Regional Hits of 1969

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The standard page for 1969 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 1969 (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 Fifth Dimension Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In Moves -6 Moves -1 Archies Sugar Sugar Moves -3 Moves -1 The Beatles Get Back 1
2 Archies Sugar Sugar Moves 1 Moves -3 The Beatles Get Back Moves 1 Moves -2 Zager & Evans In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) 2
3 Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds Moves -2 Moves -1 The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Woman Moves -5 Moves -7 The Beatles The Ballad of John & Yoko 3
4 The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Woman Moves 1 Moves -7 Zager & Evans In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) Moves 2 Moves 3 Archies Sugar Sugar 4
5 The Beatles Get Back Moves 3 Moves 2 Elvis Presley Suspicious Minds Moves -18 Moves -13 Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg Je T'Aime (Moi Non Plus) 5
6 The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup Moves -10 Moves -13 The Beatles Come Together Moves -6 Moves -3 Elvis Presley In the Ghetto 6
7 Blood Sweat & Tears Spinning Wheel Moves -23 Moves 6 Fifth Dimension Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In Moves -43 Moves -7 Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh Happy Day 7
8 The Beatles Something Moves -4 Moves -5 Tommy James & the Shondells Crimson & Clover Moves -9 Moves 5 The Rolling Stones Honky Tonk Woman 8
9 Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary Moves -2 Moves -26 Elvis Presley In the Ghetto Moves 3 Moves -10 Desmond Dekker Israelites 9
10 Oliver Jean Moves -48 Moves -127 The Beatles The Ballad of John & Yoko Moves 7 Moves -7 The Beatles Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 10
11 Zager & Evans In the Year 2525 (Exordium & Terminus) Moves 7 Moves 2 Creedence Clearwater Revival Proud Mary Moves -16 Moves -21 Robin Gibb Saved By the Bell 11
12 Tommy Roe Dizzy Moves -1 Moves 4 The Beatles Something Moves -39 Moves 6 The Beatles Come Together 12
13 Tommy James & the Shondells Crimson & Clover Moves 5 Moves 1 Tommy Roe Dizzy Moves -7 Moves -26 Marmalade Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da 13
14 The Doors Touch Me Moves -8 Moves -3 Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh Happy Day Moves 7 Moves -17 Bee Gees Don't Forget to Remember 14
15 Sly & The Family Stone Everyday People Moves -37 Moves -5 Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising Moves -3 Moves -6 Donovan Atlantis 15
16 Fifth Dimension Wedding Bell Blues Moves -19 Moves 10 The Foundations Build Me Up Buttercup Moves -77 Moves -61 Lulu Boom Bang-A-Bang 16
17 Edwin Hawkins Singers Oh Happy Day Moves 3 Moves -100 The Beatles Ob-La-Di, Ob-La-Da Moves 7 Moves 9 Tommy James & the Shondells Crimson & Clover 17
18 Peter, Paul & Mary Leaving, on a Jet Plane Moves -24 Moves -100 Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg Je T'Aime (Moi Non Plus) Moves 13 Moves 3 Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising 18
19 The Beatles Come Together Moves 13 Moves -34 Desmond Dekker Israelites Moves 10 Moves -30 Fleetwood Mac Oh Well (Part 1) 19
20 Creedence Clearwater Revival Bad Moon Rising Moves 5 Moves -1 The Cowsills Hair Moves -100 Moves 7 Tommy Roe Dizzy 20

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