Greatest Songs of the '60s

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21 California Dreamin - The Mamas and the Papas

Doesn't get any better than this.

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22 Space Oddity - David Bowie
23 Sugar, Sugar - The Archies

Off the soundtrack to Now & Then (1995) - playstationfan66

24 You Really Got Me - The Kinks

AWESOME! It's heavy guitar sound was revolutionary, infulencing heavy metal bands of the 70's like Black Sabbath. The Kinks along with The Beatles, Rolling Stones and The Who were the most infulence British bands of the 1960's. Ray Davies Rules!

25 The End - The Doors

Jim Morrison at his finest

With Ray Manzareks' words: 'I played with God'


I cry almost every time I hear this. No joke. Really, I love this song (I swear on my life I'm not being sarcastic)
Yes Son
I want to kill you
I want to

26 Bad Moon Rising - CCR
27 Wouldn't it Be Nice - The Beach Boys

Mother of George Martin, this is the second Beach Boys song on the list and still no God Only Knows!

28 While My Guitar Gently Weeps - The Beatles
29 Theme from "A Summer Place" - Percy Faith
30 Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows - Lesley Gore
31 White Rabbit - Jefferson Airplane

Love Grace Slick's voice and the song is so haunting. It used to scare me when I was a little girl. It's the best song about drugs - Lizzthaashizz

defined what the decade was all about, DRUGS! - tupacman42

It's not about LSD it's about Alice in wonderland
By the way I'm 12 and think it is strange to be scerd of it

32 River Deep, Mountain High - Ike & Tina Turner
33 Purple Haze - Jimi Hendrix

Couldn't be a better guitar player!

34 Mr. Tambourine Man - The Byrds
35 Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison

Covered by Billy Ray Cyrus. - playstationfan66

36 Happy Together - The Turtles

This song deserves to be in the top 10! Really guys?

37 Tossin' and Turnin' - Bobby Lewis
38 The House of the Rising Sun - The Animals

This should be in the top 20. It's creative, well paced, and never fails to get people moving along. The Animals are underrated... - TheAwesomeBrosVotes

A classic blues rock anthem. Eric Burdon & Chas Chandler at their best!

39 The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel

THE best harmonies humanity has ever produced.

I love to listen to Simon & Garfunkel I think they are great

40 Everybody Loves a Clown - Gary Lewis and the Playboys
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