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100 Greatest Songs From 1968

Criteria: These songs were chosen and ranked based on their initial and lasting popularity, and on their impact on the overall scope of musical history.
Edited By:
Note: Yearly song lists go by earliest 'release date' (Single, Album, or Country of first release).
Not necessarily the year a song peaked in the U.S. charts.
No.
Song
Artist

I Heard It Through The Grapevine single cover
Hey Jude - Beatles single cover
All Along The Watchtower - Jimi Hendrix single cover
Dock Of The Bay - Otis Redding single cover
Mony Mony single cover
Jumpin' Jack Flash single cover
Born To Be Wild single cover
White Room single cover
Touch Me single cover
Time Of The Season single cover
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida single cover
1
I Heard It Through The Grapevine
Marvin Gaye
2
Hey Jude
Beatles
3
All Along The Watchtower
Jimi Hendrix
4
Dock Of The Bay
Otis Redding
5
Mony Mony
Tommy James & the Shondells
6
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Rolling Stones
7
Born To Be Wild
Steppenwolf
8
White Room
Cream
9
Sympathy For The Devil
Rolling Stones
10
Revolution
Beatles
11
Touch Me
Doors
12
Time Of The Season
Zombies
13
Helter Skelter
Beatles
14
In-A-Gadda-Da-Vida
Iron Butterfly
15
Everyday People
Sly & the Family Stone
16
Piece Of My Heart
Big Brother & the Holding Company
17
Crimson And Clover
Tommy James & the Shondells
18
While My Guitar Gently Weeps
Beatles
19
Magic Carpet Ride
Steppenwolf
20
The Weight
The Band
21
Cloud Nine
Temptations
22
Think
Aretha Franklin
23
Street Fighting Man
Rolling Stones
24
Summertime Blues
Blue Cheer
25
Hush
Deep Purple
26
Crossroads
Cream
27
Only The Strong Survive
Jerry Butler
28
Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da
Beatles
29
I Got The Feelin'
James Brown
30
(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You've Been Gone
Aretha Franklin
31
Build Me Up Buttercup
Foundations
32
Birthday
Beatles
33
Hello I Love You
Doors
34
Games People Play
Joe South
35
Pressure Drop
Toots and the Maytals
36
Journey To The Center Of The Mind
Amboy Dukes
37
Slip Away
Clarence Carter
38
Mrs. Robinson
Simon & Garfunkel
39
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
40
Stay In My Corner
Dells
41
La-La Means I Love You
Delfonics
42
For Once In My Life
Stevie Wonder
43
Wichita Lineman
Glen Campbell
44
Crystal Blue Persuasion
Tommy James & the Shondells
45
A Beautiful Morning
Rascals
46
Voodoo Child (Slight Return)
Jimi Hendrix
47
Who's Making Love
Johnny Taylor
48
Magic Bus
The Who
49
I Got A Line On You
Spirit
50
Stand By Your Man
Tammy Wynette
51
Lady Madonna
Beatles
52
Ramblin' Gamblin' Man
Bob Seger System
53
Son-Of-A Preacher Man
Dusty Springfield
54
Back In The U.S.S.R.
Beatles
55
The Mighty Quinn
Manfred Mann
56
Love Child
Diana Ross & the Supremes
57
With A Little Help From My Friends
Joe Cocker
58
Israelites
Desmond Dekker & the Aces
59
Midnight Confessions
Grass Roots
60
People Got To Be Free
Rascals
61
I've Gotta Get A Message To You
Bee Gees
62
Say It Loud - I'm Black And I'm Proud
James Brown
63
Everybody's Talkin'
Nilsson
64
Cowboys To Girls
Intruders
65
Going Up The Country
Canned Heat
66
Ain't No Way
Aretha Franklin
67
Hello It's Me
Nazz
68
These Eyes
Guess Who
69
Feelin' Alright
Traffic
70
Abraham, Martin And John
Dion
71
Never Give You Up
Jerry Butler
72
Cry Like A Baby
Box Tops
73
Hooked On A Feeling
B.J. Thomas
74
Happiness Is A Warm Gun
Beatles
75
One
Three Dog Night
76
Mac Arthur Park
Richard Harris
77
Fire
The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
78
Do It Again
Beach Boys
79
Those Were The Days
Mary Hopkin
80
You're All I Need To Get By
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell
81
Stoned Soul Picnic
5th Dimension
82
Open My Eyes
Nazz
83
Polk Salad Annie
Tony Joe White
84
Mendocino
Sir Douglas Quintet
85
Nothing But A Heartache
Flirtations
86
Ride My See Saw
Moody Blues
87
Living In The U.S.A.
Steve Miller Band
88
Hey Western Union Man
Jerry Butler
89
Susie Q
Creedence Clearwater Revival
90
Hurdy Gurdy Man
Donovan
91
Dizzy
Tommy Roe
92
Can I Change My Mind
Tyrone Davis
93
Elenore
Turtles
94
Paying The Cost To Be The Boss
B.B. King
95
Angel Of The Morning
Merrilee Rush & the Turnabouts
96
The House That Jack Built
Aretha Franklin
97
I Thank You
Sam & Dave
98
Worst That Could Happen
Brooklyn Bridge
99
Sister Ray
Velvet Underground
100
Dear Prudence
Beatles
20 more worth mentioning.
101
Young Girl
Gary Puckett & the Union Gap
102
Yummy, Yummy, Yummy
Ohio Express
103
I've Never Found A Girl
Eddie Floyd
104
Cyprus Avenue
Van Morrison
105
Set The Controls For The Heart Of The Sun
Pink Floyd
106
Village Green Preservation Society
Kinks
107
I Walk On Guilded Splinters
Dr. John
108
Valleri
Monkees
109
Hold Me Tight
Johnny Nash
110
Love Makes A Woman
Barbara Acklin
111
I Say A Little Prayer
Aretha Franklin
112
Soulful Strut
Young-Holt Unlimited
113
Atlantis
Donovan
114
On The Road Again
Canned Heat
115
Girl Watcher
O'Kaysions
116
I Started A Joke
Bee Gees
117
Grazing In The Grass
Hugh Masakela
118
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me
Supremes & Temptations
119
Stormy
Classics IV
120
Sabre Dance
Love Sculpture
DigitalDreamDoor Editor Picks for 1968
Bruce's Choice: An unheralded great record from 1968
*
Man's Temptation
Mike Bloomfield / Al Kooper
Lew's Choice:
*
Mechanical World
Spirit
Adam's Choice:
*
The Victim
Gosdin Brothers
Brett's Choice:
*
Glasshouse Green Splinter Red
The Kinsmen




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