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Top Songs of 1965

1965-> 1966


  

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1.06/1965

 ①  (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Out of Our Heads [US edition]   

CD

MP3

359

US ✫1
US R&B 19
UK ✫1
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #2]

written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
2.12/1965

 ②  We Can Work It Out by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Yesterday ...and Today   

CD

MP3

347

US ✫1
UK ✫1
charted as Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out in UK charts
[Capitol 5555]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
3.10/1965

 ③  Get Off of My Cloud by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from December's Children (And Everybody's)   

CD

MP3

346

US ✫1
UK ✫1

video


written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
4.07/1965

 ④  Help! by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Help!   

CD

MP3

333

US ✫1
UK ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #29]
[Capitol 5476]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
5.07/1965

 ⑤  I Got You Babe by Sonny and Cher

        

MP3

from Look at Us   

CD

MP3

333

US ✫1
US R&B 19
UK ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #444]
[Atco 6359]
written by Sonny Bono
6.04/1965

Ticket to Ride by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Help!   

CD

MP3

315

US ✫1
UK ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #384]
[Capitol 5407]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
7.05/1965

Mr. Tambourine Man by The Byrds

        

MP3

from Mr. Tambourine Man   

CD

MP3

314

US ✫1
UK ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #79]
[Columbia 43271]
written by Bob Dylan
8.12/1965

Day Tripper by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Yesterday ...and Today   

CD

MP3

266

US 5
UK ✫1

video

charted as Day Tripper / We Can Work It Out in UK charts ; in the US, B-Side to We Can Work It Out
[Capitol 5555]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
9.03/1965

The Last Time by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Out of Our Heads [US edition]   

CD

MP3

260

US 9
UK ✫1

video


[London 9741]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
10.07/1965

Like a Rolling Stone by Bob Dylan

        

MP3

from Highway 61 Revisited   

CD

MP3

245

US 2
UK 4

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #1]
[Columbia 43346]
written by Bob Dylan
11.01/1965

Tired of Waiting for You by The Kinks

        

MP3

from Kinda Kinks   

CD

MP3

234

US 6
UK ✫1

video

[Reprise 0347]
written by Ray Davies
12.02/1965

It's Not Unusual by Tom Jones

        

MP3

from Along Came Jones   

CD

MP3

229

US 10
US AC 3
US R&B 26
UK ✫1

video


[Parrot 9737]
written by Les Reed & Gordon Mills
13.03/1965

For Your Love by The Yardbirds

        

MP3

from For Your Love   

CD

MP3

225

US 6
UK 3

video

[Epic 9790]
written by Graham Gouldman
14.06/1965

Heart Full of Soul by The Yardbirds

        

MP3

from Having a Rave Up   

CD

MP3

224

US 9
UK 2

video

[Epic 9823]
written by Graham Gouldman
15.10/1965

Turn! Turn! Turn! by The Byrds

        

MP3

from Turn! Turn! Turn!   

CD

MP3

211

US ✫1
UK 26

video

lyrics adapted from the Book of Ecclesiastes
[Columbia 43424]
written by Pete Seeger
16.02/1965

Silhouettes by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Herman's Hermits on Tour   

CD

MP3

210

US 5
UK 3

video

[MGM 13332]
written by Bob Crewe & Frank Slay
17.04/1965

Help Me, Rhonda by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from Summer Days (and Summer Nights!!)   

CD

MP3

207

US ✫1
UK 27

video

[Capitol 5395]
written by Brian Wilson & Mike Love
18.11/1965

The Sounds of Silence by Simon & Garfunkel

        

MP3

from Sounds of Silence   

CD

MP3

192

US ✫1
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #156]
[Columbia 43396]
written by Paul Simon
19.05/1965

Wonderful World by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Herman's Hermits   

CD

MP3

182

US 4
UK 7

video

[MGM 13354]
written by Sam Cooke, Herb Alpert & Lou Adler
20.02/1965

Eight Days a Week by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Beatles for Sale   

CD

MP3

179

US ✫1

video

[Capitol 5371]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
21.09/1965

Yesterday by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Help!   

