TOP TEN SONGS of 1960s
1969
1. FRUIT TREE (Nick Drake, Five Leaves Left)
2. I WANT YOU (SHE’S SO HEAVY) (The Beatles, Abbey Road)
3. SUSPICIOUS MINDS (Elvis Presley, From Elvis in Memphis)
4. I’M SET FREE (The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground)
5. 21ST CENTURY SCHIZOID MAN (King Crimson, In the Court of the Crimson King)
6. MAN IN A SHED (Nick Drake, Five Leaves Left)
7. COME TOGETHER (The Beatles, Abbey Road)
8. PALE BLUE EYES (The Velvet Underground, The Velvet Underground)
9. RIVER MAN (Nick Drake, Five Leaves Left)
10. IN THE GHETTO (Elvis Presley, From Elvis in Memphis)

1968
1. HAPPINESS IS A WARM GUN (The Beatles, White Album)
2. NEXT (Scott Walker, Scott 2)
3. I’M SO TIRED (The Beatles, White Album)
4. I SHALL BE RELEASED (The Band, Music From Big Pink)
5. SITTIN’ ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY (Otis Redding, The Dock of the Bay)
6. ASTRAL WEEKS (Van Morrison, Astral Weeks)
7. CARE OF CELL 44 (The Zombies, Odessey and Oracle)
8. I'VE GOT DREAMS TO REMEMBER (Otis Redding, The Immortal Otis Redding)
9. THE WEIGHT (The Band, Music from Big Pink)
10. JACKIE (Scott Walker, Scott 2)


1967
1. A DAY IN THE LIFE (The Beatles, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band)
2. GOOD VIBRATIONS (Beach Boys, Smiley Smile)
3. ALONE AGAIN OR (Love, Forever Changes)
4. SO LONG, MARIANNE (Leonard Cohen, The Songs of Leonard Cohen)
5. HEROES AND VILLAINS (The Beach Boys, Smiley Smile)
6. SHE'S A RAINBOW (The Rolling Stones, Their Satanic Majesties Request)
7. YOU SET THE SCENE (Love, Forever Changes)
8. 2000 MAN (The Rolling Stones, Their Satanic Majesties Request)
9. WALK AWAY RENEE (The Left Banke, Walk Away Renee / Pretty Ballerina)
10. WATERLOO SUNSET (The Kinks, Something Else by the Kinks)


1966
1. VISIONS OF JOHANNA (Bob Dylan, Blonde on Blonde)
2. SLOOP JOHN B (The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds)
3. SUNNY AFTERNOON (The Kinks, Face to Face)
4. PAINT IT BLACK (The Rolling Stones, Aftermath)
5. I’M ONLY SLEEPING (The Beatles, Revolver)
6. I WANT YOU (Bob Dylan, Blonde on Blonde)
7. THE SOUND OF SILENCE (Simon & Garfunkel, Sounds of Silence)
8. A QUICK ONE WHILE HE’S AWAY (The Who, A Quick One)
9. GOD ONLY KNOWS (The Beach Boys, Pet Sounds)
10. SHE SAID SHE SAID (The Beatles, Revolver)

1965
1. BALLAD OF A THIN MAN (Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited)
2. LIKE A ROLLING STONE (Bob Dylan, Highway 61 Revisited)
3. I CAN'T HELP MYSELF [Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch] (The Four Tops, Second Album)
4. IN MY LIFE (The Beatles, Rubber Soul)
5. POSITIVELY 4TH STREET (Bob Dylan, Single)
6. NOWHERE MAN (The Beatles, Rubber Soul)
7. (I CAN’T GET NO) SATISFACTION (The Rolling Stones, Out of Our Heads)
8. SAME OLD SONG (The Four Tops, Second Album)
8. MY GENERATION (The Who, The Who Sings My Generation)
9. ALL DAY AND ALL OF THE NIGHT (The Kinks, Kinda Kinks)
10. FOR YOUR LOVE (The Yardbirds, For Your Love)

1964
1. YOU REALLY GOT ME (The Kinks, Kinks)
2. SHE’S NOT THERE (The Zombies, The Zombies)
3. THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING (Bob Dylan, The Times They are A-Changing)
4. HOW SWEET IT IS [TO BE LOVED BY YOU] (Marvin Gaye, How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You)
5. EIGHT DAYS A WEEK (The Beatles, Beatles for Sale)
6. TIME IS ON MY SIDE (The Rolling Stones, 12 X 5)
7. HOUSE OF THE RISING SUN (The Animals, The Animals)
8. OH, PRETTY WOMAN (Roy Orbison, Single)
9 . A HARD DAY’S NIGHT (The Beatles, A Hard Day’s Night)
10. UNDER THE BOARDWALK (The Drifters, Under the Boardwalk)

1963
1. DON'T THINK TWICE, IT'S ALL RIGHT (Bob Dylan, The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan)
2. IN MY ROOM (The Beach Boys
3. ANOTHER SATURDAY NIGHT (Sam Cooke
4. RING OF FIRE (Johnny Cash
5. IN DREAMS (Roy Orbinson
6. BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND (Bob Dylan
7. ON BROADWAY (The Drifters
8. HE HIT ME (IT FELT LIKE A KISS) (The Crystals, Single)
9. TWIST AND SHOUT (The Beatles
10. LOUIE LOUIE (The Kingsmen

1962
1. TWISTIN’ THE NIGHT AWAY (Sam Cooke
2. HE’S A REBEL (The Crystals
3. DUKE OF EARL (Gene Chandler
4. HAVING A PARTY (Sam Cooke
5. YOU’VE REALLY GOT A HOLD ON ME (Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
6. GREEN ONIONS (Booker T. & The Mg’s, Green Onions)
7. DO YOU LOVE ME (The Contours
8. TWIST AND SHOUT (The Isley Brothers
9. BRING IT ON HOME TO ME (Sam Cooke
10. BIG GIRLS DON’T CRY (The Four Seasons

1961
1. CRYING (Roy Orbison, Crying)
2. STAND BY ME (Ben E. King
3. RUNAWAY (Del Shannon, Runaway)
4. SPANISH HARLEM (Ben E. King, Spanish Harlem)
5. CUPID (Sam Cooke
6. I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME (The Paris Sisters, Single)
7. BLUE MOON (The Marcels
8. RUNNING SCARED (Roy Orbison, Crying)
9. HIT THE ROAD JACK (Ray Charles
10. ONLY THE LONELY (Roy Orbison, Sings Lonely and Blue)