US Top 40 Singles Week Ending November 30th, 1968


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending November 30th, 1968.

You can view the entire 1968 chart here.

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US TOP 40 – NOVEMBER 30TH, 1968

#1
LOVE CHILD
Diana Ross and the Supremes

Diana Ross and the Supremes - Love Child 7-inch label

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

1 2 LOVE CHILD –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-7 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 1 HEY JUDE –•– The Beatles (Apple)-12 (1)
3 4 MAGIC CARPET RIDE –•– Steppenwolf (Dunhill)-9 (3)
4 3 THOSE WERE THE DAYS –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-10 (2)
5 5 ABRAHAM, MARTIN AND JOHN –•– Dion (Laurie)-6 (5)
6 8 WHO’S MAKING LOVE –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-6 (6)
7 14 FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-5 (7)
8 10 WICHITA LINEMAN –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-5 (8)
9 7 HOLD ME TIGHT –•– Johnny Nash (JAD)-12 (5)
10 6 WHITE ROOM –•– Cream (Atco)-9 (6)

11 11 STORMY –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-6 (11)
12 17 I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-5 (12)
13 19 BOTH SIDES NOW –•– Judy Collins (Elektra)-4 (13)
14 12 ELENORE –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-11 (6)
15 16 CHEWY CHEWY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-7 (15)
16 34 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-2 (16)
17 9 LITTLE GREEN APPLES –•– O.C. Smith (Columbia)-16 (2)
18 15 MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-14 (5)
19 22 LITTLE ARROWS –•– Leapy Lee (Decca)-8 (19)
20 21 PROMISES, PROMISES –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (20)

21 27 BRING IT ON HOME TO ME –•– Eddie Floyd (Stax)-7 (21)
22 35 SEE SAW –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (22)
23 23 CYCLES –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-8 (23)
24 24 BANG-SHANG-A-LANG –•– The Archies (Calendar)-10 (24)
25 25 HI-HEEL SNEAKERS –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-7 (25)
26 39 CLOUD NINE –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (26)
27 13 OVER YOU –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-11 (7)
28 28 QUICK JOEY SMALL (Run Joey Run) –•– The Kasenetz-Katz Singing Orchestral Circus (Buddah)-9 (28)
29 18 ALWAYS TOGETHER –•– The Dells (Cadet)-8 (18)
30 46 SHAME, SHAME –•– The Magic Lanterns (Atlantic)-6 (30)

31 32 LES BICYCLETTES DE BELSIZE –•– Engelbert Humperdinck (Parrot)-7 (31)
32 20 FIRE –•– The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown (Atlantic)-13 (2)
33 26 SWEET BLINDNESS –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (13)
34 37 CINNAMON –•– Derek (Bang)-6 (34)
35 48 BATTLE HYMN OF THE REPUBLIC –•– Andy Williams with the St. Charles Borromeo Choir (Columbia)-7 (35)
36 41 THE STRAIGHT LIFE –•– Bobby Goldsboro (United Artists)-6 (36)
37 42 PICKIN’ WILD MOUNTAIN BERRIES –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-7 (37)
38 38 DO SOMETHING TO ME –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (38)
39 47 TOO WEAK TO FIGHT –•– Clarence Carter (Atlantic)-4 (39)
40 36 1432 FRANKLIN PIKE CIRCLE HERO –•– Bobby Russell (Elf)-6 (36)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – NOVEMBER 30TH, 1968

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 – NOVEMBER 30TH, 1968

41 50 SCARBOROUGH FAIR –•– Sergio Mendes and Brasil ’66 (A&M)-3 (41)
42 53 TILL –•– The Vogues (Reprise)-2 (42)
43 52 NOT ENOUGH INDIANS –•– Dean Martin (Reprise)-5 (43)
44 44 KENTUCKY WOMAN –•– Deep Purple (Tetragrammaton)-4 (44)
45 45 GOODY GOODY GUMDROPS –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (45)
46 58 SHAKE –•– The Shadows Of Knight (Team)-6 (46)
47 56 PUT YOUR HEAD ON MY SHOULDER –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-3 (47)
48 51 PEACE BROTHER PEACE –•– Bill Medley (MGM)-6 (48)
49 55 GOODBYE MY LOVE –•– James Brown (King)-4 (49)
50 54 THE STAR-SPANGLED BANNER –•– Jose Feliciano (RCA Victor)-5 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – NOVEMBER 30TH, 1968

57 — PAPA’S GOT A BRAND NEW BAG –•– Otis Redding (Atco)-1 (57)
62 — SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN –•– Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)-1 (62)
65 — SOULFUL STRUT –•– Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)-1 (65)
73 — CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC –•– The Jimi Hendrix Experience (Reprise)-1 (73)
77 — MY SONG –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-1 (77)
91 — GOOD TIME GIRL –•– Nancy Sinatra (Reprise)-1 (91)
92 — DON’T MAKE THE GOOD GIRLS GO BAD –•– Della Humphrey (Arctic)-1 (92)
93 — EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-1 (93)
98 — THIS IS MY COUNTRY –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (98)
99 — BELLA LINDA –•– The Grass Roots (Dunhill)-1 (99)
100 — IF I CAN DREAM –•– Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)-1 (100)