10 July 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 10th of July 1968

#1: The Irish Rovers

The Unicorn

The most well-known cover of a song written and originally recorded by children’s book writer, cartoonist and songwriter Shel Silverstein.

1. (1) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 10
2. (2) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 10
3. (4) THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 7
4. (5) LAZY SUNDAY Small Faces 7
5. (9) JUMPING JACK FLASH The Rolling Stones 4
6. (3) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 12
7. (6) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 9
8. (16) ANGEL OF THE MORNING Merrilee Rush 3
9. (8) MRS. ROBINSON Simon And Garfunkel 6
10. (10) LOVE MACHINE Pastoral Symphony 6
11. (7) IF I WERE A CARPENTER Four Tops 8
12. (29) LADY WILLPOWER The Union Gap 2
13. (12) DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE? Dionne Warwick 6
14. (15) CUDDLY TOY (EP) The Monkees 6
15. (11) SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP O. C. Smith 10
16. (13) YOUNG GIRL The Union Gap 14
17. (-) THE ORANGE AND THE GREEN/WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY The Irish Rovers 1
18. (19) SLEEPY JOE Herman’s Hermits 5
19. (14) IF I ONLY HAD TIME John Rowles 12
20. (26) YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY Ohio Express 3
21. (17) U.S. MALE/STAY AWAY Elvis Presley 8
22. (-) MACARTHUR PARK Richard Harris 1
23. (18) MASTER JACK Four Jacks And A Jill 12
24. (-) INDIAN LAKE The Cowsills 1
25. (25) THE UNICORN The Bachelors 8
26. (32) SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU David And Jonathan 2
27. (37) MONY MONY Tommy James & The Shondells 3
28. (24) THE LEGEND OF XANADU Dave Dee, Beaky, Mick And Tich 15
29. (40) JELLY JUNGLE Lemon Pipers 2
30. (20) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Otis Redding 12
31. (27) DELILAH Tom Jones 17
32. (30) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 34
33. (23) HELULE HELULE The Tremeloes 5
34. (21) CONGRATULATIONS Cliff Richard 12
35. (34) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Leroy Holmes 2
36. (-) HURDY GURDY MAN Donovan 1
37. (31) WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD Louis Armstrong 4
38. (33) MAY I TAKE A GIANT STEP? 1910 Fruitgum Co. 5
39. (22) PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN Status Quo 9
40. (39) BRIGETTE Masters Apprentices 2

 

 

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