I Almost Lost My Mind Pat Boone 1956 (#1) Ivory Joe Hunter (recorded by Hunter in 1950)
I Am A Rock Simon & Garfunkel 1966 (#3) Paul Simon
I Am Changing My Name to Chrysler Arlo Guthrie 1982 Tom Paxton
I Am the Walrus Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Am Woman Helen Reddy 1972 (#1) Helen Reddy, Ray Burton
I Am...I Said Neil Diamond 1971 (#4) Neil Diamond
I Believe In Music Mac Davis 1970 Mac Davis
I Believe   Bachelors, The 1964 Ervin Drake, Jimmy Shirl, Al Stillman, Irvin Graham; also by Frankie Laine, 1953
I Call Your Name   Mama Cass Elliott 1971 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Can Dream, Can't I?   Andrews Sisters, The 1949 (#1) Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain, 1937; from the musical "Right This Way"
I Can Help Billy Swan 1974 (#1) Billy Swan
I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash    
I Can See For Miles Who, The 1967 (#9)
I Can't Get Next to You Temptations, The 1969 (#1) Barret Strong, Norman Whitfield
I Can't Help But Wonder Kingston Trio, The   Tom Paxton
I Can't Help It (If I'm Still In Love With You)   Johnny Tillotson 1962 (#24) Hank Williams
I Can't Stop Loving You   Ray Charles 1962 (#1 for 5 weeks, on charts 18) Don Gibson; Grammy winner 1962 (R&B)
I Can't Tell You Why Eagles, The 1980 (#11) Don Henley, Glenn Frey & Timothy Schmit
I Can't Give You Anything But Love Duke Ellington 1932 Dorothy Fields, Jimmy McHugh, 1928; their first together
I Can't Help Myself Four Tops, The 1965 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
I Can't Tell a Waltz from a Tango Patti Page 1954 (#30)
I Confess Perry Como 1953 (#17) Jack Lawrence, Gunnar Hoffsten & Tryggve Arnesson
I Could Have Danced All Night Sylvia Syms 1956 (#20) Alan J. Lerner, Frederick Loewe (Rosemary Clooney version #49)
I Could Have Told You Frank Sinatra 1954 (#21) Carl Sigman, Arthur Williams
I Cried Patti Page 1954 (#13)
I Cried for You Helen Forest   with Harry James Orchestra
I Don't Know Why, But I Do   Clarence "Frogman" Henry 1961 (#4) Fred Ahlert, Roy Turk, 1931; previously rec. by Kate Smith, Frank Sinatra, The Andrews Sisters, Tommy Dorsey, et al
I Don't Stand A Ghost of a Chance With You      
I Don't Want To Walk Without You   Helen Forrest 1941 Frank Loesser, Jule Styne; also rec. by Barry Manilow
I Don't Want to Set the World On Fire   Ink Spots, The 1956 Eddie seiler, Sol Marcus, et al, 1941
I Don't Want to Spoil the Party Beatles, The 1965 (#39) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Dreamed Of A Hillbilly Heaven Tex Ritter 1961 (#20) Eddie Dean
I Fall to Pieces   Patsy Cline 1961 (#12) Hank Cochran, Harlan Howard
I Feel Fine Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Feel Good James Brown 1965 (#3)
I Feel Lucky Mary Chapin Carpenter 1992) (#4) Mary Chapin Carptenter (her second grammy-winning song)
I Fought the Law (And the Law Won) Bobby Fuller Four, The 1966 (#9) Sonny Curtiss, composer, was a member of Buddy Holly's Cricketts
I Get Around   Beach Boys, The 1964 (#1) Brian Wilson
I Get So Lonely (When I Dream About You) Four Knights, The 1954 (#2)
I Go to Pieces Peter & Gordon 1965 (#9) Del Shannon
I Got A Name Jim Croce 1973 (#10) Words & Music by Jim Croce
I Got Rhythm Happenings, The 1967 (#3) George & Ira Gershwin, 1937; popularized by Ethyl Merman
I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher 1965 (#1 for 3 weeks) Sonny Bono
I Guess It Doesn't Matter Anymore Buddy Holly 1959 Paul Anka; Charted three weeks after Holly's death
I Guess That's Why They Call It the Blues   Elton John   Elton John, Bernie Taupin
I Guess Things Happen That Way Johnny Cash   Jack Clement
I Had the Craziest Dream Helen Forrest   with Harry James Orchestra
I Hear A Symphony Supremes, The 1965 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
I Hear You Knocking Gale Storm 1955 (#2) Dave Bartholemew, Pearl King
I Heard It Through the Grapevine Gladys Knight & the Pips 1967 Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong (later rec. by Marvin Gaye)
I Honestly Love You Olivia Newton-John 1974 Grammy winner 1974 (record)
I Just Can't Help Believin' B.J. Thomas 1970 (#9)
I Just Wanna Stop Gino Vannelli 1978 (#4) Ross Vannelli
I Knew You When Billy Joe Royal 1965 (#14)
I Know (You Don't Love Me No More) Barbara George 1961 (#3) Carl Stutz, Edith Lindeman, 1958
I Know A Heartache When I See One Jennifer Warnes 1979 (#19) Charles Black, Rory Burke
I Know A Place Petula Clark 1965 (#3) Tony Hatch
I Know An Old Lady   1952 Rose Bonne, Alan Mills
I Left My Heart In San Francisco   Tony Bennett 1962 (#19) Douglas Cross & George Cory; Grammy, 1962 (record) First lyrics, 1954, failed to chart
I Like Dreamin' Kenny Nolan    
I Like It Like That Dave Clark Five, The 1965 (#7) Chris Kenner, Allan Toussaint (Chris Kenner #2 in 1961, also The Miracles #27 in ‘64)
I Live Each Day Jerry Vale 1954 (#29)
I Love A Rainy Night   Eddie Rabbitt 1980 (#1)
I Love How You Love Me Bobby Vinton 1968 (#9) Barry Mann, Larry Kolber; previously #5 for The Paris Sisters, 1961
I Love Paris Frank Sinatra 1960 Cole Porter, 1953, in "Can Can"
I Love the Way You Love Me John Michael Montgomery   Cannon & Shaw
I Love You For Sentimental Reasons Nat "King" Cole 1946 (#1 for 6 weeks) Deek Watson, William Best
I Love You Madly Four Coins 1955 (#28)
