1964 Top Ten Music Charts

1964’s Biggest Artists and Songs

The Swingle Singers (1963 Best New Artist Grammy Winner for Bach’s Greatest Hits – Best Performance by a Chorus). Although you may have never heard of them, there is an ensemble currently still making music. (website)
Barbra Streisand (1963 Grammy for Album of the Year & Best Female Vocal Performance)
The singer, actress, writer, film producer, and director. She has won two Academy Awards, eight Grammy Awards, five Emmy Awards including a Daytime Emmy, a Special Tony Award, an American Film Institute Award, a Peabody Award, and is one of the few entertainers who have won an Emmy, Grammy, Oscar, and Tony Award. If any artist may deserve the title “Diva,” based on what they have accomplished, it would be Barbra.
Days of Wine and Roses – Henry Mancini (Grammy for Record of the Year) Henry won 20 Grammys before his death in 1994.
New Artists in the Pop Charts Included:
The Beatles, The Animals, Barbara Streisand, The Four Tops, Dave Clark Five, The Kinks, The Rolling Stones, Hank Willams, Jr, Ramsey Lewis and Buck Owens

April 4, 1964’s Billboard Chart Included:

1. Can’t Buy Me Love – The Beatles
2. Twist and Shout – The Beatles
3. She Loves You – The Beatles
4. I Want To Hold To Your Hand – The Beatles
5. Please Please Me – The Beatles
31. I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
41. From Me To You – The Beatles
42. We Love You Beatles – The Carefrees
46. Do You Want To Know A Secret – The Beatles
58.. All My Loving – The Beatles
65.. You Can’t Do That – The Beatles
68. Roll Over Beethoven – The Beatles
79. Thank You Girl – The Beatles
85. A Letter To The Beatles – The Four Preps

1964’s Retro Top 10 Hits

1. Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters
2. Surfin’ Bird – The Trashmen
3. I’m Into Something Good – Herman’s Hermits
4. She Loves You – The Beatles
5. Dawn (Go Away) – The Four Seasons
6. Girl From Ipanema – Stan Getz and Astrud Gilberto
7. A World Without Love – Peter and Gordon
8. Come A Little Bit Closer – Jay and the Americans
9. She’s Not There – The Zombies
10. The Little Old Lady (From Pasadena) – Jan and Dean

1964’s ‘One Hit Wonders’

1. California Sun – The Rivieras
2. Little Honda – The Hondells
3. Harlem Shuffle – Bob & Earl
4. La La La La – The Blendells
5. Haunted House – Gene Simmons
6. You’re My World – Cilla Black
7. I Wanna Love Him So Bad – The Jelly Beans
8. The Jerk – The Larks
9. Ringo – Lorne Green
10. We Love You Beatles – The Carefrees

1964’s R&B Soul Top 10 Hit List

1. Dancing In The Street – Martha and the Vandellas
2. My Guy – Mary Wells
3. How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You – Marvin Gaye
4. Baby Love – The Supremes
5. Where Did Our Love Go – The Supremes
6. What Kind of Fool (Do You Think I Am) – TheTams
7. Come See About Me – The Supremes
8. Quicksand – Martha and the Vandellas
9. Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um – Major Lance
10. Keep On Pushin – The Impressions

1964’s Pop Dance Top 10 Hit List

1. Twist and Shout – The Beatles
2. Rag Doll – Four Seasons
3. I Get Around – The Beach Boys
4. I Want To Hold Your Hand – The Beatles
5. The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s In His Kiss) – Betty
Everett
6. (Just Like) Romeo & Juliet – The Reflections
7. No Particular Place To Go – Chuck Berry
8. Suspicion – Terry Stafford
9. Oh Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison
10. G.T.O. – Ronny and the Daytonas

More Dance Song Hits:

Bread and Butter – Newbeats
My Boy Lollipop – Millie Small
Memphis – Johnny Rivers    
C’Mon and Swim – Bobby Freeman
You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry

1964’s Girl Groups Top 10 Hit List

1. Chapel of Love – Dixie Cups
2. Leader of the Pack – Shangri-Las
3. Remember (Walkin’ In The Sand) – The Shangri-Las
4. (The Best Part Of) Breakin’ Up – The Ronettes
5. Walking In The Rain – The Ronettes
6. I Wanna Love Him So Bad – The Jellybeans
7. Do I Love You – Ronettes
8. Whenever A Teenager Cries – Reparata & The Delrons
9. Needle In a Haystack – The Velvelettes
10. Goodnight – Butterflies

More Girl Groups Song Hits:

I Can’t Stand It – The Soul Sisters
Jimmy Boy – The Girlfriends
People Say – Dixie Cups
I Never Dreamed – The Cookies
Society Girl – The Rag Dolls

1964’s Pop Rock Top 10 Hit List

1. Do Wah Diddy – Manfred Mann
2. House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
3. You Really Got Me – The Kinks
4. Time Is On My Side – Rolling Stones
5. She’s Not There – The Zombies
6. A Hard Days Night – The Beatles
7. Bits and Pieces – Dave Clark Five
8. Hippy Hippy Shake – The Swinging Blue Jeans
9. Needles and Pins – The Searchers
10. Glad All Over – Dave Clark Five

PCM’s 1964 Top 10 Hit List

1. Twist and Shout – The Beatles
2. Under The Boardwalk – The Drifters
3. I Saw Her Standing There – The Beatles
4. I’m Into Something Good – Herman’s Hermits
5. Viva Las Vegas – Elvis Presley
6. I Get Around – Beach Boys
7. Pink Panther Theme – Henry Mancini
8. My Guy – Mary Wells
9. Fun, Fun, Fun – Beach Boys
10. I Want To Hold Your Hand – The Beatles