OLD-CHARTS

Charts 1960 - 1969

1969 UK & USA CHARTS

 

 

 

                                

                YEAR-END UK TOP 150 of 1969 (Singles)

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

nr title artist pnts wks hp
1 My way Frank Sinatra 1695 38 5
2 Gentle on my mind Dean Martin 1291 24 2
3 Je t'aime.. moi non plus Jane birkin & Serge Gainsbourg 1265 23 1
4 Wet dream Max Romeo 1136 25 10
5 Please don't go Donald Peers 1063 19 3
6 Honky tonk women Rolling Stones 1049 17 1
7 Dizzy Tommy Roe 1048 19 1
8 Make me an island Joe Dolan 1025 19 3
9 Get back Beatles 1020 17 1
10 Saved by the bell Robin Gibb 1018 17 2
11 I'll never fall in love again Bobbie Gentry 993 17 1
12 In the ghetto Elvis Presley 992 17 2
13 Time is tight Booker T & MG's 974 18 4
14 Nobody's child Karen Young 961 16 6
15 Albatross Fleetwood Mac 945 16 1
16 Where do you go to my lovely Peter Sarstedt 938 16 1
17 I heard it through the grapevine Marvin Gaye 926 15 1
18 My cherie amour / I don't know why Stevie Wonder 918 16 4
19 Bad moon rising Creedence Clearwater Revival 917 15 1
20 Good morning starshine Oliver 903 16 6
21 Ob la di ob la da Marmalade 898 16 1
22 too busy thinking about my baby Marvin Gaye 897 16 5
23 Don't forget to remember Bee Gees 890 15 2
24 A boy named Sue Johnny Cash 873 16 4
25 I'm gonna make you mine Lou Christie 851 15 2
26 Goodbye Mary Hopkin 850 14 2
27 Lily the pink Scaffold 843 16 1
28 Israelites Desmond Dekker & Aces 843 15 1
29 Man of the world Fleetwood Mac 838 14 2
30 Monsieur Dupont Sandie Shaw 832 15 6
31 In the year 2525 Zager & Evans 829 13 1
32 Viva Bobby Joe Equals 813 14 6
33 The ballad of John & Yoko Beatles 804 14 1
34 Oh well Fleetwood Mac 783 12 2
35 Come back and shake me Clodagh Rogers 781 14 3
36 Windmills of your mind Noel Harrison 777 14 8
37 It's getting better Mama Cass 776 15 8
38 Sugar sugar Archies 771 11 1
39 The way it used to be Engelbert Humperdinck 765 14 3
40 Boom bang-a-bang Lulu 763 13 2
41 Give peace a chance John Lennon & Plastic Ono Band 760 13 2
42 Pinball wizard Who 754 13 4
43 A way of life Family Dogg 749 14 6
44 The boxer Simon & Garfunkel 748 14 6
45 Oh happy day Edwin Hawkins Singers 748 13 2
46 Living in the past Jethro Tull 746 14 3
47 Space oddity David Bowie 740 14 5
48 Something in the air Thunderclap Newman 735 12 1
49 When two worlds collide Jim Reeves 727 17 17
50 Passing strangers Sarah Vaughan & Billy Ekstine 727 15 17
51 Something's happening Herman's Hermits 726 13 6
52 He ain't heavy he's my brother Hollies 723 12 3
53 Harlem shuffle Bob and Earl 711 13 7
54 Baby make it soon Marmalade 711 13 9
55 For once in my life Stevie Wonder 707 11 3
56 Wichita lineman Glenn Campbell 704 13 7
57 Surround yourself with sorrow Cilla Black 702 12 3
58 Return of Django - Dollar in the teeth Upsetters 695 12 5
59 Proud Mary Creedence Clearwater Revival 688 13 8
60 My sentimental friend Herman's Hermits 688 12 2
61 Love's been good to me Frank Sinatra 686 12 8
62 Sorry Suzanne Hollies 683 12 3
63 Gimme gimme good loving Crazy Elephant 679 13 12
64 Conversations Cilla Black 678 12 7
65 I can hear music Beach Boys 677 13 10
66 Goodnight midnight Clodagh Rogers 677 12 4
67 I'm gonna make you love me Diana Ross & Supremes & Temptations 675 12 3
68 Lay lady lay Bob Dylan 670 12 5
69 Blackberry way Move 670 11 1
70 Tracks of my tears Smokey Robinson & Miracles 666 13 9
71 Dancing in the street Martha & Vandella's 663 12 4
72 Behind a painted smile Isley Brothers 661 12 5
73 Early in the morning Vanity Fare 656 12 8
