US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 16th, 1968


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending November 16th, 1968.

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US TOP 40 – NOVEMBER 16TH, 1968

#1
HEY JUDE
The Beatles

The Beatles - Hey Jude 7-inch label

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

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

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

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

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

THIS WEEK’S DROP – NOVEMBER 16TH, 1968

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

POWER PLAYS – NOVEMBER 16TH, 1968

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

NEW THIS WEEK – NOVEMBER 16TH, 1968

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