Hot 100 1969

This is every Billboard Hot 100 single released in 1969 with the exception of any single that only made it under the Hot 100 (commonly known as a “Bubbling Under”).

Information includes:

  • The songs official debut date (which is not always the song’s official release date)
  • The song’s official peak position
  • Song Title
  • Artist
  • The total time of the 45 single version
  • The original catalog label and number (when available)

The ascending order of each week is placed by the highest ranked position to the lowest ranked entry.

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HOT 100 DEBUTS JANUARY 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jan 4 3 Foundations, The Build Me Up Buttercup 2:56 Uni 55101
Jan 4 6 Turtles, The You Showed Me 3:05 White Whale 292
Jan 4 8 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Baby, Baby Don’t Cry 3:54 Tamla 54178
Jan 4 27 Paul Anka Goodnight My Love 3:11 RCA Victor 47-9648
Jan 4 45 William Bell I Forgot To Be Your Lover 2:19 Stax 15
Jan 4 51 Arthur Conley Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 2:59 Atco 45-6640
Jan 4 62 Frank Sinatra Rain In My Heart 3:20 Reprise 0798
Jan 4 77 Ray Charles If It Wasn’t For Bad Luck 3:48 ABC 11170
Jan 4 84 John Sebastian She’s A Lady 1:45 Kama Sutra 254
Jan 4 94 Nina Simone Ain’t Got No; I Got Life 2:45 RCA 47-9686
Jan 11 12 Joe South Games People Play 3:34 Capitol 2248
Jan 11 55 Hugh Masekela Riot 2:18 Uni 55102
Jan 11 56 Brian Hyland Tragedy 2:52 Dot 45-17176
Jan 11 95 Nick DeCaro If I Only Had Time 3:13 A&M 1000
Jan 18 19 First Edition But You Know I Love You 3:01 Reprise 0799
Jan 18 20 Johnnie Taylor Take Care Of Your Homework 2:35 Stax 0023
Jan 18 25 Spirit I Got A Line On You 2:37 Ode 115
Jan 18 26 Betty Everett There’ll Come A Time 2:35 Uni 55100
Jan 18 27 Sir Douglas Quintet Mendocino 2:40 Smash 2191
Jan 18 32 Peppermint Rainbow, The Will You Be Staying After Sunday 2:22 Decca 32410
Jan 18 39 Bill Deal & The Rhondels May I 2:33 Heritage 803
Jan 18 42 Jr. Walker & The All Stars Home Cookin’ 2:58 Soul 35055
Jan 18 54 Tommy Leonetti Kum Ba Yah 2:56 Decca 32421
Jan 18 67 Tammi Terrell This Old Heart Of Mine (Is Weak For You) 2:28 Motown 1138
Jan 18 74 Rock and Roll Duble Bubble Trading Card Company Of Philadelphia Bubble Gum Music 2:30 Buddah 78
Jan 18 75 T.S.U. Toronadoes, The Getting The Corners 2:25 Atlantic 45-2579
Jan 18 75 Al Wilson Poor Side Of Town 3:49 Soul City 771
Jan 18 76 Marvelettes, The I’m Gonna Hold On Long As I Can 2:31 Tamla 54177
Jan 18 77 Ella Washington He Called Me Baby 2:58 Sound Stage 7 2621
Jan 18 78 Fun and Games, The The Grooviest Girl In The World 2:26 Uni 55098
Jan 18 79 Etta James Almost Persuaded 3:21 Cadet 5630
Jan 18 88 Joe Tex That’s Your Baby 2:33 Dial 45-4089
Jan 18 97 Manfred Mann Fox On The Run 2:40 Mercury 72879
Jan 25 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary 3:07 Fantasy 619
Jan 25 5 1910 Fruitgum Co. Indian Giver 2:42 Buddah 91
Jan 25 10 Diana Ross and the Supremes I’m Livin’ In Shame 3:05 Motown 1139
Jan 25 15 James Brown Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose 2:45 King 45-6213
Jan 25 28 Cream Crossroads (Live) 4:16 Atco 45-6646
Jan 25 36 Glen Campbell and Bobbie Gentry Let It Be Me 2:04 Capitol 2387
Jan 25 53 Deep Purple River Deep-Mountain High 2:35 Tetragrammaton 1514
Jan 25 63 Dion Purple Haze 2:33 Laurie 3478
Jan 25 67 Dorsey Burnette The Greatest Love 2:45 Liberty 56087
Jan 25 71 Jose Feliciano Hey! Baby 2:48 RCA Victor 47-9714
Jan 25 92 Porter Wagoner The Carroll County Accident 2:47 RCA Victor 47-9651
Jan 25 98 Gloria Walker & The Chevelles Please Don’t Desert Me Baby 2:50 Flaming Arrow 36

HOT 100 DEBUTS February 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Feb 1 1 Tommy Roe Dizzy 2:55 ABC 45-11164
Feb 1 7 Dionne Warwick This Girl’s In Love With You 4:13 Scepter 12241
Feb 1 11 Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, The Do Your Thing 2:50 Warner Bros. 7250
Feb 1 30 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Good Lovin’ Ain’t Easy To Come By 2:27 Tamla 54179
Feb 1 32 Mongo Santamaria Cloud Nine 2:42 Columbia 4-44740
Feb 1 37 Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson Soulshake 2:24 SSS Int’l. 761
Feb 1 47 Vogues, The Woman Helping Man 3:03 Reprise 0803
Feb 1 55 Judy Collins Someday Soon 3:43 Elektra 45649
Feb 1 69 Willie Mitchell 30-60-90 2:27 Hi 45-2154
Feb 1 73 Little Milton Grits Ain’t Groceries (All Around The World) 2:37 Checker 1212
Feb 1 93 Percy Sledge My Special Prayer 3:01 Atlantic 45-2594
Feb 1 99 Mason Williams Saturday Night At The World 3:21 Warner Bros.-Seven Arts 7248
Feb 8 2 Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost Traces 2:45 Imperial 66352
Feb 8 3 Zombies, The Time Of The Season 3:32 Date 2-1628
Feb 8 24 Frankie Laine You Gave Me A Mountain 3:57 ABC 45-11174
Feb 8 29 Three Dog Night Try A Little Tenderness 4:20 Dunhill 4177
Feb 8 34 Meters, The Sophisticated Cissy 2:50 Josie 45-1001
Feb 8 35 Donovan To Susan On The West Coast Waiting 3:13 Epic 5-10434
Feb 8 39 Rascals, The Heaven 3:22 Atlantic 45-2599
Feb 8 41 Brenda Lee Johnny One Time 3:10 Decca 32428
Feb 8 44 O.C. Smith Honey (I Miss You) 3:45 Columbia 4-44751
Feb 8 61 Bobby Goldsboro Glad She’s A Woman 2:45 United Artists 50497
Feb 8 69 Everything Is Everything Witchi Tai To 2:55 Vanguard Apostolic 35082
Feb 8 79 Bobby Darin Long Line Rider 2:57 Direction 350
Feb 8 85 Tiny Tim Great Balls Of Fire 1:59 Reprise 0802
Feb 8 87 Jose Feliciano My World Is Empty Without You 3:20 RCA Victor 47-9714
Feb 8 91 Lovin’ Spoonful, The Me About You 2:49 Kama Sutra 255
Feb 8 92 Sonny James Only The Lonely 2:38 Capitol 2370
Feb 8 96 Banana Splits, The The Tra La La Song (One Banana, Two Banana) 2:20 Decca 32429
Feb 15 6 Temptations, The Run Away Child, Running Wild 4:46 Gordy 7084
Feb 15 6 Edwin Starr Twenty-Five Miles 3:22 Gordy 7083
Feb 15 9 David Ruffin My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left Me) 3:23 Motown 1140
Feb 15 14 Bubble Puppy, The Hot Smoke & Sasafrass 2:36 International Artists 128
Feb 15 18 Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsey Mr. Sun, Mr. Moon 2:34 Columbia 4-44744
Feb 15 39 Stevie Wonder Don’t Know Why I Love You 2:43 Tamla 54180
Feb 15 49 Grassroots, The Lovin’ Things 2:43 Dunhill 45-4180
Feb 15 49 Carla Thomas I Like What You’re Doing (To Me) 2:50 Stax 0024
Feb 15 67 Iveys Maybe Tomorrow 2:50 Apple 1803
Feb 15 71 Nazz Hello It’s Me 3:57 SGC 45-001
Feb 15 85 Smoke Ring, The No Not Much 3:07 Buddah 77
Feb 15 86 Spanky and Our Gang Anything You Choose 2:55 Mercury 72890
Feb 15 93 Cliff Nobles & Co. Switch It On 2:29 Phil-L.A. 324
Feb 15 97 Ruby Winters I Don’t Want To Cry 3:19 Diamond 255
Feb 22 19 Aretha Franklin The Weight 2:52 Atlantic 45-2603
Feb 22 20 Arbors, The The Letter 3:30 Date 2-1638
Feb 22 22 Neil Diamond Brother Love’s Traveling Salvation Show 3:32 Uni 55109
Feb 22 46 Rhinoceros Apricot Brandy 1:55 Elektra 45647
Feb 22 55 Johnny Rivers These Are Not My People 3:15 Imperial 66360
Feb 22 56 Monkees, The Tear Drop City 2:01 Colgems 66-5000
Feb 22 59 Derek Back Door Man 2:02 Bang 566
Feb 22 72 Delfonics, The Somebody Loves You 3:19 Philly Groove 154
Feb 22 73 Fireballs, The Long Green 2:48 Atco 45-6651
Feb 22 75 Iron Butterfly Soul Experience 2:50 Atco 45-6647
Feb 22 79 Barbara Acklin Am I The Same Girl 2:56 Brunswick 55399
Feb 22 94 Billy Stewart I Do Love You 2:58 Chess 1922

