Hot 100 1966

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1966 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.

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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 1 2 Beach Boys, The Barbara Ann 2:05 Capitol 5561
Jan 1 7 Marvelettes, The Don’t Mess With Bill 2:50 Tamla 54126
Jan 1 26 Five Americans, The I See The Light 2:10 HBR 454
Jan 1 27 Len Barry Like A Baby 2:54 Decca 31889
Jan 1 33 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Tell Me Why 2:06 RCA 8740
Jan 1 44 Lee Dorsey Get Out Of My Life, Woman 2:25 Amy 945
Jan 1 50 Gentrys, The Spread It On Thick 2:24 MGM 13432
Jan 1 51 Little Anthony and the Imperials Hurt 2:07 DCP 1154
Jan 1 58 Bob Dylan Can You Please Crawl Out Your Window 3:27 Columbia 43477
Jan 1 92 Manhattans, The Follow Your Heart 2:48 Carnival 512
Jan 1 94 Chris Andrews Yesterday Man 2:32 Atco 6385
Jan 1 95 Elvis Presley Blue River 2:10 RCA 8740
Jan 1 97 Three Degrees, The Look In My Eyes 2:39 Swan 4235
Jan 1 100 Billy Stewart Mountain Of Love 2:48 Chess 1948
Jan 8 4 Mamas and The Papas, The California Dreamin’ 2:37 Dunhill 4020
Jan 8 18 David and Jonathan Michelle 2:52 Capitol 5563
Jan 8 22 Chris Montez Call Me 2:33 A&M 780
Jan 8 62 Bobby Bland I’m Too Far Gone (To Turn Around) 2:42 Duke 393
Jan 8 72 Tammi Terrell I Can’t Believe You Love Me 2:35 Motown 1086
Jan 8 77 Billy Vaughn and His Orchestra Michelle 2:40 Dot 16809
Jan 8 82 Red Sovine Giddyup Go 4:03 Starday 737
Jan 8 91 Ben E. King Goodnight My Love 2:35 Atco 6390
Jan 8 96 Solomon Burke Baby Come On Home 3:17 Atlantic 2314
Jan 15 5 Supremes, The My World Is Empty Without You 2:33 Motown 1089
Jan 15 30 Strangeloves, The Night Time 2:29 Bang 514
Jan 15 39 Frankie Valli (You’re Gonna) Hurt Yourself 2:28 Smash 2015
Jan 15 50 Jr. Walker and the All Stars Cleo’s Mood 2:38 Soul 35017
Jan 15 57 Eddie Holman This Can’t Be True 2:58 Parkway 960
Jan 15 66 Jim Reeves Snow Flake 2:09 RCA 8719
Jan 15 74 Who, The My Generation 3:16 Decca 31877
Jan 15 79 Sharpees Tired Of Being Lonely 2:38 One-derful! 4839
Jan 15 88 Roy Head Get Back 2:16 Scepter 12124
Jan 15 89 Darrow Fletcher The Pain Gets A Little Deeper 2:23 Groovy 3001
Jan 15 90 Sam and Dave You Don’t Know Like I Know 2:36 Stax 180
Jan 15 93 Jackie Wilson and LaVerne Baker Think Twice 2:30 Brunswick 55287
Jan 15 97 Jonathan King Where The Sun Has Never Shone 2:56 Parrot 9804
Jan 22 1 Nancy Sinatra These Boots Are Made For Walkin’ 2:40 Reprise 0432
Jan 22 5 Bob Lind Elusive Butterfly 2:46 World Pacific 77808
Jan 22 11 Deon Jackson Love Makes The World Go Round 2:27 Carla 2526
Jan 22 18 Ronnie Dove When Liking Turns To Loving 2:36 Diamond 195
Jan 22 22 Martha and the Vandellas My Baby Loves Me 2:58 Gordy 7048
Jan 22 29 Ramsey Lewis Trio A Hard Day’s Night (Live) 2:58 Cadet 5525
Jan 22 31 Roy Orbison Breakin’ Up Is Breakin’ My Heart 2:06 MGM 13446
Jan 22 41 Sunrays, The Andrea 2:08 Tower 191
Jan 22 50 Mel Carter Love Is All We Need 1:49 Imperial 66148
Jan 22 54 Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra Bye Bye Blues 2:55 Decca 31882
Jan 22 65 Bud Shank Michelle 2:20 World Pac. 77814
Jan 22 79 Johnny & The Expressions Something I Want To Tell You 2:58 Josie 946
Jan 22 80 Johnny Lytle The Loop 2:17 Tuba 2004
Jan 22 94 Mary Wells Can’t You See (You’re Losing Me) 2:25 Atco 6392
Jan 22 96 Billy Stewart Because I Love You 2:07 Chess 1948
Jan 29 9 Bobby Fuller Four I Fought The Law 2:17 Mustang 3014
Jan 29 9 Four Seasons, The Working My Way Back To You 3:00 Philips 40350
Jan 29 12 Bob Kuban & The In-Men The Cheater 2:38 Musicland 20001
Jan 29 14 Sonny & Cher What Now My Love 3:27 Atco 6395
Jan 29 16 Slim Harpo Baby Scratch My Back 2:47 Excello 2273
Jan 29 31 Sir Douglas Quintet The Rains Came 2:13 Tribe 8314
Jan 29 57 Buck Owens Waitin’ In Your Welfare Line 2:18 Capitol 5566
Jan 29 58 Sheep, The Hide & Seek 2:18 Boom 60000
Jan 29 58 Exciters, The A Little Bit Of Soap 2:26 Bang 515
Jan 29 63 Walker Brothers, The My Ship Is Comin’ In 3:12 Smash 2016
Jan 29 76 Searchers, The Take Me For What I’m Worth 2:40 Kapp 729
Jan 29 91 Barbara Lewis Don’t Forget About Me 2:30 Atlantic 2316
Jan 29 92 Jimmy McCracklin My Answer 2:35 Imperial 66147
Jan 29 94 Andre Williams Rib Tip’s (Part 1) 1:47 Avin 103
Jan 29 97 Barbara Mason Is It Me 2:45 Arctic 116
Jan 29 98 Sam and Bill Fly Me To The Moon 3:14 JoDa 104

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 5 1 Barry Sadler The Ballad Of The Green Berets 2:27 RCA Victor 47-8739
Feb 5 17 Marketts, The Batman Theme 2:37 Warner Bros. 5696
Feb 5 18 Dave Clark Five At The Scene 1:50 Epic 9882
Feb 5 20 Turtles, The You Baby 2:12 White Whale 227
Feb 5 33 Shangri-Las, The Long Live Our Love 2:42 Red Bird 10-048
Feb 5 36 Eddy Arnold I Want To Go With You 2:33 RCA Victor 8749
Feb 5 62 Verdelle Smith In My Room (El-Amor) 2:15 Capitol 5567
Feb 5 62 Righteous Brothers, The Georgia On My Mind 2:37 Moonglow 244
Feb 5 76 Lesley Gore We Know We’re In Love 2:04 Mercury 72530
Feb 5 79 Byrds, The Set You Free This Time 2:49 Columbia 43501
Feb 5 82 Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs Red Hot 2:15 MGM 13452
Feb 5 89 Neil Sedaka The Answer To My Prayer 2:20 RCA 8737
Feb 5 90 Impressions, The Since I Lost The One I Love 2:28 ABC-Paramount 45-10761
Feb 5 94 James Brown Lost Someone 2:42 King 6020
Feb 12 5 Simon and Garfunkel Homeward Bound 2:27 Columbia 43511
Feb 12 13 Wilson Pickett 634-5789 (Soulsville, USA) 2:55 Atlantic 2320
Feb 12 14 Peter and Gordon Woman 2:21 Capitol 5579
Feb 12 32 Dean Martin Somewhere There’s A Someone 2:14 Reprise 443
Feb 12 35 Neil Hefti Batman Theme 2:16 RCA 8755
Feb 12 46 McCoys, The Up And Down 2:33 Bang 516
Feb 12 51 Mary Wells Dear Lover 2:09 Atco 6392
Feb 12 63 Byrds, The It Won’t Be Wrong 1:58 Columbia 43501
Feb 12 66 Jan and Dean Batman 2:45 Liberty 55860
Feb 12 100 Little Milton We Got The Winning Hand 2:50 Checker 1132
Feb 19 3 Herman’s Hermits Listen People 2:31 MGM 13462
Feb 19 5 Outsiders, The Time Won’t Let Me 2:46 Capitol 5573
Feb 19 8 B.J. Thomas & The Triumphs I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry 3:00 Scepter 12129
