LYRICS WORLD     Top 40 Hits of 1969 HOME PAGE MAIN INDEX

Abraham, Martin and John - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles   (#33)
Along Came Jones - Ray Stevens   (#27)
And When I Die - Blood, Sweat & Tears   (#2)
The April Fools - Dionne Warwick   (#37)
Aquarius / Let the Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) - The 5th Dimension   (#1)
Are You Happy - Jerry Butler   (#39)
Arizona - Mark Lindsay   (#10)
Atlantis - Donovan   (#7)
Baby I'm for Real - The Originals   (#14)
Baby It's You - Smith   (#5)
Baby Take Me in Your Arms - Jefferson   (#23)
Baby, Baby Don't Cry - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles   (#8)
Baby, I Love You - Andy Kim   (#9)
Backfield In Motion - Mel & Tim   (#10)
Bad Moon Rising - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#2)
Ball of Fire - Tommy James & The Shondells   (#19)
The Ballad Of John and Yoko - The Beatles   (#8)
Bella Linda - The Grass Roots   (#28)
Birthday - Underground Sunshine   (#26)
Black Pearl - Sonny Charles & The Checkmates, Ltd.   (#13)
The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel   (#7)
A Boy Named Sue - Johnny Cash   (#2)
A Brand New Me - Dusty Springfield   (#24)
Brother Love's Travelling Salvation Show - Neil Diamond   (#22)
Build Me Up Buttercup - The Foundations   (#3)
But You Know I Love You - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition   (#19)
By the Time I Get to Phoenix - Isaac Hayes   (#37)
California Soul - The 5th Dimension   (#25)
Can I Change My Mind - Tyrone Davis   (#5)
Carry Me Back - The Rascals   (#26)
Cherry Hill Park - Billy Joe Royal   (#15)
The Chokin' Kind - Joe Simon   (#13)
Choice of Colors - The Impressions   (#21)
Cinnamon - Derek (Johnny Cymbal)   (#11)
Cissy Strut - The Meters   (#23)  (instrumental)
Clean Up Your Own Backyard - Elvis Presley   (#35)
Cloud Nine - Mongo Santamaria   (#32)  (instrumental)
Cold Turkey - John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band   (#30)
Color Him Father - The Winstons   (#7)
Come Together - The Beatles   (#1)
Commotion - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#30)
The Composer - Diana Ross & The Supremes   (#27)
Crossroads - Cream   (#28)
Crystal Blue Persuasion - Tommy James & The Shondells   (#2)
Cupid - Johnny Nash   (#39)
Daddy's Little Man - O.C. Smith   (#34)
Daddy Sang Bass - Johnny Cash   (#1)
Day Is Done - Peter, Paul & Mary   (#21)
The Days of Sand and Shovels - Bobby Vinton   (#34)
Did You See Her Eyes - The Illusion   (#32)
Dizzy - Tommy Roe   (#1)
Do Your Thing - Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band   (#11)
Does Anybody Know I'm Here - The Dells   (#38)
Doggone Right - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles   (#32)
Don't Cry Daddy - Elvis Presley   (#6)
Don't Give in to Him - Gary Puckett & The Union Gap   (#15)
Don't Let Me Down - The Beatles   (#35)
Don't Let the Joneses Get You Down - The Temptations   (#20)
Don't Touch Me - Bettye Swann   (#38)
Down On the Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#3)
Early in the Morning - Vanity Fare   (#12)
Easy to Be Hard - Three Dog Night   (#4)
Echo Park - Keith Barbour   (#40)
Eleanor Rigby - Aretha Franklin   (#17)
Eli's Coming - Three Dog Night   (#10)
Everybody's Talkin' - Nilsson   (#6)
Everyday with You Girl - Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost   (#19)
First of May - Bee Gees   (#37)
Fortunate Son - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#14)