HOT 100 DEBUTS March 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Mar 1 2 Blood, Sweat & Tears You’ve Made Me So Very Happy 3:26 Columbia 4-44776
Mar 1 4 Jerry Butler Only The Strong Survive 2:35 Mercury 72898
Mar 1 4 Glen Campbell Galveston 2:40 Capitol 2428
Mar 1 10 Steppenwolf Rock Me 3:40 Dunhill 4182
Mar 1 12 Crazy Elephant Gimme Gimme Good Lovin’ 2:00 Bell 763
Mar 1 31 Clarence Carter Snatching It Back 2:39 Atlantic 45-2605
Mar 1 42 Engelbert Humperdinck The Way It Used To Be 3:09 Parrot 45-40036
Mar 1 48 Otis Redding A Lover’s Question 2:37 Atco 45-6654
Mar 1 49 Peaches & Herb When He Touches Me (Nothing Else Matters) 2:58 Date 2-1637
Mar 1 57 Young-Holt Unlimited Who’s Making Love 2:30 Brunswick 55400
Mar 1 57 Shango Day After Day (It’s Slippin’ Away) 2:33 A&M 1014
Mar 1 64 Dusty Springfield Don’t Forget About Me 2:49 Atlantic 45-2606
Mar 1 88 Chi-Lites Give It Away 2:45 Brunswick 55398
Mar 1 96 Ohio Express Sweeter Than Sugar 2:06 Buddah 92
Mar 8 1 5th Dimension, The Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In (The Flesh Failures) 4:45 Soul City 772
Mar 8 4 Ventures, The Hawaii Five-O 1:49 Liberty 56068
Mar 8 24 Beach Boys, The I Can Hear Music 2:38 Capitol 2432
Mar 8 34 Flirtations, The Nothing But A Heartache 2:40 Deram 45-85038
Mar 8 34 Vogues, The No, Not Much 3:21 Reprise 0803
Mar 8 38 Bettye Swann Don’t Touch Me 2:30 Capitol 2382
Mar 8 45 Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro Blessed Is The Rain 2:57 Buddah 95
Mar 8 49 Thee Prophets Playgirl 2:06 Kapp 962
Mar 8 63 Gladys Knight & the Pips Didn’t You Know (You’d Have To Cry Sometime) 3:33 Soul 35057
Mar 8 68 Vanilla Fudge Shotgun 2:27 Atco 45-6655
Mar 8 89 Sly & The Family Stone Sing A Simple Song 3:04 Epic 5-10407
Mar 8 91 Connie Francis The Wedding Cake 2:37 MGM 14034
Mar 8 92 Dells, The Hallways Of My Mind 3:05 Cadet 5636
Mar 8 95 Bobby Hatfield Only You (And You Alone) 2:47 Verve 10634
Mar 15 2 Cowsills, The Hair 3:28 MGM 14026
Mar 15 2 Isley Brothers, The It’s Your Thing 2:55 T-Neck 901
Mar 15 6 Booker T. & The M.G.’s Time Is Tight 3:14 Stax 0028
Mar 15 15 Gary Puckett & the Union Gap Don’t Give In To Him 2:25 Columbia 4-44788
Mar 15 25 Diana Ross and the Supremes & The Temptations I’ll Try Something New 2:18 Motown 1142
Mar 15 44 Red Skelton The Pledge Of Allegiance 4:13 Columbia 4-44798
Mar 15 58 Mama Cass Move In A Little Closer, Baby 2:37 Dunhill 4184
Mar 15 67 Canned Heat Time Was 2:35 Liberty 56097
Mar 15 71 Aretha Franklin Tracks Of My Tears 2:53 Atlantic 45-2603
Mar 15 80 Association, The Goodbye Columbus 2:21 Warner Bros.-Seven Arts 7267
Mar 15 82 MC5 Kick Out The Jams 2:46 Elektra 45648
Mar 15 97 Nancy Sinatra God Knows I Love You 3:07 Reprise 0813
Mar 22 7 Tommy James and the Shondells Sweet Cherry Wine 4:22 Roulette 7039
Mar 22 13 Joe Simon The Chokin’ Kind 2:39 Sound Stage 7 2628
Mar 22 34 Tyrone Davis Is It Something You’ve Got 2:40 Dakar 45-605
Mar 22 35 Elvis Presley Memories (Live) 3:04 RCA Victor 47-9731
Mar 22 37 Bee Gees First Of May 2:47 Atco 45-6657
Mar 22 45 B.J. Thomas It’s Only Love 2:55 Scepter 12244
Mar 22 57 Dee Dee Warwick Foolish Fool 3:19 Mercury 72880
Mar 22 59 Dynamics, The Ice Cream Song 3:15 Cotillion 45-44021
Mar 22 64 Paul Anka In The Still Of The Night 2:40 RCA Victor 74-0126
Mar 22 92 Sam and Dave Born Again 2:36 Atlantic 45-2608
Mar 29 27 Frank Sinatra My Way 2:23 Reprise 0817
Mar 29 30 Ohio Express Mercy 2:20 Buddah 102
Mar 29 44 Doors, The Wishful Sinful 2:55 Elektra 45656
Mar 29 50 Wilson Pickett Mini-Skirt Minnie 2:42 Atlantic 45-2611
Mar 29 77 Jeannie C. Riley There Never Was A Time 2:39 Plantation 16
Mar 29 78 Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass Zazueira (Za-zoo-wher-a) 3:10 A&M 1043
Mar 29 80 Led Zeppelin Good Times Bad Times 2:43 Atlantic 45-2613
Mar 29 94 Archie Bell & The Drells I Love My Baby 2:40 Atlantic 45-2612
Mar 29 95 Maskman & The Agents with Billy Clark Orch. One Eye Open 2:53 Dynamo 125
Mar 29 98 4 Seasons Something’s On Her Mind 2:44 Philips 40597

