60s Party Songs: The Best Party Hits From The Sixties

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If you are looking for the biggest party hits from the 60s, this is the right place for you. The playlist below contains the 70 biggest party hits from the years between 1960 and 1969.

In the sixties, not only the fashion was varied, but also the music. Many different artists made it into the charts with their songs. The Beatles were particularly successful with their party songs “Twist And Shout” and “All You Need Is Love”. The U.S. singer “Johnny Cash” made it to the top of the charts with his Country song “Ring of Fire” from the year 1963 a gigantic success.

The song belongs to one of the most popular of the genre. Neil Diamond’s classic “Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)” is still performed regularly on Sporting events played and belongs to one of the most important party hits of the 60s.

In addition to the three examples mentioned above, The Animals, Van Morrison, The Monkees, Otis Redding, Ike & Tina Turner, and Sonny & Cher also created a celebratory mood. Whoever organizes a 60s party can not do without the following 70 songs!

(You can find a Spotify playlist at the end of the article.)

The 70 best party hits from the sixties:

Each song is linked to its music video via the title.

Song: Performer: Listen: Year:
House of the Rising Sun The Animals 1964
Ring of Fire Johnny Cash 1963
Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) Neil Diamond 1969
Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison 1967
Respect Aretha Franklin 1967
Shout Otis Day & The Knights 1967
Good Vibrations The Beach Boys 1966
Twist And Shout Beatles 1963
Green Onions Booker T. & the MG’s 1962
The Way You Look Tonight Frank Sinatra 1964
Stand By Me Ben E. King 1962
At Last Etta James 1961
Soul Man Sam & Dave 1967
My Girl Temptations 1965
Homeward Bound Simon & Garfunkel 1966
Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood The Animals 1965
Louie Louie The Kingsmen 1963
What A Wonderful World Louis Armstrong 1967
Daydream Believer The Monkees 1968
Land Of 1000 Dances Wilson Pickett 1966
Save the Last Dance for Me The Drifters 1960
Hard to Handle Otis Redding 1968
Build Me Up Buttercup Foundations 1968
Hang On Sloopy The McCoys 1965
River Deep – Mountain High Ike & Tina Turner 1966
Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett 1966
The Twist Chubby Checker 1960
Twist and Shout The Isley Brothers 1961
Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees 1967
Do Wah Diddy Diddy Manfred Mann 1964
Hi Ho Silver Lining Jeff Beck 1968
Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers 1965
Friday on My Mind The Easybeats 1967
Do You Believe In Magic The Lovin’ Spoonful 1965
Comin’ Home Baby Mel Tormé 1962
All You Need Is Love Beatles 1967
Sugar, Sugar The Archies 1969
I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher 1965
L-O-V-E Nat King Cole 1964
Runaround Sue Dion 1961
Surfin’ Bird The Trashmen 1964
I Want You Back Jackson 5 1969
Do You Know the Way to San Jose Dionne Warwick 1968
Seven Drunken Nights The Dubliners 1967
Sweet Soul Music Arthur Conley 1967
In My Life Beatles 1965
Hey Baby Bruce Channel 1961
Take Good Care of My Baby Bobby Vee 1961
He’s So Fine The Chiffons 1962
New York, New York Frank Sinatra 1962
Hanky Panky Mony Tommy James and the Shondells 1968
The Locomotion Little Eva 1962
Everybody Needs Somebody To Love Solomon Burke 1964
Everlasting Love Love Affair 1968
Judy In Disguise (With Glasses) Playboy Band 1967
For Once In My Life Stevie Wonder 1968
Pretty Flamingo Manfred Mann 1966
The Wanderer Dion & The Belmonts 1961
So You Want to Be a Rock ‘N’ Roll Star The Byrds 1967
(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction Rolling Stones 1965
You’re Sixteen Johnny Burnette 1961
Let’s Dance Chris Montez 1962
Carrie Anne The Hollies 1967
Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones 1969
(Marie’s the Name) His Latest Flame Elvis Presley 1961
Hippy Hippy Shake The Swinging Blue Jeans 1963
The Good Life Tony Bennett 1962
Chapel Of Love Dixie Cups 1964
I Want To Hold Your Hand Beatles 1964
Can’t Take My Eyes Off You Andy Williams 1967

60’s party hits Spotify playlist:

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