1969 Top R&B Song List

RankArtistTitle
1Marvin Gaye►I Heard It Through the Grapevine
2Stevie Wonder►For Once in My Life
3Aretha Franklin►Chain Of Fools
4Otis Redding►(Sittin’ on) The Dock of the Bay
5Sly & the Family Stone►Everyday People
6Hugh Masekela►Grazing in the Grass
7Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell►You’re All I Need to Get By
8Archie Bell & the Drells►Tighten Up
9Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►I Second That Emotion
10Aretha Franklin►(Sweet Sweet Baby) Since You’ve Been Gone
11Johnnie Taylor►Who’s Making Love
12The Impressions►We’re A Winner
13Diana Ross & The Supremes►Love Child
14Young-Holt Unlimited►Soulful Strut
15Aretha Franklin►Think
16James Brown►Say It Loud I’m Black and I’m Proud (Part 1)
17Cliff Nobles & Co.►The Horse
18The Temptations►Cloud Nine
19O.C. Smith►Little Green Apples
20The Dells►Stay in My Corner
21The Delfonics►La-La Means I Love You
22Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell►Ain’t Nothing Like the Real Thing
23James Brown►I Got the Feelin’
24The 5th Dimension►Stoned Soul Picnic
25The Intruders►Cowboys to Girls
26Stevie Wonder►Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
27Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell►If I Could Build My Whole World Around You
28Aretha Franklin►I Say a Little Prayer
29Clarence Carter►Slip Away
30Eddie Floyd►I’ve Never Found A Girl (To Love Me Like You Do)
31Aretha Franklin►The House That Jack Built
32The Temptations►I Could Never Love Another (After Loving You)
33Jerry Butler►Hey, Western Union Man
34Tyrone Davis►Can I Change My Mind
35Sam & Dave►I Thank You
36Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►If You Can Wait
37James Brown►Licking Stick – Licking Stick (Part 1)
38Barbara Acklin►Love Makes a Woman
39Shorty Long►Here Comes the Judge
40Booker T. & the MG’s►Hang ‘Em High
41The Hesitations►Born Free
42The Temptations►I Wish It Would Rain
43The O’Kaysions►Girl Watcher
44Eddie Floyd►Bring It On Home to Me
45Clarence Carter►Too Weak to Fight
46James Brown & The Famous Flames►I Can’t Stand Myself (When You Touch Me)
47Archie Bell & the Drells►I Can’t Stop Dancing
48The Dells►Always Together
49The Impressions►Fool for You
50Wilson Pickett►Hey Jude
51Martha Reeves & The Vandellas►Honey Chile
52Arthur Conley►Funky Street
53Jerry Butler►Never Give You Up
54Percy Sledge►Take Time to Know Her
55Sly & the Family Stone►Dance to the Music
56Stevie Wonder►You Met Your Match
57Gladys Knight & the Pips►The End of Our Road
58Al Greene & The Soul Mate’s►Back Up Train
59The Sweet Inspirations►Sweet Inspiration
60The Unifics►Court of Love
61Johnny Nash►You Got Soul
62The Temptations►Please Return Your Love to Me
63Booker T. & the MG’s►Soul Limbo
64Otis Redding►I’ve Got Dreams To Remember
65Aretha Franklin►See Saw
66Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►Special Occassion
67Dionne Warwick►(Theme from) The Valley of the Dolls
68Wilson Pickett►I’m a Midnight Mover
69The Intruders►(Love Is Like a) Baseball Game
70Wilson Pickett►She’s Lookin’ Good
71The Masqueraders►I Ain’t Got To Love Nobody Else
72The Rascals►People Got to Be Free
73Gloria Walker►Talking About My Baby
74Joe Tex►Men Are Gettin’ Scarce
75The Ballads►God Bless Our Love
76Bobby Taylor►Does Your Mama Know About Me
77Otis Redding►Papa’s Got a Brand New Bag
78Marvin Gaye►Chained
79The Marvelettes►My Baby Must Be A Magician
80Archie Bell & the Drells►(There’s Gonna Be a) Showdown
81Aretha Franklin►Ain’t No Way
82Jr. Walker & The All Stars►Come See About Me
83James Brown►Goodbye My Love
84Jr. Walker & the All-Stars►Hip City
85Otis Redding►The Happy Song (Dum-Dum)
86Sam & Dave►Soul Sister, Brown Sugar
87Smokey Robinson & The Miracles►Yester Love
88Bull & The Matadors►The Funky Judge
89Marvin Gaye►You
90Gladys Knight & The Pips►It Should Have Been Me
91Willie Mitchell►Soul Serenade
92The Esquires►And Get Away
93The Impressions►I Loved And I Lost
94Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson►Pickin’ Wild Mountain Berries
95Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson►Lover’s Holiday
96Etta James►Tell Mama
97The Impressions►This Is My Country
98The Dells►There Is
99B.B. King►Paying The Cost To Be The Boss
100Joe Simon►(You Keep Me) Hangin’ On