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US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th January, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (1)
3 6 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-7 (3)
4 2 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-11 (2)
5 5 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-8 (5)
6 4 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10 (4)
7 7 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (7)
8 8 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-6 (8)
9 9 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-14 (7)
10 10 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-11 (10)

11 11 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-8 (11)
12 25 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-4 (12)
13 18 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (13)
14 15 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-8 (14)
15 13 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-15 (1)
16 12 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-11 (9)
17 17 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-12 (17)
18 19 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-9 (18)
19 14 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-15 (2)
20 16 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-12 (4)

21 29 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-5 (21)
22 22 AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-7 (22)
23 23 WEAR YOUR LOVE LIKE HEAVEN –•– Donovan (Epic)-7 (23)
24 32 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-4 (24)
25 26 IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (25)
26 20 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (14)
27 36 WHO WILL ANSWER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-4 (27)
28 40 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-9 (28)
29 30 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 (29)
30 38 LOVE ME TWO TIMES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (30)

31 31 THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-6 (31)
32 42 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-7 (32)
33 37 I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (33)
34 28 KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-12 (14)
35 62 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-5 (35)
36 33 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (26)
37 47 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS –•– Lulu (Epic)-4 (37)
38 48 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-5 (38)
39 54 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (39)
40 51 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

55 24 NEON RAINBOW –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-9 (24)
61 35 TOO MUCH OF NOTHING –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (35)
68 34 BABY YOU GOT IT –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-7 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 56 TWO LITTLE KIDS –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-4 (41)
42 43 COVER ME –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-7 (42)
43 53 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-9 (43)
44 44 WINDY –•– Wes Montgomery (A&M)-7 (44)
45 45 I’M IN LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (45)
46 46 IN THE MISTY MOONLIGHT –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-6 (46)
47 70 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-3 (47)
48 77 SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-2 (48)
49 60 EVERYBODY KNOWS –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-4 (49)
50 50 DEAR ELOISE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-1 (72)
81 — A WORKING MAN’S PRAYER –•– Arthur Prysock (Verve)-1 (81)
82 — NO SAD SONGS –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (82)
83 — ZABADAK –•– Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich (Imperial)-1 (83)
85 — MONEY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (85)
86 — SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (86)
90 — MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-1 (90)
97 — A MAN NEEDS A WOMAN –•– James Carr (Goldwax)-1 (97)
98 — NEW ORLEANS –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (98)
99 — LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-1 (99)
100 — BORN FREE –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th January, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-8 (2)
3 2 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-9 (1)
4 5 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-9 (4)
5 4 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-12 (2)
6 7 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (6)
7 8 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-7 (7)
8 6 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11 (4)
9 12 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-5 (9)
10 10 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-12 (10)

11 11 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-9 (11)
12 9 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-15 (7)
13 13 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (13)
14 18 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-10 (14)
15 24 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-5 (15)
16 21 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-6 (16)
17 14 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-9 (14)
18 35 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-6 (18)
19 27 WHO WILL ANSWER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-5 (19)
20 25 IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (20)

21 16 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-12 (9)
22 17 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-13 (17)
23 47 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-4 (23)
24 29 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-8 (24)
25 30 LOVE ME TWO TIMES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (25)
26 40 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (26)
27 32 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-8 (27)
28 28 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-10 (28)
29 38 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6 (29)
30 39 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (30)

31 41 TWO LITTLE KIDS –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-5 (31)
32 43 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-10 (32)
33 33 I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (33)
34 37 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS –•– Lulu (Epic)-5 (34)
35 26 SHE’S MY GIRL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-10 (14)
36 48 SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-3 (36)
37 15 INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-16 (1)
38 52 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-4 (38)
39 53 DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (39)
40 22 AND GET AWAY –•– The Esquires (Bunky)-8 (22)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 19 THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-16 (2)
42 20 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-13 (4)
45 31 THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (31)

POWER PLAYS

43 54 EXPLOSION (In Your Soul) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-4 (43)
44 49 EVERYBODY KNOWS –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-5 (44)
46 60 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-4 (46)
47 57 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-4 (47)
48 59 THE LESSON –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-4 (48)
49 62 TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-3 (49)
50 50 DEAR ELOISE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (56)
74 — SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-1 (74)
81 — WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (81)
82 — I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (82)
83 — YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (83)
85 — DO UNTO ME –•– James & Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (85)
86 — CARMEN –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (86)
96 — WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-1 (96)
97 — (1-2-3-4-5-6-7) COUNT THE DAYS –•– Inez and Charlie Foxx (Dynamo)-1 (97)
98 — LET THE HEARTACHES BEGIN –•– Long John Baldry (Warner Brothers)-1 (98)
99 — EXPECTING TO FLY –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — FUNKY WAY –•– Calvin Arnold (Venture)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th January, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 6 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (2)
3 1 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (1)
4 4 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-10 (4)
5 9 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-6 (5)
6 3 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-10 (1)
7 7 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-8 (7)
8 8 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-12 (4)
9 5 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-13 (2)
10 13 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-8 (10)

11 11 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-10 (11)
12 10 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-13 (10)
13 16 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-7 (13)
14 14 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-11 (14)
15 15 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-6 (15)
16 23 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-5 (16)
17 18 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-7 (17)
18 12 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-16 (7)
19 19 WHO WILL ANSWER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-6 (19)
20 38 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-5 (20)

21 32 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-11 (21)
22 29 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-8 (22)
23 28 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-11 (23)
24 24 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-9 (24)
25 30 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (25)
26 26 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (26)
27 27 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-9 (27)
28 33 I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (28)
29 39 DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (29)
30 36 SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (30)

31 31 TWO LITTLE KIDS –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (31)
32 34 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS –•– Lulu (Epic)-6 (32)
33 43 EXPLOSION (In Your Soul) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-5 (33)
34 20 IT’S WONDERFUL –•– The Young Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (20)
35 22 NEXT PLANE TO LONDON –•– The Rose Garden (Atco)-14 (17)
36 17 SUMMER RAIN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-10 (14)
37 47 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-5 (37)
38 46 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-5 (38)
39 49 TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-4 (39)
40 25 LOVE ME TWO TIMES –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (25)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 21 YOU BETTER SIT DOWN KIDS –•– Cher (Imperial)-13 (9)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-4 (41)
42 52 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (42)
43 44 EVERYBODY KNOWS –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-6 (43)
44 48 THE LESSON –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-5 (44)
45 56 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (45)
47 84 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-3 (47)
48 61 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-4 (48)
49 60 SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-3 (49)
50 53 I’M IN LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (45)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (77)
79 — WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (79)
80 — STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-1 (80)
81 — THERE WAS A TIME –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (81)
82 — THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (82)
85 — HEY LITTLE ONE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (85)
91 — LOOKING FOR A FOX –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (91)
92 — HEY BOY TAKE A CHANCE ON LOVE –•– Ruby Andrews (Zodiac)-1 (92)
94 — GIVE MY LOVE A TRY –•– Linda Jones (Loma)-1 (94)
96 — TO EACH HIS OWN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (96)
97 — BLESSED ARE THE LONELY –•– Robert Knight (Rising Sons)-1 (97)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th January, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (2)
3 5 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-7 (3)
4 4 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-11 (4)
5 7 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-9 (5)
6 3 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (1)
7 16 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-6 (7)
8 6 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-11 (1)
9 9 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-14 (2)
10 10 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-9 (10)

11 13 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-8 (11)
12 17 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-8 (12)
13 14 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-12 (13)
14 8 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-13 (4)
15 45 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (15)
16 21 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-12 (16)
17 22 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-9 (17)
18 47 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-4 (18)
19 25 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (19)
20 20 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-6 (20)

21 26 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (21)
22 27 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-10 (22)
23 23 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-12 (23)
24 29 DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 30 SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5 (25)
26 38 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-6 (26)
27 24 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-10 (24)
28 48 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-5 (28)
29 41 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-5 (29)
30 39 TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-5 (30)

31 31 TWO LITTLE KIDS –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-7 (31)
32 42 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (32)
33 33 EXPLOSION (In Your Soul) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-6 (33)
34 44 THE LESSON –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-6 (34)
35 37 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-6 (35)
36 28 I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (28)
37 15 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-7 (15)
38 11 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-11 (11)
39 49 SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-4 (39)
40 12 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-14 (10)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 18 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-17 (7)
46 19 WHO WILL ANSWER –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-7 (19)
54 32 BEST OF BOTH WORLDS –•– Lulu (Epic)-7 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-4 (41)
43 43 EVERYBODY KNOWS –•– The Dave Clark Five (Epic)-7 (43)
44 54 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-3 (44)
45 55 YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (45)
47 62 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-5 (47)
48 66 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-3 (48)
49 59 MONEY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-4 (49)
50 60 NO SAD SONGS –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (67)
72 — I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-1 (72)
77 — SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (77)
81 — GET OUT NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (81)
82 — STOP –•– Howard Tate (Verve)-1 (82)
83 — GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (83)
84 — A MILLION TO ONE –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Buddah)-1 (84)
85 — MALAYISHA –•– Miriam Makeba (Reprise)-1 (85)
91 — ROSANNA’S GOING WILD –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (91)
92 — CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-1 (92)
96 — 7:30 GUIDED TOUR –•– The Five Americans (Abnak)-1 (96)
99 — NO ONE KNOWS –•– Every Mothers’ Son (MGM)-1 (99)
100 — KEEP THE BALL ROLLIN’ –•– Al Hirt (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd February, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-11 (1)
3 2 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (2)
4 7 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-7 (4)
5 5 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-10 (5)
6 4 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-12 (4)
7 18 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-5 (7)
8 12 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-9 (8)
9 17 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-10 (9)
10 15 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (10)

11 11 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-9 (11)
12 6 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-10 (1)
13 20 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-7 (13)
14 13 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-13 (13)
15 9 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-15 (2)
16 16 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-13 (16)
17 14 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-14 (4)
18 19 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (18)
19 24 DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (19)
20 26 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-7 (20)

21 21 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (21)
22 28 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-6 (22)
23 23 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-13 (23)
24 8 DAYDREAM BELIEVER –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-12 (1)
25 22 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-11 (22)
26 35 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-7 (26)
27 32 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (27)
28 29 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-6 (28)
29 10 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-10 (10)
30 30 TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-6 (30)

31 41 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-5 (31)
32 39 SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-5 (32)
33 61 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (33)
34 44 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-4 (34)
35 45 YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (35)
36 47 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-6 (36)
37 25 SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (25)
38 48 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-4 (38)
39 37 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-8 (15)
40 33 EXPLOSION (In Your Soul) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-7 (33)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 40 SKINNY LEGS AND ALL –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-15 (10)
43 31 TWO LITTLE KIDS –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-8 (31)
44 34 THE LESSON –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-7 (34)
57 36 I CAN’T STAND MYSELF (When You Touch Me) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-9 (28)
65 38 HONEY CHILE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-12 (11)
75 27 COME SEE ABOUT ME –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-11 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 51 BACK UP TRAIN –•– Al Greene and the Soul Mates (Hot Line)-9 (41)
45 42 BOOGALOO DOWN BROADWAY –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-18 (7)
46 64 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (46)
47 67 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-2 (47)
48 49 MONEY –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-5 (48)
49 50 NO SAD SONGS –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-5 (49)
50 60 STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-1 (62)
71 — WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (71)
87 — COLD FEET –•– Albert King (Stax)-1 (87)
88 — BURNING SPEAR –•– The Soulful Strings (Cadet)-1 (88)
90 — TRY IT –•– The Ohio Express (Cameo)-1 (90)
92 — LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (92)
95 — PEOPLE WORLD –•– Jim and Jean (Verve Forecast)-1 (95)
97 — CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (97)
98 — IT’S NOT EASY –•– The Will-O-Bees (Date)-1 (98)
100 — (You’ve Got) PERSONALITY & CHANTILLY LACE (Medley) –•– Mitch Ryder (DynoVoice)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th February, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 7 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-9 (1)
3 4 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-8 (3)
4 2 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-12 (1)
5 3 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (2)
6 10 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (6)
7 9 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-11 (7)
8 8 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-10 (8)
9 6 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-13 (4)
10 5 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-11 (5)

11 11 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-10 (11)
12 13 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-8 (12)
13 20 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-8 (13)
14 22 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-7 (14)
15 33 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (15)
16 16 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-14 (16)
17 21 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-9 (17)
18 18 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (18)
19 19 DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (19)
20 14 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-14 (13)

21 34 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-5 (21)
22 38 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-5 (22)
23 28 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-7 (23)
24 27 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (24)
25 26 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-8 (25)
26 32 SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-6 (26)
27 36 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-7 (27)
28 47 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-3 (28)
29 30 TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-7 (29)
30 31 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-6 (30)

31 12 HELLO GOODBYE –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-11 (1)
32 46 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (32)
33 25 LOVE POWER –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-12 (22)
34 17 I SECOND THAT EMOTION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-15 (4)
35 35 YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (35)
36 29 IF I COULD BUILD MY WHOLE WORLD AROUND YOU –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-11 (10)
37 58 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-3 (37)
38 62 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-2 (38)
39 23 TELL MAMA –•– Etta James (Cadet)-14 (23)
40 50 STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 39 MONTEREY –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-9 (15)
43 15 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-16 (2)
60 40 EXPLOSION (In Your Soul) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-8 (33)
64 37 SHE’S A RAINBOW –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 BACK UP TRAIN –•– Al Greene and the Soul Mates (Hot Line)-10 (41)
44 60 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-3 (44)
45 55 BORN FREE –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-6 (45)
46 71 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-2 (46)
47 61 THERE WAS A TIME –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (47)
48 56 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-4 (48)
49 49 NO SAD SONGS –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-6 (49)
50 67 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-1 (63)
67 — LOOK, HERE COMES THE SUN –•– The Sunshine Company (Imperial)-1 (67)
68 — THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (68)
72 — DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (72)
73 — LOVE IS BLUE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (73)
76 — TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (76)
82 — HERE COMES THE RAIN, BABY –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
84 — THANK U VERY MUCH –•– The Scaffold (Bell)-1 (84)
89 — I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-1 (89)
90 — MAYBE JUST TODAY –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-1 (90)
91 — I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-5 (76)
92 — WHERE IS MY MIND –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-1 (92)
93 — YOU DON’T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– The Four Sonics (Sport)-1 (93)
94 — LOVEY DOVEY –•– Otis and Carla (Stax)-1 (94)
98 — MEN ARE GETTIN’ SCARCE –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (98)
99 — GOT WHAT YOU NEED –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (99)
100 — GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Patti Page (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th February, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-10 (1)
3 3 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-9 (3)
4 6 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (4)
5 15 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (5)
6 28 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-4 (6)
7 7 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-12 (7)
8 8 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-11 (8)
9 4 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-13 (1)
10 13 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-9 (10)

11 12 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-9 (11)
12 9 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-14 (4)
13 10 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-12 (5)
14 14 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-8 (14)
15 27 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-8 (15)
16 5 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (2)
17 37 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-4 (17)
18 11 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-11 (11)
19 17 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-10 (17)
20 48 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (20)

21 21 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-6 (21)
22 22 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-6 (22)
23 23 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-8 (23)
24 20 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-15 (13)
25 25 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-9 (25)
26 26 SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-7 (26)
27 16 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-15 (16)
28 18 AM I THAT EASY TO FORGET –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-10 (18)
29 44 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-4 (29)
30 30 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-7 (30)

