The CASH BOX Year-End Charts: 1969
TOP 100 POP SINGLES (As published in the December 27, 1969, issue)
POSTITLE – Artist (Label)
  1SUGAR, SUGAR – The Archies (Calendar)
  2HONKY TONK WOMEN – The Rolling Stones (London)
  3AQUARIUS/LET THE SUNSHINE IN (The Flesh Failures) – The 5th Dimension (Soul City)
  5EVERYDAY PEOPLE – Sly & The Family Stone (Epic)
  6DIZZY – Tommy Roe (ABC)
  7I CAN’T GET NEXT TO YOU – The Temptations (Gordy)
  8CRIMSON AND CLOVER – Tommy James & The Shondells (Roulette)
  9BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP – The Foundations (Uni)
10HAIR – The Cowsills (MGM)
11IN THE YEAR 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) – Zager & Evans (RCA Victor)
*12 EASY TO BE HARD – Three Dog Night (Dunhill)
13WICHITA LINEMAN – Glen Campbell (Capitol)
14GET BACK – The Beatles (Apple)
15TIME OF THE SEASON – The Zombies (Date)
16ONE – Three Dog Night (Dunhill)
17CRYSTAL BLUE PERSUASION – Tommy James & The Shondells (Roulette)
18TOUCH ME – The Doors (Elektra)
19GREEN RIVER – Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)
20JEAN – Oliver (Crewe)
21HOOKED ON A FEELING – B.J. Thomas (Scepter)
22THESE EYES – The Guess Who (RCA Victor)
23I’LL NEVER FALL IN LOVE AGAIN – Tom Jones (Parrot)
24STORMY – Dennis Yost & The Classics IV (Imperial)
25THIS MAGIC MOMENT – Jay & The Americans (United Artists)
26SWEET CAROLINE (Good Times Never Seemed So Good) – Neil Diamond (Uni)
27WEDDING BELL BLUES – The 5th Dimension (Soul City)
28IN THE GHETTO – Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
29WHAT DOES IT TAKE (To Win Your Love) – Jr. Walker & The All Stars (Soul)
30LOVE CHILD – Diana Ross & The Supremes (Motown)
*31 EASY TO BE HARD – Three Dog Night (Dunhill)
32CLOUD NINE – The Temptations (Gordy)
33BABY IT’S YOU – Smith (Dunhill)
34A BOY NAMED SUE – Johnny Cash (Columbia)
35LITTLE WOMAN – Bobby Sherman (Metromedia)
36LOVE THEME FROM ROMEO & JULIET – Henry Mancini & His Orchestra (RCA Victor)
37IT’S YOUR THING – The Isley Brothers (T-Neck)
38LOVE (Can Make You Happy) – Mercy (Sundi)
39WORST THAT COULD HAPPEN – The Brooklyn Bridge (Buddah)
40SPINNING WHEEL – Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia)
41I STARTED A JOKE – The Bee Gees (Atco)
42GET TOGETHER – The Youngbloods (RCA Victor)
43SUSPICIOUS MINDS – Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
44BABY, I LOVE YOU – Andy Kim (Steed)
46I LOVE HOW YOU LOVE ME – Bobby Vinton (Epic)
47YOU’VE MADE ME SO VERY HAPPY – Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia)
48FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE – Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
49I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME – Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations (Motown)
50INDIAN GIVER – The 1910 Fruitgum Co. (Buddah)
51BAD MOON RISING – Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)
52MY CHERIE AMOUR – Stevie Wonder (Tamla)
54IF I CAN DREAM – Elvis Presley (RCA Victor)
55PROUD MARY – Creedence Clearwater Revival (Fantasy)
56I’D WAIT A MILLION YEARS – The Grass Roots (Dunhill)
57TRACES – Dennis Yost & The Classics IV (Imperial)
58YOU SHOWED ME – The Turtles (White Whale)
59GRAZING IN THE GRASS – The Friends Of Distinction (RCA Victor)
60HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME – Sly & The Family Stone (Epic)
61I’VE GOTTA BE ME – Sammy Davis, Jr. (Reprise)
62HURT SO BAD – The Lettermen (Capitol)
63COME TOGETHER – The Beatles (Apple)
64LAY LADY LAY – Bob Dylan (Columbia)
65I’M GONNA MAKE YOU MINE – Lou Christie (Buddah)
66SOMETHING – The Beatles (Apple)
67MORE TODAY THAN YESTERDAY – The Spiral Starecase (Columbia)
68SMILE A LITTLE SMILE FOR ME – The Flying Machine (Congress)
69TRACY – The Cuff Links (Decca)
70GALVESTON – Glen Campbell (Capitol)
71RUBY, DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN – Kenny Rogers & The First Edition (Reprise)
72SOULFUL STRUT – Young-Holt Unlimited (Brunswick)
73LOVE ME TONIGHT – Tom Jones (Parrot)
74ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE – Jerry Butler (Mercury)
75THAT’S THE WAY LOVE IS – Marvin Gaye (Tamla)
76BLACK PEARL – Sonny Charles & The Checkmates, Ltd. (A&M)
77WHO’S MAKING LOVE – Johnnie Taylor (Stax)
78OH HAPPY DAY – The Edwin Hawkins Singers (Pavilion)
79TAKE A LETTER MARIA – R.B. Greaves (Atco)
80CINNAMON – Derek (Bang)
81ROCK ME – Steppenwolf (Dunhill)
82CAN I CHANGE MY MIND – Tyrone Davis (Dakar)
83AND WHEN I DIE – Blood, Sweat & Tears (Columbia)
84LAUGHING – The Guess Who (RCA Victor)
85THE BOXER – Simon & Garfunkel (Columbia)
86TOO WEAK TO FIGHT – Clarence Carter (Atlantic)
87SOUL DEEP – The Box Tops (Mala)
88TWENTY-FIVE MILES – Edwin Starr (Gordy)
89BOTH SIDES NOW – Judy Collins (Elektra)
90MOTHER POPCORN (You Got To Have A Mother For Me) (pt. 1) – James Brown (King)
91CHEWY CHEWY – The Ohio Express (Buddah)
92SON-OF-A PREACHER MAN – Dusty Springfield (Atlantic)
93GAMES PEOPLE PLAY – Joe South (Capitol)
94WHEN I DIE – Motherlode (Buddah)
95GIMME GIMME GOOD LOVIN’ – Crazy Elephant (Bell)
96HAWAII FIVE-O – The Ventures (Liberty)
97QUENTIN’S THEME – The Charles Randolph Grean Sounde (Ranwood)
98RUN AWAY CHILD, RUNNING WILD – The Temptations (Gordy)
99MY WHOLE WORLD ENDED (The Moment You Left Me) – David Ruffin (Motown)
100 OH, WHAT A NIGHT – The Dells (Cadet)
*On the original chart, “East To Be Hard” by was listed at both #12 and #31.
ALBUMS  |  1969