I Love Tom T. Hall 1973 (#12) Tom T. Hall
I Need You Now Eddie Fisher 1954 (#1) Jimmy Crane, Al Jacobs
I Need You America 1972 (#9) Gerry Beckley
I Need Your Lovin' Cheers, The 1954 (#15)
I Never Promised You a Rose Garden Lynn Anderson 1971 Joe South
I Only Have Eyes For You   Flamingos, The 1959 Al Dubin, Harry Warren (#11) (orig Ben Selvin, 1934, later Doris Day, 1950); also Art Garfunkel, #18, 1975
I Only Want to Be with You Dusty Springfield 1964 (#12) Mike Hawker, Ivor Raymonde
I Really Don't Want to Know Tommy Edwards 1960 (#18) Hal Blair, Don Robertson; first recorded by Eddy Arnold, 1954
I Remember You   Frank Ifield 1962 (#5) Johnny Mercer & Victor Schertzinger, 1942; in The Fleet's In, ‘42; top 10 by Tommy Dorsey, 1944x
I Saw Her Again Mamas & Papas 1966 (#5) John Phillips, Denny Doherty
I Saw Her Standing There Beatles, The 1964 (#14) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus Jimmy Boyd 1952 (#1) Tommie Connor
I Saw The Light   1948 Hank Williams
I Say A Little Prayer Dionne Warwick 1967 (#4) Hal David, Bert Bacharach
I Shot the Sheriff Eric Clapton 1974 Bob Marley
I Should Care   Paul Weston Orchestra 1945 Sammy Kahn, Axel Stordahl
I Should Have Known Better Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Speak to the Stars Doris Day 1954 (#16)
I Spoke Too Soon Crew-Cuts, The 1954 (#24)
I Tawt I Taw a Puddy Tat Mel Blanc 1951 (#9) Alan Livingston, Warren Foxter
I Think I Love You Partridge Family, The 1970 (#1 for 3 weeks) Toney Romey
I Think We're Alone Now Tommy James 1967 (#3)
I Thought About You   Frank Sinatra 1956 Johnny Mercer, Jimmy Van Heusen, 1939
I Understand Just How You Feel Four Tunes 1954 (#6) Pat Best
I Understand June Valli 1954 (#8) Kim Gannon, Mabel Wayne
I Walk the Line Johnny Cash & The Tennessee Two 1956 (#17) Johnny Cash
I Wanna Be Around   Tony Bennett 1962 Johnny Mercer, Sadie Vimmerstedt
I Want Candy Strangeloves, The 1965 (#11)
I Want Some Atmosphere Bill Haley & His Comets 1954 (#11)
I Want To Be Wanted Brenda Lee 1960 Bob Atcher, 1943 (#1)
I Want To Hold Your Hand Beatles, The 1964 (#1)
I Want You All to Myself (Just You) Kitty Kallen 1954 (#23)
I Want You to Be My Baby Georgia Gibbs 1955 (#14)
I Want You, I Need You, I Love You Elvis Presley 1956 (#1) Maurice Mysels, Ira Kosloff
I Was Made to Love Her Stevie Wonder 1967 (#2) Henry Crosby, Stevie Wonder
I Went to Your Wedding Patti Page 1952 (#1) Jessie May Robinson
I Will Follow Him Little Peggy March 1963 (#1) Arthur Altman, Norman Gimbel
I Will Wait for You Frank Sinatra 1956 Michel Legrand, Normal Gimbel, Jacques Demy; from Umbrellas of Cherbourg
I Will Beatles, The 1968 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I Wish I Wuz Rosemary Clooney 1951 (#27)
I Wish It Would Rain Temptations, The 1968 (#4) Rodger Penzabene, Barret Strong
I Wish You Could Be Here Simon & Garfunkel   Paul Simon, Bruce Woodley
I Wish You Love   Gloria Lynne 1964 (#28) Charles Trenet
I Wonder As I Wander Peter, Paul & Mary 1988 John Jacob Niles; featured on the PMS TV special "Holiday Celebration"
I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart 1967 (#8) Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
I Wonder Who's Kissing Her Now   1909 Joseph Howard, Will Hough & Frank Adams
I Won't Last a Day Without You Carpenters, The 1971 Roger Nicholls, Paul Williams; Karen died 2/4/83
I Write The Songs   Barry Manilow 1975 (#1) Bruce Johnston (of the Beach Boys — his only hit; about Brian Wilson); Grammy winner 1976 (song)
I'd Like to Get to Know You   Spanky & Our Gang 1978 (#17)
I'd Like to Make It With You Bread 1970 (#1) David Gates (on charts 17 weeks)
I'd Like to Teach the World to Sing New Seekers, The 1971 (#7) Billy Davis, Dottie West, Bill Backer
I'd Love You to Want Me Lobo    
I'd Rather Be Blue Barbra Streisand 1964 Billy Rose, Fred Fisher, 1928; featured in "Funny Girl"
I'd Really Love to See You Tonight England Dan & John Ford Coley 1976 (#2) Parker McGee (on charts 24 weeks)
I'll Be Home For Christmas   Bing Crosby 1943 Walter Kent, Kim Gannon, & Buck Ram
I'll Be Seeing You   Frank Sinatra 1961 (#58) Irving Kahal, Sammy Fain, ‘38; in ‘43 movie (same name); Liberace's theme song in the 50's; Bing Crosty #1, ‘44
I'll Be There Jackson 5, The 1970 Bob West, Hal Davis, Barry Gordy
I'll Cry Instead Beatles, The 1964 (#25) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I'll Fly Away     Alfred E. Brumley
I'll Follow the Sun Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I'll Get By   Kay Starr 1944 Fred Ahlert, Roy Turk, 1928; also rec. by The King Sisters, 1944; used as a self-title movie theme, 1950
I'll Have To Say I Love You In A Song Jim Croce 1974 (#9) Words & Music by Jim Croce
I'll Make Love to You Boys 2 Men 1994 (#1)
I'll Never Fall In Love Again Dionne Warwick 1969 (#6) Bert Bacharach & Hal David
I'll Never Find Another You Seekers, The 1965 (#4) Tom Springfield
I'll Never Love This Way Again Dionne Warwick 1977 Will Jennings, Richard Kerr
I'll Never Smile Again   Frank Sinatra 1939 Ruth Lowe (Tommy Dorsey Orch.) (also The Platters, ‘61, #25)
I'll Play for You Seals & Crofts 1975 (#18) James Seals, Dash Crofts
I'll See You in My Dreams   Pat Boone 1962 (#32) Gus Kahn, Isham Jones, 1924
I'll Take You Home Again Kathleen   1875 Thomas Paine Westendorf; not Irish…written in Kentucky!
