US Top 40 Singles Week Ending December 27th, 1969


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending December 27th, 1969.

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US TOP 40 – DECEMBER 27TH, 1969

#1
SOMEDAY WE’LL BE TOGETHER
Diana Ross and the Supremes

Diana Ross and the Supremes - Someday We'll Be Together record cover

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 DROP – DECEMBER 27TH, 1969

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

POWER PLAYS – DECEMBER 27TH, 1969

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 – DECEMBER 27TH, 1969

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)