Feb 19 12 Isley Brothers, The This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) 2:44 Tamla 54128
Feb 19 18 Four Tops Shake Me, Wake Me (When It’s Over) 2:41 Motown 1090
Feb 19 23 Bobby Goldsboro It’s Too Late 2:15 United Artists 980
Feb 19 26 Roger Miller Husbands And Wives 2:23 Smash 2024
Feb 19 29 Marvin Gaye One More Heartache 2:39 Tamla 54129
Feb 19 41 Freddy Cannon The Dedication Song 2:53 Warner Bros. 5693
Feb 19 48 Edwin Starr Stop Her On Sight (S.O.S) 2:16 Ric-Tic 109
Feb 19 63 Jay and the Americans Why Can’t You Bring Me Home 2:25 United Artists 992
Feb 19 73 James Brown and the Famous Flames I’ll Go Crazy 2:18 King 6020
Feb 19 74 Tom Jones Promise Her Anything 2:35 Parrot 9809
Feb 19 80 New Colony Six, The I Confess 2:37 Centaur 1201
Feb 19 82 Fortunes, The This Golden Ring 2:15 Press 9811
Feb 19 92 Elgins, The Put Yourself In My Place 2:25 V.I.P. 25029
Feb 19 94 Barbra Streisand Where Am I Going 2:50 Columbia 43518
Feb 19 95 Sam Cooke Feel It 1:55 RCA 8751
Feb 26 2 Rolling Stones, The 19th Nervous Breakdown 3:50 London 9823
Feb 26 2 Lovin’ Spoonful, The Daydream 2:18 Kama Sutra 208
Feb 26 21 Vogues, The Magic Town 3:03 Co & Ce 234
Feb 26 22 Norma Tanega Walkin’ My Cat Named Dog 2:16 New Voice 807
Feb 26 29 Temptations, The Get Ready 2:37 Gordy 7049
Feb 26 34 Animals, The Inside-Looking Out 3:47 MGM 13468
Feb 26 46 Johnny Cash The One On The Right Is On The Left 2:46 Columbia 43496 A
Feb 26 47 Pozo-Seco Singers Time 3:20 Columbia 43437
Feb 26 54 Ventures, The Secret Agent Man 2:17 Dolton 316
Feb 26 59 Bobby Vinton Tears 2:24 Epic 9894
Feb 26 64 Patty Duke Whenever She Holds You 2:30 United Artists 978
Feb 26 77 Googie Rene Combo Smokey Joe’s La La 2:49 Class 1517
Feb 26 90 Barbarians, The Moulty 2:29 Laurie 3326
Feb 26 92 Newbeats, The Shake Hands (And Come Out Crying) 2:10 Hickory 1366

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 5 1 Righteous Brothers, The (You’re My) Soul And Inspiration 3:00 Verve 10383
Mar 5 3 Beatles, The Nowhere Man 2:40 Capitol 5587
Mar 5 9 Gary Lewis and the Playboys Sure Gonna Miss Her 2:15 Liberty 55865
Mar 5 17 Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels Little Latin Lupe Lu 2:59 New Voice 808
Mar 5 31 Otis Redding Satisfaction 2:43 Volt 132
Mar 5 42 James Brown and the Famous Flames Ain’t That A Groove (Part 1) 2:39 King 6025
Mar 5 45 Lou Christie Outside The Gates Of Heaven 2:35 Co & Ce 235
Mar 5 56 Poppies, The Lullaby Of Love 2:17 Epic 9893
Mar 5 56 Joe Tex The Love You Save (May Be Your Own) 2:53 Dial 4026
Mar 5 74 Mad Lads, The I Want Someone 2:37 Volt 131
Mar 5 76 Spencer Davis Group Keep On Running 2:27 Atco 6400
Mar 5 76 Tim Tam and the Turn-Ons Wait A Minute 2:17 Palmer 5002
Mar 5 89 Mar-Keys Philly Dog 2:14 Stax 185
Mar 5 94 Dino, Desi and Billy It’s Superman 2:13 Reprise 444
Mar 12 1 Young Rascals Good Lovin’ 2:28 Atlantic 45-2321
Mar 12 2 Cher Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) 2:40 Imperial 66160
Mar 12 30 Al Martino Think I’ll Go Somewhere And Cry Myself To Sleep 2:44 Capitol 5598
Mar 12 32 Brass Ring, The Featuring Phil Bodner The Phoenix Love Theme (Senza Fine) 2:20 Dunhill 4023
Mar 12 34 Just Us I Can’t Grow Peaches On A Cherry Tree 2:30 Colpix 803
Mar 12 44 Harden Trio, The Tippy Toeing 2:00 Columbia 43463 A
Mar 12 56 Kim Weston Helpless 2:35 Gordy 7050
Mar 12 59 Peels, The Juanita Banana 2:28 Karate 522
Mar 12 81 Beatles, The What Goes On 2:44 Capitol 5587
Mar 12 99 Roy Head and the Traits My Babe 2:10 Back Beat 560
Mar 19 3 Johnny Rivers Secret Agent Man 2:58 Imperial 66159
Mar 19 4 Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsey Kicks 2:26 Columbia 43566
Mar 19 10 Shadows Of Knight, The Gloria 2:35 Dunwich 116
Mar 19 11 Yardbirds, The Shapes Of Things 2:24 Epic 10006
Mar 19 24 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass What Now My Love 2:20 A&M 792
Mar 19 25 Elvis Presley Frankie And Johnny 2:33 RCA 8780
Mar 19 26 Len Barry Somewhere 2:26 Decca 31923
Mar 19 27 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass Spanish Flea 2:07 A&M 792
Mar 19 30 Tokens, The I Hear Trumpets Blow 2:37 B.T. Puppy 518
Mar 19 42 Hollies, The I Can’t Let Go 2:24 Imperial 66158
Mar 19 45 Elvis Presley Please Don’t Stop Loving Me 2:02 RCA 8780
Mar 19 45 Poets, The She Blew A Good Thing 2:20 Symbol 214
Mar 19 46 Knickerbockers, The One Track Mind 2:18 Challenge 59326
Mar 19 48 Drifters, The Memories Are Made Of This 2:28 Atlantic 2325
Mar 19 65 Lyme and Cybelle Follow Me 2:25 White Whale 228
Mar 19 66 Connie Francis Love Is Me, Love Is You 2:22 MGM 13470
Mar 19 72 Elgins, The Darling Baby 2:34 V.I.P. 25029
Mar 19 88 Gene Chandler (I’m Just A) Fool For You 2:25 Constellation 167
Mar 19 89 Nancy Ames He Wore The Green Beret 2:19 Epic 10003
Mar 19 93 Flamingos, The The Boogaloo Party 2:31 Philips 40347
Mar 19 95 Lou Christie Big Time 2:05 Colpix 799
Mar 19 96 Manhattans, The Baby I Need You 2:42 Carnival 514
Mar 19 97 Mitty Collier Sharing You 3:10 Chess 1953
Mar 19 98 Jamo Thomas and his Party Brothers Orchestra I Spy (For The FBI) 2:46 Thomas 303
Mar 26 11 Petula Clark A Sign Of The Times 2:53 Warner Bros. 5802
Mar 26 16 Lou Christie Rhapsody In The Rain 2:46 MGM 13473
Mar 26 19 Ray Charles Together Again 2:36 ABC-Paramount 45-10785
Mar 26 30 Garnet Mimms I’ll Take Good Care Of You 3:19 United Artists 995
Mar 26 32 Brian Wilson Caroline, No 2:15 Capitol 5610
Mar 26 50 Kinks, The Till The End Of The Day 2:20 Reprise 0454
Mar 26 50 Lesley Gore Young Love 2:18 Mercury 72553
Mar 26 62 T-Bones, The Sippin’ N Chippin’ 1:58 Liberty 55867
Mar 26 70 Ramsey Lewis Trio Hi Heel Sneakers (Part 1) 2:41 Cadet 5531
Mar 26 78 Fontella Bass I Surrender 2:53 Checker 1137
Mar 26 91 Ray Charles You’re Just About To Lose Your Clown 1:59 ABC-Paramount 45-10785
Mar 26 99 Jerry Butler For Your Precious Love (1966 Version) 2:36 Vee-Jay 715

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 2 3 Beach Boys, The Sloop John B 2:55 Capitol 5602
Apr 2 8 Dionne Warwick Message To Michael 3:08 Scepter 12133
Apr 2 12 Dave Clark Five Try Too Hard 2:10 Epic 10004
