US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 18th, 1965


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending December 18th, 1965.

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US TOP 40 – DECEMBER 18TH, 1965

#1
TURN! TURN! TURN! (To Everything There Is a Season)
The Byrds

The Byrds - Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) 7-inch label

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

1 1 TURN! TURN! TURN! (To Everything There Is a Season) –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 OVER AND OVER –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-6 (2)
3 4 I GOT YOU (I Feel Good) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (3)
4 3 LET’S HANG ON –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-11 (3)
5 2 I HEAR A SYMPHONY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8 (1)
6 6 I CAN NEVER GO HOME ANYMORE –•– The Shangri-Las (Red Bird)-7 (6)
7 14 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-10 (7)
8 12 ENGLAND SWINGS –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-7 (8)
9 13 FEVER –•– The McCoys (Bang)-6 (9)
10 10 I WILL –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-8 (10)

11 11 HANG ON SLOOPY –•– The Ramsey Lewis Trio (Cadet)-5 (11)
12 21 EBB TIDE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Philles)-3 (12)
13 18 DON’T THINK TWICE –•– The Wonder Who? (The Four Seasons) (Philips)-7 (13)
14 8 A TASTE OF HONEY –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-13 (7)
15 7 1-2-3 –•– Len Barry (Decca)-13 (2)
16 26 THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (16)
17 24 ONE HAS MY NAME (The Other Has My Heart) –•– Barry Young (Dot)-7 (17)
18 23 SUNDAY AND ME –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-5 (18)
19 22 PUPPET ON A STRING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (19)
20 9 RESCUE ME –•– Fontella Bass (Checker)-12 (4)

21 34 FLOWERS ON THE WALL –•– The Statler Brothers (Columbia)-6 (21)
22 15 GET OFF OF MY CLOUD –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-11 (1)
23 40 FIVE O’CLOCK WORLD –•– The Vogues (Co & Ce)-4 (23)
24 31 IT’S MY LIFE –•– The Animals (MGM)-7 (24)
25 17 I’M A MAN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-8 (17)
26 32 THE LITTLE GIRL I ONCE KNEW –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (26)
27 30 HERE IT COMES AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Press)-7 (27)
28 16 AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (8)
29 19 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (19)
30 39 YOU DIDN’T HAVE TO BE SO NICE –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-4 (30)

31 27 YOU’VE GOT TO HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY –•– The Silkie (Fontana)-10 (10)
32 57 SHE’S JUST MY STYLE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-2 (32)
33 20 RUN, BABY RUN (Back Into My Arms) –•– The Newbeats (Hickory)-12 (12)
34 29 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– The Walker Brothers (Smash)-10 (16)
35 45 APPLE OF MY EYE –•– Roy Head and the Traits (Back Beat)-5 (35)
36 — WE CAN WORK IT OUT –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (36)
37 48 SPANISH EYES –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-3 (37)
38 42 THE DUCK –•– Jackie Lee (Mirwood)-5 (38)
39 25 KISS AWAY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-7 (25)
40 44 PRINCESS IN RAGS –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS – DECEMBER 18TH, 1965

42 33 MYSTIC EYES –•– Them (Parrot)-8 (33)
47 28 MAY THE BIRD OF PARADISE FLY UP YOUR NOSE –•– “Little” Jimmy Dickens (Columbia)-10 (15)
48 37 A LOVER’S CONCERTO –•– The Toys (DynoVoice)-15 (2)

POWER PLAYS – DECEMBER 18TH, 1965

41 51 LET’S GET TOGETHER –•– We Five (A&M)-6 (41)
43 54 SATIN PILLOWS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (43)
44 47 HARLEM NOCTURNE –•– The Viscounts (Amy)-24 (44)
45 69 JUST LIKE ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (45)
46 56 YOU’VE BEEN CHEATIN’ –•– The Impressions (ABC-Paramount)-5 (46)
49 52 SEESAW –•– Don Covay and the Goodtimers (Atlantic)-6 (49)
50 60 A SWEET WOMAN LIKE YOU –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – DECEMBER 18TH, 1965

36 — WE CAN WORK IT OUT –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (36)
56 — DAY TRIPPER –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (56)
82 — SECOND HAND ROSE –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (82)
84 — BROOMSTICK COWBOY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (84)
86 — ATTACK –•– The Toys (DynoVoice)-1 (86)
90 — UNDER YOUR SPELL AGAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (90)
93 — DON’T LOOK BACK –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (93)
96 — DO I MAKE MYSELF CLEAR –•– Etta James and Sugar Pie DeSanto (Cadet)-1 (96)
98 — THE DRINKING MAN’S DIET –•– Allan Sherman (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)
99 — ON A CLEAR DAY YOU CAN SEE FOREVER –•– Johnny Mathis (Mercury)-1 (99)
100 — UPTIGHT (Everything’s Alright) –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (100)