1 May 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 1st of May 1968

#1: The Beatles

Lady Madonna/Inner Light

This song marked a return to The Beatles’ more standard form of songwriting after recent psychedelic productions.

  1. (2) LADY MADONNA/THE INNER LIGHT The Beatles 4
  2. (1) LOVE IS BLUE Paul Mauriat 11
  3. (4) MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR (EP) The Beatles 6
  4. (3) (SIMPLE) SIMON SAYS 1910 Fruitgum Co. 9
  5. (5) DELILAH Tom Jones 7
  6. (7) YOUNG GIRL The Union Gap 4
  7. (10) VALLERI/TAPICA TUNDRA The Monkees 3
  8. (6) UNDERNEATH THE ARCHES/FRIDAY KIND OF MONDAY Johnny Farnham 6
  9. (26) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 2
  10. (8) MIGHTY QUINN Manfred Mann 9
  11. (9) THE LEGEND OF XANADU Dave Dee, Beaky, Mick And Tich 5
  12. (13) CINDARELLA ROCKERFELLER Johnny And Ann Hawker 6
  13. (11) KISS ME GOODBYE Petula Clark 5
  14. (15) CINERELLA ROCKERFELLA Esther & Abi Ofarim 5
  15. (18) JENNIFER ECCLES The Hollies 4
  16. (14) SKY PILOT (PT 2) Eric Burdon 8
  17. (12) GREEN TAMBOURINE Lemon Pipers 10
  18. (17) EVERLASTING LOVE The Town Criers 6
  19. (19) BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE Georgie Fame 13
  20. (32) CONGRATULATIONS Cliff Richard 2
  21. (22) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 24
  22. (20) WOMAN WOMAN The Union Gap 13
  23. (21) TODAY Sandie Shaw 8
  24. (24) SUDDENLY YOU LOVE ME The Tremeloes 7
  25. (27) SOOTHE ME The Groove 9
  26. (16) BOTTLE OF WINE The Fireballs 13
  27. (31) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Otis Redding 2
  28. (28) JENNIFER JUNIPER Donovan 2
  29. (25) SADIE (THE CLEANING LADY) Johnny Farnham 21
  30. (23) EVERLASTING LOVE Love Affair 7
  31. (30) BORN TO BE LOVED BY YOU Roy Orbison 6
  32. (29) ONE IN A MILLION Bev Harrell 4
  33. (33) GUITAR MAN/HI HEEL SNEAKERS Elvis Presley 4
  34. (-) HELLO HOW ARE YOU? The Easybeats 1
  35. (39) IF I ONLY HAD TIME John Rowles 2
  36. (37) MASTER JACK Four Jacks And A Jill 2
  37. (34) A DIFFERENT DRUM Stone Poneys 16
  38. (-) PENELOPE Normie Rowe 1
  39. (35) LAPLAND Baltimore & Ohio Marching Band 9
  40. (-) ME THE PEACEFUL HEART Lulu 1
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