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The 5th Dimension
   released the single   
Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004
The 5th Dimension
   released the single   
Up-Up and Away
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003
Aaron Neville
   released the single   
Tell It Like It Is
1966; peaked at #2 on Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015
Acker Bilk
   released the single   
Stranger on the Shore
1962; #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 1 week
Al Kooper
   released the single   
Season of the Witch
1968; cover of Donovan's psychedeli1c cult classic featuring Steven Stills; released on "Super Session"
The Allman Brothers Band
   released the single   
Whipping Post
1969; released on "At Fillmore East"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Animals
   released the single   
Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
1965; peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Animals
   released the single   
We Gotta Get Out of This Place
1965; peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
Archie Bell & the Drells
   released the single   
Tighten Up
1968; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Aretha Franklin
   released the single   
Chain of Fools
1967; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
Aretha Franklin
   released the single   
Do Right Woman - Do Right Man
1967; peaked as #9 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Aretha Franklin
   released the single   
I Never Loved a Man (the Way I Love You)
1967; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Aretha Franklin
   released the single   
Respect
1967; #5 on Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Times"; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Aretha Franklin
   released the single   
(You Make Me Feel Like) a Natural Woman
1967; Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Arlo Guthrie
   released the single   
Alice's Restaurant
1967; Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
The Association
   released the single   
Along Comes Mary
1966; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Association
   released the single   
Never My Love
1967; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Band
   released the single   
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
1969; non-single; appeared on: "The Band"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Band
   released the single   
The Weight
1968; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; seminal tune on "Easy Rider" soundtrack
Barbra Streisand
   released the single   
People Are Strange
1964; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Barrett Strong
   released the single   
Money (That's What I Want)
1960; first Motown hit; peaked at #2 on the Billboard $&B chart; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Barry McGuire
   released the single   
Eve of Destruction
1965; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
B.B. King
   released the single   
The Thrill is Gone
1969; peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Barbara Ann
1965 - Ah, ba ba ba ba barbara ann; Ba ba ba ba barbara ann.
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
California Girls
1965; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Times"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2010
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Caroline, No
1966; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Dance, Dance, Dance
1965
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Do It Again
1968; 2 weeks as UK #1
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Don't Worry Baby
1964; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs"
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Fun, Fun, Fun
1964
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
God Only Knows
1966; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Good Vibrations
1966; 2 weeks as UK #1; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; #6 on Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1994
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Help Me Rhonda
1965; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
I Can Hear Music
1969; peaked at #24 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
I Get Around
1964; #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
In My Room
1963; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Times"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Sloop John B
1966; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Times"
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Surfer Girl
1963
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Surfin' USA
1963; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beach Boys
   released the single   
Wouldn't It Be Nice
1966; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
All You Need Is Love
1967; 3 weeks as UK #1; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Times"
The Beatles
   released the single   
The Ballad of John & Yoko
1969; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
Come Together
1969; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
A Day in the Life
1967; non-single; appears on "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Day Tripper
1965; five weeks as U.K. #1; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
Don't Let Me Down
1969; recorded during the 'Let It Be' session; an anguished love song to Yoko Ono
The Beatles
   released the single   
Eight Days a Week
1965; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
Eleanor Rigby
1966; peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2012
The Beatles
   released the single   
From Me to You
1963; seven weeks as U.K. #1; did not chart highly in the U.S.
The Beatles
   released the single   
Get Back
1969; with Billy Preston, 5 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
A Hard Day's Night
1964; 3 weeks as UK #1; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Times"
The Beatles
   released the single   
In My Life
1965; non-single; appears on "Rubber Soul"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
I Saw Her Standing There
1964; peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Lady Madonna
1968; two weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
Love Me Do
1964; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
1965; non-single; appears on "Rubber Soul"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Paperback Writer
1966; 2 weeks as UK #1; 2 weeks as US #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
Penny Lane
1967; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
The Beatles
   released the single   
Please Please Me
1964; peaked at #3 of the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Rain
1966; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
She Loves You
1964; 6 weeks as UK #1; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Something
1969; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Strawberry Fields Forever
