My Favorite Songs of 1969

Posted: April 20, 2011 in Rankings

Unlike most rankings, I won’t be simply tossing these up in a numerical order. Because I know better than anybody that on some days, some songs kick more ass than other songs. A song that is ranked 14th today could very well rank 1st tomorrow, if it suddenly comes on the radio during the perfect moment. So I’ll group them:
Awesome
Great
Pretty Good
Not Bad

Here’s the fifth installment. The number of enjoyable songs is really starting to grow, so i should point out that if an album was released in December, I probably pushed the songs to the following year..

Awesome – 1 Bad Moon Rising Creedence Clearwater Revival
Awesome – 1 Suite: Judy Blue Eyes Crosby, Stills & Nash
Awesome – 1 Whole Lotta Love Led Zeppelin
Awesome – 1 Thank You Led Zeppelin
Awesome – 1 Ramble On Led Zeppelin
Awesome – 1 Honky Tonk Women Rolling Stones
Awesome – 1 The Boxer Simon & Garfunkel
Awesome – 1 Pinball Wizard The Who
Awesome – 1 Crimson and Clover Tommy James & the Shondells
Awesome – 1 No Time The Guess Who
Great – 11 Proud Mary Creedence Clearwater Revival
Great – 11 Good Times Bad Times Led Zeppelin
Great – 11 Dazed and Confused Led Zeppelin
Great – 11 Your Time Is Gonna Come Led Zeppelin
Great – 11 What Is and What Should Never Be Led Zeppelin
Great – 11 Heartbreaker Led Zeppelin
Great – 11 Sweet Caroline Neil Diamond
Great – 11 Give Peace a Chance Plastic Ono Band
Great – 11 Touch Me The Doors
Pretty Good – 20 A Boy Named Sue Johnny Cash
Pretty Good – 20 Come Together The Beatles
Pretty Good – 20 With a Little Help from My Friends Joe Cocker
Pretty Good – 20 Up on Cripple Creek The Band
Pretty Good – 20 Laughing The Guess Who
Pretty Good – 25 Born on the Bayou Creedence Clearwater Revival
Pretty Good – 25 Suspicious Minds Elvis Presley
Pretty Good – 25 Communication Breakdown Led Zeppelin
Pretty Good – 25 Moby Dick Led Zeppelin
Pretty Good – 25 Get Back The Beatles
Pretty Good – 25 Here Comes the Sun The Beatles
Pretty Good – 25 The Night They Drove Ol’ Dixie Down The Band
Pretty Good – 25 The Lemon Song Led Zeppelin
Not Bad – 33 Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head B. J. Thomas
Not Bad – 33 You’ve Made Me So Very Happy Blood, Sweat & Tears
Not Bad – 33 Lay Lady Lay Bob Dylan
Not Bad – 33 Space Oddity David Bowie
Not Bad – 33 This Magic Moment Jay and the Americans
Not Bad – 33 Living Loving Maid (She’s Just a Woman) Led Zeppelin
Not Bad – 33 I Heard It Through the Grapevine Marvin Gaye
Not Bad – 33 Everyday People Sly & the Family Stone
Not Bad – 33 Hot Fun In The Summertime Sly & The Family Stone
Not Bad – 33 Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In The 5th Dimension
Not Bad – 33 Sugar, Sugar The Archies
Not Bad – 33 Ballad of John and Yoko The Beatles
Not Bad – 33 Octopus’s Garden The Beatles
Not Bad – 33 Rag Mama Rag The Band
Not Bad – 33 Undun The Guess Who

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