16 August 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 16th of August 1969

#1: The Beatles

The Ballad Of John And Yoko

Chronicaling the events associated with Lennon’s marriage to Yoko Ono. It was the Beatle’s final UK number one single.

  1. (1) THE BALLAD OF JOHN AND YOKO/OLD BROWN SHOE The Beatles 7
  2. (2) IN THE GHETTO Elvis Presley 5
  3. (4) MY SENTIMENTAL FRIEND Herman’s Hermits 10
  4. (3) HAIR The Cowsills 14
  5. (9) SPINNING WHEEL Blood Sweat And Tears 5
  6. (7) FROZEN ORANGE JUICE Peter Sarstedt 7
  7. (5) BAD MOON RISING/LODI Creedence Clearwater Revival 11
  8. (6) DEAR PRUDENCE Doug Parkinson in Focus 10
  9. (21) IN THE YEAR 2525 Zager And Evans 3
  10. (16) GIVE PEACE A CHANCE Plastic Ono Band 2
  11. (13) ALONG CAME JONES Ray Stevens 3
  12. (14) LA LA Flying Circus 8
  13. (33) HONKY TONK WOMEN/YOU CAN’T ALWAYS GET WHAT YOU WANT The Rolling Stones 2
  14. (10) GET BACK/DON’T LET ME DOWN The Beatles 13
  15. (8) HEATHER HONEY Tommy Roe 9
  16. (15) TIME IS TIGHT Booker T And The MGs 10
  17. (11) LOVE ME TONIGHT Tom Jones 11
  18. (20) BABY I LOVE YOU Andy Kim 5
  19. (29) ONE/MR. WHIPPY Johnny Farnham 3
  20. (26) SUGAR SUGAR The Archies 3
  21. (22) COME BACK AND SHAKE ME Clodagh Rodgers 7
  22. (17) THE REAL THING Russell Morris 19
  23. (27) RUBY DON’T TAKE YOUR LOVE TO TOWN Kenny Rogers And The First Edition 2
  24. (23) RAGAMUFFIN MAN Manfred Mann 9
  25. (25) MY OLD MAN’S A GROOVY OLD MAN The Valentines 7
  26. (28) BLACK PEARL Sonny Charles And Checkmates Ltd. 4
  27. (12) WHERE’S THE PLAYGROUND SUZIE Glen Campbell 8
  28. (18) FUNNY MAN Ross D. Wylie 12
  29. (-) YESTERDAY WHEN I WAS YOUNG Roy Clark 1
  30. (32) BIG SHIP Cliff Richard 5
  31. (19) ISRAELITES Desmond Dekker And The Aces 13
  32. (31) TOMORROW TOMORROW Bee Gees 6
  33. (39) MONTY AND ME Zoot 4
  34. (37) RUNNING BEAR Sonny James 5
  35. (35) GITARZAN Ray Stevens 15
  36. (-) LISTEN TO THE BAND/SOMEDAY MAN The Monkees 1
  37. (40) LAZY LIFE Heart ‘N’ Soul 4
  38. (-) THAT’S THE WAY GOD PLANNED IT Billy Preston 1
  39. (-) SAVED BY THE BELL Robin Gibb 1
  40. (-) SEE The Rascals 2
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