31 38 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-3 (31)
32 32 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (32)
33 19 DARLIN’ –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (19)
34 35 YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (34)
35 24 JUST AS MUCH AS EVER –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (24)
36 47 THERE WAS A TIME –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (36)
37 46 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (37)
38 45 BORN FREE –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-7 (38)
39 40 STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-5 (39)
40 68 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 29 TO GIVE (The Reason I Live) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-8 (29)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 BACK UP TRAIN –•– Al Greene and the Soul Mates (Hot Line)-11 (41)
43 63 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-2 (43)
44 50 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (44)
45 53 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-6 (45)
46 54 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-7 (46)
47 56 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (47)
48 58 GET OUT NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (48)
49 76 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-2 (49)
50 66 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — COUNTRY GIRL-CITY MAN –•– Billy Vera and Judy Clay (Atlantic)-1 (62)
63 — THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-1 (63)
71 — FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson and Count Basie (Brunswick)-1 (71)
73 — IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– The Mirettes (Revue)-1 (73)
74 — THIS IS THE THANKS I GET –•– Barbara Lynn (Atlantic)-1 (74)
78 — JEALOUS LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (78)
79 — NIGHT FO’ LAST –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-1 (79)
80 — I SAY LOVE –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-1 (80)
81 — UNCHAIN MY HEART –•– Herbie Mann (A&M)-1 (81)
82 — KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-1 (82)
84 — PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-1 (84)
91 — (Mama Come Quick, and Bring Your) LICKIN’ STICK –•– George Torrence and the Naturals (Shout)-1 (91)
92 — IF YOU EVER LEAVE ME –•– Jack Jones (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
93 — LOVE EXPLOSION –•– Troy Keyes (ABC)-1 (93)
97 — THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
98 — I’M HYPNOTIZED –•– Anthony and the Imperials (Veep)-1 (98)
99 — MUSIC MUSIC MUSIC –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (99)
100 — SUDDENLY YOU LOVE ME –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th February, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (2)
3 3 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-10 (3)
4 4 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (4)
5 6 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-5 (5)
6 17 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-5 (6)
7 2 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-11 (1)
8 10 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-10 (8)
9 7 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-13 (7)
10 8 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-12 (8)

11 11 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-10 (11)
12 14 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-8 (12)
13 9 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-14 (1)
14 15 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-9 (14)
15 31 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-4 (15)
16 32 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (16)
17 12 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-15 (4)
18 13 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-13 (5)
19 37 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (19)
20 20 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (20)

21 43 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-3 (21)
22 22 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-7 (22)
23 21 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-7 (21)
24 29 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-5 (24)
25 18 SUSAN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-12 (11)
26 25 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-10 (25)
27 27 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-16 (16)
28 16 CHAIN OF FOOLS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12 (2)
29 24 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-16 (13)
30 40 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-3 (30)

31 30 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-8 (30)
32 23 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-9 (23)
33 19 MY BABY MUST BE A MAGICIAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-11 (17)
34 49 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (34)
35 50 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-4 (35)
36 36 THERE WAS A TIME –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (36)
37 45 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-7 (37)
38 38 BORN FREE –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-8 (38)
39 26 SOME VELVET MORNING –•– Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood (Reprise)-8 (26)
40 47 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 39 STRAWBERRY SHORTCAKE –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-6 (39)
47 34 YOU –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3 (41)
42 46 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-8 (42)
43 44 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (43)
44 53 MEN ARE GETTIN’ SCARCE –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-3 (44)
46 41 BACK UP TRAIN –•– Al Green and the Soul Mates (Hot Line)-12 (41)
48 48 GET OUT NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (48)
49 63 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-2 (49)
50 51 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-1 (66)
78 — WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (78)
80 — THE TEN COMMANDMENTS OF LOVE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (80)
84 — SOULVILLE –•– Aretha Franklin (Columbia)-1 (84)
85 — IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (85)
86 — THAT’S A LIE –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (86)
88 — THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — HEY HEY BUNNY –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-1 (89)
90 — GREEN LIGHT –•– The American Breed (Acta)-1 (90)
94 — SPRINGFIELD PLANE –•– Kenny O’Dell (Vegas)-1 (94)
97 — LOVE IS BLUE (L’Amour Est Bleu) –•– Claudine Longet (A&M)-1 (97)
98 — LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-1 (98)
99 — AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-1 (99)
100 — LOVE IS BLUE (L’Amour Est Bleu) –•– Manny Kellem’s Orchestra & Voices (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd March, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (2)
3 5 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-6 (3)
4 4 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (4)
5 6 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (5)
6 3 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-11 (3)
7 21 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-4 (7)
8 8 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-11 (8)
9 12 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-9 (9)
10 15 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-5 (10)

11 11 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-11 (11)
12 10 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-13 (8)
13 9 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-14 (7)
14 7 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-12 (1)
15 16 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (15)
16 14 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-10 (14)
17 19 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (17)
18 13 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-15 (1)
19 35 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-5 (19)
20 20 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (20)

21 24 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-6 (21)
22 18 BEND ME, SHAPE ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-14 (5)
23 22 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-8 (22)
24 17 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-16 (4)
25 34 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (25)
26 30 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (26)
27 23 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-8 (21)
28 27 ITCHYCOO PARK –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-17 (16)
29 26 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-11 (25)
30 49 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-3 (30)

31 — (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (31)
32 29 DIFFERENT DRUM –•– The Stone Poneys Featuring Linda Ronstadt (Capitol)-17 (13)
33 32 TOMORROW –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-10 (23)
34 41 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 (34)
35 52 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-3 (35)
36 37 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-8 (36)
37 40 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (37)
38 50 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-6 (38)
39 36 THERE WAS A TIME –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (36)
40 44 MEN ARE GETTIN’ SCARCE –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 38 BORN FREE –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-9 (41)
43 43 GUITAR MAN –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (43)
44 78 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-2 (44)
45 60 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-3 (45)
46 51 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-4 (46)
47 85 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-2 (47)
48 55 COUNTRY GIRL-CITY MAN –•– Billy Vera and Judy Clay (Atlantic)-3 (48)
49 48 GET OUT NOW –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (48)
50 59 JEALOUS LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

31 — (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (31)
60 — CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (60)
61 — SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 (61)
65 — LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-1 (65)
68 — MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-1 (68)
81 — IF THIS WORLD WERE MINE –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (81)
84 — SECURITY –•– Etta James (Cadet)-1 (84)
86 — L. DAVID SLOANE –•– Michele Lee (Columbia)-1 (86)
87 — YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-1 (87)
88 — SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-1 (88)
89 — SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-1 (89)
90 — SOUND ASLEEP –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (90)
91 — FUNKY NORTH PHILLY –•– Bill Cosby (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (91)
95 — FOGGY MOUNTAIN BREAKDOWN/THEME FROM “BONNIE AND CLYDE” (Foggy Mountain Breakdown) –•– Flatt and Scruggs (Columbia/Mercury)-1 (95)
98 — DEAR DELILAH –•– Grapefruit (Equinox)-1 (98)
99 — SALLY WAS A GOOD OLD GIRL –•– Trini Lopez (Reprise)-1 (99)
100 — YOU’VE GOT TO BE LOVED –•– The Montanas (Independence)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th March, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-10 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (2)
3 3 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-7 (3)
4 5 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-7 (4)
5 4 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (4)
6 7 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-5 (6)
7 6 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-12 (3)
8 8 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-12 (8)
9 19 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-6 (9)
10 10 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-6 (10)

11 21 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-7 (11)
12 11 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-12 (11)
13 9 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-10 (9)
14 17 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (14)
15 26 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5 (15)
16 16 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-11 (14)
17 31 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (17)
18 15 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (15)
19 34 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (19)
20 25 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (20)

21 13 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-15 (7)
22 12 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-14 (8)
23 20 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (20)
24 — VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (24)
25 14 GREEN TAMBOURINE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-13 (1)
26 30 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-4 (26)
27 35 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-4 (27)
28 44 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-3 (28)
29 37 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (29)
30 18 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses) –•– John Fred and His Playboy Band (Paula)-16 (1)

31 47 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (31)
32 27 WE CAN FLY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-9 (21)
33 40 MEN ARE GETTIN’ SCARCE –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5 (33)
34 46 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-5 (34)
35 68 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-2 (35)
36 24 WOMAN, WOMAN –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-17 (4)
37 38 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-7 (37)
38 39 THERE WAS A TIME –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (36)
39 23 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-9 (22)
40 45 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 36 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-9 (36)
46 29 SKIP A ROPE –•– Henson Cargill (Monument)-12 (25)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-10 (41)
42 61 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-2 (42)
44 54 A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-3 (44)
45 48 COUNTRY GIRL-CITY MAN –•– Billy Vera and Judy Clay (Atlantic)-4 (45)
47 55 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– The Mirettes (Revue)-4 (47)
48 53 MAYBE JUST TODAY –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-5 (48)
49 52 FOR YOUR PRECIOUS LOVE –•– Jackie Wilson and Count Basie (Brunswick)-4 (49)
50 50 JEALOUS LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

24 — VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (24)
73 — TAPIOCA TUNDRA –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (73)
74 — SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-1 (74)
84 — RICE IS NICE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-1 (84)
85 — I’LL SAY FOREVER MY LOVE –•– Jimmy Ruffin (Soul)-1 (85)
88 — JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (88)
89 — (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-1 (89)
90 — BACK ON MY FEET AGAIN –•– The Foundations (Uni)-1 (90)
92 — TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-1 (92)
94 — (You Can’t Let the Boy Overpower) THE MAN IN YOU –•– Chuck Jackson (Motown)-1 (94)
96 — DRIFTIN’ BLUES –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (96)
97 — (1-2-3-4-5-6-7) COUNT THE DAYS –•– Inez and Charlie Foxx (Dynamo)-5 (76)
98 — HAVE A LITTLE FAITH –•– David Houston (Epic)-1 (98)
100 — LOVEY DOVEY KINDA LOVIN’ –•– Brenton Wood (Double Shot)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th March, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (2)
3 1 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-11 (1)
4 4 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-8 (4)
5 6 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-6 (5)
6 5 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (4)
7 9 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-7 (7)
8 24 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (8)
9 17 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (9)
10 11 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-8 (10)

11 7 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-13 (3)
12 10 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-7 (10)
13 13 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-11 (9)
14 14 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (14)
15 15 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (15)
16 19 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 (16)
17 26 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-5 (17)
18 18 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (15)
19 20 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (19)
20 8 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-13 (8)

21 16 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-12 (14)
22 27 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-5 (22)
23 23 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-9 (20)
24 52 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-3 (24)
25 35 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-3 (25)
26 12 BABY, NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU –•– The Foundations (Uni)-13 (11)
27 28 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-4 (27)
28 53 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-3 (28)
29 42 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (29)
30 31 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (30)

31 22 NOBODY BUT ME –•– The Human Beinz (Capitol)-15 (8)
32 21 GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD/CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU (Medley) –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-16 (7)
33 33 MEN ARE GETTIN’ SCARCE –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6 (33)
34 34 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-6 (34)
35 37 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-8 (35)
36 29 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (29)
37 40 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-5 (37)
38 44 A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-4 (38)
39 55 GREEN LIGHT –•– The American Breed (Acta)-4 (39)
40 59 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 39 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-10 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-10 (36)
42 67 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-4 (42)
43 45 COUNTRY GIRL-CITY MAN –•– Billy Vera and Judy Clay (Atlantic)-5 (43)
45 51 SUDDENLY YOU LOVE ME –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-5 (45)
46 48 MAYBE JUST TODAY –•– Bobby Vee and the Strangers (Liberty)-6 (46)
47 47 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– The Mirettes (Revue)-5 (47)
48 41 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-11 (41)
49 73 TAPIOCA TUNDRA –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (49)
50 77 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (63)
70 — FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (70)
74 — TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (74)
75 — SIT WITH THE GURU –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-1 (75)
76 — JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (76)
77 — FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (77)
78 — TIN SOLDIER –•– The Small Faces (Immediate)-1 (78)
83 — STAY AWAY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (83)
84 — IN NEED OF A FRIEND –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (84)
87 — BABY YOU’RE SO RIGHT FOR ME –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-1 (87)
88 — 1941 –•– Tom Northcott (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (88)
89 — AT THE TOP OF THE STAIRS –•– The Formations (MGM)-1 (89)
90 — THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-1 (90)
92 — THE FATHER OF GIRLS –•– Perry Como (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
94 — UP FROM THE SKIES –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-1 (94)
95 — DR. JON (The Medicine Man) –•– Jon and Robin and the In Crowd (Abnak)-1 (95)
97 — DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (97)
100 – IN SOME TIME –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd March, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-12 (1)
3 2 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (2)
4 4 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-9 (4)
5 5 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-7 (5)
6 7 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-8 (6)
7 8 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (7)
8 9 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (8)
9 10 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-9 (9)
10 17 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-6 (10)

11 25 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-4 (11)
12 24 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-4 (12)
13 29 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4 (13)
14 16 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 (14)
15 15 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (15)
16 22 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-6 (16)
17 28 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-4 (17)
18 12 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-8 (10)
19 19 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (19)
20 6 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (4)

21 37 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-6 (21)
22 18 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 (15)
23 — LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (23)
24 27 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-5 (24)
25 30 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (25)
26 34 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-7 (26)
27 11 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-14 (3)
28 13 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-12 (9)
29 35 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-9 (29)
30 14 WALK AWAY RENEE –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (14)

31 21 WE’RE A WINNER –•– The Impressions (ABC)-13 (14)
32 23 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10 (20)
33 63 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-2 (33)
34 42 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-5 (34)
35 36 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (29)
36 43 COUNTRY GIRL-CITY MAN –•– Billy Vera and Judy Clay (Atlantic)-6 (36)
37 38 A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-5 (37)
38 51 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-4 (38)
39 39 GREEN LIGHT –•– The American Breed (Acta)-5 (39)
40 40 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 20 I WONDER WHAT SHE’S DOING TONITE –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-14 (8)
46 33 MEN ARE GETTIN’ SCARCE –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 (33)

POWER PLAYS

42 61 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (42)
43 50 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-5 (43)
44 45 SUDDENLY YOU LOVE ME –•– The Tremeloes (Epic)-6 (44)
45 47 IN THE MIDNIGHT HOUR –•– The Mirettes (Revue)-6 (45)
47 44 I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-11 (22)
48 48 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-12 (41)
49 49 TAPIOCA TUNDRA –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (49)
50 68 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

23 — LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (23)
64 — HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (64)
75 — U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (75)
77 — THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-1 (77)
84 — COME TO ME SOFTLY –•– Jimmy James and the Vagabonds (Atco)-1 (84)
87 — COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (87)
90 — YOU’VE STILL GOT A PLACE IN MY HEART –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (90)
91 — ME, THE PEACEFUL HEART –•– Lulu (Epic)-1 (91)
97 — 100 YEARS –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (97)
98 — SHERRY DON’T GO –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (98)
100 — SHE’LL BE THERE –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th March, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-10 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-13 (1)
3 7 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (3)
4 4 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-10 (4)
5 8 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (5)
6 6 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-9 (6)
7 12 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-5 (7)
8 10 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-7 (8)
9 23 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-2 (9)
10 3 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-11 (2)

11 11 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-5 (11)
12 5 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-8 (5)
13 13 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (13)
14 14 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 (14)
15 17 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-5 (15)
16 16 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-7 (16)
17 9 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-10 (9)
18 25 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (18)
19 33 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-3 (19)
20 15 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (15)

21 21 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-7 (21)
22 20 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12 (4)
23 64 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-2 (23)
24 24 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-6 (24)
25 29 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-10 (25)
26 18 EVERYTHING THAT TOUCHES YOU –•– The Association (Warner Brothers)-9 (10)
27 55 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-5 (27)
28 34 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-6 (28)
29 28 BOTTLE OF WINE –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-13 (9)
30 42 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (30)

