17 January 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 17th of January 1968

#1: The Beatles

Hello Goodbye/I Am The Walrus

Hello, Goodbye met with mixed reception, with some praising the song and others deeming it unadventurous and inconsequential.

  1. (2) HELLO GOODBYE/I AM THE WALRUS The Beatles 6
  2. (1) SNOOPY’S CHRISTMAS The Royal Guardsmen 6
  3. (3) SADIE (THE CLEANING LADY) Johnny Farnham 6
  4. (5) DAYDREAM BELIEVER The Monkees 4
  5. (4) THE LAST WALTZ Engelbert Humperdinck 17
  6. (6) YOU’VE NOT CHANGED Sandie Shaw 8
  7. (10) THE RAIN, THE PARK AND OTHER THINGS The Cowsills 6
  8. (11) WORLD/SIR GEOFFREY SAVED THE WORLD Bee Gees 4
  9. (7) CATHY COME HOME/THE WAY THEY PLAY The Twilights 8
  10. (9) MASSACHUSETTS Bee Gees 14
  11. (15) ALL MY LOVE Cliff Richard 5
  12. (8) THE TWO OF US Jackie Trent And Tony Hatch 13
  13. (19) SHE’S A RAINBOW The Rolling Stones 2
  14. (12) GIMME LITTLE SIGN Brenton Wood 11
  15. (13) JUDY/THERE’S ALWAYS ME Elvis Presley 13
  16. (16) ALTERNATE TITLE The Monkees 11
  17. (14) MY PRAYER/DON’T LET YOUR LEFT HAND KNOW The Vibrants 11
  18. (21) SUMMER RAIN Johnny Rivers 3
  19. (26) I’M COMING HOME Tom Jones 4
  20. (20) IN THE MISTY MOONLIGHT Dean Martin 3
  21. (17) HUSH Somebody’s Image 6
  22. (18) ITCHYCOO PARK Small Faces 17
  23. (36) SHE (EP) The Monkees 2
  24. (32) THE OTHER MAN’S GRASS IS ALWAYS GREENER Petula Clark 2
  25. (25) BABY NOW THAT I’VE FOUND YOU The Foundations 2
  26. (30) THE LETTER Box Tops 15
  27. (27) BIG BOSS MAN Elvis Presley 6
  28. (24) IN AND OUT OF LOVE Diana Ross 6
  29. (29) WILD HONEY Beach Boys 4
  30. (22) SIMON SAYS The Groove 13
  31. (23) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 9
  32. (-) LET THE HEARTACHES BEGIN Long John Baldry 1
  33. (33) ZABADAK Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky Mick and Tich 2
  34. (-) LIVING IN A CHILD’S DREAM The Twilights 16
  35. (-) INCENSE AND PEPPERMINTS Strawberry Alarm Clock 1
  36. (37) THE MUSIC GOES ‘ROUND MY HEAD/COME IN YOU’LL GET PNEUMONIA The Easybeats 2
  37. (-) LET IT OUT The Hombres 2
  38. (-) PAINT IT BLACK Chris Farlowe 1
  39. (-) A DIFFERENT DRUM Stone Poneys 1
  40. (31) DREAM GIRL Davy Jones 18
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