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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308 86
Louie Louie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Kingsmen

2
313 107
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
390 142
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

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291 55
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

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274 134
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Procol Harum

6
393 153
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We Five - We Five

7
244 53
Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Troggs

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300 246
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

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408 192
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The McCoys

10
363 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

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216 135
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

12
231 121
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

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200 103
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laustcawz added The Tornados

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197 41
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

15
256 169
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

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309 193
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

17
159 81
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Mason Williams

18
185 38
I Fought the Law is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Bobby Fuller Four

19
226 191
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170 65
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Chambers Brothers

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163 40
Venus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

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72 33
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

23
160 39
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

24
164 77
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

25
137 33
Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Buddy Holly

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124 79
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

27
144 67
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Richard Harris

28
163 48
Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Cyrkle

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268 167
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

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239 141
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

31
151 46
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

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287 183
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Mark Dinning

33
107 24
Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful

34
180 71
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

35
242 112
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

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209 179
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The Casinos - The Casinos

37
130 40
Me & Bobby McGee is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

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131 109
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Fields of the Nephilim

39
93 21
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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116 59
Journey To The Center Of The M... is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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206 55
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

42
104 35
Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Tommy James & the Shondells

43
71 5
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

44
239 142
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

45
78 109
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The Pearls

46
88 33
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Tony Joe White

47
105 47
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Leaves

48
177 52
In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans

49
126 101
Just One Look is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
EdgardoOlaes added

50
79 33
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Johnny Cash