I'll Take You There Staple Singers, The 1972 (#1) Alvertis Isbell
I'm A Believer Monkees, The 1967 Neil Diamond
I'm a Fool to Care Les Paul & Mary Ford 1954 (#6) Ted Daffan
I'm a Fool Dino, Desi & Billy 1965 (#17)
I'm A Loser Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I'm a Man Yardbirds, The 1965 (#17)
I'm Alright Kenny Loggins 1980 (#7) (from the movie Caddyshack)
I'm Always Chasing Rainbows   1918 Harry Carroll, Joseph McCarthy
I'm Always Hearing Wedding Bells Eddie Fisher   (#20)
I'm Beginning to See the Light   Ella Fitzgerald    
I'm Easy (Like Sunday Morning) Commodores, The   Lionel Ritchie
I'm Easy Keith Caradine 1976 (#17) Keith Caradine, from the movie "Nashville"
I'm Gettin' Nuttin' for Christmas Ricky Zahnd & The Blue Jeaners 1955 (#21) S. Tepper, R. Bennett
I'm Getting Sentimental Over You   Tommy Dorsey 1932 Goerge Bassman, Ned Washington; theme song of the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra
I'm Goin' Home Kingston Trio, The 1964 Fred Geis
I'm Gonna Knock on Your Door Eddie Hodges 1961 (#12)
I'm Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself Billy Williams 1957 (#3) Fred Ahlert & Joe Young, 1935
I'm Happy Just to Dance With You   Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I'm Henry VIII, I Am   Herman's Hermits 1965 (#1) R.P. Weston, Fred Murray; based on a Harry Champion tune from 1911
I'm In a Hurry Alabama    
I'm In The Mood For Love   Frances Langford 1936 Jimmy McHugh, Dorothy Fields (#5 on the Hit Parade)
I'm Into Something Good Herman's Hermits 1964 (#13)
I'm Leaving It Up to You Dale & Grace 1963 (#1) Dewey Terry, Don Harris
I'm Looking Through You Beatles, The   John Lennon & Paul McCartney
I'm Losing You Temptations, The 1966 (#8)
I'm Movin' On Ray Charles 1959 Previously recorded by Hank Snow
I'm My Own Grandpaw Ray Stevens   Dwight Latham, Moe Jaffe (Guy Lombardo, 1948)
I'm Not In Love Ten CC 1975 (#2 for 3 weeks) Eric Stewart, Graham Gouldman
I'm Not Lisa Jessie Colter 1975 Jessie Colter
I'm Not Your Stepping Stone Monkeys, The    
I'm Sitting On Top Of The World Les Paul & Mary Ford 1953 Sam Lewis, Joe Young, Ray Henderson, 1925
I'm So Lonesome I Could Cry   Hank Williams 1949 Hank Williams; also BJ Thomas #8 in 1966)
I'm Sorry   Brenda Lee 1960 (#1) Ronnie Self & Dub Albritten
I'm Sorry John Denver 1975 John Denver
I'm Telling You Now Freddie & The Dreamers 1965 (#1) Freddie Garrit, Mitch Murray
I'm the Pied Piper Crispian St. Peters 1966 (#4)
I'm Waiting Just For You Rosemary Clooney 1951 (#21)
I'm Walkin' Fats Domino 1957 (#4) Fats Domino (Rick Nelson also #4)
I'm Walking Behind You Eddie Fisher 1953 (#1) Billy Reid
I've Got a Crush On You   Betty Grable 1955 George & Ira Gershwin, 1930; also recorded by Frank Sinatra, 1952
I've Got a Crush On You Ella Fitzgerald 1938 Ira Gershwin, George Gershwin, 1931
I've Got a Tiger By The Tail Buck Owens 1965 (#25) Buck Owens, Harlan Howard
I've Got a Woman Ray Charles 1955 (#2 on R&B charts) Ray Charles; Charles' first hit
I've Got Beans In My Ears Serendipity Singers, The 1964 (#30) University of Colorado group
I've Got Friends In Low Places Garth Brooks 1990 (#1) DeWayne Blackwell, Earl Bud Lee
I've Got My Love to Keep Me Warm Les Brown 1948 Recorded during WWII, but not released at that time
I've Got the World On a String Mel Tormé 1966 Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen, from "Cotton Club Parade 21st Edition," 1932
I've Got to Be Me Sammy Davis, Jr. 1977 Walter Marks, 1968
I've Got You Under My Skin   Frank Sinatra 1956 Cole Porter, 1936
I've Gotta Be Me Sammy Davis, Jr. 1968 (#11) Words & Music by Walter Marks (from Golden Rainbow)
I've Grown Accustomed to Your Face   Rosemary Clooney 1956 (#70) Alan J. Lerner, Frederick Loewe (from My Fair Lady)
I've Heard That Song Before   Harry James Orch. 1943 Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne (1938?)
I've Just Seen a Face Beatles, The 1965 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
I've Never Been To Spain Three Dog Night 1971 (#5) Hoyt Axton
I've Told Every Little Star   Linda Scott 1961 (#3) Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II
If Perry Como 1951 (#1) w. Tolchard Evans, m. Robert Hargreaves, Stanley Damerell, 1934
If David Gates 1970 (#4) David Gates
If Ever You're In My Arms Again Peabo Bryson 1984 (#6)
If I Could Turn Back Time Cher 1989 (#3)
If I Didn't Care   Platters, The 1961 Jack Lawrence, 1939 (#30) (also Hilltoppers 1954)
If I Fell Beatles, The 1964 John Lennon, Paul McCartney; from A Hard Day's Night
If I Give My Heart To You Doris Day 1954 (#3) Jimmy Crane, Al Jacobs, Jimmy Brewster (Kitty Kallen version #34 in 1959)
If I Had a Hammer Peter, Paul & Mary 1962 (#10) Pete Seeger, Lee Hays (of The Weavers) (Trini Lopez #3 in 1963)
If I Had A Penny Rosemary Clooney 1953 (#26)
If I Knew You Were Comin' Eileen Barton 1950 (#1) Al Hoffman, Bob Merrill, Clem Watts
If I Loved You Roy Hamilton   Oscar Hammerstein II and Richard Rodgers; from "Carousel"
If I May Nat "King" Cole 1955 (#8) Rosemary McCoy, Charles Singleton
If I Only Had a Brain   Bolger/Lahr/Haley 1939 E.Y.Harburg, Harold Arlen
If I Ruled the World Tony Bennett 1965 (#34) Leslie Bricusse, Cyril Ornadel
If I Were a Carpenter   Bobby Darin 1966 (#8) Tim Hardin (Darin died in 1973 in surgery at age 37, Hardin in 1980 at 39)
If Teardrops Were Pennies Rosemary Clooney 1951 (#24)
If You Could Read My Mind Gordon Lightfoot 1970 (#5) Gordon Lightfoot
If You Don't Want My Love Jaye P. Morgan   (#12)
If You Go Away   Rod McKuen   Jacques Brel (Eng. Rod McKuen)
If You Knew Susie Eddie Cantor    
If You Know What I Mean Neil Diamond 1976 (#11) Neil Diamond
If You Leave Me Now Chicago 1976 Peter Cetera
If You Love Me (Really Love Me) Kay Starr 1954 (#4)
If You Wanna Be Happy Jimmy Soul 1963 (#1) Frank Guda, Carmella Guda, Joseph Royster
If You've Got the Money, Honey     Lefty Frizzell
Iko Iko Dixie Cups, The 1965 (#20)
I'll Be Doggone Marvin Gaye 1965 (#8)
I'll Keep Holding On Marvelettes, The 1965 (#34)
I'll Never Stop Loving You Doris Day 1955 (#13) Sammy Kahn, Nicholas Brodszky
Imagine John Lennon 1971 (#3) John Lennon
