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
9
The Who My Generation
4
50
The Byrds Mr. Tambourine Man
5
75
The Mamas and the Papas California Dreamin'
6
93
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles The Tracks of My Tears
7
104
The Beatles Yesterday
8
117
Simon and Garfunkel The Sound of Silence
9
121
James Brown Papa's Got a Brand New Bag
10
158
The Beatles In My Life
11
165
The Beatles Help!
12
197
Bob Dylan Subterranean Homesick Blues
13
228
Wilson Pickett In the Midnight Hour
14
236
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good)
15
242
The Impressions People Get Ready
16
298
The Supremes Stop! In the Name of Love
17
321
The Beatles Ticket to Ride
18
396
The Beatles Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown)
19
435
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now)
20
487
The Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody
21
494
Bob Dylan Desolation Row
22
497
John Coltrane A Love Supreme, Part 1: Acknowledgement
23
531
The Lovin' Spoonful Do You Believe in Magic
24
550
Bobby Fuller Four I Fought the Law
25
568
Nancy Sinatra These Boots Are Made for Walkin'
26
571
Bob Dylan Positively 4th Street
27
617
The Beach Boys California Girls
28
637
Bob Dylan Ballad of a Thin Man
29
650
The Byrds Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season)
30
683
Sam the Sham and The Pharaohs Wooly Bully
31
778
Sonny and Cher I Got You Babe
32
877
Bob Dylan It's Alright Ma (I'm Only Bleeding)
33
894
Yardbirds For Your Love
34
912
The Rolling Stones Get Off of My Cloud
35
933
The Beatles You've Got to Hide Your Love Away
36
988
Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright)
37
1076
The Beatles We Can Work It Out
38
1096
The Byrds I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better
39
1101
The Beatles Day Tripper
40
1107
The Animals We Gotta Get Out of This Place
41
1123
Bob Dylan Mr. Tambourine Man
42
1208
Four Tops I Can't Help Myself
43
1217
The Who The Kids Are Alright
44
1253
Roger Miller King of the Road
45
1269
The Rolling Stones The Last Time
46
1411
Martha and The Vandellas Nowhere to Run
47
1458
The Sonics Psycho
48
1475
Bob Dylan Highway 61 Revisited
49
1512
The Sonics Strychnine
50
1547
Bob Dylan It's All Over Now, Baby Blue
51
1564
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Ooo Baby Baby
52
1588
The Beatles Nowhere Man
53
1643
The Animals Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood
54
1695
The Standells Dirty Water
55
1733
Barry McGuire Eve of Destruction
56
1840
Phil Ochs I Ain't Marchin' Anymore
57
1936
Jackie DeShannon What the World Needs Now Is Love
58
2011
Country Joe & The Fish The Fish Cheer & I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die-Rag
59
2097
Fontella Bass Rescue Me
60
2118
The Rolling Stones Play with Fire
61
2195
John Coltrane A Love Supreme, Part 2: Resolution
62
2205
The Sonics Have Love Will Travel
63
2319
Charles Aznavour La Boheme
64
2331
The Beatles Drive My Car
65
2365
Four Tops It's the Same Old Song
66
2390
Sir Douglas Quintet She's About a Mover
67
2413
The Rolling Stones As Tears Go By
68
2438
The Shangri-Las I Can Never Go Home Anymore
69
2459
The Walker Brothers Make It Easy on Yourself
70
2528
The Beatles Girl
71
2583
The Kinks Tired of Waiting for You
72
2600
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Going to a Go-Go
73
2622
Nina Simone Feeling Good
74
2738
Tom Jones It's Not Unusual
75
2760
Jr. Walker & The All Stars Shotgun
76
2793
The Who Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere
77
2939
The Skatalites Guns of Navarone
78
3037
Frank Sinatra It Was a Very Good Year
79
3060
The Beach Boys Help Me, Rhonda
