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Top 100 Best Songs of the 60s

Updated on January 8, 2012

List of Greatest Songs of the 60s decade

6os was one of the most important decade in the history of music.As this decade not only saw some of the best music artists of all times like The Beatles,The Rolling stones,Bob Dylan but also saw the greatest Woodstock music festival held in 1969.

The decade of 60s saw the rise in the Popularity of rock and roll music.Also it saw a trend of singer-songwriters like Bob Dylan and The Beatles,who performed on the songs written by themselves.Beach Boys,Rolling Stones,Marvin Gaye were few of the most famous artists of the 60s decade.

Here on this page i have compiled a list of 100 greatest songs of 60s decade.At the end of list i have included my personal favorite Top ten songs of the 60s.

If you find any of your favorite song missing then do let me know in comments.

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Top 10 60s songs

Below is the list of my personal favorite 10 best songs from the 60s decade.

Top 10 Music Artist Of 60s

The Top ten best artists of the 60s were as follows :-

1. The Beatles

2. The Rolling Stones

3. Bob Dylan

4. The Beach Boys

5. Jimmi Hendrix

6. Marvin Gaye

7. Aretha Franklin

8. Sam Cooke

9. The Righteous Brothers

10. Creedence Clearwater Revival

Below is the List of Top 10 Best albums of 60s.

# 10. The White Album - By The Beatles

The White Album
The White Album

1. Back In The U.S.S.R. 2. Dear Prudence 3. Glass Onion 4. Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 5. Wild Honey Pie 6. The Continuing Story Of Bungalow Bill

7. While My Guitar Gently Weeps 8. Happiness Is A Warm Gun 9. Martha My Dear 10. I'm So Tired 11. Blackbird 12. Piggies

13. Rocky Racoon 14. Don't Pass Me By 15. Why Don't We Do It In The Road? 16. I Will 17. Julia

DISC 2

1. Birthday 2. Yer Blues 3. Mother Nature's Son 4. Everybody's Got Something To Hide Except Me And My Monkey 5. Sexy Sadie

6. Helter Skelter 7. Long, Long, Long 8. Revolution 1 9. Honey Pie 10. Savoy Truffle 11. Cry Baby Cry 12. Revolution 9 13. Good Night

14. The Beatles Documentary

 

# 9. Velvet Underground And Nico - By The Velvet Underground

The Velvet Underground & Nico
The Velvet Underground & Nico

1. Sunday Morning 2. I'm Waiting for the Man 3. Femme Fatale 4. Venus in Furs 5. Run Run Run 6. All Tomorrow's Parties

7. Heroin 8. There She Goes Again 9. I'll Be Your Mirror 10. The Black Angel's Death Song 11. European Son

 

# 8. What's Going On? - By Marvin Gaye

What's Going On
What's Going On

1. What's Going On 2. What's Happening Brother 3. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky) 4. Save The Children 5. God Is Love 6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology) 7. Right On 8. Wholy Holy 9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

 

# 7. Help! - By The Beatles

Help!
Help!

1. Help! 2. The Night Before 3. You've Got To Hide Your Love Away 4. I Need You 5. Another Girl 6. You're Going To Lose That Girl

7. Ticket to Ride 8. Act Naturally 9. It's Only Love 10. You Like Me Too Much 11. Tell Me What You See 12. I`ve Just Seen a Face

13. Yesterday 14. Dizzy Miss Lizzy 15. Help! Documentary

 

# 6. Are you Experienced? - By Jimmi Hendrix

Are You Experienced
Are You Experienced

1. Purple Haze 2. Manic Depression 3. Hey Joe 4. Love or Confusion 5. May This Be Love 6. I Don't Live Today 7. The Wind Cries Mary 8. Fire 9. Third Stone from the Sun 10. Foxey Lady 11. Are You Experienced? 12. Stone Free 13. 51st Anniversary 14. Highway Chile 15. Can You See Me 16. Remember 17. Red House

 

# 5. Abbey Road - By The Beatles

Abbey Road
Abbey Road

1. Come Together 2. Something 3. Maxwell's Silver Hammer 4. Oh! Darling 5. Octopus's Garden 6. I Want You (She's So Heavy) 7. Here Comes The Sun 8. Because 9. You Never Give Me Your Money 10. Sun King 11. Mean Mr. Mustard 12. Polythene Pam 13. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 14. Golden Slumbers 15. Carry That Weight 16. The End 17. Her Majesty 18. Abbey Road Documentary

 

