Global Charts
National Charts
 

Global Single Chart
50 years ago
the most popular tracks worldwide
according to the national single charts
dated to November 9, 1968
compiled and provided by

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week 8
Hey Jude - Beatles
Parlophone / Apple - 8 weeks at No.1
2 / 2
week 7
Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin
Apple
3 / 3
week 7
Fire - Crazy World Of Arthur Brown
Polydor / Atlantic
4 / 4
week 10
I've Gotta Get A Message To You - Bee Gees
Atco / Polydor
6 / 9
week 3
Hold Me Tight - Johnny Nash
JAD / Regal Zonophone / Saga
5 / 5
week 12
Help Yourself - Tom Jones
Parrot / Decca
10 / -
week 2
Little Arrows - Leapy Lee
Decca / MCA
7 / 10
week 3
Little Green Apples - O.C.Smith
Columbia
8 / 6
week 8
On The Road Again - Canned Heat
Liberty
new.JPG (991 bytes) Koi No Kisetsu - Pinky & Killers
King Records Japan
 
"Hey Jude" by the Beatles
was one of the most successful smashes of the legendary British band. The ballad with a length more than seven minutes, evolved from 'Hey Jules', a song McCartney wrote to comfort John Lennon's son, Julian, during its parents' divorce. It held the top position of the Global Chart for sensational 18 weeks and was, of course, far and away the biggest hit of the year 1968 with a total of 13,972,000 points.

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