2 October 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 2nd of October 1968

#1: Tom Jones

Help Yourself

A reworked English language version of the Italian song Gli Occhi Miei (My Eyes). The English lyrics bear no relation to the original Italian.

  1. (1) HELP YOURSELF Tom Jones 7
  2. (7) HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. Jeannie C. Riley 3
  3. (2) DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME Mama Cass 9
  4. (3) DO IT AGAIN Beach Boys 7
  5. (5) I’VE GOT TO GET A MESSAGE TO YOU/KITTY CAN Bee Gees 5
  6. (6) CLASSICAL GAS Mason Williams 6
  7. (4) MACARTHUR PARK Richard Harris 13
  8. (9) ORANGE AND THE GREEN/WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY The Irish Rovers 13
  9. (10) ABERGAVENNY Marty Wilde 9
  10. (11) YOU KEEP ME HANGIN’ ON Vanilla Fudge 9
  11. (8) INDIAN LAKE The Cowsills 13
  12. (14) 1-2-3 RED LIGHT 1910 Fruitgum Co. 4
  13. (13) PEOPLE GOT TO BE FREE The Rascals 6
  14. (19) FOOL ON THE HILL Sergio Mendes And Brasil ’66 3
  15. (18) BABY COME BACK The Equals 5
  16. (-) HEY JUDE/REVOLUTION The Beatles 1
  17. (16) SOUL LIMBO Booker T And The MGs 8
  18. (20) I SAY A LITTLE PRAYER/THE HOUSE THAT JACK BUILT Aretha Franklin 3
  19. (15) ANGEL OF THE MORNING Merilee Rush 15
  20. (17) MR. BOJANGLES Jerry Lee Walker 6
  21. (28) MR. BUSINESSMAN Ray Stevens 4
  22. (29) HARPER VALLEY P.T.A. Bobbi Martin 2
  23. (24) THE MUSIC PLAYED Matt Monroe 5
  24. (12) I DON’T WANT TO LOVE YOU/JAMIE Johnny Farnham 11
  25. (31) BIPLANE EVER MORE/LIVERPOOL LOU The Irish Rovers 2
  26. (-) STREET FIGHTING MAN/NO EXPECTATIONS The Rolling Stones 1
  27. (21) MAGIC BUS The Who 3
  28. (23) LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE/GOOD TIMES The Easybeats 9
  29. (37) LIGHT MY FIRE (EP) Jose Feliciano 2
  30. (25) HERE COMES THE JUDGE Shorty Long 9
  31. (40) ADAM AND EVE Buzz Cason 3
  32. (39) DOWN AT LULU’S Ohio Express 3
  33. (-) FIRE The Crazy World of Arthur Brown 1
  34. (27) DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE Wayne Newton 10
  35. (32) THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM Jim Nabors 8
  36. (36) DEAR HEART/WONDERFUL WONDERFUL WORLD Mike Preston 5
  37. (38) D.W. WASHBURN The Monkees 11
  38. (-) ON THE ROAD AGAIN Canned Heat 1
  39. (-) HOLD ON I’M COMING Sam And Dave 1
  40. (-) TO WAIT FOR LOVE Herb Alpert 1
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