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1960
1.
12/1960
32

53
US






27
UK
US B side to Spanish Harlem
written by Doc Pomus & Phil Spector
2.
12/1960

 ④  Spanish Harlem by Ben E. King 

from Spanish Harlem   
125

10
US




15
R&B


[artist #4 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #349]
written by Jerry Leiber & Phil Spector
1961
3.
05/1961

 ②  Stand by Me by Ben E. King 

191

4
US




✫1
R&B
27
UK
[artist #2 hit]
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #121]
[Atco 6194]
written by Ben E. King , Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
4.
07/1961
71

18
US




10
R&B
38
UK
5.
10/1961
6

81
US








US B side to Young Boy Blues
[Atco 6207]
written by Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman
6.
10/1961
11

66
US








[Atco 6207]
written by Phil Spector & Mort Shuman
1962
7.
02/1962
13

56
US








[Atco 6215]
written by Doc Pomus & Phil Spector
8.
04/1962
94

11
US




2
R&B


[artist #5 hit]
[Atco 6222]
written by Ahmet Ertegun & Betty Nelson
9.
08/1962
6

88
US








[Atco 6231]
written by Betty Woods
10.
11/1962
3

111
US








[Atco 6237]
written by Betty Nelson & Jerry Wexler
1963
11.
01/1963
6

122
US




29
R&B


[Atco 6246]
written by Gerry Goffin & Carole King
12.
03/1963
12

85
US




23
R&B


[Atco 6256]
written by Ed Townsend, Bernard Solomon & Murray Cohen
13.
06/1963
51

29
US
10
AC


16
R&B


[Atco 6267]
written by Carlo Donida, Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
14.
11/1963
9

72
US








[Atco 6275]
written by Frederick Loewe & Alan Jay Lerner
1964
15.
01/1964
3

102
US








16.
03/1964
2

125
US








US B side to That's When It Hurts
[Atco 6288]
written by Ezio Leoni & Carl Sigman
17.
04/1964
18

63
US




17
R&B


[Atco 6288]
written by Jerry Wexler & Bert Russell (as Bert Berns)
18.
07/1964
5

113
US




39
R&B


[Atco 6303]
written by Clark
19.
09/1964
12

72
US




40
R&B


[Atco 6315]
written by Mike Leander & Bert Russell
20.
12/1964
24

45
US




11
R&B


written by Ben E. King 
1965
21.
04/1965
11

84
US




24
R&B


[Atco 6343]
written by Kenny Young & Arthur Resnick (as Artie Resnick)
22.
06/1965
2

128
US








[Atco 6357]
written by Ben E. King 
1966
23.
2







35
R&B


US B side to Get in a Hurry
written by J.R. Bailey & Johnny Northern
24.
2







38
R&B


US B side to They Don't Give Medals to Yesterday's Heroes
written by Bob Gallo & Ben E. King 
25.
01/1966
6

91
US








[Atco 6390]
written by George Motola & John Marascalco
26.
05/1966
5

96
US








[Atco 6413]
written by Gerry Goffin & Carole King
1967
27.
04/1967
8

93
US




34
R&B


US B side to A Man without a Dream
[Atco 6472]
written by Fred Parris
1968
28.
04/1968
5

117
US




44
R&B


[Atco 6571]
written by Gene Current, Kent Barker & Rex Garvin
29.
12/1968
4

134
US




37
R&B


[Atco 6637]
written by Clyde Otis & Ulysses Burton
1970
30.
2







45
R&B


[Maxwell 800]
written by Bob Crewe, Larry Weiss & J. Williams
1975
31.
5







23
R&B


US B side to We Got Love
[Atlantic 3308]
written by Nickolas Ashford & Valerie Simpson
32.
02/1975
132

5
US




✫1
R&B


[artist #3 hit]
written by Haras Fyre (as Patrick Grant) & Gwen Guthrie
33.
06/1975
26

60
US




4
R&B


[Atlantic 3274]
written by Haras Fyre (as Patrick Grant) & Gwen Guthrie
1979
34.
13





8
dance
29
R&B


[Atlantic 3635]
written by Ben E. King  & Melvin Shaw
1986
Stand by Me
35.
10/1986
216

9
US
10
AC




✫1
UK
[artist #1 hit]
[R]
[Atlantic 89361]
written by Ben E. King , Jerry Leiber & Mike Stoller
1987
36.
04/1987
2









92
UK
[R]
[Atlantic 89234]
written by Jerry Leiber & Phil Spector
37.
06/1987
4









69
UK
[re-recorded]
[EMI America 50078 (Manhattan)]
written by Doc Pomus & Mort Shuman
2004
38.
07/2004
1









153
UK
2009
39.
08/2009
1









122
UK
2010
40.
04/2010
1









126
UK
2011
41.
01/2011
1









194
UK
2012
42.
02/2012
3









84
UK

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