Top Songs of 1963


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
7
The Ronettes Be My Baby
2
41
The Kingsmen Louie Louie
3
84
The Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand
4
117
The Beatles She Loves You
5
195
Bob Dylan Blowin' in the Wind
6
296
Johnny Cash Ring of Fire
7
389
The Crystals Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
8
743
The Beach Boys Surfin' U.S.A.
9
754
Bob Dylan A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
10
763
Martha and The Vandellas Heat Wave
11
777
The Beatles I Saw Her Standing There
12
790
Bob Dylan Masters of War
13
824
Roy Orbison In Dreams
14
834
Bob Dylan Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
15
900
The Beatles Please Please Me
16
1005
The Crystals Then He Kissed Me
17
1015
The Trashmen Surfin' Bird
18
1102
The Surfaris Wipe Out
19
1140
The Drifters On Broadway
20
1326
The Beach Boys In My Room
21
1329
The Chiffons He's So Fine
22
1412
Bob Dylan Girl from the North Country
23
1734
The Jaynetts Sally, Go 'Round the Roses
24
1768
The Beatles Twist and Shout
25
1962
Stevie Wonder Fingertips
26
1978
Jan and Dean Surf City
27
1989
Peter, Paul and Mary Blowin' in the Wind
28
2124
The Chiffons One Fine Day
29
2129
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Help Me
30
2321
Dave Clark Five Glad All Over
31
2391
The Four Seasons Walk Like a Man
32
2575
Bob & Earl Harlem Shuffle
33
2675
Jan and Dean Dead Man's Curve
34
2711
The Beatles All My Loving
35
2791
Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters Cry Baby
36
2805
The Ronettes Baby, I Love You
37
3087
Marvin Gaye Can I Get a Witness
38
3220
Lesley Gore It's My Party
39
3259
Bobby Bare Detroit City
40
3312
Henri Salvador Syracuse
41
3346
Buck Owens Act Naturally
42
3393
Mongo Santamaría Watermelon Man
43
3425
The Angels [USA] My Boyfriend's Back
44
3437
Little Peggy March I Will Follow Him
45
3492
Rufus Thomas Walking the Dog
46
3496
The Beach Boys Surfer Girl
47
3545
Dionne Warwick Anyone Who Had a Heart
48
3736
Lesley Gore You Don't Own Me
49
3844
Barbara Lewis Hello Stranger
50
3887
James Brown Prisoner of Love
51
3957
Charles Mingus Track C - Group Dancers
52
3996
Serge Gainsbourg La Javanaise
53
4043
Jorge Ben Mas, que nada!
54
4103
Elvis Presley (You're the) Devil in Disguise
55
4238
Dusty Springfield I Only Want to Be with You
56
4245
Darlene Love Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
57
4356
Sam Cooke Another Saturday Night
58
4466
Joan Baez We Shall Overcome
59
4525
The Impressions It's All Right
60
4587
Gino Paoli Sapore di sale
61
4593
The Beatles It Won't Be Long
62
4595
The Beatles From Me to You
63
4686
Gerry and The Pacemakers You'll Never Walk Alone
64
4736
Roy Orbison Blue Bayou
65
4765
Ian and Sylvia Four Strong Winds
66
4835
The Tammys Egyptian Shumba
67
4932
Gene Pitney Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa
68
5064
The Beatles This Boy
69
5174
The Miracles Mickey's Monkey
70
5222
Jackie Wilson Baby Workout
71
5743
The Tymes So Much in Love
72
6044
Gerry and The Pacemakers How Do You Do It?
73
6144
Betty Everett It's in His Kiss (The Shoop-Shoop Song)
74
6161
Charles Aznavour La Mamma
75
6183
Doris Troy Just One Look
76
6350
Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart?
