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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347 93
Louie Louie is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added The Kingsmen

2
334 126
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
407 164
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

4
422 154
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We Five - We Five

5
317 61
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

6
291 154
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Procol Harum

7
276 57
Wild Thing is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Troggs

8
426 208
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The McCoys

9
307 269
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

10
388 88
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
227 155
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

12
225 106
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laustcawz added The Tornados

13
241 140
Snoopy vs. The Red Baron is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
laustcawz added The Royal Guardsmen

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228 42
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

15
278 177
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

16
103 34
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

17
218 39
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
319 214
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

19
200 68
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Chambers Brothers

20
150 81
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

21
194 43
Venus is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

22
191 79
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

23
232 215
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24
166 102
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Mason Williams

25
186 42
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

26
163 35
Peggy Sue is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Buddy Holly

27
190 52
Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Cyrkle

28
262 147
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

29
207 72
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

30
176 51
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

31
268 114
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

32
122 25
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

33
298 201
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Mark Dinning

34
276 189
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

35
126 35
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
154 89
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Richard Harris

37
216 202
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The Casinos - The Casinos

38
148 53
Me & Bobby McGee is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Janis Joplin, Full Tilt Boogie Band

39
131 71
Journey To The Center Of The M... is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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232 57
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

41
140 132
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Fields of the Nephilim

42
131 49
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Leaves

43
101 9
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

44
121 50
Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Tommy James & the Shondells

45
108 42
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Tony Joe White

46
252 156
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

47
104 42
Mr. Tambourine Man is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Bob Dylan

48
95 9
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Kassie Lanzarotta added Them

49
204 58
In the Year 2525 is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Zager and Evans

50
90 8
Happy Together, The Turtles is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added