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Charts 1960 - 1969

1966 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

                YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1966 (Singles)

Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 Distant drums Jim Reeves 1328 20 1
2 Strangers in the night Frank Sinatra 1196 20 1
3 Spanish flea Herb Alpert 1039 17 3
4 Hold tight Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 978 17 4
5 Winchester Cathedral New Vaudeville Band 966 17 4
6 Too soon to know Roy Orbison 951 17 3
7 Make the world go away Eddie Arnold 927 17 8
8 Mama Dave Berry 925 16 5
9 When a man loves a woman Percy Sledge 914 17 4
10 Sloop John B Beach Boys 903 15 2
11 Guantanamera Sandpipers 872 16 7
12 A groovy kind of love Mindbenders 862 14 2
13 These boots are made for walking  Nancy Sinatra 855 14 1
14 God only knows / Wouldn't it be nice Beach Boys 852 14 2
15 Lovers of the world unite David & Jonathan 841 16 7
16 Sunny afternoon Kinks 816 13 1
17 Yellow submarine / Eleanor Rigby Beatles 810 13 1
18 Monday monday Mama's & Papa's 796 13 3
19 You were on my mind Crispian St Peters 794 14 2
20 Black is black Los Bravos 786 13 2
21 Promises Ken Dodd 781 14 6
22 You don't have to say you love me Dusty Springfield 781 13 1
23 Reach out I'll be there Four Tops 779 12 1
24 River deep mountain high Ike & Tina Turner 773 13 3
25 The more I see you Chris Montez 773 13 3
26 Out of time Chris Farlowe 767 13 1
27 Sound of silence Bachelors 758 13 3
28 Nobody needs your love Gene Pitney 757 13 2
29 I can't control myself Troggs 756 13 2
30 Sorrow Merseys 753 13 4
31 With a girl like you Troggs 746 12 1
32 Somewhere my love Mike Sammes Singers 743 16 22
33 Bend it Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 743 12 2
34 Daydream Lovin' Spoonful 742 13 2
35 I'm a boy Who 740 12 2
36 High time Paul Jones 738 13 4
37 Pretty flamingo Manfred Mann 738 12 1
38 Pied piper Crispian St Peters 726 13 5
39 Substitute Who 716 13 5
40 The sun ain't gonna shine anymore Walker Brothers 713 11 1
41 All or nothing Small Faces 712 12 1
42 Bang bang Cher 710 12 3
43 Stop stop stop Hollies 703 12 2
44 You can't hurry love Supremes 699 12 3
45 Wild thing Troggs 692 12 2
46 Sha la la lee Small Faces 683 11 3
47 Visions Cliff Richard 680 12 7
48 Get away Georgie Fame 672 11 1
49 Elusive butterfly Val Doonican 669 12 5
50 All I see is you Dusty Springfield 665 12 9
51 Homeward bound Simon & Garfunkel 657 12 9
52 Keep on running Spencer Davis Group 656 10 1
53 If I were a carpenter Bobby Darin 654 12 9
54 Walk with me Seekers 651 12 10
55 Paperback writer Beatles 649 11 1
56 Dedicated follower of fashion Kinks 648 11 4
57 Hi-lili hi-lo Alan Price Set 633 12 11
58 Semi-detached suburban Mr James Manfred Mann 633 10 2
59 Good vibrations Beach Boys 633 9 1
60 I couldn't live without your love Petula Clark 629 11 6
61 Somebody help me Spencer Davis Group 628 10 1
62 Alfie Cilla Black 626 12 9
63 Barbara Ann Beach Boys 626 10 3
64 Second hand rose Barbra Streisand 621 13 14
65 Summer in the city Lovin' Spoonful 616 11 8
66 Paint it black Rolling Stones 615 10 1
67 No milk today Herman's Hermits 611 11 7
68 Shotgun wedding Roy C 608 11 6
69 Hideaway Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 606 11 10
70 My girl Otis Redding 603 11 11
71 Love's just a broken heart Cilla Black 602 11 5
