Top Songs of 1965


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
1
Bob Dylan Like a Rolling Stone
2
5
The Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
3
10
The Who My Generation
4
54
The Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man
5
77
The Mamas and the Papas California Dreamin'
6
95
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles The Tracks of My Tears
7
104
The Beatles Yesterday
8
121
James Brown Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
9
123
Simon and Garfunkel The Sound of Silence
10
160
The Beatles In My Life
11
163
The Beatles Help!
12
197
Bob Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues
13
229
Wilson Pickett In the Midnight Hour
14
240
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
15
246
The Impressions People Get Ready
16
305
The Supremes Stop! In the Name of Love
17
321
The Beatles Ticket to Ride
18
391
The Beatles Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
19
437
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)
20
495
Bob Dylan Desolation Row
21
497
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
22
511
John Coltrane A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement
23
537
The Lovin' Spoonful Do You Believe in Magic
24
556
Bobby Fuller Four I Fought the Law
25
575
Nancy Sinatra These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
26
577
Bob Dylan Positively 4th Street
27
619
The Beach Boys California Girls
28
629
Bob Dylan Ballad of a Thin Man
29
656
The Byrds Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
30
705
Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs Wooly Bully
31
781
Sonny and Cher I Got You Babe
32
877
Bob Dylan It's Alright, Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
33
901
Yardbirds For Your Love
34
918
The Rolling Stones Get Off of My Cloud
35
938
The Beatles You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
36
997
Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright)
37
1085
The Beatles We Can Work It Out
38
1108
The Byrds I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
39
1113
The Beatles Day Tripper
40
1124
Four Tops I Can't Help Myself
41
1125
Bob Dylan Mr. Tambourine Man
42
1126
The Animals We Gotta Get Out of This Place
43
1244
The Who The Kids Are Alright
44
1262
Roger Miller King of the Road
45
1279
The Rolling Stones The Last Time
46
1422
Martha and The Vandellas Nowhere to Run
47
1478
The Sonics Psycho
48
1483
Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
49
1525
The Sonics Strychnine
50
1543
Bob Dylan It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
51
1579
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Ooo Baby Baby
52
1593
The Beatles Nowhere Man
53
1661
The Animals Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
54
1715
The Standells Dirty Water
55
1744
Barry McGuire Eve of Destruction
56
1864
Phil Ochs I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
57
1955
Jackie DeShannon What the World Needs Now Is Love
58
2027
Country Joe & The Fish The Fish Cheer & I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die-Rag
59
2119
Fontella Bass Rescue Me
60
2156
The Rolling Stones Play with Fire
61
2210
John Coltrane A Love Supreme, Part 2: Resolution
62
2239
The Sonics Have Love Will Travel
63
2266
Prince Buster Al Capone
64
2342
Charles Aznavour La Boheme
65
2346
The Beatles Drive My Car
66
2383
The Rolling Stones As Tears Go By
67
2386
Four Tops It's the Same Old Song
68
2420
Sir Douglas Quintet She's About a Mover
69
2476
The Shangri-Las I Can Never Go Home Anymore
70
2488
The Walker Brothers Make It Easy on Yourself
71
2540
The Beatles Girl
72
2605
The Kinks Tired of Waiting for You
73
2674
Nina Simone Feeling Good
74
2683
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Going to a Go-Go
75
2762
Tom Jones It's Not Unusual
76
2794
Jr. Walker & The All Stars Shotgun
77
2844
The Who Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
78
2974
The Skatalites Guns of Navarone
79
3059
The Beach Boys Help Me, Rhonda
80
3066
Bob Dylan Love Minus Zero/No Limit
81
3068
Frank Sinatra It Was a Very Good Year
82
3139
Spencer Davis Group Keep On Running
83
3158
Gloria Jones Tainted Love
84
3191
Nina Simone Sinnerman
85
3304
Otis Redding Respect
86
3350
The Knickerbockers Lies
87
3479
The Beatles Michelle
88
3590
John Coltrane A Love Supreme, Part 3: Pursuance/Part 4: Psalm
89
3702
Bob Dylan Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
90
3745
The Dixie Cups Iko Iko
91
3788
Marvin Gaye Ain't That Peculiar
92
3814
Albert Ayler Ghosts
93
3826
Bob Dylan Tombstone Blues
94
3874
Jackson C. Frank Blues Run the Game
95
3882
The Beatles You're Going to Lose That Girl
96
3935
The Kinks See My Friend
97
3956
Elvis Presley Crying in the Chapel
98
3964
Son House Death Letter
99
3971
Howlin' Wolf Killing Floor
100
3978
The Beach Boys Barbara Ann
101
3992
Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels Jenny Take a Ride
102
4058
Them Here Comes the Night
103
4286
Barbara Göttingen
104
4412
The Beatles I'm Down
105
4500
The Castaways Liar, Liar
106
4503
The Seekers The Carnival Is Over
107
4550
Horace Silver Song for My Father
108
4695
Bob Lind Elusive Butterfly
109
4732
Cannibal & The Headhunters Land of 1000 Dances
110
4829
Yardbirds Heart Full of Soul
111
4832
The Toys A Lover's Concerto
112
4905
Bob Dylan Maggie's Farm
113
4916
Tom Jones What's New Pussycat?
