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Year Month Song Title Artist More
1962 Start of School Year September Do You Love Me The Contours
Do You Love Me
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2: 1962 (4)
Time: 2:54
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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October He`s A Rebel The Crystals
He`s A Rebel
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:27
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Return to Sender Elvis Presley
Return to Sender
CD Source: Elv1s - 30 #1 Hits (1956-77+)
Time: 2:07
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Big Girls Don`t Cry The Four Seasons
Big Girls Don`t Cry
CD Source: Anthology (1962-78)
Time: 2:25
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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November Stubborn Kind of Fellow Marvin Gaye
Stubborn Kind of Fellow
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 2: 1962 (4)
Time: 2:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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December Tell Him The Exciters
Tell Him
CD Source: Girl Group Greats & More ... (1958-66)(2)
Time: 2:36
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Don`t Make Me Over Dionne Warwick
Don`t Make Me Over
CD Source: Beg Scream & Shout! (1960-69)(6)
Time: 2:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Miserlou Dick Dale & The Del-Tones
Miserlou
CD Source: Cowabunga! (The Surf Box) (1960-95) (4)
Time: 2:13
Sequenced by: see Commentary
Honored by:
 
First released twice in 1958 under different numbers, then as Deltone 5019 in May 1962, Miserlou never charted nationally. It`s slotted here at the one and only week it charted in Los Angeles.
 
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1963 January Up On the Roof The Drifters
Up On the Roof
CD Source: Rockin` & Driftin` (1953-66+) (3)
Time: 2:37
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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You`ve Really Got A Hold on Me The Miracles
You`ve Really Got A Hold on Me
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:59
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 
In Smokey`s own words, he wrote this song because "I wanted to write something like [Sam Cooke`s] `Bring It On Home To Me.`"
 
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He`s Sure the Boy I Love The Crystals
He`s Sure the Boy I Love
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:41
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Ruby Baby Dion
Ruby Baby
CD Source: King of the New York Streets (1958-2000)(3)
Time: 2:34
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Walk Like A Man The Four Seasons
Walk Like A Man
CD Source: Anthology (1962-78)
Time: 2:17
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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March He`s So Fine The Chiffons
He`s So Fine
CD Source: Girl Group Greats & More ... (1958-66)(2)
Time: 1:51
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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South Street The Orlons
South Street
CD Source: Cameo Parkway Greatest Hits(1957-1966)
Time: 2:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Baby Workout Jackie Wilson
Baby Workout
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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April Pipeline The Chantays
Pipeline
CD Source: Cowabunga! (The Surf Box) (1960-95) (4)
Time: 2:16
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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On Broadway The Drifters
On Broadway
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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(Today I Met) The Boy I`m Gonna Marry Darlene Love
(Today I Met) The Boy I`m Gonna Marry
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:47
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Surfin` USA The Beach Boys
Surfin` USA
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:28
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 
In this song, Brian Wilson put new "surfer" lyrics to the melody and arrangement of Chuck Berry`s "Sweet Little Sixteen." Berry`s name was soon added as the co-writer of "Surfin` USA."
 
Sample 1: Sweet Little Sixteen - Chuck Berry
 
Sample 2: Surfin` U.S.A. - The Beach Boys
 
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Come And Get These Memories Martha & The Vandellas
Come And Get These Memories
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3: 1963 (5)
Time: 2:24
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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If You Need Me Solomon Burke
If You Need Me
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:31
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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May These Arms of Mine Otis Redding
These Arms of Mine
CD Source: Take Me To The River - Southern Soul (1961-77) (3)
Time: 2:31
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Prisoner of Love James Brown
Prisoner of Love
CD Source: 50th Anniversary Collection (1956-76+) (2)
Time: 2:21
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Da Doo Ron Ron The Crystals
Da Doo Ron Ron
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Hello Stranger Barbara Lewis
Hello Stranger
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:43
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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June One Fine Day The Chiffons
One Fine Day
CD Source: Girl Group Greats & More ... (1958-66)(2)
Time: 2:08
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Easier Said Than Done The Essex
Easier Said Than Done
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:09
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Surf City Jan & Dean
Surf City
CD Source: Cowabunga! (The Surf Box) (1960-95) (4)
Time: 2:25
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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So Much in Love The Tymes
So Much in Love
CD Source: Cameo Parkway Greatest Hits(1957-1966)
Time: 2:10
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Wipe Out The Surfaris
Wipe Out
CD Source: Cowabunga! (The Surf Box) (1960-95) (4)
Time: 2:37
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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July Pride and Joy Marvin Gaye
Pride and Joy
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:05
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Just One Look Doris Troy
Just One Look
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:28
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Fingertips (Pt. 2) Little Stevie Wonder
Fingertips (Pt. 2)
CD Source: Hitsville U.S.A. 1959-1971 (4)
Time: 3:10
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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I Don`t Mind (Live) James Brown & Famous Flames
I Don`t Mind (Live)
CD Source: Star Time (1956-76+) (4)
Time: 2:30
Sequenced by: The James Brown Show (Live At the Apollo) album
Honored by:
 
