Top Songs of 1969



RankAll Time RankArtistSong
1 27 The Rolling Stones
Gimme Shelter
2 37 The Jackson 5
I Want You Back
3 59 Elvis Presley
Suspicious Minds
4 79 David Bowie
Space Oddity
5 93 Led Zeppelin
Whole Lotta Love
6 108 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Proud Mary
7 127 The Rolling Stones
Honky Tonk Women
8 150 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Fortunate Son
9 216 The Beatles
Something
10 239 The Stooges
I Wanna Be Your Dog
11 263 Jimmy Cliff
Many Rivers to Cross
12 272 MC5
Kick Out the Jams
13 282 The Beatles
Come Together
14 303 The Rolling Stones
You Can't Always Get What You Want
15 306 Serge Gainsbourg & Jane Birkin
Je t'aime moi non plus
16 337 Sly and the Family Stone
Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)
17 430 Simon and Garfunkel
The Boxer
18 441 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Bad Moon Rising
19 480 B.B. King
The Thrill Is Gone
20 497 Led Zeppelin
Dazed and Confused
21 533 Crosby, Stills & Nash
Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
22 572 The Band
The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
23 587 The Beatles
Here Comes the Sun
24 628 Nick Drake
River Man
25 639 Elvis Presley
In the Ghetto
26 731 Neil Young with Crazy Horse
Down by the River
27 778 Fairport Convention
Who Knows Where the Time Goes
28 940 Sly and the Family Stone
Hot Fun in the Summertime
29 960 The Velvet Underground
Pale Blue Eyes
30 965 The Beatles
Across the Universe
31 974 Thunderclap Newman
Something in the Air
32 983 Neil Young
Cinnamon Girl
33 984 The Flying Burrito Bros
Sin City
34 999 Toots and The Maytals
54 46 (Was My Number)
35 1035 The Who
Pinball Wizard
36 1114 The Stooges
1969
37 1181 The Isley Brothers
It's Your Thing
38 1185 The Beatles
Golden Slumbers/Carry That Weight/The End
39 1189 The Band
Up on Cripple Creek
40 1194 Sly and the Family Stone
I Want to Take You Higher
41 1215 The Meters
Cissy Strut
42 1223 The Beatles
Get Back
43 1246 Norman Greenbaum
Spirit in the Sky
44 1342 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Green River
45 1521 King Crimson
21st Century Schizoid Man
46 1589 Fleetwood Mac
Oh Well
47 1601 The Allman Brothers Band
Whipping Post
48 1614 Sly and the Family Stone
Stand!
49 1631 Joni Mitchell
Both Sides, Now
50 1643 The Rolling Stones
Midnight Rambler
51 1689 Neil Young
Cowgirl in the Sand
52 1697 Bob Dylan
Lay Lady Lay
53 1732 Led Zeppelin
Heartbreaker
54 1755 Plastic Ono Band
Give Peace a Chance
55 1897 King Crimson
In the Court of the Crimson King
56 1920 Plastic Ono Band
Cold Turkey
57 2025 Blind Faith
Can't Find My Way Home
58 2076 Brook Benton
Rainy Night in Georgia
59 2087 Led Zeppelin
Ramble On
60 2096 The Archies
Sugar, Sugar
61 2124 Cream
Badge
62 2148 Roberta Flack
The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face
63 2221 The Delfonics
Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)
64 2256 Nina Simone
To Be Young, Gifted and Black
65 2259 Blood, Sweat & Tears
Spinning Wheel
66 2280 Peggy Lee
Is That All There Is
67 2304 Nick Drake
Way to Blue
68 2311 The Beatles
Don't Let Me Down
69 2313 Miles Davis
Shhh/Peaceful
70 2314 Creedence Clearwater Revival
Born on the Bayou
