All US Top 40 Singles for 1969

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US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th January, 1969

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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)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (2)
3 7 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-5 (3)
4 16 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-6 (4)
5 4 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10 (4)
6 10 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (6)
7 3 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-12 (1)
8 5 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-11 (5)
9 8 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-11 (5)
10 13 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (10)

11 9 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-10 (9)
12 12 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-11 (12)
13 23 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-9 (13)
14 26 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-7 (14)
15 20 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-5 (15)
16 6 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-11 (4)
17 28 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (17)
18 21 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-6 (18)
19 17 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-12 (17)
20 14 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (14)

21 24 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-6 (21)
22 11 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-9 (8)
23 15 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-17 (1)
24 18 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-14 (3)
25 38 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-6 (25)
26 30 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (26)
27 42 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 (27)
28 43 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-3 (28)
29 66 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-3 (29)
30 27 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-8 (16)

31 36 MY SONG –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (31)
32 32 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (32)
33 34 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-9 (33)
34 40 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (34)
35 49 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-4 (35)
36 19 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-12 (15)
37 72 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-2 (37)
38 53 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-3 (38)
39 48 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-8 (39)
40 41 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 33 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-12 (33)
45 22 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-13 (16)
49 39 PEOPLE –•– The Tymes (Columbia)-8 (39)
50 37 I CAN’T TURN YOU LOOSE –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-7 (37)
62 29 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-11 (29)

POWER PLAYS

42 46 BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (42)
43 57 ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (43)
44 50 READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-5 (44)
46 47 MY FAVORITE THINGS –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-4 (46)
47 74 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-4 (47)
48 51 MALINDA –•– Bobby Taylor and the Vancouvers (Gordy)-5 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

53 — BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (53)
81 — I FORGOT TO BE YOUR LOVER –•– William Bell (Stax)-1 (81)
82 — RAIN IN MY HEART –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (82)
84 — BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-1 (84)
88 — OB-LA-DI, OB-LA-DA –•– Arthur Conley (Atco)-1 (88)
89 — SHE’S A LADY –•– John Sebastian (Kama Sutra)-1 (89)
90 — YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (90)
92 — IF IT WASN’T FOR BAD LUCK –•– Ray Charles and Jimmy Lewis (ABC / TRC)-1 (92)
94 — LOOKING BACK –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (94)
99 — AIN’T GOT NO – I GOT LIFE –•– Nina Simone (RCA)-1 (99)
100 — GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th January, 1969

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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)-8 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-6 (2)
3 5 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (3)
4 4 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-7 (4)
5 10 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9 (5)
6 6 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (6)
7 2 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (2)
8 17 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (8)
9 7 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-13 (1)
10 11 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-11 (9)

11 12 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-12 (11)
12 15 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-6 (12)
13 18 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-7 (13)
14 14 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-8 (14)
15 8 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-12 (5)
16 16 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-12 (4)
17 26 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (17)
18 37 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (18)
19 40 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (19)
20 9 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-12 (5)

21 13 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-10 (13)
22 22 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-10 (8)
23 38 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-4 (23)
24 32 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (24)
25 25 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-7 (25)
26 27 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 (26)
27 28 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (27)
28 29 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-4 (28)
29 24 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-15 (3)
30 23 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-18 (1)

31 34 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (31)
32 30 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-9 (16)
33 33 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-10 (33)
34 57 CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (34)
35 35 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-5 (35)
36 20 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (14)
37 21 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-7 (21)
38 42 BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (38)
39 39 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-9 (39)
40 19 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-13 (17)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 31 MY SONG –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (31)
49 36 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-13 (15)

POWER PLAYS

42 43 ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (42)
43 44 READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-6 (43)
44 41 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-13 (33)
45 46 MY FAVORITE THINGS –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-5 (45)
46 47 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-5 (46)
47 53 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-2 (47)
48 84 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-2 (48)
50 45 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-14 (16)

NEW THIS WEEK

91 — GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-1 (91)
95 — IF I ONLY HAD TIME –•– Nick DeCaro (A&M)-1 (95)
97 — RIOT –•– Hugh Masekela (Uni)-1 (97)
98 — TRAGEDY –•– Brian Hyland (Dot)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th January, 1969

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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)-9 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-7 (2)
3 4 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-8 (3)
4 8 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (4)
5 5 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-10 (5)
6 3 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-12 (3)
7 7 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (2)
8 18 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (8)
9 23 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-5 (9)
10 13 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-8 (10)

11 11 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-13 (11)
12 12 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-7 (12)
13 6 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (6)
14 14 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-9 (14)
15 26 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 (15)
16 19 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (16)
17 17 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (17)
18 9 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-14 (1)
19 10 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-12 (9)
20 15 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-13 (5)

21 20 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-13 (5)
22 16 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-13 (4)
23 21 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-11 (13)
24 33 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-11 (24)
25 28 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-5 (25)
26 27 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (26)
27 31 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-11 (27)
28 38 BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (28)
29 34 CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (29)
30 25 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-8 (25)

31 48 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-3 (31)
32 29 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-16 (3)
33 22 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-11 (8)
34 35 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-6 (34)
35 24 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (24)
36 39 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-10 (36)
37 46 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-6 (37)
38 30 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-19 (1)
39 51 THE BEGINNING OF MY END –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-6 (39)
40 42 ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 37 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-8 (21)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-7 (41)
42 47 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (42)
43 65 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-4 (43)
45 52 CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ –•– Bobby Womack (Minit)-7 (45)
46 72 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-3 (46)
47 83 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-3 (47)
48 54 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-5 (48)
49 64 DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-4 (49)
50 60 RAINBOW RIDE –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (67)
71 — BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-1 (71)
74 — I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-1 (74)
76 — THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-1 (76)
77 — HOME COOKIN’ –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (77)
78 — HE CALLED ME BABY –•– Ella Washington (Sound Stage 7)-1 (78)
80 — ALMOST PERSUADED –•– Etta James (Cadet)-1 (80)
82 — GETTING THE CORNERS –•– The T.S.U. Tornadoes (Atlantic)-1 (82)
87 — BUBBLE GUM MUSIC –•– Rock and Roll Double Bubble Trading Card Co. Of Philadelphia-19141 (Buddah)-1 (87)
88 — POOR SIDE OF TOWN –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-1 (88)
89 — MAY I –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-1 (89)
90 — THE GROOVIEST GIRL IN THE WORLD –•– The Fun and Games (Uni)-1 (90)
93 — KUM BA YAH –•– Tommy Leonetti (Decca)-1 (93)
94 — I’M GONNA HOLD ON AS LONG AS I CAN –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (94)
96 — WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — THIS OLD HEART OF MINE (Is Weak For You) –•– Tammi Terrell (Motown)-1 (97)
98 — FOX ON THE RUN –•– Manfred Mann (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-1 (99)
100 — THAT’S YOUR BABY –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th January, 1969

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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)-10 (7 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (2)
3 2 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-8 (2)
4 3 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-9 (3)
5 15 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-9 (5)
6 5 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-11 (5)
7 8 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (7)
8 9 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-6 (8)
9 16 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (9)
10 10 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-9 (10)

11 12 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-8 (11)
12 25 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-6 (12)
13 6 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-13 (3)
14 7 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (2)
15 27 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-12 (15)
16 17 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (16)
17 13 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (6)
18 11 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-14 (11)
19 18 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-15 (1)
20 19 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-13 (9)

21 34 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-7 (21)
22 24 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-12 (22)
23 23 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-12 (13)
24 14 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-10 (14)
25 26 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-6 (25)
26 20 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-14 (5)
27 21 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-14 (5)
28 31 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-4 (28)
29 29 CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (29)
30 30 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-9 (25)

31 42 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (31)
32 37 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-7 (32)
33 48 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-6 (33)
34 46 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-4 (34)
35 41 READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-8 (35)
36 36 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-11 (36)
37 43 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-5 (37)
38 39 THE BEGINNING OF MY END –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-7 (38)
39 40 ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (39)
40 67 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 28 BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (28)
42 22 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-14 (4)
46 35 A RAY OF HOPE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (24)

POWER PLAYS

43 45 CALIFORNIA DREAMIN’ –•– Bobby Womack (Minit)-8 (43)
44 44 PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-9 (21)
45 47 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-4 (45)
47 — I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (47)
48 49 DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (48)
49 50 RAINBOW RIDE –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-6 (49)
50 52 SOUL SISTER, BROWN SUGAR –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

47 — I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (47)
62 — PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (62)
63 — GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-1 (63)
72 — RIVER DEEP-MOUNTAIN HIGH –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-1 (72)
78 — PURPLE HAZE –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (78)
82 — THE GREATEST LOVE –•– Dorsey Burnette (Liberty)-1 (82)
85 — INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (85)
90 — LET IT BE ME –•– Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1 (90)
93 — THE CARROLL COUNTY ACCIDENT –•– Porter Wagoner (RCA)-1 (93)
98 — PLEASE DON’T DESERT ME BABY –•– Gloria Walker and the Chevelles (Flaming Arrow)-1 (98)
99 — CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-1 (99)
100 — HEY! BABY –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st February, 1969

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

1 2 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-10 (2)
3 8 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-7 (3)
4 7 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (4)
5 1 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (1)
6 3 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-9 (2)
7 9 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (7)
8 6 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-12 (5)
9 4 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-10 (3)
10 28 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-5 (10)

11 12 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-7 (11)
12 16 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10 (12)
13 15 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-13 (13)
14 10 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-10 (10)
15 11 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-9 (11)
16 37 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-6 (16)
17 34 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-5 (17)
18 13 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-14 (3)
19 22 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-13 (19)
20 33 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-7 (20)

21 21 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-8 (21)
22 47 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (22)
23 25 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-7 (23)
24 32 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-8 (24)
25 24 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-11 (14)
26 18 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-15 (11)
27 29 CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (27)
28 31 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (28)
29 19 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-16 (1)
30 17 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12 (6)

31 14 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (2)
32 20 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-14 (9)
33 23 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-13 (13)
34 52 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-4 (34)
35 36 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-12 (35)
36 45 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-5 (36)
37 40 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-3 (37)
38 38 THE BEGINNING OF MY END –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-8 (38)
39 26 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-15 (5)
40 30 THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-10 (25)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 39 ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-9 (39)
45 35 READY OR NOT HERE I COME (Can’t Hide From Love) –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-9 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 SOUL SISTER, BROWN SUGAR –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-7 (41)
42 63 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-2 (42)
44 66 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-3 (44)
46 — SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-1 (46)
47 48 DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (47)
48 68 HOME COOKIN’ –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-3 (48)
49 54 A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (49)
50 56 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

46 — SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-1 (46)
69 — GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (69)
74 — 30-60-90 –•– Willie Mitchell (Hi)-1 (74)
86 — DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (86)
89 — GRITS AIN’T GROCERIES (All Around the World) –•– Little Milton (Checker)-1 (89)
90 — WOMAN HELPING MAN –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (90)
92 — THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (92)
95 — DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (95)
96 — MY SPECIAL PRAYER –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (96)
97 — SOMEDAY SOON –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1 (97)
99 — SATURDAY NIGHT AT THE WORLD –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (99)
100 — CLOUD NINE –•– Mongo Santamaria (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th February, 1969

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

1 1 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-11 (2)
3 3 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-8 (3)
4 4 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-7 (4)
5 10 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-6 (5)
6 7 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-8 (6)
7 5 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (1)
8 6 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-10 (2)
9 13 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-14 (9)
10 11 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-8 (10)

11 8 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-13 (5)
12 12 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (12)
13 16 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-7 (13)
14 17 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-6 (14)
15 22 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (15)
16 15 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-10 (11)
17 9 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-11 (3)
18 14 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-11 (10)
19 24 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-9 (19)
20 20 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-8 (20)

21 28 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (21)
22 34 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-5 (22)
23 19 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-14 (19)
24 21 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-9 (21)
25 27 CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (25)
26 37 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-4 (26)
27 25 LO MUCHO QUE TE QUIERO (The More I Love You) –•– Rene and Rene (White Whale)-12 (14)
28 55 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (28)
29 18 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-15 (3)
30 36 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-6 (30)

31 44 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-4 (31)
32 52 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-3 (32)
33 51 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-7 (33)
34 65 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-3 (34)
35 23 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-8 (23)
36 38 THE BEGINNING OF MY END –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-9 (36)
37 42 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-3 (37)
38 33 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-14 (13)
39 47 DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (39)
40 92 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 35 BABY LET’S WAIT –•– The Royal Guardsmen (Laurie)-13 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SOUL SISTER, BROWN SUGAR –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-8 (41)
42 48 HOME COOKIN’ –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (42)
43 46 SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-2 (43)
44 86 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-2 (44)
45 69 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-2 (45)
46 54 CONDITION RED –•– The Goodees (HIP)-8 (46)
47 50 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-7 (47)
48 43 ARE YOU HAPPY –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-10 (39)
49 49 A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-1 (60)
61 — TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-1 (61)
67 — TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (67)
69 — YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (69)
71 — SOPHISTICATED CISSY –•– The Meters (Josie)-1 (71)
81 — LONG LINE RIDER –•– Bobby Darin (Direction)-1 (81)
86 — HONEY (I Miss You) –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1 (86)
87 — MY WORLD IS EMPTY WITHOUT YOU –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA)-1 (87)
88 — JOHNNY ONE TIME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (88)
90 — HEAVEN –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (90)
91 — ME ABOUT YOU –•– The Lovin’ Spoonful (Kama Sutra)-1 (91)
93 — WITCHI TAI TO –•– Everything Is Everything (Vanguard Apostolic)-1 (93)
96 — THE TRA LA LA SONG (One Banana, Two Banana) –•– The Banana Splits (Decca)-1 (96)
97 — GREAT BALLS OF FIRE –•– Tiny Tim (Reprise)-1 (97)
98 — GLAD SHE’S A WOMAN –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (98)
99 — TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 (99)
100 — ONLY THE LONELY –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th February, 1969

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

1 2 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-12 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-10 (1)
3 4 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-8 (3)
4 5 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-7 (4)
5 3 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-9 (3)
6 10 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-9 (6)
7 14 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (7)
8 7 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13 (1)
9 9 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-15 (9)
10 8 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-11 (2)

11 15 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (11)
12 13 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-8 (12)
13 6 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-9 (6)
14 21 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (14)
15 22 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-6 (15)
16 12 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (12)
17 20 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-9 (17)
18 17 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-12 (3)
19 19 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-10 (19)
20 37 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-4 (20)

21 28 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (21)
22 11 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-14 (5)
23 26 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 (23)
24 23 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-15 (19)
25 24 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-10 (21)
26 40 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (26)
27 32 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-4 (27)
28 30 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-7 (28)
29 31 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-5 (29)
30 51 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-5 (30)

31 47 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-8 (31)
32 34 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-4 (32)
33 33 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-8 (33)
34 18 SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-12 (10)
35 25 CALIFORNIA SOUL –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (25)
36 45 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-3 (36)
37 16 GOING UP THE COUNTRY –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-11 (11)
38 39 DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (38)
39 44 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-3 (39)
40 43 SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 35 HEY JUDE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-9 (23)
43 36 THE BEGINNING OF MY END –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-10 (36)
44 38 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-15 (13)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 HOME COOKIN’ –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (42)
45 52 DADDY SANG BASS –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-8 (45)
46 61 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-2 (46)
47 56 I FORGOT TO BE YOUR LOVER –•– William Bell (Stax)-7 (47)
48 49 A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (48)
49 41 SOUL SISTER, BROWN SUGAR –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-9 (41)
50 — MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-1 (50)
70 — RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (70)
77 — I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (77)
82 — MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (82)
83 — LOVIN’ THINGS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (83)
84 — HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-1 (84)
86 — MAYBE TOMORROW –•– The Iveys (Apple)-1 (86)
87 — HELLO IT’S ME –•– Nazz (SGC)-1 (87)
89 — NO NOT MUCH –•– The Smoke Ring (Buddah)-1 (89)
95 — ANYTHING YOU CHOOSE –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (95)
97 — SWITCH IT ON –•– Cliff Nobles and Co. (Phil-L.A. Of Soul)-1 (97)
98 — I LIKE WHAT YOU’RE DOING (To Me) –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-1 (98)
99 — I DON’T WANT TO CRY –•– Ruby Winters (Diamond)-1 (99)
100 — TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd February, 1969

