Year End Charts


(Year End Charts 1964-1970)
Courtesy Chris E. Stinson

(1964-65, WKNR Listed only the Top 31 records & Top 3 Albums of the Year. From 66-70 WKNR’s Year end was a top 113 songs & 13 albums, only the top 31 songs is listed here)

1.I Want To Hold Your hand – Beatles
2.She Loves You – Beatles
3.I Get Around – Beach Boys
4.Memphis – Johnny Rivers
5.Any Old Time/Walk on By – Dionne Warwick
6.Last Kiss – J Frank Wilson
7.We’ll Sing in the Sunshine – Gale Garnet
8.Dawn – Four Seasons
9.Everybody Loves Somebody – Dean Martin
10.Suspicion – Terry Stafford
11.Where Did Our Love Go – Supremes
12.Love Me Do/PS I Love You
13.Mountain of Love – Johnny Rivers
14.Come See About Me – Supremes
15.Dancing in the Street – Martha & The Vandellas
16.Baby Love – Supremes
17.You Dont Own Me – Lesley Gore
18.Love Me With All Your Heart – Ray Charles Singers
19.Come a Little Bit Closer – Jay & Amreicans
20.My Boy Lollipop – Millie Small
21.Rag Doll – Four Seasons
22.Bread & Butter – Newbeats
23.Pretty Women – Roy Orbison
24.New Girl in School – Jan & Dean
25.I’m Gonna Be Strong – Gene Pitney
26.My Guy – Mary Wells
27.Tall Cool One – Wailers
28.Chug a Lug – Roger Miller
29.Anyone Who Had a Heart – Dionne Warwick
30.Romeo & Juliet – Reflections
31.I Feel Fine/She’s a Women – Beatles

1.Meet the Beatles
2.Beach Boys Concert
3.Beatles Second Album

1.I Can’t Help Myself – Four Tops
2.Red Roses – Burt Kaempfect/Vic Dana
3.Satisfaction – Rolling Stones
4.You’re The One – Vogues
5.Cast Your Fate To The Wind – Sounds Orchestral
6.Eve of Destruction – Barry McGuire
7.Baby Im Yours – Barbara Lewis
8.I Hear a Symphony – Supremes
9.Get Off My Cloud – Rolling Stones
10.Turn Turn Turn – Byrds
11.I Got You Babe – Sonny & Cher
12.Il Silenzio – Nini Rosso
13.Wolly Bully – Sam The Sham
14.You Were On My Mind – We Five
15.My Girl – Temptations
16.Birds & The Bees – Jewel Akens
17.Unchained Melody – Righteous Brothers
18.This Diamond Ring – Gary Lewis & Playboys
19.Keep on Dancin – Gentrys
20.Youve Lost That Lovin Feeling – Righteous Brothers
21.1-2-3 – Len Berry
22.Mr Tambourine Man – Byrds
23.Im Telling You Now – Freddie & The Dreamers
24.Mrs Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter – Herman’s Hermits
25.Baby The Rain Must Fall – Glen Yarbough
26.Yesterday/Act Naturally – Beatles
27.Just a Little – Beau Brummels
28.Downtown – Petula Clark
29.Go Now – Moody Blues
30.I Knew You When – Billy Joe Royal
31.Stop! In The Name of Love – Supremes

1.Help – Beatles
2.Herman’s Hermits
3.You’ve Lost That Lovin Feelin – Righteous Brothers

1.You Cant Hurry Love – Supremes
2.These Boots Are Made for Walkin – Nancy Sinatra
3.Good Vibrations – Beach Boys
4.See You in September – Happenings
5.Cherish – Association
6.Reach Out I’ll Be There – Four Tops
7.Pied Piper – Crispian St Peters
8.Ballad of The Green Beret – Ssgt Barry Sadler
9.Hanky Panky – Tommy James & Shondells
10.Lighting Strikes – Lou Christie
11.Oh How Happy – Shades of Blue
12.Wipe Out – Surfaris
13.Poor Side of Town – Johnny Rivers
14.Devil With A Blue Dress – Mitch Ryder
15.Cool Jerk – Capitols
16.Born a Women – Sandy Posey
17.Little Girl – Syndicate of Sound
18.Strangers in the Night – Frenk Sinatra
19.Winchester Cathdral – New Vaudville Band
20.Wild Thing – Troggs
21.Jenny Takes a Ride – Mitch Ryder
22.Lady Godiva – Peter & Gordon
23.Soul & Inspiration – Righteous Brothers
24.What Becomes of the Broken Hearted – Jimmy Ruffin
25.Gloria – Shadows of Knight
26.Lil’ Red Riding Hood – Sam the Sham
27.Sweet Pea – Tommy Roe
28.Summer in the City – Lovin Spoonful
29.The More I See You – Chris Montez
30.Sweet Dreams – Tommy McLain
31.Im So Lonesome I Could Cry – B J Thomas

