Regional Hits of 1968

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The standard page for 1968 lists the biggest hit songs across the whole World. This page compares that with the top 20 biggest hits of the year in North America and Europe. The region index explains how these results were generated and the long term trends.

The most distinctive songs of 1968 (that is the hits that only charted in one place) has been calculated.

  North America   World   Europe  
# Artist Song Title Artist Song Title Artist Song Title #
1 The Beatles Hey Jude Moves 0 Moves 0 The Beatles Hey Jude Moves 0 Moves 0 The Beatles Hey Jude 1
2 Simon & Garfunkel Mrs Robinson Moves -10 Moves -13 Mary Hopkin Those Were the Days Moves -1 Moves -7 Tom Jones Delilah 2
3 Marvin Gaye I Heard it Through the Grapevine Moves -2 Moves -27 The Rolling Stones Jumpin' Jack Flash Moves -3 Moves 1 Mary Hopkin Those Were the Days 3
4 Steppenwolf Born to Be Wild Moves -11 Moves -1 Otis Redding (Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay Moves -21 Moves -6 Barry Ryan Eloise 4
5 Otis Redding (Sittin' On) the Dock of the Bay Moves 1 Moves 2 Marvin Gaye I Heard it Through the Grapevine Moves -33 Moves -6 Louis Armstrong (What A) Wonderful World 5
6 Bobby Goldsboro Honey Moves -2 Moves -27 John Fred & The Playboy Band Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) Moves -6 Moves 3 The Rolling Stones Jumpin' Jack Flash 6
7 Jeannie C Riley Harper Valley PTA Moves -34 Moves -27 The Beatles Lady Madonna Moves 0 Moves 0 The Beatles Lady Madonna 7
8 The Young Rascals People Got to Be Free Moves -32 Moves 2 Bobby Goldsboro Honey Moves -21 Moves -31 Cliff Richard Congratulations 8
9 Herb Alpert This Guy's in Love With You Moves -22 Moves -103 Tom Jones Delilah Moves 7 Moves -7 Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn 9
10 Paul Mauriat & his Orchestra Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) Moves -7 Moves -100 Barry Ryan Eloise Moves 6 Moves -12 Tom Jones Help Yourself 10
11 The Doors Hello, I Love You, Won't You Tell Me Your Name? Moves -26 Moves -67 Louis Armstrong (What A) Wonderful World Moves 6 Moves -10 Bee Gees Words 11
12 Glen Campbell Wichita Lineman Moves -42 Moves 10 Simon & Garfunkel Mrs Robinson Moves -49 Moves 6 John Fred & The Playboy Band Judy in Disguise (With Glasses) 12
13 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Young Girl Moves 0 Moves 0 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Young Girl Moves -1 Moves -15 Engelbert Humperdinck A Man Without Love 13
14 Cream Sunshine of Your Love Moves -20 Moves -3 1910 Fruitgum Co Simon Says Moves -6 Moves 1 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Young Girl 14
15 Mary Hopkin Those Were the Days Moves 13 Moves 11 Steppenwolf Born to Be Wild Moves -22 Moves -10 Joe Cocker With a Little Help From My Friends 15
16 Gary Puckett & The Union Gap Lady Willpower Moves -33 Moves -49 Manfred Mann Mighty Quinn Moves 7 Moves -42 Aphrodite's Child Rain & Tears 16
17 1910 Fruitgum Co Simon Says Moves 3 Moves 7 Paul Mauriat & his Orchestra Love Is Blue (L'Amour Est Bleu) Moves -67 Moves -40 The Tremeloes My Little Lady 17
18 Diana Ross & The Supremes Love Child Moves -14 Moves -20 Tommy James & the Shondells Mony Mony Moves -12 Moves -1 Crazy World of Arthur Brown Fire 18
19 Archie Bell & The Drells Tighten Up Moves -53 Moves -5 Crazy World of Arthur Brown Fire Moves 1 Moves -36 Bee Gees World 19
20 The Lemon Pipers Green Tambourine Moves -6 Moves -31 Georgie Fame Ballad of Bonnie & Clyde Moves -3 Moves 6 1910 Fruitgum Co Simon Says 20

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