Friendship Train - Gladys Knight & The Pips   (#17)
Galveston - Glen Campbell   (#4)
Games People Play - Joe South   (#12)
Get Back - The Beatles   (#1)
Get Together - The Youngbloods   (#5)
Gimme Gimme Good Lovin' - Crazy Elephant   (#12)
Gitarzan - Ray Stevens   (#8)
Give It Up or Turn It a Loose - James Brown   (#15)
Give Peace a Chance - John Lennon & The Plastic Ono Band   (#14)
Going in Circles - The Friends of Distinction   (#15)
Going Up the Country - Canned Heat   (#11)
Goo Goo Barabajagal (Love Is Hot) - Donovan with The Jeff Beck Group   (#36)
Good Lovin' Ain't Easy to Come By - Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell   (#30)
Good Morning Starshine - Oliver   (#3)
Good Old Rock 'N' Roll - Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys   (#21)
Goodbye - Mary Hopkin   (#13)
Goodnight My Love - Paul Anka   (#27)
Grazing in the Grass - The Friends of Distinction   (#3)
Green River - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#2)
Groovy Grubworm - Harlow Wilcox and the Oakies   (#30)  (instrumental)
Hair - The Cowsills   (#2)
Hang 'Em High - Booker T. & The MG's   (#9)  (instrumental)
Happy Heart - Andy Williams   (#22)
Hawaii Five-0 - The Ventures   (#4)  (instrumental)
Heather Honey - Tommy Roe   (#29)
Heaven - The Rascals   (#39)
Heaven Knows - The Grass Roots   (#24)
Here I Go Again - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles   (#37)
Holly Holy - Neil Diamond   (#6)
Honky Tonk Women - The Rolling Stones   (#1)
Hot Fun in the Summertime - Sly & The Family Stone   (#2)
Hot Smoke and Sassafrass - The Bubble Puppy   (#14)
Hurt So Bad - The Lettermen   (#12)
I Can Hear Music - The Beach Boys   (#24)
I Can Sing a Rainbow / Love Is Blue - The Dells   (#22)
I Can't Get Next to You - The Temptations   (#1)
I Can't See Myself Leaving You - Aretha Franklin   (#28)
I Don't Know Why - Stevie Wonder   (#39)
I Don't Want Nobody to Give Me Nothing (Open the Door, I'll - James Brown   (#20)
I Got a Line on You - Spirit   (#25)
I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City - Nilsson   (#34)
I Started a Joke - Bee Gees   (#6)
I Turned You On - The Isley Brothers   (#23)
I Want You Back - The Jackson 5   (#1)
I'd Wait A Million Years - The Grass Roots   (#15)
I'll Never Fall In Love Again - Tom Jones   (#6)
I'll Never Fall in Love Again - Dionne Warwick   (#6)
I'll Try Something New - The Supremes & The Temptations   (#25)
I'm a Better Man - Engelbert Humperdinck   (#38)
I'm Free - The Who   (#37)
I'm Gonna Make You Mine - Lou Christie   (#10)
I'm Livin' In Shame - Diana Ross & The Supremes   (#10)
I've Been Hurt - Bill Deal & The Rhondels   (#35)
I've Gotta Be Me - Sammy Davis, Jr.   (#11)
In a Moment - The Intrigues   (#31)
In the Ghetto - Elvis Presley   (#3)
In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) - Zager & Evans   (#1)
Indian Giver - 1910 Fruitgum Company   (#5)
Is It Something You've Got - Tyrone Davis   (#34)
Is That All There Is? - Peggy Lee   (#11)
Israelites - Desmond Dekker & The Aces   (#9)
It's Getting Better - Mama Cass Elliot   (#30)
It's Your Thing - The Isley Brothers   (#2)
Jam Up and Jelly Tight - Tommy Roe   (#8)
Jealous Kind of Fella - Garland Green   (#20)
Jean - Oliver   (#2)
Jesus is a Soul Man - Lawrence Reynolds   (#28)
Keem-O-Sabe - The Electric Indian   (#16)  (instrumental)
La La La (If I Had You) - Bobby Sherman   (#9)
Laughing - The Guess Who   (#10)
Lay Lady Lay - Bob Dylan   (#7)
Leaving on a Jet Plane - Peter, Paul & Mary   (#1)
