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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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doremifasola added The Surfaris
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Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Troggs

The Troggs

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We Five
We Five
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Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire
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I Fought the Law is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Bobby Fuller Four
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield
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Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues
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Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer
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Venus is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue
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Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
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Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Chambers Brothers
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Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
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Procol Harum
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Happy Together, The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
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Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Cyrkle

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The McCoys
The McCoys
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Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

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laustcawz added The Tornados
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Runaway is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Del Shannon
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Kassie Lanzarotta added Them
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In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans
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Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful
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Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces
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Runaround Sue is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Dion DiMucci