HOT 100 DEBUTS April 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Apr 5 3 Friends Of Distinction, The Grazing In The Grass 2:51 RCA Victor 74-0107
Apr 5 6 Guess Who, The These Eyes 3:40 RCA 0102
Apr 5 7 Donovan Atlantis 4:58 Epic 5-10434
Apr 5 8 Ray Stevens Gitarzan 3:06 Monument 45-1131
Apr 5 12 Spiral Starecase More Today Than Yesterday 2:48 Columbia 4-44741
Apr 5 17 Neon Philharmonic, The Morning Girl 2:09 Warner Bros. 7261
Apr 5 19 Who, The Pinball Wizard 2:59 Decca 32465
Apr 5 20 James Brown I Don’t Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (Open Up The Door, I’ll Get It Myself) (Part 1) 3:05 King 45-6224
Apr 5 34 Bobby Vinton To Know You Is To Love You 2:21 Epic 5-10461
Apr 5 51 Foundations, The In The Bad, Bad Old Days (Before You Loved Me) 3:27 Uni 55117
Apr 5 60 Cream Badge 2:43 Atco 45-6668
Apr 5 63 Gary Lewis and the Playboys Rhythm Of The Rain 2:12 Liberty 56093
Apr 5 65 Checkmates, Ltd., The Love Is All I Have To Give 4:13 A&M 1039
Apr 5 70 Peter Sarstedt Where Do You Go To (My Lovely) 4:42 World Pacific 77911
Apr 5 70 Jay & The Americans When You Dance 2:52 United Artists 50510
Apr 5 82 Chubby Checker Back In The USSR 2:44 Buddah 100
Apr 5 90 Brian Hyland A Million To One 2:37 Dot 45-17222
Apr 5 92 Tompall and the Glaser Brothers California Girl (And The Tennessee Square) 2:44 MGM 14036
Apr 5 95 4 Seasons Featuring Frankie Valli Idaho 3:03 Philips 40597
Apr 12 2 Mercy Love (Can Make You Happy) 3:19 Sundi 6811
Apr 12 7 Simon & Garfunkel The Boxer 5:10 Columbia 4-44785
Apr 12 22 Andy Williams Happy Heart 3:12 Columbia 4-44818
Apr 12 22 Sly & the Family Stone Stand! 3:06 Epic 5-10450
Apr 12 23 Meters, The Cissy Strut 2:59 Josie 45-1005
Apr 12 31 Grass Roots, The The River Is Wide 2:38 Dunhill 4187
Apr 12 38 Perry Como Seattle 2:47 RCA Victor 47-9722
Apr 12 47 Joe Tex Buying A Book 3:24 Dial 45-4090
Apr 12 62 Petula Clark Happy Heart 3:27 Warner Bros. 7275
Apr 12 75 Tammy Wynette Singing My Song 2:21 Epic 5-10462
Apr 12 86 Percy Sledge Any Day Now 3:41 Atlantic 45-2616
Apr 12 91 Dusty Springfield Breakfast In Bed 2:54 Atlantic 45-2606
Apr 12 97 Unifics, The It’s A Groovy World 3:17 Kapp 985
Apr 12 98 Dells, The I Can’t Do Enough 3:30 Cadet 5636
Apr 19 13 Mary Hopkin Goodbye 2:23 Apple 1806
Apr 19 27 Diana Ross and the Supremes The Composer 2:55 Motown 1146
Apr 19 28 Aretha Franklin I Can’t See Myself Leaving You 3:00 Atlantic 45-2619
Apr 19 35 Bill Deal & The Rhondels I’ve Been Hurt 2:10 Heritage 812
Apr 19 42 Vogues, The Earth Angel (Will You Be Mine) 2:35 Reprise 0820
Apr 19 46 Bobby Goldsboro I’m A Drifter 3:13 United Artists 50525
Apr 19 56 Hollies, The Sorry Suzanne 2:59 Epic 5-10454
Apr 19 56 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas (We’ve Got) Honey Love 2:36 Gordy 7085
Apr 19 100 Pat Boone July You’re A Woman 3:01 Tetragrammaton 1516
Apr 26 4 Edwin Hawkins Singers, The Featuring Dorothy Combs Morrison Oh Happy Day 5:09 Pavilion 20,001
Apr 26 4 Marvin Gaye Too Busy Thinking About My Baby 2:57 Tamla 54181
Apr 26 21 Peter, Paul and Mary Day Is Done 3:22 Warner Bros. 7279
Apr 26 29 Tommy Roe Heather Honey 2:52 ABC 45-11211
Apr 26 67 Box Tops, The I Shall Be Released 2:47 Mala 12038
Apr 26 68 Ike and Tina Turner I’ve Been Loving You Too Long 3:53 Blue Thumb 101
Apr 26 78 Betty Everett I Can’t Say No To You 2:31 Uni 55122
Apr 26 80 Billie Jo Spears Mr. Walker, It’s All Over 2:59 Capitol 2436
Apr 26 84 Impressions, The Seven Years 2:23 Curtom 1940
Apr 26 86 Debbie Taylor Never Gonna Let Him Know 2:56 GWP 501
Apr 26 86 Joan Baez Love Is Just A Four-Letter Word 3:30 Vanguard 35088
Apr 26 90 Mason Williams Greensleeves 2:45 Warner Bros. 7272
Apr 26 91 Dion From Both Sides Now 2:24 Laurie 3495
Apr 26 97 Earth Opera Home To You 2:41 Elektra 45650

