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A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z OtherTop 1000

Top Songs of 1968

1967 <-1968-> 1969


      

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1.09/1968

 ①  Hey Jude by The Beatles

        

MP3

397

US ✫1
UK ✫1

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #8]
[Apple 2276]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Mony Mony2.04/1968

 ②  Mony Mony by Tommy James & the Shondells

        

MP3

from Mony Mony   

CD

MP3

306

US 3
UK ✫1

video

written by Tommy James, Bo Gentry, Ritchie Cordell (as Richie Cordell) & Bobby Bloom
Mrs. Robinson3.04/1968

 ③  Mrs. Robinson by Simon & Garfunkel

        

MP3

from Bookends   Bookends

CD

MP3

306

US ✫1
US AC 4
UK 4
[Grammy Award for Record of the Year 1969]

[Columbia 44511]
written by Paul Simon
Fire4.06/1968

 ④  Fire by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

        

MP3

from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown   

CD

MP3

301

US 2
UK ✫1

video


written by Arthur Brown, Vincent Crane, Mike Finesilver & Peter Ker
Jumpin' Jack Flash5.06/1968

 ⑤  Jumpin' Jack Flash by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2)   Through the Past, Darkly (Big Hits Vol. 2)

CD

MP3

297

US 3
UK ✫1
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #124]

[London 908]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
Lady Madonna6.03/1968

Lady Madonna by The Beatles

        

MP3

283

US 4
UK ✫1

video

[Capitol 2138]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
I've Gotta Get a Message to You7.08/1968

I've Gotta Get a Message to You by Bee Gees

        

MP3

from Idea   Idea

CD

MP3

239

US 8
UK ✫1
[Atco 6603 A]
written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
Hello, I Love You8.07/1968

Hello, I Love You by The Doors

        

MP3

from Waiting for the Sun   Waiting for the Sun

CD

MP3

228

US ✫1
UK 15

video

[Elektra 45635]
written by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger & John Densmore
9.06/1968

Hurdy Gurdy Man by Donovan

        

MP3

from The Hurdy Gurdy Man   

CD

MP3

220

US 5
UK 4

video


[Epic 10345]
written by Donovan
People Got to Be Free10.07/1968

People Got to Be Free by The Rascals

        

MP3

from Freedom Suite   Freedom Suite

CD

MP3

220

US ✫1
US R&B 14

video

written by Eddie Brigati & Felix Cavaliere
Crimson and Clover11.12/1968

Crimson and Clover by Tommy James & the Shondells

        

MP3

from Crimson and Clover   

CD

MP3

195

US ✫1

video

written by Tommy James & Peter Lucia (as Peter Lucia Jr.)
Do It Again12.07/1968

Do It Again by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from 20/20   20/20

CD

MP3

187

US 20
UK ✫1

video

[Capitol 2239]
written by Brian Wilson & Mike Love
Born to Be Wild13.07/1968

Born to Be Wild by Steppenwolf

        

MP3

from Steppenwolf   Steppenwolf

CD

MP3

184

US 2
UK 30

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #129]
[Dunhill 4138]
written by Mars Bonfire
14.03/1968

Valleri by The Monkees

        

MP3

from The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees   The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees

CD

MP3

165

US 3
UK 12

video

[Colgems 1019]
written by Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart
With a Little Help from My Friends15.10/1968

With a Little Help from My Friends by Joe Cocker

        

MP3

from With a Little Help from My Friends   With a Little Help from My Friends

CD

MP3

153

US 68
UK ✫1

video


[A&M 991]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
Sunshine of Your Love16.01/1968

Sunshine of Your Love by Cream

        

MP3

from Disraeli Gears   Disraeli Gears

CD

MP3

151

US 5
UK 25

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #65]
[Atco 6544]
written by Eric Clapton, Jack Bruce & Pete Brown
17.04/1968

A Beautiful Morning by The Rascals

        

MP3

from Time Peace: The Rascals' Greatest Hits   

CD

MP3

149

US 3
US R&B 36

video

written by Felix Cavaliere & Eddie Brigati
18.10/1968

Magic Carpet Ride by Steppenwolf

        

MP3

from Steppenwolf the Second   Steppenwolf the Second

CD

MP3

149

US 3

video

[Dunhill 4161]
written by John Kay & Rushton Moreve
19.12/1968

Albatross by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from English Rose   English Rose

CD

MP3

146

US 104
UK ✫1
[instrumental]
written by Peter Green
Touch Me20.12/1968

Touch Me by The Doors

        

