music therapy, neurologic music therapy, Parkinson's Disease, Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation

Top 5 Songs of 1966 for RAS

Based on Billboard Top 100, we’ve selected our top 5 recommendations for songs from 1966 that can be used for Rhythmic Auditory Stimulation with Parkinson’s.

Click on the photos listen to the song on youtube and test it for yourself!


96 Tears

as performed by ? and the Mysterians

BPM: 124, Length of Song: 2:56


Last Train to Clarksville

as performed by The Monkees

BPM: 99, Length of Song: 2:46


Monday, Monday

as performed by Mamas and the Papas

BPM: 99, Length of Song: 3:00

imgres-1You Can’t Hurry Love

by The Supremes

BPM: 97, Length of Song: 2:47


What Becomes of the Brokenhearted

by Jimmy Ruffin

BPM: 97, Length of Song: 3:01

Runner up: These Boots Are Made for Walking by Nancy Sinatra. BPM: 83, Length of Song: 2:42

Do you know of more songs from 1966 that we should add to this list? Please share in the comments below!

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