71 2343 The Beatles
I Want You (She's So Heavy)
72 2385 Santana
Soul Sacrifice
73 2485 The Flying Burrito Bros
Hot Burrito #1
74 2632 Sly and the Family Stone
Everybody Is a Star
75 2662 The Stooges
No Fun
76 2740 The Beatles
Hey Bulldog
77 2776 The Rolling Stones
Let It Bleed
78 2779 Frank Sinatra
My Way
79 2783 Can
Yoo Doo Right
80 2822 The Temptations
I Can't Get Next to You
81 2837 Glen Campbell
Galveston
82 2859 Harry J. Allstars
Liquidator
83 2941 Merle Haggard
Okie from Muskogee
84 3009 Syd Barrett
Octopus
85 3122 Anne Murray
Snowbird
86 3230 Badfinger
Come and Get It
87 3244 The Who
We're Not Gonna Take It/See Me, Feel Me
88 3264 Crosby, Stills & Nash
Wooden Ships
89 3266 Quicksilver Messenger Service
Who Do You Love
90 3337 Led Zeppelin
Good Times Bad Times
91 3411 Led Zeppelin
Communication Breakdown
92 3547 Neil Diamond
Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good)
93 3608 The Rolling Stones
Love in Vain
94 3634 The Kinks
Victoria
95 3651 Almendra
Muchacha (Ojos de papel)
96 3740 The Temptations
Psychedelic Shack
97 3779 Scott Walker
Duchess
98 3801 Wilbert Harrison
Let's Work Together, Part 1
99 3876 The 5th Dimension
Aquarius/Let the Sun Shine In
100 3962 The Chairmen of the Board
Give Me Just a Little More Time
101 4021 The Hollies
He Ain't Heavy... He's My Brother
102 4101 The Impressions
Choice of Colors
103 4123 Isaac Hayes
By the Time I Get to Phoenix
104 4186 Diana Ross and The Supremes
Someday We'll Be Together
105 4224 Booker T. & The MG's
Time Is Tight
106 4228 The Velvet Underground
What Goes On
107 4260 Sonny Charles & The Checkmates Ltd.
Black Pearl
108 4289 Marvin Gaye
Too Busy Thinking About My Baby
109 4320 The Pioneers
Long Shot Kick the Bucket
110 4341 The Beatles
The Ballad of John and Yoko
111 4349 The Band
Across the Great Divide
112 4437 Led Zeppelin
What Is and What Should Never Be
113 4716 Blind Faith
Presence of the Lord
114 4720 Merle Haggard
Workin' Man Blues
115 4867 Fleetwood Mac
Man of the World
116 4923 Donny Hathaway
The Ghetto
117 4924 Marianne Faithfull
Sister Morphine
118 4931 B.J. Thomas
Raindrops Keep Fallin' on My Head
119 4934 Frank Zappa
Willie the Pimp (Parts I and II)
120 5158 Johnny Cash
A Boy Named Sue
121 5162 The Box Tops
Soul Deep
122 5191 Joe South
Don't It Make You Want to Go Home
123 5231 The Beatles
It's All Too Much
124 5235 The Band
The Unfaithful Servant
125 5268 Shocking Blue
Venus
126 5357 Neil Young
Sugar Mountain
127 5435 Kenny Rogers & the First Edition
Ruby, Don't Take Your Love to Town
128 5456 Jr. Walker & The All Stars
What Does It Take (To Win Your Love)
129 5461 Stevie Wonder
My Cherie Amour
130 5593 Zager and Evans
In the Year 2525 (Exordium and Terminus)
131 5667 Frank Zappa
Peaches En Regalia
132 5669 Jefferson Airplane
We Can Be Together
133 5672 The Who
I'm Free
134 5674 Procol Harum
A Salty Dog
135 5720 Johnny Cash
Wanted Man
136 5747 Jefferson Airplane
Volunteers
137 5762 Scott Walker
Big Louise
138 5770 David Ruffin
My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me)
139 5773 Scott Walker
The Seventh Seal
140 5821 Fairport Convention
A Sailor's Life
141 5868 The Byrds
Ballad of Easy Rider
142 5947 Joe Cocker
Delta Lady
