Top Songs of 1968

RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 6 Marvin Gaye
I Heard It Through the Grapevine
2 17 Otis Redding
(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay
3 20 The Rolling Stones
Sympathy for the Devil
4 40 The Beatles
Hey Jude
5 51 The Rolling Stones
Jumpin' Jack Flash
6 65 The Jimi Hendrix Experience
All Along the Watchtower
7 123 The Band
The Weight
8 142 Glen Campbell
Wichita Lineman
9 159 The Beatles
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
10 198 Dusty Springfield
Son-of-a Preacher Man
11 222 The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
12 293 Desmond Dekker & The Aces
13 304 Aretha Franklin
I Say a Little Prayer
14 315 Steppenwolf
Born to Be Wild
15 369 The Beatles
Revolution / Revolution 1
16 423 The Rolling Stones
Street Fighting Man
17 509 Sly and the Family Stone
Everyday People
18 531 The Beatles
Happiness Is a Warm Gun
19 551 Simon and Garfunkel
20 565 Tammy Wynette
Stand by Your Man
21 655 Nilsson
Everybody's Talkin'
22 658 James Brown
Say It Loud - I'm Black and I'm Proud
23 719 Big Brother and The Holding Company
Piece of My Heart
24 736 Tommy James and The Shondells
Crimson and Clover
25 769 The Velvet Underground
Sister Ray
26 787 The Beatles
Helter Skelter
27 799 Aretha Franklin
28 813 Van Morrison
Madame George
29 826 The Jimi Hendrix Experience
Crosstown Traffic
30 885 Simon and Garfunkel
Mrs. Robinson
31 959 Grateful Dead
Dark Star
32 1042 The Zombies
Time of the Season
33 1085 Van Morrison
Sweet Thing
34 1097 Richard Harris
Macarthur Park
35 1103 The Beatles
36 1164 Archie Bell & The Drells
Tighten Up
37 1305 Terry Riley
In C
38 1363 The Edwin Hawkins Singers
Oh Happy Day
39 1369 Iron Butterfly
40 1380 Canned Heat
On the Road Again
41 1464 Joe Cocker
With a Little Help from My Friends
42 1524 Serge Gainsbourg & Brigitte Bardot
Bonnie & Clyde
43 1537 The Velvet Underground
White Light/White Heat
44 1609 Cream
White Room
45 1621 Silver Apples
46 1644 Merle Haggard
Mama Tried
47 1654 The Wailers
Stir It Up
48 1740 Small Faces
Lazy Sunday
49 1824 Dr. John
I Walk on Guilded Splinters
50 1877 The Foundations
Build Me Up Buttercup
51 1879 The Doors
Hello, I Love You
52 2014 Nilsson
53 2033 The Who
Magic Bus
54 2128 Fleetwood Mac
55 2209 Os Mutantes
A Minha Menina
56 2233 Big Brother and The Holding Company
57 2234 Serge Gainsbourg
Requiem pour un con
58 2244 The Delfonics
La-La-Means I Love You
59 2277 The Young Rascals
People Got to Be Free
60 2286 Steppenwolf
The Pusher
61 2348 Arthur Brown
62 2366 Cream
63 2383 The Byrds
Hickory Wind
64 2417 Tammy Wynette
65 2482 The Rolling Stones
No Expectations
66 2503 The Band
I Shall Be Released
67 2508 Tony Joe White
Polk Salad Annie
68 2588 Jacques Dutronc
(Il est 5 heures) Paris s'éveille
69 2631 The Temptations
I Wish It Would Rain
70 2651 Diana Ross and The Supremes
Love Child
71 2704 Michel Polnareff
Le Bal des laze
72 2769 Merrilee Rush
Angel of the Morning
73 2797 Randy Newman
I Think It's Going to Rain Today
74 2854 Johnnie Taylor
Who's Making Love
75 2897 Big Brother and The Holding Company
Ball and Chain
76 3097 Johnny Cash
Cocaine Blues
77 3100 The Velvet Underground
I Heard Her Call My Name
78 3204 The Beatles
Dear Prudence
79 3261 Dion
Abraham, Martin and John
80 3269 Sam & Dave
I Thank You
81 3332 The Temptations
Cloud Nine
82 3342 Jerry Butler
Only the Strong Survive
83 3348 The Pretty Things
S.F. Sorrow is Born
84 3361 Van Morrison
Astral Weeks
85 3372 The Flirtations
Nothing But a Heartache
86 3447 Dionne Warwick
Do You Know the Way to San Jose
87 3523 Van Morrison
Cyprus Avenue
88 3575 The Beatles
89 3667 The Guess Who
These Eyes
90 3745 The Box Tops
Cry Like a Baby
91 3753 Herb Alpert
This Guy's in Love with You
92 3755 Laura Nyro
Stoned Soul Picnic
93 3756 Fleetwood Mac
Black Magic Woman
94 3770 Jeannie C. Riley
Harper Valley P.T.A.
95 3793 The Beatles
Back in the U.S.S.R.
