“Billboard’s Best Songs Of 1969

“Billboard’s Best Songs Of 1969

“Billboard’s Best Songs Of 1969

 

In honor of the 50th anniversary of Woodstock, which is this weekend, “Billboard” has come out with their staff’s picks of the best songs of 1969, and some of the choices may surprise you.

Topping the list is The Zombies “Time of the Season,” which peaked at number three on the “Billboard” Hot 100. The mag calls the tune, “an enduring, idiosyncratic classic that has come to be one of the defining songs of the era — even if the world didn’t catch on so quickly.”

Top Ten Best Songs Of 1969
(click here for the complete 100)

  1. “Time of the Season” – The Zombies
  2. “Everyday People” – Sly and the Family Stone
  3. “Suite Judy Blue Eyes” – Crosby, Stills & Nash
  4. “Gimme Shelter” – The Rolling Stones
  5. “Walk On By” – Isaac Hayes
  6. “Fortunate Son” – Creedence Clearwater Revival
  7. “Both Sides Now” – Joni Mitchell
  8. “Crimson & Clover” – Tommy James & The Shondells
  9. “Fancy” – Bobby Gentry
  10. “Abbey Road Medley” – The Beatles

Source: Billboard

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