80
3068
Bob Dylan Love Minus Zero/No Limit
81
3091
Spencer Davis Group Keep On Running
82
3128
Gloria Jones Tainted Love
83
3147
Nina Simone Sinnerman
84
3263
Otis Redding Respect
85
3301
The Knickerbockers Lies
86
3460
The Beatles Michelle
87
3562
John Coltrane A Love Supreme, Part 3: Pursuance/Part 4: Psalm
88
3683
The Dixie Cups Iko Iko
89
3716
Bob Dylan Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues
90
3735
Marvin Gaye Ain't That Peculiar
91
3755
Jackson C. Frank Blues Run the Game
92
3762
Albert Ayler Ghosts
93
3809
Bob Dylan Tombstone Blues
94
3839
The Beatles You're Going to Lose That Girl
95
3844
The Kinks See My Friend
96
3901
Elvis Presley Crying in the Chapel
97
3916
The Beach Boys Barbara Ann
98
3923
Son House Death Letter
99
3954
Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels Jenny Take a Ride
100
3960
Howlin' Wolf Killing Floor
101
3998
Them Here Comes the Night
102
4254
Barbara Göttingen
103
4360
The Beatles I'm Down
104
4396
Cannibal & The Headhunters Land of 1000 Dances
105
4445
The Castaways Liar, Liar
106
4452
The Seekers The Carnival Is Over
107
4485
Horace Silver Song for My Father
108
4652
Bob Lind Elusive Butterfly
109
4759
Yardbirds Heart Full of Soul
110
4772
The Toys A Lover's Concerto
111
4853
Tom Jones What's New Pussycat?
112
4878
Bob Dylan Maggie's Farm
113
4905
The Temptations Since I Lost My Baby
114
5043
Lee Dorsey Get Out of My Life, Woman
115
5110
Roy Head Treat Her Right
116
5222
Donovan Catch the Wind
117
5240
The Shangri-Las Out in the Streets
118
5277
The Rolling Stones I'm Free
119
5430
The McCoys Hang On Sloopy
120
5440
Steve Reich It's Gonna Rain
121
5474
Del Shannon Stranger in Town
122
5505
Bettye LaVette Let Me Down Easy
123
5546
Donovan Universal Soldier
124
5649
The Ramsey Lewis Trio The "In" Crowd
125
5703
Little Richard I Don't Know What You Got But It's Got Me
126
5709
Bert Jansch Needle of Death
127
5715
Frank Wilson Do I Love You (Indeed I Do)
128
5720
The Beatles I've Just Seen a Face
129
5878
Bob Dylan Gates of Eden
130
5896
Barbara La Solitude
131
5957
Little Anthony and The Imperials Hurt So Bad
132
5997
Lou Christie Lightnin' Strikes
133
6041
Bob Dylan Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window?
134
6045
The Beatles You Won’t See Me
135
6109
The Contours First I Look at the Purse
136
6110
The Statler Brothers Flowers on the Wall
137
6172
The Kinks Where Have All the Good Times Gone?
138
6189
Christophe Aline
139
6410
The Kinks Till the End of the Day
140
6416
The Supremes Back in My Arms Again
141
6571
The Young Rascals I Ain't Gonna Eat Out My Heart Anymore
142
6693
Nino Ferrer Mirza
143
6775
The Beatles The Word
144
6801
Paul Revere & The Raiders Just Like Me
145
6884
Donovan Sunny Goodge Street
146
6919
The Seeds Can't Seem to Make You Mine
147
6945
The Supremes I Hear a Symphony
148
6946
The Mindbenders A Groovy Kind of Love
149
7082
Jacques Brel Jacky
150
7083
Small Faces Watcha Gonna Do About It
151
7164
The Beatles Yes It Is
152
7255
The Leaves Hey Joe
153
7289
Dusty Springfield Some of Your Lovin'
154
7295
Martin Carthy Scarborough Fair
155
7298
The Four Seasons Let's Hang On (To What We've Got)
156
7313
The Kinks A Well Respected Man
157
7334
The Beatles Run for Your Life
158
7439
Them Mystic Eyes
159
7516
Jacques Brel Ces Gens Là
160
7525
Dave Clark Five Catch Us If You Can
161
7804
Bob Dylan It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry
162
7875
Sonny and Cher Baby Don't Go
163
7989
Michel Delpech Chez Laurette
164
8092
Bob Marley and The Wailers Put It On
165
8134
The Pretty Things Midnight to Six Man
166
8188
Marvin Gaye I'll Be Doggone
167
