15 May 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 17th of May 1968

#1: Bobby Goldsboro

Honey

Often listed as one of the worst songs of all time, it still managed to push The Beatles out of the number one position!

  1. (2) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 4
  2. (1) LADY MADONNA/THE INNER LIGHT The Beatles 6
  3. (3) YOUNG GIRL The Union Gap 6
  4. (4) DELILAH Tom Jones 9
  5. (6) VALLERI/TAPICA TUNDRA The Monkees 5
  6. (8) THE LEGEND OF XANADU Dave Dee, Beaky, Mick And Tich 7
  7. (5) LOVE IS BLUE Paul Mauriat 13
  8. (7) MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR (EP) The Beatles 8
  9. (9) (SIMPLE) SIMON SAYS 1910 Fruitgum Co. 11
  10. (10) UNDERNEATH THE ARCHES/FRIDAY KIND OF MONDAY Johnny Farnham 8
  11. (12) CONGRATULATIONS Cliff Richard 4
  12. (27) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 2
  13. (15) KISS ME GOODBYE Petula Clark 7
  14. (13) JENNIFER ECCLES The Hollies 6
  15. (18) IF I ONLY HAD TIME John Rowles 4
  16. (11) MIGHTY QUINN Manfred Mann 11
  17. (14) CINERELLA ROCKERFELLA Esther & Abi Ofarim 7
  18. (20) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Otis Redding 4
  19. (24) SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP O. C. Smith 2
  20. (16) CINDARELLA ROCKERFELLER Johnny And Ann Hawker 8
  21. (17) SKY PILOT (PT 2) Eric Burdon 10
  22. (22) JUMBO/THE SINGER SANG THE SONG Bee Gees 2
  23. (19) EVERLASTING LOVE The Town Criers 8
  24. (21) JENNIFER JUNIPER Donovan 4
  25. (31) MASTER JACK Four Jacks And A Jill 4
  26. (23) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 26
  27. (28) ME THE PEACEFUL HEART Lulu 3
  28. (29) SOOTHE ME The Groove 11
  29. (26) HELLO HOW ARE YOU? The Easybeats 3
  30. (33) CALL ME LIGHTNING The Who 2
  31. (25) WOMAN WOMAN The Union Gap 15
  32. (32) SADIE (THE CLEANING LADY) Johnny Farnham 23
  33. (-) LOVING YOU HAS MADE ME BANANAS Guy Marks 1
  34. (-) PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN Status Quo 1
  35. (30) SUDDENLY YOU LOVE ME The Tremeloes 9
  36. (36) BALLAD OF BONNIE AND CLYDE Georgie Fame 15
  37. (39) EVERLASTING LOVE Love Affair 9
  38. (37) TODAY Sandie Shaw 10
  39. (38) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 2
  40. (-) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 1
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