
Good Lovin'

29 628 Bob Dylan
Visions of Johanna
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30 641 13th Floor Elevators
You're Gonna Miss Me

31 653 The Who
Substitute

32 702 Sam & Dave
Hold On! I'm a Comin'
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33 712 The Count Five
Psychotic Reaction

34 832 Lorraine Ellison
Stay with Me

35 833 Nancy Sinatra
These Boots Are Made for Walkin'

36 871 Aaron Neville
Tell It Like It Is

37 880 The Beatles
Rain

38 953 The Monkees
Last Train to Clarksville
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39 968 Donovan
Season of the Witch
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40 984 The Rolling Stones
19th Nervous Breakdown

41 1008 The Temptations
Ain't Too Proud to Beg
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42 1036 Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels
Devil with a Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly

43 1093 The Seeds
Pushin' Too Hard

44 1098 The Beach Boys
Wouldn't It Be Nice
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45 1136 The Velvet Underground & Nico
All Tomorrow's Parties
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46 1194 Bob Dylan
I Want You
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47 1208 The Kinks
Sunny Afternoon
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48 1242 Dusty Springfield
You Don't Have to Say You Love Me

49 1268 The Kinks
Dead End Street
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50 1279 Jimmy Ruffin
What Becomes of the Brokenhearted

51 1323 Eddie Floyd
Knock on Wood

52 1343 Donovan
Sunshine Superman
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53 1347 The Beatles
Here, There and Everywhere

54 1454 The Velvet Underground & Nico
Femme Fatale
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55 1491 Wilson Pickett
Land of 1000 Dances

56 1545 Cream
I Feel Free
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57 1557 The Standells
Dirty Water

58 1561 The Rolling Stones
Under My Thumb
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59 1597 The Beach Boys
Sloop John B.
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60 1613 Love
Seven and Seven Is
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61 1680 The Beach Boys
Caroline, No
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62 1691 Fred Neil
Everybody's Talkin'

63 1742 Bob Dylan
Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
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64 1788 The Beatles
I'm Only Sleeping

65 1805 Four Tops
Standing in the Shadows of Love

66 1828 The Velvet Underground
Sunday Morning
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67 1869 Wilson Pickett
Mustang Sally

68 1899 Jr. Walker & The All Stars
(I'm a) Road Runner

69 1927 The Isley Brothers
This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)

70 2030 The Beatles
She Said She Said

71 2076 Small Faces
All or Nothing

72 2136 Yardbirds
Shapes of Things

73 2213 The Creation
Making Time

74 2227 Frank Sinatra
Strangers in the Night

75 2263 The Beatles
And Your Bird Can Sing

76 2412 The Hollies
Bus Stop

77 2484 The Temptations
(I Know) I'm Losing You

78 2487 Cat Stevens
Matthew & Son

79 2518 Michel Polnareff
Love Me, Please Love Me

80 2541 Paul Revere & The Raiders
Hungry

81 2585 Manfred Mann
Pretty Flamingo

82 2751 Tommy James and The Shondells
Hanky Panky

83 2763 The Temptations
Get Ready
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84 2806 James & Bobby Purify
I'm Your Puppet

85 2912 Otis Redding
Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)
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Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Loretta Lynn
Don’t Come Home A’Drinkin’ (with Lovin’ on Your Mind)

Johnny Rivers
Secret Agent Man

Ray Charles
Let's Go Get Stoned

The Mamas and the Papas
Monday, Monday

The Beatles
Taxman

Loretta Lynn
You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)

Lee Dorsey
Working in the Coal Mine

Slim Harpo
Baby Scratch My Back

Lee Dorsey
Get Out of My Life, Woman

Bob Dylan
Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
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The Swingin' Medallions
Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)

The Music Machine
Talk Talk

Jacques Dutronc
Les Playboys

The Beatles
For No One

The Rolling Stones
Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?

Cannonball Adderley
Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
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The Who
I'm a Boy

Simon and Garfunkel
A Hazy Shade of Winter
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The Barbarians
Moulty

The Mothers of Invention
Trouble Comin’ Every Day
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Dusty Springfield
Goin' Back

Wilson Pickett
Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)

Paul Revere & The Raiders
Kicks

Billy Stewart
Summertime

The Temptations
Beauty Is Only Skin Deep

The Loved Ones
The Loved One

The Rolling Stones
Stupid Girl

The Rolling Stones
Out of Time
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The Leaves
Hey Joe

The Shadows of Knight
Gloria

John Mayall
Have You Heard
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The Mamas and the Papas
I Saw Her Again

Merle Haggard
Swinging Doors
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Phil Ochs
Love Me, I'm a Liberal
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Lee Dorsey
Holy Cow

Bobby Fuller Four
Let Her Dance

Bob Dylan
Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
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Tim Hardin
Reason to Believe

Bob Dylan
One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
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The Beach Boys
Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
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Otis Redding
I Can't Turn You Loose

Sam & Dave
You Don't Know Like I Know
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The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
East-West
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