1967; peaked at #8 on theBillboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Beatles
   released the single   
Ticket to Ride
1965; 3 weeks as UK #1; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Twist and Shout
1963; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Beatles
   released the single   
We Can Work It Out
1966; #1 on the Billboard Hot 100 for 3 weeks
The Beatles
   released the single   
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
1968; non-single; appears on "The Beatles"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
With a Little Help from My Friends
1967; appeared on: "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Beatles
   released the single   
Yellow Submarine
1966; four weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Bee Gees
   released the single   
I've Gotta Get a Message to You
1968; one week as U.K. #1; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100
Bee Gees
   released the single   
Massachusetts
1967; four weeks as U.K. #1
Ben E. King
   released the single   
Spanish Harlem
1960; peaked at #10 on the Billboard Top 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Ben E. King
   released the single   
Stand By Me
1961; lead singer of The Drifters; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time""; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Big Brother and the Holding Company (feat. Janis Joplin)
   released the single   
Piece of My Heart
1968; peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
B.J. Thomas
   released the single   
Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Blind Faith
   released the single   
Can't Find My Way Home
1969; non single; released on "Blind Faith"; album reached #1 on the Billboard 200
Blind Faith
   released the single   
Sea of Joy
1969; non-single; released on "Blind Faith"; album reached #1 on the Billboard 200
Blood, Sweat & Tears
   released the single   
You've Made Me So Very Happy
1969; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; released on "Blood, Sweat & Tears" album
Blue Cheer
   released the single   
Summertime Blues
1968; released on "Vincebus Eruptum"; peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100
Bobby "Blue" Bland
   released the single   
Turn on Your Love Lights
1961; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Bobby Boris Pickett and the Crypt-Kickers
   released the single   
Monster Mash
1962; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; a memorable tune
The Bobby Fuller Four
   released the single   
I Fought the Law
1965; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015
Bobby Rydell
   released the single   
Volare
1960; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #22 in the UK
Bobby Vinton
   released the single   
Mr. Lonely
1964; 1 week as #1 of Billboard Hot 100
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Blowin' in the Wind
1963; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; Grammy Hall of Fame single; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1994
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Desolation Row
1965; non-single; appears on "Highway 61 Revisited"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Highway 61 Revisited
1965; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Just Like a Woman
1966; appeared on "Blonde on Blonde"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Lay Lady Lay
1969; peaked at # 7 on the Billboard Hot 100
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Like a Rolling Stone
1965; #1 on Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time; peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Mr. Tambourine Man
1965; non-single; appears on "Bringing It All Back Home"; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Positively 4th Street
1965; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Subterranean Homesick Blues
1965; appears on "Bringing It All Back Home"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
The Times They Are A-Changin'
1964; non-single; appears on "The Times They Are A-Changin'"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013
Bob Dylan
   released the single   
Visions of Johanna
1966; non-single; released on "Blonde on Blonde"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Bobie Gentry
   released the single   
Ode to Billie Joe
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Booker T. and the MG's
   released the single   
Green Onions
1962; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time""; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Box Tops
   released the single   
The Letter
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011; #1 in the U.S. for 4 weeks in 1967; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time
Brenda Lee
   released the single   
I Want to Be Wanted
1960; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Brian Hyland
   released the single   
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Polka Dot Bikini
1960; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; memorable ditty
Brian Poole & The Tremeloes
   released the single   
Do You Love Me
1963; three weeks as U.K. #1; only major hit
The Brothers Four
   released the single   
Greenfields
1960; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Bruce Channel
   released the single   
Hey! Baby
1962; 2 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Buckinghams
   released the single   
Kind of a Drag
1967; 2 weeks as US #1
Buck Owens
   released the single   
Act Naturally
1963; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013
Buck Owens
   released the single   
I've Got a Tiger By the Tail
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Buffalo Springfield
   released the single   
For What It's Worth
1967; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Buffy Sainte-Marie
   released the single   
The Circle Game
1967; released on "Fire & Fleet & Candlelight"
Buffy Sainte-Marie
   released the single   
The Universal Soldier
1964; released on "It's My Way"; later a major hit for Donovan
The Byrds
   released the single   
Eight Miles High
1966; peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Byrds
   released the single   
I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
1965; did not chart; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Byrds
   released the single   
Mr. Tambourine Man
1965; 2 weeks as UK #1; 1 week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Canned Heat
   released the single   
On the Road Again
1968; Reached #8 on the U.K. singles chart and #16 on the Billboard Hot 100; early extended blues rock tune to be played on U.S. FM counter culture stations.
Chad & Jeremy
   released the single   
A Summer Song
1964; peaked at #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Chad & Jeremy
   released the single   
Yesterday's Gone
1964; peaked at #27 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Charlie Drake
   released the single   
My Boomerang Won't Come Back
1961; reached No. 1 in Australia and No. 14 in the U.K.
