US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 1st, 1966


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 1st, 1966.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 1ST, 1966

#1
CHERISH
The Association

The Association - Cherish 7-inch label

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

1 1 CHERISH –•– The Association (Valiant)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-8 (1)
3 6 BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (3)
4 7 BLACK IS BLACK –•– Los Bravos (Press)-8 (4)
5 5 BUS STOP –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-11 (5)
6 8 96 TEARS –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-5 (6)
7 10 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (7)
8 4 YELLOW SUBMARINE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (2)
9 3 SUNSHINE SUPERMAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-10 (1)
10 14 CHERRY, CHERRY –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-7 (10)

11 11 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6 (11)
12 19 I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-5 (12)
13 16 BORN A WOMAN –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-11 (12)
14 15 SUNNY AFTERNOON –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-9 (14)
15 25 PSYCHOTIC REACTION –•– Count Five (Double Shot)-4 (15)
16 17 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-26 (2)
17 13 GUANTANAMERA –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-10 (9)
18 26 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (18)
19 23 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-7 (19)
20 20 MR. DIEINGLY SAD –•– The Critters (Kapp)-8 (20)

21 18 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-10 (18)
22 12 SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-13 (3)
23 9 WOULDN’T IT BE NICE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (8)
24 29 ALMOST PERSUADED –•– David Houston (Epic)-12 (24)
25 32 SUMMER WIND –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (25)
26 24 LAND OF 1000 DANCES –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10 (6)
27 28 OPEN THE DOOR TO YOUR HEART –•– Darrell Banks (Revilot)-11 (27)
28 30 FLAMINGO –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-5 (28)
29 44 SUMMER SAMBA (So Nice) –•– Walter Wanderley (Verve)-6 (29)
30 40 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-4 (30)

31 38 B-A-B-Y –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-7 (31)
32 27 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-11 (8)
33 21 SUNNY –•– Bobby Hebb (Philips)-15 (2)
34 45 I CHOSE TO SING THE BLUES –•– Ray Charles (with the Raeletts) (ABC)-5 (34)
35 41 JUST LIKE A WOMAN –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 36 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-5 (36)
37 53 SEE SEE RIDER –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-3 (37)
38 42 ALL STRUNG OUT –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (White Whale)-4 (38)
39 59 HOORAY FOR HAZEL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-3 (39)
40 51 ALL I SEE IS YOU –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 1ST, 1966

41 22 TURN-DOWN DAY –•– The Cyrkle (Columbia)-8 (16)
43 33 7 AND 7 IS –•– Love (Elektra)-10 (33)
44 35 WADE IN THE WATER –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-13 (19)
45 39 GOD ONLY KNOWS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 1ST, 1966

42 72 POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-3 (42)
46 46 THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER YOU –•– Chris Montez (A&M)-8 (33)
47 54 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-6 (47)
48 58 I CAN MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-4 (48)
49 49 IN THE ARMS OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (49)
50 43 SOMETIMES GOOD GUYS DON’T WEAR WHITE –•– The Standells (Tower)-8 (43)

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 1ST, 1966

72 — LITTLE MAN –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-1 (72)
80 — GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (80)
81 — THE HAIR ON MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-1 (81)
82 — FA-FA-FA-FA-FA (Sad Song) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (82)
83 — COMING ON STRONG –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (83)
84 — I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (84)
88 — THE GREAT AIRPLANE STRIKE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — DANDY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (89)
90 — BABY, DO THE PHILLY DOG –•– The Olympics (Mirwood)-1 (90)
91 — BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Calla)-1 (91)
92 — DON’T WORRY MOTHER, YOUR SON’S HEART IS PURE –•– The McCoys (Bang)-1 (92)
93 — PHILLY DOG –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-1 (93)
95 — ALMOST PERSUADED NO. 2 –•– Ben Colder (MGM)-1 (95)
96 — HAPPINESS –•– The Shades Of Blue (Impact)-1 (96)
97 — STOP, LOOK AND LISTEN –•– The Chiffons (Laurie)-1 (97)
98 — WHAT NOW MY LOVE –•– Richard “Groove” Holmes (Prestige)-1 (98)
99 — TAKE GOOD CARE OF HER –•– Mel Carter (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 — SECRET LOVE –•– Richard “Groove” Holmes (Pacific Jazz)-1 (100)