31 27 SPOOKY –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-15 (3)
32 26 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-8 (26)
33 19 TOO MUCH TALK –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (19)
34 49 TAPIOCA TUNDRA –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (34)
35 22 WORDS –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 (15)
36 32 THERE IS –•– The Dells (Cadet)-11 (20)
37 37 A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-6 (37)
38 38 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-5 (38)
39 39 GREEN LIGHT –•– The American Breed (Acta)-6 (39)
40 40 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 35 CARPET MAN –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (29)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-4 (41)
42 87 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-2 (42)
43 43 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-6 (43)
44 53 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (44)
45 51 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-6 (45)
47 52 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-7 (47)
48 66 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-3 (48)
49 77 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-2 (49)
50 48 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-13 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK

79 — THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (79)
80 — CALL ME LIGHTNING –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (80)
81 — TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (81)
84 — TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (84)
90 — CINDERELLA ROCKEFELLA –•– Esther and Abi Ofarim (Philips)-1 (90)
91 — SHOW TIME –•– The Detroit Emeralds (Ric-Tic)-1 (91)
92 — YOUR HEART IS FREE JUST LIKE THE WIND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-1 (92)
93 — UP TO MY NECK IN HIGH MUDDY WATER –•– Linda Ronstadt and the Stone Poneys (Capitol)-1 (93)
94 — MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
95 — I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-1 (95)
96 — THE INNER LIGHT –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-1 (96)
98 — ANOTHER PLACE ANOTHER TIME –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Smash)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th April, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-11 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-6 (2)
3 3 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (3)
4 6 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-10 (4)
5 5 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (5)
6 15 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-6 (6)
7 9 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-3 (7)
8 8 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-8 (8)
9 2 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-14 (1)
10 23 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-3 (10)

11 11 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-6 (11)
12 4 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-11 (4)
13 13 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (13)
14 14 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-9 (14)
15 16 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-8 (15)
16 18 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (16)
17 10 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-12 (2)
18 19 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (18)
19 12 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-9 (5)
20 17 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-11 (9)

21 21 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-8 (21)
22 38 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-6 (22)
23 25 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-11 (23)
24 24 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-7 (24)
25 28 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-7 (25)
26 27 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-6 (26)
27 49 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-3 (27)
28 42 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-3 (28)
29 30 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (29)
30 48 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-4 (30)

31 44 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (31)
32 20 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (15)
33 22 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-13 (4)
34 47 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-8 (34)
35 53 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-4 (35)
36 32 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Madeline Bell (Philips)-9 (26)
37 37 A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-7 (37)
38 52 SECURITY –•– Etta James (Cadet)-6 (38)
39 40 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-6 (39)
40 43 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 39 GREEN LIGHT –•– The American Breed (Acta)-7 (39)
45 34 TAPIOCA TUNDRA –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-5 (41)
43 45 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-7 (43)
44 69 THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-4 (44)
46 81 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-2 (46)
47 63 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (47)
48 95 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-2 (48)
49 51 RICE IS NICE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-5 (49)
50 50 MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE –•– Lalo Schifrin (Dot)-14 (41)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — GOODBYE BABY (I Don’t Want To See You Cry) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-1 (70)
74 — SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (74)
75 — LOOK TO YOUR SOUL –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (75)
78 — AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (78)
83 — I GOT A SURE THING –•– Ollie and the Nightingales (Stax)-1 (83)
86 — UP ON THE ROOF –•– The Cryan’ Shames (Columbia)-1 (86)
88 — I WANNA LIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (88)
90 — JUMBO –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (90)
95 — MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (95)
96 — I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-1 (96)
98 — BABY YOU’RE SO RIGHT FOR ME –•– Brenda and the Tabulations (Dionn)-3 (86)
100 — CHAIN OF FOOLS (Part 1) –•– Jimmy Smith (Verve)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th April, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 10 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 1 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-12 (1)
4 6 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-7 (4)
5 5 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (5)
6 7 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-4 (6)
7 8 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-9 (7)
8 4 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-11 (4)
9 3 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (3)
10 11 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-7 (10)

11 18 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (11)
12 9 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-15 (1)
13 13 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7 (13)
14 14 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-10 (14)
15 12 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-12 (4)
16 16 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (16)
17 21 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-9 (17)
18 28 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-4 (18)
19 22 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-7 (19)
20 15 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-9 (15)

21 78 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (21)
22 17 (Theme From) VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-13 (2)
23 23 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-12 (23)
24 26 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-7 (24)
25 25 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-8 (25)
26 27 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-4 (26)
27 20 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-12 (9)
28 29 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (28)
29 31 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (29)
30 30 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-5 (30)

31 35 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-5 (31)
32 34 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-9 (32)
33 19 JUST DROPPED IN (To See What Condition My Condition Was In) –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-10 (5)
34 53 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (34)
35 38 SECURITY –•– Etta James (Cadet)-7 (35)
36 51 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (36)
37 46 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-3 (37)
38 41 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-6 (38)
39 39 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-7 (39)
40 40 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 24 WILL YOU LOVE ME TOMORROW –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-8 (24)
48 32 THE END OF OUR ROAD –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (15)
50 33 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14 (4)
51 37 A QUESTION OF TEMPERATURE –•– The Balloon Farm (Laurie)-8 (37)

POWER PLAYS

42 47 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (42)
43 43 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-8 (43)
44 44 THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-5 (44)
45 45 TAPIOCA TUNDRA –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (34)
46 48 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-3 (46)
47 54 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-5 (47)
49 49 RICE IS NICE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-6 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

56 — A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (56)
66 — SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (66)
73 — RED RED WINE –•– Neil Diamond (Bang)-1 (73)
75 — AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (75)
82 — WEAR IT ON OUR FACE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (82)
84 — DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (84)
87 — I CAN’T BELIEVE I’M LOSING YOU –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (87)
88 — (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (88)
89 — FUNKY WALK (East) (Part 1) –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-1 (89)
90 — LOVING YOU HAS MADE ME BANANAS –•– Guy Marks (ABC)-1 (90)
94 — IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Robert John (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 — ANYTHING –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-1 (96)
98 — GOIN’ AWAY –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-1 (98)
99 — BABY MAKE YOUR OWN SWEET MUSIC –•– Jay and the Techniques (Smash)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th April, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 4 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-8 (3)
4 6 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-5 (4)
5 5 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (5)
6 3 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-13 (1)
7 7 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-10 (7)
8 14 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-11 (8)
9 11 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (9)
10 10 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-8 (10)

11 13 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8 (11)
12 8 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-12 (4)
13 9 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (3)
14 16 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (14)
15 12 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-16 (1)
16 19 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-8 (16)
17 17 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-10 (17)
18 18 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-5 (18)
19 32 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-10 (19)
20 26 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-5 (20)

21 21 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (21)
22 25 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-9 (22)
23 24 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-8 (23)
24 20 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-10 (15)
25 37 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-4 (25)
26 28 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-7 (26)
27 23 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-13 (23)
28 30 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 29 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (29)
30 31 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-6 (30)

31 56 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (31)
32 42 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (32)
33 36 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (33)
34 34 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (34)
35 35 SECURITY –•– Etta James (Cadet)-8 (35)
36 15 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-13 (4)
37 40 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-9 (37)
38 38 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-7 (38)
39 39 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-8 (39)
40 43 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-9 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 27 I THANK YOU –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-13 (9)

POWER PLAYS

42 44 THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-6 (42)
43 47 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-6 (43)
44 46 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-4 (44)
45 66 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-2 (45)
46 49 RICE IS NICE –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-7 (46)
47 57 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (47)
48 58 THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (48)
49 53 CALL ME LIGHTNING –•– The Who (Decca)-4 (49)
50 72 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (71)
72 — IMPOSSIBLE MISSION (Mission Impossible) –•– The Soul Survivors (Crimson)-1 (72)
73 — PAYING THE COST TO BE THE BOSS –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-1 (73)
78 — WE’RE ROLLING ON (Part 1) –•– The Impressions (ABC)-1 (78)
82 — MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (82)
83 — CABARET –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (83)
84 — I PROMISE TO WAIT MY LOVE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (84)
86 — MAY I TAKE A GIANT STEP (Into Your Heart) –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (86)
90 — YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (90)
93 — LOVE IN THEM THERE HILLS –•– The Vibrations (Okeh)-1 (93)
94 — THE SHADOW OF YOUR LOVE –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Buddah)-1 (94)
95 — NEVER GET ENOUGH OF YOUR LOVE –•– Oscar Toney, Jr. (Bell)-1 (95)
96 — FRIENDS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-1 (97)
98 — GREASY HEART –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — UNWIND –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-1 (99)
100 — LOUISIANA MAN –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th April, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-9 (2)
3 2 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-9 (2)
4 4 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-6 (4)
5 5 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (5)
6 9 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (6)
7 6 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-14 (1)
8 8 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-12 (8)
9 25 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-5 (9)
10 7 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-11 (7)

11 14 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10 (11)
12 20 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-6 (12)
13 18 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-6 (13)
14 19 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-11 (14)
15 12 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-13 (4)
16 16 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-9 (16)
17 17 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-11 (17)
18 23 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-9 (18)
19 31 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (19)
20 28 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-7 (20)

21 21 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (21)
22 22 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-10 (22)
23 30 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-7 (23)
24 11 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-9 (11)
25 15 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-17 (1)
26 26 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-8 (26)
27 61 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (27)
28 29 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (28)
29 10 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-9 (10)
30 27 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-14 (23)

31 47 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (31)
32 32 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-6 (32)
33 33 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (33)
34 34 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (34)
35 35 SECURITY –•– Etta James (Cadet)-9 (35)
36 38 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-8 (36)
37 37 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-10 (37)
38 24 KISS ME GOODBYE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-11 (15)
39 56 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (39)
40 40 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-10 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 13 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-8 (3)
46 36 SIMON SAYS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-14 (4)
54 39 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-9 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (41)
42 42 THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-7 (42)
43 43 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-7 (43)
44 44 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-5 (44)
47 49 CALL ME LIGHTNING –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (47)
48 48 THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (48)
49 50 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (49)
50 51 LOOK TO YOUR SOUL –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 (58)
86 — CHAIN GANG –•– Jackie Wilson and Count Basie (Brunswick)-1 (86)
87 — THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-1 (87)
92 — I’M SORRY –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (92)
94 — I CAN REMEMBER –•– James & Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (94)
96 — LILI MARLENE –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (96)
99 — IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (99)
100 — A TRIBUTE TO A KING –•– William Bell (Stax)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th May, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-10 (2)
3 3 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-10 (2)
4 4 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-7 (4)
5 9 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-6 (5)
6 6 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (6)
7 13 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-7 (7)
8 14 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-12 (8)
9 19 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (9)
10 12 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-7 (10)

11 11 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11 (11)
12 8 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-13 (8)
13 20 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-8 (13)
14 16 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-10 (14)
15 10 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-12 (7)
16 21 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (16)
17 22 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-11 (17)
18 18 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-10 (18)
19 7 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-15 (1)
20 31 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (20)

21 27 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (21)
22 5 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (5)
23 23 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-8 (23)
24 17 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-12 (17)
25 39 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (25)
26 15 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-14 (4)
27 34 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (27)
28 28 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-8 (28)
29 29 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-10 (10)
30 36 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-9 (30)

31 32 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-7 (31)
32 58 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-2 (32)
33 33 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (33)
34 49 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (34)
35 25 LOVE IS BLUE –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-18 (1)
36 24 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-10 (11)
37 37 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-11 (37)
38 30 CAB DRIVER –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-15 (23)
39 48 THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (39)
40 47 CALL ME LIGHTNING –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 40 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-11 (40)
52 26 JENNIFER JUNIPER –•– Donovan (Epic)-9 (26)
56 35 SECURITY –•– Etta James (Cadet)-10 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (41)
43 43 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-8 (43)
44 44 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-6 (44)
45 45 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-9 (3)
46 61 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-3 (46)
47 87 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-2 (47)
48 78 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-3 (48)
49 72 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-3 (49)
50 50 LOOK TO YOUR SOUL –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

87 — I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (87)
88 — YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (88)
90 — SOUL TRAIN –•– The Classics IV (Imperial)-1 (90)
91 — NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (91)
92 — I HAVE A DREAM –•– Rev. Martin Luther King (Gordy)-1 (92)
93 — HE DON’T REALLY LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Moon Shot)-1 (93)
95 — I WISH I KNEW (How It Would Feel To Be Free) –•– Solomon Burke (Atlantic)-1 (95)
97 — ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-1 (97)
99 — HERE’S TO YOU –•– Hamilton Camp (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (99)
100 — HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th May, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-7 (2)
3 3 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-11 (2)
4 8 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-13 (4)
5 2 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-11 (2)
6 9 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (6)
7 7 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-8 (7)
8 10 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-8 (8)
9 32 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (9)
10 4 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-8 (4)

11 17 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-12 (11)
12 6 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-9 (6)
13 13 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-9 (13)
14 23 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-9 (14)
15 14 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-11 (14)
16 16 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (16)
17 15 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-13 (7)
18 18 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-11 (18)
19 21 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (19)
20 20 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (20)

21 12 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-14 (8)
22 34 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (22)
23 30 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-10 (23)
24 25 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (24)
25 22 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (5)
26 24 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-13 (17)
27 27 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (27)
28 31 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-8 (28)
29 44 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-7 (29)
30 41 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (30)

31 29 MIGHTY QUINN (Quinn the Eskimo) –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-11 (10)
32 26 LA-LA MEANS I LOVE YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-15 (4)
33 11 IF YOU CAN WANT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-12 (11)
34 33 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (33)
35 19 (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-16 (1)
36 69 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (36)
37 47 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-3 (37)
38 36 SCARBOROUGH FAIR (Canticle) –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-11 (11)
39 39 THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (39)
40 40 CALL ME LIGHTNING –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 28 FOREVER CAME TODAY –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-9 (28)
50 37 AME CALINE (Soul Coaxing) –•– Raymond Lefevre and His Orchestra (4 Corners)-12 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-9 (41)
42 42 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-12 (40)
43 63 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-7 (43)
45 46 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-4 (45)
46 48 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-3 (46)
47 45 VALLERI –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-10 (3)
48 49 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-4 (48)
49 50 LOOK TO YOUR SOUL –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-6 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (77)
79 — MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-1 (79)
81 — LOVE IN EVERY ROOM (Meme Si Tu Revenais) –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-1 (81)
87 — A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (87)
93 — YOU AIN’T GOING NOWHERE –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (93)
95 — SLEEPY JOE –•– Herman’s Hermits (MGM)-1 (95)
96 — FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — APOLOGIZE –•– Ed Ames (RCA Victor)-1 (97)
98 — BROOKLYN ROADS –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (98)
99 — ANYONE FOR TENNIS –•– Cream (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th May, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 9 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4 (2)
3 1 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-9 (1)
4 4 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-14 (4)
5 6 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (5)
6 7 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-9 (6)
7 11 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-13 (7)
8 8 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-9 (8)
9 3 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-12 (2)
10 19 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (10)

11 20 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (11)
12 5 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-12 (2)
13 13 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-10 (13)
14 24 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (14)
15 10 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-9 (4)
16 15 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-12 (14)
17 12 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-10 (6)
18 14 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-10 (14)
19 22 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (19)
20 45 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-5 (20)

21 16 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (16)
22 30 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (22)
23 23 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-11 (23)
24 18 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-12 (18)
25 56 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (25)
26 27 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (26)
27 37 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-4 (27)
28 29 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-8 (28)
29 36 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (29)
30 46 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-4 (30)