Chick Corea
   released the single   
Now He Sings, Now He Sobs
1968; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Chicken Shack
   released the single   
I'd Rather Go Blind
1968; deep track from Stan Webb's blues band in the U.K. with Christine Perfect on vocals before she married John McVie and joined Fleetwood Mac
Clarence "Frogman" Henry
   released the single   
(I Don't Know Why I Love You) But I Do
1961; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
Cliff Richard
   released the single   
The Next Time / Bachelor Boy
1963; three weeks as U.K. #1
Cliff Richard
   released the single   
Please Don't Tease
1960; four weeks as U.K. #1
Cliff Richard
   released the single   
Summer Holiday
1963; three weeks as U.K. #1
Cliff Richard
   released the single   
The Young Ones
1962; six weeks as U.K. #1
Connie Francis
   released the single   
Breakin' In A Brand New Broken Heart
1961; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100
Connie Francis
   released the single   
Don't Break the Heart That Loves You
1962; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Connie Francis
   released the single   
Everybody's Somebody's Fool
1960; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Connie Francis
   released the single   
My Heart Has A Mind Of Its Own
1960; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Connie Francis
   released the single   
Where The Boys Are
1961; peaked as #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
Cream
   released the single   
Spoonful
1966; non-single; released on "Fresh Cream"
Cream
   released the single   
Strange Brew
1968; non-single; released on "Disraeli Gears"
Cream
   released the single   
Sunshine of Your Love
1968; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Cream
   released the single   
White Room
1968; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Creedence Clearwater Revival
   released the single   
Bad Moon Rising
1969; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Creedence Clearwater Revival
   released the single   
Down On the Corner
1969; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Creedence Clearwater Revival
   released the single   
Fortunate Son
1969; peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014
Creedence Clearwater Revival
   released the single   
Green River
1969; peaked at # 2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Crosby, Stills & Nash
   released the single   
Marrakesh Express
1969; peaked at #28 on the Billboard Hot 100
Crosby, Stills & Nash
   released the single   
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
1969; peaked at #21 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Crystals
   released the single   
He's A Rebel
1962; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004
Dale & Grace
   released the single   
I'm Leaving It Up to You
1963; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Dave Brubeck Quartet
   released the single   
Take Five
1963; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1996
The Dave Clark Five
   released the single   
Glad All Over
1964; two weeks as U.K. # 1; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Dave Clark Five
   released the single   
Over and Over
1965; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
David Rose and His Orchestra
   released the single   
The Stripper
1962; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Deep Purple
   released the single   
Hush
1968; released on "Shades of Deep Purple"; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Dells
   released the single   
Oh, What A Night
1969; Chicago R&B tune; peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Dean Martin
   released the single   
Everybody Loves Somebody
1964; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Desmond Dekker & The Aces
   released the single   
Israelites
1969; 1 week as UK #1; only #1 hit; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007
Diana Ross & The Supremes
   released the single   
Love Child
1968; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Diana Ross & The Supremes
   released the single   
Someday We'll Be Together
1969; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Dionne Warwick
   released the single   
Alfie
1967; Inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
Dionne Warwick
   released the single   
Don't Make Me Over
1962; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Dionne Warwick
   released the single   
Walk on By
1964; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Dion
   released the single   
Runaround Sue
1961; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Dion
   released the single   
The Wanderer
1961; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Doc Watson
   released the single   
Black Mountain Rag
1964; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006
Donovan
   released the single   
Atlantis
1969; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100
Donovan
   released the single   
Hurdy Gurdy Man
1968; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100
Donovan
   released the single   
Mellow Yellow
1966; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Donovan
   released the single   
Season of the Witch
1966; non-single; released on "Sunshine Superman"; psychedelic cult classic
Donovan
   released the single   
Sunshine Superman
1966; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Donovan
   released the single   
There is a Mountain
1967; peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100
Donovan
   released the single   
Universal Soldier
1965; cover of Buffy Ste. Marie tune
The Doors
   released the single   
The End
1967; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; iconic soundtrack for opening scene of "Apocalypse Now (1979)"
The Doors
   released the single   
Hello, I Love You
1968; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Doors
   released the single   
People Are Strange
1967; peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Doors
   released the single   
Touch Me
1969; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Doors
   released the single   
When the Music's Over
1967; extended tune released on "Strange Days"
The Dovells
   released the single   
Bristol Stomp
1961; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Drifters
   released the single   
On Broadway
1963; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Drifters
   released the single   
This Magic Moment
1960; peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Drifters
   released the single   
Under the Boardwalk
1964; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014
The Drifters
   released the single   
Up On the Roof
1962; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Dusty Springfield
   released the single   
The Look of Love
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
Dusty Springfield
   released the single   
Son of a Preacher Man
1968; peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Eddie Cochran
   released the single   
Three Steps to Heaven
1960; two weeks as U.K. Number 1
Eddie Holman
   released the single   
Hey There Lonely Girl
1969; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Eddy Arnold
   released the single   
Make the World Go Away
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Edwin Hawkins Singers
   released the single   
Oh Happy Day
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Ella Fitzgerald
   released the single   
How High the Moon
1960; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Can't Help Falling In Love
1961; four weeks as the U.K. #1; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Crying In the Chapel
1965; two weeks as the U.K. #1; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Good Luck Charm
1962; five weeks as the U.K. #1; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
His Latest Flame
1961; four weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
In The Ghetto
1969; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Return to Sender
1962; three weeks as the U.K. #1; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
She's Not You
1962; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Surrender
1961; four weeks as U.K. #1; two weeks as the #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Suspicious Minds
1969; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
Viva Las Vegas
