Entertainment Weekly: The Greatest Hits 1965 collects the original hits from a specific year in popular music by the artists that made them famous. Among the 12 tracks are the Four Tops "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)," Gary Lewis and the Playboys "This Diamond Ring," the Lovin' Spoonful "Do You Believe in Magic?" and Sam the Sham & the Pharaohs "Wooly Bully." Rounding out the disc are classics by the Beach Boys the Supremes, James Brown, Petula Clark, Fontella Bass, Roy Head, Smokey Robinson, and Barry McGuire.
AllMusic Review by Al Campbell