14 August 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 14th of August 1968

#1: Merrilee Rush

Angel Of The Morning

Written by Chip Taylor (who also wrote Wild Thing), the song was apparently inspired by The Rolling Stones’ Ruby Tuesday.

  1. (1) ANGEL OF THE MORNING Merrilee Rush 8
  2. (2) THE ORANGE AND THE GREEN/WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY The Irish Rovers 6
  3. (3) LADY WILLPOWER The Union Gap 7
  4. (7) INDIAN LAKE The Cowsills 6
  5. (5) THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 12
  6. (6) MACARTHUR PARK Richard Harris 6
  7. (4) JUMPING JACK FLASH The Rolling Stones 9
  8. (8) YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY Ohio Express 8
  9. (10) HURDY GURDY MAN Donovan 6
  10. (13) HUSH … NOT A WORD TO MARY John Rowles 5
  11. (15) D. W. WASHBURN/IT’S NICE TO BE WITH YOU The Monkees 4
  12. (14) MY NAME IS JACK Manfred Mann 5
  13. (19) I DON’T WANT TO LOVE YOU/JAMIE Johnny Farnham 4
  14. (20) ALICE LONG Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart 3
  15. (12) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 15
  16. (9) LAZY SUNDAY Small Faces 12
  17. (25) DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME Mama Cass 2
  18. (11) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 15
  19. (18) AUTUMN OF MY LIFE Bobby Goldsboro 5
  20. (16) MRS. ROBINSON Simon And Garfunkel 11
  21. (24) LET YOURSELF GO/YOUR TIME HASN’T COME YET BABY Elvis Presley 4
  22. (17) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 14
  23. (23) DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE Wayne Newton 3
  24. (27) I’LL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT/MARIA Burl Ives 4
  25. (28) HERE COMES THE JUDGE Shorty Long 2
  26. (40) LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE/GOOD TIMES The Easybeats 2
  27. (29)) ABERGAVENNY Marty Wilde 2
  28. (22) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 17
  29. (26) TEMPTATION ‘BOUT TO GET ME Virgil Brothers 5
  30. (-) YOU KEEP ME HANGING ON Vanilla Fudge 2
  31. (34) PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN Status Quo 14
  32. (-) IT’S A SUNNY DAY Johnny Young 1
  33. (30) BOY Lulu 4
  34. (21) LOVE MACHINE Pastoral Symphony 11
  35. (38) WALK ON Roy Orbison 2
  36. (-) THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM Jim Nabors 1
  37. (35) BEND ME SHAPE ME American Breed 7
  38. (-) SOUL LIMBO Booker T And The MGs 1
  39. (33) SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU David And Jonathan 7
  40. (37) LOUISIANA MAN Bobbie Gentry 7
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