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

1 1 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-13 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-11 (1)
3 4 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-8 (3)
4 3 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-9 (3)
5 6 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-10 (5)
6 5 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-10 (3)
7 7 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-8 (7)
8 12 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-9 (8)
9 21 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (9)
10 11 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (10)

11 14 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (11)
12 9 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-16 (9)
13 15 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-7 (13)
14 10 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-12 (2)
15 8 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14 (1)
16 13 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-10 (6)
17 17 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-10 (17)
18 19 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-11 (18)
19 20 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-5 (19)
20 23 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 (20)

21 26 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (21)
22 22 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-15 (5)
23 46 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-3 (23)
24 27 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-5 (24)
25 39 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-4 (25)
26 29 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-6 (26)
27 28 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-8 (27)
28 33 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-9 (28)
29 32 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-5 (29)
30 30 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-6 (30)

31 31 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-9 (31)
32 25 THERE’S GONNA BE A SHOWDOWN –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-11 (21)
33 18 SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-13 (3)
34 24 STAND BY YOUR MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-16 (19)
35 36 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (35)
36 16 IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-13 (12)
37 52 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-3 (37)
38 70 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (38)
39 40 SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-4 (39)
40 50 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 38 DOES ANYBODY KNOW I’M HERE –•– The Dells (Cadet)-9 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 59 HEAVEN –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (41)
42 45 DADDY SANG BASS –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-9 (42)
43 54 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-6 (43)
45 47 I FORGOT TO BE YOUR LOVER –•– William Bell (Stax)-8 (45)
46 58 MAY I –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-6 (46)
47 76 HONEY (I Miss You) –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-3 (47)
48 48 A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (48)
49 67 CLOUD NINE –•– Mongo Santamaria (Columbia)-4 (49)
50 57 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING –•– Donovan (Epic)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

52 — THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (52)
80 — SOMEBODY LOVES YOU –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (80)
81 — SOUL EXPERIENCE –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-1 (81)
82 — APRICOT BRANDY –•– Rhinoceros (Elektra)-1 (82)
83 — THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-1 (83)
84 — AM I THE SAME GIRL –•– Barbara Acklin (Brunswick)-1 (84)
87 — TEAR DROP CITY –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (87)
90 — BACK DOOR MAN –•– Derek (Bang)-1 (90)
91 — LONG GREEN –•– The Fireballs (Atco)-1 (91)
98 — I DO LOVE YOU –•– Billy Stewart (Chess)-11 (26)
99 — THESE ARE NOT MY PEOPLE –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (99)
100 — BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st March, 1969

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

1 1 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-14 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-12 (1)
3 3 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-9 (3)
4 4 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10 (3)
5 9 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (5)
6 7 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (6)
7 8 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-10 (7)
8 11 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (8)
9 6 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-11 (3)
10 25 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (10)

11 21 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (11)
12 10 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (10)
13 13 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-8 (13)
14 5 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-11 (5)
15 18 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-12 (15)
16 24 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (16)
17 17 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-11 (17)
18 19 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-6 (18)
19 23 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-4 (19)
20 12 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-17 (9)

21 26 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-7 (21)
22 38 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (22)
23 40 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-3 (23)
24 31 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-10 (24)
25 37 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-4 (25)
26 30 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-7 (26)
27 20 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7 (20)
28 15 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-15 (1)
29 29 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-6 (29)
30 27 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-9 (27)

31 14 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-13 (2)
32 35 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (32)
33 16 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 (6)
34 52 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (34)
35 50 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (35)
36 22 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-16 (5)
37 39 SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-5 (37)
38 28 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-10 (28)
39 41 HEAVEN –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (39)
40 55 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-4 (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 61 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (41)
42 43 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-7 (42)
43 68 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (43)
44 46 MAY I –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-7 (44)
45 49 CLOUD NINE –•– Mongo Santamaria (Columbia)-5 (45)
46 47 HONEY (I Miss You) –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-4 (46)
47 51 WOMAN HELPING MAN –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-5 (47)
48 42 DADDY SANG BASS –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-10 (42)
49 70 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-7 (49)
50 63 SOPHISTICATED CISSY –•– The Meters (Josie)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

63 — ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (63)
64 — WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-1 (64)
65 — WHEN HE TOUCHES ME (Nothing Else Matters) –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (65)
70 — ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (70)
71 — A LOVER’S QUESTION –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (71)
87 — GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — DON’T FORGET ABOUT ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (88)
90 — SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (90)
94 — GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-1 (94)
95 — YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (95)
96 — SWEETER THAN SUGAR –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (96)
97 — DAY AFTER DAY (It’s Slippin’ Away) –•– Shango (A&M)-1 (97)
99 — GIVE IT AWAY –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 (99)
100 — THE WAY IT USED TO BE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th March, 1969

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

1 1 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-15 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 5 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (2)
3 3 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-10 (3)
4 10 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-6 (4)
5 2 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-13 (1)
6 7 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-11 (6)
7 11 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (7)
8 8 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-10 (8)
9 4 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-11 (3)
10 16 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-7 (10)

11 15 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-13 (11)
12 22 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (12)
13 13 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-9 (13)
14 14 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-12 (5)
15 18 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-7 (15)
16 23 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-4 (16)
17 19 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-5 (17)
18 6 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-10 (6)
19 21 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-8 (19)
20 25 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-5 (20)

21 12 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (10)
22 9 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-12 (3)
23 24 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-11 (23)
24 34 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (24)
25 17 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-12 (17)
26 26 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-8 (26)
27 20 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-18 (9)
28 29 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-7 (28)
29 27 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-8 (20)
30 32 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-6 (30)

31 70 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-2 (31)
32 45 CLOUD NINE –•– Mongo Santamaria (Columbia)-6 (32)
33 30 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-10 (27)
34 38 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-11 (28)
35 35 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (35)
36 51 LET IT BE ME –•– Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-7 (36)
37 42 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-8 (37)
38 40 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-5 (38)
39 39 HEAVEN –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (39)
40 41 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 37 SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-6 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 SOPHISTICATED CISSY –•– The Meters (Josie)-5 (41)
42 43 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (42)
43 44 MAY I –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-8 (43)
44 46 HONEY (I Miss You) –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-5 (44)
45 49 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-8 (45)
47 87 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-2 (47)
48 63 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-2 (48)
49 53 LOVIN’ THINGS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (49)
50 54 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — BLESSED IS THE RAIN –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-1 (67)
81 — SHOTGUN –•– Vanilla Fudge (Atco)-1 (81)
84 — NO, NOT MUCH –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (84)
86 — I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (86)
88 — DIDN’T YOU KNOW (You’d Have To Cry Sometime) –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (88)
89 — AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (89)
90 — SING A SIMPLE SONG –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (90)
91 — DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-4 (92)
93 — NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-1 (93)
96 — PLAYGIRL –•– Thee Prophets (Kapp)-1 (96)
97 — HALLWAYS IN MY MIND –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (97)
98 — THE WEDDING CAKE –•– Connie Francis (MGM)-1 (98)
99 — ONLY YOU (And You Alone) –•– Bobby Hatfield (Verve)-1 (99)
100 — HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th March, 1969

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

1 4 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (2)
3 1 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-16 (1)
4 3 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-11 (3)
5 17 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-6 (5)
6 5 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-14 (1)
7 7 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (7)
8 10 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-8 (8)
9 20 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-6 (9)
10 6 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-12 (6)

11 12 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (11)
12 13 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-10 (12)
13 11 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-14 (11)
14 16 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-5 (14)
15 8 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-11 (8)
16 9 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-12 (3)
17 23 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-12 (17)
18 47 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (18)
19 15 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-8 (15)
20 18 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-11 (6)

21 24 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (21)
22 14 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-13 (5)
23 19 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-9 (19)
24 40 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (24)
25 37 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-9 (25)
26 25 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-13 (17)
27 38 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-6 (27)
28 31 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-3 (28)
29 21 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-8 (10)
30 34 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-12 (28)

31 50 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-5 (31)
32 32 CLOUD NINE –•– Mongo Santamaria (Columbia)-7 (32)
33 48 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-3 (33)
34 28 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-8 (28)
35 45 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-9 (35)
36 66 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-3 (36)
37 89 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-2 (37)
38 26 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-9 (26)
39 43 MAY I –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-9 (39)
40 29 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-9 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 30 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-7 (30)
46 39 HEAVEN –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (39)
48 36 LET IT BE ME –•– Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-8 (36)
50 35 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SOPHISTICATED CISSY –•– The Meters (Josie)-6 (41)
42 42 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (42)
43 52 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-5 (43)
45 51 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band –•– (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-7 (45)
47 60 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (47)
49 49 LOVIN’ THINGS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

54 — I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-1 (54)
69 — DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-1 (69)
80 — GOODBYE COLUMBUS –•– The Association (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (80)
84 — HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (84)
86 — TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (86)
90 — KICK OUT THE JAMS –•– MC5 (Elektra)-1 (90)
91 — TRACKS OF MY TEARS –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (91)
92 — MOVE IN A LITTLE CLOSER, BABY –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-1 (92)
93 — IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (93)
94 — TIME WAS –•– Canned Heat (Liberty)-1 (94)
96 — THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE –•– Red Skelton (Columbia)-1 (96)
100 — GOD KNOWS I LOVE YOU –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd March, 1969

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

1 1 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (2)
3 5 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-7 (3)
4 4 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-12 (3)
5 8 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-9 (5)
6 9 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-7 (6)
7 7 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (7)
8 3 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-17 (1)
9 6 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-15 (1)
10 11 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (10)

11 18 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (11)
12 12 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-11 (12)
13 14 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-6 (13)
14 37 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (14)
15 13 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-15 (11)
16 17 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-13 (16)
17 15 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-12 (8)
18 10 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-13 (6)
19 21 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (19)
20 33 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4 (20)

21 36 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-4 (21)
22 31 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-6 (22)
23 24 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (23)
24 28 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4 (24)
25 25 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-10 (25)
26 27 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-7 (26)
27 43 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-6 (27)
28 30 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-13 (28)
29 23 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-10 (19)
30 35 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-10 (30)

31 16 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-13 (3)
32 20 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-12 (6)
33 54 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-2 (33)
34 41 SOPHISTICATED CISSY –•– The Meters (Josie)-7 (34)
35 26 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-14 (17)
36 19 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-9 (15)
37 45 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-8 (37)
38 38 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-10 (26)
39 42 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (39)
40 69 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 39 MAY I –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-10 (39)
47 32 CLOUD NINE –•– Mongo Santamaria (Columbia)-8 (32)

POWER PLAYS

42 93 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-2 (42)
43 79 NO, NOT MUCH –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-3 (43)
44 70 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-3 (44)
45 47 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (45)
46 55 THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-5 (46)
48 52 A LOVER’S QUESTION –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-4 (48)
49 51 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5 (49)
50 49 LOVIN’ THINGS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — MEMORIES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (67)
71 — THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (71)
81 — IS IT SOMETHING YOU’VE GOT –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-1 (81)
82 — FIRST OF MAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (82)
84 — IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (84)
85 — IN THE STILL OF THE NIGHT –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-1 (85)
86 — SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (86)
87 — ICE CREAM SONG –•– The Dynamics (Cotillion)-1 (87)
96 — FOOLISH FOOL –•– Dee Dee Warwick (Mercury)-1 (96)
97 — BORN AGAIN –•– Sam and Dave (Atlantic)-1 (97)
99 — GIVE IT AWAY –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-3 (95)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th March, 1969

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

1 1 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-8 (2)
3 6 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-8 (3)
4 14 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (4)
5 2 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10 (2)
6 10 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (6)
7 5 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-10 (5)
8 11 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (8)
9 13 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-7 (9)
10 24 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (10)

11 4 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-13 (3)
12 21 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-5 (12)
13 7 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (7)
14 8 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-18 (1)
15 20 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-5 (15)
16 16 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-14 (16)
17 27 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-7 (17)
18 9 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-16 (1)
19 22 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-7 (19)
20 19 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (19)

21 17 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-13 (8)
22 12 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-12 (12)
23 23 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (23)
24 26 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-8 (24)
25 18 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-14 (6)
26 42 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-3 (26)
27 30 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-11 (27)
28 37 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-9 (28)
29 33 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-3 (29)
30 15 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-16 (11)

31 40 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-3 (31)
32 25 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-11 (25)
33 28 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-14 (28)
34 43 NO, NOT MUCH –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-4 (34)
35 70 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-3 (35)
36 49 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6 (36)
37 45 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (37)
38 53 SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-5 (38)
39 71 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-2 (39)
40 29 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-11 (19)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 34 SOPHISTICATED CISSY –•– The Meters (Josie)-8 (34)
46 38 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-11 (26)
47 39 I DON’T KNOW WHY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (39)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-6 (41)
42 51 JOHNNY ONE TIME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-8 (42)
43 44 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-4 (43)
44 78 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-3 (44)
48 48 A LOVER’S QUESTION –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-5 (48)
49 54 BLESSED IS THE RAIN –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-4 (49)
50 57 WHEN HE TOUCHES ME (Nothing Else Matters) –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (69)
76 — MINI-SKIRT MINNIE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (76)
77 — MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (77)
79 — WISHFUL SINFUL –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (79)
86 — THERE NEVER WAS A TIME –•– Jeannie C. Riley (Plantation)-1 (86)
94 — GOOD TIMES BAD TIMES –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-1 (94)
95 — ONE EYE OPEN –•– Maskman and the Agents (Dynamo)-1 (95)
96 — ZAZUEIRA (Za-zoo-wher-a) –•– Herb Alpert and the Tijuana Brass (A&M)-1 (96)
98 — SOMETHING’S ON HER MIND –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (98)
100 — I LOVE MY BABY –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th April, 1969

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

1 1 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-10 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (2)
3 3 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-9 (3)
4 12 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-6 (4)
5 8 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (5)
6 6 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (6)
7 10 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (7)
8 2 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-9 (2)
9 9 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-8 (9)
10 5 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-11 (2)

11 15 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-6 (11)
12 7 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-11 (5)
13 17 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-8 (13)
14 26 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4 (14)
15 19 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-8 (15)
16 11 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-14 (3)
17 13 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (7)
18 35 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-4 (18)
19 23 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (19)
20 41 THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-7 (20)

21 28 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-10 (21)
22 14 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-19 (1)
23 21 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-14 (8)
24 24 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-9 (24)
25 16 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-15 (16)
26 53 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-6 (26)
27 27 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-12 (27)
28 29 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-4 (28)
29 36 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7 (29)
30 31 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-4 (30)

31 37 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (31)
32 20 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (19)
33 44 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-4 (33)
34 61 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (34)
35 32 I GOT A LINE ON YOU –•– Spirit (Ode)-12 (25)
36 43 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-5 (36)
37 38 SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-6 (37)
38 39 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-3 (38)
39 34 NO, NOT MUCH –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-5 (34)
40 33 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-15 (28)

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 69 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-2 (41)
42 42 JOHNNY ONE TIME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-9 (42)
43 62 FIRST OF MAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-3 (43)
44 60 THE WAY IT USED TO BE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (44)
45 49 BLESSED IS THE RAIN –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-5 (45)
46 51 THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE –•– Red Skelton (Columbia)-4 (46)
47 54 DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-5 (47)
48 52 MEMORIES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (48)
49 50 WHEN HE TOUCHES ME (Nothing Else Matters) –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-6 (49)
50 63 PLAYGIRL –•– Thee Prophets (Kapp)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (61)
72 — TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (72)
73 — PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (73)
75 — ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-1 (75)
77 — IN THE BAD, BAD OLD DAYS (Before You Loved Me) –•– The Foundations (Uni)-1 (77)
80 — GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1 (80)
85 — WHERE DO YOU GO TO (My Lovely) –•– Peter Sarstedt (World Pacific)-1 (85)
86 — LOVE IS ALL I HAVE TO GIVE –•– The Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-1 (86)
87 — BADGE –•– Cream (Atco)-1 (87)
88 — MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-1 (88)
90 — BACK IN THE U.S.S.R. –•– Chubby Checker (Buddah)-1 (90)
91 — THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (91)
93 — MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (93)
94 — GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-1 (94)
95 — WHEN YOU DANCE –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (95)
96 — A MILLION TO ONE –•– Brian Hyland (Dot)-1 (96)
97 — CALIFORNIA GIRL (And the Tennessee Square) –•– Tompall and the Glaser Brothers (MGM)-1 (97)
98 — RHYTHM OF THE RAIN –•– Gary Lewis and the Playboys (Liberty)-1 (98)
99 — IDAHO –•– The Four Seasons (Philips)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th April, 1969

