12 June 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 12th of June 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. (2) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 6
  2. (1) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 8
  3. (3) YOUNG GIRL The Union Gap 10
  4. (8) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 6
  5. (5) IF I ONLY HAD TIME John Rowles 8
  6. (4) CONGRATULATIONS Cliff Richard 8
  7. (13) LAZY SUNDAY Small Faces 3
  8. (9) SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP O. C. Smith 6
  9. (18) IF I WERE A CARPENTER Four Tops 4
  10. (6) DELILAH Tom Jones 13
  11. (25) THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 3
  12. (7) LADY MADONNA/THE INNER LIGHT The Beatles 10
  13. (17) U.S. MALE/STAY AWAY Elvis Presley 4
  14. (12) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Otis Redding 8
  15. (14) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 5
  16. (11) THE LEGEND OF XANADU Dave Dee, Beaky, Mick And Tich 11
  17. (10) VALLERI/TAPICA TUNDRA The Monkees 9
  18. (27) DO YOU KNOW THE WAY TO SAN JOSE? Dionne Warwick 2
  19. (15) MASTER JACK Four Jacks And A Jill 8
  20. (31) LOVE MACHINE Pastoral Symphony 2
  21. (16) LOVE IS BLUE Paul Mauriat 17
  22. (24) PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN Status Quo 5
  23. (33) MRS. ROBINSON Simon And Garfunkel 2
  24. (23) THE UNICORN The Bachelors 4
  25. (19) JUMBO/THE SINGER SANG THE SONG Bee Gees 6
  26. (20) ME THE PEACEFUL HEART Lulu 7
  27. (26) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 30
  28. (-) SLEEPY JOE Herman’s Hermits 1
  29. (38) CUDDLY TOY (EP) The Monkees 2
  30. (22) JENNIFER ECCLES The Hollies 10
  31. (21) KISS ME GOODBYE Petula Clark 11
  32. (37) HIDE AND SEEK Somebody’s Image 4
  33. (28) CINDARELLA ROCKERFELLER Johnny And Ann Hawker 12
  34. (39) GEE I’M GONNA MISS YOU Graham Chapman 3
  35. (30) CINERELLA ROCKERFELLA Esther & Abi Ofarim 11
  36. (32) MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR (EP) The Beatles 12
  37. (-) MAY I TAKE A GIANT STEP? 1910 Fruitgum Co. 1
  38. (-) HELULE HELULE The Tremeloes 1
  39. (35) GOIN’ AWAY The Fireballs 4
  40. (-) ALWAYS/WHAT A SILLY THING TO DO The Twilights 1
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