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Below is a list of the best selling Soul R&B songs from 1965, 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 1965, 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 1074
chartposition: R&B #2, US #1, UK #7
writtenby: Brian Holland , Lamount Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: More Hits By The Supremes
mpcode: NWfmXY8VjU0
Supremes (with Diana Ross) Stop! In The Name Of Love 1965 Motown
2 recordlabel: Dyno Voice 209
chartposition: R&B #4, US #2, UK #5
writtenby: Sandy Linzer and Denny Randell
Toys A Lover's Concerto 1965 Dyno Voice
3 recordlabel: Decca 31827
chartposition: R&B #11, US #2, UK #3
writtenby: John Madara, David White and Leonard Borisoff
album: 1-2-3
Len Barry 1-2-3 1965 Decca
4 recordlabel: Motown 1076
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #23
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamount Dozier and Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Second Album
Four Tops I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey... 1965 Motown
5 recordlabel: Motown 1083
chartposition: R&B #2, US #1, UK #39
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: I Hear A Symphony
Supremes (with Diana Ross) I Hear A Symphony 1965 Motown
6 recordlabel: Motown 1075
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #40
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: More Hits By The Supremes
Supremes (with Diana Ross) Back In My Arms Again 1965 Motown
7 recordlabel: Gordy 7038
chartposition: R&B #1, US #1, UK #43
writtenby: Smokey Robinson & Ronald White
album: The Temptations Sing Smokey
Temptations My Girl 1965 Gordy
8 recordlabel: Tamla 54124
chartposition: R&B #1, US #3, UK #14
writtenby: Henry Cosby, Sylvia Moy & Stevie Wonder
Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright) 1965 Tamla
9 recordlabel: Back Beat 546
chartposition: R&B #2, US #2, UK #30
writtenby: Roy Head
album: Roy Head and The Traits
Roy Head Treat Her Right 1965 Back Beat
10 recordlabel: Checker 1120
chartposition: R&B #1, US #4, UK #11
writtenby: Raynard Miner & Carl Smith (as Carl William Smith)
album: The New Look
Fontella Bass Rescue Me 1965 Checker
11 recordlabel: Philles 129
chartposition: R&B #6, US #4, UK #14
writtenby: Zaret & Alex North
Righteous Brothers Unchained Melody 1965 Philles
12 recordlabel: King 6015
chartposition: R&B #1, US #3, UK #29
writtenby: James Brown
album: Out Of Sight
James Brown I Got You (I Feel Good) 1965 King
13 recordlabel: Motown 1081
chartposition: R&B #2, US #5, UK #34
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Second Album
Four Tops It's The Same Old Song 1965 Motown
14 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10739
chartposition: R&B #5, US #6, UK #50, US AC #1
writtenby: Buck Owens
album: Crying Time
Ray Charles Crying Time 1965 ABCParamount
15 recordlabel: Arctic 105
chartposition: R&B #2, US #5
writtenby: Barbara Mason
Barbara Mason Yes, I'm Ready 1965 Arctic
16 recordlabel: Soul 35008
chartposition: R&B #1, US #4
writtenby: Jr. Walker (as Autry DeWalt)
album: Shotgun
Jr. Walker & All Stars Shotgun 1965 Soul
17 recordlabel: Congress 234
chartposition: R&B #16, US #8, UK #6
writtenby: Lincoln Chase
Shirley Ellis The Clapping Song (Clap Pat Clap Slap) 1965 Congress
18 recordlabel: Argo 5506
chartposition: R&B #2, US #5
writtenby: Billy Page
album: The In Crowd
comments: [instrumental]
Ramsey Lewis Trio The In Crowd 1965 Argo
19 recordlabel: Tamla 54112
chartposition: R&B #1, US #8
writtenby: William Robinson Jr., Warren Moore and Marvin Tarplin
album: Moods of Marvin Gaye
mpcode: _wvPUdaGKm0
Marvin Gaye I'll Be Doggone 1965 Tamla
20 recordlabel: Tamla 54122
chartposition: R&B #1, US #8
writtenby: Pete Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers & Marv Tarplin (as Marvin Tarplin)
album: Moods Of Marvin Gaye
mpcode: bCvsikXZ9wk
Marvin Gaye Ain't That Peculiar 1965 Tamla
21 recordlabel: King 45-5999
chartposition: R&B #1, US #8, UK 25
writtenby: James Brown
album: Out Of Sight
James Brown Papa's Got A Brand New Bag 1965 King
22 recordlabel: Philles 130
chartposition: R&B #13, US #5, UK #48
writtenby: Carl Sigman & Robert Maxwell
album: Back To Back
Righteous Brothers Ebb Tide 1965 Philles
23 recordlabel: DCP Int. 1128
chartposition: R&B #3, US #10
writtenby: Teddy Randazzo, Bob Weinstein (as Bobby Weinstein) & Harshman
Little Anthony & Imperials Hurt So Bad 1965 DCP Int.
