Here they are, the absolutely greatest hits from the history of popular music in the USA.
The very best music.
The Time is 1965

The Ad Libs - The Boy From New York City - 02-65 - Blue Cat
Jewel Akens - The Birds And The Bees - 03-65 - Era
Herb Alpert - A Taste Of Honey - 11-65 - A&M
Eddy Arnold - Make The World Go Away - 12-65 - RCA
Len Barry - 1-2-3 - 11-65 - Decca
Fontella Bass - Rescue Me - 11-65 - Checker
Shirley Bassey - Goldfinger - 03-65 - UA
The Beach Boys - California Girls - 08-65 - Capitol
The Beach Boys - Do You Wanna Dance - 04-65 - Capitol
The Beach Boys - Help Me, Rhonda - 05-65- Capitol
The Beatles - Eight Days A Week - 03-65 - Capitol
The Beatles - Help! - 09-65 - Capitol
The Beatles - Ticket To Ride - 05-65 - Capitol
The Beatles - We Can Work It Out - 12-65 - Capitol
The Beatles - Yesterday - 10-65 - Capitol
The Beau Brummels - Just A Little - 06-65 - Autumn
The Beau Brummels - Laugh, Laugh - 02-65
James Brown - I Got You (I Feel Good) - 11-65
James Brown - Papa's Got A Brand New Bag - 08-65 - King
The Byrds  - Mr. Tambourine Man - 06-65 - Columbia
The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! - 11-65 - Columbia
Freddy Cannon - Action - 09-65 - Warner
Mel Carter - Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me - 08-65 - Imperial
Alvin Cash & The Crawlers - Twine Time - 02-65 - Mar-V-Lus
The Castaways - Liar, Liar - 10-65 - Soma
Chad & Jeremy - Willow Weep For Me - 01-65 - World Artists
Cher - All I Really Want To Do - 08-65 - Imperial
Petula Clark - Downtown - 01-65 - Warner
Petula Clark - I Know A Place - 04-65 - Warner
Sam Cooke - Shake - 02-65 - RCA
Vic Dana - Red Roses For A Blue Lady - 04-65 - Dolton
The Dave Clark Five - Any Way You Want It - 01-65 - Epic
The Dave Clark Five - Catch Us If  You Can - 09-65 - Epic
The Dave Clark Five - Come Home - 03-65 - Epic
The Dave Clark Five - I Like It Like That - 07-65 - Epic
The Dave Clark Five - Over And Over - 12-65 - Epic
Jackie DeShannon - What The World Needs Now Is Love - 07-65 - Imperial
Dick & Deedee - Thou Shalt Not Steal - Warner
Ronnie Dove - One Kiss For Old Time's Sake - 05-65 - Diamond
Patty Duke - Don't Just Stand There - 08-65 - UA
Bob Dylan - Like A Rolling Stone - 08-65 - Columbia
Bob Dylan - Positively 4th Street - 10-65 - Columbia
Shirley Ellis - The Clapping Song - 04-65 - Congress
Shirley Ellis - The Name Game - 01-65 - Congress
Wayne Fontana & The Mindbenders - Game Of Love - 04-65 - Fontana
The Fortunes - You've Got Your Troubles - 09-65 - Press
The Four Seasons - Bye, Bye, Baby (Baby Goodbye) - 02-65 - Philips
The Four Seasons - Let's Hang On! - 11-65 - Philips
The Four Tops - I Can't Help Myself - 06-65 - Motown
The Four Tops - It's The Same Old Song - 08-65 - Motown
Freddie & The Dreamers - I'm Telling You Now - 04-65 - Tower
Marvin Gaye - Ain't That Peculiar - 11-65 - Tamla
Marvin Gaye - How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You - 01-65 - Tamla
Marvin Gaye - I'll Be Doggone - 05-65 - Tamla
The Gentrys - Keep On Dancing - 10-65 - MGM
Gerry & The Pacemakers - Ferry Across The Mersey - 03-65 - Laurie
Bobby Goldsboro - Little Things - 03-65 - UA
Dobie Gray - The "In" Crowd - 02-65 - Charger
Roy Head - Treat Her Right - 10-65 - Back Beat
Herman's Hermits - Can't You Hear My Heartbeat - 03-65 - MGM
Herman's Hermits - I'm Henry VIII I Am - 07-65 - MGM
Herman's Hermits - Just A Little Bit Better - 10-65 - MGM
Herman's Hermits - Mrs. Brown You've Got A Lovely Daughter - 04-65 - MGM
Herman's Hermits - Silhouettes - 05-65 - MGM
Herman's Hermits - Wonderful World - 06-65 - MGM
The Impressions - Amen - 01-65 - ABC Paramount
The Impressions - People Get Ready - 03-65 - ABC Paramount
Horst Jankowski - A Walk In The Black Forest - 06-65 -Mercury
Jay & The Americans - Cara Mia - 07-65 - UA
Jay & The Americans - Let's Lock The Door (And Throw Away The Key) - 02-65 - UA
Jay & The Americans - Some Enchanted Evening - 10-65 - UA
Jack Jones - The Race Is On - 04-65 - Kapp (written and recorded first by country singer George Jones at the same time on United Artists)
Tom Jones - It's Not Unusual - 05-65 - Parrot
Tom Jones - What's New Pussycat? - 07-65 - Parrot
Bert Kaempfert - Red Roses For A Blue Lady - 03-65 - Decca
The Kingsmen - The Jolly Green Giant - 02-65 - Wand
The Kinks - All Day And All Of The Night - 02-65 - Reprise
The Kinks - Tired Of Waiting For You - 04-65 - Reprise
Brenda Lee - Too Many Rivers - 07-65 - Decca
Dickey Lee - Laurie (Strange Things Happen) - 07-65 - TCF Hall
Barbara Lewis - Baby, I'm Yours - 08-65 - Atlantic
Barbara Lewis - Make Me Your Baby - 11-65 - Atlantic
Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Count Me In - 05-65 - Liberty
Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Everybody Loves A Clown - 10-65 - Liberty
Gary Lewis & The Playboys - Save Your Heart For Me - 07-65 - Liberty
Gary Lewis & The Playboys - This Diamond Ring - 02-65 - Liberty
Little Anthony & The Imperials - Hurt So Bad - DCP
The Lovin' Spoonful - Do You Believe In Magic - 10-65 - Kama Sutra
Martha & The Vandellas - Nowhere To Run - 04-65 - Gordy
Dean Martin - I Will - 12-65 - Reprise
Barbara Mason - Yes, I'm Ready - 07-65 - Artic
The McCoys - Fever - 12-65 - Bang
The McCoys - Hang On Sloopy - 09-65 - Bang
Barry McGuire - Eve Of Destruction - 09-65 - Dunhill
Roger Miller - Engine Engine #9 - 06-65 - Smash
Roger Miller - England Swings - 12-65 - Smash
Roger Miller - King Of The Road - 02-65 - Smash
The Miracles - The Tracks Of My Tears - 08-65 - Tamla
The Moody Blues - Go Now! - 04-65 - London
The Newbeats - Run, Baby Run (Back Into My Arms) - 11-65 - Hickory

