The British Invasion:
U.S. Hit Singles (Top 20: 1964-1967)

Columns: Date charted [Year-Month-Day], High Chart Position, Number of Weeks on Charts, Nth Chart Hit by Artist, Artist/Title. Bold: Number 1 Chart Hit. Source: The Billboard Book of Top 40 Hits, 7th Revised and Expanded Edition (2000).

1964-01-251141The Beatles, "I Want to Hold Your Hand"
1964-01-251482The Beatles, "I Saw Her Standing There"
1964-02-011143The Beatles, "She Loves You"
1964-02-151271Dusty Springfield, "I Only Want to Be With You"
1964-02-223104The Beatles, "Please Please Me" -- recorded 1962-11
1964-03-076111Dave Clark Five, "Glad All Over"
1964-03-212165The Beatles, "Twist and Shout" -- recorded 1961
1964-03-211381The Searchers, "Needles and Pins"
1964-03-28196The Beatles, "Can't Buy Me Love"
1964-04-11297The Beatles, "Do You Want to Know a Secret"
1964-04-114102Dave Clark Five, "Bits and Pieces"
1964-05-021118The Beatles, "Love Me Do" / "P.S. I Love You"
1964-05-027121Billy J. Kramer With the Dakotas, "Little Children" / "Bad to Me"
1964-05-091193Dave Clark Five, "Do You Love Me"
1964-05-161111Peter and Gordon, "A World Without Love"
1964-05-161081The Bachelors, "Diane"
1964-06-06491Gerry and the Pacemakers, "Don't Let the Sun Catch You Crying"
1964-06-20494Dave Clark Five, "Can't You See That She's Mine"
1964-06-201682The Searchers, "Don't Throw Your Love Away"
1964-07-116102Dusty Springfield, "Wishin' and Hopin'"
1964-07-111262Peter and Gordon, "Nobody I Know"
1964-07-181129The Beatles, "A Hard Day's Night"
1964-08-0119710The Beatles, "Ain't She Sweet" -- recorded 1961
1964-08-08395Dave Clark Five, "Because"
1964-08-08972Gerry and the Pacemakers, "How Do You Do It?"
1964-08-0812711The Beatles, "And I Love Her"
1964-08-151101The Animals, "House of the Rising Sun"
1964-09-121121Manfred Mann, "Do Wah Diddy Diddy"
1964-09-19791Chad & Jeremy, "A Summer Song"
1964-09-1917512The Beatles, "Matchbox"
1964-10-10591The Honeycombs, "Have I the Right?"
1964-10-101461The Nashville Teens, "Tobacco Road"
1964-10-171566Dave Clark Five, "Everybody Knows (I Still Love You)"
1964-10-171763Gerry and the Pacemakers, "I Like It"
1964-10-171962The Animals, "I'm Crying"
1964-10-247101The Kinks, "You Really Got Me"
1964-10-241663Peter and Gordon, "I Don't Want to See You Again"
1964-11-072121The Zombies, "She's Not There"
1964-11-07691The Rolling Stones, "Time Is on My Side"
1964-11-141391Herman's Hermits, "I'm Into Something Good"
1964-11-281292Manfred Mann, "Sha La La"
1964-12-0511113The Beatles, "I Feel Fine"
1964-12-051497Dave Clark Five, "Any Way You Want It"
1964-12-124814The Beatles, "She's a Woman"
1964-12-121582Chad & Jeremy, "Willow Weep for Me"
1964-12-193113The Searchers, "Love Potion Number Nine"
1965-01-021131Petula Clark, "Downtown"
1965-01-091454Gerry and the Pacemakers, "I'll Be There"
1965-01-16792The Kinks, "All Day and All of the Night"
1965-01-211171Tom Jones, "Green, Green Grass of Home"
1965-01-23994Peter and Gordon, "I Go to Pieces"
1965-01-30682The Zombies, "Tell Her No"
1965-01-301952The Rolling Stones, "Heart of Stone"
1965-02-13695Gerry and the Pacemakers, "Ferry Cross the Mersey"
1965-02-202112Herman's Hermits, "Can't You Hear My Heartbeat"
1965-02-271915The Beatles, "Eight Days a Week"
1965-02-271468Dave Clark Five, "Come Home"
1965-03-061563The Animals, "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood"
1965-03-27181Freddie and the Dreamers, "I'm Telling You Now"
1965-03-271101Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders, "Game of Love"
1965-03-27683The Kinks, "Tird of Waiting for You"
1965-03-271081The Moody Blues, "Go Now!"
1965-04-03392Petula Clark, "I Know a Place"
1965-04-104101The Seekers, "I'll Never Find Another You"
1965-04-10983The Rolling Stones, "The Last Time"
1965-04-171113Herman's Hermits, "Mrs. Brown You've Got a Lovely Daughter"
1965-04-175104Herman's Hermits, "Silhouettes"
1965-05-011916The Beatles, "Ticket to Ride"
1965-05-011092Tom Jones, "It's Not Unusual"
1965-05-081485Peter and Gordon, "True Love Ways"
1965-05-151852Freddie and the Dreamers, "Do the Freddie"
1965-05-291763Chad & Jeremy, "Before and After"
1965-06-05485Herman's Hermits, "Wonderful World"
1965-06-05691The Yardbirds, "For Your Love"
1965-06-191124The Rolling Stones, "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction"
1965-06-19881Ian Whitcomb, "You Turn Me On"
1965-06-261962The Seekers, "A World of Our Own"
1965-07-033103Tom Jones, "What's New Pussycat?"