31 43 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-8 (31)
32 62 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-3 (32)
33 21 DANCE TO THE MUSIC –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-15 (8)
34 17 THE BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE –•– Georgie Fame (Epic)-14 (7)
35 25 (Sweet Sweet Baby) SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-12 (5)
36 48 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-5 (36)
37 34 TAKE GOOD CARE OF MY BABY –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (33)
38 26 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-14 (17)
39 39 THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (39)
40 41 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-10 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 U.S. MALE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-9 (28)
42 40 CALL ME LIGHTNING –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (40)

POWER PLAYS

43 42 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-13 (40)
44 54 I WANNA LIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (44)
45 53 WEAR IT ON OUR FACE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (45)
46 69 I’M SORRY –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-4 (46)
47 55 FRIENDS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (47)
48 79 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-2 (48)
49 49 LOOK TO YOUR SOUL –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-7 (49)
50 61 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (67)
70 — JELLY JUNGLE (Of Orange Marmalade) –•– The Lemon Pipers (Buddah)-1 (70)
72 — THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (72)
73 — TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (73)
81 — I’LL NEVER DO YOU WRONG –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (81)
83 — TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-1 (83)
84 — MY SHY VIOLET –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-1 (84)
88 — I GOT YOU BABE –•– Etta James (Cadet)-1 (88)
89 — UNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (89)
96 — IT’S OVER –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (96)
97 — REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-1 (97)
98 — I CAN’T MAKE IT ALONE –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-1 (99)
100 — THE DOCTOR –•– Mary Wells (Jubilee)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th May, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (2)
3 5 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (3)
4 4 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-15 (4)
5 3 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-10 (1)
6 6 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-10 (6)
7 8 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-10 (7)
8 14 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (8)
9 11 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (9)
10 10 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (10)

11 13 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-11 (11)
12 19 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (12)
13 9 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-13 (2)
14 7 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-14 (7)
15 22 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (15)
16 67 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (16)
17 17 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-11 (6)
18 18 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-11 (14)
19 12 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-13 (2)
20 20 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-6 (20)

21 26 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11 (21)
22 25 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (22)
23 23 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-12 (23)
24 32 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-4 (24)
25 27 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-5 (25)
26 29 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (26)
27 72 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-2 (27)
28 28 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-9 (28)
29 30 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-5 (29)
30 31 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-9 (30)

31 15 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-10 (4)
32 24 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-13 (18)
33 16 SUMMERTIME BLUES –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-13 (14)
34 48 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-3 (34)
35 36 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-6 (35)
36 44 I WANNA LIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (36)
37 21 AIN’T NO WAY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (16)
38 38 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-15 (17)
39 52 PAYING THE COST TO BE THE BOSS –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-6 (39)
40 50 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

54 40 JENNIFER ECCLES –•– The Hollies (Epic)-11 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-7 (41)
42 60 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-3 (42)
43 46 I’M SORRY –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-5 (43)
44 45 WEAR IT ON OUR FACE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (44)
45 43 THE SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-14 (40)
46 73 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-2 (46)
47 47 FRIENDS –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (47)
48 55 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-4 (48)
49 54 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-4 (49)
50 62 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (71)
75 — LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (75)
77 — YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-1 (77)
89 — AMERICA IS MY HOME (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (89)
90 — CLIMB EVERY MOUNTAIN –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-1 (90)
93 — HOLD ON –•– The Radiants (Chess)-1 (93)
94 — LONELY IS THE NAME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (94)
96 — FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (96)
97 — BRING A LITTLE LOVIN’ –•– Los Bravos (Parrot)-1 (97)
99 — DON’T SIGN THE PAPER BABY (I Want You Back) –•– Jimmy Delphs (Karen)-1 (99)
100 — READY, WILLING AND ABLE –•– The American Breed (Acta)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st June, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-16 (2)
3 3 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (3)
4 1 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-10 (1)
5 5 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-11 (1)
6 24 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-5 (6)
7 12 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (7)
8 8 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-8 (8)
9 6 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-11 (6)
10 10 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (10)

11 27 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-3 (11)
12 34 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-4 (12)
13 16 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (13)
14 14 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-15 (7)
15 15 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (15)
16 9 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (9)
17 13 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-14 (2)
18 7 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-11 (7)
19 20 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-7 (19)
20 22 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (20)

21 21 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-12 (21)
22 28 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-10 (22)
23 30 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-10 (23)
24 11 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-12 (11)
25 26 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-6 (25)
26 23 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-13 (23)
27 19 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-14 (2)
28 25 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-6 (25)
29 49 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-5 (29)
30 48 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-5 (30)

31 40 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-9 (31)
32 75 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-2 (32)
33 32 SWEET INSPIRATION –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-14 (18)
34 42 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-4 (34)
35 35 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-7 (35)
36 36 I WANNA LIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9 (36)
37 18 FUNKY STREET –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-12 (14)
38 57 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-3 (38)
39 52 A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (39)
40 29 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-6 (29)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 17 I GOT THE FEELIN’ –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-12 (6)
44 31 LADY MADONNA –•– The Beatles (Capitol)-11 (4)
47 38 PLAYBOY –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-16 (17)
55 39 PAYING THE COST TO BE THE BOSS –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-7 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-8 (41)
42 43 I’M SORRY –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-6 (42)
45 46 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-3 (45)
46 69 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-3 (46)
48 58 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-4 (48)
49 44 WEAR IT ON OUR FACE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (44)
50 50 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (62)
73 — YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (73)
79 — INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (79)
83 — HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-1 (83)
86 — SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-1 (86)
91 — SAN FRANCISCO GIRLS (Return Of the Native) –•– Fever Tree (Uni)-1 (91)
94 — HERE COME DA JUDGE –•– The Buena Vistas (Marquee)-1 (94)
95 — STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (95)
96 — FUNKY FEVER –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (96)
97 — AIN’T NOTHIN’ BUT A HOUSE PARTY –•– The Show Stoppers (Heritage)-1 (97)
100 — HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– The Magistrates (MGM)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th June, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-11 (1)
3 11 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-4 (3)
4 2 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-17 (2)
5 7 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-10 (5)
6 6 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-6 (6)
7 12 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-5 (7)
8 3 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-9 (3)
9 13 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (9)
10 5 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-12 (1)

11 8 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-9 (8)
12 9 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-12 (6)
13 34 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-5 (13)
14 30 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-6 (14)
15 21 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-13 (15)
16 16 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (9)
17 19 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-8 (17)
18 23 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-11 (18)
19 20 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (19)
20 25 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-7 (20)

21 10 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (10)
22 31 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-10 (22)
23 38 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-4 (23)
24 24 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-13 (11)
25 32 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-3 (25)
26 22 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-11 (22)
27 39 A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (27)
28 28 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-7 (25)
29 29 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-6 (29)
30 15 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9 (15)

31 14 LOVE IS ALL AROUND –•– The Troggs (Fontana)-16 (7)
32 26 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-14 (23)
33 46 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-4 (33)
34 54 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-3 (34)
35 35 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-8 (35)
36 17 YOUNG GIRL –•– The Union Gap Featuring Gary Puckett (Columbia)-15 (2)
37 41 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-9 (37)
38 50 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (38)
39 62 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-2 (39)
40 40 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-7 (29)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 36 I WANNA LIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10 (36)
45 18 THE UNICORN –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-12 (7)
46 27 CRY LIKE A BABY –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-15 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-4 (41)
42 42 I’M SORRY –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-7 (42)
43 48 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-5 (43)
47 73 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-2 (47)
48 56 UNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-4 (48)
49 53 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Robert John (Columbia)-9 (49)
50 83 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (62)
63 — SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (63)
64 — LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-1 (64)
66 — IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (66)
78 — BACK IN LOVE AGAIN –•– The Buckinghams (Columbia)-1 (78)
79 — SAFE IN MY GARDEN –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (79)
81 — MOUNTAIN OF LOVE –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (81)
83 — GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-1 (83)
85 — HERE I AM BABY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (85)
86 — ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (86)
87 — LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-1 (87)
93 — LET ME BE LONELY –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (93)
95 — BABY YOU COME ROLLIN’ ACROSS MY MIND –•– The Peppermint Trolley Company (Acta)-1 (95)
96 — SWEET MEMORIES –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (96)
100 — CONGRATULATIONS –•– Cliff Richard (Uni)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th June, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-5 (2)
3 5 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-11 (3)
4 6 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-7 (4)
5 7 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-6 (5)
6 2 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-12 (1)
7 9 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (7)
8 8 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-10 (3)
9 4 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-18 (2)
10 13 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-6 (10)

11 11 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-10 (8)
12 10 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-13 (1)
13 19 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (13)
14 14 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-7 (14)
15 34 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-4 (15)
16 15 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-14 (15)
17 25 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-4 (17)
18 22 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-11 (18)
19 50 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-3 (19)
20 20 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-8 (20)

21 21 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (10)
22 23 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-5 (22)
23 18 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-12 (18)
24 17 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-9 (17)
25 37 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-10 (25)
26 27 A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (26)
27 29 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-7 (27)
28 16 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (9)
29 12 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-13 (6)
30 33 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-5 (30)

31 30 SHE’S LOOKIN’ GOOD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-10 (15)
32 26 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-12 (22)
33 32 SOUL SERENADE –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-15 (23)
34 39 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-3 (34)
35 38 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (35)
36 40 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-8 (29)
37 24 TAKE TIME TO KNOW HER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-14 (11)
38 62 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-2 (38)
39 43 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-6 (39)
40 77 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 28 THE HAPPY SONG (Dum-Dum) –•– Otis Redding (Volt)-8 (25)
63 35 MY GIRL/HEY GIRL (Medley) –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-5 (41)
42 42 I’M SORRY –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-8 (42)
44 44 I WANNA LIVE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (36)
45 64 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-2 (45)
46 48 UNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-5 (46)
47 47 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (47)
48 55 YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-4 (48)
49 49 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Robert John (Columbia)-10 (49)
50 66 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (61)
81 — YOU SEND ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (81)
82 — HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Pigmeat Markham (Chess)-1 (82)
84 — IT’S NICE TO BE WITH YOU –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (84)
87 — UNDERSTANDING –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (87)
90 — CAN’T YOU SEE ME CRY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-1 (90)
94 — LET YOURSELF GO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (94)
95 — TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (95)
97 — LISTEN HERE –•– Eddie Harris (Atlantic)-1 (97)
98 — FORGET ME NOT –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (98)
99 — VALLEY OF THE DOLLS –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd June, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-7 (2)
3 1 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-9 (1)
4 4 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-8 (4)
5 10 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-7 (5)
6 3 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-12 (3)
7 7 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (7)
8 14 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-8 (8)
9 6 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-13 (1)
10 22 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-6 (10)

11 19 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-4 (11)
12 38 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-3 (12)
13 13 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (13)
14 18 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-12 (14)
15 15 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-5 (15)
16 8 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-11 (3)
17 17 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-5 (17)
18 9 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-19 (2)
19 26 A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (19)
20 45 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-3 (20)

21 27 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-8 (21)
22 30 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-6 (22)
23 11 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-11 (8)
24 24 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-10 (17)
25 25 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-11 (25)
26 12 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-14 (1)
27 34 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-4 (27)
28 51 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-4 (28)
29 61 D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-2 (29)
30 23 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-13 (18)

31 53 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (31)
32 52 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-3 (32)
33 39 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-7 (33)
34 35 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (34)
35 21 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-11 (10)
36 28 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (9)
37 16 DELILAH –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-15 (15)
38 54 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-4 (38)
39 41 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-6 (39)
40 40 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 29 COWBOYS TO GIRLS –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-14 (6)
42 20 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-9 (20)
43 32 I WILL ALWAYS THINK ABOUT YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-13 (22)
57 36 DOES YOUR MAMA KNOW ABOUT ME –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-9 (29)

POWER PLAYS

44 55 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5 (44)
45 56 SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (45)
46 46 UNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (46)
47 47 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (47)
48 48 YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-5 (48)
49 49 IF YOU DON’T WANT MY LOVE –•– Robert John (Columbia)-11 (49)
50 50 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — PEOPLE SURE ACT FUNNY –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (71)
72 — THE STORY OF ROCK AND ROLL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (72)
76 — HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (76)
77 — DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (77)
80 — BE YOUNG, BE FOOLISH, BE HAPPY –•– The Tams (ABC)-1 (80)
85 — TURN ON YOUR LOVE LIGHT –•– Bill Black’s Combo (Hi)-1 (85)
89 — D-I-V-O-R-C-E –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1 (89)
90 — (The Puppet Song) WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-1 (90)
91 — YOUNG BOY –•– Barbara Greene (Vivid/Renee)-1 (91)
92 — YOUR TIME HASN’T COME YET, BABY –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (92)
93 — CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (93)
95 — I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (95)
96 — THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (96)
97 — SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-1 (97)
100 — YOUNG BIRDS FLY –•– The Cryan’ Shames (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th June, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 15 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-6 (2)
3 2 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-8 (2)
4 4 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-9 (4)
5 5 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-8 (5)
6 6 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-13 (3)
7 8 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-9 (7)
8 7 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (7)
9 11 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-5 (9)
10 10 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-7 (10)

11 12 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (11)
12 3 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-10 (1)
13 32 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-4 (13)
14 17 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-6 (14)
15 20 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-4 (15)
16 14 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-13 (14)
17 22 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-7 (17)
18 28 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-5 (18)
19 31 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (19)
20 13 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (13)

21 21 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-9 (21)
22 33 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-8 (22)
23 23 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-12 (8)
24 18 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-20 (2)
25 25 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-12 (25)
26 27 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-5 (26)
27 16 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-12 (3)
28 9 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-14 (1)
29 29 D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-3 (29)
30 34 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-9 (30)

31 19 A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (19)
32 47 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (32)
33 44 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-6 (33)
34 38 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-5 (34)
35 24 LIKE TO GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-11 (17)
36 53 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-7 (36)
37 76 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-2 (37)
38 30 MASTER JACK –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-14 (18)
39 39 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-7 (39)
40 40 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 26 HONEY –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-15 (1)
43 36 SHOO-BE-DOO-BE-DOO-DA-DAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (9)
44 35 DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-12 (10)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (42)
45 56 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-3 (45)
46 95 I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-2 (46)
47 46 UNITED –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-7 (46)
48 48 YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-6 (48)
49 42 IF I WERE A CARPENTER –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-10 (20)
50 50 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — HITCH IT TO THE HORSE –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (73)
82 — WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Billy Vera (Atlantic)-1 (82)
87 — HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
89 — STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (89)
90 — AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (90)
94 — DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Wayne Newton (MGM)-1 (94)
95 — LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER –•– The O’Jays (Bell)-1 (95)
97 — COMPETITION AIN’T NOTHIN’ –•– Little Carl Carlton (Back Beat)-1 (97)
98 — JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-1 (98)
100 — LOVIN’ SEASON –•– Gene and Debbe (TRX)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th July, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-7 (2)
3 11 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5 (3)
4 5 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-9 (4)
5 13 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-5 (5)
6 15 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-5 (6)
7 7 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-10 (7)
8 9 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-6 (8)
9 3 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-9 (2)
10 10 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-8 (10)

11 4 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-10 (4)
12 6 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-14 (3)
13 12 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-11 (1)
14 8 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (7)
15 18 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-6 (15)
16 16 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-14 (14)
17 19 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (17)
18 14 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-7 (14)
19 29 D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-4 (19)
20 30 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-10 (20)