24 recordlabel: Blue Cat 102
chartposition: R&B #6, US #8
writtenby: John T. Taylor
Ad Libs The Boy From New York City 1965 Blue Cat
25 recordlabel: Gordy 7039
chartposition: R&B #5, US #8, UK #26
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Dance Party
mpcode: RQRIOKvR2WM
Martha (Reeves) & Vandellas Nowhere To Run 1965 Gordy
26 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8486
chartposition: R&B #2, US #7
writtenby: Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke Shake 1965 RCA Victor
27 recordlabel: Atlantic 2289
chartposition: R&B #1, US #21, UK #12
writtenby: Wilson Pickett & Steve Cropper
album: In The Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett In The Midnight Hour 1965 Atlantic
28 recordlabel: Imperial 66110
chartposition: R&B #40, US #7
writtenby: Burt Bacharach & Hal David
album: This Is Jackie DeShannon
Jackie DeShannon What The World Needs Now Is Love 1965 Imperial
29 recordlabel: Tamla 54127
chartposition: R&B #2, US #11, UK #44
writtenby: Pete Moore, Smokey Robinson, Bobby Rogers & Marv Tarplin (as Marvin Tarplin)
album: Going To A Go-Go
Smokey Robinson & Miracles Going To A Go-Go 1965 Tamla
30 recordlabel: Charger 105
chartposition: R&B #11, US #13, UK #25
writtenby: Billy Page
album: Sings For 'In' Crowders That Go 'Go-Go'
Dobie Gray The In Crowd 1965 Charger
31 recordlabel: Philles 127
chartposition: R&B #26, US #9
writtenby: Phil Spector, Gerry Goffin and Carole King
album: Just Once In My Life
Righteous Brothers Just Once In My Life 1965 Philles
32 recordlabel: Atlantic 2283
chartposition: R&B #5, US #11
writtenby: Van McCoy
Barbara Lewis Baby I'm Yours 1965 Atlantic
33 recordlabel: Motown 1080
chartposition: R&B #6, US #11
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: More Hits By The Supremes
Supremes (with Diana Ross) Nothing But Heartaches 1965 Motown
34 recordlabel: Atlantic 2300
chartposition: R&B #9, US #11
writtenby: Helen Miller and Roger Atkins
Barbara Lewis Make Me Your Baby 1965 Atlantic
35 recordlabel: Mirwood 5502
chartposition: R&B #4, US #14
writtenby: Fred Smith & Earl Nelson
album: The Duck
Jackie Lee The Duck 1965 Mirwood
36 recordlabel: Cadet 5522
chartposition: R&B #6, US #11, US AC #18
writtenby: Bert Russell (as Bert Berns) & Wes Farrell
album: Hang On Ramsey!
