AMERICAN TOP 40-THE 1960’S- WEEK OF MAY 10, 1969

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American Top 40- The 1970’s- Week of May 10, 1969.

1 1 AQUARIUS / LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) (Medley) –•– The 5th Dimension (Soul City)-10 (5 weeks at #1) (1) A+
2 3 HAIR –•– The Cowsills (MGM)-9 (2) B
3 2 IT’S YOUR THING –•– The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)-9 (2)A+
4 8 HAWAII FIVE-O –•– The Ventures (Liberty)-10 (4) B
5 4 YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY –•– Blood, Sweat and Tears (Columbia)-11 (2)B
6 6 TIME IS TIGHT –•– Booker T. and the MG’s (Stax)-9 (6)A
7 7 SWEET CHERRY WINE –•– Tommy James and the Shondells (Roulette)-8 (7) B
8 9 THE BOXER –•– Simon and Garfunkel (Columbia)-5 (8)A+
9 19 ATLANTIS –•– Donovan (Epic)-6 (9) B
10 — GET BACK –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (10)A+

11 15 LOVE (Can Make You Happy) –•– Mercy (Sundi)-5 (11) B
12 12 GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ –•– Crazy Elephant (Bell)-11 (12) B
13 14 THESE EYES –•– The Guess Who (RCA)-6 (13) A
14 5 ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE –•– Jerry Butler (Mercury)-11 (4) A
15 18 THE CHOKIN’ KIND –•– Joe Simon (Sound Stage 7)-8 (15) A
16 16 DO YOUR THING –•– The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-15 (11) A
17 20 GITARZAN –•– Ray Stevens (Monument)-6 (17) D
18 40 OH HAPPY DAY –•– The Edwin Hawkins Singers Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison (Pavilion)-3 (18)A
19 10 GALVESTON –•– Glen Campbell (Capitol)-11 (4)A+
20 21 I DON’T WANT NOBODY TO GIVE ME NOTHING (Open Up the Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) –•– James Brown (King)-6 (20) A

21 13 TWENTY-FIVE MILES –•– Edwin Starr (Gordy)-13 (6) A
22 11 DIZZY –•– Tommy Roe (ABC)-15 (1) B
23 35 GRAZING IN THE GRASS –•– The Friends Of Distinction (RCA)-6 (23) A
24 27 GOODBYE –•– Mary Hopkin (Apple)-4 (24) B
25 25 PINBALL WIZARD –•– The Who (Decca)-6 (25) A
26 17 DON’T GIVE IN TO HIM –•– Gary Puckett and the Union Gap (Columbia)-9 (15) C
27 29 MY WAY –•– Frank Sinatra (Reprise)-7 (27) A
28 31 THE COMPOSER –•– Diana Ross and the Supremes (Motown)-4 (28) B
29 54 TOO BUSY THINKING ABOUT MY BABY –•– Marvin Gaye (Tamla)-3 (29) A+
30 33 I CAN’T SEE MYSELF LEAVING YOU –•– Aretha Franklin (Atlantic)-4 (30) A

31 37 MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY –•– Spiral Starecase (Columbia)-6 (31) A
32 32 WILL YOU BE STAYING AFTER SUNDAY –•– The Peppermint Rainbow (Decca)-13 (32)C
33 38 HAPPY HEART –•– Andy Williams (Columbia)-5 (33)C
34 34 TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU –•– Bobby Vinton (Epic)-6 (34)C
35 36 STAND! –•– Sly and the Family Stone (Epic)-5 (35)A+
36 51 MORNING GIRL –•– The Neon Philharmonic (Warner Brothers / Seven Arts)-6 (36) C
37 28 I CAN HEAR MUSIC –•– The Beach Boys (Capitol)-10 (24) A
38 22 BROTHER LOVE’S TRAVELLING SALVATION SHOW –•– Neil Diamond (Uni)-12 (22)A
39 30 MERCY –•– The Ohio Express (Buddah)-7 (30)C
40 — DON’T LET ME DOWN –•– The Beatles with Billy Preston (Apple)-1 (40)A+

2 responses to “AMERICAN TOP 40-THE 1960’S- WEEK OF MAY 10, 1969

  1. Ah, those were the days, when you’d have songs by disparate artists like The Beatles, Simon & Garfunkel, The Who, Sly & the Family Stone, Frank Sinatra, Glen Campbell and James Brown on the same Top 40.

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