60 ONE-HIT WONDERS OF THE ’60s


1. The Ad Libs – The Boy from New York City (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
2. Barry McGuire – Eve of Destruction (US #1 & UK #3, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
3. Bent Fabric – Alley Cat (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
4. Blues Magoos – (We Ain’t Got) Nothin’ Yet (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
5. Bobby Hebb – Sunny (US #2, no other US top 30 hit)
6. Bobby ‘Boris’ Pickett – Monster Mash (UK #3, no other UK top 40 hit)
7. The Brooklyn Bridge – Worst That Could Happen (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
8. Bruce Channel – Hey! Baby (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
9. The Capitols – Cool Jerk (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
10. The Cascades – Rhythm of the Rain (US #3 & UK #5, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
11. The Casinos – Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye (US #6, no other US top 40 hit)
12. Chris Kenner – I Like It Like That (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
13. The Contours – Do You Love Me (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
14. The Crazy World of Arthur Brown – Fire (UK #1 & US #2, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
15. Curtis Lee – Pretty Little Angel Eyes (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
16. David McWilliams – The Days of Pearly Spencer (top 10 all over Europe, no other European top 40 hit)
17. Don & Juan – What’s Your Name? (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
18. Doris Troy – Just One Look (US #10, no other US top 40 hit)
19. Ernie K-Doe – Mother-in Law (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
20. Every Mother’s Son – Come On Down to My Boat (US #6, no other US top 40 hit)
21. The Exciters – Tell Him (US #4, no other US top 40 hit)
22. The Gentrys – Keep on Dancing (US #4, no other US top 40 hit)
23. The Hollywood Argyles – Alley Oop (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
24. The Honeycombs – Have I the Right? (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
25. The Human Beinz – Nobody but Me (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
26. J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers – Last Kiss (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
27. The Jaynetts – Sally Go ‘Round the Roses (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
28. Jewel Atkins – The Birds and the Bees (US #3, no other US top 40 hit)
29. Joanie Sommers – Johnny Get Angry (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
30. John Fred & his Playboy Band – Judy in Disguise (with Glasses) (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
31. Keith West – Excerpt from ‘A Teenage Opera’ (Grocer Jack) (UK #2, no other UK top 30 hit)
32. Ketty Lester – Love Letters (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
33. Kyu Sakamoto – Sukiyaki (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
34. Larry Verne – Mr. Custer (US #1 & UK #6, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
35. The Lemon Pipers – Green Tambourine (US #1 & UK #7, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
36. Lorne Greene – Ringo (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
37. Mark Dinning – Teen Angel (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
38. Maurice Williams and the Zodiacs – Stay (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
39. Merrilee Rush – Angel of the Morning (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
40. Millie Small – My Boy Lollipop (US #2, no other US top 30 hit)
41. The Music Explosion – Little Bit O’ Soul (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
42. Napoleon XIV – They’re Coming to Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! (US #3 & UK #4, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
43. The Overlanders – Michelle (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
44. Paul Mauriat – Love Is Blue (US #1, no other US top 40 hit)
45. The Reflections – (Just Like) Romeo and Juliet (US #6, no other US top 40 hit)
46. Richard Harris – MacArthur Park (US #2 & UK #4, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
47. Ricky Valance – Tell Laura I Love Her (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
48. Robert Parker – Barefootin’ (US #7, no other US top 40 hit)
49. Scott McKenzie – San Francisco (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
50. Shep and the Limelites – Daddy’s Home (US #2, no other US top 40 hit)
51. The Singing Nun – Dominique (US #1 & UK #7, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
52. Spiral Starecase – More Today Than Yesterday (US #11, no other US top 40 hit)
53. The Standells – Dirty Water (US #12, no other US top 40 hit)
54. Steam – Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye (US #1 & UK #9, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
55. The String-A-Longs – Wheels (US #3 & UK #8, no other US & UK top 30 hit)
56. The Surfaris – Wipe Out (US #2 & UK #5, no other US & UK top 40 hit)
57. Syndicate of Sound – Little Girl (US #8, no other US top 40 hit)
58. Thunderclap Newman – Something in the Air (UK #1, no other UK top 40 hit)
59. The Youngbloods – Get Together (US #5, no other US top 40 hit)
60. Zager & Evans – In the Year 2525 (US #1 & UK #1, no other US & UK top 40 hit)

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