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The following songs achieved the highest chart positions in the charts of 1968.

# Artist Title Year Country Chart Entries
1 The Beatles Hey Jude 1968 United Kingdom UK 1 - September 1968, US BB 1 - September 1968, US CashBox 1 of 1968, Canada 1 - August 1968, Holland 1 - September 1968, Switzerland 1 - September 1968, Norway 1 - September 1968, Australia 1 of 1968, Germany 1 - Jan 1969, Éire 1 - September 1968, Australia 1 for 15 weeks February 1969, Australia Goset 1 - October 1968, Europe 1 of the 1960s, RYM 1 of 1968, DDD 2 of 1968, OzNet 2, Virgin 3, Global 7 (10 M sold) - 1968, Rolling Stone 8, WXPN 9, TheQ 20, US BB 23 of 1968, POP 23 of 1968, Italy 30 of 1968, Scrobulate 32 of classic rock, Acclaimed 32, Germany 52 of the 1960s, Belgium 55 of all time, Poland 84 of all time
2 Louis Armstrong What a Wonderful World 1968 United States UK 1 - February 1968, US BB 1 of 1988, Australia 1 for 1 weeks Jan 1989, POP 1 of 1988, Holland 2 - Mar 1968, Norway 6 - May 1968, Germany 6 - Jun 1968, Switzerland 7 - Jun 1968, Scrobulate 7 of jazz, Australia 8 of 1988, RYM 9 of 1967, South Africa 11 of 1968, Poland 22 - April 1988, Australia Goset 29 - Jun 1968, TOTP 31, Party 31 of 2007, US BB 32 - Mar 1988, WXPN 34, Poland 50 of all time, Europe 58 of the 1960s, OzNet 67, Italy 72 of 1976, RIAA 84, Germany 400 of the 1980s, Acclaimed 502
3 Otis Redding (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay 1968 United States US BB 1 - February 1968, US BB 1 of 1968, POP 1 of 1968, Canada 2 - Jan 1968, Norway 2 - April 1968, RYM 2 of 1968, UK 3 - February 1968, France 3 - Jun 1970, US CashBox 4 of 1968, DDD 4 of 1968, Scrobulate 5 of soul, Holland 6 - February 1968, Switzerland 7 - April 1968, Acclaimed 7, Australia Goset 12 - April 1968, Germany 15 - May 1968, RIAA 22, Rolling Stone 28, OzNet 29, Europe 41 of the 1960s, 49 in 2FM list, WXPN 89
4 The Rolling Stones Jumpin' Jack Flash 1968 United Kingdom UK 1 - May 1968, Canada 1 - May 1968, Germany 1 - July 1968, Australia Goset 1 - Jun 1968, Holland 2 - Jun 1968, Switzerland 2 - May 1968, US BB 3 - Jun 1968, Norway 3 - Jun 1968, RYM 4 of 1968, DDD 6 of 1968, US BB 16 of 1968, POP 16 of 1968, Acclaimed 25, US CashBox 26 of 1968, Europe 56 of the 1960s, Virgin 73, Italy 84 of 1968, Rolling Stone 124, Germany 151 of the 1960s, WXPN 181, Belgium 189 of all time, OzNet 372
5 The Beatles Lady Madonna 1968 United Kingdom UK 1 - Mar 1968, Canada 1 - Mar 1968, Switzerland 1 - Mar 1968, Australia 1 for 3 weeks August 1968, Australia Goset 1 - April 1968, Norway 2 - Mar 1968, Germany 2 - April 1968, Holland 3 - Mar 1968, US BB 4 - Mar 1968, US BB 11 of 1968, Poland 11 - November 2006, POP 11 of 1968, Australia 16 of 1968, RYM 17 of 1968, US CashBox 27 of 1968, Scrobulate 41 of oldies, Italy 49 of 1968, DDD 51 of 1968, OzNet 76, Germany 219 of the 1960s

American and/or British hit singles

See also: Hot 100 No. 1 Hits of 1968 (USA)

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