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Below is a list of the best selling Soul R&B songs from 1964, sorted by the most popular or best selling first. Place mouse on to see information about song. Click on song title to play song and to read details about the song including lyrics (if available) and to add to playlist. Click on to play song. . Click on label to list songs from that record label. Following on from the top 100 chart are listings of hundreds of other lesser-known Soul R&B songs from 1964, arranged in order of highest US R&B and/or UK chart position.

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# Artist   (click for discography and biography of artist) Title    (click song title to play it, read lyrics etc.) Year Label
1 recordlabel: Motown 1056
chartposition: R&B #1 (7 weeks), US #1, UK #5
weeksinr&bchart: 20
writtenby: William Robinson
album: Mary Wells Sings My Guy
Mary Wells My Guy 1964 Motown
2 recordlabel: Philles 124
chartposition: R&B #2, US #1, UK #1
writtenby: Phil Spector, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
Righteous Brothers You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin 1964 Philles
3 recordlabel: Back Beat 541
chartposition: R&B #1 (4 weeks), US #13
weeksinr&bchart: 18
writtenby: Willie Nelson
mpcode: 2HkGn2jifbM
Joe Hinton Funny (How Time Slips Away) 1964 Back Beat
4 recordlabel: Scepter 1274
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #6, UK #9, US AC #7
weeksinr&bchart: 19
writtenby: Burt Bacharach
album: Make Way for Dionne Warwick
mpcode: ijhL9Y7skQs
Dionne Warwick Walk On By 1964 Scepter
5 recordlabel: Smash 1893
chartposition: R&B #2, US #2, UK #2
writtenby: Johnny Roberts & Robert Spencer
Millie My Boy Lollipop 1964 Smash
6 recordlabel: Atlantic 2237
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #4, UK #45
weeksinr&bchart: 18
writtenby: Arthur Resnick & Kenny Young
album: Under The Boardwalk
Drifters Under The Boardwalk 1964 Atlantic
7 recordlabel: Vee-Jay 613
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #5
weeksinr&bchart: 17
writtenby: Manny Curtis, C. Becaud and Pierre Delanoe
album: Delicious Together
Betty Everett & Jerry Butler Let It Be Me 1964 VeeJay
8 recordlabel: Motown 1068
chartposition: R&B #2, US #1, UK #27
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Where Did Our Love Go
Supremes (with Diana Ross) Come See About Me 1964 Motown
9 recordlabel: Vee-Jay 585
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #6
weeksinr&bchart: 16
writtenby: Rudy Clark
Betty Everett The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss) 1964 VeeJay
10 recordlabel: Gordy 7028
chartposition: R&B #1 (1 week), US #11
weeksinr&bchart: 18
writtenby: Smokey Robinson & Bobby Rogers
album: Meet The Temptations
Temptations The Way You Do The Things You Do 1964 Gordy
11 recordlabel: Motown 1066
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #1, UK #1
weeksinr&bchart: 15
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Where Did Our Love Go
Supremes (with Diana Ross) Baby Love 1964 Motown
12 recordlabel: Motown 1060
chartposition: R&B #1 (2 weeks), US #1, UK #3
weeksinr&bchart: 16
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Where Did Our Love Go
Supremes (with Diana Ross) Where Did Our Love Go 1964 Motown
13 recordlabel: Gordy 7033
chartposition: R&B #8, US #2, UK #28
writtenby: William Stevenson and Marvin Gaye
album: Dance Party
Martha (Reeves) & Vandellas Dancing In The Street 1964 Gordy
14 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10554
chartposition: R&B #1 (2 weeks), US #10
weeksinr&bchart: 16
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: Keep On Pushing
Impressions Keep On Pushing 1964 ABCParamount
15 recordlabel: Checker 1067
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #11, UK #2