Apr 2 51 Jimmy Smith Got My Mojo Working 2:55 Verve 10393
Apr 2 63 Sarah Vaughan A Lover’s Concerto 2:45 Mercury 72543
Apr 2 77 Kingsmen, The Killer Joe 2:15 Wand 1115
Apr 2 85 Toys, The May My Heart Be Cast Into Stone 2:43 DynoVoice 218
Apr 2 90 Gerry and the Pacemakers La La La 2:35 Laurie 3337
Apr 2 91 Impressions, The Too Slow 2:44 ABC-Paramount 45-10789
Apr 2 94 Van Dykes, The No Man Is An Island 2:37 Mala 520
Apr 2 95 Crusaders, The Uptight (Everything’s Alright) 2:25 Pacific Jazz 88125
Apr 2 98 Moody Blues, The Stop! 2:05 London 9810
Apr 2 99 Bonnie Guitar I’m Living In Two Worlds 2:29 Dot 16811
Apr 9 1 Mamas & The Papas, The Monday, Monday 3:09 Dunhill 4026
Apr 9 1 Percy Sledge When A Man Loves A Woman 2:55 Atlantic 45-2326
Apr 9 9 Herman’s Hermits Leaning On The Lamp Post 2:40 MGM 13500
Apr 9 14 Byrds, The Eight Miles High 3:35 Columbia 43578
Apr 9 20 Jr. Walker and the All Stars (I’m A) Road Runner 2:47 Soul 35015
Apr 9 32 Mel Carter Band Of Gold 2:12 Imperial 66165
Apr 9 39 Trini Lopez I’m Comin’ Home, Cindy 2:20 Reprise 455
Apr 9 39 Buddy Starcher History Repeats Itself 2:27 Boone 1038
Apr 9 45 Jim Reeves Distant Drums 2:46 RCA 8789
Apr 9 63 James Carr You’ve Got My Mind Messed Up 2:20 Goldwax 302
Apr 9 65 Shangri-Las, The He Cried 2:56 Red Bird 10-053
Apr 9 80 J.J. Barnes Real Humdinger 2:35 Ric-Tic 110
Apr 9 97 Solomon Burke I Feel A Sin Coming On 2:46 Atlantic 2327
Apr 16 2 Mindbenders, The A Groovy Kind Of Love 1:57 Fontana 1541
Apr 16 2 Bob Dylan Rainy Day Women #12 & 35 2:26 Columbia 4-43592
Apr 16 13 Walker Brothers, The The Sun Ain’t Gonna Shine (Anymore) 3:04 Smash 2032
Apr 16 16 Chris Montez The More I See You 2:45 A&M 796
Apr 16 20 Ronnie Dove Let’s Start All Over Again 2:38 Diamond 198
Apr 16 20 Stevie Wonder Nothing’s Too Good For My Baby 2:39 Tamla 54130
Apr 16 26 Bobby Fuller Four Love’s Made A Fool Of You 1:58 Mustang 3016
Apr 16 34 Frank Gallop The Ballad Of Irving 2:57 Kapp 745
Apr 16 38 Bachelors, The Love Me With All Of Your Heart 2:04 London 9828
Apr 16 52 Five Americans, The Evol-Not Love 2:18 HBR 468
Apr 16 89 Cab Calloway History Repeats Itself 2:27 Boom 60006
Apr 16 91 Paul Peek Pin The Tail On The Donkey 1:55 Columbia 43527
Apr 16 99 Brian Hyland 3,000 Miles 2:37 Philips 40354
Apr 16 100 Monitors, The Greetings (This Is Uncle Sam) 2:57 V.I.P. 25032
Apr 23 7 Robert Parker Barefootin’ 2:33 Nola 721
Apr 23 7 Nancy Sinatra How Does That Grab You Darlin’ 2:25 Reprise 0461
Apr 23 11 Standells, The Dirty Water 2:40 Tower 185
Apr 23 17 Swingin’ Medallions Double Shot (Of My Baby’s Love) 2:13 Smash 2033
Apr 23 21 Sam and Dave Hold On! I’m Comin’ 2:30 Stax 189
Apr 23 22 McCoys, The Come On Let’s Go 2:38 Bang 522
Apr 23 25 Gene Pitney Backstage 2:35 Musicor 1171
Apr 23 28 S/Sgt. Barry Sadler (U.S. Army Special Forces) The ‘A’ Team 2:05 RCA 8804
Apr 23 48 Marvelettes, The You’re The One 2:47 Tamla 54131
Apr 23 52 Peter, Paul and Mary The Cruel War 3:00 Warner Bros. 5809
Apr 23 58 Ko Ko Taylor Wang Dang Doodle 2:59 Checker 1135
Apr 23 64 Bob Lind Remember The Rain 2:45 World Pac. 77822
Apr 23 71 Them Gloria 2:37 Parrot 9727
Apr 30 7 Capitols, The Cool Jerk 2:33 Karen 1524
Apr 30 8 James Brown and the Famous Flames It’s A Man’s Man’s Man’s World 2:52 King 6035
Apr 30 9 Supremes, The Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart 2:53 Motown 1094
Apr 30 31 Platters, The I Love You 1000 Times 2:30 Musicor 1166
Apr 30 39 Roy Orbison Twinkle Toes 2:30 MGM 13498
Apr 30 40 Bobby Vinton Dum-De-Da 2:03 Epic 10014
Apr 30 52 Love My Little Red Book 2:30 Elektra 45603
Apr 30 53 Bobby Darin Mame 2:16 Atlantic 2329
Apr 30 62 Carla Thomas Let Me Be Good To You 2:40 Stax 45-188
Apr 30 64 Greenwoods, The Please Don’t Sell My Daddy No More Wine 2:26 Kapp 742
Apr 30 70 Bob Kuban & The In-Men The Teaser 2:33 Musicland 20006
Apr 30 72 Dallas Frazier Elvira 2:30 Capitol 5560 A
Apr 30 77 Deon Jackson Love Takes A Long Time Growing 2:30 Carla 2527
Apr 30 82 Mrs. Miller Downtown 2:49 Capitol 5640
Apr 30 97 Sam Cooke Let’s Go Steady Again 2:29 RCA 8803
Apr 30 99 Olympics, The Mine Exclusively 2:13 Mirwood 5513

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 7 1 Frank Sinatra Strangers In The Night 2:35 Reprise 0470
May 7 2 Lovin’ Spoonful, The Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind? 2:00 Kama Sutra 209
May 7 3 Simon and Garfunkel I Am A Rock 2:48 Columbia 43617
May 7 10 Chiffons, The Sweet Talkin’ Guy 2:29 Laurie 3340
May 7 12 Shades Of Blue Oh How Happy 2:16 Impact 1007
May 7 30 Vic Dana I Love You Drops 2:45 Dolton 319
May 7 35 Dean Martin Come Running Back 2:05 Reprise 466
May 7 45 Dee Jay and the Runaways Peter Rabbit 2:14 Smash 2034
May 7 50 Peter and Gordon There’s No Living Without Your Love 2:54 Capitol 5650
May 7 63 Holidays, The I’ll Love You Forever 2:20 Golden World 36
May 7 65 Bob Lind Truly Julie’s Blues (I’ll Be There) 2:47 World Pac. 77822
May 7 84 Edwin Starr Headline News 2:23 Ric-Tic 114
May 7 92 Willie Mitchell Bad Eye 2:22 Hi 2103
May 7 93 Sunrays, The Still 2:30 Tower 224
May 7 94 Del Shannon The Big Hurt 2:08 Liberty 55866
May 7 95 Mrs. Miller A Lover’s Concerto 2:37 Capitol 5640
May 14 1 Rolling Stones, The Paint It, Black 3:19 London 901
May 14 8 Gary Lewis and the Playboys Green Grass 2:05 Liberty 55880
May 14 21 Outsiders, The Girl In Love 3:01 Capitol 5646
May 14 22 B.J. Thomas Mama 2:45 Scepter 12139
May 14 37 Jimmie Rodgers It’s Over 2:37 Dot 16861
May 14 39 Joe Tex S.Y.S.L.J.F.M. (The Letter Song) 2:45 Dial 4028
May 14 40 Eddy Arnold The Last Word In Lonesome Is Me 2:09 RCA Victor 8818
May 14 54 Little Anthony and the Imperials Better Use Your Head 2:55 Veep 1228
May 14 56 Bobby Goldsboro I Know You Better Than That 2:45 United Artists 50018
May 14 77 Gentrys, The Everyday I Have To Cry 2:05 MGM 13495
May 14 80 Drafi Marble Breaks And Iron Bends 2:35 London 10825
May 14 97 Kingsmen, The Louie Louie – 64 – 65 – 66….. 2:43 Wand 143
May 21 2 Cyrkle, The Red Rubber Ball 2:20 Columbia 4-43589
May 21 4 Dusty Springfield You Don’t Have To Say You Love Me 2:47 Philips 40371
May 21 12 Animals, The Don’t Bring Me Down 3:13 MGM 13514
