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Dec 02, 2017 at 07:51 AM

BILLBOARD MAGAZINE'S (USA) TOP SINGLES OF 1966 (Top 14)

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 1 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL-NEW VAUDEVILLE BAND-FONTANA-DECEMBER         622
  2 BALLAD OF THE GREEN BERETS-SARGENT BARRY SADLER-RCA-March                        548
  3 SOUL & INSPIRATION-RIGHTEOUS BROTHERS-VERVE-April                                                     548
  4 96 TEARS-? & THE MYSTERlANS-Cameo-October                                                             542
  5 WE CAN WORK IT OUT-BEATLES-Capitol-January                                                              508
  6 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVlLLE-MONKEES-Colgems-November                                       490
  7 PAINT IT,BLACK-ROLLING STONES-London-June                                                             474
  8 REACH OUT,I'LL BE THERE-Four Tops-Motown-October                                                      472
  9 WILD THlNG-Troggs-Fontana-July                                                                        464
 10 MONDAY,MONDAY-Mamas & Papas-Dunhill-May                                                                 462
 11 Lil' Red Ridding Hood-Sam The Sham & Pharaohs-MGM-August                                              458
 12 Cherish-Association-Valiant-October                                                                      446
 13 You Can't Hurry Love-Supremes-Motown-September                                                        446
 14 Good Vibrations-Beach Boys-Capitol-December                                                              436
 15 Devil With A Blue DressOn/Good Golly Miss Molly-Mitch Ryder/Detroit Wheels-New Voice-December 436
 16 These Boots Are Made For Walkin'-Nancy Sinatra-Reprise-March                                          434
 17 Summer In The City-Lovin' Spoonful-Kama Sutra-August                                                  424
 18 You Keep Me Hangin' On-Supremes-Motown-November                                                       422
 19 Poor Side Of Town-Johnny Rivers-lmperial-November                                                      416
 20 Sunshine Superman-Donovan-Epic-August                                                              416
 21 Strangers In The Night-Frank Sinatra-Reprise-July                                                      416
 22 Nineteenth Nervous Breakdown-Rolling Stones-London-March                                              402
 23 Mellow Yellow-Donovan-Epic-December                                                                   398
 24 When A Man Loves A Woman-Percy Sledge-Atlantic-June                                                   386
 25 Good Lovin'-Young Rascals-Atlantic-April                                                           382
 26 Sunny-Bobby Hebb-Phillips-August                                                                      378
 27 Lightnin' Strikes-Lou Christie-MGM-February                                                           376
 28 My Love-Petula Clark-Warner Brothers-February                                                         370
 29 Kicks-Paul Revere & Raiders-Columbia-May                                                              370
 30 Five O'Clock World-Vogues-Co & Ce-January                                                             370
 31 Daydream-Lovin'Spoonful-Kama Sutra-April                                                              360
 32 Hanky Panky-Tommy James & Shondells-Roulette-July                               350
 33 Sounds Of Silence-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-January                                                  346
 34 Red Rubber Ball-Cyrkle-Columbia-July                                                                    344
 35 Paperback Writer-Beatles-Capital-June                                                                 338
 36 See You In September-Happenings-BT Puppy-August                                                       338
 37 California Dreamin'-Mamas & Papas-Dunhill-March                                                       338
 38 Nowhere Man-Beatles-Capitol-March                                                                     334
 39 No Matter What Shape-T Bones-Liberty-January                                                          332
 40 Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind-Lovin' Spoonful-Kama Sutra-June    316
 41 Yellow Submarine-Beatles-Capitol-September                                                            312
 42 I Am A Rock-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-June                                                           312
 43 A Groovy Kind Of Love-Mindbenders-Fontana-June                                                        306
 44 Bang Bang-Cher-lmperial-April                                                                         304
 45 The Pied Piper-Crispian St.Peters-Jamie-August                                                        300
 46 Rainy Day Women #12 & 35-Bob Dylan-Columbia-May                                                       296
 47 Secret Agent Man-Johnny Rivers-Imperial-April                                                         294
 48 That's Life-Frank Sinatra-Reprise-December                                                            294
 49 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me-Dusty Springfield-Philips-July                                      292
 50 Sloop John B-Beach Boys-Capitol-April                                                                 288