1.WKNR Oldies But Goodies – Volume Two
2.The Monkees
3.Big Hits – Rolling Stones
4.What Now My Love – Herb Alpert & TJ Brass
5.Going Places – Herb Alpert & TJ Brass
6.Revolver – Beatels
7.I Hear a Symphony – Surpremes
8.Best of the Animals
9.Aftermath – Rolling Stones
10.Rubber Soul – Beatles
11.Supremes Au Go Go – Supremes
12.Best of the Beach Boys
13.16 Big Hits Volume 5 – Motown Sound

1.Light My Fire – Doors
2.The Letter – Box Tops
3.Believer/Stepping Stone
4.Incense & Peppermints – Strawberry Alarm Clock
5.Little Bit of Soul – Music Explosion
6.Something Stupid – Frank & Nancy
7.Midnight Hour – Wanted
8.Happy Together – Turtles
9.Kind of a Drag – Buckinghams
10.Love’s Gone Bad – Underdogs
11.I Wanna Testify – Parliaments
12.Rain Park & Other Things – Cowsills
13.Snoopy vs. The Red Barron – Royal Guardsmen
14.Cant Take My Eyes Off You – Frankie Valli
15.Ode to Billie Joe – B Gentry
16.Heavy Music – BoB Seger
17.Brown Eyed Girl – Van Morrison
18.Everlasting Love – Robert Knight
19.To Sir With Love – Lulu
20.Dont You Care – Buckinghams
21.Blues Theme – Arrows
22.Ruby Tuesday – Rolling Stones
23.Societys Child – Janis Ian
24.Windy – Association
25.Daydream/Goin Down – Monkees
26.Georgie Girl – Seekers
27.Sweet Soul Music – A.Conley
28.I Heard It Through The Grapevine – G.Knight & Pips
29.Words/Pleasant Valley – Monkees
30.Western Union – 5 Americans
31.Some Kind of Wonderful – Soul Brother 6

1.Sgt.Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band – Beatles
2.More Monkees
3.Best of the Lovin Spoonful
4.Are You Experienced – Jimi Hendrix Experience
5.The Doors
6.Headquarters – Monkees
7.WKNR Oldies but Goodies Vol. Three
8.The Monkees
9.Solid Goldsboro – Bobby Goldsboro
10.Pisces Aquarious Capricorn & Jones – Monkees
11.David Jones
12.Flowers – Rolling Stones
13.Greatst Hits from England (Parrot Records Various Artist)

1.Hey Jude – Beatles
2.Love is Blue – Paul Mauriat
3.Honey – Bobby Goldsboro
4.Harper Valley PTA – Jeannie Riley
5.This Guys in Love – Herb Alpert
6.Mrs Robinson – Simon & Garfunkle
7.Jounrey to the Center – Amboy Dukes
8.Hold Me Tight – Johnny Nash
9.Mony Mony – Tommy James
10.Hello I Love You – Doors
11.Lady Willpower – Union Gap
12.Dock of the Bay – Otis Redding
13.Those Were The Days – Mary Hopkin
14.Itchycoo Park – Small Faces
15.Sunshine of your Love – Cream
16.Simon Says – 1910 Fruit Gum Co.
17.Ramblin Gamblin Man – Bob Seger System
18.Good Bad & Ugly – Hugo Montenegro
19.Abraham Martin & John – Dion
20.Bottle of Wine – Fireballs
21.People Got To Be Free – Rascals
22.1-2-3 Green Light – 1910 Fruit Gum Co
23.Little Green Apples – OC Smith
24.Sealed With a Kiss – Gary Lewis
25.Over You – Union Gap
26.Green Tambourine – Lemon Pipers
27.Unicorn – Irish Rovers
28.Love Child – Supremes
29.La La Means I Love You – Delfonics
30.Baby Now That Ive Found You – Foundations
31.Love is All Around – Troggs

