19 February 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 19th of February 1969

#1: The Scaffold

Lily The Pink

A modernisation of an older folk song titled The Ballad of Lydia Pinkham. It was also covered by The Irish Rovers – but with significantly less success.

  1. (1) LILY THE PINK The Scaffold 6
  2. (2) ELOISE Barry Ryan 10
  3. (4) I STARTED A JOKE/KILBURN TOWERS Bee Gees 6
  4. (3) GOING UP THE COUNTRY Canned Heat 10
  5. (7) BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP The Foundations 5
  6. (5) SON OF A PREACHER MAN Dusty Springfield 6
  7. (10) EDGE OF REALITY/IF I CAN DREAM Elvis Presley 3
  8. (9) STAR CROSSED LOVERS Neil Sedaka 10
  9. (6) HEY JUDE/REVOLUTION The Beatles 21
  10. (8) SCARBOROUGH FAIR/CANTICLE Sergio Mendes And Brasil ’66 10
  11. (12) LOVE CHILD Diana Ross And The Supremes 14
  12. (13) TRY TO REMEMBER New World 6
  13. (11) WHITE ROOM Cream 15
  14. (20) LILY THE PINK/MRS. CARDINAL’S BOARD HOUSE The Irish Rovers 2
  15. (15) WITCHITA LINEMAN Glen Campbell 9
  16. (14) CHEWY CHEWY Ohio Express 13
  17. (23) FOX ON THE RUN Manfred Mann 2
  18. (17) THOSE WERE THE DAYS Mary Hopkin 20
  19. (21) I AM THE URBAN SPACEMAN The Bonzo Dog Doodah Band 4
  20. (27) I’M GONNA MAKE YOU LOVE ME/A PLACE IN THE SUN Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations 4
  21. (32) OB-LA-DI OB-LA-DA Marmelade 3
  22. (18) MAGIC CARPET RIDE Steppenwolf 14
  23. (22) I’M A TIGER Lulu 6
  24. (25) I WANT TO SING WITH YOUR BAND Petula Clark 6
  25. (28) JUST LOVIN’ YOU Lynn Rodgers 4
  26. (19) ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER Jimi Hendrix 13
  27. (24) SUCH A LOVELY WAY The Groop 3
  28. (16) LITTLE ARROWS Leapy Lee 20
  29. (31) FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE Stevie Wonder 8
  30. (26) NOT ENOUGH INDIANS Dean Martin 11
  31. (-) RING OF FIRE Eric Burdon And the Animals 1
  32. (30) MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS Grass Roots 15
  33. (-) ATLANTIS/I LOVE MY SHIRT Donovan 1
  34. (36) ONE TIMES TWO TIMES THREE TIMES FOUR Zoot 2
  35. (33) ELEANORE/SURFER DAN The Turtles 17
  36. (34) KENTUCKY WOMAN/HUSH Deep Purple 9
  37. (35) A MINUTE OF YOUR TIME Tom Jones 4
  38. (40) QUICK JOEY SMALL Kasnetz-Katz Singing Orchestra Chorus 4
  39. (38) THOSE WERE THE DAYS/MAKE IT GO Sandie Shaw 19
  40. (-) RACE WITH THE DEVIL Gun 1
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