List of Billboard Hot 100 top 10 singles in 1968

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This is a list of singles that have peaked in the Top 10 of the Billboard Hot 100 during 1968.

Top-ten singles[edit]

Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
Singles from 1967
December 23 "Woman, Woman" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 4 January 13 8
December 30 "Judy in Disguise (With Glasses)" John Fred & His Playboy Band 1 January 20 8
"Chain of Fools" Aretha Franklin 2 January 20 7
"Bend Me, Shape Me" The American Breed 5 January 27 7
Singles from 1968
January 13 "Green Tambourine" The Lemon Pipers 1 February 3 7
January 20 "If I Could Build My Whole World Around You" Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 10 January 20 2
January 27 "Spooky" Classics IV 3 February 10 7
February 3 "Love Is Blue" Paul Mauriat 1 February 10 10
"I Wish It Would Rain" The Temptations 4 February 17 7
"Goin' Out of My Head/Can't Take My Eyes Off You" The Lettermen 7 February 10 4
"Nobody but Me" The Human Beinz 8 February 3 4
February 17 "(Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay" Otis Redding 1 March 16 11
"(Theme from) Valley of the Dolls" Dionne Warwick 2 February 24 7
"I Wonder What She's Doing Tonight" Boyce and Hart 8 February 24 4
February 24 "Simon Says" 1910 Fruitgum Company 4 March 9 6
March 2 "Just Dropped In (To See What Condition My Condition Was In)" The First Edition 5 March 16 4
"Bottle of Wine" The Fireballs 9 March 2 1
"Everything That Touches You" The Association 10 March 2 2
March 9 "La-La (Means I Love You)" The Delfonics 4 April 6 6
March 16 "Valleri" The Monkees 3 March 30 5
"(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone" Aretha Franklin 5 March 30 7
"I Thank You" Sam & Dave 9 March 23 2
March 23 "The Ballad of Bonnie and Clyde" Georgie Fame 7 April 13 6
March 30 "Young Girl" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 2 April 6 8
"Lady Madonna" The Beatles 4 April 20 7
April 6 "Honey" Bobby Goldsboro 1 April 13 10
"Cry Like a Baby" The Box Tops 2 April 27 6
April 13 "Quinn the Eskimo (Mighty Quinn)" Manfred Mann 10 April 13 2
April 20 "Dance to the Music" Sly & the Family Stone 8 April 20 2
"I Got the Feelin'" James Brown 6 April 27 3
April 27 "Tighten Up" Archie Bell & the Drells 1 May 18 9
May 4 "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Hugo Montenegro 2 June 1 7
"A Beautiful Morning" The Rascals 3 May 25 7
"Cowboys to Girls" The Intruders 6 May 18 5
"The Unicorn" The Irish Rovers 7 May 25 4
May 11 "Mrs. Robinson" Simon & Garfunkel 1 June 1 7
May 18 "Love Is All Around" The Troggs 7 May 18 1
"Do You Know the Way to San Jose" Dionne Warwick 10 May 18 3
May 25 "Ain't Nothing Like the Real Thing" Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 8 May 25 2
"Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" Stevie Wonder 9 May 25 1
June 1 "Mony Mony" Tommy James and the Shondells 3 June 15 5
"Yummy Yummy Yummy" Ohio Express 4 June 15 5
June 8 "This Guy's in Love with You" Herb Alpert 1 June 22 8
"MacArthur Park" Richard Harris 2 June 22 5
"Think" Aretha Franklin 7 June 15 4
June 15 "The Look of Love" Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 4 July 6 5
June 22 "Angel of the Morning" Merrilee Rush & the Turnabouts 7 June 29 4
"Reach out of the Darkness" Friend & Lover 10 June 22 3
June 29 "The Horse" Cliff Nobles & Co. 2 June 29 6
"Here Comes the Judge" Shorty Long 8 July 6 3
July 6 "Grazing in the Grass" Hugh Masekela 1 July 20 7
"Lady Willpower" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 2 July 20 6
