US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 15th, 1966


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 15th, 1966.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 15TH, 1966

#1
REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE
The Four Tops

The Four Tops - Reach Out I'll Be There 7-inch label

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

1 2 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 CHERISH –•– The Association (Valiant)-8 (1)
3 3 96 TEARS –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-7 (3)
4 6 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (4)
5 9 PSYCHOTIC REACTION –•– Count Five (Double Shot)-6 (5)
6 7 CHERRY, CHERRY –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-9 (6)
7 14 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-6 (7)
8 11 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-9 (8)
9 10 I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (9)
10 8 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-10 (1)

11 20 POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-5 (11)
12 5 BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (3)
13 4 BLACK IS BLACK –•– Los Bravos (Press)-10 (4)
14 19 SEE SEE RIDER –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-5 (14)
15 48 DANDY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-3 (15)
16 23 HOORAY FOR HAZEL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (16)
17 22 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-4 (17)
18 40 HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR MOTHER, BABY, STANDING IN THE SHADOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-2 (18)
19 25 B-A-B-Y –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-9 (19)
20 17 MR. DIEINGLY SAD –•– The Critters (Kapp)-10 (17)

21 26 ALL I SEE IS YOU –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-5 (21)
22 24 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-7 (22)
23 15 BUS STOP –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-13 (5)
24 13 BORN A WOMAN –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-13 (12)
25 18 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-28 (2)
26 28 SUMMER SAMBA (So Nice) –•– Walter Wanderley (Verve)-8 (26)
27 29 ALL STRUNG OUT –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (White Whale)-6 (27)
28 43 LITTLE MAN –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-3 (28)
29 12 SUNSHINE SUPERMAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-12 (1)
30 37 GIRL ON A SWING –•– Gerry and the Pacemakers (Laurie)-6 (30)

31 41 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-8 (31)
32 16 YELLOW SUBMARINE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (2)
33 31 ALMOST PERSUADED –•– David Houston (Epic)-14 (24)
34 38 I CAN MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-6 (34)
35 52 THE GREAT AIRPLANE STRIKE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (35)
36 51 THE HAIR ON MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-3 (36)
37 21 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (11)
38 44 LOVE IS A HURTIN’ THING –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-6 (38)
39 33 JUST LIKE A WOMAN –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6 (33)
40 34 SUMMER WIND –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (25)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 15TH, 1966

41 32 I CHOSE TO SING THE BLUES –•– Ray Charles (with the Raeletts) (ABC)-7 (32)
48 27 SUNNY AFTERNOON –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-11 (14)

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 15TH, 1966

42 63 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-3 (42)
43 56 MR. SPACEMAN –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-4 (43)
44 57 COME ON UP –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (44)
45 69 I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (45)
46 49 IN OUR TIME –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (46)
47 54 I WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– Dee Dee Warwick (Mercury)-8 (47)
49 71 I’M YOUR PUPPET –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-4 (49)
50 73 (You Don’t Have To) PAINT ME A PICTURE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 15TH, 1966

73 — SECRET LOVE –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-1 (73)
74 — UP TIGHT –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-1 (74)
76 — RAIN ON THE ROOF –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (76)
83 — SOMEBODY (Somewhere) NEEDS YOU –•– Darrell Banks (Revilot)-1 (83)
85 — I CAN’T CONTROL MYSELF –•– The Troggs (Atco/Fontana)-1 (85)
88 — SOMEBODY LIKE ME –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (88)
89 — FREE AGAIN –•– Barbra Streisand (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — WHISPERS (Gettin’ Louder) –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (90)
95 — A SYMPHONY FOR SUSAN –•– The Arbors (Date)-1 (95)
99 — THE WHEEL OF HURT –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — I CAN’T GIVE YOU ANYTHING BUT LOVE –•– Bert Kaempfert and His Orchestra (Decca)-1 (100)