May 21 13 Four Seasons, The Opus 17 (Don’t You Worry ‘Bout Me) 2:33 Philips 40370
May 21 31 Leaves, The Hey Joe 2:48 Mira 222
May 21 36 Kinks, The Dedicated Follower Of Fashion 2:59 Reprise 0471
May 21 44 Marvin Gaye Take This Heart Of Mine 2:51 Tamla 54132
May 21 55 Neil Diamond Solitary Man 2:28 Bang 519
May 21 62 Barry McGuire Cloudy Summer Afternoon (Raindrops) 3:02 Dunhill 4028
May 21 75 Bobby Bland Good Time Charlie 2:20 Duke 402
May 21 81 Louis Armstrong Mame 2:15 Mercury 72574
May 21 88 Billy Joe Royal Heart’s Desire 2:27 Columbia 43622
May 21 92 Steve Alaimo So Much Love 2:54 ABC-Paramount 45-10805
May 21 94 Five Stairsteps, The You Waited Too Long 2:47 Windy C 601
May 21 96 Ben E. King So Much Love 3:11 Atco 6413
May 21 98 Barbra Streisand Sam, You Made The Pants Too Long 2:05 Columbia 43612
May 28 13 Temptations, The Ain’t Too Proud To Beg 2:32 Gordy 7054
May 28 25 Jay and the Americans Crying 2:38 United Artists 50016
May 28 31 Ray Charles with the Raeletts Let’s Go Get Stoned 2:57 ABC 10808
May 28 42 Critters, The Younger Girl 2:27 Kapp 752
May 28 45 Four Tops Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever 2:46 Motown 1096
May 28 52 Hondells, The Younger Girl 2:23 Mercury 72563
May 28 53 Wilson Pickett Ninety-Nine And A Half (Won’t Do) 2:39 Atlantic 2334
May 28 57 Al Martino Wiederseh’n 2:43 Capitol 5652
May 28 62 Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels Break Out 3:19 New Voice 811
May 28 66 Isley Brothers, The Take Some Time Out For Love 2:26 Tamla 54133
May 28 70 Dickie Goodman Batman And His Grandmother 2:40 Red Bird 10-058
May 28 74 Buck Owens and the Buckaroos Think Of Me 2:15 Capitol 5647
May 28 80 Tammi Terrell Come On And See Me 2:22 Motown 1095
May 28 83 Jackie DeShannon Come And Get Me 2:39 Imperial 66171
May 28 85 Jeannie Seely Don’t Touch Me 3:10 Monument 933 A
May 28 85 Contours, The Just A Little Misunderstanding 2:39 Gordy 7052
May 28 88 Ike and Tina Turner River Deep-Mountain High 3:25 Philles 131

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 4 1 Tommy James and the Shondells Hanky Panky 2:59 Roulette 4686
Jun 4 7 Association, The Along Comes Mary 2:45 Valiant 741
Jun 4 8 Syndicate Of Sound Little Girl 2:25 Bell 640
Jun 4 18 Righteous Brothers, The He 3:00 Verve 10406
Jun 4 21 Jan and Dean Popsicle 2:20 Liberty 55886
Jun 4 29 Vogues, The The Land Of Milk And Honey 2:40 Co & Ce 238
Jun 4 35 Jack Jones The Impossible Dream (The Quest) 2:17 Kapp 755
Jun 4 39 Shadows Of Knight, The Oh Yeah 2:44 Dunwich 122
Jun 4 49 Sonny & Cher Have I Stayed Too Long 3:40 Atco 6420
Jun 4 61 Otis Redding My Lover’s Prayer 3:00 Volt 136
Jun 4 65 Jimmy Hughes Neighbor, Neighbor 2:34 Fame 1003
Jun 4 73 Esther Phillips When A Woman Loves A Man 2:50 Atlantic 2335
Jun 4 88 Walter Jackson It’s An Uphill Climb To The Bottom 2:49 Okeh 7247
Jun 4 91 Dave “Baby” Cortez Count Down 2:10 Roulette 4679
Jun 4 91 Righteous Brothers, The He Will Break Your Heart 2:49 Verve 10406
Jun 4 95 Beau Brummels, The One Too Many Mornings 2:30 Warner Bros. 5813
Jun 11 1 Beatles, The Paperback Writer 2:25 Capitol 5651
Jun 11 2 Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs Lil’ Red Riding Hood 2:40 MGM 13506
Jun 11 4 Crispian St. Peters The Pied Piper 2:30 Jamie 1320
Jun 11 8 Tommy Roe Sweet Pea 2:18 ABC 10762
Jun 11 19 Johnny Rivers (I Washed My Hands In) Muddy Water (Live) 2:58 Imperial 66175
Jun 11 23 Beatles, The Rain 2:59 Capitol 5651
Jun 11 28 Dave Clark Five Please Tell Me Why 1:30 Epic 10031
Jun 11 35 Johnny Sea Day For Decision 5:33 Warner Bros. 5820
Jun 11 63 Susan Christie I Love Onions 2:32 Columbia 43595
Jun 11 71 Martha and the Vandellas What Am I Going To Do Without Your Love 2:57 Gordy 7053
Jun 11 98 Barbara Mason I Need Love 3:09 Arctic 120
Jun 18 6 Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsey Hungry 2:58 Columbia 43678
Jun 18 9 Ray Conniff and the Singers Somewhere, My Love 2:30 Columbia 43626
Jun 18 20 Young Rascals You Better Run 2:25 Atlantic 2338
Jun 18 27 Ronnie Dove Happy Summer Days 2:16 Diamond 205
Jun 18 28 Grass Roots, The Where Were You When I Needed You 2:59 Dunhill 4029
Jun 18 34 B.J. Thomas & The Triumphs Billy And Sue 3:04 Hickory 1395
Jun 18 46 Miracles, The Whole Lot Of Shakin’ In My Heart 2:42 Tamla 54134
Jun 18 58 Tom Jones Not Responsible 2:05 Parrot 40006
Jun 18 66 Joe Simon Teenager’s Prayer 2:28 Sound Stage 7 2564
Jun 18 72 Lettermen, The I Only Have Eyes For You 2:30 Capitol 5649
Jun 18 81 Turtles, The Grim Reaper Of Love 2:18 White Whale 231
Jun 18 91 Len Barry It’s That Time Of Year 2:27 Decca 31969
Jun 18 92 Pozo-Seco Singers I’ll Be Gone 2:25 Columbia 43646
Jun 18 100 Strangeloves, The Hand Jive 2:35 Bang 524
Jun 25 1 Troggs, The Wild Thing 2:30 Fontana 1548
Jun 25 2 Bobby Hebb Sunny 2:45 Philips 40365
Jun 25 13 Yardbirds, The Over Under Sideways Down 2:21 Epic 10035
Jun 25 15 Tommy McLain Sweet Dreams 3:20 MSL 197
Jun 25 27 Bobby Moore and the Rhythm Aces Searching For My Love 2:29 Checker 1129
Jun 25 40 Roger Miller You Can’t Roller Skate In A Buffalo Herd 1:48 Smash 2043
Jun 25 42 Ides Of March, The You Wouldn’t Listen 2:31 Parrot 304
Jun 25 44 Richard “Groove” Holmes Misty 4:30 Prestige 401
Jun 25 57 Leroy Pullins I’m A Nut 2:27 Kapp 758
Jun 25 59 Shangri-Las, The Past, Present And Future 2:39 Red Bird 10-068
Jun 25 65 Roger Williams Lara’s Theme From “Dr. Zhivago” 2:37 Kapp 738
Jun 25 80 Clefs Of Lavender Hill Stop – Get A Ticket 2:20 Date 1510
Jun 25 81 Lou Christie Painter 2:58 MGM 13533
Jun 25 86 Trini Lopez La Bamba (Live) (part 1) 2:13 Reprise 480

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 2 5 Mamas and The Papas, The I Saw Her Again 2:50 Dunhill 4031
Jul 2 18 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass The Work Song 1:59 A&M 805
Jul 2 19 Elvis Presley Love Letters 2:48 RCA 47-8870
Jul 2 20 Bob Dylan I Want You 2:57 Columbia 43683
Jul 2 22 Dionne Warwick Trains And Boats And Planes 2:46 Scepter 12153
Jul 2 29 Manfred Mann Pretty Flamingo 2:41 United Artists 50040
Jul 2 49 Bachelors, The Can I Trust You? 2:35 London 20010