Ramsey Lewis Trio Hang On Sloopy 1965 Cadet
37 chartposition: UK #10, US #12
writtenby: Don Gant and Joe Melson
album: Run Baby Run
Newbeats Run Baby Run (Back Into My Arms) 1965
38 recordlabel: Tamla 54123
chartposition: R&B #3, US #14
writtenby: Smokey Robinson, Ronald White, Pete Moore (as Warren Moore) & Marv Tarplin
album: Going to a Go-Go
Smokey Robinson & Miracles My Girl Has Gone 1965 Tamla
39 recordlabel: Gordy 7047
chartposition: R&B #4, US #13
writtenby: Smokey Robinson, Ronald White & Pete Moore
Temptations My Baby 1965 Gordy
40 recordlabel: Tamla 54118
chartposition: R&B #2, US #16
writtenby: Smokey Robinson, Pete Moore (as Warren Moore) & Marv Tarplin
album: Going to a Go-Go
Smokey Robinson & Miracles The Tracks of My Tears 1965 Tamla
41 recordlabel: Gordy 7040
chartposition: R&B #3, US #18, UK #45
writtenby: Smokey Robinson & Pete Moore (as Warren Moore)
album: The Temptations Sing Smokey
Temptations It's Growing 1965 Gordy
42 recordlabel: Constellation 149
chartposition: R&B #3, US #18, UK #41
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
Gene Chandler Nothing Can Stop Me 1965 Constellation
43 recordlabel: Tamla 54113
chartposition: R&B #4, US #16
writtenby: Smokey Robinson & Pete Moore
album: Going to a Go-Go
Smokey Robinson & Miracles Ooh Baby Baby 1965 Tamla
44 recordlabel: Red Bird 10024
chartposition: R&B #20, US #20, UK #23
writtenby: James
album: Chapel of Love
Dixie Cups Iko Iko 1965 Red Bird
45 recordlabel: Gordy 7043
chartposition: R&B #4, US #17
writtenby: Smokey Robinson & Pete Moore (as Warren Moore)
Temptations Since I Lost My Baby 1965 Gordy
46 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10622
chartposition: R&B #3, US #14
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: People Get Ready
Impressions People Get Ready 1965 ABCParamount
47 recordlabel: Volt 126
chartposition: R&B #2, US #21
writtenby: Otis Redding & Jerry Butler
album: Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
Otis Redding I've Been Loving You Too Long (to Stop Now) 1965 Volt
48 recordlabel: Dial 4016
chartposition: R&B #1, US #23
writtenby: Joe Tex
Joe Tex I Want to (Do Everything for You) 1965 Dial
49 recordlabel: DCP Int. 1136
chartposition: R&B #15, US #16
writtenby: Teddy Randazzo
Little Anthony & the Imperials Take Me Back 1965 DCP Int.
50 recordlabel: Atlantic 2276
chartposition: R&B #1, US #22
writtenby: Delores Burke & Solomon Burke
album: The Best of Solomon Burke
Solomon Burke Got to Get You Off My Mind 1965 Atlantic
51 recordlabel: Checker 1105
chartposition: R&B #1, US #25
writtenby: Raynard Miner, Billy Davis, Carl Smith, Gene Barge
album: We're Gonna Make It
Little Milton We're Gonna Make It 1965 Checker
52 recordlabel: Vee-Jay 684
chartposition: R&B #3, US #23
writtenby: Richard Parker
Fred Hughes Oo Wee Baby, I Love You 1965 VeeJay
53 recordlabel: Motown 1084
chartposition: R&B #9, US #19
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
album: Second Album
Four Tops Something About You 1965 Motown
54 recordlabel: Ric-Tic 103
chartposition: R&B #8, US #21
writtenby: Bill Sharpley & Edwin Starr
Edwin Starr Agent Double-O Soul 1965 RicTic
55 recordlabel: Chess 1932
chartposition: R&B #4, US #24
writtenby: Billy Stewart
album: I Do Love You
Billy Stewart Sitting in the Park 1965 Chess
56 recordlabel: Atlantic 2288
chartposition: R&B #2, US #28
writtenby: Solomon Burke & Don Covay
album: The Best of Solomon Burke
Solomon Burke Tonight's the Night 1965 Atlantic
57 recordlabel: Dial 4022
chartposition: R&B #1, US #29
writtenby: Joe Tex
