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Charts 1960 - 1969

1968 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

                YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1968 (Singles)

Based on point-system NME Charts (nr. 1 75 points, nr. 2 74 etc)

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 I pretend Des O'Connor 1698 33 1
2 What a wonderful world Louis Armstrong 1627 29 1
3 Help yourself Tom Jones 1191 23 3
4 Baby come back Equals 1062 18 1
5 Mony mony Tommy James & Shondells 1057 18 1
6 Little arrows Leapy Lee 1056 18 2
7 Young girl Gary Puckett & Union Gap 1055 17 1
8 Delilah Tom Jones 1050 17 2
9 Those were the days Mary Hopkin 1041 15 1
10 Jesamine Casuals 1031 18 2
11 She wears my ring Solomon King 1027 18 3
12 If I only had time John Rowles 1015 18 3
13 Hey Jude Beatles 971 16 1
14 This guy's in love with you Herb Alpert 965 16 2
15 The good the bad and the ugly Hugo Montenegro 960 16 1
16 Can't keep my eyes off you Andy Williams 957 18 5
17 Simon says 1910 Fruitgum Co 959 16 2
18 Honey Bobby Goldsboro 905 15 2
19 Lady willpower Gary Puckett & Union Gap 903 16 5
20 Hold me tight Johnny Nash 901 16 5
21 A man without love Engelbert Humperdinck 895 15 2
22 I've gotta get a message to you Bee Gees 892 15 1
23 Son of Hickory Holler's tramp O.C. Smith 888 15 2
24 Fire Crazy World of Arthur Brown 866 14 1
25 Wheels on fire Julie Driscoll & Brian Auger Trinity 860 16 5
26 Do it again Beach Boys 855 14 1
27 Keep on Bruce Channel 831 16 11
28 Cinderella Rockefella Esther & Abi Ofarim 829 13 1
29 Say a little prayer Aretha Franklin 819 14 4
30 Yummy yummy Ohio Express 812 15 5
31 Congratulations Cliff Richard 812 13 1
32 Ain't nothing but a houseparty Showstoppers 799 15 11
33 On the road again Canned Heat 789 15 8
34 Darlin'  Beach Boys 789 14 11
35 Light my fire Josť Feliciano 787 14 6
36 Dance to the music Sly and Family Stone 784 15 7
37 Am I that easy to forget Engelbert Humperdinck 783 13 3
38 Everlasting love Love Affair 771 12 1
39 I don't want our loving to die Herd 769 13 5
40 White horses Jacky 767 14 10
41 High in the sky Amen Corner 756 13 6
42 Bend me shape me Amen Corner 750 12 3
43 Dock of the bay Otis Redding 735 12 3
44 Rainbow valley Love Affair 734 13 5
45 Legend of Xanadu Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 734 12 1
46 Rosie Don Partridge 727 12 4
47 Blue eyes Don Partridge 724 13 3
48 Les bicyclettes de belsize Engelbert Humperdinck 723 13 5
49 Sunshine girl Herman's Hermits 722 13 8
50 Gimme little sign Brenton Wood 715 13 8
51 Classical gas Mason Williams 710 13 9
52 Jumping Jack flash Rolling Stones 707 11 1
53 With a little help from my friends Joe Cocker 706 12 1
54 I close my eyes and count to ten Dusty Springfield 705 12 4
55 Judy in disguise John Fred and his Playboy Band 699 12 3
56 Love is blue Paul Mauriat 696 14 12
57 Mighty Quinn Manfred Mann 690 11 1
58 Only one woman Marbles 689 12 5
59 Fire brigade Move 688 11 3
60 Lazy sunday Small Faces 677 11 2
61 MacArthur Park Richard Harris 674 12 4
62 Lovin' things Marmalade 671 13 6
63 Pictures of matchstick men Status Quo 670 12 7
64 America Nice 663 15 21
65 Mrs Robinson Simon & Garfunkel 656 12 4
66 My little lady Tremeloes 654 12 6
67 A day without love Love Affair 651 12 6
68 Yesterday has gone Cupid's Inspiration 644 12 4
69 Something here in my heart Paper Dolls 637 13 11
70 Suddenly you love me Tremeloes 637 11 6
71 Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde Georgie Fame 634 10 1
