CKOC BIG 500 2009
Big 500 of all times - oct 2009
Oldies 1150 - Hamilton, Ontario - Canada
edition 2008
The 42nd Edition of the BIG 500 Countdown is now history. 
It was fun putting together this countdown from all the '3 song favourite' entries sent in to Oldies 1150 CKOC. 
We have a new number one song on the BIG 500 this year. 
In recent years, the number one song has been 'Can't Help Falling In Love' by Elvis Presley, Pretty Woman' 
by Roy Orbison and 'Unchained Melody by the Righteous Brothers. 
The Beatles not only had the number on song this time, but had the most entries in the BIG 500 with 36. 
Elvis was second with 31, followed by The Beach Boys with 14, The Supremes with 8 and rounding out the top 5 
were The Four Seasons with 7 entries. 
Nr Title Artist
1 I Want To Hold Your Hand The Beatles
2 Rock Around The Clock Bill Haley & the Comets
3 Can't Help Falling In Love Elvis Presley
4 Happy Together The Turtles
5 Unchained Melody Righteous Brothers
6 Good Vibrations Beach Boys
7 Hey Jude The Beatles
8 Pretty Woman Roy Orbison
9 Yesterday The Beatles
10 Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley
11 Satisfaction Rolling Stones
12 Big Girls Don't Cry Four Seasons
13 Light My Fire The Doors
14 Don't Be Cruel Elvis Presley
15 The Twist Chubby Checker
16 I'm a Believer The Monkees
17 Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
18 Brown Eyed Girl Van Morrison
19 Can't Buy Me Love The Beatles
20 Imagine John Lennon
21 Heartbreak Hotel Elvis Presley
22 My Girl The Temptations
23 The Lion Sleeps Tonight The Tokens
24 House of the Rising Sun The Animals
25 Let It Be The Beatles
26 American Woman Guess Who
27 All Shook Up Elvis Presley
28 I Get Around Beach Boys
29 A Whiter Shade of Pale Procul Harum
30 Respect Aretha Franklin
31 Sherry Four Seasons
32 You've Lost That Lovin' Feeling Righteous Brothers
33 Twist and Shout The Beatles
34 Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond
35 Baby Love The Supremes
36 Jailhouse Rock Elvis Presley
37 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye
38 Stairway to Heaven Led Zeppelin
39 To Sir With Love Lulu
40 Mack the Knife Bobby Darin
41 Maggie May Rod Stewart
42 Born To Be Wild Steppenwolf
43 Blueberry Hill Fats Domino
44 All You Need Is Love The Beatles
45 At the Hop Danny & the Juniors
46 Stand By Me Ben E. King
47 Teddy Bear Elvis Presley
48 A Hard Day's Night The Beatles
49 Crimson and Clover Tommy James & Shondells
50 Can't Take My Eyes Off You Frankie Valli
51 American Pie Don McLean
52 Louie Louie Kingsmen
53 When a Man Loves a Woman Percy Sledge
54 Get Back The Beatles
55 Are You Lonesome Tonight Elvis Presley
56 California Girls Beach Boys
57 Joy To The World Three Dog Night
58 She Loves You Beatles
59 Bridge Over Troubled Water Simon & Garfunkel
60 Great Balls of Fire Jerry Lee Lewis
61 The Locomotion Little Eva
62 In the Ghetto Elvis Presley
63 Runaway Del Shannon
64 I Got You Babe Sonny & Cher
65 Wild Thing The Troggs
66 Sittin' On the Dock of the Bay Otis Redding
67 Hound Dog Elvis Presley
68 Like a Rolling Stone Bob Dylan
69 Wouldn't It Be Nice Beach Boys
70 Mrs. Robinson Simon & Garfunkel
71 Downtown Petula Clark
72 Sugar Sugar The Archies
73 Penny Lane The Beatles
74 Cherish The Association
75 Rag Doll Four Seasons
76 Groovin' The Rascals
77 Crocodile Rock Elton John
78 Turn Turn Turn The Byrds
79 Eight Days a Week The Beatles
80 I Can't Help Myself Four Tops
81 All I Have To Do Is Dream Everly Brothers
82 Do You Love Me The Contours
83 It's Now or Never Elvis Presley
84 That'll Be the Day Buddy Holly & the Crickets
85 My Sweet Lord George Harrison
86 The Letter Box Tops
87 Proud Mary CCR
88 Walk Like a Man Four Seasons