74 Games people play Joe South 655 11 6
75 You got soul Johnny Nash 652 12 6
76 Break away Beach Boys 646 11 6
77 (If paradise is) half as nice Amen Corner 640 11 1
78 Love me tonight Tom Jones 627 12 9
79 Cupid Johnny Nash 622 12 6
80 I'd rather go blind Chicken Shack 619 13 14
81 Road runner Junior Walker & All Stars 614 12 12
82 I'm a better man Engelbert Humperdinck 611 13 15
83 First of may Bee Gees 609 11 6
84 Natural born boogie Humble Pie 606 10 4
85 Ragamuffin' man Manfred Mann 605 11 8
86 Good times Cliff Richard 605 11 12
87 Curly Move 602 12 12
88 It mek Desmond Dekker & Aces 601 11 7
89 You've lost that loving feeling Righteous Brothers 597 11 10
90 I'll pick a rose Marv Johnson 588 11 10
91 Hello Suzie Amen Corner 581 10 4
92 In the bad bad old days Foundations 576 10 8
93 Fox on the run Manfred Mann 561 10 5
94 Ruby don't take your love to town Kenny Rogers & First Edition 557 10 2
95 Do what you've gotta do Four Tops 554 11 11
96 Delta lady Joe Cocker 553 11 10
97 Higher and higher Jackie Wilson 553 11 11
98 Aquarius / Let the sunshine in Fifth Dimension 553 11 11
99 Wonderful world beautiful people Jimmy Cliff 553 9 6
100 Call me number one Tremeloes 549 8 2
101 If I can dream Elvis Presley 547 10 11
102 Big ship Cliff Richard 541 10 8
103 Put yourself in my place Isley Brothers 540 11 13
104 Bringing on back the good times Love Affair 537 10 9
105 Galveston Glenn Campbell 532 10 14
106 I don't know why Stevie Wonder 519 10 14
107 One doesn't take Junior Walker & All Stars 518 10 13
108 Penny arcade Roy Orbison 516 14 27
109 Lights of Cincinatti Scott Walker 513 10 13
110 The liquidator Harry J. & All Stars 513 9 9
111 Love at first sight Sounds Nice 510 11 18
112 Build me up buttercup Foundations 510 9 2
113 That's the way God planned it Billy Preston 504 10 11
114 Throw down a line Cliff Richard & Hank B. Marvin 504 9 7
115 What is a man Four Tops 501 11 16
116 Private number Judy Clay & William Bell 492 8 8
117 Cloud nine Temptations 491 10 15
118 Tears won't wash away my heart Ken Dodd 489 11 22
119 Get ready Temptations 489 9 10
120 A minute of your life Tom Jones 488 10 17
121 I'm living in shame Diana Ross & Supremes  486 10 14
122 People Tymes 485 10 16
123 Dick-a-dum-dum Des O'Connor 481 10 14
124 Badge Cream 480 10 18
125 Frozen orange juice Peter Sarstedt 480 9 10
126 To love somebody Nina Simone 473 9 5
127 Sweet dream Jethro Tull 472 8 7
128 I guess I'll always love you Isley Brothers 470 9 11
129 Hare krishna mantra Radha Krishna Temple 470 9 12
130 Going up the country Canned Heat 465 10 19
131 Sabre dance Love Sculpture 464 9 6
132 Something / Come together Beatles 464 7 4
133 Love is blue / Can I sing a rainbow Dells 450 9 15
134 S.O.S. - Headline news Edwin Starr 446 8 11
135 Long shut / Kick the bucket Pioneers 441 10 21
136 One road Love Affair 439 9 16
137 Happy heart Andy Williams 435 10 19
138 Barabajagal Donovan 435 9 12
139 Cold turkey Plastic Ono Band 431 8 14
140 For once in my life Dorothy Squires 427 11 24
141 Sanctus Baudonin Les Troubadours du Roi 423 11 28
142 Soul deep Box Tops 422 9 22
143 Hello world Tremeloes 420 8 14
144 Soul sister brown sugar Sam & Dave 417 8 15
145 The good the bad and the ugly Hugo Montenegro 412 9 15
146 Love child Diana Ross & Supremes 409 8 15
147 Everybody's talking Nilsson 406 10 23
148 Quick Joe small Kasenatz Katz 404 9 19
149 Ain't got no I got life Nina Simone 403 7 7
150 Yester -me yester -you yesterday Stevie Wonder 402 6 2
         
