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Written by Barry Kowal   
Sep 01, 2015 at 02:57 AM


Shakin' All Over: 30 of the Best

No.Song-Artist-Peak Month  
  2-THE CARNIVAL IS OVER-THE SEEKERS-December                                             974
  3-HELP!/I'M DOWN-BEATLES-September                                                      858  
  4-THE WEDDING-JULIE ROGERS-February                                                     852
  5-I FEEL FINE/SHE'S A WOMAN-BEATLES-January                                             812  
  6-I'LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER YOU-SEEKERS-March                                             784
  7-ROCK AND ROLL MUSIC/HONEY DON'T-BEATLES-April                                         782
  8-CRYING IN THE CHAPEL/I BELIEVE IN THE MAN IN THE SKY-Elvis Presley-July               700
  9-UNDER THE BOARDWALK/WALKING THE DOG-Rolling Stones-February                           666
 10-IL SILENZIO-Nini Rosso-November                                                       634
 11-Yesterday/Act Naturally-Beatles-November                                              632
 12-Ticket To Ride/Yes It Is-Beatles-May                                                  616
 13-Mrs.Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter-Herman's Hermits-May                           586
 14-Pride/Say It Again-Ray Brown & The Whispers-June                                      582
 15-She's So Fine/Old Oak Tree-Easybeats-July                                             578
 16-Funny  Face/I Told The Brook-Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs-July                           576
 17-Sing C'est La Vie-Sonny & Cher-November                                               576
 18-A World Of Our Own-Seekers-June                                                       560
 19-Downtown-Petula Clark-February                                                        550  
 20-Over The Rainbow/That I Love-Billy Thorpe & The Aztecs-January                        548
 21-Fool,Fool,Fool-Ray Brown & The Whispers-August                                        540
 22-A Walk In The Black Forest-Horst Jankowski-September                                  534
 23-I Got You Babe-Sonny & Cher-October                                                   530 
 24-Get Off Of My Cloud-Rolling Stones-November                                           520
 25-A Lover's Concerto-Toys-December                                                      510
 26-The Last Time/Play With Fire-Rolling Stones-April                                     508
 27-(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction-Rolling Stones-August                                   504
 28-What's New Pussycat-Tom Jones-October                                                 500
 29-In The Midnight Hour/Now Is The Time-Ray Brown & The Whispers-December                486
 30-Hucklebuck-Brendan Bowyer-July                                                        478
 31-Ferry 'Cross The Mersey-Gerry & The Pacemakers-February                               466
 32-On The Beach-Cliff Richard-January                                                    464
 33-Twilight Time/My Girl Josephine-Billy Thorpe & Aztecs-September                       462
 34-Little Boy Sad-M.P.D. Limited-October                                                 454
 35-It Ain't Necessarily So-Normie Rowe-July                                              452
 36-Goldfinger-Shirley Bassey-May                                                         438
 37-It's Not Unusual-Tom Jones-April                                                      438
 38-Do The Clam-Elvis Presley-May                                                         434
 39-Do What You Do Do Well-Ned Miller-March                                               428
 40-Mr.Tambourine Man-Byrds-July                                                          424
 41-The Little Red Rooster-Rolling Stones-January                                         424
 42-Can't You Hear My Heart Beat/Silhouettes-Herman's Hermits-April                       422
 43-Unchained Melody-Righteous Brothers-September                                         410
 44-Eve Of Destruction-Barry McGuire-October                                              406
 45-Mission Bell-P.J. Proby-July                                                          392
 46-The Minute You're Gone/Just Another Guy-Cliff Richard-May                             372
 47-I Believe In The Man In The Sky-Elvis Presley-July                                    358
 48-Morning Town Ride-The Seekers-September                                               316
 49-If You Gotta Go,Go Now-Manfred Mann-October                                           316
 50-Mr. Lonely-Bobby Vinton-January                                                       314
 51-Angel-Cliff Richard-July                                                              312
 52-Walk Away-Matt Monro-January                                                          306
 53-You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'-Righteous Brothers-April                              304 
 54-I Know A Place-Petula Clark-April                                                     302
