Acclaimed Music - The Top Songs from 1968
The Top Songs from 1968

RankAll Time
Rank
ArtistSingleSample
1 6 Otis Redding
Sittin' on the Dock of the Bay
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2 7 Marvin Gaye
I Heard It Through the Grapevine

3 35 The Rolling Stones
Jumpin' Jack Flash

4 37 The Beatles
Hey Jude

5 48 The Rolling Stones
Sympathy for the Devil
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6 73 The Jimi Hendrix Experience
All Along the Watchtower
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7 170 Glen Campbell
Wichita Lineman

8 198 Dusty Springfield
Son of a Preacher Man
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9 206 The Band
The Weight
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10 214 Steppenwolf
Born to Be Wild
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11 225 The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
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12 244 Aretha Franklin
I Say a Little Prayer
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13 264 Sly and the Family Stone
Dance to the Music

14 272 Tammy Wynette
Stand by Your Man

15 308 The Beatles
Revolution

16 336 The Beatles
Happiness Is a Warm Gun

17 375 Sly and the Family Stone
Everyday People
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18 402 The Beatles
While My Guitar Gently Weeps

19 526 Simon and Garfunkel
Mrs. Robinson
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20 543 Van Morrison
Madame George
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21 592 Nilsson
Everybody's Talkin'

22 607 Aretha Franklin
Think
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23 631 Grateful Dead
Dark Star
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24 633 Big Brother and The Holding Company
Piece of My Heart
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25 689 Joe Cocker
With a Little Help from My Friends
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26 725 The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Crosstown Traffic
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27 758 The Rolling Stones
Street Fightin' Man
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28 836 The Velvet Underground
Sister Ray
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29 840 Archie Bell & The Drells
Tighten Up

30 901 James Brown
Say It Loud - I'm Black and Proud

31 937 Tommy James and The Shondells
Crimson and Clover

32 985 The Beatles
Helter Skelter

33 1000 Merle Haggard
Mama Tried

34 1111 The Byrds
Hickory Wind
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35 1201 The Temptations
I Wish It Would Rain

36 1226 Simon and Garfunkel
America
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37 1236 Terry Riley
In C
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38 1255 The Wailers
Stir It Up
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39 1264 Tammy Wynette
D-I-V-O-R-C-E

40 1294 Lee Hazlewood & Nancy Sinatra
Some Velvet Morning

41 1498 The Doors
Hello, I Love You
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42 1592 Van Morrison
Sweet Thing
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43 1657 The Young Rascals
People Got to Be Free

44 1669 Iron Butterfly
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
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45 1782 Dion
Abraham, Martin and John

46 1804 The Velvet Underground
White Light White Heat
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47 1824 Leonard Cohen
Suzanne
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48 1839 The Rolling Stones
Stray Cat Blues
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49 1869 The Delfonics
La La Means I Love You

50 1991 The Rolling Stones
No Expectations
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51 2123 Cream
White Room

52 2306 Fleetwood Mac
Albatross

53 2334 The Beatles
I'm So Tired

54 2370 David Ackles
Down River
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55 2388 The Small Faces
Lazy Sunday

56 2425 Jeannie C. Riley
Harper Valley P.T.A.

57 2597 The Who
Magic Bus

58 2720 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing

59 2726 The Beatles
Back in the U.S.S.R.

60 2739 Aretha Franklin
The House that Jack Built

61 2759 The Pretty Things
S.F. Sorrow is Born
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62 2786 Judy Clay and William Bell
Private Number

63 2804 The Foundations
Build Me Up Buttercup

64 2842 The Impressions
This Is My Country

65 2890 The Beatles
Dear Prudence

66 2921 Arthur Brown
Fire

67 2985 The Beatles
Julia

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 3000:
Eddie Floyd
Big Bird

The Band
I Shall Be Released
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Nilsson
One

Leonard Cohen
So Long Marianne
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Canned Heat
On the Road Again

The Jimi Hendrix Experience
1983 (A Merman I Should Turn to Be)
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Steppenwolf
Magic Carpet Ride

Aretha Franklin
Ain't No Way
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The Beatles
Blackbird

Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity
This Wheel's on Fire

The Beatles
Sexy Sadie

Van Morrison
Beside You
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Lee Perry
The Upsetter

The Box Tops
Cry Like a Baby

Johnnie Taylor
Who's Making Love

The Band
Tears of Rage
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The Supremes
Love Child

Dr. John
I Walk on Guilded Splinters
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Clarence Carter
Slip Away

Sam and Dave
I Thank You

Judy Collins
Both Sides Now

Maurice and Mac
You Left the Water Running

The Mothers of Invention
Who Needs the Peace Corps?
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Merrilee Rush
Angel of the Morning

Randy Newman
Cowboy
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Pink Floyd
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
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Manfred Mann
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo)

Richard Harris
Macarthur Park

The Beatles
Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except for Me and My Monkey

Bob Seger
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man

Aretha Franklin
(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
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Joni Mitchell
Marcie

Sir Douglas Quintet
Mendocino
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The Zombies
Time of the Season
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Percy Sledge
Take Time to Know Her

The Beatles
I Will

Otis Redding
I've Got Dreams to Remember

The Byrds
Triad
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The Temptations
Cloud Nine
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Booker T. & The MG's
Hang 'Em High

The Chambers Brothers
Time Has Come Today

Jefferson Airplane
Greasy Heart
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Elvis Presley
If I Can Dream



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