Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1968

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Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1968
Compilation album by
Various artists
Released1989 (original release)
1993 (re-release)
GenrePop, Rock
Length28:28 (original 1989 release)
27:46 (1993 re-release)
LabelRhino Records
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits chronology
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1967
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1968
Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1969
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Billboard Top Rock'n'Roll Hits: 1968 is a compilation album released by Rhino Records in 1989, featuring 10 hit recordings from 1968.

The album includes five songs that reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The remaining five tracks each reached the Hot 100's Top 5. When the album was re-release in 1993, a number of tracks were taken off the collection and replaced with other hits from 1968. "I Heard it Through the Grapevine," "Love Child," "Born to Be Wild," & "Grazing in the Grass" were replaced with "Tighten Up," (the #1 song of the year) "(Sittin' on) the Dock of the Bay," "People Got to Be Free," & "Chain of Fools."

Track listing[]

1989 original release

1."I Heard It Through the Grapevine"Whitfield/StrongMarvin Gaye3:19
2."Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)" John Fred & His Playboy Band2:58
3."Yummy Yummy Yummy"Levine/ResnickOhio Express2:22
4."Green Tambourine"Leka/The Lemon Pipers2:25
5."Grazing in the Grass"Hugh Masekela2:40
6."Born to Be Wild"BonfireSteppenwolf3:33
7."Cry Like a Baby"Penn/OldhamThe Box Tops2:35
8."Mony Mony" Tommy James & the Shondells2:54
9."Love Child"Taylor/Wilson/Sawyer/RichardsDiana Ross & the Supremes2:58
10."The Horse"JamesCliff Nobles & Co.2:39

1993 re-release

1."Tighten Up"Bell/Archie Bell & the Drells3:14
2."Judy in Disguise (with Glasses)"Fred/BernardJohn Fred & His Playboy Band2:58
3."(Sittin' on) The Dock of the Bay"Redding/CropperOtis Redding2:41
4."People Got to Be Free"Cavaliere/BrigatiThe Rascals3:01
5."Chain of Fools"CovayAretha Franklin2:48
6."Green Tambourine"Leka/The Lemon Pipers2:27
7."Cry Like a Baby"Penn/OldhamThe Box Tops2:35
8."Mony Mony"Bloom/Cordell/Gentry/JamesTommy James & the Shondells2:54
9."Yummy Yummy Yummy"Levine/ResnickOhio Express2:22
10."The Horse"JamesCliff Nobles & Co.2:39

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