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Tommy Tucker (as Robert Higgenbotham)
Tommy Tucker Hi-Heel Sneakers 1964 Checker
16 recordlabel: Rosemart 801
chartposition: R&B #1 (2 weeks), US #35
weeksinr&bchart: 15
writtenby: Don Covay & Ronald Miller [Ronald Dean Miller]
Don Covay Mercy, Mercy 1964 Rosemart
17 recordlabel: Tamla 54107
chartposition: R&B #3, US #6, UK #49
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved by You
mpcode: beW9AH1Goxg
Marvin Gaye How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved by You) 1964 Tamla
18 recordlabel: Red Bird 10001
chartposition: US #1, UK #22
writtenby: Jeff Barry, Ellie Greenwich and Phil Spector
album: Chapel Of Love
Dixie Cups Chapel Of Love 1964 Red Bird
19 recordlabel: Scepter 1285
chartposition: R&B #1 (2 weeks), US #20, UK #23
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Hal David & Burt Bacharach
album: Make Way For Dionne Warwick
mpcode: c3tIlHOQemU
Dionne Warwick Reach Out For Me 1964 Scepter
20 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8368
chartposition: R&B #1 (2 weeks), US #11
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke Good Times 1964 RCA Victor
21 recordlabel: Money 1102
chartposition: R&B #1, US #7
writtenby: Don Julian
album: The Jerk
Larks The Jerk 1964 Money
22 recordlabel: Fame 6401
chartposition: R&B #2 (1 week), US #17
weeksinr&bchart: 19
writtenby: Jimmy Hughes
album: Steal Away
Jimmy Hughes Steal Away 1964 Fame
23 recordlabel: DCP Int. 1119
chartposition: R&B #6, US #6
writtenby: Teddy Randazzo and Bob Weinstein (as Bobby Weinstein)
Little Anthony & Imperials Goin' Out Of My Head 1964 DCP Int.
24 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10602
chartposition: R&B #1 (3 weeks), US #7
weeksinr&bchart: 12
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield & Johnny Pate
album: Keep On Pushing
mpcode: OjlHvTZq1E8
Impressions Amen 1964 ABCParamount
25 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8299
chartposition: R&B #1 (1 week), US #11
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke (Ain't That) Good News 1964 RCA Victor
26 recordlabel: Okeh 7187
chartposition: R&B #1 (2 weeks), US #5, UK #40
weeksinr&bchart: 13
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um/The Best Of Major Lance
mpcode: g02WmLzozs8
Major Lance Um, Um, Um, Um, Um, Um 1964 Okeh
27 recordlabel: Congress 230
chartposition: R&B #4, US #3
writtenby: Shirley Elliston & Linloon Chase
Shirley Ellis The Name Game 1964 Congress
28 recordlabel: Atlantic 2260
chartposition: R&B #8, US #18, UK #3
writtenby: Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
album: The Good Life With The Drifters
Drifters Saturday Night At The Movies 1964 Atlantic
29 recordlabel: Dial 4001
chartposition: R&B #1, US #5
writtenby: Joe Tex
Joe Tex Hold What You've Got 1964 Dial
30 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10544
chartposition: R&B #2 (2 weeks), US #14
weeksinr&bchart: 15
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: The Never Ending Impressions
Impressions I'm So Proud 1964 ABCParamount
31 recordlabel: Red Bird 10003
chartposition: R&B #7, US #9
writtenby: Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich
Jelly Beans I Wanna Love Him So Bad 1964 Red Bird
32 recordlabel: Wand 162
chartposition: R&B #2 (2 weeks), US #24
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Carole King & Gerry Goffin
Maxine Brown Oh No, Not My Baby 1964 Wand
33 recordlabel: Stateside 294(UK)
chartposition: R&B #3, US #6
writtenby: Bob Hamilton & Freddy Gorman
Reflections (Just Like) Romeo and Juliet 1964 Stateside (UK)
34 recordlabel: Motown 1057
chartposition: R&B #2 (1 week), US #17
weeksinr&bchart: 15
writtenby: Clarence Paul & William Stevenson
album: Together
Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells What's The Matter With You Baby 1964 Motown