143 5956 Bob Dylan
I Threw It All Away


Some songs "bubbling under" the all-time top 6000:
George Baker Selection
Little Green Bag
Led Zeppelin
Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You
Joe Simon
The Chokin' Kind
Joe South
Walk a Mile in My Shoes
Bobbie Gentry
Fancy
Tim Buckley
Buzzin' Fly
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Down on the Corner
Isaac Hayes
Walk On By
Peter Sarstedt
Where Do You Go To (My Lovely)
The Kinks
Shangri-La
The Beach Boys
I Can Hear Music
Jimmy Cliff
Viet Nam
Ralph McTell
Streets of London
Grateful Dead
China Cat Sunflower
The Guess Who
No Time
The Move
Blackberry Way
Merle Haggard
Hungry Eyes
Nilsson
I Guess the Lord Must Be in New York City
Otis Redding
Love Man
The Band
Rag Mama Rag
Vanity Fare
Hitchin' a Ride
Leonard Cohen
Bird on a Wire
Jethro Tull
Living in the Past
James Brown
Mother Popcorn (You Got to Have a Mother For Me) (Part I)
Marmalade
Reflections of My Life
Jeff Beck Group
Plynth (Water Down the Drain)
King Crimson
Epitaph
Charlie Rich
Life's Little Ups & Downs
The Rolling Stones
You Got the Silver
Mel and Tim
Backfield in Motion
The Pentangle
Light Flight
Santana
Evil Ways
Russell Morris
The Real Thing
Neil Young and Crazy Horse
Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
Joe Cocker
Feelin' Alright
Grateful Dead
St. Stephen
Toots and The Maytals
Sweet and Dandy
The Band
King Harvest (Has Surely Come)
Jack Bruce
Theme from an Imaginary Western
Oliver
Jean
Peter, Paul and Mary
Leaving on a Jet Plane
Steam
Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye
Tommy Roe
Dizzy
The Ventures
Hawaii 5-0
Tom T. Hall
Homecoming
Brian Auger
Tiger
Jimmy Cliff
Wonderful World, Beautiful People
Sly and the Family Stone
Don't Call Me Nigger, Whitey
Wallace Collection
Daydream
The Upsetters
Return of Django
Tyrone Davis
Is It Something You've Got
Steve Miller Band
Space Cowboy
Lou Christie
I'm Gonna Make You Mine
Bob Dylan
Tonight I'll Be Staying Here with You
The 5th Dimension
Wedding Bell Blues
Aphrodite's Child
It's Five O'Clock
Dillard & Clark
Polly
The Velvet Underground
Jesus
Blue Mink
Melting Pot
The Who
The Acid Queen
Blood, Sweat & Tears
And When I Die
Tony Joe White
Roosevelt and Ira Lee (Night of the Mossacin)
Crosby, Stills & Nash
Marrakesh Express
Humble Pie
Natural Born Bugie
Neil Diamond
Holly Holy
Creedence Clearwater Revival
Lodi
The Rolling Stones
Country Honk
Rare Earth
Get Ready
Gladys Knight and The Pips
Friendship Train
The Dells
I Can Sing a Rainbow/Love Is Blue
Dusty Springfield
No Easy Way Down
The Flying Burrito Bros
Hot Burrito #2
David Axelrod
The Human Abstract
Jerry Butler
What's the Use of Breaking Up
Cromagnon
Caledonia
Tommy James and The Shondells
Crystal Blue Persuasion
Dusty Springfield
Breakfast in Bed
Dyke and The Blazers
We Got More Soul
Janis Joplin
Kozmic Blues
Diana Ross and The Supremes
I'm Livin' in Shame
Blood, Sweat & Tears
You've Made Me So Very Happy
The Cowsills
Hair
The Guess Who
Laughing
The Flying Machine
Smile a Little Smile for Me
Elvis Presley
Only the Strong Survive
Clarence Carter
Making Love (At the Dark End of the...)
The Who
Go to the Mirror Boy

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