HOT 100 DEBUTS May 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
May 3 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising 2:17 Fantasy 622
May 3 3 Elvis Presley In The Ghetto 2:50 RCA Victor 47-9741
May 3 5 Three Dog Night One 2:44 Dunhill 45-4191
May 3 19 Classics IV Featuring Dennis Yost Everyday With You Girl 2:34 Imperial 66378
May 3 22 Buchanan Brothers Medicine Man (Part I) 2:58 Event 3302
May 3 26 Glen Campbell Where’s The Playground Susie 2:55 Capitol 2494
May 3 31 Dusty Springfield The Windmills Of Your Mind 3:48 Atlantic 45-2623
May 3 35 Vikki Carr With Pen In Hand 3:55 Liberty 56092
May 3 45 Solomon Burke Proud Mary 3:16 Bell 783
May 3 50 New Colony Six, The I Could Never Lie To You 2:40 Mercury 72920
May 3 52 Creedence Clearwater Revival Lodi 3:08 Fantasy 622
May 3 62 Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 Pretty World 3:20 A&M 1049
May 3 70 Jose Feliciano Marley Purt Drive 3:49 RCA 47-9739
May 3 81 Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson I Want To Love You Baby 2:33 SSS Int’l. 769
May 10 1 Beatles, The with Billy Preston Get Back 3:11 Apple 2490
May 10 1 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra And Chorus Love Theme From Romeo & Juliet 2:29 RCA Victor 74-0131
May 10 13 Sonny Charles Black Pearl 3:25 A&M 1053
May 10 35 Beatles, The with Billy Preston Don’t Let Me Down 3:31 Apple 2490
May 10 36 Johnnie Taylor Testify (I Wonna) 4:01 Stax 0033
May 10 38 1910 Fruitgum Co. Special Delivery 2:40 Buddah 114
May 10 47 O.C. Smith Friend, Lover, Woman, Wife 3:07 Columbia 4-44859
May 10 48 Brooklyn Bridge Featuring Johnny Maestro Welcome Me Love 2:15 Buddah 95
May 10 51 Steppenwolf It’s Never Too Late 3:05 Dunhill 45-4192
May 10 53 Four Tops What Is A Man 2:34 Motown 1147
May 10 64 Wilson Pickett Born To Be Wild 2:44 Atlantic 45-2631
May 10 71 Jerry Smith and His Pianos Truck Stop 2:10 ABC 45-11162
May 10 76 Aretha Franklin Gentle On My Mind 2:26 Atlantic 45-2619
May 10 81 Monkees, The Someday Man 2:38 Colgems 66-5004
May 10 90 Moments, The Sunday 2:46 Stang 5003
May 10 96 Rita Coolidge Turn Around And Love You 2:20 Pepper 443
May 10 97 Little Milton Just A Little Bit 2:20 Checker 1217
May 10 97 Bob Seger System, The Ivory 2:21 Capitol 2480
May 10 98 Ike & Tina Turner I’m Gonna Do All I Can (To Do Right By My Man) 2:25 Minit 32060
May 17 4 Jr. Walker & the All Stars What Does It Take (To Win Your Love) 2:26 Soul 35062
May 17 9 Desmond Dekker & the Aces Israelites 2:35 Uni 55129
May 17 20 Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsay Let Me 2:29 Columbia 4-44854
May 17 35 Dyke and the Blazers We Got More Soul 2:48 Original Sound 86
May 17 37 Dionne Warwick The April Fools 3:15 Scepter 12249
May 17 61 B.B. King Why I Sing The Blues 3:40 BluesWay 45-61024
May 17 68 Iron Butterfly In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida 2:52 Atco 45-6606
May 17 84 Brenda Lee You Don’t Need Me For Anything Anymore 3:14 Decca 732491
May 17 85 Bob Dylan I Threw It All Away 2:23 Columbia 4-44826
May 17 91 Maskman And The Agents, The with Billy Clark Orch. My Wife, My Dog, My Cat 3:08 Dynamo 131
May 17 94 Ray Charles Let Me Love You 2:45 ABC 11213
May 17 99 Al Martino Sausalito 3:09 Capitol 2468
May 24 3 Oliver Good Morning Starshine 3:33 Jubilee 5659
May 24 7 Winstons, The Color Him Father 3:06 Metromedia 117
May 24 9 Andy Kim Baby, I Love You 2:53 Steed 45-716
May 24 13 Tom Jones Love Me Tonight 3:15 Parrot 45-40038
May 24 20 Temptations, The Don’t Let The Joneses Get You Down 4:37 Gordy 7086
May 24 22 Dells, The I Can Sing A Rainbow/Love Is Blue 3:24 Cadet 5641
May 24 27 Rascals, The See 4:34 Atlantic 45-2634
May 24 39 Emotions, The So I Can Love You 2:49 Volt 4010
May 24 44 Herbie Mann Memphis Underground 2:50 Atlantic 45-2621
May 24 45 J.J. Jackson But It’s Alright 2:55 Warner Bros. 7276
May 24 60 Sly & the Family Stone I Want To Take You Higher 3:00 Epic 5-10450
May 24 72 Otis Redding Love Man 2:16 Atco 45-6677
May 24 87 Strawberry Alarm Clock Good Morning Starshine 2:20 Uni 55125
May 24 92 Ola & The Janglers Let’s Dance 2:22 GNP Crescendo 423
May 24 95 Eddie Lovette Too Experienced 2:55 Steady 124
May 24 98 Nancy Sinatra Here We Go Again 3:07 Reprise 0821
May 31 2 Blood, Sweat & Tears Spinning Wheel 2:39 Columbia 4-44871
May 31 4 Stevie Wonder My Cherie Amour 2:50 Tamla 54180
May 31 12 Lettermen, The Hurt So Bad 2:18 Capitol 2482
May 31 23 Isley Brothers, The I Turned You On 2:40 T-Neck 902
May 31 24 Jerry Butler Moody Woman 2:20 Mercury 72929
May 31 30 James Brown The Popcorn 2:55 King 45-6240
May 31 31 Diana Ross and the Supremes No Matter What Sign You Are 2:52 Motown 1148
May 31 38 Dick Hyman & His Electric Eclectics The Minotaur 7:24 Command 4126
May 31 54 Bee Gees Tomorrow, Tomorrow 3:58 Atco 45-6682
May 31 62 Jay and the Americans Hushabye 2:57 United Artists 50535
May 31 63 Herb Alpert Without Her 3:20 A&M 1065
May 31 67 Arbors, The I Can’t Quit Her 3:10 Date 2-1645
May 31 80 Paul Anka Sincerely 2:35 RCA Victor 74-0164
May 31 91 Orpheus Brown Arms In Houston 3:40 MGM 14022
May 31 92 Ed Ames Son Of A Travelin’ Man 2:40 RCA Victor 74-0156
May 31 93 Ronnie Dove I Need You Now 2:40 Diamond 260
May 31 94 Sonny James Running Bear 2:43 Capitol 2486

HOT 100 DEBUTS June 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jun 7 2 Tommy James and the Shondells Crystal Blue Persuasion 3:52 Roulette 7050
Jun 7 6 Kenny Rogers and the First Edition Ruby, Don’t Take Your Love To Town 2:52 Reprise 0829
Jun 7 14 Joe Jeffrey Group, The My Pledge Of Love 2:44 Wand 11200
Jun 7 30 Mama Cass It’s Getting Better 2:56 Dunhill 4195
Jun 7 37 Booker T. & The M.G.’s Mrs. Robinson 3:38 Stax 0037
Jun 7 51 Turtles, The You Don’t Have To Walk In The Rain 2:40 White Whale 308
Jun 7 63 Monkees, The Listen To The Band 2:28 Colgems 66-5004
Jun 7 63 Richard Harris Didn’t We 2:24 Dunhill 4194
Jun 7 99 Roger Williams Galveston 2:12 Kapp 2007
Jun 14 8 Beatles, The The Ballad Of John And Yoko 2:58 Apple 2531
Jun 14 11 James Brown Mother Popcorn (You Got To Have A Mother For Me) (Part 1) 3:15 King 45-6245
Jun 14 13 Charles Randolph Grean Sounde, The Quentin’s Theme 1:59 Ranwood 840
Jun 14 19 Roy Clark Yesterday, When I Was Young 3:16 Dot 45-17246
Jun 14 34 Bobby Vinton The Days Of Sand And Shovels 3:42 Epic 5-10485
Jun 14 38 Vik Venus (Alias: Your Main Moon Man) Moonflight 2:59 Buddah 118
Jun 14 52 Frankie Valli The Girl I’ll Never Know (Angels Never Fly This Low) 3:37 Phillips 40622
Jun 14 54 Peppermint Rainbow, The Don’t Wake Me Up In The Morning, Michael 2:33 Decca 732498
Jun 14 57 Doors, The Tell All The People 3:25 Elektra 45663
Jun 14 82 Marva Whitney It’s My Thing (You Can’t Tell Me Who To Sock It To) 2:56 King 45-6229
Jun 14 86 Frankie Laine Dammit Isn’t God’s Last Name 2:59 ABC 11224
Jun 14 91 Bobby Bland Gotta Get To Know You 2:35 Duke 447
Jun 14 94 Delfonics, The Funny Feeling 2:33 Philly Groove 156
Jun 21 1 Zager & Evans In The Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) 3:15 RCA Victor 74-0174
Jun 21 32 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Doggone Right 2:57 Tamla 54183
Jun 21 46 Candi Staton I’d Rather Be An Old Man’s Sweetheart (Than A Young Man’s Fool) 2:10 Fame 1456
Jun 21 47 Vogues, The Moments To Remember 3:40 Reprise 0831
Jun 21 59 Archie Bell & The Drells Girl You’re Too Young 2:22 Atlantic 45-2644
Jun 21 65 Clarence Carter The Feeling Is Right 2:54 Atlantic 45-2642
Jun 21 69 Joe Cocker Feeling Alright 4:12 A&M 1063
Jun 21 72 Joe Simon Baby, Don’t Be Looking In My Mind 2:44 Sound Stage 7 2634
Jun 21 75 Cowsills, The The Prophecy Of Daniel And John The Divine (Six-Six-Six) 3:37 MGM 14063
Jun 21 97 Spanky and Our Gang And She’s Mine 2:34 Mercury 72926
Jun 21 99 Ohio Express Pinch Me (Baby Convince Me) 2:35 Buddah 117
Jun 28 4 Neil Diamond Sweet Caroline (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) 3:23 Uni 55136
Jun 28 4 Jackie DeShannon Put A Little Love In Your Heart 2:40 Imperial 66385
Jun 28 5 Youngbloods, The Get Together 4:37 RCA Victor 47-9752
Jun 28 21 Impressions, The Choice Of Colors 3:18 Curtom 1943
Jun 28 21 Cat Mother and the All Night News Boys Good Old Rock ‘N’ Roll 3:12 Polydor 14002
Jun 28 27 Ray Stevens Along Came Jones 3:47 Monument 45-1150
Jun 28 28 Johnny Adams Reconsider Me 3:50 SSS International 770
Jun 28 35 Moms Mabley Abraham, Martin And John 3:48 Mercury 72935
Jun 28 41 Johnny Rivers Muddy River 3:15 Imperial 66386
Jun 28 45 Dickie Goodman On Campus 2:15 Cotique 158
Jun 28 62 Honey Cone, The While You’re Out Looking For Sugar 2:41 Hot Wax 6901
Jun 28 66 Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 (Sittin’ On) The Dock Of The Bay 2:59 A&M 1073
Jun 28 73 Eddie Floyd Don’t Tell Your Mama (Where You’ve Been) 3:03 Stax 0036
Jun 28 79 Mercy Forever 2:36 Warner Bros.-Seven Arts  7297
Jun 28 80 Edwin Starr I’m Still A Struggling Man 2:21 Gordy 7087
Jun 28 83 Ventures, The Theme From ‘A Summer Place’ 2:16 Liberty 56115
Jun 28 91 Moody Blues, The Never Comes The Day 4:37 Deram 85044
Jun 28 95 Lee Dorsey Everything I Do Gonh Be Funky (From Now On) 3:09 Amy 11055