MP3

from The Soft Parade   The Soft Parade

CD

MP3

142

US 3

video

[Elektra 45646]
written by Robby Krieger
21.07/1968

Hush by Deep Purple

        

MP3

from Shades of Deep Purple   Shades of Deep Purple

CD

MP3

139

US 4
UK 58

video

[Tetragrammaton 1503]
written by Joe South
Pictures of Matchstick Men22.01/1968

Pictures of Matchstick Men by Status Quo

        

MP3

from Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo   Picturesque Matchstickable Messages from the Status Quo

CD

MP3

138

US 12
UK 7

video

[Cadet Con. 7001]
written by Francis Rossi
All Along the Watchtower23.09/1968

All Along the Watchtower by Jimi Hendrix Experience

        

MP3

from Electric Ladyland   Electric Ladyland

CD

MP3

128

US 20
UK 5
[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #48]
[Reprise 0767]
written by Bob Dylan
24.07/1968

You Keep Me Hangin' On by Vanilla Fudge

        

MP3

from Vanilla Fudge   Vanilla Fudge

CD

MP3

125

US 6

video

[R]
[Atco 6590]
written by Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier & Eddie Holland Jr.
White Room25.10/1968

White Room by Cream

        

MP3

from Wheels of Fire   Wheels of Fire

CD

MP3

123

US 6
UK 28

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #367]
[Atco 6617 A]
written by Jack Bruce & Peter Brown
Lazy Sunday26.04/1968

Lazy Sunday by Small Faces

        

MP3

from Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake   Ogdens' Nut Gone Flake

CD

MP3

122

US 114
UK 2

video

[Immediate 5007]
written by Steve Marriott & Ronnie Lane
27.02/1968

Jennifer Juniper by Donovan

        

MP3

from The Hurdy Gurdy Man   

CD

MP3

118

US 26
UK 5

video

[Epic 10300]
written by Donovan (as Donovan Leitch)
I Started a Joke28.12/1968

I Started a Joke by Bee Gees

        

MP3

from Idea   Idea

CD

MP3

118

US 6written by Barry Gibb, Robin Gibb & Maurice Gibb
If I Can Dream29.11/1968

If I Can Dream by Elvis Presley

        

MP3

from Elvis NBC TV Special   Elvis NBC TV Special

CD

MP3

118

US 12
UK 11

video

[RCA 47-9670]
written by Walter Earl Brown
On the Road Again30.07/1968

On the Road Again by Canned Heat

        

MP3

from Boogie with Canned Heat   Boogie with Canned Heat

CD

MP3

112

US 16
UK 8

video


[Liberty 56038]
written by Al Wilson (as Alan Wilson) & Floyd Jones
31.06/1968

Turn Around, Look at Me by The Vogues

        

MP3

from Turn Around, Look at Me   

CD

MP3

109

US 7
US AC 3

video

[Reprise 0686]
written by Jerry Capehart
32.09/1968

My Special Angel by The Vogues

        

MP3

from Turn Around, Look at Me   

CD

MP3

100

US 7
US AC ✫1

video

[Reprise 0766]
written by Jimmy Duncan
Going Up the Country33.12/1968

Going Up the Country by Canned Heat

        

MP3

from Living the Blues   Living the Blues

CD

MP3

100

US 11
UK 19

video

[Liberty 56077]
written by Al Wilson (as Alan Wilson)
34.02/1968

Everything That Touches You by The Association

        

MP3

from Birthday   Birthday

CD

MP3

99

US 10
US AC 22

video

written by Terry Kirkman
35.03/1968

Scarborough Fair (Canticle) by Simon & Garfunkel

        

MP3

from Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme   Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

CD

MP3

76

US 11
US AC 5

video

aka Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme
written by traditional
36.02/1968

Sky Pilot by The Animals

        

MP3

from The Twain Shall Meet   

CD

MP3

72

US 14
UK 40

video

as Eric Burdon and the Animals
written by Eric Burdon, Vic Briggs, John Weider, Barry Jenkins & Danny McCulloch
37.08/1968

Magic Bus by The Who

        

MP3

from Magic Bus: The Who on Tour   Magic Bus: The Who on Tour

CD

MP3

64

US 25
UK 26
[Decca 32362]
written by Pete Townshend
38.09/1968

Suzie Q. by Creedence Clearwater Revival

        

MP3

from Creedence Clearwater Revival   Creedence Clearwater Revival

CD

MP3

63

US 11

video

[Fantasy 616]
written by Dale Hawkins, Stan Lewis (as Stanley Lewis) & Eleanor Broadwater
39.09/1968