1964; peaked at #29 on Billboard Hot 100; substantial worldwide recognition since
Elvis Presley
   released the single   
(You're The) Devil In Disguise
1963; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Engelbert Humperdink
   released the single   
Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)
1967 six weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Equals
   released the single   
Baby Come Back
1968; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #32 on the Billboard Hot 100
Eric Burdon & The Animals
   released the single   
Don't Bring Me Down
1966; peaked at #6 on the U.K. pop singles chart and #12 on the Billboard Hot 100
Eric Burdon & The Animals
   released the single   
See See Rider
1966; Peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100
Eric Burdon & The Animals
   released the single   
San Franciscan Nights
1967; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
Eric Burdon & The Animals
   released the single   
Sky Pilot
1968; peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100
Eric Burdon & The Animals
   released the single   
When I Was Young
1967; peaked at #15 on the Billboard Hot 100
Ernie K-Doe
   released the single   
Mother-in-Law
1961; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Essex
   released the single   
Easier Said Than Done
1963; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Etta James
   released the single   
At Last
1961; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Everly Brothers
   released the single   
Temptation
1961; two weeks as U.K. # 1; peaked at #27 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Everly Brothers
   released the single   
Walk Right Back
1960; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100
Faron Young
   released the single   
Hello Walls
1961; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Fats Domino
   released the single   
Walking to New Orleans
1960; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
Fleetwood Mac
   released the single   
Albatross
1969; 1 week as U.K. #1; didn't chart in U.S., but highlight tune in Playboy Mansion video
Fleetwood Mac
   released the single   
Green Manalishi (With the Two Pronged Crown)
1969; Peter Green's last masterpiece with the band; cult classic
Fleetwood Mac
   released the single   
Man of the World
1969; Peter Green gem
Fleetwood Mac
   released the single   
Need Your Love So Bad
1969; non-single; released on "Pious Bird of Good Omen"
Floyd Cramer
   released the single   
Last Date
1960; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004
Fontella Bass
   released the single   
Rescue Me
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015
The Four Seasons
   released the single   
Candy Girl
1963; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Four Tops
   released the single   
Baby I Need Your Loving
1964; peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
The Four Tops
   released the single   
I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch)
1965; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Four Tops
   released the single   
Reach Out I'll Be There
1966; 3 weeks as U.K. #1; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs"; inducted into the Grammy hall of Fame in 1998
The Four Tops
   released the single   
Standing in the Shadows of Love
1966; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Frankie Avalon
   released the single   
Why
1960; one week as U.S. #1
Frank Sinatra
   released the single   
My Way
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Frank Sinatra
   released the single   
Strangers in the Night
1966; three weeks as the U.K. #1; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
The Fraternity of Man
   released the single   
Don't Bogart Me
1968; iconic tune highlighted in the film "Easy Rider"
Freddie and the Dreamers
   released the single   
I'm Telling You Now
1965; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Freddy King
   released the single   
Hide Away
1961; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Gary Lewis & the Playboys
   released the single   
This Diamond Ring
1965; son of comedian Jerry Lewis; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Gary Puckett and Union Gap
   released the single   
Young Girl
1968; four weeks as U.K. #1
Gary U.S. Bonds
   released the single   
Quarter to Three
1961; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Gene Chandler
   released the single   
Duke of Earl
1961; three weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
George Jones
   released the single   
She Thinks I Still Care
1962; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Gerry & The Pacemakers
   released the single   
How Do You Do It?
1963; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
Gerry & The Pacemakers
   released the single   
I Like It
1963; four weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #17 on the Billboard Hot 100
Gerry & The Pacemakers
   released the single   
You'll Never Walk Alone
1963; four weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #48 in the U.S.
Glenn Campbell
   released the single   
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004
Glenn Campbell
   released the single   
Gentle on My Mind
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
Glenn Campbell
   released the single   
Wichita Lineman
1968; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
The Guess Who
   released the single   
These Eyes
1969; released on "Wheatfield Soul"; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100
Harry Nilsson
   released the single   
Everybody's Talkin'
1969; released on "Aerial Ballet"; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Henry Mancini
   released the single   
Days of Wine and Roses
1963; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003
Henry Mancini
   released the single   
Love Theme From 'Romeo and Juliet'
1969; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Henry Mancini
   released the single   
Moon River
1961; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
   released the single   
The Lonely Bull (El Solo Toro)
1962; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
   released the single   
A Taste of Honey
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
Can't You Hear My Heartbeat?
1964; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
I'm Henry VIII, I Am
1965; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
I'm Into Something Good
1964; two weeks as the U.K. #1; peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
Leaning On A Lamp Post
1966; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
Listen People
1966; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter
1965; 3 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
Silhouettes
1965; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100
Herman's Hermits
   released the single   
There's A Kind Of Hush
1967; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Highwayman
   released the single   
Michael, Row The Boat Ashore
1961; one week as U.K. #1; two weeks as U.S. #1
The Hollies
   released the single   
Bus Stop
1966; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Hollies
   released the single   
Carrie-Anne
1967; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Hollies
   released the single   
He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother
1969; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100; lasting popularity
The Hollywood Argyles
   released the single   
Alley Oop
1960; one week as U.S. #1
Horst Jankowski
   released the single   
A Walk In The Black Forest
1965; #1 on the Easy Listening chart, peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #3 on the U.K. Singles chart
Howlin' Wolf
   released the single   
Spoonful
1960; did not chart; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
Hugh Masekela
   released the single   
Grazing in the Grass
1968; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Hugo Montenegro Orchestra
   released the single   
The Good, The Bad and The Ugly
1968; four weeks as the U.K. #1; peaked at #2 in the U.S.
The Impresssions
   released the single   
People Get Ready
1965; peaked at #14 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Iron Butterfly
   released the single   
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
1968; peaked at #30 on the Billboard Hot 100; first pschedelic rock extended tune to receive any U.S. airplay.