# 4. Highway 61 Revisited - By Bob Dylan

Highway 61 Revisited
Highway 61 Revisited

1. Like a Rolling Stone 2. Tombstone Blues 3. It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry 4. From a Buick 6

5. Ballad of a Thin Man 6. Queen Jane Approximately 7. Highway 61 Revisited 8. Just Like Tom Thumb's Blues

9. Desolation Row

 

# 3. Revolver - By The Beatles

Revolver
Revolver

1. Taxman 2. Eleanor Rigby 3. I'm Only Sleeping 4. Love You To / Here, There And Everywhere 5. Yellow Submarine

6. She Said She Said 7. Good Day Sunshine 8. And Your Bird Can Sing 9. For No One 10. Doctor Robert 11. I Want To Tell You

12. Got To Get You Into My Life 13. Tomorrow Never Knows 14. Revolver Documentary

 

# 2. Pet Sounds - By The Beach Boys

Pet Sounds
Pet Sounds

1. Wouldn't It Be Nice (Digitally Remastered 96) 2. You Still Believe In Me (Digitally Remastered 96) 3. That's Not Me (Digitally Remastered 96)

4. Don't Talk (Put Your Head On My Shoulder) 5. I'm Waiting For The Day (Digitally Remastered 96) 6. Let's Go Away For Awhile (Instrumental)

7. Sloop John B (Digitally Remastered 96) 8. God Only Knows (Original Mono Version) 9. I Know There's An Answer (Digitally Remastered 96)

10. Here Today (Digitally Remastered 96) 11. I Just Wasn't Made For These Times 12. Pet Sounds (Instrumental)(Digitally Remastered 96)

13. Caroline No (Digitally Remastered 96)

 

# 1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band - By The Beatles

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

1. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band 2. With A Little Help From My Friends 3. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds 4. Getting Better

5. Fixing A Hole 6. She's Leaving Home 7. Being For The Benefit Of Mr Kite 8. Within You Without You 9. When I'm Sixty Four

10. Lovely Rita 11. Good Morning Good Morning 12. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band (Reprise) 13. A Day In The Life

14. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Documentary

 

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Woodstock Music Festival

Woodstock Music Festival was one of the most important event that happened in the 60s.It held in the town of Bethel,New York from august 15 to august 18 1969.The event is often regarded as one of the greatest and most pivotal moments of the 20th century.

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      fatih-agri 4 years ago

      I loved sixtee Music

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      lindarose92 4 years ago

      My favorites are Sam Cooke and almost anything that came from the Brill Building.

      I love this lens, so many great songs!

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      goldleader23 4 years ago

      The Beatles are my favorite band from the 60s, but my favorite song is "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" by Stevie Wonder.

      This lens is now featured in my new music lensography!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      the beatles and the rolling stones are hands down the best bands ever

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The Beatles are my favorite band from the decade. I am also a big fan of Janis Joplin's music. I don't see her here :(

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The BeeGees

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      pcgamehardware 5 years ago

      There were many great songs of the 60's that I liked.

      The Beatles are one of my favorites.

      Great lens, thanks for the memories... Liked and Blessed.

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      nyclittleitaly 5 years ago

      For me the late 50's and early 60's had some great rock and roll music. I high lighted 1963 in a lens. This is a great lens.

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      emmakeynes 5 years ago

      Simon & Garfunkel!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      The Beatles

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      Stephen Bush 5 years ago from Ohio

      While it is subjective and everyone will have their own opinion, long live the music of the sixties.

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      Edutopia 5 years ago

      Much like your 70s lens this is a great playlist to listen through but at the same time I'm sure I'd come up with my own list that differed from this one.

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      Country Sunshine 5 years ago from Texas

      Janis Joplin.. can't believe she didn't make the list! I agree with most of the ones on the list. The 60s was an incredible decade in so many ways.

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      LynetteBell 5 years ago from Christchurch, New Zealand

      The 60s is a great period of music. I love so many...

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      grnidlady 6 years ago

      great lens!

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      dahn-yoga lm 6 years ago

      Thanks for sharing.

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      Ronald Tucker 6 years ago from Louisville, Kentucky

      I love all the singers and bands that were in the Motown Records stable...period!

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      hughgrissettsr lm 6 years ago

      your lens is awesome! one of my favorites from the 60's is turn around ,look at me by the vogues. visit me at www.hgssite.com

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      sandydez 6 years ago

      Liked The lens

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      Nancy Tate Hellams 6 years ago from Pendleton, SC

      Oh me! I could spend all morning right here listening to music from the 60's