Song title 283 - Wild Thing

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Wild Thing Region Profile

This page lists the chart runs for songs called "Wild Thing" in order of success. This list combines cover versions and distinct songs that happen to share the same title.

# Artist Song Title Year Chart Entries
1 The Troggs Wild Thing 1966 US Billboard 1 - Jun 1966 (11 weeks), Record World 1 - 1966, Keener 1 - Jun 1966 (7 weeks), Canada 1 - Jul 1966 (11 weeks), New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks - Sep 1966, NZ Listner 1 - Aug 1966 (7 weeks), Australia 1 for 2 weeks - Jul 1966, UK 2 - May 1966 (12 weeks), US invalid BB 4 of 1966, POP 4 of 1966, Holland 5 - Jun 1966 (12 weeks), US Radio 7 of 1966 (peak 1 8 weeks), Germany 7 - Jul 1966 (4 months), DDD 10 of 1966, KQV 11 of 1966, Flanders 18 - Jul 1966 (1 month), US BB 24 of 1966, WABC NY 27 of 1966, US CashBox 65 of 1966, nuTsie 75 of 1960s, Belgium 133 of all time, Acclaimed 149 (1966), OzNet 210, Rolling Stone 257, Germany 308 of the 1960s (peak 7 15 weeks), RYM 21 of 1966, one of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 500
2 Tone Loc Wild Thing 1989 New Zealand 1 for 2 weeks - Apr 1989, US 2 X Platinum (certified by RIAA in Feb 1989), US Billboard 2 - Dec 1988 (24 weeks), Holland 3 - Feb 1989 (9 weeks), France 5 - Dec 1988 (1 week), KROQ 9 of 1988, Japan (Tokyo) 16 - Jan 1989 (13 weeks), Belgium 16 - Mar 1989 (5 weeks), POP 18 of 1989, UK 21 - Jan 1989 (11 weeks), Switzerland 23 - Apr 1989 (5 weeks), Germany 26 - Mar 1989 (2 months), US BB 33 of 1989, ARC 40 of 1989 (peak 2 13 weeks), US CashBox 44 of 1989, Brazil 50 of 1989, US Radio 51 of 1989 (peak 4 8 weeks), Acclaimed 1583 (1988), RYM 108 of 1988, Party 31 of 1999
3 Fancy Wild Thing 1974 Canada 8 - Jul 1974 (11 weeks), US Billboard 14 - Jun 1974 (17 weeks), Australia Goset 18 - May 1974 (8 weeks), Record World 19 - 1974, US BB 99 of 1974, US Radio 129 of 1974 (peak 14 3 weeks)
4 Senator Bobby Wild Thing 1967 Record World 13 - 1967, US Billboard 20 - Jan 1967 (7 weeks), Canada 33 - Jan 1967 (5 weeks), US Radio 179 of 1967 (peak 20 2 weeks)
5 Mr Ed Jumps The Gun Wild Thing 1995 Austria 20 - Mar 1995 (2 weeks), Switzerland 23 - Mar 1995 (7 weeks), Germany 26 - Feb 1995 (1 month)
6 X Wild Thing 1984 KROQ 48 of 1984
7 The Goodies Wild Thing 1975 UK 21 - Sep 1975 (6 weeks)
8 Jimi Hendrix Wild Thing unknown Scrobulate 86 of live

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