Top Songs of 1966


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
4
The Beach Boys Good Vibrations
2
20
The Beach Boys God Only Knows
3
57
Ike and Tina Turner River Deep - Mountain High
4
79
The Rolling Stones Paint It, Black
5
83
Buffalo Springfield For What It's Worth
6
99
Four Tops Reach Out I'll Be There
7
101
The Byrds Eight Miles High
8
144
The Beatles Tomorrow Never Knows
9
151
Percy Sledge When a Man Loves a Woman
10
176
The Beatles Eleanor Rigby
11
211
The Troggs Wild Thing
12
231
Jimi Hendrix Hey Joe
13
247
Otis Redding Try a Little Tenderness
14
274
? and the Mysterians 96 Tears
15
282
The Lovin' Spoonful Summer in the City
16
293
Spencer Davis Group Gimme Some Lovin'
17
352
The 13th Floor Elevators You're Gonna Miss Me
18
363
The Monkees I'm a Believer
19
436
James Brown It's a Man's Man's Man's World
20
458
Bob Dylan Visions of Johanna
21
500
The Supremes You Can't Hurry Love
22
514
The Beatles Paperback Writer
23
525
The Easybeats Friday on My Mind
24
610
Bob Dylan Just Like a Woman
25
620
The Who Substitute
26
675
The Count Five Psychotic Reaction
27
749
The Left Banke Walk Away Renée
28
752
The Walker Brothers The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore
29
789
The Velvet Underground Sunday Morning
30
826
The Rolling Stones Under My Thumb
31
862
The Beatles Rain
32
869
The Supremes You Keep Me Hangin' On
33
926
The Kinks Sunny Afternoon
34
941
Sam & Dave Hold On, I'm Comin'
35
951
The Beach Boys Wouldn't It Be Nice
36
1039
Bob Dylan I Want You
37
1044
The Young Rascals Good Lovin'
38
1070
The Electric Prunes I Had Too Much to Dream (Last Night)
39
1087
Donovan Season of the Witch
40
1146
The Temptations Ain't Too Proud to Beg
41
1175
The Velvet Underground & Nico All Tomorrow's Parties
42
1182
Aaron Neville Tell It Like It Is
43
1184
Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels Devil with a Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly
44
1187
The Rolling Stones 19th Nervous Breakdown
45
1190
Bob Dylan Sad Eyed Lady of the Lowlands
46
1296
The Beach Boys Caroline, No
47
1309
The Seeds Pushin' Too Hard
48
1350
Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes of the Brokenhearted
49
1374
Lorraine Ellison Stay with Me
50
1379
The Beatles Taxman
51
1393
The Monkees Last Train to Clarksville
52
1499
The Beatles Here, There and Everywhere
53
1507
Dusty Springfield You Don't Have to Say You Love Me
54
1523
The Beatles I'm Only Sleeping
55
1524
The Beatles For No One
56
1695
The Beatles She Said She Said
57
1720
The Rolling Stones Mother's Little Helper
58
1728
The Kinks Dead End Street
59
1812
Love 7 and 7 Is
60
1828
Bob Dylan Stuck Inside of Mobile with the Memphis Blues Again
61
1857
Donovan Sunshine Superman
62
1886
The Hollies Bus Stop
63
1910
The Beatles And Your Bird Can Sing
64
1927
Eddie Floyd Knock on Wood
65
1934
Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally
66
2024
Jacques Dutronc Et moi, et moi, et moi
67
2038
The Velvet Underground & Nico Femme Fatale
68
2166
Yardbirds Shapes of Things
69
2224
Los Bravos Black Is Black
70
2246
The Isley Brothers This Old Heart of Mine (Is Weak for You)
71
2381
Small Faces All or Nothing
72
2388
The Creation Making Time
73
2452
Ennio Morricone The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
74
2462
The Beach Boys Sloop John B
75
2662
The Rolling Stones Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?
