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This week in music:1969

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Let's put a quarter in our jukebox of memories.

This morning we revisit Billboard Magazine's Hot 100 from this week in 1969.

In the number five spot a song about a nightmarish future for mankind. Zager and Evans with one of the biggest hits of the 1960's "In the Year 2525."

Neil Diamond was at number four with "Sweet Caroline," a song inspired by John F. Kennedy's daughter Caroline, who was 11 years old at the time.

At number three was Tommy James and the Shondells with "Crystal Blue Persuasion."

Johnny Cash had a huge crossover hit in the number two spot. "A  Boy Named Sue" was recorded live at California's San Quentin Prison.

Holding down the top spot was the Rolling Stones with "Honky Tonk Women." Mick Jagger and Keith Richards wrote the song while vacationing in Brazil.

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