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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 21, 1968

Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

The week’s most popular songs, ranked by audio and video streaming activity on leading digital music services, radio airplay audience impressions based on monitored airplay and sales data, all compiled by Luminate. Audience totals are derived, in part, using certain Nielsen Audio listener estimates.

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Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs

Week of December 21, 1968

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  • 1
    • I Heard It Through The Grapevine

      Marvin Gaye
    • 1
    • 1
    • 4
      • 1
      • 1
      • 4
  • 3
    • For Once In My Life

      Stevie Wonder
    • 3
    • 3
    • 6
      • 3
      • 3
      • 6
  • 4
    • Bring It On Home To Me

      Eddie Floyd
    • 4
    • 4
    • 6
      • 4
      • 4
      • 6
  • 6
    • Too Weak To Fight

      Clarence Carter
    • 8
    • 6
    • 6
      • 8
      • 6
      • 6
  • 7
    • Love Child

      Diana Ross & The Supremes
    • 6
    • 2
    • 9
      • 6
      • 2
      • 9
  • 8
    • Pickin' Wild Mountain Berries

      Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
    • 9
    • 8
    • 10
      • 9
      • 8
      • 10
  • 10
    • Soulful Strut

      Young-Holt Unlimited
    • 12
    • 10
    • 4
      • 12
      • 10
      • 4
  • 11
    • See Saw

      Aretha Franklin
    • 11
    • 11
    • 4
      • 11
      • 11
      • 4
  • 13
    • Keep On Dancing

      Alvin Cash
    • 14
    • 13
    • 6
      • 14
      • 13
      • 6
  • 14
    • Rockin' In The Same Old Boat

      Bobby Bland
    • 17
    • 14
    • 5
      • 17
      • 14
      • 5
  • 15
    • Papa's Got A Brand New Bag

      Otis Redding
    • 22
    • 15
    • 3
      • 22
      • 15
      • 3
  • 17
    • My Song

      Aretha Franklin
    • 20
    • 17
    • 3
      • 20
      • 17
      • 3
  • 18
    • Don't Make The Good Girls Go Bad

      Della Humphrey
    • 18
    • 18
    • 6
      • 18
      • 18
      • 6
  • 19
    • I've Got Love For My Baby

      Young Hearts
    • 19
    • 19
    • 10
      • 19
      • 19
      • 10
  • 20
    • Malinda

      Bobby Taylor & The Vancouvers
    • 21
    • 20
    • 6
      • 21
      • 20
      • 6
  • 21
    • How You Gonna Get Respect (When You Haven't Cut Your Process Yet)

      Hank Ballard
    • 15
    • 15
    • 8
      • 15
      • 15
      • 8
  • 22
    • A Man And A Half

      Wilson Pickett
    • 25
    • 22
    • 5
      • 25
      • 22
      • 5
  • 23
    • Don't Be Afraid (Do As I Say)

      Frankie Karl & The Dreams
    • 24
    • 23
    • 6
      • 24
      • 23
      • 6
  • 25
    • Talking About My Baby

      Gloria Walker
    • 13
    • 7
    • 7
      • 13
      • 7
      • 7
  • 26 NEW
  • NEW
    • Are You Happy

      Jerry Butler
    • -
    • 26
    • 1
      • -
      • 26
      • 1
  • 27 NEW
  • NEW
    • Ready Or Not Here I Come (Can't Hide From Love)

      The Delfonics
    • -
    • 27
    • 1
      • -
      • 27
      • 1
  • 28
    • This Is My Country

      The Impressions
    • 33
    • 28
    • 3
      • 33
      • 28
      • 3
  • 29
    • You've Got The Power

      The Esquires
    • 31
    • 29
    • 4
      • 31
      • 29
      • 4
  • 30
    • Not On The Outside

      The Moments
    • 36
    • 30
    • 4
      • 36
      • 30
      • 4
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Songwriter(s):

L.Roberts, S.Robinson

Producer(s):

Sylvia, L.Roberts

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  • 31
    • From The Teacher To The Preacher

      Gene Chandler & Barbara Acklin
    • 29
    • 16
    • 9
      • 29
      • 16
      • 9
  • 33 NEW
  • NEW
    • I Forgot To Be Your Lover

      William Bell
    • -
    • 33
    • 1
      • -
      • 33
      • 1
  • 34
    • The Worm

      Jimmy McGriff
    • 34
    • 34
    • 3
      • 34
      • 34
      • 3
  • 37
    • Release Me

      Johnny Adams
    • 39
    • 37
    • 3
      • 39
      • 37
      • 3
  • 38
    • Hang 'Em High

      Booker T. & The MG's
    • 41
    • 38
    • 5
      • 41
      • 38
      • 5
  • 39
    • Just Ain't No Love

      Barbara Acklin
    • 42
    • 39
    • 3
      • 42
      • 39
      • 3