1.Cheap Thrills – Big Brother & Holding Company
2.Bookends – Simon & Garfunkel
3.Wheels of Fire – Cream
4.Magical Mystery Tour – Beatles
5.The Graduate – Simon & Garfunkel
6.In a Gadda da vida – Iron Butterfly
7.Parsley Sage… – Simon & Garfunkel
8.Jounrey to the Center of the Mind – Amboy Dukes
9.Crazy World of Arthur Brown
10.Waiting for the Sun – Doors
11.Bloomin Hits – Paul Mauriat
12.Electric Ladyland – Jimi Hendrix Experience
13.Keener Gold Volume 4

1.Sugar Sugar – Archies
2.Build Me Up Buttercup – Foundations
3.Na Na Hey Hey – Steam
4.Can’t Get Next To You – Temptations
5.Spinning Wheel – Blood Sweat & Tears
6.Get Back/Dont Let Me Down – Beatles
7.You’ve Made Me So Very Happy – Blood Sweat & Tears
8.Time of the Season – Zombies
9.I’ll Bet You – Funkadelic
10.Touch Me – Doors
11.Honky Tonk Women – Rolling Stones
12.Smile a Littel Smile -Flying Machine
13.Aquarius – Fifth Dimension
14.In The Year 2525 – Zager & Evans
15.Wedding Bell Blues – Fifth Dimension
16.A Boy Named Sue – Johnny Cash
17.Commotion/Green River – Creedence Clearwater
18.Dizzy – Tommy Roe
19.Kick Out The Jams – MC-5
20.Crimson & Clover – Tommy James
21.What Does It Take – Jr Walker
22.Suspicious Minds – Elvis Presley
23.In The Ghetto – Elvis Presley
24.Crystal Blue Persuasion – Tommy James
25.Sweet Caroline – Neil Diamond
26.Love – Mercy
27.Hooked on a Feeling – BJ Thomas
28.Good Morning Starshine – Oliver
29.Little Women – Bobby Sherman
30.Someday We’ll Be Together – Supremes
31.And When I Die – Blood Sweat & Tears

1.Abbey Road -Beatles
2.Three Dog Night
3.Led Zepplin
4.The Beatles (White Album)
5.Blind Faith
6.Donovans Greatest Hits
7.Nashville Skyline – Bob Dylan
8.Johnny Cash at San Quentin
9.Frost Music – The Frost
10.Green River – Creedence Clearwater
11.Tommy – The Who
12.Kick Out The Jams – MC-5
13.Blood Sweat & Tears

1.I’ll Be There – Jackson Five
2.Close To You – Carpenters
3.Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Simon & Garfunkel
4.Love On a Two Way Street – Moments
5.Spirit in the Sky – Norman Greenbaum
6.Let It Be – Beatles
7.Loveland – Watts 103rd Street Band
8.Raindrops Keep Falling – BJ Thomas
9.ABC – Jackson Five
10.Up Around The Bend – Creedence Clearwater
11.Ohh Child – Five Stairsteps
12.Mama Told Me – Three Dog Night
13.Ball of Confusion – Temptations
14.Dont Cry Daddy – Elvis Presley
15.Everyboy is a Star – Sly & Family Stone
16.Venus – Shocking Blue
17.Lets Work Together – Wilbeur Harrison
18.Whole Lotta Love – Led Zepplin
19.Spill the Wine – Eric Burdon & War
20.Make It With You – Bread
21.Aint No Mountain – Diana Ross
22.Looking Out My Backdoor – Creedence Clearwater
23.I’ve Gotta Think – Funkadelic
24.Cracklin Rosie – Neil Diamond
25.In The Summertime – Mungo Jerry
26.Somebody’s Been Sleeping – 100 Proof Aged in Soul
27.Fire & Rain – James Taylor
28.Still Waters – Four Tops
29.Ma Belle Amie – Tee Set
30.Give Me Just a Little More Time – Chairmen of the Board
31.Leaving on a Jet Plane – Peter Paul & Mary

1.McCartney – Paul McCartney
2.Cosmos Factory – Creedence Clearwater
3.Led Zepplin II
4.3rd Album – Jackson Five
5.Mad Dogs & Englishmen – Joe Cocker
6.Abbey Road – Beatles
7.Bridge Over Troubled Waters – Simon & Garfunkel
9.Willy & The Poor Boys – Creedence Clearwater
10.Woodstock – Soundtrack
11.Hey Jude (Beatles Again) – Beatles
12.Blood Sweat & Tears 3
13.Isaac Hayes Movement

The records and albums and their positions on this Keener Hits of 19xx Music Guide were determined by mathematical computation, considering each record’s position and duration on each of the WKNR Music Guides during the past 52 weeks and does not necessarily reflect the comparative sales of these records.