US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 4th, 1965


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending December 4th, 1965.

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US TOP 40 – DECEMBER 4TH, 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 2 TURN! TURN! TURN! (To Everything There Is a Season) –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 I HEAR A SYMPHONY –•– The Supremes (Motown)-6 (1)
3 3 1-2-3 –•– Len Barry (Decca)-11 (2)
4 4 LET’S HANG ON –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-9 (4)
5 9 I GOT YOU (I Feel Good) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (5)
6 6 RESCUE ME –•– Fontella Bass (Checker)-10 (4)
7 7 A TASTE OF HONEY –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-11 (7)
8 8 AIN’T THAT PECULIAR –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (8)
9 12 I CAN NEVER GO HOME ANYMORE –•– The Shangri-Las (Red Bird)-5 (9)
10 16 OVER AND OVER –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-4 (10)

11 5 GET OFF OF MY CLOUD –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-9 (1)
12 15 RUN, BABY RUN (Back Into My Arms) –•– The Newbeats (Hickory)-10 (12)
13 18 I WILL –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-6 (13)
14 10 YOU’VE GOT TO HIDE YOUR LOVE AWAY –•– The Silkie (Fontana)-8 (10)
15 17 MAY THE BIRD OF PARADISE FLY UP YOUR NOSE –•– “Little” Jimmy Dickens (Columbia)-8 (15)
16 21 MAKE IT EASY ON YOURSELF –•– The Walker Brothers (Smash)-8 (16)
17 19 MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-8 (17)
18 24 ENGLAND SWINGS –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-5 (18)
19 20 SOMETHING ABOUT YOU –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (19)
20 37 FEVER –•– The McCoys (Bang)-4 (20)

21 28 HANG ON SLOOPY –•– The Ramsey Lewis Trio (Cadet)-3 (21)
22 27 I’M A MAN –•– The Yardbirds (Epic)-6 (22)
23 11 A LOVER’S CONCERTO –•– The Toys (DynoVoice)-13 (2)
24 32 DON’T THINK TWICE –•– The Wonder Who? (The Four Seasons) (Philips)-5 (24)
25 13 MY BABY –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (13)
26 31 KISS AWAY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-5 (26)
27 46 PUPPET ON A STRING –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (27)
28 14 MY GIRL HAS GONE –•– The Miracles (Tamla)-9 (14)
29 29 LET ME BE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (29)
30 39 HERE IT COMES AGAIN –•– The Fortunes (Press)-5 (30)

31 52 SUNDAY AND ME –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-3 (31)
32 25 KEEP ON DANCING –•– The Gentrys (MGM)-13 (4)
33 22 YOU’RE THE ONE –•– The Vogues (Co & Ce)-12 (4)
34 65 THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (34)
35 45 MYSTIC EYES –•– Them (Parrot)-6 (35)
36 47 IT’S MY LIFE –•– The Animals (MGM)-5 (36)
37 51 ONE HAS MY NAME (The Other Has My Heart) –•– Barry Young (Dot)-5 (37)
38 40 (All Of a Sudden) MY HEART SINGS –•– Mel Carter (Imperial)-6 (38)
39 43 JUST A LITTLE BIT –•– Roy Head (Scepter)-6 (39)
40 23 EVERYONE’S GONE TO THE MOON –•– Jonathan King (Parrot)-11 (17)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS – DECEMBER 4TH, 1965

43 30 EVERYBODY LOVES A CLOWN –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-11 (4)
45 26 YESTERDAY –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-11 (1)
49 36 RING DANG DOO –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-9 (33)
55 33 RUSTY BELLS –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (33)

POWER PLAYS – DECEMBER 4TH, 1965

41 — EBB TIDE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Philles)-1 (41)
42 69 THE LITTLE GIRL I ONCE KNEW –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-2 (42)
44 60 FLOWERS ON THE WALL –•– The Statler Brothers (Columbia)-4 (44)
46 48 ROAD RUNNER –•– The Gants (Liberty)-11 (46)
47 61 APPLE OF MY EYE –•– Roy Head and the Traits (Back Beat)-3 (47)
48 49 CRAWLING BACK –•– Roy Orbison (MGM)-5 (48)
50 57 HOLE IN THE WALL –•– The Packers (Pure Soul)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – DECEMBER 4TH, 1965

41 — EBB TIDE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Philles)-1 (41)
68 — SPANISH EYES –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (68)
74 — CRYSTAL CHANDELIER –•– Vic Dana (Dolton)-1 (74)
75 — A SWEET WOMAN LIKE YOU –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (75)
77 — SATIN PILLOWS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (77)
80 — SANDY –•– Ronny and the Daytonas (Mala)-1 (80)
83 — I’VE GOT TO BE SOMEBODY –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-1 (83)
84 — A WELL RESPECTED MAN –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-1 (84)
85 — JUST LIKE ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — ALL OR NOTHING –•– Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles (Atlantic)-1 (86)
87 — I WON’T LOVE YOU ANYMORE (Sorry) –•– Lesley Gore (Mercury)-1 (87)
89 — C.C. RIDER –•– Bobby Powell (Whit)-1 (89)
93 — A YOUNG GIRL –•– Noel Harrison (London)-1 (93)
95 — QUIET NIGHTS OF QUIET STARS –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — LIES –•– The Knickerbockers (Challenge)-1 (96)
97 — RUN TO MY LOVIN’ ARMS –•– Lenny Welch (Kapp)-1 (97)
98 — JUST ONE MORE DAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (98)
99 — STAY AWAY FROM MY BABY –•– Ted Taylor (Okeh)-1 (99)
100 — IT’S GOOD NEWS WEEK –•– Hedgehoppers Anonymous (Jonathan King) (Parrot)-1 (100)