The 200 Biggest Hits and 100 Bigest Artists of 1965

The top hits of 1965 are calculated from the individual positions of the songs on the national charts and are based on the calendar year 1964.

799 different songs made the charts in 1965.  These are the 200 biggest.

The Top 100 Hits of 1965
  1. Wooly Bully - Sam The Sham and the Pharaohs
  2. I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) - Four Tops
  3. (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - The Rolling Stones
  4. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - The Righteous Brothers
  5. You Were On My Mind - We Five
  6. Downtown - Petula Clark
  7. The "In" Crowd - Ramsey Lewis Trio
  8. Help! - The Beatles
  9. Can't You Hear My Heartbeat - Herman's Hermits
  10. Crying In The Chapel - Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires
  11. My Girl - The Temptations
  12. King Of The Road - Roger Miller
  13. Help Me, Rhonda - The Beach Boys
  14. Hang On Sloopy - The McCoys
  15. The Birds And The Bees - Jewel Akens
  16. Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me - Mel Carter
  17. A Lover's Concerto - The Toys
  18. Shotgun - Jr. Walker & The All Stars
  19. I Got You Babe - Sonny & Cher
  20. This Diamond Ring - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  21. Taste Of Honey - Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
  22. 1-2-3 - Len Barry
  23. Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - Herman's Hermits
  24. Get Off Of My Cloud - The Rolling Stones
  25. Stop! In The Name Of Love - The Supremes
  26. Unchained Melody - The Righteous Brothers
  27. Cara, Mia - Jay & The Americans
  28. Silhouettes - Herman's Hermits
  29. I'll Never Find Another You - The Seekers
  30. Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
  31. Keep On Dancing - The Gentrys
  32. Cast Your Fate To The Wind - Sounds Orchestral
  33. Rescue Me - Fontella Bass
  34. Let's Hang On! - The 4 Seasons Featuring the "Sound of Frankie Valli"
  35. Yes, I'm Ready - Barbara Mason
  36. Yesterday - The Beatles
  37. What's New Pussycat? - Tom Jones
  38. Eve Of Destruction - Barry McGuire
  39. What The World Needs Now Is Love - Jackie DeShannon
  40. Ticket To Ride - The Beatles
  41. Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra
  42. The Name Game - Shirley Ellis
  43. Game Of Love - Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
  44. I Know A Place - Petula Clark
  45. Back In My Arms Again - The Supremes
  46. Papa's Got A Brand New Bag (Part I) - James Brown And The Famous Flames
  47. Baby, I'm Yours - Barbara Lewis
  48. Ain't That Peculiar - Marvin Gaye
  49. Hush, Hush, Sweet Charlotte - Patti Page
  50. The Jolly Green Giant - The Kingsmen
  51. Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
  52. You're The One - The Vogues
  53. I'm Telling You Now - Freddie And The Dreamers
  54. Ferry Cross The Mersey - Gerry And The Pacemakers
  55. Seventh Son - Johnny Rivers
  56. Just Once In My Life - The Righteous Brothers
  57. I'm Henry VIII, I Am - Herman's Hermits
  58. California Girls - The Beach Boys
  59. For Your Love - The Yardbirds
  60. Treat Her Right - Roy Head And The Traits
  61. Baby Don't Go - Sonny & Cher
  62. Goldfinger - Shirley Bassey
  63. Go Now! - The Moody Blues
  64. Down In The Boondocks - Billy Joe Royal
  65. Baby The Rain Must Fall - Glenn Yarbrough
  66. Catch Us If You Can - The Dave Clark Five
  67. A Walk In The Black Forest - Horst Jankowski
  68. Eight Days A Week - The Beatles
  69. Just A Little - The Beau Brummels
  70. All Day And All Of The Night - The Kinks
  71. You Turn Me On (Turn On Song) - Ian Whitcomb And Bluesville
  72. I'll Be Doggone - Marvin Gaye
  73. Do You Believe In Magic - The Lovin' Spoonful
  74. Save Your Heart For Me - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  75. Tired Of Waiting For You - The Kinks
  76. Count Me In - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  77. Everybody Loves A Clown - Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  78. Run, Baby Run (Back Into My Arms) - The Newbeats
  79. It's Not Unusual - Tom Jones
  80. She's About A Mover - Sir Douglas Quintet
  81. Liar, Liar - The Castaways
  82. I Hear A Symphony - The Supremes
  83. Wonderful World - Herman's Hermits
  84. Shake - Sam Cooke
  85. Nowhere To Run - Martha & The Vandellas
  86. Heart Full Of Soul - The Yardbirds
  87. Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is A Season) - The Byrds
  88. Love Potion Number Nine - The Searchers
  89. Laurie (Strange Things Happen) - Dickey Lee
  90. It Ain't Me Babe - The Turtles
  91. Tell Her No - The Zombies
  92. I Go To Pieces - Peter And Gordon
  93. Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Vic Dana
  94. Don't Just Stand There - Patty Duke
  95. The Tracks Of My Tears - The Miracles
  96. Too Many Rivers - Brenda Lee
  97. I Like It Like That - The Dave Clark Five