Impossible Dream   Jack Jones 1966 (#35) Joe Darion & Mitch Leigh, in Man of La Mancha
In a Shanty in Old Shanty Town   Somethin' Smith & The Redheads 1956 (#27) Little Jack Little, John Siras & Joe Young, 1932; also recorded by Johnny Long, 1940
In Crowd, The Ramsey Lewis 1965 (#5) (instrumental) (Dobie Gray vocal #13)
In Dreams Roy Orbison 1963 (#7)
In My Dreams Judds, The 1990  
In My Life Beatles, The 1965 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
In My Little Corner of the World Anita Bryant 1960 (#10)
In My Merry Oldsmobile   1905 Gus Edwards, Vincent Bryan
In My Room Beach Boys, The 1963 (#23) Brian Wilson, Gary Usher
In the Chapel in the Moonlight Kitty Kallen 1954 (#4) William Hall, 1936 (#3 on Hit Parade)
In The Cool Cool Cool of the Evening   1951 Hoagy Carmichael, Johnny Mercer; in Here Comes the Groom; Oscar winner 1951
In The Early Mornin' Rain Peter, Paul & Mary 1965 (#91) Gordon Lightfoot
In the Ghetto Elvis Presley 1969 (#3) Mac Davis
In the Middle of the House Vaughn Monroe 1956 (#11) (Rusty Draper's #20)
In the Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett 1965 (#21) Steve Cropper
In the Misty Moonlight   Jerry Wallace 1964 (#19) Cindy Walker; also rec. by Dean Martin, 1967 (#46)
In the Mood Ernie Fields' Orchestra 1959 (#4) Andy Razaf & Joe Garland, 1939
In The Navy Village People, The 1979 (#3) Roy Dorset
In The Still of The Night Five Satins, The 1956 (#24) Words & Music by lead singer Fred Parris
In The Still of The Night   Nelson Eddy 1937 Cole Porter (in Rosalie) (also Dion, 1960)
In the Summertime Mungo Jerry 1970 (#3)
In the Summertime Roger Miller 1966 Roger Miller; also rec. by Andy Williams
In The Wee Small Hours of the Morning   Carly Simon 1993 David Mann, Bob Hilliard; from the movie "Sleepless In Seattle"
In The Year 2525 Zager & Evans 1969 (#1 for 6 weeks) Richard Evans; only charted single, a top 10 One-Hit Wonder; from Lincoln, NE
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida Iron Butterfly 1968 (#30) Doug Ingle; album was in top 10 for 81 weeks, on charts for 140
Incense And Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock 1967 (#1) John Carter, Tim Gilbert, Frank Slay
Inchworm Danny Kaye 1952 Frank Loesser; in "Hans Christian Andersen"
Indian Lake Cowsills, The 1968 (#10)
Indian Love Call Nelson Eddy/Jeanette MacDonald 1936 Rudolf Friml, Otto Harbach, Oscar Hammerstein II, 1924; in "Rose Marie"; 1st million-seller show tune
Indiscretion Jo Stafford 1954 (#30)
Inka Dinka Doo Jimmy Durante 1923 Jimmy Durante
Innocent Man, An Billy Joel 1983 (#10)
Into Each Life Some Rain Must Fall Teresa Brewer 1953 (#23) Allan Roberts, Doris Fisher, 1945
Irish Ballad, The Tom Lehrer   Tom Lehrer
Is That All There Is Peggy Lee 1969 (#11) Jerry Leiber, Mike Stoller; arranged by then-unknown Randy Newman
Island Girl Elton John 1975 (#1) Elton John, Bernie Taupin
Island In the Sun Harry Belafonte 1957 (#30)
Islands In The Stream   Dolly Parton & Kenny Rogers 1983 (#2) written by the Bee-Gees
Isle of Capri Gaylords, The 1954 (#14) Jimmy Kennedy, Will Gronz
It Ain't Me Babe Turtles, The 1965 (#8) Bob Dylan (Dylan recorded it in 1964)
It Came Upon a Midnight Clear Traditional   E.H. Sears, R.S. Willis, pub. 1849
It Don't Come Easy Ringo Starr 1971 (#4)
It Don't Matter to Me   Bread 1970 (#10) David Gates
It Don't Mean a Thing Boswell Sisters, The    
It Had to Be You   Frank Sinatra 1949 Isham Jones & Gus Kahn, 1924
It Happens To Be Me Nat "King" Cole 1954 (#16)
It Hurts to Be In Love Gene Pitney 1964 (#7)
It Isn't Fair Don Cornell 1950 Richard Himber
It Keeps Right On A-Hurtin' Johnny Tillotson 1962 (#3)
It Looks Like Rain     Edgar Leslie, Joseph Burke, 1937
It Might As Well Be Spring   1945 Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II; in State Fair; Oscar winner, 1945
It Must Be Him Vicki Carr 1967 Gilbert Becaud, from the French "Seul Su Son Etàle"
It Never Entered My Mind      
It Never Rains In California Albert Hammond 1972 (#5) Michael Hazelwood, Albert Hammond
It Only Hurts for a Little While Ames Brothers, The 1956 (#11) Mack David, Fred Spielman
It Only Takes a Moment from Hello, Dolly 1963 Jerry Herman
It Was A Very Good Year   Frank Sinatra 1965 (#28) Ervin Drake, 1961 (also by The Kingston Trio)
It Was Almost Like A Song Ronnie Milsap 1977 (#16)
It Worries Me Frank Sinatra 1954 (#30)
It's a Beautiful Morning Rascals, The 1968 (#3) (band was 3/4's of Joey Dee's "starlighters")
It's A Sin to Tell A Lie Somethin' Smith & The Redheads 1955 (#7) Billy Mayhew, 1933 (Thomas "Fats" Waller #1 in 1936)
It's All in the Game   Tommy Edwards 1958 (#1) Carl Sigman (‘51), Charles Gales Dawes (Coolidge's VP), 1912 (Cliff Richard #25 in 1963) Edwards d 1969
It's All Over Now Rolling Stones, The 1964 (#26)
It's Been a Long, Long Time Harry James Orch (Kitty Kallen voc) 1945 Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
It's Gonna Take Some Time The Carpenters 1971 Carole King, Toni Stern; Karen died 2/4/83
It's Hard to Be Humble Mac Davis   Mac Davis
It's Impossible Perry Como 1970 (#10) Sid Wayne, Camile Manzanero
It's Just A Matter Of Time Brook Benton 1959 (#3) Clyde Otis, Brook Benton (d 1988)
It's Late Ricky Nelson 1959 (#9)
It's Magic   Doris Day 1958 Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne, 1948
It's My Party Lesley Gore 1963 (#1) Wally Gold, Jack Gluck
It's Not for Me To Say   Johnny Mathis 1957 (#5) Al Stillman & Robert Allen
It's Not Unusual Tom Jones 1965 (#10) Gordon Mills, Les Reed
It's Now Or Never Elvis Presley 1960 (#1) Aaron Schroeder, Gally Gold (to "O Sole Mio" by de Capua, 1899 — his 2nd "borrowed" tune after Aura Lee)
It's Only a Paper Moon   1933 Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen; from the movie "Take a Chance"
It's Only Love Beatles, The 1966 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
It's Only Make Believe Conway Twitty 1958 (#1) Conway Twitty, Jack Nance
It's Over Roy Orbison 1964 (#9) Jimmie Rogers
It's So Easy Linda Ronstadt 1977 (#5) Buddy Holly, Norman Petty
It's Still Rock & Roll to Me Billy Joel 1980 (#1)
It's Such A Lazy Summer Night Four Preps, The 1958 (#1) Harold Spina (?)
