US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 8th, 1966


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 8th, 1966.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 8TH, 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)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (2)
3 6 96 TEARS –•– ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians (Cameo)-6 (3)
4 4 BLACK IS BLACK –•– Los Bravos (Press)-9 (4)
5 3 BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (3)
6 18 LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (6)
7 10 CHERRY, CHERRY –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-8 (7)
8 2 YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE –•– The Supremes (Motown)-9 (1)
9 15 PSYCHOTIC REACTION –•– Count Five (Double Shot)-5 (9)
10 12 I’VE GOT YOU UNDER MY SKIN –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-6 (10)

11 19 WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN HEARTED –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-8 (11)
12 9 SUNSHINE SUPERMAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-11 (1)
13 13 BORN A WOMAN –•– Sandy Posey (MGM)-12 (12)
14 30 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Left Banke (Smash)-5 (14)
15 5 BUS STOP –•– The Hollies (Imperial)-12 (5)
16 8 YELLOW SUBMARINE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (2)
17 20 MR. DIEINGLY SAD –•– The Critters (Kapp)-9 (17)
18 16 WIPE OUT –•– The Surfaris (Dot)-27 (2)
19 37 SEE SEE RIDER –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-4 (19)
20 42 POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-4 (20)

21 11 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (11)
22 51 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– Bobby Darin (Atlantic)-3 (22)
23 39 HOORAY FOR HAZEL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-4 (23)
24 36 I REALLY DON’T WANT TO KNOW –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-6 (24)
25 31 B-A-B-Y –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-8 (25)
26 40 ALL I SEE IS YOU –•– Dusty Springfield (Philips)-4 (26)
27 14 SUNNY AFTERNOON –•– The Kinks (Reprise)-10 (14)
28 29 SUMMER SAMBA (So Nice) –•– Walter Wanderley (Verve)-7 (28)
29 38 ALL STRUNG OUT –•– Nino Tempo and April Stevens (White Whale)-5 (29)
30 28 FLAMINGO –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-6 (28)

31 24 ALMOST PERSUADED –•– David Houston (Epic)-13 (24)
32 34 I CHOSE TO SING THE BLUES –•– Ray Charles (with the Raeletts) (ABC)-6 (32)
33 35 JUST LIKE A WOMAN –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 (33)
34 25 SUMMER WIND –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (25)
35 17 GUANTANAMERA –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-11 (9)
36 22 SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-14 (3)
37 52 GIRL ON A SWING –•– Gerry and the Pacemakers (Laurie)-5 (37)
38 48 I CAN MAKE IT WITH YOU –•– Pozo-Seco Singers (Columbia)-5 (38)
39 32 WORKING IN THE COAL MINE –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-12 (8)
40 — HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR MOTHER, BABY, STANDING IN THE SHADOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 8TH, 1966

42 27 OPEN THE DOOR TO YOUR HEART –•– Darrell Banks (Revilot)-12 (27)
45 23 WOULDN’T IT BE NICE –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-11 (8)
46 26 LAND OF 1000 DANCES –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-11 (6)
47 21 HOW SWEET IT IS (To Be Loved By You) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-11 (18)

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 8TH, 1966

41 47 BORN FREE –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-7 (41)
43 72 LITTLE MAN –•– Sonny and Cher (Atco)-2 (43)
44 61 LOVE IS A HURTIN’ THING –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-5 (44)
48 89 DANDY –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-2 (48)
49 60 IN OUR TIME –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (49)
50 49 IN THE ARMS OF LOVE –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 8TH, 1966

40 — HAVE YOU SEEN YOUR MOTHER, BABY, STANDING IN THE SHADOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (40)
73 — (You Don’t Have To) PAINT ME A PICTURE –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-1 (73)
78 — SPINOUT –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (78)
79 — DEVIL WITH A BLUE DRESS ON AND GOOD GOLLY MISS MOLLY (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels (New Voice)-1 (79)
82 — ALL THAT I AM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
83 — A SATISFIED MIND –•– Bobby Hebb (Philips)-1 (83)
87 — I’VE GOT TO DO A LITTLE BIT BETTER –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (87)
88 — NOBODY’S BABY AGAIN –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (88)
89 — TOMORROW NEVER COMES –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-3 (89)
90 — LADY GODIVA –•– Peter and Gordon (Capitol)-1 (90)
91 — YOU ARE SHE –•– Chad and Jeremy (Columbia)-1 (91)
92 — STAY WITH ME –•– Lorraine Ellison (Warner Brothers)-1 (92)
93 — DON’T BE A DROP-OUT –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (93)
94 — LOOKIN’ FOR LOVE –•– Ray Conniff and the Singers (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — THE WHEEL OF HURT –•– Margaret Whiting (London)-1 (95)
96 — DOMMAGE, DOMMAGE (Too Bad, Too Bad) –•– Jerry Vale (Columbia)-1 (96)
97 — DOMMAGE, DOMMAGE (Too Bad, Too Bad) –•– Paul Vance (Scepter)-1 (97)
100 — CRY SOFTLY –•– Nancy Ames (Epic)-1 (100)