CD

MP3

179

US ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #13]
[Capitol 5498]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
22.04/1965

Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Herman's Hermits   

CD

MP3

178

US ✫1

video

[MGM 13341]
written by Trevor Peacock
23.10/1965

Positively 4th Street by Bob Dylan

        

MP3

168

US 7
UK 8

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #203]
[Columbia 43389]
written by Bob Dylan
24.07/1965

California Girls by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from Summer Days (and Summer Nights!!)   

CD

MP3

163

US 3
UK 26

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #71]
[Capitol 5464]
written by Brian Wilson & Mike Love
25.07/1965

I'm Henery the Eighth, I Am by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Herman's Hermits on Tour   

CD

MP3

158

US ✫1

video

[MGM 13367]
written by Fred Murray & Paul Weston
26.03/1965

Here Comes the Night by Them

        

MP3

from The Angry Young Them [US edition]   

CD

MP3

158

US 24
UK 2

video

[London 9749 (Parrot)]
written by Bert Russell (as Bert Berns)
27.12/1965

A Must to Avoid by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Hold On!   

CD

MP3

157

US 8
UK 6

video

[MGM 13437]
written by P.F. Sloan (as James Marcus Smith) & Steve Barri
28.01/1965

Can't You Hear My Heartbeat by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Both Sides of Herman's Hermits   

CD

MP3

143

US 2

video

[MGM 13310]
written by John Carter (as John Shakespeare) & Ken Lewis (as Ken Hawker)
29.08/1965

Baby Don't Go by Sonny and Cher

        

MP3

from Baby Don't Go   

CD

MP3

136

US 8
UK 11

video

[Reprise 0309]
written by Sonny Bono
30.12/1965

As Tears Go By by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from December's Children (And Everybody's)   

CD

MP3

129

US 6
US AC 10

video

[London 9808]
written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards & Andrew Loog Oldham
31.11/1965

My Generation by The Who

        

MP3

from My Generation   

CD

MP3

127

US 74
UK 2
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #11]

[Decca 31877]
written by Pete Townshend
32.11/1965

Five O'Clock World by The Vogues

        

MP3

from Five O'Clock World   

CD

MP3

122

US 4

video

[Co & Ce 232]
written by Allen Reynolds
33.07/1965

All I Really Want to Do by The Byrds

        

MP3

from Mr. Tambourine Man   

CD

MP3

112

US 40
UK 4

video

[Columbia 43332]
written by Bob Dylan
34.04/1965

Just a Little by The Beau Brummels

        

MP3

from Introducing the Beau Brummels   

CD

MP3

106

US 8

video

[Autumn 10]
written by Ron Elliott & Bob Durand
35.10/1965

Evil Hearted You by The Yardbirds

        

MP3

from Having a Rave Up   

CD

MP3

101

UK 3

video

charted as Evil Hearted You / Still I'm Sad in UK charts
written by Graham Gouldman
36.01/1965

Tell Her No by The Zombies

        

MP3

from The Zombies   

CD

MP3

100

US 6
UK 42

video

[Parrot 9723]
written by Rod Argent
37.05/1965

Set Me Free by The Kinks

        

MP3

from Kinks Kinkdom   

CD

MP3

95

US 23
UK 9

video

[Reprise 0379]
written by Ray Davies
38.10/1965

But You're Mine by Sonny and Cher

        

MP3

from The Wondrous World of Sonny & Cher   

CD

MP3

89

US 15
UK 17

video

[Atco 6381]
written by Sonny Bono
39.04/1965

Subterranean Homesick Blues by Bob Dylan

        

MP3

from Bringing It All Back Home   

CD

MP3

88

US 39
US AC 6
UK 9

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #332]
[Columbia 43242]
written by Bob Dylan
40.02/1965

Goodnight by Roy Orbison

        

MP3

from Orbisongs   

CD

MP3

83

US 21
UK 14

video

[Monument 873]
written by Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
41.08/1965

