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1966 Music compiled by Ted Yates

 

 TOP 100 HITS OF 1966
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1. We Can Work It Out/Day Tripper  Beatles                   1966 Trivia
2. Cherish    Association
3. Monday Monday   Mamas & Papas
4. Good Vibrations   Beach Boys
5. (You're My) Soul & Inspiration   Righteous Bros.
6. When A Man Loves A Woman   Percy Sledge
7. You Can't Hurry Love   Supremes
8. Summer In The City   Lovin' Spoonful
9. Winchester Cathedral   New Vaudeville Band
10.Sounds Of Silence   Simon & Garfunkel
11.Reach Out, I'll Be There  Four Tops
12.Wild Thing    Troggs
13.You Keep Me Hangin' On    Supremes
14.My Love    Petula Clark
15.Hanky Panky    Tommy James & Shondells
16.Last Train To Clarksville   Monkees
17.96 Tears    ? & The Mysterians
18.These Boots Are Made...Walkin'   Nancy Sinatra
19.Paint It Black   Rolling Stones
20.Paperback Writer   Beatles
21.Lightning Strikes   Lou Christie
22.Strangers In The Night   Frank Sinatra
23.Good Lovin'     Young Rascals
24.Sunshine Superman    Donovan
25.Ballad Of The Green Berets   Sgt. Barry Sadler
26.Poor Side Of Town   Johnny Rivers
27.Mellow Yellow   Donovan
28.Sunny    Bobby Hebb
29.Lil Red Riding Hood   Sam The Sham & Pharoahs
30.19th Nervous Breakdown  Rolling Stones
31.Nowhere Man    Beatles
32.California Dreamin'   Mamas & Papas
33.Daydream    Lovin' Spoonful
34.A Groovy Kind Of Love  Mindbenders
35.Barbara Ann    Beach Boys
36.Yellow Submarine   Beatles
37.Red Rubber Ball   Cyrkle
38.Did You Ever Have To Make...Mind   Lovin' Spoonful
39.Bang Bang    Cher
40.Rainy Day Woman # 12 & 35  Bob Dylan
41.See You In September   Happenings
42.Five O'clock World   Vogues
43.Secret Agent Man   Johnny Rivers
44.Uptight    Stevie Wonder
45.Sloop John B    Beach Boys
46.I Am A Rock    Simon & Garfunkel
47.Bus Stop    Hollies
48.Devil With A Blue Dress/Molly   Mitch Ryder & Detroit Wheels
49.Kicks     Paul Revere & The Raiders
50.She's Just My Style   Gary Lewis & The Playboys
51.Eleanor Rigby   Beatles
52.Listen People   Herman's Hermits
53.The Pied Piper   Crispian St. Peters
54.THey're Coming To Take Me Away   Napoleon X1V
55.Flowers On The Wall   Statler Bros.
56.Walk Away Renee   Left Banke
57.You Don't Have To Say You Love Me   Dusty Springfield
58.Black Is Black   Los Bravos
59.No Matter What Shape Your Stomach's In  T-Bones
60.Ain't Too Proud To Beg   Temptations
61.Sweet Pea    Tommy Roe
62.That's Life    Frank Sinatra
63.Time Won't Let Me   Outsiders
64.Psycotic Reaction   Count Five
65.Sugar Town    Nancy Sinatra
66.Land Of 1000 Dances   Wilson Pickett
67.I Saw Her Again   Mamas & Papas
68.Elusive Butterfly   Bob Lind
69.Cherry Cherry   Neil Diamond
70.Homeward Bound   Simon & Garfunkel
71.My World Is Empty Without You   Supremes
72.Dandy    Herman's Hermits
73.I'm Your Puppet   James & Bobby Purify
74.Ebb Tide    Righteous Bros.
75.Lady Godiva    Peter & Gordon
76.As Tears Go By   Rolling Stones
77.What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted   Jimmy Ruffin
78.Wouldn't It Be Nice   Beach Boys
79.Along Comes Mary   Association
80.Crying Time    Ray Charles
81.Hungry    Paul Revere & The Raiders
82.Cool Jerk    Capitols
83.Beauty Is Only Skin Deep  Temptations
84.I'm So Lonesome   B.J.Thomas
85.I Fought The Law   Bobby Fuller Four
86.Stop Stop Stop   Hollies
87.Born Free    Roger Williams
88.Working My Way Back To You   Four Seasons
89.The Men In My Little Girl's Life   Mike Douglas
90.Barefootin'    Robert Parker
91.Mother's Little Helper  Rolling Stones
92.If I Were A Carpenter  Bobby Darin
93.Green Grass    Gary Lewis & The Playboys
94.It's A Man's Man's Man's World   James Brown
95.Message To Michael   Dionne Warwick
96.Working In A Coal Mine  Lee Dorsey
97.Little Girl    Syndicate Of Sound
98.A Must To Avoid   Herman's Hermits
99.Don't Mess With Bill   Marvelettes
100.Mustang Sally   Wilson Pickett  

TOP 10 ALBUMS OF 1966

1. The Monkees    Monkees
2. What Now My Love   Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass
3. Revolver    Beatles
4. Rubber Soul    Beatles
5. Going Places    Herb Alpert & Tijuana Brass
6. Yesterday & Today   Beatles
7. Supremes A Go-Go   Supremes
8. Ballad Of The Green Berets  Sgt. Barry Sadler
9. Strangers In The Night  Frank Sinatra
10.Doctor Zhivago   Soundtrack  

TOP 10 COUNTRY HITS OF 1966

1. Almost Persuaded   David Houston
2. Waitin' In Your Welfare Line  Buck Owens
3. Giddyup Go    Red Sovine
4. I Want To Go With Him  Eddy Arnold
5. Think Of Me    Buck Owens
6. Distant Drums   Jim Reeves
7. Open Up Your Heart   Buck Owens
8. Somebody Like Me   Eddy Arnold
9. Take Good Care Of Her  Sonny James
10. Blue Side Of Lonesome  Jim Reeves 

TOP 10 ONE HIT WONDERS OF 1966

1. New Vaudeville Band   Winchester Cathedral
2. Napoleon X1V    They're Coming To Take Me Away
3. Bob Lind    Elusive Butterfly
4. Count Five    Psychotic Reaction
5. T- Bones    No Matter What Shape Your Stomach's In
6. Robert Parker   Barefootin'
7. The Capitols    Cool Jerk
8. Syndicate Of Sound   Little Girl
9. Shades Of Blue   Oh How Happy
10.Tommy McClain   Sweet Dreams  
          
10 GREAT 'LOST 45'S' FROM 1966

1. The Joker Went Wild   Brian Hyland
2. Talk Talk    Music Machine
3. Lies     Knickerbockers
4. Mr. Dieingly Sad   Critters
5. Double Shot    Swinging Medallions
6. Changes    Crispian St. Peters
7. How Sweet It Is   Jr. Walker & The All Stars
8. It's Too Late   Bobby Goldsboro
9. Respectable    Outsiders
10.Holy Cow    Lee Dorsey