 51 She's Just My Style-Gary Lewis & The Playboys-Liberty-January                                         272
 52 Ebb Tide-Righteous Brothers-Phillies-January                                                          268
 53 I'm Your Puppet-James & Bobby Purify-Bell-November                                                    268
 54 Walk Away Renee-Left Banke-Smash-October                                                              264
 55 Born Free-Roger Williams-Kapp-December                                                                258
 56 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry-BJ Thomas-Scepter-April                                                   252
 57 Uptight-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-February                                                                  250
 58 Elusive Butterfly-Bob Lind-World Pacific-March                                                        242
 59 Listen People-Herman's Hermits-MGM-March                                                              238
 60 Beauty Is Only Skin Deep-Temptations-Gordy-October                                                    236
 61 Time Won't Let Me-Outsiders-Capitol-April                                                             232
 62 I Saw Her Again-Mamas & Papas-Dunhill-July                                                            230
 63 Homeward Bound-Simon & Garfunkel-Columbia-March                                                       230
 64 My World Is Empty Without You-Supremes-Motown-March                                                   228
 65 What Becomes Of A Broken Hearted-Jimmy Ruffin-Soul-November                228
 66 Cool Jerk-Capitols-Karin-July                                                                         224
 67 Lady Godiva-Peter  Gordon-Capitol-December                                                            220
 68 Barbara Ann-Beach Boys-Capitol-February                                                               218
 69 Barefootin'-Robert Parker-Nola-June                                                                   218
 70 Mothers Little Helper-Rolling Stones-London-August                                                    216
 71 Flowers On The Wall-Statler Brothers-Columbia-January                                                 214
 72 Sweet Pea-Tommy Roe-ABC Paramount-August                                                              214
 73 lf I Were A Carpenter-Bobby Darin-Capitol-March                                                       214
 74 As Tears Go By-Rolling Stones-London-January                                                          210
 75 Cherry,Cherry-Neil Diamond-Bang-October                                                               208
 76 Bus Stop-Hollies-Imperial-September                                                                   200
 77 They're Coming To Take Me Away,Ha-Haaa!-Napoleon XlV-Warner Brothers-August    200
 78 Dandy-Herman's Hermits-MGM-November                                                                   198
 79 Sweet Talking Guy-Chiffons-Laurie-June                                                                194
 80 Black Is Black-Los Bravos-Press-October                                                               192
 81 The Men In My Little Girl's Life-Mike Douglas-Epic-February                                           192
 82 Psychotic Reaction-Count Five-Double Shot-October                                                     182
 83 Day Tripper-Beatles-Capitol-January                                                                   180
 84 Crying Time-Ray Charles-ABC Paramount-February                                                        178
 85 Hungry-Paul Revere & Raiders-Columbia-July                                                            178
 86 A Must To Avoid-Herman's Hermits-MGM-January                                                          176
 87 Don't Mess With Bill-Marvelettes-Tamla-February                                                       172
 88 Green Grass-Gary Lewis & Playboys-Liberty-June                                                        172
 89 Wouldn't It Be Nice-Beach Boys-Capitol-September                                                      170
 90 Hooray For Hazel-Tommy Roe-ABC Paramount-November                                                     170
 91 Little Girl-Syndicate Of Sound-Bell-July                                                              168
 92 Working In A Coal Mine-Lee Dorsey-Amy-September                                                       166
 93 A Place In The Sun-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-December                                                       164
 94 Gloria-Shadows Of The Night-Dunwich-May                                                               162
 95 (I Know) I'm Losing You-Temptations-Gordy-December                                                    162
 96 I Fought The Law-Bobby Fuller Four-Mustang-March                                                      162
 97 Somewhere My Love-Ray Conniff Singers-Columbia-August                                                 162
 98 Message To Michael-Dionne Warwick-Scepter-May                                                         162
 99 I Couldn't Live Without Your Love-Petula Clark-Warner Brothers-August                                 162
100 Sure Gonna Miss Her-Gary Lewis & Playboys-Liberty-April                                               158
101 Just Like Me-Paul Revere & Raiders-Columbia-January                                                   148
102 Land Of 1000 Dances-Wilson Pickett-Atlantic-September                                                 146
