Top 10 Hits of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s

Post by Sharon

The 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s ushered in the peak of rock-n-roll music and fans could not get enough of dancing, singing, and concerts. Let's take a look back at the top 10 songs of each decade. 


1 That's Amore Dean Martin 
2 Come Fly With Me Frank Sinatra 
3 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley 
4 I Walk The Line Johnny Cash 
5 I've Got You Under My Skin Frank Sinatra 
6 In the Mood Glenn Miller
7 All Shook Up Elvis Presley 
8 La Bamba Ritchie Valens 
9 You Make Me Feel So Young Frank Sinatra 
10 Great Balls Of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis 


1 Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) Neil Diamond 
2 Shout Otis Day And The Knights/Isley Brothers 
3 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 
4 The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra 
5 Twist And Shout Beatles 
6 At Last Etta James 
7 What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong 
8 My Girl Temptations 
9 Can't Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley With The Jordanaires 
10 The Twist Chubby Checker 

Bridge Over Troubled Water  Simon and Garfunkel
2 (They Long to Be) Close to You  The Carpenters
3 American Woman / No Sugar Tonight  The Guess Who
4 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head  B.J. Thomas
5 War  Edwin Starr
6 Ain't No Mountain High Enough Diana Ross
7 I'll Be There  The Jackson 5
8 Get Ready  Rare Earth
9 Let It Be  The Beatles
10 Band of Gold - Freda Payne

Surprising and interesting stats - 

Frank Sinatra had 4 top 10 hits in two decades.
Elvis Presley had 3 top 10 hits in two decades. 
Beatles had 2 top 10 hits for two decades.


  1. Regarding the 1960s and 1970s, I have only two words: "THE WHO"


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