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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383 101
Louie Louie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Kingsmen

2
345 150
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
417 190
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

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453 157
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We Five - We Five

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350 64
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

6
308 59
Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Troggs

7
305 177
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Procol Harum

8
418 95
The House of the Rising Sun is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added Eric Burdon & the Animals

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436 232
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The McCoys

10
311 298
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

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252 113
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laustcawz added The Tornados

12
235 180
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

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302 184
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

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247 165
Snoopy vs. The Red Baron is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
laustcawz added The Royal Guardsmen

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255 49
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

16
128 40
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

17
232 74
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Chambers Brothers

18
244 45
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
172 88
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

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219 83
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

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221 46
Venus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

22
326 238
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

23
214 45
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

24
156 25
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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237 237
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216 55
Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Cyrkle

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204 52
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

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286 150
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

29
232 74
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

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172 123
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Mason Williams

31
291 116
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

32
150 39
Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful

33
171 58
Me & Bobby McGee is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

34
168 59
Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Buddy Holly

35
127 9
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

36
115 9
Happy Together, The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added

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152 51
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Leaves

38
282 210
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

39
301 224
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Mark Dinning

40
121 9
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Kassie Lanzarotta added Them

41
255 61
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

42
219 225
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The Casinos - The Casinos

43
163 106
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Richard Harris

44
143 86
Journey To The Center Of The M... is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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129 46
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Tony Joe White

46
144 152
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Fields of the Nephilim

47
124 47
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Johnny Cash

48
117 34
Double Shot (Of My Baby's Love... is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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229 59
In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans

50
269 163
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers