Important Fact: Many would say that 1963 was the last year of the "Golden Decade" or "Early North American Rock and Roll". Without question, the music changed in mid to late 1963 when The Beatles started rockin' America.
The Rolling Stone named 500 of the greatest songs of all time. 11 songs made the cut in 1963!
209 In My Room - The Beach Boys
64 She Loves You - The Beatles
16 I Want to Hold Your Hand - The Beatles
87 Ring of Fire - Johnny Cash
460 One Fine Day - The Chiffons
114 Da Doo Ron Ron - The Crystals
493 Then He Kissed Me - The Crystals
14 Blowin' In the Wind - Bob Dylan
55 Louie Louie - The Kingsmen
312 In Dreams - Roy Orbison
22 Be My Baby - The Ronettes