76
2739
Frank Sinatra Strangers in the Night
77
2779
The Mothers of Invention Trouble Every Day
78
2815
The Beatles Got to Get You into My Life
79
2824
Simon and Garfunkel Homeward Bound
80
2862
Cream I Feel Free
81
2890
Simon and Garfunkel Scarborough Fair (Canticle)
82
2929
Herman's Hermits No Milk Today
83
2985
The Rolling Stones Lady Jane
84
2993
Michel Polnareff Love Me, Please Love Me
85
3071
Monks Monk Time
86
3134
Fred Neil Everybody's Talkin'
87
3149
Wilson Pickett Land of 1000 Dances
88
3280
Antoine Les Elucubrations d'Antoine
89
3288
Simon and Garfunkel I Am a Rock
90
3337
The Beach Boys I Just Wasn't Made for These Times
91
3341
Bob Dylan Rainy Day Women #12 & 35
92
3367
Billy Stewart Summertime
93
3422
Jacques Dutronc Les Playboys
94
3438
Yardbirds Happenings Ten Years Time Ago
95
3459
The Temptations (I Know) I'm Losing You
96
3462
Four Tops Standing in the Shadows of Love
97
3472
The Temptations Get Ready
98
3541
The Who I'm a Boy
99
3569
Donovan Mellow Yellow
100
3622
Adriano Celentano Il ragazzo della Via Gluck
101
3755
The Left Banke Pretty Ballerina
102
3870
The Music Machine Talk Talk
103
3937
Herbie Hancock Maiden Voyage
104
3953
Cher Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
105
3955
Fred Neil The Dolphins
106
3975
Tim Hardin Reason to Believe
107
4000
The Capitols Cool Jerk
108
4110
The Beatles Yellow Submarine
109
4145
Barbara Ma plus belle histoire d'amour
110
4196
Simon and Garfunkel A Hazy Shade of Winter
111
4307
The Rolling Stones Out of Time
112
4393
Bob Dylan One of Us Must Know (Sooner or Later)
113
4440
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 Mas que nada
114
4441
Janis Ian Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking)
115
4469
The Kinks I'm Not Like Everybody Else
116
4571
Jr. Walker & The All Stars (I'm a) Road Runner
117
4626
Paul Revere & The Raiders Kicks
118
4640
Paul Revere & The Raiders Hungry
119
4684
The Beach Boys Don't Talk (Put Your Head on My Shoulder)
120
4772
Loretta Lynn Don't Come Home A'Drinkin' (with Lovin' on Your Mind)
121
4792
Manfred Mann Pretty Flamingo
122
4837
Cannonball Adderley Mercy, Mercy, Mercy
123
4838
James & Bobby Purify I'm Your Puppet
124
4859
Bobby Hebb Sunny
125
5089
Lee Dorsey Working in the Coal Mine
126
5133
Neil Diamond Solitary Man
127
5139
The Beach Boys You Still Believe in Me
128
5140
Johnny Rivers Secret Agent Man
129
5202
Cat Stevens Matthew & Son
130
5219
Michel Polnareff La Poupée qui fait non
131
5233
Love My Little Red Book
132
5239
Tom Jones Green, Green Grass of Home
133
5241
Los Brincos Mejor
134
5286
The Blues Magoos We Ain't Got Nothing Yet
135
5346
Yardbirds Over Under Sideways Down
136
5406
Koko Taylor Wang Dang Doodle
137
5424
Otis Redding Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)
138
5482
The Mamas and the Papas Monday, Monday
139
5538
The Troggs I Can't Control Myself
140
5721
The Lovin' Spoonful Daydream
141
5745
Wilson Pickett Ninety-Nine and a Half (Won't Do)
142
5897
The Who Boris the Spider
143
6177
Elvis Presley Tomorrow Is a Long Time
144
6281
Ray Charles Let's Go Get Stoned
145
6346
Robert Parker Barefootin'
146
6413
The Mothers of Invention Hungry Freaks, Daddy
147
6417
The Supremes Love Is Like an Itching in My Heart
148
6485
John Mayall All Your Love
149
6602
The Loved Ones The Loved One
150
6675
The Animals Don't Bring Me Down
151
6684
The Marvelettes The Hunter Gets Captured by the Game
152
6688
Georges Brassens Supplique pour etre enterré a la plage de Sète
153
6757
Slim Harpo Baby Scratch My Back
154
6799
Loretta Lynn You Ain't Woman Enough (To Take My Man)
155
6833
The Mamas and the Papas I Saw Her Again
156
6932
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood Summer Wine
157
6961
Neil Diamond Cherry, Cherry
158
6980
John Coltrane Ascension
159
6998
The Association Along Comes Mary
160
7116
The Lovin' Spoonful Nashville Cats
161
7144
Jacques Dutronc Les Cactus
162
7207
The Monkees (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone
163
7209
Howard Tate Ain't Nobody Home
164
7231
Bob Dylan Most Likely You Go Your Way (And I'll Go Mine)
165
7315
The Remains Don't Look Back
166
7370
Cecil Taylor Enter, Evening (Soft Line Structure)
167
7390
The Rolling Stones I Am Waiting
168
7395
The Ugly Ducklings Nothin'
169
7578
The Heptones Fattie Fattie
170
7658
Michel Polnareff Sous quelle étoile suis-je né
171
7838
Ray Charles I Don't Need No Doctor
172
7882
John Lee Hooker One Bourbon, One Scotch, One Beer
173
7893
Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston It Takes Two
174
7917
The Animals Inside - Looking Out
175
8001
The Who Happy Jack
176
8059
Dusty Springfield Goin' Back
177
8094
The Association Cherish
178
8241
Delroy Wilson Dancing Mood
179