103 Born A Woman-Sandy Posey-MGM-September                                                                146
104 Oh How Happy-Shades Of Blue-Impact-June                                                               144
105 It's A Man's Man's Man's World-James Brown-King-June                                                  134
106 Along Comes Mary-Association-Valiant-July                                                             130
107 Working My Way Back To You-Four Seasons-Philips-March                                                 126
108 Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart-Supremes-June                                                     126
109 Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing In The Shadow-Rolling Stones-London-November 124
110 I?ve Got You Under My Skin-Four Seasons-Philips-October                                               124
111 Leaning On The Lamp Post-Herman's Hermits-MGM-May                                                     124
112 Blowin' In The Wind-Stevie Wonder-Tamla-August                                                        124
113 Summertime-Billy Stewart-Chess-September                                                              122
114 Guantanamera-Sandpipers-A&M-September                                                                 122
115 Stop Stop Stop-Hollies-Imperial-December                                                              120
116 See See Rider-Eric Burdon and the Animals-MGM-October                                                 118
117 Love Makes The World Go Round-Deon Jackson-Carla-March                                                118
118 I'm Ready For Love-Martha and the Vandellas-Gordy-December                                            116
119 Whispers-Jackie Wilson-Brunswick-December                                                             116
120 Zorba The Greek-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass-A&M-February                                          116
121 Eleanor Rigby-Beatles-Capitol-September                                                               114
122 A Sign Of The Times-Petula Clark-Warner Brothers-April                                                110
123 Don't Bring Me Down-Animals-MGM-July                                                                  108
124 634-5789-Wilson Pickett-Atlantic-March                                                                108
125 Love Is A Hurtin' Thing-Lou Rawls-Capitol-November                                                    108
126 Over Under Sideways Down-Yardbirds-Epic-August                                                        106
127 Opus 17-Four Seasons-Philips-June                                                                     104
128 My Heart's Symphony-Gary Lewis and the Playboys-Liberty-August    104
129 How Does That Grab You Darlin'-Nancy Sinatra-Reprise-May                                               96
130 Jenny Take A Ride-Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels-New Voice-February                82
131 Dirty Water-Standells-Tower-July                                                                       80
132 You Didn't Have To Be So Nice-Lovin' Spoonful-Kama Sutra-January                                       80
133 Going To A Go-Go-Miracles-Tamla-February                                                               80
134 Coming On Strong-Brenda Lee-Decca-December                                                             78
135 Rain On The Roof-Lovin' Spoonful-Kama Sutra-November                                                   76
136 The Cheater-Bob Kuban & The In-Men-Musicland U.S.A.-March                                              76
137 Go Away Little Girl-Happenings-BT Puppy-November                                                       76
138 Shapes Of Things-Yardbirds-Epic-May                                                                    74
139 This Door Swings Both Ways-Herman's Hermits-MGM-August                                                 74
140 The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore-Walker Brothers-Smash-May                                            72
141 A Hazy Shade Of Winter-Simon and Garfunkel-Columbia-December                        70
142 Ain't Too Proud To Beg-Temptations-Gordy-July                                                          70
143 Puppet On A String-Elvis Presley-RCA Victor-January                                                    68
144 This Old Heart Of Mine-Isley Brothers-Tamla-May                                                        38
145 Try Too Hard-Dave Clark Five-Epic-May                                                                  38
146 A Well Respected Man-Kinks-Reprise-February                                                            36  
147 One Has My Name-Barry Young-Dot-January                                                                36
148 Sunny Afternoon-The Kinks-Reprise-October                                                              34
149 Eight Miles High-Byrds-Columbia-May                                                                    34
150 What Now My Love-Sonny & Cher-Atco-March                                                               34
151 The Duck-Jackie Lee-Mirwood-January                                                                    34
152 Woman-Peter & Gordon-Capitol-April                                                                     34
153 B-A-B-Y-Carla Thomas-Stax-November                                                                     34
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