It Ain't Me Babe by The Turtles

        

MP3

from It Ain't Me Babe   

CD

MP3

80

US 8

video

[White Whale 222]
written by Bob Dylan
42.12/1965

Till the End of the Day by The Kinks

        

MP3

from The Kink Kontroversy   

CD

MP3

75

US 50
UK 8

video

[Reprise 0454]
written by Ray Davies
43.08/1965

Do You Believe in Magic? by The Lovin' Spoonful

        

MP3

from Do You Believe in Magic   

CD

MP3

74

US 9

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #216]
[Kama Sutra 201]
written by John Sebastian
44.11/1965

You Didn't Have to Be So Nice by The Lovin' Spoonful

        

MP3

from Daydream   

CD

MP3

68

US 10

video

[Kama Sutra 205]
written by Steve Boone & John Sebastian
45.02/1965

I Can't Explain by The Who

        

MP3

66

US 93
UK 8
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #371]
[Decca 31725]
written by Pete Townshend
46.03/1965

The Times They Are a-Changin' by Bob Dylan

        

MP3

from The Times They Are a-Changin'   

CD

MP3

61

UK 9

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #59]
[not released in the US]
written by Bob Dylan
47.12/1965

A Well Respected Man by The Kinks

        

MP3

from Kinkdom   

CD

MP3

59

US 13

video

[Reprise 0420]
written by Ray Davies
48.08/1965

Love Is Strange by The Everly Brothers

        

MP3

from Beat & Soul   

CD

MP3

56

US 128
UK 11

video

[Warner 5649]
written by Mickey Baker, Sylvia Robinson (as Sylvia Vanderpool) & Bo Diddley (as Ethel Smith)
49.08/1965

See My Friends by The Kinks

        

MP3

from Kinkdom   

CD

MP3

56

US 111
UK 10

video

[Reprise 0409]
written by Ray Davies
50.02/1965

Do You Wanna Dance? by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from The Beach Boys Today!   

CD

MP3

55

US 12

video

[Capitol 5372]
written by Bobby Freeman
51.01/1965

Laugh, Laugh by The Beau Brummels

        

MP3

from Introducing the Beau Brummels   

CD

MP3

54

US 15

video

written by Ron Elliott
52.05/1965

Anyway, Anyhow, Anywhere by The Who

        

MP3

53

UK 10written by Roger Daltrey & Pete Townshend
53.11/1965

Crawlin' Back by Roy Orbison

        

MP3

from The Orbison Way   

CD

MP3

51

US 46
UK 19

video

[MGM 13410]
written by Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
54.10/1965

I'm a Man by The Yardbirds

        

MP3

from Having a Rave Up   

CD

MP3

50

US 17

video

[Epic 9857]
written by Bo Diddley
55.01/1965

Heart of Stone by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from The Rolling Stones, Now!   

CD

MP3

46

US 19

video

[London 9725]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
56.07/1965

(Say) You're My Girl by Roy Orbison

        

MP3

from Orbisongs   

CD

MP3

45

US 39
UK 23

video

[Monument 891]
written by Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
57.08/1965

Just You / Sing C'est La Vie by Sonny and Cher

        

MP3

from Look at Us   

CD

MP3

43

US 20

video

written by Sonny Bono, Brian Stone & Charles Greene
58.05/1965

Shakin' All Over by The Guess Who

        

MP3

from Shakin' All Over   

CD

MP3

41

US 22

video

as Chad Allan & The Expressions
written by Johnny Kidd
59.03/1965

Ev'rybody's Gonna Be Happy by The Kinks

        

MP3

from Kinks Kinkdom   

CD

MP3

41

UK 17

video

written by Ray Davies
60.06/1965

Maggie's Farm by Bob Dylan

        

MP3

from Bringing It All Back Home   

CD

MP3

30

UK 22

video

[not released in the US]
written by Bob Dylan
61.10/1965

Let Me Be by The Turtles

        