35 recordlabel: Vee-Jay 598
chartposition: RandB #3 (3 weeks), US #61
weeksinr&bchart: 18
writtenby: Billy Butler and Jerry Butler
mpcode: IM0X2IY8W-0
Jerry Butler I Stand Accused 1964 VeeJay
36 recordlabel: Chess 1898
chartposition: R&B #2 (1 week), US #10, UK #3
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Chuck Berry
album: St. Louis To Liverpool
Chuck Berry No Particular Place To Go 1964 Chess
37 recordlabel: Imperial 66013
chartposition: R&B #2 (1 week), US #17
weeksinr&bchart: 14
writtenby: Irma Thomas
album: Wish Someone Would Care
Irma Thomas Wish Someone Would Care 1964 Imperial
38 recordlabel: Motown 1062
chartposition: R&B #4, US #11
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: The Four Tops
Four Tops Baby I Need Your Loving 1964 Motown
39 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10511
chartposition: R&B #2 (1 week), US #12
weeksinr&bchart: 13
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: Keep On Pushing
Impressions Talking About My Baby 1964 ABCParamount
40 recordlabel: Chess 1903
chartposition: R&B #4, US #11
writtenby: Wilford McKinley & Carl Smith (as Carl William Smith)
Jackie Ross Selfish One 1964 Chess
41 recordlabel: Capitol 5198
chartposition: R&B #45, US #11, US AC #2
writtenby: Jimmy Williams [Jimmy T. Williams] & Larry Harrison
album: How Glad I Am
Nancy Wilson (You Don't Know) How Glad I Am 1964 Capitol
42 recordlabel: Tamla 54093
chartposition: R&B #3, US #15
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
mpcode: 8jlrNhrcsAE
Marvin Gaye You Are A Wonderful One 1964 Tamla
43 recordlabel: Tamla 54094
chartposition: R&B #3, US #13
writtenby: Ed Cobb
album: Every Little Bit Hurts
Brenda Holloway Every Little Bit Hurts 1964 Tamla
44 recordlabel: Mar-V-Lus 6002
chartposition: R&B #3, US #14
writtenby: Andre Williams & Verlie Rice
Alvin Cash Twine Time 1964 MarVLus
45 recordlabel: Motown 1057
chartposition: R&B #3, US #19, UK #50
writtenby: Clarence Paul, Dave Hamilton & William Stevenson
album: Together
Marvin Gaye & Mary Wells Once Upon A Time 1964 Motown
46 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10581
chartposition: R&B #3, US #15
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: People Get Ready
Impressions You Must Believe Me 1964 ABCParamount
47 recordlabel: Tamla 54095
chartposition: R&B #6, US #15
writtenby: Berry Gordy (as Berry Gordy Jr.)
album: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
Marvin Gaye Try It Baby 1964 Tamla
48 recordlabel: Red Bird 10006
chartposition: R&B #7, US #12
writtenby: Jeff Barry & Ellie Greenwich
album: Chapel Of Love
Dixie Cups People Say 1964 Red Bird
49 recordlabel: Philips 1348 UK
chartposition: UK #3
writtenby: Burt Bacharach and Hal David
album: A Girl Called Dusty
mpcode: CtEJ2hO-FF0
Dusty Springfield I Just Don't Know What To Do with Myself 1964 PhilipsUK
50 recordlabel: DCP Int. 1104
chartposition: R&B #8, US #15
writtenby: Teddy Randazzo & Bob Weinstein
Little Anthony & Imperials I'm On the Outside (Looking In) 1964 DCP Int.
51 recordlabel: Chess 1883
chartposition: R&B #7, US #23, UK #27
writtenby: Chuck Berry
Chuck Berry Nadine 1964 Chess
52 recordlabel: Constellation 130
chartposition: R&B #4, US #19
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
Gene Chandler Just Be True 1964 Constellation
53 recordlabel: Scepter 1282
chartposition: R&B #10, US #34, UK #20
writtenby: Burt Bacharach & Hal David
album: Make Way For Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick You'll Never Get To Heaven (If You Break... 1964 Scepter
54 recordlabel: Duke 375
chartposition: R&B #3, US #20
writtenby: Don Robey (as Deadric Malone) & Joe Scott (as Joseph W. Scott)
Bobby Bland Ain't Nothing You Can Do 1964 Duke
55 recordlabel: Philles 123
chartposition: R&B #3, US #23
