CHUM Charts

1968

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January 1  She's a Rainbow - Rolling Stones
January 8  She's a Rainbow - Rolling Stones
January 15  Green Tambourine - Lemon Pipers
January 22  Love Power - Sandpebbles
January 29  New Orleans - Neil Diamond
February 5  Simon Says - 1910 Fruitgum Co.
February 12  Love is Blue - Paul Mauriat
February 19  Love is Blue - Paul Mauriat
February 26  Love is Blue - Paul Mauriat
March 4  Love is Blue - Paul Mauriat
March 11  Love is Blue - Paul Mauriat
March 18  The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) - Manfred Mann
March 25  Valleri - The Monkees
April 1  Young Girl - The Union Gap featuring Gary Puckett
April 8  Lady Madonna - The Beatles
April 15  Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
April 22  Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
April 29  Honey - Bobby Goldsboro
May 6  Master Jack - Four Jacks and a Jill
May 13  Master Jack - Four Jacks and a Jill
May 20  Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
May 27  A Man Without Love - Englebert Humperdinck
June 3  A Man Without Love - Englebert Humperdinck
June 10  This Guy's In Love With You - Herb Alpert
June 17  Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones                                                                                                          
June 24  Jumpin' Jack Flash - Rolling Stones   
July 1  Lady Willpower - Gary Puckett & The Union Gap
July 8  Hurdy Gurdy Man - Donovan
July 15  Hurdy Gurdy Man - Donovan
July 22  Born To Be Wild - Steppenwolf
July 29  Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
August 10 +  Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
August 17  Sunshine of Your Love - Cream
August 24  Magic Bus - The Who
August 31  Magic Bus - The Who
September 7  Harper Valley P.T.A. - Jeannie C. Riley
September 14  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles
September 21  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles
September 28  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles
October 5  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles
October 12  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles
October 19 **  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles tied with Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin
October 26 **  Hey Jude/Revolution - The Beatles tied with Those Were The Days - Mary Hopkin
November 2  Love Child - Diana Ross & The Supremes
November 9  White Room - Cream
November 16  White Room - Cream
November 23  Love Child - Diana Ross & The Supremes
November 30  Little Arrows - Leapy Lee
December 7  Little Arrows - Leapy Lee
December 14  Cinnamon - Derek
December 21  Cinnamon - Derek
December 28  Cinnamon - Derek


* The January 22 chart marks the first and only time there was a tie for the CHUMdinger.

** The October 19 chart marks the first time there was a tie for #1, between Hey Jude/Revolution and Those Were The Days. The next week, the same two songs tied for first place again.

+ The August 10 chart featured dramatic changes. The chart was reduced from Top 50 to Top 30, "Hot New Hits" were replaced by "CHUM Chargers" were introduced and a "CHUM Albums" feature was added. Disappearing was the CHUMdinger, a chart mainstay since 1961.


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