The Isley Brothers
   released the single   
It's Your Thing
1969; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Isley Brothers
   released the single   
Twist and Shout
1962; peaked at #2 on the U.S. R&B chart; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2010
Jackie DeShannon
   released the single   
What the World Needs Now Is Love
1985; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
Jackie Wilson
   released the single   
(Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher and Higher
1967; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
James Brown
   released the single   
Cold Sweat - Part 1
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016
James Brown
   released the single   
I Got You (I Feel Good)
1965; #1 R&B chart topper; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013
James Brown
   released the single   
It's a Man's Man's Man's World
1966; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2010
James Brown
   released the single   
Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
1966; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
James Brown
   released the single   
Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud
1968; peaked at #10 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "Greatest Songs of All Time"
James Carr
   released the single   
The Dark End of the Street
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016
James Gang
   released the single   
Collage
1969; released on "Y'er Album"
Jan and Dean
   released the single   
Dead Man's Curve
1964; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008
Jan and Dean
   released the single   
Surf City
1963; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg
   released the single   
Je T'Aime … Moi Non Plus
1969; one week as U.K #1; truly orgasmic
Janis Ian
   released the single   
Society's Child (Baby I've Been Thinking)
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Jay & The Americans
   released the single   
This Magic Moment
1968; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
Jeannie C. Riley
   released the single   
Harper Valley P.T.A.
1968; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Jefferson Airplane
   released the single   
Somebody to Love
1967; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Jefferson Airplane
   released the single   
White Rabbit
1967; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers
   released the single   
Last Kiss
1964; peaked at #2 on the Billobard Hot 100; lasting 15 weeks on the chart
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
All Along the Watchtower
1968; peaked at #20 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
Foxey Lady
1967; appears on "Are You Experienced?"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
Hey Joe
1966; did not chart; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
Little Wing
1968; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
Purple Haze
1967; reached #3 on the U.K. pop charts; #17 on the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
1968; non-single; appeears on "Electric Ladyland"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
   released the single   
The Wind Cries Mary
1965; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Jimmy Cliff
   released the single   
Many Rivers to Cross
1969; non-single; appears on "Wonderful World, Beautiful People"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
Jimmy Soul
   released the single   
If You Wanna Be Happy
1963; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Joe Cocker
   released the single   
With a Little Help from My Friends
1968; one week as U.K. #1; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
Joe Dowell
   released the single   
Wooden Heart
1961; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The John Barry Seven and Orchestra
   released the single   
The James Bond Theme
1962; inducted into the Grammy hall of Fame in 2008
John Coltrane With Johnny Hartman
   released the single   
Lush Life
1963; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
John Fred and His Playboy Band
   released the single   
Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)
1968; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
John Lee Hooker
   released the single   
Boom Boom
1962; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers
   released the single   
Double Trouble
1967; featuring Peter Green on guitar covering this Otis Rush blues classic; haunting
John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers
   released the single   
Ramblin' on My Mind
1966; featuring Eric Clapton
John Mayall and the Bluesbreakers
   released the single   
Supernatural
1967; instrumental released on "A Hard Road"; featuring Peter Green
Johnny Cash
   released the single   
Ring of Fire
1963; peaked at #17 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Johnny Kidd & The Pirates
   released the single   
Shakin' All Over
1960; one week as the U.K. #1
Johnny Rivers
   released the single   
Poor Side of Town
1966; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Joni Mitchell
   released the single   
Both Sides Now
1969; did not chart; appears on "Clouds"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Jr. Walker & The All Stars
   released the single   
Shotgun
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Judy Collins
   released the single   
Both Sides Now
1968; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003
The Kingsmen
   released the single   
Louie Louie
1963; peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Kingston Trio
   released the single   
Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
1962; peaked at #21 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
The Kinks
   released the single   
All Day and All of the Night
1965; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Kinks
   released the single   
Sunny Afternoon
1966; two weeks as the U.K. #1; peaked at #14 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Kinks
   released the single   
Tired of Waiting For You
1965; one week as U.K. #1; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Kinks
   released the single   
Waterloo Sunset
1968; did not chart; appears on "Something Else by the Kinks"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Kinks
   released the single   
You Really Got Me
1964; two weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Larry Verne
   released the single   
Mr. Custer
1960; one week as U.S. #1
Lawrence Welk and His Orchestra
   released the single   
Calcutta
1961; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Led Zeppelin
   released the single   
Dazed and Confused
1969; released on "Led Zeppelin"
Led Zeppelin
   released the single   
Heartbreaker
1969; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Led Zeppelin
   released the single   
Ramble On
1969; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Left Banke
   released the single   
Walk Away Renee
1966; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Lemon Pipers
   released the single   
Green Tambourine
1968; one week as U.S. #1
Lenny Welch
   released the single   
Since I Fell For You
1963; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
Leonard Cohen
   released the single   
Bird on the Wire
1969; appears on "Songs from the Road"
Leonard Cohen
   released the single   
Suzanne
1967; appears on "Songs of Leonard Cohen", peaking on the Billboard Hot 100; earlier hit for Judy Collins
Lesley Gore
   released the single   
It's My Party
1963; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Lettermen
   released the single   
Goin' Out Of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off Of You
1967; peaked at #7 on Billboard Hot 100
The Lettermen
   released the single   
Hurt So Bad
1969; peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Lettermen
   released the single   
Moments To Remember
1963
The Lettermen
   released the single   
Sealed With A Kiss
1965
Little Eva
   released the single   
The Loco-Motion
1962; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016
Lorne Greene
   released the single   
Ringo
1964; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Lou Christie
   released the single   
Lightin' Strikes
1966; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Louis Armstrong
   released the single   
Hello, Dolly!
