Top Songs of 1963


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song
1
6
The Ronettes Be My Baby
2
41
The Kingsmen Louie Louie
3
84
The Beatles I Want to Hold Your Hand
4
119
The Beatles She Loves You
5
199
Bob Dylan Blowin' in the Wind
6
291
Johnny Cash Ring of Fire
7
385
The Crystals Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home)
8
739
The Beach Boys Surfin' U.S.A.
9
757
Martha and The Vandellas Heat Wave
10
761
Bob Dylan A Hard Rain's A-Gonna Fall
11
775
The Beatles I Saw Her Standing There
12
793
Bob Dylan Masters of War
13
822
Roy Orbison In Dreams
14
832
Bob Dylan Don't Think Twice, It's All Right
15
896
The Beatles Please Please Me
16
992
The Crystals Then He Kissed Me
17
1003
The Trashmen Surfin' Bird
18
1089
The Surfaris Wipe Out
19
1128
The Drifters On Broadway
20
1314
The Beach Boys In My Room
21
1315
The Chiffons He's So Fine
22
1400
Bob Dylan Girl from the North Country
23
1724
The Jaynetts Sally, Go 'Round the Roses
24
1757
The Beatles Twist and Shout
25
1944
Jan and Dean Surf City
26
1945
Stevie Wonder Fingertips
27
1968
Peter, Paul and Mary Blowin' in the Wind
28
2096
The Chiffons One Fine Day
29
2137
Sonny Boy Williamson (II) Help Me
30
2301
Dave Clark Five Glad All Over
31
2373
The Four Seasons Walk Like a Man
32
2548
Bob & Earl Harlem Shuffle
33
2642
Jan and Dean Dead Man's Curve
34
2681
The Beatles All My Loving
35
2757
The Ronettes Baby, I Love You
36
2767
Garnet Mimms & The Enchanters Cry Baby
37
3058
Marvin Gaye Can I Get a Witness
38
3169
Mongo Santamaría Watermelon Man
39
3203
Lesley Gore It's My Party
40
3232
Bobby Bare Detroit City
41
3284
Henri Salvador Syracuse
42
3288
Buck Owens Act Naturally
43
3360
The Angels [USA] My Boyfriend's Back
44
3391
Little Peggy March I Will Follow Him
45
3445
The Beach Boys Surfer Girl
46
3449
Rufus Thomas Walking the Dog
47
3516
Dionne Warwick Anyone Who Had a Heart
48
3681
Lesley Gore You Don't Own Me
49
3792
Barbara Lewis Hello Stranger
50
3831
James Brown Prisoner of Love
51
3896
Charles Mingus Track C - Group Dancers
52
3969
Serge Gainsbourg La Javanaise
53
4012
Jorge Ben Mas, que nada!
54
4072
Elvis Presley (You're the) Devil in Disguise
55
4190
Dusty Springfield I Only Want to Be with You
56
4204
Darlene Love Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
57
4295
Sam Cooke Another Saturday Night
58
4414
Joan Baez We Shall Overcome
59
4469
The Impressions It's All Right
60
4521
Gino Paoli Sapore di sale
61
4539
The Beatles It Won't Be Long
62
4545
The Beatles From Me to You
63
4629
Gerry and The Pacemakers You'll Never Walk Alone
64
4687
Roy Orbison Blue Bayou
65
4702
Ian and Sylvia Four Strong Winds
66
4742
The Tammys Egyptian Shumba
67
4862
Gene Pitney Twenty Four Hours from Tulsa
68
5018
The Beatles This Boy
69
5095
The Miracles Mickey's Monkey
70
5157
Jackie Wilson Baby Workout
71
5686
The Tymes So Much in Love
72
5981
Gerry and The Pacemakers How Do You Do It?
73
6044
Betty Everett It's in His Kiss (The Shoop-Shoop Song)
74
6103
Doris Troy Just One Look
75
6131
Charles Aznavour La Mamma
76
6259
Bob B. Soxx and The Blue Jeans Why Do Lovers Break Each Other's Heart?
77
6328
Inez & Charlie Foxx Mockingbird
78
6334
The Swinging Blue Jeans Hippy Hippy Shake
79
6564
Major Lance The Monkey Time
80
6800
Pete Seeger We Shall Overcome
81
6954
Ray Charles Busted
82
7045
The Righteous Brothers Little Latin Lupe Lu
83
7124
Charles Mingus Track A - Solo Dancer
84
7299
Bobby Vinton Blue Velvet
85
7346
Claude Nougaro Cécile, ma fille
86
7429
Jackie DeShannon When You Walk in the Room
87
7459
The Beach Boys Little Deuce Coupe
88
7543
Otis Redding Pain in My Heart
89
7608
Maurice Fanon L'écharpe
90
7778
Martha and The Vandellas Quicksand
91
7829
Lenny Welch Since I Fell for You
92
7856
Jack Nitzsche The Lonely Surfer
93
7972
Lonnie Mack Memphis
94
8037
Ronnie Hawkins Who Do You Love
95
8038
Ruby and the Romantics Our Day Will Come
96
8063
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas I'll Keep You Satisfied
97
8206
John Coltrane with Johnny Hartman My One and Only Love
98
8222
Little Johnny Taylor Part Time Love
99
8241
Colette Magny Melocoton
100
8337
Dave Dudley Six Days on the Road
101
8529
Jean Ferrat Nuit et Brouillard
102
8705
The Cookies Don't Say Nothin' Bad (About My Baby)
103
8865
Antônio Carlos Jobim Insensatez
104
8882
The Five Du-Tones Shake a Tailfeather
105
9150
The Murmaids Popsicles and Icicles
106
9155
Frank Sinatra Luck Be a Lady
107
9200
Lou Christie Two Faces Have I
108
9249
The Shirelles Foolish Little Girl
109
9350
Billy J. Kramer with The Dakotas Bad to Me
110
9470
Bill Anderson Still
111
9557
The Beatles I'll Get You
112
9709
Patsy Cline Sweet Dreams (Of You)
113
9767
Prince Buster Madness
114
9834
Darlene Love A Fine Fine Boy
115
9875
Jimmy Soul If You Wanna Be Happy
116
9892
Jacques Brel Les Vieux

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