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RECORD WORLD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1966 PDF Print E-mail
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Mar 11, 2017 at 11:28 AM
RECORD WORLD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1966

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Pos.-Title-Artist-Peak Month  
  1 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL-THE NEW VAUDEVILLE BAND-DECEMBER 540 
  2 GOOD VIBRATIONS-BEACH BOYS-November 478 
  3 THE BALLAD OF THE GREEN BERETS-SSGT. BARRY SADLER-March 468 
  4 LIL' RED RIDING HOOD-SAM THE SHAM & THE PHARAOHS-August 462 
  5 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE-THE MONKEES-October 460 
  6 YOU CAN'T HURRY LOVE-THE SUPREMES-September 448 
  7 I GOT YOU (I Feel Good)-JAMES BROWN & THE FAMOUS FLAMES-January 436 
  8 CHERISH-Association-October 426 
  9 96 TEARS-? & The Mysterians-October 426 
 10 GOOD LOVIN'-The Young Rascals-April 424 
 11 (You're My) Soul And Inspiration-The Righteous Brothers-April 424 
 12 We Can Work It Out-Beatles-January 412 
 13 Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly-Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels-December 410 
 14 The Sounds Of Silence-Simon & Garfunkel-January 410 
 15 Strangers In The Night-Frank Sinatra-June 408 
 16 Monday, Monday-The Mama's & The Papa's-May 398 
 17 Sunny-Bobby Hebb-August 390 
 18 You Keep Me Hangin' On-The Supremes-November 388 
 19 Paint It, Black-The Rolling Stones-June 386 
 20 Hanky Panky-Tommy James & The Shondells-July 382 
 21 Nowhere Man-Beatles-April 380 
 22 See You In September-The Happenings-September 378 
 23 Paperback Writer-Beatles-July 378 
 24 Summer In The City-The Lovin' Spoonful-August 370 
 25 That's Life-Frank Sinatra-December 368 
 26 Mellow Yellow-Donovan-December 368 
 27 These Boots Are Made For Walkin'-Nancy Sinatra-March 364 
 28 Yellow Submarine-Beatles-September 358 
 29 Poor Side Of Town-Johnny Rivers-November 354 
 30 Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down)-Cher-April 340 
 31 When A Man Loves A Woman-Percy Sledge-May 332 
 32 Born Free-Roger Williams-November 328 
 33 19th Nervous Breakdown-The Rolling Stones-April 326 
 34 Lightnin' Strikes-Lou Christie-February 318 
 35 Red Rubber Ball-Cyrkle-July 316 
 36 Daydream-The Lovin' Spoonful-April 314 
 37 My Love-Petula Clark-February 306 
 38 Sunshine Superman-Donovan-September 304 
 39 Reach Out I'll Be There-The Four Tops-October 298 
 40 She's Just My Style-Gary Lewis & The Playboys-January 296 
 41 Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind?-The Lovin' Spoonful-June 296 
 42 Mother's Little Helper-The Rolling Stones-August 294 
 43 Uptight (Everything's Alright)-Stevie Wonder-February 292 
 44 Five O'clock World-The Vogues-January 290 
 45 Kicks-Paul Revere & The Raiders-May 288 
 46 Homeward Bound-Simon & Garfunkel-March 286 
 47 Wild Thing-The Troggs-July 286 
 48 A Groovy Kind Of Love-The Mindbenders-June 282 
 49 Hooray For Hazel-Tommy Roe-November 276 
 50 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me-Dusty Springfield-July 274 
 51 They're Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-haaa!-Napoleon XIV-August 268 
 52 No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In)-The T-Bones-February 268 
 53 The Pied Piper-Crispian St. Peters-July 262 
 54 Secret Agent Man-Johnny Rivers-April 260 
 55 I Am A Rock-Simon & Garfunkel-June 260 
 56 Make The World Go Away-Eddy Arnold-January 258 
 57 Barbara Ann-Beach Boys-February 256 
 58 California Dreamin'-The Mama's & The Papa's-March 250 
 59 If I Were A Carpenter-Bobby Darin-November 250 
 60 It's A Man's Man's Man's World-James Brown & The Famous Flames-June 248 
 61 Sloop John B-Beach Boys-May 246 
 62 Bus Stop-The Hollies-September 244 
 63 Rainy Day Women #12 & 35-Bob Dylan-May 242 
 64 My World Is Empty Without You-The Supremes-February 238 
 65 Ebb Tide-The Righteous Brothers-January 238 
 66 Beauty Is Only Skin Deep-The Temptations-October 236 
 67 Listen People-Herman's Hermits-March 234 
 68 Cool Jerk-Capitols-July 230 
 69 I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry-B.J. Thomas & The Triumphs-April 230 
 70 I Saw Her Again-The Mama's & The Papa's-August 226 
 71 Psychotic Reaction-Count Five-October 222 
 72 I've Got You Under My Skin-Four Seasons-October 212 
 73 634-5789 (Soulsville, U.S.A.)-Wilson Pickett-March 210 
 74 How Does That Grab You, Darlin'?-Nancy Sinatra-May 210 
 75 Black Is Black-Los Bravos-October 204 
 76 Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow?-Rolling Stones-October 202 
 77 Sweet Pea-Tommy Roe-August 196 
 78 Elusive Butterfly-Bob Lind-March 194 
 79 I'm Your Puppet-James & Bobby Purify-November 192 
 80 As Tears Go By-The Rolling Stones-January 192 
 81 Walk Away Renee-The Left Banke-November 190 