21 21 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-10 (21)
22 22 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-9 (22)
23 37 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (23)
24 59 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Pigmeat Markham (Chess)-4 (24)
25 25 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-13 (25)
26 26 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-6 (26)
27 17 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-8 (17)
28 24 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-21 (2)
29 34 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-6 (29)
30 42 SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (30)

31 32 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (31)
32 33 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-7 (32)
33 28 TIGHTEN UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-15 (1)
34 36 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-8 (34)
35 20 I COULD NEVER LOVE ANOTHER (After Loving You) –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (13)
36 23 AIN’T NOTHING LIKE THE REAL THING –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-13 (8)
37 46 I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (37)
38 40 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-9 (38)
39 58 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-5 (39)
40 50 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 31 A MAN WITHOUT LOVE (Quando M’innamoro) –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (19)
46 27 A BEAUTIFUL MORNING –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-13 (3)
50 39 TIME FOR LIVIN’ –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-8 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 60 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (42)
43 45 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-4 (43)
44 90 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-2 (44)
45 53 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-5 (45)
47 89 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-2 (47)
48 48 YOU DON’T KNOW WHAT YOU MEAN TO ME –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-7 (48)
49 64 HERE I AM BABY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-5 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

52 — SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-15 (36)
73 — DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (73)
77 — HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (77)
88 — ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-1 (88)
91 — AMEN –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (91)
92 — GEORGIA ON MY MIND –•– Wes Montgomery (A&M)-1 (92)
93 — TO LOVE SOMEBODY –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-1 (93)
94 — DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (94)
95 — WHAT’S MADE MILWAUKEE FAMOUS (Has Made a Loser Out Of Me) –•– Jerry Lee Lewis (Smash)-1 (95)
97 — JUST A LITTLE BIT –•– Blue Cheer (Philips)-1 (97)
98 — LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– Patti Page (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — (Love Is Like a) BASEBALL GAME –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (99)
100 — SEND MY BABY BACK –•– Freddie Hughes (Wand)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th July, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-8 (2)
3 3 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (3)
4 6 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-6 (4)
5 5 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-6 (5)
6 4 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-10 (4)
7 7 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-11 (7)
8 17 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (8)
9 8 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-7 (8)
10 15 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-7 (10)

11 10 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-9 (10)
12 23 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (12)
13 12 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-15 (3)
14 9 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-10 (2)
15 11 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-11 (4)
16 13 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-12 (1)
17 16 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-15 (14)
18 14 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (7)
19 19 D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-5 (19)
20 22 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-10 (20)

21 43 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-5 (21)
22 77 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-2 (22)
23 20 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-11 (20)
24 24 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Pigmeat Markham (Chess)-5 (24)
25 25 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-14 (25)
26 26 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-7 (26)
27 34 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-9 (27)
28 29 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-7 (28)
29 55 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-4 (29)
30 30 SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (30)

31 21 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-11 (21)
32 32 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-8 (32)
33 18 LICKING STICK – LICKING STICK (Part 1) –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-8 (14)
34 27 TIP-TOE THRU’ THE TULIPS WITH ME –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-9 (17)
35 44 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-3 (35)
36 37 I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (36)
37 38 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-10 (37)
38 42 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (38)
39 39 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-6 (39)
40 31 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (31)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 40 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (40)
43 28 THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY –•– Hugo Montenegro, His Orchestra and Chorus (RCA Victor)-22 (2)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-16 (36)
44 45 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-6 (44)
45 73 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-2 (45)
46 79 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-4 (46)
47 47 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-3 (47)
48 63 THE STORY OF ROCK AND ROLL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (48)
49 49 HERE I AM BABY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-6 (49)
50 64 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (70)
73 — YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-6 (67)
77 — THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (77)
84 — SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (84)
86 — PRAYER MEETIN’ –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-1 (86)
88 — HARD TO HANDLE –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (88)
89 — SNOOPY FOR PRESIDENT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-1 (89)
94 — MRS. BLUEBIRD –•– Eternity’s Children (Tower)-1 (94)
97 — SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (97)
98 — LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-1 (98)
99 — TWO-BIT MANCHILD –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th July, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 3 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7 (3)
4 1 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-10 (1)
5 2 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-9 (2)
6 8 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (6)
7 12 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (7)
8 29 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-5 (8)
9 22 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (9)
10 10 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-8 (10)

11 11 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-10 (10)
12 9 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-8 (8)
13 7 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-12 (7)
14 21 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-6 (14)
15 6 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-11 (4)
16 20 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-11 (16)
17 14 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-11 (2)
18 15 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-12 (4)
19 17 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-16 (14)
20 28 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-8 (20)

21 27 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-10 (21)
22 41 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-17 (22)
23 24 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Pigmeat Markham (Chess)-6 (23)
24 13 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-16 (3)
25 23 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-12 (20)
26 35 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-4 (26)
27 18 THINK –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (7)
28 36 I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (28)
29 16 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-13 (1)
30 30 SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (30)

31 19 D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-6 (19)
32 32 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-9 (32)
33 39 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-7 (33)
34 38 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (34)
35 25 (You Keep Me) HANGIN’ ON –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-15 (25)
36 47 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-4 (36)
37 37 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-11 (37)
38 31 HOW’D WE EVER GET THIS WAY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-12 (21)
39 70 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-2 (39)
40 44 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 26 CHOO CHOO TRAIN –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-8 (26)
57 40 YESTER LOVE –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 53 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-3 (41)
43 63 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Billy Vera (Atlantic)-4 (43)
44 62 AMEN –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-3 (44)
45 45 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (45)
46 46 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-5 (46)
47 50 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-4 (47)
48 48 THE STORY OF ROCK AND ROLL –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (48)
49 49 HERE I AM BABY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-7 (49)
50 42 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (40)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (64)
65 — HALFWAY TO PARADISE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (65)
73 — YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (73)
78 — I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (78)
87 — GOD BLESS OUR LOVE –•– The Ballads (Venture)-1 (87)
88 — DON’T GIVE UP –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (88)
90 — I GET THE SWEETEST FEELING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (90)
95 — AND SUDDENLY –•– The Cherry People (Heritage)-1 (95)
96 — YESTERDAY’S DREAMS –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (96)
97 — I LOVED AND I LOST –•– The Impressions (ABC)-1 (97)
98 — TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-1 (98)
100 — GIVE ME ONE MORE CHANCE –•– Wilmer and the Dukes (Aphrodisiac)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th July, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 6 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (3)
4 3 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-8 (3)
5 5 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-10 (2)
6 7 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (6)
7 4 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-11 (1)
8 8 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-6 (8)
9 9 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (9)
10 10 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-9 (10)

11 14 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-7 (11)
12 12 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-9 (8)
13 11 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-11 (10)
14 20 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-9 (14)
15 21 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-11 (15)
16 15 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-12 (4)
17 13 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-13 (7)
18 22 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-18 (18)
19 23 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Pigmeat Markham (Chess)-7 (19)
20 16 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-12 (16)

21 26 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-5 (21)
22 19 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-17 (14)
23 17 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-12 (2)
24 28 I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (24)
25 36 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (25)
26 25 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-13 (20)
27 34 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 18 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-13 (4)
29 37 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-12 (29)
30 41 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-4 (30)

31 39 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-3 (31)
32 64 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (32)
33 33 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-8 (33)
34 24 MONY MONY –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-17 (3)
35 40 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-8 (35)
36 44 AMEN –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-4 (36)
37 32 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-10 (32)
38 47 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-5 (38)
39 31 D.W. WASHBURN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-7 (19)
40 46 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 53 HITCH IT TO THE HORSE –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-5 (41)
42 52 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-3 (42)
43 43 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Billy Vera (Atlantic)-5 (43)
44 49 HERE I AM BABY –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-8 (44)
45 45 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (45)
46 55 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (46)
47 56 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-8 (47)
48 73 YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 (48)
49 78 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-2 (49)
50 50 IT SHOULD HAVE BEEN ME –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (40)

NEW THIS WEEK

62 — LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-1 (62)
77 — I GUESS I’LL HAVE TO CRY, CRY, CRY –•– James Brown and the Famous Flames (King)-1 (77)
79 — HAPPY –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (79)
80 — YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (80)
84 — 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (84)
86 — BREAKING UP IS HARD TO DO –•– The Happenings (B.T. Puppy)-1 (86)
88 — DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (88)
90 — SOMEBODY CARES –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (90)
91 — I’VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL (To Love Me Like You Do) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (91)
93 — LIFE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (93)
94 — I’M GONNA DO WHAT THEY DO TO ME –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-1 (94)
96 — MR. BOJANGLES –•– Jerry Jeff Walker (Atco)-1 (96)
98 — NEVER GOING BACK –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (98)
99 — SOUL MEETING –•– The Soul Clan (Atlantic)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd August, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 9 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 8 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-7 (2)
3 3 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (3)
4 1 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-9 (1)
5 6 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-7 (5)
6 4 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-9 (3)
7 2 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-9 (2)
8 5 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-11 (2)
9 11 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-8 (9)
10 18 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-19 (10)

11 31 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4 (11)
12 15 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-12 (12)
13 32 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (13)
14 14 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-10 (14)
15 7 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-12 (1)
16 47 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-9 (16)
17 38 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-6 (17)
18 25 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (18)
19 21 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6 (19)
20 30 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-5 (20)

21 10 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-10 (10)
22 42 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-4 (22)
23 16 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-13 (4)
24 17 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-14 (7)
25 12 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-10 (8)
26 13 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-12 (10)
27 27 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (27)
28 53 HALFWAY TO PARADISE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (28)
29 29 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-13 (29)
30 40 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-7 (30)

31 33 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-9 (31)
32 62 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-2 (32)
33 45 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (33)
34 56 ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-5 (34)
35 35 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-9 (35)
36 26 NEVER GIVE YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-14 (20)
37 37 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-11 (32)
38 20 SHE’S A HEARTBREAKER –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-13 (16)
39 49 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-3 (39)
40 46 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 22 I LOVE YOU –•– People (Capitol)-18 (14)
43 24 I’M A MIDNIGHT MOVER –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (24)
45 19 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Pigmeat Markham (Chess)-8 (19)
46 23 MACARTHUR PARK –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-13 (2)
47 28 YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-14 (4)
52 36 AMEN –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-5 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 HITCH IT TO THE HORSE –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-6 (41)
44 48 YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (44)
48 71 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-3 (48)
49 57 (Love Is Like a) BASEBALL GAME –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-5 (49)
50 78 DON’T GIVE UP –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

80 — BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-1 (80)
83 — PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (83)
86 — CAN’T YOU FIND ANOTHER WAY (Of Doing It) –•– Sam and Dave (Stax)-1 (86)
88 — MISTER BO JANGLES –•– Bobby Cole (Date)-1 (88)
89 — DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (89)
90 — MR. BUSINESSMAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-1 (90)
91 — GIRLS CAN’T DO WHAT THE GUYS DO –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-1 (91)
92 — ANYWAY THAT YOU WANT ME –•– The American Breed (Acta)-1 (92)
95 — GIVE A DAMN –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (95)
96 — WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– Patti Drew (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — SUDDEN STOP –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (97)
99 — MONTAGE FROM “HOW SWEET IT IS” (I Know That You Know) –•– The Love Generation (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 — SALLY HAD A PARTY –•– Flavor (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th August, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-8 (2)
3 3 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-11 (3)
4 4 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-10 (1)
5 13 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (5)
6 5 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-8 (5)
7 7 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-10 (2)
8 9 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-9 (8)
9 10 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-20 (9)
10 6 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-10 (3)

11 11 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-5 (11)
12 8 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-12 (2)
13 18 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (13)
14 12 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-13 (12)
15 16 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-10 (15)
16 15 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-13 (1)
17 17 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-7 (17)
18 20 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-6 (18)
19 19 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7 (19)
20 32 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-3 (20)

21 22 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-5 (21)
22 14 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-11 (14)
23 39 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-4 (23)
24 30 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-8 (24)
25 21 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-11 (10)
26 26 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-13 (10)
27 28 HALFWAY TO PARADISE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (27)
28 24 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-15 (7)
29 23 THE LOOK OF LOVE –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-14 (4)
30 49 (Love Is Like a) BASEBALL GAME –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-6 (30)

31 31 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-10 (31)
32 33 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (32)
33 27 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (27)
34 34 ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-6 (34)
35 41 HITCH IT TO THE HORSE –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-7 (35)
36 54 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (36)
37 56 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-5 (37)
38 29 FACE IT GIRL, IT’S OVER –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-14 (29)
39 53 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-3 (39)
40 40 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-10 (35)
43 25 HERE COMES THE JUDGE –•– Shorty Long (Soul)-11 (8)
46 37 FOLSOM PRISON BLUES –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-12 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (41)
44 83 PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (44)
45 57 PRAYER MEETIN’ –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-5 (45)
47 50 DON’T GIVE UP –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-4 (47)
48 48 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-4 (48)
49 51 YESTERDAY’S DREAMS –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (49)
50 61 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (61)
71 — MORNING DEW –•– Lulu (Epic)-1 (71)
72 — KEEP THE ONE YOU GOT –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (72)
83 — MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (83)
85 — HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (85)
89 — I HEARD IT THRU THE GRAPEVINE –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-1 (89)
90 — I CAN’T DANCE TO THAT MUSIC YOU’RE PLAYIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (90)
92 — I AM YOUR MAN –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-1 (92)
95 — TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — TELL SOMEONE YOU LOVE THEM –•– Dino, Desi and Billy (Reprise)-1 (96)
97 — M’LADY –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (97)
98 — MISTER NICO –•– Four Jacks and a Jill (RCA Victor)-1 (98)
99 — ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th August, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 5 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (1)
3 2 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-9 (2)
4 11 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-6 (4)
5 20 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-4 (5)
6 3 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-12 (3)
7 8 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-10 (7)
8 9 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-21 (8)
9 4 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-11 (1)
10 6 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-9 (5)

11 7 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-11 (2)
12 18 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-7 (12)
13 13 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (13)
14 15 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-11 (14)
15 10 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-11 (3)
16 23 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-5 (16)
17 17 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-8 (17)
18 21 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-6 (18)
19 24 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-9 (19)
20 14 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-14 (12)

21 12 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-13 (2)
22 22 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-12 (14)
23 36 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (23)
24 37 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-6 (24)
25 27 HALFWAY TO PARADISE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (25)
26 19 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8 (19)
27 30 (Love Is Like a) BASEBALL GAME –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-7 (27)
28 34 ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-7 (28)
29 51 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-6 (29)
30 25 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-12 (10)

31 44 PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (31)
32 39 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-4 (32)
33 50 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (33)
34 35 HITCH IT TO THE HORSE –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-8 (34)
35 41 YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (35)
36 33 DON’T TAKE IT SO HARD –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (27)
37 31 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-11 (31)
38 40 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9 (38)
39 32 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (32)
40 28 ANGEL OF THE MORNING –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-16 (7)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 16 THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-14 (1)
42 26 REACH OUT OF THE DARKNESS –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-14 (10)

POWER PLAYS

43 47 DON’T GIVE UP –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-5 (43)
44 48 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-5 (44)
45 45 PRAYER MEETIN’ –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-6 (45)
46 65 UNDERSTANDING –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-10 (46)
47 53 I GET THE SWEETEST FEELING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-5 (47)
48 61 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-2 (48)
49 49 YESTERDAY’S DREAMS –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-5 (49)
50 68 AND SUDDENLY –•– The Cherry People (Heritage)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