89 It's All In the Game Tommy Edwards
90 Build Me Up Buttercup The Foundations
91 Help The Beatles
92 These Eyes Guess Who
93 Will You Love Me Tomorrow The Shirelles
94 Love Me Tender Elvis Presley
95 Cracklin' Rosie Neil Diamond
96 Mony Mony Tommy James & Shondells
97 Surfin' USA Beach Boys
98 Diana Paul Anka
99 Paint It Black Rolling Stones
100 Love Me Do The Beatles
101 Johnny B. Goode Chuck Berry
102 Old Time Rock and Roll Bob Seger
103 Donna Ritchie Valens
104 Do Wah Diddy Manfred Mann
105 Get Together The Youngbloods
106 Burning Love Elvis Presley
107 Spirit In The Sky Norman Greenbaum
108 My Guy Mary Wells
109 Hello Goodbye The Beatles
110 December 1963 (Oh What a Night) Four Seasons
111 He's So Fine The Chiffons
112 In The Midnight Hour Wilson Pickett
113 Summer In The City Lovin' Spoonful
114 Duke of Earl Gene Chandler
115 Magic Carpet Ride Steppenwolf
116 The Long and Winding Road The Beatles
117 Sugar Shack Jimmy Gilmer & the Fireballs
118 Brandy (You're a Fine Girl) Looking Glass
119 Return to Sender Elvis Presley
120 You Can't Hurry Love The Supremes
121 God Only Knows Beach Boys
122 Wake Up Little Susie Everly Brothers
123 Chapel of Love Dixie Cups
124 San Francisco Scott McKenzie
125 Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In 5th Dimension
126 All My Loving The Beatles
127 People Got To Be Free The Rascals
128 In The Still of the Night Five Satins
129 Tossin' and Turnin' Bobby Lewis
130 Help Me Rhonda Beach Boys
131 Bad Moon Rising CCR
132 Heart of Gold Neil Young
133 I Got You (I Feel Good) James Brown
134 Color My World Chicago
135 Daydream Believer The Monkees
136 Lady Madonna The Beatles
137 Stuck on You Elvis Presley
138 Little Darlin' The Diamonds
139 Mustang Sally Wilson Pickett
140 It's Only Make Believe Conway Twitty
141 Mr. Tambourine Man The Byrds
142 Good Lovin' Young Rascals
143 Only The Lonely Roy Orbison
144 What a Wonderful World Louis Armstrong
145 Stop! In the Name of Love The Supremes
146 Long Cool Woman The Hollies
147 Venus Frankie Avalon
148 Hooked on a Feeling BJ Thomas
149 Ticket to Ride The Beatles
150 Wipe Out The Surfaris
151 Crystal Blue Persuasion Tommy James & Shondells
152 Saturday In the Park Chicago
153 Put Your Head On My Shoulder Paul Anka
154 Jumping Jack Flash Rolling Stones
155 Little Sister Elvis Presley
156 Lightning Strikes Lou Christie
157 Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter Herman's Hermits
158 Seasons In The Sun Terry Jacks
159 Dancing In The Street Martha & the Vandellas
160 Bad Bad Leroy Brown Jim Croce
161 The Rain, The Park & Other Things The Cowsills
162 Runaround Sue Dion
163 Walk Hand In Hand Gerry & the Pacemakers
164 Mellow Yellow Donovan
165 Tears of a Clown The Miracles
166 Here Comes The Sun The Beatles
167 Cherry Cherry Neil Diamond
168 Last Train to Clarksville The Monkees
169 You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet Bachman Turner Overdrive
170 It's My Party Lesley Gore
171 Fun Fun Fun Beach Boys
172 Everyday People Sly & the Family Stone
173 I Think We're Alone Now Tommy James & Shondells
174 Someday We'll Be Together The Supremes
175 Down On The Corner CCR
176 Glad All Over Dave Clark 5
177 Midnight Confessions The Grassroots
178 Reach Out I'll Be There Four Tops
179 He Ain't Heavy He's My Brother The Hollies
180 Kind of a Drag The Buckinghams
181 Hey Baby Bruce Chanel
182 Day Tripper The Beatles
183 The Wonder of You Elvis Presley
184 Come Go With Me Del-Vikings
185 96 Tears ? and the Mysterians
186 Sweet Home Alabama Lynyrd Skynyrd
187 Stay Maurice Williams
188 Rhythm of the Rain The Cascades
189 Sheila Tommy Roe
190 California Dreamin' Mamas & Papas
191 I Saw Her Standing There The Beatles
192 Listen to the Music Doobie Brothers
193 Soldier Boy The Shirelles
194 Who'll Stop The Rain CCR
195 Surrender Elvis Presley
196 Since I Don't Have You The Skyliners
197 The Wanderer Dion
198 You Were On My Mind We Five
199 Walk Don't Run The Ventures
200 You Send Me Sam Cooke
201 I'm Into Something Good  Herman's Hermits
202 We Can Work It Out The Beatles
203 Too Much Elvis Presley
204 Breaking Up Is Hard to Do Neil Sedaka
205 Windy The Association
206 Barbara Ann Beach Boys
207 Lean on Me Bill Withers
208 Ain't Too Proud to Beg The Temptations
209 Bye Bye Love Everly Brothers
210 Running Scared Roy Orbison
211 Indian Reservation The Raiders
212 Sealed With a Kiss Brian Hyland
213 Surf City Jan & Dean
214 This Magic Moment Jay & the Americans
215 Blue Moon The Marcels
216 The End of the World Skeeter Davis
217 Palisades Park Freddy Cannon
218 Da Doo Ron Ron The Crystals
219 Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye Steam
220 A Beautiful Morning The Rascals
221 Cathy's Clown Everly Brothers
222 Wear My Ring Around Your Neck Elvis Presley
223 It's Too Late Carole King
224 In The Year 2525 Zager & Evans
225 Incense and Peppermints Strawberry Alarm Clock
226 Dizzy Tommy Roe
227 Sixteen Candles The Crests
228 Land of 1,000 Dances Wilson Pickett
229 More Today Than Yesterday Spiral Starecase
230 Knights In White Satin Moody Blues
231 Sea Cruise Frankie Ford
232 Love Potion # 9 The Searchers
233 Theme from "A Summer Place" Percy Faith
234 Somebody to Love Jefferson Airplane
235 Peggy Sue Buddy Holly
236 A Day In the Life The Beatles
237 This Diamond Ring Gary Lewis & the Playboys
238 Last Kiss J. Frank Wilson
239 Spinning Wheel Blood, Sweat and Tears
240 Do You Believe In Magic Lovin' Spoonful
241 Alone Again (Naturally) Gilbert O'Sullivan
242 Save The Last Dance For Me The Drifters
243 Young Girl Gary Puckett & Union Gap
244 Johnny Angel Shelley Fabares
245 The Game of Love The Mindbenders
246 Sunshine Of Your Love Cream
247 Splish Splash Bobby Darin
248 Gypsies, Tramps and Thieves Cher
249 Take Good Care of My Baby Bobby Vee
250 Never My Love The Association
251 Get Off My Cloud Rolling Stones
252 Tigher, Tighter Alive and Kicking
253 Crazy Patsy Cline
254 Ob La Di Ob La Da The Beatles
255 I Can See Clearly Now Johnny Nash
256 The Stroll The Diamonds
257 These Boots Are Made For Walkin' Nancy Sinatra
258 Brown Sugar Rolling Stones
259 Where Did Our Love Go The Supremes
260 Crying Roy Orbison
261 Touch Me The Doors
262 My Cherie Amour Stevie Wonder
263 Love Grows (Where My Rosemary Goes) Edison Lighthouse
264 To Love Somebody Bee Gees
265 I Feel Fine The Beatles
266 One Fine Day The Chiffons
267 Raindrops Keep Fallin' On My Head BJ Thomas
268 Peppermint Twist Joey Dee & Starliters
269 You Don't Have To Say You Love Me Dusty Springfield
270 A World Without Love Peter & Gordon
271 Don't Pull Your Love Hamilton, Joe Frank & Reynolds
272 Venus Shocking Blue
273 Monday Monday Mamas & Papas
274 Evil Ways Santana
275 I Only Have Eyes For You The Flamingos
276 Dawn (Go Away) Four Seasons
277 Bus Stop The Hollies
278 Higher and Higher Jackie Wilson
279 Dream Lover Bobby Darin
280 In My Life The Beatles
281 She'd Rather Be With Me The Turtles
282 Lay Lady Lay Bob Dylan
283 Bo Diddley Ronnie Hawkins
284 Sunny Days Lighthouse
285 Hang on Sloopy The McCoys
286 Daydream Lovin' Spoonful
287 Kansas City Wilbert Harrison
288 Walk Away Renee Left Banke
289 Eleanor Rigby The Beatles
290 Party Doll Buddy Knox
291 Over and Over Dave Clark Five
292 Cecilia Simon & Garfunkel
293 You Made Me So Very Happy Blood, Sweat & tears
294 Come See About Me The Supremes
295 Reeling In The Years Steely Dan
296 Wonderful World Sam Cooke
297 Share The Land Guess Who
298 Viva Las Vegas Elvis Presley
299 Sunny Bobby Hebb
300 La Bamba Ritchie Valens
301 Let's Dance Chris Montez
302 Draggin' The Line Tommy James
303 I'm Walkin' Fats Domino
304 Green-Eyed Lady Sugarloaf
305 Crying In The Chapel Elvis Presley
306 Come Together The Beatles
307 Take It Easy The Eagles
308 He's a Rebel  The Crystals
309 Judy In Disguse (With Glasses) John Fred & His Playboy
310 MacArthur Park Richard Harris
311 Wedding Bell Blues 5th Dimension
312 Takin' Care of Business Bachman Turner Overdrive
313 Poor Little Fool Rick Nelson
314 I Think I Love You Partridge Family
315 Have I The Right The Honeycombs
316 Good Luck Charm Elvis Presley
317 Nowhere Man The Beatles
318 Why Do Fools Fall In Love Frankie Lymon & Teenagers
319 Stuck In The Middle With You Stealer's Wheel
320 Woman Woman Gary Puckett & Union Ga
321 Only You The Platters
322 Signs 5 Man Electrical Band
323 Five O'Clock World The Vogues
324 Sweet Soul Music Arthur Conley
325 The Pied Piper Crispian St. Peters
326 Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey Paul McCartney & Wings
327 Itsy Bitsy Teenie Weenie Yellow Polka Dot Bikini Brian Hyland
328 Wishin' and Hopin' Dusty Springfield
329 Monster Mash Bobby 'Boris' Pickett
330 Kodachrome Paul Simon
331 You Really Got Me The Kinks
332 Travellin' Man Rick Nelson
333 It Doesn't Matter Anymore Buddy Holly
334 Because Dave Clark 5
335 You're The One The Vogues
336 There's a Kind of Hush Herman's Hermits
337 Ride Captain Ride Blues Image
338 Let It Be Me Everly Brothers
339 Little Deuce Coupe Beach Boys
340 Ferry Cross the Mersey Gerry & the Pacemakers
341 I Second That Emotion The Miracles
342 In Dreams Roy Orbison
343 (Now And Then There's) A Fool Such As I Elvis Presley
344 In The Summertime Mungo Jerry
345 Little Star The Elegants
346 One Three Dog Night
347 Teenager In Love Dion & the Belmonts
348 Gimme Some Lovin' Spencer Davis Group
349 Up On The Roof The Drifters
350 No Time Guess Who
351 Here, There and Everywhere The Beatles
352 Shout Isley Brothers
353 Stay Awhile The Bells
354 Layla Derek & the Dominos
355 Poor Side of Town Johnny Rivers
356 Marie's the Name (His Latest Flame) Elvis Presley
357 Be My Baby The Ronettes
358 Summer Breeze Seals & Croft
359 I Should Have Known Better The Beatles
360 See You In September The Happenings
361 Sunshine Superman Donovan
362 Reflections The Supremes
363 Lookin' Out My Back Door CCR
364 Cara Mia Jay & the Americans
365 For Once In My Life Stevie Wonder
366 Surfer Girl Beach Boys
367 Rock and Roll Music The Beatles
368 Long Train Runnin' Doobie Brothers
369 (You're My) Soul and Inspiration Righteous Brothers
370 Be-Bop-a-Lula Gene Vincent
371 Beyond the Sea Bobby Darin
372 Baby Now That I Found You The Foundations
373 Blue Velvet Bobby Vinton
374 Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On Jerry Lee Lewis
375 Nice To Be With You Gallery
376 Blue Suede Shoes Elvis Presley
377 Lonely Teardrops Jackie Wilson
378 Just My Imagination (Running Away With Me) The Temptations
379 A Little Bit Me, A Little Bit You The Monkees
380 Hello Mary Lou Rick Nelson
381 I'm Henry the 8th I Am Herman's Hermits
382 Honey Bobby Goldsboro
383 My Love Petula Clark
384 Calendar Girl Neil Sedaka
385 Come Softly to Me The Fleetwoods
386 Red Rubber Ball The Cyrkle
387 Band of Gold Freda Payne
388 Yakety Yak The Coasters
389 Wooly Bully Sam the Sham
390 Stagger Lee Lloyd Price
391 Which Way You Goin' Billy Poppy Family
392 Let's Live For Today The Grassroots
393 It's Not Unusual Tom Jones
394 Leader of the Pack Shangri-Las
395 Day After Day Badfinger
396 Denise Randy & the Rainbows
397 Baby I Need Your Loving Four Tops
398 She's a Lady Tom Jones
399 Eve of Destruction Barry Mcguire
400 Think Aretha Franklin
401 1,2,3 Len Barry
402 Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me  Mel Carter
403 Book of Love  The Monotones
404 It Hurts To Be In Love Gene Pitney
405 Hey Paula Paul & Paula
406 Roll Over Beethoven  The Beatles
407 The Great Pretender The Platters
408 Laughing  Guess Who
409 No Particular Place To Go  Chuck Berry
410 Theme from "Shaft" Isaac Hayes
411 Tears On My Pillow Little Anthony & Imperials
412 Bread and Butter  The Newbeats
413 What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)  Jr. Walker & the All Stars
414 The Shoop Shoop Song (It's In His Kiss)  Betty Everett
415 Green River CCR
416 Charlena  Ritchie Knight & Midnites
417 My Boyfriend's Back  The Angels
418 Rebel Rouser Duane Eddy
419 Those Were the Days Mary Hopkin
420 Sloop John B.  Beach Boys
421 Vehicle Ides of March
422 Eleanore The Turtles
423 Secret Agent Man  Johnny Rivers
424 Lonely Boy  Paul Anka
425 Town Without Pity  Gene Pitney
426 All Right Now  Free
427 Hanky Panky Tommy James & Shondells
428 Earth Angel  The Penguins
429 Good Morning Starshine Oliver
430 To Know Him Is To Love Him Teddy Bears
431 Go All The Way The Raspberries
432 I Fought The Law Bobby Fuller Four
433 Down In The Boondocks Billy Joe Royal
434 Chantilly Lace Big Bopper
435 Precious and Few Climax
436 Grazing In The Grass Friends of Distinction
437 Hot Fun In The Summertime Sly & the Family Stone
438 Black Is Black Los Bravos
439 There Goes My Baby The Drifters
440 Baby I Love You Andy Kim
441 Green Onions Booker T & the MGs
442 Polk Salad Annie Tony Joe White
443 Little Old Lady From Pasadena Jan & Dean
444 Get a Job The Silhouettes
445 Memphis Johnny Rivers
446 It Ain't Me Babe The Turtles
447 Your Song Elton John
448 Love Child The Supremes
449 Silence Is Golden The Tremeloes
450 Three Rows Over Bobby Curtola
451 Carrie Anne The Hollies
452 Time of the Season The Zombies
453 Til I Kissed You Everly Brothers
454 Don't Worry Baby Beach Boys
455 I Can See For Miles The Who
456 What Becomes of the Broken Hearted Jimmy Ruffin
457 Then He Kissed Me The Crystals
458 Devil With a Blue Dress/Good Golly Miss Molly Mitch Ryder
459 Different Drum Stone Ponies
460 Dance Dance Dance Beach Boys
461 I've Gotta Get a Message To You Bee Gees
462 So Good Together Andy Kim
463 Hard Headed Woman Elvis Presley
464 Hey Baby They're Playing Our Song The Buckinghams
465 Sh'boom Crew Cuts
466 I'm Gonna Make You Mine Lou Christie
467 Cupid Sam Cooke
468 Uptight Stevie Wonder
469 Hot Rod Lincoln Commander Cody
470 Don't Elvis Presley
471 Shakin' All Over Chad Allen & Expressions
472 Tell Him The Exciters
473 Gloria Shadows of Knight
474 Wild Weekend Rockin' Rebels
475 Michelle The Beatles
476 Gimme Little Sign Brenton Wood
477 Double Shot of My Baby's Love Swingin' Medallions
478 It's The Same Old Song Four Tops
479 The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel
480 Let's Hang On Four Seasons
481 Hitchin' a Ride Vanity Fare
482 Love Me Elvis Presley
483 Yellow Submarine The Beatles
484 Poetry In Motion Johnny Tillotson
485 My Maria BW Stevenson
486 Hippy Hippy Shake Swingin' Blue Jeans
487 Bend Me Shape Me American Breed
488 Treat Her Right Roy Head
489 Could You Ever Love Me Again Gary & Dave
490 Under the Boardwalk The Drifters
491 Pictures of Matchstick Men Status Quo
492 The Night Has a Thousand Eyes Bobby Vee
493 California Sun The Rivieras
494 Domino Van Morrison
495 You Don't Own Me Lesley Gore
496 Little Woman Bobby Sherman
497 Undun Guess Who
498 This Boy The Beatles
499 A Big Hunk of Love Elvis Presley
500 I Want You Back Jackson 5



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