One Hit Wonders The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders  

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List Rules 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.
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300 85
Louie Louie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Kingsmen

2
308 104
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
383 142
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

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272 129
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Procol Harum

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284 55
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

6
388 150
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We Five - We Five

7
238 52
Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Troggs

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298 242
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

9
404 190
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The McCoys

10
355 77
The House of the Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added Eric Burdon & the Animals

11
213 132
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

12
226 120
Snoopy vs. The Red Baron is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
laustcawz added The Royal Guardsmen

13
196 101
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laustcawz added The Tornados

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255 164
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

15
193 39
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

16
305 190
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

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155 79
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Mason Williams

18
225 186
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19
179 38
I Fought the Law is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Bobby Fuller Four

20
167 63
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Chambers Brothers

21
70 30
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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158 40
Venus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

23
155 37
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

24
161 75
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

25
121 76
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

26
141 64
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Richard Harris

27
160 46
Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Cyrkle

28
129 33
Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Buddy Holly

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237 137
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

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264 165
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

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283 181
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Mark Dinning

32
145 45
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

33
177 68
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

34
207 175
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The Casinos - The Casinos

35
238 109
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

36
101 23
Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful

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130 105
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Fields of the Nephilim

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124 39
Me & Bobby McGee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

39
113 55
Journey To The Center Of The M... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

40
89 19
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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202 52
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

42
97 34
Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Tommy James & the Shondells

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60 4
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Kassie Lanzarotta added Them

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236 139
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

45
85 30
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Tony Joe White

46
75 105
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The Pearls

47
103 44
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Leaves

48
64 5
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

49
173 51
In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans

50
125 97
Just One Look is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
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