59 — THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (59)
82 — I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (82)
83 — HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-1 (83)
87 — SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (87)
89 — GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-1 (89)
93 — THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-1 (93)
98 — LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1 (98)
99 — I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — FLY ME TO THE MOON –•– Bobby Womack (Minit)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th August, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-7 (2)
3 2 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (1)
4 5 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-5 (4)
5 3 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-10 (2)
6 8 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-22 (6)
7 7 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-11 (7)
8 6 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-13 (3)
9 16 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-6 (9)
10 13 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-9 (10)

11 14 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-12 (11)
12 12 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-8 (12)
13 11 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-12 (2)
14 10 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-10 (5)
15 23 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (15)
16 17 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-9 (16)
17 24 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-7 (17)
18 18 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (18)
19 19 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-10 (19)
20 9 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-12 (1)

21 59 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (21)
22 32 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-5 (22)
23 25 HALFWAY TO PARADISE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (23)
24 29 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-7 (24)
25 20 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-15 (12)
26 27 (Love Is Like a) BASEBALL GAME –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-8 (26)
27 28 ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-8 (27)
28 31 PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (28)
29 22 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-13 (14)
30 15 JUMPIN’ JACK FLASH –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-12 (3)

31 33 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (31)
32 48 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-3 (32)
33 21 THE HORSE –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-14 (2)
34 38 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10 (34)
35 35 YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (35)
36 26 AUTUMN OF MY LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-9 (19)
37 43 DON’T GIVE UP –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-6 (37)
38 83 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-2 (38)
39 82 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (39)
40 44 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 37 LOVER’S HOLIDAY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-12 (31)
45 39 DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (32)
47 30 INDIAN LAKE –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-13 (10)
49 34 HITCH IT TO THE HORSE –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-9 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 66 I’VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL (To Love Me Like You Do) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-5 (41)
42 47 I GET THE SWEETEST FEELING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-6 (42)
43 51 DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-4 (43)
46 46 UNDERSTANDING –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-11 (46)
48 50 AND SUDDENLY –•– The Cherry People (Heritage)-6 (48)
50 58 MR. BUSINESSMAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — LISTEN HERE –•– Eddie Harris (Atlantic)-6 (67)
81 — HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-1 (81)
84 — I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (84)
89 — SIX MAN BAND –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (89)
90 — DON’T CHANGE YOUR LOVE –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Buddah)-1 (90)
92 — IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-1 (92)
94 — THE WOMAN I LOVE –•– B.B. King (Kent)-1 (94)
96 — WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (96)
97 — BRING BACK THOSE ROCKABYE BABY DAYS –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-1 (97)
98 — THE FUNKY JUDGE –•– Bull and the Matadors (Toddlin’ Town)-1 (98)
99 — SHE’S ABOUT A MOVER –•– Otis Clay (Cotillion)-1 (99)
100 — THE WEIGHT –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 31st August, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-8 (2)
3 4 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-6 (3)
4 3 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9 (1)
5 6 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-23 (5)
6 11 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-13 (6)
7 81 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-2 (7)
8 15 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (8)
9 9 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-7 (9)
10 10 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10 (10)

11 7 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-12 (7)
12 22 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (12)
13 5 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-11 (2)
14 38 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-3 (14)
15 17 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-8 (15)
16 16 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-10 (16)
17 18 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (17)
18 32 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-4 (18)
19 19 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-11 (19)
20 21 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (20)

21 12 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-9 (12)
22 8 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-14 (3)
23 14 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-11 (5)
24 31 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (24)
25 39 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (25)
26 28 PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (26)
27 27 ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-9 (27)
28 25 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-16 (12)
29 24 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-8 (24)
30 23 HALFWAY TO PARADISE –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (23)

31 13 LADY WILLPOWER –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-13 (2)
32 57 MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-4 (32)
33 50 MR. BUSINESSMAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-5 (33)
34 34 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-11 (34)
35 42 I GET THE SWEETEST FEELING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-7 (35)
36 43 DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-5 (36)
37 40 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-7 (37)
38 26 (Love Is Like a) BASEBALL GAME –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-9 (26)
39 59 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (39)
40 35 YOU MET YOUR MATCH –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (35)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 37 DON’T GIVE UP –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-7 (37)
48 29 SKY PILOT (Part 1) –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-14 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 I’VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL (To Love Me Like You Do) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-6 (41)
42 68 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (42)
43 53 GIVE A DAMN –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-5 (43)
44 69 I CAN’T DANCE TO THAT MUSIC YOU’RE PLAYIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-4 (44)
45 48 AND SUDDENLY –•– The Cherry People (Heritage)-7 (45)
46 72 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-4 (46)
49 60 BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-5 (49)
50 70 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — TO WAIT FOR LOVE –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (63)
67 — HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (67)
72 — (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-1 (72)
74 — MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (74)
75 — BAREFOOT IN BALTIMORE –•– Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-1 (75)
76 — DOWN ON ME –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Mainstream)-1 (76)
77 — UNCHAINED MELODY –•– The Sweet Inspirations (Atlantic)-1 (77)
78 — MY WAY OF LIFE –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (78)
79 — DOWN HERE ON THE GROUND –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-1 (79)
80 — PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — PRIVATE NUMBER –•– Judy Clay and William Bell (Stax)-1 (81)
83 — HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (83)
84 — THE WEIGHT –•– The Band (Capitol)-1 (84)
85 — (There’s) ALWAYS SOMETHING THERE TO REMIND ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (85)
86 — BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (86)
87 — DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (87)
89 — THAT KIND OF WOMAN –•– Merrilee Rush and the Turnabouts (Bell)-1 (89)
90 — THE MULE –•– The James Boys (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (90)
91 — LIGHT MY FIRE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-18 (1)
96 — HELP YOURSELF (To All My Lovin’) –•– James & Bobby Purify (Bell)-1 (96)
97 — IF LOVE IS IN YOUR HEART –•– Friend & Lover (Verve Forecast)-1 (97)
98 — SINCE YOU’VE BEEN GONE –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-1 (98)
100 — NATURALLY STONED –•– The Avant-Garde (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th September, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-9 (2)
3 3 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-7 (3)
4 7 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-3 (4)
5 4 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10 (1)
6 20 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (6)
7 12 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-7 (7)
8 8 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (8)
9 9 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-8 (9)
10 10 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-11 (10)

11 5 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-24 (5)
12 6 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-14 (6)
13 14 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-4 (13)
14 11 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-13 (7)
15 15 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-9 (15)
16 13 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-12 (2)
17 18 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-5 (17)
18 29 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-9 (18)
19 16 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-11 (16)
20 17 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (17)

21 19 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-12 (19)
22 24 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (22)
23 25 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (23)
24 22 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-15 (3)
25 21 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-10 (12)
26 26 PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (26)
27 32 MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (27)
28 33 MR. BUSINESSMAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-6 (28)
29 37 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-8 (29)
30 42 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (30)

31 28 PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-17 (12)
32 34 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-12 (32)
33 51 GIRLS CAN’T DO WHAT THE GUYS DO –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-6 (33)
34 35 I GET THE SWEETEST FEELING –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-8 (34)
35 46 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-5 (35)
36 36 DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-6 (36)
37 39 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (37)
38 60 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-4 (38)
39 27 ALICE LONG (You’re Still My Favorite Girlfriend) –•– Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart (A&M)-10 (27)
40 41 I’VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL (To Love Me Like You Do) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 23 HURDY GURDY MAN –•– Donovan (Epic)-12 (5)

POWER PLAYS

42 44 I CAN’T DANCE TO THAT MUSIC YOU’RE PLAYIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-5 (42)
43 43 GIVE A DAMN –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-6 (43)
44 65 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-4 (44)
45 69 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-4 (45)
46 50 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (46)
47 49 BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-6 (47)
48 57 SIX MAN BAND –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-3 (48)
49 58 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-3 (49)
50 67 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (60)
62 — MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (62)
72 — BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-1 (72)
81 — FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-1 (81)
84 — STREET FIGHTING MAN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (84)
87 — THEN YOU CAN TELL ME GOODBYE –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (87)
88 — SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (88)
90 — SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-1 (90)
92 — SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (92)
95 — SALLY HAD A PARTY –•– Flavor (Columbia)-4 (95)
99 — FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (99)
100 — LADY MADONNA –•– Fats Domino (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th September, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-9 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-4 (2)
3 3 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-8 (3)
4 2 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-10 (2)
5 7 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-8 (5)
6 6 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (6)
7 8 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-8 (7)
8 13 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-5 (8)
9 5 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-11 (1)
10 — HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (10)

11 17 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-6 (11)
12 12 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-15 (6)
13 11 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-25 (5)
14 23 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (14)
15 14 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-14 (7)
16 9 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-9 (9)
17 18 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-10 (17)
18 38 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-5 (18)
19 10 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-12 (10)
20 22 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (20)

21 15 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-10 (15)
22 16 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-13 (2)
23 30 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (23)
24 35 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-6 (24)
25 21 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-13 (19)
26 27 MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (26)
27 51 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 32 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-13 (28)
29 29 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-9 (29)
30 20 SOUL-LIMBO –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (17)

31 60 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-2 (31)
32 26 PLEASE RETURN YOUR LOVE TO ME –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (26)
33 33 GIRLS CAN’T DO WHAT THE GUYS DO –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-7 (33)
34 36 DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-7 (34)
35 25 DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME –•– Mama Cass with the Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-11 (12)
36 28 MR. BUSINESSMAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-7 (28)
37 37 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (37)
38 — REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (38)
39 46 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (39)
40 40 I’VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL (To Love Me Like You Do) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 24 STONED SOUL PICNIC –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-16 (3)
51 19 JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE MIND –•– The Amboy Dukes (Mainstream)-12 (16)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-5 (41)
42 42 I CAN’T DANCE TO THAT MUSIC YOU’RE PLAYIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-6 (42)
43 43 GIVE A DAMN –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-7 (43)
44 44 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-5 (44)
45 49 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (45)
46 47 BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-7 (46)
47 48 SIX MAN BAND –•– The Association (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-4 (47)
48 50 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3 (48)
49 52 WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

10 — HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (10)
38 — REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (38)
79 — CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (79)
80 — I MET HER IN CHURCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (80)
87 — POOR BABY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (87)
89 — GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (62)
91 — FOR THE LOVE OF IVY –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (91)
93 — DO THE BEST YOU CAN –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (93)
96 — THE BIPLANE, EVER MORE –•– The Irish Rovers (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — (I Can Feel Your Love) SLIPPING AWAY –•– Barbara Mason (Arctic)-1 (97)
98 — HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-1 (98)
99 — HORSE FEVER –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st September, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-5 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-10 (1)
3 10 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2 (3)
4 8 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-6 (4)
5 5 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-9 (5)
6 3 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-9 (3)
7 4 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-11 (2)
8 11 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-7 (8)
9 23 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (9)
10 6 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (6)

11 27 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-7 (11)
12 38 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2 (12)
13 17 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-11 (13)
14 14 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (14)
15 60 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-3 (15)
16 18 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-6 (16)
17 7 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-9 (7)
18 24 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-7 (18)
19 57 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-3 (19)
20 20 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (20)

21 52 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (21)
22 12 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-16 (6)
23 9 HELLO, I LOVE YOU –•– The Doors (Elektra)-12 (1)
24 29 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-10 (24)
25 13 SUNSHINE OF YOUR LOVE –•– Cream (Atco)-26 (5)
26 26 MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (26)
27 41 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 21 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-11 (15)
29 59 (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-4 (29)
30 22 CLASSICAL GAS –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-14 (2)

31 31 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (31)
32 15 TURN AROUND, LOOK AT ME –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-15 (7)
33 34 DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-8 (33)
34 37 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (34)
35 25 SEALED WITH A KISS –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-14 (19)
36 19 STAY IN MY CORNER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-13 (10)
37 16 I CAN’T STOP DANCING –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-10 (9)
38 39 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 (38)
39 49 WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (39)
40 44 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 THE EYES OF A NEW YORK WOMAN –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-14 (28)
43 33 GIRLS CAN’T DO WHAT THE GUYS DO –•– Betty Wright (Alston)-8 (33)
53 40 I’VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL (To Love Me Like You Do) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-5 (42)
44 88 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (44)
45 56 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-4 (45)
46 46 BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-8 (46)
47 66 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-3 (47)
48 48 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (48)
49 43 GIVE A DAMN –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-8 (43)
50 42 I CAN’T DANCE TO THAT MUSIC YOU’RE PLAYIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-7 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

54 — OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-1 (54)
66 — ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-1 (66)
87 — I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (87)
93 — SAN FRANCISCO GIRLS (Return Of the Native) –•– Fever Tree (Uni)-4 (91)
94 — THERE WAS A TIME –•– Gene Chandler (Brunswick)-1 (94)
95 — BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS –•– Harpers Bizarre (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (95)
96 — THE CHOICE –•– The O’Jays (Bell)-1 (96)
97 — ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (97)
98 — TOMBOY –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (98)
99 — I LOVE YOU MADLY –•– The Fantastic Four (Soul/Ric-Tic)-1 (99)
100 — COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th September, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 3 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-3 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-6 (1)
3 2 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-11 (1)
4 4 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-7 (4)
5 15 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-4 (5)
6 8 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-8 (6)
7 5 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-10 (5)
8 9 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (8)
9 16 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-7 (9)
10 13 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-12 (10)

11 11 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-8 (11)
12 12 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-3 (12)
13 10 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (6)
14 14 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (14)
15 7 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-12 (2)
16 18 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-8 (16)
17 6 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-10 (3)
18 21 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (18)
19 19 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-4 (19)
20 27 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-7 (20)

21 31 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (21)
22 17 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-10 (7)
23 22 YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-17 (6)
24 45 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-5 (24)
25 26 MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (25)
26 34 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (26)
27 44 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (27)
28 29 (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-5 (28)
29 54 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-2 (29)
30 40 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-7 (30)

31 66 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-2 (31)
32 24 TUESDAY AFTERNOON (Forever Afternoon) –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-11 (24)
33 39 WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (33)
34 47 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-4 (34)
35 38 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-8 (35)
36 63 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-4 (36)
37 28 LOVE MAKES A WOMAN –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-12 (15)
38 42 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-6 (38)
39 20 DO IT AGAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (20)
40 33 DOWN AT LULU’S –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-9 (33)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 59 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (41)
42 60 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (42)
43 68 I MET HER IN CHURCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-3 (43)
44 64 BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-5 (44)
45 55 LISTEN HERE –•– Eddie Harris (Atlantic)-11 (45)
46 46 BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-9 (46)
47 61 DOWN ON ME –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Mainstream)-5 (47)
48 48 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (48)
49 87 I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-2 (49)
50 50 I CAN’T DANCE TO THAT MUSIC YOU’RE PLAYIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-8 (42)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — I’VE GOT DREAMS TO REMEMBER –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (69)
70 — THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-1 (70)
71 — BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-1 (71)
72 — ICE IN THE SUN –•– The Status Quo (Cadet Concept)-1 (72)
80 — OH LORD, WHY LORD –•– Los Pop Tops (Calla)-1 (80)
82 — MESSAGE FROM MARIA –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (82)
85 — DO THE CHOO CHOO –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (85)
86 — SWEET YOUNG THING LIKE YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (86)
88 — I AIN’T GOT TO LOVE NOBODY ELSE –•– The Masqueraders (Bell)-1 (88)
89 — SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (89)
90 — PUFFIN’ ON DOWN THE TRACK –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-1 (90)
98 — THE B.B. JONES –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-1 (98)
99 — ALMOST IN LOVE –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (99)
100 — PEACE OF MIND –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th October, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-7 (1)
3 5 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-5 (3)
4 20 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-8 (4)
5 9 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-8 (5)
6 10 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-13 (6)
7 3 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-12 (1)
8 8 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (8)
9 7 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-11 (5)
10 14 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (10)

