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WKNR Song Listing

Leading 113 All-Time Hits

Mary Cullen found this old WKNR countdown song list highlighting the top 113 songs as voted by listeners.

"WKNR's History of Rock and Roll:
"On this special edition of the WKNR Music Guide are listed the top 113 songs from the past 13 years as voted on by Keener listeners and the WKNR air personalities. And it is actually within the last 13 years that the history of rock and roll has been written through these records and hundreds of others. The high spots of this history are revealed in these 113 records through their arrangements, tempos, lyrics, and instrumentation."

#	TUNE								LENGTH		YEAR
1 	The Association – Cherish 					03:24.4 	66
2 	Bob Seger – Heavy Music					 	02:34.6 	67
3 	The Rolling Stones – (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction	 	03:43.8 	65
4 	The Doors – Light My Fire				 	02:59.6 	67
5 	Rationals – Respect					 	02:40.5 	66
6 	The Kingsmen – Louie Louie				 	02:45.3 	65
7 	The Beatles – Yesterday					 	02:02.6 	65
8 	Animals – Animals – House of the Rising Sun		 	03:23.8 	64
9 	Simon & Garfunkel – Sounds of Silence			 	03:02.6 	66
10 	The Turtles – Happy Together				 	02:52.6 	67
11 	The Beatles – Hey Jude					 	05:41.9 	68
12 	The Temptations – My Girl				 	02:54.6 	65
13 	The Surfaris – Wipe Out					 	02:39.4 	63
14 	Paul Mauriat – Love Is Blue				 	02:31.6 	68
15 	Unrelated Segments – Story of My Life			 	02:40.7 	67
16 	Buddy Holly – Peggy Sue					 	02:28.8 	58
17 	Bobby Hebb – Sunny					 	02:44.4 	66
18 	J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers – Last Kiss		 	02:25.8 	64
19 	Bobby Goldsboro – Honey					 	03:54.6 	68
20 	Tommy James – Mony, Mony				 	02:48.0 	68
21 	Question Mark & The Mysterians – 96 Tears 			02:38.7 	66
22 	Sonny & Cher – I Got You Babe 					03:10.0 	65
23 	Gary Puckett & The Union Gap – Woman, Woman 			03:31.8 	68
24 	Lou Christie – Lightnin’ Strikes 				02:57.8 	66
25 	Percy Faith – Theme from “A Summer Place” 			02:19.7 	60
26 	The Four Tops – I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie Honey Bunch) 	02:45.4 	65
27 	Shelley Fabares – Johnny Angel 					02:14.3 	62
28 	The Beatles – I Want To Hold Your Hand 				02:23.3 	64
29 	The Jimi Hendrix Experience – Purple Haze 			02:51.9 	67
30 	The Happenings – See You in September 				02:25.0 	66
31 	Amboy Dukes – Journey to the Center of the Mind 		03:26.6 	68
32 	The Four Seasons – Sherry 					02:33.3 	62
33 	Paul Revere and The Raiders – Kicks 				02:24.4 	66
34 	Petula Clark – Downtown 					03:06.3 	65
35 	The Tokens – The Lion Sleeps Tonight (Wimoweh) 			02:37.6 	61
36 	Elvis Presley – Don’t Be Cruel 					02:00.5 	56
37 	The Mamas & the Papas – California Dreamin’ 			02:37.2 	55
38 	The Supremes – You Can’t Hurry Love 				02:45.8 	66
39 	The Association – Never My Love 				03:06.1 	67
40 	Troggs – Wild Thing 						02:35.7 	66
41 	Jeannie C. Riley – Harper Valley P.T.A. 			03:15.4 	68
42 	The Box Tops – The Letter 					01:55.0 	67
43 	Little Anthony & The Imperials – Goin’ Out of My Head 		02:26.0 	65
44 	Simon & Garfunkel – Mrs. Robinson 				03:36.9 	68
45 	Roy Orbison – Only The Lonely (Know How I Feel) 		02:23.8 	60
46 	The Buckinghams – Kind of a Drag 				02:02.1 	67
47 	The Righteous Brothers – You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’ 	03:37.9 	65
48 	Dynamics – Misery 						02:22.0 	63
49 	Procol Harum – A Whiter Shade of Pale			 	03:59.3 	67
50 	Stevie Wonder – Fingertips (Scott’s Mix)		 	03:37.0 	63