72 Lady Madonna Beatles 633 11 1
73 Joanna Scott Walker 631 11 7
74 Dream a little dream of me Mama Cass 629 12 11
75 Ice in the sun Status Quo 628 12 8
76 Jennifer Eccles Hollies 625 11 7
77 Hard to handle Otis Redding 621 12 15
78 Breaking down the walls of heartache bandwagon 615 10 4
79 I can't let Maggie go Honeybus 612 12 8
80 My name is Jack Manfred Mann 609 11 8
81 Daydream believer Monkees 608 10 5
82 Jennifer Juniper Donovan 606 11 5
83 Hurdy gurdy man Donovan 606 10 4
84 Yesterday's dream Four Tops 605 15 20
85 Green tambourine Lemon Pipers 602 11 7
86 This old heart of mine Isley Brothers 598 9 3
87 Red balloon Dave Clark Five 595 11 7
88 Listen to me Hollies 595 11 11
89 Eloise Barry Ryan 594 9 2
90 Cry like a baby Box-Tops 592 12 15
91 Last night in Soho Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 590 11 8
92 If I were a carpenter Four Tops 589 11 7
93 Do you know the way to San Jose Dionne Warwick 589 10 8
94 You're all I need to get by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 572 12 19
95 Words Bee Gees 568 10 8
96 Universal Small Faces 561 11 16
97 Ain't got no - I got life Nina Simone 560 10 2
98 I'm coming home Tom Jones 555 10 3
99 Everything I am Plastic Penny 552 10 6
100 Hello I love you Doors 548 11 15
101 Magical Mystery Tour Beatles 543 9 2
102 Captain of your ship Reparata & Delrons 540 10 13
103 Gotta see Jane R. Dean Taylor 534 11 17
104 Sleepy Joe Herman's Hermits 534 10 12
105 Days Kinks 533 10 12
106 Hush (not a word to Mary) John Rowles 532 10 12
107 Harper Valley PTA Jeannie C. Riley 528 10 12
108 All along the watchtower Jimi Hendrix 527 9 5
109 Step inside love Cilla Black 518 9 8
110 Me the peaceful heart Lulu 501 9 9
111 I can take or leave your loving Herman's Hermits 499 9 11
112 Walk away Renee Four Tops 497 8 3
113 Helule helule Tremeloes 491 9 14
114 Best part of breaking up Symbols 488 12 25
115 Little green apples Roger Miller 487 10 19
116 Back on my feet again Foundations 486 10 18
117 One more dance Esther & Abi Ofarim 485 9 13
118 Need your love so bad Fleetwood Mac 481 13 28
119 Rock around the clock Bill Haley & Comets 477 11 20
120 Elenore Turtles 471 8 7
121 Wreck of the Antoinette Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 469 9 14
122 Nights in white satin Moody Blues 467 10 19
123 Tin soldier Small Faces 466 8 9
124 World Bee Gees 459 9 11
125 When we were young Solomon King 456 10 21
126 Your time hasn't come baby Elvis Presley 455 11 22
127 If I knew then what I know now Val Doonican 455 9 14
128 Somewhere in the country Gene Pitney 452 9 19
129 Lily the pink Scaffold 448 7 1
130 May I have the next dream with you Malcolm Roberts 440 8 8
131 Hello how are you Easybeats 434 9 20
132 Valeri Monkees 433 8 12
133 Importance of your love Vince Hill 428 12 32
134 Don't stop the carnival Alan Price 427 8 13
135 Hello goodbye Beatles 427 7 1
136 Voices in the sky Moody Blues 422 10 27
137 Rudy's in love Locomotive 420 10 25
138 If the whole world stopped Val Doonican 418 8 8
139 Guitar man Elvis Presley 416 9 19
140 I live for the sun Vanity Fare 414 9 20
141 Mexico Long John Baldry 410 8 15
142 Dear Delilah Grapefruit 407 9 21
143 The weight The Band 405 9 21
144 Anniversary waltz Anita Harris 403 9 21
145 Angel of the morning PP Arnold 399 11 29
146 Here comes the judge Pigmeat Markham 398 8 19
147 I'm a tiger Lulu 393 7 9
148 Where will you be Sue Nicholls 392 8 17
149 US Male Elvis Presley 390 8 15
150 I second that emotion Smokey Robinson & Miracles 388 10 27
         
Bubbling under        
151 The urban spaceman Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band 387 7 5
152 The last waltz Engelbert Humperdinck 385 8 16
153 Here we go round the mulberry bush Traffic 382 7 10
154 Think Aretha Franklin 381 9 26
156 Time for living Association 380 8 23
157 Paradise lost Herd 376 7 15
159 Kites Simon Dupree & Big Sound 371 7 9
160 Thank u very much Scaffold 361 6 4
161 C'mon Marianne Grapefruit 354 10 25
162 Marianne Cliff Richard 353 8 22
163 Boys Lulu 349 7 15
166 Peggy Sue / Rave on Buddy Holly 340 9 32
167 Something's gotten hold of my heart Gene Pitney 330 6 7
174 Summertime blues Eddie Cochran 308 8 34
175 DW Washburn Monkees 302 6 17
176 Friends Beach Boys 300 7 25
177 I thank you Sam & Dave 295 9 34
181 Sunshine of your love Cream 290 7 25
183 Jumbo / The singer sang his song Bee Gees 288 7 25
185 Build me up buttercip Foundations 287 5 3
188 Rain and tears Aphrodite's Child 279 7 29
189 Race with the devil Gun 273 5 8
190 One inch rock Tyrannosaurus Rex 272 7 28
193 Bend me shape me American Breed 265 6 24
196 Love child Diana Ross & Supremes 260 5 17
197 Magic bus Who 258 6 26
200 Let the heartaches begin Long John Baldry 254 5 15
203 All my love Cliff Richard 247 5 17
204 Deborah Tyrannosaurus Rex 242 7 34
206 I only live to love you Cilla Black 236 6 29
207 Everybody knows Dave Clark Five 233 5 17
209 Release me Engelbert Humperdinck 231 7 33
211 Sabre dance Love Sculpture 229 4 7
212 Black magic woman Fleetwood Mac 227 7 37
213 Jackie Scott Walker 225 5 20
219 Rainbow chaser Nirvana 217 6 34
221 Wait for me Marianne Marmalade 212 5 30
225 Dogs Who 203 5 25
227 Soul man Everly Brothers 201 6 39
228 Wonderboy Kinks 189 5 37
229 Do you remember Scaffold 185 5 34
230 Laurel and Hardy Equals 179 5 35
234 Don't forget to catch me Cliff Richard 170 4 28
236 Rice is nice Lemon Pipers 162 5 41
238 Albatross Fleetwood Mac 159 3 13
241 Ob la di ob la da Marmalade 152 3 9
242 La la la Massiel 148 4 35
244 Mr Second class Spencer Davis Group 145 4 35
245 Susannah's still alive Dave Davies 145 3 21
247 Son of a preacher man Dusty Springfield 140 3 20
251 No face no name no number Traffic 129 4 40
252 Little girl Troggs 128 4 37
255 Beggin'  Timebox 121 4 38
257 I get so excited Equals 118 4 44
259 Atlantis Donovan 115 3 26
260 Love is all around Troggs 115 3 26
261 Toy Casuals 109 3 35
263 Anyone for tennis Cream 95 3 40
265 Handbags and gladrags Chris Farlowe 93 3 42
270 You ain't going nowhere Byrds 89 3 45
273 Softly softly Equals 82 3 48
274 I shall be released Tremeloes 82 2 29
275 Zabadak Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick and Tich 76 2 34
276 Baby now that I've found you Foundations 74 2 32
278 Live in the sky Dave Clark Five 66 2 38
279 Massachusetts Bee Gees 65 2 37
280 I'll never fall in love again Tom Jones 64 2 41
282 Soul limbo Booker T & MG's 61 2 42
288 Something's happening Herman's Hermits 43 1 33
291 Ride my see-saw Moody Blues 34 1 42
293 Fox on the run Manfred Mann 32 1 44
296 I can see for miles Who 30 1 46
297 Spooky Classics IV 30 1 46
307 Quite rightly so Procol Harum 26 1 50

 

 

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