Bubbling under        
152 Marrakesh Express Crosby Stills & Nash 394 9 17
153 Heather honey Tommy Roe 392 9 24
156 Si tu dois partir Fairport Convention 381 9 21
157 Don Juan Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 374 9 23
158 All the love in the world Consortium 371 9 22
159 Urban spaceman Bozo Dog Doo Dah Band 369 6 5
162 Colour of my love Jefferson 355 8 22
164 Snake in the grass Dave Dee Dozy Beaky Mick & Tich 350 8 23
165 Winterworld of love Engelbert Humperdinck 349 6 7
166 Melting pot Blue Mink 348 6 5
169 Born to be wild Steppenwolf 332 9 30
172 White room Cream 324 8 28
174 Tomorrow tomorrow Bee Gees 321 8 23
175 Need your love so bad Fleetwood Mac 319 9 32
176 Son of a preacher man Dusty Springfield 317 5 9
177 Michael and the slipper tree Equals 316 7 24
180 Teresa Joe Dolan 305 7 20
181 Green river Creedence Clearwater Revival 300 6 20
185 Move in a little closer Harmony Grass 291 7 24
188 I'm a tiger Lulu 285 5 11
194 Race with the devil Gun 275 5 11
197 Gin gan goolie Scaffold 258 8 39
199 Mrs Robinson EP Simon & Garfunkel 254 5 9
200 Here comes the star Herman's Hermits 253 7 33
202 The walls fell down Marbles 244 6 28
204 Suspicious minds Elvis Presley 241 4 6
205 Soul limbo Booker T & MG's 240 6 30
207 I threw it all away Bob Dylan 236 6 30
208 River deep mountain high Ike & Tina Turner 229 7 33
209 Proud Mary Checkmates Ltd 229 6 30
210 You're all I need to get by Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 225 6 29
212 Tracy Cuff-Links 216 4 10
214 You've made me so very happy Blood Sweat & Tears 210 6 35
217 Harper Valley PTA Jeannie C Riley 199 4 21
221 The hunt Barry Ryan 188 5 34
224 Ring of fire Eric Burdon 182 5 35
228 Love is love Barry Ryan 181 4 25
229 She's not there Neil MacArthur 179 5 34
233 Everyday people Sly & Family Stone 170 5 36
234 Plastic man Kinks 161 4 31
237 Atlantis Donovan 155 4 28
239 Toy Casuals 154 4 30
240 Blue birds over the mountain Beach Boys 154 4 33
245 Those were the days Mary Hopkin 140 4 29
250 Elenore Turtles 132 3 25
251 Think it all over Sandie Shaw 125 4 42
257 Crosstown traffic Jimi Hendrix Experience 106 3 37
260 A salty dog Procol Harum 95 3 44
265 This guy's in love with you Herb Alpert 82 3 47
267 Swan lake Cats 80 3 48
270 I shall be released Tremeloes 75 2 36
271 Eloise Barry Ryan 73 2 35
274 Help yourself Tom Jones 67 2 37
281 Little arrows Leapy Lee 53 2 49
283 Afterglow of your love Small Faces 40 1 36
284 Reflections of my life Marmalade 36 1 40
292 All along the watchtower Jimi Hendrix Experience 30 1 46
296 Light my fire Josť Feliciano 28 1 48
298 Les bicyclettes de belsize Engelbert Humperdinck 27 1 49

 

 

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