51 	Bobby Vinton – Blue Velvet 					02:46.0 	63
52 	Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Mickey’s Monkey	 	02:40.7 	63
53 	The Lemon Pipers – Green Tambourine 				02:25.5 	68
54 	Dion – Runaround Sue 						02:38.8 	61
55 	Del Shannon – Runaway					 	02:15.5 	61
56 	The Monkees – I’m a Believer				 	02:43.1 	67
57 	Nancy Sinatra – These Boots Are Made for Walkin		 	02:39.2 	66
58 	Elvis Presley – Are You Lonesome Tonight 			02:23.6 	60
59 	Ray Charles – I Can’t Stop Loving You 				02:34.7 	62
60 	The Young Rascals – Groovin’ 					02:26.1 	67
61 	Herman’s Hermits – Mrs. Brown You’ve Got a Lovely Daughter 	02:45.6 	65
62 	The Beach Boys – Good Vibrations 				03:33.9 	66
63 	Everly Brothers – Cathy’s Clown 				02:22.6 	60
64 	Dion – Abraham, Martin And John 				03:10.3 	68
65 	Gary Lewis & The Playboys – This Diamond Ring 			02:10.0 	65
66 	Jackie DeShannon – What the World Needs Now Is Love 		03:01.0 	65
67 	The Four Seasons – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You 			03:20.3 	67
68 	Bobby Darin – Mack the Knife 					03:05.4 	59
69 	John Fred & His Playboy Band – Judy in Disguise 		02:53.9 	68
70 	Bob Lind – Elusive Butterfly 					02:47.7 	66
71 	Beatles – P.S. I Love You 					02:01.4 	64
72 	Van Morrison – Brown Eyed Girl				 	02:55.8 	67
73 	The McCoys – Hang on Sloopy 					03:02.1 	65
74 	The Parliaments – (I Wanna) Testify 				03:06.7 	67
75 	Lulu – To Sir With Love 					02:43.5 	67
76 	Sam Cooke – Chain Gang 						02:34.0 	60
77 	The Arrows – Blues Theme 					01:55.4 	67
78 	Percy Sledge – When a Man Loves a Woman 			02:51.5 	67
79 	Van Morrison – Gloria 						02:36.3 	66
80 	Lloyd Price – Personality 					02:35.8 	59
81 	Neil Diamond – Cherry Cherry 					02:38.6 	66
82 	The Capitols – Cool Jerk 					02:31.9 	66
83 	Shirelles – Soldier Boy 					02:39.7 	62
84 	The Doors – Hello, I Love You 					02:05.4 	68
85 	Bobby Fuller Four – I Fought the Law 				02:16.1 	66
86 	Wanted – In the Midnight Hour				 	01:55.1 	67
87 	Mary Hopkin – Those Were the Days 				04:55.3 	68
88 	Chubby Checker – The Twist 					02:33.9 	62
89 	The Royal Guardsmen – Snoopy vs. The Red Baron 			02:44.1 	67
90 	Shades of Blue – Oh How Happy 					02:09.3 	66
91 	Bobby Vee – Take Good Care of My Baby 				02:35.8 	61
92 	Crispian St. Peters – The Pied Piper 				02:31.0 	66
93 	Johnny Nash – Hold Me Tight 					02:42.6 	68
94 	Barry McGuire – Eve of Destruction 				03:24.7 	65
95 	The Shirelles – Will You Love Me Tomorrow 			02:46.5 	61
96 	The Grass Roots – Midnight Confessions 				02:44.7 	68
97 	The Troggs – Love Is All Around 				02:56.5 	68
98 	Stevie Wonder – Uptight (Keener Version) 			02:48.0 	66
99 	Barbara Lewis – Hello Stranger				 	02:39.1 	67
100 	Strawberry Alarm Clock – Incense & Peppermints		 	02:45.1 	67
101 	The Four Tops – Reach Out I’ll Be There 			02:58.6 	66
102 	1910 Fruitgum Company – Simon Says 				02:14.6 	68
103 	Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – Shop Around 			02:47.3 	61
104 	The Mamas & the Papas – Monday Monday 				03:22.6 	66
105 	Richard Harris – MacArthur Park 				07:25.5 	68
106 	Robert Knight – Everlasting Love 				02:53.3 	67
107 	The Platters – My Prayer 					02:43.9 	56
108 	Small Faces – Itchycoo Park 					02:45.7 	68
109 	The Lovin’ Spoonful – Summer in the City 			02:38.1 	66
110 	Terry Stafford – Suspicion 					02:25.9 	64
111 	The Seekers – Georgy Girl 					02:13.9 	67
112 	Otis Redding – (Sittin On) The Dock of the Bay 			02:26.7 	68
113 	The Casinos – Then You Can Tell Me Goodbye 			03:01.4 	67
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