The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

10k votes 835 voters 47k views 81 items tags f p @

List Criteria: Songs from the 1960s by artists who had no other famous songs.

A list of the greatest Songs by 60s One-Hit Wonders. Are you looking for that special song to play for a special occasion? Browse through this list of the greatest songs by one-hit 1960s wonders, and you may just find that one special nostalgic song that you haven’t heard in a long time. Ranked in order of the most popular one-hit song wonders to the least popular, you can see which 60s songs are favorites by viewers just like you. Feel free to place your votes for your favorite one-hit 60s songs as well, and see them get raised to a higher position on the list. You can also copy and paste from the list to make your own list of favorite songs.

Do you not see your favorite one-hit 60s song on the list? Go ahead and add it to the list so that others can listen to it as well. Music truly does soothe the soul and is the perfect way to turn a stressful day into a great one. There are many different types of music in the world, and some song artists have fared better than others. Although the artists with one-hit wonders may not have been able to repeat their performance with other songs, many of these great one-hit song artists have made a lasting impact on their fans.

Who hasn’t heard the popular hits from the 60s like “On Top of Spaghetti” by Tom Glazer and the Do-Re-Mi Children’s Chorus, and “Tie Me Kangaroo Down, Sport” by Rolf Harris? Although these artists theoretically only had one big hit in their singing career, they brought special songs to life that bring back memories of familiar shows and innocent times. Remembered throughout the ages, these artists made a lasting impression with their well-treasured 60s hits.
Collection Photo: user uploaded image
  • 9 ReRanks
    • Women
    • Men
    • Region
  • 2 See list ranked by
Z
G Options & Embed 2rerank list
  1. 1
    + 73
    - 5
    A Whiter Shade of Pale is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Procol Harum

    ;
  2. 2
    + 106
    - 21
    No image

    most listed & added by MarleyWilson1
    The t

    ;
  3. 3
    + 190
    - 109
    The Girl From Ipanema is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

  4. 4
    + 259
    - 95
    Hang On Sloopy is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    The McCoys

  5. 5
    + 112
    - 13

    ranked low on reranks & added by mainpleine
    Eric Burdon & the Animals

    ;
  6. 6
    + 70
    - 19

    added by slaft
    Barry McGuire

    ;
  7. 7
    + 196
    - 97
    Angel of the Morning is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

    ;
  8. 8
    + 65
    - 35
    No image

    added by laustcawz
    The Tornados

    ;
  9. 9
    + 44
    - 7
    Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    Strawberry Alarm Clock

  10. 10
    + 134
    - 88
    If You Wanna Be Happy is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Jimmy Soul

  11. 11
    + 138
    - 91
    Sukiyaki is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    often listed & added by hcorkmeyer
    Kyu Sakamoto

    ;
  12. 12
    + 204
    - 93
    You Were on My Mind is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    ranked low on reranks
    We Five We Five

    ;
  13. 13
    + 86
    - 33

    added by laustcawz
    The Royal Guardsmen

    ;
  14. 14
    + 199
    - 101
    Teen Angel is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Mark Dinning

  15. 15
    + 75
    - 14
    No image

    added by mainpleine
    The Surfaris

    ;
  16. 16
    + 136
    - 91
    Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    The Casinos The Casinos

    ;
  17. 17
    + 157
    - 83
    Gimmie Gimmie Good Lovin' is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Crazy Elephant Crazy Elephant

  18. 18
    + 122
    - 63
    No image

    added by Harjan 2
    Song by the Swingin' Medallions 1960's

  19. 19
    + 23
    - 12

    often listed & added by Mark Lanzarotta
    Dick Dale

    ;
  20. 20
    + 136
    - 88
    Expressway (To Your Heart) is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    The Soul Survivors Soul Survivors

    ;
  21. 21
    + 61
    - 21

    added by mainpleine
    The Archies

    ;
  22. 22
    + 51
    - 30
    No image

    added by laustcawz
    The Knickerbockers

  23. 23
    + 123
    - 88
    I Wonder What She's Doing Toni... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Berry & The Tamerlanes

  24. 24
    + 41
    - 11

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    Small Faces

    ;
  25. 25
    + 17
    - 1
    Spirit in the Sky is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    Norman Greenbaum

  26. 26
    + 26
    - 3
    Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    The Troggs

  27. 27
    + 46
    - 18
    Just One Look is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by EdgardoOlaes

  28. 28
    + 140
    - 89
    Last Kiss is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers

  29. 29
    + 141
    - 89
    Walk Right In is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    The Rooftop Singers The Rooftop Singers

    ;
  30. 30
    + 139
    - 96
    Alley Oop is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    The Hollywood Argyles

  31. 31
    + 32
    - 14
    In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Fields of the Nephilim

    ;
  32. 32
    + 99
    - 88
    The Cheater is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Bob Kuban & The In-Men

  33. 33
    + 31
    - 14
    Classical Gas is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Mason Williams

    ;
  34. 34
    + 138
    - 102
    Everlasting Love is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Robert Knight

  35. 35
    + 104
    - 97
    Cast Your Fate to the Wind is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Sounds Orchestral Sounds Orchestral

    ;
  36. 36
    + 32
    - 5
    Louie Louie is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Kassie Lanzarotta
    The Kingsmen

  37. 37
    + 101
    - 98
    Love Can Make You Happy is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Mercy Mercy

    ;
  38. 38
    + 17
    - 17
    Lovers' Concerto is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    often listed & ranked high on reranks
    The Pearls

    ;
  39. 39
    + 19
    - 5

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    Shocking Blue

    ;
  40. 40
    + 17
    - 3
    Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    The Strawberry Alarm Clock

  41. 41
    + 117
    - 98
    Ding Dong! The Witch is Dead is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    The Fifth Estate

  42. 42
    + 105
    - 86
    The Stripper is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    David Rose

  43. 43
    + 17
    - 5
    Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    The Chambers Brothers

  44. 44
    + 105
    - 87
    Let the Little Girl Dance is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Billy Bland

  45. 45
    + 28
    - 7
    In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    Zager and Evans

  46. 46
    + 102
    - 87
    Mountain of Love is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Harold Dorman

  47. 47
    + 32
    - 15
    Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders


    Vibravoid

    ;
  48. 48
    + 14
    - 5
    Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    The Cyrkle

  49. 49
    + 13
    - 4

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    The Amboy Dukes

    ;
  50. 50
    + 13
    - 4
    Pushing Too Hard is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

    added by Mark Lanzarotta
    The Seeds

82 +

Something missing? Add it!

L List Options 2 Rerank List & Embed z Share Next List >