Revolution by The Beatles

        

MP3

63

US 12in the US, B-Side to Hey Jude
[Apple 2276]
written by John Lennon & Paul McCartney
40.08/1968

Piece of My Heart by Big Brother and the Holding Company

        

MP3

from Cheap Thrills   Cheap Thrills

CD

MP3

59

US 12

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #344]
written by Jerry Ragovoy & Bert Russell (as Bert Berns)
41.12/1968

Ramblin' Gamblin' Man by Bob Seger

        

MP3

from Ramblin' Gamblin' Man   Ramblin' Gamblin' Man

CD

MP3

53

US 17

video

as Bob Seger System
written by Bob Seger
42.06/1968

Journey to the Center of the Mind by The Amboy Dukes

        

MP3

from Journey to the Center of the Mind   Journey to the Center of the Mind

CD

MP3

51

US 16

video

written by Ted Nugent & Steve Farmer
43.05/1968

Time for Living by The Association

        

MP3

from Birthday   Birthday

CD

MP3

50

US 39
US AC 27
UK 23

video

written by Dick Addrisi & Don Addrisi
44.05/1968

Tip-Toe Thru' the Tulips with Me by Tiny Tim

        

MP3

from God Bless Tiny Tim   God Bless Tiny Tim

CD

MP3

49

US 17

video

#1 hit for Nick Lucas in 1929
[Reprise 0679]
written by Joe Burke & Al Dubin
The Weight45.08/1968

The Weight by The Band

        

MP3

from Music from Big Pink   Music from Big Pink

CD

MP3

41

US 63
UK 21

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #41]
[Capitol 2269]
written by Robbie Robertson
46.12/1968

A Ray of Hope by The Rascals

        

MP3

from Freedom Suite   Freedom Suite

CD

MP3

40

US 24
US R&B 36

video

written by Eddie Brigati & Felix Cavaliere
47.11/1968

'Till by The Vogues

        

MP3

from Till   

CD

MP3

40

US 27
US AC 5

video

[Reprise 0788]
written by Charles Danvers (as Charles Sananes) & Carl Sigman
Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon)48.07/1968

Tuesday Afternoon (Forever Afternoon) by The Moody Blues

        

MP3

from Days of Future Passed   Days of Future Passed

CD

MP3

38

US 24

video

[Deram 85028]
written by Justin Hayward
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida49.08/1968

In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida by Iron Butterfly

        

MP3

from In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida   In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida

CD

MP3

31

US 30

video

[Atco 6606]
written by Doug Ingle
Bluebirds Over the Mountain50.12/1968

Bluebirds Over the Mountain by The Beach Boys

        

MP3

from 20/20   20/20

CD

MP3

29

US 61
UK 33

video

[Capitol 2360]
written by Ersel Hickey
51.11/1968

Crosstown Traffic by Jimi Hendrix Experience

        

MP3

from Electric Ladyland   Electric Ladyland

CD

MP3

29

US 52
UK 37

video

[Reprise 0792]
written by Jimi Hendrix
52.05/1968

Anyone for Tennis by Cream

        

MP3

from Goodbye   Goodbye

CD

MP3

23

US 64
UK 40

video

[Atco 6575]
written by Eric Clapton & Martin Sharp
Voices in the Sky53.08/1968

Voices in the Sky by The Moody Blues

        

MP3

from In Search of the Lost Chord   In Search of the Lost Chord

CD

MP3

22

UK 27

video

[Deram 85033]
written by Justin Hayward
54.07/1968

Need Your Love So Bad by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from Mr. Wonderful   Mr. Wonderful

CD

MP3

22

UK 31

video

[Epic 10386]
written by Mertis John (as Mertis John Jr.)
Kentucky Woman55.11/1968

Kentucky Woman by Deep Purple

        

MP3

from The Book of Taliesyn   The Book of Taliesyn

CD

MP3

21

US 38

video

[Tetragrammaton 1508]
written by Neil Diamond
Ride My See-Saw56.10/1968

Ride My See-Saw by The Moody Blues

        

MP3

from In Search of the Lost Chord   In Search of the Lost Chord

CD

MP3

21

US 61
UK 42

video

[Deram 85033]
written by John Lodge
57.03/1968

The Unknown Soldier by The Doors

        

MP3

from Waiting for the Sun   Waiting for the Sun

CD

MP3

21

US 39

video

written by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger & John Densmore
58.10/1968

Do Something to Me by Tommy James & the Shondells

        