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

1 2 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 4 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 1 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-11 (1)
4 5 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (4)
5 3 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-10 (3)
6 7 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (6)
7 14 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5 (7)
8 18 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-5 (8)
9 6 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (6)
10 13 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-9 (10)

11 11 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-7 (11)
12 10 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (2)
13 8 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-10 (2)
14 15 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-9 (14)
15 12 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-12 (5)
16 30 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-5 (16)
17 17 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-11 (7)
18 34 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (18)
19 19 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (19)
20 20 THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-8 (20)

21 21 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-11 (21)
22 9 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-9 (9)
23 16 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-15 (3)
24 26 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-7 (24)
25 28 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-5 (25)
26 24 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-10 (24)
27 29 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 (27)
28 38 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-4 (28)
29 33 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-5 (29)
30 27 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-13 (27)

31 31 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (31)
32 51 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-6 (32)
33 36 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-6 (33)
34 53 IS IT SOMETHING YOU’VE GOT –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-4 (34)
35 48 MEMORIES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (35)
36 37 SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-7 (36)
37 41 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-3 (37)
38 25 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-16 (16)
39 52 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-9 (39)
40 43 FIRST OF MAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-4 (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 42 JOHNNY ONE TIME –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-10 (41)
42 47 DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-6 (42)
43 44 THE WAY IT USED TO BE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (43)
44 46 THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE –•– Red Skelton (Columbia)-5 (44)
45 60 WISHFUL SINFUL –•– The Doors (Elektra)-3 (45)
46 54 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-3 (46)
47 56 APRICOT BRANDY –•– Rhinoceros (Elektra)-8 (47)
48 63 IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 (48)
49 50 PLAYGIRL –•– Thee Prophets (Kapp)-6 (49)
50 72 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

51 — THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-1 (51)
72 — LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-1 (72)
75 — HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-1 (75)
78 — BUYING A BOOK –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (78)
80 — STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (80)
82 — SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-1 (82)
84 — HAPPY HEART –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (84)
87 — THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (87)
91 — BREAKFAST IN BED –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (91)
92 — ANY DAY NOW –•– Percy Sledge (Atlantic)-1 (92)
93 — CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-1 (93)
98 — IT’S A GROOVY WORLD –•– The Unifics (Kapp)-1 (98)
99 — I CAN’T DO ENOUGH –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (99)
100 — SINGING MY SONG –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th April, 1969

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

1 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 7 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6 (3)
4 6 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (4)
5 3 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-12 (1)
6 4 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (4)
7 8 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-6 (7)
8 10 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-10 (8)
9 5 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-11 (3)
10 11 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-8 (10)

11 9 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (6)
12 18 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (12)
13 21 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-12 (13)
14 24 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-8 (14)
15 16 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-6 (15)
16 13 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-11 (2)
17 32 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-7 (17)
18 19 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-10 (18)
19 12 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-13 (2)
20 51 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-2 (20)

21 28 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-5 (21)
22 17 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-12 (7)
23 22 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-10 (9)
24 29 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-6 (24)
25 25 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-6 (25)
26 27 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9 (26)
27 14 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-10 (14)
28 15 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-13 (5)
29 31 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (29)
30 54 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (30)

31 36 SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-8 (31)
32 33 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-7 (32)
33 37 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-4 (33)
34 34 IS IT SOMETHING YOU’VE GOT –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-5 (34)
35 35 MEMORIES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (35)
36 30 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-14 (27)
37 40 FIRST OF MAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-5 (37)
38 42 DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-7 (38)
39 39 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-10 (39)
40 20 THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-9 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 26 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-11 (24)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-4 (41)
42 43 THE WAY IT USED TO BE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-8 (42)
44 45 WISHFUL SINFUL –•– The Doors (Elektra)-4 (44)
45 50 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (45)
46 47 APRICOT BRANDY –•– Rhinoceros (Elektra)-9 (46)
47 48 IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-5 (47)
48 68 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-3 (48)
49 52 I LIKE WHAT YOU’RE DOING (To Me) –•– Carla Thomas (Stax)-10 (49)
50 53 MINI-SKIRT MINNIE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

53 — THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (53)
74 — I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (74)
85 — EARTH ANGEL (Will You Be Mine) –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (85)
86 — GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-1 (86)
87 — (We’ve Got) HONEY LOVE –•– Martha Reeves and the Vandellas (Gordy)-1 (87)
89 — I’VE BEEN HURT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-1 (89)
96 — SORRY SUZANNE –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (96)
99 — I’M A DRIFTER –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — JULY YOU’RE A WOMAN –•– Pat Boone (Tetragrammaton)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th April, 1969

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

1 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-9 (2)
3 3 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7 (3)
4 7 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-7 (4)
5 4 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-9 (4)
6 8 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-11 (6)
7 6 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9 (4)
8 24 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (8)
9 5 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-13 (1)
10 12 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (10)

11 13 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-13 (11)
12 9 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-12 (3)
13 17 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-8 (13)
14 14 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-9 (14)
15 15 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-7 (15)
16 20 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-3 (16)
17 10 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-9 (10)
18 21 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-6 (18)
19 11 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (6)
20 16 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-12 (2)

21 30 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (21)
22 26 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10 (22)
23 19 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-14 (2)
24 32 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-8 (24)
25 52 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (25)
26 48 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-4 (26)
27 18 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-11 (18)
28 27 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-11 (14)
29 25 I’LL TRY SOMETHING NEW –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-7 (25)
30 33 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-5 (30)

31 41 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-5 (31)
32 53 THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (32)
33 31 SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-9 (31)
34 74 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (34)
35 61 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 (35)
36 65 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-4 (36)
37 37 FIRST OF MAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-6 (37)
38 38 DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-8 (38)
39 39 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-11 (39)
40 54 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 35 MEMORIES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (35)
43 36 MENDOCINO –•– The Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-15 (27)
48 40 THE LETTER –•– The Arbors (Date)-10 (20)
51 34 IS IT SOMETHING YOU’VE GOT –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-6 (34)
54 29 TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12 (29)

POWER PLAYS

42 42 THE WAY IT USED TO BE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-9 (42)
44 44 WISHFUL SINFUL –•– The Doors (Elektra)-5 (44)
45 45 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (45)
46 51 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-4 (46)
47 47 IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (47)
49 70 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-3 (49)
50 50 MINI-SKIRT MINNIE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (67)
72 — OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-1 (72)
83 — DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (83)
87 — HEATHER HONEY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (87)
88 — LOVE IS JUST A FOUR-LETTER WORD –•– Joan Baez (Vanguard)-1 (88)
89 — MR. WALKER, IT’S ALL OVER –•– Billie Jo Spears (Capitol)-1 (89)
90 — I SHALL BE RELEASED –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (90)
91 — FROM BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Dion (Laurie)-1 (91)
93 — GREENSLEEVES –•– Mason Williams (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (93)
94 — SEVEN YEARS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (94)
95 — I CAN’T SAY NO TO YOU –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-1 (95)
96 — I’VE BEEN LOVING YOU TOO LONG –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Blue Thumb)-1 (96)
97 — HOME TO YOU –•– Earth Opera (Elektra)-1 (97) –•–
98 — NEVER GONNA LET HIM KNOW –•– Debbie Taylor (GWP)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 3rd May, 1969

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

1 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8 (2)
3 4 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-8 (3)
4 2 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-10 (2)
5 5 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-10 (4)
6 8 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (6)
7 10 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (7)
8 13 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-9 (8)
9 16 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-4 (9)
10 7 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10 (4)

11 9 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-14 (1)
12 14 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-10 (12)
13 6 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-12 (6)
14 35 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (14)
15 52 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-4 (15)
16 11 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-14 (11)
17 15 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-8 (15)
18 18 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-7 (18)
19 25 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-5 (19)
20 26 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-5 (20)

21 21 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (21)
22 22 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-11 (22)
23 12 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-13 (3)
24 17 ROCK ME –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-10 (10)
25 46 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (25)
26 19 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12 (6)
27 64 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-3 (27)
28 24 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-9 (24)
29 30 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-6 (29)
30 31 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-6 (30)

31 32 THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (31)
32 39 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-12 (32)
33 34 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (33)
34 45 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (34)
35 36 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-5 (35)
36 40 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 (36)
37 57 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-5 (37)
38 49 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-4 (38)
39 27 MR. SUN, MR. MOON –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-12 (18)
40 72 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 37 FIRST OF MAY –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-7 (37)
49 38 DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-9 (38)
56 28 HOT SMOKE AND SASSAFRASS –•– The Bubble Puppy (International Artists)-12 (14)
58 33 SNATCHING IT BACK –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-10 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 MEMORIES –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (35)
42 42 THE WAY IT USED TO BE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-10 (42)
43 60 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (43)
44 69 SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-4 (44)
45 47 IT’S ONLY LOVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (45)
47 66 EARTH ANGEL (Will You Be Mine) –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-3 (47)
48 44 WISHFUL SINFUL –•– The Doors (Elektra)-6 (44)
50 56 NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-9 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

59 — WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (59)
74 — EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-1 (74)
77 — PROUD MARY –•– Solomon Burke (Bell)-1 (77)
78 — LODI –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (78)
79 — IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (79)
80 — BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (80)
83 — MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-1 (83)
84 — ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 (84)
85 — PRETTY WORLD –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (85)
89 — WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-1 (89)
96 — MARLEY PURT DRIVE –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA)-1 (96)
97 — I COULD NEVER LIE TO YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-1 (97)
99 — THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (99)
100 — I WANT TO LOVE YOU BABY –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 10th May, 1969

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

1 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-9 (2)
3 2 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9 (2)
4 8 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-10 (4)
5 4 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-11 (2)
6 6 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (6)
7 7 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (7)
8 9 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (8)
9 19 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (9)
10 — GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (10)

11 15 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-5 (11)
12 12 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-11 (12)
13 14 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (13)
14 5 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-11 (4)
15 18 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-8 (15)
16 16 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-15 (11)
17 20 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-6 (17)
18 40 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-3 (18)
19 10 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (4)
20 21 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (20)

21 13 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-13 (6)
22 11 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-15 (1)
23 35 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-6 (23)
24 27 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-4 (24)
25 25 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (25)
26 17 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-9 (15)
27 29 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (27)
28 31 THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (28)
29 54 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (29)
30 33 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (30)

31 37 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-6 (31)
32 32 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-13 (32)
33 38 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (33)
34 34 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (34)
35 36 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (35)
36 51 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-6 (36)
37 28 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (24)
38 22 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-12 (22)
39 30 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-7 (30)
40 — DON’T LET ME DOWN –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (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 79 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2 (41)
42 43 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (42)
43 44 SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-5 (43)
44 59 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-2 (44)
45 47 EARTH ANGEL (Will You Be Mine) –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-4 (45)
46 50 NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-10 (46)
47 55 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-5 (47)
48 53 BUYING A BOOK –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-5 (48)
49 49 DON’T TOUCH ME –•– Bettye Swann (Capitol)-10 (38)
50 66 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

10 — GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (10)
40 — DON’T LET ME DOWN –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (40)
71 — LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-1 (71)
73 — TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (73)
75 — BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-1 (75)
76 — IT’S NEVER TOO LATE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (76)
77 — GENTLE ON MY MIND –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (77)
85 — SOMEDAY MAN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (85)
88 — FRIEND, LOVER, WOMAN, WIFE –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1 (88)
89 — SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (89)
90 — TRUCK STOP –•– Jerry Smith and His Pianos (ABC)-1 (90)
92 — SUNDAY –•– The Moments (Stang)-1 (92)
93 — WELCOME ME LOVE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-1 (93)
94 — WHAT IS A MAN –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (94)
96 — TURN AROUND AND LOVE YOU –•– Rita Coolidge (Pepper)-1 (96)
97 — IVORY –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — JUST A LITTLE BIT –•– Little Milton (Checker)-1 (98)
99 — I’M GONNA DO ALL I CAN (To Do Right By My Man) –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Minit)-1 (99)
100 — BORN TO BE WILD –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 17th May, 1969

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

1 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-11 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-10 (2)
3 10 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-2 (3)
4 3 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-10 (2)
5 11 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-6 (5)
6 4 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-11 (4)
7 8 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-6 (7)
8 9 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-7 (8)
9 17 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-7 (9)
10 13 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (10)

11 5 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-12 (2)
12 18 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-4 (12)
13 6 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-10 (6)
14 24 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-5 (14)
15 15 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-9 (15)
16 14 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-12 (4)
17 12 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-12 (12)
18 7 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (7)
19 23 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-7 (19)
20 25 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (20)

21 16 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-16 (11)
22 35 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 (22)
23 41 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (23)
24 20 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (20)
25 29 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (25)
26 31 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-7 (26)
27 28 THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (27)
28 21 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-14 (6)
29 33 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-6 (29)
30 30 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (30)

31 19 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-12 (4)
32 27 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (27)
33 54 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (33)
34 44 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (34)
35 36 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-7 (35)
36 40 DON’T LET ME DOWN –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-2 (36)
37 42 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (37)
38 50 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-4 (38)
39 39 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-8 (30)
40 51 HEATHER HONEY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-13 (22)
44 32 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-14 (32)
49 34 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (34)

POWER PLAYS

42 45 EARTH ANGEL (Will You Be Mine) –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-5 (42)
43 43 SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-6 (43)
45 46 NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-11 (45)
46 47 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-6 (46)
47 71 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-2 (47)
48 48 BUYING A BOOK –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-6 (48)
50 53 PROUD MARY –•– Solomon Burke (Bell)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — IN-A-GADDA-DA-VIDA –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-13 (30)
77 — THE APRIL FOOLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (77)
83 — LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (83)
86 — WE GOT MORE SOUL –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-1 (86)
87 — YOU DON’T NEED ME FOR ANYTHING ANYMORE –•– Brenda Lee (Decca)-1 (87)
91 — MY WIFE, MY DOG, MY CAT –•– Maskman and the Agents (Dynamo)-1 (91)
93 — WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (93)
94 — WHY I SING THE BLUES –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-1 (94)
95 — LET ME LOVE YOU –•– Ray Charles (ABC / TRC)-1 (95)
96 — ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-1 (96)
99 — I THREW IT ALL AWAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — SAUSALITO –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 24th May, 1969

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

1 3 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-3 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-12 (1)
3 5 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-7 (3)
4 2 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-11 (2)
5 12 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-5 (5)
6 4 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-11 (2)
7 8 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-8 (7)
8 7 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-7 (7)
9 9 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-8 (9)
10 10 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8 (10)

11 6 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-12 (4)
12 19 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-8 (12)
13 15 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-10 (13)
14 14 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-6 (14)
15 13 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-11 (6)
16 25 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (16)
17 23 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (17)
18 47 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-3 (18)
19 20 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (19)
20 33 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (20)

21 26 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-8 (21)
22 11 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-13 (2)
23 29 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-7 (23)
24 46 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-7 (24)
25 22 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 (22)
26 17 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-13 (12)
27 18 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-10 (7)
28 30 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 38 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-5 (29)
30 35 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-8 (30)

31 27 THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (27)
32 40 HEATHER HONEY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (32)
33 34 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (33)
34 45 NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-12 (34)
35 36 DON’T LET ME DOWN –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-3 (35)
36 37 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (36)
37 21 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-17 (11)
38 24 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8 (20)
39 16 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-13 (4)
40 57 THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-4 (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 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4 (41)
42 43 SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-7 (42)
43 — DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (43)
44 58 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-3 (44)
45 52 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-4 (45)
46 50 PROUD MARY –•– Solomon Burke (Bell)-4 (46)
47 48 BUYING A BOOK –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-7 (47)
48 54 I’VE BEEN HURT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-6 (48)
49 62 SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-3 (49)
50 59 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