It's the Right Time of the Night Jennifer Warnes 1977 (#6)
It's Too Late Carole King 1971 (#1 for 5 weeks) Carole King; Grammy winner, 1971 (record) (album won 3) (flip side "I Feel the Earth Move")
It's Too Soon To Know Pat Boone 1958 (#4) Deborah Chessler (also by Dinah Washington, 1948)
It's a Blue World Four Freshmen, The 1953 Robert Wright, Chet Forrest
It's A Good Day Peggy Lee 1948 Peggy Lee, David Barbour (husband & wife)
It's A Heartache Juice Newton 1978 Ronnie Scott & Wolfe
It's A Woman's World Four Aces, The 1954 (#11) Sammy Cahn, Cybil Mockridge
It's All Right With Me Ella Fitzgerald 1957 Cole Porter, in "Can Can," 1953
It's Almost Tomorrow Dream Weavers, The 1955 (#7) Wade Buff, Gene Adkinson
It's Beginning To Look Like Chistmas Perry Como & the Fontane Sisters 1951 (#19) Meredith Wilson
It's Good News Week Hedgehoppers Anonymous 1965 Kenneth King
It's In the Book (Parts 1 & 2) Johnny Standley 1952 (#1) Johnny Standley, Art Thorsen
It's the Same Old Song Four Tops, The 1965 (#5)
It's the Talk of the Town Connie Boswell 1932 Marty Symes, Al J. Neiburg, Jerry Livingston
Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka-Dot Bikini Brian Hyland 1960 (#1) Paul Vance, Les Pockriss
Ivory Tower Gale Storm 1956 (#6) Jack Fulton, Lois Steel (Cathy Carr version #2)
Ja-Da Eddie Condon 1938 Bob Carleton, 1918
Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley 1957 (#1) Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller (also Hound Dog)
Jamaica Farewell   Harry Belefonte 1956 (#14) Herbie Lovell, Roy McIntyre, Lillian Keyser (on chart for 26 weeks)
Jambalaya (On the Bayou)   Fats Domino 1961 (#30) Hank Williams, 1952
Jane, Jane, Jane Kingston Trio, The 1962 (#93) Stan Wilson (flip side of "Scotch ‘n Soda")
Java Al Hirt 1964 (#4) Allen Touissaint, Alvin Tyler
Jazzman Carole King 1974 (#2) Carole King, David Palmer
Jean Oliver 1969 (#2) Rod McKuen, from the movie The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
Jennie Lee Jan & Arnie 1958 (#8) (Jan & Dean)
Jennifer Juniper Donovan   Donovan Leitch
Jenny Jenny Little Richard 1957 (#10)
Jenny Take a Ride! Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels 1965 (#10)
Jezabel Frankie Laine 1951 Wayne Shanklin
Jilted Teresa Brewer 1954 (#6) Robert Colby, Dick Manning
Jim Dandy LaVern Baker & The Gliders 1956 (#17)
Jingle Bell Rock Bobby Helms 1958 (#35) Joseph Beal, James Booth
Jingle Bells Traditional   James Pierpont, pub. 1857
Joanne   Michael Nesmith & 1st National Band 1970 (#21) Michael Nesmith (later of The Monkees)
Joey Betty Madigan 1954 (#12) Herb Wiener, James Kreigsman
John and Marsha Stan Freberg 1951 (#21)
John Birch Society, The Chad Mitchell Trio, The 1962 (#99)
Johnny Angel Shelly Fabares 1962 (#1) Lyn Duddy, Lee Pockriss
Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry 1958 (#8) Chuck Berry
Johnny Get Angry Joanie Sommers 1962 (#2)
Jolly Old St. Nicholas Traditional    
Jones Boy, The MIlls Brothers, The 1953 (#15) Manny Curtis, Vic Mizzy
Joy to the World (Jeremiah Was a Bullfrog)   Three Dog Night 1971 (#1 for 6 weeks) Hoyt Axton (with Mom, Mae, for Heartbreak Hotel) only mother son #1 writers
Joy to the World Traditional   I. Watts, L. Mason, pub 1839
Judy's Turn to Cry Lesley Gore 1963 (#5) Edna Laws, Beverly Ross
Julianne New Christy Minstrels, The   Randy Sparks
Junk John Denver 1971 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Just A Closer Walk With Thee Red Foley 1950 Red Foley
Just A Dream Jimmy Clanton 1958 (#4) Jimmy Clanton, C. Matassa
Just A Little Too Much Ricky Nelson   Johnny & Dorsey Burnette
Just A Little Beau Brummels, The 1965 (#8) Ron Elliott & Durand
Just A Song Before I Go   Crosby, Stills & Nash   Steven Stills
Just An Old Fashioned Love Song Three Dog Night 1971 (#4)
Just Between You and Me Chordettes, The 1957 (#8)
Just Dropped In Kenny Rogers & the First Edition 1968 (#5)
Just In Time   Tony Bennett 1956 (#46) Betty Comden, Adolph Green, Jule Styne, in "Bells Are Ringing"
Just Like a Woman   Bob Dylan   Bob Dylan
Just My Imagination Temptations, The 1971 (#1) Norman Whitfield, Barrett Strong
Just The Two of Us   Bill Withers/Grover Washington 1981 (#2 for 3 weeks)First song to be #1 on pop, R&B and Jazz; Washington d. 12/99
Just The Way You Are Billy Joel 1977 (#3) Billy Joel; 2 Grammies, 1978 (song, record)
Just Walkin' in the Rain   Johnny Ray 1956 (#2) Johnny Bragg, Robert Riley
Just When I Needed You Most Randy VanWarmer   Randy VanWarmer
Kalamazoo Glenn Miller Orch. 1942 Mack Gordon, Harry Warren; Oscar nominee, 1942
Kansas City Star Roger Miller 1965 (#31)
Kansas City Wilbert Harrison 1959 (#1) Mike Stoller, Jerry Leiber
Kathy's Song Simon & Garfunkel 1966 Paul Simon
Katy Cruel Traditional   Traditional
Kaw-Liga   Hank Williams 1952 Fred Rose, Hank Williams; recorded 4 months before he died, released posthumously
Keep It Gay Perry Como 1953 (#30) Richard Rodgers, Oscar Hammerstein II
Keep on Dancing Gentrys, The 1965 (#4) Alledgedly recorded in 35 minutes
Keep On Truckin' Eddie Kendricks 1973 (#1) Frank Wilson, Anita Poree, Leonard Caston
