Top Songs of 1960


Rank All Time Rank Artist Song Genres
1
141
The Shirelles Will You Love Me Tomorrow Brill Building, Girl Group, Pop Soul
2
327
Roy Orbison Only the Lonely (Know the Way I Feel) Pop
3
357
Ray Charles Georgia on My Mind Country Soul
4
488
The Everly Brothers Cathy's Clown Brill Building, Close Harmony
5
524
Chubby Checker The Twist Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
6
636
The Shadows Apache Surf Rock
7
639
Etta James At Last Rhythm & Blues, Soul
8
804
Ben E. King Spanish Harlem Brill Building, Pop Soul
9
852
The Ventures Walk - Don't Run Surf Rock
10
941
Sam Cooke Wonderful World Pop Soul
11
1017
The Drifters Save the Last Dance for Me Pop Soul
12
1308
Johnny Kidd and The Pirates Shakin' All Over Rock & Roll
13
1599
Howlin' Wolf Spoonful Chicago Blues, Rhythm & Blues
14
1626
Brenda Lee I'm Sorry Country Pop, Traditional Pop
15
1635
John Coltrane Giant Steps Hard Bop, Modal Jazz
16
1979
The Stanley Brothers Rank Stranger Bluegrass Gospel, Close Harmony
17
2013
Smokey Robinson and The Miracles Shop Around Pop Soul, Rhythm & Blues
18
2255
Maurice Williams and The Zodiacs Stay Doo-Wop
19
2495
Fats Domino Walking to New Orleans New Orleans R&B, Rhythm & Blues
20
2524
Édith Piaf Non, je ne regrette rien Chanson
21
2608
Elvis Presley Are You Lonesome Tonight? Pop
22
2782
Elvis Presley It's Now or Never Pop, Rhythm & Blues
23
3052
Sam Cooke Chain Gang Soul
24
3077
Elmore James The Sky Is Crying Chicago Blues
25
3322
The Drifters This Magic Moment Soul
26
3887
Jessie Hill Ooh Poo Pah Doo New Orleans R&B, Rhythm & Blues
27
3926
Ike and Tina Turner A Fool in Love Rhythm & Blues
28
4310
Jackie Wilson Doggin' Around Traditional Pop
29
4353
Jerry Butler He Will Break Your Heart Rhythm & Blues, Soul
30
4358
The Shirelles Tonight's the Night Girl Group
31
4594
The Folkes Brothers Oh Carolina Mento
32
4717
Etta James I Just Want to Make Love to You Rhythm & Blues, Soul
33
5601
Carla Thomas Gee Whiz (Look at His Eyes) Rhythm & Blues, Southern Soul
34
5612
Ella Fitzgerald Mack the Knife Standards, Vocal Jazz
35
5665
Charles Aznavour Je m'voyais deja Chanson
36
5670
The Everly Brothers Love Hurts Close Harmony, Pop
37
5697
Rosie and The Originals Angel Baby Doo-Wop
38
5935
Eddie Cochran Three Steps to Heaven Rockabilly
39
6011
Serge Gainsbourg L'eau la bouche Chanson texte
40
6168
The Hollywood Argyles Alley-Oop Novelty, Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
41
6274
Kathy Young with The Innocents A Thousand Stars Doo-Wop
42
6377
Charlie Rich Lonely Weekends Rockabilly
43
7077
Johnny Tillotson Poetry in Motion Pop
44
7195
Joe Jones You Talk Too Much Rhythm & Blues
45
7267
B.B. King Sweet Sixteen Electric Blues
46
7320
Jimmy Jones Good Timin' Rhythm & Blues, Soul
47
7432
Elvis Presley Stuck on You Pop, Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
48
7499
Los Locos del Ritmo Yo no soy un rebelde Rock & Roll
49
7736
Bobby Bland Lead Me On Rhythm & Blues, Soul
50
7813
Bo Diddley Road Runner Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
51
7830
The Drifters I Count the Tears Doo-Wop
52
7908
James Brown Think Rhythm & Blues
53
7994
Marty Robbins Don't Worry Country
54
8191
Elvis Presley A Mess of Blues Rock & Roll
55
8389
