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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330 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
325 113
Eve of Destruction is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
slaft added Barry McGuire

3
401 151
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MarleyWilson1 added The Tokens

4
285 143
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Procol Harum

5
409 153
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We Five - We Five

6
302 59
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doremifasola added The Surfaris

7
262 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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420 197
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The McCoys

9
305 256
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Stan Getz & Astrud Gilberto

10
381 79
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
225 143
Sugar Sugar is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
doremifasola added The Archies

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214 103
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laustcawz added The Tornados

13
238 129
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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212 41
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Tom Islava added Buffalo Springfield

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267 173
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hcorkmeyer added Kyu Sakamoto

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316 202
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Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts, Merrilee Rush - Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts

17
201 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
89 32
Incense and Peppermints is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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164 90
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Mason Williams

20
184 66
Time Has Come Today is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Chambers Brothers

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230 200
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180 41
Venus is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Shocking Blue

23
178 77
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laustcawz added The Knickerbockers

24
137 79
Misirlou is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Dick Dale

25
172 40
Summertime Blues is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Blue Cheer

26
148 35
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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175 50
Red Rubber Ball is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Cyrkle

28
250 144
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The Soul Survivors - Soul Survivors

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195 71
Itchycoo Park is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Small Faces

30
162 48
Wooly Bully is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Sam the Sham & The Pharaohs

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274 177
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Crazy Elephant - Crazy Elephant

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255 113
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Harjan 2 added Swingin' Medallions

33
294 190
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Mark Dinning

34
150 78
Macarthur Park is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

Richard Harris

35
108 24
Spirit In The Sky is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

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116 29
Summer In The City is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added The Lovin' Spoonful

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214 189
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The Casinos - The Casinos

38
126 61
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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138 46
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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137 119
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Fields of the Nephilim

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220 55
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Strawberry Alarm Clock

42
114 39
Crimson & Clover is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Tommy James & the Shondells

43
118 48
Hey Joe is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders

The Leaves

44
248 146
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The Rooftop Singers - The Rooftop Singers

45
83 118
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The Pearls

46
97 38
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Tony Joe White

47
85 8
Born to Be Wild is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
Kassie Lanzarotta added Steppenwolf, Bikers & Blues

48
192 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
90 37
Folsom Prison Blues is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list The Greatest Songs by '60s One-Hit Wonders
pup2bill added Johnny Cash

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81 8
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Kassie Lanzarotta added Them