11 11 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-9 (11)
12 12 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (12)
13 6 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-9 (6)
14 21 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (14)
15 13 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (6)
16 4 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-8 (4)
17 18 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (17)
18 19 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-5 (18)
19 17 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-11 (3)
20 28 (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-6 (20)

21 16 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-9 (16)
22 22 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-11 (7)
23 15 BORN TO BE WILD –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-13 (2)
24 24 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-6 (24)
25 29 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-3 (25)
26 27 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (26)
27 30 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-8 (27)
28 26 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (26)
29 42 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (29)
30 25 MAGIC BUS –•– The Who (Decca)-9 (25)

31 31 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-3 (31)
32 38 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-7 (32)
33 33 WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (33)
34 34 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-5 (34)
35 35 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-9 (35)
36 36 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-5 (36)
37 61 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-5 (37)
38 59 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-4 (38)
39 48 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (39)
40 44 BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 41 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (41)
42 43 I MET HER IN CHURCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-4 (42)
43 46 BROWN EYED WOMAN –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-10 (43)
44 54 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-3 (44)
45 45 LISTEN HERE –•– Eddie Harris (Atlantic)-12 (45)
46 62 SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-5 (46)
47 47 DOWN ON ME –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Mainstream)-6 (47)
48 56 STREET FIGHTING MAN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5 (48)
49 49 I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (49)
50 52 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-1 (58)
73 — LALENA –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (73)
76 — DESTINATION: ANYWHERE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (76)
84 — TAKE ME FOR A LITTLE WHILE –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-1 (84)
85 — ALFIE –•– Eivets Rednow (Stevie Wonder) (Gordy)-1 (85)
86 — MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (86)
88 — YOU GOT THE LOVE –•– Professor Morrison’s Lollipop (White Whale)-1 (88)
89 — QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-1 (89)
90 — YOU PUT IT ON ME –•– B.B. King (Bluesway)-1 (90)
93 — UP-HARD –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-1 (93)
97 — NITTY GRITTY –•– Ricardo Ray (Alegre)-1 (97)
98 — I’M IN A DIFFERENT WORLD –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (98)
99 — SMELL OF INCENSE –•– Southwest F.O.B. (HIP)-1 (99)
100 — SUNDAY SUN –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th October, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-5 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-8 (1)
3 3 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-6 (3)
4 4 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-9 (4)
5 5 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-9 (5)
6 17 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (6)
7 18 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-6 (7)
8 8 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (8)
9 25 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-4 (9)
10 6 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-14 (6)

11 11 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-10 (11)
12 7 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-13 (1)
13 10 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (10)
14 14 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (14)
15 12 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-5 (12)
16 16 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-9 (4)
17 26 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (17)
18 54 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-3 (18)
19 24 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-7 (19)
20 20 (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-7 (20)

21 21 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-10 (16)
22 13 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-10 (6)
23 9 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-12 (5)
24 44 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (24)
25 19 LIGHT MY FIRE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-12 (3)
26 36 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-6 (26)
27 27 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-9 (27)
28 29 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (28)
29 31 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-4 (29)
30 15 THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (6)

31 35 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-10 (31)
32 32 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-8 (32)
33 22 YOU’RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-12 (7)
34 34 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-6 (34)
35 39 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (35)
36 37 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-6 (36)
37 42 I MET HER IN CHURCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-5 (37)
38 38 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-5 (38)
39 33 WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (33)
40 40 BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 28 SPECIAL OCCASION –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (41)
43 47 DOWN ON ME –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Mainstream)-7 (43)
44 52 POOR BABY –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-5 (44)
45 46 SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-6 (45)
46 56 COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-4 (46)
47 50 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (47)
48 48 STREET FIGHTING MAN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (48)
49 49 I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (49)
50 58 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (69)
77 — ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (77)
82 — HITCHCOCK RAILWAY –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-1 (82)
83 — A LITTLE LESS CONVERSATION –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (83)
85 — CINDERELLA SUNSHINE –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (85)
87 — ON THE WAY HOME –•– Buffalo Springfield (Atco)-1 (87)
89 — PORPOISE SONG –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (89)
93 — HARPER VALLY P.T.A. –•– King Curtis and the Kingpins (Atco)-1 (93)
94 — CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (94)
96 — BAROQUE-A-NOVA –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (96)
97 — LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-1 (97)
98 — DO SOMETHING TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (98)
99 — YOU NEED ME, BABY –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (99)
100 — RIDE MY SEE-SAW –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th October, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-6 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-7 (2)
3 4 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-10 (3)
4 2 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-9 (1)
5 5 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-10 (5)
6 6 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (6)
7 7 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-7 (7)
8 8 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 (8)
9 9 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-5 (9)
10 14 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (10)

11 11 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-11 (11)
12 17 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (12)
13 18 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-4 (13)
14 24 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (14)
15 19 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-8 (15)
16 10 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-15 (6)
17 15 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-6 (12)
18 28 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (18)
19 38 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-6 (19)
20 29 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-5 (20)

21 13 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-10 (10)
22 50 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-3 (22)
23 36 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-7 (23)
24 22 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-11 (6)
25 20 (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-8 (20)
26 26 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-7 (26)
27 12 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-14 (1)
28 23 1, 2, 3, RED LIGHT –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-13 (5)
29 16 HUSH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-10 (4)
30 27 THE SNAKE –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-10 (27)

31 21 ON THE ROAD AGAIN –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-11 (16)
32 32 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-9 (32)
33 47 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (33)
34 34 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-7 (34)
35 31 HIP CITY (Part 2) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-11 (31)
36 40 BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-8 (36)
37 57 LALENA –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (37)
38 69 KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-2 (38)
39 46 COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-5 (39)
40 45 SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 39 WHO IS GONNA LOVE ME –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (33)
50 37 I MET HER IN CHURCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-6 (37)
53 35 HELP YOURSELF –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (41)
42 52 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (42)
43 — LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (43)
44 51 DO THE CHOO CHOO –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-4 (44)
45 56 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-3 (45)
46 49 I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (46)
47 43 DOWN ON ME –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Mainstream)-8 (43)
49 — HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-1 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

43 — LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (43)
49 — HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-1 (49)
72 — CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (72)
73 — PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-1 (73)
79 — BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (79)
86 — WHERE DO I GO –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-1 (86)
89 — FROM THE TEACHER TO THE PREACHER –•– Gene Chandler and Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-1 (89)
92 — LISTEN, THEY’RE PLAYING MY SONG –•– Ray Charles (ABC/TRC)-1 (92)
94 — BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — SOUL DRIPPIN’ –•– The Mauds (Mercury)-1 (95)
97 — LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (97)
98 — ISN’T IT LONELY TOGETHER –•– Robert Knight (Elf)-1 (98)
99 — NEVER MY LOVE –•– The Sandpebbles (Calla)-1 (99)
100 — DO WHAT YOU GOTTA DO –•– Nina Simone (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th October, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-7 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-11 (2)
3 2 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-8 (2)
4 13 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-5 (4)
5 5 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-11 (5)
6 6 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (6)
7 9 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-6 (7)
8 4 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-9 (1)
9 14 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (9)
10 8 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 (8)

11 19 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-7 (11)
12 12 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (12)
13 15 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-9 (13)
14 7 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-8 (7)
15 22 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-4 (15)
16 10 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8 (10)
17 17 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-7 (12)
18 18 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-9 (18)
19 43 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (19)
20 20 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-6 (20)

21 11 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-12 (11)
22 26 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-8 (22)
23 23 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-8 (23)
24 16 SLIP AWAY –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-16 (6)
25 45 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4 (25)
26 21 I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-11 (10)
27 42 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (27)
28 39 COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-6 (28)
29 24 THE FOOL ON THE HILL –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-12 (6)
30 32 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-10 (30)

31 40 SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-8 (31)
32 34 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-8 (32)
33 33 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (33)
34 49 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-2 (34)
35 36 BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-9 (35)
36 38 KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (36)
37 37 LALENA –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (37)
38 54 TAKE ME FOR A LITTLE WHILE –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-4 (38)
39 25 (The Lament Of the Cherokee) INDIAN RESERVATION –•– Don Fardon (GNP Crescendo)-9 (20)
40 51 NATURALLY STONED –•– The Avant-Garde (Columbia)-9 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 41 I WISH IT WOULD RAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (41)
42 56 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-5 (42)
43 76 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-4 (43)
44 44 DO THE CHOO CHOO –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-5 (44)
45 — WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (45)
46 46 I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (46)
47 61 THE FUNKY JUDGE –•– Bull and the Matadors (Toddlin’ Town)-10 (47)
48 72 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-2 (48)
49 55 I’VE GOT DREAMS TO REMEMBER –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-5 (49)
50 52 GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

45 — WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (45)
66 — ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (66)
67 — CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-1 (67)
74 — SHAKE –•– The Shadows Of Knight (Team)-1 (74)
75 — THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (75)
78 — HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. (Later That Same Day) –•– Ben Colder (MGM)-1 (78)
79 — 1432 FRANKLIN PIKE CIRCLE HERO –•– Bobby Russell (Elf)-1 (79)
80 — STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-1 (80)
87 — SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-1 (87)
88 — IT’S CRAZY –•– Eddie Harris (Atlantic)-1 (88)
89 — GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (89)
90 — I WALK ALONE –•– Marty Robbins (Columbia)-1 (90)
93 — PEACE BROTHER PEACE –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-1 (93)
94 — AUNT DORA’S LOVE SOUL SHACK –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (94)
95 — MORNIN’ GLORY –•– Bobbie Gentry and Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (95)
96 — GOLDEN GATE PARK –•– Rejoice (Dunhill)-1 (96)
99 — DO YOUR OWN THING –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-1 (99)
100 — JESSE BRADY –•– The McCoys (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd November, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-8 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-6 (2)
3 2 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-12 (2)
4 3 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-9 (2)
5 6 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (5)
6 9 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (6)
7 7 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 11 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-8 (8)
9 19 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (9)
10 15 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-5 (10)

11 12 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (11)
12 25 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-5 (12)
13 13 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-10 (13)
14 8 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-10 (1)
15 5 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-12 (5)
16 10 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-12 (8)
17 14 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-9 (7)
18 18 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-10 (18)
19 17 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-8 (12)
20 16 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-9 (10)

21 27 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (21)
22 22 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-9 (22)
23 23 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-9 (23)
24 21 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-13 (11)
25 20 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-7 (20)
26 28 COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-7 (26)
27 34 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-3 (27)
28 42 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-6 (28)
29 45 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-2 (29)
30 30 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-11 (30)

31 31 SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-9 (31)
32 33 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (32)
33 37 LALENA –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (33)
34 36 KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (34)
35 66 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-2 (35)
36 48 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-3 (36)
37 54 ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-4 (37)
38 38 TAKE ME FOR A LITTLE WHILE –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-5 (38)
39 50 GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-15 (39)
40 32 BABY, COME BACK –•– The Equals (RCA Victor)-9 (32)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 35 BREAK YOUR PROMISE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-10 (35)
48 40 NATURALLY STONED –•– The Avant-Garde (Columbia)-10 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-5 (41)
42 46 I FOUND A TRUE LOVE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (42)
43 70 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (43)
44 44 DO THE CHOO CHOO –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-6 (44)
46 68 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-3 (46)
47 47 THE FUNKY JUDGE –•– Bull and the Matadors (Toddlin’ Town)-11 (47)
49 49 I’VE GOT DREAMS TO REMEMBER –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-6 (49)
50 64 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (64)
66 — PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (66)
75 — WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (75)
79 — FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (79)
80 — FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Jackie Wilson (Brunswick)-1 (80)
81 — EVERYBODY GOT TO BELIEVE IN SOMEBODY –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-1 (81)
86 — SWEET DARLIN’ –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (86)
87 — FIRE –•– Five By Five (Paula)-1 (87)
89 — THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-1 (89)
91 — CROWN OF CREATION –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA Victor)-1 (91)
92 — BILLY YOU’RE MY FRIEND –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (92)
93 — NOT ENOUGH INDIANS –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (93)
95 — CALIFORNIA EARTHQUAKE –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-1 (95)
96 — TALKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Gloria Walker (Flaming Arrow)-1 (96)
97 — THE YARD WENT ON FOREVER –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-1 (97)
100 — COME ON, REACT –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th November, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-9 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-7 (2)
3 9 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (3)
4 3 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-13 (2)
5 8 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-9 (5)
6 10 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-6 (6)
7 12 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-6 (7)
8 6 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-8 (6)
9 4 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-10 (2)
10 5 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11 (5)

11 7 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-8 (7)
12 13 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-11 (12)
13 21 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (13)
14 11 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10 (11)
15 14 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-11 (1)
16 15 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-13 (5)
17 18 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-11 (17)
18 35 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-3 (18)
19 19 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-9 (12)
20 20 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-10 (10)

21 29 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-3 (21)
22 22 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-10 (22)
23 23 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-10 (23)
24 34 KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (24)
25 26 COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-8 (25)
26 27 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-4 (26)
27 28 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-7 (27)
28 16 I’VE GOTTA GET A MESSAGE TO YOU –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-13 (8)
29 25 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-8 (20)
30 24 TIME HAS COME TODAY –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-14 (11)

31 17 MY SPECIAL ANGEL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-10 (7)
32 32 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (32)
33 33 LALENA –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (33)
34 41 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-6 (34)
35 79 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-2 (35)
36 36 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-4 (36)
37 37 ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (37)
38 38 TAKE ME FOR A LITTLE WHILE –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-6 (38)
39 30 IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-12 (30)
40 57 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 31 SHOOT’EM UP, BABY –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-10 (31)
50 39 GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-16 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 I’VE GOT DREAMS TO REMEMBER –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-7 (41)
42 50 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-4 (42)
43 43 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (43)
44 44 DO THE CHOO CHOO –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-7 (44)
45 46 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (45)
46 47 THE FUNKY JUDGE –•– Bull and the Matadors (Toddlin’ Town)-12 (46)
47 64 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-2 (47)
48 66 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-2 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (73)
74 — BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1 (74)
75 — GOODBYE MY LOVE –•– James Brown (King)-1 (75)
76 — SLOW DRAG –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (76)
87 — KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-1 (87)
94 — HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (94)
95 — SUNDAY SUN –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2 (95)
96 — I PUT A SPELL ON YOU –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (96)
97 — LET’S MAKE A PROMISE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (97)
98 — STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1 (98)
100 — A WHITER SHADE OF PALE –•– The Hesitations (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th November, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-10 (8 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-8 (2)
3 3 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (3)
4 7 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-7 (4)
5 5 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-10 (5)
6 6 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-7 (6)
7 4 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-14 (2)
8 21 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-4 (8)
9 18 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-4 (9)
10 8 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (6)

11 9 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-11 (2)
12 11 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-9 (7)
13 13 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (13)
14 35 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (14)
15 10 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-12 (5)
16 17 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-12 (16)
17 36 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-5 (17)
18 37 ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (18)
19 14 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-11 (11)
20 19 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-10 (12)

21 16 GIRL WATCHER –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-14 (5)
22 23 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-11 (22)
23 67 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (23)
24 24 KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (24)
25 26 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-5 (25)
26 47 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (26)
27 27 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-8 (27)
28 20 SAY IT LOUD – I’M BLACK AND I’M PROUD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-11 (10)
29 12 PIECE OF MY HEART –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Columbia)-12 (12)
30 42 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-5 (30)

