AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 1960’S- WEEK OF APRIL 1, 1969

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AMERICAN TOP 40- THE 60’S – WEEK OF MARCH 1, 1969. An exceptional week- some great rock and soul classics on the charts in early 1969! Hard to pick a favorite.

1 1 EVERYDAY PEOPLE –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-14 (3 weeks at #1) (1) A+
2 2 CRIMSON AND CLOVER –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-12 (1) B
3 3 BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP –•– The Foundations (Uni)-9 (3) A
4 4 TOUCH ME –•– The Doors (Elektra)-10 (3) B
5 9 PROUD MARY –•– Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)-6 (5)A+
6 7 YOU SHOWED ME –•– The Turtles (White Whale)-9 (6) B
7 8 THIS MAGIC MOMENT –•– Jay and the Americans (United Artists)-10 (7) C
8 11 BABY, BABY DON’T CRY –•– Smokey Robinson and the Miracles (Tamla)-9 (8) A
9 6 WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN –•– Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)-11 (3) A-
10 25 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-5 (10)B

11 21 THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU –•– Dionne Warwick (Scepter)-5 (11) A
12 10 I’M LIVIN’ IN SHAME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-6 (10) B
13 13 GAMES PEOPLE PLAY –•– Joe South (Capitol)-8 (13) A+
14 5 CAN I CHANGE MY MIND –•– Tyrone Davis (Dakar)-11 (5) B
15 18 I’VE GOTTA BE ME –•– Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)-12 (15) A
16 24 INDIAN GIVER –•– 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)-6 (16) B
17 17 RAMBLIN’ GAMBLIN’ MAN –•– Bob Seger System (Capitol)-11 (17) A
18 19 GIVE IT UP OR TURNIT A LOOSE –•– James Brown (King)-6 (18) A
19 23 TRACES –•– The Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost (Imperial)-4 (19) B
20 12 HANG ‘EM HIGH –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-17 (9) A

21 26 BUT YOU KNOW I LOVE YOU –•– The First Edition (Reprise)-7 (21) A-
22 38 RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD –•– The Temptations (Gordy)-3 (22) A
23 40 MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) –•– David Ruffin (Motown)-3 (23) A
24 31 THINGS I’D LIKE TO SAY –•– The New Colony Six (Mercury)-10 (24) B
25 37 TIME OF THE SEASON –•– The Zombies (Date)-4 (25) A+
26 30 THERE’LL COME A TIME –•– Betty Everett (Uni)-7 (26) B
27 20 TAKE CARE OF YOUR HOMEWORK –•– Johnnie Taylor (Stax)-7 (20)B
28 15 I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-15 (1)A+
29 29 CROSSROADS –•– Cream (Atco)-6 (29) A+
30 27 GOODNIGHT MY LOVE –•– Paul Anka (RCA)-9 (27)C

31 14 I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes and the Temptations (Motown)-13 (2)B
32 35 GOOD LOVIN’ AIN’T EASY TO COME BY –•– Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell (Tamla)-5 (32)A
33 16 I STARTED A JOKE –•– The Bee Gees (Atco)-11 (6) A
34 52 THE WEIGHT –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-2 (34) A
35 50 TO SUSAN ON THE WEST COAST WAITING –•– Donovan (Epic)-4 (35) A-
36 22 HOOKED ON A FEELING –•– B.J. Thomas (Scepter)-16 (5) B
37 39 SOULSHAKE –•– Peggy Scott and Jo Jo Benson (SSS International)-5 (37) C
38 28 SWEET CREAM LADIES, FORWARD MARCH –•– The Box Tops (Mala)-10 (28) A-
39 41 HEAVEN –•– The Rascals (Atlantic)-4 (39) A-
40 55 YOU GAVE ME A MOUNTAIN –•– Frankie Laine (ABC)-4 (40 B-

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