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RECORD WORLD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1968 PDF Print E-mail
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RECORD WORLD (USA) MAGAZINE'S (BARRY KOWAL) TOP SINGLES OF 1968
Pos.-Title-Artist-Peak Month  
  1 HEY JUDE-BEATLES-SEPTEMBER 706
  2 LOVE IS BLUE (L'Amour Est Bleu)-PAUL MAURIAT ORCHESTRA-February 548 
  3 THOSE WERE THE DAYS-MARY HOPKIN-October 536 
  4 JUDY IN DISGUISE (With Glasses)-JOHN FRED & HIS PLAYBOY BAND-January 528 
  5 THIS GUY'S IN LOVE WITH YOU-HERB ALPERT-June 520 
  6 HARPER VALLEY P.T.A.-JEANNIE C. RILEY-September 516 
  7 MRS. ROBINSON-SIMON & GARFUNKEL-June 504 
  8 HONEY-Bobby Goldsboro-April 498 
  9 BEND ME, SHAPE ME-American Breed-February 492 
 10 PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE-The Rascals-August 490 
 11 Love Child-Diana Ross & The Supremes-November 482 
 12 Young Girl-Gary Puckett & The Union Gap-April 476 
 13 Lady Willpower-Gary Puckett & The Union Gap-August 464 
 14 Tighten Up-Archie Bell & The Drells-May 430 
 15 Green Tambourine-The Lemon Pipers-February 424 
 16 (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay-Otis Redding-March 410 
 17 Chain Of Fools-Aretha Franklin-January 404 
 18 A Beautiful Morning-The Rascals-May 400 
 19 Simon Says-1910 Fruitgum Co.-March 384 
 20 Grazing In The Grass-Hugh Masekela-July 380 
 21 Born To Be Wild-Steppenwolf-August 372 
 22 Cry Like A Baby-Box Tops-April 366 
 23 Valleri-The Monkees-March 364 
 24 Abraham, Martin And John-Dion-December 360 
 25 Woman, Woman-The Union Gap-January 358 
 26 Cowboys To Girls-The Intruders-May 356 
 27 Angel Of The Morning-Merrilee Rush & The Turnabouts-July 356 
 28 Macarthur Park-Richard Harris-June 356 
 29 Fire-Crazy World Of Arthur Brown-October 356 
 30 Jumpin' Jack Flash-The Rolling Stones-July 350 
 31 Magic Carpet Ride-Steppenwolf-December 342 
 32 Spooky-Classics IV-February 340 
 33 The Good, The Bad And The Ugly-Hugo Montenegro Orchestra-June 340 
 34 Hello, I Love You-Doors-August 338 
 35 (Theme From) Valley Of The Dolls-Dionne Warwick-March 332 
 36 Stoned Soul Picnic-5th Dimension-August 326 
 37 Girl Watcher-The O'Kaysions-October 326 
 38 I Got The Feelin'-James Brown & The Famous Flames-May 308 
 39 I Wish It Would Rain-The Temptations-February 308 
 40 For Once In My Life-Stevie Wonder-December 308 
 41 1, 2, 3, Red Light-1910 Fruitgum Co.-September 308 
 42 Who's Making Love-Johnnie Taylor-December 306 
 43 Lady Madonna-Beatles-April 306 
 44 Little Green Apples-O.C. Smith-November 306 
 45 Light My Fire-Jose Feliciano-August 304 
 46 Mony Mony-Tommy James & The Shondells-June 304 
 47 Do It Again-Beach Boys-September 298 
 48 The Horse-Cliff Nobles & Co.-July 298 
 49 Reach Out Of The Darkness-Friend & Lover-July 296 
 50 Midnight Confessions-The Grass Roots-November 294 
 51 Hush-Deep Purple-September 294 
 52 The Unicorn-The Irish Rovers-May 288 
 53 White Room-Cream-November 282 
 54 La-la-means I Love You-Delfonics-April 278 
 55 Turn Around, Look At Me-The Vogues-August 272 
 56 Bang-shang-a-lang-Archies-November 270 
 57 Indian Lake-Cowsills-July 264 
 58 Since You've Been Gone-Aretha Franklin-March 258 
 59 The Ballad Of Bonnie And Clyde-Georgie Fame-April 254 
 60 Yummy Yummy Yummy-The Ohio Express-June 252 
 61 Dream A Little Dream Of Me-Mama Cass-August 252 
 62 Classical Gas-Mason Williams-August 250 
 63 Hurdy Gurdy Man-Donovan-August 246 
 64 Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)-Manfred Mann-April 236 
 65 Hold Me Tight-Johnny Nash-November 234 
 66 Elenore-The Turtles-November 232 
 67 The Look Of Love-Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66-July 230 
 68 Nobody But Me-The Human Beinz-February 226 
 69 Over You-Gary Puckett & The Union Gap-November 218 
 70 Sunshine Of Your Love-Cream-August 216 
 71 Skinny Legs And All-Joe Tex-January 214 
 72 I Heard It Through The Grapevine-Marvin Gaye-December 214 
