100 Greatest Songs From 1967

Criteria: These songs were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.

Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release). Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.

1. Respect
Aretha Franklin
2. Light My Fire
3. Sunshine Of Your Love
4. Purple Haze
Jimi Hendrix
5. A Day In The Life
6. Whiter Shade Of Pale
Procol Harum
7. Somebody To Love
Jefferson Airplane
8. Soul Man
Sam & Dave
9. Strawberry Fields Forever
10. Nights In White Satin
Moody Blues
11. The Letter
Box Tops
12. Waterloo Sunset
13. I Can See For Miles
The Who
14. My Back Pages
15. White Rabbit
Jefferson Airplane
16. Time Has Come Today
Chambers Brothers
17. Dance To The Music
Sly & the Family Stone
18. Brown Eyed Girl
Van Morrison
19. A Natural Woman
Aretha Franklin
20. Happy Together
21. Tears Of A Clown
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
22. (Your Love Keeps Lifting Me) Higher And Higher
Jackie Wilson
23. Penny Lane
24. I Second That Emotion
Smokey Robinson & the Miracles
25. You Keep Me Hangin' On
Vanilla Fudge
26. The End
27. Cold Sweat
James Brown
28. Get Together
29. Different Drum
Stone Poneys
30. Chain Of Fools
Aretha Franklin
31. I Never Loved A Man
Aretha Franklin
32. Sweet Soul Music
Arthur Conley
33. Let's Spend The Night Together
Rolling Stones
34. Darlin'
Beach Boys
35. Hello Goodbye
36. Groovin'
Young Rascals
37. To Love Somebody
Bee Gees
38. Foxey Lady
Jimi Hendrix
39. Ain't No Mountain High Enough
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
40. With A Little Help From My Friends
41. People Are Strange
42. I Think We're Alone Now
Tommy James & the Shondells
43. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Gladys Knight & the Pips
44. Your Precious Love
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
45. Bernadette
Four Tops
46. Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds
47. Gentle On My Mind
Glen Campbell
48. San Francisco
Scott McKenzie
49. Tighten Up
Archie Bell & the Drells
50. La-La Means I Love You

51. Little Wing
Jimi Hendrix
52. All You Need Is Love
53. Break On Through
54. I'd Rather Go Blind
Etta James
55. Funky Broadway
Wilson Pickett
56. Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band
57. There Is
58. Love Me Two Times
59. I'm Waiting For The Man
Velvet Underground
60. The Wind Cries Mary
Jimi Hendrix
61. Incense And Peppermints
Strawberry Alarm Clock
62. I Wish It Would Rain
63. Creeque Alley
Mamas & Papas
64. Mr. Soul
Buffalo Springfield
65. Magical Mystery Tour
66. Tramp
Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
67. Alone Again Or
68. Nobody But Me
Human Beinz
69. She'd Rather Be With Me
70. Expressway To Your Heart
Soul Survivors
71. Let's Live For Today
Grass Roots
72. I Am The Walrus
73. Ode To Billy Joe
Bobbie Gentry
74. Spooky
Classics IV
75. Never My Love
76. By The Time I Get To Phoenix
Glen Campbell
77. Tuesday Afternoon
Moody Blues
78. A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You
79. Strange Brew
80. Pictures Of Matchstick Men
Status Quo
81. Heroes And Villains
Beach Boys
82. I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die-Rag
Country Joe & the Fish
83. Getting Better
84. You're My Everything
85. Can't Take My Eyes Off You
Frankie Valli
86. Green Tambourine
Lemon Pipers
87. (I Wanna) Testify
88. So You Want To Be A Rock 'N' Roll Star
89. I've Been Lonely Too Long
Young Rascals
90. Alice's Restaurant Massacree
Arlo Guthrie
91. Reflections
Diana Ross & the Supremes
92. Jimmy Mack
Martha & the Vandellas
93. Baby, Now That I've Found You
94. Love Is All Around
95. The Rain, The Park, And Other Things
96. To Sir With Love
97. Windy
98. Ruby Tuesday
Rolling Stones
99. Pleasant Valley Sunday
100. Little Bit O' Soul
Music Explosion
20 more worth mentioning.
101. Itchycoo Park
Small Faces
102. Heroin
Velvet Underground
103. New York Mining Disaster 194
Bee Gees
104. Western Union
Five Americans
105. I'm A Man
Spencer Davis Group
106. Carrie-Anne
107. See Emily Play
Pink Floyd
108. I Was Made To Love Her
Stevie Wonder
109. Summer Rain
Johnny Rivers
110. Judy In Disguise
John Fred & the Playboy Band
111. Baby I Love You
Aretha Franklin
112. Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)
First Edition
113. Both Sides Now
Judy Collins
114. Soul Finger
115. Seven Rooms Of Gloom
Four Tops
116. Daydream Believer
117. How Can I Be Sure
Young Rascals
118. Up, Up And Away
5th Dimension
119. All I Need
120. Tell Mama
Etta James
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1967
An unheralded great record from 1967
Bruce's choice:
* Greasy Spoon
Rufus Thomas
Lew's choice:
* Dear Mr. Fantasy
Adam's choice:
* She Loves Me (She Don't Love You)
Waylon Jennings
Brett's choice:
* Flying On The Ground Is Wrong
Buffalo Springfield
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Last Updated: 2023-07-26