43 — DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (43)
61 — SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (61)
75 — SO I CAN LOVE YOU –•– The Emotions (Volt)-1 (75)
77 — LOVE MAN –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (77)
79 — LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (79)
80 — COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-1 (80)
82 — I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (82)
83 — GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-1 (83)
87 — GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– The Strawberry Alarm Clock (Uni)-1 (87)
89 — I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (89)
93 — LET’S DANCE –•– Ola and the Janglers (GNP Crescendo)-1 (93)
95 — BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (95)
96 — BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-14 (22)
97 — TOO EXPERIENCED –•– Eddie Lovette (Steady)-1 (97)
98 — HERE WE GO AGAIN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (98)
100 — MEMPHIS UNDERGROUND –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 31st May, 1969

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

1 1 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-4 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-8 (2)
3 2 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-13 (1)
4 5 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-6 (4)
5 4 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-12 (2)
6 10 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9 (6)
7 7 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-9 (7)
8 9 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-9 (8)
9 17 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (9)
10 12 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-9 (10)

11 18 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-4 (11)
12 8 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-8 (7)
13 14 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-7 (13)
14 20 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (14)
15 16 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (15)
16 6 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-12 (2)
17 11 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-13 (4)
18 15 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-12 (6)
19 21 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-9 (19)
20 19 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-9 (19)

21 30 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-9 (21)
22 23 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-8 (22)
23 41 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 (23)
24 24 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-8 (24)
25 13 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-11 (13)
26 33 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (26)
27 29 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-6 (27)
28 28 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (28)
29 32 HEATHER HONEY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-6 (29)
30 45 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-5 (30)

31 36 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (31)
32 44 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-4 (32)
33 25 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 (22)
34 34 NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-13 (34)
35 43 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (35)
36 48 I’VE BEEN HURT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-7 (36)
37 40 THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-5 (37)
38 42 SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-8 (38)
39 50 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-5 (39)
40 55 TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 35 DON’T LET ME DOWN –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-4 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 74 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-3 (41)
43 61 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (43)
44 49 SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-4 (44)
45 79 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-2 (45)
46 46 PROUD MARY –•– Solomon Burke (Bell)-5 (46)
47 56 THE APRIL FOOLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-3 (47)
48 53 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-3 (48)
49 62 WELCOME ME LOVE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-4 (49)
50 54 I’M A DRIFTER –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — TOMORROW TOMORROW –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (60)
61 — NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (61)
63 — I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (63)
70 — MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (70)
71 — WITHOUT HER –•– Herb Alpert (A&M)-1 (71)
72 — MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (72)
78 — SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (78)
79 — THE MINOTAUR –•– Dick Hyman and His Electric Eclectics (Command)-1 (79)
80 — I CAN’T QUIT HER –•– The Arbors (Date)-1 (80)
81 — THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-1 (81)
82 — SINCERELY –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-1 (82)
90 — HUSHABYE –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (90)
92 — BROWN ARMS IN HOUSTON –•– Orpheus (MGM)-1 (92)
94 — I NEED YOU NOW –•– Ronnie Dove (Diamond)-1 (94)
95 — RUNNING BEAR –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (95)
96 — HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (96)
100 — SON OF A TRAVELIN’ MAN –•– Ed Ames (RCA)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 7th June, 1969

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

1 1 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-5 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-9 (2)
3 10 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-10 (3)
4 4 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-7 (4)
5 14 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (5)
6 9 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (6)
7 3 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-14 (1)
8 11 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-5 (8)
9 6 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10 (6)
10 15 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (10)

11 8 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-10 (8)
12 7 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-10 (7)
13 5 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-13 (2)
14 23 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (14)
15 19 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-10 (15)
16 13 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-8 (13)
17 21 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-10 (17)
18 41 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-4 (18)
19 16 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-13 (2)
20 12 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-9 (7)

21 18 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-13 (6)
22 22 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-9 (22)
23 24 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-9 (23)
24 32 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-5 (24)
25 35 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (25)
26 26 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (26)
27 27 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-7 (27)
28 25 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-12 (13)
29 30 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-6 (29)
30 57 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-3 (30)

31 31 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (31)
32 17 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-14 (4)
33 78 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-2 (33)
34 37 THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-6 (34)
35 43 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (35)
36 36 I’VE BEEN HURT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-8 (36)
37 39 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-6 (37)
38 45 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-3 (38)
39 40 TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 (39)
40 47 THE APRIL FOOLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 20 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-10 (19)
44 29 HEATHER HONEY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-7 (29)
47 38 SEATTLE –•– Perry Como (RCA)-9 (38)
56 28 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (28)
57 34 NOTHING BUT A HEARTACHE –•– The Flirtations (Deram)-14 (34)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (41)
43 44 SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-5 (43)
45 46 PROUD MARY –•– Solomon Burke (Bell)-6 (45)
46 61 NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (46)
48 49 WELCOME ME LOVE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-5 (48)
49 50 I’M A DRIFTER –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-8 (49)
50 59 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

83 — DIDN’T WE –•– Richard Harris (Dunhill)-1 (83)
84 — MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-1 (84)
87 — YOU DON’T HAVE TO WALK IN THE RAIN –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (87)
88 — IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-1 (88)
89 — CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (89)
90 — MRS. ROBINSON –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (90)
97 — LISTEN TO THE BAND –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (97)
98 — RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-1 (98)
100 — GALVESTON –•– Roger Williams (Kapp)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 14th June, 1969

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

1 1 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-6 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 8 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-6 (2)
3 6 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (3)
4 5 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (4)
5 2 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-10 (2)
6 3 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-11 (3)
7 4 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-8 (4)
8 10 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (8)
9 9 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11 (6)
10 14 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (10)

11 7 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-15 (1)
12 15 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-11 (12)
13 11 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-11 (8)
14 12 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-11 (7)
15 30 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-4 (15)
16 18 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-5 (16)
17 17 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-11 (17)
18 33 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-3 (18)
19 29 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-7 (19)
20 24 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-6 (20)

21 13 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-14 (2)
22 25 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (22)
23 16 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-9 (13)
24 22 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-10 (22)
25 27 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-8 (25)
26 37 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-7 (26)
27 20 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-10 (7)
28 19 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-14 (2)
29 41 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-5 (29)
30 35 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (30)

31 34 THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-7 (31)
32 38 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-4 (32)
33 46 NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (33)
34 26 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (26)
35 36 I’VE BEEN HURT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-9 (35)
36 31 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (31)
37 40 THE APRIL FOOLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (37)
38 39 TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 (38)
39 61 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-4 (39)
40 43 SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 23 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-10 (23)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (41)
42 54 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-7 (42)
43 59 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-4 (43)
44 67 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-4 (44)
46 49 I’M A DRIFTER –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-9 (46)
47 58 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-3 (47)
48 48 WELCOME ME LOVE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-6 (48)
49 51 FRIEND, LOVER, WOMAN, WIFE –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-6 (49)
50 52 I COULD NEVER LIE TO YOU –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (71)
80 — MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (80)
83 — YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-1 (83)
84 — THE GIRL I’LL NEVER KNOW (Angels Never Fly This Low) –•– Frankie Valli (Philips)-1 (84)
85 — QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-1 (85)
87 — DAMMIT ISN’T GOD’S LAST NAME –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-1 (87)
88 — DON’T WAKE ME IN THE MORNING, MICHAEL –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-1 (88)
90 — THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-1 (90)
94 — IT’S MY THING (You Can’t Tell Me Who To Sock It To) –•– Marva Whitney (King)-1 (94)
95 — FUNNY FEELING –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (95)
96 — MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-1 (96)
98 — GOTTA GET TO KNOW YOU –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (98)
100 — TELL ALL THE PEOPLE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 21st June, 1969

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

1 1 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-7 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-7 (2)
3 4 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (3)
4 3 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (3)
5 8 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (5)
6 10 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (6)
7 5 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-11 (2)
8 6 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-12 (3)
9 15 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-5 (9)
10 18 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-4 (10)

11 11 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-16 (1)
12 16 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-6 (12)
13 7 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-9 (4)
14 9 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-12 (6)
15 14 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-12 (7)
16 12 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-12 (12)
17 13 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-12 (8)
18 32 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-5 (18)
19 19 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-8 (19)
20 20 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-7 (20)

21 25 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-9 (21)
22 22 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (22)
23 21 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-15 (2)
24 71 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2 (24)
25 41 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (25)
26 26 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-8 (26)
27 29 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (27)
28 39 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-5 (28)
29 30 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (29)
30 17 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-12 (17)

31 80 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-2 (31)
32 33 NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (32)
33 52 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (33)
34 56 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4 (34)
35 47 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-4 (35)
36 38 TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7 (36)
37 37 THE APRIL FOOLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (37)
38 40 SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-7 (38)
39 43 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (39)
40 44 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 24 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-11 (22)
45 31 THE WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-8 (31)
49 34 WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUSIE –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (26)
53 36 THE RIVER IS WIDE –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11 (31)
55 35 I’VE BEEN HURT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-10 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-8 (41)
43 61 THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-4 (43)
44 57 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (44)
46 45 CISSY STRUT –•– The Meters (Josie)-11 (23)
47 49 FRIEND, LOVER, WOMAN, WIFE –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-7 (47)
48 48 WELCOME ME LOVE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-7 (48)
50 76 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-1 (72)
76 — DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (76)
84 — MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (84)
85 — THE PROPHECY OF DANIEL AND JOHN THE DIVINE (Six-Six-Six) –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (85)
88 — I’D RATHER BE AN OLD MAN’S SWEETHEART (Than a Young Man’s Fool) –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-1 (88)
89 — THE FEELING IS RIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (89)
90 — GIRL YOU’RE TOO YOUNG –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (90)
96 — BABY, DON’T BE LOOKING IN MY MIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (96)
97 — AND SHE’S MINE –•– Spanky and Our Gang (Mercury)-1 (97)
99 — PINCH ME (Baby, Convince Me) –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (99)
100 — FEELING ALRIGHT –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 28th June, 1969

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

1 2 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (2)
3 1 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-8 (1)
4 5 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (4)
5 6 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (5)
6 10 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-5 (6)
7 4 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (3)
8 9 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-6 (8)
9 12 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-7 (9)
10 8 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-13 (3)

11 24 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-3 (11)
12 7 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-12 (2)
13 28 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-6 (13)
14 20 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-8 (14)
15 18 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-6 (15)
16 25 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 (16)
17 14 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-13 (6)
18 44 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (18)
19 31 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (19)
20 22 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (20)

21 16 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-13 (12)
22 33 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (22)
23 19 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-9 (19)
24 27 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-7 (24)
25 26 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-9 (25)
26 11 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-17 (1)
27 34 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (27)
28 29 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 13 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-10 (4)
30 15 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-13 (7)

31 32 NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (31)
32 35 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-5 (32)
33 17 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-13 (8)
34 43 THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-5 (34)
35 72 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-2 (35)
36 41 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-9 (36)
37 40 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-6 (37)
38 39 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (38)
39 21 DAY IS DONE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-10 (21)
40 36 TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-8 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 38 SPECIAL DELIVERY –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-8 (38)
44 37 THE APRIL FOOLS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 50 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-4 (41)
42 58 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-3 (42)
45 51 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-4 (45)
46 59 THE MINOTAUR –•– Dick Hyman and His Electric Eclectics (Command)-5 (46)
47 81 THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-3 (47)
48 76 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-2 (48)
49 48 WELCOME ME LOVE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro (Buddah)-8 (48)
50 77 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

59 — SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (59)
61 — GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-1 (61)
72 — RECONSIDER ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-1 (72)
77 — CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (77)
80 — I’M STILL A STRUGGLING MAN –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1 (80)
85 — PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-1 (85)
87 — FOREVER –•– Mercy (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (87)
88 — ON CAMPUS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cotique)-1 (88)
89 — ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Moms Mabley (Mercury)-1 (89)
90 — WHILE YOU’RE OUT LOOKING FOR SUGAR –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1 (90)
92 — NEVER COMES THE DAY –•– The Moody Blues (Deram)-1 (92)
93 — GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-9 (62)
94 — ALONG CAME JONES –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-1 (94)
95 — DON’T TELL YOUR MAMA (Where You’ve Been) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (95)
96 — EVERYTHING I DO GOHN BE FUNKY (From Now On) –•– Lee Dorsey (Amy)-1 (96)
97 — MUDDY RIVER –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (97)
98 — (Sittin’ On) THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (98)
100 — THEME FROM “A SUMMER PLACE” –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 5th July, 1969

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

1 1 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 6 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-6 (2)
3 2 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10 (2)
4 8 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-7 (4)
5 5 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (5)
6 3 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-9 (1)
7 18 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (7)
8 35 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-3 (8)
9 13 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-7 (9)
10 4 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (4)

11 11 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (11)
12 7 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10 (3)
13 14 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-9 (13)
14 16 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-8 (14)
15 15 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (15)
16 22 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (16)
17 10 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-14 (3)
18 19 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (18)
19 9 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-8 (9)
20 24 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-8 (20)

21 21 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-14 (12)
22 25 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-10 (22)
23 12 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-13 (2)
24 23 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-10 (19)
25 17 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-14 (6)
26 27 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (26)
27 28 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (27)
28 42 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-4 (28)
29 37 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-7 (29)
30 32 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-6 (30)

31 38 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (31)
32 20 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (20)
33 41 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-5 (33)
34 34 THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-6 (34)
35 51 WE GOT MORE SOUL –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-8 (35)
36 36 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-10 (36)
37 55 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-5 (37)
38 46 THE MINOTAUR –•– Dick Hyman and His Electric Eclectics (Command)-6 (38)
39 31 NO MATTER WHAT SIGN YOU ARE –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (31)
40 45 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-5 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

61 40 TESTIFY (I Wonna) –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-9 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-4 (41)
42 50 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-4 (42)
43 48 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (43)
44 56 SO I CAN LOVE YOU –•– The Emotions (Volt)-7 (44)
45 54 MEMPHIS UNDERGROUND –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-7 (45)
46 52 BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-20 (22)
47 68 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-4 (47)
48 77 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-2 (48)
49 66 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-3 (49)
50 59 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (73)
85 — I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (85)
86 — POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-1 (86)
90 — CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (90)
92 — DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-1 (92)
93 — BREAK AWAY –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-1 (93)
94 — SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (94)
98 — I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Burt Bacharach (A&M)-7 (49)
99 — NOTHING CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF YOU –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-1 (99)
100 — MY LITTLE CHICKADEE –•– The Foundations (Uni)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 12th July, 1969

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

1 8 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-4 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 2 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 4 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-8 (3)
4 1 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-10 (1)
5 5 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (5)
6 7 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (6)
7 3 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-11 (2)
8 11 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-5 (8)
9 9 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-8 (9)
10 14 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-9 (10)

11 16 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (11)
12 6 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-10 (1)
13 10 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (4)
14 15 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-8 (14)
15 18 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (15)
16 12 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (3)
17 29 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-8 (17)
18 13 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-10 (13)
19 19 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-9 (9)
20 20 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-9 (20)

21 17 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-15 (3)
22 28 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-5 (22)
23 30 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-7 (23)
24 31 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (24)
25 26 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (25)
26 37 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-6 (26)
27 22 MEDICINE MAN (Part 1) –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-11 (22)
28 21 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-15 (12)
29 33 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-6 (29)
30 50 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3 (30)

31 51 GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-3 (31)
32 42 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-5 (32)
33 34 THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-7 (33)
34 41 THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (34)
35 36 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-11 (35)
36 35 WE GOT MORE SOUL –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-9 (35)
37 40 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-6 (37)
38 38 THE MINOTAUR –•– Dick Hyman and His Electric Eclectics (Command)-7 (38)
39 24 EVERYDAY WITH YOU GIRL –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-11 (19)
40 48 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 27 SEE –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (27)
58 32 DON’T LET THE JONESES GET YOU DOWN –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (20)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (41)
42 57 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Moms Mabley (Mercury)-3 (42)
43 47 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-5 (43)
44 44 SO I CAN LOVE YOU –•– The Emotions (Volt)-8 (44)
45 45 MEMPHIS UNDERGROUND –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-8 (45)
46 46 BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-21 (22)
47 49 MOMENTS TO REMEMBER –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-4 (47)
48 73 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-2 (48)
49 59 I’D RATHER BE AN OLD MAN’S SWEETHEART (Than a Young Man’s Fool) –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-4 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

