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1921 Music Charts

1969 Music Charts

1969's Biggest Artists, Albums and Songs

Jose Feliciano (1968 Best New Artist Grammy Winner, presented in 1969)
Jose is best known for his instrumental version of The Door's Light My Fire and 1970's Feliz Navidad.
Glen Campbell (Grammy for 1968 Album of the Year)
Mrs. Robinson - Simon and Garfunkle (1968 Grammy for Record of the Year, presented in 1969)
New Artists in the Pop Charts Included:
Three Dog Night, Blood Sweat and Tears, Grand Funk Railroad, Crosby Stills and Nash, Janice Joplin, Funkadelic, Led Zeppelin, The Chi-Lites, Santana, Issac Hayes, Brooklin Bridge, Chicago, Kool and the Gang,

1969's Retro Top 10 Hits

1. Aquarious/ Let The Sunshine In - The 5th Dimension
2. Good Morning Starshine - Oliver
3. Time of the Season - The Zombies
4. Everybody's Talkin - Harry Nilsson
5. Soulful Strut - Young-Holt Limited
6. Love (Can Make You Happy) - Mercy
7. Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman
8. Memphis Underground - Herbie Mann
9. Am I The Same Girl - Barbara Acklin
10. Backfield In Motion - Mel & Tim

1969's 'One Hit Wonders'

1. Mah Na Mah Na - Piero Umiliani
2. In The Year 2525 - Zager and Evans
3. Hot Smake and Sassafras - The Bubble Puppy
4. White Bird - It's A Beautiful Day
5. Tracy - The Cufflinks
6. Birthday - Undergound Sunshine
7. Something In The Air - Thunderclap Newman
8. Can't Find My Way Home - Blind Faith
9. Isrealites - Desmond Dekker and Aces
10. Hello It's Me - Nazz

1969's R&B/Soul Top 10 Hit List

1. It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers
2. I Can't Get Next To You - The Temptations
3. Mother Popcorn - James Brown
4. My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
5. Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - Marvin Gaye
6. Twenty-Five Miles - Edwin Starr
7. Someday We'll Be Together - The Supremes
8. I'll Bet You - Funkadelic
9. Can I Change My Mind - Tyrone Davis
10. Baby, I'm For Real - The Originals

1969's Pop Dance Top 10 Hit List

1. Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations
2. More Today Than Yesterday - Spiral Staircase
3. Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' - Crazy Elephant
4. Grazing In The Grass - Friends of Distinction
5. Old Brown Shoe - The Beatles
6. Spinning Wheel - Blood Sweat and Tears
7. Get Together - Youngbloods
8. Take a Letter Maria - R.B. Greaves
9. Get Back - The Beatles
10. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival

1969's Rock n Roll Top 10 Hit List

1. Come Together - The Beatles
2. Honkey Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones
3. Touch Me - The Doors
4. Good Times Bad Times - Led Zeppelin
5. Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival
6. Spinning Wheel - Blood Sweat and Tears
7. Green River - Creedence Clearwarer Revival
8. Going Up The Country - Canned Heat
9. I Got A Line On You - Spirit
10. Crossroads - Cream

1969's Bubblegum Top 10 Hit List

1. Sugar Sugar - The Archies
2. The Tra La La Song (One Banana Two banana) - The Banana Splits
3. Crimson and Clover - Tommy James and the Shondells
4. Hooked on a Feeling - B.J. Thomas
5. Dizzy - Tommy Roe
6. Listen To The Band - The Monkees
7. Good Morning Starshine - Oliver
8. Mah-Na-Mah-Na (Mahna Mahna) - Piero Umiliani
9. Indian Giver - 1910 Fruitgum Company
10. Smile A Little Smile For Me - The Flying Machine

PCM's 1969 Top 10 Hit List

1. Build Me Up Buttercup - Foundations
2. Sweet Caroline - Neil Diamond
3. Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam
4. More Today Than Yesterday - Spiral Staircase
5. Mah-Na-Mah-Na (Mahna Mahna) - Piero Umiliani
6. Son Of A Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield
7. My Way - Frank Sinatra
8. Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival
9. Something - the Beatles
10. Sugar Sugar - Archies
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Annual Best Music Hits Here !
One Hit Wonders include artists with only one song in Billboard's Music Charts, songs of note and well-known hits that did not even make the Billboard Pop Charts.
PCM Charts are based on DJ requests and online suggestions.
Some songs are listed in multiple years because some charts list the
'release date' as the official date, while others list the chart 'peak date.'
Compromising that data, we try to list songs for the year they saw the most chart action.
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1969 Oscars
1969 Grammy Winners
1969 In History


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