James Brown had to record his live show on his own dime, but was sweetly vindicated when the album climbed the pop charts all the way to #2 this summer. Whole sides of the album were played on black radio stations but it was the rare mainstream (white audience) station that played any of it.
 
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August My Boyfriend`s Back The Angels
My Boyfriend`s Back
CD Source: Girl Group Greats & More ... (1958-66)(2)
Time: 2:10
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Mockingbird Inez & Charlie Foxx
Mockingbird
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:36
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Heat Wave Martha & The Vandellas
Heat Wave
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3: 1963 (5)
Time: 2:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Surfer Girl The Beach Boys
Surfer Girl
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:25
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Then He Kissed Me The Crystals
Then He Kissed Me
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:34
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Sally Go `Round the Roses The Jaynettes
Sally Go `Round the Roses
CD Source: Girl Group Greats & More ... (1958-66)(2)
Time: 2:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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September Mickey`s Monkey The Miracles
Mickey`s Monkey
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3: 1963 (5)
Time: 2:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Cry Baby Garnett Mimms
Cry Baby
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 3:22
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Be My Baby The Ronettes
Be My Baby
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:40
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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Start of School Year Blowin` in the Wind Bob Dylan
Blowin` in the Wind
CD Source: The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan (mono)
Time: 2:46
Sequenced by: The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan album
Honored by: RS DG
 
Although "Freewheelin`" was released at the end of May 1963, it didn`t begin selling enough to register on the national pop LP chart until Peter, Paul & Mary`s version of "Blowin` in the Wind" crested in August.
 
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A Hard Rain`s A-Gonna Fall Bob Dylan
A Hard Rain`s A-Gonna Fall
CD Source: The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan (mono)
Time: 6:53
Sequenced by: The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan album
Honored by:
 
Although "Freewheelin`" was released at the end of May 1963, it didn`t begin selling enough to register on the national pop LP chart until Peter, Paul & Mary`s version of "Blowin` in the Wind" crested in August.
 
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Don`t Think Twice, It`s Alright Bob Dylan
Don`t Think Twice, It`s Alright
CD Source: The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan (mono)
Time: 3:38
Sequenced by: The Freewheelin` Bob Dylan album
Honored by:
 
Although "Freewheelin`" was released at the end of May 1963, it didn`t begin selling enough to register on the national pop LP chart until Peter, Paul & Mary`s version of "Blowin` in the Wind" crested in August.
 
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Mean Woman Blues Roy Orbison
Mean Woman Blues
CD Source: The Monument Singles Collection (1960-64) (2 CDs+1 DVD)
Time: 2:25
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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October It`s All Right The Impressions
It`s All Right
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:49
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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November Can I Get A Witness Marvin Gaye
Can I Get A Witness
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 3: 1963 (5)
Time: 2:47
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Walking the Dog Rufus Thomas
Walking the Dog
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:32
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Be True to Your School The Beach Boys
Be True to Your School
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:05
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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In My Room The Beach Boys
In My Room
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:11
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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Louie Louie The Kingsmen
Louie Louie
CD Source: Frat Rock! (1963-68)
Time: 2:43
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 
Louie Louie is the rare rock & roll song whose story has merited an entire book (by Dave Marsh). Writer and original performer Richard Berry had been the uncredited bass singer on both "Riot in Cell Block #9" and "The Wallflower." His Jamaican-flavored ballad was a regional west coast hit that never charted. The Kingsmen turned it into a very popular garage-rock staple with nearly unintelligible lyrics and a crazy guitar break. The original Flip recording is hard to find. The Kingsmen`s cover completely transforms its sound and feel. Wikipedia provides more details.
 
