US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 23rd, 1968


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending November 23rd, 1968.

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US TOP 40 – NOVEMBER 23RD, 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)-11 (9 weeks at #1) (1)
2 3 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (2)
3 2 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-9 (2)
4 4 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-8 (4)
5 9 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-5 (5)
6 6 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-8 (6)
7 5 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-11 (5)
8 8 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-5 (8)
9 7 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-15 (2)
10 23 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-4 (10)

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

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

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

THIS WEEK’S DROP – NOVEMBER 23RD, 1968

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

POWER PLAYS – NOVEMBER 23RD, 1968

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

NEW THIS WEEK – NOVEMBER 23RD, 1968

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