MP3

from Crimson and Clover   

CD

MP3

21

US 38

video

written by Jim Calvert, Paul Naumann & Norman Marzano
59.02/1968

Green Light by The American Breed

        

MP3

from Bend Me, Shape Me   Bend Me, Shape Me

CD

MP3

20

US 39

video

[Acta 821]
written by Annette Tucker & Nancie Mantz (as Nancy Mantz)
60.10/1968

Take Me for a Little While by Vanilla Fudge

        

MP3

from Vanilla Fudge   Vanilla Fudge

CD

MP3

20

US 38

video

[Atco 6616]
written by Trade Martin
61.03/1968

Tapioca Tundra by The Monkees

        

MP3

from The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees   The Birds, the Bees & the Monkees

CD

MP3

19

US 34

video

[Colgems 1019]
written by Michael Nesmith
62.05/1968

You Ain't Going Nowhere by The Byrds

        

MP3

from Sweetheart of the Rodeo   Sweetheart of the Rodeo

CD

MP3

19

US 74
UK 45

video

[Columbia 44499]
written by Bob Dylan
63.03/1968

Call Me Lightning by The Who

        

MP3

from Magic Bus: The Who on Tour   Magic Bus: The Who on Tour

CD

MP3

18

US 40

video

[Decca 32288]
written by Pete Townshend
64.05/1968

Debora by T. Rex

        

MP3

from Prophets, Seers & Sages – The Angels of the Ages   Prophets, Seers & Sages – The Angels of the Ages

CD

MP3

17

UK 34

video

as Tyrannosaurus Rex
written by Marc Bolan
65.07/1968

Walk On by Roy Orbison

        

MP3

from Roy Orbison's Many Moods   

CD

MP3

16

US 121
UK 39

video

[MGM 13950]
written by Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
66.08/1968

Down on Me by Big Brother and the Holding Company

        

MP3

from Big Brother & the Holding Company   

CD

MP3

16

US 43

video

written by traditional
Black Magic Woman67.04/1968

Black Magic Woman by Fleetwood Mac

        

MP3

from English Rose   English Rose

CD

MP3

15

UK 37

video

[Epic 10351]
written by Peter Green
68.01/1968

Get Out Now by Tommy James & the Shondells

        

MP3

from Mony Mony   

CD

MP3

14

US 48

video

written by Ritchie Cordell & Bo Gentry
69.03/1968

No Face No Name No Number by Traffic

        

MP3

from Mr. Fantasy   Mr. Fantasy

CD

MP3

13

UK 40

video

written by Jim Capaldi & Steve Winwood
70.11/1968

I Put a Spell on You by Creedence Clearwater Revival

        

MP3

from Creedence Clearwater Revival   Creedence Clearwater Revival

CD

MP3

13

US 58

video

[Fantasy 617]
written by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
71.09/1968

Street Fighting Man by The Rolling Stones

        

MP3

from Beggars Banquet   Beggars Banquet

CD

MP3

13

US 48

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #295]
[London 909]
written by Mick Jagger & Keith Richards
72.09/1968

Heartache by Roy Orbison

        

MP3

from Roy Orbison's Many Moods   

CD

MP3

13

US 104
UK 44

video

[MGM 13991]
written by Roy Orbison & Bill Dees
73.06/1968

Safe in My Garden by The Mamas & the Papas

        

MP3

from The Papas & the Mamas   The Papas & the Mamas

CD

MP3

12

US 53

video

[Dunhill 4125]
written by John Phillips
74.07/1968

Somebody Cares by Tommy James & the Shondells

        

MP3

from Mony Mony   

CD

MP3

11

US 53

video

written by Harvey Weisenfeld, Bo Gentry & Ritchie Cordell (as Richie Cordell)
75.05/1968

Brooklyn Roads by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from Velvet Gloves and Spit   Velvet Gloves and Spit

CD

MP3

11

US 58

video

[Uni 55065]
written by Neil Diamond
76.10/1968

Porpoise Song by The Monkees

        

MP3

from Head   Head

CD

MP3

11

US 62

video

[Colgems 1031]
written by Gerry Goffin & Carole King
77.11/1968

Nightmare by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

        

MP3

from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown   

CD

MP3

10

US 107
UK 56

video

written by Arthur Brown
78.11/1968

Crown of Creation by Jefferson Airplane

        

MP3

from Crown of Creation   Crown of Creation

CD

MP3

10

US 64

video

[RCA 9644]
written by Paul Kantner
79.07/1968

Two-Bit Manchild by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from Velvet Gloves and Spit   Velvet Gloves and Spit