1964; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
Louis Armstrong
   released the single   
What A Wonderful World
1967; four weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #32 on the U.S. Hot 100; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Love
   released the single   
Alone Again Or
1968; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Lovin' Spoonful
   released the single   
Do You Believe in Magic
1965; peaked at #9 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
The Mamas and the Papas
   released the single   
California Dreamin'
1965; peaked at #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
Manfred Mann
   released the single   
Do Wah Diddy Diddy
1964; 2 weeks as U.K. #1; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
Manfred Mann
   released the single   
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo)
1968; two weeks as U.K. #1
Manfred Mann
   released the single   
Pretty Flamingo
1966; three weeks as U.K. #1
Mark Dinning
   released the single   
Teen Angel
1960; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
   released the single   
Dancing in the Street
1964; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
   released the single   
Nowhere to Run
1965; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Marty Robbins
   released the single   
El Paso
1960; two weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Marvelettes
   released the single   
Please Mr. Postman
1961; 1 week as U.S. #1; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
   released the single   
Ain't No Mountain High Enough
1967; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Mary Hopkin
   released the single   
Those Were the Days
1968; six weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Mary Wells
   released the single   
My Guy
1964; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Mary Wells
   released the single   
The One Who Really Loves You
1962; peaked at #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 and #2 on the R&B chart
Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs
   released the single   
Stay
1960; one week as U.S. #1
MC5
   released the single   
Kick Out the Jams
1969; seminal punk
The McCoys
   released the single   
Hang on Sloopy
1965; 1 week as U.S. #1
Merle Haggard
   released the single   
Mama Tried
1968; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Meters
   released the single   
Cissy Strut
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
Mobey Grape
   released the single   
Omaha
1967; considered a psychedelic masterpiece
Mongo Santamaria
   released the single   
Watermelon Man
1963; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
The Monkees
   released the single   
Last Train to Clarksville
1966; 1 week as U.S. #1
The Moody Blues
   released the single   
Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)
1967; classic tune; peaked at #24 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
The Murmaids
   released the single   
Popsicles & Icicles
1960; peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
? & the Mysterians
   released the single   
96 Tears
1966; one week as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Nancy and Frank Sinatra
   released the single   
Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)
Written by Sonny Bono; lead soundtrack for "Kill Bill"
Nancy Sinatra
   released the single   
These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
1966; 4 weeks as U.K. #1; 1 week as U.S. #1
Neil Sedaka
   released the single   
Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
1962; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
Neil Sedaka
   released the single   
Calendar Girl
1960; reached #4 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100
Neil Sedaka
   released the single   
Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen
1961; reached #6 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100
Neil Young
   released the single   
The Loner
1968; non-single; appears on "Neil Young"; theme song from the movie "Strawberry Statement"
Neil Young With Crazy Horse
   released the single   
Cinnamon Girl
1969; first appears on "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere"
Neil Young With Crazy Horse
   released the single   
Cowgirl in the Sand
1969; first appears on "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere"
Neil Young With Crazy Horse
   released the single   
Down by the River
1969; first appears on "Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere"
The New Vaudeville Band
   released the single   
Winchester Cathedral
1966; 3 weeks as U.S. #1
Nino Tempo and April Stevens
   released the single   
Deep Purple
1963; 1 week as U.S. #1
Otis Redding
   released the single   
I've Been Loving You Too Long
1965; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2011
Otis Redding
   released the single   
Try a Little Tenderness
1966; peaked at #25 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2015
Pat Boone
   released the single   
Moody River
1961; 1 week as U.S. #1
Patsy Cline
   released the single   
Crazy
1961; peaked at #9 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; and #2 on the Hot Country Songs list; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1992
Patsy Cline
   released the single   
I Fall to Pieces
1961; peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
The Paul Butterfield Blues Band
   released the single   
East-West
1966; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Peggy Lee
   released the single   
Is That All There Is?
1969; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Percy Faith
   released the single   
Theme from "A Summer Place'
1960; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Percy Sledge
   released the single   
When a Man Loves a Woman
1966; 2 weeks as US #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Peter and Gordon
   released the single   
A World Without Love
1964; two weeks as U.K. #1; one week as U.S. #1
Peter, Paul and Mary
   released the single   
Blowin' in the Wind
1963; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Peter, Paul and Mary
   released the single   
Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
1963; peaked at #9 on the Billboad Hot 100
Peter, Paul and Mary
   released the single   
If I Had A Hammer
1962; peaked as #10 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Peter, Paul and Mary
   released the single   
Leaving on a Jet Plane
Written by John Denver in 1967 during a layover at an airport in Washington, but didn't become a hit until Peter, Paul and Mary covered it in 1969; 1 week as U.S. #1
Peter, Paul and Mary
   released the single   
Puff The Magic Dragon
1963; peaked at #2 on the U.S. billboard Hot 100
Pete Seeger
   released the single   
Where Have All The Flowers Gone?