81 — HEY JOE –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (81)
83 — LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (83)
85 — WHERE DO I GO / BE-IN / HARE KRISHNA (Medley) –•– The Happenings (Jubilee)-1 (85)
87 — STAY AND LOVE ME ALL SUMMER –•– Brian Hyland (Dot)-1 (87)
88 — WILLIE AND LAURA MAE JONES –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (88)
92 — WAKE UP –•– The Chambers Brothers (Columbia)-1 (92)
94 — LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (94)
96 — BIRDS OF A FEATHER –•– Joe South (Capitol)-1 (96)
97 — IN THE TIME OF OUR LIVES –•– Iron Butterfly (Atco)-1 (97)
98 — PASS THE APPLE EVE –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (98)
100 — ABERGAVENNY –•– Shannon (Heritage)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 19th July, 1969

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

1 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-5 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-8 (2)
3 3 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-9 (3)
4 6 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (4)
5 10 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-10 (5)
6 5 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12 (5)
7 9 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-9 (7)
8 8 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-6 (8)
9 11 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (9)
10 4 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-11 (1)

11 7 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (2)
12 15 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (12)
13 14 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (13)
14 17 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-9 (14)
15 13 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-13 (4)
16 12 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-11 (1)
17 16 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (3)
18 18 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-11 (13)
19 26 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-7 (19)
20 22 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-6 (20)

21 20 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-10 (20)
22 24 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-9 (22)
23 23 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-8 (23)
24 30 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-4 (24)
25 25 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (25)
26 29 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-7 (26)
27 31 GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-4 (27)
28 19 ISRAELITES –•– Desmond Dekker and the Aces (Uni)-10 (9)
29 21 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-16 (3)
30 33 THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-8 (30)

31 32 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-6 (31)
32 40 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-4 (32)
33 48 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (33)
34 34 THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (34)
35 42 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Moms Mabley (Mercury)-4 (35)
36 36 WE GOT MORE SOUL –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-10 (35)
37 41 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (37)
38 35 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-12 (35)
39 44 SO I CAN LOVE YOU –•– The Emotions (Volt)-9 (39)
40 37 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-7 (37)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

50 38 THE MINOTAUR –•– Dick Hyman and His Electric Eclectics (Command)-8 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 ALONG CAME JONES –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-4 (41)
42 43 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-6 (42)
43 57 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-3 (43)
44 45 MEMPHIS UNDERGROUND –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-9 (44)
45 46 BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-22 (22)
46 49 I’D RATHER BE AN OLD MAN’S SWEETHEART (Than a Young Man’s Fool) –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-5 (46)
47 56 RECONSIDER ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-4 (47)
48 55 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-4 (48)
49 59 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-3 (49)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (70)
73 — I’VE LOST EVERYTHING I’VE EVER LOVED –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-1 (73)
79 — HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-1 (79)
86 — MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-1 (86)
87 — YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-1 (87)
88 — THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (88)
90 — I’M FREE –•– The Who (Decca)-1 (90)
94 — TILL YOU GET ENOUGH –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (94)
95 — THAT’S THE WAY –•– Joe Tex (Dial)-1 (95)
97 — YOUR HUSBAND – MY WIFE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-1 (97)
99 — JACK AND JILL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (99)
100 — BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 26th July, 1969

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

1 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-6 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (2)
3 2 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-9 (2)
4 9 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (4)
5 5 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-11 (5)
6 3 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-10 (3)
7 6 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13 (5)
8 8 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-7 (8)
9 14 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-10 (9)
10 10 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-12 (1)

11 12 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (11)
12 7 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-10 (7)
13 24 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5 (13)
14 26 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-8 (14)
15 19 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-8 (15)
16 11 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-13 (2)
17 15 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-14 (4)
18 18 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-12 (13)
19 20 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-7 (19)
20 13 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (13)

21 31 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-7 (21)
22 43 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-4 (22)
23 21 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-11 (20)
24 25 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-9 (24)
25 27 GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-5 (25)
26 17 IN THE GHETTO –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-13 (3)
27 16 GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-12 (1)
28 79 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-2 (28)
29 32 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-5 (29)
30 23 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9 (23)

31 62 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-3 (31)
32 37 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (32)
33 33 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-4 (33)
34 48 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-5 (34)
35 35 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Moms Mabley (Mercury)-5 (35)
36 22 I CAN SING A RAINBOW / LOVE IS BLUE (Medley) –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10 (22)
37 30 THE POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-9 (30)
38 47 RECONSIDER ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-5 (38)
39 41 ALONG CAME JONES –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-5 (39)
40 42 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 38 WITH PEN IN HAND –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-13 (35)
48 34 THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-7 (34)
52 40 MRS. ROBINSON –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-8 (37)
53 39 SO I CAN LOVE YOU –•– The Emotions (Volt)-10 (39)

POWER PLAYS

42 — A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (42)
43 49 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (43)
44 64 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-13 (44)
45 45 BUT IT’S ALRIGHT –•– J.J. Jackson (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-23 (22)
46 46 I’D RATHER BE AN OLD MAN’S SWEETHEART (Than a Young Man’s Fool) –•– Candi Staton (Fame)-6 (46)
47 54 CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (47)
49 52 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-8 (49)
50 70 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

42 — A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (42)
61 — TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (61)
62 — GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1 (62)
86 — I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-7 (49)
90 — ODDS AND ENDS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (90)
91 — SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-1 (91)
92 — EVERYBODY KNOWS MATILDA –•– Duke Baxter (VMC)-1 (92)
93 — FIRST HYMN FROM GRAND TERRACE –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (93)
94 — LET YOURSELF GO –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1 (94)
96 — LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” (A Time For Us) –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-1 (96)
98 — EASE BACK –•– The Meters (Josie)-1 (98)
99 — OUT OF SIGHT, OUT OF MIND –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — BIG BRUCE –•– Steve Greenberg (Trip)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 2nd August, 1969

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

1 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-7 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-9 (2)
3 3 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-10 (2)
4 4 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (4)
5 5 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-12 (5)
6 15 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-9 (6)
7 13 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6 (7)
8 28 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-3 (8)
9 9 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-11 (9)
10 8 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-8 (8)

11 11 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8 (11)
12 12 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-11 (7)
13 19 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-8 (13)
14 14 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-9 (14)
15 6 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-11 (3)
16 10 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-13 (1)
17 7 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-14 (5)
18 22 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-5 (18)
19 21 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-8 (19)
20 42 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-2 (20)

21 25 GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-6 (21)
22 16 BAD MOON RISING –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-14 (2)
23 20 LOVE ME TONIGHT –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11 (13)
24 29 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-6 (24)
25 34 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-6 (25)
26 31 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 (26)
27 39 ALONG CAME JONES –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-6 (27)
28 38 RECONSIDER ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-6 (28)
29 44 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-14 (29)
30 30 I TURNED YOU ON –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-10 (23)

31 17 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-15 (4)
32 32 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (32)
33 24 MOODY WOMAN –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-10 (24)
34 18 BLACK PEARL –•– Sonny Charles and the Checkmates, LTD. (A&M)-13 (13)
35 56 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-4 (35)
36 49 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-9 (36)
37 47 CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (37)
38 57 MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-3 (38)
39 40 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-8 (39)
40 23 LET ME –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-12 (20)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 33 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (33)
47 35 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Moms Mabley (Mercury)-6 (35)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (41)
42 50 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (42)
43 62 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-2 (43)
44 61 TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-2 (44)
45 51 ON CAMPUS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cotique)-6 (45)
48 60 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-10 (48)
49 48 THE DAYS OF SAND AND SHOVELS –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-8 (34)
50 64 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

55 — SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (55)
70 — GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (70)
71 — COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (71)
77 — NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-1 (77)
80 — NOTHING CAN TAKE THE PLACE OF YOU –•– Brook Benton (Cotillion)-4 (80)
81 — SIMPLE SONG OF FREEDOM –•– Tim Hardin (Columbia)-1 (81)
82 — CHANGE OF HEART –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (Imperial)-1 (82)
84 — THAT’S THE WAY GOD PLANNED IT –•– Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (84)
86 — GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL (Love Is Hot) –•– Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) (Epic)-1 (86)
87 — DYNAMITE WOMAN –•– Sir Douglas Quintet (Smash)-1 (87)
88 — THE YOUNG FOLKS –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (88)
89 — IN MY ROOM –•– Sagittarius (Together)-1 (89)
90 — BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– The Mad Lads (Volt)-1 (90)
91 — KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-1 (91)
92 — LET’S CALL IT A DAY GIRL –•– Bobby Vee (Liberty)-1 (92)
93 — THE HUNTER –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Blue Thumb)-1 (93)
95 — HOOK AND SLING (Part 1) –•– Eddie Bo (Scram)-1 (95)
96 — YOU MADE A BELIEVER (Out Of Me) –•– Ruby Andrews (Zodiac)-1 (96)
97 — LET ME BE THE MAN MY DADDY WAS –•– The Chi-Lites (Brunswick)-1 (97)
100 — IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 9th August, 1969

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

1 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-8 (5 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-10 (2)
3 8 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-4 (3)
4 5 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-13 (4)
5 7 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7 (5)
6 6 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-10 (6)
7 20 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-3 (7)
8 4 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (4)
9 25 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-7 (9)
10 9 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-12 (9)

11 3 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-11 (2)
12 11 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-9 (11)
13 13 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-9 (13)
14 18 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-6 (14)
15 12 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-12 (7)
16 14 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-10 (14)
17 15 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-12 (3)
18 17 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-15 (5)
19 35 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 (19)
20 26 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (20)

21 29 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-15 (21)
22 16 LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-14 (1)
23 43 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3 (23)
24 24 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-7 (24)
25 19 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-9 (19)
26 21 GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-7 (21)
27 27 ALONG CAME JONES –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-7 (27)
28 28 RECONSIDER ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-7 (28)
29 10 THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO –•– The Beatles (Apple)-9 (8)
30 41 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (30)

31 52 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-9 (31)
32 42 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (32)
33 32 DOGGONE RIGHT –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (32)
34 71 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 (34)
35 37 CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (35)
36 36 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-10 (36)
37 38 MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-4 (37)
38 39 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-9 (38)
39 65 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (39)
40 55 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (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 67 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-3 (41)
42 44 TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (42)
43 50 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-6 (43)
44 48 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-11 (44)
45 51 MUDDY RIVER –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-7 (45)
46 58 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-6 (46)
47 46 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (33)
48 70 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 (48)
49 45 ON CAMPUS –•– Dickie Goodman (Cotique)-7 (45)
50 72 ABERGAVENNY –•– Shannon (Heritage)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-1 (77)
79 — HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (79)
80 — WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-1 (80)
85 — I COULD NEVER BE PRESIDENT –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (85)
87 — ONE NIGHT AFFAIR –•– The O’Jays (Neptune)-1 (87)
88 — I TAKE A LOT OF PRIDE IN WHAT I AM –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-1 (88)
90 — LOOK AT MINE –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (90)
91 — CHELSEA MORNING –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1 (91)
98 — FAREWELL LOVE SCENE –•– Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack (Juliet: Olivia Hussey: Romeo: Leonard Whiting: Nurse: Pat Haywood) (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — QUESTIONS 67 AND 68 –•– Chicago (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — WHO DO YOU LOVE –•– Quicksilver Messenger Service (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 16th August, 1969

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

1 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-9 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-5 (2)
3 2 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-11 (2)
4 5 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 (4)
5 7 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-4 (5)
6 9 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-8 (6)
7 6 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-11 (6)
8 8 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-12 (4)
9 4 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-14 (4)
10 10 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-13 (9)

11 11 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-12 (2)
12 20 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (12)
13 14 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-7 (13)
14 21 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-16 (14)
15 48 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (15)
16 19 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-6 (16)
17 12 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-10 (11)
18 13 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-10 (13)
19 16 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-11 (14)
20 23 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4 (20)

21 24 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-8 (21)
22 32 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (22)
23 17 GOOD MORNING STARSHINE –•– Oliver (Jubilee)-13 (3)
24 41 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-4 (24)
25 31 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-10 (25)
26 25 YESTERDAY, WHEN I WAS YOUNG –•– Roy Clark (Dot)-10 (19)
27 30 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (27)
28 15 COLOR HIM FATHER –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-13 (7)
29 18 ONE –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-16 (5)
30 36 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-11 (30)

31 37 MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-5 (31)
32 40 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (32)
33 27 ALONG CAME JONES –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-8 (27)
34 34 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (34)
35 35 CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (35)
36 26 GOOD OLD ROCK ‘N ROLL (Medley) –•– Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys (Polydor)-8 (21)
37 44 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-12 (37)
38 28 RECONSIDER ME –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-8 (28)
39 39 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5 (39)
40 77 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

53 38 MOONFLIGHT –•– Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) (Buddah)-10 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-7 (41)
42 42 TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (42)
43 53 BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-5 (43)
44 51 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-5 (44)
45 45 MUDDY RIVER –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-8 (45)
46 46 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-7 (46)
47 50 ABERGAVENNY –•– Shannon (Heritage)-6 (47)
48 52 I’M FREE –•– The Who (Decca)-5 (48)
49 61 GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL (Love Is Hot) –•– Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) (Epic)-3 (49)
50 54 YOUR HUSBAND – MY WIFE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (65)
72 — JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-1 (72)
76 — I DO –•– The Moments (Stang)-1 (76)
77 — MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (77)
79 — EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1 (79)
84 — I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-1 (84)
85 — LET ME BE THE ONE –•– Peaches and Herb (Date)-1 (85)
86 — THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE –•– Jefferson (Decca)-1 (86)
87 — WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-1 (87)
89 — MAYBE THE RAIN WILL FALL –•– The Cascades (Uni)-1 (89)
91 — MUDDY MISSISSIPPI LINE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-1 (91)
92 — GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-1 (92)
97 — YOU GOT YOURS AND I’LL GET MINE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-1 (97)
98 — GOODBYE COLUMBUS –•– The Association (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-5 (80)
99 — OH HOW HAPPY –•– Blinky and Edwin Starr (Gordy)-1 (99)
100 — ANY WAY THAT YOU WANT ME –•– Evie Sands (A&M)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 23rd August, 1969

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

1 2 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-6 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5 (2)
3 3 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-12 (2)
4 4 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9 (4)
5 1 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-10 (1)
6 6 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-9 (6)
7 15 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (7)
8 13 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-8 (8)
9 14 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-17 (9)
10 12 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (10)

11 7 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-12 (6)
12 16 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-7 (12)
13 10 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-14 (9)
14 24 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-5 (14)
15 20 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5 (15)
16 8 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-13 (4)
17 9 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-15 (4)
18 40 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 (18)
19 25 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-11 (19)
20 22 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (20)

21 21 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-9 (21)
22 18 QUENTIN’S THEME –•– The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)-11 (13)
23 17 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-11 (11)
24 41 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-8 (24)
25 11 SPINNING WHEEL –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-13 (2)
26 27 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (26)
27 43 BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-6 (27)
28 31 MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 37 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-13 (29)
30 39 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (30)

31 32 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (31)
32 34 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (32)
33 19 MY PLEDGE OF LOVE –•– The Joe Jeffrey Group (Wand)-12 (14)
34 30 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-12 (30)
35 42 TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (35)
36 46 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-8 (36)
37 48 I’M FREE –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (37)
38 35 CLEAN UP YOUR OWN BACK YARD –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (35)
39 51 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-4 (39)
40 65 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-2 (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 45 MUDDY RIVER –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-9 (41)
42 54 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-3 (42)
43 44 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-6 (43)
44 72 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-2 (44)
45 49 GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL (Love Is Hot) –•– Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) (Epic)-4 (45)
46 58 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-4 (46)
47 47 ABERGAVENNY –•– Shannon (Heritage)-7 (47)
48 84 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-2 (48)
49 79 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-2 (49)
50 50 YOUR HUSBAND – MY WIFE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

60 — I’M A BETTER MAN –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (60)
66 — I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-1 (66)
67 — THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-1 (67)
73 — LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1 (73)
74 — LOWDOWN POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-1 (74)
75 — THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-1 (75)
77 — RAIN –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA)-1 (77)
81 — YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-1 (81)
82 — THE TRAIN –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-1 (82)
83 — LODI –•– Al Wilson (Soul City)-1 (83)
84 — DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-1 (84)
88 — HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (88)
93 — CAN’T FIND THE TIME –•– Orpheus (MGM)-1 (93)
94 — WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 (94)
98 — GREEN FIELDS –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-1 (98)
99 — ALL I HAVE TO OFFER YOU (Is Me) –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1 (99)
100 — MEMPHIS TRAIN –•– Buddy Miles Express (Mercury)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 30th August, 1969

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

1 1 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-7 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-6 (2)
3 14 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-6 (3)
4 6 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-10 (4)
5 4 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-10 (4)
6 9 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-18 (6)
7 7 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (7)
8 5 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-11 (1)
9 12 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-8 (9)
10 3 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-13 (2)

11 8 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-9 (8)
12 10 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8 (10)
13 18 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4 (13)
14 19 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-12 (14)
15 15 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-6 (15)
16 13 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-15 (9)
17 26 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-9 (17)
18 24 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-9 (18)
19 29 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-14 (19)
20 20 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (20)

21 16 MY CHERIE AMOUR –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-14 (4)
22 11 RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-13 (6)
23 31 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (23)
24 30 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (24)
25 21 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-10 (21)
26 17 WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-16 (4)
27 27 BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-7 (27)
28 39 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-5 (28)
29 40 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-3 (29)
30 48 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (30)

31 43 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-7 (31)
32 28 MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-7 (28)
33 44 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-3 (33)
34 36 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-9 (34)
35 32 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (32)
36 42 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-4 (36)
37 37 I’M FREE –•– The Who (Decca)-7 (37)
38 35 TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (35)
39 45 GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL (Love Is Hot) –•– Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) (Epic)-5 (39)
40 34 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-13 (30)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 23 MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have a Mother For Me) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-12 (11)

POWER PLAYS

42 58 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-3 (42)
43 67 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-2 (43)
44 49 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-3 (44)
45 46 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-5 (45)
46 50 YOUR HUSBAND – MY WIFE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-7 (46)
47 55 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-4 (47)
48 53 ODDS AND ENDS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (48)
49 75 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (49)
50 57 SIMPLE SONG OF FREEDOM –•– Tim Hardin (Columbia)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

64 — WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (64)
78 — SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-1 (78)
83 — DADDY’S LITTLE MAN –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-1 (83)
88 — BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-1 (88)
89 — NO ONE FOR ME TO TURN TO –•– The Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-1 (89)
90 — I WANT YOU TO KNOW –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-1 (90)
91 — SAD GIRL –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-1 (91)
96 — THE WAYS TO LOVE A MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-1 (96)
99 — BLACK BERRIES (Part 1) –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (99)
100 — GET OFF MY BACK WOMAN –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th September, 1969

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

1 1 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-8 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 3 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-7 (3)
4 7 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (4)
5 6 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-19 (5)
6 4 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-11 (4)
7 9 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-9 (7)
8 13 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 (8)
9 5 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-11 (4)
10 14 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-13 (10)

11 30 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-4 (11)
12 12 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9 (10)
13 11 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-10 (8)
14 15 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-7 (14)
15 19 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-15 (15)
16 17 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (16)
17 10 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-14 (2)
18 18 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-10 (18)
19 8 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-12 (1)
20 23 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (20)

21 33 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-4 (21)
22 28 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-6 (22)
23 24 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (23)
24 20 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (20)
25 16 BABY, I LOVE YOU –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-16 (9)
26 27 BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-8 (26)
27 29 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-4 (27)
28 44 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-4 (28)
29 36 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (29)
30 31 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-8 (30)

31 25 CHOICE OF COLORS –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-11 (21)
32 34 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-10 (32)
33 32 MARRAKESH EXPRESS –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-8 (28)
34 66 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3 (34)
35 35 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (32)
36 39 GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL (Love Is Hot) –•– Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) (Epic)-6 (36)
37 42 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-4 (37)
38 43 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-3 (38)
39 64 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-2 (39)
40 40 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-14 (30)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

51 38 TRUE GRIT –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (35)
52 37 I’M FREE –•– The Who (Decca)-8 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 49 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (41)
42 47 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-5 (42)
43 48 ODDS AND ENDS –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (43)
44 55 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-4 (44)
45 45 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-6 (45)
46 78 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-2 (46)
47 59 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-3 (47)
48 56 I COULD NEVER BE PRESIDENT –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 (48)
49 51 CHANGE OF HEART –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (Imperial)-6 (49)
50 50 SIMPLE SONG OF FREEDOM –•– Tim Hardin (Columbia)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

70 — CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-1 (70)
75 — ARMSTRONG –•– John Stewart (Capitol)-1 (75)
80 — WE GOTTA ALL GET TOGETHER –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (80)
81 — MAH-NA-MAH-NA –•– “Sweden Heaven and Hell” Soundtrack / Piero Umiliani (Ariel)-1 (81)
82 — SOMETHING IN THE AIR –•– Thunderclap Newman (Track)-1 (82)
86 — SAUSALITO (Is the Place To Go) –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-1 (86)
89 — RUNNIN’ BLUE –•– The Doors (Elektra)-1 (89)
90 — MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-1 (90)
91 — MOONLIGHT SONATA –•– Henry Mancini and His Orchestra (RCA)-1 (91)
93 — MACARTHUR PARK –•– Waylon Jennings and the Kimberlys (RCA)-1 (93)
94 — BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-1 (94)
95 — LUNA TRIP –•– Dickie Goodman (Cotique)-1 (95)
98 — SLUM BABY –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-1 (98)
99 — LIFE AND DEATH IN G & A –•– Abaco Dream (A&M)-1 (99)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th September, 1969

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

1 1 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-9 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-8 (2)
3 2 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-8 (2)
4 4 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (4)
5 5 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-20 (5)
6 10 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-14 (6)
7 7 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-10 (7)
8 8 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (8)
9 6 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-12 (4)
10 11 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-5 (10)

11 27 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (11)
12 9 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-12 (4)
13 20 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (13)
14 15 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-16 (14)
15 16 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-11 (15)
16 34 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4 (16)
17 38 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-4 (17)
18 21 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-5 (18)
19 23 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (19)
20 30 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-9 (20)

21 17 CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-15 (2)
22 22 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-7 (22)
23 28 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-5 (23)
24 12 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10 (10)
25 18 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-11 (18)
26 29 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-6 (26)
27 24 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (20)
28 13 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-11 (8)
29 14 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-8 (14)
30 35 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (30)

31 41 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-4 (31)
32 42 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-6 (32)
33 32 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-11 (32)
34 26 BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-9 (26)
35 47 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-4 (35)
36 44 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-5 (36)
37 37 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-5 (37)
38 39 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-3 (38)
39 19 IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium and Terminus) –•– Zager and Evans (RCA)-13 (1)
40 45 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 40 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-15 (30)
54 36 GOO GOO BARABAJAGAL (Love Is Hot) –•– Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) (Epic)-7 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 54 DADDY’S LITTLE MAN –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-3 (41)
43 69 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3 (43)
44 46 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-3 (44)
45 57 LOWDOWN POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-4 (45)
46 60 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-4 (46)
47 70 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-2 (47)
48 48 I COULD NEVER BE PRESIDENT –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 (48)
49 55 I’M A BETTER MAN –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (49)
50 56 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-7 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

69 — THE WEIGHT –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-1 (69)
70 — WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (70)
72 — AND THAT REMINDS ME (My Heart Reminds Me) –•– The Four Seasons (Crewe)-1 (72)
77 — SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (77)
78 — JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-1 (78)
88 — CHAINS OF LOVE –•– Bobby Bland (Duke)-1 (88)
89 — TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-1 (89)
92 — WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-3 (92)
96 — MY BALLOON’S GOING UP –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (96)
98 — LOVE’S BEEN GOOD TO ME –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (98)
99 — LOVE THEME FROM “ROMEO AND JULIET” (A Time For Us) –•– Johnny Mathis (Columbia)-2 (96)
100 — KOOL AND THE GANG –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th September, 1969

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

1 2 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-10 (1)
3 4 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (3)
4 3 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-9 (2)
5 8 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (5)
6 6 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-15 (6)
7 5 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-21 (5)
8 18 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-6 (8)
9 16 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5 (9)
10 10 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-6 (10)

11 11 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (11)
12 14 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-17 (12)
13 13 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (13)
14 17 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-5 (14)
15 15 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-12 (15)
16 7 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-11 (7)
17 12 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-13 (4)
18 23 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-6 (18)
19 9 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-13 (4)
20 20 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-10 (20)

21 26 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-7 (21)
22 22 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-8 (22)
23 36 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-6 (23)
24 32 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-7 (24)
25 25 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-12 (18)
26 24 LAUGHING –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-11 (10)
27 35 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-5 (27)
28 31 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-5 (28)
29 27 WORKIN’ ON A GROOVY THING –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (20)
30 19 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (19)

31 37 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-6 (31)
32 47 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-3 (32)
33 33 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-12 (32)
34 41 DADDY’S LITTLE MAN –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-4 (34)
35 38 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-4 (35)
36 77 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2 (36)
37 44 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-4 (37)
38 34 BIRTHDAY –•– Underground Sunshine (Intrepid)-10 (26)
39 30 COMMOTION –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (30)
40 40 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

44 28 POLK SALAD ANNIE –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-12 (8)
49 29 GIVE PEACE A CHANCE –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-9 (14)

POWER PLAYS

41 45 LOWDOWN POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-5 (41)
42 42 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-16 (30)
43 43 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-4 (43)
45 49 I’M A BETTER MAN –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-5 (45)
46 46 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-5 (46)
47 50 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-8 (47)
48 55 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-6 (48)
50 53 HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — LOVE OF THE COMMON PEOPLE –•– The Winstons (Metromedia)-1 (61)
71 — JACK AND JILL –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-8 (54)
81 — SON OF A LOVIN’ MAN –•– The Buchanan Brothers (Event)-1 (81)
89 — LET A WOMAN BE A WOMAN – LET A MAN BE A MAN –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-1 (89)
90 — YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (90)
92 — DON’T FORGET TO REMEMBER –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-1 (92)
94 — JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-1 (94)
95 — GOODBYE COLUMBUS –•– The Association (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-9 (80)
97 — SINCE I MET YOU, BABY –•– Sonny James (Capitol)-1 (97)
98 — DRUMMER MAN –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (98)
100 — GOOD CLEAN FUN –•– The Monkees (Colgems)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th September, 1969

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

1 1 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-10 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (2)
3 2 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-11 (1)
4 5 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (4)
5 9 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-6 (5)
6 10 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-7 (6)
7 8 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-7 (7)
8 6 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-16 (6)
9 21 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-8 (9)
10 11 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (10)

11 4 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-10 (2)
12 14 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-6 (12)
13 7 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-22 (5)
14 12 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-18 (12)
15 28 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-6 (15)
16 22 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-9 (16)
17 18 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-7 (17)
18 20 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-11 (18)
19 36 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (19)
20 16 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-12 (7)

21 24 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-8 (21)
22 35 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-5 (22)
23 23 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-7 (23)
24 19 PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-14 (4)
25 15 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-13 (15)
26 27 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-6 (26)
27 17 SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-14 (4)
28 25 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-13 (18)
29 13 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (13)
30 46 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-6 (30)

31 31 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-7 (31)
32 32 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (32)
33 37 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-5 (33)
34 34 DADDY’S LITTLE MAN –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-5 (34)
35 30 THE NITTY GRITTY –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-11 (19)
36 33 DID YOU SEE HER EYES –•– The Illusion (Steed)-13 (32)
37 58 WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (37)
38 45 I’M A BETTER MAN –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-6 (38)
39 43 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-5 (39)
40 42 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-17 (30)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 40 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-9 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-9 (41)
42 48 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-7 (42)
43 50 HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-6 (43)
44 56 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-6 (44)
45 51 YOU GOT YOURS AND I’LL GET MINE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-7 (45)
47 41 LOWDOWN POPCORN –•– James Brown (King)-6 (41)
48 65 THE WEIGHT –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations –•– (Motown)-3 (48)
49 68 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-3 (49)
50 62 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

67 — WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-1 (67)
76 — IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-1 (76)
77 — DOIN’ OUR THING –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-1 (77)
82 — SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-1 (82)
84 — SAN FRANCISCO IS A LONELY TOWN –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (84)
85 — ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-1 (85)
86 — BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-1 (86)
89 — SLUM BABY –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-3 (89)
91 — TIME MACHINE –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-1 (92)
93 — WAS IT GOOD TO YOU –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-1 (93)
96 — WE’LL CRY TOGETHER –•– Maxine Brown (Commonwealth United)-1 (96)
97 — JULIA –•– Ramsey Lewis (Cadet)-1 (97)
100 — RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 4th October, 1969

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

1 1 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-11 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 7 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-8 (2)
3 5 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-7 (3)
4 4 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (4)
5 6 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-8 (5)
6 3 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-12 (1)
7 2 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10 (2)
8 17 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-8 (8)
9 9 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-9 (9)
10 10 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (10)

11 12 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-7 (11)
12 8 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-17 (6)
13 13 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-23 (5)
14 19 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (14)
15 15 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-7 (15)
16 16 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-10 (16)
17 11 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-11 (2)
18 14 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-19 (12)
19 21 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-9 (19)
20 26 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-7 (20)

21 20 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-13 (7)
22 22 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (22)
23 18 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-12 (18)
24 50 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-5 (24)
25 33 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-6 (25)
26 25 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-14 (15)
27 32 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-5 (27)
28 30 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-7 (28)
29 49 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-4 (29)
30 23 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-8 (23)

31 29 SHARE YOUR LOVE WITH ME –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-9 (13)
32 28 SOUL DEEP –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-14 (18)
33 41 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-10 (33)
34 31 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-8 (31)
35 67 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-2 (35)
36 54 MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-5 (36)
37 37 WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (37)
38 43 HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-7 (38)
39 39 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 (39)
40 45 YOU GOT YOURS AND I’LL GET MINE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-8 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 34 DADDY’S LITTLE MAN –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-6 (34)
43 40 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-18 (30)
54 38 I’M A BETTER MAN –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (38)

POWER PLAYS

41 42 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-8 (41)
44 44 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-7 (44)
45 70 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-3 (45)
46 48 THE WEIGHT –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations –•– (Motown)-4 (46)
47 46 NOBODY BUT YOU BABE –•– Clarence Reid (Alston)-10 (40)
48 60 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-4 (48)
49 63 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-6 (49)
50 76 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

66 — SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-1 (66)
70 — YOU’LL NEVER WALK ALONE –•– The Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-1 (70)
82 — BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (82)
86 — SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-1 (86)
90 — THE WAYS TO LOVE A MAN –•– Tammy Wynette (Epic)-3 (90)
94 — I’LL BET YOU –•– Funkadelic (Westbound)-1 (94)
98 — DELTA LADY –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1 (98)
99 — CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-1 (99)
100 — ETERNITY –•– Vikki Carr (Liberty)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 11th October, 1969

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

1 1 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-12 (4 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-9 (2)
3 3 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-8 (3)
4 5 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-9 (4)
5 9 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-10 (5)
6 8 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-9 (6)
7 4 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (4)
8 6 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-13 (1)
9 11 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-8 (9)
10 7 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-11 (2)

11 14 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (11)
12 15 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-8 (12)
13 20 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-8 (13)
14 10 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-9 (10)
15 24 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-6 (15)
16 13 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-24 (5)
17 12 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-18 (6)
18 19 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-10 (18)
19 29 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-5 (19)
20 22 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (20)

21 18 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-20 (12)
22 17 A BOY NAMED SUE –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-12 (2)
23 16 KEEM-O-SABE –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-11 (16)
24 25 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-7 (24)
25 35 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-3 (25)
26 27 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-6 (26)
27 28 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-8 (27)
28 21 LAY LADY LAY –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-14 (7)
29 26 I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-15 (15)
30 23 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-13 (18)

31 33 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-11 (31)
32 41 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-9 (32)
33 50 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-3 (33)
34 30 WHAT KIND OF FOOL DO YOU THINK I AM –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-9 (23)
35 36 MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-6 (35)
36 53 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-4 (36)
37 38 HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-8 (37)
38 39 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7 (38)
39 45 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-4 (39)
40 40 YOU GOT YOURS AND I’LL GET MINE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-9 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 34 MOVE OVER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-9 (31)
44 37 WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 44 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-8 (41)
42 42 DADDY’S LITTLE MAN –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-7 (34)
45 43 IT’S GETTING BETTER –•– Mama Cass (Dunhill)-19 (30)
46 48 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-5 (46)
47 59 SAD GIRL –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-7 (47)
48 49 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-7 (48)
49 52 AND THAT REMINDS ME (My Heart Reminds Me) –•– The Four Seasons (Crewe)-5 (49)
50 51 WE GOTTA ALL GET TOGETHER –•– Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