114
4960
The Temptations Since I Lost My Baby
115
5113
Lee Dorsey Get Out of My Life, Woman
116
5183
Roy Head Treat Her Right
117
5272
Donovan Catch the Wind
118
5310
The Shangri-Las Out in the Streets
119
5394
The Rolling Stones I'm Free
120
5497
The McCoys Hang On Sloopy
121
5508
Steve Reich It's Gonna Rain
122
5534
Del Shannon Stranger in Town
123
5562
Bettye LaVette Let Me Down Easy
124
5622
Donovan Universal Soldier
125
5739
The Ramsey Lewis Trio The "In" Crowd
126
5755
Bert Jansch Needle of Death
127
5769
Little Richard I Don't Know What You Got But It's Got Me
128
5771
Frank Wilson Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
129
5791
The Beatles I've Just Seen a Face
130
5899
Bob Dylan Gates of Eden
131
5936
Barbara La Solitude
132
6029
Little Anthony and The Imperials Hurt So Bad
133
6073
Bob Dylan Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?
134
6088
Lou Christie Lightnin' Strikes
135
6150
The Beatles You Won’t See Me
136
6184
The Contours First I Look at the Purse
137
6203
The Statler Brothers Flowers on the Wall
138
6228
Christophe Aline
139
6239
The Kinks Where Have All the Good Times Gone
140
6490
The Kinks Till the End of the Day
141
6500
The Supremes Back in My Arms Again
142
6655
The Young Rascals I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore
143
6705
Nino Ferrer Mirza
144
6796
Otis Redding I Can't Turn You Loose
145
6875
Paul Revere & The Raiders Just Like Me
146
6886
The Beatles The Word
147
6953
Donovan Sunny Goodge Street
148
6990
The Seeds Can't Seem to Make You Mine
149
7007
The Mindbenders A Groovy Kind of Love
150
7017
The Supremes I Hear a Symphony
151
7101
Jacques Brel Jacky
152
7146
Small Faces Watcha Gonna Do About It
153
7264
The Beatles Yes It Is
154
7340
Martin Carthy Scarborough Fair
155
7356
The Leaves Hey Joe
156
7364
The Four Seasons Let's Hang On (To What We've Got)
157
7365
Dusty Springfield Some of Your Lovin'
158
7415
The Kinks A Well Respected Man
159
7454
The Beatles Run for Your Life
160
7552
Them Mystic Eyes
161
7584
Jacques Brel Ces Gens Là
162
7617
Dave Clark Five Catch Us If You Can
163
7829
Bob Dylan It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
164
7951
Sonny and Cher Baby Don't Go
165
8034
Michel Delpech Chez Laurette
166
8196
Bob Marley and The Wailers Put It On
167
8247
The Pretty Things Midnight to Six Man
168
8294
Marvin Gaye I'll Be Doggone
169
8490
France Gall Poupée de cire, poupée de son
170
8525
Barbara Le Mal de vivre
171
8549
The Animals It's My Life
172
8561
Shirley Ellis The Clapping Song
173
8593
The Sonics Boss Hoss
174
8646
The Byrds Set You Free This Time
175
8736
Ronnie Bird Fais attention
176
8751
Hervé Vilard Capri c'est fini
177
8791
The Lovin' Spoonful You Didn't Have to Be So Nice
178
8913
Ray Charles Crying Time
179
8934
Sam & Dave You Don't Know Like I Know
180
8937
Pino Donaggio Io che non vivo (Senza te)
181
8987
Andrew Hill Refuge
182
9012
Yardbirds Still I'm Sad
183
9129
Ernest Tubb Waltz Across Texas
184
9273
Sputniks Sputnik-Thema
185
9283
The Gentrys Keep on Dancing
186
9300
Herman's Hermits Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter
187
9465
Ian Whitcomb You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)
188
9467
Bob Dylan She Belongs to Me
189
9485
The Swingin' Medallions Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)
190
9539
Los Saicos Demolición
191
9590