Sample 1: Louie Louie - Richard Berry
 
Sample 2: Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
 
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Wikepedia "Louie Louie"
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December Christmas (Baby Please Come Home) Darlene Love
Christmas (Baby Please Come Home)
CD Source: A Christmas Gift For You From Phil Spector
Time: 2:48
Sequenced by: Phil Spector`s Christmas Album
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Surfin` Bird The Trashmen
Surfin` Bird
CD Source: Cowabunga! (The Surf Box) (1960-95) (4)
Time: 2:20
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Pain in My Heart Otis Redding
Pain in My Heart
CD Source: OTIS! The Definitive (1960-67) (4)
Time: 2:24
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Baby, I Love You The Ronettes
Baby, I Love You
CD Source: Wall of Sound Retrospective (1961-66)
Time: 2:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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1964 January Harlem Shuffle Bob & Earle
Harlem Shuffle
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 3:03
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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I Want to Hold Your Hand The Beatles
I Want to Hold Your Hand
CD Source: Mono Masters (1962-70) (2)
Time: 2:24
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 
This monster single introduced The Beatles to America and served as the lead track to the LP "Meet The Beatles," which appeared in both mono and stereo editions. The mono mix of the single sounds solid at the bottom and propulsive, driven by the bass guitar, bass drum and rhythmic handclaps, with understated guitars. The stereo mix sounds bouncier, lighter, and brighter. Bass and drums are separated from guitars, giving the guitars more prominence. Paul`s bass is barely audible. As a result, the mono mix rocks a lot harder than the stereo mix does.
 
Sample 1: I Want To Hold Your Hand (mono)
 
Sample 2: I Want To Hold Your Hand (stereo)
 
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I Saw Her Standing There The Beatles
I Saw Her Standing There
CD Source: Please Please Me (UK) (mono)
Time: 2:52
Sequenced by: Meet the Beatles album
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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This Boy The Beatles
This Boy
CD Source: Mono Masters (1962-70) (2)
Time: 2:12
Sequenced by: Meet the Beatles album
Honored by:
 

 
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All My Loving The Beatles
All My Loving
CD Source: With the Beatles (UK) (mono)
Time: 2:10
Sequenced by: Meet the Beatles album
Honored by:
 

 
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She Loves You The Beatles
She Loves You
CD Source: Mono Masters (1962-70) (2)
Time: 2:18
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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I Only Want To Be With You Dusty Springfield
I Only Want To Be With You
CD Source: The Very Best of (1963-70)
Time: 2:35
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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February Dawn (Go Away) The Four Seasons
Dawn (Go Away)
CD Source: Anthology (1962-78)
Time: 2:47
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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California Sun The Rivieras
California Sun
CD Source: Son of Frat Rock! (1959-69)
Time: 2:24
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Please Please Me The Beatles
Please Please Me
CD Source: Please Please Me (UK) (mono)
Time: 1:59
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Hi-Heel Sneakers Tommy Tucker
Hi-Heel Sneakers
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Fun, Fun, Fun The Beach Boys
Fun, Fun, Fun
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:18
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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March Twist and Shout The Beatles
Twist and Shout
CD Source: Please Please Me (UK) (mono)
Time: 2:32
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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The Way You Do the Things You Do The Temptations
The Way You Do the Things You Do
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4: 1964 (6)
Time: 2:38
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Needles and Pins The Searchers
Needles and Pins
CD Source: British Invasion Gold (1963-67)(2)
Time: 2:13
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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The Times They Are A-Changin` Bob Dylan
The Times They Are A-Changin`
CD Source: The Times They Are A-Changin` (mono)
Time: 3:12
Sequenced by: The Times They Are A-Changin` album
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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You`re A Wonderful One Marvin Gaye
You`re A Wonderful One
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4: 1964 (6)
Time: 2:44
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Glad All Over The Dave Clark Five
Glad All Over
CD Source:
Time: 2:44
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Can`t Buy Me Love The Beatles
Can`t Buy Me Love
CD Source: A Hard Day`s Night (UK/half Soundtrack) (mono)
Time: 2:10
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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The Shoop Shoop Song (It`s In His Kiss) Betty Everett
The Shoop Shoop Song (It`s In His Kiss)
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:14
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Ain`t Nothing You Can Do Bobby Bland
Ain`t Nothing You Can Do
CD Source: Sweet Soul Music (1961-75)(15)
Time: 2:37
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 
Bobby Bland was better known as Bobby "Blue" Bland throughout his career. After 1960, however, "Blue" was usually omitted from his name on singles releases but not from his albums. I decided to omit "Blue" in the Timeline to make searching more consistent. See this discography for details.
 