writtenby: Phil Spector, Barry Mann & Cynthia Weil
album: Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes featuring Veronica
Ronettes Walking In The Rain 1964 Philles
56 recordlabel: Okeh 7191
chartposition: R&B #4, US #20
writtenby: Carl Davis, Billy Butler & Major Lance
Major Lance The Matador 1964 Okeh
57 recordlabel: Everest 2036
chartposition: R&B #3, US #28, US AC #9
writtenby: Beach and Trenet
album: Gloria, Marty & Strings
Gloria Lynne I Wish You Love 1964 Everest
58 recordlabel: King 5842
chartposition: R&B #4, US #23
writtenby: James Brown
James Brown Oh Baby Don't You Weep 1964 King
59 recordlabel: Okeh 7203
chartposition: R&B #3, US #24
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
Major Lance Rhythm 1964 Okeh
60 recordlabel: Tamla 54105
chartposition: R&B #5, US #25
writtenby: Norman Whitfield & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: The Marvelettes Greatest Hits
Marvelettes Too Many Fish In The Sea 1964 Tamla
61 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8426
chartposition: R&B #6, US #31, US AC #7
writtenby: Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke Cousin Of Mine 1964 RCA Victor
62 recordlabel: Parkway 907
chartposition: R&B #5, US #23
writtenby: Kal Mann & Dave Appell
Chubby Checker Hey, Bobba Needle 1964 Parkway
63 recordlabel: Smash 1919
chartposition: R&B #5, US #24
writtenby: James Brown (as Ted Wright)
James Brown Out Of Sight 1964 Smash
64 recordlabel: Swan 4162
chartposition: R&B #9, US #25
writtenby: Kenny Gamble & Jerry Ross
Sapphires Who Do You Love 1964 Swan
65 recordlabel: Philles 121
chartposition: R&B #11, US #34, UK #35
writtenby: Phil Spector, Vini Poncia (as Vince Poncia) & Peter Anders (as Pete Andreoli)
album: Presenting The Fabulous Ronettes featuring Veronica
Ronettes Do I Love You? 1964 Philles
66 recordlabel: Tamla 54096
chartposition: R&B #5, US #29
writtenby: Marty Cooper & Lou Josie
album: Stevie At The Beach
Stevie Wonder Hey Harmonica Man 1964 Tamla
67 recordlabel: Gordy 7035
chartposition: R&B #11, US #26
writtenby: Eddie Holland Jr. & Norman Whitfield
Temptations Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue) 1964 Gordy
68 recordlabel: Atlantic 2221
chartposition: R&B #10, US #26
writtenby: Berns & Wes Farrell
Vibrations My Girl Sloopy 1964 Atlantic
69 recordlabel: Mercury 72230
chartposition: R&B #5, US #35, US AC #11
writtenby: Emil Anton & Alan Thomas
Brook Benton Going Going Gone 1964 Mercury
70 recordlabel: Tamla 54098
chartposition: R&B #10, US #27
writtenby: Smokey Robinson & Marv Tarplin
album: I Like It Like That
Smokey Robinson & Miracles I Like It Like That 1964 Tamla
71 recordlabel: Chess 1916
chartposition: R&B #16, US #41, UK #26
writtenby: Chuck Berry
album: St. Louis To Liverpool
Chuck Berry Promised Land 1964 Chess
72 recordlabel: Tamla 54101
chartposition: R&B #14, US #27
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You
Marvin Gaye Baby Don't You Do It 1964 Tamla
73 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10609
chartposition: R&B #10, US #46, UK #42, US AC #11
writtenby: Gus Kahn & Walter Donaldson
album: Ray Charles Live In Concerts
Ray Charles Makin' Whoopee 1964 ABCParamount
74 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10571
chartposition: R&B #14, US #55, UK #38, US AC #8
writtenby: Foy Willing & Sid Robin
album: Sweet & Sour Tears
Ray Charles No One To Cry To 1964 ABCParamount
75 recordlabel: Atlantic 2226
chartposition: R&B #8, US #33
writtenby: Bert Russell (as Bert Berns) & Wes Farrell
Solomon Burke Goodbye Baby (Baby Goodbye) 1964 Atlantic
76 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8368
chartposition: R&B #6, US #35
writtenby: Pee Wee King & Redd Stewart
Sam Cooke Tennessee Waltz 1964 RCA Victor
77 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10530
chartposition: R&B #9, US #38, US AC #12