 82 The Men In My Little Girl's Life-Mike Douglas-January 190 
 83 Wouldn't It Be Nice-Beach Boys-September 186 
 84 Stop Stop Stop-The Hollies-December 186 
 85 Lady Godiva-Peter & Gordon-December 186 
 86 Green Grass-Gary Lewis & The Playboys-June 184 
 87 A Must To Avoid-Herman's Hermits-January 180 
 88 Gloria-The Shadows Of Knight-May 180 
 89 Time Won't Let Me-The Outsiders-April 180 
 90 Don't Mess With Bill-The Marvelettes-February 180 
 91 England Swings-Roger Miller-January 174 
 92 Dandy-Herman's Hermits-November 174 
 93 Blowin' In The Wind-Stevie Wonder-September 174 
 94 Sure Gonna Miss Her-Gary Lewis & The Playboys-April 174 
 95 Leaning On The Lamp Post-Herman's Hermits-May 170 
 96 Dirty Water-The Standells-July 170 
 97 Message To Michael-Dionne Warwick-May 168 
 98 Born A Woman-Sandy Posey-September 168 
 99 Oh How Happy-The Shades Of Blue-July 166 
100 Somewhere, My Love-Ray Conniff & The Singers-August 164 
101 Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart-The Supremes-June 162 
102 Don't Think Twice-The Wonder Who?-January 162 
103 Opus 17 (Don't You Worry 'bout Me)-Four Seasons-July 160 
104 Shapes Of Things-The Yardbirds-May 158 
105 See See Rider-Eric Burdon & The Animals-November 156 
106 One Has My Name (The Other Has My Heart)-Barry Young-January 154 
107 Go Away Little Girl-The Happenings-November 154 
108 Love Makes The World Go Round-Deon Jackson-March 152 
109 Hungry-Paul Revere & The Raiders-July 148 
110 Crying Time-Ray Charles-February 146 
111 Rain On The Roof-The Lovin' Spoonful-November 146 
112 Flowers On The Wall-The Statler Brothers-January 142 
113 Cherry, Cherry-Neil Diamond-October 136 
114 Land Of 1000 Dances-Wilson Pickett-September 136 
115 A Place In The Sun-Stevie Wonder-December 134 
116 Zorba The Greek-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass-February 132 
117 I'm Ready For Love-Martha & The Vandellas-December 130 
118 Ain't Too Proud To Beg-The Temptations-July 128 
119 Guantanamera-The Sandpipers-September 128 
120 I Fought The Law-Bobby Fuller Four-March 126 
121 Little Girl-The Syndicate Of Sound-July 126 
122 Sweet Talkin' Guy-Chiffons-June 126 
123 This Door Swings Both Ways-Herman's Hermits-August 124 
124 Coming On Strong-Brenda Lee-December 124 
125 I Couldn't Live Without Your Love-Petula Clark-August 122 
126 Working My Way Back To You-Four Seasons-February 122 
127 Going To A Go-go-The Miracles-February 122 
128 Spanish Eyes-Al Martino-January 118 
129 Along Comes Mary-Association-July 118 
130 Don't Bring Me Down-Animals-July 116 
131 Wipe Out-The Surfaris-October 114 
132 Michelle-David & Jonathan-February 112 
133 It Tears Me Up-Percy Sledge-December 110 
134 Woman-Peter & Gordon-April 108 
135 A Hazy Shade Of Winter-Simon & Garfunkel-December 106 
136 What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted-Jimmy Ruffin-October 96 
137 Summertime-Billy Stewart-September 96 
138 You Didn't Have To Be So Nice-The Lovin' Spoonful-January 88 
139 Barefootin'-Robert Parker-June 86 
140 A Sign Of The Times-Petula Clark-April 86 
141 Try Too Hard-Dave Clark Five-May 82 
142 Batman Theme-The Marketts-March 82 
143 Whispers (Gettin' Louder)-Jackie Wilson-December 82 
144 Working In The Coal Mine-Lee Dorsey-September 82 
145 Knock On Wood-Eddie Floyd-December 82 
146 B-a-b-y-Carla Thomas-November 80 
147 Sunny Afternoon-The Kinks-October 78 
148 Over Under Sideways Down-The Yardbirds-August 78 
149 A Well Respected Man-The Kinks-February 76 
150 Let's Start All Over Again-Ronnie Dove-May 76 
151 My Heart's Symphony-Gary Lewis & The Playboys-August 76 
152 This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You)-The Isley Brothers-April 74 
153 Day Tripper-Beatles-January 74 
154 At The Scene-Dave Clark Five-March 74 
155 Warm And Tender Love-Percy Sledge-September 74 
156 The Duck-Jackie Lee-January 72 
157 The Work Song-Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass-July 72 
158 Mr. Dieingly Sad-Critters-October 72 
159 Little Latin Lupe Lu-Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels-April 70 
160 The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)-The Walker Brothers-May 68 
161 Jenny Take A Ride!-Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels-February 38 
162 Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love)-The Swingin' Medallions-July 36 
163 Attack-The Toys-February 34 
164 Baby Scratch My Back-Slim Harpo-April 34 
165 The Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin-Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs-November 34 
166 The Cheater-Bob Kuban & The In-Men-March 34 
167 Respectable-The Outsiders-September 34 
168 Love Is A Hurtin' Thing-Lou Rawls-November 34 
169 The More I See You-Chris Montez-June 34 

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