Priority's Chart Toppers series is an excellent budget-line collection, offering a strong selection of 15 original hits, grouped by a specific theme and decade, on each disc. Chart Toppers: Dance Hits of the 60's combines rock & roll, girl groups, surf-rock, R&B, pop, soul, psychedelia and pop-rock hits -- an eclectic bunch, to say the least, but the variety helps capture the feeling of the decade. A few of the songs haven't dated well, but for the most part, the selection of songs is terrific, albeit a little predictable. Among the highlights on the disc are Bobby Lewis' "Tossin' and Turnin'," Little Eva's "The Loco-Motion," the Contours' "Do You Love Me," the Surfaris' "Wipe Out," Jackie Wilson's "Baby Workout," Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs' "Wooly Bully," the Strangeloves' "I Want Candy," the Ventures' "Walk Don't Run," Spiral Starecase's "More Today Than Yesterday" and Lesley Gore's "It's My Party."
AllMusic Review by Stephen Thomas Erlewine