US Top 40 Singles Week Ending October 18th, 1969


These are all the US Top 40 singles for Week Ending October 18th, 1969.

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US TOP 40 – OCTOBER 18TH, 1969

#1
I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU
The Temptations

The Temptations - I Can't Get Next To You record cover

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

1 4 I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-10 (1 week at #1) (1)
2 5 HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-11 (2)
3 1 SUGAR, SUGAR –•– The Archies (Calendar)-13 (1)
4 2 JEAN –•– Oliver (Crewe)-10 (2)
5 3 LITTLE WOMAN –•– Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)-9 (3)
6 11 SUSPICIOUS MINDS –•– Elvis Presley (RCA)-6 (6)
7 12 THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-9 (7)
8 25 WEDDING BELL BLUES –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-4 (8)
9 7 EASY TO BE HARD –•– Three Dog Night (Dunhill)-11 (4)
10 19 TRACY –•– The Cuff Links (Decca)-6 (10)

11 13 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE –•– Lou Christie (Buddah)-9 (11)
12 9 THIS GIRL IS A WOMAN NOW –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-9 (9)
13 15 BABY IT’S YOU –•– Smith (Dunhill)-7 (13)
14 8 HONKY TONK WOMEN –•– The Rolling Stones (London)-14 (1)
15 6 EVERYBODY’S TALKIN’ –•– Nilsson (RCA)-10 (6)
16 14 OH, WHAT A NIGHT –•– The Dells (Cadet)-10 (10)
17 33 IS THAT ALL THERE IS –•– Peggy Lee (Capitol)-4 (17)
18 17 I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN –•– Tom Jones (Parrot)-19 (6)
19 10 GREEN RIVER –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-12 (2)
20 — SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (20)

21 46 JEALOUS KIND OF FELLA –•– Garland Green (Uni)-6 (21)
22 24 SUGAR ON SUNDAY –•– The Clique (White Whale)-8 (22)
23 — COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (23)
24 20 WHAT’S THE USE OF BREAKING UP –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-8 (20)
25 27 YOU, I –•– The Rugbys (Amazon)-9 (25)
26 18 WHEN I DIE –•– Motherlode (Buddah)-11 (18)
27 32 GOING IN CIRCLES –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-10 (27)
28 16 GET TOGETHER –•– The Youngbloods (RCA)-25 (5)
29 21 HURTS SO BAD –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-21 (12)
30 36 YOU’VE LOST THAT LOVIN’ FEELING –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (30)

31 30 YOUR GOOD THING (Is About To End) –•– Lou Rawls (Capitol)-14 (18)
32 48 WALK ON BY –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8 (32)
33 67 BABY, I’M FOR REAL –•– The Originals (Soul)-4 (33)
34 31 IN A MOMENT –•– The Intrigues (Yew)-12 (31)
35 35 MAKE BELIEVE –•– Wind (Life)-7 (35)
36 39 JESUS IS A SOUL MAN –•– Lawrence Reynolds (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-5 (36)
37 38 BY THE TIME I GET TO PHOENIX –•– Isaac Hayes (Enterprise)-8 (37)
38 53 SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME –•– The Flying Machine (Congress)-3 (38)
39 37 HERE I GO AGAIN –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (37)
40 26 CARRY ME BACK –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-7 (26)

THIS WEEK’S DROP – OCTOBER 18TH, 1969

49 40 YOU GOT YOURS AND I’LL GET MINE –•– The Delfonics (Philly Groove)-10 (40)

POWER PLAYS – OCTOBER 18TH, 1969

41 41 DON’T IT MAKE YOU WANT TO GO HOME –•– Joe South and the Believers (Capitol)-9 (41)
42 52 BALL OF FIRE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-3 (42)
43 44 WORLD (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (37)
44 58 ECHO PARK –•– Keith Barbour (Epic)-4 (44)
45 49 AND THAT REMINDS ME (My Heart Reminds Me) –•– The Four Seasons (Crewe)-6 (45)
46 56 SO GOOD TOGETHER –•– Andy Kim (Steed)-4 (46)
47 47 SAD GIRL –•– The Intruders (Gamble)-8 (47)
48 — BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-1 (48)
50 — AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (50)

NEW THIS WEEK – OCTOBER 18TH, 1969

20 — SOMETHING –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (20)
23 — COME TOGETHER –•– The Beatles (Apple)-1 (23)
48 — BACKFIELD IN MOTION –•– Mel and Tim (Bamboo)-1 (48)
50 — AND WHEN I DIE –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-1 (50)
61 — TAKE A LETTER MARIA –•– R.B. Greaves (Atco)-1 (61)
76 — NA NA HEY HEY KISS HIM GOODBYE –•– Steam (Fontana)-1 (76)
78 — UNDUN –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-1 (78)
79 — TURN ON A DREAM –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-1 (79)
80 — MAKE YOUR OWN KIND OF MUSIC –•– Mama Cass Elliot (Dunhill)-1 (80)
85 — PROUD MARY –•– The Checkmates, LTD. Featuring Sonny Charles (A&M)-1 (85)
90 — IT’S HARD TO GET ALONG –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-1 (90)
92 — SHANGRI-LA –•– The Lettermen (Capitol)-1 (92)
94 — YESTER-ME, YESTER-YOU, YESTERDAY –•– Stevie Wonder (Tamla)-1 (94)
96 — SAY YOU LOVE ME –•– The Impressions (Curtom)-1 (96)
97 — CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE –•– The Glass House (Invictus)-1 (97)
98 — WE MUST BE IN LOVE –•– The Five Stairsteps and Cubie (Curtom)-1 (98)
100 — JUST A LITTLE LOVE –•– B.B. King (BluesWay)-1 (100)