Let A Man Come in and Do the Popcorn (Part 1) - James Brown   (#21)
Let A Woman Be A Woman - Let A Man Be A Man - Dyke & The Blazers   (#36)
Let It Be Me - Bobbie Gentry & Glen Campbell   (#36)
Let Me - Paul Revere & The Raiders   (#20)
The Letter - The Arbors   (#20)
Little Woman - Bobby Sherman   (#3)
Love (Can Make You Happy) - Mercy   (#2)
Love Me Tonight - Tom Jones   (#13)
Love Theme from "Romeo & Juliet" - Henry Mancini & His Orchestra   (#1)  (instrumental)
Love Will Find a Way - Jackie DeShannon   (#40)
Make Believe - Wind   (#28)
Make Your Own Kind of Music - Mama Cass Elliot   (#36)
Marrakesh Express - Crosby, Stills & Nash   (#28)
May I - Bill Deal & The Rhondels   (#39)
Medicine Man (Part 1) - Buchanan Brothers   (#22)
Memories - Elvis Presley   (#35)
Mendocino - Sir Douglas Quintet   (#27)
Mercy - Ohio Express   (#30)
Mind, Body and Soul - The Flaming Ember   (#26)
The Minotaur - Dick Hyman & His Electric Eclectics   (#38)  (instrumental)
Monster - Steppenwolf   (#39)
Moody Woman - Jerry Butler   (#24)
Moonflight - Vik Venus   (#38)
More Today Than Yesterday - Spiral Starecase   (#12)
Morning Girl - The Neon Philharmonic   (#17)
Mother Popcorn (You Got to Have a Mother for Me) (Part 1) - James Brown   (#11)
Move Over - Steppenwolf   (#31)
Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon - Paul Revere & The Raiders   (#18)
Mrs. Robinson - Booker T. & The MG's   (#37)  (instrumental)
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder   (#4)
My Pledge of Love - Joe Jeffrey Group   (#14)
My Song - Aretha Franklin   (#31)
My Way - Frank Sinatra   (#27)
My Whole World Ended (the Moment You Left Me) - David Ruffin   (#9)
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye - Steam   (#1)
The Nitty Gritty - Gladys Knight & The Pips   (#19)
No Matter What Sign You Are - Diana Ross & The Supremes   (#31)
No, Not Much - The Vogues   (#34)
Nobody But You Babe - Clarence Reid   (#40)
Nothing But a Heartache - The Flirtations   (#34)
Oh Happy Day - Edwin Hawkins Singers   (#4)
Oh Me, Oh My (I'm a Fool for You Baby) - Lulu   (#22)
One - Three Dog Night   (#5)
One Tin Soldier - The Original Caste   (#34)
Only The Strong Survive - Jerry Butler   (#4)
Pinball Wizard - The Who   (#19)
Point It Out - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles   (#37)
Polk Salad Annie - Tony Joe White   (#8)
The Popcorn - James Brown   (#30)  (instrumental)
Proud Mary - Creedence Clearwater Revival   (#2)
Put a Little Love in Your Heart - Jackie DeShannon   (#4)
Quentin's Theme - Charles Randolph Grean Sounde   (#13)  (instrumental)
Ready or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide from Love) - The Delfonics   (#35)
Reconsider Me - Johnny Adams   (#28)
The River Is Wide - The Grass Roots   (#31)
Rock Me - Steppenwolf   (#10)
Ruben James - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition   (#26)
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town - Kenny Rogers & The First Edition   (#6)
Run Away Child, Running Wild - The Temptations   (#6)
Seattle - Perry Como   (#38)
See - The Rascals   (#27)
Share Your Love With Me - Aretha Franklin   (#13)
She - Tommy James & The Shondells   (#23)
She Belongs to Me - Rick Nelson & The Stone Canyon Band   (#33)
Smile A Little Smile For Me - The Flying Machine   (#5)
Snatching It Back - Clarence Carter   (#31)
So Good Together - Andy Kim   (#36)
So I Can Love You - The Emotions   (#39)
Someday We'll Be Together - Diana Ross & The Supremes   (#1)