72 Holy cow Lee Dorsey 600 10 6
73 Michelle Overlanders 599 10 1
74 Let's hang on Four Seasons 596 10 4
75 Don't answer me Cilla Black 595 10 6
76 Gimme some lovin'  Spencer Davis Group 592 9 2
77 Come on home Wayne Fontana 591 12 16
78 I can't let go Hollies 590 10 2
79 Working in the coal mine Lee Dorsey 589 11 8
80 A must to avoid Herman's Hermits 587 10 6
81 I saw her again Mama's & Papa's 583 11 11
82 Day tripper / We can work it out Beatles 582 9 1
83 Love letters Elvis Presley 581 10 6
84 Someday one day Seekers 580 11 11
85 Little man Sonny & Cher 580 10 4
86 They're coming to take me away ha-ha! Napoleon XIV 575 10 4
87 Got to get you into my life Cliff Bennett 569 11 6
88 What now my love Sonny & Cher 565 11 13
89 Goin' back Dusty Springfield 564 10 10
90 Friday on my mind Easybeats 563 10 6
91 What would I be Val Doonican 563 9 2
92 Backstage Gene Pitney 562 10 4
93 I've got you under my skin Four Seasons 558 11 12
94 Mirror mirror Pinkerton's Assorted Colours 557 11 9
95 Shapes of things Yardbirds 557 9 3
96 Time drags by Cliff Richard 556 11 10
97 Green green grass of home Tom Jones 555 8 1
98 More than love Ken Dodd 548 11 14
99 Just like a woman Manfred Mann 548 10 7
100 Bus stop Hollies 543 9 5
101 Lady Godiva Peter & Gordon 533 11 16
102 My love Petula Clark 531 9 4
103 Girl St Louis Union 526 10 11
104 What becomes of the broken hearted Jimmy Ruffin 525 10 8
105 My ship is coming in Walker Brothers 524 8 3
106 I put a spell on you Alan Price  522 10 9
107 Elusive butterfly Bob Lind 519 9 5
108 19th nervous breakdown Rolling Stones 515 8 2
109 Hey girl Small Faces 509 9 10
110 Have you seen your mother baby Rolling Stones 507 9 5
111 Over under sideways down Yardbirds 505 9 10
112 I don't care Los Bravos 502 11 16
113 Wind me up Cliff Richard 502 8 2
114 Till the end of the day Kinks 500 8 8
115 Soul and inspiration Righteous Brothers 497 10 15
116 The river Ken Dodd 497 8 3
117 I am a rock Simon & Garfunkel 496 10 17
118 Like a baby Len Barry 490 10 10
119 The carnival is over Seekers 489 9 3
120 That's nice Neil Christian 488 10 14
121 A love like yours Ike & Tina Turner 488 10 16
122 Loving you is sweeter than ever Four Tops 486 12 21
123 Don't bring me down Animals 486 8 6
124 Beauty is only skin deep Temptations 479 10 18
125 A fool am I Cilla Black 476 9 13
126 Tomorrow Sandie Shaw 475 9 9
127 Blue turns to grey Cliff Richard 473 9 15
128 Ain't too proud to beg Temptations 471 11 23
129 Lana Roy Orbison 468 9 15
130 Take me to your heart again Vince Hill 466 11 13
131 Uptight Stevie Wonder 463 10 14
132 Nothing comes easy Sandie Shaw 462 9 14
133 I want you Bob Dylan 462 9 16
134 When I come home Spencer Davis Group 459 9 12
135 Rainy day women nos. 12 & 35 Bob Dylan 458 8 7
136 Born a woman Sandy Posey 455 11 24
137 Just one smile Gene Pitney 451 8 8
138 My mind's eye Small Faces 447 7 4
139 Sunny afternoon Bobby Hebb 446 9 12
140 Help me girl Eric Burdon 446 9 14
141 Lightning strikes Lou Christie 439 8 11
142 Once there was a time Tom Jones 437 9 18
143 It's a man's man's world James Brown 433 9 13
144 Ashes to ashes Mindbenders 427 9 14
145 Inside looking out Animals 426 8 12
146 Frankie and Johnny Elvis Presley 425 9 21
147 Little by little Dusty Springfield 421 9 17
148 How sweet it is Jr Walker & All Stars 414 10 22
149 Sunny   Georgie Fame 412 8 13
150 Tears Ken Dodd 412 7 5
         
