US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 12th, 1966


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending November 12th, 1966.

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US TOP 40 – NOVEMBER 12TH, 1966

#1
POOR SIDE OF TOWN
Johnny Rivers

Johnny Rivers - Poor Side of Town 7-inch label

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

1 3 POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-10 (1)
3 2 96 TEARS –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-11 (1)
4 17 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (4)
5 5 DANDY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-7 (5)
6 24 WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-3 (6)
7 27 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– The Supremes (Motown)-3 (7)
8 8 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-8 (8)
9 18 DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-6 (9)
10 11 I’M YOUR PUPPET –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-8 (10)

11 4 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-11 (1)
12 10 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-10 (5)
13 13 LOVE IS A HURTIN’ THING –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-10 (13)
14 6 HOORAY FOR HAZEL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-9 (6)
15 20 RAIN ON THE ROOF –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-5 (15)
16 9 HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR MOTHER, BABY, STANDING IN THE SHADOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (9)
17 19 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-12 (17)
18 7 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-13 (7)
19 12 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-7 (12)
20 25 COMING ON STRONG –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-7 (20)

21 29 LADY GODIVA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-6 (21)
22 30 WHO AM I –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (22)
23 16 SEE SEE RIDER –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-9 (10)
24 15 (You Don’t Have To) PAINT ME A PICTURE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-6 (15)
25 34 LOOK THROUGH MY WINDOW –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-4 (25)
26 28 I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (26)
27 14 B-A-B-Y –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-13 (14)
28 22 THE HAIR ON MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-7 (22)
29 32 FA-FA-FA-FA-FA (Sad Song) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-7 (29)
30 38 BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Calla)-7 (30)

31 43 STOP STOP STOP –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-3 (31)
32 21 CHERISH –•– The Association (Valiant)-12 (1)
33 23 PSYCHOTIC REACTION –•– Count Five (Double Shot)-10 (5)
34 57 I’M READY FOR LOVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-3 (34)
35 33 I CAN MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-10 (32)
36 26 THE GREAT AIRPLANE STRIKE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (20)
37 37 SECRET LOVE –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-5 (37)
38 46 LOUIE, LOUIE –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-4 (38)
39 41 AIN’T GONNA LIE –•– Keith (Mercury)-9 (39)
40 40 SPINOUT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – NOVEMBER 12TH, 1966

41 39 A SATISFIED MIND –•– Bobby Hebb (Philips)-6 (39)
44 35 LITTLE MAN –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-7 (21)

POWER PLAYS – NOVEMBER 12TH, 1966

42 42 ALL THAT I AM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (42)
43 45 I CAN’T CONTROL MYSELF –•– The Troggs (Atco/Fontana)-5 (43)
45 58 KNOCK ON WOOD –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-10 (45)
46 65 HOLY COW –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-4 (46)
47 81 A HAZY SHADE OF WINTER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-2 (47)
48 47 MAS QUE NADA –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ‘66 (A&M)-8 (47)
49 56 THE WHEEL OF HURT –•– Margaret Whiting (London)-6 (49)
50 53 DON’T BE A DROP-OUT –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – NOVEMBER 12TH, 1966

65 — MELLOW YELLOW –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (65)
69 — I GOT THE FEELIN’ (Oh No No) –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (69)
79 — WE GOT A THING THAT’S IN THE GROOVE –•– The Capitols (Karen)-1 (79)
82 — PLEASE SAY YOU’RE FOOLING –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (82)
83 — A PLACE IN THE SUN –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (83)
87 — THE PROUD ONE –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-1 (87)
88 — A MAN AND A WOMAN –•– Tamiko Jones with Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-1 (88)
92 — IT’S NOT THE SAME –•– Anthony and the Imperials (Veep)-1 (92)
93 — IT’S-A-HAPPENING –•– The Magic Mushrooms (A&M)-1 (93)
94 — HARLEM SHUFFLE –•– The Traits (Scepter)-1 (94)
95 — RESPECT –•– The Rationals (Cameo)-1 (95)
96 — TALK TALK –•– The Music Machine (Original Sound)-1 (96)
97 — I (Who Have Nothing) –•– Terry Knight and the Pack (Lucky Eleven)-1 (97)
100 — THEME FROM “THE WILD ANGELS” –•– Davie Allan and the Arrows (Tower)-1 (100)