22 January 1969

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 22nd of January 1969

#1: Canned Heat

Going Up The Country

A classic piece of American blues rock work, Going Up The Country was adapted from a 1920s blues song. This was one of Canned Heat’s biggest hits.

1. (2) GOING UP THE COUNTRY Canned Heat 6
2. (7) ELOISE Barry Ryan 6
3. (1) WHITE ROOM Cream 11
4. (5) LOVE CHILD Diana Ross And The Supremes 10
5. (6) CHEWY CHEWY Ohio Express 9
6. (3) HEY JUDE/REVOLUTION The Beatles 17
7. (15) LILY THE PINK The Scaffold 2
8. (4) LITTLE ARROWS Leapy Lee 16
9. (11) SCARBOROUGH FAIR/CANTICLE Sergio Mendes And Brasil ’66 6
10. (9) ELEANORE/SURFER DAN The Turtles 13
11. (10) ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER Jimi Hendrix 9
12. (17) I STARTED A JOKE Bee Gees 2
13. (8) THOSE WERE THE DAYS Mary Hopkin 16
14. (13) HOLD ME TIGHT Johnny Nash 14
15. (16) STAR CROSSED LOVERS Neil Sedaka 6
16. (12) MAGIC CARPET RIDE Steppenwolf 10
17. (14) SON OF A PREACHER MAN Dusty Springfield 2
18. (19) TRY TO REMEMBER New World 2
19. (20) THE AGE OF CONSENT Ronnie Burns 8
20. (18) NOT ENOUGH INDIANS Dean Martin 7
21. (24) WITCHITA LINEMAN Glen Campbell 5
22. (22) THOSE WERE THE DAYS/MAKE IT GO Sandie Shaw 15
23. (27) THE GIRL MOST LIKELY Jeannie C. Riley 2
24. (21) INDIAN RESERVATION Don Fardon 14
25. (33) FOR ONCE IN MY LIFE Stevie Wonder 4
26. (35) ONLY ONE WOMAN The Marbles 2
27. (26) WITH A LITTLE HELP FROM MY FRIENDS Joe Cocker 10
28. (34) I’M A TIGER Lulu 2
29. (30) KENTUCKY WOMAN/HUSH Deep Purple 5
30. (31) ABRAHAM MARTIN AND JOHN Dion 9
31. (39) I WANT TO SING WITH YOUR BAND Petula Clark 2
32. (29) HI-HEEL-SNEAKERS/HITCHCOCK RAILWAY Jose Feliciano 7
33. (28) MIDNIGHT CONFESSIONS Grass Roots 11
34. (25) JESAMINE The Casuals 10
35. (23) BANG-SHANG-A-LANG The Archies 12
36. (-) BOTH SIDES NOW Judy Collins 1
37. (32) GOODY GOODY GUMDROP 1910 Fruitgum Co. 5
38. (37) ON THE ROAD AGAIN Canned Heat 17
39. (-) QUICK JOEY SMALL Kasnetz-Katz Singing Orchestra Chorus 1
40. (-) BUILD ME UP BUTTERCUP The Foundations 1
   
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