The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1966
TOP 100 POP SINGLES (As published in the December 24, 1966, issue)
POSTITLE – Artist (Label)
  1THE BALLAD OF THE GREEN BERETS – SSgt. Barry Sadler (RCA Victor)
CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ – The Mamas & The Papas (Dunhill)
  2THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE – Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia)
  3SUNNY – Bobby Hebb (Philips)
  4STRANGERS IN THE NIGHT – Frank Sinatra (Reprise)
  5YOU CAN’T HURRY LOVE – The Supremes (Motown)
  6A GROOVY KIND OF LOVE – The Mindbenders (Fontana)
  7I GOT YOU (I Feel Good) – James Brown & The Famous Flames (King)
  8LIL’ RED RIDING HOOD – Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs (MGM)
  9SEE YOU IN SEPTEMBER – The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)
10GOOD LOVIN’ – The Young Rascals (Atlantic)
11WE CAN WORK IT OUT – The Beatles (Capitol)
12UPTIGHT (Everything’s Alright) – Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
13YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME – Dusty Springfield (Philips)
14KICKS – Paul Revere & The Raiders (Columbia)
15LIGHTNIN’ STRIKES – Lou Christie (MGM)
16CHERISH – The Association (Valiant)
17(You’re My) SOUL AND INSPIRATION – The Righteous Brothers (Verve)
18HANKY PANKY – Tommy James & The Shondells (Roulette)
1996 TEARS – ? (Question Mark) & The Mysterians (Cameo)
20RED RUBBER BALL – The Cyrkle (Columbia)
21LAST TRAIN TO CLARKSVILLE – The Monkees (Colgems)
22NO MATTER WHAT SHAPE (Your Stomach’s In) – The T-Bones (Liberty)
23COOL JERK – The Capitols (Karen)
24AIN’T TOO PROUD TO BEG – The Temptations (Gordy)
25SUNSHINE SUPERMAN – Donovan (Epic)
26THESE BOOTS ARE MADE FOR WALKIN’ – Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)
27DAYDREAM – The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)
28WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN – Percy Sledge (Atlantic)
29OVER AND OVER – The Dave Clark Five (Epic)
30TASTE OF HONEY – Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass (A&M)
31MONDAY, MONDAY – The Mamas & The Papas (Dunhill)
32PAINT IT, BLACK – The Rolling Stones (London)
33TURN! TURN! TURN! (To Everything There Is A Season) – The Byrds (Columbia)
34BUS STOP – The Hollies (Imperial)
35MY LOVE – Petula Clark (Warner Bros.)
3719TH NERVOUS BREAKDOWN – The Rolling Stones (London)
38REACH OUT I’LL BE THERE – The Four Tops (Motown)
39SUMMER IN THE CITY – The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)
40I AM A ROCK – Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia)
41LET’S HANG ON! – The 4 Seasons (Philips)
42TIME WON’T LET ME – The Outsiders (Capitol)
43PAPERBACK WRITER – The Beatles (Capitol)
44BARBARA ANN – The Beach Boys (Capitol)
45SHE’S JUST MY STYLE – Gary Lewis & The Playboys (Liberty)
46BANG BANG (My Baby Shot Me Down) – Cher (Imperial)
47CRYING TIME – Ray Charles (ABC)
48FIVE O’CLOCK WORLD – The Vogues (Co & Ce)
49SOMEWHERE, MY LOVE – Ray Conniff & The Singers (Columbia)
50I’M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY – B.J. Thomas & The Triumphs (Scepter)
51BORN A WOMAN – Sandy Posey (MGM)
52A WELL RESPECTED MAN – The Kinks (Reprise)
53SLOOP JOHN B – The Beach Boys (Capitol)
54DIRTY WATER – The Standells (Tower)
55MY WORLD IS EMPTY WITHOUT YOU – The Supremes (Motown)
56CHERRY, CHERRY – Neil Diamond (Bang)
57DID YOU EVER HAVE TO MAKE UP YOUR MIND? – The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)
58GUANTANAMERA – The Sandpipers (A&M)
59MR. DIEINGLY SAD – The Critters (Kapp)
60NOWHERE MAN – The Beatles (Capitol)
61HOMEWARD BOUND – Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia)
621-2-3 – Len Barry (Decca)
63SWEET PEA – Tommy Roe (ABC)
64MAKE THE WORLD GO AWAY – Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)
65WILD THING – The Troggs (Atco / Fontana)
66BLACK IS BLACK – Los Bravos (Press)
67RAINY DAY WOMEN #12 & 35 – Bob Dylan (Columbia)
68THE PIED PIPER – Crispian St. Peters (Jamie)
69SHAPES OF THINGS – The Yardbirds (Epic)
70SECRET AGENT MAN – Johnny Rivers (Imperial)
71SPANISH EYES – Al Martino (Capitol)
72I HEAR A SYMPHONY – The Supremes (Motown)
73DON’T BRING ME DOWN – Eric Burdon & The Animals (MGM)
74LOVE MAKES THE WORLD GO ROUND – Deon Jackson (Carla)
75WIPE OUT – The Surfaris (Dot)
76WALK AWAY RENEE – The Left Banke (Smash)
77IT’S MY LIFE – The Animals (MGM)
78LITTLE GIRL – The Syndicate Of Sound (Bell)
79BABY SCRATCH MY BACK – Slim Harpo (Excello)
80POOR SIDE OF TOWN – Johnny Rivers (Imperial)
81EBB TIDE – The Righteous Brothers (Philles)
82BEAUTY IS ONLY SKIN DEEP – The Temptations (Gordy)
83YELLOW SUBMARINE – The Beatles (Capitol)
84PSYCHOTIC REACTION – Count Five (Double Shot)
85DON’T MESS WITH BILL – The Marvelettes (Tamla)
86SEE SEE RIDER – Eric Burdon & The Animals (MGM)
87GOING TO A GO-GO – The Miracles (Tamla)
88MESSAGE TO MICHAEL – Dionne Warwick (Scepter)
89KEEP ON DANCING – The Gentrys (MGM)
90HOLD ON! I’M A COMIN’ – Sam & Dave (Stax)
91I WILL – Dean Martin (Reprise)
92OVER UNDER SIDEWAYS DOWN – The Yardbirds (Epic)
93MOTHER’S LITTLE HELPER – The Rolling Stones (London)
94BLOWIN’ IN THE WIND – Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
95ELUSIVE BUTTERFLY – Bob Lind (World Pacific)
96DOUBLE SHOT (Of My Baby’s Love) – The Swingin’ Medallions (Smash)
97IT’S A MAN’S MAN’S MAN’S WORLD – James Brown & The Famous Flames (King)
98ALMOST PERSUADED – David Houston (Epic)
99SWEET TALKIN’ GUY – The Chiffons (Laurie)
100 AS TEARS GO BY – The Rolling Stones (London)
ALBUMS  |  1966