MP3

from It Ain't Me Babe   

CD

MP3

27

US 29

video

[White Whale 224]
written by P.F. Sloan
62.10/1965

Mystic Eyes by Them

        

MP3

from The Angry Young Them   

CD

MP3

25

US 33

video

[London 9796 (Parrot)]
written by Van Morrison
63.08/1965

Who'll Be the Next in Line by The Kinks

        

MP3

from Kinkdom   

CD

MP3

23

US 34

video

[Reprise 0366]
written by Ray Davies
64.05/1965

Once Upon a Time by Tom Jones

        

MP3

from Along Came Jones   

CD

MP3

19

UK 32

video

[London 9765 (Parrot)]
written by Gordon Mills
65.02/1965

I Don't Want to Spoil the Party by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Beatles for Sale   

CD

MP3

17

US 39

video

in the US, B-Side to Eight Days a Week
[Capitol 5371]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
66.12/1965

I Ain't Gonna Eat My Heart Out Anymore by The Rascals

        

MP3

from The Young Rascals   

CD

MP3

14

US 52

video

as The Young Rascals
written by Pam Sawyer & Laurie Burton
67.09/1965

Act Naturally by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Help!   

CD

MP3

14

US 47

video

in the US, B-Side to Yesterday
[Capitol 5498]
written by Vonie Morrison & Johnny Russell
68.05/1965

Yes It Is by The Beatles

        

MP3

from Beatles VI   

CD

MP3

12

US 46

video

in the US, B-Side to Ticket to Ride
[Capitol 5407]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
69.03/1965

Please Let Me Wonder by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from The Beach Boys Today!   

CD

MP3

11

US 52

video

US B side to Do You Wanna Dance?
[Capitol 5372]
written by Brian Wilson & Mike Love
70.02/1965

4-By the Beatles (E.P.) by The Beatles

        

MP3

from 4-by The Beatles   

CD

MP3

9

US 68

video

[contains: honey don't, i'm a loser, mr. moonlight, everybody's trying to be my baby]
written by Carl Perkins, John Lennon, Paul McCartney & Roy Lee Johnson
71.10/1965

The Letter by Sonny and Cher

        

MP3

from Look at Us   

CD

MP3

8

US 75

video

[Vault 916]
written by Don Harris & Dewey Terry
72.01/1965

Diamond Head by The Ventures

        

MP3

from Walk, Don't Run, Vol. 2   

CD

MP3

7

US 70

video

[Dolton 303]
written by Dan Hamilton (as Danny Hamilton)
73.05/1965

Gloria by Them

        

MP3

from The Angry Young Them   

CD

MP3

4

US 93

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #208]

[London 9727 (Parrot)]
written by Van Morrison
74.05/1965

Play with Fire by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Out of Our Heads [US edition]   

CD

MP3

4

US 96

video

B side to The Last Time
[London 9741]
written by Mick Jagger, Keith Richards, Brian Jones, Charlie Watts & Bill Wyman
75.08/1965

I'm Down by The Beatles

        

MP3

3

US 101

video

in the US, B-Side to Help!
[Capitol 5476]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
76.07/1965

I'll Feel a Whole Lot Better by The Byrds

        

MP3

from Mr. Tambourine Man   

CD

MP3

2

US 103

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #234]
[Columbia 43332]
written by Gene Clark
77.10/1965

Boys by The Beatles

        

MP3

from The Early Beatles   

CD

MP3

2

US 102

video

written by Luther Dixon & Wes Farrell
78.01/1965

Long Tall Sally by The Kinks

        

MP3

2

US 129

video

[Cameo 345]
written by Enotris Johnson, Robert Blackwell & Little Richard (as Richard Penniman)
79.12/1965

Love Is Strange by Sonny and Cher

        

MP3

from Baby Don't Go   

CD

MP3

2

US 131

video

as Caesar & Cleo
written by Mickey Baker, Sylvia Robinson (as Sylvia Vanderpool) & Bo Diddley (as Ethel Smith)

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