Jul 2 76 Chubby Checker Hey You Little Boo Ga Loo 2:15 Parkway 989
Jul 2 77 Brenda Lee Ain’t Gonna Cry No More 2:09 Decca 31970
Jul 2 87 Buena Vistas, The Hot Shot 2:37 Swan 4255
Jul 2 87 Wonder Who?, The On The Good Ship Lollipop 2:29 Philips 40380
Jul 2 94 Knickerbockers, The High On Love 2:49 Challenge 59332
Jul 2 96 Johnny Cash Everybody Loves A Nut 2:04 Columbia 43673 A
Jul 2 97 Uniques, The All These Things 2:40 Paula 238 A
Jul 2 99 Mary Wells Such A Sweet Thing 2:40 Atco 6423
Jul 9 3 Happenings, The See You In September 2:31 B.T. Puppy 520
Jul 9 8 Rolling Stones, The Mothers Little Helper 2:40 London 902
Jul 9 12 Herman’s Hermits This Door Swings Both Ways 2:06 MGM 13548
Jul 9 19 Ramsey Lewis Wade In The Water 3:16 Cadet 5541
Jul 9 30 Chad and Jeremy Distant Shores 2:43 Columbia 43682
Jul 9 36 Nancy Sinatra Friday’s Child 3:00 Reprise 491
Jul 9 38 Verdelle Smith Tar And Cement  (Il Ragazzo Della Via Gluck) 3:09 Capitol 5632
Jul 9 52 Bobby Vee and the Strangers Look At Me Girl 2:28 Liberty 55877
Jul 9 69 Mike Williams Lonely Soldier 2:55 Atlantic 2339
Jul 16 1 Lovin’ Spoonful, The Summer In The City 2:39 Kama Sutra 211
Jul 16 9 Petula Clark I Couldn’t Live Without Your Love 2:53 Warner Bros. 5835
Jul 16 10 Billy Stewart Summertime 2:38 Chess 1966
Jul 16 20 Brian Hyland The Joker Went Wild 2:39 Philips 40377
Jul 16 24 David Houston Almost Persuaded 2:52 Epic 10025
Jul 16 44 Byrds, The 5D (Fifth Dimension) 2:32 Columbia 43702
Jul 16 49 Mel Carter You You You 2:34 Imperial 66183
Jul 16 61 Isley Brothers, The I Guess I’ll Always Love You 2:38 Tamla 54135
Jul 16 78 Intruders, The (We’ll Be) United 2:43 Gamble 201
Jul 16 84 Nancy Wilson Uptight (Everything’s Alright) 1:57 Capitol 5673
Jul 16 91 Ray Stevens Freddie Feelgood (And His Funky Five Piece Band) 2:36 Monument 946
Jul 16 93 Bob Kuban & The In-Men Drive My Car 2:23 Musicland 20007
Jul 16 96 Wonder Who?, The You’re Nobody Till Somebody Loves You 2:25 Philips 40380
Jul 16 97 Dean Parrish Tell Her 2:32 Boom 60012
Jul 23 3 Napoleon XIV They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha-Haaa! 2:10 Warner Bros. 5831 A
Jul 23 5 Hollies, The Bus Stop 2:51 Imperial 66186
Jul 23 8 Lee Dorsey Working In The Coal Mine 2:45 Amy 958
Jul 23 9 Stevie Wonder Blowin’ In The Wind 3:03 Tamla 54136
Jul 23 12 Sandy Posey Born A Woman 2:06 MGM 13501
Jul 23 17 Percy Sledge Warm And Tender Love 3:17 Atlantic 2342
Jul 23 24 Rolling Stones, The Lady Jane 3:06 London 902
Jul 23 27 Darrell Banks Open The Door To Your Heart 2:37 Revilot 201
Jul 23 28 Barbara Lewis Make Me Belong To You 2:21 Atlantic 2346
Jul 23 41 Dean Martin A Million And One 2:45 Reprise 500
Jul 23 43 Eddy Arnold The Tip Of My Fingers 2:55 RCA Victor 8869
Jul 23 49 Cryan’ Shames, The Sugar And Spice 2:24 Destination 624
Jul 23 67 Joe Tex I Believe I’m Gonna Make It 2:58 Dial 4033
Jul 23 89 Tony Bennett Georgia Rose 2:50 Columbia 43715
Jul 30 1 Donovan Sunshine Superman 3:11 Epic 5-10045
Jul 30 6 Wilson Pickett Land Of 1000 Dances 2:23 Atlantic 2348
Jul 30 8 Beach Boys, The Wouldn’t It Be Nice 2:22 Capitol 5706
Jul 30 9 Sandpipers, The Guantanamera 3:00 A&M 806
Jul 30 13 Gary Lewis and the Playboys My Heart’s Symphony 2:29 Liberty 55898
Jul 30 16 Surfaris, The Wipe Out 2:12 Dot 144
Jul 30 18 Jr. Walker and the All Stars How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) 2:58 Soul 35024
Jul 30 32 Cher Alfie 2:48 Imperial 66192
Jul 30 33 Love 7 And 7 Is 2:15 Elektra 45605
Jul 30 49 Alvin Cash & The Registers The Philly Freeze 2:31 Mar-V-Lus 6012
Jul 30 53 James Brown and the Famous Flames Money Won’t Change You (Part 1) 2:45 King 6048
Jul 30 53 McCoys, The (You Make Me Feel) So Good 2:42 Bang 527
Jul 30 72 Shades Of Blue Lonely Summer 2:01 Impact 1014
Jul 30 75 B.J. Thomas Bring Back The Time 3:01 Scepter 12154
Jul 30 76 Jay and the Americans Livin’ Above Your Head 2:35 United Artists 50046
Jul 30 77 Razor’s Edge, The Let’s Call It A Day Girl 2:14 Pow! 101
Jul 30 80 Alan Price Set I Put A Spell On You 3:18 Parrot 3001
Jul 30 98 Peter and Gordon To Show I Love You 2:23 Capitol 5684
Jul 30 99 James Carr Love Attack 2:44 Goldwax 309
Jul 30 100 Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels Takin’ All I Can Get 3:20 New Voice 814

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 6 14 Kinks, The Sunny Afternoon 3:30 Reprise 0497
Aug 6 15 Outsiders, The Respectable 2:03 Capitol 5701
Aug 6 21 Tommy James and the Shondells Say I Am (What I Am) 2:37 Roulette 4695
Aug 6 25 Simon and Garfunkel The Dangling Conversation 2:35 Columbia 43728
Aug 6 29 Troggs, The With A Girl Like You 2:07 Fontana 1552
Aug 6 30 Righteous Brothers, The Go Ahead And Cry 2:34 Verve 10430
Aug 6 49 Five Stairsteps, The World Of Fantasy 2:56 Windy C 602
Aug 6 55 Sidekicks, The Suspicions 2:37 RCA 8864
Aug 6 62 Rosco Robinson That’s Enough 2:50 Wand 1125
Aug 6 67 Chiffons, The Out Of This World 2:09 Laurie 3350
Aug 6 68 Roy Orbison Too Soon To Know 2:45 MGM 13549
Aug 6 71 Vic Dana A Million And One 2:25 Dolton 322
Aug 6 77 Al Martino Just Yesterday 2:45 Capitol 5702
Aug 6 81 Bobby Vinton Petticoat White (Summer Sky Blue) 2:18 Epic 10048
Aug 6 90 Nat “King” Cole Let Me Tell You Babe 2:35 Capitol 5683
Aug 6 95 Mable John Your Good Thing (Is About To End) 2:52 Stax 192
Aug 13 1 Supremes, The You Can’t Hurry Love 2:41 Motown 1097
Aug 13 4 Los Bravos Black Is Black 2:55 Press 60002
Aug 13 16 Cyrkle, The Turn-Down Day 2:29 Columbia 43729
Aug 13 17 Critters, The Mr. Dieingly Sad 2:47 Kapp 769
Aug 13 33 Chris Montez There Will Never Be Another You 2:45 A&M 810
Aug 13 39 Beach Boys, The God Only Knows 2:46 Capitol 5706
Aug 13 43 Standells, The Sometimes Good Guys Don’t Wear White 2:37 Tower 257
Aug 13 50 Dave Clark Five Satisfied With You 1:57 Epic 10053
Aug 13 55 Mindbenders, The Ashes To Ashes 2:27 Fontana 1555
Aug 13 61 Shelby Flint Cast Your Fate To The Wind 2:00 Valiant 743
Aug 13 97 Etta James and Sugar Pie Desanto In The Basement (Part 1) 2:23 Cadet 5539
Aug 20 2 Beatles, The Yellow Submarine 2:40 Capitol 5715
Aug 20 3 Temptations, The Beauty Is Only Skin Deep 2:21 Gordy 7055
Aug 20 6 Neil Diamond Cherry, Cherry 2:37 Bang 528
