Here they are, the absolutely greatest hits from the history of popular music.
The very best music.
The Year is 1966.
These are the year's Favorites in the UK, the top 20 single records.


The Alan Price Set - I Put A Spell On You - 04-66
The Alan Price Set - Hi-Lili-Hi-Lo - 08-66
Herb Alpert - Spanish Flea - 01-66
The Animals - Inside Looking Out - 03-66
The Animals - Don't Bring Me Down - 06-66
Eddy Arnold - Make The World Go Away- 03-66
The Bachelors - The Sound Of Silence - 04-66
The Barron Knights - Merrie Gentle Pops - 01-66
Len Barry - Like A Baby - 02-66
Bobby Darin - If I Were A Carpenter - 11-66
The Beach Boys - Barbara Ann - 03-66
The Beach Boys - Sloop John B - 05-66
The Beach Boys - God Only Knows - 08-66
The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations - 11-66
The Beatles - Paperback Writer - 06-66
The Beatles - Yellow Submarine / Eleanor Rigby - 08-66
Cliff Bennett & The Rebel Rousers - Got To Get You Into My Life - 09-66
Dave Berry - Mama - 08-66
Cilla Black - Love's Just A Broken Heart - 02-66
Cilla Black - Alfie - 04-66
Cilla Black - Don't Answer Me - 06-66
Cilla Black - A Fool Am I - 11-66
Eric Burdon & The Animals - Help Me Girl - 11-66
Cher - Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) - 04-66
Lou Christie - Lightnin' Strikes - 03-66
Petula Clark - My Love - 02-66
Petula Clark - I Couldn't Live Without Your Love - 07-66
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Hold Tight - 04-66
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Hideaway - 07-66
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Bend It - 10-66
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & Tich - Save Me -12-66
David & Jonathan - Michelle - 02-66
David & Jonathan - Lovers Of The World Unite - 08-66
Ken Dodd - Promises - 05-66
Donovan - Sunshine Superman - 12-66
Val Doonican - Elusive Butterfly - 04-66
Val Doonican - What Would I Be - 11-66
Lee Dorsey - Working In The Coal Mine - 09-66
Lee Dorsey - Holy Cow - 11-66
Bob Dylan - Rainy Day Women Nos. 12 & 35 - 05-66
Bob Dylan - I Want You - 08-66
The Easy Beats - Friday On My Mind - 12-66
Georgie Fame - Get Away - 07-66
Georgie Fame - Sunny - 10-66
Chris Farlowe - Out Of Time - 07-66
The Fortunes - This Golden Ring - 03-66
The Four Seasons - I've Got YOu Under My Skin - 11-66
The Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There - 10-66
Bobby Hebb - Sunny - 10-66
Herman's Hermits - A Must To Avoid - 01-66
Herman's Hermits - No Milk Today - 10-66
The Hollies - I Can't Let Go - 03-66
The Hollies - Bus Stop - 07-66
The Hollies - Stop Stop Stop - 10-66
Paul Jones - High Time - 11-66
Tom Jones - Green Green Grass  Of Home - 11-66
The Kinks - Till The End Of The Day - 01-66
The Kinks - Dedicated Follower Of Fashion - 03-66
The Kinks - Sunny Afternoon - 06-66
The Kinks - Dead End Street - 12-66
Bob Lind - Elusive Butterfly - 03-66
LosBravos - Black Is Black - 07-66
The Lovin' Spoonful - Daydream - 05-66
The Lovin' Spoonful - Summer In The City - 08-66
The Mamas & The Papas - Monday Monday - 05-66
The Mamas & The Papas - I Saw Her Again - 08-66
Manfred Mann - Pretty Flamingo - 04-66
Manfred Mann - Just Like A Woman - 09-66
Manfred Mann - Semi-Detached Suburban Mr.James - 11-66
The Mindbenders - A Groovy Kind Of Love - 02-66
The Merseys - Sorrow - 05-66
Chris Montez - The More I See You - 07-66
Napoleon XIV - They're Coming To Take Me Away Ha-Haaa! - 08-66
The New Vaudeville Band - Winchester Cathedral - 10-66
Roy Orbison - Lana - 07-66
Roy Orbison - Too Soon To Know - 09-66
Roy Orbison - There Won't Be Many Coming Home - 12-66
The Overlanders - Michelle - 01-66
Pinkerton's Assorted Colours - Mirror Mirror - 02-1966
Gene Pitney - Backstage - 03-66
Gene Pitney - Nobody Needs Your Love - 06-66
Gene Pitney - Just One Smile - 12-66
Elvis Presley - Love Letters - 07-66
Elvis Presley - If Every Day Was Like Christmas - 12-66
Otis Redding - My Girl - 01-66
Jim Reeves - Distant Drums - 09-66
Cliff Richard - Visions - 08-66
Cliff Richard - Time Drags By - 11-66
The Rolling Stones - 19th Nervous Breakdown -02-66
The Rolling Stones - Paint It, Black - 05-66
The Rolling Stones - Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow - 10-66
Roy 'C' - Shotgun Wedding - 05-66
Jimmy Ruffin - What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted - 12-66
The Sandpipers - Guantanamera - 10-66
The Seekers - Someday One Day - 04-66
The Seekers - Walk With Me - 10-66
The Seekers - Morningtown Ride-12-66
Peter Sellers - A Hard Day's Night - 01-66
Sandie Shaw - Tomorrow - 02-66
Sandie Shaw - Nothing Comes Easy - 06-66
Simon & Garfunkel - Homeward Bound - 05-66
Frank Sinatra - Strangers In The Night - 05-66
Nancy Sinatra - These Boots Are Made For Walkin' - 02-66
Percy Sledge - When A Man Loves A Woman - 06-66
The Small Faces - Sha La La La Lee - 02-66
The Small Faces - Hey Girl - 05-66
The Small Faces - All Or Nothing - 08-66
The Small Faces - My Mind's Eye - 12-66
Sonny & Cher - What Now My Love - 03-66
Sonny & Cher - Little Man - 09-66
The Spencer Davis Group - Keep On Runnin' - 01-66
The Spencer Davis Group - Somebody Help Me - 04-66
The Spencer Davis Group - When I Come Home - 09-66
The Spencer Davis Group - Gimme Some Loving - 11-66
Dusty Springfield - You Don't Have To Say You Love Me - 04-66
Dusty Springfield - Goin' Back - 07-66
Dusty Springfield - All I See Is You - 10-66
The St. Louis Union - Girl - 02-66
Crispian St. Peters - You Were On My Mind - 02-66
Crispian St. Peters - Pied Piper - 04-66
The Supremes - You Can't Hurry Love - 09-66
The Supremes - You Keep Me Hangin' On - 12-66
The Troggs - Wild Thing - 05-66
The Troggs - With A Girl Like You - 07-66
The Troggs - I Can't Control Myself - 10-66
Ike & Tina Turner - River Deep Mountain High - 06-66
The Walker Brothers - The Sun AIn't Gonna Shine Anymore - 03-66
The Walker Brothers - Another Tear Falls - 10-66
The Who - Substitute - 04-66
The Who - I'm A Boy - 09-66
The Yardbirds - Shapes Of Things - 03-66
The Yardbirds - Over Under Sideways Down - 06-66


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