Top 100+ Oldies 1959-1963

Oldies: Pre-Beatles The post-50s-pre-Beatles brought an amazing and often under-estimated, even forgotten, selection of quality popular music. This Era of Pop Music brought us the Girl Groups, Phil Spectre and the post-do-wop sound of rock and roll. After this era, the Beatles changed music again.

Oldies – 1959-1963/4

The Top Instrumentals 1959-1963/4

1. Yakety Sax – Boots Randolph
2. Miserlou – Dick Dale
3. The Stripper – Davis Rose
4. Take Five – Dave Brubeck Quartet
5. Wipe Out – The Surfaris
6. Green Onions – Booker T and the MG’s
7. Desafinado – Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd
8. Raw-Hide – Link Wray
9. Bunny Hop – The Applejacks
10. Alley Cat – Bent Fabric and His Piano

The Top Oldies With Words 1959-1963/4

1. Mack The Knife – Bobby Darin
2. At Last – Etta James
3. The Twist – Chubby Checker
4. Crazy – Patsy Cline
5. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
6. The Lion Sleeps Tonight – The Tokens
7. Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters
8. Runaround Sue – Dion
9. Surfin’ USA – Beach Boys
10. What’d I Say – Ray Charles
11. Breaking Up Is Hard To Do – Neil Sedaka
12. It’s Just A Matter Of Time – Brooke Benton
13. Heat Wave – Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
14. Happy Birthday Sweet Sixteen – Neil Sedaka
15. Sleep Walk – Santo and Johnny
16. Surfin’ Safari – Beach Boys
17. La Bamba – Ritchie Valens
18. Big Girls Don’t Cry – The 4 Seasons
19. Chapel Of Love – Dixie Cups
20. Pretty Little Angel Eyes – Curtis Lee
21. Louie Louie – The Kingsmen
22. Volare – Bobby Rydell
23. Beyond The Sea – Bobby Darin
24. Bristol Stomp – The Dovells
25. I Only Have Eyes For You – The Flamingos
26. Do You Love Me – The Contours
27. Wild One – Bobby Rydell
28. Be My Baby – The Ronettes
29. Lonely Teardrops – Jackie Wilson
30. Daddy’s Home – Sheb and the Limelites
31. A Teenager In Love – Dion & the Belmonts
32. South Street – The Orlons
33. The Loco-Motion – Little Eva
34. My Boyfriend’s Back – The Angels
35. Save The Last Dance For Me – The Drifters
36. Sherry – The 4 Seasons
37. Harbor Lights – The Platters
38. Hey! Baby – Bruce Channel
39. Leader of the Pack – Shangri-Las
40. Kansas City – Wilbert Harrison
41. Up On The Roof – The Drifters
42. Some Kind of Wonderful – The Drifters
43. I Fall To Pieces – Patsy Cline
44. Back In The U.S.A. – Chuck Berry
45. Mickey’s Monkey – The Miracles
46. Only Sixteen – Sam Cooke
47. You Can’t Sit Down – Dovells
48. There’s a Moon Out Tonight – The Capris
49. Our Day Will Come – Ruby and the Romantics
50. Come Softly Yo Me – Fleetwoods
51. Misty – Johnny Mathis
52. Johnny Angel – Shelly Fabres
53. Sealed With A Kiss – Brian Hyland
54. Let’s Twist Again – Chubby Checker
55. Pride and Joy – Marvin Gaye
56. Party Lights – Claudine Clark
57. Put Your Head On My Shoulder – Paul Anka
58. Monkey Time – Major Vance
59. The Wah Watusi – The Orlons
60. Denise – Randy and the Rainbows
61. Georgia On My Mind – Ray Charles
62. On Broadway – The Drifters
63. Wonderful World – Sam Cooke
64. Hey Paula – Paul and Paula
65. Dedicated To The One I Love – The Shirelles
66. I Adore Him – The Angels
67. Lovers Who Wander – Dion
68. Surfer Girl – Beach Boys
69. (Night Time Is) The Right Time – Ray Charles
70. Then He Kissed Me – The Crystals
71. Hello Mary Lou – Ricky Nelson
72. Wildwood Days – Bobby Rydell
73. When Will I Be Loved – The Every Brothers
74. One Fine Day – The Chiffons
75. This Magic Moment – The Drifters
76. Remember (Walkin’ In The Sand) – The Shangri-Las
77. Are You Lonesome To-Night? – Elvis Presley
78. Don’t Hang Up – The Orlons
79. Personality – Lloyd Price
80. Having A Party – Sam Cooke
81. He’s A Rebel – The Crystals
82. (The Best Part Of) Breakin’ Up – The Ronettes
83. Hushabye – The Mystics
84. 409 – Beach Boys
85. Will You Love Me Tomorrow – The Shirelles
86. Dream Baby – Roy Orbison
87. It Doesn’t Matter Anymore – Buddy Holly
88. Baby Its You – The Shirelles
89. Tossin’ and Turnin’ – Bobby Lewis
90. The End of the World – Skeeter Davis
91. Hit The Road Jack – Ray Charles
92. Last Kiss – J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers
93. Who Put The Bomp – Barry Mann
94. Busted – Ray Charles
95. There Goes My Baby – The Drifters
96. Surfin – The Beach Boys
97. Swingin’ School – Bobby Rydell
98. 1-2-3 – Len Barry
99. Charlie Brown – The Coasters
100. Shout! Shout! Knock Yourself Out – Ernie Mareska
101. Spanish Harlem – Ben E. King
102. Baby It’s Cold Outside – Ray Charles and Betty Carter
103. Runaway – Del Shannon
104. Let’s Stomp – Bbby Comstock
105. Sweet Nothins – Brenda Lee
106. Dead Man’s Curve – Jan & Dean
107. Sea Cruise – Frankie Ford
108. Be True To Your School – Beach Boys
109. Where Or When – Dion and the Belmonts
110. Chains – The Cookies
111. Money – Barrett Strong
112. Bongo Stomp – Little Joey and the Flips
113. Shimmy Shimmy Ko-Ko-Bop – Little Anthony and the Imperials
114. Palisades Park – Fredie Cannon
115. Bongo Rock – Preston Epps
116. Beechwood 4-5789 – The Marvelettes
117. Baby, I Love You – Ronettes
118. Town Without Pity – Gene Pitney
119. Cupid – Sam Cooke
120. (Down At) Papa Joes – The Dixiebelles
121. Everybody Loves To Cha Cha Cha – Sam Cooke
122. Papa-Oom-Mow-Mow – The Rivingtons
123. Poison Ivy – The Coasters
124. Remember Then – The Earls
125. Along Came Jones – The Coasters