Joe Tex A Sweet Woman Like You 1965 Dial
58 recordlabel: Motown 1073
chartposition: R&B #9, US #24
writtenby: Jo Hunter & William
album: The Four Tops
Four Tops Ask the Lonely 1965 Motown
59 recordlabel: Chess 1922
chartposition: R&B #6, US #26
writtenby: Billy Stewart
album: I Do Love You
Billy Stewart I Do Love You 1965 Chess
60 recordlabel: Atlantic 2306
chartposition: R&B #4, US #53, UK #29
writtenby: Steve Cropper & Wilson Pickett
album: In the Midnight Hour
Wilson Pickett Don't Fight It 1965 Atlantic
61 recordlabel: Tamla 54111
chartposition: R&B #12, US #25
writtenby: Smokey Robinson
Brenda Holloway When I'm Gone 1965 Tamla
62 recordlabel: Tamla 54117
chartposition: R&B #16, US #25
writtenby: Marvin Gaye, David Hamilton & Clarence Paul
Marvin Gaye Pretty Little Baby 1965 Tamla
63 recordlabel: Amy 927
chartposition: R&B #7, US #28
writtenby: Allen Toussaint (as Naomi Neville)
album: The New Lee Dorsey
Lee Dorsey Ride Your Pony 1965 Amy
64 recordlabel: Arctic 108
chartposition: R&B #12, US #27
writtenby: Barbara Mason
Barbara Mason Sad, Sad Girl 1965 Arctic
65 recordlabel: Soul 35013
chartposition: R&B #7, US #29
writtenby: Jr. Walker (as Autry DeWalt Jr.), Willie Woods & Lawrence Horn
album: Shotgun
Jr. Walker & the All Stars Shake and Fingerpop 1965 Soul
66 recordlabel: Checker 1131
chartposition: R&B #13, US #37, UK #32
writtenby: Billy Davis [Roquel Davis], Carl Smith & Raynard Miner
Fontella Bass Recovery 1965 Checker
67 recordlabel: Volt 128
chartposition: R&B #4, US #35
writtenby: Otis Redding
album: Otis Blue: Otis Redding Sings Soul
Otis Redding Respect 1965 Volt
68 recordlabel: Checker 1097
chartposition: R&B #5, US #33
writtenby: Oliver Sain
album: The New Look
Fontella Bass & Bobby McClure Don't Mess Up a Good Thing 1965 Checker
69 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10647
chartposition: R&B #9, US #29
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
album: People Get Ready
Impressions Woman's Got Soul 1965 ABCParamount
70 recordlabel: Atlantic 4019
chartposition: R&B #10, US #43, UK #35
writtenby: Gerry Goffin & Carole King
Drifters At the Club 1965 Atlantic
71 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8486
chartposition: R&B #9, US #31
writtenby: Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke A Change Is Gonna Come 1965 RCA Victor
72 recordlabel: Chess 1924
chartposition: R&B #10, US #31
writtenby: Tony Clarke
Tony Clarke The Entertainer 1965 Chess
73 recordlabel: ABC 10629
chartposition: R&B #7, US #37
writtenby: Jesse Smith, Johnny Paden, Frank Paden, Willie Stephenson & Melvin Mason
Marvelows I Do 1965 ABC
74 recordlabel: Motown 1078
chartposition: R&B #8, US #35
writtenby: William
Spinners I'll Always Love You 1965 Motown
75 recordlabel: Kellmac 1003
chartposition: R&B #5, US #41
writtenby: Larry Brownlee
C.O.D.'s Michael 1965 Kellmac
76 recordlabel: Tamla 54116
chartposition: R&B #11, US #34
writtenby: William
album: The Marvelettes Anthology
Marvelettes I'll Keep Holding On 1965 Tamla
77 recordlabel: RCA Victor 47-8631
chartposition: R&B #18, US #32
writtenby: Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke Sugar Dumpling 1965 RCA Victor
78 recordlabel: ABC-Paramount 10750
chartposition: R&B #12, US #33
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
Impressions You've Been Cheatin 1965 ABCParamount
79 recordlabel: Pure Soul 1107
chartposition: R&B #5, US #43
writtenby: Steve Cropper, Al Jackson Jr., Booker T. Jones & Nathaniel Nathan
Packers Hole in the Wall 1965 Pure Soul
80 recordlabel: Old Town 1183
chartposition: R&B #11, US #56, US AC #8
writtenby: Gayle Brown & Hazel Johnson
album: Intimately Yours
Arthur Prysock It's Too Late Baby, Too Late 1965 Old Town
81 recordlabel: Checker 1113
chartposition: R&B #4, US #43
writtenby: Carl Smith, Billy Davis & Raynard Miner
Little Milton Who's Cheating Who? 1965 Checker
82 recordlabel: Soul 35012
chartposition: R&B #10, US #36
writtenby: Henry Cosby, Jr. Walker (as Autry DeWalt Jr.) & Willie Woods
album: Shotgun
Jr. Walker & the All Stars Do the Boomerang 1965 Soul
83 recordlabel: Atlantic 2301
chartposition: R&B #5, US #44
writtenby: Don Covay & Steve Cropper
album: See Saw
Don Covay See-Saw 1965 Atlantic
84 recordlabel: 0th Century 555
chartposition: R&B #13, US #34
writtenby: Barrett Strong, Wade Flemons & Charles Barksdale
album: Mary Wells
Mary Wells Use Your Head 1965 th Century
85 recordlabel: Gordy 7046
chartposition: R&B #4, US #50
writtenby: Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
Kim Weston Take Me in Your Arms (Rock Me a Little... 1965 Gordy
86 recordlabel: DCP Int. 1149
chartposition: R&B #23, US #34
writtenby: Jimmy Henderson, Sid Robin (as Sidney Robin) & Bertha Scott
Little Anthony & the Imperials I Miss You So 1965 DCP Int.
87 recordlabel: Atlantic 2281
chartposition: R&B #11, US #54, US AC #14
writtenby: John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Esther Phillips And I Love Him 1965 Atlantic
88 recordlabel: United Artists 853
chartposition: R&B #26, US #36
writtenby: Casey Spencer
Jive Five I'm a Happy Man 1965 United Artists
89 recordlabel: Soul 35013
chartposition: R&B #7, US #43
writtenby: Willie Woods
album: Shotgun
Jr. Walker & the All Stars Cleo's Back 1965 Soul
90 recordlabel: Modern 1005
chartposition: R&B #28, US #36
writtenby: Steve Venet & Tommy Boyce
Ikettes Peaches 'N' Cream 1965 Modern
91 recordlabel: Duke 385
chartposition: R&B #4, US #63
writtenby: Don Robey (as Deadric Malone)
Bobby Bland These Hands (Small But Mighty) 1965 Duke
92 recordlabel: Volt 124
chartposition: R&B #10, US #41
writtenby: Steve Cropper & Otis Redding
album: The Great Otis Redding Sings Soul Ballads
Otis Redding Mr. Pitiful 1965 Volt
93 recordlabel: Gordy 7045
chartposition: R&B #25, US #36
writtenby: William 'Mickey' Stevenson, Ivy Jo Hunter & Clarence Paul
Martha (Reeves) & the Vandellas You've Been in Love Too Long 1965 Gordy
94 recordlabel: Constellation 158
chartposition: R&B #2, US #81
writtenby: Curtis Mayfield
Gene Chandler Rainbow '65 1965 Constellation
95 recordlabel: RCA 47-8693
chartposition: R&B #26, US #53, US AC #9
writtenby: Brook Benton & Clyde Otis
Brook Benton Mother Nature, Father Time 1965 RCA
96 recordlabel: Parrot 9737
chartposition: R&B #26, US #10, UK #1, US AC #3
writtenby: Les Reed & Gordon Mills
album: Along Came Jones
Tom Jones It's Not Unusual 1965 Parrot
97 recordlabel: JoDa 102
chartposition: RandB #4, US #88
writtenby: Margaret Nash
Johnny Nash Let's Move and Groove (Together) 1965 JoDa
98 recordlabel: Decca 12220(UK)
chartposition: R&B #19, US #1, UK #1
writtenby: Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
album: Out Od Our Heads
Rolling Stones (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction 1965 Decca (UK)
99 recordlabel: Atco 6359
chartposition: R&B #19, US #1, UK #1
writtenby: Sonny Bono
album: Look At Us
mpcode: 80QHRTQ3Kmw
Sonny & Cher I Got You Babe 1965 Atco
100 recordlabel: Fontana 1511
chartposition: RandB #8, US #62, US AC #36
writtenby: Herbie Hancock
album: Soul Serenade
Gloria Lynne Watermelon Man 1965 Fontana

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