1964; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Petula Clark
   released the single   
Don't Sleep In the Subway
1967; peaked at #5 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100 and #1 on the Easy Listening chart
Petula Clark
   released the single   
Downtown
1965; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2003
Petula Clark
   released the single   
I Know A Place
1965; peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100
Petula Clark
   released the single   
My Love
1966; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
Petula Clark
   released the single   
This Is My Song
1967; 2 weeks as U.K. #1
Pink Floyd
   released the single   
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
1968; non-single; released on "Saucerful of Secrets"
Plastic Ono Band
   released the single   
Give Peace a Chance
1969; the anthem of the American anti-war movement in the 1970s; a monumental historic artifact
The Platters
   released the single   
Harbor Lights
1960; peaked at #8 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Procol Harum
   released the single   
A Whiter Shade of Pale
1967; six weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Quicksilver Messenger Service
   released the single   
Mona
1969, live version released on "Happy Trails"
The Ramsey Lewis Trio
   released the single   
The "In" Crowd
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009
Ray Charles
   released the single   
Georgia On My Mind
1960; one week as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Ray Charles
   released the single   
Hit the Road Jack
1961; two weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2013
Ray Charles
   released the single   
You Don't Know Me
1962; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100
Ricky Nelson
   released the single   
Hello Mary Lou
1961; peaked at #9 on the U.S. Billboard Top 100
Ricky Nelson
   released the single   
Travelin' Man
1961; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
The Righteous Brothers
   released the single   
Unchained Melody
1965; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
The Righteous Brothers
   released the single   
You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling
1964; two weeks as U.K. #1; two weeks as US #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; iconic tune from the movie "Top Gun"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Roger Miller
   released the single   
Dang Me
1964: inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Roger Miller
   released the single   
King of the Road
1965; one week as U.K. #1; only #1 hit; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Get Off of My Cloud
1965; 3 weeks as U.K. #1; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Gimme Shelter
1969; peaked at #21 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
It's All Over Now
1964; one week as U.K. #1
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Jumpin' Jack Flash
1968; two weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
The Last Time
1965; three weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Little Red Rooster
1964; one week as U.K. #1
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Paint It, Black
1966; 1 week as U.K. #1; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Ruby Tuesday
1967; one week as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Street Fighting Man
1968; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Sympathy for the Devil
1968, non-single; appears on "Beggar's Banquet"; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
Time Is On My Side
1964; peaked at #6 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Rolling Stones
   released the single   
You Can't Always Get What You Want
1969; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Ronettes
   released the single   
Be My Baby
1963; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Ronettes
   released the single   
Walking in the Rain
1964; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Rooftop Singers
   released the single   
Walk Right In
1963; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
Roy Orbison
   released the single   
Crying
1961; peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard chart; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Roy Orbison
   released the single   
In Dreams
1963; Peaked at #7 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; listed in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Roy Orbison
   released the single   
It's Over
1964; two weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
Roy Orbison
   released the single   
Only the Lonely (Know How I Feel)
1960; 2 weeks as U.K.#1; peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Roy Orbison
   released the single   
Running Scared
1961; 1 week as U.S. #1
Ruby and The Romantics
   released the single   
Our Day Will Come
1963; one week as U.S. #1
Rufus Thomas
   released the single   
Walking the Dog
1963; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Sam and Dave
   released the single   
Soul Man
1967; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Sam Cooke
   released the single   
Chain Gang
1960; peaked at #2 in the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
Sam Cooke
   released the single   
A Change is Gonna Come
1964; #12 on the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Sam Cooke
   released the single   
Cupid
1961; peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Sam Cooke
   released the single   
(What A) Wonderful World
1960; peaked at #12 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted in the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2014
Sammy Davis Jr.
   released the single   
What Kind of Fool Am I?
1962; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs
   released the single   
Wooly Bully
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009
Santana
   released the single   
Evil Ways
1969; released on "Santana"; peaked at #9 on the Billboard Hot 100
Santana
   released the single   
Soul Sacrifice
1969; liver version released on "Santana"; a major hit at Woodstock
Scott McKenzie
   released the single   
San Francisco (Wear Some Flowers in Your Hair)
1967; worldwide hit; #1 in the U.K.; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Searchers
   released the single   
Love Potion No. 9
1964; peaked at #3 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
The Seekers
   released the single   
Georgy Girl
1967; peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
The Seekers
   released the single   
I'll Never Find Another You
1964; 2 weeks as U.K. #1; peaked at #4 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
The Seekers
   released the single   
A World Of Our Own
1965; Peaked at #19 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100
The Shadows
   released the single   
Apache
1960; instrumental hit; #1 in the U.K. for 5 weeks; did not chart highly in the U.S.