77 — GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-1 (77)
78 — LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (78)
82 — THE SWEETER HE IS (Part 1) –•– The Soul Children (Stax)-1 (82)
86 — SILVER THREADS AND GOLDEN NEEDLES –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-1 (86)
87 — THE COLOUR OF MY LOVE –•– Jefferson (Decca)-4 (84)
88 — HOLD ME –•– The Baskerville Hounds (Avco Embassy)-1 (88)
89 — TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-1 (89)
90 — DON’T WASTE MY TIME –•– John Mayall (Polydor)-1 (90)
95 — ALL GOD’S CHILDREN GOT SOUL –•– Dorothy Morrison (Elektra)-1 (95)
96 — I CAN’T BE ALL BAD –•– Johnny Adams (SSS International)-1 (96)
99 — LOVE IN THE CITY –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (99)
100 — SHE BELONGS TO ME –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 18th October, 1969

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

1 4 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-11 (2)
3 1 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-13 (1)
4 2 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-10 (2)
5 3 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 (3)
6 11 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (6)
7 12 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (7)
8 25 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (8)
9 7 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (4)
10 19 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-6 (10)

11 13 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-9 (11)
12 9 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-9 (9)
13 15 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-7 (13)
14 8 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-14 (1)
15 6 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-10 (6)
16 14 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10 (10)
17 33 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-4 (17)
18 17 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-19 (6)
19 10 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (2)
20 — SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (20)

21 46 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-6 (21)
22 24 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-8 (22)
23 — COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (23)
24 20 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (20)
25 27 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-9 (25)
26 18 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-11 (18)
27 32 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-10 (27)
28 16 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-25 (5)
29 21 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-21 (12)
30 36 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (30)

31 30 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-14 (18)
32 48 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8 (32)
33 67 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-4 (33)
34 31 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-12 (31)
35 35 MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-7 (35)
36 39 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-5 (36)
37 38 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8 (37)
38 53 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-3 (38)
39 37 HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (37)
40 26 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (26)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

49 40 YOU GOT YOURS AND I’LL GET MINE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-10 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-9 (41)
42 52 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (42)
43 44 WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (37)
44 58 ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-4 (44)
45 49 AND THAT REMINDS ME (My Heart Reminds Me) –•– The Four Seasons (Crewe)-6 (45)
46 56 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-4 (46)
47 47 SAD GIRL –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-8 (47)
48 — BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-1 (48)
50 — AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

20 — SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (20)
23 — COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (23)
48 — BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-1 (48)
50 — AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (50)
61 — TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-1 (61)
76 — NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-1 (76)
78 — UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (78)
79 — TURN ON A DREAM –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (79)
80 — MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-1 (80)
85 — PROUD MARY –•– The Checkmates, LTD. Featuring Sonny Charles (A&M)-1 (85)
90 — IT’S HARD TO GET ALONG –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (90)
92 — SHANGRI-LA –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (92)
94 — YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (94)
96 — SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (96)
97 — CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE –•– The Glass House (Invictus)-1 (97)
98 — WE MUST BE IN LOVE –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Curtom)-1 (98)
100 — JUST A LITTLE LOVE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 25th October, 1969

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

1 1 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-11 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-12 (2)
3 3 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-14 (1)
4 4 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-11 (2)
5 6 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-7 (5)
6 5 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-10 (3)
7 8 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-5 (7)
8 13 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-8 (8)
9 10 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-7 (9)
10 11 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-10 (10)

11 20 SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2 (11)
12 7 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-10 (7)
13 23 COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-2 (13)
14 17 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-5 (14)
15 15 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-11 (6)
16 38 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-4 (16)
17 12 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-10 (9)
18 9 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-12 (4)
19 18 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-20 (6)
20 30 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-6 (20)

21 21 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-7 (21)
22 22 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-9 (22)
23 19 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-13 (2)
24 25 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-10 (24)
25 27 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-11 (25)
26 33 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-5 (26)
27 14 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-15 (1)
28 35 MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-8 (28)
29 50 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-2 (29)
30 32 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-9 (30)

31 16 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-11 (10)
32 26 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-12 (18)
33 42 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-4 (33)
34 64 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-4 (34)
35 36 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-6 (35)
36 56 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-5 (36)
37 61 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-2 (37)
38 51 SOMETHING IN THE AIR –•– Thunderclap Newman (Track)-8 (38)
39 24 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-9 (20)
40 34 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-13 (31)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

47 40 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-8 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 46 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-5 (41)
42 44 ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-5 (42)
43 48 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-2 (43)
44 67 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-3 (44)
45 41 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-10 (41)
46 43 WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (37)
48 58 LET A WOMAN BE A WOMAN – LET A MAN BE A MAN –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-5 (48)
49 63 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-4 (49)
50 68 TIME MACHINE –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

61 — ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog night (Dunhill)-1 (61)
76 — LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-1 (76)
85 — ROOSEVELT AND IRA LEE (Night Of the Mossacin) –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-1 (85)
86 — I STILL BELIEVE IN TOMORROW –•– John and Anne Ryder (Decca)-1 (86)
87 — DOWN ON THE CORNER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (87)
88 — EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-1 (88)
89 — WONDERFUL –•– Blackwell (Astro)-1 (89)
91 — THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-1 (91)
92 — SHE’S GOT LOVE –•– Thomas and Richard Frost (Imperial)-1 (92)
93 — FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-1 (93)
94 — SUNDAY MORNIN’ COMIN’ DOWN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-1 (94)
97 — JINGO –•– Santana (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — ONE WOMAN –•– Johnny Rivers (Imperial)-1 (98)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 1st November, 1969

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

1 5 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 7 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-6 (2)
3 3 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-15 (1)
4 1 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-12 (1)
5 8 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-9 (5)
6 2 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-13 (2)
7 6 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-11 (3)
8 4 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-12 (2)
9 9 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-8 (9)
10 13 COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-3 (10)

11 11 SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-3 (11)
12 16 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-5 (12)
13 14 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-6 (13)
14 12 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-11 (7)
15 10 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-11 (10)
16 25 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-12 (16)
17 29 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-3 (17)
18 20 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-7 (18)
19 19 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-21 (6)
20 21 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-8 (20)

21 37 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-3 (21)
22 26 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-6 (22)
23 18 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-13 (4)
24 22 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-10 (22)
25 15 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-12 (6)
26 33 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-5 (26)
27 17 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-11 (9)
28 35 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-7 (28)
29 24 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-11 (24)
30 58 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (30)

31 30 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-10 (30)
32 59 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-3 (32)
33 44 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (33)
34 34 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-5 (34)
35 36 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-6 (35)
36 48 LET A WOMAN BE A WOMAN – LET A MAN BE A MAN –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-6 (36)
37 38 SOMETHING IN THE AIR –•– Thunderclap Newman (Track)-9 (37)
38 49 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-5 (38)
39 39 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-10 (20)
40 42 ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

43 32 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-13 (18)
44 28 MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-9 (28)
46 40 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-14 (31)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-6 (41)
42 43 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-3 (42)
45 52 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-3 (45)
47 45 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-11 (41)
48 53 DOIN’ OUR THING –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-6 (48)
49 50 TIME MACHINE –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-6 (49)
50 61 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-2 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

58 — FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-1 (58)
71 — HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-1 (71)
74 — UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-1 (74)
82 — ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– The Dells (Cadet)-1 (82)
83 — I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-1 (83)
85 — TONIGHT I’LL BE STAYING HERE WITH YOU –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-1 (85)
86 — RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-1 (86)
88 — WE MUST BE IN LOVE –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Curtom)-2 (88)
90 — LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-1 (90)
91 — OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-1 (91)
92 — BALLAD OF EASY RIDER –•– The Byrds (Columbia)-1 (92)
93 — WE LOVE YOU, CALL COLLECT –•– Art Linkletter (Capitol)-1 (93)
94 — CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-1 (94)
98 — WHY IS THE WINE SWEETER (On the Other Side) –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-1 (98)
99 — MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-1 (99)
100 — I CAN’T MAKE IT ALONE –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 8th November, 1969

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

1 2 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-9 (1)
3 10 COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (3)
4 4 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-13 (1)
5 5 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-10 (5)
6 3 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-16 (1)
7 6 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-14 (2)
8 17 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-4 (8)
9 11 SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-4 (9)
10 12 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-6 (10)

11 13 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-7 (11)
12 9 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-9 (9)
13 7 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-12 (3)
14 8 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-13 (2)
15 16 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-13 (15)
16 18 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-8 (16)
17 22 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-7 (17)
18 21 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-4 (18)
19 26 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-6 (19)
20 42 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-4 (20)

21 30 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (21)
22 45 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-4 (22)
23 50 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-3 (23)
24 15 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-12 (10)
25 38 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-6 (25)
26 33 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (26)
27 14 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-12 (7)
28 34 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-6 (28)
29 32 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-4 (29)
30 35 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-7 (30)

31 31 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-11 (30)
32 19 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-22 (6)
33 58 FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-2 (33)
34 20 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-9 (20)
35 28 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-8 (28)
36 41 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-7 (36)
37 51 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-4 (37)
38 60 DOWN ON THE CORNER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (38)
39 57 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-3 (39)
40 40 ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-7 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

42 24 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-11 (22)
45 36 LET A WOMAN BE A WOMAN – LET A MAN BE A MAN –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-7 (36)
51 37 SOMETHING IN THE AIR –•– Thunderclap Newman (Track)-10 (37)

POWER PLAYS

41 52 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-7 (41)
43 56 MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-4 (43)
44 71 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-2 (44)
46 48 DOIN’ OUR THING –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-7 (46)
47 47 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-12 (41)
48 49 TIME MACHINE –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-7 (48)
49 68 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-3 (49)
50 — SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-1 (50)
57 — HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (57)
83 — A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (83)
85 — GIRLS IT AIN’T EASY –•– The Honey Cone (Hot Wax)-1 (85)
86 — JUST A LITTLE LOVE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-3 (86)
92 — YOU GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Gloria Taylor (Silver Fox)-1 (92)
93 — TEN COMMANDMENTS OF LOVE –•– Little Anthony and the Imperials (United Artists)-1 (93)
94 — KOZMIC BLUES –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-1 (94)
95 — (I’m So) AFRAID OF LOSING YOU AGAIN –•– Charley Pride (RCA)-1 (95)
96 — ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (96)
97 — THAT’S HOW HEARTACHES ARE MADE –•– The Marvelettes (Tamla)-1 (97)
99 — VOLUNTEERS –•– Jefferson Airplane (RCA)-1 (99)
100 — SEE RUBY FALL –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 15th November, 1969

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

1 1 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-8 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-5 (2)
3 9 SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-5 (3)
4 8 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-5 (4)
5 5 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-11 (5)
6 4 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-14 (1)
7 2 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-10 (1)
8 10 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-7 (8)
9 6 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-17 (1)
10 18 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-5 (10)

11 22 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-5 (11)
12 7 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-15 (2)
13 12 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-10 (9)
14 11 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-8 (11)
15 15 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-14 (15)
16 33 FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-3 (16)
17 17 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-8 (17)
18 20 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-5 (18)
19 19 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-7 (19)
20 23 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-4 (20)

21 21 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (21)
22 29 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (22)
23 39 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-4 (23)
24 25 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-7 (24)
25 26 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-6 (25)
26 30 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-8 (26)
27 28 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-7 (27)
28 16 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-9 (16)
29 37 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-5 (29)
30 38 DOWN ON THE CORNER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (30)

31 13 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-13 (3)
32 44 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-3 (32)
33 14 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-14 (2)
34 50 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-2 (34)
35 31 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-12 (30)
36 41 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-8 (36)
37 56 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-4 (37)
38 35 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-9 (28)
39 43 MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-5 (39)
40 96 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

41 36 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-8 (36)
48 40 ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-8 (40)
57 34 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-10 (20)

POWER PLAYS

42 49 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-4 (42)
43 54 WE LOVE YOU, CALL COLLECT –•– Art Linkletter (Capitol)-3 (43)
44 65 I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-3 (44)
45 45 LET A WOMAN BE A WOMAN – LET A MAN BE A MAN –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-8 (36)
46 55 ROOSEVELT AND IRA LEE (Night Of the Mossacin) –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-4 (46)
47 57 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-2 (47)
49 61 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-6 (49)
50 48 TIME MACHINE –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-8 (48)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — MIDNIGHT –•– Dennis Yost and the Classics IV (Imperial)-1 (73)
81 — CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-2 (81)
82 — GET IT FROM THE BOTTOM –•– The Steelers (Date)-1 (82)
86 — COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-1 (86)
88 — JAM UP AND JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-1 (88)
90 — I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-1 (90)
94 — GET RHYTHM –•– Johnny Cash (Sun)-1 (94)
95 — SWINGIN’ TIGHT –•– Bill Deal & The Rhondells (Heritage)-1 (95)
96 — SHE BELONGS TO ME –•– Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band (Decca)-3 (96)
97 — CURLY –•– Jimmy Clanton (Laurie)-1 (97)
98 — DON’T LET LOVE HANG YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-1 (98)
99 — ONE TIN SOLDIER –•– The Original Caste (T-A)-1 (99)
100 — ST. LOUIS –•– The Easybeats (Rare Earth)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 22nd November, 1969

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

1 1 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-9 (3 weeks at #1) (1)
2 10 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-6 (2)
3 3 SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-6 (3)
4 4 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-6 (4)
5 8 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-8 (5)
6 11 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-6 (6)
7 2 COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-6 (2)
8 22 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-6 (8)
9 7 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-11 (1)
10 6 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-15 (1)

11 5 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-12 (5)
12 23 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-5 (12)
13 18 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-6 (13)
14 16 FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-4 (14)
15 17 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-9 (15)
16 9 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-18 (1)
17 15 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-15 (15)
18 20 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-5 (18)
19 24 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-8 (19)
20 34 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (20)

21 30 DOWN ON THE CORNER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-5 (21)
22 13 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-11 (9)
23 14 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-9 (11)
24 25 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-7 (24)
25 12 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-16 (2)
26 26 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-9 (26)
27 27 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-8 (27)
28 32 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-4 (28)
29 29 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (29)
30 28 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-10 (16)

31 19 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (19)
32 21 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-7 (21)
33 40 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-3 (33)
34 37 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-5 (34)
35 36 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-9 (35)
36 42 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-5 (36)
37 62 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-4 (37)
38 39 MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-6 (38)
39 49 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-7 (39)
40 47 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

48 38 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-10 (28)

POWER PLAYS

41 41 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-9 (36)
42 43 WE LOVE YOU, CALL COLLECT –•– Art Linkletter (Capitol)-4 (42)
43 44 I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-4 (43)
44 46 ROOSEVELT AND IRA LEE (Night Of the Mossacin) –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-5 (44)
45 59 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-5 (45)
46 52 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-4 (46)
47 51 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-4 (47)
49 45 LET A WOMAN BE A WOMAN – LET A MAN BE A MAN –•– Dyke and the Blazers (Original Sound)-9 (36)
50 67 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-3 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (71)
77 — EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-1 (77)
78 — SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Oliver (Crewe)-1 (78)
80 — LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-1 (80)
86 — I’LL HOLD OUT MY HAND –•– The Clique (White Whale)-1 (86)
89 — WALKIN’ IN THE RAIN –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-1 (89)
91 — WHOLE LOTTA LOVE –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-1 (91)
94 — FANCY –•– Bobbie Gentry (Capitol)-1 (94)
95 — IT’S A FUNKY THING-RIGHT ON (Part 1) –•– Herbie Mann (Atlantic)-1 (95)
98 — CAN’T TAKE MY EYES OFF YOU –•– Nancy Wilson (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — HAPPY –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-1 (99)
100 — BLISTERED –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 29th November, 1969

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Changes this week include adding B-sides as a double sided entry (for example, see the #1 song this week). Next week the double LW entry number will not exist.