HOT 100 DEBUTS July 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Jul 5 8 Tony Joe White Polk Salad Annie 3:37 Monument 45-1104
Jul 5 15 Grassroots, The I’d Wait A Million Years 2:35 Dunhill 45-4198
Jul 5 18 Box Tops, The Soul Deep 2:25 Mala 12,040
Jul 5 32 Illusion, The Did You See Her Eyes 2:57 Steed 45-718
Jul 5 33 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Abraham, Martin And John 2:58 Tamla 54184
Jul 5 35 Elvis Presley Clean Up Your Own Back Yard 3:06 RCA Victor 47-9747
Jul 5 63 Beach Boys, The Break Away 2:54 Capitol 2530
Jul 5 74 Brook Benton Nothing Can Take The Place Of You 3:16 Cotillion 44034
Jul 5 93 Burt Bacharach I’ll Never Fall In Love Again 3:13 A&M 1064
Jul 5 99 Foundations, The My Little Chickadee 2:57 Uni 55137
Jul 12 7 Bob Dylan Lay Lady Lay 3:20 Columbia 4-44926
Jul 12 10 Guess Who, The Laughing 2:44 RCA Victor 74-0195
Jul 12 47 Shannon Abergavenny 2:43 Heritage 814
Jul 12 59 Wilson Pickett Hey Joe 3:05 Atlantic 45-2648
Jul 12 66 Happenings, The Where Do I Go/Be-In (Hare Krishna) 2:40 Jubilee 5666
Jul 12 78 Dusty Springfield Willie & Laura Mae Jones 2:47 Atlantic 45-2647
Jul 12 82 Brian Hyland Stay And Love Me All Summer 2:25 Dot 17258
Jul 12 92 Chambers Brothers, The Wake Up 2:15 Columbia 44890
Jul 12 96 Iron Butterfly In The Time Of Our Lives 4:46 Atco 45-6676
Jul 12 96 Joe South Birds Of A Feather 2:53 Capitol 2532
Jul 12 97 B.J. Thomas Pass The Apple Eve 2:20 Scepter 12255
Jul 19 1 Rolling Stones, The Honky Tonk Women 3:03 London 45-910
Jul 19 18 Lou Rawls Your Good Thing (Is About To End) 2:51 Capitol 2550
Jul 19 19 Gladys Knight & The Pips The Nitty Gritty 2:59 Soul 35063
Jul 19 20 5th Dimension, The Workin’ On A Groovy Thing 3:08 Soul City 776
Jul 19 26 Underground Sunshine Birthday 2:42 Intrepid 75002
Jul 19 28 Crosby, Stills & Nash Marrakesh Express 2:35 Atlantic 45-2652
Jul 19 37 Who, The I’m Free 2:39 Decca 732519
Jul 19 46 Brooklyn Bridge Your Husband – My Wife 2:56 Buddah 126
Jul 19 53 Tommy Roe Jack And Jill 2:31 ABC 11229
Jul 19 58 David Ruffin I’ve Lost Everything I’ve Ever Loved 2:46 Motown 1149
Jul 19 67 Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band, The Till You Get Enough 3:45 Warner Bros./Seven Arts
Jul 19 94 Joe Tex That’s The Way 3:45 Dial 45-4093
Jul 26 1 Archies, The Sugar, Sugar 2:48 Calendar 63-1008
Jul 26 2 Johnny Cash A Boy Named Sue 3:40 Columbia 4-44944 A
Jul 26 6 Tom Jones I’ll Never Fall In Love Again 2:55 Parrot 45-40018
Jul 26 14 Plastic Ono Band Give Peace A Chance 4:49 Apple 1809
Jul 26 35 Glen Campbell True Grit 2:28 Capitol 2573
Jul 26 43 Dionne Warwick Odds And Ends 3:21 Scepter 12256
Jul 26 52 Duke Baxter Everybody Knows Matilda 2:38 VMC 740
Jul 26 52 Little Anthony and the Imperials Out Of Sight, Out Of Mind 2:38 United Artists 50552
Jul 26 61 Meters, The Ease Back 3:09 Josie 45-1008
Jul 26 63 Friends Of Distinction, The Let Yourself Go 2:34 RCA Victor 74-0204
Jul 26 81 Mark Lindsay First Hymn From Grand Terrace 2:32 Columbia 4-44875
Jul 26 96 Johnny Mathis Love Theme From “Romeo And Juliet” (A Time For Us) 2:50 Columbia 4-44915
Jul 26 97 Steve Greenberg Big Bruce 3:04 Trip 3000