Boby Lapointe Aragon et Castille Chanson
56
8746
Buddy Guy First Time I Met the Blues Chicago Blues, Rhythm & Blues, Soul Blues
57
8987
Bourvil C'était Bien (Le Petit Bal Perdu) Chanson
58
9138
The Highwaymen Michael (Row the Boat Ashore) Folk Pop
59
9228
Los Teen Tops La Plaga Rock & Roll
60
9301
Neil Sedaka Calendar Girl Brill Building, Teen Pop
61
9351
George Jones The Window Up Above Nashville Sound
62
9514
Floyd Cramer Last Date Nashville Sound
63
9600
Bobby Marchan There's Something On Your Mind New Orleans R&B, Soul
64
9667
Brian Hyland Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polkadot Bikini Bubblegum, Novelty, Teen Pop
65
9668
The Brothers Four Greenfields Folk Pop
66
9764
Duane Eddy Because They're Young Rock & Roll

Songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 10,000:
Dion Lonely Teenager Doo-Wop, Teen Pop
Maxine Brown All in My Mind Pop Soul
Jean Ferrat Ma mme Chanson
Boby Lapointe Framboise Chanson
Jack Scott Burning Bridges Country Pop
Chuck Berry Bye Bye Johnny Rock & Roll
Elvis Presley Reconsider Baby Pop Rock, Rock & Roll
The Coasters Shoppin' for Clothes Rhythm & Blues
Hank Ballard and The Midnighters Finger Poppin' Time Rhythm & Blues
Jimmy Martin You Don't Know My Mind Bluegrass
Hank Thompson and His Brazos Valley Boys A Six Pack to Go Honky Tonk, Western Swing
Elvis Presley Wooden Heart Pop
Grand Kalle et l'African Jazz Independance Cha Cha Soukous
Bernard Herrmann Prelude [Psycho] Cinematic Classical, Film Score, Modern Classical
Buddy Holly True Love Ways Traditional Pop
Johnny Burnette You're Sixteen Teen Pop
Babatunde Olatunji Jin-Go-Lo-Ba (Drums of Passion) Yoruba Music
James Brown I'll Go Crazy Rhythm & Blues
Wes Montgomery Four on Six Hard Bop
Gary "U.S." Bonds New Orleans Rhythm & Blues, Rock & Roll
Miles Davis Concierto de Aranjuez Third Stream
The Everly Brothers When Will I Be Loved Close Harmony, Rock & Roll
Gino Paoli Il cielo in una stanza Canzone d'autore, Pop
Junior Wells Messing with the Kid Chicago Blues, Soul Blues
Ray Peterson Tell Laura I Love Her Teen Pop
Aaron Neville Over You Rhythm & Blues, Soul
Ornette Coleman Ramblin Hard Bop
Umberto Bindi Il nostro concerto Canzone d'autore
Jackie & The Starlites Valarie Doo-Wop
Mina Il cielo in una stanza Italo Pop
Elmer Bernstein Main Title and Calvera [The Magnificent Seven] Cinematic Classical, Film Score
Dean Martin Ain't That a Kick in the Head Traditional Pop
Bill Evans Blue in Green Cool Jazz
Charles Brown Please Come Home for Christmas Blues, Christmas Music, Rhythm & Blues
Charles Mingus Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting Post-Bop
Chuck Berry Let It Rock Rock & Roll
Mary Wells Bye Bye Baby Pop Soul, Rhythm & Blues
Little Willie John You Hurt Me Rhythm & Blues
The Miracles Way Over There Soul
Jacques Brel Le Moribond Chanson texte
Little Willie John Sleep Rhythm & Blues
The Crests Step by Step Doo-Wop
Bobby Bland Cry Cry Cry Rhythm & Blues
Safaris Image of a Girl Doo-Wop, Teen Pop
Frank Sinatra Embraceable You Standards, Vocal Jazz
Fats Domino My Girl Josephine New Orleans R&B, Rock & Roll
The Crickets More Than I Can Say Pop, Rock & Roll
Paul Anka Puppy Love Pop Rock, Teen Pop, Traditional Pop
Roy Orbison Blue Angel Pop Rock