  98. Little Things - Bobby Goldsboro
  99. Just A Little Bit Better - Herman's Hermits
  100. True Love Ways - Peter And Gordon
  101. We Gotta Get Out Of This Place - The Animals
  102. It's The Same Old Song - Four Tops
  103. You've Got Your Troubles - The Fortunes
  104. Make Me Your Baby - Barbara Lewis
  105. Hold What You've Got - Joe Tex
  106. Laugh, Laugh - The Beau Brummels
  107. The Last Time - The Rolling Stones
  108. I'm Yours - Elvis Presley
  109. I Want Candy - The Strangeloves
  110. All I Really Want To Do - Cher
  111. Laugh At Me - Sonny
  112. Ooo Baby Baby - The Miracles
  113. Make The World Go Away - Eddy Arnold
  114. Everyone's Gone To The Moon - Jonathan King
  115. I Knew You When - Billy Joe Royal
  116. The Race Is On - Jack Jones
  117. Take Me Back - Little Anthony And The Imperials
  118. I'm A Fool - Dino, Desi & Billy
  119. The Boy From New York City - The Ad Libs
  120. Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun) - Del Shannon
  121. How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - Marvin Gaye
  122. Last Chance To Turn Around - Gene Pitney
  123. Sunshine, Lollipops And Rainbows - Lesley Gore
  124. One Kiss For Old Times' Sake - Ronnie Dove
  125. Positively 4th Street - Bob Dylan
  126. Hurt So Bad - Little Anthony And The Imperials
  127. Some Enchanted Evening - Jay & The Americans
  128. Land Of 1000 Dances - Cannibal And The Headhunters
  129. Since I Lost My Baby - The Temptations
  130. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - The Silkie
  131. I Want To (Do Everything For You) - Joe Tex
  132. Mohair Sam - Charlie Rich
  133. Let's Lock The Door (And Throw Away The Key) - Jay & The Americans
  134. The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap) - Shirley Ellis
  135. Come See About Me - The Supremes
  136. Engine Engine #9 - Roger Miller
  137. Agent Double-O-Soul - Edwin Starr
  138. Nothing Can Stop Me - Gene Chandler
  139. A Little Bit Of Heaven - Ronnie Dove
  140. Shakin' All Over - The Guess Who
  141. In The Midnight Hour - Wilson Pickett
  142. I've Been Loving You Too Long (To Stop Now) - Otis Redding
  143. Twine Time - Alvin Cash & The Crawlers
  144. Nothing But Heartaches - The Supremes
  145. I Feel Fine - The Beatles
  146. I Will - Dean Martin
  147. We're Gonna Make It - Little Milton
  148. The "In" Crowd - Dobie Gray
  149. Marie - The Bachelors
  150. Before And After - Chad & Jeremy
  151. Here Comes The Night - Them
  152. Action - Freddy Cannon
  153. I Got You (I Feel Good) - James Brown And The Famous Flames
  154. It's Growing - The Temptations
  155. I Can Never Go Home Anymore - The Shangri-Las
  156. Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood - The Animals
  157. A World Of Our Own - The Seekers
  158. Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby, Goodbye) - The 4 Seasons Featuring the "Sound of Frankie Valli"
  159. May The Bird Of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose - "Little" Jimmy Dickens
  160. Oo Wee Baby, I Love You - Fred Hughes
  161. My Girl Has Gone - The Miracles
  162. Come Home - The Dave Clark Five
  163. Catch The Wind - Donovan
  164. Over And Over - The Dave Clark Five
  165. (Such An) Easy Question - Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires
  166. Make It Easy On Yourself - The Walker Bros.
  167. But You're Mine - Sonny & Cher
  168. I'm A Man - The Yardbirds
  169. Heart Of Stone - The Rolling Stones
  170. Theme From "A Summer Place" - The Lettermen
  171. Send Me The Pillow You Dream On - Dean Martin
  172. If I Loved You - Chad & Jeremy
  173. Houston - Dean Martin
  174. Queen Of The House - Jody Miller
  175. Dream On Little Dreamer - Perry Como
  176. Iko Iko - The Dixie Cups
  177. Do You Wanna Dance? - The Beach Boys
  178. England Swings - Roger Miller
  179. Thou Shalt Not Steal - Dick and DeeDee
  180. Give Him A Great Big Kiss - The Shangri-Las
  181. I'll Make All Your Dreams Come True - Ronnie Dove
  182. Voodoo Woman - Bobby Goldsboro
  183. Got To Get You Off My Mind - Solomon Burke
  184. Paper Tiger - Sue Thompson
  185. You'd Better Come Home - Petula Clark
  186. Just You - Sonny & Cher
  187. Tonight's The Night - Solomon Burke
  188. Mr. Lonely - Bobby Vinton
  189. My Baby - The Temptations
  190. Reelin' And Rockin' - The Dave Clark Five
  191. Ride Away - Roy Orbison
  192. When I'm Gone - Brenda Holloway
  193. Don't Mess Up A Good Thing - Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure
  194. Goin' Out Of My Head - Little Anthony And The Imperials
  195. The Jerk - The Larks
  196. Do The Clam - Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires, Jubilee Four & Carol Lombard Trio
  197. Red Roses For A Blue Lady - Wayne Newton
  198. Summer Nights - Marianne Faithfull
  199. Don't Forget I Still Love You - Bobbi Martin
  200. It's Gonna Be Alright - Gerry and the Pacemakers

The Top 50 Artists of 1965
  1. The Beatles
  2. Herman's Hermits
  3. The Supremes
  4. The Righteous Brothers
  5. Gary Lewis And The Playboys
  6. Elvis Presley (With The Jordanaires)
  7. The Rolling Stones
  8. The Dave Clark Five
  9. Roger Miller
  10. The Beach Boys
  11. Petula Clark
  12. Sonny & Cher
  13. Four Tops
  14. Jay & The Americans
  15. The Temptations
  16. Marvin Gaye
  17. Tom Jones
  18. The Kinks
  19. Dean Martin
  20. The 4 Seasons (Featuring the "Sound of Frankie Valli"; The Wonder Who?)
  21. Ronnie Dove
  22. Freddie And The Dreamers
  23. Joe Tex
  24. The Miracles
  25. Chad & Jeremy
  26. Gerry And The Pacemakers
  27. Sam Cooke
  28. The Byrds
  29. The Yardbirds
  30. The Animals
  31. Sam The Sham and the Pharaohs
  32. Little Anthony And The Imperials
  33. The Beau Brummels
  34. Bobby Vinton
  35. Jr. Walker & The All Stars
  36. The Impressions
  37. Peter And Gordon
  38. Johnny Rivers
  39. The Searchers
  40. Gene Pitney
  41. Bob Dylan
  42. The Shangri-Las
  43. Marianne Faithfull
  44. Lesley Gore
  45. Brenda Lee
  46. Billy Joe Royal
  47. Bobby Goldsboro
  48. James Brown (And The Famous Flames)
  49. Roy Orbison
  50. Shirley Ellis
  51. Barbara Lewis
  52. Ramsey Lewis Trio
  53. Jack Jones
  54. Bert Kaempfert And His Orchestra
  55. The Seekers
  56. Otis Redding
  57. The McCoys
  58. Fontella Bass
  59. Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass
  60. Roy Head (And The Traits)
  61. We Five
  62. Barbara Mason
  63. The Newbeats
  64. The Bachelors
  65. Vic Dana
  66. Mel Carter
  67. Martha & The Vandellas
  68. The Zombies
  69. The Kingsmen
  70. Patty Duke
  71. Dino, Desi & Billy
  72. Jody Miller
  73. Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders
  74. The Turtles
  75. The Fortunes
  76. Jewel Akens
  77. The Vogues
  78. Andy Williams
  79. The Lovin' Spoonful
  80. Solomon Burke
  81. The Toys
  82. Jackie DeShannon
  83. Connie Francis
  84. Cher
  85. Len Barry
  86. The Strangeloves
  87. Wayne Newton
  88. Del Shannon
  89. Barry McGuire
  90. Sounds Orchestral
  91. Glenn Yarbrough
  92. Donovan
  93. Ian Whitcomb (And Bluesville)
  94. Frank Sinatra
  95. The Gentrys
  96. Them
  97. Jan & Dean
  98. Maxine Brown
  99. Bobbi Martin
  100. Gene Chandler
364 total artists charted in 1965.


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