Aug 20 7 Jimmy Ruffin What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted 2:57 Soul 35022
Aug 20 14 Carla Thomas B-A-B-Y 2:49 Stax 195
Aug 20 47 Marvin Gaye Little Darling, I Need You 2:43 Tamla 54138
Aug 20 55 Thirteenth Floor Elevators, The You’re Gonna Miss Me 2:20 IA 107
Aug 20 55 Syndicate Of Sound Rumors 2:06 Bell 646
Aug 20 63 Howard Tate Ain’t Nobody Home 2:25 Verve 10420
Aug 20 70 Georgie Fame and the Blue Flames Get Away 2:27 Imperial 66189
Aug 20 71 Swingin’ Medallions She Drives Me Out Of My Mind 2:22 Smash 2050
Aug 20 91 Flip Cartridge Dear Mrs. Applebee 2:12 Parrot 306
Aug 20 96 Julie Monday Come Share The Good Times With Me 2:55 Rainbow 100
Aug 27 1 Association, The Cherish 3:12 Valiant 747
Aug 27 7 Roger Williams Born Free 2:22 Kapp 767
Aug 27 11 Beatles, The Eleanor Rigby 2:11 Capitol 5715
Aug 27 26 Walter Wanderley Summer Samba (So Nice) 3:00 Verve 10421
Aug 27 41 Dee Dee Warwick I Want To Be With You 2:26 Mercury 72584
Aug 27 49 Andy Williams In The Arms Of Love 2:53 Columbia 43737
Aug 27 59 Jim Reeves Blue Side Of Lonesome 2:41 RCA 8902
Aug 27 74 Capitols, The I Got To Handle It 2:17 Karen 1525
Aug 27 94 Jimmy Smith I’m Your Hoochie Cooche Man 2:56 Verve 10426
Aug 27 95 Cilla Black Alfie 2:38 Capitol 5674
Aug 27 100 Fontella Bass Safe And Sound 2:43 Checker 1147

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 3 1 Four Tops Reach Out I’ll Be There 2:58 Motown 1098
Sep 3 1 ? (Question Mark) and the Mysterians 96 Tears 2:38 Cameo 428
Sep 3 9 Four Seasons, The I’ve Got You Under My Skin 3:37 Philips 40393
Sep 3 22 Ronnie Dove I Really Don’t Want To Know 3:02 Diamond 208
Sep 3 25 Frank Sinatra Summer Wind 2:53 Reprise 0509
Sep 3 28 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass Flamingo 2:20 A&M 813
Sep 3 32 Ray Charles (with the Raelettes) I Chose To Sing The Blues 2:29 ABC 10840
Sep 3 51 Trade Winds, The Mind Excursion 2:07 Kama Sutra 212
Sep 3 53 Dynatones, The Fife Piper 2:58 HBR 494
Sep 3 65 Impressions, The Can’t Satisfy 2:40 ABC 10831
Sep 3 69 Ronny & The Daytonas Dianne, Dianne 2:04 RCA Victor 47-8896
Sep 3 70 Bobby Goldsboro It Hurts Me 2:30 United Artists 50056
Sep 3 76 Toys, The Baby Toys 3:09 DynoVoice 222
Sep 3 85 Booker T. & The MG’s My Sweet Potato 2:40 Stax 196
Sep 3 91 Billy Joe Royal Campfire Girls 2:19 Columbia 43740
Sep 3 91 Shindogs, The Who Do You Think You Are 2:28 Viva 601
Sep 3 93 Jan and Dean Fiddle Around 2:25 Liberty 55905
Sep 3 98 Jimmy Holiday Baby I Love You 2:28 Minit 32002
Sep 3 100 Vontastics, The Day Tripper 2:43 St. Lawrence 1014
Sep 10 1 Monkees, The Last Train To Clarksville 2:40 Colgems 66-1001
Sep 10 5 Count Five Psychotic Reaction 3:06 Double Shot 104
Sep 10 5 Left Banke, The Walk Away Renee 2:39 Smash 2041
Sep 10 13 Lou Rawls Love Is A Hurtin’ Thing 2:15 Capitol 5709
Sep 10 26 Nino Tempo and April Stevens All Strung Out 2:55 White Whale 236
Sep 10 28 Eddie Floyd Knock On Wood 3:01 Stax 194
Sep 10 28 Gerry and the Pacemakers Girl On A Swing 2:04 Laurie 3354
Sep 10 32 Pozo-Seco Singers I Can Make It With You 2:07 Columbia 43784
Sep 10 33 Bob Dylan Just Like A Woman 2:56 Columbia 43792
Sep 10 64 Sam and Dave Said I Wasn’t Gonna Tell Nobody 2:36 Stax 198
Sep 10 68 Jackie DeShannon I Can Make It With You 2:30 Imperial 66202
Sep 10 80 B.J. Thomas Tomorrow Never Comes 2:52 Scepter 12165
Sep 10 91 Shadows Of Knight, The Bad Little Woman 2:33 Dunwich 128
Sep 10 92 Ides Of March, The Roller Coaster 2:30 Parrot 310
Sep 10 96 Grass Roots, The Only When You’re Lonely 2:59 Dunhill 4043
Sep 10 99 Della Reese It Was A Very Good Year 3:19 ABC 10841
Sep 17 1 Johnny Rivers Poor Side Of Town 3:03 Imperial 66205
Sep 17 6 Tommy Roe Hooray For Hazel 2:28 ABC 10852
Sep 17 10 Eric Burdon and the Animals See See Rider 2:46 MGM 13582
Sep 17 20 Dusty Springfield All I See Is You 3:19 Philips 40396
Sep 17 39 Keith Ain’t Gonna Lie 2:56 Mercury 72596
Sep 17 46 Nancy Sinatra In Our Time 2:32 Reprise
Sep 17 57 Crispian St. Peters Changes 2:45 Jamie 1324
Sep 17 58 Roger Miller My Uncle Used To Love Me But She Died 1:58 Smash 2055
Sep 17 65 Bobby Bland Poverty 2:17 Duke 407
Sep 17 95 Roy Head To Make A Big Man Cry 2:55 Back Beat 571
Sep 17 98 Len Barry I Struck It Rich 2:55 Decca 32011
Sep 24 6 James and Bobby Purify I’m Your Puppet 2:58 Bell 648
Sep 24 8 Bobby Darin If I Were A Carpenter 2:20 Atlantic 2350
Sep 24 36 Byrds, The Mr. Spaceman 2:08 Columbia 43766
Sep 24 43 Young Rascals Come On Up 2:41 Atlantic 2353
Sep 24 47 Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 Mas Que Nada 2:37 A&M 807
Sep 24 48 Vogues, The Please Mr. Sun 2:20 Co & Ce 240
Sep 24 74 Unknowns, The Melody For An Unknown Girl 2:21 Parrot 307
Sep 24 94 Abbey Tavern Singers, The Off To Dublin In The Green 2:49 HBR 498
Sep 24 97 Shorty Long Function At The Junction 2:48 Soul 35021
Sep 24 99 Richard and the Young Lions Open Up Your Door 2:38 Philips 40381
Sep 24 100 Peter, Paul and Mary The Other Side Of This Life 3:01 Warner Bros. 5849

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 1 5 Herman’s Hermits Dandy 1:59 MGM 13603
Oct 1 11 Brenda Lee Coming On Strong 2:00 Decca 32018
Oct 1 12 Happenings, The Go Away Little Girl 2:20 B.T. Puppy 522
Oct 1 20 Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsey The Great Airplane Strike 2:55 Columbia 43810
Oct 1 21 Sonny & Cher Little Man 3:15 Atco 6440
Oct 1 22 Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs The Hair On My Chinny Chin Chin 2:37 MGM 13581
Oct 1 22 J.J. Jackson But It’s Alright 2:55 Calla 119
Oct 1 26 Dionne Warwick I Just Don’t Know What To Do With Myself 2:50 Scepter 12167
Oct 1 29 Otis Redding Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song) 2:37 Volt 138
Oct 1 58 Ben Colder Almost Persuaded No. 2 3:16 MGM 13590
Oct 1 63 Olympics, The Baby, Do The Philly Dog 2:20 Mirwood 5523
Oct 1 67 McCoys, The Don’t Worry Mother, Your Son’s Heart Is Pure 3:17 Bang 532
Oct 1 78 Shades Of Blue Happiness 2:15 Impact 1015
Oct 1 78 Mel Carter Take Good Care Of Her 2:50 Imperial 66208
Oct 1 85 Chiffons, The Stop Look And Listen 2:46 Laurie 3357