 73 Think-Aretha Franklin-June 214 
 74 Do You Know The Way To San Jose?-Dionne Warwick-May 206 
 75 Kiss Me Goodbye-Petula Clark-March 202 
 76 Revolution-Beatles-September 196 
 77 Just Dropped In-The First Edition-March 196 
 78 Summer Rain-Johnny Rivers-January 192 
 79 I Wonder What She's Doing Tonite-Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart-March 188 
 80 The House That Jack Built-Aretha Franklin-September 186 
 81 I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You)-The Temptations-June 184 
 82 Can't Take My Eyes Off You-The Lettermen-February 182 
 83 Goin' Out Of My Head-The Lettermen-February 182 
 84 The Fool On The Hill-Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66-October 180 
 85 Summertime Blues-Blue Cheer-April 180 
 86 Bottle Of Wine-The Fireballs-March 178 
 87 You Keep Me Hangin' On-Vanilla Fudge-August 176 
 88 Susan-Buckinghams-February 176 
 89 Here Comes The Judge-Shorty Long-July 176 
 90 We're A Winner-The Impressions-March 172 
 91 Baby, Now That I've Found You-The Foundations-February 170 
 92 Both Sides Now-Judy Collins-December 170 
 93 My Special Angel-The Vogues-October 168 
 94 Chewy Chewy-The Ohio Express-December 166 
 95 Love Makes A Woman-Barbara Acklin-August 164 
 96 Time Has Come Today-Chambers Brothers-September 160 
 97 Playboy-Gene & Debbe-April 154 
 98 See Saw-Aretha Franklin-December 154 
 99 Slip Away-Clarence Carter-September 154 
100 You're All I Need To Get By-Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell-September 154 
101 Licking Stick -licking Stick-James Brown & The Famous Flames-July 142 
102 Dance To The Music-Sly & The Family Stone-April 134 
103 Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing-Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell-June 134 
104 I've Gotta Get A Message To You-Bee Gees-October 130 
105 Walk Away Renee-The Four Tops-March 130 
106 Master Jack-Four Jacks And A Jill-June 126 
107 Say It Loud -i'm Black And I'm Proud-James Brown-October 126 
108 Shoo-be-doo-be-doo-da-day-Stevie Wonder-May 126 
109 Everything That Touches You-Association-March 124 
110 She's A Rainbow-The Rolling Stones-February 122 
111 On The Road Again-Canned Heat-October 120 
112 Hi-heel Sneakers-Jose Feliciano-November 120 
113 I Thank You-Sam & Dave-March 120 
114 Am I That Easy To Forget-Engelbert Humperdinck-February 116 
115 Suzie Q.-Creedence Clearwater Revival-October 114 
116 Soul-limbo-Booker T. & The MG's-September 114 
117 It's Wonderful-The Rascals-January 112 
118 Autumn Of My Life-Bobby Goldsboro-August 110 
119 Bring It On Home To Me-Eddie Floyd-November 108 
120 D.W. Washburn-The Monkees-July 108 
121 Itchycoo Park-The Small Faces-February 108 
122 Too Much Talk-Paul Revere & The Raiders-March 108 
123 I Can't Stop Dancing-Archie Bell & The Drells-September 102 
124 Love Is All Around-The Troggs-May 78 
125 Stay In My Corner-Dells-August 78 
126 Little Arrows-Leapy Lee-December 76 
127 Sweet Blindness-5th Dimension-November 74 
128 Magic Bus-The Who-September 72 
129 Will You Love Me Tomorrow-Four Seasons-March 72 
130 A Man Without Love-Engelbert Humperdinck-June 70 
131 Take Time To Know Her-Percy Sledge-May 70 
132 Just As Much As Ever-Bobby Vinton-February 70 
133 Honey Chile-Martha Reeves & The Vandellas-January 68 
134 Till-The Vogues-December 68 
135 If I Could Build My Whole World Around You-Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell-January 36 
136 The End Of Our Road-Gladys Knight & The Pips-March 34 
137 Piece Of My Heart-Big Brother & The Holding Company-November 34 
138 Scarborough Fair-Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66-December 34 
139 Scarborough Fair-Simon & Garfunkel-April 34 
140 Sealed With A Kiss-Gary Lewis & The Playboys-September 34 
141 Tomorrow-The Strawberry Alarm Clock-February 34 
142 Sky Pilot-Eric Burdon & The Animals-August 34 
143 Sweet Inspiration-The Sweet Inspirations-May 34 

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