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

1 7 / 3 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)

2 4 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-7 (2)
3 1 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (1)
4 2 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-7 (2)
5 6 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-7 (5)
6 5 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-9 (5)
7 12 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-6 (7)
8 8 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-7 (8)
9 21 / 14 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (9)
10 18 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-6 (10)

11 20 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (11)
12 11 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-13 (5)
13 13 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-7 (13)
14 15 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-10 (14)
15 19 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-9 (15)
16 9 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-12 (1)
17 10 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-16 (1)
18 28 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-5 (18)
19 16 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-19 (1)
20 17 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-16 (15)

21 27 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-9 (21)
22 29 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-7 (22)
23 24 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-8 (23)
24 33 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (24)
25 37 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-5 (25)
26 35 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-10 (26)
27 22 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-12 (9)
28 23 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-10 (11)
29 34 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-6 (29)
30 36 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-6 (30)

31 47 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-5 (31)
32 40 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-4 (32)
33 26 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-10 (26)
34 43 I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-5 (34)
35 39 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-8 (35)
36 38 MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-7 (36)
37 46 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-5 (37)
38 45 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-6 (38)
39 32 LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-8 (21)
40 50 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-4 (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 51 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-5 (41)
42 53 ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– The Dells (Cadet)-5 (42)
43 69 JAM UP AND JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-3 (43)
44 44 ROOSEVELT AND IRA LEE (Night Of the Mossacin) –•– Tony Joe White (Monument)-6 (44)
45 91 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-2 (45)
46 83 KOZMIC BLUES –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-4 (46)
47 74 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-3 (47)
48 42 WE LOVE YOU, CALL COLLECT –•– Art Linkletter (Capitol)-5 (42)
49 71 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-2 (49)
50 54 TONIGHT I’LL BE STAYING HERE WITH YOU –•– Bob Dylan (Columbia)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

73 — DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-1 (73)
77 — WHAT YOU GAVE ME –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-1 (77)
81 — I’M TIRED –•– Savoy Brown (Parrot)-1 (81)
84 — TURN TURN TURN / TO EVERYTHING THERE IS A SEASON –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-1 (84)
87 — JE T’AIME…MOI NON PLUS –•– Jane Birkin and Serge Gainsbourg (Fontana)-1 (87)
90 — JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-1 (90)
91 — TONIGHT I’LL SAY A PRAYER –•– Eydie Gorme (RCA)-1 (91)
92 — I LOVE YOU –•– Otis Leaville (Dakar)-1 (92)
93 — NO ONE BETTER THAN YOU –•– Petula Clark (Warner Brothers)-1 (93)
94 — YOU KEEP ME HANGING ON –•– Wilson Pickett (Atlantic)-1 (94)
96 — (One Of These Days) SUNDAY’S GONNA COME ON TUESDAY –•– The New Establishment (Colgems)-1 (96)
97 — FEELING ALRIGHT –•– Mongo Santamaria (Atlantic)-1 (97)
99 — WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-1 (99)
100 — GOIN’ OUT OF MY HEAD / FORGET TO REMEMBER –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 6th December, 1969

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

1 5 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 7 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-7 (2)
3 1 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-8 (1)
4 4 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-8 (2)
5 9 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-7 (5)
6 2 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-8 (2)
7 3 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-11 (1)
8 8 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-8 (8)
9 11 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-5 (9)
10 10 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-7 (10)

11 13 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-8 (11)
12 6 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-10 (5)
13 25 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-6 (13)
14 14 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-11 (14)
15 15 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-10 (15)
16 18 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-6 (16)
17 16 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-13 (1)
18 12 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-14 (5)
19 24 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-5 (19)
20 20 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-17 (15)

21 21 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-10 (21)
22 30 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-7 (22)
23 29 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-7 (23)
24 37 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-6 (24)
25 32 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-5 (25)
26 26 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-11 (26)
27 51 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-4 (27)
28 45 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-3 (28)
29 31 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-6 (29)
30 22 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-8 (22)

31 17 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-17 (1)
32 19 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-20 (1)
33 35 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-9 (33)
34 34 I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-6 (34)
35 40 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-5 (35)
36 38 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-7 (36)
37 43 JAM UP AND JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-4 (37)
38 23 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-9 (23)
39 54 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-3 (39)
40 41 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-6 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

45 33 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-11 (26)
49 36 MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-8 (36)

POWER PLAYS

41 73 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-2 (41)
42 42 ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– The Dells (Cadet)-6 (42)
43 49 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-3 (43)
44 47 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-4 (44)
46 46 KOZMIC BLUES –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-5 (46)
47 57 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Oliver (Crewe)-3 (47)
48 62 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-3 (48)
50 69 BLISTERED / SEE RUBY FALL –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

71 — DON’T LET HIM TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-1 (71)
81 — WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-1 (81)
84 — WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-1 (84)
90 — LADY-O –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-1 (90)
91 — LOOK-KA PY PY –•– The Meters (Josie)-1 (91)
94 — SHE CAME IN THROUGH THE BATHROOM WINDOW –•– Joe Cocker (A&M)-1 (94)
97 — ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-1 (97)
98 — LET’S WORK TOGETHER (Part 1) –•– Wilbert Harrison (Sue)-1 (98)
99 — I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-1 (99)
100 — CAMEL BACK –•– A.B. Skhy (MGM)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 13th December, 1969

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

1 1 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-9 (2 weeks at #1) (1)
2 2 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-8 (2)
3 9 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (3)
4 3 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-9 (1)
5 5 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-8 (5)
6 4 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-9 (2)
7 8 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-9 (7)
8 6 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-9 (2)
9 13 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-7 (9)
10 11 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-9 (10)

11 10 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-8 (10)
12 7 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-12 (1)
13 16 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-7 (13)
14 12 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-11 (5)
15 14 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-12 (14)
16 15 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-11 (15)
17 19 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-6 (17)
18 23 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-8 (18)
19 27 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-5 (19)
20 22 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-8 (20)

21 28 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-4 (21)
22 24 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-7 (22)
23 20 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-18 (15)
24 25 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-6 (24)
25 35 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-6 (25)
26 18 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-15 (5)
27 21 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-11 (21)
28 17 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-14 (1)
29 29 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-7 (29)
30 33 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-10 (30)

31 37 JAM UP AND JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (31)
32 32 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-21 (1)
33 30 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-9 (22)
34 39 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-4 (34)
35 36 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-8 (35)
36 41 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-3 (36)
37 26 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-12 (26)
38 38 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-10 (23)
39 44 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-5 (39)
40 43 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-4 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

58 34 I GUESS THE LORD MUST BE IN NEW YORK CITY –•– Nilsson (RCA)-7 (34)
59 40 LOVE WILL FIND A WAY –•– Jackie DeShannon (Imperial)-7 (40)

POWER PLAYS

41 47 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Oliver (Crewe)-4 (41)
42 48 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-4 (42)
43 46 KOZMIC BLUES –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-6 (43)
44 42 ON THE DOCK OF THE BAY –•– The Dells (Cadet)-7 (42)
45 51 I’LL HOLD OUT MY HAND –•– The Clique (White Whale)-4 (45)
46 45 RUBEN JAMES –•– Kenny Rogers and the First Edition (Reprise)-12 (26)
47 57 OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-7 (47)
48 53 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-3 (48)
49 52 YOU GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Gloria Taylor (Silver Fox)-6 (49)
50 50 BLISTERED / SEE RUBY FALL –•– Johnny Cash (Columbia)-6 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

65 — SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-1 (65)
76 — POINT IT OUT / DARLING DEAR –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-1 (76)
77 — VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-1 (77)
81 — SHE LETS HER HAIR DOWN (Early In the Morning) –•– The Tokens (Buddah)-1 (81)
90 — WHEN JULIE COMES AROUND –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-1 (90)
93 — TO BE YOUNG, GIFTED AND BLACK –•– Nina Simone (RCA)-1 (93)
94 — IS IT BECAUSE I’M BLACK –•– Syl Johnson (Twinight)-1 (94)
95 — LAND OF 1000 DANCES –•– The Electric Indian (United Artists)-1 (95)
96 — SIX WHITE HORSES –•– Tommy Cash (Epic)-1 (96)
97 — SHE LETS HER HAIR DOWN (Early In the Morning) –•– Gene Pitney (Musicor)-1 (97)
98 — ALICE’S ROCK AND ROLL RESTAURANT –•– Arlo Guthrie (Reprise)-1 (98)
99 — HOW I MISS YOU BABY –•– Bobby Womack (Minit)-1 (99)
100 — BIG IN VEGAS –•– Buck Owens and the Buckaroos (Capitol)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 20th December, 1969

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

1 2 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-9 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 3 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (2)
3 5 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-9 (3)
4 1 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-10 (1)
5 9 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-8 (5)
6 4 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-10 (1)
7 7 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-10 (7)
8 6 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-10 (2)
9 13 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-8 (9)
10 8 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-10 (2)

11 11 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-9 (10)
12 21 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-5 (12)
13 10 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-10 (10)
14 34 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-5 (14)
15 22 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-8 (15)
16 16 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-12 (15)
17 19 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-6 (17)
18 18 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-9 (18)
19 12 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-13 (1)
20 20 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-9 (20)

21 14 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-12 (5)
22 15 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-13 (14)
23 31 JAM UP AND JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-6 (23)
24 25 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-7 (24)
25 36 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-4 (25)
26 29 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-8 (26)
27 24 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-7 (24)
28 35 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-9 (28)
29 17 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-7 (17)
30 23 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-19 (15)

31 77 VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-2 (31)
32 27 SUITE: JUDY BLUE EYES –•– Crosby, Stills and Nash (Atlantic)-12 (21)
33 30 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-11 (30)
34 48 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-4 (34)
35 39 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-6 (35)
36 40 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-5 (36)
37 42 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-5 (37)
38 41 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Oliver (Crewe)-5 (38)
39 37 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-13 (26)
40 65 SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-2 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

53 32 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-22 (1)
57 28 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-15 (1)
59 38 TRY A LITTLE KINDNESS –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (23)
61 33 UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-10 (22)

POWER PLAYS

41 43 KOZMIC BLUES –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-7 (41)
42 47 OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-8 (42)
43 52 CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-7 (43)
44 51 DON’T LET LOVE HANG YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-6 (44)
45 45 I’LL HOLD OUT MY HAND –•– The Clique (White Whale)-5 (45)
46 53 DON’T LET HIM TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-3 (46)
47 60 WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-3 (47)
48 71 WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-3 (48)
49 49 YOU GOT TO PAY THE PRICE –•– Gloria Taylor (Silver Fox)-7 (49)
50 54 WHAT YOU GAVE ME –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-4 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

72 — LET A MAN COME IN AND DO THE POPCORN (Part 2) –•– James Brown (King)-1 (72)
73 — BABY TAKE ME IN YOUR ARMS –•– Jefferson (Janus)-1 (73)
80 — I’M SO GLAD I FELL FOR YOU –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-1 (80)
81 — NO TIME –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (81)
83 — ARE YOU GETTING ANY SUNSHINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-1 (83)
84 — COME SATURDAY MORNING –•– The Sandpipers (A&M)-1 (84)
87 — TOGETHER –•– The Illusion (Steed)-1 (87)
88 — GROOVIN’ (Out On Life) –•– The Newbeats (Hickory)-1 (88)
89 — I’M GONNA LOVE YOU –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-1 (89)
91 — VOODOO WOMAN –•– Simon Stokes and the Nighthawks (Elektra)-1 (91)
92 — BOLD SOUL SISTER –•– Ike and Tina Turner (Blue Thumb)-1 (92)
95 — LOVE BONES –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-1 (95)
96 — IT’S BEEN A LONG TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-1 (96)
98 — MR. LIMOUSINE DRIVER –•– Grand Funk Railroad (Capitol)-1 (98)
99 — TOO MANY COOKS (Spoil the Soup) –•– 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) (Hot Wax)-1 (99)
100 — HE AIN’T HEAVY, HE’S MY BROTHER –•– The Hollies (Epic)-1 (100)

US Top 40 Singles for the Week Ending 27th December, 1969

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

1 2 SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-8 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 LEAVING ON A JET PLANE –•– Peter, Paul and Mary (Warner Brothers)-10 (1)
3 5 RAINDROPS KEEP FALLIN’ ON MY HEAD –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-9 (3)
4 3 DOWN ON THE CORNER / FORTUNATE SON –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-10 (3)
5 4 NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-11 (1)
6 9 HOLLY HOLY –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-9 (6)
7 6 COME TOGETHER / SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-11 (1)
8 17 I WANT YOU BACK –•– Jackson 5 (Motown)-7 (8)
9 12 WHOLE LOTTA LOVE / LIVING LOVING MAID (She’s Just a Woman) –•– Led Zeppelin (Atlantic)-6 (9)
10 8 TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-11 (2)

11 15 MIDNIGHT COWBOY –•– Ferrante and Teicher (United Artists)-9 (11)
12 11 ELI’S COMING –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-10 (10)
13 7 YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-11 (7)
14 14 LA LA LA (If I Had You) –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-6 (14)
15 10 AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-11 (2)
16 20 THESE EYES –•– Jr. Walker and the All Stars (Soul)-10 (16)
17 18 FRIENDSHIP TRAIN –•– Gladys Knight and the Pips (Soul)-10 (17)
18 13 BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-11 (10)
19 31 VENUS –•– The Shocking Blue (Colossus)-3 (19)
20 23 JAM UP AND JELLY TIGHT –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-7 (20)

21 16 CHERRY HILL PARK –•– Billy Joe Royal (Columbia)-13 (15)
22 34 JINGLE JANGLE –•– The Archies (Kirshner)-5 (22)
23 25 DON’T CRY DADDY / RUBBERNECKIN’ –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-5 (23)
24 21 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-13 (5)
25 22 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-14 (14)
26 26 UP ON CRIPPLE CREEK –•– The Band (Capitol)-9 (26)
27 24 A BRAND NEW ME –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-8 (24)
28 28 EVIL WOMAN DON’T PLAY YOUR GAMES WITH ME –•– Crow (Amaret)-10 (28)
29 19 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-14 (1)
30 37 EARLY IN THE MORNING –•– Vanity Fare (Page One)-6 (30)

31 27 HEAVEN KNOWS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-8 (24)
32 29 ELEANOR RIGBY –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-8 (17)
33 35 COLD TURKEY –•– The Plastic Ono Band (Apple)-7 (33)
34 40 SHE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (34)
35 38 SUNDAY MORNIN’ –•– Oliver (Crewe)-6 (35)
36 36 AIN’T IT FUNKY NOW (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (36)
37 30 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-20 (15)
38 33 GROOVY GRUBWORM –•– Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies (Plantation)-12 (30)
39 47 WONDERFUL WORLD, BEAUTIFUL PEOPLE –•– Jimmy Cliff (A&M)-4 (39)
40 64 POINT IT OUT / DARLING DEAR –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-3 (40)

THIS WEEK’S DROPS

46 39 MIND, BODY AND SOUL –•– The Flaming Ember (Hot Wax)-14 (26)

POWER PLAYS

41 48 WINTER WORLD OF LOVE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-4 (41)
42 42 OKIE FROM MUSKOGEE –•– Merle Haggard and the Strangers (Capitol)-9 (42)
43 43 CUPID –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-8 (43)
44 44 DON’T LET LOVE HANG YOU UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-7 (44)
45 46 DON’T LET HIM TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME –•– The Four Tops (Motown)-4 (45)
47 66 ARIZONA –•– Mark Lindsay (Columbia)-4 (47)
48 41 KOZMIC BLUES –•– Janis Joplin (Columbia)-8 (41)
49 50 WHAT YOU GAVE ME –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (49)
50 — WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK

50 — WITHOUT LOVE (There Is Nothing) –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-1 (50)
51 — I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-1 (51)
71 — MONSTER –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-1 (71)
73 — HEY THERE LONELY GIRL –•– Eddie Holman (ABC)-1 (73)
75 — TRACES / MEMORIES MEDLEY –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (75)
88 — OH ME OH MY (I’m a Fool For You Baby) –•– Lulu (Atco)-1 (88)
91 — I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN –•– Al Martino (Capitol)-2 (91)
92 — A WORLD WITHOUT MUSIC –•– Archie Bell and the Drells (Atlantic)-1 (92)
95 — THEME FROM ELECTRIC SURFBOARD –•– Brother Jack McDuff (Blue Note)-1 (95)
98 — THE GANG’S BACK AGAIN –•– Kool and the Gang (De-Lite)-1 (98)
99 — GUESS WHO –•– Ruby Winters (Diamond)-1 (99)
100 — THE THRILL IS GONE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-1 (100)