Something - The Beatles   (#3)
Something in the Air - Thunderclap Newman   (#37)
Son-of-a-Preacher Man - Dusty Springfield   (#10)
Sophisticated Cissy - The Meters   (#34)  (instrumental)
Soul Deep - The Box Tops   (#18)
Soulshake - Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson   (#37)
Special Delivery - 1910 Fruitgum Company   (#38)
Spinning Wheel - Blood, Sweat & Tears   (#2)
Stand! - Sly & The Family Stone   (#22)
Sugar On Sunday - The Clique   (#22)
Sugar, Sugar - The Archies   (#1)
Sunday Mornin' - Oliver   (#35)
Suspicious Minds - Elvis Presley   (#1)
Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) - Neil Diamond   (#4)
Sweet Cherry Wine - Tommy James & The Shondells   (#7)
Sweet Cream Ladies, Forward March - The Box Tops   (#28)
Take A Letter, Maria - R.B. Greaves   (#2)
Take Care of Your Homework - Johnnie Taylor   (#20)
Testify (I Wanna) - Johnnie Taylor   (#36)
That's the Way Love Is - Marvin Gaye   (#7)
There'll Come A Time - Betty Everett   (#26)
There's Gonna Be a Showdown - Archie Bell & The Drells   (#21)
These Eyes - The Guess Who   (#6)
These Eyes - Jr. Walker & The All-Stars   (#16)
This Girl is a Woman Now - Gary Puckett & The Union Gap   (#9)
This Girl's In Love with You - Dionne Warwick   (#7)
This Is My Country - The Impressions   (#25)
Time Is Tight - Booker T. & The MG's   (#6)  (instrumental)
Time of the Season - The Zombies   (#3)
To Know You Is To Love You - Bobby Vinton   (#34)
To Susan on the West Coast Waiting - Donovan   (#35)
Too Busy Thinking About My Baby - Marvin Gaye   (#4)
Too Weak to Fight - Clarence Carter   (#13)
Touch Me - The Doors   (#3)
Traces - Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost   (#2)
Tracy - The Cuff Links   (#9)
True Grit - Glen Campbell   (#35)
Try A Little Kindness - Glen Campbell   (#23)
Try A Little Tenderness - Three Dog Night   (#29)
Twenty-Five Miles - Edwin Starr   (#6)
Undun - The Guess Who   (#22)
Venus - The Shocking Blue   (#1)
Walk On By - Isaac Hayes   (#30)
Walkin' In the Rain - Jay & The Americans   (#19)
We Got More Soul - Dyke & The Blazers   (#35)
Wedding Bell Blues - The 5th Dimension   (#1)
The Weight - Aretha Franklin   (#19)
What Does It Take (to Win Your Love) - Jr. Walker & The All-Stars   (#4)
What Kind of Fool Do You Think I Am - Bill Deal & The Rhondels   (#23)
What's the Use of Breaking Up - Jerry Butler   (#20)
When I Die - Motherlode   (#18)
When You're Hot, You're Hot - Porter Wagoner   (#21)
Where's the Playground Susie - Glen Campbell   (#26)
Whole Lotta Love - Led Zeppelin   (#4)
Wichita Lineman - Glen Campbell   (#3)
Will You Be Staying After Sunday - The Peppermint Rainbow   (#32)
The Windmills of Your Mind - Dusty Springfield   (#31)
With Pen in Hand - Vikki Carr   (#35)
Without Love (There Is Nothing) - Tom Jones   (#5)
Workin' on a Groovy Thing - The 5th Dimension   (#20)
World (Part 1) - James Brown   (#37)
Worst That Could Happen - Brooklyn Bridge featuring Johnny Maestro   (#3)
Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday - Stevie Wonder   (#7)
Yesterday, When I Was Young - Roy Clark   (#19)
You Gave Me a Mountain - Frankie Laine   (#24)
You Got Yours and I'll Get Mine - The Delfonics   (#40)
You Showed Me - The Turtles   (#6)
You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin' - Dionne Warwick   (#16)
You've Made Me So Very Happy - Blood, Sweat & Tears   (#2)
You, I - The Rugbys   (#24)
Your Good Thing (Is About to End) - Lou Rawls   (#18)