8373
Wilson Pickett 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)
180
8403
The Maytals Bam-Bam
181
8463
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band East-West
182
8543
The Who So Sad About Us
183
8558
The Righteous Brothers (You're My) Soul & Inspiration
184
8582
Nancy Sinatra Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
185
8609
Paul Revere & The Raiders (I'm Not Your) Steppin' Stone
186
8640
John Mayall Ramblin' on My Mind
187
8863
The Shadows of Knight Gloria
188
9075
Cher Alfie
189
9092
The Barbarians Moulty
190
9124
The Shades of Blue Oh! How Happy
191
9229
Bob Dylan Absolutely Sweet Marie
192
9274
Syndicate of Sound Little Girl
193
9306
The Shangri-Las Past, Present and Future
194
9327
Crispian St. Peters The Pied Piper
195
9418
Peter and Gordon Woman
196
9500
Ennio Morricone The Ecstasy of Gold
197
9551
Carla Thomas B-A-B-Y
198
9700
Bob Dylan 4th Time Around
199
9757
The Temptations Beauty Is Only Skin Deep
200
9793
The Incredible String Band October Song
201
9847
Lee Dorsey Holy Cow
202
9956
Tommy Roe Sweet Pea
203
9958
Mina Se telefonando

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
The Chiffons Sweet Talkin' Guy
J.J. Cale After Midnight
Paul Revere & The Raiders Good Thing
The New Vaudeville Band Winchester Cathedral
The Beatles Good Day Sunshine
The Seekers Georgy Girl
Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band Diddy Wah Diddy
Johnny Rivers Poor Side of Town
Violeta Parra Gracias a la vida
The Jimi Hendrix Experience Stone Free
The Velvet Underground I'll Be Your Mirror
Nicole Croisille & Pierre Barouh Un homme et une femme
Darrell Banks Open the Door to Your Heart
Garnet Mimms I'll Take Good Care of You
The Who A Quick One, While He's Away
The Grass Roots Where Were You When I Needed You
Georges Brassens La non-demande en mariage
The Beach Boys Pet Sounds
France Gall Les sucettes
Them I Can Only Give You Everything
John Mayall Steppin' Out
Marvin Gaye One More Heartache
Deon Jackson Love Makes the World Go Round
Nina Simone Wild Is The Wind
Laura Nyro Wedding Bell Blues
Dionne Warwick Alfie
The Byrds Mr. Spaceman
The Beatles Doctor Robert
The Troggs With a Girl Like You
Bob Dylan Leopard-Skin Pill-Box Hat
Claude Nougaro Bidonville
Cream Spoonful
Merle Haggard Swinging Doors
Pascal Danel Les Neiges Du Kilimandjaro
Napoleon XIV They're Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa!
Merle Haggard The Fugitive
Pierre Perret Les Jolies colonies de vacances
Frank Sinatra Summer Wind
Fabrizio De André Amore che vieni, amore che vai
Phil Ochs Love Me, I'm a Liberal
Bill Evans Solo-in Memory of his Father
Joe Henderson Inner Urge
Bobby Darin If I Were A Carpenter
Otis Redding Cigarettes and Coffee
Fabrizio De André la canzone dell'amore perduto
Oscar Peterson Blues Etude
Serge Gainsbourg Qui est "in" qui est "out"
The Outsiders Time Won't Let Me
The Rolling Stones Goin' Home
The Pretty Things Come See Me
John Mayall Have You Heard
The Hollies I Can't Let Go
Sam the Sham and The Pharoahs Lil' Red Riding Hood
Martha and The Vandellas I'm Ready for Love
Martha and The Vandellas Jimmy Mack
The Haunted 1-2-5
Domenico Modugno Dio come ti amo
Frank Sinatra That's Life
The Beach Boys I Know There's an Answer
Bobby Fuller Four Let Her Dance
Wayne Shorter Infant Eyes
Gordon Lightfoot Early Morning Rain
Cream I'm So Glad
The Shadows of Knight I'm Gonna Make You Mine
Tim Hardin Hang On to a Dream / How Can We Hang On to a Dream
The Hollies Stop Stop Stop
Small Faces Sha-La-La-La-Lee
Eddie Floyd Got to Make a Comeback
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich Hold Tight!
Small Faces You Need Loving
The Woolies Who Do You Love
The Turtles Outside Chance
The Rolling Stones Stupid Girl
Jacques Dutronc La Fille du Père Noël
Nino Ferrer Je veux être noir
Eddie Cochran Three Stars
James Carr Pouring Water on a Drowning Man
Nina Simone Don't Explain
The Kinks Dedicated Follower of Fashion
Juliette Gréco Un petit poisson, un petit oiseau
The Mothers of Invention Who Are the Brain Police?
John Lee Hooker It Serve Me Right to Suffer/It Serves Me Right To Suffer
Richard Kiley The Impossible Dream (The Quest)
The Misunderstood I Can Take You To The Sun
The Happenings See You in September
The Ronettes I Can Hear Music
Buffalo Springfield Nowadays Clancy Can't Even Sing
The Elgins Heaven Must Have Sent You
Laura Nyro Stoney End
Judy Collins Suzanne
Them It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
Phil Ochs There But for Fortune
Joe Tex The Love You Save (May Be Your Own)
Mable John Your Good Thing (Is About to End)
Simon and Garfunkel The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
Love She Comes in Colors
Simon and Garfunkel The Dangling Conversation