US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 29th, 1966


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 29th, 1966.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 29TH, 1966

#1
96 TEARS
? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians

? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians - 96 Tears 7-inch label

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

1 2 96 TEARS –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (2)
3 1 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-9 (1)
4 7 POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-7 (4)
5 6 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-8 (5)
6 9 DANDY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-5 (6)
7 8 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-11 (7)
8 11 HOORAY FOR HAZEL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-7 (8)
9 13 HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR MOTHER, BABY, STANDING IN THE SHADOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (9)
10 10 SEE SEE RIDER –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-7 (10)

11 12 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-6 (11)
12 17 GO AWAY LITTLE GIRL –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-5 (12)
13 4 CHERISH –•– The Association (Valiant)-10 (1)
14 5 PSYCHOTIC REACTION –•– Count Five (Double Shot)-8 (5)
15 16 B-A-B-Y –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-11 (15)
16 33 I’M YOUR PUPPET –•– James and Bobby Purify (Bell)-6 (16)
17 14 CHERRY, CHERRY –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-11 (6)
18 37 (You Don’t Have To) PAINT ME A PICTURE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-4 (18)
19 24 LOVE IS A HURTIN’ THING –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-8 (19)
20 21 THE GREAT AIRPLANE STRIKE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (20)

21 23 LITTLE MAN –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-5 (21)
22 27 THE HAIR ON MY CHINNY CHIN CHIN –•– Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs (MGM)-5 (22)
23 15 I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-9 (9)
24 25 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-10 (24)
25 18 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-12 (1)
26 40 RAIN ON THE ROOF –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-3 (26)
27 34 DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-4 (27)
28 19 BLACK IS BLACK –•– Los Bravos (Press)-12 (4)
29 20 ALL I SEE IS YOU –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-7 (20)
30 35 I JUST DON’T KNOW WHAT TO DO WITH MYSELF –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (30)

31 42 COMING ON STRONG –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-5 (31)
32 28 GIRL ON A SWING –•– Gerry and the Pacemakers (Laurie)-8 (28)
33 32 I CAN MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-8 (32)
34 45 FA-FA-FA-FA-FA (Sad Song) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-5 (34)
35 30 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-30 (2)
36 38 MR. SPACEMAN –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-6 (36)
37 22 BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (3)
38 81 GOOD VIBRATIONS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-2 (38)
39 70 WHO AM I –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-2 (39)
40 26 ALL STRUNG OUT –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (White Whale)-8 (26)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 29TH, 1966

53 29 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-9 (22)

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 29TH, 1966

41 46 I WANT TO BE WITH YOU –•– Dee Dee Warwick (Mercury)-10 (41)
42 52 ALL THAT I AM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (42)
43 44 COME ON UP –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (43)
44 47 SPINOUT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (44)
45 55 A SATISFIED MIND –•– Bobby Hebb (Philips)-4 (45)
46 57 LADY GODIVA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-4 (46)
47 49 MAS QUE NADA –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-6 (47)
48 48 PLEASE MR. SUN –•– The Vogues (Co & Ce)-6 (48)
49 59 SECRET LOVE –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-3 (49)
50 58 UP TIGHT –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 29TH, 1966

66 — WINCHESTER CATHEDRAL –•– The New Vaudeville Band (Fontana)-1 (66)
68 — YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– The Supremes (Motown)-1 (68)
70 — I’M READY FOR LOVE –•– Martha and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (70)
76 — STOP STOP STOP –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-1 (76)
77 — ON THIS SIDE OF GOODBYE –•– The Righteous Brothers (Verve)-1 (77)
85 — A DAY IN THE LIFE OF A FOOL –•– Jack Jones (Kapp)-1 (85)
86 — BABY WHAT DO YOU WANT ME TO DO –•– Barbara Lewis (Atlantic)-1 (86)
90 — HELP ME GIRL –•– The Outsiders (Capitol)-1 (90)
92 — GAMES THAT LOVERS PLAY –•– Eddie Fisher (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
93 — TIME AFTER TIME –•– Chris Montez (A&M)-1 (93)
99 — CAN I GET TO KNOW YOU BETTER –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (99)
100 — I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Ronettes Featuring Veronica (Philles)-1 (100)