"Jumpin' Jack Flash" The Rolling Stones 3 July 6 6
July 13 "Stoned Soul Picnic" The 5th Dimension 3 July 27 7
"Indian Lake" The Cowsills 10 July 13 3
July 20 "Hello, I Love You" The Doors 1 August 3 9
"Classical Gas" Mason Williams 2 August 3 6
"Hurdy Gurdy Man" Donovan 5 August 3 5
August 3 "Sunshine of Your Love" Cream 5 August 31 5
"Turn Around, Look at Me" The Vogues 7 August 17 4
August 10 "People Got to Be Free" The Rascals 1 August 17 9
August 17 "Born to Be Wild" Steppenwolf 2 August 24 6
"Light My Fire" José Feliciano 3 August 31 6
August 24 "I Can't Stop Dancing" Archie Bell & the Drells 9 August 24 3
"Stay in My Corner" The Dells 10 August 24 3
August 31 "Harper Valley PTA" Jeannie C. Riley 1 September 21 9
"You Keep Me Hangin' On" Vanilla Fudge 6 August 31 1
"You're All I Need to Get By" Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell 7 September 14 3
September 7 "1, 2, 3, Red Light" 1910 Fruitgum Company 5 September 14 5
"The House That Jack Built" Aretha Franklin 6 September 7 3
September 14 "Hey Jude" † The Beatles 1 September 28 14
"Hush" Deep Purple 4 September 21 3
September 21 "The Fool on the Hill" Sérgio Mendes & Brasil '66 6 September 28 2
"I've Gotta Get a Message to You" Bee Gees 8 September 28 6
September 28 "Fire" The Crazy World of Arthur Brown 2 October 19 7
"Girl Watcher" The O'Kaysions 5 October 5 5
"Slip Away" Clarence Carter 6 October 5 3
October 5 "Little Green Apples" O. C. Smith 2 October 26 8
"I Say a Little Prayer" Aretha Franklin 10 October 5 1
October 12 "Midnight Confessions" The Grass Roots 5 November 2 5
"My Special Angel" The Vogues 7 October 12 2
"Over You" Gary Puckett & The Union Gap 7 October 26 4
October 19 "Say It Loud – I'm Black and I'm Proud" James Brown 10 October 19 1
October 26 "Those Were the Days" Mary Hopkin 2 November 2 7
"Elenore" The Turtles 6 November 2 4
November 2 "Love Child" Diana Ross & The Supremes 1 November 30 11
"Hold Me Tight" Johnny Nash 5 November 9 5
"White Room" Cream 6 November 9 5
November 9 "Magic Carpet Ride" Steppenwolf 3 November 30 7
November 16 "Abraham, Martin and John" Dion 4 December 14 7
"Who's Making Love" Johnnie Taylor 5 December 7 8
November 30 "For Once in My Life" Stevie Wonder 2 December 28 8
December 7 "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Marvin Gaye 1 December 14 11
"Stormy" Classics IV 5 December 28 5
December 14 "I Love How You Love Me" Bobby Vinton 9 December 14 4
December 21 "Both Sides, Now" Judy Collins 8 December 21 1

† — "Hey Jude" also made its Hot 100 debut on September 14.

1967 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1968 which peaked in 1967
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
November 25 "Daydream Believer" The Monkees 1 December 2 10
December 2 "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" Gladys Knight & the Pips 2 December 16 9
December 9 "I Second That Emotion" Smokey Robinson & The Miracles 4 December 16 7
"Hello, Goodbye" The Beatles 1 December 30 8
December 16 "Boogaloo Down Broadway" The Fantastic Johnny C. 7 December 23 4
December 30 "Skinny Legs and All" Joe Tex 10 December 30 3

1969 peaks[edit]

List of Billboard Hot 100 top ten singles in 1968 which peaked in 1969
Top ten
entry date
Single Artist(s) Peak Peak date Weeks in
top ten
November 23 "Wichita Lineman" Glen Campbell 3 January 11 9
December 28 "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me" Diana Ross & the Supremes with The Temptations 2 January 11 8
"Cloud Nine" The Temptations 6 January 4 3

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