8415
France Gall Poupée de cire, poupée de son
168
8439
The Animals It's My Life
169
8468
Barbara Le Mal de vivre
170
8471
The Sonics Boss Hoss
171
8486
Shirley Ellis The Clapping Song
172
8559
The Byrds Set You Free This Time
173
8622
Ronnie Bird Fais attention
174
8681
The Lovin' Spoonful You Didn't Have to Be So Nice
175
8748
Hervé Vilard Capri c'est fini
176
8772
Pino Donaggio Io che non vivo (Senza te)
177
8805
Sam & Dave You Don't Know Like I Know
178
8833
Ray Charles Crying Time
179
8899
Yardbirds Still I'm Sad
180
8910
Andrew Hill Refuge
181
8974
Ernest Tubb Waltz Across Texas
182
9180
Herman's Hermits Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter
183
9204
The Gentrys Keep on Dancing
184
9238
Sputniks Sputnik-Thema
185
9363
The Swingin' Medallions Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)
186
9388
Ian Whitcomb You Turn Me On (Turn On Song)
187
9390
Otis Redding My Girl
188
9418
Bob Dylan She Belongs to Me
189
9487
Los Saicos Demolición
190
9556
The Supremes My World Is Empty Without You
191
9622
The Rolling Stones That's How Strong My Love Is
192
9647
Bobby Moore & The Rhythm Aces Searching for My Love
193
9691
The Fugs Boobs a Lot
194
9762
The Royalettes It's Gonna Take a Miracle
195
9782
The Righteous Brothers Just Once in My Life
196
9811
Herman's Hermits A Must to Avoid
197
9822
Otis Redding Change Gonna Come
198
9878
Barbara Mason Yes, I'm Ready
199
9956
The Hollies Look Through Any Window
200
9991
Bob Dylan Queen Jane Approximately

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
The Beach Boys Please Let Me Wonder
Otis Redding Ole Man Trouble
The Beatles The Night Before
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
The Marvelows I Do
The Everly Brothers The Price of Love
Johnny Cash 25 Minutes to Go
The Remains Why Do I Cry
The Marvelettes Don't Mess with Bill
Bob Kuban & The In-Men The Cheater
Françoise Hardy L'amitié
The Beatles It's Only Love
Otis Redding Satisfaction
Gilles Vigneault Mon pays
Jean Ferrat Potemkine
The Beatles If I Needed Someone
Len Barry 2003-01-02
Jay and The Americans Cara Mia
Solomon Burke Got to Get You Off My Mind
Monks Oh, How To Do Now
Eddy Arnold Make the World Go Away
Yardbirds Stroll On
Kim Weston Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little While)
Son House John the Revelator
Moacir Santos Coisa No. 5 (Nanã)
Herman's Hermits Silhouettes
Claude Nougaro Armstrong
The Guess Who Shakin' All Over
Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass A Taste of Honey
Julie Andrews My Favorite Things
The Beau Brummels Don't Talk to Strangers
The Byrds Chimes of Freedom
Lee Dorsey Ride Your Pony
We Five You Were on My Mind
The Temptations Don't Look Back
The Horace Silver Quintet Plus J.J. Johnson Nutville
Alton Ellis & The Flames Dance Crasher
François Deguelt Le ciel, le soleil et la mer
Donovan Hey Gyp
The Beatles I'm Looking Through You
The Trade Winds New York's a Lonely Town
Roy C Shotgun Wedding
Edwin Starr Agent Double-O-Soul
Stan Tracey Starless and Bible Black
The Beau Brummels Just a Little
The Vogues Five O'Clock World
Porter Wagoner Green, Green Grass of Home
Wayne Shorter Juju
Barbara Lewis Baby, I'm Yours
Bob Dylan Bob Dylan's 115th Dream
The Zombies Tell Her No
The Chiffons Nobody Knows What's Goin' On (In My Mind But Me)
The Watersons John Barleycorn
The Beach Boys All Summer Long
Yardbirds The Train Kept A-Rollin'
The Beatles Another Girl
Eddy Mitchell Si tu n'étais pas mon frère
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
Wayne Fontana and the Mindbenders The Game of Love
Manfred Mann Come Tomorrow
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