21 August 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 21st of August 1968

#1: The Irish Rovers

The Orange And The Green

A humorous Irish folk song about a man whose father was a Protestant (“Green”) and whose mother was a Catholic (“Orange”)

  1. (2) THE ORANGE AND THE GREEN/WHISKEY ON A SUNDAY The Irish Rovers 7
  2. (1) ANGEL OF THE MORNING Merrilee Rush 9
  3. (6) MACARTHUR PARK Richard Harris 7
  4. (4) INDIAN LAKE The Cowsills 7
  5. (7) JUMPING JACK FLASH The Rolling Stones 10
  6. (5) THIS GUY’S IN LOVE WITH YOU Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass 13
  7. (3) LADY WILLPOWER The Union Gap 8
  8. (10) HUSH … NOT A WORD TO MARY John Rowles 6
  9. (17) DREAM A LITTLE DREAM OF ME Mama Cass 3
  10. (9) HURDY GURDY MAN Donovan 7
  11. (8) YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY Ohio Express 9
  12. (12) MY NAME IS JACK Manfred Mann 6
  13. (13) I DON’T WANT TO LOVE YOU/JAMIE Johnny Farnham 5
  14. (14) ALICE LONG Tommy Boyce And Bobby Hart 4
  15. (11) D. W. WASHBURN/IT’S NICE TO BE WITH YOU The Monkees 5
  16. (22) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 15
  17. (16) LAZY SUNDAY Small Faces 13
  18. (21) LET YOURSELF GO/YOUR TIME HASN’T COME YET BABY Elvis Presley 5
  19. (19) AUTUMN OF MY LIFE Bobby Goldsboro 6
  20. (18) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 16
  21. (15) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 16
  22. (27) ABERGAVENNY Marty Wilde 3
  23. (-) DO IT AGAIN Beach Boys 1
  24. (-) HELP YOURSELF Tom Jones 1
  25. (24) I’LL BE YOUR BABY TONIGHT/MARIA Burl Ives 5
  26. (23) DREAMS OF THE EVERYDAY HOUSEWIFE Wayne Newton 4
  27. (30) YOU KEEP ME HANGING ON Vanilla Fudge 3
  28. (25) HERE COMES THE JUDGE Shorty Long 3
  29. (38) SOUL LIMBO Booker T And The MGs 2
  30. (26) LAND OF MAKE BELIEVE/GOOD TIMES The Easybeats 3
  31. (36) THE IMPOSSIBLE DREAM Jim Nabors 2
  32. (28) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 18
  33. (32) IT’S A SUNNY DAY Johnny Young 2
  34. (37) BEND ME SHAPE ME American Breed 8
  35. (20) MRS. ROBINSON Simon And Garfunkel 12
  36. (31) PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN Status Quo 15
  37. (40) LOUISIANA MAN Bobbie Gentry 8
  38. (39) SOFTLY WHISPERING I LOVE YOU David And Jonathan 8
  39. (-) SEALED WITH A KISS The Toys 1
  40. (29) TEMPTATION ‘BOUT TO GET ME Virgil Brothers 6
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