Tuesday, February 07, 2006

And finally....it's 1965

Here is the final year of my personal top 10: my top 30 records of 1965:
1. Joe Tex Hold what you've got - 83
2. Wilson Pickett In the midnight hour - 78
3. Impressions People get ready - 74
4. Sam Cooke Shake/A change is gonna come - 66
5. Otis Redding Mr Pitiful - 63
6. Roy Head Treat her right - 61
7. Otis Redding Respect - 58
8. Radiants Voice your choice - 57
9. Righteous Brothers You've lost that loving feeling - 53
10. Four Tops I can't help myself - 50
11= Bobby Bland Yield not to temptation - 48
11= Arthur Prysock It's too late baby - 48
13. Roger Miller King of the road - 47
14. Len Barry 1-2-3 - 46
15. Temptations My girl - 45
16= Bobby McClure & Fontella Bass Don't mess up a good thing - 44
16= Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs Woolly bully - 44
18= Ovations It's wonderful to be in love - 43
18= Sam Cooke Sugar dumplings -43
20. Sam Cooke It's got the whole world shaking - 42
21. Shangri-las Leader of the pack - 41
22. Bobby Goldsboro Voodoo woman - 38
23= Beach Boys Help me Rhonda - 37
23= Otis Redding My girl - 37
25. Marvin Gaye I'll be doggone - 33
26= Shirley Ellis The name game - 32
26= Everly Brothers The price of love - 32
26= Beach Boys California girls - 32
29= Bobby Goldsboro Little things - 31
29= Fontella Bass - Rescue me - 31
1965 was a wonderful year musically. Here are some other chart entries: Alvin Cash Twine time, Dobie Gray The in crowd, Little Antony & the Imperials Hurt so bad, Anna King & Bobby Byrd Baby baby baby, Wilbert Harrison Let's stick together, Little Milton Blind man, Johnny Cash It ain't me babe, Gene Chandler Nothing can stop me, Marvelows I do, Lee Dorsey Ride your pony, Bessie Banks Go now, O V Wright You're gonna make me cry and Marvin Gaye Ain't that peculiar.

1 Comments:

At 4:47 pm , Blogger Puffy said...

so this is what you are "concentrating on"! two years off my d.o.b. however...

 

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