77
6411
Inez & Charlie Foxx Mockingbird
78
6420
The Swinging Blue Jeans Hippy Hippy Shake
79
6656
Major Lance The Monkey Time
80
6860
Pete Seeger We Shall Overcome
81
7036
Ray Charles Busted
82
7139
The Righteous Brothers Little Latin Lupe Lu
83
7220
Charles Mingus Track A - Solo Dancer
84
7368
Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet
85
7384
Claude Nougaro Cécile, ma fille
86
7532
Jackie DeShannon When You Walk in the Room
87
7563
The Beach Boys Little Deuce Coupe
88
7606
Maurice Fanon L'écharpe
89
7673
Otis Redding Pain in My Heart
90
7860
Martha and The Vandellas Quicksand
91
7892
Lenny Welch Since I Fell for You
92
7962
Jack Nitzsche The Lonely Surfer
93
8064
Lonnie Mack Memphis
94
8115
Ruby and the Romantics Our Day Will Come
95
8134
Ronnie Hawkins Who Do You Love
96
8147
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas I'll Keep You Satisfied
97
8276
Little Johnny Taylor Part Time Love
98
8288
Colette Magny Melocoton
99
8299
John Coltrane with Johnny Hartman My One and Only Love
100
8461
Dave Dudley Six Days on the Road
101
8564
Jean Ferrat Nuit et Brouillard
102
8830
The Cookies Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)
103
8925
Antônio Carlos Jobim Insensatez
104
8993
The Five Du-Tones Shake a Tailfeather
105
9173
Frank Sinatra Luck Be a Lady
106
9260
The Murmaids Popsicles and Icicles
107
9280
Lou Christie Two Faces Have I
108
9374
The Shirelles Foolish Little Girl
109
9437
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas Bad to Me
110
9608
Bill Anderson Still
111
9690
The Beatles I'll Get You
112
9850
Patsy Cline Sweet Dreams (Of You)
113
9897
Prince Buster Madness
114
9971
Jacques Brel Les Vieux
115
9973
Darlene Love A Fine Fine Boy

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Jimmy Soul If You Wanna Be Happy
Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs Sugar Shack
Bobby Bare 500 Miles Away from Home
John Coltrane India
The Supremes When the Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes
The Tams What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am)
Colette Renard Les nuits d'une demoiselle
Andy Williams Can't Get Used to Losing You
Dion Ruby Baby
Jackie DeShannon Needles and Pins
The Rivingtons The Bird's the Word
The Rolling Stones I Wanna Be Your Man
Randy & the Rainbows Denise
Marty Robbins Begging to You
The Marketts Out of Limits
The Maytals Sixth and Seventh Books
The Beach Boys Be True to Your School
Nino Tempo and April Stevens Deep Purple
The Beatles Do You Want to Know a Secret
Darlene Love (Today I Met) The Boy I'm Gonna Marry
Jeanne Moreau J'ai la mémoire qui flanche
Major Lance Um Um Um Um Um Um Um
Irma Thomas Ruler of My Heart
The Beatles You Really Got a Hold on Me
The Ran-Dells Martian Hop
Jack Jones Call Me Irresponsible
Johnny Hallyday Excuse-moi partenaire
Nat King Cole Those Lazy-Hazy-Crazy Days of Summer
Sheila L'école est finie
Kai Winding More (Theme from Mondo Cane)
Jackie McLean Melody for Melonae
Dion Donna the Prima Donna
Charles Mingus Mode D/E/F
Ray Price Night Life
Paul Bley Syndrome
The Searchers Sweets for My Sweet
Ray Price Make the World Go Away
Bobby Darin Eighteen Yellow Roses
The Beach Boys Shut Down
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas Do You Want to Know a Secret?
Dexter Gordon Scrapple from the Apple
John Coltrane with Johnny Hartman Lush Life
Buck Owens Love's Gonna Live Here
Pierre Perret Le Tord-boyaux
Gerry and The Pacemakers I Like It
Patsy Cline Faded Love
Gilbert Bécaud Dimanche à Orly
Enrico Macias Enfants de tous pays
George Jones & Melba Montgomery We Must Have Been Out of Our Minds
Ella Fitzgerald The Way You Look Tonight
Wilson Pickett If You Need Me
Joe Henderson Blue Bossa
BBC Radiophonic Workshop Doctor Who
Eddie Holland Leaving Here
The Pyramids Penetration
Dexter Gordon A Night in Tunisia
Ben E. King I (Who Have Nothing)
Martha and The Vandellas Come and Get These Memories
Frank Sinatra I Have Dreamed