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Nadine Chuck Berry
Nadine
CD Source: Chuck Berry Rocks (1955-64)
Time: 2:37
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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April My Guy Mary Wells
My Guy
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4: 1964 (6)
Time: 2:50
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Money (That`s What I Want) The Beatles
Money (That`s What I Want)
CD Source: With the Beatles (UK) (mono)
Time: 2:52
Sequenced by: The Beatles Second Album
Honored by:
 

 
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Long Tall Sally The Beatles
Long Tall Sally
CD Source: Mono Masters (1962-70) (2)
Time: 2:01
Sequenced by: The Beatles Second Album
Honored by: DG
 

 
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Ronnie The Four Seasons
Ronnie
CD Source: Anthology (1962-78)
Time: 2:56
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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I`m So Proud The Impressions
I`m So Proud
CD Source: The Anthology 1961-1977 (2)
Time: 2:48
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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May Chapel of Love The Dixie Cups
Chapel of Love
CD Source: Girl Group Greats & More ... (1958-66)(2)
Time: 2:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM
 
Phil Spector recorded this song with both The Ronettes and Darlene Love in 1963 and (wisely) decided against releasing either of them as singles. The Ronettes version appeared on their debut album late in 1964. Love`s version was never released until the CD era. Mike Stoller cut a better version with The Dixie Cups, and the result was a resounding hit.
 
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Walk On By Dionne Warwick
Walk On By
CD Source: Say It Loud! Black Music in America (1916-99)(6)
Time: 2:55
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS
 

 
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My Boy Lollipop Millie Small
My Boy Lollipop
CD Source: The Story of Jamaican Music (58-93) (4)
Time: 2:00
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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I Get Around The Beach Boys
I Get Around
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:12
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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Don`t Worry Baby The Beach Boys
Don`t Worry Baby
CD Source: Greatest Hits - Volumes 1 & 2 (1962-69+) (2)
Time: 2:45
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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June Memphis Johnny Rivers
Memphis
CD Source: The Original (1964-1967+)
Time: 2:32
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Good Times Sam Cooke
Good Times
CD Source: Portrait of a Legend (1951-64)
Time: 2:28
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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Rag Doll The Four Seasons
Rag Doll
CD Source: Anthology (1962-78)
Time: 2:58
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM DG
 

 
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No Particular Place to Go Chuck Berry
No Particular Place to Go
CD Source: Chuck Berry Rocks (1955-64)
Time: 2:46
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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July Keep On Pushing The Impressions
Keep On Pushing
CD Source: The Anthology 1961-1977 (2)
Time: 2:31
Sequenced by: single
Honored by:
 

 
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Wishin` And Hopin` Dusty Springfield
Wishin` And Hopin`
CD Source: British Invasion Gold (1963-67)(2)
Time: 2:55
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: DM
 

 
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A Hard Day`s Night The Beatles
A Hard Day`s Night
CD Source: A Hard Day`s Night (UK/half Soundtrack) (mono)
Time: 2:28
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DG
 

 
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If I Fell The Beatles
If I Fell
CD Source: A Hard Day`s Night (UK/half Soundtrack) (mono)
Time: 2:23
Sequenced by: A Hard Day`s Night album
Honored by:
 

 
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Not Fade Away The Rolling Stones
Not Fade Away
CD Source: Singles Collection* (London 1963-71) (3)
Time: 1:47
Sequenced by: The Rolling Stones (debut) album
Honored by:
 
Cover of original version by The Crickets (Buddy Holly)
 
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Where Did Our Love Go The Supremes
Where Did Our Love Go
CD Source: Complete Motown Singles Vol. 4: 1964 (6)
Time: 2:32
Sequenced by: single
Honored by: RS DM DG
 

 
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