HOT 100 DEBUTS August 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Aug 2 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Green River 2:31 Fantasy 625
Aug 2 13 Aretha Franklin Share Your Love With Me 3:16 Atlantic 45-2650
Aug 2 16 Electric Indian, The Keem-O-Sabe 2:07 United Artists 50563
Aug 2 30 Creedence Clearwater Revival Commotion 2:37 Fantasy 625
Aug 2 31 Intrigues, The In A Moment 2:50 Yew 1001
Aug 2 36 Donovan (with the Jeff Beck Group) Barabajagal (Love Is Hot) 3:30 Epic 5-10510
Aug 2 40 Clarence Reid Nobody But You Babe 2:46 Alston 45-4574
Aug 2 49 Dennis Yost and the Classics IV Change Of Heart 2:55 Imperial 66393
Aug 2 50 Tim Hardin Simple Song Of Freedom 3:49 Columbia 4-44920
Aug 2 62 Billy Preston That’s The Way God Planned It 3:22 Apple 1808
Aug 2 69 Diana Ross and the Supremes The Young Folks 3:15 Motown 1148
Aug 2 73 Eddie Bo Hook And Sling – Part 1 2:38 Scram 117
Aug 2 83 Sir Douglas Quintet Dynamite Woman 3:40 Smash 2233
Aug 2 84 Mad Lads, The By The Time I Get To Phoenix 2:44 Volt 4016
Aug 2 86 Sagittarius In My Room 2:10 Together 105
Aug 2 92 Bobby Vee Let’s Call It A Day Girl 1:55 Liberty 56124
Aug 2 93 Ike and Tina Turner The Hunter 2:49 Blue Thumb 102
Aug 2 94 Chi-Lites Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was 3:39 Brunswick 55414
Aug 2 96 Ruby Andrews You Made A Believer (Out Of Me) 2:35 Zodiac 1015
Aug 9 2 Sly & the Family Stone Hot Fun In The Summertime 2:37 Epic 5-10497
Aug 9 4 Three Dog Night Easy To Be Hard 3:10 Dunhill 45-4203
Aug 9 18 Motherlode When I Die 3:20 Buddah 131
Aug 9 48 Johnnie Taylor I Could Never Be President 2:33 Stax 0046
Aug 9 68 O’Jays, The One Night Affair 2:27 Neptune 12
Aug 9 71 Chicago Questions 67 And 68 4:45 Columbia 4-44909
Aug 9 75 Dean Martin I Take A Lot Of Pride In What I Am 3:08 Reprise 0841
Aug 9 78 Judy Collins Chelsea Morning 3:15 Elektra 45657
Aug 9 86 Romeo and Juliet Soundtrack (Olivia Hussey, Leonard Whiting, Pat Haywood) Farewell Love Scene 4:21 Capitol 2502
Aug 9 89 Petula Clark Look At Mine 2:55 Warner Bros.-Seven Arts 7310
Aug 9 91 Quicksilver Messenger Service Who Do You Love 3:24 Capitol 2557
Aug 16 1 Temptations, The I Can’t Get Next To You 2:53 Gordy 7093
Aug 16 2 Oliver Jean 3:20 Crewe 334
Aug 16 6 Nilsson Everybody’s Talkin’ 2:43 RCA 0161
Aug 16 10 Dells, The Oh, What A Night 4:02 Cadet 5649
Aug 16 15 Friends Of Distinction, The Going In Circles 4:25 RCA Victor 74-0204
Aug 16 23 Bill Deal & The Rhondels What Kind Of Fool Do You Think I Am 2:13 Heritage 817
Aug 16 31 Steppenwolf Move Over 2:55 Dunhill 45-4205
Aug 16 40 Delfonics, The You Got Yours & I’ll Get Mine 3:06 Philly Groove 157
Aug 16 53 Evie Sands Any Way That You Want Me 3:35 A&M 1090
Aug 16 53 Bobby Goldsboro Muddy Mississippi Line 2:41 United Artists 50565
Aug 16 61 Cascades, The Maybe The Rain Will Fall 2:39 Uni 55152
Aug 16 62 Moments, The I Do 3:13 Stang 5005
Aug 16 68 Jefferson The Colour Of My Love 2:32 Decca 32501
Aug 16 74 Peaches & Herb Let Me Be The One 2:28 Date 2-1649
Aug 16 92 Blinky & Edwin Starr Oh How Happy 2:42 Gordy 7090
Aug 23 3 Bobby Sherman Little Woman 2:28 Metromedia 121
Aug 23 7 Marvin Gaye That’s The Way Love Is 3:35 Tamla 54185
Aug 23 9 Gary Puckett and the Union Gap This Girl Is A Woman Now 3:09 Columbia 4-44967
Aug 23 10 Lou Christie I’m Gonna Make You Mine 2:41 Buddah 116
Aug 23 24 Rugbys, The You, I 2:50 Amazon 1
Aug 23 30 Isaac Hayes Walk On By 4:20 Enterprise 9003
Aug 23 37 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Here I Go Again 2:56 Tamla 54183
Aug 23 38 Engelbert Humperdinck I’m A Better Man 2:50 Parrot 45-40040
Aug 23 41 Joe South and the Believers Don’t It Make You Want To Go Home 3:18 Capitol 2592
Aug 23 41 James Brown Lowdown Popcorn 2:47 King 45-6250
Aug 23 57 1910 Fruitgum Company The Train 2:52 Buddah 130
Aug 23 67 Al Wilson Lodi 3:05 Soul City 775
Aug 23 76 Jose Feliciano Rain 2:24 RCA Victor 47-9757
Aug 23 80 Orpheus Can’t Find The Time 2:55 MGM 13882
Aug 23 91 Charley Pride All I Have To Offer You (Is Me) 3:00 RCA Victor 74-0167
Aug 23 92 Vogues, The Green Fields 3:18 Reprise 0844
Aug 23 100 Buddy Miles Express Memphis Train 2:55 Mercury 72945
Aug 30 20 Jerry Butler What’s The Use Of Breaking Up 2:31 Mercury 72960
Aug 30 22 Clique, The Sugar On Sunday 3:08 White Whale 323
Aug 30 34 O.C. Smith Daddy’s Little Man 4:05 Columbia 4-44948
Aug 30 37 Isaac Hayes By The Time I Get To Phoenix 6:45 Enterprise 9003
Aug 30 47 Intruders, The Sad Girl 1:55 Gamble 235
Aug 30 52 Spiral Starecase No One For Me To Turn To 2:20 Columbia 4-44924
Aug 30 65 New Colony Six, The I Want You To Know 2:36 Mercury 72961
Aug 30 74 B.B. King Get Off My Back Woman 3:17 BluesWay 61026
Aug 30 79 Isley Brothers, The Black Berries – Pt 1 3:20 T-Neck 906
Aug 30 81 Tammy Wynette The Ways To Love A Man 2:25 Epic 5-10512

HOT 100 DEBUTS September 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Sep 6 5 Smith Baby It’s You 2:24 Dunhill 45-4206
Sep 6 26 Rascals, The Carry Me Back 2:50 Atlantic 45-2664
Sep 6 28 Wind Make Believe 2:50 Life 200
Sep 6 37 Thunderclap Newman Something In The Air 3:53 Track 45-2656
Sep 6 50 Paul Revere and the Raiders Featuring Mark Lindsey We Gotta All Get Together 2:58 Columbia 4-44970
Sep 6 55 Sweden Heaven and Hell Soundtrack/Piero Umiliani Mah-Na-Mah-Na 2:07 Ariel 500
Sep 6 64 Doors, The Runnin’ Blue 2:27 Elektra 45675
Sep 6 74 Abaco Dream Life And Death In G & A 2:21 A&M 1081
Sep 6 74 John Stewart Armstrong 2:38 Capitol 2605
Sep 6 86 Ohio Express Suasalito (Is The Place To Go) 2:20 Buddah 129
Sep 6 87 Henry Mancini, His Orchestra and Chorus Moonlight Sonata 2:52 RCA 74-0212
Sep 6 88 Booker T. & The M.G.’s Slum Baby 2:36 Stax 0049
Sep 6 93 Waylon Jennings and the Kimberlys MacArthur Park 5:10 RCA Victor 74-0210
Sep 6 95 Dickie Goodman Luna Trip 2:30 Cotique 173
Sep 13 1 Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds 4:22 RCA Victor 47-9764
Sep 13 9 Cuff Links, The Tracy 2:05 Decca 32533
Sep 13 20 Garland Green Jealous Kind Of Fella 2:45 Uni 55143
Sep 13 37 James Brown World (Part 1) 3:10 King 6258
Sep 13 45 4 Seasons, The And That Reminds Me (My Heart Reminds Me) 3:25 Crewe 333
Sep 13 46 Diana Ross and the Supremes & The Temptations The Weight 3:00 Motown 1153
Sep 13 59 Kool And The Gang Kool And The Gang 2:49 De-Lite 519-0
Sep 13 60 Bobby Bland Chains Of Love 3:16 Duke 449
Sep 13 75 Frank Sinatra Love’s Been Good To Me 3:25 Reprise 0852
Sep 13 87 Archie Bell & The Drells My Balloon’s Going Up 2:25 Atlantic 45-2663
Sep 20 16 Dionne Warwicke You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feeling 4:13 Scepter 12262
Sep 20 28 Lawrence Reynolds Jesus Is A Soul Man 2:44 Warner Bros. 7322
Sep 20 36 Dyke and the Blazers Let A Woman Be A Woman – Let A Man Be A Man 2:35 Original Sound 89
Sep 20 54 Winstons, The Love Of The Common People 2:37 Metromedia 142
Sep 20 61 Buchanan Brothers Son Of A Lovin’ Man 2:43 Event 3305
Sep 20 65 Sonny James The Southern Gentlman Since I Met You, Baby 2:49 Capitol 2595
Sep 20 73 Bee Gees Featuring Barry Gibb, Maurice Gibb & Colin Peterson Don’t Forget To Remember 3:27 Atco 45-6702
Sep 20 82 Monkees, The Good Clean Fun 2:14 Colgems 66-5005
Sep 20 98 Nancy Sinatra Drummer Man 3:19 Reprise 0851
Sep 27 1 5th Dimension, The Wedding Bell Blues 2:42 Soul City 779
Sep 27 11 Peggy Lee Is That All There Is 4:19 Capitol 2602
Sep 27 14 Originals, The Baby, I’m For Real 3:18 Soul 35066
Sep 27 26 Flaming Ember, The Mind, Body And Soul 2:57 Hot Wax 6902
Sep 27 26 Kenny Rogers and the First Edition Ruben James 2:44 Reprise 0854
Sep 27 36 Andy Kim So Good Together 2:55 Steed 45-720
Sep 27 40 Keith Barbour Echo Park 3:42 Epic 5-10486
Sep 27 46 Clarence Carter Doin’ Our Thing 2:25 Atlantic 45-2660
Sep 27 48 Grand Funk Railroad Time Machine 3:17 Capitol 2567
Sep 27 73 Maxine Brown We’ll Cry Together 3:10 Commonwealth United 3001
Sep 27 76 Ramsey Lewis Julia 4:17 Cadet 5640
Sep 27 79 Joe Simon San Francisco Is A Lonely Town 3:20 Sound Stage 7 2641
Sep 27 83 Isley Brothers, The Was It Good To You 2:40 T-Neck 908