Kentuckian Song, The Hilltoppers, The 1955 (#20)
Kentucky Rain Elvis Presley 1970 Eddie Rabbit & Dick Heard
Key Largo   Bertie Higgins 1982 (top 10) Bertie Higgins
Kicks Paul Revere & The Raiders 1966 Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
Kid's Last Fight, The Frankie Laine 1954 (#20) Merrill
Killing Me Softly   Roberta Flack 1972 (#1 5 wks, charted 16) Normal Gimbel, Charlos Fox, Lori Leiberman; about Don McLean; 2 Grammies ‘73 (song, rec)
Kind of a Drag Buckinghams, The 1966 (#1) James Holvay
King of the Road Roger Miller 1965 (#4) Roger Miller; Grammy Winner, 1965 (C&W song, his second in a row)
King Porter Stomp Benny Goodman Orchestra 1935 Jelly Roll Morton, 1924
Kiss An Angel Good Morning Charley Pride 1972 Ben Peters; Grammy winner, 1972 (C&W)
Kiss Of Fire Georgia Gibbs 1952 #1) Lester Allen, Robert Hill, A.G. Villoldo
Kiss On My List Hall & Oates 1981 (#1) Daryl Hall, Jana Allen (sister of Sara "Sara Smile" Allen, Daryl's girlfriend, who died in 1993 of leukemia)
Kisses Sweeter Than Wine   Jimmie Rodgers 1957 (#3) Paul Campbell (nom de plume of The Weavers) & Joel Newman (Huddie Ledbetter), 1951
K-K-K-Katy   1918 Geoffrey O'Hara
Knockin' on Heaven's Door Bob Dylan 1973 Bob Dylan; also rec. by Eric Clapton, 1975
Knowing Me Knowing You Abba 1976 (#13)
Ko Ko Mo (I Love You So) Perry Como 1955 (#2) Jake Porter, Eunice Levy, Forrest Wilson
Kodachrome Paul Simon 1973 (#2) Paul Simon
Kokomo Beach Boys, The 1988 (#1) (on charts for 28 weeks) Mike Love, Terry Melcher, John Phillips, Scott McKenzie
Kookie, Kookie (Lend Me Your Comb) Edward Byrnes with Connie Stevens 1959 (#4) Irving Taylor; inspired by the TV show "77 Sunset Strip"
La Bamba Ritchie Valens 1958 (#22) Traditional Mexican
La Dee Dah Billy & Lillie 1958 (#9)
La Paloma Billy Vaughn & His Orchestra 1958 (#20) (instrumental)
La Vie en Rose Edith Piaf 1946 Edith Piaf, Gilles Valiquette
Lady Godiva Peter & Gordon 1966 (#6)
Lady In Red Chris de Burgh 1986 Chris de Burgh
Lady Is A Tramp, The   Frank Sinatra 1957 Lorenz Hart, Richard Rodgers (from Babes In Arms, it is on Sinatra's Pal Joey soundtrack)
Lady Madonna Beatles, The 1966 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Lady of Spain Les Paul 1948 Erell Reaves, Tolchard Evans, 1931
Lady Willpower Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 1968 Jerry Fuller
Lady Kenny Rogers 1980 (#1 for 6 weeks) Lionel Ritchie (Graham Gable?)
Lady Styx 1974 (#6) Dennis DeYoung
Land of 1000 Dances Cannibal & The Headhunters 1965 (#30) Chris Kenner; also recorded by Wilson Picket #6, 1966, and by Cannibal #30 in 1965
Land of Dreams Hugo Winterhalter 1954 (#28) (instrumental)
Last Dance Donna Summer 1978 (#3) Paul Jabara; Grammy Winner, 1978 (R&B); in Thank God It's Friday, Oscar winner 1978
Last Date Floyd Cramer 1960 Floyd Cramer
Last Farewell, The Roger Whitaker 1975 (#19) Roger Whitaker, R.A. Webster
Last Kiss J. Frank Wilson & The Cavaliers 1964 (#2) Wayne Cochran
Last Night I Didn't Get to Sleep at All) Marilyn McCoo 1972 Terry Macauley, Marilyn McCoo
Last Thing On My Mind, The Peter, Paul & Mary 1968 Tom Paxton; also rec. by Neil Diamond (#56 in 1973)
Last Time I Saw Paris, The   Ann Southern 1941 Oscar Hammerstein II, Jerome Kern, 1940; Oscar-winning song from "Lady Be Good"
Last Train to Clarksville Monkees, The 1966 Tommy Boyce, Bobby Hart
Last Waltz With You Engelbert Humperdink 1967 (#25) Les Read, Berry Mason
Last Word in Lonesome Is Me Eddie Arnold 1966  
Laugh at Me Sonny Bono 1965 (#10)
Laugh, Laugh Beau Brummels, The 1965 (#15) Ron Elliott
Laughing Guess Who, The 1969 (#10)
Laughter in the Rain Neal Sedaka 1974 (#1) Neil Sedaka
Laura   Woody Herman Orchestra 1945 Johnny Mercer, David Raksin
Lavender-Blue Sammy Turner 1959 (#3) Adapted by Eliot Caniel, Larry Morley, 1948, from trad. c 1750
Lay Down (Candles in the Rain) Melanie 1970 Melanie Safka, inspired by her visit to Woodstock in 1969
Lay Down Sally Eric Clapton 1977 Eric Clapton, Levy & Terr
Lay Lady Lay Bob Dylan 1969 Bob Dylan
Layla Derek & The Dominoes (Clapton) 1972 Eric Clapton, James Beck Gordon; about Patti Boyd (Mrs. George) Harrison; they later married; 1992 re-make hit #12
Lazy Day   Spanky & Our Gang 1967 (#14)
Lazy Hazy Crazy Days of Summer Nat "King" Cole 1963 (#6)
Lazy Summer Night Four Preps, The 1967 Harold Spina
Leader of the Band, The Dan Fogelberg 1981 (#9)
Leader of the Pack Shangri-Las, The 1964 (#1) Ellie Greenwich, Jeff Barry; the Shangri-Las were two sets of sisters; record produced by Leiber & Stoller
Lean On Me Bill Withers 1972 (#1 for 3 weeks) Bill Withers
Learnin' the Blues   Frank Sinatra 1955 (#1) Delores Silvers
Leave a Tender Moment Alone Billy Joel 1984 (#22)
Leavin' on a Jet Plane Peter, Paul & Mary 1969 (their only #1) John Denver
Lemon Tree Peter, Paul & Mary 1962 (#35) Will Holt (Trini Lopez version #20 in 1965)
Let A Smile Be Your Umbrella Perry Como 1964 Irving Kayal, Francis Wheeler, Sammy Fain, 1927
Let It Be Me Everly Brothers, The 1960 (#7) Pierre Delanoe (Eng. Mann Curtis), Gilbert Becaud, 1957
Let It Be Beatles, The 1970 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Let It Grow Eric Clapton 1974 Eric Clapton
