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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326 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
325 110
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
401 148
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

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284 140
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Procol Harum

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300 58
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

6
405 153
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We Five - We Five

7
258 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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305 253
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

9
418 195
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The McCoys

10
377 78
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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225 140
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

12
238 126
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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210 103
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laustcawz added The Tornados

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265 172
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

15
208 41
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

16
315 199
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

17
197 38
I Fought the Law is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Bobby Fuller Four

18
163 87
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Mason Williams

19
230 197
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84 33
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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180 66
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Chambers Brothers

22
176 41
Venus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

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175 77
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

24
133 79
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

25
169 40
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

26
146 34
Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Buddy Holly

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249 142
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

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172 49
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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160 47
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

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273 174
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

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191 71
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

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294 187
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Mark Dinning

33
149 75
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Richard Harris

34
115 26
Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful

35
252 113
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

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125 59
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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213 186
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The Casinos - The Casinos

38
105 23
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

39
137 43
Me & Bobby McGee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

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136 116
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Fields of the Nephilim

41
115 35
Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Tommy James & the Shondells

42
84 6
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

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216 55
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

44
248 143
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

45
83 115
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The Pearls

46
96 36
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Tony Joe White

47
115 48
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Leaves

48
187 56
In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans

49
87 36
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Johnny Cash

50
130 107
Just One Look is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
EdgardoOlaes added