1965-07-031572The Bachelors, "Marie"
1965-07-10186Herman's Hermits, "I'm Henry VIII, I Am"
1965-07-10789Dave Clark Five, "I Like It Like That"
1965-08-1411217The Beatles, "Help!"
1965-08-21982The Yardbirds, "Heart Full of Soul"
1965-09-044910Dave Clark Five, "Catch Us If You Can"
1965-09-041384The Animals, "We Gotta Get Out of This Place"
1965-09-11781The Fortunes, "You've Got Your Troubles"
1965-09-25787Herman's Hermits, "Just a Little Bit Better"
1965-10-021918The Beatles, "Yesterday"
1965-10-161115The Rolling Stones, "Get Off of My Cloud"
1965-11-061071The Silkie, "You've Got to Hide Your Love Away"
1965-11-131661The Walker Brothers, "Make It Easy on Yourself"
1965-11-2011111Dave Clark Five, "Over and Over"
1965-11-201773The Yardbirds, "I'm a Man"
1965-12-1811119The Beatles, "We Can Work It Out" / "Day Tripper"
1966-01-01888Herman's Hermits, "A Must to Avoid"
1966-01-08666The Rolling Stones, "As Tears Go By"
1966-01-081394The Kinks, "A Well Respected Man"
1966-01-15193Petula Clark, "My Love"
1966-02-1918512Dave Clark Five, "At the Scene"
1966-02-26379Herman's Hermits, "Listen People"
1966-03-05297The Rolling Stones, "19th Nervous Breakdown"
1966-03-053920The Beatles, "Nowhere Man"
1966-03-121486Peter and Gordon, "Woman"
1966-04-021174Petula Clark, "A Sign of the Times"
1966-04-091184The Yardbirds, "Shapes of Things"
1966-04-169710Herman's Hermits, "Leaning on a Lamp Post"
1966-04-302101The Mindbenders, "A Groovy Kind of Love"
1966-04-301372The Walker Brothers, "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine (Anymore)"
1966-05-211108The Rolling Stones, "Paint It Black"
1966-06-044103Dusty Springfield, "You Don't Have to Say You Love Me"
1966-06-041285The Animals, "Don't Bring Me Down"
1966-06-1111021The Beatles, "Paperback Writer"
1966-07-09191The Troggs, "Wild Thing"
1966-07-16889The Rolling Stones, "Mother's Little Helper" / "Lady Jane"
1966-07-161375The Yardbirds, "Over Under Sideways Down"
1966-07-2312511Herman's Hermits, "This Door Swings Both Ways"
1966-07-30975Petula Clark, "I Couldn't Live Without Your Love"
1966-08-131101Donovan, "Sunshine Superman"
1966-08-20591The Hollies, "Bus Stop"
1966-08-272822The Beatles, "Yellow Submarine" / "Eleanor Rigby"
1966-08-271475The Kinks, "Sunny Afternoon"
1966-09-10481Los Bravos, "Black Is Black"
1966-10-011071Eric Burdon & the Animals, "See See Rider"
1966-10-012054Dusty Springfield, "All I See Is You"
1966-10-089610The Rolling Stones, "Have You Seen Your Mother, Baby, Standing in the Shadow?"
1966-10-155812Herman's Hermits, "Dandy"
1966-11-056107Peter and Gordon, "Lady Godiva"
1966-11-12772The Hollies, "Stop Stop Stop"
1966-11-192102Donovan, "Mellow Yellow"
1966-12-312123The Seekers, "Georgy Girl"
1966-12-311676Petula Clark, "Color My World"
1967-01-141558Peter and Gordon, "Knight in Rusty Armour"
1967-01-28791Spencer Davis Group, "Gimme Some Lovin'"
1967-02-041911The Rolling Stones, "Ruby Tuesday"
1967-02-251953Donovan, "Epistle to Dippy"
1967-03-041923The Beatles, "Penny Lane" / "Strawberry Fields Forever"
1967-03-044913Herman's Hermits, "There's a Kind of Hush"
1967-03-18397Petula Clark, "This Is My Song"
1967-04-081072Spencer Davis Group, "I'm a Man"
1967-04-157713Dave Clark Five, "You Got What It Takes"
1967-04-151193The Hollies, "On a Carousel"
1967-04-221562Eric Burdon & the Animals, "When I Was Young"
1967-04-221681The Easybeats, "Friday on My Mind" -- from Australia
1967-04-294101Engelbert Humperdinck, "Release Me (And Let Me Love Again)"
1967-05-061381The Tremeloes, "Here Comes My Baby"
1967-06-101441Bee Gees, "New York Mining Disaster 1941"
1967-06-17578Petula Clark, "Don't Sleep in the Subway"
1967-07-015101Procul Harum, "A Whiter Shade of Pale"
1967-07-089104The Hollies, "Carrie-Anne"
1967-07-0818414Herman's Hermits, "Don't Go Out Inot the Rain (You're Going to Melt)"
1967-07-1511102The Tremeloes, "Silence Is Golden"
1967-07-152041Engelberg Humperdinck, "There Goes My Everything"
1967-07-291924The Beatles, "All You Need Is Love"
1967-07-291772Bee Gees, "To Love Somebody"
1967-08-19983Eric Burdon & the Animals, "San Franciscan Nights"
1967-08-261164Donovan, "There Is a Mountain"
1967-09-231151Lulu, "To Sir With Love"
1967-09-2314612The Rolling Stones, "Dandelion"
1967-10-211653Bee Gees, "Holiday"
1967-10-28991The Who, "I Can See for Miles"
1967-11-251164Bee Gees, "(The Lights Went Out In) Massachusetts"
1967-12-0911025The Beatles, "Hello Goodbye"
1967-12-301564Eric Burdon & the Animals, "Monterey"

