Another definition of "Top" shows the top singles during a given time period. The top 25 or so singles for the decade are shown in the table below. The list here was drawn from Lyrics World.

Top Singles 1960-1969
Song Artist
 1. Hey Jude Beatles
 2. Theme From "A Summer Place" Percy Faith
 3. Tossin' And Turnin' Bobby Lewis
 4. I Want To Hold Your Hand Beatles
 5. I'm A Believer The Monkees
 6. I Heard It Through The Grapevine Marvin Gaye
 7. Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In The 5th Dimension
 8. Are You Lonesome To-night? Elvis Presley
 9. In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) Zager & Evans
10. It's Now Or Never Elvis Presley
11. I Can't Stop Loving You Ray Charles
12. Love Is Blue Paul Mauriat
13. Big Girls Don't Cry The 4 Seasons
14. Big Bad John Jimmy Dean
15. Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & The Fireballs
16. Honey Bobby Goldsboro
17. To Sir With Love Lulu
18. Cathy's Clown The Everly Brothers
19. People Got To Be Free The Rascals
20. Get Back Beatles with Billy Preston
21. The Ballad Of The Green Berets SSgt Barry Sadler
22. Sherry The 4 Seasons
23. Can't Buy Me Love Beatles
24. Sugar, Sugar The Archies
25. (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay Otis Redding