Oct 1 93 Herbie Mann Philly Dog 2:26 Atlantic 5074
Oct 1 96 Richard “Groove” Holmes What Now My Love 2:35 Prestige 427
Oct 1 99 Richard “Groove” Holmes Secret Love 2:35 Pacific Jazz 88130
Oct 8 4 Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels Devil With A Blue Dress On & Good Golly Miss Molly 3:14 New Voice 817
Oct 8 6 Peter and Gordon Lady Godiva 2:24 Capitol 5740
Oct 8 9 Rolling Stones, The Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing In The Shadow 2:33 London 903
Oct 8 15 Gary Lewis and the Playboys (You Don’t Have To) Paint Me A Picture 2:10 Liberty 55914
Oct 8 26 Margaret Whiting The Wheel Of Hurt 2:40 London 101
Oct 8 39 Bobby Hebb A Satisfied Mind 2:43 Philips 40400
Oct 8 40 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires Spinout 2:32 RCA 8941 A
Oct 8 41 Elvis Presley with The Jordanaires All That I Am 2:15 RCA 8941 B
Oct 8 50 James Brown and the Famous Flames Don’t Be A Dropout 3:28 King 6056
Oct 8 60 Dean Martin Nobody’s Baby Again 2:23 Reprise 516
Oct 8 64 Lorraine Ellison Stay With Me 3:15 Warner Bros. 5850
Oct 8 64 Joe Tex I’ve Got To Do A Little Bit Better 2:57 Dial 4045
Oct 8 87 Chad and Jeremy You Are She 2:28 Columbia 43807
Oct 8 93 Jerry Vale Dommage, Dommage (Too Bad, Too Bad) 2:53 Columbia 43774
Oct 8 94 Ray Conniff and the Singers Lookin’ For Love 1:50 Columbia 43814
Oct 8 95 Nancy Ames Cry Softly 2:42 Epic 10056
Oct 8 97 Paul Vance Dommage, Dommage (Too Bad, Too Bad) 2:29 Scepter 12164
Oct 15 10 Lovin’ Spoonful, The Rain On The Roof 2:11 Kama Sutra 216
Oct 15 11 Jackie Wilson Whispers (Gettin’ Louder) 2:15 Brunswick 55300
Oct 15 29 Billy Stewart Secret Love 2:55 Chess 1978
Oct 15 43 Troggs, The I Can’t Control Myself 3:04 Fontana 1557
Oct 15 49 Ramsey Lewis Up Tight 2:50 Cadet 5547
Oct 15 51 Arbors, The A Symphony For Susan 2:30 Date 1529
Oct 15 53 Eddy Arnold Somebody Like Me 2:25 RCA Victor 8965
Oct 15 55 Darrell Banks Somebody (Somewhere) Needs You 2:35 Revilot 203
Oct 15 59 Al Martino The Wheel Of Hurt 2:48 Capitol 5741
Oct 15 83 Barbra Streisand Free Again 3:40 Columbia 43808
Oct 15 100 Bert Kaempfert & His Orchestra I Can’t Give You Anything But Love 2:48 Decca 32008
Oct 22 1 Beach Boys, The Good Vibrations 3:35 Capitol 5676
Oct 22 20 Percy Sledge It Tears Me Up 2:46 Atlantic 2358
Oct 22 21 Petula Clark Who Am I 2:17 Warner Bros. 5863
Oct 22 23 Lee Dorsey Holy Cow 2:35 Amy 965
Oct 22 24 Mamas and The Papas, The Look Through My Window 3:05 Dunhill 4050
Oct 22 25 Brian Hyland Run, Run, Look And See 2:35 Philips 40405
Oct 22 30 Sandpipers, The Louie, Louie 2:45 A&M 819
Oct 22 48 Dave Clark Five Nineteen Days 1:55 Epic 10076
Oct 22 49 Pat Boone Wish You Were Here, Buddy 2:11 Dot 16933
Oct 22 50 Elgins, The Heaven Must Have Sent You 2:31 V.I.P. 25037
Oct 22 54 Standells, The Why Pick On Me 2:42 Tower 282
Oct 22 63 Joe Cuba Sextet Bang “Bang” 2:39 Tico 475
Oct 22 72 B.B. King Don’t Answer The Door (Part 1) 2:37 ABC 10856
Oct 22 85 James Carr Pouring Water On A Drowning Man 2:35 Goldwax 311
Oct 22 86 Wayne Newton Games That Lovers Play 2:33 Capitol 5754
Oct 22 95 O’Jays, The Stand In For Love 2:58 Imperial 66197
Oct 22 96 Trolls, The Every Day And Every Night 2:28 ABC 10823
Oct 29 1 New Vaudeville Band, The Winchester Cathedral 2:23 Fontana 1562
Oct 29 1 Supremes, The You Keep Me Hangin’ On 2:45 Motown 1101
Oct 29 7 Hollies, The Stop Stop Stop 2:47 Imperial 66214
Oct 29 9 Martha and the Vandellas I’m Ready For Love 2:52 Gordy 7056
Oct 29 36 Chris Montez Time After Time 2:18 A&M 822
Oct 29 37 Outsiders, The Help Me Girl 2:35 Capitol 5759
Oct 29 45 Eddie Fisher Games That Lovers Play 2:33 RCA 8956
Oct 29 47 Righteous Brothers, The On This Side Of Goodbye 2:57 Verve 10449
Oct 29 62 Jack Jones A Day In The Life Of A Fool 2:20 Kapp 781
Oct 29 74 Barbara Lewis Baby What Do You Want Me To Do 2:38 Atlantic 2361
Oct 29 89 Turtles, The Can I Get To Know You Better 2:30 White Whale 238
Oct 29 100 Ronettes, The Featuring Veronica I Can Hear Music 3:00 Philles 133

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 5 13 Simon and Garfunkel A Hazy Shade Of Winter 2:15 Columbia 43873
Nov 5 17 Miracles, The (Come Round Here) I’m The One You Need 2:33 Tamla 54140
Nov 5 31 Tommy James and the Shondells It’s Only Love 2:05 Roulette 4710
Nov 5 37 Chicago Loop, The (When She Needs Good Lovin’) She Comes To Me 2:55 DynoVoice 226
Nov 5 61 Five Stairsteps, The Come Back 2:50 Windy C 603
Nov 5 71 Dana Rollin Winchester Cathedral 2:25 Tower 283
Nov 5 83 Walter Jackson A Corner In The Sun 2:20 Okeh 7260
Nov 5 84 Roger Miller Heartbreak Hotel 2:10 Smash 2066
Nov 5 98 Claudine Longet Meditation (Meditacao) 3:10 A&M 817
Nov 5 99 Connie Francis Spanish Nights And You 2:20 MGM 13610
Nov 12 15 Music Machine, The Talk Talk 1:56 Original Sound 61
Nov 12 46 Terry Knight and the Pack I (Who Have Nothing) 3:20 Lucky Eleven 230
Nov 12 2 Donovan Mellow Yellow 3:40 Epic 5-10098
Nov 12 9 Stevie Wonder A Place In The Sun 3:10 Tamla 54139
Nov 12 16 Neil Diamond I Got The Feelin’ (Oh No No) 2:15 Bang 536
Nov 12 64 Ray Charles Please Say You’re Fooling 2:40 ABC 10865
Nov 12 65 Capitols, The We Got A Thing That’s In The Groove 2:27 Karen 1526
Nov 12 68 Frankie Valli The Proud One 2:56 Phillips 40407
Nov 12 88 Tamiko Jones with Herbie Mann A Man And A Woman 2:23 Atlantic 2362
Nov 12 92 Little Anthony and the Imperials It’s Not The Same 2:22 Veep 1248
Nov 12 92 Rationals, The Respect 2:38 Cameo 437
Nov 12 93 Magic Mushrooms, The It’s-A-Happening 2:40 A&M 815
Nov 12 94 Traits, The Harlem Shuffle 2:22 Scepter 12169
Nov 12 99 Davie Allan and the Arrows Theme From “The Wild Angels” 1:40 Tower 267
Nov 19 11 Bobby Vinton Coming Home Soldier 2:28 Epic 5-10090
Nov 19 4 Frank Sinatra That’s Life 3:06 Reprise 0531
Nov 19 5 Nancy Sinatra Sugar Town 2:20 Reprise 0527
Nov 19 8 Temptations, The (I Know) I’m Losing You 2:26 Gordy 7057
Nov 19 12 Sandy Posey Single Girl 2:27 MGM 13612
Nov 19 19 Herb Alpert And The Tijuana Brass Mame 2:08 A&M 823
Nov 19 22 ? and the Mysterians I Need Somebody 2:12 Cameo 441
Nov 19 52 Jr. Walker and the All Stars Money (That’s What I Want) 2:05 Soul 35026
