US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 2nd, 1968


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending November 2nd, 1968.

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US TOP 40 – NOVEMBER 2ND, 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)-8 (6 weeks at #1) (1)
2 4 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-6 (2)
3 2 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-12 (2)
4 3 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-9 (2)
5 6 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-10 (5)
6 9 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-7 (6)
7 7 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-7 (7)
8 11 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-8 (8)
9 19 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-3 (9)
10 15 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-5 (10)

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

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

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

THIS WEEK’S DROP – NOVEMBER 2ND, 1968

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

POWER PLAYS – NOVEMBER 2ND, 1968

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

NEW THIS WEEK – NOVEMBER 2ND, 1968

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