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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306 85
Louie Louie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Kingsmen

2
311 106
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
387 142
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

4
273 132
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Procol Harum

5
288 55
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

6
391 151
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We Five - We Five

7
242 52
Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Troggs

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298 245
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

9
406 192
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The McCoys

10
359 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

11
213 135
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

12
229 120
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

13
198 102
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laustcawz added The Tornados

14
196 40
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

15
255 167
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

16
306 193
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

17
156 81
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Mason Williams

18
225 189
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19
183 38
I Fought the Law is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Bobby Fuller Four

20
169 64
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Chambers Brothers

21
72 31
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

22
159 37
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

23
161 40
Venus is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

24
164 75
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

25
123 77
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

26
133 33
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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162 47
Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Cyrkle

28
142 66
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Richard Harris

29
239 138
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

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267 166
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

31
149 45
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

32
180 68
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

33
285 182
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Mark Dinning

34
242 109
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

35
104 23
Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful

36
208 177
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The Casinos - The Casinos

37
127 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

38
116 56
Journey To The Center Of The M... is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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130 108
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Fields of the Nephilim

40
91 21
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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205 53
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

42
64 4
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Kassie Lanzarotta added Them

43
101 34
Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Tommy James & the Shondells

44
68 5
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

45
87 31
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Tony Joe White

46
237 141
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

47
77 107
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The Pearls

48
105 45
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
The Leaves

49
175 52
In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans

50
126 100
Just One Look is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
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