Nov 19 87 Sonny & Cher Living For You 3:30 Atco 6449
Nov 19 96 Gary & The Hornets Hi Hi Hazel 2:35 Smash 2061
Nov 19 100 Spellbinders, The Help Me 2:36 Columbia 43830
Nov 26 45 Gene Chandler I Fooled You This Time 2:45 Checker 1155
Nov 26 55 Lou Rawls You Can Bring Me All Your Heartaches 2:35 Capitol 5790
Nov 26 57 Don Ho and The Aliis Tiny Bubbles 2:45 Reprise 0507
Nov 26 18 Ronnie Dove Cry 2:57 Diamond 214
Nov 26 23 Wilson Pickett Mustang Sally 3:03 Atlantic 2365
Nov 26 29 Eric Burdon and the Animals Help Me Girl 2:35 MGM 13636
Nov 26 30 Yardbirds, The Happenings Ten Years Time Ago 2:54 Epic 10094
Nov 26 35 Association, The Pandora’s Golden Heebie Jeebies 2:38 Valiant 755
Nov 26 52 Dr. West’s Medicine Show and Junk Band The Eggplant That Ate Chicago 2:42 Go Go 100
Nov 26 52 Baja Marimba Band Ghost Riders In The Sky 2:50 A&M 824
Nov 26 72 Ray Charles I Don’t Need No Doctor 2:29 ABC 10865
Nov 26 74 Alvin Cash & The Registers Alvin’s Boo-Ga-Loo 2:35 Mar-V-Lus 6014
Nov 26 85 Cryan’ Shames, The I Wanna Meet You 2:08 Columbia 4-43836
Nov 26 88 Dee Dee Warwick I’m Gonna Make You Love Me 2:55 Mercury 72638
Nov 26 90 Jay and the Americans (He’s) Raining In My Sunshine 2:48 United Artists 50094
Nov 26 94 Searchers, The Have You Ever Loved Somebody 2:39 Kapp 783
Nov 26 97 Cher Behind The Door 3:15 Imperial 66217

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1966

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 3 2 Seekers, The Georgy Girl 2:20 Capitol 5756
Dec 3 2 Aaron Neville Tell It Like It Is 2:41 Par-Lo 101
Dec 3 4 Paul Revere & the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsey Good Thing 3:00 Columbia 4-43907
Dec 3 5 Mamas & The Papas, The Words Of Love 2:13 Dunhill 4057
Dec 3 17 Jimmy Ruffin I’ve Passed This Way Before 2:46 Soul 35027
Dec 3 25 Otis Redding Try A Little Tenderness 3:20 Volt 45-141
Dec 3 34 Innocence, The There’s Got To Be A Word! 2:15 Kama Sutra 214
Dec 3 55 Emperor’s, The Karate 2:32 Mala 543
Dec 3 77 Sam & Dave You Got Me Hummin’ 2:45 Stax 204
Dec 3 27 Herman’s Hermits East West 1:55 MGM 13639
Dec 3 55 Critters, The Bad Misunderstanding 1:56 Kapp 793
Dec 3 59 Cyrkle, The Please Don’t Ever Leave Me 1:55 Columbia 43871
Dec 3 62 Drifters, The Baby What I Mean 2:32 Atlantic 2366
Dec 3 69 Baby Ray There’s Something On Your Mind 2:35 Imperial 66216
Dec 3 97 Platters, The I’ll Be Home 2:52 Musicor 1211
Dec 10 5 Blues Magoos (We Aint’ Got) Nothin’ Yet 2:10 Mercury 72622
Dec 10 7 Keith 98.6 3:05 Mercury 72639
Dec 10 10 4 Seasons, The Featuring the “sound” of Frankie Valli Tell It To The Rain 2:32 Philips 40412
Dec 10 11 Electric Prunes, The I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night) 2:55 Reprise 0532
Dec 10 35 Bobby Goldsboro Blue Autumn 2:26 United Artists 50087
Dec 10 51 Happenings, The Goodnight My Love 2:35 B.T. Puppy 523
Dec 10 60 Roy Orbison Communication Breakdown 2:57 MGM 13634
Dec 10 68 Damita Jo If You Go Away 3:57 Epic 5-10061
Dec 10 1 Monkees, The I’m A Believer 2:41 Colgems 66-1002
Dec 10 66 Bobby Darin The Girl That Stood Beside Me 2:30 Atlantic 2367
Dec 10 92 In Crowd, The Questions And Answers 2:05 Viva 604
Dec 10 97 Bobby McClure Peak Of Love 2:38 Checker 1152
Dec 17 6 Four Tops Standing In The Shadows Of Love 2:36 Motown 1102
Dec 17 8 Lovin’ Spoonful, The Nashville Cats 2:34 Kama Sutra 219
Dec 17 12 Spyder Turner Stand By Me 2:47 MGM 13617
Dec 17 20 Monkees, The (I’m Not Your) Steppin’ Stone 2:17 Colgems 66-1002
Dec 17 21 Gary Lewis and the Playboys Where Will The Words Come From 1:57 Liberty 55933
Dec 17 32 Pozo Seco Singers Look What You’ve Done 2:29 Columbia 4-43927
Dec 17 40 Young-Holt Trio, The Wack Wack 2:55 Brunswick 55305
Dec 17 44 Joe Tex Papa Was Too 2:40 Dial 4051
Dec 17 52 Youngbloods, The Grizzly Bear 2:20 RCA Victor 47-9015
Dec 17 55 Dean Martin (Open Up The Door) Let The Good Times In 3:16 Reprise 0538
Dec 17 55 Artistics, The I’m Gonna Miss You 2:35 Brunswick 55301
Dec 17 73 Mamas & The Papas, The Dancing In The Street 3:43 Dunhill 4057
Dec 17 2 Royal Guardsmen, The Snoopy Vs. The Red Baron 2:43 Laurie 3366
Dec 17 91 Los Bravos Go Nowhere 2:17 Press 60003
Dec 17 97 Bobby Moore’s Rhythm Aces Featuring Chico Try My Love Again 2:05 Checker 1156
Dec 24 11 Tom Jones Green, Green Grass Of Home 3:05 Parrot 40009
Dec 24 15 Peter and Gordon Knight In Rusty Armour 2:36 Capitol 5808
Dec 24 16 Petula Clark Color My World 2:48 Warner Bros. 5882
Dec 24 23 Tommy Roe It’s Now Winters Day 3:25 ABC 10888
Dec 24 26 Sopwith “Camel”, The Hello Hello 2:24 Kama Sutra 217
Dec 24 27 Sam the Sham and the Pharaohs How Do You Catch A Girl 2:17 MGM 13649
Dec 24 29 Senator Everett McKinley Dirksen Gallant Men 2:38 Capitol 5805
Dec 24 36 Seeds, The Pushin’ Too Hard 2:30 GNP Crescendo 372
Dec 24 39 Freddie Scott Are You Lonely For Me 3:15 Shout 207
Dec 24 49 Dionne Warwick Another Night 2:17 Scepter 12181
Dec 24 63 Gunter Kallmann Chorus, The with Orchestra and Bells Wish Me A Rainbow 2:36 Four Corners 4-138
Dec 24 64 Gene Pitney Just One Smile 2:37 Musicor 1219
Dec 24 67 Howard Tate Look At Granny Run Run 2:13 Verve 10464
Dec 24 71 Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 Constant Rain (Chove Chuva) 2:50 A&M 825
Dec 24 74 Ramsey Lewis Day Tripper 3:02 Cadet 5553
Dec 24 93 Boots Randolph and his Combo with Strings The Shadow Of Your Smile 2:08 Monument 45-976
Dec 24 90 Shadows Of Knight, The I’m Gonna Make You Mine 2:35 Dunwich 141
Dec 24 98 Liverpool Five Any Way That You Want Me 2:35 RCA 8968
Dec 24 99 Vogues, The That’s The Tune 2:51 Co & Ce 242
Dec 31 1 Buckinghams, The Kind Of A Drag 2:05 USA 860
Dec 31 7 Spencer Davis Group Gimme Some Lovin’ 2:51 United Artists 50108
Dec 31 15 Bob Crewe Generation, The Music To Watch Girls By 2:27 DynoVoice 229
Dec 31 21 Peaches & Herb Let’s Fall In Love 2:35 Date 2-1523
Dec 31 31 Jimmy Castor Hey, Leroy, Your Mama’s Callin’ You 2:23 Smash 2069
Dec 31 83 J.J. Jackson I Dig Girls 2:18 Calla 125
Dec 31 84 Bobby Hebb Love Me 2:06 Philips 40421
Dec 31 89 Patti LaBelle and the Blue Belles Take Me For A Little While 2:36 Atlantic 2373
Dec 31 97 Hardtimes, The Fortune Teller 2:07 World Pacific 77851