HOT 100 DEBUTS October 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Oct 4 5 Flying Machine, The Smile A Little Smile For Me 2:55 Congress 6000
Oct 4 15 Billy Joe Royal Cherry Hill Park 2:44 Columbia 4-44902
Oct 4 19 Tommy James and the Shondells Ball Of Fire 2:53 Roulette 7060
Oct 4 21 Crosby, Stills & Nash Suite: Judy Blue Eyes 4:35 Atlantic 45-2676
Oct 4 51 Brooklyn Bridge You’ll Never Walk Alone 4:06 Buddah 139
Oct 4 63 Funkadelic I’ll Bet You 3:58 Westbound 150
Oct 4 69 Joe Cocker Delta Lady 2:51 A&M 1112
Oct 4 79 Vikki Carr Eternity 3:39 Liberty 56132
Oct 11 33 Rick Nelson and the Stone Canyon Band She Belongs To Me 2:55 Decca 32550
Oct 11 21 James Brown Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn Part One 3:06 King 45-6255
Oct 11 23 Glen Campbell Try A Little Kindness 2:23 Capitol 2659
Oct 11 30 Harlow Wilcox & The Oakies Groovy Grubworm 2:08 Plantation 28
Oct 11 52 Soul Children, The The Sweeter He Is Part 1 2:52 Stax 0050
Oct 11 74 Cowsills, The Silver Threads And Golden Needles 3:00 MGM 14084
Oct 11 81 John Mayall Don’t Waste My Time 3:11 Polydor 14004
Oct 11 88 Baskerville Hounds, The Hold Me 3:14 Avco-Embassy 4504
Oct 11 89 Johnny Adams I Can’t Be All Bad 2:58 SSS International 780
Oct 11 91 Turtles, The Love In The City 3:15 White Whale 326
Oct 11 95 Dorothy Morrison All God’s Children Got Soul 3:20 Elektra 45671
Oct 18 1 Steam Featuring Garrett Scott Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye 3:45 Fontana 1667
Oct 18 1 Beatles, The Come Together 4:16 Apple 2654
Oct 18 2 R.B. Greaves Take A Letter Maria 2:44 Atco 45-6714
Oct 18 2 Blood, Sweat and Tears And When I Die 3:26 Columbia 4-45008
Oct 18 3 Beatles, The Something 2:59 Apple 2654
Oct 18 7 Stevie Wonder Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday 3:03 Tamla 54188
Oct 18 10 Mel And Tim Backfield In Motion 2:28 Bamboo 107
Oct 18 22 Guess Who, The Undun 3:25 RCA Victor 74-0195
Oct 18 36 Mama Cass Elliot Make Your Own Kind Of Music 2:25 Dunhill 45-4214
Oct 18 58 Box Tops, The Turn On A Dream 2:44 Mala 12042
Oct 18 58 Impressions, The Say You Love Me 3:05 Curtom 1946
Oct 18 59 Glass House, The Crumbs Off The Table 2:37 Invictus 9071
Oct 18 64 Lettermen, The Shangri-La 2:32 Capitol 2643
Oct 18 69 Checkmates, Ltd., The Featuring Sonny Charles Proud Mary 3:43 A&M 1127
Oct 18 76 B.B. King Just A Little Love 3:18 BluesWay 61029
Oct 18 87 Joe Simon It’s Hard To Get Along 2:55 Sound Stage 7 2641
Oct 18 88 Five Stairsteps, The & Cubie We Must Be In Love 3:09 Curtom 1945
Oct 25 19 Crow Evil Woman Don’t Play Your Games With Me 3:03 Amaret 45-112
Oct 25 1 Peter, Paul and Mary Leaving on A Jet Plane 3:27 Warner Bros. 7340
Oct 25 3 Creedence Clearwater Revival Down On The Corner 2:42 Fantasy 634
Oct 25 10 Three Dog Night Eli’s Coming 2:40 Dunhill 4215
Oct 25 16 Jr. Walker & the All Stars These Eyes 3:36 Soul 35067
Oct 25 17 Gladys Knight & the Pips Friendship Train 3:42 Soul 35068
Oct 25 44 Tony Joe White Roosevelt And Ira Lee (Night Of The Mossacin) 3:05 Monument 45-1169
Oct 25 56 Santana Jingo 2:40 Columbia 4-45010
Oct 25 70 John & Anne Ryder I Still Believe In Tomorrow 2:48 Decca 32506
Oct 25 81 Ray Stevens Sunday Mornin’ Comin’ Down 4:25 Monument 45-1163
Oct 25 83 Thomas & Richard Frost She’s Got Love 2:21 Imperial 66405
Oct 25 89 Johnny Rivers One Woman 3:45 Imperial 66418
Oct 25 89 Blackwell Wonderful 2:35 Astro 1000

HOT 100 DEBUTS November 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Nov 1 1 B.J. Thomas Raindrops Keep Fallin’ On My Head 3:02 Scepter 12265
Nov 1 10 Ferrante and Teicher Midnight Cowboy 3:20 United Artists 50554
Nov 1 25 Band, The Up On Cripple Creek 3:32 Capitol 2635
Nov 1 39 Johnny Nash Cupid 3:29 JAD 220
Nov 1 41 Merle Haggard and the Strangers Okie From Muskogee 2:42 Capitol 2626 A
Nov 1 6 Neil Diamond Holly Holy 4:27 Uni 55175
Nov 1 14 Creedence Clearwater Revival Fortunate Son 2:19 Fantasy 634
Nov 1 34 Nilsson I Guess The Lord Must Be In New York City 2:42 RCA Victor 74-0261
Nov 1 40 Jackie DeShannon Love Will Find A Way 2:32 Imperial 66419
Nov 1 42 Dells, The On The Dock Of The Bay 2:47 Cadet 5658
Nov 1 42 Art Linkletter We Love You, Call Collect 5:07 Capitol 2678
Nov 1 50 Bob Dylan Tonight, I’ll Be Staying Here With You 3:22 Columbia 4-45004
Nov 1 63 Lou Rawls I Can’t Make It Alone 2:57 Capitol 2668
Nov 1 65 Byrds, The Ballad Of Easy Rider 2:03 Columbia 44990
Nov 1 98 Eddie Floyd Why Is The Wine Sweeter (On The Other Side) 2:43 Stax 0051
Nov 8 1 Diana Ross and the Supremes Someday We’ll Be Together 3:25 Motown 1156
Nov 8 17 Aretha Franklin Eleanor Rigby 2:35 Atlantic 45-2683
Nov 8 24 Dusty Springfield A Brand New Me 2:30 Atlantic 45-2685
Nov 8 24 Grassroots, The Heaven Knows 2:22 Dunhill 4217
Nov 8 41 Janis Joplin Kozmic Blues 3:45 Columbia 4-45023
Nov 8 49 Gloria Taylor You Got To Pay The Price 3:35 Silver Fox 14
Nov 8 65 Jefferson Airplane Volunteers 2:03 RCA 74-0245
Nov 8 68 Honey Cone, The Girls It Ain’t Easy 3:11 Hot Wax 6903
Nov 8 74 Charley Pride (I’m So) Afraid Of Losing You Again 3:07 RCA Victor 74-0265
Nov 8 75 Johnny Cash See Ruby Fall 2:48 Columbia 4-45020
Nov 8 82 Little Anthony & The Imperials The Ten Commandments Of Love 3:04 United Artists 50598
Nov 8 97 Marvelettes, The That’s How Heartaches Are Made 2:57 Tamla 54186
Nov 15 1 Jackson 5, The I Want You Back 2:58 Motown 1157
Nov 15 8 Tommy Roe Jam Up Jelly Tight 2:21 ABC 45-11247
Nov 15 30 Plastic Ono Band Cold Turkey 4:59 Apple 1813
Nov 15 34 Original Caste, The One Tin Soldier 3:35 T-A 186
Nov 15 44 Jerry Butler Don’t Let Love Hang You Up 2:26 Mercury 72991
Nov 15 56 Steelers, The Get It From The Bottom 2:05 Date 2-1642
Nov 15 58 Dennis Yost and the Classics IV Midnight 2:57 Imperial 66424
Nov 15 60 Johnny Cash Get Rhythm 2:20 Sun 1103
Nov 15 85 Bill Deal & The Rhondels Swingin’ Tight 2:26 Heritage 818
Nov 15 97 Jimmy Clanton Curly 2:38 Laurie 3508
Nov 15 100 Easybeats, The St. Louis 3:10 Rare Earth 5009
Nov 22 4 Led Zeppelin Whole Lotta Love 5:33 Atlantic 45-2690
Nov 22 9 Bobby Sherman La La La (If I Had You) 2:44 Metromedia 150
Nov 22 12 Vanity Fare Early In The Morning 2:52 Page One 21027
Nov 22 19 Jay and the Americans Walkin’ In The Rain 2:49 United Artists 50605
Nov 22 24 James Brown Ain’t It Funky Now (Part I) 3:10 King 6280
Nov 22 31 Bobbie Gentry Fancy 4:01 Capitol 2675
Nov 22 35 Oliver Sunday Mornin’ 3:02 Crewe 337
Nov 22 45 Clique, The I’ll Hold Out My Hand 2:35 White Whale 333
Nov 22 50 Johnny Cash Blistered 2:22 Columbia 4-45020
Nov 22 52 Nancy Wilson Can’t Take My Eyes Off You 3:21 Capitol 2644
Nov 22 86 Paul Anka Happy 2:36 RCA Victor 47-9767
Nov 22 95 Herbie Mann It’s A Funky Thing-Right On (Part 1) 3:03 Atlantic 45-2671
Nov 29 6 Elvis Presley Don’t Cry Daddy 2:43 RCA 47-9768
Nov 29 Elvis Presley Rubberneckin’ 2:10 RCA 47-9768
Nov 29 10 Archies, The Jingle Jangle 2:45 Kirshner 63-5002
Nov 29 45 Eydie Gorme Tonight I’ll Say A Prayer 3:15 RCA Victor 74-0250
Nov 29 58 Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg Je T’Amime…Moi Non Plus 4:25 Fontana 1665
Nov 29 63 Otis Leavill I Love You 2:58 Dakar 45-614
Nov 29 49 Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell What You Gave Me 2:38 Tamla 54187
Nov 29 69 Judy Collins Turn! Turn! Turn!/To Everything There Is a Season 3:35 Elektra 45680
Nov 29 74 Savoy Brown I’m Tired 3:06 Parrot 45-40042
Nov 29 79 Frank Sinatra Goin’ Out Of My Head 2:45 Reprise 0865
Nov 29 Frank Sinatra Forget To Remember 2:55 Reprise 0865
Nov 29 92 Wilson Pickett You Keep Me Hanging On 4:43 Atlantic 45-2682
Nov 29 92 New Establishment, The (One Of These Days) Sunday’s Gonna’ Come On Tuesday 2:54 Colgems 66-5006
Nov 29 93 Petula Clark No One Better Than You 3:04 Warner Bros.-Seven Arts 7343
Nov 29 95 Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 Wichita Lineman 2:48 A&M 1132
Nov 29 96 Mongo Santamaria Feeling Alright 2:31 Atlantic 45-2689