CD

MP3

10

US 66

video

[Uni 55075]
written by Neil Diamond
80.02/1968

Alone Again Or by Love

        

MP3

from Forever Changes   Forever Changes

CD

MP3

10

US 123
UK 58

video

[Rolling Stone 500 Greatest Songs #436]
[Elektra 45629]
written by Bryan MacLean
81.05/1968

Marjorine by Joe Cocker

        

MP3

from With a Little Help from My Friends   With a Little Help from My Friends

CD

MP3

10

UK 48

video

[A&M 928]
written by Joe Cocker & Chris Stainton
82.02/1968

Where Is My Mind by Vanilla Fudge

        

MP3

from Renaissance   Renaissance

CD

MP3

9

US 73

video

[Atco 6554]
written by Mark Stein
83.04/1968

Quite Rightly So by Procol Harum

        

MP3

from Shine on Brightly   

CD

MP3

9

UK 50

video

[A&M 927]
written by Charles Fisher, Gary Brooker & Keith Reid
84.10/1968

Sunday Sun by Neil Diamond

        

MP3

from Velvet Gloves and Spit   Velvet Gloves and Spit

CD

MP3

9

US 68

video

[Uni 55084]
written by Neil Diamond
85.12/1968

Season of the Witch by Vanilla Fudge

        

MP3

from Renaissance   Renaissance

CD

MP3

8

US 65

video

written by Donovan (as Donovan Leitch)
Light My Fire86.08/1968

Light My Fire by The Doors

        

MP3

from The Doors   The Doors

CD

MP3

8

US 87

video

[R]
written by Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, Robby Krieger & John Densmore
87.09/1968

For the Love of Ivy by The Mamas & the Papas

        

MP3

from The Papas & the Mamas   The Papas & the Mamas

CD

MP3

8

US 81

video

[Dunhill 4150]
written by John Phillips & Denny Doherty
88.03/1968

Up from the Skies by Jimi Hendrix Experience

        

MP3

from Axis: Bold as Love   Axis: Bold as Love

CD

MP3

7

US 82

video

[Reprise 665]
written by Jimi Hendrix
89.10/1968

On the Way Home by Buffalo Springfield

        

MP3

from Last Time Around   Last Time Around

CD

MP3

6

US 82

video

[Atco 6615]
written by Neil Young
90.11/1968

Coo Coo by Big Brother and the Holding Company

        

MP3

from Big Brother & the Holding Company   

CD

MP3

6

US 84

video

written by traditional
91.04/1968

Greasy Heart by Jefferson Airplane

        

MP3

from Crown of Creation   Crown of Creation

CD

MP3

5

US 98

video

[RCA 9496]
written by Grace Slick
92.11/1968

Living in the U.S.A. by Steve Miller Band

        

MP3

from Sailor   Sailor

CD

MP3

4

US 94

video

[Capitol 2287]
written by Steve Miller
93.01/1968

Expecting to Fly by Buffalo Springfield

        

MP3

from Buffalo Springfield Again   Buffalo Springfield Again

CD

MP3

4

US 98

video

written by Neil Young
Baby Please Don't Go94.03/1968

Baby Please Don't Go by The Amboy Dukes

        

MP3

from The Amboy Dukes   The Amboy Dukes

CD

MP3

2

US 106

video

written by Big Joe Williams
95.10/1968

As We Go Along by The Monkees

        

MP3

from Head   Head

CD

MP3

2

US 106

video

[Colgems 1031]
written by Carole King & Toni Stern
96.05/1968

Uno Mundo by Buffalo Springfield

        

MP3

from Last Time Around   Last Time Around

CD

MP3

2

US 105

video

written by Stephen Stills
97.09/1968

Special Care by Buffalo Springfield

        

MP3

from Last Time Around   Last Time Around

CD

MP3

2

US 107

video

[Atco 6602]
written by Stephen Stills
98.12/1968

I Put a Spell on You by The Crazy World of Arthur Brown

        

MP3

from The Crazy World of Arthur Brown   

CD

MP3

2

US 111

video

B side to Nightmare
written by Screamin' Jay Hawkins
99.09/1968

Open My Eyes by Nazz

        

MP3

from Nazz   Nazz

CD

MP3

2

US 112

video

[SGC 001]
written by Todd Rundgren
100.10/1968

The Most Beautiful Thing in My Life by Herman's Hermits

        

MP3

from Mrs. Brown, You've Got a Lovely Daughter   

CD

MP3

2

US 131

video

[MGM 13994]
written by Kenny Young

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