96 3870 Mama Cass with The Mamas and the Papas
Dream a Little Dream of Me
97 3904 Robert Charlebois & Louise Forestier
98 3946 Joe South
Games People Play
99 3992 Judy Collins
Both Sides Now
100 4007 The Zombies
A Rose for Emily
101 4014 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing
102 4115 The Beatles
Everybody's Got Something to Hide Except Me and My Monkey
103 4195 Otis Redding
Hard to Handle
104 4277 Canned Heat
Going Up the Country
105 4283 Judy Clay and William Bell
Private Number
106 4446 Donovan
Hurdy Gurdy Man
107 4452 Elvis Presley
If I Can Dream
108 4549 The Dells
Stay in My Corner
109 4633 Pink Floyd
Set the Controls for the Heart of the Sun
110 4637 Manfred Mann
Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo)
111 4684 Julie Driscoll with Brian Auger & The Trinity
This Wheel's on Fire
112 4785 Aretha Franklin
Ain't No Way
113 4961 Aretha Franklin
(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
114 4993 The Band
Tears of Rage
115 5004 Tyrone Davis
Can I Change My Mind
116 5071 The Rolling Stones
Salt of the Earth
117 5152 Tom Rush
No Regrets
118 5299 Willie Mae "Big Mama" Thornton
Ball 'n' Chain
119 5319 The Monkees
Porpoise Song
120 5347 Deep Purple
121 5414 Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood
Sundown, Sundown
122 5424 Spirit
I Got a Line on You
123 5431 The Beatles
Lady Madonna
124 5458 Aretha Franklin
The House that Jack Built
125 5503 Steppenwolf
Magic Carpet Ride
126 5547 The Byrds
127 5569 The Bob Seger System
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man
128 5590 Clarence Carter
Slip Away
129 5698 Françoise Hardy
Comment te dire adieu
130 5742 The Beatles
I'm So Tired
131 5880 Blue Cheer
Summertime Blues
132 5952 Bee Gees
I Started a Joke
133 5970 Tom Jones
134 5972 B.B. King
135 5986 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Suzie Q

Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
David Ackles
Down River
The Rolling Stones
Stray Cat Blues
The Beatles
Sexy Sadie
Ten Years After
I'm Going Home
The Grass Roots
Midnight Confessions
Fairport Convention
Meet on the Ledge
The Ohio Express
Yummy Yummy Yummy
The Intruders
Cowboys to Girls
Hugh Masekela
Grazing in the Grass
The Byrds
You Ain't Goin' Nowhere
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell
You're All I Need to Get By
1910 Fruitgum Company
1, 2, 3, Red Light
The Beach Boys
Do It Again
The Kinks
The Impressions
This Is My Country
Mary Hopkin
Those Were the Days
Stevie Wonder
For Once in My Life
Otis Redding
I've Got Dreams to Remember
Jerry Butler
Hey, Western Union Man
Tommy James and The Shondells
Mony Mony
Percy Sledge
Take Time to Know Her
The Kinks
Village Green Preservation Society
The Zombies
This Will Be Our Year
The Turtles
Booker T. & The MG's
Hang 'Em High
Jerry Butler
Never Give You Up
The Legendary Stardust Cowboy
The Beatles
I Will
Hugo Montenegro
The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
Mason Williams
Classical Gas
Bee Gees
I've Got to Get a Message to You
The Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band
I'm the Urban Spaceman
The Beatles
Martha My Dear
Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
Young Girl
O.C. Smith
Little Green Apples
Sir Douglas Quintet
Noel Harrison
The Windmills of Your Mind
Classics IV featuring Dennis Yost
Barbara Acklin
Love Makes a Woman
Van Morrison
The Way Young Lovers Do
Johnny Nash
Hold Me Tight
Eddie Floyd
Big Bird
The Beatles
Yer Blues
Barry Ryan
Gal Costa
Townes Van Zandt
Tecumseh Valley
Carlton & The Shoes
Love Me Forever
Daddy Rollin' (In Your Arms)
The Beatles
Mother Nature's Son
The Move
Fire Brigade
Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick and Tich
The Legend of Xanadu
The Doors
The Unknown Soldier
The Rolling Stones
Jigsaw Puzzle
Scott Walker
Van Morrison
Beside You
Hello, It's Me
Open My Eyes
Sam & Dave
Wrap It Up
The Beatles
Feeling Alright?
The Jimi Hendrix Experience
1983... (A Merman I Should Turn to Be)
The Mothers of Invention
Who Needs the Peace Corps?
The Amboy Dukes
Journey to the Center of the Mind
Jennifer Juniper
Randy Newman
Sly and the Family Stone
Sing a Simple Song
The Band
Chest Fever
The Rolling Stones
Factory Girl
Bobby Goldsboro
Caterina Caselli
Insieme a te non ci sto più
Elvis Presley
U.S. Male
William Bell
I Forgot to Be Your Lover
Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66
The Fool on the Hill
The Turtles
You Showed Me
Big Brother and The Holding Company
Coo Coo
Joni Mitchell
The Dells
Always Together
Jefferson Airplane
Greasy Heart
Jerry Jeff Walker
Mr. Bojangles
B.J. Thomas
Hooked on a Feeling
Lee Perry
The Upsetter
Eric Burdon & The Animals
Sky Pilot
The Mothers of Invention
What's the Ugliest Part of Your Body
Maurice and Mac
You Left the Water Running