HOT 100 DEBUTS December 1969

Debut Peak Artist Title Time Label
Dec 6 10 Mark Lindsay Arizona 3:06 Columbia 4-45037
Dec 6 16 Engelbert Humperdinck Winter World Of Love 3:20 Parrot 40044
Dec 6 25 Jimmy Cliff Wonderful World, Beautiful People 3:11 A&M 1146
Dec 6 30 Joe Cocker She Came In Through The Bathroom Window 2:37 A&M 1147
Dec 6 32 Wilbert Harrison Let’s Work Together (Part 1) 2:35 Sue 11
Dec 6 56 Meters, The Look-Ka Py Py 2:55 Josie 1015
Dec 6 86 Al Martino I Started Loving You Again 2:26 Capitol 2674
Dec 6 45 Four Tops Don’t Let Him Take Your Love From Me 2:33 Motown 1159
Dec 6 78 Turtles, The Lady-O 2:49 White Whale 334
Dec 6 100 A.B. Skhy Camel Back 5:05 MGM 14086
Dec 13 1 Shocking Blue, The Venus 3:05 Colossus 108
Dec 13 23 Tommy James and The Shondells She 2:03 Roulette 7066
Dec 13 37 Smokey Robinson & The Miracles Point It Out 2:38 Tamla 54189
Dec 13 41 Cuff Links, The When Julie Comes Around 2:44 Decca 732592
Dec 13 61 Tokens, The She Lets Her Hair Down (Early In The Morning) 3:02 Buddah 151
Dec 13 68 Syl Johnson Is It Because I’m Black 3:18 Twinight 125
Dec 13 76 Nina Simone To Be Young, Gifted And Black 2:46 RCA 269
Dec 13 79 Tommy Cash Six White Horses 2:46 Epic 5-10540
Dec 13 89 Gene Pitney She Lets Her Hair Down (Early In The Morning) 2:41 Musicor 1384
Dec 13 93 Bobby Womack How I Miss You Baby 3:13 Minit 32081
Dec 13 95 Electric Indian, The Land Of 1000 Dances 2:06 United Artists 50613
Dec 13 97 Arlo Guthrie Alice’s Rock & Roll Restaurant 4:44 Reprise 0877
Dec 13 100 Buck Owens and the Buckeroos Big In Vegas 3:05 Capitol 2646
Dec 20 5 Guess Who, The No Time 3:44 RCA Victor 74-0300
Dec 20 7 Hollies, The He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother 4:20 Epic 5-10532
Dec 20 17 Sandpipers, The Come Saturday Morning 2:57 A&M 1185
Dec 20 23 Jefferson Baby Take Me In Your Arms 2:43 Janus 106
Dec 20 40 James Brown Let A Man Come In And Do The Popcorn (Part 2) 2:58 King 45-6275
Dec 20 43 Johnnie Taylor Love Bones 3:17 Stax 0055
Dec 20 53 David Ruffin I’m So Glad I Fell For You 2:59 Motown 1158
Dec 20 59 Ike and Tina Turner Bold Soul Sister 2:35 Blue Thumb 104 A
Dec 20 73 Lou Christie Are You Getting Any Sunshine 2:35 Buddah 149
Dec 20 80 Illusion, The Together 3:15 Steed 45-722
Dec 20 82 Newbeats, The Groovin’ (Out On Life) 2:58 Hickory 1552
Dec 20 86 Intrigues, The I’m Gonna Love You 2:10 Yew 1002
Dec 20 90 Simon Stokes & The Nighthawks Voodoo Woman 2:28 Elektra 45670
Dec 20 94 100 Proof (Aged In Soul) Too Many Cooks (Spoil The Soup) 2:59 Hot Wax 6904
Dec 20 96 Betty Everett It’s Been A Long Time 2:39 Uni 55174
Dec 20 97 Grand Funk Railroad Mr. Limousine Driver 3:33 Capitol 2691
Dec 27 2 Eddie Holman Hey There Lonely Girl 3:19 ABC 45-11240
Dec 27 5 Tom Jones Without Love (There Is Nothing) 3:42 Parrot 40045
Dec 27 6 Dionne Warwick I’ll Never Fall In Love Again 2:52 Scepter 12273
Dec 27 15 B.B. King The Thrill Is Gone 3:55 BluesWay 61032
Dec 27 22 Lulu Oh Me Oh My (I’m A Fool For You Baby) 2:45 Atco 45-6722
Dec 27 39 Steppenwolf Monster 3:55 Dunhill 45-4221
Dec 27 47 Lettermen, The Traces/Memories “Medley” 2:45 Capitol 2697
Dec 27 85 Kool & The Gang The Gang’s Back Again 2:46 De-Lite 523
Dec 27 90 Archie Bell & The Drells A World Without Music 2:15 Atlantic 2693
Dec 27 95 Brother Jack McDuff Theme From Electric Surfboard 3:00 Blue Note 1953
Dec 27 99 Ruby Winters Guess Who 3:09 Diamond 269