31 40 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-6 (31)
32 25 COURT OF LOVE –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-9 (25)
33 57 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-4 (33)
34 34 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-7 (34)
35 15 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-12 (1)
36 29 ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-9 (20)
37 43 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (37)
38 38 TAKE ME FOR A LITTLE WHILE –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-7 (38)
39 46 THE FUNKY JUDGE –•– Bull and the Matadors (Toddlin’ Town)-13 (39)
40 22 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-11 (22)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 32 CHAINED –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (32)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (41)
42 56 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-5 (42)
43 45 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (43)
45 — CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (45)
46 74 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-2 (46)
47 73 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-2 (47)
48 53 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-5 (48)
49 54 THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-4 (49)
50 60 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

45 — CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (45)
76 — SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (76)
77 — ROCKIN’ IN THE SAME OLD BOAT –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (77)
78 — A MAN AND A HALF –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (78)
81 — PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (81)
84 — PEOPLE –•– The Tymes (Columbia)-1 (84)
86 — WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1 (86)
87 — (She’s) SOME KIND OF WONDERFUL –•– The Fantastic Johnny C. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (87)
89 — JUST AIN’T NO LOVE –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-1 (89)
91 — BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-1 (91)
93 — BALLAD OF TWO BROTHERS –•– Autry Inman (Epic)-1 (93)
94 — HARD TO HANDLE –•– Patti Drew (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — I’VE GOT LOVE FOR MY BABY –•– The Young Hearts (Minit)-1 (95)
97 — HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (97)
98 — I WORRY ABOUT YOU –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd November, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-11 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (2)
3 2 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-9 (2)
4 4 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-8 (4)
5 9 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (5)
6 6 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-8 (6)
7 5 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-11 (5)
8 8 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 (8)
9 7 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-15 (2)
10 23 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (10)

11 33 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-5 (11)
12 10 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-10 (6)
13 12 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-10 (7)
14 14 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (14)
15 15 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-13 (5)
16 17 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-6 (16)
17 26 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (17)
18 18 ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (18)
19 46 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-3 (19)
20 11 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-12 (2)

21 41 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (21)
22 31 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-7 (22)
23 37 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (23)
24 27 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-9 (24)
25 25 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-6 (25)
26 13 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (13)
27 30 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-6 (27)
28 34 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-8 (28)
29 20 REVOLUTION –•– The Beatles (Apple)-11 (12)
30 16 HEY, WESTERN UNION MAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-13 (16)

31 19 SUZIE Q. (Part 1) –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (11)
32 43 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (32)
33 24 KEEP ON LOVIN’ ME HONEY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (24)
34 — I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (34)
35 — SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (35)
36 52 1432 FRANKLIN PIKE CIRCLE HERO –•– Bobby Russell (Elf)-5 (36)
37 50 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-5 (37)
38 55 DO SOMETHING TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (38)
39 45 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (39)
40 40 SHAPE OF THINGS TO COME –•– Max Frost and the Troopers (Tower)-12 (22)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 22 FOOL FOR YOU –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-12 (22)
49 38 TAKE ME FOR A LITTLE WHILE –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-8 (38)
57 39 THE FUNKY JUDGE –•– Bull and the Matadors (Toddlin’ Town)-14 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-5 (41)
42 42 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-6 (42)
44 61 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-3 (44)
45 53 GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-5 (45)
46 51 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-5 (46)
47 47 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-3 (47)
48 48 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-6 (48)
50 76 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

34 — I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (34)
35 — SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (35)
53 — TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (53)
61 — I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-1 (61)
63 — RIGHT RELATIONS –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (63)
79 — AMERICAN BOYS –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers/Seven Arts)-1 (79)
81 — LOVE MACHINE –•– The O’Kaysions (ABC)-1 (81)
82 — CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG –•– Paul Mauriat and His Orchestra (Philips)-1 (82)
83 — THE OL’ RACE TRACK –•– The Mills Brothers (Dot)-1 (83)
84 — COO COO –•– Big Brother and the Holding Company (Mainstream)-1 (84)
88 — DO YOU WANNA DANCE –•– The Mamas and the Papas (Dunhill)-1 (88)
90 — KEEP ON DANCING –•– Alvin Cash (Toddlin’ Town)-1 (90)
94 — LIVING IN THE U.S.A. –•– The Steve Miller Band (Capitol)-1 (94)
97 — BORN TO BE WITH YOU –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — WHITE HOUSES –•– Eric Burdon and the Animals (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — DON’T CRY MY LOVE –•– The Impressions (ABC)-1 (99)
100 — LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th November, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 2 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-12 (1)
3 4 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-9 (3)
4 3 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-10 (2)
5 5 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (5)
6 8 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 (6)
7 14 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (7)
8 10 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (8)
9 7 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-12 (5)
10 6 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-9 (6)

11 11 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-6 (11)
12 17 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (12)
13 19 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-4 (13)
14 12 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-11 (6)
15 16 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-7 (15)
16 34 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (16)
17 9 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-16 (2)
18 15 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-14 (5)
19 22 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-8 (19)
20 21 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (20)

21 27 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-7 (21)
22 35 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (22)
23 23 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (23)
24 24 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-10 (24)
25 25 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-7 (25)
26 39 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (26)
27 13 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-11 (7)
28 28 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-9 (28)
29 18 ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (18)
30 46 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-6 (30)

31 32 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (31)
32 20 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-13 (2)
33 26 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (13)
34 37 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-6 (34)
35 48 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-7 (35)
36 41 THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6 (36)
37 42 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-7 (37)
38 38 DO SOMETHING TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (38)
39 47 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-4 (39)
40 36 1432 FRANKLIN PIKE CIRCLE HERO –•– Bobby Russell (Elf)-6 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

This section is vacant because no Top 40 item from last week’s chart fell to position #41-#100 this week. While this is a rare occurrence, it does happen from time to time.

POWER PLAYS

41 50 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-3 (41)
42 53 TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-2 (42)
43 52 NOT ENOUGH INDIANS –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-5 (43)
44 44 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-4 (44)
45 45 GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (45)
46 58 SHAKE –•– The Shadows Of Knight (Team)-6 (46)
47 56 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-3 (47)
48 51 PEACE BROTHER PEACE –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-6 (48)
49 55 GOODBYE MY LOVE –•– James Brown (King)-4 (49)
50 54 THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (57)
62 — SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (62)
65 — SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-1 (65)
73 — CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-1 (73)
77 — MY SONG –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (77)
91 — GOOD TIME GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (91)
92 — DON’T MAKE THE GOOD GIRLS GO BAD –•– Della Humphrey (Arctic)-1 (92)
93 — EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (93)
98 — THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (98)
99 — BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (99)
100 — IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th December, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-13 (1)
3 7 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (3)
4 16 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (4)
5 6 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7 (5)
6 3 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-10 (3)
7 5 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-7 (5)
8 8 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (8)
9 11 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-7 (9)
10 4 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-11 (2)

11 12 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (11)
12 9 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-13 (5)
13 13 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-5 (13)
14 10 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-10 (6)
15 26 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (15)
16 19 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-9 (16)
17 22 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (17)
18 21 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-8 (18)
19 20 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (19)
20 15 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-8 (15)

21 17 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-17 (2)
22 24 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-11 (22)
23 18 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-15 (5)
24 34 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-7 (24)
25 28 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-10 (25)
26 41 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-4 (26)
27 37 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-8 (27)
28 39 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-5 (28)
29 23 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-9 (23)
30 30 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-7 (30)

31 65 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-2 (31)
32 14 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-12 (6)
33 35 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-8 (33)
34 49 GOODBYE MY LOVE –•– James Brown (King)-5 (34)
35 42 TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-3 (35)
36 36 THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7 (36)
37 25 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-8 (25)
38 44 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-5 (38)
39 31 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (31)
40 45 GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 40 1432 FRANKLIN PIKE CIRCLE HERO –•– Bobby Russell (Elf)-7 (36)
53 38 DO SOMETHING TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 58 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 (41)
42 51 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-5 (42)
43 43 NOT ENOUGH INDIANS –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-6 (43)
44 61 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-3 (44)
45 53 I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-3 (45)
46 46 SHAKE –•– The Shadows Of Knight (Team)-7 (46)
47 47 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-4 (47)
48 48 PEACE BROTHER PEACE –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-7 (48)
49 62 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-2 (49)
50 57 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

57 — I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-1 (57)
58 — A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (58)
74 — GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-1 (74)
80 — MALINDA –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-1 (80)
85 — THE GIRL MOST LIKELY –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-1 (85)
89 — REACH OUT –•– Merrilee Rush (AGP)-1 (89)
94 — READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (94)
95 — YESTERDAY’S RAIN –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (95)
96 — ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (96)
97 — CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ –•– Bobby Womack (Minit)-1 (97)
98 — LOOKING BACK –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (98)
99 — THEY DON’T MAKE LOVE LIKE THEY USED TO –•– Eddy Arnold (RCA Victor)-1 (99)
100 — VANCE –•– Roger Miller (Smash)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th December, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 4 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-9 (1)
3 3 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (3)
4 7 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-8 (4)
5 5 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-8 (5)
6 2 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-14 (1)
7 8 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (7)
8 9 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-8 (8)
9 11 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (9)
10 6 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-11 (3)

11 13 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-6 (11)
12 10 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-12 (2)
13 15 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (13)
14 17 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (14)
15 20 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-9 (15)
16 26 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-5 (16)
17 24 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-8 (17)
18 18 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-9 (18)
19 12 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-14 (5)
20 57 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-2 (20)

21 16 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-10 (16)
22 19 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (19)
23 41 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-5 (23)
24 31 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-3 (24)
25 22 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-12 (22)
26 14 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-11 (6)
27 27 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-9 (27)
28 28 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 35 TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-4 (29)
30 30 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-8 (30)

31 34 GOODBYE MY LOVE –•– James Brown (King)-6 (31)
32 44 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-4 (32)
33 50 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-3 (33)
34 25 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-11 (25)
35 29 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-10 (23)
36 49 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-3 (36)
37 40 GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-8 (37)
38 38 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-6 (38)
39 58 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (39)
40 63 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 33 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-9 (33)
47 39 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (31)
49 36 THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-6 (41)
42 68 A MAN AND A HALF –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (42)
43 43 NOT ENOUGH INDIANS –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-7 (43)
44 45 I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-4 (44)
46 47 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-5 (46)
48 56 BALLAD OF TWO BROTHERS –•– Autry Inman (Epic)-5 (48)
50 69 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

74 — BLUEBIRDS OVER THE MOUNTAIN –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (74)
75 — MY FAVORITE THINGS –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (75)
80 — ISN’T IT LONELY TOGETHER –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1 (80)
85 — CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (85)
86 — THE BEGINNING OF MY END –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-1 (86)
87 — THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (87)
90 — YOU GOT SOUL –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-1 (90)
93 — DON’T BE AFRAID (Do As I Say) –•– Frankie Karl and the Dreams (D.C.)-1 (93)
94 — I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-1 (94)
96 — RELEASE ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-1 (96)
97 — THE WORM –•– Jimmy McGriff (Solid State)-1 (97)
98 — DON’T PAT ME ON THE BACK AND CALL ME BROTHER –•– John W. Anderson Presents KaSandra (Capitol)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st December, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-10 (1)
3 3 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (3)
4 4 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-9 (4)
5 7 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (5)
6 8 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-9 (6)
7 5 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-9 (5)
8 11 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-7 (8)
9 9 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (9)
10 10 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-12 (3)

11 6 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-15 (1)
12 13 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (12)
13 17 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-9 (13)
14 14 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (14)
15 15 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-10 (15)
16 16 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-6 (16)
17 20 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-3 (17)
18 18 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-10 (18)
19 12 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-13 (2)
20 24 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-4 (20)

21 21 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-11 (16)
22 23 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (22)
23 22 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (19)
24 36 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-4 (24)
25 19 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-15 (5)
26 52 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-3 (26)
27 29 TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-5 (27)
28 28 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-7 (28)
29 30 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-9 (29)
30 32 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-5 (30)

31 33 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-4 (31)
32 25 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-13 (22)
33 27 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-10 (27)
34 45 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-10 (33)
35 39 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (35)
36 40 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-4 (36)
37 44 I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-5 (37)
38 38 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-7 (38)
39 85 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-2 (39)
40 37 GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-9 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 31 GOODBYE MY LOVE –•– James Brown (King)-7 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (41)
42 42 A MAN AND A HALF –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (42)
43 50 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-4 (43)
44 43 NOT ENOUGH INDIANS –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-8 (43)
46 46 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-6 (46)
47 75 MY FAVORITE THINGS –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-2 (47)
48 48 BALLAD OF TWO BROTHERS –•– Autry Inman (Epic)-6 (48)
49 58 BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (49)
50 69 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (61)
72 — CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (72)
73 — SEASON OF THE WITCH (Part 1) –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-1 (73)
74 — CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1 (74)
81 — SOUL SISTER, BROWN SUGAR –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-1 (81)
84 — RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-1 (84)
87 — RAINBOW RIDE –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (87)
88 — A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (88)
90 — HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (90)
92 — TIT FOR TAT (Ain’t No Taking Back) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (92)
95 — STAY CLOSE TO ME –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Curtom)-1 (95)
96 — SHOUT (Part 1) –•– The Chambers Brothers (Vault)-1 (96)
98 — WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-1 (98)
99 — THE THOUGHT OF LOVING YOU –•– Crystal Mansion (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — CONDITION RED –•– The Goodees (HIP)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th December, 1968

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TW LW TITLE –•– Artist (Label)-Weeks on Chart (Peak To Date)

1 1 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (2)
3 2 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-11 (1)
4 5 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9 (4)
5 6 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-10 (5)
6 4 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-10 (4)
7 17 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-4 (7)
8 7 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-10 (5)
9 9 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-9 (9)
10 12 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (10)

11 8 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-8 (8)
12 13 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-10 (12)
13 22 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (13)
14 14 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (14)
15 11 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-16 (1)
16 20 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-5 (16)
17 18 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-11 (17)
18 10 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-13 (3)
19 15 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-11 (15)
20 26 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-4 (20)

21 24 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-5 (21)
22 21 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-12 (16)
23 28 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-8 (23)
24 31 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-5 (24)
25 19 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-14 (2)
26 30 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-6 (26)
27 16 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-7 (16)
28 39 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (28)
29 29 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-10 (29)
30 36 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-5 (30)

31 27 TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-6 (27)
32 35 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (32)
33 34 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-11 (33)
34 51 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-8 (34)
35 23 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (19)
36 54 MY SONG –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (36)
37 37 I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-6 (37)
38 43 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-5 (38)
39 53 PEOPLE –•– The Tymes (Columbia)-7 (39)
40 41 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 38 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-8 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 61 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-2 (41)
42 55 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (42)
43 90 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-2 (43)
44 46 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-7 (44)
46 49 BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (46)
47 47 MY FAVORITE THINGS –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-3 (47)
48 50 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-7 (48)
49 75 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-3 (49)
50 60 READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — DADDY SANG BASS –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (64)
72 — TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (72)
83 — ELECTRIC STORIES –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (83)
85 — NOT ON THE OUTSIDE –•– The Moments (Stang)-1 (85)
87 — KAY –•– John Wesley Ryles I (Columbia)-1 (87)
88 — FEELIN’ SO GOOD (S.k.o.o.b.y-D.o.o.) –•– The Archies (Calendar)-1 (88)
89 — SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (89)
90 — THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (90)
92 — ELOISE –•– Barry Ryan (MGM)-1 (92)
93 — YOU’VE GOT THE POWER –•– The Esquires (Wand)-1 (93)
94 — DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (94)
98 — I’M INTO LOOKIN’ FOR SOMEONE TO LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — I CAN’T HELP IT (If I’m Still In Love With You) –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-1 (100)