Total charted records by artist:

  1. The Beatles
  2. Herman's Hermits
  3. Dave Clark Five
  4. The Rolling Stones
  5. Peter and Gordon, Petula Clark
  6. The Kinks, The Yardbirds, The Animals, Gerry and the Pacemakers
  7. Eric Burdon & the Animals, Donovan, The Hollies, Dusty Springfield, Bee Gees
  8. The Seekers, Tom Jones, Chad & Jeremy, The Searchers
  9. Spencer Davis Group, The Tremeloes, The Bachelors, The Zombies, Manfred Mann, The Walker Brothers, Freddie and the Dreamers
  10. The Easybeats, Lulu, Procul Harum, Engelberg Humperdinck, The Who, Engelbert Humperdinck, The Moody Blues, Wayne Fontana & the Mindbenders, The Nashville Teens, The Honeycombs, Billy J. Kramer With the Dakotas, Ian Whitcomb, The Fortunes, The Troggs, The Mindbenders, The Silkie, Los Bravos

This list is no doubt partial. Some other artists are known to have scored top 40 hits, but no top 20 hits:

The following are some artists have been included in British Invation compilations, but have not had any US top 40 hits (dates were first chart date for artist): Action, Creation, Deep Purple (1968), Fourmost, Hullabaloos, Ivy League, Merseybeats, Merseys, Move, Pink Floyd (1973), Pretty Things, Alan Price, Tommy Quickly, Rockin' Berries, Small Faces (1968), Sorrows, Sounds Incorporated, Status Quo (1968) Cat Stevens (1971), Thoughts, Traffic.

There were some pre-1964 British performers who scored U.S. chart hits, including: