Mobile users -- find Related Chart Features here

Pop and Rock Chart Archive
and Music Encyclopedia

Top 20 Song Chart for May 18, 1963

Jimmy Soul has the number one hit this week with If You Wanna Be Happy. Finding a spot at number two this week is Surfin' U.S.A. by The Beach Boys. The Shirelles finds the third chart position this week with Foolish Little Girl.


1 1   If You Wanna Be Happy  
  Jimmy Soul
    YouTube download at Amazon  

7 2   Surfin' U.S.A.  
  The Beach Boys
    YouTube download at Amazon  

3 3   Foolish Little Girl 1  
  The Shirelles
    YouTube download at Amazon  

2 4   Killer Joe 2  
  The Rocky Fellers
    YouTube download at Amazon  

8 5   The Love Of My Man  
  Theola Kilgore
    YouTube download at Amazon  

10 6   Come And Get These Memories 4  
  Martha & The Vandellas
    YouTube download at Amazon  

9 7   El Watusi 2  
  Ray Barretto
    YouTube download at Amazon  

12 8   Another Saturday Night 5  
  Sam Cooke
    YouTube download at Amazon  

5 9   I Will Follow Him 1  
  Little Peggy March
    YouTube download at Amazon  

14 10   Two Faces Have I 7  
  Lou Christie
    YouTube download at Amazon  

11 11   Take These Chains From My Heart  
  Ray Charles
    YouTube download at Amazon  

15 12   Losing You  
  Brenda Lee
    YouTube download at Amazon  

18 13   Pushover 10  
  Etta James
    YouTube download at Amazon  

17 14   Hot Pastrami 13  
  The Dartells
    YouTube    

- 15   It's My Party 1  
  Lesley Gore
    YouTube download at Amazon  

- 16   Da Doo Ron Ron (When He Walked Me Home) 2  
  The Crystals
    YouTube download at Amazon  

- 17   You Can't Sit Down 3  
  The Dovells
    YouTube download at Amazon  

- 18   If You Need Me 4  
  Wilson Pickett
    YouTube download at Amazon  

- 19   I Love You Because 6  
  Al Martino
    YouTube download at Amazon  

- 20   Hot Pastrami With Mashed Potatoes 10  
  Joey Dee & The Starliters
    YouTube download at Amazon  


 Prior Week Next Week  

Related Song Features for Top 20 Song Chart for May 18, 1963



1963 Pop Top 100 Songs

the top pop songs of 1963 in order

1963 Number One Pop Song Calendar

number one pop songs on any date, birthday, wedding, graduation, etc

1963 One Hit Wonders

list of one-time top 20 makers and others with one well-known song