Bubbling under        
152 Land of a thousand dances Wilson Pickett 408 9 22
153 Another tear falls Walker Brothers 402 8 12
154 This golden ring Fortunes 396 9 15
155 Sittin' on a fence Twice as Much 396 9 25
157 You don't have to tell me Walker Brothers 394 8 13
158 California dreamin'  Mama's & Papa's 391 9 23
161 Dead End Street Kinks 379 6 5
162 Dear Mrs Applebee David Garrick 377 9 22
170 Eight miles high Byrds 356 9 24
174 You won't be leavin'  Herman's Hermits 342 7 20
175 1-2-3 Len Barry 341 6 8
178 Rescue me Fontella Bass 337 6 11
179 Michelle David & Jonathan 334 6 11
184 You keep me hanging on Supremes 309 5 8
186 To whom it concerns Chris Andrews 304 6 13
187 I love my dog Cat Stevens 302 7 28
188 Sweet talking guy Chiffons 301 8 31
189 Take me for what I'm worth Searchers 301 6 20
195 If I needed someone Hollies 292 6 20
199 Fa fa fa (Sad song) Otis Redding 285 6 23
200 My generation Who 282 5 7
202 You make it move Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 280 7 26
205 Lady Jane David Garrick 272 7 28
207 Woman Peter & Gordon 271 7 28
212 A lover's concerto Toys 261 5 9
217 Sunshine superman Donovan 254 4 2
221 Hanky panky Tommy James & Shondells 249 7 38
223 Save me Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 246 4 3
224 Don't make me over Swinging Blue Jeans 245 7 31
227 A legal matter Who 234 6 32
229 Take it or leave it Searchers 224 6 31
231 Maria PJ Proby 223 4 12
243 Blowin' in the wind Stevie Wonder 190 5 36
249 Sunny  Cher 184 5 32
254 East west Herman's Hermits 172 5 33
256 Happy Jack Who 168 3 13
257 Pamela Pamela Wayne Fontana 167 4 23
264 In the country Cliff Richard 154 3 17
267 Yesterday man Chris Andrews 152 3 20
269 You gave me somebody to love Manfred Mann 146 4 36
270 Positively 4th Street Bob Dylan 146 3 17
273 Anyway that you want me Troggs 145 3 19
274 Thunderball Tom Jones 142 4 35
275 Get off my cloud Rolling Stones 141 3 23
277 96 tears Question Mark & Mysterians 139 4 37
280 I fought the law Bobby Fuller Four 137 4 33
285 Missy missy Paul & Barry Ryan 123 4 43
293 Changes Crispian St Peters 112 4 47
294 I feel free Cream 111 3 27
307 I hear a symphony Supremes 94 3 39
308 The kids are alright Who 93 3 41
319 Lil' red riding hood Sam the Sham & Pharaoh's 85 3 46
323 It's my life Animals 78 2 28
324 Painter man Creation 78 2 36
326 Here it comes again Fortunes 70 2 34
331 Summertime Billy Stewart 67 2 39
343 Have you ever loved somebody Searchers 55 2 48
348 You're the one Petula Clark 38 1 38
349 Hey Joe Jimi Hendrix Experience 38 1 38
353 Midnight to six man Pretty Things 30 1 46
357 Turn turn turn Byrds 28 1 48
368 Crying time Ray Charles 26 1 50
369 Dobn't stop lovin'me baby Pinkertons (Assorted) Colours 26 1 50
370 Look before you leap Dave Clark Five 26 1 50

 

 

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