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

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

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The Lion Sleeps Tonight is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
MarleyWilson1 added The Lion Sleeps Tonight The t

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Wipe Out is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added Wipe Out The Surfaris

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You Were on My Mind We Five - We Five

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A Whiter Shade of Pale Procol Harum

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

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The Girl From Ipanema Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

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Hang On Sloopy The McCoys

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

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

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

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The Tornados is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
laustcawz added Telstar The Tornados

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hcorkmeyer added Sukiyaki Kyu Sakamoto

The Greatest Alternative Rock Songs by One-Hit Wonders

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Tom Islava added For What It's Worth Buffalo Springfield

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Angel of the Morning Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

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Classical Gas Mason Williams

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

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I Fought the Law is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
I Fought the Law The Bobby Fuller Four

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Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Summertime Blues Blue Cheer

The Best Hotel Chains

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Lies is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
laustcawz added Lies The Knickerbockers

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Venus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Venus Shocking Blue

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Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Misirlou Dick Dale

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Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Wooly Bully Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

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

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Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Macarthur Park Richard Harris

The Hottest Models From Virginia

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Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Peggy Sue Buddy Holly

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Expressway (To Your Heart) The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

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Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Itchycoo Park Small Faces

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Gimmie Gimmie Good Lovin' Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

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Teen Angel Mark Dinning

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Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love... is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Harjan 2 added Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love) Song by the Swingin' Medallions 1960's

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Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye The Casinos - The Casinos

16 Songs That Don't Mean What You Think They Do

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Journey To The Center Of The M... is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Incense and Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock

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Crazy is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Crazy Patsy Cline

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In the Year 2525 Fields of the Nephilim

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

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Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Summer In The City The Lovin' Spoonful

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Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Greatest One-Hit Wonder Songs of the 70s

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Walk Right In The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

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Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Crimson & Clover Tommy James & the Shondells

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Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Hey Joe The Leaves

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Polk Salad Annie is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Polk Salad Annie Tony Joe White

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Lovers' Concerto The Pearls

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Gloria, Them is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Gloria, Them

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

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Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Born to Be Wild Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues