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Top 100 Hits of 1966/Top 100 Songs of 1966


Billboard Year-End Hot 100 chart for 1966. For detailed information on how Billboard compiled the charts, see the Wikipedia article "Billboard Hot 100".


1. The Ballad of the Green Berets - Sgt. Barry Sadler

2. Cherish - The Association

3. You're My Soul and Inspiration - The Righteous Brothers

4. Reach Out I'll Be There - The Four Tops

5. 96 Tears - ? and The Mysterians

6. Last Train to Clarksville - The Monkees

7. Monday, Monday - The Mama's and The Papa's

8. You Can't Hurry Love - The Supremes

9. The Poor Side of Town - Johnny Rivers

10. California Dreamin' - The Mama's and The Papa's

11. Summer In the City - The Lovin' Spoonful

12. Born Free - Roger Williams

13. These Boots Are Made for Walkin' - Nancy Sinatra

14. What Becomes of the Brokenhearted - Jimmy Ruffin

15. Strangers In the Night - Frank Sinatra

16. We Can Work It Out - The Beatles

17. Good Lovin' - The Young Rascals

18. Winchester Cathedral - The New Vaudeville Band

19. Hanky Panky - Tommy James and The Shondells

20. When a Man Loves a Woman - Percy Sledge

21. Paint It Black - The Rolling Stones

22. Goodnight My Love (from 'Stowaway') - Petula Clark

23. Lightnin' Strikes - Lou Christie

24. Wild Thing - The Troggs

25. Kicks - Paul Revere and The Raiders

26. Sunshine Superman - Donovan

27. Sunny - Bobby Hebb

28. Paperback Writer - The Beatles

29. See You In September - The Happenings

30. You Keep Me Hangin' On - The Supremes

31. Lil' Red Riding Hood - Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs

32. Devil With the Blue Dress On / Good Golly Miss Molly - Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels

33. Good Vibrations - The Beach Boys

34. A Groovy Kind of Love - The Mindbenders

35. You Don't Have to Say You Love Me - Dusty Springfield

36. Cool Jerk - The Capitols

37. Born a Woman - Sandy Posey

38. Red Rubber Ball - The Cyrkle

39. B-A-B-Y - Carla Thomas

40. Walk Away Renee - The Left Banke

41. Daydream - The Lovin' Spoonful

42. Time Won't Let Me - The Outsiders

43. Hooray for Hazel - Tommy Roe

44. Sweet Pea - Tommy Roe

45. Bus Stop - The Hollies

46. I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry - B.J. Thomas

47. I'm Your Puppet - James and Bobby Purify

48. Ain't Too Proud to Beg - The Temptations

49. Dirty Water - The Standells

50. Elusive Butterfly - Bob Lind

51. I Am a Rock - Simon and Garfunkel

52. Crying Time - Ray Charles

53. Secret Agent Man - Johnny Rivers

54. The Sound of Silence - Simon and Garfunkel

55. Lady Godiva - Peter and Gordon

56. Homeward Bound - Simon and Garfunkel

57. Did You Ever Have to Make Up Your Mind? - The Lovin' Spoonful

58. Barefootin' - Robert Parker

59. Uptight (Everything's Alright) - Stevie Wonder

60. Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) - Cher

61. Sloop John B. - The Beach Boys

62. 19th Nervous Breakdown - The Rolling Stones

63. Wipe Out - The Surfaris

64. Psychotic Reaction - The Count Five

65. Beauty is Only Skin Deep - The Temptations

66. No Matter What Shape (Your Stomach's In) - The T-Bones

67. Just Like Me - Paul Revere and The Raiders

68. Love Makes the World Go Round - Deon Jackson

69. Pied Piper - Crispian St. Peters

70. Coming On Strong - Brenda Lee

71. Somewhere, My Love (Lara's Theme from "Doctor Zhivago") - Ray Conniff and The Singers

72. Almost Persuaded - David Houston

73. If I Were a Carpenter - Bobby Darin

74. Don't Mess With Bill - The Marvelettes

75. Cherry, Cherry - Neil Diamond

76. Workin' In a Coal Mine - Lee Dorsey

77. Message to Michael (Message to Martha) - Dionne Warwick

78. Love Is a Hurtin' Thing - Lou Rawls

79. Barbara Ann - The Beach Boys

80. Gloria - The Shadows Of Knight

81. My World Is Empty Without You - The Supremes

82. Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 - Bob Dylan

83. Guantanamera - The Sandpipers

84. Land of 1000 Dances - Wilson Pickett

85. Oh How Happy - Shades Of Blue

86. Woman - Peter and Gordo

87. You Baby - The Turtles

88. Five O'Clock World - The Vogues

89. Black Is Black - Los Bravos

90. Nowhere Man - The Beatles

91. Dandy - Herman's Hermits

92. Baby Scratch My Back - Slim Harpo

93. She's Just My Style - Gary Lewis and The Playboys

94. The More I See You - Chris Montez

95. I Fought the Law - The Bobby Fuller Four

96. Yellow Submarine - The Beatles

97. Hungry - Paul Revere and The Raiders

98. Zorba the Greek - Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass

99. Shapes of Things - The Yardbirds

100. 634-5789 - Wilson Pickett

NOTE: We do NOT sell compilations of any of these songs, nor are we aware of anyone who makes even a Top 25 compilation of each year. However, many of the songs are available from iTunes. A link is provided for those songs so you can order them through the iTunes Store if desired.