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The Essential Songs Of The Essential Decade: 1964

The Essential Songs of 1964 reflect an undeniable truth – America had survived a British Invasion. The Kinks, Beatles, Rolling Stones, Herman’s Hermits, Manfred Mann, the Searchers, and Them all found fame and glory in the land of the free and home of the brave. Chuck Berry was back on the pop charts and the Supremes began their run which would eventually land them 12 #1 pop songs.

All Day And All Of The Night – Kinks 

All My Loving – Beatles 

And I Love Her – Beatles

Anyone Who Had A Heart – Dionne Warwick

Baby I Need Your Loving – The Four Tops

Baby Love – Supremes

Baby Please Don’t Go – Them

California Sun – The Rivieras

Can’t Buy Me Love – Beatles

Chapel of Love – The Dixie Cups

Chug-A-Lug – Roger Miller

Come See About Me – Supremes

Dancing in the Street – Martha and the Vandellas

Dang Me – Roger Miller

Do Wah Diddy Diddy – Manfred Mann

Don’t Worry Baby – The Beach Boys

Every Little Bit Hurts – Brenda Holloway

Everybody Needs Somebody to Love – Solomon Burke

Farmer John – The Premiers

Fun, Fun, Fun – Beach Boys

The Girl from Ipanema – Stan Getz & Joao Gilberto with Astrud Gilberto 

Glad All Over – Dave Clark Five 

Gloria – Them

Goin’ Out of My Head – Little Anthony and the Imperials

A Hard Day’s Night – Beatles

The House of the Rising Sun – The Animals

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) – Marvin Gaye

I Feel Fine – Beatles

I Fought the Law – Bobby Fuller Four 

I Get Around – Beach Boys

I’m A Loser – The Beatles

I’m Into Something Good – Herman’s Hermits

It’s All Over Now – Rolling Stones

The Leader of the Pack – The Shangri-Las

My Girl – The Temptations

My Guy – Mary Wells

Needles and Pins – The Searchers

No Particular Place to Go – Chuck Berry

Not Fade Away – Rolling Stones

Oh, Pretty Woman – Roy Orbison

Out Of Sight James Brown 

Promised Land – Chuck Berry

The Race is On – George Jones

Remember (Walkin’ in the Side) – The Shangri- Las

Saginaw, Michigan – Lefty Frizzell

She’s Not There – The Zombies

The Shoop Shoop Song (It’s in His Kiss) – Betty Everett

Silence is Golden – The Four Seasons

Stay with Me – Lorraine Ellison

That’s How Strong My Love Is – Otis Redding

Time is On My Side – Rolling Stones

The Times They Are a-Changin’ – Bob Dylan

Things We Said Today – Beatles

Twist and Shout – Beatles

Under the Boardwalk – The Drifters

Viva Las Vegas – Elvis Presley

Walk on By – Dionne Warwick

The Way You Do the Things You Do – The Temptations

Wendy – Beach Boys

Where Did Our Love Go – Supremes

You Never Can Tell – Chuck Berry

You Really Got Me – The Kinks

You’re A Wonderful One – Marvin Gaye

You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling – Righteous Brothers

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