 55-(Such An) Easy Question-Elvis Presley-August                                          298
 56-I'm Yours/(It's A) Long Lonely Highway-Elvis Presley-December                         282
 57-Red Roses For A Blue Lady-Vic Dana-April                                              280
 58-Cara,Mia-Jay & Americans-August                                                       276
 59-Razzle Dazzle-Cliff Richard-July                                                      270
 60-Catch The Wind-Donovan-June                                                           266
 61-Velvet Waters-Tony Worsley-October                                                    262
 62-Break Away(From That Boy)-Newbeats-March                                              256
 63-Hang On Sloopy-McCoys-November                                                        248
 64-The Birds And The Bees-Jewel Akens-April                                              248
 65-Like A Rolling Stone-Bob Dylan-September                                              246
 66-Goodnight-Roy Orbison-March                                                           244
 67-Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun)-Del Shannon-January                             244
 68-Wedding Ring-Easybeats-October                                                        240
 69-Paper Tiger-Sue Thompson-February                                                     240
 70-I Could Easily Fall(In Love With You)-Cliff Richard-October                           238
 71-Down In The Boondocks-Billy Joe Royal-September                                       238
 72-It's Good News Week-Hedgehoppers Anonymous-December                                   232
 73-I Belong With You/Trouble In Mind-Laurie Allen & Bobby Bright-May                     232
 74-Heart Of Stone-Rolling Stones-February                                                226
 75-This Diamond Ring-Gary Lewis & Playboys-March                                         222
 76-I(Who Have Nothing)-Normie Rowe-September                                             204
 77-Hawaiian Wedding Song-Julie Rogers-June                                               202
 78-Somewhere-P.J. Proby-February                                                         202
 79-(Say) You're My Girl-Roy Orbison-August                                               200
 80-Saturday Night At The Movies-Drifters-January                                         196
 81-20 Miles/Devoted To You-Ray Brown & The Whispers-April                                178
 82-Party Girl-Tommy Roe-January                                                          166
 83-I Ran All The Way Home-Brendan Bowyer-August                                          156
 84-Rockin' Robin/Baby What's Wrong-The Henchmen-June                                     154
 85-Tears-Ken Dodd-December                                                               148
 86-Wendy Don't Go-M.P.D. Limited-October                                                 134
 87-I Must Be Seeing Things/Marianne-Gene Pitney-April                                    122
 88-I'll Be There-Gerry & Pacemakers-February                                             118
 89-Trains And Boats And Planes-Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas-July                        108
 90-You;ve Got Your Troubles-Fortunes-October                                              72
 91-I Like It Like That-Dave Clark Five-August                                             72
 92-Reelin' And Rockin'-Dave Clark Five-May                                                72
 93-Last Chance To Turn Around-Gene Pitney-July                                            70
 94-Wake Up My Mind-The Uglys-July                                                         68
 95-All Day & All Of The Night-Kinks-January                                               68
 96-Route 66/Mona/Come On (EP)-Rolling Stones-February                                     44
 97-Stingray-The Shadows-July                                                              38
 98-Long Live Love-Sandie Shaw-July                                                        38
 99-Little Things-Bobby Goldsboro-March                                                    38
100-Go Now-Moody Blues-March                                                               38
101-The Universal Soldier-Donovan-November                                                 36 
102-Bumble Bee-Searchers-May                                                               36
103-Crawlin' Back-Roy Orbison-December                                                     34
104-Treat Her Right-Roy Head-December                                                      34
105-Look Through Any Window-Hollies-November                                               34
106-Come And Stay With Me-Marianne Faithfull-May                                           34
107-Yeh Yeh-Georgie Fame & The Blue Flames-February                                        34
* The data used in compilation of this list are the charts found in The 
Australian Top 20 Book (1940-2006) by David Kent.
Last Updated ( Nov 15, 2019 at 07:06 PM )

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