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Billboard USA No. 2 hits -- 1960s - all the singles that peaked at #2 in the USA chart

 
No. Date Title Artist Wks
1960
159 29 Feb Handy Man Jimmy Jones 1
160 07 Mar He'll Have To Go Jim Reeves 3
161 28 Mar Wild One Bobby Rydell 1
162 04 Apr Puppy Love Paul Anka 2
163 18 Apr Greenfields Brothers Four 4
164 25 Jul Only The Lonely Roy Orbison 1
165 29 Aug Walk Don't Run Ventures 1
166 03 Oct Chain Gang Sam Cooke 2
167 14 Nov Poetry In Motion Johnny Tillotson 1
168 28 Nov Last Date Floyd Cramer 4
1961
169 23 Jan Exodus Ferrante & Teicher 1
170 20 Feb Shop Around Miracles 1
171 03 Apr Apache Jorgen Ingmann 2
172 29 May Daddy's Home Shep & The Limelites 1
173 26 Jun Raindrops Dee Clark 1
174 10 Jul The Boll Weevil Song Brook Benton 3
175 31 Jul I Like It Like That Chris Kenner 3
176 25 Sep The Mountain's High Dick & Deedee 2
177 09 Oct Crying Roy Orbison 1
178 23 Oct Bristol Stomp Dovells 2
179 25 Dec Run To Him Bobby Vee 1
1962
180 03 Feb Can't Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley 1
181 24 Feb The Wanderer Dion & The Belmonts 1
182 17 Mar Midnight In Moscow Kenny Ball 1
183 05 May Mashed Potato Time Dee Dee Sharp 2
184 21 Jul The Wah Watusi Orlons 2
185 08 Sep You Don't Know Me Ray Charles 1
186 22 Sep Ramblin' Rose Nat King Cole 2
187 03 Nov Only Love Can Break A Heart Gene Pitney 1
188 17 Nov Return To Sender Elvis Presley 5
189 22 Dec Limbo Rock Chubby Checker 2
1964
190 23 Feb Ruby Baby Dion 3
191 23 Mar The End Of The World Skeeter Davis 1
192 13 Apr Can't Get Used To Losing You Andy Williams 4
193 11 May Puff The Magic Dragon Peter Paul & Mary 1
194 10 Aug Wipe Out Surfaris 1
195 17 Aug Blowin' In The Wind Peter Paul & Mary 1
196 24 Aug Hello Muddah Hello Faddah Allan Sherman 3
197 28 Sep Sally Go Round The Roses Jaynetts 2
198 12 Oct Be My Baby Ronettes 3
199 14 Dec Louie Louie Kingsmen 6
1964
200 01 Feb You Don't Own Me Lesley Gore 3
201 04 Apr Twist & Shout Beatles 4
202 09 May Do You Want To Know A Secret Beatles 1
203 04 Jul My Boy Lollipop Millie 1
204 11 Jul Memphis Johnny Rivers 2
205 19 Sep Bread & Butter Newbeats 2
206 17 Oct Dancing In The Street Martha & The Vandellas 2
207 07 Nov Last Kiss J. Frank Wilson 1
208 12 Dec She's Not There Zombies 1
1965
209 27 Mar Can't You Hear My Heartbeat Herman's Hermits 2
210 08 May Count Me In Gary Lewis & The Playboys 2
211 05 Jun Wooly Bully Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs 2
212 21 Aug Save Your Heart For Me Gary Lewis & The Playboys 1
213 04 Sep Like A Rolling Stone Bob Dylan 2
214 16 Oct Treat Her Right Roy Head 2
215 30 Oct A Lover's Concerto The Toys 3
216 20 Nov 1-2-3 Len Barry 1
1966
217 29 Jan Barbara Ann Beach Boys 2
218 19 Mar 19th Nervous Breakdown Rolling Stones 3
219 09 Apr Daydream Lovin' Spoonful 2
220 23 Apr Bang Bang (My Baby Shot Me Down) Cher 1
221 21 May Rainy Day Women Nos. 12 & 35 Bob Dylan 1
222 11 Jun Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind Lovin' Spoonful 2
223 09 Jul Red Rubber Ball Cyrkle 1
224 06 Aug Lil Red Riding Hood Sam The Sham & The Pharaohs 2
225 20 Aug Sunny Bobby Hebb 2
226 17 Sep Yellow Submarine Beatles 1
227 10 Dec Mellow Yellow Donovan 3
228 31 Dec Snoopy vs The Red Baron Royal Guardsmen 4
1967
229 28 Jan Tell It Like It Is Aaron Neville 1
230 04 Feb Georgy Girl Seekers 2
231 25 Mar Dedicated To The One I Love Mamas & The Papas 3
232 29 Apr A Little Bit Me A Little Bit You Monkees 1
233 13 May Sweet Soul Music Arthur Conley 1
234 08 Jul A Little Bit O' Soul Music Explosion 2
235 22 Jul Can't Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli 1
236 29 Jul I Was Made To Love Her Stevie Wonder 2
237 09 Sep Reflections Diana Ross & The Supremes 2
238 07 Oct Never My Love Association 2
239 04 Nov Soul Man Sam & Dave 3
240 02 Dec The Rain The Park & Other Things Cowsills 2
241 16 Dec I Heard It Through The Grapevine Gladysn Knight & The Pips 3
1969
242 20 Jan Chain Of Fools Aretha Franklin 2
243 24 Feb Valley Of The Dolls Dionne Warwick 4
244 06 Apr Young Girl Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 3
245 27 Apr Cry Like A Baby Box Tops 2
246 01 Jun The Good The Bad & The Ugly Hugo Montenegro 1
247 22 Jun MacArthur Park Richard Harris 1
248 29 Jun The Horse Cliff Nobles & Co. 2
249 20 Jul Lady Willpower Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 2
250 03 Aug Classical Gas Mason Williams 2
251 24 Aug Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf 3
252 19 Oct Fire Crazy World Of Arthur Brown 1
253 26 Oct Little Green Apples O.C. Smith 1
254 02 Nov Those Were The Days Mary Hopkin 3
255 28 Dec For Once In My Life Stevie Wonder 2
1969
256 11 Jan I'm Gonna Make You Love Me Supremes & Temptations 2
257 08 Mar Proud Mary Creedence Clearwater Revival 3
258 29 Mar Traces Classics IV 1
259 12 Apr You've Made Me So Very Happy Blood Sweat & Tears 3
260 03 May It's Your Thing Isley Brothers 1
261 10 May Hair Cowsills 2
262 31 May Love (Can Make You Happy) Mercy 2
263 28 Jun Bad Moon Rising Creedence Clearwater Revival 1
264 05 Jul Spinning Wheel Blood Sweat & Tears 3
265 26 Jul Crystal Blue Persuasion Tommy James & The Shondells 3
266 23 Aug A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash 3
267 27 Sep Green River Creedence Clearwater Revival 1
268 04 Oct Jean Oliver 2
269 18 Oct Hot Fun In The Summertime Sly & The Family Stone 2
270 22 Nov Take A Letter Maria R.B. Greaves 1
271 29 Nov And When I Die Blood Sweat & Tears 1