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Chuck Berry - No Particular Place To Go

"No Particular Place to Go" is a song by Chuck Berry, released as a single by Chess Records in May 1964 and released on the album St. Louis to Liverpool in November 1964 The song peaked N°10 on the Billboard Hot 100.

Roy Orbison - Oh, Pretty Woman

"Oh, Pretty Woman" or simply "Pretty Woman" is a song recorded by Roy Orbison, written by Orbison and Bill Dees. It was released as a single in August, 1964. The song spent three weeks at number one on the Billboard Hot 100 from September 26, 1964.

The Drifters - Under The Boardwalk

"Under the Boardwalk" is a pop song written by Kenny Young and Arthur Resnick and recorded by the Drifters in 1964. It charted at number four on the Billboard Hot 100 chart on August 22, 1964.

The Beatles - I'm Happy Just To Dance With You

"I'm Happy Just to Dance with You" is a song recorded by the English rock band the Beatles for the film soundtrack to A Hard Day's Night. Released on July 20th 1964. It hit #95 on the Billboard Top 100 chart on 1 August 1964, its only appearance on that chart.

Twist & Shout - The Beatles

"Twist and Shout" is a 1961 song written by Phil Medley and Bert Berns (later credited as "Bert Russell"). It was originally recorded by the Top Notes, but it did not become a hit in the record charts until it was reworked by the Isley Brothers in 1962. The Beatles' rendition of "Twist and Shout" was released on their first UK album Please Please Me.

Topol - If I were a rich man

"If I Were a Rich Man" is a show tune from the 1964 musical Fiddler on the Roof. It was written by Sheldon Harnick and Jerry Bock. The song is performed by Tevye (Topol), the main character in the musical, and reflects his dreams of glory. In 1967, Chaim Topol recorded a version, billed as Topol, it entered the U.K. singles chart on 20 April 1967 where it remained for 20 consecutive weeks peaking at 9.

The Beatles - I Want To Hold Your Hand

"I Want to Hold Your Hand" is a song by the English rock band the Beatles. Written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney, and recorded on 17 October 1963, it was the first Beatles record to be made using four-track equipment. The video was performed Live On The Ed Sullivan Show 2/9/64.

Sam Cooke - A change is Gonna come

"A Change Is Gonna Come" is a song by American recording artist Sam Cooke. It initially appeared on Cooke's album Ain't That Good News, released mid-February 1964 by RCA Victor; a slightly edited version of the recording was released as a single on December 22, 1964.

J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers - Last Kiss

"Last Kiss" is a song released by Wayne Cochran in 1961. J. Frank Wilson and the Cavaliers recorded the song in August, 1964. The cover was released on September 5, 1964, reaching number 2 on the Billboard Hot 100, on November 7.

Chad & Jeremy - A Summer Song

"A Summer Song" is a 1964 song by the English pop music duo Chad & Jeremy. The track afforded the duo their career record, reaching #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 the week of 17–24 October 1964.

The Four Tops - Baby I Need Your Loving

"Baby I Need Your Loving" is a 1964 hit single recorded by the Four Tops for the Motown label. The song was the group's first Motown single and their first pop Top 20 hit, making it to number eleven on the US Billboard Hot 100.

The Animals - We Gotta Get Out Of This Place

August 1965 (U.S.) MGM (U.S.) "We Gotta Get Out of This Place", occasionally written "We've Gotta Get Out of This Place", is a rock song written by Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil and recorded as a 1965 hit single by the Animals.

The Beatles - And I Love Her

"And I Love Her" is a song recorded by the Beatles, written mainly by Paul McCartney (credited to Lennon–McCartney). The fifth track on their third album, A Hard Day's Night, it was released 20 July 1964 with "If I Fell" as a single by Capitol Records in the United States, reaching No.12 on the Billboard Hot 100.

VitrolaStereo's hits of 1964

Fun Fun Fun - Beach Boys She Loves You - Beatles I Want To Hold Your Hand - Beatles Baby Love - Supremes Dawn - Four Seasons I Get Around - Beach Boys A Hard Day's Night - Beatles Under The Boardwalk - Drifters You Really Got Me - Kinks House Of The Rising Sun - Animals She's Not There - Zombies Glad All Over - Dave Clark Five Oh, Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison Dancin' In The Street - Martha & the Vandellas

The Animals - House of the Rising Sun

"The House of the Rising Sun" is a traditional folk song, sometimes called "Rising Sun Blues". It tells of a person's life gone wrong in the city of New Orleans; many versions also urge a sibling or parents and children to avoid the same fate. The most successful commercial version, recorded in 1964 by the British rock band the Animals, was a number one hit on the UK Singles Chart and also in the US and France.

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