US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 10th, 1966


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending December 10th, 1966.

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US TOP 40 – DECEMBER 10TH, 1966

#1
GOOD VIBRATIONS
The Beach Boys

The Beach Boys - Good Vibrations record cover

TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 MELLOW YELLOW –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (2)
3 1 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-7 (1)
4 4 DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-10 (4)
5 3 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– The Supremes (Motown)-7 (1)
6 7 LADY GODIVA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-10 (6)
7 13 STOP STOP STOP –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-7 (7)
8 8 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-16 (8)
9 12 I’M READY FOR LOVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (9)
10 15 THAT’S LIFE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (10)

11 16 WHISPERS (Gettin’ Louder) –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (11)
12 6 I’M YOUR PUPPET –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-12 (6)
13 14 A HAZY SHADE OF WINTER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (13)
14 23 A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (14)
15 9 POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-13 (1)
16 44 SUGAR TOWN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (16)
17 17 I GOT THE FEELIN’ (Oh No No) –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-5 (17)
18 20 (Come ‘Round Here) I’M THE ONE YOU NEED –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-6 (18)
19 32 (I Know) I’M LOSING YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (19)
20 11 COMING ON STRONG –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-11 (11)

21 22 IT TEARS ME UP –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-8 (21)
22 27 BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Calla)-11 (22)
23 24 HOLY COW –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-8 (23)
24 31 MAME –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-4 (24)
25 28 RUN, RUN, LOOK AND SEE –•– Brian Hyland (Philips)-8 (25)
26 26 THE WHEEL OF HURT –•– Margaret Whiting (London)-10 (26)
27 10 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-14 (1)
28 29 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-14 (28)
29 25 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-17 (7)
30 19 RAIN ON THE ROOF –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-9 (10)

31 53 SINGLE GIRL –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-4 (31)
32 42 IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (32)
33 56 I NEED SOMEBODY –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-4 (33)
34 52 MUSTANG SALLY –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (34)
35 57 CRY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-3 (35)
36 36 TIME AFTER TIME –•– Chris Montez (A&M)-7 (36)
37 47 TALK TALK –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-5 (37)
38 48 HELP ME GIRL –•– The Outsiders (Capitol)-7 (38)
39 37 (When She Needs Good Lovin’) SHE COMES TO ME –•– The Chicago Loop (DynoVoice)-6 (37)
40 21 HOORAY FOR HAZEL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-13 (6)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – DECEMBER 10TH, 1966

41 18 96 TEARS –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-15 (1)
47 38 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-15 (1)
48 30 LOVE IS A HURTIN’ THING –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-14 (13)
49 39 DANDY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-11 (5)

POWER PLAYS – DECEMBER 10TH, 1966

42 55 COMING HOME SOLDIER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (42)
43 58 PANDORA’S GOLDEN HEEBIE JEEBIES –•– The Association (Valiant)-3 (43)
44 — I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (44)
45 46 GAMES THAT LOVERS PLAY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-7 (45)
46 81 WORDS OF LOVE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-2 (46)
50 67 I FOOLED YOU THIS TIME –•– Gene Chandler (Checker)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – DECEMBER 10TH, 1966

44 — I’M A BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (44)
80 — BLUE AUTUMN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (80)
81 — GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (81)
82 — COMMUNICATION BREAKDOWN –•– Roy Orbison (MGM)-1 (82)
84 — THE GIRL THAT STOOD BESIDE ME –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-1 (84)
89 — (We Ain’t Got) NOTHIN’ YET –•– The Blues Magoos (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — 98.6 –•– Keith (Mercury)-1 (90)
92 — TELL IT TO THE RAIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (92)
96 — QUESTIONS AND ANSWERS –•– The In Crowd (Viva)-1 (96)
98 — I HAD TOO MUCH TO DREAM (Last Night) –•– The Electric Prunes (Reprise)-1 (98)
99 — IF YOU GO AWAY –•– Damita Jo (Epic)-1 (99)
100 — PEAK OF LOVE –•– Bobby McClure (Checker)-1 (100)