Let It Rain Eric Clapton 1970 Eric Clapton, Bonnie Bramlett
Let It Snow! Let It Snow1 Let It Snow!   Vaughn Monroe 1945 Sammy Cahn, Jule Styne
Let Me Be There Olivia Newton-John 1973 (#6) John Rostill
Let Me Be Your Teddy Bear Elvis Presley 1957 (#1)
Let Me Call You Sweetheart Patti Page 1949 Beth Slater Whitson, Les Friedman, 1910
Let Me Go, Lover Theresa Brewer 1954 (#6) Jenny Lou Carson (re-lyric Mitch Miller?) (Joan Weber version #1 in 1955, her only hit)
Let the Rest of the World Go By Mitch Miller 1958 J. Kern Brennen, Ernest R. Ball, 1919
Let There Be Drums Sandy Nelson 1961 (#7)
Let There Be Love   Nat "King' Cole   Ian Grant, Lionel Rand
Let Your Love Flow Bellamy Brothers, The 1976 Lawrence Williams
Let's Dance Chris Montez 1962 (#4) Jim Lee
Let's Fall in Love Nat "King" Cole 1943 Ted Koehler, Harold Arlen, 1933, in the movie of the same name
Let's Get Away From It All Tommy Dorsey Orchestra   vocal by Pied Pipers
Let's Get Physical Olivia Newton-John 1981 (#1 for 10 weeks)
Let's Get Together Hayley Mills 1961 (#8) Robert & Richard Sherman
Let's Live for Today Grass Roots, The 1967 (#8)
Let's Think About Livin' Bob Luman 1960 Boudleaux Bryant
Let's Twist Again Chubby Checker 1961 (#8) Dave Appel, Carl Mann; artist real name Ernest Evans
Let's Hang On Four Seasons, The 1965 (#3) Bob Crewe, Sandy Linzer
Letter, The Box Tops, The 1967 (#1) Wayne Thompson
Liar Three Dog Night 1971 (#7)
Liar, Liar Castaways, The 1965 (#12)
Liechtensteiner Polka Will Glahe & His Orchestra 1957 (#16) Edmund Kotscher, R. Lindt
Lies Perry Como 1952 (#30) George Springer, Harry Barris, 1931
Life In The Fast Lane Eagles, The 1977 (#11) Joe Walsh
Life Is A Dance (You Learn As You Go) Garth Brooks    
Light My Fire Jose Feliciano 1967 John Densmore, Robert Kreiger, Raymond Manzarek, James Morrison
Lightnin' Strikes Lou Christie 1965 (#1) Lou Christie, Twyla Herbert
Like a Rolling Stone Bob Dylan 1965 (#2) Bob Dylan
Limbo Rock Chubby Checker 1962 Jon Sheldon, William Strange; artist real name Ernest Evans
Linda   Buddy Clark 1947 Jack Lawrence, Ann Ronell; commisioned by Lee Eastman for daughter Linda (later Mrs. Paul McCartney)
Lion Sleeps Tonight, The Tokens, The 1961 (#1 for 3 weeks) Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, George Weiss; also by The Weavers; from a Zulu chant called "Mbube"
Lipstick On Your Collar Connie Francis 1959 (#5) Edna Lewis, George Goehring
Lisbon Antiqua Nelson Riddle Orchestra 1955 (#1 for 4 weeks) Amadeu do Vale (Eng. Harry Dupree) Raul Portela, 1937
Listen to the Music Doobie Brothers, The    
Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You, A   1967 Neil Diamond
Little Bitty Pretty One Clyde McPhatter 1962 (#25) (Thurston Harris #6 in 1957, also by Bobby Day & The Satelites, 1957, also Frankie Lymon 1960)
Little Bitty Tear, A Burl Ives 1961 (#9)
Little Blue Riding Hood Stan Freberg 1953 (#9)
Little Boxes Pete Seeger 1964 (#70) Malvina Reynolds, 1962; Seeger was formerly with The Weavers
Little Brown Church in the Vale   1865 William S. Pitts
Little Brown Jug Glenn Miller Orchestra 1939 Joseph E. Winner, 1869
Little Children Billy J. Kramer & The Dakotas 1964 (#7)
Little Darlin' Diamonds, The 1957 (#2 for 8 weeks, on charts 26) Maurice Williams (his group, the Gladiolas, got beaten to the charts)
Little Deuce Coupe Beach Boys, The 1963 (#15)
Little Drummer Boy, The Harry Simeone Chorale 1958 (#13) Harry Simeone, Henry Onorati
Little Egypt (Ying-Yang) Coasters, The 1961 (#23) Jerry Lieber, Mike Stoller
Little Girl Syndicate of Sound 1966 (#8)
Little Green Apples Englebert Humperdink 1968 Bobby Russell; double-Grammy winner 1968 (song, C&W)
Little Honda Hondells, The 1964 (#9)
Little Old Lady From Pasadena, The Jan & Dean 1964 (#3)
Little Red Riding Hood San the Sham & the Pharoahs 1966 (#2) Ronald Blackwell
Little Shoemaker, The Gaylords , The 1954 (#2) Eng. Geoffrey Parsns, Rudi Revil
Little Sister Elvis Presley 1961 (#5) Jerome "Doc" Pomus, Mort Shuman
Little Star Elegants, The 1958 (#1) Arthur Venosa, Vito Picone; the group's only hit
Little Things Mean A Lot Kitty Kallen 1954 (#1) Edith Lindeman, Carl Stutz (later by Joni James, #25 in 1959)
Little Things Bobby Goldsboro 1965 (#13)
Little White Duck Burl Ives 1950 Walt Barrows, Bernard Zaritzky
Little White Lies Dick Haymes 1948 (#25) Walter Donaldson, 1930
Little Willy Sweet 1973 (#3)
Living Years, The Mike & The Mechanics 1988 Mike Rutherford, B.A. Robertson
Lizzie Borden Chad Mitchell Trio, The 1962 (#44) Michael Brown, 1952 (as "You Can't Chop Your Poppa Up In Massachusetts")
Loco-Motion, The Little Eva 1962 (#1) Carole King, Cerry Goffin
Loddy Lo   1964 Dave Appell, Kal Mann
Lodi Credence Clearwater Revival 1969 (#52) Words & Music by John Fogarty
Lollipop   Chordettes, The 1958 (#2) Julius Dixon, Beverly Ross
Lollipops And Roses Jack Jones 1962 (#66) Tony Velona
Lonely Boy   Paul Anka 1959 (#1) Paul Anka
Lonely Bull, The (El Solo Torro) Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 1962 (#6) (instrumental) Sol Lake
Lonely People America 1974 (#5) Dewey Bunnell?
