22 May 1968

Go-Set’s National Top 40

The 22nd of May 1968

#1: Bobby Goldsboro

Honey

Often listed as one of the worst songs of all time, it still managed to push The Beatles out of the number one position!

  1. (1) HONEY Bobby Goldsboro 5
  2. (3) YOUNG GIRL The Union Gap 7
  3. (2) LADY MADONNA/THE INNER LIGHT The Beatles 7
  4. (4) DELILAH Tom Jones 10
  5. (5) VALLERI/TAPICA TUNDRA The Monkees 6
  6. (11) CONGRATULATIONS Cliff Richard 5
  7. (6) THE LEGEND OF XANADU Dave Dee, Beaky, Mick And Tich 8
  8. (15) IF I ONLY HAD TIME John Rowles 5
  9. (12) THE UNICORN The Irish Rovers 3
  10. (14) JENNIFER ECCLES The Hollies 7
  11. (10) UNDERNEATH THE ARCHES/FRIDAY KIND OF MONDAY Johnny Farnham 9
  12. (13) KISS ME GOODBYE Petula Clark 8
  13. (19) SON OF HICKORY HOLLER’S TRAMP O. C. Smith 3
  14. (7) LOVE IS BLUE Paul Mauriat 14
  15. (18) THE DOCK OF THE BAY Otis Redding 5
  16. (9) (SIMPLE) SIMON SAYS 1910 Fruitgum Co. 12
  17. (8) MAGICAL MYSTERY TOUR (EP) The Beatles 9
  18. (17) CINERELLA ROCKERFELLA Esther & Abi Ofarim 8
  19. (22) JUMBO/THE SINGER SANG THE SONG Bee Gees 3
  20. (27) ME THE PEACEFUL HEART Lulu 4
  21. (20) CINDARELLA ROCKERFELLER Johnny And Ann Hawker 9
  22. (25) MASTER JACK Four Jacks And A Jill 5
  23. (26) TO SIR WITH LOVE Lulu 27
  24. (21) SKY PILOT (PT 2) Eric Burdon 11
  25. (-) U.S. MALE/STAY AWAY Elvis Presley 1
  26. (24) JENNIFER JUNIPER Donovan 5
  27. (40) A MAN WITHOUT LOVE Engelbert Humperdinck 2
  28. (39) THE GOOD, THE BAD AND THE UGLY Hugo Montenegro 3
  29. (30) CALL ME LIGHTNING The Who 3
  30. (23) EVERLASTING LOVE The Town Criers 9
  31. (29) HELLO HOW ARE YOU? The Easybeats 4
  32. (16) MIGHTY QUINN Manfred Mann 12
  33. (34) PICTURES OF MATCHSTICK MEN Status Quo 2
  34. (-) THE UNICORN The Bachelors 1
  35. (-) IF I WERE A CARPENTER Four Tops 1
  36. (33) LOVING YOU HAS MADE ME BANANAS Guy Marks 2
  37. (28) SOOTHE ME The Groove 12
  38. (-) GOIN’ AWAY The Fireballs 1
  39. (32) SADIE (THE CLEANING LADY) Johnny Farnham 24
  40. (-) HIDE AND SEEK Somebody’s Image 1
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