The Shadows
   released the single   
Wonderful Land
1962; instrumental hit in the U.K., lasting 8 weeks as #1; did not make the Billboard Hot 100
The Shangri-Las
   released the single   
Leader of the Pack
1964; 1 week as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Shangri-Las
   released the single   
Remember (Walkin' in the Sand)
1964; peaked at #5 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Shelley Fabares
   released the single   
Johnny Angel
1962; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
The Shirelles
   released the single   
Dedicated to the One I Love
1961; re-released version; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
The Shirelles
   released the single   
Tonight's the Night
1960; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
The Shirelles
   released the single   
Will You Love Me Tomorrow
1961; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Shirley Bassey
   released the single   
Goldfinger
1964; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2008; theme song from James Bond movie of same name
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
The Boxer
1969; peaked at #7 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
Cecilia
1969; peaked at #4 on the Billboard Hot 100
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
A Hazy Shade of Winter
1966; peaked at #13 on the Billboard Hot 100
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
Homeward Bound
1966; peaked at #5 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; written at Widnes train station; do that now and you'd be mugged for your pen.
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
I Am a Rock
1965; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
Scarborough Fair/Canticle
1968; peaked at #11 on the Billboard Hot 100
Simon & Garfunkel
   released the single   
The Sounds of Silence
1965; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time;" written by Paul Simon in the aftermath of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2004
Sir Douglas Quintet
   released the single   
She's About a Mover
1965; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2016
Sly & the Family Stone
   released the single   
Dance to the Music
1968; peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Sly & the Family Stone
   released the single   
Hot Fun in the Summertime
1969; peaked at #2 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Sly & the Family Stone
   released the single   
Stand!
1969; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Small Faces
   released the single   
All or Nothing
1966; one week as U.K. #1
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
   released the single   
Ooo Baby Baby
1965; peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
   released the single   
Shop Around
1960; reached #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2006
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
   released the single   
The Tracks of My Tears
1965; peaked at #16 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2007
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
   released the single   
You've Really Got a Hold on Me
1962; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Solomon Burke
   released the single   
Everybody Needs Somebody to Love
1964; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Sonny & Cher
   released the single   
I Got You Babe
1965; 3 weeks as #1 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Spanky And Our Gang
   released the single   
Lazy Day
1967; peaked at #14 on the U.S Billboard Hot 100
Spanky And Our Gang
   released the single   
Sunday Will Never Be The Same
1967; peaked at #9 on the U.S. Billobard Hot 100
The Spencer Davis Group
   released the single   
Gimme Some Lovin'
1966; peaked at #7 on Billboard Hot 100; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Spencer Davis Group
   released the single   
I'm a Man
1967; first appears on "Autumn '66"; peaked at #10 on the Billboard 100
The Spencer Davis Group
   released the single   
Keep on Running
1966; one week as U.K. #1
The Spencer Davis Group
   released the single   
Somebody Help Me
1966; two weeks as U.K. #1
Spooky Tooth
   released the single   
Better by You, Better Than Me
1969; most memorable tune from English rock band; covered in 1978 by Judas Priest
Spooky Tooth
   released the single   
Evil Woman
1969; non-single; released on "Spooky Two"
Steam
   released the single   
Na Na Hey Hey (Kiss Him Goodbye)
1969; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; frequently used as a crowd chant
Steppenwolf
   released the single   
Born to Be Wild
1968; peaked at #2 on the Billboard Hot 100; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2002
Steppenwolf
   released the single   
Magic Carpet Ride
1968; peaked at #3 on the Billboard Hot 100
Steve Lawrence
   released the single   
Go Away Little Girl
1963; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
Steve Miller Band
   released the single   
My Dark Hour
1969; released on "Brave New World", features Sir Paul McCartney on drums, bass and guitar
Steve Miller Band
   released the single   
Space Cowboy
1969; released on "Brave New World"
Stevie Wonder
   released the single   
For Once in My Life
1968; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2009
Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto
   released the single   
The Girl from Ipanema
1964; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd
   released the single   
Desafinado
1962; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2000
The Stooges
   released the single   
I Wanna Be Your Dog
1969; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"
Strawberry Alarm Clock
   released the single   
Incense and Peppermints
1967; 1 week as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
Back in My Arms Again
1965; 1 week as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
Come See About Me
1964; two weeks as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
The Happening
1967; 1 week as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
I Hear a Symphony
1965; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
Love is Here and Now You're Gone
1967; 1 week as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
Stop! In the Name of Love
1965; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 2001
The Supremes
   released the single   
Where Did Our Love Go?
1964; 2 weeks as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in in 1999
The Supremes
   released the single   
You Can't Hurry Love
1966; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
The Supremes
   released the single   
You Keep Me Hangin' On
1966; 2 weeks as US #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
Tammy Wynette
   released the single   
Stand By Your Man
1968; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999
The Temptations
   released the single   
I Can't Get Next to You
1969; 2 weeks as U.S. #1
The Temptations
   released the single   
My Girl
1965; one week as U.S. #1; included in Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1998
Ten Years After
   released the single   
I'm Going Home
1969; monster live version highlighted in film and album for the Woodstock Music Festival
Them With Van Morrison
   released the single   
Baby, Please Don't Go
1964; early Van Morrison classic with his Belfast garage band; derived from John Lee Hooker version of blues classic
Them With Van Morrison
   released the single   
Gloria
1965; Belfast garage band with young Van Morrison; included in the Rolling Stone magazine's "500 Greatest Songs of All Time"; inducted into the Grammy Hall of Fame in 1999


Facts contributed by:


Allan R. Matthes








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