writtenby: Carl Sigman & Percy Faith
Ray Charles My Heart Cries for You 1964 ABCParamount
78 recordlabel: Mercury 72266
chartposition: R&B #4, US #47, US AC #13
writtenby: Earl Shuman & Leon Carr
Brook Benton Another Cup Of Coffee 1964 Mercury
79 recordlabel: Smash 1920
chartposition: R&B #40, US #40, UK #30
writtenby: Buddy Kaye & Philip Springer
Millie Sweet William 1964 Smash
80 recordlabel: Maxx 326
chartposition: R&B #6, US #38
writtenby: Van McCoy
Gladys Knight & Pips Giving Up 1964 Maxx
81 recordlabel: Constellation 136
chartposition: R&B #4, US #39
writtenby: Billy Butler
Gene Chandler Bless Our Love 1964 Constellation
82 recordlabel: Chess 1907
chartposition: R&B #3, US #41
writtenby: Billy Davis [Roquel Davis] & Leonard Caston
album: Dance Party
Mitty Collier I Had A Talk With My Man 1964 Chess
83 recordlabel: Gordy 7036
chartposition: R&B #11, US #34
writtenby: Stevenson and Hunter
album: Dance Party
Martha (Reeves) & Vandellas Wild One 1964 Gordy
84 recordlabel: Kent 393
chartposition: R&B #12, US #34
writtenby: B.B. King & Joe Josea
album: Rock Me Baby
B.B. King Rock Me Baby 1964 Kent
85 recordlabel: Hi 2075
chartposition: R&B #32, US #31
writtenby: Willie Mitchell
comments: [instrumental]
Willie Mitchell 20-75 1964 Hi
86 recordlabel: Atlantic 2253
chartposition: R&B #21, US #33
writtenby: Artie Resnick & Kenny Young
mpcode: teLi7E4kqnw
Drifters I've Got Sand In My Shoes 1964 Atlantic
87 recordlabel: Mercury 72266
chartposition: R&B #8, US #43, US AC #14
writtenby: Clyde Otis
Brook Benton Too Late To Turn Back Now 1964 Mercury
88 recordlabel: Tamla 54102
chartposition: R&B #9, US #35
writtenby: Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers & Pete Moore
album: I Like It Like That
Smokey Robinson & Miracles That's What Love Is Made Of 1964 Tamla
89 recordlabel: Symbol 20-001
chartposition: R&B #12, US #54, UK #40
writtenby: Charlie Foxx
Inez Foxx Hurt By Love 1964 Symbol
90 recordlabel: Gordy 7032
chartposition: R&B #22, US #33
writtenby: Smokey Robinson
Temptations I'll Be In Trouble 1964 Gordy
91 recordlabel: Vee-Jay 628
chartposition: R&B #28, US #65, UK #29
writtenby: Van McCoy
Betty Everett Getting Mighty Crowded 1964 VeeJay
92 recordlabel: Herald 590
chartposition: R&B #13, US #37
writtenby: Ralston McGriff
Patty & Emblems Mixed-Up, Shook-Up Girl 1964 Herald
93 recordlabel: Duke 377
chartposition: R&B #5, US #42
writtenby: Al Braggs (as Alfred Braggs) & Don Robey (as Deadric Malone)
Bobby Bland Share Your Love With Me 1964 Duke
94 recordlabel: Wand 154
chartposition: R&B #5, US #45
writtenby: Rudy Clark
Chuck Jackson Beg Me 1964 Wand
95 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10571
chartposition: R&B #13, US #50, US AC #6
writtenby: Dorian Burton & Eugene Randolph
album: Sweet And Sour Tears
Ray Charles A Tear Fell 1964 ABCParamount
96 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10530
chartposition: R&B #7, US #39
writtenby: Woodrow Buddy Johnson
album: Sweet & Sour Tears
Ray Charles Baby, Don't You Cry 1964 ABCParamount
97 recordlabel: Autumn 2
chartposition: US #5
writtenby: Sly Stone (as Sylvester Stewart) and Thomas Coman
Bobby Freeman C'mon and Swim 1964 Autumn
98 recordlabel: Volt 121
chartposition: R&B #6, US #70
writtenby: Otis Redding
album: The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads
Otis Redding Chained and Bound 1964 Volt
99 recordlabel: Atlantic 2241
chartposition: R&B #4, US #58
writtenby: Bert Russell (as Bert Berns), Solomon Burke and Jerry Wexler
Solomon Burke Everybody Needs Somebody To Love 1964 Atlantic
100 recordlabel: Gordy 7031
chartposition: R&B #6, US #44
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier and Eddie Holland Jr.
Martha (Reeves) & Vandellas In My Lonely Room 1964 Gordy

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