AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF NOVEMBER 20, 1965

The Supremes – I Hear A Symphony (1965, Vinyl) - Discogs

American Top 40- The 1960’s- Week of November 20, 1965. I have always maintained that 1965 was the GOAT as far as singles go- Look at this Top 40- you have The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Bob Dylan, The Byrds, The Supremes, Marvin Gaye, The Temptations , James Brown, The Miracles, The Four Tops, The Yardbirds- among others. Even more variety when you throw in Dean Martin, Herb Alpert and The Tijuana Brass, country music’s Little Jimmy Dickens and Eddy Arnold. .

1 5 I HEAR A SYMPHONY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-4 (1 week at #1) (1) A-
2 3 1-2-3 –•– Len Barry (Decca)-9 (2) A-
3 1 GET OFF OF MY CLOUD –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7 (1) A+
4 6 RESCUE ME –•– Fontella Bass (Checker)-8 (4) A+
5 8 LET’S HANG ON –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (5)C
6 12 TURN! TURN! TURN! (To Everything There Is a Season) –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-5 (6)A+
7 2 A LOVER’S CONCERTO –•– The Toys (DynoVoice)-11 (2) C
8 10 AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (8) A
9 9 A TASTE OF HONEY –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-9 (9)B
10 4 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– The Vogues (Co & Ce)-10 (4)C

11 7 EVERYBODY LOVES A CLOWN –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-9 (4)C
12 20 YOU’VE GOT TO HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY –•– The Silkie (Fontana)-6 (12) B
13 11 YESTERDAY –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (1) A+
14 68 I GOT YOU (I Feel Good) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-2 (14)A+
15 16 RUN, BABY RUN (Back Into My Arms) –•– The Newbeats (Hickory)-8 (15)B
16 27 MY GIRL HAS GONE –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-7 (16) A+
17 15 BUT YOU’RE MINE –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-7 (15) B
18 14 I KNEW YOU WHEN –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-10 (14) A
19 29 MAY THE BIRD OF PARADISE FLY UP YOUR NOSE –•– “Little” Jimmy Dickens (Columbia)-6 (19)C
20 23 MY BABY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (20) A

21 21 ROUND EVERY CORNER –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (21) B
22 18 KEEP ON DANCING –•– The Gentrys (MGM)-11 (4) B
23 17 EVERYONE’S GONE TO THE MOON –•– Jonathan King (Parrot)-9 (17) B
24 35 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– The Walker Brothers (Smash)-6 (24) A
25 25 WHERE DO YOU GO –•– Cher (Imperial)-6 (25) B
26 13 POSITIVELY 4TH STREET –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-8 (7) A+
27 19 MAKE ME YOUR BABY –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-11 (11) B+
28 38 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-6 (28)B
29 39 I WILL –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-4 (29) B
30 33 I FOUND A GIRL –•– Jan and Dean (Liberty)-6 (30)

31 51 I CAN NEVER GO HOME ANYMORE –•– The Shangri-Las (Red Bird)-3 (31)B
32 45 I’M A MAN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-4 (32) A
33 34 RING DANG DOO –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-7 (33) B
34 44 LET ME BE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (34) B
35 22 SAY SOMETHING FUNNY –•– Patty Duke (United Artists)-8 (22)C
36 36 RUSTY BELLS –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (36) C
37 58 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-2 (37)A
38 63 OVER AND OVER –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-2 (38) A
39 26 WHERE HAVE ALL THE FLOWERS GONE –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-8 (26)B
40 32 CHAPEL IN THE MOONLIGHT –•– The Bachelors (London)-7 (32)C

4 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF NOVEMBER 20, 1965

  1. Herb Alpert & May The Bird of Paradise Fly Up Your Nose remind me of being at my maternal Grandmother’s house. She had Alpert albums and whatever album (compilation, I think) that had the other song

    Patty Duke???.

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