12 March 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 12th of March 1969

#1: The Foundations

Build Me Up Buttercup

Written by Mke d’Abo (Manfred Mann lead vocalist) and Tony Macaulay (nine time Ivor Novello Awards winner).

  1. (2) BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP The Foundations 8
  2. (9) OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA/WHILE MY GUITAR GENTLY WEEPS The Beatles 2
  3. (4) EDGE OF REALITY/IF I CAN DREAM Elvis Presley 6
  4. (1) LILY THE PINK The Scaffold 9
  5. (3) I STARTED A JOKE/KILBURN TOWERS Bee Gees 9
  6. (6) STAR CROSSED LOVERS Neil Sedaka 13
  7. (5) ELOISE Barry Ryan 13
  8. (7) SON OF A PREACHER MAN Dusty Springfield 9
  9. (10) FOX ON THE RUN Manfred Mann 5
  10. (8) GOING UP THE COUNTRY Canned Heat 13
  11. (11) RING OF FIRE Eric Burdon And the Animals 4
  12. (17) CRIMSON AND CLOVER Tommy James And The Shondells 3
  13. (13) SUCH A LOVELY WAY The Groop 6
  14. (26) TOUCH ME The Doors 3
  15. (16) I AM THE URBAN SPACEMAN The Bonzo Dog Doodah Band 7
  16. (12) LILY THE PINK/MRS. CARDINAL’S BOARD HOUSE The Irish Rovers 5
  17. (20) I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME/A PLACE IN THE SUN Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations 7
  18. (14) HEY JUDE/REVOLUTION The Beatles 24
  19. (15) SCARBOROUGH FAIR/CANTICLE Sergio Mendes And Brasil ’66 13
  20. (23) ATLANTIS/I LOVE MY SHIRT Donovan 4
  21. (21) SOMETHING’S HAPPENING/IT’S NICE TO BE OUT Herman’s Hermits 3
  22. (18) TRY TO REMEMBER New World 9
  23. (29) ADIOS AMOR Jose Feliciano 3
  24. (25) STAND BY YOUR MAN Tammy Wynette 3
  25. (39) DIZZY Tommy Roe 2
  26. (19) LOVE CHILD Diana Ross And The Supremes 17
  27. (-) GAMES PEOPLE PLAY Joe South 1
  28. (-) MONSIUER DUPONT Sandie Shaw 1
  29. (24) WITCHITA LINEMAN Glen Campbell 12
  30. (22) I WANT TO SING WITH YOUR BAND Petula Clark 9
  31. (30) OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA Marmelade 6
  32. (36) THIS MAGIC MOMENT Jay And The Americans 3
  33. (27) CHEWY CHEWY Ohio Express 16
  34. (28) WHITE ROOM Cream 18
  35. (33) ONE TIMES TWO TIMES THREE TIMES FOUR Zoot 5
  36. (35) RACE WITH THE DEVIL Gun 4
  37. (32) JUST LOVIN’ YOU Lynn Rodgers 7
  38. (-) CROSSTOWN TRAFFIC Jimi Hendrix Experience 1
  39. (31) FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE Stevie Wonder 11
  40. (-) THIS GIRL’S IN LOVE WITH YOU Dionne Warwick

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