Buck Owens - I've Got A Tiger By The Tail - 02-65  - Capitol (peaked at #25)
Patti Page - Hush, Hush Sweet Charlotte - 06-65 - Columbia

Peter & Gordon
- I Go To Pieces - 02-65 - Capitol

Gene Pitney - Last Chance To Turn Around - 06-65 - Musicor
Elvis Presley - Crying In The Chapel - 05-65 - RCA
Elvis Presley - I'm Yours - 10-65 - RCA
Elvis Presley - (Such An) Easy Question - 07-65 - RCA
The Ramsey Lewis Trio - Hang On Sloopy - 12-65 - Cadet
The Ramsey Lewis Trio - The "In" Crowd - 09-65 - Argo
The Righteous Brothers - Ebb Tide - 12-65 - Philles
The Righteous Brothers - Just Once In My Life - 05-65 - Philles
The Righteous Brothers - Unchained Melody - 08-65 - Philles
The Righteous Brothers - You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - 01-65 - Philles
Johnny Rivers - Seventh Son - 06-65 - Imperial
The Rolling Stones - Get Off Of My Cloud - 10-65 - London
The Rolling Stones - (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction - 06-65 - London
The Rolling Stones - The Last Time - 04-65 - London
Billy Joe Royal - Down In The Boondocks - 08-65 - Columbia
Billy Joe Royal - I Knew You When - 11-65 - Columbia
Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs - Wooly Bully - 05-65 - MGM
The Seekers - I'll Never Find Another You - 04-65 - Capitol
The Shangri-Las - I Can Never Go Home Anymore - 12-65 - Red Bird
Del Shannon - Keep Searchin' (We'll Follow The Sun) - 01-65 - Amy
Silkie - You've Got To Hide Your Love Away - 11-65 - Fontana
Simon & Garfunkel - The Sounds Of Silence - 12-65 - Columbia
The Sir Douglas Quintet - She's About A Mover - 06-65 - Tribe
Sonny - Laugh At Me - 09-65 - Atco
Sonny & Cher - Baby Don't Go - 10-65 - Reprise
Sonny & Cher - But You're Mine - 11-65 - Atco
Sonny & Cher - I Got You Babe - 08-65 - Atco
Sounds Orchestral - Cast Your Fate To The Wind - 05-65 - Parkway
The Strangeloves - I Want Candy - 08-65 - Bang
The Supremes - Back In My Arms Again - 05-65 - Motown
The Supremes - I Hear A Symphony - 11-65 - Motown
The Supremes - Nothing But Heartaches - 09-65 - Motown
The Supremes - Stop! In The Name Of  Love - 03-65 - Motown
The Temptations - My Girl - 02-65 - Gordy
Joe Tex - Hold What You've Got - 01-65 - Dial
The Toys - A Lovers Concerto - 10-65 - Dynovoice
The Turtles - It Ain't Me Babe - 09-65 - White Whale
The Vogues - You're The One - 10-65 - Co & Ce
Jr. Walker & The All Stars - Shotgun - 03-65 - Soul
We Five - You Were On My Mind - 09-65 - A&M
Ian Whitcomb - You Turn Me On - 07-65 - Tower
Wonder Who? - Don't Think Twice - 12-65 - Philips
Glenn Yarbrough - Baby The Rain Must Fall - 05-65 - RCA
The Yardbirds - For Your Love - 06-65 - Epic
The Yardbirds - Heart Full Of Soul - 09-65 - Epic
The Zombies - Tell Her No - 02-65 - Parrot




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