Otis Redding My Girl
192
9666
The Supremes My World Is Empty Without You
193
9748
The Rolling Stones That's How Strong My Love Is
194
9783
Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces Searching for My Love
195
9820
The Fugs Boobs a Lot
196
9879
The Royalettes It's Gonna Take a Miracle
197
9908
The Righteous Brothers Just Once in My Life
198
9948
Herman's Hermits A Must to Avoid
199
9949
Otis Redding Change Gonna Come

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Barbara Mason Yes, I'm Ready
Bob Dylan Queen Jane Approximately
The Hollies Look Through Any Window
The Beach Boys Please Let Me Wonder
The Beatles The Night Before
Otis Redding Ole Man Trouble
The Fortunes You've Got Your Troubles
Nina Simone Strange Fruit
The Turtles It Ain't Me Babe
Otis Redding Shake
The Beatles I Need You
Johnny Cash 25 Minutes to Go
The Marvelows I Do
The Everly Brothers The Price of Love
The Remains Why Do I Cry
The Marvelettes Don't Mess with Bill
Françoise Hardy L'amitié
Bob Kuban & The In-Men The Cheater
The Beatles It's Only Love
Otis Redding Satisfaction
Gilles Vigneault Mon pays
Jean Ferrat Potemkine
The Beatles If I Needed Someone
Len Barry 1-2-3
Moacir Santos Coisa No. 5 (Nanã)
Monks Oh, How To Do Now
Jay and The Americans Cara Mia
Solomon Burke Got to Get You Off My Mind
Yardbirds Stroll On
Kim Weston Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)
Eddy Arnold Make the World Go Away
Son House John the Revelator
Herman's Hermits Silhouettes
Claude Nougaro Armstrong
The Guess Who Shakin' All Over
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass A Taste of Honey
The Beau Brummels Don't Talk to Strangers
Julie Andrews My Favorite Things
The Byrds Chimes of Freedom
We Five You Were on My Mind
Alton Ellis & The Flames Dance Crasher
Lee Dorsey Ride Your Pony
François Deguelt Le ciel, le soleil et la mer
The Temptations Don't Look Back
The Horace Silver Quintet Plus J.J. Johnson Nutville
Donovan Hey Gyp
The Beatles I'm Looking Through You
Stan Tracey Starless and Bible Black
The Trade Winds New York's a Lonely Town
The Beau Brummels Just a Little
The Vogues Five O'Clock World
Edwin Starr Agent Double-O-Soul
Barbara Lewis Baby, I'm Yours
Roy C Shotgun Wedding
Wayne Shorter Juju
Porter Wagoner Green, Green Grass of Home
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan's 115th Dream
The Zombies Tell Her No
The Watersons John Barleycorn
The Chiffons Nobody Knows What's Goin' On (In My Mind But Me)
Eddy Mitchell Si tu n'étais pas mon frère
Yardbirds The Train Kept A-Rollin'
The Beatles Another Girl
Paul Revere & The Raiders Steppin' Out
The Byrds All I Really Want to Do
The Missing Links You're Driving Me Insane
Nino Ferrer Les Cornichons
The Kinks Set Me Free
Jackie Wilson No Pity (In the Naked City)
Billy Stewart I Do Love You
Roger Miller One Dyin' and a Buryin'
Georges Chelon Père prodigue
The Strangeloves Night Time
The Sonics Cinderella
The Knight Bros. Temptation 'Bout to Get Me
Manfred Mann Come Tomorrow
Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders The Game of Love
Richard & Mimi Fariña Pack Up Your Sorrows
Richard & Mimi Fariña Reno, Nevada
Four Tops Ask the Lonely
Junior Wells Hoodoo Man Blues
Manfred Mann If You Gotta Go, Go Now (Or Else You Got to Stay All Night)
Glen Campbell Guess I'm Dumb
Manfred Mann My Little Red Book (All I Do Is Talk About You)
Maxine Brown Oh No Not My Baby