Lonely Stranger   Eric Clapton 1992 on Unplugged
Lonely Street Andy Williams 1959 (#5) Phil Villipigue
Lonely Teardrops Jackie Wilson 1958 (#7) Jackiw Wilson, Barry Gordy Jr.; Wilson d 1975 of a stroke at age 34
Lonesome Polecat, The McGuire Sisters, The 1954 (#28)
Lonesome Road Gene Austin 1928 Gene Austin, Nathaniel Shilkret; from Show Boat
Lonesome Town Ricky Nelson 1958 (#7)
Lonesome Traveler Weavers, The 1950 Lee Hayes
Long Ago (and Far Away)   Frank Sinatra 1943 Ira Gershwin, Jerome Kern
Long and Winding Road, The   Beatles, The 1970 John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Long Black Veil Kingston Trio, The 1962 Lefty Frizzell
Long Chain On Peter, Paul & Mary 1963  
Long Cool Woman in a Black Dress Hollies, The 1972 (#2) Roger Cook, Roger Greenaway, Harold Clark
Long Run, The Eagles, The 1979 (#8)
Long Tall Glasses (I Can Dance) Leo Sayer 1975 (#9) David Courtney, Leo Sayer
Long Tall Sally Little Richard 1956 (#6) Enotris Johnson (Pat Boone version #8)
Long Train Runnin'   Doobie Brothers, The 1973 (#8) Tom Johnston
Long, Long Time   Linda Ronstadt 1970 (#25) Gary White
Longer Dan Fogelberg 1979 (#2 for 2 weeks, on charts 16) Dan Fogelberg, Robert Putnam, Marty Lewis
Longest Time, The Billy Joel 1984 (#14)
Longest Walk, The Jaye P. Morgan 1955 (#6)
Longfellow Serenade Neil Diamone 1974 (#5) Neil Diamond
Longing For You Teresa Brewer 1951 (#23)
Look Down That Lonesome Road Doc Watson 1963 Traditional, ca 1865; used in Old Oklahome Plains
Look Homeward Angel Johnnie Ray 1957 (#36)
Look of Love, The Sergio Mendes 1968 (#4) Hal David, Bert Bacharach, from the movie Casino Royale
Look Out the Window Perry Como 1954 (#24) Dave Mann, Bob Hilliard
Look Through Any Window Hollies, The 1965 (#32) Graham Gouldman, Charles Silverman
Look What They've Done to My Song New Seekers, The 1970 (#14) Melanie Safka (aka "Melanie")
Looking for Space   John Denver 1975 John Denver; on "Windsong"
Looking Out My Back Door Credence Clearwater Revival 1970 John Fogarty
Looking Through the Eyes Of Love   Melissa Manchester 1979 (#28) Carole Bayer Sager, Marvin Hamlisch; from the movie "Ice Castles"
Losing You   Brenda Lee 1963 (#6) Pierce Havet, Carl Sigman, Jean Renard
Lost In Love Air Supply 1980 (#3) Graham Russell
Lost in the 50's Tonight Ronnie Milsap 1984 Mike Reid, Troy Seals, Fred Parris
Lost Without Your Love Bread 1976 (#9) David Gates
Louie, Louie Kingsmen, The 1963 (#2 for 6 weeks) Richard Berry (also The Sandpipers, #30 in 1966)
Love and Marriage Frank Sinatra 1955 (#5) Sammy Cahn, Jimmy Van Heusen; in Our Town
Love Can Build a Bridge Judds, The 1990  
Love Can Make You Happy   1969 Jack Sigler Jr.
Love Child Supremes, The 1968 (#1) Frank Wilson, Deke Richards
Love For Sale   Fred Waring Orchestra 1930 Cole Porter
Love Grows   1971 Tony Macaulay, Barry Mason
Love I You (You I Love) Gaylords, The 1954 (#23)
Love In Bloom Errol Garner 1954 Lea Robin, Ralph Ringer, 1934; Jack Benny's theme song
Love Is A Many-Splendored Thing   Four Aces, The 1955 (#1 for 6 weeks, charted 21) Paul Webster & Sammy Fain; Oscar winner, 1955 (their 2nd)
Love Is A Rose Linda Ronstadt   Neil Young
Love Is Blue Paul Mauriat Orchestra 1968 (#1 for 5 weeks) Bryan Blackburn (Eng.), Pierre Cour (Fr.), Andre Popp (music)
Love Is Here And Now You're Gone Supremes, The 1967 (#1) Eddie Holland, Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier
Love Is In The Air John Paul Young 1978 (#7) Harry Vanda, George Young
Love Is Strange Mickey & Sylvia 1957 (#11) Mickey Baker, Ethel Smith (Syvia is Sylvia Vanderpool Robinson)
Love Letters in the Sand   Pat Boone 1957 (#1 for 7 wks, charted 34) Nick & Charles Kenny, J. Fred Coots, 1931
Love Letters   Ketty Lester 1962 (#5) Edward Heyman, Victor (Richard?) Young, 1945
Love Makes the World Go 'Round Jerry Orbach 1961 Bob Merrill, Michael Stewart
Love Me Do Beatles, The 1964 (#1) John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Love Me Like a Rock Paul Simon 1973 (#2) Paul Simon
Love Me or Leave Me Sammy Davis, Jr. 1955 (#12) Gus Cahn, Walter Donaldson
Love Me Tender Elvis Presley 1956 (#1 for 5 weeks) Music Aura Lee, 1861 (George R. Poulton); lyr Elvis Presley, Vera Matson
Love Me With All Your Heart   Ray Charles Singers, The 1964 (#3) Carlos Riqual, Mario Rigual, Carlos Martinoli, Sunny Skyler
Love Me Elvis Presley 1956 (#2)
Love Minus Zero (No Limit) Bob Dylan   Bob Dylan
Love On the Rocks Neil Diamond 1980 (#2 for 3 weeks) Neil Diamond, Gilbert Becaud
Love Potion #9 Clovers, The 1959 (#23) Jerry Lieber, Mike Stoller; also by The Searchers, 1964 (#3)
Love the One You're With Stephen Still 1970 (#14)
Love Will Keep Us Alive Eagles, The 1994 Pete Vale, Jim Capaldi, Paul Carrack; on "Hell Freezes Over"
Love Will Keep Us Together Captain & Tenille 1975 (#1) (on charts 23 weeks) Neil Sedaka, Howard Grenfield (their last collaboration); Grammy winner, 1975 (record)
Love With the Proper Stranger Jack Jones 1964 (#62) (1 of two #62s this year) Johnny Mercer, Elmer Bernstein
L-O-V-E   Nat "King" Cole 1964 (#81) Milt Gabler, Bert Kaempfert
Lovely Rita Meter Maid Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Lover Please Clyde McPhatter 1962 (#7) Billy Swan; McPhatter d 1972 at 38
Lover's Cross Jim Croce 1973 Jim Croce, on "I Got A Name"
Lover's Question, A Clyde McPhatter 1958 (#6) Clyde McPhatter, Brook Benton; McPhatter d 1972 at 38
Lover's Concerto, A Toys, The 1965 (#2) Denny Randell, Sandy Linzer; based on Beethoven's "Minuet In G"
Lovers Who Wander Dion 1962 (#3)
Lovin' Spree Eartha Kitt 1954 (#20)
Loving You Has Made Me Bananas   1968 Guy Marks
Loving You Elvis Presley 1957 (#20)
Low Rider War 1975 (#7)
Lucille Everly Brothers, The 1960 (#21) (Little Richard version #21 in 1957)
Lucille Kenny Rogers 1977 (#5) Hal Bynam, Roger Bowling
Luckenbach, Texas Waylon Jennings 1977 (#25)
Lucky Man   Emerson, Lake & Palmer    
Lucretia MacEvil   Blood, Sweat & Tears 1970 (#27)
Lucy In the Sky With Diamonds Beatles, The   John Lennon, Paul McCartney
Luka Suzanne Vega 1987 (#3)
Lullaby of Birdland   Blue Stars 1955 (#16) George Shearing, George Weiss
Lullaby of Broadway   Tony Bennett 1954 Al Dubin, Harry Warren, in Gold Diggers of 1935; Oscar winner, 1935; #8 on Hit Parade
Lush Life Linda Ronstadt 1984 Billy Strahorn, 1949
Lyin' Eyes Eagles, The 1975 (#2) Glenn Frey, Don Henley